A Silicon Valley software business is launching self-driving taxis later this month. It has no choice. In the new world order of software there are two choices: Quick or dead. Uber’s deal-making chief executive Travis Kalanick has always been impatient. He began spreading the seedof his ride-hailing startup around the globe long [...]
Using executive power, Governor Mark Dayton, recognized as one of the best governors in the US, has laid out protections for pollinators in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is ordered to implement recently developed recommendations related to neonicotinoid pesticides. Potential users must demonstrate a real need for the products, and use them properly. This…
1. Tim Kaine’s very first executive action as governor of Virginia was to sign an order banning discrimination against state employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or disability. 2. Show More Summary
Companies that break labor laws won’t be able to get federal contracts under a new executive order from President Obama, and Republicans and business groups are outraged. Under the rule, companies that want to bid on contracts will have...Show More Summary
AUSTIN — Phlur Inc. has had a busy summer: Since coming out of stealth mode earlier this year, the Austin fragrance startup run by former Ralph Lauren Corp. executive Eric Korman has attracted national media attention for its disruptive approach to selling scents. Now it's collected more funding. Show More Summary
As a generally mild-mannered father undertaking a brutal course of revenge in “In Order of Disappearance,” Stellan Skarsgård might occasionally strike you as Scandinavia’s answer to Liam Neeson in the “Taken” movies. Then again, he might not. The comparison almost, but not quite, nails the quiet...
Back in May, Fox agreed to a 13-episode order of Seth MacFarlane’s next TV project, an untitled live action space space dramedy created, executive produced, written by and starring MacFarlane. Now The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Jon Favreau will join the entertainment juggernaut’s first non-animated series project as an ... More »
Two of Maine's representatives in Congress are not happy after President Obama signed an executive order creating the "Katahdin Woods and Waters...
Jacob “Kobi’ Alexander, a fugitive technology executive who spent a decade in Africa rather than face criminal charges in a stock-options backdating scandal, pleaded guilty Wednesday to securities fraud in Brooklyn, N.Y., federal co...
Comedy Central has given a series order to a primetime TV show starring, created and executive produced by comedian James Davis, host of Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis, Comedy Central's most watched Snapchat original series, and a regular...Show More Summary
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations implementing President Obama’s executive order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces. Among its provisions, the regulations will help to ensure companies contracting with the...Show More Summary
WHEN Virginia’s Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, issued an executive order in April restoring voting rights to 206,000 felons who had served their sentences, Republicans were outraged.
With its time in the White House winding down, the Obama administration plans to add yet another executive order to its list on Wednesday ? one that will bar companies from receiving federal contracts if they recently violated laborShow More Summary
Law & Order creator and executive producer Dick Wolf is among those remembering Steven Hill, who starred on the series for ten seasons as District Attorney Adam Schiff. Hill died today at the age of 94. Below is Wolf’s statement and other reactions. Show More Summary
After the state supreme court blocked his executive order to re-enfranchise 200,000 people.
Over a year ago, Donald Trump released a hard-line immigration program, a 1,900-word plan. He also told us exactly what he wanted to do in an interview on “Meet the Press” on Aug. 16, 2015: DONALD TRUMP: The executive order gets rescinded. One good thing about– CHUCK TODD: You’ll rescind that one, too? DONALD TRUMP: […]
In April, Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring the voting rights of some 200,000 former convicted felons who had served their sentences and are not on parole. Republican lawmakers sued and the state Supreme Court blocked McAuliffe's order because it had been done en masse instead of case-by-case. Show More Summary
After the State Supreme Court last month blocked Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s blanket executive order, he is accomplishing his goal on a case-by-case basis.
McAuliffe's announcement Monday came nearly a month after the court ruled that governors cannot restore rights en masse, but must handle them on a case-by-case basis. That ruling invalidated a previous executive order that had restored the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons who had completed their sentences. Show More Summary
Sen. Jeff Sessions would jsut like us to remember how tough on crime Donald Trump is: So tough he called for the execution of five falsely-accused teens!