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Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurants

Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurants

Homayoun Dariyani was training servers and cooks for his soon-to-open gourmet hamburger grill in March when California abruptly shut down dine-in restaurants to slow the spread of the coronavirus. After a three-month delay, Dariyani held the grand opening for Slater’s 50/50 on June 18 after the state allowed restaurants to operate with limited capacity. It would be a brief reprieve. Gov. Gavin New... »

Pandemic makes stay-at-home explosions popular this July 4th

Pandemic makes stay-at-home explosions popular this July 4th

Mostly masked shoppers were selecting their own explosives Friday for stay-at-home fireworks shows this holiday weekend after municipal celebrations across South Carolina were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This whole COVID thing has been really bad all around,” said Forest Casey, a fourth-generation fireworks salesman at his family-owned shop. “But for whatever reason, it makes people... »

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

For isolation-weary Britons and cash-starved businesses, relief at easing the three-month lockdown is mixed with trepidation. Britain has the highest COVID-19 toll in Europe, with more than 44,000 confirmed deaths, and scientists say the coronavirus is still on the loose. Even the usually ebullient Johnson said this week that the virus was “still circling like a shark in the water” “Without doubt,... »

US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus

US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus

U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible. Thursday’s estimate is roughly 10 times as many infections as the 2.3 million cases that have been confirmed. Officials have long known that millions of people were infected without knowing it an... »

U.S. News Europe United States US citizens likely to be left out as Europe reopens borders

U.S. News Europe United States US citizens likely to be left out as Europe reopens borders

Americans are unlikely to be allowed into more than 30 European countries for business or tourism when the continent begins next week to open its borders to the world, due to the spread of the coronavirus and President Donald Trump’s ban on European visitors. More than 15 million Americans are estimated to travel to Europe each year, and such a decision would underscore flaws in the Trump administ... »

Open wide: US dentists quickly rebuild after virus shutdown

Open wide: US dentists quickly rebuild after virus shutdown

U.S. dental offices are quickly bouncing back, but it won’t be business as usual. Expect social distancing, layers of protective gear, and a new approach to some procedures to guard against coronavirus. Dental offices largely closed, except for emergency care, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended in March that they should delay elective procedures like teeth cleaning an... »

Virus cases surge among the young, endangering older adults

Virus cases surge among the young, endangering older adults

Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores, and restaurants have reopened — a disturbing generational shift that not only puts them in greater peril than many realize but poses an even bigger danger to older people who cross their paths. In Oxford, Mississippi, summer fraternity parties sparked outbreaks. In Oklahoma City, church activities, ... »

Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, turning back efforts by a judge to scrutinize the Justice Department’s extraordinary decision to drop the prosecution. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said in a 2-1 ruling that the Justice Department’... »

Election results are delayed again. Get used to it.

Election results are delayed again. Get used to it.

Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closet races probably won’t be known until next week. What’s going on? Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delayed results are a feature of elections during the pandemic and are likely to continue into the general election in November, when many election officials say that, absent a landslide, it won’t be clear who won the presid... »

Asia shares higher after US rally despite rising virus fears

Asia shares higher after US rally despite rising virus fears

Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday with another mood boost from Wall Street, but fears persist over the surge in coronavirus cases in parts of the world. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.1% higher to 22,576.63. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 also picked up 0.1% to 5,958.40. South Korea’s Kospi added 1.5% to 2,162.46. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.1% to 24,854.72, while the Shanghai Co... »

UN: Pandemic appears to be peaking in several big countries

UN: Pandemic appears to be peaking in several big countries

A record level of new daily COVID-19 cases worldwide could suggest the pandemic is peaking in some large countries, even as the coronavirus has become “well established” in some regions, the World Health Organization’s emergency chief said Monday. At a media briefing on Monday, Dr. Michael Ryan said “the numbers are quickly rising because the epidemic is developing in a number of populous countrie... »

UN chief criticizes lack of global cooperation on COVID-19

UN chief criticizes lack of global cooperation on COVID-19

The United Nations chief criticized the total lack of international coordination in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday and warned that the go-it-alone policy of many countries will not defeat the coronavirus. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in an interview with The Associated Press that what needs to be done is to make countries understand that by acting in isolation “they are creat... »

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles

Bolton critique of Trump could define tell-all book battles

The White House fight with former national security adviser John Bolton is the latest chapter in a lengthy history of Washington book battles, yet it will likely define future cases between the U.S. government and former employees determined to write tell-alls. The government asked a federal court for a temporary restraining order to prevent the release of the book, claiming it contains classified... »

European countries slam US withdrawal from tech tax talks

European countries slam US withdrawal from tech tax talks

European countries are slamming the Trump administration’s withdrawal from negotiations over a major tax on big tech companies. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, speaking on France Inter, called it a “provocation” and said France will still implement the tax regardless of the U.S. change of heart. Le Maire was referring to a letter in which U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the fin... »

Pandemic gives businesses lessons in survival, innovation

Pandemic gives businesses lessons in survival, innovation

When the coronavirus outbreak forced Sean Giovanni to shut down his recording studio in for two months, he dropped off mobile equipment at staffers’ and artists’ homes. He hoped remote recording would bring in some revenue. It did. Along with the income, Giovanni got an important lesson that will help his business long after the pandemic has subsided: The Record Shop doesn’t have to be limited to ... »

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists, and others in concentration camps. The company said in a statement Thursday that the ads violated “our policy against organized hate.” A Facebook executive who testified at a House Intelligenc... »

Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, the second stunning election season rebuke from the court in a week after its ruling that it’s illegal to fire people because they’re gay or transgender. Immigrants who are part of the 8-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program will retain their protection fr... »

After 100-day wait, English soccer returns and takes a knee

After 100-day wait, English soccer returns and takes a knee

Players kneeled in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and victims of the coronavirus were remembered as the Premier League made a somber return on Wednesday from a 100-day shutdown that deprived England of its national sport. Back on the touchline at Manchester City was Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, whose positive COVID-19 test led to English soccer’s longest suspension since World War I2.... »

Many fear Trump’s visit to Tulsa could spark violence

Many fear Trump’s visit to Tulsa could spark violence

Black community leaders in Tulsa said they fear a large rally by President Donald Trump in the city this weekend could spark violence, and the state’s governor asked Trump not to visit the site of a race massacre where up to 300 black residents were killed by white mobs in 1921. Tens of thousands of Trump supporters are expected in Tulsa Saturday for the first of a series of rallies across the cou... »

A drug offers hope amid spikes in corona virus infections

A drug offers hope amid spikes in corona virus infections

As nations grapple with new outbreaks and spiking death tolls from the coronavirus, a commonly available drug appeared Tuesday to offer hope that the most seriously ill could have a better chance of survival. The pandemic has forced countries to impose lockdowns and tough restrictions on daily life and travel, but infections have surged as they eased these rules and reopened their economies. With ... »

Yankees president Levine calls for MLB talks to resume

Yankees president Levine calls for MLB talks to resume

Scientists at Imperial College London will start immunizing people in Britain this week with their experimental coronavirus shot, while pharmaceutical company Sanofi and the French government announced more than 800 million euros ($890 million) in investment Tuesday as part of the worldwide race to find an effective vaccine. About a dozen vaccine candidates are currently in the early stages of tes... »

UK begins coronavirus vaccine trial; France pledges funding

UK begins coronavirus vaccine trial; France pledges funding

Scientists at Imperial College London will start immunizing people in Britain this week with their experimental coronavirus shot, while pharmaceutical company Sanofi and the French government announced more than 800 million euros ($890 million) in investment Tuesday as part of the worldwide race to find an effective vaccine. About a dozen vaccine candidates are currently in the early stages of tes... »

US revokes emergency use of drugs touted by Trump vs. virus

US revokes emergency use of drugs touted by Trump vs. virus

President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have very few cases” of coronavirus, he may have written a new line of attack for critics who question his commitment to following the science. His statement overlooks other important measures of the ongoing coronavirus threat, including hospitalizations and death... »

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns

White House steps up effort to downplay coronavirus concerns

President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have very few cases” of coronavirus, he may have written a new line of attack for critics who question his commitment to following the science. His statement overlooks other important measures of the ongoing coronavirus threat, including hospitalizations and death... »

S Korea urges North to uphold deals amid rising animosities

S Korea urges North to uphold deals amid rising animosities

south Korea on Sunday convened an emergency security meeting and urged North Korea to uphold reconciliation agreements, hours after the North threatened to demolish a liaison office and take military action against its rival. There’s concern that North Korea could turn to provocation to bolster its internal unity and wrest outside concessions as nuclear talks with the United States remain deadlock... »

What does moving troops out of Germany mean?

What does moving troops out of Germany mean?

After more than a year of thinly-veiled threats to start pulling U.S. troops out of Germany unless Berlin increases its defense spending, President Donald Trump appears to be proceeding with a hardball approach, planning to cut the U.S. military contingent by more than 25%. About 34,500 American troops are stationed in Germany — 50,000 including civilian Department of Defense employees — and the p... »

Care-free days at theme parks giving way to virus safeguards

Care-free days at theme parks giving way to virus safeguards

Hugs from Mickey Mouse are out at Walt Disney World. So is bunching up at Six Flags to snag a front-seat roller coaster ride. But the season won’t be completely lost for thrill-seekers. Carefree days of sharing cotton candy on crowded midways will give way this year to temperature scans at the gates, mandatory masks at many parks, hand-sanitizing stations at ride entrances, and constant reminders ... »

Thai entrepreneur connects Michelin bistros to those inneed

Thai entrepreneur connects Michelin bistros to those inneed

Natalie Bin Narkprasert’s business was in Paris. But she was locked down by COVID-19 restrictions and stuck in Thailand. Her heart was in Thailand, too — and it ached for her compatriots who were suffering in the pandemic. She thought of her own grandmother. “She’s 94 years old, and then I really worried about her during COVID, like how is she going to cope and do things, so I just thought about a... »

`Stop fighting!′ Atlanta sobriety test quickly turned deadly

`Stop fighting!′ Atlanta sobriety test quickly turned deadly

One minute, Rayshard Brooks was chatting cooperatively with Atlanta police, saying he’d had a couple of drinks to celebrate his daughter’s birthday and agreeing to a breath test. The next, they were wrestling on the ground and grappling over a Taser before Brooks took the weapon and ran. Seconds later, three gunshots sounded and Brooks fell mortally wounded. Atlanta police video released Sunday sh... »

Experts hail swift moves in wake of Atlanta police shooting

Experts hail swift moves in wake of Atlanta police shooting

Atlanta police on Sunday quickly released body  and other footage that captured the shooting death of a black man by a white officer who was swiftly fired — moves that policing experts said could help defuse anti racism protests that were reignited by the shooting. Atlanta police announced that an officer, Garrett Rolfe, had been fired after he fatally shot Rayshard Brooks, 27, on Friday night, an... »

Russia’s low virus death toll still raises questions in West

Russia’s low virus death toll still raises questions in West

When Leonid Shlykov’s father, Sergei, died in a Moscow hospital last month after 11 days on a ventilator, the death certificate listed the corona virus as an underlying condition but not the actual cause of death. “Yes, he was suffering from impaired kidney function and diabetes, but if it hadn’t been for COVID-19, he would’ve been alive,” the son wrote on Facebook. “If we had known the real numbe... »

Activists cite tabulation flaw in mail in ballots in Georgia

Activists cite tabulation flaw in mail in ballots in Georgia

Faulty software or poorly calibrated vote tabulation scanners used to count mailed in ballots in this week’s chaotic Georgia primary may have prevented thousands of votes from being counted, election officials and voting integrity activists say. The issue was identified in at least four counties, DeKalb, Morgan, Clarke and Cherokee, according to officials who discovered them, including activists w... »

Europe reopens many borders but not to Americans, Asians

Europe reopens many borders but not to Americans, Asians

Europe is taking a big step toward a new normality as many countries open borders to fellow Europeans after three months of corona virus lock downs — but even though Europeans love their summer vacations, it’s not clear how many are ready to travel again. Tourists from the U.S., Asia, Latin America and the Middle East will just have to wait for now. Europe is expected to start opening up to some v... »

Pence hits Pennsylvania to talk comeback at challenging time

Pence hits Pennsylvania to talk comeback at challenging time

It’s time to spread the good news. That’s the difficult job Vice President Mike Pence undertook Friday as the Trump administration works to make voters feel better about the direction of the country amid a coronavirus pandemic and racial unrest. Pence traveled Friday to Pennsylvania, an important swing state with 20 electoral votes that will be bitterly contested. He began with a listening session... »

Trump may be stuck with awkwardly worded GOP platform

Trump may be stuck with awkwardly worded GOP platform

President Donald Trump said Friday he wants “a new and updated” Republican Party platform after the Republican National Committee voted this week to carry over the 2016 document. But Trump may be stuck with the old platform, which is peppered with jeremiads about the “current administration” that were originally written about President Barack Obama. The trouble began with a fight between Trump and... »

Edwards rejects 8 bills, including business lobby priority

Edwards rejects 8 bills, including business lobby priority

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday vetoed eight bills passed by Louisiana lawmakers in their recently ended regular session, including the business lobby’s top priority, a measure to scale back damage claims against insurance companies in car accident lawsuits. In rejecting the sweeping changes to Louisiana’s civil litigation system, the Democratic governor said the bill by Re... »

Court backs Trump administration on virus safety at work

Court backs Trump administration on virus safety at work

The AFL-CIO said in filing the suit that tens of thousands of workers have been infected on the job through exposure to infected patients, co-workers, and unscreened members of the public. As the economy reopens and people return to work, person-to-person contact will increase and an already “shocking number of infections and deaths among workers will rise,″ the union said. In its two-page ruling,... »

health workers fighting virus threat

health workers fighting virus threat

Emily Brown was stretched thin. As the director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, she was working 12- and 14-hour days, struggling to respond to the pandemic with only five full-time employees for more than 11,000 residents. Case counts were rising. She was already at odds with county commissioners, who were pushing to loosen public health restrictions in late Ma... »

Some states hit pause, others press on amid spike in virus

Some states hit pause, others press on amid spike in virus

Utah and Oregon put any further reopenings of their economies on hold amid a spike in corona virus cases, but there was no turning back Friday in such states as Texas, California, Arkansas and Arizona despite flashing warning signs there, too. One by one, states are weighing the health risks from the virus against the economic damage from the stay at home orders that have thrown millions out of wo... »

Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others

Biden’s VP list narrows: Warren, Harris, Susan Rice, others

Joe Biden’s search for a running mate is entering a second round of vetting for a dwindling list of potential vice presidential nominees, with several black women in strong contention. Democrats with knowledge of the process said Biden’s search committee has narrowed the choices to as few as six serious contenders after initial interviews. Those still in contention include Senator  Elizabeth Warre... »

Floyd’s death spurs question: What is a black life worth?

Floyd’s death spurs question: What is a black life worth?

For 12-year-old Tamir Rice, it was simply carrying a toy handgun. For Eric Garner, it was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. For Michael Brown, Sandra Bland and Ahmaud Arbery, it was the minor offenses of jaywalking, failing to signal a lane change and trespassing on a residential construction site. And for George Floyd, it was an accusation he used a fake $20 bill at a grocery store. While in ... »

Researchers ask if survivor plasma could prevent corona virus

Researchers ask if survivor plasma could prevent corona virus

Survivors of COVID-19 are donating their blood plasma in droves in hopes it helps other patients recover from the corona virus. And while the jury’s still out, now scientists are testing if the donations might also prevent infection in the first place. Thousands of corona virus patients in hospitals around the world have been treated with so-called convalescent plasma — including more than 20,000 ... »

Black Lives Matter goes mainstream after Floyd’s death

Black Lives Matter goes mainstream after Floyd’s death

For much of its seven year existence, the Black Lives Matter movement has been seen by many Americans as a divisive, even radical force. Its very name enraged its foes, who countered with the slogans “Blue Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter. Times have changed — dramatically so — as evidenced during the wave of protests sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. Black Liv... »

Alarming rise in virus cases as states roll back lock downs

Alarming rise in virus cases as states roll back lock downs

States are rolling back lock downs, but the corona virus isn’t done with the US. Cases are rising in nearly half the states, according to an Associated Press analysis, a worrying trend that could intensify as people return to work and venture out during the summer. In Arizona, hospitals have been told to prepare for the worst. Texas has more hospitalized COVID-19 patients than at any time before. ... »

small job cut out business while waiting for government

small job cut out business while waiting for government

While thousands of small businesses waited for coronavirus relief money to arrive, they were shutting down and laying off workers. Two reports issued this week shed light on the crisis that business owners have been struggling through since the coronavirus hit. On Wednesday, payroll provider ADP said its small business customers slashed more than 11 million jobs in April as they were forced to clo... »

restaurant fears loans won’t bring relief

restaurant fears loans won’t bring relief

Restaurants owners across the U.S. are worried that a loan from the government’s coronavirus relief program could wind up being a burden instead of a blessing. The Paycheck Protection Program has disbursed more than 4.3 million loans worth more than half a trillion dollars to small businesses in about six weeks. A PPP loan can be forgiven if owners spend the money within eight weeks of receiving i... »

Mississippi Legislature votes for business grants amid virus

Mississippi Legislature votes for business grants amid virus

Mississippi legislators voted late Wednesday to create grant programs for small businesses hurt by the corona virus  pandemic, using some of the $1.25 billion in relief money that the federal government is sending the state. The total pricetag for the grants would be $300 million. If Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signs the proposal into law, a $60 million program would provide $2,000 grants for busi... »

Expert warns about police spreading virus

Expert warns about police spreading virus

Expert warns tear gas could lead to spread of corona virus. — South African president calls for “turning point” in addressing racism. — Tacoma, Washington, mayor orders firing of four officers for restraint death. — Minneapolis to ban choke holds by police, require officers to report illegal restraint. ___ ATLANTA — An Emory University infectious disease specialist says he has serious concerns tha... »

Man drives car at Seattle George Floyd protesters

Man drives car at Seattle George Floyd protesters

Authorities say a man drove a car at George Floyd protesters in Seattle Sunday night, hit a barricade then exited the vehicle brandishing a pistol. At least one person was injured. The victim was a 27-year-old male who was shot and taken to a hospital in stable condition, the Seattle Fire Department said. Video taken by a reporter for The Seattle Times showed part of the scene in the city’s Capito... »

Philippine defense chief flies to disputed island amid feud

Philippine defense chief flies to disputed island amid feud

The Philippine defense chief and top military officials flew to a disputed island in the South China Sea on Tuesday to inaugurate a beach ramp built to allow the “full blast” development of the territory in a move likely to infuriate China. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana brought journalists to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony on the island, internationally called Thitu, in what he said was ... »

At middle of US tension , Iran stink build a fake weapon for attack

At middle of US tension , Iran stink build a fake weapon for attack

As tensions remain high between Iran and the US., the Islamic Republic appears to have constructed a new mock up of an aircraft carrier off its southern coast for potential live fire drills. The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, resembles the Nimitz class carriers that the US. Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz, its ... »

Backlash to George Floyd tweet forces out Cross Fit founder

Backlash to George Floyd tweet forces out Cross Fit founder

The founder and CEO of Cross Fit is stepping down after his tweet about George Floyd sparked a social media backlash and a wave of affiliated gyms cut ties with the company. Reebok also dropped its affiliation Cross Fit this week. Greg Glassman said on Cross Fit Inc. website late Tuesday that he would retire. Glassman had apologized earlier for tweets that sparked online outrage by connecting Floy... »

The Latest: Biden met with Floyd’s relatives in Houston

The Latest: Biden met with Floyd’s relatives in Houston

Floyd’s relatives met with Biden for an hour in Houston. — National Park Service: newly erected fence in front of a White House protest area is temporary. — Prosecutors say criminal charges will not be brought against thousands of Los Angeles protesters arrested for violating curfew and other police orders. — Texas’ Abbott pays respects with hundreds of people mourning the death of George Floyd at... »

the cops who killed George Floyd spoke up but didn’t step up

the cops who killed George Floyd spoke up but didn’t step up

Minneapolis was among several cities that had policies on the books requiring police officers to intervene to stop colleagues from using unreasonable force, but that didn’t save George Floyd and law enforcement experts say such rules will always run up against entrenched police culture and the fear of being ostracized and branded a “rat.” Power dynamics may have been magnified in the Floyd case be... »

An angry president and a fateful walk to church

An angry president and a fateful walk to church

Defense Secretary Mark Esper was three blocks from the FBI’s Washington field office. He had planned to confer there at a security command center but plans changed with an unexpected call to divert immediately. Go the White House. President Donald Trump wanted a briefing from him and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on how the military was handling security as protests grew... »

Lifestyle of hushpuppie

Lifestyle of hushpuppie

Hushpuppi net worth Ray Hushpuppi (born Igbalodely on June 14) also called “Aja Puppi” a.k.a Aja 4, is a Malaysian-base-Nigerian philanthropist. Hushpuppi is best known for the luxurious lifestyle he lives both at home and abroad. The young man has a taste for good things as he is highly fashionable. According to United Arab Emirates Law No. 17 of 1972 the following shall be deemed an Emiraticitiz... »

Trump checked he’s strong man tatics limit

Trump checked he’s strong man tatics limit

A phalanx of law enforcement officers and soldiers is positioned on the streets of the nation’s capital to keep protesters at bay. Helicopters circle overhead, sometimes dipping low to buzz the crowd. The country’s leader warns that he’s willing to go further to “dominate” the streets. In words and in actions, President Donald Trump is increasingly emulating the strongman leader he has always admi... »

Best business funding option for entrepreneur

Best business funding option for entrepreneur

Although the streets of America have never actually been paved with gold, the pervasive dream of “making it big” here persists among newcomers. Thousands of successful American entrepreneurs weren’t born in the U.S., and there shouldn’t be a wall between immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs and business financing. According to Fundera, 28 percent of all “main street” businesses are owned by immigra... »

Biography of p diddy

Biography of p diddy

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by the stage names Puff Daddy , P. Diddy , Puffy , or Diddy , is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, record executive, and actor. Combs was born in New York City but was raised in Mount Vernon, New York . He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Entertainment... »