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United States: FTC Not Kidding Around With TikTok's Record-Setting COPPA Fine – Five Steps To Reduce Your Risk Now - Fenwick & West LLP

On February 27, 2019, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a record-setting $5.7 million fine to popular short-form video sharing platform TikTok, formerly known as
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United States: Up In Smoke? New Wisconsin Governor Proposes Marijuana Legalization And Host Of New Employment Laws - Littler Mendelson

Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers' very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items.
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United States: OFCCP Provides Anticipated Guidance On Section 503 Focused Reviews - Proskauer Rose LLP

Quick Hit: As we previously reported, OFCCP is about to introduce "focused reviews" – compliance evaluations focused on a particular area of OFCCP enforcement – and its upcoming publication
Tags: News, United States, Proskauer Rose LLP, OFCCP

United States: Complying With The California Consumer Privacy Act In 5 (More Or Less) Not So Easy Steps: Part 1 – The Data Map - Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

It is estimated that more than 500,000 companies are subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act.
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United States: OECD Holding Public Consultation On The Tax Challenges Of Digitalization - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will kick off tomorrow a public consultation on its most recent foray into the tax challenges arising from the digitalization
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United States: Report From OESA Meeting: 2019 Automotive Market Outlook And Connectivity Trends - Foley & Lardner

Experts warned in late 2018, that they expected to see new light vehicle sales in the U.S. dip for 2019. A year earlier, many predicted the same sort of decline for 2018
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US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

‘We have to make sure that if we do the deal, China lives by it,’ says president ahead of resumption of trade talksDonald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement, while later emphasizing he wanted them to reach a “great” trade deal.Trade talks are set to resume next week and Chinese officials have been pressing for a full lifting of US tariffs as part of any deal. Continue readi...
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United States: Eighth Circuit Rejects FCA Claim For Failure To Allege Actual Claims For Payment - McDermott Will & Emery

On February 11, 2019, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a group of relators' qui tam suit against Crawford County Memorial Hospital for failure to meet the pleading standards required
Tags: News, United States, Emery, Eighth Circuit, Crawford County Memorial Hospital

United States: Women In The Law: Find Your Girl Squad - Lincoln Derr PLLC

Girl squad, women's pack, female tribe…call it what you will; the benefit is the same. It is real, and it works. I know this because I am a beneficiary of it. I have been encouraged and supported by other women throughout my career.
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United States: Podcast: Private Fund Regulatory Update: Post-U.S. Government Shutdown - Ropes & Gray LLP

This Ropes & Gray podcast series highlights developments in Washington, D.C., affecting private funds and their legal, regulatory and compliance obligations.
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United States: BEA Requirements For US Companies With Foreign Investors - TMF Group

There has been an influx of foreign investment in real estate in the United States as a direct corollary of the stable legal framework, strong property rights and as well as a robust commercial real estate environment.
Tags: News, United States, US Companies With Foreign Investors TMF Group

United States: PCAOB To Engage In "Proactive Communications" With Audit Committees; Sample Questions For Audit Committees - Cooley LLP

In this PCAOB staff inspection brief, issued at the end of last week, the PCAOB discusses its new strategic plan, which includes conducting "an ongoing dialogue" with audit committee chairs when their companies' audits are subject to PCAOB inspection.
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PicsArt hits 130 million MAUs as Chinese flock to its photo editing app

If you’re like me, who isn’t big on social media, you’d think that the image filters that come inside most apps will do the job. But for many others, especially the younger crowd, making their photos stand out is a huge deal. The demand is big enough that PicsArt, a rival to filtering companies VSCO and Snapseed, recently hit 130 million monthly active users worldwide, roughly a year after it amassed 100 million MAUs. Like VSCO, PicsArt now offers video overlays though images are still its fo...
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United States: Appeal Affirms Jury Verdict And Holds That Res Ipsa Loquitur Applies In Premises Liability Cases - Rhoades McKee PC

In October of 2014, John Pugno, a Rhoades McKee client represented by Stephen Hulst, was injured when a stack of heavy cardboard fell on top of him while he was walking through Blue Harvest Farms' facility.
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The Case for Expunging Criminal Records

A new study shows the benefits of giving people a clean slate.
Tags: News, United States, Michigan, Criminal Justice, Crime and Criminals, Ex-convicts, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons

Trump Says Mueller Report Should Be Made Public: ‘Let People See It’

Mr. Trump has previously declined to commit to making the Mueller report public, but on Wednesday said the attorney general should “let it come out.”
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CZ75 Republika Handgun Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš

CZ75 Republika Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš U.S.A. -( On March 7th, 2019, President Trump and the First Lady met with Prime Minister Andrej Babiš of the Czech Republic and his wife, in the White House.  The meeting was cordial, with both men celebrating the bond between the two countries. After the meeting, PM Babiš told reporters that he had presented President Trump with one of one hundred custom crafted CZ75 pistols created for the centennial of t...
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Celebrating Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first African American female physician in the United States

Last month on February 3, 2019, we celebrated National Women Physician’s Day (NWPD). Created in 2016 by the Physician Mom Group (PMG) in collaboration with Physicians Working Together (PWT) and Medelita, NWPD honors the first female physician in the U.S., Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell and highlights gender inequality in medicine. The day is a social media […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, United States, Medical School, Physician, Elizabeth Blackwell, PA NP, Rebecca Lee Crumpler, Public Health & Policy, CRNA, Physician Mom Group PMG

Rui Hachimura's popularity continuing to rise at Gonzaga

Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura is earning plenty of attention at home in Japan and in the United States as his game continues to grow            [Author: AP]
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Pompeo condemns 'dark wave of anti-Semitism'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday decried "the dark wave of anti-Semitism rising in Europe and the United States" and called on countries to "go to the barricades against bigotry."
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USD identifies Lamont Smith in admissions bribery scandal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The University of San Diego said former basketball coach Lamont Smith was the previously unnamed “varsity coach” alleged to have taken a kickback in what federal authorities called the largest college admissions cheating scam ever prosecuted in the United States. The private school said it was able to publicly identify Smith […]
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Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods may stay for 'substantial period'

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement.
Tags: Money, Beijing, businessNews, United States, Donald Trump, Trump

Who will be the world's next nuclear policeman?

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago, the United States has often played a unique role as the world's nuclear policeman. During that period, no other nation has acquired a deliverable nuclear weapon. But as Trump's failed North Korea talks suggest, America is no longer fulfilling its traditional function effectively, leaving a dangerous vacuum with no clear player to fill the void.
Tags: North Korea, America, Cnn, United States, Trump, Soviet Union

AT&T chief: China isn't beating the United States on 5G ---- yet

There's a lot of concern from the Trump administration and policymakers about America's ability to compete with China on building the next generation of wireless networks, but AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said Wednesday that China isn't beating the United States on 5G — yet.
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Pleatco to buy APEL International, Milton Manufacturing

Pleatco, a portfolio company of Align Capital Partners, said March 18 that it acquired APEL International and Milton Manufacturing. Financial terms weren’t announced. APEL, of Louisville, Kentucky, designs and makes pleated filter cartridges, pleated bags, and other filtration products for mission-critical industrial air applications. Milton, of Milton, Ontario, provides spun bond, paper, felt, and pleated bag filters for OEM customers. PRESS RELEASE Align Capital Partners’ Pleatco Platform Expa...
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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased way ahead of its November debut

The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is coming to the United States, eventually. The new compact BMW won't be unveiled until the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The Gran Coupe will be based on a front-wheel drive platform. The post BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased way ahead of its November debut appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, United States, Luxury cars, Bmw 2 Series, Bmw, Los Angeles Auto Show, Gran Coupe, 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

Trump says U.S. 'will never catch up' without 'great' trade deal with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would "never catch up" if a "great" trade deal with China is not reached, as trade negotiators between the two countries prepare for the latest round of talks.
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An Important Vote for the Climate

Local officials across the country will have a chance to vote on new energy efficiency standards for buildings. But few tend to vote, which could put the outcome in jeopardy.
Tags: News, United States, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Energy Efficiency, Building (Construction, National Assn of Home Builders

Opinion analysis: Washington state motor-fuel tax violates Yakama Treaty

With a three-justice plurality opinion, a two-justice concurrence in the judgment and two dissents, Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den appears unusually fractured at first glance. But the disagreements among seven of the justices are relatively small, turning largely on whether and why Washington’s motor-fuel tax really burdens the Yakama treaty right to travel. Only the dissent by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, indicates a fundamental disagreemen...
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Self-taught Pet Photographer raises $100,000 for Animal Charities throughout the U.S.

  AGoldPhoto celebrates milestone with Third Annual Fundraising Road Trip AGoldPhoto reached a major milestone this week, raising more than $100,000 for animal charities, photographing more than 2,200 pets and hosting over 200 fundraising events since July 2016. Founder and lead pet photographer, Adam Goldberg is celebrating the best way he knows how - by embarking on a road trip to raise even more money for animals.     The third annual Pet Photo Shoot Fundraiser Road Tr...
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