Jimmer Fredette and the Sacramento Kings agreed on a contract buyout, clearing the way for the former first-round draft pick to join a team in contention for the National Basketball Association playoffs as a free agent.
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Chief Executive Officer M. Truman Hunt, who oversaw a sevenfold gain in the direct-seller’s shares in the past seven years, is facing the biggest test of his tenure after a state-run newspaper in China said his company runs a pyramid scheme.
Mitt Romney mentioned in an opinion piece for a Michigan newspaper last week that he learned to love “chrome and fins and roaring motors” while growing up in Detroit. His father might have disagreed with such sentiment.
Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona likes President Barack Obama, voted to give him the authority to strike Syria, supported the comprehensive immigration legislation favored by the White House, and works comfortably with members of the opposing party.
A promising future in academia and business beckoned Majid Abbasi. His research on how welding affects the properties of steel earned him a doctorate from Brigham Young University and a job offer from the University of Alabama. He was also seeking to patent and commercialize a technique he’d invented to improve cleaning of contact lenses.