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Netflix and Disney Shares Fall After Apple Unveils $4.99 Streaming Service

Netflix and Disney shares fell after Apple unveiled its $4.99 streaming service — Apple TV+ will undercut the more established streaming options.

National Security Adviser John Bolton Out—He Says He Quit, Trump Says He Was Fired

President Trump says he fired national security adviser John Bolton amid reported personality and policy clashes in the White House⁠—but Bolton fired back on Twitter that he had already offered his resignation.

North Carolina: Republican Dan Bishop Scores Narrow Win In Special Congressional Election

Republican Dan Bishop won a House seat in the congressional special election in North Carolina, but the tight race in a former GOP stronghold could be a bellwether for the 2020 election.

Cannabis King: Boris Jordan, Chairman Of Curaleaf, Becomes The Only Pot Billionaire

Cannabis King: Boris Jordan, chair of Boston-based Curaleaf, becomes the world’s first weed billionaire. Jordan is worth $1.1 billion.

Prosus Shares Surge 25%, Meet Europe’s New Tech Giant

South African media boss Koos Bekker put a $32 million bet on the then little-known Chinese tech company Tencent. That investment turned Bekker into a billionaire, and now Naspers has spun out its shares to create Europe’s second-largest tech company.

How Kim Kardashian Helped Get Ex-Billionaire Raj Rajaratnam Out Of Jail

Thanks in part to Kim Kardashian, convicted insider trader and ex-billionaire Raj Rajaratnam is out of jail, taking advantage of the Kardashian-supported 2018 First Step Act. It grants nonviolent criminal offenders early release from prison if they are over 60 or have a terminal illness.

How To Keep Working During Personal Hardship

Whether it’s the death of a loved one, a divorce, a significant injury or something else, personal hardship takes its toll. Here are some tips to care for yourself and keep working when these twists and turns of life occur.

Do We Need A Ms. Monopoly?

The old Monopoly didn’t seem particularly gender-biased. Anyone could buy properties, get sent to jail or…

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