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Welcome to The New Era of High Fashion and Video Game Collaborations: Inside Moschino and The Sims Partnership

Starting this week, couture-minded fans among The Sims‘ 80 million-plus players can wear the exact Moschino sweatshirt as their avatar while playing the life-simulation video game, the result of a partnership between Electronic Arts and the Italian designer. But while a Sim–or virtual human–can don the luxury pullover free of charge as they run errands …

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Congress Is Weighing New Banking Laws That Could Light Up the Pot Business

These are high times for the American cannabis industry. Recreational marijuana is now legalized in 10 states and the District of Columbia, and myriad products containing non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD)–think CBD-infused skin creams, protein bars and kombucha–have found their way to storefronts across the nation. But when it comes to receiving the kind of banking services …

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Mueller, National Enquirer, Venmo Credit Cards: CEO Daily for April 19, 2019

Good morning. This is a Mueller-free zone today. Barr is barred. You’ll have to get your Trump fix elsewhere. Or, if you have nothing better to do on Good Friday, you can read the special prosecutor’s report directly, here. But we will take a minute to highlight the two IPOs that launched yesterday – Pinterest …

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Progressive Millionaires Might Sound Like an Oxymoron—But They’re Not Uncommon

A handful of Democratic 2020 candidates have recently released their tax returns–in stark contrast to President Donald Trump, who has refused to publish his returns since the 2016 campaign trail. In doing so, however, some progressive candidates have revealed they are a part of the very 1% they promise to take down with revised tax …

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The Wait for the Mueller Report Is Over. The Debate Isn’t

After issuing 2,800 subpoenas, 500 search warrants, and conducting as many witness interviews, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report was made public Thursday. But while the report concluded President Trump and his campaign team did not collude with Russia to win the 2016 election, it did not completely exonerate them of committing a crime. Attorney General …

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The Pinterest IPO Might Have Made You Richer—Even If You Didn’t Buy the Stock Today

You didn’t necessarily need to buy stock in the Pinterest IPO to make money off the public market debut of the online scrapbooking company. It’s often difficult for regular investors to get in on the ground floor of hot startups like Pinterest–whose stock rose more than 28% from its initial public offering price of $19, …

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Reading the Mueller Report Is Easy. It’s the News That People Can’t Figure Out

As has been already widely reported, U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to the public on Thursday. The 448-page Mueller report PDF is rich in detail and quotes and reads like a spy novel at times–not that most people will actually download it. What’s more likely …

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Brainstorm Health: Greatest Health Care Leaders, McConnell Tobacco Bill, Hight Deductible Health Plans

Good afternoon, readers. Today, Fortune released its latest annual list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. And, as usual, a number of prominent names in health care, medicine, and global health cracked the index. This year’s number one spot went to Bill and Melinda Gates. The philanthropic duo has their fingers in countless do-gooder health …

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