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Top Stories this AM: Philip Morris CEO says ciggies should be banned; Warren has strong words for Bezos; we’re all the unpopular kid now

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: Philip Morris CEO says Philip Morris products should be banned. Philip Morris International CEO said cigarettes should be banned and that the company will stop selling Marlboros in the UK within a decade. Jacek Olczak likened cigarettes to gas-powered cars, which will be banned from being sold in the UK starting in 2030.Warren's words for Bezos. Elizabeth Warren took aim at Jeff Bezos, saying, "the richest guy on Earth can launch himself into space while over half the country lives paycheck to paycheck." "He can affo...
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Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here.This week: Larry Page escapes to Fiji and burns the boats (metaphorically speaking) Justin Sullivan/Getty ...
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Top Stories this AM: Trump’unsettled’ by Giuliani’s hair dye drips; more stim checks drop; Olympic (allegedly) sex-proof beds are actually pretty bouncy

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: A hot stim drop. The IRS just disbursed 2.2 million more $1400 stimulus payments, but it mostly went to recent tax filers. The majority of the 2.2 million payments went to eligible individuals who did not previously file information with the IRS for an Economic Impact Payment, but have since filed a tax return.Sovereign citizen or squatter? After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own. At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, the Balt...
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10 things in tech: Larry Page in Fiji — Zuck’s metaverse — Web outages

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started.1. A lot of websites went dark yesterday. UPS, FedEx, US Bank, Airbnb, and other major websites saw outages beginning around noon yesterday, but the issue was fixed within an hour. What we know about what happened.2. Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to turn Facebook into "a metaverse company." The CEO said Facebook will transform from a social media company to the center of the metaverse. That sounds like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, so here's a brief explainer.3. Reclusive billionaire Larry Page has been hiding out in Fiji for the past year, sources say. The Google cofounder has bee...
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Top Stories this AM: Swalwell compares Cruz and Gaetz to WWE wrestlers; Jokr’s no joke; you gotta see this fish

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: ASCongress or WWE? Rep. Eric Swalwell says Cruz and Gaetz are like WWE wrestlers and that behind closed doors Cruz told him he was doing a great job as an impeachment manager." If you ran into Matt Gaetz or Ted Cruz or Jim Jordan at the Santa Monica Pier, you would say:'These are nice guys!'" said Swalwell during a podcast on Tuesday.Difficult tax truths. Caitlyn Jenner's tax returns show that her income has slid over the years and that she's nowhere near as rich as people think she is. Jenner was required to release...
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Deal toys biz booms as M&A on Wall Street surges

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.Like the newsletter? Hate the newsletter? Feel free to drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter @DanDeFrancesco. Inside a wild year for Wall Street's'deal toy' makers: Business is rebounding as M&A jumps but raw materials like crystal are tough to find ...
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Wall Street backs the burbs

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: Newsletter Sign up for the Insider Finance newsletter for an inside look at the billion-dollar deals and personalities dominating Wall Street. LoadingSomething is loading. ...