Category: Former

Former Obama-Era U.S. Ambassador: Expel Hungary from EU
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Former Obama-Era U.S. Ambassador: Expel Hungary from EU

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has called for Hungary to be expelled from the European Union after the country passed emergency measures to combat the Wuhan coronavirus. Ms Rice, who served as UN Ambassador and later National Security Advisor in the administration of former President Barack Obama, demanded that Hungary…

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Former UK PM Gordon Brown: ‘Global Government’ to Tackle Coronavirus
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Former UK PM Gordon Brown: ‘Global Government’ to Tackle Coronavirus

Now is the time for global leaders to create one world government to tackle the twin medical and economic crises caused by the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged on Thursday. The left-wing former Labour leader said there was a need for a taskforce involving world leaders, health experts and the…

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Former Slack exec April Underwood has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner
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Former Slack exec April Underwood has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner

April Underwood, who until early last year was Slack’s chief product officer, has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner, she announced on Twitter today. Underwood said that as part of the firm’s team, she will “invest in great companies seeking to solve the big problems facing humanity: our climate, human health and wellness, and…

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Former NFL Star Jack Brewer to Trump: ‘You the First Black President’
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Former NFL Star Jack Brewer to Trump: ‘You the First Black President’

Former Minnesota Vikings player Jack Brewer declared that President Donald Trump is “the first black president” during a White House event on Thursday celebrating Black History Month. “I gotta say this because it’s black history month: man, you the first black president.” Jack Brewer said, Bloomberg News’ Josh Wingrove reports. Brewer made the remarks in the…

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Former Chief of Staff Tells John Bolton ‘Withdraw Your Book Immediately’
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Former Chief of Staff Tells John Bolton ‘Withdraw Your Book Immediately’

Fred Fleitz, former CIA official and former National Security Council chief of staff, urged his friend and former boss, former National Security Adviser John Bolton, to withdraw his tell-all book from his publisher “immediately.” Fleitz, who served as Bolton’s chief of staff twice, said it was “crushing” to read weekend press reports that Bolton planned…

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Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India
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Former Google Pay execs raise $13.2M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India

Two co-founders of Google Pay in India are building a neo-banking platform in the country — and they have already secured backing from three top VC funds. Sujith Narayanan, a veteran payments executive who co-founded Google Pay in India (formerly known as Google Tez), said on Monday that his startup, epiFi, has raised $13.2 million…

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Fronted, from former Bud, Monzo and Apple employees, wants to make life easier for renters
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Fronted, from former Bud, Monzo and Apple employees, wants to make life easier for renters

Fronted, a new London-based startup aiming to make life easier for renters, is breaking cover today. The company, founded by Jamie Campbell, Simon Vans-Colina and Anthony Mann — former employees at Bud, Monzo and Apple, respectively — will launch early next year with a fintech product to help renters finance their rental deposits. The plan…

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Report: Former FBI Lawyer Under Criminal Investigation for Altering Document on Trump Surveillance | Breitbart
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Report: Former FBI Lawyer Under Criminal Investigation for Altering Document on Trump Surveillance | Breitbart

A former lawyer for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly under criminal investigation for allegedly altering a document that was used in the application for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court warrant to spy on Carter Page, an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in the 2016 elections. CNN reported Thursday…

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Former Casper execs are building a direct-to-consumer dog food startup called Jinx
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Former Casper execs are building a direct-to-consumer dog food startup called Jinx

With Jinx, three former members of the Casper team are looking to bring what CEO Terri Rockovich called “the Casper playbook” to selling dog food. The startup has raised $5.65 million from an all-star list of investors including Alexis Ohanian of Initialized Capital, Align Ventures, Brand Foundry, Wheelhouse Group, Will Smith and his family, the…

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