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Walgreens taps Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to be its CEO

Walgreens taps Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to be its CEO

Rosalind Brewer will be the next CEO of Walgreens — making her the only Black woman currently slated to take the helm of a Fortune 500 company. Brewer is set to begin on March 15, Walgreens said Tuesday. She currently serves as the chief operating officer at Starbucks, and will remain in the role until…

Goldman Sachs slashes CEO pay by $10 million over massive scandal

Goldman Sachs slashes CEO pay by $10 million over massive scandal

Goldman Sachs cut chief executive David Solomon’s annual compensation by $10 million, or 36%, following a penalty deduction that resulted from the bank’s role in a corruption scandal involving a Malaysian investment fund, known as 1MDB. Solomon’s compensation package was reduced to $17.5 million for 2020, down from the $27.5 million he received in 2019,…

Retirements shake up 2022 map as Republican senators eye exits

Retirements shake up 2022 map as Republican senators eye exits

Senate GOP leaders are bracing for more retirements within their ranks, as a handful of senior Republicans decline to commit to running again — following four tumultuous years in the Trump era and facing a polarized political climate ahead. Three Republican senators have already decided to retire in 2022, including Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, whose…

Florida led the world in shark attacks again in 2020

Florida led the world in shark attacks again in 2020

The US is once again the shark attack capital of the world in 2020. Thanks, Florida! Last year, the US reported 33 unprovoked shark attacks, accounting for about 58% of the total number of unprovoked shark attacks that occurred worldwide, according to the Yearly World Shark Attack Summary from the International Shark Attack File (ISAF).…

Elon Musk tweet fuels frenzied GameStop surge

Elon Musk tweet fuels frenzied GameStop surge

Amateur investors continued a frenzied runup of GameStop for the fourth session in a row, with the stock ending Tuesday up more than 92%, or about $148 a share. After the market closed, Tesla CEO Elon Musk appeared to join the pile-on with a tweet that sent GameStop shares briefly above $200. His one-word comment…

Several hundred White House officials have been vaccinated for Covid-19

Several hundred White House officials have been vaccinated for Covid-19

Several hundred White House employees had been vaccinated for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, two Biden administration officials told CNN, with more expected in the coming weeks. Most officials who have received vaccinations work for the Executive Office of the President, meaning they operate inside the White House complex, either in the West Wing or Eisenhower…

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