Kevin Garnett dishes on beating Michael Jordan in the legend's final All-Star game

Michael Jordan was a pretty good basketball player. As a six-time NBA champion and Finals MVP, you might even say he's the best ever. The fact that he was named MVP over Jordan might be part of the reason the memories are so vivid.
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Venezuela expels Europe lawmakers as aid showdown intensifies

Venezuela on Sunday expelled five visiting European lawmakers, an act which opposition leader Juan Guaido branded "irrational" as his showdown with President Nicolas Maduro over the arrival of international aid intensifies. The members of the European Parliament were being tossed out with no explanation, said Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons, who led the group. "We are being expelled from Venezuela.
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New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the cabinet had agreed to issue a discussion document about how to update the country's tax framework to ensure multinational companies pay their fair share. "Our current tax system is not fair in the way it treats individual tax paye...
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Four Indian soldiers killed in battle with Kashmir militants: police

At least four soldiers died Monday in a fierce gunfight with rebels in Indian-administered Kashmir just four days after a suicide bomber killed 41 paramilitaries in the troubled territory, officials said. One soldier and one civilian were also critically wounded in the shootout as troops launched a search operation in Pulwama district where the suicide bomber struck on Thursday. The official said the soldiers fired warning shots and the militants fired back, unleashing the firefight in the dis...
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Worldwide: ARIPO And The Contribution For The Evolution Of Industrial Property In Africa - Inventa International

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization is an inter-governmental organization created by the Lusaka agreement, which was adopted by a diplomatic conference held in Lusaka, Zambia, on December 9, 1976.
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Canada: Quebec Reveals More Than 90,000 Expression Of Interest Profiles Submitted -

February 18, 2019 - Quebec's new Expression of Interest system has seen 91,000 candidates submit profiles since it was launched in September 2018, the provincial immigration ministry (MIDI) has announced.
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Baker Mayfield, Kyler Murray aren't vastly different, explains Oklahoma coach

Now we turn our attention to what could be the most interesting draft story in a generation: Who falls in love with 5-foot-9 7/8 (in his stocking feet) quarterback Kyler Murray, who now seems likely to be the first athlete ever drafted in the top 10 in two sports? Dispel what you think you know about Murray—unless, of course, you've scouted him thoroughly or saw every game Oklahoma played last season. Because a sub-5-10 quarterback who runs the 40-yard dash in less than 4.4 seconds, ran the...
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Spend the night like Marilyn Monroe or Howard Hughes at Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills Hotel in California has unveiled restored bungalows inspired by two of its most famous guests: Marilyn Monroe and Howard Hughes. Take a look at what they've done.
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KG At All-Star Saturday Night

Kevin Garnett sits court side with some guest as they react to NBA All-Star Saturday Night.
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AP source: Mets, Hechavarria agree to minor league deal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal is pending a physical planned for Monday, when Hechavarria is […]
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Rapper 21 Savage Remains Defiant Amid Deportation Threats

"I’m not leaving Atlanta without a fight," the rapper said of being detained by ICE earlier this month.
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Rapper Remains Defiant Amid Deportation Threats

"I’m not leaving Atlanta without a fight," the rapper said of being detained by ICE earlier this month.
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21 Savage Defiant Amid Deportation Threats In New York Times Interview

"I’m not leaving Atlanta without a fight," the rapper said of being detained by ICE earlier this month.
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Australia: Banking Royal Commission – managed investment funds under the spotlight - Holding Redlich

Anyone who is in the business of managing other people's money needs to pay attention to what the Royal Commission said.
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Canada: Ottawa Set To Allow Foreign Workers Facing Abuse To Switch To Open Work Permits -

February 18, 2019 - Canada's federal government is set to allow temporary foreign workers who face employer abuse to switch to an open work permit.
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Canada: Important Changes Made To Canada's Post-Graduation Work Permit -

February 18, 2019 - Canada's federal government has extended the application window for international graduates to apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit under the PGWP program.
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Australia: The politics of procurement – major parties release procurement plans - Holding Redlich

The federal election will take place this year and the two major parties have now declared their position on procurement.
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Militants kill 6 Pakistani troops in southwest near Iran

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say militants in two attacks on security forces killed six paramilitary troops in the southwestern Baluchistan bordering Iran. Local police officer Hidayat Ullah said Monday that four troops were killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire on security forces in the town of Turbat. Two troops were killed in the […]
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Robert Kraft shows up at NBA All-Star game wearing 'Championships' chain he got from Meek Mill

Robert Kraft's Championships chain has made another appearance. One of popular culture's most unlikely friendships made its appearance at the 2019 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, less than a month removed from his team's Super Bowl championship, was in attendance at Charlotte, and the main reason why could have been the lineup introductions featuring Meek Mill.
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United States: [Podcast]: Can My Employees Bring Animals To Work? - Proskauer Rose LLP

In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partners Harris Mufson and Howard Robbins continue their "Can My Employees Do That?" series.
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Australia: Delays to implementation of Australian open banking regime - Holding Redlich

The open banking regime, to commence in July 2019, promoting transparency and data sharing for consumers, is delayed.
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United States: SEC Highlights Need To Remediate ICFR Material Weaknesses - Jones Day

Disclosure alone is not sufficient; material weaknesses need to be actively remediated.
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School Board In Virginia May End Transgender Bathroom Ban

The school board plans to discuss the matter.
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Australia: Proposed reforms to the ASX Listing Rules - Holding Redlich

These proposed reforms aim to simplify, clarify, and enhance the integrity and efficiency of the ASX Listing Rules.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Declines to Say if He Nominated Trump for the Nobel Prize

President Trump said that Abe had nominated him
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Australia: Working holiday maker visas and employer obligations - Holding Redlich

Employers should consider working holiday visa requirements before filling a short-term labour need with these workers.
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NBA unveils logo for NBA All-Star 2020, which will take place in Chicago

NBA unveils logo for NBA All-Star 2020, which will take place in Chicago originally appeared on A year from now, Chicago will be on the NBA's center stage in that they will be hosting the NBA's 2020 All-Star weekend. Sunday, Team LeBron took down Team Giannis 178-164 in Charlotte to capture the 2019 NBA All-Star Game crown. Despite next year's game being a year away, the NBA unveiled the logo for the 2020 game, which the Bulls will host at the United Center.
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NBC Sports Top 25: Kentucky beats Tennessee as injuries abound

Put another way, I still buy the idea that this Tennessee team can win it all, just like I still believe Virginia can win it all despite losing to Duke twice in the last month. Beyond that, the toughest thing to do with ranking teams this week was figure out what to do about injuries. I dropped Michigan State to No.
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Brexit: For Wall Street Banks in London, It’s Moving Time

One thing is clear about the legacy of Brexit: Financial services will be spread across Europe, with no one city again dominating the financial arena as London has.
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