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Multinational companies can’t be woke in the US and silent in China anymore

In the weeks since protests swept across the US and other countries over the death of George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis man who suffocated under the knee of a white police officer, a long list of companies have taken a stand against police brutality. But as they scramble to voice their support for the fight against racial…

Data reveals companies that raised funds in 2020 also authorized for U.S. PPP loans

Stock Markets1 hour ago (Jul 09, 2020 12:15AM ET) © Reuters. By Jane Lanhee Lee (Reuters) - Several Silicon Valley firms backed by venture capitalists were unsure over whether to apply for a U.S. pandemic aid program, but data analyzed by CB Insights shows a big chunk of companies that raised funds this year also…

4 Steps Business Must Require Anti-Racist, According to Netflix’s Addition VP

Netflix’s vice president of inclusion strategy Vernā Myers shared four steps that she believes can help companies behave in an “anti-racist” manner. Delivering the keynote address Tuesday for the 2020 Promax Virtual Experience, Myers said that decision-makers must control what they can, with so many preexisting factors out of their hands. Here are Myers’ four…

Energy Companies Cancel $8 Billion Appalachian Path Pipeline Task

An $8 billion project to run a 600-mile-long natural gas pipeline under the Appalachian Trail has been canceled. Duke Energy Corp. and Dominion Energy Inc., the companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, announced Sunday that they were shutting down the project “due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of…

Is 2020 is the year of companies breaking up with their nostalgia-laden businesses?

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The Fed reveals which companies make its corporate-bonds shopping list

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YSK: In the United States, filing your taxes has actually been reached July 15. You must also know that business like Intuit TurboTax lobby...

I just filed my taxes with them today, and it took me ~45 minutes total. Part of that is because I had to go to my bank website to get my 1099-INT, or it would have been faster.I'd been using TurboTax, so I sprung for the "deluxe" version of FreeTaxUSA for ~$7 because I anticipated…

Here are the (numerous) business pulling their advertisements from Facebook

Companies are hitting Facebook where it hurts by pulling ads. Image: Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images By Tim Marcin2020-06-27 19:31:52 UTC Facebook has been a platform with wobbly ethics and questionable rules for some time — and now it's facing consequences where they hurt the social media…

These Companies Gave Their C.E.O.s Millions, Just Before Bankruptcy

Corporate boards are handing out millions to top executives before their companies seek bankruptcy protection, and courts can’t do much about it.J.C. Penney and other companies that are struggling to pay creditors and suppliers are still finding ways to pay millions in bonuses to their bosses. Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesJune 23, 2020Updated 3:14…

Tech companies knock Trump’s executive order restricting work visas

(CNN Business)Silicon Valley is pushing back against President Donald Trump's latest immigration curbs, this time targeting visa programs that tech companies use to bring in thousands of skilled foreign worker.Trump signed an executive order on Monday expanding restrictions on several work visas until at least the end of this year, including the L-1 visa that…

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Where the coronavirus pandemic is hitting hardest

Coronavirus cases are quickly spreading in Arizona, a handful of southern and western states and, ominously, Oklahoma — the planned site of President Trump's controversial rally this weekend.Why it matters: Once community spread takes off, cases can begin to increase exponentially.The big picture: “We’re at a point where there are warning signs going off, and…

The budget strain of the George Floyd protests

Cities and states have spent millions of dollars on police overtime over the past few weeks during the Black Lives Matter protests.Why it matters: Government budgets already were under severe strain from coronavirus shutdowns, due to steep tax revenue declines, and these extra expenses could make it even more difficult to meet obligations. By the…

“No advantage”: The WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on coronavirus clients

The World Health Organization has announced that it has stopped trials examining the potential of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after its multi-country trials showed "no benefit."The big picture: The WHO paused last month tests of the anti-malarial drug after a review published in The Lancet stated potentially fatal health problems. It…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove Three ‘Raw Popcorn Chicken’ Lipomas

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops three little lipomas out of a patient's body.The lipomas look similar to pieces of raw popcorn chicken or, as one fan says, little brains.A lipoma is a fatty noncancerous growth that grows between the skin and muscle.These pops give a whole new meaning to "popcorn chicken."…

40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

Rey Rivera’s Cryptic Unsolved Mysteries Note Could Be the Key to His Mysterious Case

The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…