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Former US Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, former Democratic majority leader, dies at 82

Reid, the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, was a force in Democratic politics for decades, helping pass Obamacare with his congressional know-how.       [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Worldwide: Africa Bulletin October 2021 | Stories That Matter - Anjarwalla & Khanna

In a show of commitment to trade facilitation between the UK and Africa, the UK Government and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
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Canada: Breaking News: Special Regulatory Exemptions Granted To High Time Pilot - Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP

The Director General of Civil Aviation for Transport Canada recently approved various temporary exemptions to an owner and operator of an aircraft with Canadian Registration Mark "HOHO-HO".
Tags: News, Canada, civil aviation for Transport Canada, Time Pilot Alexander Holburn Beaudin Lang LLP


Canada: Autonomous Vehicle Laws In Canada: Provincial & Territorial Regulatory Landscape - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) in Canada poses a unique regulatory challenge given the country's legal landscape.
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Some US citizens can return to country with expired passports

Certain American citizens living or traveling abroad will be able to return to the United States if their passports expired after January 1, 2020.
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Malta: OECD Publishes The Pillar Two Model Rules On The Implementation Of 15% Global Minimum Tax - Camilleri Preziosi Advocates

On the 20th December 2021, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the "OECD") issued a press release and published the Global Anti-Base Erosion Model Rules (Pillar Two) (the "Rules")...
Tags: News, OECD, Malta, Organisation for Economic Co, Camilleri Preziosi


United States: Massachusetts High Court Adds Teeth To Personnel Records Law With At-Will Employment Exception - Cooley LLP

On December 17, 2021, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held that a termination of employment based only upon an employee's rebuttal to a negative performance review...
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United States: New COVID-19 Vaccination Workplace Requirements: How Boards Of Cooperatives And Condominiums Comply - Cozen O'Connor

No later than December 27, 2021, all workers in New York City must provide proof to their employers that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine...
Tags: News, New York City, United States, Cozen O Connor


UK: Right To Work Check Guidance 2022 - Envoy Global, Inc.

On 16 Dec. 2021, the government of the United Kingdom updated guidance for employee right to work checks that will go into effect in Apr. 2022.
Tags: UK, News, United Kingdom, Global Inc


Luxembourg: Updated Immigration Restrictions - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of Luxembourg will accept additional vaccination certificates from more countries. Vaccination certificates issued by the authorities of Brazil, Canada, India, Japan or South Korea...
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Switzerland: Updated Entrance Requirements - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of Switzerland will introduce a new testing regime for travelers entering the country beginning 20 Dec. 2021.
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European Union: Nine Month Validity Period For EU COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate   - Envoy Global, Inc.

The European Commission announced that the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate would be accepted for nine months before a booster dose is required 
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, European Commission, EU Covid, Vaccination Certificate Envoy Global Inc


San Joaquin County Identifies Its First Confirmed Cases Of Omicron Variant

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Public health officials on Tuesday announced the first two confirmed cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant in San Joaquin County. San Joaquin County Public Health Services (SJCPHS) said both cases were individuals who were fully vaccinated but without a booster shot. Officials did not say where in the county the cases were found. “With its fast transmission rates, we anticipated the omicron variant appearing locally,” said Dr. Maggie Park, San Joaquin County Public Health Offi...
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First Confirmed Omicron Cases Discovered In San Joaquin County

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Public health officials on Tuesday announced the first two confirmed cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant in San Joaquin County. San Joaquin County Public Health Services (SJCPHS) said both cases were individuals who were fully vaccinated but without a booster shot. Officials did not say where in the county the cases were found. “With its fast transmission rates, we anticipated the omicron variant appearing locally,” said Dr. Maggie Park, San Joaquin County Public Health Offi...
Tags: Health, News, Local, Syndicated Local, San Joaquin County, San Joaquin County News, Coronavirus, COVID-19, CBSN Sacramento Feed, Omicron Variant, San Joaquin County San Joaquin County, Public Health Services SJCPHS


New Zealand: Pre-Departure Testing, Booster Shot Requirements And Changes To MIQ  - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of New Zealand will adjust COVID-19 measures and change its re-opening plans. The following changes will take place beginning in 2022...
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Luxembourg: Embassy To Open In Ireland - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of Luxembourg will establish an Embassy in Dublin in 2022. This Embassy will be opened to increase diplomatic relations between the two countries and ensure that citizens of Luxembourg...
Tags: News, Ireland, Luxembourg, Dublin, Embassy, Global Inc


United States: AWS Has Another Major Outage! - Foley & Lardner

The WashingtonPost.com reported that "Amazon's massive cloud computing operation suffered a brief outage Wednesday, marking at least the third time this month that a large number of websites and services...
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Watch the story so far of NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been incredibly busy exploring the surface of Mars since its arrival in February. A new video tells the story so far.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Mars Rover, Ingenuity, Perseverance Rover


United States: New MEPA Rules Mean Big Changes For Practitioners And Developers - Foley Hoag LLP

In compliance with the Climate Roadmap Act, the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has released the final version of its new regulations and two final protocols regarding new MEPA review procedures ...
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United States: Season's Greetings From Larry's Tax Law - Foster Garvey

Like last year, 2021 has been a difficult year. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be at the forefront of everyone's existence.
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UK: How To Make Sure Your Overseas Assets Will Be Received By Your UK Beneficiaries - Giambrone & Partners

The vast majority of people wish to protect their beneficiaries from the immediate family and closest relatives from inconvenience or financial difficulties when they die.
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United States: Top Section 101 Patent Eligibility Stories Of 2021 - Holland & Knight

It's that time of the year again. Take your rapid test, light a fire and gather with family and friends to discuss the top patent eligibility stories of 2021 (or debate "The Holiday" vs. "Love Actually").
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Covid news live update: AMA says it asked government for testing plan when Australia opened up; labs ‘at capacity’, pathologists warn

And, Perrottet has tweeted his reaction (to Queensland changing its border rules, not the number of cases today): So, sticking to NSW for now, last night premier Dominic Perrottet was on 2GB, and was backing his government’s approach to restrictions, after easing most of them on 15 December. We look at the evidence in front of us, we make the assessment, we tailor our settings to where they are.We’ve always said as we open up case numbers will increase, these are the difficulties we are going t...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Ama, Australian Capital Territory, Dominic Perrottet, Perrottet, Coronavirus


Invite Taiwan to massive RIMPAC naval exercises, US defense act says

Taiwan should be invited to the world's largest naval exercise next year, according to the US' 2022 defense spending blueprint signed into law by President Joe Biden this week.
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MORE: Politicians Pay Tribute To Former Senate Leader Harry Reid

Messages of remembrance poured in after the Democratic giant from Nevada died at 82 after a years-long battle with cancer.
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MORE: Politicians Pay Tribute To Harry Reid

Messages of remembrance poured in after the Democratic giant from Nevada died at 82 after a years-long battle with cancer.
Tags: News, Nevada, Harry Reid


United States: NYC Issues Guidance On Private Employers' Mandatory Vaccine Requirement - Ford & Harrison LLP

NYC released guidance on December 15, 2021 regarding its mandatory vaccine requirement for private employers. You can find our previous Alert on the mandate here.
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Longtime senator and Democratic leader Harry Reid dies at 82

• In pictures: Former US Sen. and Democratic leader Harry Reid • Here's a look at the life of Harry Reid
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Jan. 6 panel stands down on request for some Trump documents after pushback from Biden administration

• Trump-appointed judges reject comparisons between January 6 and Portland political unrest • Some Trump allies slow walk, stonewall or snub Jan. 6 committee
Tags: News, Portland, Stories, Biden, Trump


The panel investigating the insurrection won't pursue hundreds of pages of NSC records after pushback from the Biden administration

The House select committee investigating January 6 has stood down on its requests for some documents from the Trump White House, after the Biden administration convinced the panel to scale back its pursuits.
Tags: News, House, Stories, Biden, NSC, Trump White House



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