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Alaska Reporter Explains Why She Quits On Air To Fight For Marijuana Legalization

Posted on: 24 Sep 2014

An Alaska television reporter quit on air Sunday, Sept. 21, after admitting to be an owner of a medical marijuana business and planning to fight for legalization of recreational marijuana in the state. Charlo Greene, a KTVA reporter whose real name is Charlene Egbe, revealed her identity on live TV and walked out of the camera with a “f” word. “Everything you’ve heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all my energy toward fighting for freedom and for fairness, which begins with…

Thousands of Hong Kong Students Boycotting For Democracy

Posted on: 23 Sep 2014

Thousands of Hong Kong students abandoned classes Monday, Sept. 22, and gathered at Chinese University’s Sha Tin campus to boycott for democracy in 2017 chief executive election. According to RushHourDaily, students from over 20 universities and colleges wore white shirts and yellow ribbons with signs that said, “The boycott must happen. Disobey and grasp your destiny.” “University students must shoulder the responsibility of these times,” Nathan Law, the president of Lingnan University’s student union said. According to South China Morning Post, Alex Chow, leader of the Hong Kong Federation of…

Walmart Spokesman Resigns

Posted on: 17 Sep 2014

David Tovar, Walmart’s vice president of corporate communications, will be resigning from his post after a background check that found he had not earn a college degree. Tovar was being promoted to senior vice president and in the process of a background check for it while discovering he did not fully finish school. “As part of that process I was going through additional leadership assessment, including a battery of tests including questions about leadership, drug tests, background checks,” Tovar told CNBC in a phone interview. “In the background check my…

Twitter Starts Testing ‘Buy’ Button

Posted on: 09 Sep 2014

Twitter started testing a “Buy Now” button Monday, Sept. 8, that allows users to buy products directly from a tweet. The new feature indicates the microblog’s intention to enter the e-commerce market. “This is an early step in our building functionality into Twitter to make shopping from mobile devices convenient and easy, hopefully even fun,” Twitter wrote in its blog post. Twitter said currently only a limited number of users can view and use the “Buy Now” button in some tweets from this project’s partners in its experimental stage, but…

CVS Stops Selling Tobacco and Changes Name, Shares Climb

Posted on: 05 Sep 2014

CVS announced Wednesday, Sept. 3 that it would stop selling tobacco, effective immediately, a month sooner than planned. The drugstore chain also announced that it has changed its name to CVS Health to reflect a shift in the focus of the business. “We’re doing more and more to extend the front lines of health care,” CVS CEO Larry Merlo said. Customers may not notice the name change, as signs will remain the same in all CVS stores, but they may notice a change during checkout. Once stocked with cigarettes, shelves…