Brazil’s former president, Michel Temer, arrested on corruption charges

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling graft probe that has roiled Latin America’s largest nation and shows no sign of slowing. Judge Marcelo Bretas issued an arrest order for the ex-president as well as former Cabinet minister and Temer ally Moreira Franco and eight others. […]

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Raven-Symoné, Ava DuVernay And More Pay Tribute To Eunetta T. Boone: “A Beacon Of Light To So Many”

Refresh for updates: Trailblazing TV producer and writer Eunetta T. Boone died Wednesday and Hollywood took to social media to honor the entertainment pioneer who worked on shows that put a deserved spotlight on stories and talent from the black community. That credit list included The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Living Single, The Parent ‘Hood, The Hughleys, My Wife and Kids, One […]

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Lawsuit on hotels' internet advertising tactics moves forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A class action lawsuit filed against Hyatt Hotels Corp, Marriott International, Wyndham Hotel Group and two other companies accusing them of conspiring to not compete online as well as harming consumers, survived a motion to dismiss on Thursday. Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois rebuffed a request by the […]

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Peter Bart: Billionaires Find Their Hollywood Ambition Greenlights Political Scrutiny

The billionaire set has always looked upon movies as diverting toys. They offer glitz and glamour, but also pose one ominous trap: public scrutiny. This was underscored by breaking news this week involving three high-profile billionaires: Steven Mnuchin, Arnon Milchan and Rupert Murdoch. Mnuchin, the very social but publicity-shy Secretary of the Treasury, has co-financed and produced movies like Gravity […]

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Wells Fargo in talks to hire Harvey Schwartz as new CEO: Report

Wells Fargo CEO tells Congress that the bank has made reforms FBN’s Deirdre Bolton on how lawmakers blasted Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan during his testimony on Capitol Hill. Wells Fargo board members are reportedly in talks to hire Harvey Schwartz, the former president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs, as the scandal-ridden bank’s next chief executive. Continue Reading Below […]

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