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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2nd straight NBA MVP award; Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic ninth in voting

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep. The Milwaukee forward is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, receiving that award Friday. He got the Defensive Player of the Year award earlier in these NBA playoffs. The 25-year-old Antetokounmpo becomes just the third player […]

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How 8-year-old Ryan Kaji became the world’s highest-earning YouTube star and sold more than $200 million in branded products in a year

Summary List Placement Kaji and his parents are featured in Business Insider’s annual list, 100 People Transforming Business. Check out the full list for 2020 here. The 8-year-old YouTuber Ryan Kaji has transformed the future of kids entertainment by becoming a new model of cross-platform child star. Kaji now earns millions each year from his […]

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The Department of the Treasury is reportedly looking into the American companies behind ‘Fortnite’ and ‘League of Legends’ over their ties to Chinese tech titan Tencent

Summary List Placement After taking action against the wildly popular smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat, President Trump’s administration appears to be setting its sights on the gaming studios behind two of the biggest games in the world: “Fortnite” and “League of Legends.” The same government body that investigated TikTok and WeChat is now looking into […]

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Joe Rogan apologized for spreading misinformation about Oregon fires amid Spotify employee backlash

Summary List Placement Podcast host Joe Rogan is apologizing for echoing a false claim about the ongoing wildfires in Portland, Oregon. On Thursday, the “Joe Rogan Experience” host repeated a debunked claim that left-wing activists had been arrested on suspicion of setting forest fires in Oregon. “They’ve arrested left-wing people for lighting these forest fires […]