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France Agrees to Compensate Holocaust Deportees

France Agrees to Compensate Holocaust Deportees | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Thousands of Holocaust survivors and family members in the United States and elsewhere will be entitled to compensation from a $60 million French-U.S. fund announced Friday ? reparations to those deported by France's state rail company SNCF during the Nazi occupation. As part of the deal,...
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4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
"Most of us were ultimately able to grab hold of rocks or barriers ... and await the rescue teams to get to us. Unfortunately, not all of us were so lucky"
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Greece bans overweight tourists from riding donkeys

Greece bans overweight tourists from riding donkeys | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Greece has banned overweight tourists from riding donkeys on the island of Santorini after activists complained that the animals suffer spinal injuries. According to local media Wednesday, the country's Ministry of Rural Development and Food has published a new set of regulations to protect the donkeys.
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Chinese man sues his wife for being ugly, and the court AGREES... awarding him $120,000 | Daily

Chinese man sues his wife for being ugly, and the court AGREES... awarding him $120,000 | Daily | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Jian Feng only took issue with his wife's looks after their 'incredibly ugly' daughter was born. He accused his wife (pictured) of cheating before she came clean about spending US$100,000 on plastic surgery.
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Sparkling water LaCroix DENIES it contains cockroach insecticide | Daily

Sparkling water LaCroix DENIES it contains cockroach insecticide | Daily | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A class-action lawsuit against LaCroix's parent company National Beverage Corporation was filed Monday in Illinois claiming the popular drink is falsely claiming to be 'all natural.'
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Ditch the diet Coke? Sweeteners are toxic to the gut | Daily

Ditch the diet Coke? Sweeteners are toxic to the gut | Daily | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Researchers from Israel and Singapore warned the findings offer 'further evidence' that artificial sweeteners can damage health. The findings were published in the journal Molecules.
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Content Moderator Sues Facebook, Says Job Gave Her PTSD

Content Moderator Sues Facebook, Says Job Gave Her PTSD | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
In the class action lawsuit, the woman says that thousands of content moderators are subjected to "highly toxic" content as part of the job.
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Comerica Park employee filmed spitting in food, fired, arrested

Comerica Park employee filmed spitting in food, fired, arrested | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A Comerica Park employee has been fired and arrested after he was filmed spitting in pizzas during Friday's Detroit Tigers-Kansas City Royals game.
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Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads | Technology | The Guardian | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Lawsuit claims that Facebook provides job ads which allows employers to choose who they want based on their age and sex
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Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck: Search halted for German pop star missing from cruise ship

Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck: Search halted for German pop star missing from cruise ship | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A search for missing German pop singer Daniel Kaiser-Kueblboeck, who reportedly jumped overboard from a cruise ship near Canada over the weekend, has been called off, according to the Canadian Joint Task Force Atlantic (JTFA).
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Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding - Nextgov

Dulles Airport Surprises Passengers with Facial-Recognition Boarding - Nextgov | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Airport officials rolled out the system expecting to increase security and decrease boarding times.
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California lawmakers vote to restrict use of plastic straws, keeping state in national spotlight on environment

California lawmakers vote to restrict use of plastic straws, keeping state in national spotlight on environment | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A proposal to make California the first state to restrict the distribution of plastic straws at restaurants has drawn national attention from environmental groups who hope the idea, like many that begin in the Golden State, will spread across the U.S.
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Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed: N.Y. judge | Reuters

Lawsuit over surprise 'mandatory' restaurant tips can proceed: N.Y. judge | Reuters | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Many restaurants now require minimum tips, but a federal court ruling in Manhattan on Friday suggests that customers ought to be told about them up front.
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Black fraternity group says Alabama restaurant refused to host their event, citing 'problems with your kind'

Black fraternity group says Alabama restaurant refused to host their event, citing 'problems with your kind' | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
An Alabama restaurant refused in February to rent an event space to members of a predominantly black fraternity, telling them "we've had problems with your kind before," according to a lawsuit and the fraternity chapter president.
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UK supreme court backs bakery that refused to make gay marriage cake | Law | The Guardian

UK supreme court backs bakery that refused to make gay marriage cake | Law | The Guardian | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Judges find in favour of appeal, ruling there was no discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation
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The reason police escorted this woman off of a Frontier Airlines flight is NUTS! –

The reason police escorted this woman off of a Frontier Airlines flight is NUTS! – | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
"Emotional support"
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New Zealand can impose $3,200 fine if you don't disclose phone password at border

New Zealand can impose $3,200 fine if you don't disclose phone password at border | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
New Zealand can now fine you up to $NZ5,000 ($3,200) if you refuse to give your phone or laptop passwords to customs officials at the country's border.
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Royal Caribbean refunds passengers after wild ‘burlesque’ party: report - Orlando Sentinel

Royal Caribbean refunds passengers after wild ‘burlesque’ party: report - Orlando Sentinel | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Royal Caribbean International has refunded passengers who were aboard the cruise line's International Voyager of the Seas ship in September after they complained of a wild partying by a conference of men who had invited burlesque dancers.
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McDonald's removing artificial additives from its burgers

McDonald's removing artificial additives from its burgers | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
It's taking another step in its goal of getting to 100% fresh ingredients into its food.
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Walmart Will Track Veggies On The Blockchain After An Epic Lettuce Scare

Walmart Will Track Veggies On The Blockchain After An Epic Lettuce Scare | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Health officials, who are looking at how to apply blockchain technology to public health issues, consulted with Walmart on improving food supply traceability.
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Michele Gillen sues CBS4, alleging age and gender bias | Miami Herald

Michele Gillen sues CBS4, alleging age and gender bias | Miami Herald | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Michele Gillen, a former award-winning reporter with CBS4, has sued the station in Miami, alleging age and gender discrimination along with bullying and harassment from colleagues, including Jim DeFede.
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Chinese Producers Win Legal Battle Over Orlando Bloom Film

Chinese Producers Win Legal Battle Over Orlando Bloom Film | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Eventually released in China much later than anticipated, the Orlando Bloom starring S.M.A.R.T. Chase was not the big box office winner its producers desired but Shanghai-based Bliss Med…
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Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father’s Cryonically Frozen Head

Man Battles Alcor Life Extension Foundation Over Father’s Cryonically Frozen Head | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A feud between a family and the company that cryopreserved baseball icon Ted Williams began when techs froze only a scientist’s head—and mailed the rest of him back to his son.
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Now more than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads

Now more than 500 sick from outbreak linked to McDonald's salads | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
The number of people sick from an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness, called cyclosporiasis, linked to McDonald's salads is now 507, federal health officials said Thursday. Illnesses have been reported in 16 states.
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Woman killed by alligator while trying to save her dog in private South Carolina resort

Woman killed by alligator while trying to save her dog in private South Carolina resort | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
A woman was killed while trying to protect her dog from an alligator attack at a private resort in South Carolina, officials have said.  The Beaufont County Sheriff’s said that it responded to a report that an alligator had attacked a woman at the Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina, early on Monday morning.
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Jessica Biel Closes Restaurant Amid Lawsuit Being Dismissed

Jessica Biel Closes Restaurant Amid Lawsuit Being Dismissed | HospitalityLaw | Scoop.it
Jessica Biel and her business partners' decision to close Au Fudge comes after a lawsuit claiming they 'stole' tips got dismissed.
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