The top stories, the best sites.
Poll: What's the future for Trump and the U.S.?

content feeds for your site      in your list

Business Insider

China is furious and global markets are in an uproar as the daughter of one of the country's richest men languishes in a Canadian jail  

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images China is furious, the markets are beside themselves, and after a pretty ordinary performance by her lawyers on the second day of a bail hearing, the daughter of one of China's richest men is waiting in a Canadian jail for what might be a long time. Here's the latest in the arrest of Huawei's Meng "Sabrina" Wanzhou. Meng, detained on December 1, while changing flights on her way to Mexico will have to wait until Tuesday to find out her immediate prospects of freedom.

what do you think?

2018-12-11 01:43:19

A bipartisan group of former senators put together an open letter urging current lawmakers to become 'zealous guardians' of America's democracy  

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A bipartisan group of 44 former US senators put together a letter to the current US Senate, saying the nation is "at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake." The senators addressed the letter to their colleagues and warned of an imminent and troubling intersection of national and international challenges, spurred in part by President Donald Trump's turbulent first years in office

what do you think?

2018-12-11 00:51:52

The Oscars could roll without a host at all now that Kevin Hart is out  

Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Kevin Hart’s abrupt departure as Oscars host has left the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences scrambling to find someone to take the gig. The Board of Governors will convene on Tuesday night at a previously-scheduled meeting where the matter will inevitably be discussed. Another option being tossed around is not having any host at all, but rather “a bunch of huge celebs, something ‘SNL’ style, and buzzy people

what do you think?

2018-12-11 00:43:23

5 missing US Marines declared dead after plane crash off the coast of Japan  

The US Marine Corps called off its search for five missing Marines on Monday, after a F/A-18 Hornet fighter and C-130 Hercules cargo plane collided during a refueling exercise near Japan. The service members' next-of-kin have been notified. The Marine Corps pointed to the missing KC-130's flight data and cockpit voice recorders, and said it was "premature to speculate about wreckage recovery." The US Marine Corps called off its search for five missing Marines on Monday, after a F/A-18

what do you think?

2018-12-11 00:11:36

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina reportedly pleads guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent  

AP Photo Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina has reportedly pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent without registering with the Justice Department. Butina is suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence US policy toward Russia. The government's complaint against Butina did not explicitly mention Trump's campaign. Trump has denied any collusion with Moscow occurred. Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina, suspected of trying to in

what do you think?

2018-12-10 22:46:54

John Kelly reportedly took notes on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump and left them on his desk in full view  

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly has been reportedly furious with President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump. Kelly reportedly took notes about their activities and requests, and kept them on his desk in full view of staffers, a senior White House official said in a New York Times report published on Monday. Kelly, who reportedly called Trump an "idiot" in private and described the White House as "a miserable place to wo

what do you think?

2018-12-10 22:35:06

Jared Kushner reportedly gave the Saudi crown prince advice on how to 'weather the storm' after Jamal Khashoggi's killing  

Getty Images Jared Kushner has reportedly developed a close relationship with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and routinely spoke with the Saudi leader even after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. What's more, Kushner allegedly provided the crown prince with advice on how to "weather the storm" and urged the Saudi leader to "resolve his conflicts around the region and avoid further embarrassments." Kushner's relationship with the crown prince has been a subject of great speculatio

what do you think?

2018-12-10 22:33:00

Verizon says around 10,400 employees have accepted the company's buyout offer and will leave next year  

Thomson Reuters Verizon Communications said that about 10,400 employees will be leaving the US wireless carrier by mid next year as part of the company's buyout. Employees will get a salary of up to 60 weeks, bonus and benefits, depending on the length of their service. Verizon has been looking at cutting costs as it ramps up investment in its next generation 5G network, which is expected to fuel growth. The company has said it was on track to reach $10 billion in cumulative cash savings b

what do you think?

2018-12-10 22:26:39

A Rio de Janeiro apartment filled with artwork and cash is the latest battleground between Nissan and its indicted former chairman Carlos Ghosn  

A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn is now the latest battleground between Nissan and its indicted former chairman. Ghosn is seeking to retrieve “personal belongings, documents, cash, objects and art pieces” from the beachfront apartment, which Nissan owns. The legal dispute has been fierce in recent days, and it shows that Ghosn and the Japanese automaker are not just feuding in Japan, but all over the world. SAO PA

what do you think?

2018-12-10 22:15:19

ICE is arresting parents and potential caretakers trying to get their undocumented kids out of government custody  

Reuters Immigration and Customs Enforcement says that it has detained 170 undocumented parents or caretakers who have tried to apply for an immigrant child's release from government custody. Over 100 of those arrested had no criminal record. The revelation comes at the highest point of immigrant child detainment in the US ever.  Legislation has been introduced to stop the practice. It's not known whether or not ICE has been housing those parents arrested with their children. Presid

what do you think?

2018-12-10 21:56:23

Mark Zuckerberg has reached out to Microsoft president Brad Smith which is bad for Sandberg because... that's basically her job (FB, MSFT)  

Getty Mark Zuckerberg recently reach out to Microsoft president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith, according to a report by The Information on Monday. Smith reportedly told Zuckerberg he was happy at Microsoft and had no intention of leaving.  The outreach to the Microsoft president should be cause for concern for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who holds a similar role to Smith at the social networking giant.  Earlier this year, Sandberg reportedly said she felt her job was

what do you think?

2018-12-10 20:57:18

After losing 99% of its value, MoviePass' parent company is getting ready to ask shareholders to support its CEO and approve his pay (HMNY)  

Getty / Dave Kotinsky / Stringer Helios and Matheson, the parent company of MoviePass, has scheduled another shareholder meeting. Unlike a meeting it canceled last month, this is its standard annual gathering of shareholders, where investors will get to vote on its director nominees and what it pays executives. Even those proposals could prove controversial, considering how much the company's stock has declined this year — as much as 99% from the start of the year. MoviePass' paren

what do you think?

2018-12-10 20:04:24

Woman who wrote to Dylann Roof, who killed 9 in a church in Charleston, charged with planning to bomb a bar in Ohio  

REUTERS/POOL An Ohio woman who corresponded with Charleston, South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof was charged on Monday with planning to bomb a Toledo, Ohio, bar, prosecutors said. Elizabeth Lecron, 23, was accused of purchasing gunpowder and screws that the FBI said she intended to use in an "upscale mass murder" at the bar, U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman said in a statement. Separately, the Ohio U.S. attorney's office on Monday announced the arrest of a 21-year-old man who allegedly pl

what do you think?

2018-12-10 19:49:14

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes is gaining a 'unique entry into cannabis' (MO, CRON)  

AP Altria's $1.8 billion investment in the cannabis producer Cronos is mutually beneficial, a Cowen analyst says. Cronos has a focus on rare cannabinoids, which has greater potential than just focusing on the two most known cannabinoids, Azer added. Cronos can leverage Altria's expertise to focus on ingredient composition without reliance on a massive cultivation infrastructure, Azer said. Watch Altria and Cronos trade live. Marlboro cigarette maker Altria's $1.8 billion investm

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:45:00

10 photos show the beauty and danger of the 'mammoth' winter storm that pummeled parts of the US Southeast with over 1 foot of snow  

Kathy Kmonicek/AP A massive storm pelted southern states with freezing rain, snow, and ice, over the weekend and left over 300,000 people without power across the Carolinas and Virginia Monday. Officials declared states of emergency in Virginia and North Carolina, where Gov. Roy Cooper called it a "mammoth" storm. Residents were warned against going outside, as emergency management teams remained in hard-hit areas to clear roads into Monday. A massive storm pelted southern states with fr

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:43:04

Matt Lauer has reportedly given up on a 'comeback' a year after being fired from 'Today' for alleged sexual harassment  

Ben Gabbe/Getty Images) Matt Lauer has given up on a "comeback," according to People. Lauer was fired from NBC's "Today" show in November 2017 after alleged sexual misconduct, but was reportedly planning to return to TV after finalizing his divorce. He's since reportedly given up on those plans and has resigned himself to a relatively isolated life. A year after he was fired from NBC's "Today" show, disgraced anchor Matt Lauer has given up on a "comeback" and decided to slink out of the

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:42:44

The first long-term study on how screen time affects children's brains found more than 2 hours a day could do major damage  

Adam Berry / Getty A new and ongoing study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is testing how screen time affects children's brains, CBS News reported. When complete, the study will have followed more than 11,000 children for a decade, monitoring how digital screens like smartphones, video games, and tablets are changing the young brain. The first brain scans from the study have been analyzed and found children who spend more than seven hours per day with screens experience "premat

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:41:09

'YouTube Rewind 2018' is now the second-most disliked video in YouTube history — here's why people are so upset (GOOG, GOOGL)  

YouTube YouTube last week released its annual "Rewind" video, which features more than 100 YouTube stars and celebrities. Appearances included Will Smith, Marques Brownlee, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, John Oliver, and many more. In the course of five days, YouTube Rewind 2018 has become the second-most disliked video in YouTube history. As of Monday morning, it had over 94 million total views but over 7 million dislikes. People are criticizing the video for not including many of YouTube's bigge

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:40:00

The CDC issued a warning about not eating raw cookie dough and people don't care at all  

P-fotography/Shutterstock The CDC would like to remind everyone that it's not necessarily safe to eat cookie dough.  Flour and raw eggs can contain bacteria and salmonella, which pose health risks. But people do not care at all. Really. It's December, so that means time to get baking for the inevitable holiday parties that you don't really want to go to anyway. But the Center for Disease Control (CDC) would like to remind you that as you bake you should definitely not be snack

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:33:46

Competitors must capitalize on Uber's AV woes  

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Ride-hailing behemoth Uber plans to restart its autonomous vehicle (AV) testing on public roads after a nine-month hiatus, according to The Drive. The company had suspended all of its AV tests after a fatal crash of one of its cars in Arizona back in March. Business Insider IntelligenceS

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:32:00

What Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale, and other stars of Netflix's 'Mowgli' looked like before CGI  

Netflix Most of the actors in "Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" did motion capture for their roles. The stars include Christian Bale as Bagheera, a black panther, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Shere Khan, a Bengal tiger.  Netflix released a short behind-the-scenes video showing what the cast looked like in their motion capture gear. Here's what they looked like before CGI transformed them into jungle creatures. Andy Serkis directed the movie and played Baloo the bear. Netflix Serkis i

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:30:54

Science says people decide these 11 things within seconds of meeting you  

Dmitry Smirnov/Strelka Institute/Flickr People develop first impressions of you even before you open your mouth. Research demonstrates that your appearance changes how trustworthy, promiscuous, and powerful people think you are. You can change some people's first impressions of you by changing your behavior and how you present yourself.  A lot of first impressions come from things we can't control at all — our natural scent, how "baby-like" our faces are, and whether or n

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:30:00

The Cowboys' trade for Amari Cooper was mocked by the NFL world, and now it looks like the move of the year  

Ron Jenkins/AP The Dallas Cowboys have won five in a row and are surging toward the playoffs, thanks in part to wide receiver Amari Cooper. The NFL world mocked the Cowboys for trading a first-round pick for Cooper, but in six games, he has posted 600 yards and 6 touchdowns. The trade added new life to the Cowboys' offense and defense. With the Cowboys likely heading for the postseason, the first-round pick they traded for Cooper looks less costly now than it did six weeks ago. The Dall

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:28:19

A French perfume brand makes $20 million, diamond-encrusted bottles and flies clients around the world in a private jet to collect ingredients for one-of-a-kind scents  

Morreale A bottle of perfume encrusted with rubies, diamonds, and gold will cost you up to $20 million. It's part of a fragrance line from French luxury brand Morreale Paris with bottles that start at $1.5 million and can cost up to $20 million depending on customization of the bottle. Each bottle takes more than 35 people up to a year to make and it's marketed for "royals and the .0001%."   A French luxury brand is betting that the world's wealthiest people will pay a lot for

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:24:00

My husband and I are taking a 3-year 'mini-retirement' in our 30s. Here's what a week of spending looks like for our family of 7  

Courtesy of Jillian Johnsrud Jillian Johnsrud lives in Montana with her husband Adam and their five kids; they're currently on a mini-retirement. Their income is comprised of Adam's military pension, rental property income, and investment income for a total of $41,400 a year. They earn an additional $50,000-$75,000 a year doing freelance work. For Business Insider's "Real Money" series, Jillian tracked the family's spending for a week. Want to share a week of your spending? Email your

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:24:00

2 nuns are accused of embezzling $500,000 from a Catholic school and allegedly using the money for gambling and travel  

ABC News Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang are accused of embezzling $500,000 from St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California.  The pair allegedly spent the money traveling together and gambling at casinos.  Both of the nuns retired from the school earlier this year after two decades of teaching.  The church and archdiocese have chosen not to press for criminal charges against the nuns. Two nuns as a Catholic church in Southern California are accused of

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:23:56

3 great TV shows to watch on Netflix this week  

Netflix Every week, we put together a list of three great shows you should watch. This week, we recommend new holiday episodes Netflix's baking competition, "Nailed It!," and the feel-good Netflix original comedy, "The Kominsky Method." Stuck on what to watch? Look no further. December is all about the holidays, so Netflix is filled with some fun holiday specials and episodes instead of big new shows, which gives you time to catch up on things you might have missed. And we're here to giv

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:23:16

The 25 richest families in the world, ranked  

Rick Wilking/Reuters The richest families in the world own billions, possessing $1.1 trillion in wealth collectively, according to Bloomberg. This wealth is derived from various industries, including retail, media, agribusiness, technology, and more. From the Ferrero family's Nutella fortune to the Walton family's Walmart fortune, here are the 25 richest families in the world. From the richest families in America to the richest royals in Europe, high concentrations of wealth can be found

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:23:00

These are the most incredible photos of the US Marines in 2018  

US Marine Corps As the year is almost over, Business Insider rounded up some of the best US Marine photos of 2018.  The photos below show Marines fighting fires, drinking snake blood, firing artillery in Syria, and more.  As always, US Marines were busy in 2018.  Marines deployed to countries such as Afghanistan and Syria. They took part in exercises such as Trident Juncture in Norway and Iceland and Cobra Gold in Thailand. One Marine veteran even received the Medal of Hon

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:22:00

Doctor burnout is plagued by health IT  

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Digital Health Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Electronic health records (EHRs) were created partly to streamline record keeping and improve clinical decision making, but they're weighing on doctors: The vast majority (70%) of physicians who use electronic health records (EHRs) report healthcare IT-related stress, and time spent in EHRs is correlated with phys

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:21:00

Climate change has created a mutant pufferfish, a poisonous Japanese delicacy that can cost up to $120 per pound and sometimes kill a person in as little as a few hours  

Mari Saito/Reuters The Japanese pufferfish, or fugu, a fish best known for its ability to kill a person in as little as a few hours. In the holiday season a fishmonger in Tokyo can sell up to $88,000 worth of the fish on any given day. Although deaths are extremely rare, the danger associated with the fish contributes to its popularity.  But now, climate change is adding a new element of risk: Fishermen are discovering an unprecedented number of a hybrid fugu. Hybrids are no more dan

what do you think?

2018-12-10 10:18:00

This guy followed 'Red Dead Redemption 2' characters for a full day and discovered just how detailed the game really is  

YouTube/DefendTheHouse "Red Dead Redemption 2," out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, is one of the most detailed video games ever developed. Just how detailed is the game exactly? While there are tons of activities and storylines to explore in "Red Dead Redemption 2," Joe from the YouTube gaming channel DefendTheHouse recently decided to spend a full day in the game just following around a handful of non-playable characters, or NPCs, and nothing more. The results are fascinating. These ch

what do you think?

2018-12-09 17:15:00

'Cyberpunk 2077' may finally release in 2019 — here's why it's one of the most anticipated video games in the world  

YouTube/Cyberpunk 2077 CD Projekt Red, the game developer behind the acclaimed "Witcher" series, has been working on its next video game, called "Cyberpunk 2077." CD Projekt Red announced "Cyberpunk 2077" all the way back in 2012, but the company's Turkish publisher says it will be ready in 2019. At Microsoft's E3 press conference in June, fans finally got a first look at actual gameplay from "Cyberpunk 2077." The footage hit Twitch and YouTube two months later to much fanfare. We've

what do you think?

2018-12-09 17:07:00

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide  

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparked outrage with his positive Tweets about his recent trip to Myanmar. Social media platforms — including Facebook and Twitter — may have worsened a humanitarian crisis there. Twitter users are responding criticizing Dorsey's posts for being "tone-deaf." Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently visited Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar, for his birthday, to participate in a 10-day Vipassana silent meditation retreat. Since then, he's been pos

what do you think?

2018-12-09 17:02:24

These cleverly designed rugs are machine washable so I never have to worry about spills — plus they're incredibly affordable  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Ruggable/Instagram Rugs are a great home decor investment, but they're difficult to maintain. More often than not, you've probably eschewed cleaning yours because it takes too much time and effort.  Ruggable's polyester chenille rugs ($59.30+) are affordable, attractive, and thanks to a two-piece system that separates the

what do you think?

2018-12-09 16:54:00

Dolphins pull off stunning upset over Patriots with last-second hook-and-ladder play  

CBS/NFL The Miami Dolphins ran a miraculous hook-and-ladder play in the final seven seconds to pull off a stunning 34-33 win over the New England Patriots. Bill Belichick put in Rob Gronkowski to play deep defense, and it backfired, as Gronkowski took the wrong angle to try and stop Kenyan Drake. The win kept the Dolphins in the AFC playoff race while the loss prevented the Patriots from clinching the division. The Miami Dolphins pulled off a miracle, 34-33 win over the New England Patri

what do you think?

2018-12-09 16:35:29

Nick Ayers will not replace White House chief of staff John Kelly as suspected  

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Nick Ayers, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence and White House chief of staff John Kelly's long-suspected replacement, will reportedly not be taking over the role.  The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday evening that Ayers, who has been rumored to be President Donald Trump's top pick to replace Kelly since 2017, couldn't agree with Trump for a timeline on the job. Ayers tweeted to confirm he would be departing at the end of the year for his native Geor

what do you think?

2018-12-09 16:30:24

Miley Cryus crashed Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner's 'Carpool Karaoke' to sing 'Party in the USA'  

The Late Late Show/YouTube Models Kendall Jenner and Hailey Baldwin appeared on the latest episode of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series.” The series was inspired by "The Late Late Show" host James Corden's popular show segment and is available on Apple TV.   Jenner and Baldwin chose to sing along to Cyrus' hit 2009 song "Party in the USA" as Cyrus mouthed the words from outside the vehicle. The two stars belted out the words to the "classic" track, and the "Nothing Breaks Like a Hear

what do you think?

2018-12-09 16:08:45

Joe Jonas says Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are 'a match made in heaven'  

Associated Press Joe Jonas opened up about the relationship between Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, who recently got married.  "Seeing Nick's face when he first met her, and the way he talks about her, and then getting to meet her and seeing what an amazing person she is, I knew right away that they definitely were a match made in heaven," Joe said during an interview with "Entertainment Tonight." The singer went on to say that the two ceremonies (a Christian service and a Hindu ceremo

what do you think?

2018-12-09 15:22:35

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players from LeBron James' legendary 2003 NBA Draft  

Shannon Stapleton / Reuters The 2003 NBA Draft is regarded as one of the best of all time. The first fives picks alone produced NBA legends like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade — some of the most successful players in NBA history. Like all drafts, it also produced busts who didn't accomplish much in the NBA and fell out of the league quickly. Today, many players are still involved in basketball while some have moved on entirely. The 2003 NBA Draft remain

what do you think?

2018-12-09 15:22:00

Trump reportedly told the Pentagon to increase the defense budget to $750 billion after saying he would cut spending by 5%  

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to prepare a $750 billion budget proposal for military spending 2020, according to Politico. Just months ago, Trump asked every major cabinet agency to submit proposals cutting their budget by 5% next year. Since his presidential campaign, Trump has appeared to vacillate between wanting to boost and diminish military spending. President Donald Trump has reportedly told Defense Secretary Jim

what do you think?

2018-12-09 15:15:32

Chinese police raided a salon offering unlicensed beauty injections, and uncovered a supplier that sold $4.3 million worth of fake Botox to 1,000 people around the country  

Jim Young/Reuters A supplier of fake beauty treatments sold more than $4.3 million USD worth of fake vitamin C and Botox injections to 1,000 people across eastern China in just six months.  The treatments were used on patients in more than 10 provinces, including Hunan, Fujian and Liaoning. Police in Changde city, Hunan province have arrested five suspects, believed to be behind the sales, for endangering public health and not adhering to medical standards. Authorities were alert

what do you think?

2018-12-09 15:08:00

LGBTQ caravan migrants may have to 'prove' their gender at the US border when seeking asylum  

Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo A group of about 80 LGBTQ individuals has broken off from the migrant caravan. These individuals decided to travel separately due to discrimination they faced from fellow travelers. This group will also face a unique set of challenges when they arrive at the US border. Along with a higher risk of violence, LGBTQ people face the hurdle of proving their gender or sexual identity when seeking asylum.  Among the more than 7,000 people who are part of th

what do you think?

2018-12-09 15:08:00

'The Walking Dead' star says another actor almost lost their arm on the show years ago  

Gene Page/AMC Ross Marquand's Aaron had his arm amputated on "The Walking Dead" early on season nine. At a panel during New Jersey's Walker Stalker Con on Saturday, Marquand said it was almost another character which received that fate back on season seven. He didn't name anyone, but it's likely it could have been Carl or Rick Grimes. Aaron lost his arm early on season nine of "The Walking Dead" when his arm was crushed by a tree log. But actor Ross Marquand, who plays Aaron on the AMC z

what do you think?

2018-12-09 02:01:00

'The Walking Dead's' Tom Payne hints he may appear again on the show after getting killed off  

Gene Page/AMC Jesus (Tom Payne) was surprisingly killed off "The Walking Dead's" season nine mid-season finale. But we could see him again. Saturday, at Walker Stalker Con New Jersey, Payne hinted we could see him in a flashback during the AMC series' six-year time gap. Jesus (Tom Payne) may have recently been killed off "The Walking Dead," but that doesn't mean we may never see him again on the show or in "TWD" universe. "There's a six-year time jump, in which a lot of stuff happened a

what do you think?

2018-12-08 22:32:00

A 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at Google's NYC office  

Associated Press/Richard Drew A 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at Google's New York City headquarters, police say. Scott Krulcik was found unconscious on the sixth floor of the company’s offices in Chelsea at about 9 p.m. Friday. Krulcik’s Linkedin page says he began working at Google in August after serving as an intern in the summer of 2017. NEW YORK — Police say a 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at the company’s New York City headquar

what do you think?

2018-12-08 22:25:18

More than 1,300 were arrested and dozens injured after violent anti-government protests engulfed France — here's how the clashes unfolded  

Associated Press/Rafael Yaghobzadeh Yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday, in what quickly devolved into violent clashes with police. The demonstrators began by protesting a planned fuel tax hike weeks ago, but participants have continued even after the French government canceled the increase. The protesters continue to be outraged over French President Emmanuel Macron, economic inequality, and worsening living standards. For the fourth weekend in a row, ye

what do you think?

2018-12-08 22:11:35

James Comey says the Russia investigation initially focused on 4 Americans  

Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite Former FBI Director James Comey said the Russia investigation initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. Comey testified before House lawmakers on Friday, and a redacted transcript was released Saturday. Comey declined to identify the four Americans, but said President Donald Trump was not among them. WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into pot

what do you think?

2018-12-08 20:49:14

James Comey told lawmakers that he's 'not friends' with Mueller, despite Trump's claims  

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former FBI Director James Comey said during his testimony before lawmakers that he and the special counsel Robert Mueller are "not friends in any social sense." The testimony occurred in a closed-door setting, but lawmakers released a redacted transcript of the proceedings on Saturday. President Donald Trump often accuses the pair of being "best friends," and once even said that there are 100 pictures of Comey and Mueller "hugging and kissing each

what do you think?

2018-12-08 20:22:54

Jared Kushner's close relationship with Saudi officials is reportedly the result of a 2-year influence mission  

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Jared Kushner was reportedly the target of Saudi efforts to influence the Trump administration. Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, developed a close relationship with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and are even on a first-name basis, according to a New York Times report. The relationship has cemented the crown prince in Kushner's priorities, as he defended him to the Trump administration after US intelligence agencies concl

what do you think?

2018-12-08 18:17:02

The 18 best subscription boxes you can gift from Amazon this holiday season  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Subscription boxes are the gifts that keep on giving. Whether you subscribe for three months or 12, you're essentially giving several gifts but without the hassle of shopping and wrapping each one. And to save you even more time and effort, Amazon has stepped up its subscription box game. Not only does the site litera

what do you think?

2018-12-08 18:12:00

'Avengers: Endgame' director says he doesn't let expectations distract him: 'We can't predict if people are going to like it'  

Marvel Studios Anthony Russo, co-director of "Avengers: Endgame," said he doesn't let expectations distract from "making a movie that excites us." "We can't predict if people are going to like it, we just know whether we like it," he said.   Joe and Anthony Russo have directed Marvel's biggest movies with this year's "Avengers: Infinity War" and its follow-up, "Avengers: Endgame," which comes to theaters in April. There are a lot of expectations for the movie, but according to Antho

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:45:00

What happens when you show up at Costco without a membership card, according to employees (COST)  

Tim Boyle/Getty Images Costco members are usually asked to show their membership cards at the door. Business Insider spoke to seven Costco employees about what happens when a Costco member can't — or won't — show them their card. They said that if you ever forget your membership card on a Costco run, bring your ID to the membership desk in order to snag a replacement. It's an aggravating scenario for any Costco member — arriving at the warehouse only to find that you've

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:40:00

US companies forked over a record amount of tariffs in October ($6.2 billion!) because of Trump's trade war  

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters US companies are paying more than ever before in tariff duties: $6.2 billion in October. The October tariff collections represented a 104% jump from October 2017. The sudden spike came due to President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel, aluminum, and Chinese goods. US companies paid $2.2 billion more to import goods subject to Trump's tariffs in October. The costs are causing major disruptions for American firms, including investment delays and layoffs. The cost of

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:34:00

Trump after bombshell Mueller filings: "NO COLLUSION!"  

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump tweeted an all-caps rebuke Saturday morning of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible Trump campaign collusion. Less than a day after Mueller released new filings in the probe, Trump declared there was "NO COLLUSION!"  The filings, released Friday evening, described several instances of fraud by Trump's former personal lawyer that he seemingly said were done under Trump'

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:21:06

The 40 most incredible plays in sports of 2018  

Andy Lyons/Getty This year was filled with memorable sports moments, from jaw-dropping dunks to goosebumps-inducing buzzer-beaters. Our list includes the best action from the World Cup, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, college sports, and plenty more. Though he doesn't own the top play, it's hard to argue that anybody else produced more highlights this year than LeBron James. Our top play was the buzziest play of 2018. With 2018 coming to a close, we compiled the best plays in sports we saw this yea

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:19:00

North Carolina Republican Mark Harris revealed his campaign owes $34,000 to a political operative accused of illegally collecting — and not submitting — absentee ballots  

Sean Rayford/Getty Images Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for the House seat in North Carolina's 9th congressional district, revealed on Thursday night that his campaign owed over $34,000 to a political operative who's been accused of election fraud.  The operative, Leslie McCrae Dowless, was contracted by a consulting group that Harris' campaign paid for "Bladen absentee, early voting poll workers; reimbursement door to door," according to an F.E.C. filing.  Dowless is a co

what do you think?

2018-12-08 10:00:00

White nationalist groups like the Proud Boys are street gangs, and law enforcement needs to start treating them that way  

The FBI has officially designated the Proud Boys, a far-right group, as an "extremist group with ties to white nationalism." But for the last two decades, police and the FBI have categorized criminal activities of white power groups as isolated incidents or hate-related. This leads to the under-policing of these groups. Criminal codes usually define a street gang as an ongoing group, club or association composed of five or more individuals that participate in either

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:56:00

33 gifts anyone who just moved into a new apartment will appreciate not having to buy themselves  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The best part of moving in to your first apartment or home is getting to create a space that's all yours. Finding the perfect decor and picking out furniture is the exciting part, but after that comes all the expenses no recent grad or young professional wants to bare. A laundry hamper, pots and pans, bedding — t

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:54:00

Trump tweets nomination of General Mark Milley for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's top military position  

Getty / Drew Angerer President Donald Trump announced his nomination of General Mark Milley for the chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday. The nomination breaks an unofficial tradition of rotating chairmen by which service they align with. Trump was expected to make the nomination at the Army-Navy game Saturday afternoon. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to announce his nomination of General Mark Milley, 60, as the new chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of St

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:53:48

Aperol spritzes, overalls, and the return of perms: Here were the biggest trends of 2018, according to Square  

Jim Urquhart/Reuters Square tracked the fastest-growing consumer trends in 2018.  According to the mobile payment provider, trends including overalls, oat milk, and Aperol spritzes had the highest sales growth over the last year.  Here are the top 10 trends of 2018, according to Square.  What was hot in 2018? According to Square, overalls, oat milk, and Aperol spritzes.  The mobile-payment provider tracked the fastest-growing trends in 2018 to figure out what foods,

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:53:00

Trump is punishing white-collar crime at the lowest rate since Nixon  

Sean Rayford/Getty Images Antitrust enforcement in the United States has dropped to its lowest rate since Nixon's presidency. This highlights a growing trend in the current administration: Trump and his team strike military postures when dealing with immigrants, the poor, or people of color. On the other hand, Trump and his team are passive when dealing with businesses that swindle consumers, defraud veterans, exploit workers, or cheat investors. Last month, when our government blasted t

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:51:00

A startup is developing a 100-gigawatt laser to propel a probe to another star system. That may be powerful enough to 'ignite an entire city.'  

Breakthrough Starshot wants to use powerful lasers to propel tiny robotic probes to Alpha Centauri, a nearby star system that may contain habitable planets. Yuri Milner, a Russian-American billionaire, and other Silicon Valley investors are funding the project. Starshot calls for a 100-gigawatt laser that could shoot into space and accelerate probes called StarChips to 20% of the speed of light. Chief engineer Peter Klupar said the laser would be brighter than the sun and "could ignite

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:40:00

12,000 Uber drivers say the company is refusing to honor the arbitration clause in its terms and conditions  

Spencer Platt/Getty Images A lawsuit in California claims Uber is purposefully delaying the arbitration requests of more than 12,000 drivers.  The drivers — considered contractors by Uber — are requesting arbitration for complaints regarding minimum wage, overtime pay, and more.  At the current rate Uber is processing the complaints, it would take 10 years for all of the complaints to be heard, the suit says.  Like thousands of other companies, Uber requires mo

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:27:00

The City of London is raising the odds that Brexit won't actually happen  

Both JPMorgan and Nomura now see the prospect of staying in the EU as having around a 40% chance. This week has seen the European Court of Justice say that the UK should be able to unilaterally withdraw from leaving the EU. That, and a parliamentary amendment that gives British lawmakers more say in the deal should Prime Minister May's deal fail, have raised the likelihood of staying in the EU. A rising of tide of City of London analysts now see an increased likelihood of the UK decidi

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:20:00

We drove a $32,000 Subaru Forester and a $35,000 Mazda CX-5 to see which one is the better compact SUV. Here's the verdict  

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider The Subaru Forester and Mazda CX-5 are two of the most the capable crossover SUVs in the US.  The Toyota RAV4, Honda CRV, and Nissan Rogue lead the sales chart, but the CX-5 and Forester remain two highly popular alternatives. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 starts at $24,150, while the top-spec all-wheel-drive Grand Touring model starts at $30,945. The base 2019 Subaru Forester starts at $24,295, while the top-of-the-line Touring starts at $34,295. Our mid-grade S

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:14:00

A toy exec explains the biggest reason why hot toys will be so hard to find this year  

AP/Julio Cortez Shoppers have only started to feel the pain of Toys R Us' absence this holiday season, according to Isaac Larian, CEO of toy company MGA Entertainment.  In order to ensure things would stay in stock throughout the holidays, Toy R Us would buy more toys earlier and later in the season than other retailers typically do, Larian said.  Without a dedicated specialty retailer to sell toys, particularly popular ones may run out well before Christmas. There may be more

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:12:00

George Clooney and Rande Gerber have a third partner in their $1 billion tequila company, and he happens to be a real estate tycoon  

Mike Meldman is the third partner in George Clooney's billion-dollar Casamigos tequila. He also happens to be a real estate tycoon as owner of Discovery Land Company. Discovery owns 23 properties that cater to "CEOs, presidents, and athletes." To become a member of one of the resorts, people have to buy land on the property and build a home. They boast golf courses, restaurants, bars, and other sports. George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber shook up the drinks industry in

what do you think?

2018-12-08 09:10:00

Hidden meanings in the 'Avengers: Endgame' trailer  

It’s finally here. After weeks of rumors and speculations, Marvel just released the first trailer for its upcoming epic, Avengers 4 (or, Avengers: Endgame). Here is an in-depth breakdown of what you could be seeing in the theater next year. The Avengers 4 trailer doesn’t hint much about the plot. Instead, it focuses on the opening act of the film, setting up where and what our heroes have been doing since the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War.See the rest of the story at

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:40:12

The unauthorized immigrant who makes Trump's bed at Bedminster and said she is 'tired of the abuse' has no idea whether she'll be deported  

YouTube/ABC News Victorina Morales, who publicly came forward and told The New York Times she is an unauthorized immigrant working at one of President Donald Trump's properties, said she's unsure what will happen to her in the wake of the controversy. Morales did not report for work on Friday, and ignored a call from her supervisor. She told The Times she was frustrated with Trump's constant invectives against illegal immigration — despite the fact that he has hired them. "We are tir

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:27:00

7 artists who don't deserve their 2019 Grammy nominations — sorry  

Rich Fury/Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Music is easily one of the most subjective topics to debate — which places the Grammy Awards' Academy members in a constant crossfire. Major award shows are bound to make mistakes. It's unavoidable. Our challenge, then, is to sort through the uproar and find nominations that future generations will look back on with either rage or confusion. Here are seven artists whose nominations seem at least somewhat undeserving, in no particular order.Cardi B

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:18:25

Prosecutors say Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling 'discernible lies' after agreeing to cooperate  

Alex Wong/Getty Images The special counsel Robert Mueller's office said in a new court filing that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by telling "discernible lies" after agreeing to cooperate in the Russia probe. Prosecutors said Manafort lied in statements he made about his association with a Russian-Ukrainian political operative, wire transfers to a firm Manafort was a client of, and Manafort's communications with Trump administration officials, among other

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:14:31

NASA can hear the 'haunting' sound of dust devils tearing across Mars with its new $830 million lander  

NASA-JPL Caltech NASA's newest Mars mission, called InSight, landed on the red planet November 26. Two instruments on the robot recently recorded the sounds of blowing winds and "felt" tornado-like dust devils tearing across the Martian surface. Scientists and engineers are scouting for a site to drop a device that will start listening for "Mars quakes." Mars quake recordings should reveal new information about the internal structure and ancient history of Mars. Mars has air about 1% as

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:13:00

Federal prosecutors say 'Cohen deceived the voting public' and 'knowingly sought to undermine core institutions of our democracy,' explaining why he deserves prison time  

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal prosecutors recommended Michael Cohen receive "a substantial term of imprisonment" for crimes to which he's pleaded guilty despite his efforts to be cooperative. They recommended Cohen receive a 3.5-year sentence and that he pay a $100,000 fine.  The prosecutors in their recommendation emphasized that Cohen "deceived the voting public by hiding alleged facts that he believed would have had a substantial effect on the election." Prosecutors suggested

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:02:47

The 17 most shocking airline stories of 2018  

WNEM TV5/YouTube 2018 was a busy year for the aviation industry, with nearly four billion people from around the world estimated to have used airplanes to travel. While the vast majority of worldwide flights departed and landed without incident, several surprising stories featuring bad behavior by either passengers or crew members made headlines.  Here were some of the most shocking airline stories of 2018. It was a busy year for the aviation industry, with nearly four billion peopl

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:01:24

Sonos almost never discounts its speakers — but now through December 25 you can get up to $100 off  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase Sonos Sonos is running a holiday sale now through December 25. The sale includes a $20 discount the Sonos One speaker, $50 discount on a pair of Sonos Ones, and $100 off the Sonos Amp. It also includes a $20 discount on the colorful Sonos Ones from Sonos' limited-edition collaboration with Hay. Some of the discounts

what do you think?

2018-12-07 18:00:00

The 18 most Grammy-nominated artists of all time  

Roy Rochlin/Getty Images, Michael Kovac/Getty Images for NARAS, and Bradley Page/WPA Pool/Getty Images Since 1959, the Grammy Awards have honored the biggest names in the music industry, from singers and songwriters to producers and engineers. Iconic musicians like Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, and Tony Bennett are among the artists who have accumulated the most Grammys of all time. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why Harvard scientists think this interstellar object

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:51:20

10 benefits of being attractive, according to science  

Mario Tama/Getty Images It turns out, being conventionally beautiful has its benefits.  According to science, people who are perceived as attractive are more likely to get hired for jobs and seem trustworthy.  They are also thought to be healthier and lead a happier life.  It's no secret that people who are conventionally attractive generally make for more desirable romantic partners. No matter your individual preferences, you're probably more likely to have a crush o

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:49:32

9 TV shows that don't deserve their Golden Globe nominations this year — sorry  

NBC "The Bodyguard" had some fine performances, but its tone-deaf Islamophobia is way over the top. "Dirty John" didn't show Connie Britton at her best.  Nominating "The Alienist" could perhaps be a make-up nomination for snubbing far superior serial killer series "Mindhunter" in 2017. Multiple nominations for outstanding actors in the same series — when it's deserved — should absolutely be a thing. The Golden Globe nominations always pack a few surprises, either in

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:48:00

Elementary school principal put on leave after writing memo that banned candy canes and gingerbread people  

Vitalina Rybakova/Shutterstock Jennifer Sinclair, the principal of Manchester Elementary School in Elkhorn, Nebraska, was put on leave this week after she circulated a letter banning certain Christmas-themed items in classrooms. Among the items she banned at the school were candy canes since "the shape is a 'J' for Jesus." Liberty Counsel, an organization that promotes Evangelical Christian values, got wind of the memo and complained. An elementary school principal was put on leave this

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:46:57

Giraffes were just added to the list of species facing the threat of extinction  

Getty Images/Cameron Spencer Two subspecies of giraffes are now "critically endangered," according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.  Kordofan and Nubian giraffes live across East, Central, and West Africa and are at risk of being extinct. Illegal hunting as well as loss of habitat due to agriculture and mining are considered the biggest threats to giraffes. THE WORLD’S TALLEST land mammal might be facing extinction. Two subspecies of giraffes (out of

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:41:39

The 30 best pairs of sneakers to give as gifts this year  

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Sneakers make for great gifts all year long, but the holiday season is the absolute best time to lace someone special with a new pair. Whether you're shopping for a true sneaker collector or are simply running out of gift ideas, you really can't go wrong with these picks. Instead of entering raffles, battling bots online,

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:41:00

21 of the most important human rights milestones in the last 100 years  

Library of Congress The last 100 years saw many changes in the way of human rights.  Widespread women's suffrage, the end of segregation in the United States, and regulations on working conditions are a few examples.  The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century. Sirimavo Bandaranaike became the first woman to be elected head of government in the world in 1960 in Sri Lanka. Widespread women's suffrage, the end of segregation in the Un

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:39:02

Here's what the cast of 'Mary Queen of Scots' looks like in real life  

Focus Features "Mary, Queen of Scots" tells the story of the friendship and rivalry between cousins Mary Stuart, the Queen of Scotland, and Queen Elizabeth I, who ruled over England and Ireland.  The two queens are portrayed by Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie in the upcoming film. But while Ronan is recognizable as Mary, Queen of Scots, Robbie is nearly unrecognizable as Queen Elizabeth I.  Here's what the cast looks like in real life.  "Mary Queen of Scots" landed in theate

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:37:21

2 experts outline 3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts if they wanted to  

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook and other social media companies are in crisis mode after contributing to civil unrest around the world. But if social companies wanted to, they could make meaningful changes fairly quickly. First, they could stop allowing their ad services to be used as experimental laboratories. Second, a policy banning dark money ads would address the use of impersonation and manipulative ad tactics. Finally, they could let independent ethics panels repr

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:37:12

The US deported a man who said he feared for his life 'on a daily basis' in Honduras and was trying to seek asylum. He was found murdered.  

Getty Images/Joe Raedle A migrant who was denied asylum in the United States and deported back to Honduras was soon killed by the gang violence he feared, the Washington Post reported. The judge who denied Santos Chirino asylum once wrote in a USA Today op-ed that he faced "gut-wrenching" decisions in the asylum cases he oversees, and that he prayed he hadn't denied asylum to someone who faced genuine danger. After Chirino's death, the lawyer who represented him sent a letter to the judge,

what do you think?

2018-12-07 17:33:36

Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects  

AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush's body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday. His casket was loaded aboard 4141 — a locomotive named for the 41st president — which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels so people could pay their respects to the former commander in chief as the train rolled by, the Associated Press reported. It was the first train memorial process

what do you think?

2018-12-07 02:07:20

How Amazon can dethrone UPS and FedEx in the US last-mile delivery market (AMZN)  

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence,  click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Outside of the US Postal Service (USPS), FedEx and UPS have dominated the domestic logistics industry — and in particular, the last-mile of the delivery — for decades. On a quarterly earnings call in 2016, FedE

what do you think?

2018-12-07 02:03:00

Kevin Hart steps down from hosting the Oscars and apologizes for earlier homophobic tweets  

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images Several days after it was announced that he would host the 2019 Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has decided to step down. In a tweet posted just after midnight on Friday, December 7, the comedian shared his decision to relinquish his hosting duties, after backlash over his past anti-LGBTQ tweets and his initial Instagram responses, which some critics called unsatisfactory. "I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past." S

what do you think?

2018-12-07 01:31:03

Trump fires off late-night tweetstorm on the eve of a landmark moment in the Russia investigation  

Jim Young/Reuters President Donald Trump fired off a series of tweets on topics spanning the Russia investigation through border security on Thursday night. Trump's tweets come the night before the special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to submit several important filings related to the Russia probe. Friday is the deadline for Mueller to submit documents outlining former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's "crimes and lies," which include his alleged violations of the plea deal with the s

what do you think?

2018-12-07 01:01:50

The 10 most important things in the world right now  

MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Hello! Here's everything you need to know on Friday. 1. US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, to replace Nikki Haley as the UN ambassador. Haley abruptly resigned in October and is set to leave by the end of the year.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Beautiful time-lapse videos show how much China has changed over the yearsSee Also:The 10 most important things in the world right

what do you think?

2018-12-07 00:16:27

As the cost of healthcare keeps rising, here's how much people are getting squeezed in every state  

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The cost of healthcare keeps on rising, and a new report shows just how much of a squeeze it's putting on family budgets. Researchers at The Commonwealth Fund added up the cost of health insurance with the size of deductibles, or how much people would have to spend if they got sick before their insurance kicks in. They then compared that dollar figure with median incomes in every state. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Drinking too much

what do you think?

2018-12-07 00:01:00

Why headline US inflation could be about to plunge, in one chart  

If the chart below from Westpac Bank is anything to go by, headline inflation in the US could be about to fall off a cliff. It shows US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices overlaid against US PCE inflation going back to the start of the decade. Both are expressed in six-month annualized percentage terms, with the WTI advanced by two months. There’s little doubt that where crude prices move, headline inflation tends to follow. If the chart below from Westpac Bank is anythin

what do you think?

2018-12-06 23:51:38

CNN studios in New York abruptly evacuated after reported bomb threat  

Screenshot via CNN Shorly before midnight, CNN commentators reporting from the New York City streets reported they were given the "all clear." The New York Police Department is investigating an alleged bomb threat at Columbus Circle, according to a tweet from CNN host Brian Stelter.  An "unsubstantiated telephone threat" came through to the Time Warner Center, according to NBC New York. The caller said there were five bombs in building. In a tweet, the NYPD asked the public to "please

what do you think?

2018-12-06 23:49:43

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are plunging again  

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Global asset markets have steadied after a volatile week, ahead of all-important US jobs data on Friday. But there’s been another crypto selloff in the Asian session, with Bitcoin now trading at a new 15-month low. Cryptocurrencies haven’t been spared from the selloff in global markets this week. And today in Asian trade, another crypto bloodbath is taking place as regional stock markets steady the ship.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNO

what do you think?

2018-12-06 23:14:27

Paris is locking down the Eiffel Tower in anticipation of more violent clashes between protesters and police  

Sathiri Kelpa/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images French authorities are bracing for further anti-government protests over the weekend. They are deploying thousands of security personnel across Paris and closing down the Eiffel Tower. The iconic tower, as well as the Louvre museum and shop fronts along the Champs-Elysees, will close as a precautionary measure. The riots of the past week are regarded as the worst in Paris since 1968 and have seen violent confrontations, national mo

what do you think?

2018-12-06 22:48:42

'This is nonsense': LuLaRoe CEO fires back at $49 million supplier lawsuit, saying he has no plans to 'jump ship'  

LuLaRoe LuLaRoe CEO Mark Stidham fired back at a supplier’s $49 million lawsuit against the multi-level marketing company, saying some of the suit’s supporting testimonies are “patently false” and “nonsense." The supplier, Providence Industries, claimed in the suit that Stidham is a flight risk because of his alleged threats to "jump ship" with the company's riches. Stidham said he has no plans to abscond with the company's money. "To be clear, I do not have,

what do you think?

2018-12-06 22:35:19

Comedian Kevin Hart responded to backlash from old, anti-LGBTQ tweets with a statement asking people to stop being negative  

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Kevin Hart has addressed escalating concerns over a long history of hate speech and derogatory jokes about the LGBTQ community on social media. "Yo if my son comes home & try's 2 play with my daughters doll house I'm going 2 break it over his head & say n my voice 'stop that's gay,'" Hart said in a since-deleted tweet. Those remarks resurfaced in national news after he was named host of the Oscars on Thursday. Hart seemed to indicate that his opinion

what do you think?

2018-12-06 22:07:56

Titans running back Derrick Henry unleashed a record-tying 99-yard touchdown run in which he seemingly ran over the entire Jaguars defense  

NFL Network Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry unloaded on the Jacksonville Jaguars defense with a 99-yard touchdown run. The run came on the first play following a strong goal-line stand by the Titans defense and gave Tennessee a 13-2 lead over their division rivals. Henry burst through the line to start and then battered multiple Jaguars defenders on the way to the end zone. The run tied Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett for the longest run in NFL history. Here is the pl

what do you think?

2018-12-06 21:24:51

Elon Musk said the Boring Company will show off its first tunnel on December 18, including 'modded but fully road legal autonomous transport cars'  

Getty Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday that The Boring Company "product launch" is set for December 18.  Musk also revealed that beyond just the tunnel, the company will showcase its autonomous transport cars and "ground to car" elevators.  The tunnel will cover about 2 miles, beginning near SpaceX headquarters in the Los Angeles suburb of Hawthorne. The Boring Company's test tunnel near Los Angeles will open slightly behind schedule, but CEO Elon Musk said on Thurs

what do you think?

2018-12-06 20:24:43

All Rights Reserved.   Terms Of Use   Contact Us