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Bet against the banks but don't bet against the insurance companies

33 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Legal & General paid out £36m in Covid-19 related life insurance claims but also made a £32m gain There is a grim calculus for insurers handling coronavirus claims, laid bare...
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Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state's gig worker law

Uber and Lyft just got hit with another lawsuit in California over claims the companies are skirting the state's gig worker law

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

California's labor commissioner announced Wednesday that her office is suing Uber and Lyft, claiming the companies are stealing wages from drivers by "willfully misclassifying...
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Anthony Levandowski, Engineer at Centre of Uber v. Waymo, Sentenced to 18 Months for Trade Theft

Anthony Levandowski, Engineer at Centre of Uber v. Waymo, Sentenced to 18 Months for Trade Theft

1 hour ago   |   Gizmodo

This is the outcome of a complicated series of legal battles between tech and transport titans.
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Prosecutor admits to trading her legal services for meth

Prosecutor admits to trading her legal services for meth

1 hour ago   |   Metro

Cathy Adams, a former prosecutor accused of trading her services for meth, is seen representing client David Carroll in 2007 A prosecutor admitted to trading her legal...
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L.A. County issues 'legally binding' ban on gatherings after one person was shot dead at party

L.A. County issues 'legally binding' ban on gatherings after one person was shot dead at party

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Los Angeles County Health Department on Tuesday issued a 'legally binding' ban on gatherings to prevent coronavirus spread following a fatal shooting at a party early that morning.
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20 state attorneys general are demanding that Facebook improve its policing of online hate speech and disinformation

20 state attorneys general are demanding that Facebook improve its policing of online hate speech and disinformation

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

State attorneys general are calling on Facebook to do more to fight hate speech and disinformation. 20 AGs signed an open letter addressing the social network on Wednesday. The...
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Migos rapper Takeoff sued 'by woman claiming he raped her at LA party' in June

Migos rapper Takeoff sued 'by woman claiming he raped her at LA party' in June

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The woman, named as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, claims the sexual attack happened in June, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ .
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Meghan Markle Wins Legal Battle to Keep Friends' Names Private

2 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Meghan Markle won her legal battle to keep her friends' names private after issuing a statement in early July accusing the Mail on Sunday of threatening to identify them.
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A Lowe's customer filed a $20 million suit against the home improvement retailer after an anti-mask shopper allegedly flouted the store's facial covering rules and spat in his face

A Lowe's customer filed a $20 million suit against the home improvement retailer after an anti-mask shopper allegedly flouted the store's facial covering rules and spat in his face

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In June, an argument over masks in a Lowe's store resulted in one man spitting on the other, according a legal complaint. Now Lowe's shopper John Birke is suing the home...
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Congress is remarkably unprepared for a contested presidential election. Here's how it could play out this November

Congress is remarkably unprepared for a contested presidential election. Here's how it could play out this November

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The 2020 presidential election will almost certainly see record levels of mail voting. States will likely struggle to adjust to holding elections during an unprecedented...
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Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen send Inter Milan through to the Europa...

Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen send Inter Milan through to the Europa League quarter-finals

Inter Milan are through to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, with former Premier League duo Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen scoring in the one-off last-16 tie in... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series launched with phones on sale in just two weeks

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series launched with phones on sale in just two weeks

The new Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra 5G phones will come with the series' signature S Pen stylus built-in, with increased responsiveness to better mimic using a real pen... Read more ...

Nathan Ake completes Man City transfer in £40m move from Bournemouth

Nathan Ake completes Man City transfer in £40m move from Bournemouth

The left-sided Dutch defender becomes the second signing in 24 hours at the Etihad, following Valencia's Ferran Torres, and has signed a five-year deal with Pep Guardiola's side Read more ...

Copenhagen beat Istanbul Basaksehir to set up Europa League quarter-final...

Copenhagen beat Istanbul Basaksehir to set up Europa League quarter-final against Manchester United

EUROPA LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Danish side Copenhagen set up a Europa League quarter-final against Manchester United after brushing aside Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Man Utd player ratings vs LASK: Romero, Lingard and Mata shine in Europa...

Man Utd player ratings vs LASK: Romero, Lingard and Mata shine in Europa League win

Manchester United beat LASK 2-1 in their Europa League clash at Old Trafford. Read more ...

Meghan Markle wins fight to keep identities of five friends secret

Meghan Markle wins fight to keep identities of five friends secret

Meghan Markle has won a High Court bid to keep secret the identities of five friends who gave an anonymous interview to a US magazine in the latest stage of her legal action... Read more ...

Samsung Note 20 and Galaxy S20 have three more years of Android updates coming

Samsung Note 20 and Galaxy S20 have three more years of Android updates coming

Samsung committed to three years of Android updates for its flagship phones, starting with the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy S20 series. Read more ...

'Street benzos': Warning over surge in deadly bootlegged sedatives and...

'Street benzos': Warning over surge in deadly bootlegged sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs

A surge in the use of bootlegged sedatives and anti-anxiety medications linked to a string of hospital admissions and deaths during lockdown has prompted an alert from health... Read more ...

Jadon Sancho to Man Utd moves step closer as Red Devils agree Alexis Sanchez...

Jadon Sancho to Man Utd moves step closer as Red Devils agree Alexis Sanchez transfer exit

Manchester United have offloaded Alexis Sanchez after cutting his contract short - making Jadon Sancho to Old Trafford that little bit more likely. Read more ...

Gareth Bale AXED from Real Madrid squad for Champions League clash with Man City

Gareth Bale AXED from Real Madrid squad for Champions League clash with Man City

Gareth Bale has once again been snubbed by Zinedine Zidane, who has refused to make room for him in Real Madrid's 24-man squad to travel to the Etihad for their biggest match... Read more ...