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The Disney heiress who's begging for a wealth tax says income inequality has created a 'superclass' in the US - and it's putting the American dream at risk

The Disney heiress who's begging for a wealth tax says income inequality has created a 'superclass' in the US - and it's putting the American dream at risk

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Disney heiress and film director Abigail Disney said wealth inequality has made it impossible to achieve the American dream, like her great uncle Walt Disney did, in a June 24...
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This New York investor just raised a $60 million fund to capitalize on what he sees as a big weakness in the Silicon Valley VC firms

This New York investor just raised a $60 million fund to capitalize on what he sees as a big weakness in the Silicon Valley VC firms

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jon Keidan's consumer venture firm Torch Capital announced Tuesday it secured $60 million for its first fund from figures including financier Silas Chou, iHeartMedia chairman...
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Stanford proposes $3.4B investment in new housing. It still may not be enough

12 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

After suing its local county board over affordable housing requirements in December, Stanford University has emerged with a new proposal to mitigate the impact of its expansion...
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The global auto industry isn't being disrupted

The global auto industry isn't being disrupted

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

There's a widespread belief that the auto industry - and transportation in general - is being disrupted. Mobility is being shaken up, but a true disruption isn't...
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Disney in talks to invest in Indonesia's largest media firm: source

14 hours ago   |   Reuters

Media Nusantara Citra is not in talks with Disney over an investment in one of the Indonesian media group's companies, president and founder Hary Tanoesoedibjo said on Tuesday.
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A large chunk of the world's top investors say cannabis is the industry with the most growth potential this year - and hedge funds are the most bullish

A large chunk of the world's top investors say cannabis is the industry with the most growth potential this year - and hedge funds are the most bullish

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Nearly a third of senior executives at some of the world's top investment firms said cannabis was the industry with the highest growth potential this year, in a survey...
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Fund supermarket Allfunds bulks up with Credit Suisse deal

18 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Spain's Allfunds Group is buying Credit Suisse's business-to-business investment fund platform InvestLab for an undisclosed sum as the investment services industry consolidates...
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City of Hope to invest $1 billion in new Irvine cancer hospital

20 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

City of Hope will invest $1 billion in a new hospital and research center on the site of a former air base in Irvine that will enhance the way cancer care is delivered in the...
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Stanford offers to invest billions in housing, transportation

21 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Stanford offers $4.7 billion dollars for new housing and transit as part of a proposed expansion of its campus.
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Credit Suisse combines platform InvestLab with Spain's Allfunds Group

21 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Swiss bank Credit Suisse said on Tuesday it is combining its open-architecture business-to-business investment fund platform, called Credit Suisse InvestLab, with the...
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House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

The emergency border aid package would care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify in public before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17, both panels announced late Tuesday. Mueller was... Read more ...

Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearing Before House Committees

Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearing Before House Committees

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced that, after being subpoenaed, the Russian investigation special counsel agreed to appear before the Justice and Intelligence... Read more ...

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The ban includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores and online sales shipped to a San Francisco address. Read more ...

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner to leave

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, effective July 5. Read more ...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press...

Melania Trump's director of communications named new White House press secretary

Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will get a major new role as both White House press secretary and communications director, the first lady tweeted Tuesday. Read more ...

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

By MICHAEL CASEY CONCORD, N.H. - A lawyer for a pickup truck driver blamed for causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists has entered a not guilty plea on his... Read more ...

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

The 73-year-old woman says she heard birds squawking outside her apartment - and when she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. Read more ...

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Body camera video shows moment abandoned baby found crying in plastic bag

Authorities in Georgia released body camera video of a newborn who was found wrapped in a plastic bag and abandoned in a wooded area earlier this month. Read more ...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old ‘Army man'

River “Oakley” Nimmo dreamed of serving his country. Now his parents are asking anyone who served or is currently serving in the military to attend services for their son Tuesday. Read more ...