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Myanmar military seizes power in apparent coup after detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and ruling party politicians

Myanmar's powerful military has taken control of the country in an apparent coup, following the arrests of Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior government leaders in early morning raids Monday.
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Myanmar military says it is seizing country; Aung San Suu Kyi detained, reports say

Myanmar military television said the military was taking control of the country for one year, while reports said senior politicians had been detained.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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January 31 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Huge snowstorm heads for US east coast

Wind gusts of up to 80km/h are forecast for several days, creating blinding, blowing snow.
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China Box Office Earns $33 Million in Weekend Without new Releases

Chart positions for the top five films remained largely unchanged over the weekend in China, as the Middle Kingdom’s box office returned to a familiar early-year torpor. Data from Artisan Gateway shows that aggregate revenues amounted to $32.8 million over the Friday to Sunday period, down from $37.5 million the previous weekend. But considering the […]
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Australia politics live: Perth and WA’s south-west enter Covid lockdown; media companies plead guilty to breaching George Pell court order

Victorian court hears most charges against 27 companies and individuals to be dismissed; Scott Morrison gives first major speech of 2021; much of Western Australia shut down. Follow the latest updates, liveMedia companies plead guilty to breaching Pell suppression orderPM lays out vaccine rollout planMuch of WA goes into five-day lockdown after hotel guard tests positivePerth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.35am GMT Eddie M...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Western Australia, Collingwood, Eddie McGuire, Western Australian Politics, Anthony Albanese


Trump stockpiles millions in donations as he faces second impeachment trial

Donald Trump's new political committee took in more $30 million in the final weeks of 2020 as he made relentless and baseless claims of voter fraud, new filings show.
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Trump's new political committee took in more $30 million in the final weeks of 2020 as he made relentless and baseless claims of voter fraud, new filings show

Donald Trump's new political committee took in more $30 million in the final weeks of 2020 as he made relentless and baseless claims of voter fraud, new filings show.
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Need Some Joy? Pandas Sliding Starfish-Style In Snow Will Likely Do The Trick

The giant pandas at the National Zoo know how to make the most of a snow day — head first and belly up.
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United States: Price Gouging Laws: Can Promotional Pricing Become Your New Price? - Proskauer Rose LLP

Businesses regularly engage in promotional pricing and discounts as a sales strategy to attract customers.
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Canada: Pricing And Reimbursement: Overview Of The Approval Process In Canada (Video) - Torys LLP

This video is the second in a series of four which will explain the legal framework of the health care system, and regulation of drugs and drug pricing, in Canada at the federal and provincial levels.
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Canada: Décision De La Cour De L'impôt Infirmée - Visa Effectue Des Fournitures Exonérées De « Services Financiers » En TPS/TVH - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Le 22 janvier 2021, la Cour d'appel fédérale (la « CAF ») a infirmé la décision de la Cour canadienne de l'impôt qui rejetait les appels des cotisations d'une banque canadienne (la « Banque ») relativement aux demandes de remboursement de TPS/TVH pour de la taxe payée par erreur.
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United States: 4th Circuit Holds Law Firm Partner Is Not An Employee Protected Under Title VII - Proskauer Rose LLP

On January 19, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a noteworthy decision in Lemon v. Myers Bigel, P.A., No. 19-1380, 2021 WL 161978
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Canada: Federal Government Announces Low-interest Loans For Businesses Hit Hard By COVID-19 - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On Jan. 26, 2021, Canada's Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade announced a new government loan guarantee program targeting businesses...
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European Union: European Commission Makes Equivalence Determination For SEC-Registered Clearing Agencies - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The European Commission ("EC") issued an equivalence decision that the SEC's regulatory framework for central counterparties ("CCPs") is equivalent to that of the European Union.
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'RHOC's Kelly Dodd doubles down on COVID-19 criticism on Instagram, loses partnership with Positive Beverage

"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Kelly Dodd posted Instagram videos critical of COVID-19 protocols, prompting Positive Beverage to part ways.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Myanmar's military says it's taking over as world leaders look on in shock

FILE PHOTO: Photos of Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi are seen in a shop in Yangon Reuters The military of Myanmar said it would be taking control of the country for the next year. Earlier on Monday, several top government officials, including Aun San Suu Kyi and president Win Myint, were round up. Global diplomatic leaders are expressing outrage and dismay at the move.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Myanmar's military announced on Monday that it would be tak...
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Biden adviser urges US to prioritize first doses 'right now'; South African variant reaches Maryland; 441K US deaths. Key COVID-19 updates

A top epidemiologist said the U.S. needs to prioritize giving a single vaccine dose to as many as possible before focusing on 2nd shot. COVID-19 news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: President Biden Instructs OMB Director To Rethink Cost-Benefit Analysis - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

President Joe Biden instructed the Director of the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") to improve and modernize the regulatory review process and to produce recommendations for "ensur[ing] swift and effective Federal action."
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Italy: Italy Quarantine Waived For Arrivals On Certain "COVID-Free" Flights - Mayer Brown

Italy has become one of the first countries to waive the quarantine requirement for travelers who arrive on designated "COVID-free" direct flights.
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Jared Kushner nominated for Nobel peace prize

Kushner and his deputy, Avi Berkowitz, were nominated for their role in negotiating four normalisation deals between Israel and Arab nations Former White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his deputy, Avi Berkowitz, have been nominated for the Nobel peace prize for their role in negotiating four normalisation deals between Israel and Arab nations known as the “Abraham Accords.“Nominating the pair of former deputies to then-President Donald Trump was American attorney Alan Dershowitz, who was...
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United States: Prevailing Wage Rule Delayed 60 Days - Jackson Lewis P.C.

According to a draft scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on February 1, 2021, the Biden administration plans to delay the effective date...
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Muslim Council of Britain elects first female leader

Zara Mohammed, 29, said it was an "honour" to be appointed as the organisation's secretary general.
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United States: Changing Administrations, Changing Labor Policies, Part I: What Employers Can Expect From The Biden Administration - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The election of Joseph R. Biden Jr. to the White House, a long-time vocal supporter of organized labor, coupled with control of both houses of the U.S. Congress...
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Canada: Looking Forward: 5 Emerging Condo Trends For 2021 - Miller Thomson LLP

Good riddance to 2020. It was a challenging year by any stretch, but the industry prevailed with the hard work of many front-line condominium...
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France: Entrée En Vigueur Du Nouveau Règlement D'arbitrage De La CCI Et De La Nouvelle Note Aux Parties Et Aux Tribunaux Arbitraux - Soulier Avocats

La Chambre de commerce Internationale (« CCI ») a dévoilé une version révisée de son Règlement d'Arbitrage (le « Règlement révisé »).
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France: Entry Into Force Of The New ICC Arbitration Rules And ICC Note To Parties And Arbitral Tribunals - Soulier Avocats

The International Chamber of Commerce (the "ICC") has unveiled a revised version of its Rules of Arbitration (the "Revised Rules").
Tags: News, France, Arbitral Tribunals Soulier Avocats, International Chamber of Commerce the ICC


United States: Delaying Enforcement Of Arbitration Agreements May Lead To Undesirable Consequences - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

In Garcia v. Haralambos Beverage Co., the California Court of Appeal embraced the adage "time kills all deals" to conclude that an employer waived its right to arbitrate the wage-hour claims at issue
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