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The New York Post: Top U.S. coronavirus testing official says Fauci ‘is not 100 percent right’

The country’s top testing official said Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has suggested states should pause reopening where coronavirus cases are spiking, is “not 100 percent right.”

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Key Words: Pressley rips DeVos’s push to reopen schools: ‘I wouldn’t trust you to care for a house plant let alone my child’

DeVos appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday morning calling for schools to reopen, despite surging coronavirus cases around the nation.

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The Wall Street Journal: Chip-maker Analog poised to buy rival Maxim Integrated for more than $17 billion

Semiconductor maker Analog Devices Inc. is in talks to buy rival Maxim Integrated Products Inc. for more than $17 billion in what would be one of the largest merger deals of the year, according to people familiar with the matter.

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The Wall Street Journal: MultiPlan to merge with Churchill Capital, go public in $11 billion deal

MultiPlan Inc. is merging with a special purpose acquisition company in an $11 billion deal that will take the health-care-services provider public, according to people familiar with the matter.

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The Margin: ‘The beginning of a horror movie’? Disney World slammed as doors reopen amid spiking coronavirus cases

Florida on Sunday just broke the national record Sunday for the biggest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, following a week in which the Sunshine State saw 514 people die of the disease, or 73 each day, on average. Also, Disney World is now open!

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The Wall Street Journal: U.S. wants to sanction China over Hong Kong, but faces limited options

As U.S. officials weigh sanctioning China over its recent moves in Hong Kong, the city’s status as a global financial center limits the menu of effective levers available to Washington.

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The Wall Street Journal: Graham calls on Mueller to testify, following op-ed defending Trump probe

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said he would call former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, a day after Mueller broke nearly a year of public silence through an opinion article defending his probe and the related conviction of Trump adviser Roger Stone.

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NewsWatch: S&P 500 earnings set to plunge as the coronavirus batters all sectors — with Wall Street counting on a bounce that may not come

The one certainty about the outlook for companies in a COVID-19 world is that second-quarter earnings will be very bad, the worst in over 10 years.

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