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U.S. Files Criminal Charges Against Theranos’s Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani

Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes and the blood-testing company’s former No. 2 executive, alleging that they defrauded investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars and also defrauded doctors and patients. The indictments of Ms. Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, Theranos’s former president and chief operating officer who was […]

Tallahassee is actively marketing itself as a retirement destination

Downtown Tallahassee (Credit: Apartments.com) Community leaders in Tallahassee are actively recruiting retirees to relocate to Florida’s capital city, and they have used such unusual tactics as subsidizing a few who moved there. A campaign called Choose Tallahassee is designed to attract baby boomers who want to retire in Florida but may not have considered Tallahassee […]

Andrew Gillum at Orlando town hall: Democratic voters want to hear a progressive message

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum talks with people during a town-hall meeting in Orlando on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Steven Lemongello / Orlando Sentinel) Andrew Gillum said Florida Democrats can’t rely on opposition to Donald Trump if they want to win the Governor’s Mansion in November, but instead need to focus on progressive issues such […]

Primarily unknown? Democrats face major hurdles in race to be Florida’s next governor

Candidates face low name recognition, disinterested public and the summer sun as the primary race heats up The Memorial Day Weekend marks the traditional start of Florida’s primary election campaigns. After a pledge to go dark and observe a somber first unofficial day of summer, political candidates will begin a 13-week sprint to the August […]

Michael Cohen Helped Trump Donor Seek Investment From Qatar Fund

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer helped a major donor to Mr. Trump’s inauguration pitch a nuclear-power investment to the Qatari sovereign-wealth fund at a meeting in April, according to people familiar with the matter. The donor, Franklin L. Haney, is seeking to complete a pair of unfinished nuclear reactors in Alabama known as the Bellefonte […]

In the frame – slick summer shades from a heritage brand

The Maiori limited edition design from EB Meyrowitz’s Amalfi collection, priced from £850 The handmade horn and acetate frames at EB Meyrowitz are some of the most desirable pairs of glasses. It’s a company with well-tended roots that go back to the 19th century – founder Emil Bruno Meyrowitz first started creating spectacles and optical […]