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Outdoor notebook: South central Kansas wildlife checkpoint planned
Topeka Capital JournalDecember 1, 2013

The checkpoint is intended to help enforce state and federal wildlife laws, gather critical harvest and biological information and enforce the licensing laws. Local law enforcement officers will operate the first stage of the checkpoint to be sure ...more »

An investment is going bad?
Lancaster Eagle GazetteDecember 1, 2013

Since that time, they have become a leviathan market of nearly $60 trillion (value of outstanding contracts), according to the International Organization of Securities Commissions (June 2012) report. The $60 trillion size ... In its aftermath, the Dodd ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Use of disclosed documents
Law GazetteDecember 9, 2013

The parties in Alphasteel Limited had compromised their dispute by entering into a settlement agreement. The agreement also contained a term as to the confidentiality of not just the agreement itself but the substance of all negotiations in connection ...more »

Food Poisoning
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China Confirms First Human Case of H7N9 Bird Flu
Food Poisoning BulletinDecember 4, 2013

chickens Officials in China have confirmed the first seasonal case of the H7N9 bird flu in a human being in that country. The person is hospitalized in critical condition. The 36-year-old patient had direct contract with live poultry. Four family ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Restore the Founders' Patent System
National Review Online (blog)December 4, 2013

These unnecessary costs mean American consumers pay more for the products they buy. No one disputes the value of intellectual property. But the recent abuses we have seen do not protect legitimate intellectual-property rights or the interests of inventors.more »

Israeli-born circuit judge makes his own luck
San Francisco ChronicleDecember 8, 2013

However, friends, family and colleagues say the 56-year-old Lakeland man and father of two sons makes his own luck through hard work. He moved to a new country, learned a new language, earned a law degree, raised a family and worked his way up as a ...more »

Product Reclamation
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New Egypt draft charter sets powers for military
Daily Mining GazetteDecember 3, 2013

His support comes despite the removal of several provisions that ultraconservative Islamists had introduced into the Morsi-era charter, worrying liberals who feared they could be a prelude toward stricter implementation of Islamic law, or Shariah. The ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice ...
The National Law ReviewDecember 23, 2013

The Ally settlement is the latest collaboration between the CFPB and the DOJ in the enforcement of consumer protection statutes. Since May, when the two agencies announced parallel civil and criminal complaints against a debt settlement company, they ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Victim of stolen ID used by drug ring comes forward
KPTV.comDecember 22, 2013

Detectives investigating an international Internet meth and stolen property ring now know whose face was being used to help make the sales. The identification shown is one of many that were ... "When I saw my face pop up in living color on a fake ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Trio charged in credit card fraud
StarPhoenixDecember 7, 2013

Two women and a man have been charged with credit card fraud after a Saskatoon police investigation that turned up new electronics, appliances and a card embossing machine. The women, ages 31 and 36, and the man, 36, were arrested Thursday after ...more »

Unsafe Products
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SC notice to Centre over Juvenile Justice Act
IANSDecember 2, 2013

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. For news, views and gossips, follow @IANSLIVE at Twitter. Find us on Facebook too! Update: 02-December-2013. Comments: .... THE CONTENTS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE ...more »

Credit Repair
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NASA Astronauts Begin Risky Spacewalk to Repair International Space Station
KTLADecember 21, 2013

Two NASA astronauts began a risky spacewalk Saturday to repair the International Space Station, Dec. 21, 2013 (Credit: NASA). The mission was meant to fix a broken line on one of the space station's two external cooling pumps, according to NASA.more »

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