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Religious conservatives urge people to stop taking 'ALS...

Kevin McCullough of the American Family Association is urging his followers not to take "the ALS Challenge" because doing so will "kill" unborn children, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports .

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

International Business Times

Global Markets Overview - August 22, 2014

Data was solid - US home sales smashed estimates and held true month-on-month, while the Philly Fed manufacturing index also was stronger than estimated.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Housing

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Argentina bondholders working with Deutsche Bank on RUFO waiver

A group of Argentina's exchange bondholders is working with Deutsche Bank to remove the so-called RUFO clause that prevents the sovereign from voluntarily offering holdout creditors better terms than those of its 2005 and 2010 restructurings.

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Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins

Creative Loafing Atlanta

City Hall and APS lawyers trade jabs, threaten legal action in Beltline funding dispute

The ongoing dispute between the city and Atlanta Public Schools over roughly $160 million in funding to the Atlanta Beltline appears to have worsened in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Troutman Sanders, Fulton County, GA

New York Daily News

Developer scores major tenant for west side mega-project

Brookfield Properties, a development company building a $4.5 billion office and residential mega-project on five acres between Ninth and Tenth avenues in the West 30s, has secured a major tenant for the project, sources told the Daily News.

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Related Topix: Brookfield Properties, Real Estate, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom

TheBlaze.com

Obama Administration Sued for Data on Sexual Misconduct by TSA Airport Screeners

While Judicial Watch agreed to narrow its request for information in March, TSA did not produce any documents at all, "or respond in any other substantive way as required by law."

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News

Business Journal

Data breach reported at Monroeville UPS Store among others nationwide

A Monroeville UPS Store is among 51 nationwide that are caught up in a potential data breach that may have exposed customers' personal information.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

GlobeSt.com

Hunton & Williams Expands Practice West

Save the date: October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.

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Related Topix: Hunton and Williams, California, Seyfarth Shaw

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ComputerWorld

Data#3 revenue rises to $833.5m

Data#3 has reported a revenue of $833.5 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2014, an 8.1 per cent increase on 2013's revenue of $771 million.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Outsourcing

West Australian

BES junior bondholders pick law firm over bank split

A dramatic restructuring plan agreed on Aug. 3 moved most of Banco Espirito Santo's business into the newly created Novo Banco, which was bolstered by 4.9 billion euros of capital from the country's bank resolution fund.

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Related Topix: Shearman and Sterling, Brazil, World News

Daily Herald

U of I can expect presidential pay to rise

An employee of the firm helping the University of Illinois search for a new president says the school should expect to pay a salary in line with its status as a top university.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

Business Journal

Comparison shopping for chest pain, costs vary at Memphis-area hospitals

If you're having chest pains, it's not likely that you'd take the time to compare the cost of treatments - because in a medical emergency, all the normal rules for shopping go out the window.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, The Data Company, Medicaid

Business Journal

Michael Best's Paul Lucey joins creditor, debtor firm

Milwaukee attorney Paul Lucey , who has represented lenders and creditors in recent years as a partner at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, has jumped to the other side of creditor-debtor disputes by joining a boutique Milwaukee law firm that specializes in creditors and debtors rights and counts the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee among its clients.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Michael Best and Friedrich

Business Journal

Attorney John Hovel's legacy offers hope for others with cancer

John Hovel , a shareholder in the Milwaukee law firm of Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk SC, has died following a four-year battle with colon and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Foley and Lardner, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

West Australian

Analysis - Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

China's economy is slowing. The euro zone's is a flat line. Japan's sank in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

JD Journal

Michael Caplan Becomes COO of Goodwin Procter

Summary: Michael Caplan becomes Chief Operating Officer of Goodwin Procter LLP with effect from August 18. He succeeds Arthur Greenberg, who is retiring.

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Related Topix: Goodwin Procter, Insurance, Marsh and Mclennan Companies, Pop/Rock, The Association

Fox News

Foreign investors are even more involved in U.S. real estate than you might think.

In 2013, foreign direct investment in U.S. commercial real estate achieved record numbers and big headlines.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Real Estate, General Growth Properties, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Opinion, Business News

Reuters

Exclusive: Amid investor pressure, PetSmart says to explore sale

PetSmart Inc said on Tuesday it will explore a potential sale of the company, bowing to mounting pressure from several shareholders led by activist investor Jana Partners LLC. Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday that the pet supply retailer, which has a market capitalization of nearly $7 billion, has decided to review strategic alternatives and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, PETsMART, Pets, Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Lawyers of the GWB

THE POLITICAL cost of the George Washington Bridge scandal may be incalculable, but the legal fees are not.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Chris Christie, US Governors, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Law.com

McDermott Beats Back Drug Patent Challenge for Depomed

Depomed Inc. said a ruling Tuesday preserves its monopoly on the pain drug Gralise for a decade, allowing the small pharmaceutical company and its investors to breathe a huge sigh of relief.

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Related Topix: DepoMed, Startups, Newark, NJ, McDermott Will and Emery

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