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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 image with a $75 million investment deal on her side, the celebrity chef has compared her …Paula Deen says she’s ‘fighting to get my name […]

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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 Hilton? Maybe. Lately, Wall Street firms have had the hots for luxury …Fashion house Versace sells stake to Blackstone to fund growthChicago TribuneBlackstone-Versace deal values […]

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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 the South Florida metropolis. Mayor Tomas Regalado and EFE President Jose Antonio Vera inked the … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google

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

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 from Hai’an, China about the potential for future investment, the county announced Wednesday. At the meeting, held over …MOU with Chinese Hints at Hundreds of […]

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Davos Man enjoys a weekend Downunder – MacroBusiness (blog)

MacroBusiness (blog)…clinched agreement from the world’s most powerful economies to boost global growth by at least 2 per cent over the next five years. Mr Hockey said the G20 was focused on developing concrete action to improve global growth prospects, and has committed …Reforms will free trade, say CEOsThe AustralianInvestment and exports are essential to […]

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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 comes with some questions. Someone should be thinking about what return you’re getting on this daily investment. Time and … and more …read more Source: […]

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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 legal fix. Marguerite Reardon. by Marguerite Reardon. February 3, 2014 3:52 PM PST.New Legislation Could Save Net Neutrality — For NowMashableDemocrat lawmakers look to restore […]

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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 star-studded affair amid plans to bring his pro-soccer team to Miami. Beckham, his investment …Beckham-Miami deal one step closer; local visit plans revealedMiamiHerald.com all 7 […]

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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 to Nintendo’s revised financial forecast, indicated what the firm …Report: Nintendo Entering the Mobile Market Within the YearSideQuesting all 84 news articles …read more Source: […]

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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 on Thursday, inviting Western companies to seize …Behind the scenes in Davos: IranUSA TODAYRouhani says Iran has ‘serious will’ to make a deal on nuclear […]

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Iran’s Rouhani takes Davos spotlight – AFP

AFPDavos — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani takes centre stage at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday, as he seeks to drum up investment for his sanctions-hit economy amid thawing relations with the West. Rouhani leads a delegation that includes …Rohani: Iran, US could turn animosity into friendshipHaaretzThe UN invitation that nearly undid Syria peace talksDAWN.comRohani […]

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IBM Invests $1.2B in Cloud Infrastructure – eWeek

eWeekIBM has pledged to commit $1.2 billion to significantly expand its global cloud footprint, beefing up its SoftLayer infrastructure and other components. Big Blue said the investment includes a network of cloud centers designed to bring clients greater flexibility, …IBM to spend $1.2 billion to expand cloud servicesReutersIBM throws $1.2 billion at its global data […]

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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 demand for regime change on the communist-run island, which he …Cuba’s Castro urges US to boost relationseuronewsCuba to unveil new foreign investment lawXinhuaIn Cuba, clock […]

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Las Vegas

Officials: 6 indicted in Las Vegas, Zurich fraud case – Las Vegas Sun

Officials: 6 indicted in Las Vegas, Zurich fraud caseLas Vegas SunOfficials say three people have been arrested in the U.S., and three are sought in Montana and Switzerland on charges that they headed a multi-million dollar securities fraud in Las Vegas and Zurich. Court records show that Antony Brandel and Joseph …Six Arrested In Vegas-Switzerland […]

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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 the investment. The company, led by 80-year-old American tycoon …Sheldon Adelson Drops Plans To Open Las Vegas Sands In MadridForbesLas Vegas Sands abandons Madrid mega-casino […]

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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 average of $14.8 million to make and grossed an average of $64.3 million. That’s a major return on investment that has given … and more […]

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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 Rocket’s big e-commerce plays in the Asia-Pacific region, Zalora in Asia and The Iconic in Australia. Rocket Internet says that this is the …Asian fashion […]

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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 move the political needle on legislation of interest to it. At first, membership was free, with events being paid for by sponsors. But now, Ron’s […]

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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 securing as far back as four months ago. That person is Rashid Al Malik, and he’s teamed with an organization, Colony Capital LLC to form […]

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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 States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary […]

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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 once with people who worked for her and over the years, appeared on The TODAY Show with Matt Lauer Wednesday morning. This blogger felt sorry […]

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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 (NYSE: BXP) announced today that it will ceremonially break ground to celebrate the acquisition of 101 First Street, a land parcel sold by Transbay Joint […]

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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 to represent Ecuador’s indigenous people) against American oil company Chevron. Burford Capital is one of the investors in the lawsuit that Ecuador and American lawyers […]