The department and other law enforcement agencies—including Minnesota State Patrol and St. Paul Police—will hand out the pouches at community events. The department said the pouch was created by Valerie Castile, whose son Philando was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. "We are continually looking for ways to reduce deadly force encounters as these instances can be catastrophic for police officers, and community members," Booker Hodges, the department's assistant commissioner, said in a statement. Hodges continued, "By working together with Ms. Castile,

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Ohtani first takes batting practice in an indoor cage, staying off the field to conserve energy and avoid the regimented schedule of on-field batting practice. Then, on nights he is pitching, he heads to the bullpen. He warms up by throwing balls of various weights against a wall as Mizuhara measures their speed to make sure he is reaching the proper exertion level. When he climbs the mound, Ohtani throws only about 20 pitches, about half what most pitchers throw. Ohtani is a virtual lock to be named American League Most Valuable Player, and he deserves consideration for the Cy Young Award

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The main problem stems from the fact that tidbits of useful information can leak out from one component to others nearby, just like neighbors often know what’s going on in each other’s houses without asking. A dedicated observer could, for instance, notice that your home’s lights go on and off at a particular times each workday and infer your family’s work schedules. This sort of indirect approach, using an apparently harmless type of data to infer a useful conclusion, is often called a “side-channel attack.” These vulnerabilities are particularly significant because they exploit weaknesses

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But they are notorious for murky governance structures, oligopolistic business practices and close ties with the political elite. Over the past few weeks politicians have ramped up the rhetoric. “Kakao has turned from a symbol of growth and innovation into a symbol of old greed,” Song Young-gil, a leader of the ruling Minjoo party, told the National Assembly this month. “We will find a way to stop its rapid expansion and help it coexist with small-business owners,” he warned. The same day regulators ruled that some financial services offered by Kakao and Naver violated consumer-protection

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That’s why it’s important to be thinking now about new disclosures under CECL and how existing disclosures might change, according to several CECL experts. Even though it’s best to begin work on disclosures early in the transition, in practice, CECL disclosures are often one of the last things financial institutions seem to address, despite good intentions. Banks and credit unions can be so focused on selecting CECL methodologies and developing the quantitative output for the calculation, as well as making qualitative adjustments and addressing other aspects of the accounting standard, that

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Multiple layers of protection include facilitating employee vaccination and possibly routine cleaning and disinfection, remote work, quarantine, increased ventilation, staggered break times, staggered departure times, restrictions on visitors and customers, and personal protective equipment (PPE), said Peter Spanos, an attorney with Taylor English Duma in Atlanta. Employees are entitled to a workplace free of known health and safety hazards under OSHA's general duty clause, said Mary Leigh Pirtle, an attorney with Bass, Berry & Sims in Nashville, Tenn. "While this pandemic may feel like it has

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