The Daily Populous

Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 night edition

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Under the clause, there’s a specific window of time during which employees can give notice.

Multiple employment lawyers said the damages clause wouldn’t turn up in most employment contracts.

“They are pretty rare—for ordinary workers at least,” said Peter Romer-Friedman, an attorney at Outten & Golden LLP, a labor law firm.

The clause serves to protect companies from costs associated with replacing an anchor who suddenly leaves, for example.

Yet at Sinclair, at least some employees who never appeared on television were still required to sign such contracts, the former employees said.

While lawsuits against broadcast news employees who jump to rivals aren’t unusual, litigation against those who start another career are.

“The critics are now upset,” Scott Livingston, vice president of news at Sinclair, wrote in a memo to employees Monday provided to Bloomberg. »

James Cameron’s JURASSIC PARK Would Have Been “Nastier, Much Nastier”

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Take, for instance, James Cameron, the visionary director of the top two highest grossing films of all time.

Once upon a time, Cameron wanted to film Jurassic Park, but someone named Steven Spielberg beat him to the adaptation rights.

Although Spielberg beat Cameron to the rights by only a few hours, the Titanic director holds no grudges, saying:. »

Hotel gives out environmental friendly sunscreen to protect Hawa - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4

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But studies have shown when we lather up, we might be protecting ourselves but we risk killing our reefs.

"Coral bleaching is especially happening in areas that are very popular with tourists in part due to sunscreen that contains a chemical called Oxybenzone," Theresa Van Greunen, Aqua-Aston Hospitality said.

Aqua-Aston Hospitality's statewide initiative steers tourists away from Oxybenzone, and does so in the most effective way possible: Giving away reef-safe sunscreen for free. »

Marital Rape Not A Crime, Indian Court Says, Drops Charges Against Accused

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On Monday, a high court in Gujarat, India, found a doctor, accused of raping his wife, not guilty because there exist no laws against marital rape in the Indian Penal Code.

Marital rape could be by the use of force only, a battering rape or a sadistic/obsessive rape.”.

He added: “Making marital rape illegal or an offense will remove the destructive attitudes that promote the marital rape. »