Europe's Not-So-Swift Diplomacy

Europe's Not-So-Swift Diplomacy

Another trans-Atlantic showdown is looming as the Trump Administration prepares its next tranche of financial sanctions on Iran, and the puzzle is why Europe keeps backing itself into a corner. Brussels and European Union states seem ready to stage a battle with Washington over an obscure but important financial-service network—against Europe’s own interests. The looming […]

Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank: My First Big Travel Splurge

Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank: My First Big Travel Splurge

Barbara Corcoran’s credits include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company […]

Donald Trump looks to start formal US-UK trade talks

Donald Trump looks to start formal US-UK trade talks

The Trump administration has told Congress that it wants to start formal trade talks with the UK “as soon as it is ready” after Brexit, a sign that negotiations with London are a priority even as Washington seeks separate deals with the EU and Japan and fights a trade war with China. The notification from […]

Music Promo Firm Listen Up Expands Into Asia With Hong Kong & Shanghai Offices

Music Promo Firm Listen Up Expands Into Asia With Hong Kong & Shanghai Offices

Music promotion company Listen Up announced their plans to explode into the Asian market. The long-running London- and Los Angeles-based company will open two more offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Founder Luke Neville and partner James Mack will team up with former Sony Music executive Ryan Wilson in their Asia expansion. Mack told Billboard Radio […]

Family of man who died in San Mateo sheriff's custody calls for use-of-force probe

Family of man who died in San Mateo sheriff's custody calls for use-of-force probe

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Falcons placing RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve

Falcons placing RB Devonta Freeman on injured reserve

The Atlanta Falcons will place two-time Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman on injured reserve with a groin injury, coach Dan Quinn said Tuesday. “Following the game against Pittsburgh, where Devonta injured his foot, we thought he was just having general soreness in his groin area,” Quinn said. “As the week went on, it continued, […]