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13 Major Corporations & Trade Associations Paid Former Pres. B. Clinton Millions As They Lobbied Depart. of State Under Hillary
Business  (tags: US, govt, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, corruption, conflicts of interest, interest dealing, money, lobbying, corporations, trade associations, payoffs, influence peddling, corporate influence, the 1% )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.com
Firms that lobbied Hillary as Secretary@State gave Bill >$2.5M in speaking fees! Clintons @the center of public suspicions over the extent DC insider dealing & concerns corporate interests influence govt action by creatively funneling $ to those in power
How To Keep Beloved Kentucky Derby Winners From Ending Up As Dog Food
Business  (tags: abuse, animal welfare, animal safety, ethics, Kentucky Derby, business, corporate, society, money, law, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, retired thoroughbreds are sold to brutal âEUR~kill buyersâEUR(TM) after their stud careers are over. A new law plans to stop that.
Comcast Drops $45B Bid For Time Warner Cable
Business  (tags: mergers, Comcast, Time-Warner, communications, victories )

Freya
- 9 days ago - nbcnews.com
Comcast Corp. threw in the towel on its attempt to buy Time Warner Cable amid rising pressure from regulators over the $45.2 billion deal that would have created a media giant.
Stop Cable Companies From Blocking Fast and Affordable Internet Access
Business  (tags: Internet, broadband, communication, petitions )

Freya
- 10 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Cities and towns around the country are developing municipal broadband networks that are both faster and less expensive than the services offered by big cable and Internet companies.
With Its Utility Scale Batteries, Tesla Motors Inc Wants To Become A Major Supplier For Microgrids
Business  (tags: Tesla, microgrids, Batteries )

Kathryn
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tesla Motors aspires to become a major player in the small but growing microgrid industry that could radically upend the way power is collected and distributed.
Al Jazeera America Subject of $15M Discrimination Lawsuit
Business  (tags: al jazeera america, lawsuit, resinations, discrimination, racism, anti-Semitism )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - politico.com
A former employee of Al Jazeera America is suing the network for $15 million, alleging that a manager with close ties to top executives discriminated against female employees and made disparaging remarks about Jews and Israel.
NFL Will Give Up Its Tax-Exempt Status | ProFootballTalk
Business  (tags: National Football League, NFL, tax-exempt )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - profootballtalk.nbcsports.com
The NFL has often faced scrutiny over its status as a tax-exempt organization. Now the league is deciding to give up that status.
Port Truck Drivers Strike for Second Day - LA Times
Business  (tags: strike, Port of Los Angeles, Truck drivers, wage theft )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - latimes.com
Truck drivers who haul goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach struck for the second day Tuesday in a protest against four companies they accuse of wage theft. Goods for Walmart and Target are on the docks. See first comment for petition link
Antibiotics In Meat: Chickens To Be Med-Free By 2017, Tyson Says, Citing Concerns About Drug Resistance
Business  (tags: Tyson chicken, antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - ibtimes.com
In two years, its chickens will no longer be fed human antibiotics, Tyson Foods, the largest producer of poultry in the United States, said Tuesday. The announcement came after one of their largest customers, McDonald's said it would reduce purchases
Tuna Company in Hot Water After Worker Is Cooked Alive in 6 Tons of Fish | New York Post
Business  (tags: Bumble bee. tuna, Los Angeles, death )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - nypost.com
Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.
 
 
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