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At GE, A New Urgency to Return to Industrial Roots

At GE, A New Urgency to Return to Industrial Roots

Oct 22
The ambition of new CEO John Flannery to pare away everything that could stand in the way of General Electric's return to its industrial core became clearer Friday with plans to expel more than $20 billion in operations.

Butter Shortage in France Amid Global Demand for Pastries

Butter Shortage in France Amid Global Demand for Pastries

Oct 22
French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets.

George R.R. Martin Mixes Business, Politics At Film Forum

George R.R. Martin Mixes Business, Politics At Film Forum

By Morgan Lee | Oct 21
Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.

Creep of the Week: Jeff Sessions

Creep of the Week: Jeff Sessions

By D'Anne Witkowski | Oct 21
Ah, religious freedom. That call to arms for conservative Christians who believe that they live in some Bizzaro Land version of America where they are persecuted for their beliefs.

Straight White Men Can Be Diverse Too, Says Apple's President of Diversity

Straight White Men Can Be Diverse Too, Says Apple's President of Diversity

By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
"Diversity is the human experience. I get a little bit frustrated when diversity or the term diversity is tagged to the people of color, or the women, or the LGBT," Business Insider reported her as saying.

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

Oct 19
The Global Network empowers the LGBTQ community by connecting entrepreneurs and their business partners, investors, and mentors with each other, in a safe and secure environment.

Amazon Has Brought Benefits - and Disruption - to Seattle

Amazon Has Brought Benefits - and Disruption - to Seattle

By Gene Johnson | Oct 19
Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas.

Wooing Amazon with Sun, Fun ... and Giant Buttons

Wooing Amazon with Sun, Fun ... and Giant Buttons

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 19
Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons - literally.

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

Oct 18
The wildfires wreaking havoc across Northern California have destroyed millions of dollars in marijuana crops ready for harvest on the eve of legalization in the state.

Questions and Answers About Colin Kaepernick's Grievance

Questions and Answers About Colin Kaepernick's Grievance

By Jimmy Golen | Oct 18
To prove collusion, Kaepernick will need hard evidence that owners worked together - rather than decided individually - to keep him out of the league.

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