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Tesla Board’s Independence Faces Tough Test

August 10, 2018 |

Elon Musk’s surprising buyout idea for Tesla puts the spotlight on its board members, most of whom have close business or personal relationships with the electric-car company’s leader.
WSJ.com: US Business

TMZ

‘WWE Tough Enough’ Winner Matt Cappotelli Dead After Cancer Battle

June 29, 2018 |

‘WWE Tough Enough 3’ winner Matt Cappotelli — who bravely fought through two rounds of cancer — has passed away … this according to his wife.  “Today my love-my strong, sweet, beautiful love-took his last breath at 3:30 a.m. and went Home…

TMZ.com

China’s Xi can make life tough for U.S. companies, from Apple to Walmart

June 20, 2018 |

China doesn’t import enough from the U.S. to match President Trump’s tariffs dollar for dollar, but President Xi Jinping can still retaliate by squeezing American companies in other ways.

American businesses including Apple Inc., Walmart Inc., Boeing Co. and General Motors Co. all operate in China…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Matt Barnes Rips Tristan Thompson: You’re FAKE Tough!

June 17, 2018 |

Matt Barnes says the REAL reason people in the NBA don’t like Tristan Thompson is because he’s a fake-ass tough guy who’s all talk … no action.  Since Barnes is tight with Draymond Green — who also hates Tristan — we asked him where…

TMZ.com

Former Trump attorney: DOJ report not nearly tough enough given Comey’s ‘appalling behavior’

June 16, 2018 |

President Trump’s former attorney John M. Dowd told Fox News that the Justice Department watchdog’s report on the FBI’s actions in the Clinton email investigation wasn’t nearly tough enough on fired FBI Director James Comey.
FOX News

Report: Trump Has Approved Tough New Tariffs on China

June 15, 2018 |

President Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. Trump has long vowed…
Newser

U.S. Brushes Off Pyongyang’s Tough Talk, Proceeds With Planning for Summit

May 17, 2018 |

President Donald Trump is still planning to hold a summit meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, U.S. officials said, brushing off sharp comments by one of Pyongyang’s senior diplomats that caught the Trump administration by surprise.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Fed nominees slam Wells Fargo for consumer abuses and indicate bank’s growth cap will be tough to lift

May 16, 2018 |

Two Federal Reserve nominees on Tuesday slammed Wells Fargo & Co., for its consumer abuses and indicated that they would have to see significant improvements before voting to lift a cap on the San Francisco bank’s growth.

“Just based upon the news accounts, which of course is all I have to go on,…


L.A. Times – Business

Tough Choices Loom for Theresa May to Meet Brexit Promises

May 3, 2018 |

Prime Minister Theresa May has been able to hold a divided nation together by ducking or denying hard choices. But that strategy has run out of road, Simon Nixon writes.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Report: Trump Plans to Get Tough on Russian Oligarchs

April 5, 2018 |

President Trump’s latest round of sanctions against Russia is going to hit some billionaires with close ties to Vladimir Putin, officials say. Sources tell Reuters and the Washington Post that the new sanctions, expected to be in place by Friday, will target Russian oligarchs under powers given to him by…
Newser