January 27, 2020

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Law:

How ‘Big Law’ Makes Big Money
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Riker Danzig Elects New Bankruptcy Partner
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D.C. Latest Jurisdiction to Mull Law Firm Ownership Rule Changes
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Proskauer Names Daryn Grossman as New Managing Partner
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Katten Settles With Recruiter Over Dallas Placement Fee Days Before Trial
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Former Wells Fargo GC Vows to Fight New Charges in Sham-Account Scandal
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CEO discusses the disrupting, displacing and deconstructing of legal services
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Lawyers: Meet The CEO Trying To Make You Obsolete
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This Law School Has Had A Severe Drop Off In Popularity
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Law Review Editors-In-Chief At The Top 16 Law Schools Are All Women
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UK: Reed Smith ups NQ lawyer pay — and billable hour targets
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Feds plan to move Epstein warden to prison job
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"SNL": Adam Driver's Epstein meets Jon Lovitz's Dershowitz in hell Alan Dershowitz labeled Trump 'destabilizing and unpredictable' in 2016 book Dershowitz says Democrats "completely failed" on impeachment
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Week 1 of Weinstein trial: Vile allegations, X-rated gifts
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Starr pushed impeachment for Clinton, now defends Trump
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Prepping for a race war: documents reveal inner workings of neo-Nazi group
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Trump to take action against California for requiring insurers to provide abortion coverage Trump Admin Singled Out California Over Its Abortion Coverage Law, But Ignored 5 Other States
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George Conway: President Trump Needs to Be Called as a Witness at His Impeachment Trial
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Napolitano on Trump's Senate Impeachment Trial
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House Lawyers Use Trump’s Words Against DOJ in Letter to Court: ‘Can’t Have It Both Ways’
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Attorney General Barr’s Anti-Encryption Efforts Aren’t Supported By Many FBI Officials
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Studies show weight discrimination permeates the US workplace — but it's legal in 49 states
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Prosecutors’ evidence indicates brother of Bezos’ girlfriend leaked texts to National Enquirer
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Explainer: What to expect at Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial in New York U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off
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Parents Sue Principal Who Expelled Girl Over Rainbow Birthday Cake
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Black Man Wins Racial Discrimination Settlement, Immediately Has Cops Called On Him For Trying To Cash It
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A 4-Year-Old Boy Died After Being Shot In The Head While Play-Wrestling With His Dad
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‘Not Built for Us’: Winner of the Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction
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Powerful lawmakers join effort to kill surveillance program protected by Trump administration
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New York Lawyer Has to Keep 500 Wills Indefinitely
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Judges:

BK SC Seeks Term Law Clerk
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The Supreme Court could upend consumer financial protection as we know it
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Judge apologizes for ‘deplorable’ letters he wrote to college newspaper about gay people and AIDS
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Judge Easterbrook Goes Ballistic On Immigration Judges Ignoring Express Order Appellate Court Calls Out DOJ For ‘Flatly Refusing’ to Implement Decision in Immigration Case
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No Federalist Society or American Constitution Society Judges?
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An Ohio judge relies on a hunch to call ICE when he suspects defendants are undocumented
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Wall Street:

Dow futures sink more than 400 points as coronavirus cases rise
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Global stock markets roiled as China’s coronavirus spreads
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Dow drops 250 points after 2nd Wuhan virus case in the states is confirmed Dow drops 170 points to end the week as coronavirus fears grow
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Layoffs:

Stationery chain Papyrus is filing for bankruptcy and closing all of its stores, impacting more than 1,000 jobs
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Gerdau Special Steel planning 140 layoffs
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Tampa call center to lay off up to 174
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Brown Presses iHeart Media CEO on Layoffs
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Politics:

Democrats have an opportunity to reshape the balance of power in Washington if they focus on more than just beating Trump
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Elizabeth Warren endorsed by the Des Moines Register
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Biden, Sanders handily top field in national poll as Iowa nears A week out, Sanders opens Iowa lead Biden maintains nationwide polling lead as Warren support falls Sanders leads New Hampshire Democratic primary less than three weeks out Sanders Leads, Klobuchar Climbs and Buttigieg Drops in Iowa
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FactCheck: Right now 5% of Americans donate to candidates
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Secretary Pompeo yelled the f-word at an NPR host following a tense interview about Ukraine and Marie Yovanovitch Pompeo releases scathing statement against NPR reporter Mike Pompeo accused a veteran NPR reporter of 'lying,' being 'unhinged,' and misidentifying Bangladesh for Ukraine on a map Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter Trump captured on tape demanding firing of ambassador to Ukraine, attorney says New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling associates to 'get rid of' the US's ambassador to Ukraine
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Even Trump's strongest Republican allies are praising House Democrats' impeachment presentation ‘The president did absolutely nothing wrong’: Trump’s lawyers kick off impeachment defense Trump approaches speedy acquittal Trump impeachment trial live coverage: The president's defense begins Democrats want Bolton to testify after book alleges Trump tied Ukraine aid to Biden probe Former national security adviser John Bolton says Trump directly confirmed a Ukraine quid pro quo in a conversation last year Bolton Revelation May Scramble Trump’s Trial Bolton Bombshell Adds to Pressure on GOP to Call Trial Witnesses Trump: Bolton is Not Telling the Truth Republicans fear "floodgates" if Bolton testifies 'This Is the Defense Argument? Whining About Process?': Trump Impeachment Lawyers Ridiculed for Weak Case Trump Plots Flashy Finale for Impeachment Trump team opts to not burn down the house Adam Schiff: GOP "deathly afraid" of impeachment trial witnesses Trump lawyers' weak start opens the door to devastating questions Republicans decry impeachment as 'boring' in an attempt to swiftly dismiss charges against Trump Trump's legal team targets Schiff in effort to undercut impeachment case AP FactCheck: Trump's Impeachment Defense Trump's team argues that he did nothing wrong and that Democrats presented selective case Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election Defense at Senate trial says removing Trump would be 'very dangerous' Democrats struggle to count to four What the Republican senators considered the most moderate are saying about calling witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial Polls: Americans want new witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial Trump's lawyers are fighting impeachment like a Fox News spectacle to rile up the president's base and warn senators they'll lose their seats if they defect Impeachment by the numbers Trump impeachment trial: Dems wrap case for Trump's removal; White House defense team on deck Democratic House managers on the need to remove Trump in impeachment trial: ‘You cannot leave a man like that in office’ Dems say oust Trump or he’ll betray again; ‘He is who he is’ Democrats say Trump 'worked hard' on Ukraine cover-up, shows no remorse Why impeachment Trial is Such a Mess Why neither side is really trying to win this Trump impeachment trial Trump impeachment: Half-empty spectator gallery puzzles senators A little 'civility' can be a dangerous thing, even in the impeachment trial Impeachment trial draws shrugs — by design The Impeachment's Absurdities Schiff 'has not paid the price' for impeachment, Trump says in what appears to be veiled threat Trump wants Democratic senator vote for acquittal, possibly Manchin Will Tennessee senator have a Howard Baker moment? GOP senator: ‘Hopefully’ Trump will learn lessons from impeachment
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GOP Senators Face Threat: ‘Vote Against the President and Your Head Will Be on a Pike’ Schiff delivered a detailed, hour-long summary, but some Republicans dismissed it because of one line
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Pirro Confronts Crazy Rudy on Biden Evidence
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America, the Idea, Is Lost
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Trump Tells New York Times to Fire Krugman
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'This Is Not True': Pat Cipollone Criticized for False Claim About 2020 Election During Trump Defense
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House is given tape of Trump calling for ambassador's ouster Recording of Trump calling for Yovanovitch's ouster appears to corroborate Parnas' account
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Study links impeachment beliefs to regular news diets
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Recording Shows That the Swamp Has Not Been Drained
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Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow slams Democrats for trying to 're-litigate' the Mueller probe, then proceeds to . . . re-litigate the Mueller probe
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Fox News Host: Pompeo Should Apologize Emails support NPR host amid Pompeo controversy
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Trump Suggests NPR Shouldn't Exist
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Recent polls indicate Bernie Sanders has a narrow lead going into the Iowa caucuses, but the contest is still largely up for grabs Sanders charges ahead in Iowa race, New York Times poll finds Joe Rogan's endorsement of Bernie Sanders shows he can appeal to the voters necessary to beat Trump Bernie Sanders is embracing an endorsement from Joe Rogan, who's getting blasted for his past sexist and racist comments Trump defends Sanders, stoking Democratic divisions
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Bernie and Biden now polling even at 20% in Iowa
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15 candidates who won the Iowa caucus, but lost the presidency — and the 3 presidents who won both
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The United States' main allies are abandoning Trump after his 'dangerous escalation' with Iran
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Scores of Republican lawmakers enriched themselves off the Trump tax cuts, report says
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34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran's strike, Pentagon says
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News Media Aren’t Biased. You Are.
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People are accusing Trump of copying Obama's Twitter tribute to Kobe Bryant, after the president used a number of similar phrases
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Climate:

’I stand with Greta’: Mnuchin’s wife posts — then deletes — support for climate activist
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Red Cross director admits that almost $11million from bushfire donations won't go to victims and will be used for 'administration costs'
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The climate crisis has already wreaked havoc on the US. Here's how we should start getting ready for the next disaster.
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Amid climate crisis, investors are starting to put their money towards a sustainable future
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Some California restaurants to implement 1% climate change surcharge
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Climate change’s surprise twist
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Climate Tipping Points We Can't Cross
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'Great for the bottom line but awful for society': More than 350 Amazon workers slammed its climate policies in defiance of a crackdown on dissent
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Facing dire climate threats, Charleston has done little to reduce its carbon footprint
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Fail to Act on Climate and You’re Fired, Pension Fund Says
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Economy:

The American Dream — in crisis
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Hiring at U.S. Firms Showed Signs of Cooling in Fourth Quarter
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Global Trade Heading for First Annual Drop in a Decade
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Q4 GDP Forecasts: 1.2% to 2.2%
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Holy Cow, Batman – 2! There Really Is Rampant Inflation!
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Banks Boost Credit Lines as Customers Drown in Debt
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‘The new rule of thumb is $3 million’: Retirement planners have some sobering advice about how much you’ll need to save
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Small Firms Face The Downside Of Economic Growth
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Bonds look like they are flashing a warning for global markets
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Treasury yields move lower as coronavirus fears escalate
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Our broken politics will wreck a hot economy
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The road ahead for the U.S. economy looks pretty clear, but a few potholes are looming
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BLS: December Unemployment rates at New Series Lows in Eight States
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The next development in trade-war talks hinges on China's intellectual property plan — and whether the US will accept it World leaders in Davos walk the U.S.-China tightrope U.S.-China Trade-Deal Targets May Be Too Ambitious
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The next fronts in the US trade war shift to Europe, UK US Treasury chief Mnuchin says he's optimistic about US-UK trade deal U.S., EU Sketch Battle Lines to Reset Trade Talks
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'Hey Boomer, shut up': Ageism in the workplace is a core threat to the US economy, says Mercer CEO
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Trump trillion-dollar-plus deficits are putting America on a path to fiscal ruin Trump’s tax cut isn’t to blame for Washington’s rising deficits
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Walmart raises starting hourly wage to $12 in 500 stores, as part of a test
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States that backed Trump are growing faster than ones that didn't
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A surge in the "jobs of the future"
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A $46 billion bad-loan mirage hints at flaw in U.S. bank rule
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The number of moves from California to Texas is up 36% in latest count
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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a case study of how lawmakers can make themselves richer with the bills they pass
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60 miles from college: Lack of education, a way out of poverty, could 'kill rural America'
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US Debt Clock
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World Debt Clock
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How People Really Live
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Real Estate:

So Long, California? Goodbye, Texas? Taxpayers Decide Some States Aren't Worth It
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Sacramento Housing in December: Sales Up 12.7% YoY, Active Inventory down 38.8% YoY
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Inside the $1,000 underground 'sleeping pods' that a developer wants to build in San Francisco's super crowded housing market
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3rd Cir. Won't Rehear Dispute Over Bear Stearns MBS Sale
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Following bankruptcy, Southside company positioning to hire as many as 300 workers
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NYC Apartment Building Sales Plunge After New Rent Law Dents Values
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Municipalities:

Puerto Rico hit by magnitude-5.0 earthquake
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Michael Bloomberg supports Puerto Rico statehood, breaking with many 2020 Democrats
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Aid restrictions sideline Puerto Rican civil society
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Puerto Rico revenue bond litigation heats up
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The Demographic Hurricane Makes Landfall
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Fastest Shrinking City in Every State
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The Rudest Cities In America, As Ranked By Americans
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Oil/Gas:

Oil patch bankruptcies soar in 2019: Haynes and Boone
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Peak Permian Is Approaching Faster Than You Think
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Oil drops the most since July on fears coronavirus will hit growth
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Possible perjury probe looms for San Antonio oilman Alfaro
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Why weak energy companies won’t likely get a lifeline from higher oil prices
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This Year’s Other Big Climate Election? It’s for Texas Railroad Bureaucrat
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Healthcare:

Erie’s Tri-State Pain Institute files for bankruptcy
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St. Christopher’s Hospital real estate to be bought by Philadelphia developer Iron Stone
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China has put 33 million people on lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak. An urban planner says there's no way to seal off a city. More than 2,860 cases of coronavirus in China as death toll hits 81 Why the WHO held off on declaring the Wuhan coronavirus a global health emergency Coronavirus leaves 56 million on lockdown in 14 cities as surgeon who treated sick becomes 41st confirmed death Millions Left Worried, Angry and Isolated After Wuhan Lockdown Coronavirus medic claims China is lying as ‘100,000 people are infected’ Strengthening coronavirus surges across China as authorities expect 1,000 more cases; third case confirmed in U.S. President Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus China's Xi steps in as deadly virus spreads to four continents Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads Photos show how China is grappling with the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak as 12 cities are quarantined and hospitals run out of space China Orders Centralized Response to Virus Outbreak as Alert Level Rises China orders nationwide measures to detect virus on flights, trains, buses China spent the crucial first days of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak arresting people who posted about it online and threatening journalists Hospital staff in Wuhan are wearing adult diapers US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China, report says Chinese people are turning on the government as the coronavirus outbreak spirals into the Lunar New Year The US government will reportedly evacuate its diplomats and citizens from Wuhan on a chartered plane amid the coronavirus outbreak UK public health officials are searching for 2,000 people who flew from Wuhan after coronavirus reached Europe Xi Jinping warned of the 'grave situation' created by the 'accelerating' spread of coronavirus A senator just asked 4 of Trump's cabinet officials 'when and how' the government might block travel from China to the US The Wuhan coronavirus has killed 41 people and infected nearly 1,300. Here's everything we know about the outbreak. China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide This map shows the latest spread of the coronavirus Hong Kong leader declares citywide virus emergency over coronavirus, first cases appear in Australia Why the coronavirus outbreak could trigger a stock-market pullback McDonald's closes restaurants in five Chinese cities because of the coronavirus Credit Suisse Tells Staff to Work From Home After Visiting China Coronavirus Could Hit Japan’s Economy Harder Than SARS, Say Economists China’s Financial Markets Likely to Stay Shut on Extended Break
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The flu is a far bigger threat to most people in the US than the Wuhan coronavirus. Here's why.
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Coronavirus fears spark run on surgical face masks in U.S.
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Mystery of how stress turns hair gray finally solved by Harvard team
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Self-insured companies do no better on cost control
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Food/Beverage:

BL Restaurants Files In BK DE - First Day Dec
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23% of Americans say they cut back on meat in 2019
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Retailing:

The rise and fall of Sears, once the largest and most powerful retailer in the world
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Legacy Retail Won't Survive This Decade
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Amazon's 1-day delivery could juice revenues much more than expected. Just look at what happened last time it sped up its delivery times.
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Forever 21’s biggest landlord could become its new owner Simon Property, Authentic Brands Consider Buying Forever 21
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Fitch Rtgs: Gulf Between Haves and Have-Nots Drove Retail Bankruptcies in 2019
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More than 2,200 stores are closing in 2020 as the retail apocalypse drags on. Here's the full list.
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Papyrus Files for Bankruptcy, Closing All 254 Stores
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Why Private Equity Keeps Wrecking Retail Chains Like Fairway
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Fairway Returns to Bankruptcy, Aims to Sell Manhattan Stores
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Department Stores Dying A Death Of A Thousand Cuts - And What Walmart Is Doing Differently
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Autos:

Auto Industries' Moment of Truth Has Arrived
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Elon Musk's road to a $55 billion payday is as complicated and full of detours as a video game — and he just unlocked the first level
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Corporate Governance:

The number of female CEOs is increasing—but here are the big problems standing in their way
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Bankruptcy Crimes:

Fort Mitchell Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud
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Celebs:

50 Cent Taking Creditors to Court: 'Creditors Are Making Him a Slave'
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Fraud:

Elizabeth Holmes Phones In Her Defense After Civil Lawyers Quit
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Couple plead guilty to swindling Berkshire Hathaway Company owners plead guilty to huge Berkshire Hathaway fraud
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Wells Fargo Quashes Hope That Its Scandals Are Nearly Resolved
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Corporate Reform:

U.S. consumer watchdog curtails its power to pursue 'abusive' behavior CFPB Limits Its Own Powers Against Abusive Conduct in New Policy
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Fitness:

Gym Chains Wrestle With Debt Even as Fitness Industry Is Growing
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History:

The Distortions of Holocaust History by Russia and Poland Are a Disgrace
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Agribusiness:

Trump’s USDA Chief Thinks Farm Workers Are Overpaid
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Lawsuits, delays and an explosion: Troubles mount for Kentucky hemp pioneer GenCanna
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Crop Futures Slump as Spreading Virus Threatens Chinese Demand
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Automatic Stay:

Can Doing Nothing as a Creditor Get You Sanctioned?
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U.S. Supreme Court: Creditors May Immediately Appeal Denials of Automatic-Stay Relief
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Supreme Court Holds That an Order on a Motion for Relief from Stay Is a Final, Appealable Order
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Bankruptcy Court Enforces Pre-Petition Stay Relief Waiver
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Litigation:

Always Be A Work In Progress
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Cross-Border:

Which law applies when determining the validity of an assignment of receivables cross-border?
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Stop, collaborate and listen: first recognition and assistance granted to Mainland liquidators in Hong Kong
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Personal Finance:

A financial planner says the most 'financially disastrous' consequence of divorce happens years in the future: retirement
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I took out a $2,000 personal loan even though I didn't need the money, and it bumped my credit score from 'good' to 'very good'
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A day in the life of 2 self-made millionaires who retired at age 31 to travel the world and have already visited more than 40 countries so far
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Kids got $500 in allowance last year. Here's how parents are using it to teach them about money
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‘Kids that don’t fail are normally frugal.' Wealth advisers say Meghan and Harry’s lifestyle already raises red flags
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Tantrums, rude parents, and meal prepping: Take a look inside the 13-hour day of an elite nanny for the ultra-wealthy
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Mail:

USPS Faces Privatization in 2020: The Lessons
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Aviation:

Houston-based helicopter companies to combine after recent bankruptcy
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Boeing Shops $10 Billion Loan at Price Similar to Older Debt
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The CEO of Oman Aviation Group says his airline is sticking by Boeing and keeping its plane order despite the 737 Max scandal
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An FAA official told US airlines the grounded Boeing 737 Max could be approved to return to service before mid year, sources say
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Kobe Bryant's helicopter crashed in foggy conditions considered so dangerous that the LAPD grounded all its flights What We Know Ab0ut Kobe Bryant Crash
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Religion:

Victim group blasts New Orleans Saints for helping Catholic Church with PR on clergy sex abuse
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Student Debt:

'It Was a Constant, Daily Stressor': This Law Grad Got $221K in Student Loans Wiped Out
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He Got $221,000 Of Student Loan Forgiveness, But Then This Happened
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Student loan servicer appeals landmark $220,000 bankruptcy ruling
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Warren: I'm not telling parents 'tough luck' if they already paid off student debts
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The complicated beauty of student debt forgiveness, according to the CEO who cleared the loans of nearly 400 Morehouse grads
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These plans aim to help struggling student loan borrowers. Here's what can go wrong
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Pharma:

Bankruptcy Judge OKs $1.3M Bonus For Purdue CEO CEO of Bankrupt Purdue Pharma Will Get $1.3 Million Bonus
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Purdue Pharma bankruptcy is now open to OxyContin-related personal injury claims
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DOJ Keeps Up Pressure on Doctors Who Prescribe Opioids Illegally
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Utilities:

PG&E’s Bankruptcy Plan Should Not Be Approved
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PG&E bankruptcy exit plan doesn’t need Newsom’s approval — but actually it does California Governor Wants to Block PG&E’s Bankruptcy Plan California Governor Still Opposes PG&E’s Bankruptcy Exit, Despite Bondholder Accord PG&E strikes deal with bondholders, but Newsom reiterates objections
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PG&E is squandering its bankruptcy
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PG&E Probation Judge Threatens to Restrict Manager Bonuses Judge Wants PG&E Bonuses Solely Tied to Wildfire Goals Judge may link PG&E executive bonuses to fire safety targets
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Confused about PG&E’s bankruptcy? Here’s what you need to know
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Sundance: Ron Howard documents aftermath of the Camp Fire
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Coal:

Navajo coal plant is the next to close; the end of an industry
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New coal mine operator behind on federal, county taxes
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Kentucky officials worry bankrupt mines may abandon cleanup
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Report: Shakiest coal companies have most mine cleanup left
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Millions owed in taxes on Cloud Peak legacy coal mines
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Cheap Natural Gas Is About to Kick More Coal Out of Europe
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Telecoms:

Bankruptcy Likely ‘Only Way Out’ For Frontier Communications
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Bankruptcy or not, Frontier to honor broadband deal
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Mass Torts:

Thousands of Asbestos Claims Led Materials Company to Bankruptcy
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Bayer Discusses Settling Roundup Claims for $10 Billion Bayer’s Roundup Challenge: Avoid More ‘Nuclear’ Jury Awards
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UK:

Rangers liquidators rack up £5m fees as creditors offered 3p in the pound
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RBS Wins Fight With Developer Over Bank’s Small-Business Unit
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British police will scan people's faces to see if they're criminals, and critics say it's a massive expansion of surveillance
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Trump's repeated threats have 'irritated' the UK and it plans to defy him and strike a deal with Huawei
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British foreign secretary condemns U.S. refusal to extradite American diplomat's wife
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Farewell EU: The Long Road to Brexit Britain's EU Journey: When the EU faced its biggest crisis What Happens on Brexit Day and What's Next? Brexit England May Soon be Sinking A Warning to Johnson From Those Who Have Faced the EU Before
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High Court slams top family judge for not knowing what consent is
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Can Boris Johnson Double U.K. Growth? Don’t Bet on It
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PIIGS:

Creditors approve Greek pension hike
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Fitch Raises Greece’s Status Making It Easier to Sell New Debt
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ie: Lack of trust blocks solutions to personal insolvency - ISI chief
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Populists Humiliated in Italy Vote
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Canada:

More Albertans feeling hopeless about financial futures 1 and 5 years down the road
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Bombardier will fight, but there may not be a path to survival
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Maple Leaf Motoring: Celadon creditors aren’t ‘screwing the Canadians,’ lawyer says
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India:

Success fee gaining currency among insolvency resolution professionals
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Air India bidders must absorb $3.3 billion debt to buy airline
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MENA:

Israeli fast food chain Burgerim unable to pay Foodgod, nearing bankruptcy
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What Might Be Required of Lebanon Under an IMF Bailout? Debt Clock Ticks as Lebanon Deploys Troops Before Budget Debate Lebanon’s New PM Tackles Old Debt With Risk, Reward Aplenty
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A quarter of a million Iraqis protested the US military's 'occupation' of their country Several dead as Iraqi security forces move in on protester camps, firing tear gas, bullets
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Three rockets hit US embassy in protest-hit Iraqi capital
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Argentina:

Ex-Elliott Lawyer Builds Creditor Group for Rematch Against Argentina
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Government confident debt bill will clear Congress
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'We are not in a position to pay,' Kicillof warns bondholders
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Hong Kong:

When Ming Tak Bank’s owner went bankrupt, Hong Kong almost ran out of money
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Africa:

Congo Rep. debt could be one-third higher than IMF estimate - campaign group Republic of Congo’s Debt May Be Much Higher Than Estimated
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