Business News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/business.xml Business News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png Harvey Weinstein Facing Arrest in New York Following Sex Assault Inquiry http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/harvey-weinstein-facing-arrest-in-new-york-following-sex-assault-inquiry?fromrss=1 Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced movie mogul, is expected to surrender to investigators on Friday after a monthslong inquiry into allegations that he sexually assaulted numerous women. Movie stars and employees of his company have described a decades-long history by Mr. Weinstein of sexually abusing and assaulting them and then paying or coercing them to stay silent.

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The New York Times Thu, 24 May 2018 22:20:28 GMT 1805245U7RK4 0
Barriss, at center of fatal Wichita 'swatting,' also charged with D.C. bomb threats http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/barriss-at-center-of-fatal-wichita-swatting-also-charged-with-d-c-bomb-threats?fromrss=1 Tyler Barriss appears before Judge Bruce Brown on Tuesday morning in a preliminary hearing in the swatting death of Andrew Finch in December 2017. The 25-year-old Los Angeles man is accused of making the "swatting" call that led a Wichita police officer to shoot Finch.

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The Wichita Eagle Thu, 24 May 2018 20:02:31 GMT 180524EHE8U3 0
Samsonite accused of 'massaging profits' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/samsonite-accused-of-massaging-profits?fromrss=1 Shares in Samsonite International have tumbled after an investor claimed the world's largest luggage maker had questionable accounting practices and poor corporate governance. "Samsonite is a mid-level brand masquerading as a premium luxury player," Blue Orca said.

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BBC News Thu, 24 May 2018 15:16:45 GMT 180524OMKONF 0
FCC official outlines opportunities with broadband fund http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/fcc-official-outlines-opportunities-with-broadband-fund?fromrss=1 Max Garland/HD Media U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., listen to a presentation from Michael Janson, deputy director of the Federal Communications Commission's Rural Broadband Auctions Taskforce, Friday at BridgeValley Community & Technical College regarding how West Virginia can maximize its changes of securing ... (more)

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Williamson Daily News Online Thu, 24 May 2018 10:36:09 GMT 180524GAJ0DA 0
Police release disturbing body-cam footage of Milwaukee Bucks... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/police-release-disturbing-body-cam-footage-of-milwaukee-bucks?fromrss=1 Body-cam footage of the arrest of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown was released on Wednesday, showing the young player being taken down by police and tased.

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SFGate Thu, 24 May 2018 05:48:50 GMT 180523MBNRDC 0
Georgia Jury Returns $1 Billion Verdict in Sexual Assault Case http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/georgia-jury-returns-1-billion-verdict-in-sexual-assault-case?fromrss=1 Hope Cheston was 14 when, outside a friend's birthday party in October 2012 in Jonesboro, Ga., an armed security guard at an apartment complex raped her on a picnic table. But on Tuesday, jurors in Clayton County, Ga., awarded her $1 billion in compensatory damages in a civil lawsuit against Crime Prevention Agency Inc., the security company that employed her rapist.

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The New York Times Thu, 24 May 2018 01:10:45 GMT 180523UUUJ3Q 0
Senators say their IDs were stolen for fake FCC complaints http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/senators-say-their-ids-were-stolen-for-fake-fcc-complaints?fromrss=1 Two senators - one Republican and one Democratic - said their identities were stolen to write fake comments to the Federal Communications Commission ahead of the agency's vote last year to dismantle net neutrality rules. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., claim they were among millions of Americans who were impersonated in public comments to fraudulently skew the agency's policymaking process.

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San Jose Mercury News Wed, 23 May 2018 20:24:14 GMT 180523T4BSJB 0
Drought on tap to intensify over US Southwest http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/drought-on-tap-to-intensify-over-us-southwest?fromrss=1 In this July 25, 2017, file photo, rafters float down the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.

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SFGate Wed, 23 May 2018 18:04:02 GMT 180523HV9MDJ 0
San Jose police officers shoot at dogs who charged at them http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/san-jose-police-officers-shoot-at-dogs-who-charged-at-them?fromrss=1 Police officers responding to a disturbance call Wednesday opened fire at three dogs who charged at them in the Alum Rock neighborhood, hitting one of the animals in the paw, according law enforcement and media reports. The dog who was shot, a Rottweiler, was being taken for treatment by its owner, according to NBC Bay Area.

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San Jose Mercury News Wed, 23 May 2018 15:44:32 GMT 180523O0PVPC 0
Sinclair Laying Groundwork For Fox News Competitor http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/sinclair-laying-groundwork-for-fox-news-competitor?fromrss=1 Company execs are taking meetings with conservative stars as a prelude to launching a competitor to the Murdoch-led juggernaut. It may be just a matter of time before Fox News gets a real challenger from the right.

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Hollywood Reporter Wed, 23 May 2018 13:14:08 GMT 180523U9JSJ2 0
Stunning fall of Malaysia's Najib ushers in hopes of reform http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/stunning-fall-of-malaysias-najib-ushers-in-hopes-of-reform?fromrss=1 In this May 9, 2018, file photo, then Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shows his finger marked with ink after voting at his hometown in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia. After 60 years of uninterrupted National Front rule, many Malaysians are optimistic they are ushering in an era of reform that echoes the democratic transformation of giant neighbor Indonesia two decades earlier.

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SFGate Wed, 23 May 2018 08:18:10 GMT 1805238HC6DJ 0
Read NYC lawyer Aaron Schlossberg's apology for the racist rant heard around the world http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/read-nyc-lawyer-aaron-schlossbergs-apology-for-the-racist-rant-heard-around-the-world?fromrss=1 Six days after a New York lawyer's racist tirade went viral , the star of the disturbing video has offered an apology. Aaron Schlossberg posted a statement to Twitter today, saying the video in question-in which he is seen lambasting a Fresh Kitchen restaurant manager because two employees were speaking Spanish-did not convey "the real me," and that New York's diversity is one of the reasons he moved to the city in the first place. "I am not a racist," Schlossberg continued.

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Fast Company Wed, 23 May 2018 05:51:24 GMT 180522R45LB2 0
Amazon draws fire for selling face recognition to law enforcement http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/amazon-draws-fire-for-selling-face-recognition-to-law-enforcement?fromrss=1 Amazon's facial recognition technology, Rekognition,  is raising concern among privacy advocates. The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups have issued a letter calling out the potential for abuse of the system among law enforcement, and asking Amazon to stop selling it to government agencies. Additionally, the letter highlights a lack of oversight of how technology like this is being used.

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Fast Company Wed, 23 May 2018 01:12:36 GMT 180522BJCEGT 0
Anthem slashes breast pump payments, stocking fears fewer moms will stop breastfeeding http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/anthem-slashes-breast-pump-payments-stocking-fears-fewer-moms-will-stop-breastfeeding?fromrss=1 A sharp cut in breast pump payments by the nation's second-largest health insurer has prompted a strong reaction from breastfeeding advocates, who warn that some new moms will not get the pumps they need and fewer babies will be breastfed. Starting last month, Anthem Inc. slashed the rate it reimburses medical suppliers for breast pumps by 44 percent - from $169.15 to $95.

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LA Daily News Tue, 22 May 2018 20:25:57 GMT 180522BGOPVT 0
R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Battery, False Imprisonment, Transmitting Sexual Disease in New Lawsuit http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/r-kelly-accused-of-sexual-battery-false-imprisonment-transmitting-sexual-disease-in-new-lawsuit?fromrss=1 According to the 'New York Times,' the complaint by Texas woman Faith A. Rodgers seeks unspecified damages and claims the two met when she was 19 last March following a concert in San Antonio. is the subject of a new lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court on Monday , alleging sexual battery, false imprisonment and failure to disclose a sexually transmitted disease.

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Hollywood Reporter Tue, 22 May 2018 15:33:01 GMT 180522S64M09 0
Why Mini-BOTs Loom Big for Investors in Italy Assets: QuickTake http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/why-mini-bots-loom-big-for-investors-in-italy-assets-quicktake?fromrss=1 Italy's newly ascendant populist parties sent jitters across Europe's debt markets by proposing a new class of short-dated government notes that would be created specifically to pay state arrears. The idea spooked investors who see it as akin to issuing a parallel currency that would further dent the country's fiscal sustainability.

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The Washington Post Tue, 22 May 2018 13:02:55 GMT 180522VDC45L 0
McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2018/05/mcdonalds-workers-file-sex-harassment-claims?fromrss=1 In this April 15, 2015, file photo, McDonald's workers and supporters rally outside a McDonald's in Chicago. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Fight for $15 is announcing that it's helping women in several U.S. cities to file complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged they experienced sexual harassment while working at McDonald's.

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The Orlando Sentinel Tue, 22 May 2018 13:02:54 GMT 180522A5BRB9 0