Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Trump’s Florida Convention Could Be The First That Actually Helps Lose A State

DUNEDIN, Fla. ― When President Donald Trump moved his Republican nominating convention to Florida after yanking it from North Carolina last month, the extra hassle and cost at least carried the benefit of shoring up his support in the country’s highest-value swing state. Four weeks later, with coronavirus cases flaring…

Ivy League cancels football and other fall sports due to Covid-19

The Ivy Leagueofficially canceled fall athletic programs, including all football games, due to Covid-19. The league previously became the first conference to cancel its men's and women's basketball tournament on March 10. The Game has been been called off. The Ivy League on Wednesday officially canceled fall athletics, including its football…

Ghislaine Maxwell Taps Broad Range of Legal Talent for Defense

Ghislaine Maxwell tapped two former hard-hitting federal prosecutors and a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analyst-turned-lawyer to defend her against child sex-trafficking charges tied to her former boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein. The British socialite’s team includes Christian Everdell, whose team won an award for its work in the investigation and apprehension of…

Merck CEO Says Dearth of Black Executives Shows Lack of Progress

Merck & Co. Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Frazier is one of only four Black CEOs at the helm of a Fortune 500 company, a reflection of how difficult it remains for people of color to ascend the executive ranks of corporate America, he said. “I would say that if you…