Cory Booker says his campaign needs to raise $1.7 million in the next 10 days or he’s out

According to a report from NBC News, a staff memo from the Cory Booker campaign says they need $1.7 million by Sept. 30 or the campaign is kaput. Booker is No. 8 in national polls, below entrepreneur Andrew Yang, mayor Pete Buttigieg, and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke. He’s attracted $9.5 million in individual contributions. Throughout Saturday, following the report, Booker’s campaign has made a full-court press emphasizing the number and asking for support. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sen. Cory Booker needs $1.7 million by Sept. 30. If he doesn’t get it, he’s likely going to be out of the 2020 presidential campaign, according to a staff memo… Read More

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Drake has been named the No. 5 richest rapper in the world with a $150 million net worth — here’s a look at how he got there

Rapper Aubrey “Drake” Graham has an estimated net worth of $150 million and was ranked No. 5 on Forbes list of richest rappers in 2019 — he’s also the youngest on the list by 10 years. The “God’s Plan” artist has won Grammy awards for his music, but his business ventures span way beyond the recording studio. He co-runs October’s Very Own — an umbrella company for his clothing line, record label, and radio station — is an ambassador for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, and has quite the real estate portfolio. He’s currently No. 3 on Forbes highest-paid acts in Hip Hop — raking in $75 million in 2019. From… Read More

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Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye Star, Reveals HIV Diagnosis

Jonathan Van Ness, one of the stars of Queer Eye on Netflix, has made a pair of startling revelations. Ahead of the release of his memoir, “Over the Top, which hits shelves September 24, Van Ness just opened up to The New York Times about his health and history of addiction. “I’ve had nightmares every night for the past three months because I’m scared to be this vulnerable with people,” the fashion and beauty guru told the publication, adding: “There are issues that need to be talked about.” In the aforementioned upcoming biographies, one of the revelations Van Ness shares is that he tested positive for HIV when he was… Read More

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Trump and Rudy Giuliani are reviving allegations of a conspiracy involving Joe Biden and his son in response to a whistleblower report

Controversy has brewed for months among former Vice President Joe Biden, his son Hunter, Ukrainian authorities, Rudy Giuliani, and President Donald Trump. At the heart of the controversy are claims out of Trump’s camp that the former vice president pushed for a lead prosecutor in Ukraine to be fired to stifle an investigation into a gas company whose board Hunter served on. However, multiple reports have raised concerns about extensive communication from Trump and Giuliani aiming to pressure Ukranian authorities into pursuing investigations that could politically benefit Trump. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump has revived a controversy over former… Read More

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