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Trump didn't testify on day 2 of his Senate impeachment trial, but he still did all the talking

President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images House impeachment managers relied heavily on Trump's statements, speeches, and tweets to build a case against him. In other words, Trump didn't testify at his impeachment trial, but he still did most of the talking. Impeachment managers played hours of footage showing how Trump's lies paved the way for the Capitol siege. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
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Sen. Mitt Romney says he thanked Officer Eugene Goodman after new video showed him leading the senator away from the mob during the Capitol riot

"I just again told him how much I appreciated him, making sure that I was out of harm's way," Romney said of Goodman. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images New video shows Officer Eugene Goodman leading Sen. Mitt Romney to safety during the Capitol riot. Goodman had previously been hailed as a hero for leading the pro-Trump mob away from the Senate chamber. After seeing the new video during Trump's impeachment trial, Romney said he thanked Goodman. Visit the Business section ...
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Trump’s Tweet Attacking Pence Came Right After Learning His VP’s Life Was In Danger

Trump turned his mob against Pence minutes after hearing his vice president had to be hustled from the Senate.
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Larry Flynt, founder of Hustler magazine, dies

Larry Flynt, the "Hustler" magazine founder and outspoken first amendment activist who built an adult entertainment empire, died Wednesday at his Hollywood Hills home, his nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., tells CNN. He was 78.
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United States: New York Employment Law Update 2021 - Freeborn & Peters LLP

With a new year comes several changes to New York State labor and employment laws. Employee eligibility for paid sick leave, wage and hour laws, rules pertaining to...
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US-China relations: Details released of Biden's first call with Xi

The US president brought up human rights abuses, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the White House said.
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THE OFFSEASON BEGINS LETS RECAP THE LAST WEEK

Jim Johnson and Louis Ragone join Michael Fink to discuss the Super Bowl, the HOF inductions, and NFL Honors. We also touch on Quarterbacks wanting a say in personnel decisions. The post THE OFFSEASON BEGINS LETS RECAP THE LAST WEEK appeare
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More than 80% of Alabama's Black population lived in a county where life expectancy didn't meet vaccine eligibility, CNN analysis shows

At least 83% of Alabama's Black population lived in counties where life expectancy among Black people did not meet age requirements for vaccine eligibility, according to a CNN analysis.
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Colin Kaepernick gets in on Wall Street's hottest trend

Colin Kaepernick forms a SPAC, more Aldi stores are opening in the United States, and McDonald's brings back a fan favorite.
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United States: Congress Passes Budget Resolution, Begins Reconciliation Process - Holland & Knight

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Senate's 2021 budget resolution (S. Con. Res. 5) on Feb. 5, 2021, laying the groundwork for the budget reconciliation process.
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Canada: Canadian Patent Law 2020: A Year In Review - Smart & Biggar

2020 was an unusual year by all accounts. In this article we take a look back at developments in Canadian patent law in the past year, including the Government of Canada's and the Canadian...
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United States: District Court Determines Settlement Agreements In Patent Litigations Are Not Protected By The Common Interest Privilege And Should Be Produced - Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

In this patent infringement action, the defendant moved to compel the production of settlement license agreements as part of its reasonable royalty analysis.
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Australia: Play centre wound up on just and equitable grounds over safety and management concerns - Madgwicks

Failure by the company management to provide for the safety of the community when visiting the centre was a key reason.
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Canada: A Financial Plan Helps You Get To Your Destination And Enjoy The Journey - Lawyers Financial

If you've used GPS, you've probably driven down roads you wouldn't have chosen and through towns you've never heard of.
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Biden raises Taiwan and human rights with Xi Jinping in first phone call

The conversation came hours after the US president announced a new Pentagon taskforce on China Joe Biden has affirmed the US’s tough line on China’s human rights abuses and regional expansionism in his first phone call with president Xi Jinping since taking office.The call came just hours after the announcement of Biden’s establishment of a Pentagon task force on China and a senior state department official meeting in person with Taiwan’s representative to the US. Continue reading...
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Australia: Winding up a company for reasons other than insolvency - Madgwicks

A court can consider a number of other matters to order the winding up of a company on just and equitable grounds.
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‘The Mandalorian’ Star Gina Carano Axed After ‘Abhorrent’ Social Media Posts

The actor played Cara Dune in the hit Disney+ series.
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Australia: Corporate Australia still blinkered to cyber security threats - KordaMentha

Despite many recent data breaches, corporate Australia remains susceptible to sophisticated cyber security attacks.
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Covid vaccination sceptic's health retreat received $62,000 from jobkeeper

Government has labelled Michael O’Neill’s political party ‘anti-vaxxers’, which he denies while saying complaints against Misty Mountain Health Retreat are politically motivatedThe federal government’s pandemic stimulus program delivered $62,000 in wage support to a controversial health retreat run by a prominent vaccination sceptic whose political party campaigns against using coercive policies to increase uptake of the Covid-19 jab.Misty Mountain Health Retreat, a registered charity, charges c...
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US Treasury: Yellen warns of 'explosion' of cybercrime risk

The US Treasury Secretary said the pandemic had made the situation worse as more criminals move online.
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United States: Employers In Puerto Rico Must Adopt Workplace Harassment Protocols By August 2, 2021: Five Things Employers Should Know - Littler Mendelson

On February 3, 2021, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) published the "Guidelines on Workplace Harassment in Puerto Rico's Private Sector" (Guidelines).
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‘The Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts Pedro Pascal as Joel, ‘Game of Thrones’ Breakout Bella Ramsey as Ellie

UPDATED: The upcoming “The Last of Us” series adaptation at HBO has cast Pedro Pascal as Joel and Bella Ramsey in the role of Ellie, Variety has confirmed. Neil Druckmann, a writer and creative director for “The Last of Us” video game and a co-creator of the series, confirmed the news about Pascal on Twitter, […]
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United States: Is Your PTO Policy A Contract? Minnesota Supreme Court Finds General Handbook Disclaimer Does Not Necessarily Disclaim PTO Obligations - Littler Mendelson

On February 3, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court held in Hall v. City of Plainview that a general disclaimer that a handbook should not be construed as a contract may not be effective to prevent...
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Canada: Ontario, Canada: Court Of Appeal Upholds $1.27 Million Damage Award For Constructive Dismissal - Littler Mendelson

In McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home), 2020 ONCA 816 (McGuinty), the Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld the Ontario Superior Court's decision.
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United States: What To Do About "Global COVID Nomads" And Other Wandering Workers Who Telecommute From Abroad For Personal Reasons - Littler Mendelson

Technology facilitates remote work in ways that, years ago, just were not possible.
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China: Energy In China's New Era - Mayer Brown

In December 2020, the State Council Information Office of China published a white paper titled Energy in China's New Era.
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China: Comparing The China And EU Emissions Trading Schemes - Mayer Brown

The final rules governing China's national emissions trading scheme (China ETS) took effect on February 1, 2021.
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Australia: Inside Track: Property & Real Estate - In the media, In practice and courts, Cases and Legislation - Holding Redlich

The newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to property and real estate.
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Jamaica: Milestone Bond Issuance For Jamaica Toll Road - Mayer Brown

The issuance of $225 million 5.75% senior secured notes in February 2020 by TransJamaican Highway Limited (TJH), the Jamaican toll road concessionaire, followed by the...
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Clubhouse app: what is it and how do you get an invite to the audio app Elon Musk uses?

The exclusive invitation-only social networking app is a hybrid of conference calls, talkback radio and HousepartyPart talkback radio, part conference call, part Houseparty, Clubhouse is a social networking app based on audio-chat. Users can listen in to conversations, interviews and discussions between interesting people on various topics – it is just like tuning in to a podcast but live and with an added layer of exclusivity. Continue reading...
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