Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser renamed a street in front of the White House "Black Lives Matter Plaza" and had the slogan painted in huge yellow letters on the roadway in an apparent rebuke of Trump's militaristic response to protests over police brutality.
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Exclusive: Marriott says Trump administration orders it to cease Cuba hotel business
The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Communist-run Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been a symbol of the U.S.-Cuban detente.
Exclusive: Buyout firm Sycamore Partners in talks to buy J.C. Penney - sources
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in preliminary talks to acquire J.C. Penney Co Inc out of bankruptcy should the U.S. department store chain's negotiations with its creditors fail, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Gargling with bleach? Americans misusing disinfectants to prevent coronavirus, survey finds
More than a third of Americans misused cleaners and disinfectants to try to prevent infection by the coronavirus, according to a survey taken shortly after President Donald Trump publicly asked whether injecting such products could treat COVID-19.
Trump opens Atlantic sanctuary to commercial fishing
President Donald Trump announced on Friday he will open up a 5,000 square mile conservation area in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England to commercial fishing.
Reddit co-founder Ohanian resigns from board, wants a black candidate to take over
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian said on Friday he has resigned from the board and sought to be replaced with a black candidate at the social network company.
Miguel McKelvey, co-founder of WeWork with Adam Neumann, to leave company
WeWork's Miguel McKelvey, who co-founded the troubled office-sharing start-up with Adam Neumann, will leave the company at the end of June.
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