Steve Harvey is coming to Ellen DeGeneres’ defense after multiple staffers alleged her talk show was a toxic workplace.



Steve Harvey, Ellen DeGeneres are posing for a picture: "Ellen, the person, is probably one of the coolest and kindest people I've met in this business," Steve Harvey told PEOPLE (the TV Show!)


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“Ellen, the person, is probably one of the coolest and kindest people I’ve met in this business,” Steve Harvey told PEOPLE (the TV Show!)

In an interview with PEOPLE (the TV Show!) that aired on Thursday, Harvey, 63, said DeGeneres is “one of the coolest and kindest people I’ve met in this business” as he addressed the recent scandal surrounding The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

“I’m going to say this about it: Ellen DeGeneres, the person that I know, that I’ve known for a number of years, that I saw back in the comedy club days, when we used to split time with the same management, all of this and what’s happening now, Ellen, the person, is probably one of the coolest and kindest

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Now the California Democrat faces a crucial decision: Does she try to negotiate an agreement with a White House that suddenly seems ready to deal or continue to hold her ground and make Trump, facing his own election woes, swallow the sweeping $2.2 trillion bill she has long demanded?

Early signs suggest Pelosi is still not ready to budge.

“Great, call me when he’s at $2.2 trillion,” Pelosi told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a private call Wednesday, referring to Trump, according to two people with knowledge of her comments who spoke on the condition of anonymity to relay them.

Holding her ground with Trump may be the easy part. It also means facing down an insurrection from the very members she has long tried hardest to protect, the swing-seat Democrats whose victories in GOP-leaning districts returned Democrats to the House majority last year.

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(Bloomberg Businessweek) — MBA students at some of the most expensive and prestigious programs are having buyer’s remorse, spurred by Covid-19.

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Students felt the price tag of their programs—some more than $80,000 annually for tuition, fees, and other charges—wasn’t worth it, even after the changes required by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey of 3,532 MBA students at 95 graduate programs around the world. Bloomberg Businessweek conducted the study from May to early August.

The survey was done in place of Businessweek’s annual MBA ranking because of the disruption brought by the pandemic.

Many MBA students borrow for the cost of their education, which is often a higher price tag than college. Universities are eager to have them, especially foreign students, as they help generate much-needed revenue. That’s all changed with the pandemic and international travel restrictions, potentially damaging the long-established revenue model.

Among MBA students

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Handling accounts across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger often required bouncing between different tools and interfaces. On Wednesday, the social media giant took aim at this irritation, offering new interfaces to unify account management across these platforms.

Available via mobile app or desktop web browser, the new Facebook Business Suite gives business accountholders a launching pad to post and schedule content on Facebook and Instagram, even simultaneously, as well as view metrics and insights on what’s working and what’s not, check notifications, read and respond to comments and other activity.

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The suite also allow the ability to create advertisements or boost a post, though the company added that it’s not intended to replace its existing Ads Manager tool. Retailers may also want to note the personalized saved replies feature, which could come in handy for quick response to common customer questions.

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Travel isn’t a priority at the moment, but eventually planes will return to the skies. And when that happens, the airlines are likely to offer some great award sales to get people back onto flights. Ideally you’ll want to have a pile of frequent flyer miles ready to go so you can take advantage.

Fortunately, American Express has just launched several limited-time welcome offers on its Delta credit cards. Right now you can earn up to 60,000 bonus miles by signing up for a new personal Delta credit card from American Express, and up to 70,000 bonus miles for a business credit card.

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Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey families will receive $500 tax rebates next year under a state budget deal announced Thursday.

That deal breaks a years-long impasse over the millionaires tax and introduces a new rebate program. Some details were hard to come by Thursday. Legislation underpinning the proposal has not yet been introduced, leaving some unanswered questions, such as whether non-resident taxpayers are eligible or if rebates can be garnished for back taxes and child support.

“These are among the issues we will be addressing as we work to finalize the bill,” said Kevin McArdle, a spokesman for state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who brokered the deal.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced the proposal at a news conference Thursday in Trenton, alongside state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester; Coughlin, D-Middlesex; and the state’s budget committee leaders.

Republicans and business lobbyists immediately panned the proposal, as an ill-conceived political gimmick that

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The global intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUD) market is expected to grow by USD 597.40 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. However, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of almost 3%.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUD) Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Read the 120-page report with TOC on “Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUD) Market Analysis Report by End-user (Hospitals, Gynecology clinics, and Others), Geography (Europe, North America, Asia, and ROW), Type (Hormonal intrauterine device and Copper intrauterine

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A Texas woman helped her father’s food truck get some much-needed business with one simple tweet.

On Saturday, Giselle Aviles, 21, asked her Twitter followers to help spread the word that her father’s food truck, Taqueria El Torito, in Humble, Texas, needed some help after only selling $6 worth of food that day.

“Hey Twitter!!” she reportedly wrote. “I wouldn’t normally do this, but my dad’s taco truck business is struggling, he only sold $6 today. If you could retweet, I would appreciate you so much!!”

Since then, Aviles has made her Twitter account private, but according to KHOU 11, the tweet gained more than 1,000 retweets on Saturday night and thousands more within a few days.

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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday extended job protections to millions of workers at small businesses in California if they need time off to care for themselves, a child or another relative.

Newsom signed CA SB1383 (19R) by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), to expand the California Family Rights Act, which extends unpaid protections to workers who take family leave.

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A father of four, Newsom has championed family leave expansion as a priority for his administration. The protection comes in the midst of the pandemic, which has given workers additional need to take time off if they or their families have suffered health effects from the coronavirus.

“Californians deserve to be able to take time off to care for themselves or a sick family member without fearing they’ll lose their job,” Newsom said in a

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ANN ARBOR, MI — A gourmet cookie business from Logan, Utah is expanding into Ann Arbor.



a large brick building with a store on the side of a road: Crumbl Cookies, 215 N. Maple Rd. in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.


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Crumbl Cookies, 215 N. Maple Rd. in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

Crumbl Cookies is known for two flavors: chocolate chip and sugar. But each week, the cookie enthusiasts rotate four new flavors, offering at least six different options. Owner Kindall Palmer’s uncle started the business as a local venture three years ago in Utah, which quickly turned into a franchise, Palmer said.

“What started with one store turned into 150 in the last three years,” said Palmer, who runs the business with his brother Joey Cunningham.

The chain is doubling in the next year across the nation, five of which are planned for Southeastern Michigan, with the first at 215 N Maple Road in Ann Arbor.

“We love Ann Arbor. It’s a good food town. It’s

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