Mars board member accused of stamping on the foot of ex-employee

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People visit the M&M store in Times Square on July in New York City.

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A former Mars executive is claiming that a member of the family and the company’s board “stamped” on his foot and told him that he would regret his choice to leave for a position with JAB Holdings.

The allegation is part of JAB Holdings’ rebuttal against a trade secrets lawsuit filed by Mars in May in federal court in Washington, D.C. The M&M maker claims that Jacek Szarzynski, who formerly served as CFO of Mars’ petcare business and is named as

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Dow turns positive for 2020

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A trader walks by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on the first day that traders are allowed back onto the historic floor of the exchange on May 26, 2020 in New York City.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average rises tk points

Dow positive for 2020

The 30-stock average joined the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as it clawed its way back into positive territory for the year. “To some extent, this is psychologically positive for the market,” Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at Charles Schwab. Those gains came after the release of positive

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California’s Newsom deploys new coronavirus reopening framework, most counties under strict orders

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Gavin Newsom, governor of California.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday a new framework for individual counties to reopen, outlining the possibility of non-essential indoor businesses and schools to return depending on the coronavirus’ spread in the area. 

The state will adopt a four-tiered approach to reopening where counties can move between the different levels depending on a county’s positivity rate, or the percentage of tests that are positive, and their case rate. Each tier — minimal, moderate, substantial and widespread — allows for more or less non-essential indoor businesses

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Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends

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Sports are a huge part of American culture for many reasons. The drama, athleticism and personal story lines all make for a visual and emotional feast. Add some munchies, your beverage of choice and a halftime 3-on-3, and it’s no wonder sports sit at the center of American weekend festivities. But occasionally sports mean more than that, and the legends help us learn something greater. Here are my top sports legends and

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