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How Bryan Lourd became one of the most powerful people in the history of Hollywood

Preview: Bryan Lourd has transcended the role of superagent to become a consigliere to media executives and possibly the most powerful person in Hollywood.

Atlanta Fed President Bostic expects job losses but says there’s a really good chance to get to 2% inflation without killing the economy

Preview: Raphael Bostic, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, signaled optimism for the Fed's policies to temper inflation.

Zelenskyy on Putin's threat of nuclear weapons: 'I don't think he's bluffing'

Preview: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia's threat of nuclear weapons use "could be a reality," in an interview with CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday.

Italy poised for hard-right leader as country votes in snap election

Preview: Italians head to the polls Sunday in a nationwide vote that could return the country's first female prime minister.

New minimum tax could hit Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon hardest, study shows

Preview: The 15% minimum tax would impact around 78 companies, according to 2021 financial data, with Berkshire and Amazon paying the most.

SiriusXM reportedly places former quarterback Brett Favre's NFL show on hold

Preview: SiriusXM has put Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre's NFL show on hold due to his involvement in an alleged welfare-fraud scheme in Mississippi, according to reports.

This market is not the dot-com crash or the financial crisis. Here's how to play it

Preview: We fear pretty much everything right now. But after a period of aggressive selling, we want to buy stocks back now.

'The Woman King' shows why the box office needs more mid-budget movies

Preview: "The Woman King" is expected to generate $11.2 million in ticket sales domestically from Friday through Sunday, a 42% drop from its opening weekend.

'Avatar' re-release shows franchise's overseas strength while pulling in $10 million domestically

Preview: Disney is expected to snare $30 million in ticket sales globally from its theatrical re-release of 2009's "Avatar."

What Kroger, Walmart, Target learned from China's Alibaba about grocery's future

Preview: National supermarket chains and big box retailers including Kroger and Walmart learned as much about the digital threat from China's Alibaba as from Amazon.

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Rihanna to perform at Super Bowl after previously declining over kneeling controversy

Preview: Rihanna will perform the Super Bowl LVII halftime show in February after reportedly turning down an offer four years ago in support of Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protests during the national anthem. The National Football League (NFL) announced her appearance on Sunday after the pop star teased the performance on her social media channels, posting a...

Majority of Democrats want candidate other than Biden in 2024: poll

Preview: Just 35 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents want President Biden to run for second term in 2024, according to a new ABC News-Washington Post poll. The poll, produced by Langer Research Associates, found that 56 percent of Democrats want the party to choose a different nominee for president, while 9 percent said they had...

Schiff: Any Trump criminal referral should be unanimous from Jan. 6 panel

Preview: Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a member of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, said that a criminal referral for former President Trump should be unanimous from the panel. “We operate with a high degree of consensus and unanimity,” Schiff said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” ...

Democrats divided over whether to send Ukraine long-range weapons to use against Russia

Preview: Democrats on Capitol Hill are divided on whether it’s time to start providing Ukraine with more advanced weapons systems as Kyiv proves itself capable with its recent counteroffensive. Kyiv has reclaimed thousands of square miles of land in recent weeks that had been under Russian control since it launched its invasion of Ukraine on Feb....

Two-thirds in new poll say midterms more important than past elections

Preview: Two-thirds of American voters think the upcoming elections are more important than past midterms, new polling shows, with about six weeks until November’s midterms. The Washington Post-ABC News poll released Sunday found that 67 percent of voters feel casting a ballot in this year’s midterms is more important than in past elections, with 35 percent saying this...

Kari Lake: Cheney comments may be 'best gift I have ever received'

Preview: Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake on Sunday said her campaign welcomed Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) promising to do everything she could to ensure Lake does not win in November. Lake told Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" host Maria Bartiromo that "the people of Wyoming can't stand" Cheney and she was sure "the people of Arizona...

Christie: Trump pushing himself toward 'self-inflicted indictment'

Preview: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Sunday said former President Trump is pushing himself toward a “self-inflicted indictment” with his combative public statements on his legal battle with the Justice Department. "The more you absolutely antagonize with nonsense arguments on television that your lawyers won't make in court — because they’re afraid they’ll be sanctioned...

Sullivan vows decisive US response if Putin follows through on nuclear threats

Preview: White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan took to the airwaves on Sunday to warn Russian President Vladimir Putin against following through on his recent nuclear weapons threats. Sullivan said the United States would “respond decisively” to such an action seven times across three appearances on the Sunday talk show circuit, but he declined to...

Trump says running for president was good decision in hindsight

Preview: Former President Trump says running for president was good for him, according to a forthcoming book from New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman. "The question I get asked more than any other question: ‘If you had it to do again, would you have done it?’ The answer is, yeah, I think so. Because here’s the...

To whom does an elected official owe a duty of loyalty?

Preview: In theory, the Constitution works well. In practice, however, the constitutional mandate of separation of powers is regularly abused.

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Ian could become 'catastrophic' Category 4 hurricane; university in Florida evacuated. What we know

Preview: Tropical Storm Ian was forecast to rapidly gain strength Sunday and threatened to slam Florida's west coast later in the week.

'I'm seeing homes in the ocean': Fiona makes devastating landfall in Atlantic Canada

Preview: Fiona, now a post-tropical cyclone, made landfall in Atlantic Canada early Saturday with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain.

Rihanna to headline 2023 Super Bowl halftime show: 'It's on'

Preview: Rihanna is set to headline the halftime show at Super Bowl LVII in February 2023, Apple Music and the NFL confirmed Sunday.

What you need to know about Week 3 of NFL season

Preview: Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers meet for the fifth time in their careers as the Packers-Buccaneers game headlines a strong slate of Week 3 NFL action.

'Catastrophic consequences for Russia' if Putin uses nukes, top US official says: Ukraine updates

Preview: Zelenskyy said Putin plans on annexing Ukraine territories so he can justify his invasion by claiming he is actually defending Russian territory.

Georgia edges Alabama at No. 1, while Oklahoma tumbles in USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll

Preview: Its lead was cut, but Georgia remains No. 1 ahead of Alabama in this week's USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll. Oklahoma tumbled after a shocking loss.

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway Could Be Among Top Payers of New Minimum Tax

Preview: Researchers analyzed securities filings to determine what companies would have paid if the tax had been in place last year and found just six would have paid half of the estimated $32 billion the levy would have generated.

Toyota Engages With Critics of Its EV Push

Preview: Toyota Motor is addressing critics who say it is behind rivals in the race for greener cars, nearly a year after the auto maker pledged to spend billions of dollars expanding its electric-vehicle lineup.

California's EV Plan Hinges on More Power---and Help From Drivers

Preview: Flexibility among electric-vehicle owners in how and when they charge their cars is seen as key in avoiding stress on the electrical grid.

Covid-19 Has Changed Funeral Business Forever

Preview: Revenue boomed and funeral homes expanded as many morticians also buried friends and colleagues.

The U.S. Is Running Short of Land for Housing

Preview: Land-use restrictions and lack of infrastructure have made it harder for developers to find sites to build homes; “almost across the board, you’re fighting for land.”

Central Banks May Stoke Risks by Raising Rates Together

Preview: The most widespread rate increases on record have some economists worrying a lack of coordination may result in unnecessary economic harm.

Economy Week Ahead: Housing Market and Consumer Spending in Focus

Preview: Figures will gauge home sales in the U.S. amid rising mortgage rates, along with household spending and income.

In Brexit's Wake, U.K. Still Lacks Trade Deal With U.S.

Preview: A trade agreement between London and Washington was supposed to be the jewel in a post-Brexit crown.

Gucci, Burberry Join Booming Secondhand Luxury Trade

Preview: A Gucci handbag for $250 instead of $2,000? The increasingly popular used-goods market is splitting the industry.

She Tried to Block Eating-Disorder Content on TikTok. It Still Pops Up Daily.

Preview: Despite TikTok’s efforts, the algorithm can’t filter it all. And some people find workarounds to access the videos, using Google searches, misspelled hashtags and more.