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Scorpions, NASL impacted by FIFA corruption scandal

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State Bar helping victims of recent flooding

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5 things to know about the paid sick-leave law taking effect July 1

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Chicago Cops Treated Black Suspect Like Hunting Trophy

McDermott is appealing his termination, according to the news site. His lawyer, as well as lawyers for the Police Department, had requested that the photo be kept sealed, claiming that they wanted to protect the privacy of the unidentified suspect. Judge Thomas Allen, however, refused.

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Canadian Diplomat’s Son Allegedly Involved in South Fla. Drug-Related Shootout Wants Bail

Marc Wabafiyebazu’s attorney, Curt Obront, will ask a judge on Wednesday to set bail for the 15-year-old, who faces charges, including murder, in the March 30 shootings. Obront is arguing that there is limited evidence that the teen fired any shots.

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Kan. Councilman Allegedly Calls Teenager a ‘N–ger Bitch’ During Road Rage Incident

During a council meeting, Kali’s parents addressed the council, wanting answers, but Stites did not say anything during the meeting. Members of the community and a member of the Bonner Springs NAACP, which wants the councilman to resign, also joined the teen’s parents.

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I Need Ergonomic Accommodations. Can I Sue my Employer?

Your monitor is too low. Your seat is too tall. The keyboard isn’t in front of you. These are all signs of bad ergonomics.

Ergonomics is the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment. Bad ergonomics such as bad posture, sitting too long, or not enough breaks, can lead to job related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and shoulder and back pain.

So can you demand that your employer provide ergonomic accommodations?

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3 Takeaways From the FIFA Corruption Arrests

1. Ding Dong?

The first hope question most had was whether Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s infamous President, was among those arrested. Sadly, he was not. So the wickedest witch is not dead, yet.

Blatter is expected to win his 5th consecutive presidential campaign, a campaign that consisted entirely of “look at what I’ve done already.” (It was this election that brought FIFA’s top executives to the luxurious Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich.) FIFA says the election will proceed as planned on Friday, and those officials currently in custody are permitted to participate in the vote, if they can make it.

2. Knock, Knock?

If it sounds incredible to you that Swiss authorities would nab foreign nationals in another country for indictments based on American law,

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IRS Hacked: 100K Tax Accounts Accessed by Data Thieves

First Target, then Home Depot, now, everybody’s favorite government agency, the IRS has been attacked by data thieves.

The IRS has admitted this week that 100,000 taxpayer files have been accessed by hackers in the last couple months. While 100,000 people is a small amount compared to the millions affected by Target’s data breach, this theft is more worrisome because of how the thieves got the information.

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High court rejects drug makers’ challenge to Alameda County’s drug take-back law

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