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Biden to sign executive order on policing two years after George Floyd’s death

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Biden is expected to sign an executive order on federal policing Wednesday at the White House, multiple sources tell CBS News, two years after George Floyd died at the hands of  former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The......

SpaceX executive defends Elon Musk against misconduct accusations.

New York Times
A top executive at the rocket maker SpaceX said she “personally” believed that sexual harassment accusations against Elon Musk, the company’s founder and chief executive, were false, according to a companywide email, which was obtained by The New York Times. In the email, which was sent Friday, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s......

HSBC distances itself from comments by an executive downplaying climate risks.

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HSBC is in damage control mode after a senior executive said that policymakers and central bankers had exaggerated the financial risk of climate change. Stuart Kirk, the head of responsible investing for the bank’s asset management division, last week compared predictions about the negative effects of climate change to “Y2K”......

Intel shareholders reject executive pay

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Patrick Gelsinger, chief executive officer of Intel Corp., speaks during a Bloomberg Studio 1.0 interview at the company’s headquarters in Santa Clara, California, Feb. 3, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Intel shareholders voted last week against......

Judge rejects Trump allies’ bid to dismiss defamation case brought by ex-Dominion executive falsely accused of election-rigging | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here CNN  —  A Colorado judge rejected a request by several allies of former President Donald Trump that she dismiss a defamation case they’re facing after hyping bogus 2020 election fraud claims. The move Friday by District Judge Marie Avery......

Visa’s top crypto executive Terry Angelos leaves for Softbank-backed brokerage start-up DriveWealth

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Terry Angelos, Visa’s global head of fintech and crypto. DriveWealth One of Visa‘s top executives is leaving the payments giant for a brokerage technology start-up, CNBC has learned. Terry Angelos, Visa’s global head of fintech and crypto, will take over......

California governor issues executive order on crypto as state embraces digital currencies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a press conference in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, on Feb. 9, 2022. Medianews Group/east Bay Times Via Getty Images | Medianews Group | Getty Images Tech investors and businesses in California have been betting......

DREAMS Center for Arts Education Appoints Annette Freeman to New Role as Executive Director

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 WILMINGTON, N.C. – May 2, 2022 – — DREAMS Center for Arts Education Appoints Annette Freeman to New Role as Executive DirectorWILMINGTON, NC – The Board of Directors of DREAMS Center for Arts Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Annette Freeman as the organization’s Executive Director. Established in......

Disney executive Geoff Morrell, who helped craft response to ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law, leaves company after three months

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Disney employee Nicholas Maldonado holds a sign while protesting outside of Walt Disney World on March 22, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Employees are staging a company-wide walkout today to protest Walt Disney Co.’s response to controversial legislation passed in Florida......

Host and executive producer of Showtime series

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Host and executive producer of Showtime series “Ziwe” on asking uncomfortable questions – CBS News Watch CBS News Comedian and star Ziwe joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss the highly anticipated second season of her critically acclaimed late-night variety series,......

GM will start tying executive compensation to electric vehicle targets

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here General Motors Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks during a meeting hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden with private sector CEOs to discuss the Build Back Better agenda at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 26, 2022.......

What doomed CNN+? How rival strategies and executive intrigue fueled the streaming service’s rapid demise

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Executive producer Chris Licht of the television show Our Cartoon President speaks onstage during the CBS/Showtime portion of the 2018 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 6, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Frederick M.......

Former eBay executive to plead guilty to cyberstalking campaign targeting couple

Reuters
BOSTON, April 19 (Reuters) – A former eBay Inc (EBAY.O) security executive intends to plead guilty to federal charges that he planned a cyberstalking campaign that targeted a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was seen as critical of the e-commerce company. James Baugh, eBay’s former senior director of safety and......

Suns owner Robert Sarver retiring as bank executive amid NBA probe

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Mike McDaniel Suns owner Robert Sarver will be retiring as executive chairman of Western Alliance Bancorporation in June, the company announced on April 7. Sarver, who also owns the WNBA’s Mercury, has been with the company for 20 years. The......

Non-Profit Global Cancer Institute Names Carolyn Ricci as Executive Director

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Experienced women’s health advocate joins to accelerate programs for underserved cancer patients WOODBURY, Conn. – April 11, 2022 – — Global Cancer Institute (GCI), focused on improving survival rates for underserved cancer patients worldwide, announced today that it has appointed Carolyn Ricci as Executive Director. Ricci succeeds Founder Dr. Paul Goss,......

EU executive in new bid to cut funds to Hungary for weakening democracy

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BRUSSELS, April 5 (Reuters) – The European Union executive started a new disciplinary procedure against Hungary on Tuesday in a step that could lead to freezing funding for Prime Minister Viktor Orban for undercutting liberal democratic rights. Bracing for more tensions with the self-styled “illiberal” crusader, few in the EU......

Surveillance video captures the brutal kidnapping of a tech executive — but what happened off camera?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Tushar Atre, a successful tech-executive-turned-cannabis-entrepreneur had a multimillion-dollar home on the California coast, where he spent his free time surfing.  His dream house turned into a crime scene in October 2019 – grainy surveillance video from that time shows......

Tushar Atre case: Inside the kidnapping and murder of the tech executive

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Who would target the 50-year-old tech executive-turned-cannabis entrepreneur and would surveillance video help investigators crack the case? An Entrepreneur & Adventurer Tushar Atre, 50, owned a web design company and was well-known in the tech community. Rachael Emerlye Tushar......

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