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Kate Spade brand honors its late founder at New York fashion show

Kate Spade brand honors its late founder at New York fashion showOn a glitter strewn runway, models glided by sporting a host of flowy dresses and separates rendered in the pastels and playful prints.



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Founder sues Papa John's board to stop 'irreparable harm'

Founder sues Papa John's board to stop 'irreparable harm'John Schnatter has been in an escalating battle with the company’s board since he stepped down as chairman in July after he apologized for using a racial slur during a media training call. Schnatter remains a member of the board and holds 30 percent of the company’s shares. Schnatter is suing the board and CEO Steve Ritchie “to stop the irreparable harm those individuals are causing due to their repeated, and ongoing, breaches of the duties of loyalty and care they owe to the company,” according to a statement from Schnatter.



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Papa John's Exiled Founder John Schnatter Is Going to War With the Company's Leaders

Papa John's Exiled Founder John Schnatter Is Going to War With the Company's LeadersJohn Schnatter resigned after admitting to having used a racial slur



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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted On Wire Fraud Charges

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted On Wire Fraud ChargesFormer Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and company president Ramesh "Sunny"



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Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraud

Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $  9bn charged with fraudTheranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $ 6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley. Ms Holmes and Mr Balwani claimed the Theranos analyser could perform a full range of clinical tests using tiny blood samples drawn from a finger stick, asserting that its results were more accurate, reliable and faster than those from conventional blood tests.



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Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A Close

Toys R Us Founder Charles Lazarus, 94, Dies As His Empire Comes To A CloseCharles Lazarus, the 94-year-old founder of Toys R Us, died Thursday, about a



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Founder of Blood-Testing Company Charged with Massive Fraud

Founder of Blood-Testing Company Charged with Massive FraudShe and her top associate claimed they'd created revolutionary technology.



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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SEC

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Charged With 'Massive Fraud' By SECIn a complaint filed Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission leveled



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Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange: foreign minister

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange: foreign ministerEcuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, a 46-year-old Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12. As a result, she said Ecuador had asked London to recognize Assange as a diplomat — which would give him safe passage out of the embassy without fear of arrest — but Britain had refused.



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Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder AssangeEcuador said Thursday it had granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in an unsuccessful attempt to provide him with diplomatic immunity and usher him out of its London embassy without the threat of arrest by Britain. Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said the 46-year-old Australian, who has been holed up at the embassy for five years to avoid arrest, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12.



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