An appeals court declined to revive billionaire Leon Black’s racketeering suit alleging a conspiracy to destroy his reputation by his Apollo Global Management Inc. co-founder Josh Harris and ex-model Guzel Ganieva. The federal appeals court in Manhattan on Thursday said it wouldn’t overturn a lower-court ruling in June that found racketeering claims by Black “glaringly […]

Charley Gallay/Getty Images Media conglomerate beats Wall Street expectations for December 2022 quarter Disney+ lost a net 2.4 million subscribers in the last three months of 2022 — marking the streaming service’s first decline since launching in late 2019 — while the Mouse House’s quarterly earnings topped Wall Street estimates, thanks to a surge in […]

“He’s got to give the people who are against him something to hang their hat on,” said Aaron Cutler, a lobbyist who once worked for former congressman Eric Cantor, another politician whose bid to lead the House was derailed by hardline conservative opposition. The other Republican lobbyist, however, believed there was “no path to victory, […]

Stanley Black & Decker’s parts-manufacturing arm saw its win upheld in a lawsuit by a Black former forklift operator who alleged race bias caused his firing after he reportedly used his cell phone on the plant floor. Stanley Engineering Fastening said that violated its workplace safety policy and that Vulenzo Blount was already under a […]

Amazon.com Services LLC’s win against a former management associate who claimed Covid-19 safety enforcement at his Staten Island facility was racially discriminatory was upheld Thursday by the Second Circuit. Christian Smalls—the co-founder of the Amazon Labor Union, which workers at his former warehouse voted to join in April—also failed to show his claims that he […]

The progressive news outlet Grid, which launched last January with seed funding from the United Arab Emirates and a masthead of high-profile media talent, has reportedly lost its CEO amid internal confusion over its business model, while burning “millions of dollars” on fancy offices and a 50-person staff. Grid cofounder and CEO Mark Bauman, who […]

Trump ally Kari Lake loses to Democrat Katie Hobbs in Arizona governor race  BBC Source link

A white woman who called 911 and falsely accused a Black bird-watcher of threatening her in New York City’s Central Park in a 2020 incident that went viral has lost a lawsuit accusing her former employer of illegally firing her and making her out to be a racist. U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams on Wednesday […]

Stock Market Today: Dow Loses Over 150 Points As U.S. Stocks Extend Losses; Oil and Gas Prices Fall  The Wall Street Journal Source link

Sept. 13, 2022, 3:52 PM Didn’t show stereotyping expert, instruction wrongly nixed Texts of race bias laws not improperly kept from jury charge Abbott Laboratories’ trial win against a Black regional sales manager was upheld by Seventh Circuit, which rejected her contentions that errors by a lower court unfairly hindered her ability to show her […]

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