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Tired of Chasing Astros, A's Look Forward to a ‘Level' Playing Field

33 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Now that their division rivals have been punished for cheating, the Oakland Athletics hope to finally close the gap on Houston and make a deep run into the postseason.
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Washington agency rejects Facebook political ad settlement

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

SEATTLE - Washington's campaign finance watchdog on Thursday rejected a settlement that its staff had negotiated with Facebook over charges the social media giant has...
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Disney's surprise CEO change makes sense because of the coronavirus' growing impact on its business, according to a Wall Street analyst

Disney's surprise CEO change makes sense because of the coronavirus' growing impact on its business, according to a Wall Street analyst

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Disney's abrupt appointment of CEO Bob Chapek on Tuesday was good thinking given the growing threat of the coronavirus outbreak, according to analysts at Rosenblatt...
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Online ‘impersonator' tried to contact campaigns, DNC says

16 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders' campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered...
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Center Stage at Disney After a Career Out of the Spotlight

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Bob Chapek, the company's new chief executive, does not remind anyone of his predecessor, Bob Iger. And that might be fine.
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Funeral to be held for longtime ABC7 reporter Bob Petty

1 day ago   |   ABC

A funeral will be held next week for longtime Eyewitness News reporter and anchor Bob Petty.
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Bob Iger Steps Down At Disney, Having Presided Over Several Major Acquisitions

1 day ago   |   NPR

Disney head Bob Iger announced he will no longer be CEO, designating a successor on Tuesday. Iger has strengthened the company and is leaving it in a strong position to compete...
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From Salesforce to Disney, it's hard for some CEOs to say goodbye

From Salesforce to Disney, it's hard for some CEOs to say goodbye

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the newsletter where we highlight BI Prime's biggest tech stories. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief...
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Disney's CEO is out. Here are the most notable CEO departures of 2020 so far

Disney's CEO is out. Here are the most notable CEO departures of 2020 so far

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Bob Iger , CEO of Disney, and Keith Block , co-CEO of Salesforce, stepped down from their roles on Feb. 25, 2020. Several notable CEOs have stepped down or announced that...
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National Journal: How Much Trouble is Denver Riggleman in?

1 day ago   |   DCCC

Denver Riggleman is headed towards a tough general election in November. If he makes it out of the GOP nominating convention first, that is. After barely scraping together a...
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Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers bottomless cups

The unlimited coffee subscription costs just $8.99 a month. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of... Read more ...

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police on Thursday identified the five victims of the Miller brewery mass shooting. Read more ...

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook says it is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers, as spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard, spurring them to suspend... Read more ...

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NEW YORK - The NBA fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 on Thursday for violating the player resting policy with point guard D'Angelo Russell. Read more ...

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brass sent more than a dozen workers to meet the first Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan... Read more ...