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24 min ago | National Center for Policy Analysis

Misleading the Public on the Minimum Wage

The President is using misleading data to argue in favor of raising the minimum wage, according to economics professor Donald Boudreaux and graduate student Liya Palagasvili of George Mason University.

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Related Topix: George Mason University, The Data Company

1 hr ago | Deadline

ICM Joins Joint Venture To Support New Companies

ICM Partners has teamed with software company Originate and law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips to support the new venture, called O Labs.

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Related Topix: Manatt Phelps and Phillips

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gold Holds Two-Day Decline as Investors Weigh U.S. Outlook

Gold was little changed, after falling the previous two days, as investors weighed signs of an improving U.S. economy against tension over Ukraine and in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Financial Markets, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Southern Poverty Law Center outlived usefulness

The Southern Poverty Law Center's mission is in their own words is to fight hatred and bigotry and seek justice.A laughable self-glorification of an organization dedicated to promoting tolerance through heavy handed intolerance.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, Jackson, AL

FarmingUK

Investment in rural economy to rise as UK sees positive growth

Employment and investment will rise next year as the rural economy continues to benefit from a more positive UK economy, according to a survey by the CLA and Smiths Gore.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, The Data Company

Freshnews

Internap Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Internap Network Services Corporation , a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Internap Network Services, IT Services, Telecom, The Data Company

Reuters

Argentina debtholders offer to waive clause -FT

A group of Argentina's creditors holding "restructured" debt have offered to waive a clause that would help the country avoid a default, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources.

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Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins

The Washington Post

Who is Michele Roberts, the new NBPA executive director?

The process was lengthy, but, when it was over, NBA players had made a history-making choice for the next executive director of their union.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom, Sports

PE Hub

Federal prosecutor Marc Berger joins Ropes & Gray

Federal prosecutor Marc P. Berger has joined the New York office of Ropes & Gray .

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Related Topix: Ropes and Gray, Prison, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wall Street Journal

Citigroup Deputy Legal Counsel Leaves for Bank's Outside Law Firm

Citigroup Inc.'s deputy general counsel, Elizabeth Sacksteder, is leaving the bank to join the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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Related Topix: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton and Garrison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Why Aquino omitted FOI bill in 5th SONA

According to Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda, the FOI bill was not included in the latest SONA because the President already made clear his commitment to getting the measure passed before he steps down in 2016.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

Law.com

Jenner Unplugs Patent Challenge to Amazon's Kindle Charger

Handing a win to Amazon.com Inc. and its lawyers at Jenner & Block, a judge on Monday tossed a patent lawsuit alleging that the charger sold with Amazon's Kindle e-reader is identical to one sold by a small company called VoltStar Technologies Inc. The ruling by U.S. District Judge John Lee in Chicago dismisses design patent infringement claims ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jenner and Block

Alabama Live

'Crazy' to sue Alabama over prisons? It was regrettable but necessary, lawyer says

Maria Morris, managing attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center, announces a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Corrections alleging that the system violates federal law by ignoring inmates' medical and mental health needs.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Orange Beach, AL

Business Journal

Robins Kaplan lawyers, spouses injured in car wreck

Three partners at Minneapolis-based law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi were hurt in a weekend car crash while driving to the annual partners meeting at Gull Lake, attorney Mike Ciresi told the Star Tribune .

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Related Topix: Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi

Star Tribune

3 partners in Ciresi law firm among 7 hurt in Brainerd area car crash

The attorneys were attending the annual partners meeting at Madden's on Gull Lake for the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, when the crash occurred.

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Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi, Crow Wing County, MN

JD Journal

Zillow Merges with Trulia for $3.5 Billion

Zillow and Trulia, after nine years of competition in the online real estate community, have decided to merge and combine their efforts.

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Related Topix: Zillow, Shearman and Sterling, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, Startups, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WNYC-AM New York

Teacher Tenure Fight Comes to New York City

Seven parents filed a lawsuit with New York State Supreme Court on Monday seeking to overturn teacher tenure laws that they said prevent their children from receiving a "sound basic education" that is guaranteed by New York State's constitution.

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Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Kings College

Business Journal

2 Pittsburghers on Reed Smith's senior management team

Reed Smith LLP, one of Pittsburgh's largest law firms and biggest private companies, Monday announced the seven members of its senior management team.

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Related Topix: Reed Smith

EKathimerini

Euro inflation seen testing ECB patience as stimulus takes time

When the European Central Bank unleashed a stimulus barrage in June, it cautioned that the economy would take some time to respond.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank, Banking, The Data Company, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama prisoners claim they face retaliation for filing lawsuit over medical care

Cells in the infirmary hall at Julia Tutwiler Prison Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Elmore County near Wetumpka, Ala.

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Related Topix: Prison, Elmore County, AL, Wetumpka, AL, Southern Poverty Law Center

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