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Do Not Minimize Ragnarok: Serious Legal Threat, Part 2

“There are plenty of brokerage firms out there who charge low listing fees, such as Redfin, but offer full cooperating compensation” writes Rob Hahn for notorious-rob.com. Do not make the mistake of thinking that Cohen Milstein and Hagens Berman are like some of the real estate and personal injury lawyers you know.Watch this: His sin at Trelora was not offering enough in the way of cooperating compensation.Just look at commercial real estate as a comparison. Source: notorious-rob.com

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Trump reportedly joked about Secret Service agents’ masks: ‘they’re in blackface’

“Ralph Northam and his racist yearbook photo, by joking that his Secret Service agents at the White House were “in blackface,” Axios reported” writes Nicole Lafond for businessinsider.com. According to people who attended the speech who spoke to Axios, Trump spoke about how many agents were guarding the White House: “They’re in the trees, on the lawn.”. Referring to his week alone holed up in the White House over the holidays while the government was shut down — a month-long crisis of his own making — Trump went on a…

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Two federal agents under investigation for sharing Ilhan Omar conspiracy theory

“Two federal agents are under investigation for sharing social media posts promoting a conspiracy that Rep” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Ilhan Omar took terrorism classes. “Hell just make her Director of National Security, obviously she not only took TERRORIST CLASSES, she sat in class WITH THEM!” one Homeland Security Investigations senior agent, Leslie Derewonko, said in a post referencing Omar. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Where will Le’Veon Bell, Nick Foles and other NFL free agents sign? Here are 10 predictions.

“The negotiating window for the 2019 NFL free agency period begins Monday, with deals able to become official at 4 p.m” writes John Clayton for washingtonpost.com. Center Matt Paradis to the New York Jets: The Jets probably will end up being the most active team in free agency, and their biggest offseason assignment is rebuilding their offensive line. Source: washingtonpost.com

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Anti-Trump Secret Service Agent Leaving With Pay, Pension

“The premier organization for retired Secret Service agents, the Association of Former Agents of the U.S. Secret Service, also known as Old Star, quickly expelled her from its ranks” reports realclearpolitics.com. All agents who hold the top position in a Secret Service field office must hold the rank of GS15, which she did, according to multiple sources in the Secret Service community.Chuck Grassley released the results of a nearly four-year investigation of the U.S. Marshals Service, into which a flood of Secret Service agents have transferred in recent years.Lawyers who…

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Why Is Customer Service So Bad? Because It’s Profitable.

“So why is customer service still so bad?” reports hbr.org. This may help us understand why some of the most hated companies in America are so profitable and why customer service, unfortunately, remains so frustrating.This is in line with surveys over time that indicate that consumers consistently perceive that customer service is generally bad and even possibly becoming worse.These accounts seem at odds with the pledges by many companies that they are committed to great customer service.But overall, our research shows that the benefit of curbing redress costs can explain…

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Agents catch child sex predators at border while Senate GOP ponders philosophy of building border wall

“U.S. Border Patrol agents in Texas said they caught two undocumented immigrants on Monday re-entering the U.S. who had previously been convicted of child sex crimes” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Rapists, child molesters, drug dealers, and gang members are caught regularly in just this one border sector, of which there are eight others. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Why the MLB free agency hellscape has made contract extensions popular

“Those contracts also match the total number of four-plus year deals signed in free agency this offseason” writes Feb Est for sbnation.com. Teams are more than willing for these pre-free agency players because their salaries are still artificially depressed.This winter was supposed to be a bonanza for baseball free agents, yet spring training camps are open with Harper, Machado, Keuchel, Chris Sale, and more unsigned.Keuchel, for instance, is one of the many top-shelf free agents still without a new team.The contracts: All four deals bought out every salary arbitration year…

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