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Fauci reportedly has no plans to leave his post in the Trump administration despite the White House’s efforts to undermine him

Dr. Fauci plans to remain in Trump administration despite heightening tensions with the White House, according to the Washington Post. Fauci’s blunt assessments of the COVID-19 have contrasted with Trump’s more optimistic and upbeat messaging for months. The Post reported that in addition to restricting Fauci’s media appearances, the White House circulated an opposition-research style […]

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SF Giants: What about the players who didn’t get invited to summer workouts?

SAN FRANCISCO — With 10 days remaining until Opening Day, lively intrasquad scrimmages have begun taking place at Oracle Park, providing a handful of the Giants’ top prospects with a rare opportunity to compete against veteran major league players. In Sunday’s game, 18-year-old shortstop Marco Luciano, 20-year-old outfielder Alexander Canario and 21-year-old infielder Will Wilson […]

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Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech companies have joined MIT and Harvard in a fight to stop Trump’s new visa rule

More than a dozen tech companies filed a brief Monday in favor of a lawsuit to block a new Trump administration rule that requires in-person teaching for student visas. Under the rule, international students whose universities do not provide in-person classes this fall would be forced to return to their country of origin. The lawsuit, […]

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Popeyes’ latest free sandwich combo codes show it’s desperate to keep customers ordering delivery — and maintain the chicken sandwich craze

On Monday, Popeyes announced a new promotion: a chain of free chicken sandwich combo codes given out at random. The codes are given out at random to Postmates customers on Monday. If those customers redeem their code, another random Postmates customer will receive one, and so on. If a customer who receives a code doesn’t […]

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This vitamin entrepreneur went from sleeping on a friend’s sofa for a year to turning over $2 million. Here are his 8 tips for starting your own business.

At 19, Sebastien Vanderlinden lost his dad to brain cancer, and found himself with neither a house nor money. He had to sleep on his family’s friends’ sofa for longer than a year. Today, the company he cofounded, Yumi Nutrition, turns over $2 million a year by selling chewable vitamin gummies. It counts Urban Outfitters, […]

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Apple has a new Street-high price target — and the bullish analyst sees shares leaping 17% on ‘massive’ iPhone 12 demand

Apple’s biggest bull boosted his price target to $450 from $425 on Monday, implying a 17% leap from Friday’s close. A faster-than-expected revival of the company’s supply chain and and “massive pent up” demand should push shares higher through the next year, Dan Ives, analyst at Wedbush Securities, said. The tech giant’s upcoming iPhone lineup […]

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Apple has a new Street-high price target — and the bullish analyst sees shares leaping 17% on ‘massive’ iPhone 12 demand

Apple’s biggest bull boosted his price target to $450 from $425 on Monday, implying a 17% leap from Friday’s close. A faster-than-expected revival of the company’s supply chain and and “massive pent up” demand should push shares higher through the next year, Dan Ives, analyst at Wedbush Securities, said. The tech giant’s upcoming iPhone lineup […]

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Robinhood is a case study in the ‘success trap’, in which explosive growth can derail your business’ mission. Here’s what founders can learn.

A “success trap” is when a company exploits the most profitable aspect of its business to the detriment of its core mission. Michigan Ross School of Business professor Erik Gordon told Business Insider investing platform Robinhood may have done just that by focusing on the gamification of day-trading at the expense of protecting customers. Robinhood […]