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Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

The board of private equity firm Apollo Global Management is reviewing ties between its CEO Leon Black and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, according to an Apollo spokesperson. Black requested the board’s conflict committee review and independently confirm information he provided about his professional relationship with Epstein, according to the spokesperson. “Mr. Black has previously…MORE

The ‘Code Red’ scenario for Google

The Trump administration sued Google on Tuesday in what is the largest antitrust case against a tech company in more than two decades. At the heart of the government’s lawsuit is a secretive deal under which Google allegedly pays billions of dollars a year to Apple to ensure that its search product is the default…MORE

Whole Foods will now get your groceries ready for pickup in one hour

Whole Foods will now get your groceries ready for pickup in one hour

Amazon is expanding one-hour grocery pickup across all of its nearly 500 Whole Foods stores in the United States. The free service is available for Prime subscribers on orders $35 or more and begins Wednesday. Previously, this service was only available at select Whole Foods locations. Amazon, which bought the upscale grocery chain for $13.7…MORE

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury

Flamengo defender Gustavo Henrique is recovering from a testicle injury sustained during his side’s 5-1 victory over Corinthians. The Brazilian was subbed off in the first half of Sunday’s game with a bloodied patch visible on his shorts. “The athlete Gustavo Henrique went through an evaluation with urologist Paulo Henrique, who recommended three days of…MORE

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

Hollywood stuntwoman Sarah Lezito is ‘bored’ of competing against men

She’s been dubbed the world’s greatest stuntwoman and has worked alongside Hollywood stars such as Scarlett Johansson, but Sarah Lezito shows no sign of slowing down. The 27-year-old motorcycle stunt rider is determined to get more women involved in her line of work and wants to be a role model to the next generation. Lezito…MORE

Spencer Davis, ’60s rocker behind ‘Keep on Running,’ dead at 81

Spencer Davis, ’60s rocker behind ‘Keep on Running,’ dead at 81

Spencer Davis, bandleader of The Spencer Davis Group who produced the hits “Keep On Running” and “Gimme Some Lovin’,” has died at the age of 81. Musician Steve Winwood, a member of The Spencer Davis Group, led tributes to Davis, calling him an “early pioneer of the British folk scene,” and crediting him with embracing…MORE

Wall Street could call the 2020 election before the media does

Wall Street could call the 2020 election before the media does

With an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots to count, news organizations will probably exercise extreme caution before declaring a winner on the night of the election. Wall Street, on the other hand, isn’t known for its patience. Investors will be closely scrutinizing the results from pivotal battleground states, especially ones on the East Coast that…MORE