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Negotiators from 200 nations have struck a deal on how to implement the Paris climate agreement  

Associated Press/Aijaz Rahi After two weeks of United Nations talks, negotiators from nearly 200 nations reached a deal on the Paris climate accord on Saturday. They have agreed on a set of rules that will govern the 2015 accord. The talks were meant to provide firm guidelines for countries on how to transparently report their greenhouse gas emissions and their efforts to reduce them. KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countr

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2018-12-15 16:37:24



Early adopters of AI in transportation and logistics already enjoy profit margins greater than 5% — while non-adopters are in the red  

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Major logistics providers have long relied on analytics and research teams to make sense of the data they generate from their operations.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Congress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industryDaimler is trying to set

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2018-12-15 16:37:00



Juul to its employees: No more vaping at your desk  

Pax Labs Juul told its employees on Dec. 11 that California-based employees can no longer vape at their desks, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The company, based in San Francisco, is enforcing a 2016 California law in which e-cigarettes are banned in the workplace. Juul will erect a tent outside of its San Francisco headquarters for vaping.  Employees at Juul Labs Inc. have created the buzziest e-cigarette on the market. There's no other vape that's also a verb &mdas

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2018-12-15 15:32:56



Congress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industry  

Shutterstock The US Farm Bill passed on Wednesday legalizes hemp, a plant that's roughly identical to marijuana and is a key source of highly touted wellness ingredient CBD. The bill defines hemp as an agricultural product for the first time and amends a major drug law that hadn't been altered in 50 years. Experts said the shift could spike interest in CBD, which is also the active ingredient in the first cannabis-based medicine to gain federal approval in the US. Despite its hazy leg

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2018-12-15 15:24:00



The 29 tech companies with the best company culture in 2018  

Comparably Comparably, a website that rates companies across a number of different areas, released its 2018 Best Company Culture list. Of the 50 businesses on that list, 29 were tech companies. Below, we've compiled the list of 29 companies in tech with the best company culture below.  Good company culture is one of the most important aspects of any job.  Sure, beer in the fridge and holiday parties are nice. But having company culture runs deeper than the perks — no mat

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2018-12-15 15:24:00



The $2 billion food delivery firm coveted by Uber just opened its first brick-and-mortar restaurant  

Thomson Reuters British food delivery startup Deliveroo has opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Hong Kong. The "Deliveroo Food Market" will cater both to online orders and in-store customers. Reports emerged in September that Uber was in acquisition talks with Deliveroo. Deliveroo, the British food delivery startup last valued at $2 billion, has opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Hong Kong. Named the "Deliveroo Food Market," the location will fulfil both online orders and serve

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2018-12-15 15:23:00



Match Group's CEO audited the company's payroll to make sure she was paying women equally and was surprised at the results (MTCH)  

Samantha Lee/Business InsiderJerod Harris/Getty Images When Mandy Ginsberg took over as CEO of Match Group she vowed to make sure the company was welcoming to women. She knew she had to audit the company's payrolls to make sure that women were paid equally to men. She hired an outside auditor and was so shocked when they told her that Match was paying women 100% equally that she made the auditor double check the results. She now credits one of her long-held leadership practices on how to d

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2018-12-15 15:22:00



'Low code' and 'no code' products is the hottest trend in enterprise startups  

At Amazon's annual cloud conference, AWS re:Invent, Business Insider sat down with Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, to talk about the hottest trends in enterprise startups. Boldstart Ventures often writes the first check to early enterprise startups, and it was the first to invest in Greenplum, which became part of Pivotal Software. Sim says that there's massive opportunity in "low code, no code," security and serverless applications. The next big trend in sta

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2018-12-15 15:22:00



Facebook created a giant winter village in San Francisco with chainsaw ice-sculpting and frolicking elves for its 2-day holiday party (FB)  

David Ramos/Getty Images Facebook threw its annual holiday party for employees last weekend. It was themed around a winter village, with attractions including chainsaw ice-sculpting, a "thumbs up tavern," and costumed dancers. It's been a pretty rough year for Facebook employees, and morale dropping following multiple scandals. Attendees shared photos of the revelry on Instagram. Facebook employees blew off steam this weekend with a two-day party at a swanky San Francisco venue that fea

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2018-12-15 15:21:00



Trump's newest chief of staff called him a 'terrible human being' days before winning presidency  

Alex Wong/Getty Images In 2016, Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's acting White House chief of staff, called then-presidential candidate Donald Trump "flawed" and said he was going to support him despite "the fact that I think he's a terrible human being." The comments were made six days before the 2016 presidential election. Footage of comments made by Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's pick for acting White House chief of staff, began circulating on the internet hours after th

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2018-12-15 01:14:01



NALP Throws In The Towel — See Also  

NEW NALP STANDARDS: Well, actually, there are no standards. LAW SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IS UP: Call it the "Trump Bump." THIS JUDGE IS TIRED OF YOUR NONSENSE:And she's willing to put it bluntly. BRETT KAVANAUGH TURNS OFF ANOTHER REPUBLICAN: The chief justice of the California Supreme Court has had it with Republicans. SECRET BONUS MATCH: Well, it's not really "secret," there's just no memo.

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2018-12-15 00:15:28



GM is issuing layoff notices for 5 US and Canadian factories — but over 1,000 workers are interested in relocating (GM)  

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images GM has begun to notify hourly workers of layoffs at five plants in the US and Canada. The carmaker has 2,700 positions available at other facilities. GM is also providing severance and services to salaried employees facing layoffs or voluntary buyouts. Last month, General Motors announced that it intended to idle five US and Canadian factories amid a shift in the auto industry away from passenger cars toward SUVs. The carmaker has begun to notify the federal g

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2018-12-15 00:06:25



BNP Paribas Executive Offers Pepé Le Pew Defense In Sexual Discrimination Trial  

'Oh, mon cheri, how can you be mad when you are my 'Princess'?'

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2018-12-14 23:49:37



Democrats react with fury after federal judge rules that Obamacare is unconstitutional  

Rogelio V. Solis/AP Images Democrats responded with fury on Friday night after a federal judge in Texas ruled that key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as "Obamacare," were unconstitutional — rendering the entire law unconstitutional. Some conservative groups praised the ruling, while other Republican lawmakers stayed silent. The federal judge ruled the individual mandate was unconstitutional, and that because it is "essential to and inseverable from the remainde

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2018-12-14 23:49:20



alt.legal: Who Makes Partner at Atrium?  

A conversation with the newest partners.

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2018-12-14 23:15:18



Trump reportedly grew frustrated no one wanted to be his chief of staff before settling on Mick Mulvaney  

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters President Donald Trump reportedly tapped Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to become his next White House chief of staff after growing frustrated that none of his top candidates would accept the position. Unlike other high-profile candidates who were considered for the position, Mulvaney was not formally interviewed, officials said. Despite Trump's assurances that the vacancy was highly desired, some Democratic lawmakers not persuaded.

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2018-12-14 23:06:57



Is Your Practice Ready For The Future?  

Notes to my (legal) self.

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2018-12-14 22:43:28



How To Make A Great First Impression With Clients [Sponsored]  

First meetings are all about laying a foundation to build on.

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2018-12-14 22:17:23



A Norwegian Air Boeing 737MAX was forced to divert to Iran after suffering a mechanical failure  

Boeing A Norwegian Air Boeing 737MAX was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Iran on Friday due to a technical malfunction. The two-month-old jet landed safely in Shiraz, Iran. The 189 passengers and crew on board were transported to a hotel near the airport. A relief Boeing 737-800 was dispatched from Norway along with a pair of technicians who will determine if spare parts will need to be sourced. It is unclear if there will be complications with parts procurement due to recent US

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2018-12-14 21:47:45



From The Career Files: The Golden Age Of Lawyers  

Lawyers have never had such a large and public role in how our society functions.

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2018-12-14 21:43:39



The Only Biglaw Firm To Announce An All-Women Partnership Class  

Some law firms are mindful about diversity and gender equality -- this is one of them.

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2018-12-14 21:16:30



A federal judge just ruled that Obamacare is unconstitutional, threatening healthcare chaos  

Thomson Reuters In a ruling released Friday evening, a federal judge in Texas sided with 19 states arguing that key provisions of the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare" are unconstitutional. The ruling brings new uncertainty to the country's healthcare markets, a day before the deadline to sign up for Affordable Care Act health plans in many states. The ruling doesn't go into effect immediately, and is almost certain to be appealed by state attorneys general who are defending the law. "As

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2018-12-14 21:10:00



Did D.C. Bar Course Tell Attorneys It's Totally Cool To Discriminate If That's What The Client Wants?  

Does ethics compel discrimination? No, probably not.

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2018-12-14 20:42:24



Federal Judge Is Sick And Tired Of You 'Whiny' Lawyers And She's Going To Tell You About It  

Judge Gilmore is fresh out of patience for this nonsense.

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2018-12-14 20:15:37



Lawyers: Don't Make These Client Development Mistakes In 2019  

Always strive to understand your client's business. Identify a potential problem, opportunity, or change that impacts potential clients and present them.

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2018-12-14 19:46:09



Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn's false statements  

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel's office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel argued Flynn had agreed on his own to meet with federal agents and did not need a warning that it was against the law to lie to

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2018-12-14 19:04:28



33 under-$50 gifts from Target that prove you can get all your shopping done in one place  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Going to a different store for every item on your holiday shopping list can be a huge headache, so it's important to start with stores that have a wide selection of gifts. Target is a one-stop-shop year-round, so it's a onvenient destination during this time of year. On top of that, it has free two-day shipping on alm

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2018-12-14 19:00:00



The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody received medical care 90 minutes after first showing symptoms  

Getty Images/Joe Raedle The 7-year-old migrant girl who died in Border Patrol custody last week has been identified as Jakelin Caal Maquin, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). A CBP timeline showed she couldn't access emergency medical care until roughly 90 minutes after she began showing symptoms. According to CBP, agents first became aware of the girl's symptoms during a bus ride to a Border Patrol station. Emergency medical workers began providing care once the bus arrived

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2018-12-14 18:37:20



No Memo, But We're Pretty Sure This Biglaw Firm Is Handing Out Market Bonuses  

Plus extra cash for high performers!

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2018-12-14 18:13:05



The Recruiting Game Done Changed  

All of the timelines and guideposts that served as the foundation of entry-level recruiting have been eliminated. 

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2018-12-14 17:47:39



California Firm Announces New Comp  

This is a nice perk.

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2018-12-14 17:18:43



Law School Enrollment Is Up For The First Time In Nearly A Decade  

The Trump bump is real, and young students who want change in America are heading to law school.

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2018-12-14 16:48:31



Individual Bonus Memos At This Firm  

Things are going well at this firm... we guess.

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2018-12-14 16:15:55



Under Armour Can't Help But Issue A Cease And Desist For Tiny Clothier Cascade Armory  

We must protect this house!

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2018-12-14 15:48:31



Getting It Right When We Get It Wrong  

Lawyers hate admitting mistakes, and the profession is worse for it.

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2018-12-14 15:03:38



Morning Docket: 12.14.18  

* Lawyers dominate quote of the year list. That's not a good thing. [Law.com] * Ninth Circuit warns district judges against issuing injunctions because fascism works through shaming not through edicts. [The Recorder] * Debevoise and Covington have some 'splaining to do in CBS case. [American Lawyer] * Stand Your Ground law also applies to police which is obvious because it really just applies to "white people." [NY Times] * If you thought the Chief of Staff job couldn't get dumber th

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2018-12-14 13:55:26



Daimler is trying to set the standard for EV batteries (BMWYY, DMLRY, VWAPY)  

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. German auto behemoth Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, plans to buy a whopping $23 billion worth of electric vehicle (EV) batteries through 2030, according to Automotive News. Business Insider IntelligenceSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Uber is ramping u

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2018-12-14 10:54:00



The towering political figures who died in 2018  

REUTERS/Adrees Latif 2018 witnessed the deaths of several internationally-renowned figures who, for the past century, shaped the world's political stage for good or bad. Here are 10 of the most prominent politicians, civil rights leaders, dictators, and activists who passed away this year. George H.W. Bush Matt Sayles, File via AP George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died at the age of 94 in Houston on November 30th. Bush, who went by “41” to avoid confu

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2018-12-14 10:53:08



15 cool and unique tech gifts for kids that are also educational  

Samantha Lee / Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Technology-themed toys are a great way for kids to enjoy themselves while also honing skills that will be useful in the job market of their adult lives. STEM toys encourage critical thinking, logic, problem solving, and are often good for hand-eye coordination and fine motor muscle devel

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2018-12-14 10:50:00



California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race  

California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices. California, the nation's most populous liberal state, has moved its presidential nominating contest to early in the 2020 calendar. Leaders hope this shift will give it maximum impact on the selection of a Democratic nominee and push candidates to address progressive issues such as climate change. The move could also create tension for candidates who simultaneously may be courting more moder

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2018-12-14 10:43:00



7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend  

Netflix Every week, we put together a list of seven great movies you can watch on Netflix over the weekend. This week's list includes "Roma," the Golden Globe-nominated Netflix original film, and "The Princess Diaries," which leaves the streaming service in January. We're here to make your weekend binge-watching easy. Every week, we look through the movies available on Netflix and recommend seven movies you can watch over the weekend. Some of our selections recently came to Netflix and

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2018-12-14 10:41:28



New Jersey Democrats want to make Republicans a permanent minority — and are getting accused of gerrymandering for it  

(AP/Julio Cortez New Jersey Democratic lawmakers are attempting to make Republicans a permanent minority, by law. The New York Times reported that a proposal making its way through the state's legislature — a Democratic stronghold —  would amend the New Jersey constitution to require district maps to reflect how major political parties perform in statewide elections.  The proposal caused alarm not only among Republicans, Democratic leaders such as former Obama administ

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2018-12-14 10:38:47



People over 65 actually read faster than those in their 20s, and it could be because of 'computer vision syndrome'  

Youproduction / Shutterstock A new survey suggests people over the age of 65 are the quickest readers. A reading test, developed by an opticians, found over-65s are 14% quicker at reading than 35-44 year olds.  It could be due to younger people staring at screens all day, as older people spend the least amount of time in front of them. Too much screen time can cause computer vision syndrome. Symptoms include eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes, and blurred vision. We're all guilty of

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2018-12-14 10:36:00



Chinese hackers are reportedly stealing loads of US Navy secrets, and the Navy is scrambling to stop it  

US Navy Photo Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer warned in an internal memo in October that "attempts to steal critical information are increasing in both severity and sophistication," The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The secretary has launched a review of the service branch's cybersecurity weaknesses, as Chinese hackers target contractors and subcontractors to steal military secrets. China allegedly targets US military service branches, commercial entities, and even critical nat

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2018-12-14 10:35:52



The best sheets you can buy for your bed  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. After reviewing dozens of contenders for the best sheets, our top pick are the 280-thread-count Pima Cotton Percale Sheets from L.L. Bean. Crisp, cool, and comfortable against your skin, these sheets make bedtime a treat. Few would deny that at the end of a long, hard day, sliding into a comfortable bed outfitted with soft, sm

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2018-12-14 10:35:00



I've been working in real estate for 7 years, and I have a warning for anyone trying to buy a home with help from their parents  

Steven Senne/AP Dana Bull is a real estate agent, investor, and coach based in Boston. Bull estimates about half of her millennial clients receive financial help from parents or grandparents to buy their first home. Whether the homebuyer receives help in the form of a gift, loan, or co-sign, it's important to develop a plan before starting the home-shopping process — and leave the family drama out of it. The real-estate market has been booming. So much so, that it seems like everyo

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2018-12-14 10:33:00



Major automakers including Ford, Audi, and Tesla are implementing immersive technology into their workplaces (TSLA, AUDVF, F, FB)  

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Immersive technology, including AR and VR, is starting to have a larger impact on the enterprise as more businesses realize the value it can provide. Business Insider IntelligenceSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Amazon is discontinuing the Tap, one of the company's first Echo speakersN

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2018-12-14 10:29:56



Pink responded to a fan who criticized her husband's parenting skills: 'Are you a perfect parent?'  

Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images Pink clapped back at an Instagram user who commented on a photo she posted and said that Carey Hart (Pink's husband) has a "complete lack of regard for proper care or concern at times" with the couple's two children named Willow and Jameson.  The singer responded, saying: "How often have you watched him parent? Do you know my children? Are you aware of their development? Even better: what are your credentials in parenting expertise? Are you a perfect parent?

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2018-12-14 10:28:33



The Dow drops 200 points after Chinese economic data sparks growth fears  

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Global equities fell Friday as disappointing economic data in China added to fears about slowing economic growth. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week, the most since March. Watch the major US indexes trade in real time here. Wall Street opened lower Friday as weaker-than-expected economic data in China stirred fears about slowing growth around the globe, with equities erasing most gains for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.8%, or about 200 poi

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2018-12-14 10:28:00



I tried intermittent fasting for a month — and I saw 7 life-changing results  

Jennifer Still Intermittent fasting, the practice of eating only within a specific window of time each day, can be an effective form of dieting.  Here, author Jennifer Still details how a routine of intermittent fasting changed her life in seven ways.    With all the conflicting dietary advice out there, it's hard to know what to write off as a cheap gimmick and what might actually be worth a shot. When I discovered intermittent fasting (IF), the practice of eating only

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2018-12-14 10:27:00



Jake Johnson revealed how his 'Jurassic World' character would have evolved if he'd returned in 'Fallen Kingdom'  

Universal Jake Johnson admitted he was sad that his "Jurassic World" character, Lowery Cruthers, wasn't brought back for the sequel, "Fallen Kingdom." Talking to Business Insider while doing press for "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," in which he voices Peter Parker, Johnson revealed some of the ideas he and screenwriter Derek Connolly came up with for the character in an early draft of the movie that was eventually scrapped.    Jake Johnson has found success in the last dec

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2018-12-14 10:26:20



Natalie Portman thought she was texting her cousin Meryl and was actually texting Meryl Streep  

NBC Natalie Portman appeared on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" Thursday. During the interview, Portman told the story of how she accidentally texted Meryl Streep. Portman says that her cousin, an illustrator also named Meryl, moved to LA recently, and that she's been inviting her to a lot of her family's Jewish holiday celebrations. When Meryl didn't respond to a few of her recent invitations she grew worried, then realized that she had been texting the other Meryl in her phone: Meryl Stree

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2018-12-14 10:25:14



5 public apologies made by CNN hosts and contributors in 2018  

Ric Feld,File/AP CNN had its fair share of controversies this year.  From homophobic tweets to on-air profanity, CNN hosts and contributors had a few moments to apologize for in 2018.   We've rounded up five of those apologies here.  Kaitlan Collins apologizes for homophobic tweets. AP Photo/Alex Brandon Kaitlan Collins, a White House correspondent for CNN, apologized in October after tweets of hers with gay slurs surfaced.  A conservative news site publicized t

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2018-12-14 10:21:56



E-commerce is playing a growing role in CPG sales  

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Although e-commerce only accounted for $74 billion worth of consumer packaged goods (CPG) sales out of the total $845 billion in 2017, it's this channel that's growing the fastest, according to a study by Criteo. Business Insider IntelligenceSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Indonesian e

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2018-12-14 10:21:00



One of the most tapped-in Apple analysts just slashed his iPhone XR sales estimates — again (AAPL)  

A widely followed Taiwan-based Apple analyst just cut his estimates on the iPhone XR. Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst with TF International Securities, wrote in a note that he was cutting iPhone estimates for the first quarter of 2019, again, due in part to lower-than-expected XR demand. The report knocked Apple shares down by 2% on Thursday. Watch Apple trade live here. A widely followed Apple analyst, known for accuracy, cut his sales estimates for the iPhone XR Friday, exacerbating sweepi

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2018-12-14 10:20:00



Volatility Exposes Value  

Volatile markets just aren't fun. But they can help you take advantage of stocks that are better than their peers but not getting valued properly. Wealth Daily editor Jason Williams explains how to find "relative value" in any market.

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2018-12-14 00:00:00



Something To Read While Above The Law Parties — See Also  

Tonight's Our Holiday Party: Will you be there? Biglaw Rankings: Who's tops in client service? Yup, The Federal Government Wants Lawyers To Work For Free: No, this is not new. Rules Are There Are No Rules: A look at the latest in rulemaking from NALP. Trouble With Scare Quotes: Paul Weiss and their "diversity" issue.

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2018-12-13 22:44:49



The Biglaw Firm Accused Of Union-Busting Techniques In Media Negotiations  

Giving Biglaw a bad name.

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2018-12-13 22:17:44



Maria Butina Plea Reminds Us How Easy It Is To Turn Thirsty Men  

The scheme to turn the NRA into a Russian front involved some basic ass men.

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2018-12-13 22:02:44



Teladoc Sued By Shareholders After Report Alleges Misconduct By Top Executive  

He allegedly had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a subordinate and engaged with the employee in insider trading.

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2018-12-13 21:44:48



As Thomson Reuters Readies Layoffs Of 3,200, What's It Mean For Customers?  

TR presented details on why it is making these reductions in staff and offices and what they mean for the company and its customers.

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2018-12-13 21:16:01



How Does Your Law Firm's NPS Stack Up? [Sponsored]  

It's important to see how your firm is serving clients, but it's also important to see how you compare to the legal industry as a whole.

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2018-12-13 20:48:52



Biglaw New York Mainstay Opens Up Its First West Coast Office  

Welcome to Cali!

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2018-12-13 20:15:43



Has Your Firm Announced Bonuses? Because These $1M+ PPP Firms Haven't  

If this list fails to mark off someone who has already issued bonuses, please let us know.

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2018-12-13 19:45:57



New NALP 'Rules' For Law School Recruitment Seem To Promote Organized Chaos  

The new rules are that there are no rules!

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2018-12-13 19:14:45



The 'father of the internet' says that Google employee backlash to its defense work was just 'a lot of misunderstanding' (GOOGL)  

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet, this week defended Google's work on Project Maven — its controversial pilot program with the Pentagon.  Employee objections to the work, which involved developing artificial-intelligence technologies for use by the Defense Department, were based on a misunderstanding of the nature of the work, said Cerf, who is Google's chief internet evangelist. But the company could have been more transparent about w

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2018-12-13 18:50:41



Law Student Allegedly Makes Threat Of Gun Violence Against Professor, Gets Suspended, Sues School To Take Finals  

This wee little 1L actually won his case against the school.

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2018-12-13 18:42:34



The Department Of Justice Is Looking For Unpaid Labor And Has Been For Some Time  

Don't take the unpaid Special Assistant U.S. Attorney job, unless you are rich, of course.

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2018-12-13 18:13:54



More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here's how blockchain could change that  

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seemingly being explored by innovation teams in every corner of every industry. This includes the logistics industry, which, despite continuing on an impressive upward trajectory — the market is expected to reach $1

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2018-12-13 18:03:00



Paul Weiss 'Addresses' Partnership Diversity Kerfuffle  

The firm is doing the right thing... but maybe not as eloquently as it could.

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2018-12-13 17:47:52



Trump is failing to achieve one of the biggest goals of his trade war, and he only has himself to blame  

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump wanted to use tariffs to help bring down the trade deficit with China. The US-China trade deficit hit a record high in the month of October. According to economists from Goldman Sachs, Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods are actually making the trade deficit worse. One of the President Donald Trump's biggest goals for the trade war was to reduce the US's trade deficit with China. But according to Goldman Sachs, the president is only making it

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2018-12-13 17:46:11



Germany and the US are haggling over access to secret missile-defense data  

Matthias Schrader (Associated Press) COLOGNE, Germany — The United States and Germany continue to negotiate behind the scenes over access to a highly classified computer model that Berlin needs so it can build its next-generation anti-missile system, according to sources and documents. The spat, which is only partially resolved, is mentioned briefly in the German Defence Ministry’s newest report to parliament on the status of big-ticket weapon programs, released late last week.See

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2018-12-13 17:42:56



6 things you didn't know about Vanessa Hudgens  

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for ELLE Magazine Vanessa Hudgens rose to fame starring as Gabrielle Montez in the 2006 Disney Channel movie "High School Musical." Since then, she's gone on to release two studio albums, appear on Broadway, guest-star on shows like "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," and star in films like "Spring Breakers" and " Dog Days." Recently, the actress played the lead role in the Netflix holiday movie "The Princess Switch." She'll also hit the big screen alongside Jennife

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2018-12-13 17:41:50



Brexit has more to do with elitism than outrage over immigrants  

Reuters While Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote on Wednesday, Brexit's future remains uncertain. Initially, the UK loved the idea of opening up Britain to the world and fostering business opportunities. Pro-Brexit sentiment began in the 1990s, with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher harbored strongly nationalist instincts, which, despite leading to her ousting, inspired a new generation of Conservatives in her mold.  Thirty months after the&nbs

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2018-12-13 17:37:35



People in the NBA think LeBron James is emulating Stephen Curry to preserve his body and keep himself interested  

David Zalubowski/AP LeBron James is taking and making more and deeper three-pointers than ever before. According to a report, one NBA scout thinks James may be taking more three-pointers because they're easier shots than going to the basket and will help him preserve his body. Lakers head coach Luke Walton suggested that James may be finding new ways to challenge himself and keep himself engaged. Stop us if you've heard this before: A year older, another year into his career, LeBron Jame

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2018-12-13 17:35:09



Equal rights for women is still not explicitly recognized in the US Constitution  

Getty Images Congress passed the the Equal Rights Amendment in 1972, which recognized women's equal rights to men under law.  Despite concerted campaigns by women's rights groups, it fell short of the 38 states that needed to ratify it in order for it to become part of the Constitution. The original deadline for states to ratify was 1979. Congress extended the deadline to 1982, but even then it still fell three states short of passage. Nevertheless, women's rights activists hav

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2018-12-13 17:34:26



The first trailer for Lindsay Lohan's new MTV reality show is here  

MTV Lindsay Lohan's new reality show, "Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club," will premiere on MTV on Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. ET. The docuseries focuses on the 32-year-old's mission to "build an empire" in Mykonos, Greece with her lavish Lohan Beach House, where she manages a team of servers, hosts, and bartenders. "I've gone through so much in my past," the self-proclaimed "boss b----" says in a teaser trailer. "People always had given me trouble for going to clubs, so why don't I just open my

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2018-12-13 17:33:00



The 7 best lessons successful people taught us about money in 2018  

Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images Building wealth is a little easier when you have advice from people who've done it themselves. We rounded up some of the best money lessons successful people, like CEOs and entrepreneurs, shared in 2018. Among the most important: Invest in low-cost index funds, save your income, invest in yourself, and know that money doesn't equal happiness or success. One of the best ways to build wealth is to learn from those who have been there, done that. When it comes

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2018-12-13 17:31:00



Disappointing photos show what flying first class is really like  

Despite its reputation, flying first class isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Advertisements for first-class accommodations — and even our own imaginations — can look vastly different from the true experience.  Take a look at what the full experience of flying first-class — from check-in to the exclusive lounges to the seats and meals on the flights themselves — can really look like.   Flying first-class can sometimes feel like an unattainab

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2018-12-13 17:30:00



Hillary and Bill Clinton have been in the public eye since the '70s — here's a complete timeline of their relationship  

M. Spencer Green/AP Hillary and Bill Clinton met in 1971 and have been married since 1975.  In 1976, Bill was elected to his first government official position in Arkansas with Hillary by his side.  In 1992, Bill was elected 42nd President of the United States and Hillary became First Lady. Bill admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with Monica Lewinsky in 1998. Hillary ran for president in 2016 but lost to Donald Trump.  Hillary released her third memoir, "What

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2018-12-13 17:29:23



Everything we know about Isha Ambani, the Indian heiress who got Beyoncé to perform at her wedding  

Brad Barket /GettyImages Isha Ambani married Anand Piramal this week in a week full of lavish festivities. Beyoncé performed at her pre-wedding festivities. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas attended her wedding.  Isha Ambani's father, Mukesh Ambani, is the chairman of Reliance Industries and the richest man in India, according to Forbes. For most of us, the notion of hiring Beyonce to perform at a wedding is little more than a fever dream — but for Indian heiress Is

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2018-12-13 17:28:34



10 things you probably didn't know about coffee  

Shutterstock Coffee is said to have been discovered by a goat herder. It's the second most popular drink in the entire world. Your average cup actually has more caffeine in it than a shot of espresso. Coffee is one of the world's favorite drinks and is enjoyed on a daily basis by millions of people. Water is the only beverage that's more popular and Thomas Jefferson called coffee, "the favorite drink of the civilized world." INSIDER found out some fun facts about the world's second favo

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2018-12-13 17:21:20



Millennials and teens are making Gucci cool again — here's how the brand nearly doubled its sales in 2018  

Gucci nearly doubled its sales in 2018 — and consumers under 35 accounted for 55% of those sales. Gucci's creative director, Alessandro Michele, led the brand in a millennial and teen-friendly direction by showcasing pop culture references and fresh designs. Celebrities like Lil Pump and Kylie Jenner have further popularized the brand through Instagram and music. The resurgence of 90s fashion trends has made logos like Gucci's popular among younger consumers who saw the styles growin

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2018-12-13 17:20:47



The Italian Mafia is expanding abroad – and European police are unprepared  

In 2013, the Europol (the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement “Italian Organised Crime Threat Assessment.” It attempted to fill the “important information gap” which exists around the activities of Italian mafias in Europe. The recent arrests of 'Ndrangheta members across Europe can be seen as a concrete step forward. But it also highlights how far we are behind in terms of understanding and developing a coordinated Europe

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2018-12-13 17:20:43



Jillian Michaels' 7 tips for a happier holiday season  

Jason Kempin/GettyImages The holiday season can be stressful, despite trying to focus on your friends and family.  Fitness expert Jillian Michaels spoke with INSIDER to give advice on how to have a happier holiday season.  She recommends not spending money on gifts, going to holiday parties, and giving back to your community.  The holiday season can sometimes be anything but jolly. From family drama to financial woes, the holidays can be a source of real stress.  Jil

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2018-12-13 17:18:29



Kanye West lashed out at Drake in a series of tweets and denied he told anyone about his son  

Dominik Bindl/Getty Images; Dominik Bindl/Getty Images Kanye West criticized Drake in a series of tweets Thursday. He denied conspiring with Pusha T, and said Drake was criticizing him behind his back. Drake and West's relationship has since deteriorated, after Pusha T revealed in May that Drake had a son. Kanye West lashed out at Drake in a series of tweets Thursday, accusing him of being "fake" and denying he told anyone about Drake's son. West accused Drake of pretending to be friend

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2018-12-13 17:17:14



Gift Guide For The Intellectual Property Geek  

Try one of these gift ideas below, some of which were the subject of litigation.

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2018-12-13 17:13:32



The Top Legal Tech News Stories Of The Year  

What an eventful year!

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2018-12-13 16:46:55



All I Want For Christmas Is… A Reduced Bill  

Clients know they're paying for Biglaw's opulent holiday parties, so maybe don't post so many pictures on social media as a reminder.

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2018-12-13 16:11:00



A Year In Review: Privacy Law In 2018 [Sponsored]  

The past year has been a momentous one for privacy law.

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2018-12-13 16:02:04



Clients Dish: The Best In Biglaw Client Service  

Which firms are among the best of the best?

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2018-12-13 15:42:14



Millennial Lawyers: What You Need To Know To Succeed  

You don't have to lose sight of what makes you and your generation different in order to thrive in the law firm setting.

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2018-12-13 15:02:22



Morning Docket: 12.13.18  

* Judges are sick and tired of ICE busting into their courthouses and harassing people and they're gonna... write a pointed letter about it. [Courthouse News Service] * Microsoft's innovative legal diversity program that hit Biglaw firms in their wallets if they didn't diversify is now 10 years old. Davis Wright Tremaine was the top performer under the program this year. [Corporate Counsel] * Michael Cohen's plea deal reminds of Richard Nixon's lawyer. [Time] * Intellectual property law

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2018-12-13 14:30:38



The Best Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Small Business  

Get your prospects' attention, make an emotional connection and be remembered by harnessing the power of storytelling. Learn how to use storytelling to grow your small business.

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2018-12-13 12:36:59



Bernie Sanders stood beside an image of a Yemeni child as the debate on ending US involvement in the Saudi-led war intensifies  

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday displayed a giant photo of an emaciated child impacted by the Saudi-led war in Yemen as the Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance a resolution to end US involvement in the bloody conflict. The Senate voted 60-39 to further the debate. A final vote is expected for Thursday.  Calls for strong action against Saudi Arabia and its leadership have grown louder since journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder on October 2.   Senator Bernie Sand

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2018-12-13 02:48:11



Amazon just opened its smallest cashierless store yet — and it reveals it's looking to take on everything from vending machines to Walmart  

Amazon Amazon Go's newest store measures less than 500 square feet. Its small size belies the huge ambition it represents. The Go concept is expanding rapidly, with reports indicating Amazon could put it everywhere from airports to larger places like Whole Foods. Amazon's newest store is smaller than the average New York City apartment. The company unveiled a small-format version of its cashier-less Go concept on Wednesday. It measures only 450 square feet, and it looks more like a gian

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2018-12-13 00:03:45



Every Tesla on the Road Today Is Already Obsolete  

Just about every electric motor in the world today suffers from the same design failure that plagued the very first electric motors, built way back in the first half of the 19th century. But one company has finally figured out how to fix it. And it's publicly traded.

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2018-12-13 00:00:00



You can now battle your friends and strangers in Pokémon Go. Here's how it all works  

Niantic After two and a half years, Pokémon Go players finally have the ability to battle each other, thanks to a long-awaited new update. The update literally changes the game: It introduces a revamped battle system that lets Pokémon learn a third attack, introducing a whole new layer of strategy.  The fights themselves let trainers take a team of three Pokémon into battle, with otherwise hard-to-find items as a possible prize for the victor. To start a battle,

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2018-12-12 23:55:00



When Partnership Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be — See Also  

The Holiday Season Is Also A Time For Raises: Well, for associates in non-major markets, anyway. Still Thinking About That Absurdly Offensive Simpson Thacher Email? We've got more details and there hasn't been an apology in sight. Michael Cohen Sentenced: 3 years. So, Fortnite Is A Thing: This lawyer testimonial is the best. What Happens When You Get The Brass Ring: ...And it isn't all that great.

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2018-12-12 23:33:42



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2018-12-12 23:18:39






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