Jim Brown Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of activist, actor and Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown. He played his entire career with the Cleveland Browns. Birth name: James Nathaniel Brown Father: Swinton Brown, a professional boxer Mother: Theresa Brown, a housekeeper Marriages: Monique Gunthrop (1997-present); Sue Jones (1958-1972, divorced) Children: with Monique Gunthrop: Aris…

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Casper is about to go public. It’s not looking good

New York (CNN Business)Casper has priced its initial public offering at $12 per share. That was the low end of its already drastically reduced target price. “The clear lack of enthusiasm among IPO investors stands in contrast to the continued interest in [consumer] companies,” said Gary Dushnitsky, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at London Business…

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From Ariana Grande to Donald Glover: the celebrities endorsing Democrats for president

Famous faces have thrown support and in some cases money behind their favourite candidates in the 2020 primary race Celebrity endorsements can be a powerful tool to reach voters, even if their impact can be mixed. But with less than a week to go before the caucuses in Iowa the crucial first voting state in…

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Meet the social media master who could win Trump a second term

Brad Parscale was the outsider who fashioned Trumps digital campaign in 2016. Now his workaholic campaign manager, is he a creative thinker or an over-promoted troll Made my night, tweeted Brad Parscale, approvingly. He was referring to a doctored video in which his head was superimposed on a professional basketball player, leaping up and swatting…

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Town of the Year push falls flat after failure to realise site is a city

Wolverhampton, chosen as launch location for contest, has not been a town since 2000 A new government Town of the Year competition has backfired spectacularly after officials failed to realise that it was being launched in a place that has been a city for 19 years. Civic leaders in Wolverhampton expressed incredulity after the communities…

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‘Extreme privilege’: Ivanka Trump faces backlash over keynote speech at CES

Decision to have presidents daughter deliver keynote invited scathing criticism, especially from women in the tech industry Ivanka Trump faced a backlash for her lack of tech qualifications from industry figures ahead of her speech at a big annual technology industry show in Las Vegas. Trump was set to deliver the keynote speech on Tuesday…

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After Julin Castros departure, Latinx voters wonder: when will it be ‘our time’? | Ed Morales

It is difficult not to see the mostly white presidential field as partly a product of the medias lack of interest in Hispanics and candidates of color About a year ago, Julin Castro announced he was running for president in front of an adoring hometown West San Antonio crowd. He was bursting with optimism that…

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‘What an insult’: CES names Ivanka Trump as keynote speaker

Consumer-electronics trade shows invitation of Donald Trumps daughter draws outrage after years of overlooking women in tech CES, the eading consumer-electronics trade show, is facing criticism after picking Ivanka Trump to serve as its keynote speaker next month in Las Vegas, after years of being accused of overlooking the role of women in technology. The…

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Surge in teenagers setting up businesses – study

He told Radio 1 Newsbeat: “At first it started off as a side project. It can be hard to juggle because at first I was running it on my own with my co-founder. But as time has gone on we’ve got some more people working for us, which makes it easier.” Skip Youtube post by…

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Retail isn’t dead. It’s just changing

The last decade dramatically shook the retail sector. Almost 10,000 stores closed in 2019 alone. The United States has become vastly over-retailed, with estimates on retail space ranging from 23.5 to 46.6 square feet per person. This compares to just 2.4 square feet per person in Germany and 1.5 square feet per person in Mexico.…

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