Fact check: Ivermectin is not a proven treatment for COVID-19

Scientists are studying whether ivermectin could be used to treat COVID-19, but so far, there's little data to suggest it's effective.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Emma Stone Will Return for a ‘Cruella’ Sequel

Emma Stone will be returning as iconic Disney villain Cruella de Vil for a sequel to their recent live-action exploration of the character. Deadline reports that the star has closed her deal with Disney and that the deal includes provisions that would keep both parties happy should Cruella 2 end up in a similar day and date with Disney+ situation that the first film did. This is the crucial paragraph of their story because Disney’s in a tornado of sh*t right now due to their decision to rele...
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If you're a little hazy on big data and what it means, this package will clear it all up

Netflix employs big data to store, manage, and optimize terabytes of viewer data every day. AccuWeather uses it to craft its AI-powered forecasts. And Etsy utilizes big data to help leverage machine learning in its balance of commerce and community-building. While — Read the rest
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Australia: Success and clarity for labour hire companies across Australia: casual workers are just that, casual. - HBA Legal

Following a recent landmark HC decision, employers now have clarity that casual workers are just that, casual.
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Australia: Legislative changes to planning laws in Queensland in response to COVID-19 - McCarthy Durie Lawyers

Legislative amendments to planning laws were recommended to Queensland parliament as part of its COVID-19 response.
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Nicki Minaj and husband Kenneth Petty sued by sex assault victim

The woman claims the couple harassed her to try to make her recant accusations against Kenneth Petty.
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California utility will not be prosecuted over the deadly 2018 Woolsey fire

The California Department of Justice will not pursue criminal charges against utility company Southern California Edison for its role in starting the 2018 Woolsey Fire, which killed three people and destroyed more than 1,600 structures, the department said Friday.
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Australia: The Executor to this deceased estate is misbehaving – What can I do? - Bennett & Philp Lawyers

Courts are reluctant to remove an executor to an estate and will do so only in very limited or extreme circumstances.
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Australia: Understanding Recovery Orders and how to get your child back - Bennett & Philp Lawyers

The party seeking the return of a child from an unpermitted child abduction can apply to the court for a Recovery Order.
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'Your child will wait for another child to die.' Dallas County has no pediatric ICU beds left

Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging and in Dallas County, Texas, there are "zero ICU beds left for children," county judge Clay Jenkins said in a news conference Friday morning.
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'Your child will wait for another child to die'

Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging and in Dallas, Texas, there are "zero ICU beds left for children," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said in a news conference Friday morning.
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Australia: The workers compensation case that changed me - Carroll & O'Dea

Future compensation payments for injured workers should be indexed back to the date when they first became incapacitated.
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Australia: Residential Focus: Design & Building Practitioners Act (NSW) and - In the media, practice and courts, cases and legislation - Holding Redlich

This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to residential properties.
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More than 470 Covid cases and 1,000 quarantined after the first week of school in a Florida county

Just days after fall classes started for Florida's Brevard Public Schools and after the school board voted against a mask requirement, there are more than 470 Covid-19 cases among students and teachers and roughly 1,060 people are in quarantine, according to the latest data from the district.
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Plymouth shooting: Police investigated over gunman's licence

Jake Davison's shotgun and permit were confiscated in December but returned in July, the police watchdog says.
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Police investigated over UK gunman's licence

Jake Davison's shotgun and permit were confiscated in December but returned in July, the police watchdog says.
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Australia: IPCC 2021 climate change report – another tool for climate litigation? - Holding Redlich

The IPCC prepares ‘Assessment Reports' about climate change, its causes, potential impacts and response options.
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Spike Lee Docuseries ‘NYC EPICENTERS’ Sets Its Premiere Date

We’re coming up on the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks next month, and in the lead-up to it, HBO is broadcasting a four-part Spike Lee documentary entitled NYC EPICENTERS 9/11 -> 2021½. WarnerMedia has issued a press release announcing that NYC EPICENTERS 9/11 -> 2021½ will air over the course of four weekends, beginning on Sunday, August 22, continuing the next two Sundays, and ending on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The four-part docuseries seeks to form a mosaic of New Y...
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'Jeopardy!' champion Matt Amodio on his tactics for winning: 'I never endanger the game'

'Jeopardy!' champion Matt Amodio, who appears poised to close out the quiz show's 37th season and return in September, shares his tricks for winning.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Made Clear ‘Threat’ To Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt, Says Ex-FBI Deputy Director

The former president is "threatening law enforcement" like a "mob boss," said Andrew McCabe. "It's just outrageous."
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US nearing deal with Qatar to house thousands of Afghans who helped US military

The Biden administration is working to finalize an agreement with Qatar to temporarily house thousands of Afghans who worked with the United States and their families and are fleeing their country as the security situation deteriorates, according to a source familiar with the ongoing discussions. The source said it could be as many as 8,000 Afghans but cautioned the deal is not final.
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Lamborghini reinvents an icon with it's all-new hybrid Countach

The car that made Lamborghini famous is back in all its V12 hybrid electric glory
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Australia Covid live news update: NSW reports 466 cases and four deaths as Victoria records 21 and Qld six

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian reduces movement limit to 5km from home for greater SydneyWhen Covid came to the anti-vax capital of AustraliaThe missing 10 days: did NSW squander the chance to head off its Delta nightmare?Hotspots: NSW and ACT; Vic; QldRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; borders 2.31am BST It is going to get worse, Berejikilian warns, and the only way out is getting the state (the country really) to a 70%-80% vaccination rate.I want to foreshadow the most difficult thing for us as ...
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Jennifer Hudson reveals her final Aretha Franklin conversation and one condition of playing the legend

When Jennifer Hudson found she would portray Aretha Franklin in "Respect," there was one request: "She did remind me that she was the Queen of Soul."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Could ‘CODA’ and Marlee Matlin Bring Joyful Storytelling and Family-Friendly Movies Back to the Oscar Race?

One year after “Sound of Metal” made a significant impact at the Oscars, Sian Heder’s “CODA” shows itself as an outstanding example for representation in the disability community, and could be one of the heartwarming family films of the year that finds its way to Academy attention. Distributed by Apple TV Plus, which bought the […]
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Friday Night Live Thread-Phinsider Victory Of The Week Vol. 458

Photo by Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Well, Friday is once again upon us meaning the end of the workweek, at least for most of us. So now it's again time for you to join us and regale us again
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Tehama County Boy Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — A 7-year-old Tehama County child infected with an extremely rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a lake died in a hospital, his family confirmed Friday. David Pruitt died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, or PAM, on Aug. 7, said his aunt, Crystal Hayley. The boy was rushed to the emergency room on July 30 and then flown to UC Davis Medical Center where he was on life support with severe brain swelling, Hayley said in a fundraising site she created for...
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Australia: Inside Track: Local Government - In the media, Practice and courts, Cases and Legislation - Holding Redlich

This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to Australian local government.
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Australia: Certainty on electronic signing and virtual AGMs finally on the horizon - Holding Redlich

These temporary amendments to the Corporations Act will allow virtual attendance at meetings and signing of documents.
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