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Leon Black seeks court sanction against attorneys representing

Leon Black, the billionaire financier, has asked a court to punish lawyers representing two women who have accused him of rape, claiming that the Wigdor firm “abused the court system to launder frivolous, unsubstantiated, and damaging accusations” designed to ruin his reputation. The sanctions motion, filed in New York state supreme court on Friday, comes […]

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Life Style

Meghan Markle stuns in special accessory representing ‘truthfulness’

Amanda Gorman is a poet best known for reciting her poem ‘The Hill We Climb’ at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. She is the latest guest of Meghan Markle’s podcast Archetypes, but the episode has not yet been released.  Amanda shared a photo of herself, Meghan, and Prince Harry […]

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Sports

RFU, WRU, World Rugby to be served with legal proceedings by firm representing players suffering neurological impairments

“This claim isn’t just about financial compensation,” Rylands Garth, representing over 225 players, said. “It is also about making the game safer and ensuring current and former players get tested, so that if they are suffering a brain injury they can get the clinical help they need” Last Updated: 22/11/22 9:25pm The RFU is among […]

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Canada

High school student from northern Sask. First Nation representing youth at COP27 in Egypt | CBC News

A high school student from a First Nation in northern Saskatchewan is representing Indigenous communities on the world stage. Sean Bernard, a Grade 12 student from Waterhen Lake First Nation, about 290 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon, is in Egypt this week to attend COP27, the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Bernard is a youth delegate, […]

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US

BNB and Ethereum Chains Are the Most Targeted by Web3 Criminals Representing 52% Of Losses

Web3 criminals had a clear preference for exploiting the BNB and ETH chains, according to a data presentation by BanklessTimes.com. The site reports that the two blockchains accounted for 52% of all Web3 losses in Q3 2022. In total, the Web3 ecosystem lost over $428M in the quarter from hacking and other fraudulent activity. BNB […]

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UK

World’s best bartender announced: Adrián Michalčík representing Norway is awarded the title of world’s best bartender at the Diageo World Class Global Bartender of the Year competition

SYDNEY, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This evening in Sydney, Norwegian bartender, Adrián Michalčík, mixed, stirred and shook his way to the Diageo World Class Global Bartender of the Year title, which saw bartenders from 50 countries take part.   Adrián went shaker to shaker with some of the best bartenders in the world in […]

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Technology

Apple pay rises are a pay cut after inflation, says union representing UK store workers

A union representing some UK retail store staff says that Apple pay rises awarded recently actually amount to a pay cut, after inflation is factored in. The union notes that Apple’s revenue and profit both rose dramatically last year, also pointing to the increase in Tim Cook’s compensation … Background We first learned of retail staff […]

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Travel

Who are the contestants representing Polk in the Miss Florida Pageant

Eryn LaLonde graduated from the University of Central Florida with her master’s in healthcare administration in May. She achieved her goal of graduating debt free thanks to the Miss America Organization.   “Through the Miss America Organization and connections I’ve made I’ve been awarded over $200,000 in scholarships,” the 24 year old said. “I haven’t […]

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Life Style

Retainer not mandatory for a solicitor-client relationship; confidential information must be relevant to disqualify lawyer from representing counterparty

“[D]isqualification is not imposed as a punishment for misconduct of the solicitor but rather is a protection for parties and wider interests of justice because the legitimacy of judicial decision depends in large part on the observance of the standards of procedural justice.” In China Construction Yangtze River (M) Sdn Bhd v Gold Mart Sdn […]

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Canada

Kokum scarf representing ‘strength, empowerment,’ being worn to support Ukraine | CBC News

Some Indigenous people in northern Ontario are honouring Ukraine by wearing a traditional scarf. Heidi Manitowabi, an Anishinaabe woman living in Sudbury is one of them. She’s been wearing a kokum scarf. It’s a piece of cloth used in powwows by jingle dancers “as a method of prayer while they’re dancing.” It can also be […]