Paula Deen compares her struggles to ‘that black’ openly gay NFL prospect … – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaula Deen’s $100 million empire crumbled last year after she admitted to using a racial slur in her everyday life, and as she continues campaigning to repair her public … Read More

Does Wall Street Know Fashion? Versace May Find Out In $1B Deal With … – Forbes

ForbesThe FT notes that the Versace deal would be Blackstone’s first investment in luxury fashion. So, can Blackstone do with high-fashion what it’s been able to do with investments like … Read More

City of Miami, Agencia EFE sign collaboration agreement – Fox News Latino

City of Miami, Agencia EFE sign collaboration agreementFox News LatinoThe City of Miami and Agencia EFE on Wednesday signed a collaboration agreement aimed at promoting investment and entrepreneurial initiative in … Read More

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese … –

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese …MLive.comDETROIT, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and county officials are meeting Friday with a government delegation … Read More

4 Hidden Benefits of Social Media for Your Business – Search Engine Journal

4 Hidden Benefits of Social Media for Your BusinessSearch Engine JournalSocial media provides great entertainment and a form of distraction for all of us, but from a professional perspective it … Read More

Oil and gas company sues city of Dallas over right to drill on leases – Dallas Morning News

Oil and gas company sues city of Dallas over right to drill on leasesDallas Morning NewsTrinity East Energy sued the city of Dallas on Thursday to recoup its investment in … Read More

House and Senate Dems introduce bill to temporarily fix Net neutrality – CNET

CNETDemocrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent … Read More

MLS Team In Miami One Step Closer As Beckham Heads Back To S.Fla. – CBS Local

CBS LocalMIAMI (CBSMiami) — Major League Soccer in Miami is one step closer to becoming reality. David Beckham is coming back to South Florida for what’s sure to be a … Read More

Analysts blame Sony for Nintendo’s lack of third-party support – Nintendo Insider

Nintendo InsiderACE Securities, a Japanese investment and market analysis firm, has blamed Sony for Nintendo’s lack of success in securing third-party support on Wii U. Their report, written in response … Read More

Iran wants full nuclear deal and investment, Rouhani tells Davos – Reuters

ReutersDAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Iran is determined to negotiate a comprehensive deal on its nuclear programme with major powers so it can develop its battered economy, President Hassan Rouhani said … Read More

Iran’s President Pledges Cooperation, Trade – ABC News

ABC NewsIranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday his country is ready to do business and honor a deal to curb its nuclear program, in a speech aimed at persuading world … Read More

Cuba’s Raul Castro calls for better US relations – BBC News

BBC NewsCuban President Raul Castro has called for “civilised relations” with the United States, saying the two countries should respect their differences. President Castro said the US should drop its … Read More

Las Vegas Sands cancels Spain casino resort plan – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunMADRID — Casino operator Las Vegas Sands on Friday scrapped plans to build a “EuroVegas” resort near Madrid after the Spanish government rejected as illegal concessions demanded for … Read More

Box office preview: Will ‘The Hobbit’ desolate the competition? – Entertainment Weekly

Box office preview: Will ‘The Hobbit’ desolate the competition?Entertainment WeeklyThe gun-toting grandma, played by Perry in drag, has become a perennial box–office force. The first five Madea films cost an … Read More

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion … – TechCrunch

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion …TechCrunchToday, one of the big backers of that fund, Access Industries, is leading a $112 million investment into two of … Read More

SF CiTi Wants $500 A Year Membership, Pushing Out Poor Startup Members

Ron Conway, the famed tech investor and co-founder of Y-Combinator, started SF CiTi with the original objective of marshalling the San Francisco and San Francisco Bay Area Tech Community to … Read More

Coliseum City Oakland Gets Bay Investment Group: Rashid Al Malik, Colony Capital LLC

The Coliseum City Project (the focus of an Oakland City Council closed session meeting today) just got the “middle eastern investor” Oakland District Seven Councilmember Larry Reid was working on … Read More

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United … Read More

President Obama On College Affordability At Buffalo, NY

This transcript came from The White House Press Office 25 minutes ago: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY State University of New York Buffalo Buffalo, New York 11:23 A.M. … Read More

Paula Deen Racist N-Word Issue: On TODAY Show Time To Forgive – Give Food Network Show Back

Paula Deen, who’s show Food Network announced it was dropping effective when it’s contract ran out next month in the wake of revelations that she used the N-word more than … Read More

NFL Wants Miami Dolphins To Remain In South Florida

The National Football League wants the Miami Dolphins to remain a going concern in the South Florida region. That message was communicated via NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while on the … Read More

SF Transbay Transit Tower Groundbreaking 10 A.M. Today

The SF Transbay Transit Tower groundbreaking is an exciting development that this vlogger will attend today. Here’s the press release: Boston, MA, March 26, 2013 – Hines and Boston Properties … Read More

Chevron Ecuador: Burford Capital Accuses Steven Donziger Of Fraud

“Chevron Ecuador Burford Capital Accuses Steven Donziger Of Fraud,” is a blockbuster story. The latest news in the lawsuit pitting plaintiff’s lead by New York Lawyer Steven Donziger (who claims … Read More