Federal prosecutors are seeking to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of his former employees related to a rebate scheme to cheat trucking companies out of millions of dollars. The petition filed this week asks a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel to reconsider its ruling that jurors should not have heard recordings of racist language by the former president, Mark Hazelwood. The panel's split decision in October vacated convictions for Hazelwood, who received the harshest prison sentence at 12 ½ years, and two others.
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Pierre Branco, recently named to dual roles as head of WarnerMedia EMEA Affiliate & Ad Sales and country manager for Nordic, CEE, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, today announced a leadership team to usher in a more “holistic approach” across territories, he said, and work closely with HBO Max “as we prepare for its arrival […]
A top Pakistani court on Wednesday declared the country’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who lives in exile in London, a fugitive from justice after he failed to return home to face additional corruption charges. The move by the Islamabad High Court comes months after Sharif was given the chance to voluntarily return home. The next court hearing will be held in a week’s time, when the judges will discuss whether to proceed with the hearings and try Sharif in absentia.
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Sam Bird is the only driver to have won a race in every Formula E season so far but, after six years in the electric series, the Briton wants much more as he prepares for a fresh start with Jaguar next month. Formula E now has full FIA world championship status and Bird, 33, believes he can fly high after moving from Envision Virgin Racing. Bird said he felt he was joining Jaguar at the right time after first having talks with the manufacturer in season three.
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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggested Wednesday that politicians who impose lockdowns or curfews to limit COVID-19 are acting like dictators. The comments came as López Obrador once again fended off questions about why he almost never wears a face mask, saying it was a question of liberty. The Mexican leader said pandemic measures that limit people’s movements are “fashionable among authorities ... who want to show they are heavy handed, dictatorship.”
Wellory, a startup that bills itself as taking an "anti-diet approach" to nutrition and wellness, is announcing that it has raised $4.2 million in funding. The round was led by Story Ventures, with participation from Harlem Capital, Tinder co-founders Sean Rad and Justin Mateen, Ground Up Ventures, NBA Player Wayne Ellington, Hannah Bronfman and others. Wellory founder and CEO Emily Hochman (who was previously the head of customer success at WayUp) told me that she struggled with dieting in college, to the point where she was risking chronic illness and infertility.
House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s decision to end several Federal Reserve lending programs amid the pandemic “foolish and reckless.” “What you’re doing is contrary to what’s lawful, and puts our entire economy in jeopardy,” Ms Waters said. “The transfer of the funds is not up to me,” Mr Mnuchin said.
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President Donald Trump’s nomination of Nathan Simington to fill a slot on the FCC cleared the Senate Commerce Committee. If Simington is approved by the full Senate, Republicans and Democrats each would have two seats on the FCC, setting up a deadlock in the early days of Joe Biden’s administration. Democrats will have a majority […]
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