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A 15-year-old migrant boy is missing after running away from a Texas children's shelter  

Reuters/Loren Elliot A 15-year-old migrant boy reportedly left a Brownsville, Texas, children's shelter and is missing. The Casa Padre shelter has attracted nationwide attention under the Trump administration's border crackdown, and houses nearly 1,500 boys. The shelter's spokesman said that staff cannot legally force children to stay. The missing 15-year-old boy reportedly arrived in the US unaccompanied and was not separated from his parents by immigration authorities. A 15-year-old

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2018-06-24 21:50:26



'Westworld' star helps explains the mind-bending season 2 finale post-credits scene you might have missed  

HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." After the earth-shaking finale of the second season of HBO's "Westworld" in which Dolores and Bernard successfully infiltrated the real world, an important scene with Emily (Katja Herbers) and William (Ed Harris) ran after the credits for the episode.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Four MIT graduates created a restaurant with a robotic kitchen that cooks your food in three minutes

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2018-06-24 20:51:42



'Westworld' star reveals what the post-credits scene could mean for the future of their character  

John P. Johnson/HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." "Westworld" star Katja Herbers made a surprising reappearance on the second season finale of HBO's hit sci-fi/western series. After her character's tragic death at the hands of her own father on the season's ninth episode, Herbers returned for a special post-credits scene.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 5 science facts that 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' tota

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2018-06-24 20:23:18



China will lift part of its 'Great Firewall' to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed 'Hawaii of the East'  

Facebook China's Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities. A partial lifting of the county's "Great Firewall" is part of an attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub. It's unclear whether locals would be able to access the otherwise-blocked sites. The local government's plan is no longer available online. China plans to lift part of its "Great Firewall" and give foreigners access to Fa

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2018-06-24 19:44:16



Jared Kushner rips into Palestinian leader Abbas' ability to make peace  

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Jared Kushner slammed Palestinian leadership for its lack of commitment to peace in a rare interview with an Arabic-language Palestinian newspaper.  Kushner's interview is widely seen as an attempt to reach out directly to the Palestinian people at a time when tensions are high between the Trump administration and the Palestinian Authority.  Kushner has been in the Middle East promoting peace plans which the White House said could be released "soon."

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2018-06-24 19:33:18



Andre Agassi's troubled relationship with his coach led to a powerful new sports documentary you shouldn't miss  

Showtime The Showtime documentary "Love Means Zero" (airing Saturday) looks at the career of tennis coach Nick Bollettieri. But the main focus of director Jason Kohn's movie is the relationship Bollettieri had with his star student, Andre Agassi. Kohn talked to Business Insider about why he had to have a confrontational relationship with the coach to get the movie he wanted. In the 1990s, there was no bigger coach in tennis than Nick Bollettieri. A charismatic motivator with an oversiz

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2018-06-24 15:24:04



Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves  

American leaders regularly meet with authoritarian leaders as equals, whether as partners, allies, or rivals.  The key is how those meetings affect status — and in this case, Kim Jong Un came out ahead after the summit in Singapore.  Discussing whether the US legitimized a dictator is a difficult accusation to disprove, because it's hard to measure legitimacy — it's also incredibly narcissistic on the US's part to assume we make or break foreign governments.  S

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2018-06-24 13:47:19



Jeanette Epps would have been the first black astronaut to live on the Space Station, but NASA bumped her, and she says they never told her why  

NASA Johnson/Shutterstock Jeanette Epps was about to become the first African American to live at the International Space Station. But NASA announced in January it was replacing her with another astronaut. Epps said this week that she still doesn't know why. Appearing at a conference, Epps said she didn't want to speculate that the decision was racist or sexist, an accusation many critics made after the announcement. Jeanette Epps was preparing for a historic launch to the Internationa

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2018-06-24 13:39:43



The cofounder of Coffee Meets Bagel says there's a big difference between how men and women date online  

Roman Karpenko/Strelka Institute/Attribution License/Flickr Dating apps can reveal meaningful differences in the way men and women date. According to data from dating app Coffee Meets Bagel, men prefer to see lots of potential matches, while women prefer to see a limited number. This applies to straight and gay users. In 2016, Coffee Meets Bagel introduced "#LadiesChoice," offering straight men and women different experiences. In 2016, dating app Coffee Meets Bagel introduced "#LadiesC

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2018-06-24 13:14:45



How traffickers use World Cup mania to help them smuggle cocaine  

Jan Kruger/Getty Images The use of World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine around the world points to a longstanding relationship between drug trafficking and soccer, one of the world’s most-loved sports. Fourteen cocaine-soaked shirts styled like the Colombian national soccer team’s uniform were seized by Colombian police at the international airport in the capital Bogotá on June 22.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: The wives of high-level cocaine tra

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2018-06-24 12:49:48



Millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes, and it's affecting the entire region — here's where they're going  

Millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes, and it's affecting the entire region — here's where they're goingNOW WATCH: Venezuela was Latin America's richest country and now it is in complete crisis — here's how it fell apartSee Also:17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existedShare your opinion — Become a BI Insider todayMillions of Venezuelans have fled their homes, and it's affecting the entire region — here's where they're goingSEE ALSO: T...

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2018-06-24 12:34:31



Millennials skip breakfast, Baby Boomers read the paper, and other ways generations differ in their morning routines  

Robert Galbraith/Reuters Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers begin their days in different ways. Some of the differences in their morning routines can be attributed to age. Baby Boomers are increasingly retiring, so they tend to wake up later than working folks. But some of it can be attributed to generational differences. Millennials, for instance, are the most likely to get their news from online.    Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers ar

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2018-06-24 10:39:01



Here's what that bemusing Stubbs scene from the 'Westworld' season 2 finale really means  

HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." The "Westworld"  presented fans with many new mysterious crumbs turns to chew on between seasons, but perhaps none more than the truth about Ashley Stubbs — the Westworld head of security.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 5 science facts that 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' totally ignoredSee Also:Costco employees reveal the 19 worst, grossest, and most bizarre thing

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2018-06-24 10:25:49



The FBI and NSA are paying hackers on the 'gray market' millions to help them unlock phones  

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In 2017, the FBI was locked out of an estimated 1,000 to 2,000 devices. When it comes to cracking encrypted mobile devices, the FBI and NSA can seem as helpless as any regular citizen.  Investigators are at the mercy of third-party hackers and companies who operate on the "gray market" — a marketplace offering zero-days and hacking services exclusively to government and corporate clients. The FBI paid about $1.3 million to an undisclos

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2018-06-24 09:30:43



Millennials are cooking less and less, and it could cause a crisis for America's biggest food companies  

Shutterstock Home cooking could soon be a thing of the past, according to a new report by UBS.  Platforms such as Uber Eats have made it possible for consumers to have food delivered directly from restaurants that wouldn't otherwise offer delivery, opening up more options and making ordering in more appealing.  UBS said that the introduction of robots and delivery drones in the future could drive down costs and make ordering in cheaper than cooking at home.   This

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2018-06-24 09:28:10



Everything you need to know about the wild 'Westworld' season 2 finale revelations  

HBO Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." The second season finale of HBO's "Westworld" opened a door to the staging of Dolores and Bernard as inhuman enemies in a whole new world. As we learned that Dolores' mind had been embedded in of copy of Charlotte's body, the finale took several turns before landing us in the real world and closing out the season with an apt Radiohead song.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Trump pitc

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2018-06-24 09:01:53



Lionel Messi is living through a waking nightmare, and it's impossible to look away  

Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images Heading into the 2018 World Cup, no player had more pressure facing him than Argentina's Lionel Messi. For all the success Messi has had as one of the greatest players ever to take the pitch, international success has always eluded him. Two matches and two disappointing results into the group stage of this year's tournament, Messi is living through a waking nightmare. Lionel Messi is living through a waking nightmare. Messi and his countrymen came into the W

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2018-06-24 07:53:09



DARPA found a way to reinvent the wheel  

DARPA/Facebook Glorious news for all privates who’ve ever had to haul a Humvee out of a mud-filled ditch: A brand new wheel designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’ (DARPA) could make the pain of rough terrain a thing of the past. As part of the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program to boot the survivability and mobility of Army combat vehicles, DARPA researchers whipped up high-tech Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT) upgrades that “transition from a r

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2018-06-24 07:19:11



Empower, a freemium personal finance app, helped me identify $4,500 in hidden savings opportunities that I wasn't taking advantage of  

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. Empower There are a wealth of different ways to manage your finances, but the app that has helped me the most is Empower.  Empower is the free personal financial advisor in your pocket that connects all your financial accounts, then helps you track money and discover hidden savings.  I've used it for the last few months,

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2018-06-24 06:53:20



Jeremy Hunt said it's 'completely inappropriate' for Airbus, BMW to issue Brexit warnings  

Getty Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has slammed businesses for issuing warnings about Brexit uncertainty. Hunt told the BBC that the warnings are undermining the UK's negotiating position with the EU. He said businesses should back Theresa May during this 'critical' time. Lots of businesses are worried about the disastrous economic impact of a no-deal Brexit. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it was "completely inappropriate" for big businesses to issue warnings about the uncertai

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2018-06-24 05:24:32



Sizing up Amazon Flex, Hitch, and Deliv for crowdsourced delivery (AMZN)  

The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes — and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes surging and customers increasingly unlikely to foot the bill, companies have been tasked with finding new ways to offer speedy shipments without eating costs. BI Intelligence Among the most popular strategies is crowdsourced delivery, the Uber model helping online shops solve the most expensive part of shipping: the

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2018-06-24 05:16:01



Uber begins the fight to keep its London licence on Monday, and it's a battle that could define the whole company  

Getty Uber will appear in court to appeal the loss of its operator's licence in London on Monday. The case has big ramifications because London basically represents Uber's entire business in the UK. London's transport regulator decided to revoke Uber's licence because of the company's record on safety — meaning there's a chance Uber could be kicked out of London. But Uber's in with a fighting chance to reverse the decision because it's proactively made positive changes to its busines

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2018-06-24 04:31:53



Why the wealthiest countries aren't always the happiest  

KIRAYONAK YULIYA / Shutterstock Finland ranked first in the 2018 World Happiness Report, attributed to its people's trust in national systems and a healthy work-life balance.  The happiest countries, the WHR consistently finds, don't perfectly line up with the wealthiest ones. The US dropped four spots to No. 18 in this year's report, in part because of weakening social support systems. Over the past few decades, policymakers and businesses are increasingly looking to measures of well

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2018-06-24 04:17:39



20 spectacular photos of cities celebrating LGBTQ Pride around the world  

APIn the US, June is Pride month. It's a time when cities show extra support for LGBTQ+ rights, culture, and communities through parades, drag shows, film festivals, talks, rallies, and more. The tradition that goes back to the early 1970s, when New York and San Francisco began hosting events to commemorate the Stonewall Riots and work toward full equality for LGBTQ+ people. The US is far from the only country to recognize pride. Queer people in nations around the world face their ow

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2018-06-24 03:44:24



An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage  

Bryan Lewis Saunders In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day. Born in Washington D.C. but living on and off in Tennessee, in 2000 he set out to look for "experiences that might profoundly affect my perception of self" — and he came up with an experiment titled "Under The Influence" that did just that. "Every day I took a different drug or intoxicant and drew myself under the influence," he states on his website. He produ

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2018-06-24 03:42:11



I visited a Texas courtroom where dozens of chained immigrants were prosecuted under Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy — and it was surreal  

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I attended a mass prosecution proceeding in McAllen, Texas, where dozens of immigrants pleaded guilty to crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. Under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, everyone caught crossing the border illegally is charged with a federal crime, even if they're seeking asylum. The immigrants were cuffed at the hands and feet, and chained at the waist throughout the court hearing. It was a surreal and sobering experience.

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2018-06-24 03:35:26



People are wildly polarized on whether they trust Facebook  

Getty Images A new Survata survey seen by Business Insider shows that people are massively polarized about whether they trust Facebook or not. That's after months of scandal over Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data. The survey showed that Facebook ranked lower on trust than Google, YouTube, and eBay — but higher than Instagram. Survata CEO Chris Kelly said people had stronger feelings about Facebook than about Instagram, whether negative or positive. Facebook has been mak

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2018-06-24 03:23:51



Cristiano Ronaldo: How the biggest sports star on the planet makes and spends his millions  

Clive Rose/Getty ImagesCristiano Ronaldo is the most famous athlete on the planet. With a Real Madrid salary in the tens of millions and some of the biggest endorsement deals in football, he has a ludicrous amount of cash to burn — according to Forbes, he was the third highest-paid athlete in the world in 2018, behind only Floyd Mayweather and fellow superstar Lionel Messi. Find out how he earns his money and what he spends all that cash on below. Tony Manfred and Melissa Stranger origi

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2018-06-24 03:15:08



British trucks would be blocked from entering Europe under no-deal Brexit, industry leader warns  

Reuters / Neil Hall A no-deal Brexit would ground British lorries trying to enter Europe to a halt the day after Brexit, said freight chief James Hookham. He told Business Insider that the chances are rising of a no-deal scenario which would "crucify'"small British firms with tariffs. Hookham accused the government of not taking the threat of Brexit to Britain's borders seriously enough.  "The thing that really upsets our members is when these concerns are just dismissed by politician

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2018-06-24 02:24:07



Here are the 26 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to the employees who work for them (AAPL, FB, GOOGL, MSFT)  

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Despite a scandal-ridden year in Silicon Valley, there are still some tech workers who love where they work — and who they work for.  Glassdoor, an employee review site, conducted its annual Employee's Choice Awards, part of which includes a report on the top 100 CEOs to work for, based entirely on voluntary and anonymous employee feedback in the last year. Of those hundred, 26 of the top CEOs are specifically in tech, with 17 based in the San Francisco

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2018-06-24 02:12:40



Fox picked the most iconic moments in World Cup history  

Photo courtesy of Fox Sports As the biggest sporting event in the world, and one that first began in 1930, the World Cup has surely delivered a multitude of iconic moments over the years. But which ones stand out as the very best? Fox Sports, the television host of this year's World Cup in the United States, decided to take on the challenge of figuring that out, and their choices should not be at all surprising. 10 — 2010 World Cup, South Africa. Spain had never won a World Cup unti...

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2018-06-24 01:48:50



The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their parents under Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy — but thousands more remain  

Getty Images/Spencer Platt The Deparment of Homeland Security said late Saturday it reunited 522 immigrant children who were separated from their families under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. The reunions come just days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to halt the separations and instead detain immigrant families together. An additional 2,053 children are Health and Human Services custody, which said it's working to reunite the children with t

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2018-06-24 01:39:54



The Trump administration has yet to give North Korea a timeline for denuclearization  

Kevin Lim/The Strait Times/Handout/Getty A senior defense official has said the US will soon provide North Korea with "specific asks" and a "specific timeline" for implementing agreements from the Trump Kim summit. This indicates the administration had not yet provided a desired timeline for denuclearization. At the Singapore summit, the first meeting between a serving U.S. president and a North Korean leader, Kim reaffirmed a commitment to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korea

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2018-06-24 01:07:31



Toronto's condo prices are at a record high  

Akin Oyedele/Business Insider Toronto real estate sales are cooling.  But condo prices in the city are not.  The median condo price increased more than 9% versus a year ago.  Toronto real estate sales may be cooling, but that didn’t stop condo prices from hitting a new high.Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) numbers show condo prices hit a new record in May, despite slowing sales. The slowing sales are starting to become a drag on price growth, as inventory swel

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2018-06-24 01:07:24



I got my handwriting analyzed by an expert, and what she could tell about my personality was surprisingly accurate  

Phawat.Topaisan/Shutterstock Handwriting analysts believe that your style of writing can reveal aspects of your personality. I had a professional handwriting analyst look at my handwriting and tell me what she saw. As it turns out, much of her analysis was spot-on, although I'm not completely convinced. Some people claim that your handwriting is a window into your personality — that every one of your loops, crosses, and dots can reveal something about yourself. There's an entire

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2018-06-24 01:06:24



Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams wore matching outfits to their 'Game of Thrones' co-stars' wedding  

Brian Dowling/Invision for People Magazine/AP Images "Game of Thrones" stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie got married on Saturday. Their co-stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams were among the cast invited. The two BFFs were each other's dates for the big day, and wore matching red and black outfits. Sophie Turner, 22, and Maisie Williams, 21, turned heads when they stepped out in nontraditional red and black matching outfits for Kit Harington and Rose Lesli

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2018-06-23 21:26:13



The government's top ethics official said Trump's business deals 'raise serious concerns' — but he doesn't have the authority to investigate  

The acting director of the Office of Government Ethics said some of President Donald Trump's business deals "raise serious concerns," but the agency doesn't have the authority to investigate. Congressional Democrats are concerned about an Indonesian real estate development with Trump-brand properties receiving $500 million in loans for from the Chinese government. The ethics office's response says the Constitution's Emoluments Clause, which prohibits any person holding office c

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2018-06-23 17:37:42



This small gas grill can hold a surprising amount of food — and it can heat up to 500°F in just 5 minutes  

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. Fuego Summer has arrived, and so too has the time to cook over an open flame. We’re talking, of course, about grilling, and if you’re looking for an efficient way to get your prehistoric (wo)man on, look no further than the Fuego grill. This beautifully designed grill can not only be set up in a jiffy, but will also h

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2018-06-23 17:36:38



Germany scores crucial game-winner in final minute of stoppage time to possibly save their World Cup hopes  

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Germany scored in the final minute of stoppage time to breathe life into the team's campaign to repeat as World Cup champions. The goal came despite Germany playing with just ten men and facing a Swedish side that showed no interest in manufacturing any offensive attack beyond a counter. With the win, Germany remains in control of its destiny to escape the group stage of the tournament. Germany scored a last-minute, stoppage-time goal against Sweden t

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2018-06-23 14:01:13



The 17 most successful Kickstarter projects of all time and where they are today  

"Veronica Mars"For many entrepreneurs, Kickstarter represents a level playing field where good ideas can find people with the cash to help make their dream a reality. Just look at the success of the legendary Potato Salad, where a guy tried to raise the funds to make, well, potato salad — and ended up raising over $55,000, throwing a potato party for charity and even publishing a cookbook loaded with 24 potato salad recipes.  Indeed, without Kickstarter, we'd never have th

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2018-06-23 13:09:47



The US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there 'can't guarantee ... an end date'  

The US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there 'can't guarantee ... an end date' NOW WATCH: Here are the territories of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban and ISISSee Also:The wildest costumes at Burning Man19 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to womenThe US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there 'can't guarantee ... an end date'SEE ALSO: 

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2018-06-23 12:49:29



Inside one of the busiest US immigration courts, judges are pressured to meet quotas or fear losing their jobs  

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters The Trump administration is placing speed and toughness above due process and judicial independence. The US has roughly 60 immigration courts — a backlog of cases are becoming a major issue.  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has required that judges rule on a certain number of cases a year, or face penalties.  Judges in the immigration justice system feel pressured by this new policy of courtroom quotas. From the outside, there's nothing sp

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2018-06-23 11:50:54



Trudeau isn't going to back down to Trump on trade  

Chris Wattie/Reuters After the US slapped steep tariffs onto Canadian-made steel and aluminum, Trudeau and Foreign Minister Freeland have taken a verbal stand. This isn't the first time the two countries have bristled over trade, and while Canada has a reputation for being nice and polite, this reputation needs a revision.  Two things are crucial to Ottawa: that the relationship with the US remain as efficient and profitable as possible, but that Canada not be taken advantage of. Afte

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2018-06-23 11:12:34



Basic income could work — if it's done Canada-style  

Andrew Harnik/AP Basic income functions differently for different people — for some it's fuel for cultural development, for others it's a food subsidy or an educational grant, and for others it's a small-business booster. About 4,000 people in Ontario, Canada are getting monthly stipends to boost them to at least 75% of the poverty line. The three-year trial funded by the provincial government is one of the world's biggest tests of a guaranteed basic income. Although it serves as an

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2018-06-23 11:06:57



The Steam summer sale is live — here are the best deals we've seen so far  

Valve The Steam summer sale is now live, starting today (June 21) and ending July 5. New games will go on sale daily. Check back here for a roundup of the best deals.  Cue the memes of empty wallets money being thrown at screens: the Steam summer sale is here. Titled the "Intergalactic Summer Sale," the sale will last from June 21 to July 5. Visit the Steam homepage here to see all of the sale items. The list here will be continually updated with sales that stand out. Here are

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2018-06-23 10:41:10



These $2,400 Sennheiser headphones will ruin all other headphones for you  

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Sennheiser HD 820 headphones are the newest flagship from the German audio company. They're high-end, and don't come cheap — the price is $2,400. At first, it might seem insane to you to spend $2,400 on a pair of headphones, and then even more money for an amplifier to power them. "How good could they possibly sound?" you might wonder. The answer is simple: You get what you pay for.In the world of audio products, spending more money usually results i

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2018-06-23 10:19:17



Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup — here's where he's looked so far  

Richard Feloni/Business Insider AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance run his $150 million Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Case is convinced the future of American startups is outside of Silicon Valley. For the past four years, Case and his team have gone on seven bus tours, across 38 cities in 26 states. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Silicon Valley has thrived

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2018-06-23 10:05:09



A brutal missed call cost Sweden a huge opportunity against Germany in the World Cup  

Hannah Mckay/Reuters Germany beat Sweden, 2-1, in the second round of group play at the World Cup with a gorgeous free-kick goal in the final minute of stoppage time. The match had huge implications as a win by Sweden would have secured their spot in the knockout stage and eliminated the defending World Cup champions. Sweden was robbed of an excellent opportunity to win or draw the match when the referee missed a blatant foul in the penalty area early in the first half. Despite the use of

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2018-06-23 09:04:09



New details emerge on the office affair that led to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's surprising resignation on Thursday (INTC)  

Scott Olson/Getty Images The office affair which sparked Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's surprise resignation on Thursday started a decade ago and ended before he became CEO in 2013, The Wall Street Journal reported. That relationship was with a woman who still works at Intel, the report said. Krzanich announced his resignation after the affair, a violation of company policy, was reportedly brought to the attention of the corporate counsel on June 14. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned on Th

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2018-06-23 08:46:01



How changing one little EPA rule could radically reduce environmental protection  

Mark Wilson/Getty Images On June 7, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed changing the agency's approach to a cost-benefit analysis of environmental rules. Pruitt is seeking to roll back three Obama administration air pollution initiatives: the Clean Power Plan, which limits greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, and combined carbon emission and fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty vehicles. A cost-benefit analysis has suppor

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2018-06-23 08:45:58



Here's the management theory that John Doerr regards as one of the most tested and proven in the last 50 years  

AP/Matt Rourke In the book "Measure What Matters," renowned venture capitalist John Doerr cites a theory that he says has been confirmed as "one of the most tested and proven ideas" in management theory. It says that hard goals drive more productivity than easy goals — and that the more specific the wording of the hard goal, the higher the level of output.  The theory influenced the "Objectives and Key Results" goal-setting process used by some of the most successful technol

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2018-06-23 08:02:22



One in 10 millennials refuses to leave a tip when dining out, survey says  

Cindy Ord/Getty Images for GREY GOOSE One in 10 millennials routinely do not leave any tip when dining out, according to a new survey.  Almost one-third of millennials surveyed said they leave less than 15% of their check as a tip for servers.  Many factors play into how much people are willing to tip on average, with women, older people, and married people tending to tip more.    Millennials tend to tip less than older generations, according to a new survey. 

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2018-06-23 06:36:50



One of the toughest World Cup groups is suddenly in chaos, and now Lionel Messi and Argentina have been thrown a lifeline to advance  

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images With just two matches remaining before the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup, Group D is in chaos. After two disappointing performances from group favorite Argentina, it looked as though Iceland's path to advancing was clear, but on Friday the tiny island nation fell to Nigeria, and now we won't know who will escape to the knockout stage until the final two matches are played on Tuesday. Group leader Croatia has already sealed its spot in the final bracket of 16, b

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2018-06-23 05:56:10



Facebook is rejecting ads from restaurants, hair salons, and job fairs because they're too 'political,' and people are furious (FB)  

Facebook Facebook launched a new policy to prevent abuse of political ads in May. Anyone running political ads on the social network must be authorized to do so by confirming their identity and location. Facebook reviews the ads using a combination of artificial intelligence and human reviewers to determine whether they are meeting the criteria or not. According to a report in The New York Times, the new system seems to have some flaws, as Facebook has been mistakenly rejecting ad

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2018-06-23 05:47:27



The 10 best beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across America  

Facebook/Founders Brewing Co. For the second year in a row, Bell's Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts.  Each year Zymurgy Magazine, the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association, asks the group's tens of thousands of members to cast their votes for the best beers in the country. Because Zymurgy readers are homebrewers, the idea is that they have more refined palates than most and can m

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2018-06-23 05:19:28



This incredible aerial cityscape from the 1920s was taken by disabled photographer tied to the plane by a scarf  

Alfred G. Buckham Alfred G. Buckham took photographs in the navy during the WWI, and was in nine crashes before he was left disabled. He continued to take photographs from planes, taking stunning aerial shots of cities and landscapes around the world. He tied himself to his seat using a scarf rather than a seatbelt, saying it allowed him to work in "perfect security." Alfred G. Buckham was left seriously injured after his ninth plane crash during WWI, but he was determined to continue

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2018-06-23 05:10:54



Elon Musk talks about robots all the time, but nobody else in the auto industry does — here's why (TSLA)  

Tesla CB Insights used a linguistic algorithm to analyze 28 quarters of earnings calls from four automakers. GM, Ford, Daimler, and Tesla were included in the study. Tesla spends way more time talking about robots than the other three. CB Insights, a data analytics firm, has done something interesting: it used algorithmic analysis to crunch 28 quarter of earnings-call transcripts from General Motors, Ford, Daimler, and Tesla. The firm was able to make some intriguing observations from

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2018-06-23 04:56:49



Mexican officials are ready to stop helping the US fight terrorism and drug trafficking to get back at Trump  

Johnathan Drake/Reuters Mexican senators have asked their government to consider ending security and immigration cooperation with the US. The call comes in response to Trump's now-rescinded policy of separating immigrant families at the border. It is not the first time Mexican officials have made such a proposal. Mexican legislators this week proposed ending cooperation with the US on immigration, counterterrorism, and fighting organized crime "as long as President Donald Trump does no

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2018-06-23 04:46:43



A presidential campaign in Mexico blamed Russia for taking down its website, but a bigger online threat is closer to home  

A Mexican presidential campaign blamed Russia and China for a cyberattack, but a bigger online threat is closer to home NOW WATCH: Why Russia may not be as strong as most people thinkSee Also:Check out these photos of the US military drills in Europe that have Russia spookedThe US is trying to boost its military ties with India, but Russian weapons are getting in the wayA Mexican presidential campaign blamed Russia and China for a cyberattack, but a bigger online threat is close

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2018-06-23 04:43:45



Germany's stunning goal against Sweden was a blow to Mexico as there is now a scenario that could knock them out of the World Cup  

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Germany breathed life into their 2018 World Cup campaign with a stoppage-time stunner from Toni Kroos to keep the team's hope of repeating as champions alive. With Germany's win, Group F has fallen into chaos, with all four teams still alive heading into the final matchday of the group stage. Despite Mexico being the only undefeated remaining in the group, El Tri still has not yet punched its ticket yet to the knockout round. Meanwhile, even South Korea, who

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2018-06-23 03:59:32



The White House is considering nuking asteroids, according to a NASA report  

Shutterstock NASA and US government agencies have released plans for dealing with Near Earth Objects. The plan outlines options for deflection and disruption. A disruption plan raises the possibility of using nuclear weapons. The US has an official strategy for dealing with Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) that threaten the planet — and yes, it involves nukes. You might know them as "asteroids", or "comets", but rocks and balls of ice and gas aren't the only objects that could pot

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2018-06-23 03:40:03



A French woman visiting Canada was detained in the US for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing the border while jogging  

US Border Patrol agents captured a French woman they said crossed the US-Canada border while she was jogging. Cedella Roman, who had been visiting her mother in British Columbia, was jogging on a Canadian beach when she accidentally stepped over the international border into Washington state in May. Roman, who said she had no identification on her at the time, was confronted by two US Border Patrol agents who took her into custody, and drove her 124 miles south to a Homeland Security-oper

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2018-06-23 03:31:21



The US is trying to boost its military ties with India, but Russian weapons are getting in the way  

The US is trying to boost its military ties with India, but Russian weapons are getting in the wayNOW WATCH: IAN BREMMER: 'The biggest opportunity out there right now has got to be India'See Also:Russia threatens the US with a 'tough response' to Trump's 'space force'The US is trying to boost its military ties with India, but Russian weapons are getting in the wayA Mexican presidential campaign blamed Russia and China for a cyberattack, but a bigger online threat is closer to homeSEE ALSO: 

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2018-06-23 03:27:52



Sarah Sanders said she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for Trump  

Reuters/Carlos Barria White House Press Secretary tweeted Saturday she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump.  The incident comes days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House adviser Stephen Miller were confronted while dining in Washington, DC Mexican restaurants. White House Press Secretary tweeted Saturday she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump.  Sa

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2018-06-23 02:24:36



Protesters temporarily blocked a bus carrying immigrants from a Border Patrol facility in Texas  

Associated Press/David J. Phillips Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday to protest the Trump administration's recently halted practice of separating immigrant families at the US-Mexico border. Some 2,300 children were taken from their parents since May under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced that the government has any real plans to reunite the families. MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Demonstrato

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2018-06-23 02:21:29



A 27-year-old saved over $80,000 in 3 years while living in a major city — and now he's on a 'mini-retirement' traveling the world  

Courtesy of Kyle Stimpson Instead of an early retirement, Kyle Stimpson opted for a mini-retirement, taking time off work to travel for at least six months. To fund his mini-retirement, he saved 30% to 40% of his income for three years, socking away over $80,000 while living in Sydney, Australia. Stimpson saved money by renting a modest apartment, cooking most meals at home, and spending little on shopping and entertainment.  For Kyle Stimpson and his partner Lauren, opting f

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2018-06-23 02:07:06



This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars  

Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research), The University of Tokyo The Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector is a physics experiment the size of a 15-storey building, buried under a mountain in Japan. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles that pass through us all the time, and studying them can tell us about supernovas and the composition of the universe. The detector is full of ultra-pure water, which can leach the nutrients out of your hair and dissolve metal. Hidden 1,

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2018-06-23 02:04:14



NASA discovered an electric blue sand dune on Mars — and the photos are mind-blowing  

NASA NASA captured images of this bright blue sand dune on the red planet. The photo was taken in Lyot Crater, known for its patterned ground. The dune has a different composition to dunes nearby, hence its colour.   NASA has found an exquisite sand dune on Mars that is literally out of this world, it announced on Wednesday.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: What humans will look like on MarsSee Also:An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of t

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2018-06-23 01:49:34



'Enthusiasm has slowed' for creating national cryptocurrencies: 'The unknown risks are potentially large'  

REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel Central banks around the world have been looking at how they might introduce or use national cryptocurrencies. Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the Swiss National Bank's governing board, told Business Insider that central banks have become "sceptical" of introducing national digital currencies after initial interest. Moser says bankers are wary of the new economic risks or knock-on effects introducing a national cryptocurrency might have. ZUG, SWITZERLAND &md

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2018-06-23 01:46:23



Michael Cohen throws cold water on Tom Arnold's claims that they're working together to take down Trump  

Twitter/Tom Arnold Comedian Tom Arnold served up a veiled warning to President Donald Trump while hinting that he and Michael Cohen, Trump's longtime personal attorney, were teaming up to take down the president. Cohen threw some cold water on Arnold's remarks Friday evening. Arnold is currently promoting a program set to air on Viceland. Cohen is currently under criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York. Comedian Tom Arnold served up a veiled warning to President Don

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2018-06-23 01:42:18



The most luxurious hostel in every European country under $55 a night  

Hostelworld The idea of staying in a messy, loud hostel might seem like a thing of the past — best kept for the backpacking days of your late teens and 20s. However, a "hostel" is simply "budget-friendly accommodation that focuses on a shared social experience." While to be considered a hostel it must have the option of a dorm room, most offer private rooms as well — and instead of messy and loud, some can actually be pretty luxurious. Business Insider teamed up with hostel bookin

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2018-06-23 01:37:53



The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare using AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics  

Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including genomics, pharmaceuticals, administration, clinical operations, and insurance. Venture funds and businesses are taking notice of these startups' potential. In

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2018-06-23 01:17:24



Apple is finally doing something about the notorious MacBook Pro keyboard that everybody has been complaining about (AAPL)  

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple is offering free keyboard repairs to MacBook and MacBook Pro customers who have been affected by certain keyboard issues. If you already paid for those repairs, Apple is issuing refunds. People have been complaining for years that the laptops' keyboard breaks easily, and can get jammed by a single speck of dust. Apple's response has previously just been to offer advice for cleaning it, forcing affected customers to pay for repairs. After years of c

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2018-06-22 20:33:03



All the US states that ship more than $1 billion worth of goods to China that would be slammed by tariffs  

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump escalated his trade dispute with China and is planning for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to be subjected to an additional 10% tariff. In turn, China said it would slap the US with tariffs on $50 billion worth of US imports starting in July. China's tariffs would target energy and agricultural products, such as ornamental fish, whiskey, and coal — which would affect some states more than others. There are eight US states that exporte

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2018-06-22 19:42:50



This affordable swimsuit company fits their designs on their employees instead of fit models — 5 of us tried them and they fit each of us incredibly well  

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. Most swimwear companies use fit models to design and tailor their bathing suits, but Helen Jon fits all of its styles on their employees who provide feedback to get a supportive fit that works for more women. Their suits aren't particularly cheap, but they're not outrageous, either — most one-pieces retail for arou

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2018-06-22 19:38:29



'They cannot find the children at all': Migrant parents face chaos and red tape trying to reunite with their kids  

Getty Images/Spencer Platt Migrant families who were separated from one another by the Trump administration are encountering chaos and red tape while trying to reunite. The parents and children were placed in the custody of completely separate government agencies — and it's unclear whether those agencies share information with one another. Parents are afraid for their children's health and safety. Lawyers and advocates say many parents have been unable to locate their kids, let alone

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2018-06-22 17:39:54



The founder of notorious failed startup Clinkle is reportedly coming back with a blockchain project  

Clinkle Lucas Duplan, the founder of infamous failed startup Clinkle, is involved in a blockchain company. According to a new report from Wired, the entrepreneur invested in and is linked to Universal Recognition Token. His old startup, Clinkle, raised tens of millions from investors before totally imploding in what's now considered a Silicon Valley cautionary tale. Clinkle is a cautionary tale in Silicon Valley — a failed startup that raised tens of millions of dollars before cr

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2018-06-22 15:50:12



Trump praises Supreme Court's sales tax decision in a shot at Amazon, but it could affect his own business too  

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump praised a Supreme Court ruling that could soon lead to online retailers having to collect state sales taxes in 45 states. But it could also have an affect on his own online retailer. TrumpStore.com currently collects sales taxes in just four states. President Donald Trump praised a Thursday Supreme Court ruling that could soon lead to online retailers having to collect state sales taxes in 45 states. "Big Supreme Court win on internet sa

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2018-06-22 12:02:26



The Brexit vote has already wiped £440 million a week from Britain's economy  

Getty Britain's economy is 2.1% smaller than if it had voted to stay in the EU, according to new research. Higher levels of borrowing as a result of foregone growth mean the UK government is having to borrow an additional £23 billion a year.  That means Brexit is already costing the Treasury £440 million a week. Theresa May claimed last week she would fund extra NHS spending through a "Brexit dividend," but researchers said the dividend does not exist. LONDON —&

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2018-06-22 11:58:27



74% of Americans believe smartphone addiction is a problem that should be solved by consumers — not tech companies or the government  

In the last two months, both Apple and Google have announced features intended to address the growing concern around smartphone addiction. During Apple's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference, the company introduced iOS 12, complete with a new feature called Screen Time: a set of tools that will include things like activity reports and notification controls so users can "better understand and control" their iPhone use. Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative, which it announced at its

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2018-06-22 11:29:03



A Phillies baseball fan was injured by a flying hot dog launched out of the mascot's cannon: 'It hit me like a ton of bricks'  

Hunter Martin/Getty Images) Phillie Phanatic, the mascot for the Philadelphia Phillies, is equipped with a cannon capable of shooting hot dogs into the stands. While most people love free stuff shot out of a cannon, one fan might feel differently after being hit in the face by a flying hot dog.  Kathy McVay was sitting behind home plate when a hot dog came flying her way, leaving her with bruises.  Sports marketing teams spend millions of dollars and countless hours ever

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2018-06-22 11:03:51



An artist on Instragram makes satisfying tiny kawaii charms  

See Also:A man in Denmark treats a rescued squirrel like a pet dogThis special effects artist's movie props are terrifyingThese dresses are made with recycled fabric

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2018-06-22 10:56:31



I've tried 6 different luggage brands, and this one is by far the best  

RossHelen/Shutterstock Luggage that’s bulky, heavy, or difficult to manage can add to stress when traveling. Your luggage should be large enough to fit your belongings, have compartments for organization, be durable, and feel light enough to lift easily. I take dozens of trips each year, and have tried several different luggage brands over the years. For me, the EBags Fortis 30" Hardside Spinner comes out on top in terms of price, durability, looks, and weight.   I ta

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2018-06-22 10:36:48



A woman discovered a mysterious moving lump on her face that was actually a worm crawling under her skin  

A 32-year-old Russian woman noticed a mysterious lump moving around her face for about two weeks, BuzzFeed reported. The woman experienced some itching and burning and went to an ophthalmologist to get the lump checked out, according to a case study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). During surgery, the doctors discovered that the lump was a long, white worm. The worm is a type of parasitic infection that mosquitoes can carry to humans

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2018-06-22 10:32:26



Here's how many ICE detention centers are holding immigrants in every state  

Reuters The Trump administration has come under fire for separating thousands of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border over the past several months. Adults are usually temporarily detained at a facility operated by the Customs and Border Protection (CBP), where they may be deported. If they choose to seek asylum, they await trial at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center. The map below shows the dispersed geography of ICE facilities throughout th

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2018-06-22 10:25:56



The best and wildest BET Awards red carpet looks of all time  

Frederick M. Brown/Frazer Harrison/Jason Merritt/Getty Images Since it first launched in 2001, the BET Awards have become one of the most highly anticipated award shows of the year. It's always bound to provide some exciting performances and surprise appearances. Though the show is technically about the awards, there's no denying that the red carpet fashion ends up being the highlight of the night. From Lil' Kim to Cardi B, several celebrities have used the BET Awards to showcase their red car

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2018-06-22 10:04:09



The wildest costumes at Burning Man  

Business Insider/Aly Weisman When it's nearly 100 degrees in the middle of the Nevada desert, clothing is limited, and sometimes even optional at Burning Man — "an annual art event and temporary community based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada." But for those who do choose to wear clothing, it's all about the costumes. And the ornate outfits have become a huge part of the festival. Bikinis, body paint, tutus, masks, headdresses,

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2018-06-22 09:42:18



We tried the new dining experience that just launched at Disney — and it's guaranteed to be the best meal you eat on vacation  

Courtesy of Disney No Disney World vacation is complete without a visit to Disney Springs, home to some of the best dining spots in Orlando.  Enzo's Hideaway is now offering Sunday Supper, an elaborate dining event complete with all of the appetizers you could ever want, family-style entrees, and decadent desserts.  Sunday Supper costs $45 per guest.  Sunday Supper is the brand new dining event at Enzo's Hideaway. Families are invited to enjoy a meal, relax, and tak

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2018-06-22 09:03:01



Major changes are coming to 'Fortnite' and the most popular player in the world isn't happy about it  

Epic Games "Fortnite" is the world's most popular game, with over 125 million players. Epic Games, makers of "Fortnite," are looking to evolve the gameplay. "We are exploring changes to weapon balance and resource economy, like e.g. resource caps," a post on Epic's blog said. Building without limits is core to the gameplay of "Fortnite," and limiting that could turn off a lot of players — including Ninja, the most popular player in the world, who's already voiced his displeasure.

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2018-06-22 08:27:38



Amazon is selling the first phones that let you summon Alexa with a physical button  

Motorola Amazon is selling the first phones that can access Alexa by pressing a smartphone's physical buttons.  They offer the easiest way to access Alexa on a smartphone. The Prime Exclusive Moto G6 Play is a great device, but the Prime Exclusive Moto Z3 Play can be easily outdone by spending $80 more on the OnePlus 6. Amazon announced on Friday that it's adding the Prime Exclusive Moto G6 Play and Prime Exclusive Moto Z3 Play to its Amazon Prime Exclusive lineup, and they come w

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2018-06-22 08:21:02



The surprising Sixers-Suns trade during the draft comes back to a deal made 3 years ago and shows the hilarious circular nature of the NBA  

Kevin Hagen/AP The Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns agreed to a trade on Thursday during the draft, with the 76ers sending 10th overall pick Mikal Bridges to the Suns for 16th overall pick Zhaire Smith and an unprotected 2021 first-round pick. The exchanged draft picks go back to a trade the two teams made in 2015 during a chaotic trade deadline. We'll explain further below. The Philadelphia 76ers-Phoenix Suns trade on Thursday during the NBA Draft has roots that go all the way back

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2018-06-22 07:18:27



CRYPTO INSIDER: Markets dive towards their lowest levels of the year  

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox. Bitcoin got smoked Friday morning as crypto markets dived towards their lowest levels of the years. Here's what you need to know.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Sneaky ways Costco gets you to buy moreSee Also:Disappointing photos show what cruise ships a

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2018-06-22 06:28:58



9 of our favorite optical illusions that involve cats and dogs  

NegativePitch/Reddit Optical illusions are everywhere. They can be found in art, in the real world, and, of course, all over the internet. We decided to round up illusions that involve two of our favorite things: cats and dogs. Keep scrolling to see which ones you can figure out and which ones stump you.A few years ago, this photo of a cat in a stairwell sparked some serious debate over whether the animal was walking down or up. 9gag.com The post on 9Gag quickly racked up 4,

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2018-06-22 06:18:12



Amazon workers wrote to Jeff Bezos protesting its facial recognition contracts with police  

Getty/Chip Somodevilla Amazon employees have protested about the company's facial recognition contracts with US government and police. They wrote to CEO Jeff Bezos pointing to Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has separated thousands of children from their parents at the US border. They said Amazon was enabling the departments that enforced the policy. Employees at Google and Microsoft have protested similar contracts involving their firms. Employees at big tec

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2018-06-22 05:54:50



The 76ers drafted a hometown player and it was the feel-good story of the NBA Draft — until he was traded minutes later  

ESPN Villanova's Mikal Bridges was briefly the feel-good story of the NBA Draft, having been selected with the 10th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. The pick meant Bridges would stay local, starting his professional career with his hometown team that also happens to employ his mother as a VP of Human Resources. But just minutes after Bridges expressed how excited he was to join the Sixers, news broke that he had been traded to the Suns, making for a brutal introduction to the realiti

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2018-06-22 05:39:40



Airbus says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider UK presence  

Thomson ReutersPARIS (Reuters) - Airbus issued its strongest warning yet over the impact of Britain's departure from the European Union, saying a separation without a final deal between Britain and the EU would force it to reconsider its long-term position in the country. In a statement issued late on Thursday, Airbus also said current plans for a transition period ending in December 2020 were too short for the planemaker to adapt its supply chain and would mean no further expansion in its UK s

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2018-06-22 05:32:02



Jameis Winston will reportedly be suspended for 3 games, and there is speculation that he struck a deal with the NFL  

Butch Dill/AP Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is expected to be suspended three games following an investigation into a claim that he groped an Uber driver in 2016. There is some confusion as to whether Winston is being suspended for violating the personal conduct policy or failing to report the incident to the league. Winston is not expected to appeal the suspension, leading some to wonder if he has a deal with the league to make the suspension shorter in return. Tampa

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2018-06-22 04:46:54



Deadly violence in Mexico is intensifying, and May set an all-time record  

REUTERS/Daniel Becerril May was the deadliest month recorded in Mexico since the government began releasing homicide data in 1998. The country has seen a sustained increase in violence over the past three years. May's record-setting bloodshed comes just a month before nationwide elections that will select the country's next president. The steady increase in deadly violence that Mexico has experienced over the past three years continued in May, when 2,890 people were killed — an a

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2018-06-22 04:41:35



The 10 most intense battles in US history  

National Archives In the short history of our country, the United States rose to global military dominance — yeah, I said it. Come at me, China. But the road to the top was paved with the blood of good men and women. Looking back, there are some pivotal battles we remember with solemn pride and a little bit of hoo-rah. Let's check out 10 of the most intense battles in United States history.10. The Battle of Chosin U.S. Marine Corps/Photo The Battle of Chosin Reservoir was one of the d

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2018-06-22 03:31:04



A 1960s 'Chicken War' reveals the driving force behind the boom of American pickup trucks  

Justin Sullivan/Getty A 1960s 'Chicken War' is partly responsible for the boom of American pickup trucks.  The US slapped tariffs on German-made trucks in retaliation for similar taxes on American frozen chicken. The tax on trucks still hasn't been lifted. The tariff helped US automakers dominate that segment of the market, said Albert Edwards, a strategist at Société Générale. Tariffs are not always bad news.  The US is in a tit-for-tat

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2018-06-22 03:23:27






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