L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter?s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company?s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. ?We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,? Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean?s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.
Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. ?I?ve been doing this job for 30 years,? Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.
Working, eating and sleeping at the office
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Obama seeks ?irreversible? opening to Cuba
This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba.