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Papa John’s Schnatter Whines: Agency ‘Pushed’ Him to Utter Offensive Remark

While Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) tries to distance itself from its founder’s latest misstep, former CEO and now-former chairman John Schnatter shows that he doesn’t plan to go silently. In an interview with Louisville, Kentucky, radio station WHAS, Schnatter claims he was goaded into using the N-word during a conference call with the restaurant chain’s media agency. According […]

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How to Achieve Financial Success in Your 20s

Achieving financial success usually isn’t easy, but there are steps you can take in the short-term to put yourself in a good position to meet your goals. Living a fulfilling life includes not only physical and mental health, but financial health as well. The following is a list of practical steps you can implement to ensure financial success in your 20s and […]

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Pepsi, oil drive S&P 500 to four-month high

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a four-month high, as energy companies got a lift from firming oil prices and strong results from PepsiCo signaled a flying start to the second-quarter earnings season. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 6, 2018. […]

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The 6 Best Peer-To-Peer Lending Websites (LC)

The rigid and time-consuming procedures of traditional banks have unknowingly paved the way for an industry that has grown tremendously in less than a decade. The peer-to-peer lending industry has become a viable alternative to standard bank loans and is emerging as a competitor to the traditional banking system. The peer-to-peer lending marketplace, popularly known by the acronym P2P lending […]

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5-nation Joint Task Force To Tackle Crypto-funded Cybercrimes

Tax enforcement authorities of five nations have established a joint operational alliance to fight international tax crime and money laundering, including cybercrimes facilitated through cryptocurrencies. The Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement, known as “the J5,” is comprised of tax enforcement agencies from the U.K., Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United States. They are, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission […]

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Paper straws are better for the environment, but they will cost you

Paper straws cost about two and a half cents, compared with half a cent for plastic straws, says Adam Merran, CEO of PacknWood, a food service products distributor. Starbucks is just one of many companies to recently announce that it will phase out plastic straws. Merran says other alternatives include re-usable straws. As more and more companies ditch plastic straws, […]

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SoftBank’s Son says to carry on with deals despite trade jitters

SUN VALLEY, IDAHO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) CEO Masayoshi Son said on Tuesday he was optimistic that U.S. President Donald Trump’s escalation of trade disputes and heightened scrutiny of foreign investments would not affect the Japanese firm’s prolific dealmaking. FILE PHOTO – Masayoshi Son, CEO of Softbank, arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump participates in the Foxconn Technology […]

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