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Billionaire VC Abandons "Three Californias" Plan, Blames Court "Corruption"

“Whether you agree or not with this initiative, this is not the way democracies are supposed to work,” billionaire Silicon Valley VC Tim Draper said in an email, after the California Supreme Court decided unanimously last mo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

Inside the plan for Rosedale"s Revolution Hall food hall

A baker's dozen lineup of new restaurants, bakeries and cafes will open in the former Borders bookstore in Rosedale Center, putting a modern spin on the traditional mall food court.  The Star Tribune has an update on Revolution Hall, the food-mar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

Ford Reveals "One Of The Largest Floor-Plan Financing Frauds In The History Of The US"

Ford Motor Credit Company LLC (“Ford Credit”) filed court documents with the Northern District of Texas last week, as part of a lawsuit against Reagor-Dykes Motors, LP claiming the de.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2018

Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 9th, 2018

Saudi Billionaire Resumes Global Deal-Making

Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal’s $500 million spending spree on technology firms this week marks the billionaire’s return to international deal-making, after he was ensnared in a corruption crackdown at home......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

Wall Street sees funding hurdle to Musk"s proposal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the electric car maker private raised doubts among Wall Street analysts about the billionaire' s ability to gather enough financial backing to complete the deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Wall Street sees funding hurdle to Musk"s plan to take Tesla private

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's plan to take the electric car maker private raised doubts among Wall Street analysts about the billionaire' s ability to gather enough financial backing to complete the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2018

Icahn Goes Public Against Cigna"s Express Scripts Deal

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn sent an open letter urging Cigna shareholders to vote against the company’s $54 billion plan to buy Express Scripts, calling it a “folly” carrying a “ridiculous” price tag......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 7th, 2018

Icahn Goes Public Against Cigna"s Deal for Express Scripts

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn sent an open letter urging Cigna shareholders to vote against the company’s $54 billion plan to buy Express Scripts, calling it a “folly” carrying a “ridiculous” price tag......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 7th, 2018

CARL ICAHN: The $67 billion Cigna-Express Scripts merger may "rival the worst acquisitions in corporate history"

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is not a fan of Cigna's plan to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

Vietnam jails former bankers in graft crackdown

A court in Vietnam handed lengthy prison terms on Monday to several former bankers accused of mismanagement, amid a crackdown on corruption in the communist-ruled country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

The New York Post: NRA effectively issues going-concern warning, blaming N.Y. Gov. Cuomo for its financial woes

The National Rifle Association claims it’s going broke and may soon “be unable to exist” — and blames Gov. Andrew Cuomo for its purported poverty, according to a recent court document that’s part of its lawsuit against the state......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2018

Here"s Why Big Pharma Loves This Plan to Lower Drug Prices

The businesses that big pharma blames for escalating drug prices have a lot to lose......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 22nd, 2018

Russia Criticized for Handling of Politkovskaya Probe

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia failed to properly investigate the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who exposed the brutality and corruption of security forces in Chechnya......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

Buffett donates $3.4 billion to Gates" and family charities

Warren Buffett has donated roughly $3.4 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire's largest contribution in his plan to give away his fortune......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 16th, 2018

Warren Buffett donates $3.4 billion to Gates" and family charities

Warren Buffett has donated roughly $3.4 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire's largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

Russian court rules in favor of oligarch in disclosure case

A Russian court has ruled in favor of a billionaire linked to President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort in an unauthorized disclosure of information case......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 9th, 2018

Anti-EU Conservative MPs reject Theresa May"s "worst of all worlds" Brexit plan in 18-page letter

Carl Court - WPA Pool/Getty Images Pro-Leave Conservative MPs describe Theresa May's Brexit plan as the "worst of all worlds" in an 18-page lette.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2018

Brazil labor minister suspended amid corruption probe

A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ordered the suspension of the labor minister as part of a corruption investigation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 5th, 2018

Former Malaysian Leader Najib Posts Bail in 1MDB Corruption Case

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak posted bail, capping a 24-hour period in which he was arrested, detained overnight and charged in court in connection with a multibillion-dollar financial scandal that helped topple his government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 4th, 2018

Former Malaysia leader in court to face corruption charges

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at a Kuala Lumpur court house to face charges stemming from a corruption probe, two months after his shock election defeat......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 2018