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Nike made one-of-a-kind cleats for Megan Rapinoe inspired by her hair and trophies to honor her Ballon d"Or win

AP Photo/Francisco Seco and Nike Monday night, USWNT star Megan Rapinoe capped her spectacular year with a Ballon d'Or, an award widely considered the hi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Megan Rapinoe calls out Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to do more to fight racism and sexism

FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images and Valerio Pennicino - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images USWNT star Megan Rapinoe capped her spectacular year with a Ballon d'Or, an award widely considered the highest honor in the world of soccer that is gi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2019

Five Things for Thursday, including fighting hair discrimination and Bill Nye in Portland

Good morning. We may actually see consecutive days of sun. Here are Five Things for a sunny day. Nike CEO John Donahoe has been on the job for about a month, but it has been a busy one. He made news this week by shuffling key roles at the top of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

Greta Thunberg, Megan Rapinoe, and Rudy Giuliani made Time magazine"s Person of the Year shortlist for 2019

AP/Reuters/AP A soccer player, an environmental activist, and multiple political figures have made the shortlist for Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year. Multiple figures are.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2019

Outdoor dining expanded to 22 streets to help struggling restaurants

Call it a compromise–kind of. After announcing on Wednesday the suspension of “We made a decision that we could not go ahead with indoor dining,” the mayor said. “So we have to double down on Open... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 4th, 2020

Federal authorities seize shipment of human hair extensions believed to have been made in Xinjiang prison camps

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers on Wednesday seized a shipment of human hair extensions believed to have been manufactured in Xinjiang, China, using forced labor.  The hair extensions were part of a shipment of nearly 13 tons of ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 1st, 2020

Russia just opened a massive cathedral in honor of its armed forces, with steps rumored to be made from melted Nazi tanks

Denis Voronin/Moscow News Agency/Handout via Reuters Russia has just opened a massive cathedral in honor of its military, a major project favored by President Vladimir Putin.  The cathedral serves the Russian Or.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 28th, 2020

Trading Toward $1 Million In 2020

Anyone following the market right now knows it’s the Wild West at the moment. While that’s been a point of caution for some investors, the sheer volatility has made the kind of stocks I tend to trades absolutely skyrocket. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2020

Nike declares Juneteenth company holiday, announces internal race task force

Nike CEO John Donahoe on Thursday said the sportswear giant has made Juneteenth a company holiday. He also said the company has created an internal task force focused on race......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2020

Market Extra: Pandemic bond-buying program is now ECB’s real crisis-fighting ‘bazooka’, analysts say

If there was any doubt, Christine Lagarde made clear Thursday that the now-€1.35 trillion pandemic-inspired asset-buying program is likely to remain a key component of the European Central Bank’s crisis-fighting arsenal, economists said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2020

Dr Roebuck"s is an Australian skincare company that only uses clean, pared-down ingredients — my ultra-sensitive skin loves it

  Dr Roebuck's has quickly become one of my favorite beauty brands. Both of its founders struggled with eczema as kids, which inspired their line of products that work well even on my super-sensitive skin. Every product is made with clean, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2020

A new kind of service charge as more Chicago businesses reopen Wednesday: Fees to offset costs for COVID-19 protection

Chicago loosens its restrictions on businesses and a long-awaited return to the dentist or hair salon may come with an unwelcome surprise. COVID-19 .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 2nd, 2020

Joe Biden made his first appearance outside of his home in two months to honor Memorial Day at a veterans park in Delaware

Patrick Semansky/AP Former Vice President Joe Biden honored veterans on Memorial Day in an event which saw him appear outside his home for the.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 25th, 2020

DFW Coronavirus Tracker: Texas hair salons, barbershops, nail salons cleared to reopen Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott says

Hair salons, barbershops, tanning salons and nail salons can reopen on Friday in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said. Abbott made those announcements as he clarified and amended many of his reopening orders during a Tuesday afternoon news conference. He.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2020

A New Org Chart Won’t Stop the Next Pandemic

Civilian U.S. government agencies have the authority they need to act, but their personnel need the kind of investments and training that have made the U.S. military second to none. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 22nd, 2020

China Is Waging A New Kind Of War Against The US

China Is Waging A New Kind Of War Against The US Authored by Gregory Copley via OilPrice.com, Beijing made it clear in 1999 that when it.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 22nd, 2020

Nike expands shipments of protective equipment to Boston hospitals

Hospitals in Boston, Memphis, St. Louis and Cleveland are now benefitting from personal protective equipment made by the sportswear giant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Nike expands shipments of PPE to more hospitals

Hospitals in Boston, Memphis, St. Louis and Cleveland are now benefitting from personal protective equipment made by the sportswear giant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

CBF Morning Run: What you need to know today and watching the neighborhood go by

Happy Friday morning, Columbus. Well, we're in this until at least May 1. What's another month, right? Just when things got kind of bleak on Thursday, my officemate (and wife) made chocolate chip cookies. When Jackie is baking, my WFH office ro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

The coronavirus compelled me to talk about some of the horrors of recent history with my young kids

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly The coronavirus quarantine made me talk to my little kids about Stalingrad, the Polish ghetto, and the Great Depression. I didn't plan it, it just kind of happened. At the dinner table. I wasn't trying to needless.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Powell"s Books, Nike retail temporarily close stores due to novel coronavirus

Powell's Books and Nike have joined a long list of retailers that have decided to temporarily close in response to the spreading novel coronavirus. Powell's made the announcement on Sunday. On Twitter, Powell's said the closure was effective imme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020