Rome jury convicts 2 American men to life in prison in slaying of police officer

A jury in Italy convicted two American friends to life in prison in the 2019 slaying of a police officer in Rome.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie records hat trick in first game since father's death

T.J. Oshie recorded a hat trick vs. the New York Rangers in his first game back in the Washington Capitals' lineup following the death of his father.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hong Kong: Joshua Wong jailed over banned Tiananmen vigil

The Tiananmen vigil commemorated the deaths of up to thousands of pro-democracy protesters in China.
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South Africa: ANC in power struggle over corruption allegations

Corruption charges against the secretary-general trigger a power struggle within the ruling party.
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South Africa's Ace Magashule: Top ANC official refuses to step down

Corruption charges against the secretary-general trigger a power struggle within the ruling party.
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Newspaper headlines: PM 'sends gunboats to Jersey', and warning for holidaymakers

The UK sending Royal Navy vessels to Jersey amid a row over fishing rights with France features on the front pages.
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Ex-Zelensky adviser: Giuliani's 'attempt at a quid pro quo' threatened Ukraine's national security

A former adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Wednesday evening that Rudy Giuliani's "attempt at a quid pro quo" during a 2019 phone call threatened Ukraine's national security.
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United States: Loren Ponds Weighs In On Biden Administration's Proposed GILTI Rate Increase In Tax Notes - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

There hopefully will be some tempering of some of the more egregious proposals . . . because of what's happening on the global stage."
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UK: UK Charity Commission Consultation On Responsible Investment Guidance - Withers LLP

The Charity Commission announced last year that it was exploring how to help remove some of the barriers that prevent charity trustees from investing their assets ‘responsibly'.
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United States: PTAB/USPTO Update - May 2021 - WilmerHale

USPTO announced a new category for its Patents for Humanity Program for inventors of technology to track, prevent, diagnose, or treat COVID-19.
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Australia: Real property, co-owners and bankruptcy - Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants

There are many factors to be considered for a range of parties' interests in real property subject to a bankrupt estate.
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Canada: Ontario Workers Can Now Access Paid COVID-19 Sick Days - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On April 29, 2021, Bill 284, COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, 2021, was introduced in the Ontario legislature. The Bill, which gives Ontario workers three paid sick days for COVID-19-related...
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United States: The Export Import Bank Of The United States: Priorities And Programs Supporting U.S. Businesses And Jobs - Foley & Lardner

EXIM, an independent federal governmental agency, is authorized by Congress until 2026 to maintain $135 billion of credit exposure.
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United States: Ad Law Access Podcast – Privacy Compliance Tech-Tools And Strategies - Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

With AdTech (tracking individuals and their online or in app behaviors to build a profile of them to better serve and more effectively target them) and MarTech...
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Australia: Maritime claims in an insolvency appointment - Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants

This article discusses what can happen in a liquidation for a creditor of a company in the maritime industry.
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Canada: The Benefits Of Separation Agreements: Lessons From Bill And Melinda Gates - Siskinds LLP

On Monday, May 3, 2021, Bill and Melinda Gates announced they were ending their marriage after 27 years.
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Canada: Challenging A Termination Clause In Small Claims Court - Devry Smith Frank LLP

A 2019 decision of the Ottawa Small Claims Court serves as a caution for employers and may encourage employees to fight wrongful dismissals.
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United States: Practice What You Preach: Trade Secret Rules (Of Course) Apply To Lawyers - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

When trade secret lawyers advise executives transitioning to a job with a competitor, they typically tell them to "take nothing with you" on the way out – meaning that no confidential...
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Canada: Alberta Court Provides Guidance For Random Drug And Alcohol Testing - Bennett Jones LLP

In Phillips v Westcan, 2020 ABQB 764, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench upheld a non-unionized employer's use of random drug and alcohol testing in Alberta for safety sensitive positions.
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Australia: Proposed amendments to the small business insolvency reforms - Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants

The government is seeking stakeholder input and has opened up a public consultation period until the 7th May 2021.
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Canada: Court Rules Party Cannot Rely On Exculpatory Clause To Avoid Liability For Deceit - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

In NEP Canada ULC v MEC OP LLC, 2021 ABQB 180 (NEP), the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench rendered an important judgment ruling on the interplay between an action for a deceitful contractual representation...
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United States: The "State" Of Telehealth: Montana - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On April 19, 2021, Montana Governor, Greg Gianforte, signed House Bill 43 ("HB43" or the "Bill") into law. The Bill, which is effective on January 1, 2022, expands access to telehealth services...
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The Dolphin's Top 4 Rivals and Their Biggest Threat in 2021

There's no doubt that rivalries are one of the best parts of sports culture. For both players and fans alike, these heated contests can make for a whole lot of fun. They can even create a heightened sense of motivation that non-rival compet
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United States: South Carolina Governor Signs Liability Shield Legislation Into Law - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

As expected, on April 28, 2021, Governor Henry McMaster signed the "South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act" (Senate Bill 147) into law. The act, which provides protection...
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Liz Cheney Says ‘History Is Watching’ As GOP Leaders Try To Punish Her For Telling The Truth

The Republican said the GOP's ongoing embrace of Trump "will do profound long-term damage to our party and our country.”
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India Covid: Government says 'double mutant' linked to surge

The current surge of the virus has already overwhelmed India's healthcare system.
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United States: California Public Health Department Does Away With Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated And Asymptomatic Workers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 3, 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released updated public health recommendations advising that fully vaccinated non-healthcare workers can refrain from quarantining...
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UK sends Royal Navy to patrol Jersey amid fishing row with France

PM Boris Johnson says he supports Jersey as French fishing boats protest about new post-Brexit rules.
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United States: US State Privacy Law Check-In - UPDATE - Mintz

In a previous update, we provided a comprehensive round-up of several notable pending US state privacy laws.
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'The Masked Singer': Robopine ditches the quills, makes fast and furious exit

"For the record, I'm a huge fan of hers," Black Swan said of Mariah Carey, the icon and ex-wife of Nick Cannon. "Me too!" the show's host said.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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