2 Black students sue Atlanta police after being pulled from car, tased during George Floyd protests

ATLANTA — Atlanta police had no justification for pulling two students from their car and hitting them with stun guns while they were stuck in traffic caused by protests over George Floyd’s death, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The federal lawsuit by Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young — students at historically Black colleges in Atlanta — accuses police of assault […]

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Boohoo accused of failing to improve working conditions in its supply chain

Co-founder of fashion company survives shareholder attempt to block her re-election over issue Last modified on Fri 18 Jun 2021 14.01 EDT Boohoo has been accused of failing to significantly improve working conditions in its supply chain, as company co-founder Carol Kane survived an attempt to block her re-election to the board over the issue. Just over 12% of Boohoo […]

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5 smart ways to use your upcoming child tax credit payments to get ahead

Starting in July, an estimated 39 million U.S. households will start receiving advance payments of the 2021 child tax credit. While many families may be using this extra cash for everyday expenses, from diapers to utility bills, for others, it may be worth spending this money in ways that improve your financial future, financial experts say. The child tax credit […]

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James Murdoch Flexes His ESG Chops At Tribeca Festival Q&A

The renegade scion of the Fox News-owning Murdoch family, James, vigorously showcased his commitment to social and environmental causes Friday in an interview with Walmart CEO Doug McMillon at the Tribeca Festival. James acquired the festival’s parent company Tribeca Enterprises in 2019 through his investment company Lupa Systems. The youngest son of Rupert and brother of Lachlan Murdoch is the […]

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Big savers may boost their retirement stash with this option

Some 401(k) plans allow savings beyond the annual limit with after-tax contributions. Employees may save on future taxes by converting the money to Roth accounts but may owe taxes on earnings for the transfers.  While it can be a game-changer for certain savers, advisors say after-tax contributions aren't widely available. Many people know about their 401(k) perks, but their plan […]

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CBRE CEO: Companies aggressively want to return to the workplace

New York (CNN Business)Wall Street is wasting no time getting its employees back into the office — whether they want to be there or not. Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman warned this week he’ll be “very disappointed” if workers aren’t back by Labor Day. And if they’re not? “Then we’ll have a different kind of conversation,” he said. Goldman Sachs […]

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As cargo business grows, SpiceJet, IndiGo ready for new battle

However, once normal air transport resumes and there’s abundant belly capacity, the traditional economics of air cargo may not be that lucrative. There’s been a change in the SpiceJet pecking order since last year. Former head of Coca-Cola India Sanjiv Gupta, who leads SpiceJet’s logistics business, is now considered a key man by promoter Ajay Singh. There’s reason. SpiceExpress–the logistics […]

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Topic Partners With Statement Films To Develop Projects From African & Diaspora Female Creators; Pitches To Be Accepted Through August 16

EXCLUSIVE: Topic is partnering with Statement Films to support, develop and finance projects from African and diaspora female creators. First Look Media’s streaming service and Areej Noor’s women-led startup will be accepting pitches for thriller, sci-fi, suspense, mystery and crime stories from African and diaspora women, now through August 16. The organizations will be considering ideas for films, as well […]

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The pandemic may have made it easier for some students to get into college last year

Beginning in March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic closed college campuses and squeezed families' finances. Many experts predicted that because of these pressures, students might opt to ride out the pandemic by taking community college courses to save money and stay closer to home.  But then, the opposite happened.  According to a new report from the College Board, community colleges actually […]

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