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L.A.’s supervisors should keep moving beyond bail reform

“They can ensure that the public defender and alternate public defender have resources they need to vigorously challenge bail requests” writes The Times Editorial for latimes.com. They can sign on as “friends of the court” in the San Francisco case of Kenneth Humphrey on behalf of a challenge to money bail in California. They can redirect money from planned construction of a new “mental health” jail and direct it instead — as called for by the ACLU of Southern California, other activist groups and The Times editorial page — to…

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Can the Alternative Arrangements Working Group bail Theresa May out over Brexit? All your questions answered

“After MPs told Theresa May to secure a better deal with Brussels by finding “alternative arrangements” to the backstop, Conservative Remainers and Brexiteers have been invited to work out what those changes need to be” writes Freddie Jordan for telegraph.co.uk. Will they be able to bail out the Prime Minister?.  Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Huawei executive Meng arrives for hearing at Canadian court

“U.S. intelligence and national security officials expressed fresh national security concerns about Huawei during a U.S. Senate committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Following her arrest last month, China arrested two Canadians on national security grounds.VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived on Tuesday for a hearing before a Canadian court in a case that has strained Beijing’s ties with Canada and the United States.Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, is scheduled to appear in…

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Nvidia is falling again as analysts bail on once-loved stock: ‘This becomes a show me story’

“Analysts at Morgan Stanley and Needam downgraded the stock” writes David Paul Morris for cnbc.com. Shares of Nvidia fell 2.8 percent Tuesday, adding to their steep losses from the previous session, as several analysts bailed on the chipmaker following a dire sales warning.Another analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch removed it from its list of best ideas. Source: cnbc.com

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Venezuela on Fire: How Maduro’s Petro Plan Failed to Bail Out the Country

“Still, by the end of 2013, the average inflation rate had climbed up to 43.5 percent” writes Ana Berman for cointelegraph.com. Moreover, the journalists doubted that it was actually backed with Venezuelan oil.By 2015, the average inflation rate got close to 68.5 percent, while Maduro yet again blamed unscrupulous businesses for shortages and price hikes.And while Maduro’s country is on fire, the president himself has completely given up on his oil-backed coin. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock and passports for bail

“Ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a spokeswoman for the car executive said” writes Telegraph Reporters for telegraph.co.uk. Ghosn, imprisoned since his arrest on November 19, has asked a Tokyo District Court for the second time to grant him bail after a request last week was…

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Carlos Ghosn makes a new bid for bail

“Jailed former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is staging a new bid to be granted bail, offering to meet greater restrictions and higher guarantees that include posting his Nissan stock as collateral” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. “As the Court considers my bail application, I want to emphasize that I will reside in Japan and respect any and all bail conditions the Court concludes are warranted,” Ghosn wrote in a statement released shortly before his latest bail hearing in Tokyo on Monday. Source: cnbc.com

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Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn promises not to flee Japan if freed

“If granted bail, Ghosn said he would remain in a Tokyo apartment and wear a tracking device to monitor his whereabouts, according to a person familiar with the matter” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “As the Court considers my bail application, I want to emphasize that I will reside in Japan and respect any and all bail conditions the Court concludes are warranted.”.  Source: 95kqds.com

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