Starbucks Chief Won't Stay Hot

Starbucks Chief Won't Stay Hot

Howard Schultz’s retirement as Starbucks chairman could “stoke speculation” of a presidential run, we’re told by one of the stokers in the New York Times. The man who turned a Seattle coffee chain into an institution of global ubiquity has been “frequently mentioned” as a Democratic Party candidate, adds this frequent mentioner. Treading… Source link

Wisconsin Sausage Factory Employee Slipped Wire Into Meat, Prosecutors Say

Wisconsin Sausage Factory Employee Slipped Wire Into Meat, Prosecutors Say

A Wisconsin man is facing jail after he allegedly put foreign objects into a sausage links during his shift at the factory he worked at, prosecutors announced. Jonathan Lane, from Kiel, Wisconsin, appeared at a federal court in Milwaukee charged with tampering with a consumer product following an in investigation at the Johnsonville Sausage factory. […]

Quebec reserves will offset this year's poor maple syrup yield

Quebec reserves will offset this year's poor maple syrup yield

The province harvested 53,500 tons of maple syrup this season, a 22-per-cent drop from last year’s record 69,000 tons, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers says. Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette files Chilly spring weather means less maple syrup this year from Quebec, the world’s biggest producer. The province harvested 53,500 tons this season, […]

New Poll: 46 percent of Bay Area Residents plan to move

New Poll: 46 percent of Bay Area Residents plan to move

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A new poll shows that more than half of Bay Area residents think the region is going in the wrong direction, so much so that many plan on leaving the Bay Area. Not even the beauty of the region is enough for people to want to stay. 46 percent of those […]

Merck Wins Again

Merck Wins Again

Merck Wins Again  Forbes ASCO: Merck shows Roche up with big survival numbers in squamous lung cancer  FiercePharma ASCO18: Merck raises the bar in lung cancer with Keytruda data  BioPharma Dive Lung Cancer Drug From Merck Solidifies Lead in Crowded Field  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

Delta is investigating the death of a Pomeranian it flew to Detroit

Delta is investigating the death of a Pomeranian it flew to Detroit

Delta Air Lines said on Saturday it is investigating the death of a dog that died after it traveled in one of its plane’s cargo holds during a cross-country flight. Alejandro, a Pomeranian, was traveling from Phoenix to Newark via Detroit this week, where he was found dead. An attorney for the Pomeranian’s owner, Evan […]

Facebook to remove 'trending' news from its site amid fake news criticism

Facebook to remove 'trending' news from its site amid fake news criticism

Facebook’s Trending News section will be shutting down permanently next week. The feature, which sits to the right of the status box in Facebook’s newsfeed, has frequrently been the subject of controversy since it was launched in 2014. An algorithm selects the trending topics based on how many stories have been posted about that topic […]

S&P Cuts Deutsche Bank Rating in Latest Blow for Sewing's Revamp

S&P Cuts Deutsche Bank Rating in Latest Blow for Sewing's Revamp

Deutsche Bank AG’s new chief executive officer, Christian Sewing, suffered a fresh setback in his efforts to reinvigorate Europe’s largest investment bank as S&P Global Ratings cut the lender’s credit rating. S&P reduced the rating by one notch to BBB+, the third-lowest investment grade, citing “significant execution risk” after several management changes and strategy updates […]

Goldman Sachs vice president charged with insider trading

Goldman Sachs vice president charged with insider trading

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors charged a vice president at Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday with making more than $130,000 through illegal trades using inside information about companies advised by the investment bank. Prosecutors said Woojae Jung, a 37-year old South Korean citizen, used confidential information about upcoming transactions he learned through his […]