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Franco Latest to Face Harassment Claims

Franco latest to face harassment claims

If someone sat around making a list of Hollywood actors they might think would be next to be featured in the headlines generated by the ongoing #MeToo movement, would James Franco be on that list? Not likely…

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Will Gene Therapy Take Hold in Medicine?

Will Gene Therapy take hold in medicine?

Every once in a while, something truly innovative and groundbreaking comes out in medicine. While there are advances all the time, these are truly game-changing. In recent years, that game changer has been stem cell therapy. But the next evolution in medicine may hold even more promise. That advance? Gene therapy.

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Canada Cancels Boeing Deal

Canada is in the midst of a trade dispute with the United States. The primary victim of this disagreement is Boeing. Initially, the country had made plans to purchase new F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters from Boeing. Now the country has pulled back, saying they will purchase older jets from Australia instead.

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Making the Deal – Yorkville Advisors LLC

When deals for multi-millions are made, ones where a company like Yorkville Advisors, a private investment firm that puts money into public companies, usually takes a bit of time and a lot of expertise. Research is done, due diligence from both sides becomes necessary, and so much more before names are signed on a dotted line and finances made available, usually for investing by the company who needs the funds.

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Under Armour Still Struggling to Hold Its Own

Ronn Torossian - Under Armour Still Struggling to Hold Its Own

After a “come from nowhere” popularity surge, athletic wear brand Under Armour is struggling to maintain market share. Quarterly sales fell again, and they fell even worse than expected. Never a good look. This news caused the company to lower its sales projections once again, hoping, at least, to meet rather than fall short of expectations.

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Drone Delivery Promoting Brands in Australia

drone delivery

Google has been teasing more drone delivery in the United States for some time now, but the company just announced something a little bit different for customers Down Under in Australia. Apparently, Google’s Project Wing has plans to start delivering hot burritos across the countryside. Yes, you read that right, Mexican goodness to go, courtesy of Google.

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American Wine Industry Faces Major Challenge

American wine industry

The tragic wildfires in the Pacific Northwest have continued to move south, and now they are ravaging America’s most beloved wine country, Napa Valley. That means the American wine industry is struggling to find a way to keep America’s growing appetite for wine sated. At present, though, the news is not any better elsewhere. American wine drinkers and the wine industry overall can’t expect too much help from Europe. France, Spain, and Italy are currently reporting some of the “worst harvests in decades” thanks to “extreme weather” that hurt grape yields.

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NY Village Responds to Seal Controversy

Sometimes, all it takes to create a PR crisis is time. Things change, people forget, and the world moves on. Then, a new generation sees something, perhaps for the first time, and finds a message entirely different than those who have come before. Take, for example, the case of the village of Whitesboro, New York.

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