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  1. El R7 alias El Piolin of the CTNG detained in Guadalajara

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 09.21 / 22:59 borderlandbeat.com
    Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Televisa News articleSubject Matter: Juan Jose Perez Vargas, El Piolin, El R7, JPRecommendation: Read this article by BB reporter El Wachito see linkWith information from Hiram EspinosaIn Guadalajara, Jalisco, authorities detained Alberto N one of the leaders of the Cartel Tijuana Nueva Generacion, allegedly responsible for the wave of violence in the frontier city. A Alberto N, is identified with the aliases El JP, El Piolin and El…
  2. Veracruz: Three decap heads in sombreros have been identified

    Borderlandbeat.com - Crime 09.21 / 22:59 borderlandbeat.com
    Last week macabre images of three decapitated bodies made the rounds on social media.  The victims bodies were carefully wrapped in black bags bound tightly with tape.  The decapitated heads were adorned with bright patriotic  colored sombreros. The three decapitated bodies discovered in a street adjacent to a  Xalapa, Veracruz park, have been identified as brothers, members of a band, Juan Salvador, 27,  and Jorge Luis Patiño León, 31.The third victim is Denisse Y…
  3. Ex-teacher accused of stealing $31K from students, hitting casino

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:49 www.nydailynews.com
    An ex-Spanish teacher in Detroit has been accused of stealing $31,500 from students and spending it on a…
  4. Texas man receives 50-year sentence for killing girlfriend

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:49 www.nydailynews.com
    A man who claimed his girlfriend died after she struck her head while they had drug-fueled sex in the shower was sentenced to 50…
  5. Illinois mother said ‘black shadow’ told her to kill children

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:49 www.nydailynews.com
    A woman who confessed to stabbing a pair of young children nearly five years ago truly believed she was “killing the d…
  6. Father strangles sons, sets house on fire before hanging himself

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:49 www.nydailynews.com
    A 33-year-old father stashed away the family cellphones before smothering his young sons and setting their home on…
  7. Bicyclist dies after veering into path of pickup, deputies say

    Sun-sentinel.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:48 www.sun-sentinel.com
    Authorities have not yet identied a male bicyclist who was hit and fatally injured on State Road 7 earlier this week.The bicyclist rode off the median into the path of a Chevy pickup about 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of State Road 7 in unincorporated Broward County, said Joy Oglesby, a…
  8. Police department worker embezzled $5,000 from agency, prosecutors say

    Sun-sentinel.com -Crime 09.21 / 22:48 www.sun-sentinel.com
    A former employee of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department has been accused in federal court of embezzling at least $5,000 from the agency. Gerard Anthony Brady, 34, of Palm Beach County, was fired from the department in March. He worked as the police forfeiture coordinator and was in charge…
  1. Jimmy Kimmel Knows Comedy, Not What Ails Obamacare, Conservatives Say

    Dailysignal.com - Health 09.21 / 22:58 dailysignal.com
    Jimmy Kimmel may be a funny man, but he doesn’t understand Obamacare, according to a U.S. senator who the late-night TV host slammed this week... Read More The post Jimmy Kimmel Knows Comedy, Not What Ails Obamacare, Conservatives Say appeared first on The Daily S…
  2. What Needs to Change in the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

    Dailysignal.com - Health 09.21 / 22:58 dailysignal.com
    Since January, Republicans in Congress have been working on efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare using the budget reconciliation vehicle. As a last-ditch effort to... Read More The post What Needs to Change in the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill appeared first on The Daily…
  3. Good News: Hutch investigators develop, validate novel risk-assessment model for acute myeloid leukemia

    Fredhutch.org - Health 09.21 / 22:57 fredhutch.org
    Dr. Mohamed Sorror and colleagues have developed a novel, online risk-assessment tool for patients with acute myeloid…
  4. Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site

    Chippewa.com - Health 09.21 / 22:52 chippewa.com
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health professionals say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure entered a new phase Thursday as officials turn their focus to keeping residents safe over the long…
  5. Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

    Chippewa.com - Health 09.21 / 22:52 chippewa.com
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The police chief of Oklahoma City says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following the fatal shooting of a deaf…
  6. The next legislative battle for children’s health

    Kevinmd.com -Health 09.21 / 22:49 www.kevinmd.com
    Twenty years ago, Congress made a commitment to its children when it created the Children’s Health Insurance Program, recognizing working parents who earned too much to qualify for Medicaid still couldn’t afford health insurance for their kids. For pediatricians who remember, the practice landscape was a great deal different then. So many children were uninsured [&#…
  7. What it’s like to follow a first-year physician in Mexico

    Kevinmd.com -Health 09.21 / 22:49 www.kevinmd.com
    It’s 8:45 p.m. in rural Chiapas, Mexico. A cool blanket wraps around the previously warm day in the small farming town of Honduras. With a syringe of medicine in his front pocket pasante, Dr. Ivan Martinez does a steady jog up a steep hill to see about a patient’s chronic pain. Nestled in the Sierra Madre […
  8. Imperial network gathers expertise to tackle global nutrition issues

    A new network of excellence has aims to become a beacon of nutrition research as it looks towards a renewed focus on balancing nutritional needs alongside food production in preserving population…
  1. Daily Kos Labor digest

    Dailykos.com - Education & Family 09.21 / 22:58 dailykos.com
    ● How 1,000 nurses in northern Michigan went union. ● Well, this is a welcome addition to the Democratic congressional agenda. Even if in the near term it’s far more likely that Republicans pass a national law doing just what Democrats are trying to ban at the state level: x Sens. Warren, Brown, Gillibrand, Baldwin, Merkley, Markey, Hassan introducing bill to ban state "right-to-work" laws https://t.co/AbTOlnlrHe — Josh Eidelson…
  2. Great Choice for Serious Coding Instruction

    Techlearning.com -Education 09.21 / 22:49 www.techlearning.com
    Differentiated text-based coding makes for truly authentic…
  3. National Science Foundation gives $1.2 million to bolster high school chemistry in Baltimore

    Baltimoresun.com - Education 09.21 / 22:44 baltimoresun.com
    The National Science Foundation is providing $1.2 million to help bolster the chemistry curriculum in Baltimore and transform how it is taught in the city’s high schools.The grant will support a partnership between the Baltimore Ecosystem Study and the city school system to design a course of s…
  4. Up to 350 IPS high school teachers have to reapply for jobs as district reorganizes

    Indianapolis Star- Education 09.21 / 22:44 indystar.com
    IPS teachers and students will have big decisions ahead as students choose schools and teachers reapply for their…
  5. Northern Illinois University employees could get salary hike

    SFgate.com-Education 09.21 / 22:43 sfgate.com
    DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University's acting president says she plans to request a 3 percent salary increase for university employees. Acting President Lisa Freeman plans to make the request to the university's board of trustees at a meeting in October, the Daily Chronicle reported. Eligible employees would include those hired before the end of 2016 and not currently under an open contract with a bargaining unit. "I want to emphasize that although this is a good thing, we wish …
  6. Old Dominion to start freshman QB vs No. 13 Virginia Tech

    SFgate.com-Education 09.21 / 22:43 sfgate.com
    Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder was looking to spark his anemic offense when he turned to 17-year-old freshman Steven Williams Jr. during last weekend's game against North Carolina. What he found was his new starting quarterback this week. Williams directed three scoring drives, one on a beautifully thrown 71-yard scoring pass, and had a 19-yard scramble in the Monarchs' 53-23 loss . That earned him his first start for the Monarchs (2-1) on Saturday at No. 13 Virginia Tech. "When I decided…
  7. New Mexico library shooting teen suspect pleads not guilty

    SFgate.com-Education 09.21 / 22:43 sfgate.com
    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — The teen accused of killing two people and seriously injuring four at a New Mexico library has waived a scheduled arraignment and pleaded not guilty to all charges. The Eastern New Mexico News reported (http://bit.ly/2fmaxYd ) Thursday that 16-year-old Nathaniel Jouett could potentially face two life sentences and 117 years in prison if convicted. He has been charged with two counts of murder and numerous other crimes stemming from the Aug. 28 shooting at the C…
  8. Monetary grant encourages a tobacco free generation by The American Cancer Society

    Theorion.com - Education 09.21 / 22:34 theorion.com
    The American Cancer Society awarded Chico State a $20,000 grant in support of its’ Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative. The initiative started through a partnership between the ACS and the CVS Health Foundation’s “Be the First” campaign. $50 million, were committed to supporting a tobacco free generation. The goal in reducing tobacco usage among college students…
  1. Tickets on Sale for Christmas with the Chefs Gala

    Bigislandnow.com - Food 09.21 / 22:58 bigislandnow.com
    The annual Christmas with the Chefs gala will be held on the seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 8 p…
  2. Heineken Holiday Program Includes Magnum Bottle

    Beveragedynamics.com - Food 09.21 / 22:57 beveragedynamics.com
    This November and December, Heineken’s “Spread Holiday Cheer” program will give drinkers a chance to win up to $5,000, and includes a limited-edition Magnum bottle (50.7 fl. oz.). Fully integrated with the brand’s ‘There’s More Behind the Star’ campaign featuring actor Benicio del Toro, the holiday program focuses on “product quality, rich heritage, and the joys of giving big throughout the season,” the company reports. Beginning in November, TV, onli…
  3. California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogame

    nwi.com-Food 09.21 / 22:44 nwitimes.com
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made "anti-water" statements in a cellphone g…
  4. California hits Gatorade in court for “anti-water” videogame

    SeattleTimes-Restaurants 09.21 / 22:43 seattletimes.com
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed water’s benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain Bolt. The game, downloaded 30,000 times in California and 2.3 million times worldwide, is […
  5. Storytelling, Now with Ice Cream

    Jared Goodman’s Morgan St. Theater brings the two together. by Zahir Janmohamed Jared Goodman has grown accustomed to the skepticism: A night of storytelling and ice cream for $39 per person? In a town where you can enjoy free ballet in the park and eat shockingly complex food cheaply from a roadside cart, Goodman realizes his monthly ice cream pop-ups are a hard sell. Despite this, his Morgan St. Theater events, in…
  6. Music Tastes Good: 10 rock star chefs you gotta try

    Presstelegram.com - Food 09.21 / 21:59 presstelegram.com
    When it comes to most music festivals, the musicians are the stars of the show.But things are a little different at the two-day Music Tastes Good festival, which returns to Long Beach Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at Marina Green Park.At this festival, which celebrates food as much as it does music, the rock stars share the spotlight with culinary…
  7. Steak with red wine sauce in just 30 minutes? Yes, please!

    Today.com - Food 09.21 / 21:42 today.com
    Who says you need hours to make a restaurant-quality meal? Curtis Stone proves you don't with his easy recipes for steak with red wine sauce and Brussels sprouts with caraway and…
  8. Bring the steakhouse home with Al Roker's recipes for all the classics

    Today.com - Food 09.21 / 21:42 today.com
    Al Roker shares his steak, potato and creamed spinach recipes to help you make a 5-star steakhouse dinner at…
  1. Jordan Peele Developing Nazi Hunter Series, 'The Hunt'

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:53 colorlines.com
    Sameer Rao/NOWArts & CultureTags: Arts & CultureJordan PeeleThe HuntWhite NationalismJordan Peele is adding a new narrative television drama about Nazi hunters to his growing slate of projects exploring the racism lurking in everyday American life. The Hollywood Reporter (THR) reported yesterday (September 20) that the “Get Out” filmmaker will executive produce “The Hunt” for a still undetermined network. The drama series draws from true events to depict what THR describes as “a d…
  2. Sterling K. Brown Hopes Emmy Win Opens Door for More Black Actors

    Colorlines.com - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:53 colorlines.com
    Sameer Rao/NOWArts & CultureTags: Arts & CultureSterling K. BrownThis Is UsVarietyEmmysSterling K. Brown made history alongside several actors of color on Sunday night (September 17), when he won the “Lead Actor in a Drama Series” Emmy Award for portraying Randall Pearson on NBC’s “This Is Us.” He reflects on the win in a new cover story for Variety, which hits newsstands today (September 20). COVER STORY: @SterlingKBrown opens up about his historic #Emmys win in morning-after int…
  3. How Chicago comedy prepared Jordan Klepper for Comedy Central

    Chicagoreader.com - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:53 chicagoreader.com
    The former Chicago improviser and Daily Show correspondent adds “yes, and” to “no, but” for his new show The Opposition With Jordan Klepper. Thanks in large part to Jordan Klepper, from 2005 to 2007 Chicago comedy connoisseurs had their Saturday-night plans locked down. They'd go to a party or check out an art show, then hurry over to the iO Theater, then located in Wrigleyville, just in time for the midnight performance of The…
  4. NCMA starts its fall film series with Hitchcock

    Newsobserver.com - Arts 09.21 / 22:45 newsobserver.com
    Friday night, the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh is kicking off its Fall Film Series with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 thriller “Notorious,” starring Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant … Click to Continue »…
  5. On stage, on the airwaves or on a podcast, D.L. Hughley is speaking his truth

    Newsobserver.com - Arts 09.21 / 22:45 newsobserver.com
    Comedian D.L. Hughley has had plenty of high-profile gigs on the small screen: sitcom star, talk-show host, game-show host, ensemble player in an Aaron Sorkin dramedy, “Dancing with the Stars” … Click to Continue »…
  6. Her Own Wings Remakes a Local Icon

    At Land Gallery, visions of the Portlandia that could have been. by Megan Burbank When downtown’s Portlandia sculpture was commissioned by the city in 1985, she was originally intended to be a reproducible symbol of Portland, like a West Coast Statue of Liberty. That didn’t happen: Artist Raymond Kaskey maintained exclusive rights to his sculpture. But now, with the new group show Her Own Wings: Femme…
  7. Johnston Marklee: Newness becomes a disease

    Christopher Hawthorne interviews Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee about this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial. The two reflect on the theme of the biennial—'Make New History'—and their role as curators.  Hawthorne: What attracted you to history as a guiding idea … Continue reading "Johnston Marklee: Newness becomes a…
  8. Majors and Minors: Thai music

    Tuftsdaily.com - Arts&Culture 09.21 / 22:18 tuftsdaily.com
    Through Majors and Minors, I hope to bring music from various cultures to light. By interviewing international students and others with multicultural backgrounds, I want to learn and share both traditional and contemporary music from around the world — especially music that Tufts students listen to back home: in cafés doing work, at parties with […] The post Majors and Minors: Thai music appeared first on The Tufts Da…
  1. Charlottesville: Blame the Incorporation Doctrine

    Centralization of power seldom ends well, as Charlottesville vividly illustrates in…
  2. NYLO Style for State of Search

    Stateofsearch.org - People 09.21 / 18:30 stateofsearch.org
    Comfort and class just steps from the conference State of Search is not like other conferences. So it stands to reason our hotel wouldn’t be like other hotels. Literally half a block away from our venue, Gilley’s, NYLO South Side is a boutique hotel “designed with a passion for art, music, and the environment.” That’s […] The post NYLO Style for State of Search appeared first on State of Search…
  3. Brattleboro’s library set to mark a storied birthday

    Vtdigger.org - People 09.21 / 17:40 vtdigger.org
    A half-century after the town’s Victorian-era Brooks Memorial building was bulldozed, its 1967 replacement is standing strong. The post Brattleboro’s library set to mark a storied birthday appeared first on VTD…
  4. How Ulta CEO Mary Dillon Defines Beauty & Her Must-Have Beauty Product

    Oceandrive.com - People 09.21 / 16:19 oceandrive.com
    As star CEO of Ulta Beauty, Mary Dillon shares the personal passions that keep her inspired and on the move. Reason to smile: CEO Mary Dillon (pictured here at the company’s satellite o…
  5. Activism 101 Podcast #16: What Do I Do When My Event Flops?

    In this episode of the Activism 101 podcast, I talk about some ways you can turn a poorly attended event into a positive experience and still use it to advance your…
  6. Happy belated (unconstitutional) Constitution Day!

    Unfortunately, Americans have been led to believe that the Constitution for the United States is the only American constitution. This is unbelievably…
  7. That Moron Don Rickles Is Dead — Comedy Mourns An Icon

    2paragraphs.com - People 09.21 / 03:58 2paragraphs.com
    There is only one man about whom the above obituary headline could serve as a compliment and homage — and that man is the late Don Rickles. Rickles, who made an art out of the insult — making him an unlikely precursor to today’s incendiary rap beefs, died at the age 90. Rickles was by all …
  8. Feds Threaten Maine Food Sovereignty Law; Governor LePage Caves

    AUGUSTA, Maine (Sept. 14, 2017) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has called for a special emergency session of the legislature to roll back a food sovereignty bill he signed into law earlier this year, after the federal government threatened to take over meat and poultry inspection in the state. Sen. Troy Jackson (D-Aroostook) sponsored…
  1. Half-a-Million People Gather in the Streets of Ukraine to Praise the Name of Jesus

    Cbn.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:52 cbn.com
    The streets of Kiev filled with songs of praise and thanks as 500,000 evangelical, Ukrainian Christians gathered to boldly bless the…
  2. Church’s revival Friday night aims to connect it to the Southeast Raleigh community

    Newsobserver.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:45 newsobserver.com
    As a buzz swarms worldwide about six Episcopal Church revivals planned for this year and 2018 to motivate, equip and mobilize Episcopalians for evangelism and reconciliation, St. Ambrose Episcopal Church … Click to Continue…
  3. Church in Australia receives firebombing threat over billboard opposing same-sex marriage

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:26 christiantimes.com
    An evangelical church in Brisbane, Australia has received numerous threats, including one that urged people to set the building on fire, after it displayed a billboard declaring, "God designed marriage between a man and a…
  4. Poll: Some Americans believe Muslims, atheists are not protected under First Amendment

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:26 christiantimes.com
    Some Americans believe that Muslims and atheists are not protected under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, according to a recent…
  5. Christian film critic says Darren Aronofsky's 'Mother!' is a blatant attack on Christianity

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:26 christiantimes.com
    A Christian film critic who saw the Darren Aronofsky's new horror film "Mother!" said that he was "shocked" by the blatant attack on Christianity in the…
  6. Ken Ham challenges media to show evidence that he blamed homosexuality for hurricanes

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:26 christiantimes.com
    Ken Ham, the president of creationist organization Answers in Genesis, has denounced a newspaper's claim that he blamed homosexuality for the recent hurricanes that hit the…
  7. Students for Life launches national tour with truck filled with 328,348 socks representing aborted babies

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 09.21 / 22:26 christiantimes.com
    Students for Life of America (SFLA) has launched a national tour with a truck filled with 328,348 socks, representing the number of babies aborted by Planned Parenthood each…
  8. ‘Juntos Sigamos Adelante’ enfocada en preparar al diócesis para futura

    Catholicsun.org - Religion 09.21 / 22:09 catholicsun.org
    Obispo Olmsted quiere "muchos más misioneros discípulos y personas de cualquier edad y cultura que conocen a Jesucristo y lo aman y por lo tanto, invitan a otros a s…
  1. HGTV superstars Jonathan and Drew Scott bring 'House Party' on tour

    SacBee-Book 09.21 / 22:43 sacbee.com
    Jonathan Scott dreamed about entertaining thousands like master illusionist David Copperfield. Twin brother Drew figured he'd have an NBA contract by the time he was 20. Plan B was to … Click to Continue…
  2. HGTV superstars Jonathan and Drew Scott bring 'House Party' on tour

    CharlotteObserver-Books 09.21 / 22:43 charlotteobserver.com
    Jonathan Scott dreamed about entertaining thousands like master illusionist David Copperfield. Twin brother Drew figured he'd have an NBA contract by the time he was 20. Plan B was to … Click to Continue…
  3. HGTV superstars Jonathan and Drew Scott bring 'House Party' on tour

    MiamiHerald-Books 09.21 / 22:42 miamiherald.com
    Jonathan Scott dreamed about entertaining thousands like master illusionist David Copperfield. Twin brother Drew figured he'd have an NBA contract by the time he was 20. Plan B was to … Click to Continue…
  4. A Joker Origin Movie Is a Bad Idea!

    It was announced a few weeks ago that director Martin Scorsese may be involved in bringing an origin story of legendary Batman villain, the Joker, to the big screen. With talks involving The Hangover director Todd Phillips, 8 Mile & The Fighter writer Scott Silver, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio in the titular role, the internet and the The post A Joker Origin Movie Is a Bad Idea! appeared first on The Source by S…
  5. Exclusive excerpt: ‘All I Want for Halloween’ by Marie Harte

    HEA shares an excerpt from contemporary romance All I Want for Halloween by Marie Harte, arriving Sept. 26. About the book: Tonight, she plans to let go. Dressed up and anonymous, Sadie Liberato feels powerful, sexy and free. Where better to lose herself than a masked party? Gear Blackstone’s cheating ex and scheming best friend have managed to spin his life into a serious downward spiral. At least with a mask on he can cut loose for one night. And cut loose he does—with the s…
  6. Interview: Tessa Clare, author of ‘The Divinity Bureau’

    Tessa Clare Joyce: Welcome to HEA, Tessa! Please tell us a bit about your new release, The Divinity Bureau. Tessa: The Divinity Bureau is a dystopian romance about a forbidden love between a young activist and a government employee, set in a world where a corrupt government bureau decides who lives and who dies by random selection. Think The Hunger Games meets Romeo and Juliet. Joyce: What distracts you the most when you’re trying to write? Tessa: Honestly, I can be a stereotypical…
  7. Lorelei James and Lauren Blakely share excerpts from new 1001 Dark Nights novellas

    Lorelei James and Lauren Blakely join HEA to share peeks at their new novellas in the 1001 Dark Nights collections, both out this month. Lorelei James First up, Lorelei introduces an excerpt from Tripped Out: A Blacktop Cowboys Novella, out earlier this month. Lorelei: One of the most fascinating things about being a writer is when characters who are just supposed to have a walk-on role in a book, come alive and are interesting enough that I’m anxious to create a story for them. That h…
  8. Interview: B.L. Berry, author of ‘Birthquake’

    B.L. Berry Joyce: Welcome to HEA, B.L.! Please tell us a bit about your new release, Birthquake. B.L.: The idea for Birthquake was born (pun totally intended) during a conversation I had with a girlfriend about all the hilarious horrors of pregnancy that every woman experiences but nobody ever talks about. I wanted to shed a humorous light and detail how a baby changes the dynamic of everything in a fun and flirty way that’s relatable. As a result, Henley and Jeff came to fruition in this a…
  1. See Also: Trouble Ahead For Biglaw

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 09.21 / 22:55 abovethelaw.com
    Clients Really Don’t Want To Pay For Associates: Clients are rebelling against the Biglaw staple of junior associate hours showing up in large quantities on bills. Joe Patrice explains how that could be bad for everyone. The Intersection Of Colonialism And Hurricane Relief: That’s where Puerto Rico lies after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Elie…
  2. Studying For Supreme Success

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 09.21 / 22:55 abovethelaw.com
    Most top law schools have a justice to point to. Some…
  3. Sheryl Sandberg Leans In To Take Public Beating On Mark Zuckerberg’s Behalf

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 09.21 / 22:55 abovethelaw.com
    Facebook’s fuck-up is on Sheryl because The Zuck is woke n…
  4. So You Want To Be An IP Lawyer Without A Technical Background (Part 2)

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 09.21 / 22:55 abovethelaw.com
    Getting a great IP job from... Craigslist? You never know where opportunities will…
  5. Justice Department reportedly asks Skadden for information about Manafort-related work

    Abajournal.com - Law 09.21 / 22:54 abajournal.com
    The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly asked Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom for information about its work on behalf of the former government…
  6. Yukos and the Provisional Application of the GATT: An (im)perfect Analogue?

    The 1947 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is often portrayed as one of the longest lived provisionally applied international treaties.  The GATT was signed in October 1947 as a temporary/“stopgap measure” that would later operate under the auspices of the International Trade Organization (ITO), the third pillar of the Bretton Woods system (with... Continue reading The post Yukos and the Provisional Application of the GATT: An (im)perfect Analogue? appeared first on Kluwer Arb…
  7. India Secures Ex-parte Ad-interim Injunction Restraining Vodafone BIT Arbitration

    The long-standing tax dispute between India and the Vodafone, also previously discussed in here,  recently entered new territory when India secured an ex-parte ad-interim injunction restraining the continuation of one of two bilateral investment treaty (“BIT”) arbitration proceedings initiated against it by the Vodafone group. A judge of the Delhi High Court granted this injunction on... Continue reading The post India Secures Ex-parte Ad-interim Injunction Restraining Vodafone BIT Arbit…
  8. Challenges to the Legitimacy of International Arbitration: A Report from the 29th Annual ITA Workshop

    The 29th Annual Workshop of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (“ITA”), which took place on 14-15 June 2017 in Dallas, focused on a timely subject of much importance to the future of international arbitration, namely, the “Challenges to the Legitimacy of International Arbitration.” The event was co-chaired by Caline Mouawad (King & Spalding), Jeremy K.... Continue reading The post Challenges to the Legitimacy of International Arbitration: A Report from the 29th Annual ITA Worksho…