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The feds offer $100,000 reward for info about who left pipe bombs near the DNC and RNC the night before the riots

The FBI released an image of a suspect in their investigation into explosive devices found near the RNC and DNC on January 6. FBI The pipe bombs that were found near the RNC and DNC on January 6 were placed there the night before, the FBI says.  They're offering a $100,000 reward for info that leads them to the suspect.  Investigators told CNN they believe the bombs were placed as a distraction to decrease law enforcement at the Capitol, so rioters could storm in.  Visit Business Insider'...
Tags: Post, Politics, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Donald Trump, Abc News, Trump, Rnc, Capitol, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms


Rep. Cori Bush says she moved offices because she can't waste time wondering if a 'white supremacist' is conspiring against her

Rep. Cori Bush (D-Missouri). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Democratic Rep. Cori Bush is moving offices to get away from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Bush said she isn't moving offices because she's afraid, but because she has a job to do. Bush said she and her staff should not have to come to work worried that Greene wants to do them harm. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hours after Democratic Rep. Cori Bush, of Missouri, said she was changing offices because Rep. Marjorie ...
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'Cowboys for Trump' co-founder who stormed Capitol is in isolation for refusing COVID-19 test in detention

Otero County Commission Chairman and Cowboys for Trump co-founder Couy Griffin rides his horse on 5th avenue on May 1, 2020 in New York City. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images 'Cowboys for Trump' founder and Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin demands release from federal custody. He was arrested related to storming the Capitol and that day posted videos threatening lawmakers. In one video, Griffin claimed rioters would return on January 20, and "blood will run out of the building." Visit Busine...
Tags: Politics, New York City, Trends, Washington Dc, House, Nancy Pelosi, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Griffin, Trump, Capitol, Otero County, US Capitol Police, Otero County Commission, Cowboys for Trump, Couy Griffin


CDC director says we should be treating every COVID-19 case as if it's a variant of the virus

A nurse enters a tent for coronavirus patients setup at University Medical Center on October 30, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Cengiz Yar/Getty Images The new CDC Director warns that we have to treat every COVID-19 case like it could be a variant, as more cases of highly contagious variants are discovered in the US.  There have been 379 confirmed cases of the variant first discovered in the UK.  Some vaccines appeared to be less effective towards a variant first detected in South Africa.  Visit ...
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Executive Director

Asheville Symphony seeks next Executive Director EXECUTIVE DIRECTORThe Asheville Symphony, one of North Carolina’s most innovative orchestras, is seeking a visionary leader who will build on its 60-year history of innovation, collaboration, and musical excellence as a signature cultural force in a diverse arts community.As a music organization, the Asheville Symphony consists of a professional symphony orchestra lead by Music Director Darko Butorac, four Youth Orchestras with over 200 student...
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Netflix is testing a sleep timer for your late night binges

Have you ever binged on a TV show so much that you fell asleep mid-episode? The last you want is for the show to keep on playing indefinitely, potentially exposing you to spoilers once you wake up and resume the show later (yes, this has happened to me before, and it sucked). Fret no more: Netflix is testing a timer feature on Android that will let you pause a show after a certain time has elapsed. As reported by the Verge —Netflix confirmed the feature to the publication — the timer function al...
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The best cheap Apple deals for February 2021

Apple fans know how fleeting deals can be, but we've rounded up some great Apple deals for you right here.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Computing, Ipad Mini, MacBook Air, Ipad Pro, Macbook Pro, AirPods, iPhone 11, Iphone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, AirPods Pro, Commerce 2020


Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to decline in LA County

As the number of people being treated in hospitals for coronavirus continued its descent on Friday, Jan. 29, Los Angeles County loosened more restrictions on restaurants and and other businesses. Hospitalizations fell to 5,669, according to the state dashboard — nearly 200 fewer than Thursday’s total and more than 2,000 below than the county’s statistical peak, hit on Jan 3, of 8,098. The number of patients in intensive-care units inched lower, too, from 1,503 on Thursday to 1,498, the first tim...
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Six Simple Ways To Master Inner Peace In 2021

Hang on, leaders: 2021 plans to be a wild ride. If you’re to operate at the top of your game, Ed Hess says you need to cultivate Inner Peace. Here are a few tips for getting started. The post Six Simple Ways To Master Inner Peace In 2021 appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Self Improvement, Personal Growth, Thinking Aloud, Self Development, Inner peace, Edward Hess, Ed Hess


Robinhood defends its app to regulators

Robinhood Markets Inc. on Friday told Massachusetts regulators that it doesn't take advantage of inexperienced customers, capping a wild week during which the popular online brokerage drew fierce ire for doing just the opposite: standing in customers' way.
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Chinese bombers simulated an attack on a US Navy aircraft carrier in the South China Sea

he Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (CSG) steams in formation while transiting the Pacific U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anthony Rivera A US carrier strike group sailed into the South China Sea last Saturday. The same day, a large force of Chinese military aircraft, including fighters and bombers, flew past Taiwan and into the waterway. The Chinese aircraft conducted a simulated attack run on the US aircraft carrier, the US military told Insider Friday, ...
Tags: Navy, China, US, International, Trends, Department Of Defense, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Pentagon, Air Force, Biden, Kafka, US Navy, PLA, Plan


The 7 Steps to Managing Your Advertising Agency

  You've selected the right advertising agency for your company. Great! Now what? Managing an advertising agency is not as simple as hitting “autopilot,” crossing your fingers and hoping they get it right. You will need watchful eyes along the way, helping to keep your agency on the desired track. Here's how to make sure the agency is giving you what you need.Read the rest of this post in Entrepreneur, which I guest authored this week.For future posts, please follow me on Twitter at: @georgedee...
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EITC claiming option: use 2019 or 2020 income

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is the federal government's largest refundable federal income tax credit for low- to moderate-income workers. In 2020, more than 25 million taxpayers received over $62 billion in EITC. The average EITC amount received last year was $2,461 per return. The EITC also is regularly overlooked. The Internal Revenue Service estimates that one of five eligible taxpayers do not claim the credit. That oversight could change this filing season. The COVID-19 pandemic pus...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Social Security, Agi, Irs, EIC, Internal Revenue Service, EITC, TCE, Taxpayer Advocate, ACTC, Tax Credit EITC, Chuck Rettig, COVID, VITA TCE Locator Tool the IRS


LA County restaurant owners rush to reopen outdoor dining again: ‘It’s pretty stressful.’

Co-owners of 8one8 Brewing Bryan and Derrick Olson spent lengthy days preparing for Friday, Jan. 29, setting up a tent on the parking lot outside their brewery, drafting a new schedule for staff and wondering what the new guidelines would be, keeping their fingers crossed the changes wouldn’t be too drastic. But it was not until Friday morning the owners of the Canoga Park brewery finally saw on the news a set of new rules, as Los Angeles County health officially finally lifted its ban on outdoo...
Tags: Health, Business, Hollywood, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Joe, Los Angeles County, Bryan, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Olson, Redondo Beach


Silver Lake, a major investor in AMC Entertainment, just sold all of its shares for a $113 million profit

Noam Galai/Getty Images Silver Lake sold its shares in AMC Entertainment for a $113 million profit Thursday, the firm disclosed. The private-equity firm converted its debt into equity in AMC after Wednesday's share-price jump. Reddit day traders sent AMC, GameStop, and other stocks soaring this week in a short-squeeze. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Silver Lake Partners, a private-equity firm and, until recently, a major investor in AMC Entertainment, disclosed in a r...
Tags: Finance, Amc, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Airbnb, Robinhood, Silver Lake, Gamestop, Short Squeeze, Silver Lake Partners, AMC Entertainment, Tyler Sonnemaker, Silver Lake s Egon Durban, WallStreetBets, Reddit Traders


A beginner's guide to graphics cards and how they help power your computer's images

High-quality graphics cards can significantly improve the visuals on your favorite computer games. La Bicicleta Vermella/Getty Images A graphics card is an expansion card for your PC that is responsible for rendering images to the display. High-end GPUs are used for gaming, ray tracing, graphics production, and even mining cryptocurrency. Here's a brief overview of everything you need to know about graphics cards.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. At the bi...
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What is coding? A brief guide to the facet of computer programming

Coding is the very backbone of the modern information age. alvarez/Getty Images Coding is a facet of computer programming, and programmers are often called coders. Coding is a process used to write instructions for what a computer, application, or software program does and how it does it.  Programmers, or coders, write the computer programs that are the backbone of all modern tech. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Coding is the very backbone of the modern i...
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Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling a Starship test flight as the agency reportedly probes launch license violation

Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in 2002. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars," but the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  On Friday, The Verge reported the hold-up may be related to the first high-altitude Starship flight, whic...
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Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling a Starship test flight as the agency reportedly probes a SpaceX launch license violation

Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in 2002. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars," but the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  On Friday, The Verge reported the hold-up may be related to the first high-altitude Starship flight, whic...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Ars Technica, Earth, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch


Robinhood hiring 'federal affairs manager' as congressional hearings on GameStop scandal loom

The listing went live even as executives at the popular day trading app face bipartisan criticism from lawmakers over their decision to restrict transactions involving shares of GameStop and other stocks embraced by retail investors.
Tags: Finance, Article, Gamestop, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Thomas Barrabi, Fox-business/investing-and-transactions, Fox-business/politics, Fox-business/jobs, C077e18d-c203-51ac-b0ce-507e760e2f35


The best Samsung Galaxy S21 cases in 2021

After researching a variety of options, we've selected the best cases for Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones. The best case overall is Samsung's own Silicone Cover thanks to its balance of price, protection, and design.See also: A full breakdown of Samsung's Galaxy S21 lineupSamsung's Galaxy S21 series of phones are now available to buy, and it's a great time to get a case to protect your fancy new device. Cases are a subjective matter when it comes to style, and there's a huge selection on the market....
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$7 million goes to improvements at two Metro stations in the heart of Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell said Friday the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board’s approval of $7 million for improvements to a pair of Hollywood transit stations is a “major step forward” to improve safety and accessibility to the Hollywood Boulevard corridor. “Part of the work of making the Walk of Fame a world-class corridor and experience means enhanced connectivity to the multiple transit and active transportation options in the heart of Hollywood,” O’Fa...
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Robinhood users are furious that it intervened in GameStop trading. This map reveals where they are.

Protesters demonstrated at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday to protest Robinhood and establishment Wall Street firms amid the GameStop stock chaos. Tayfun Coskun/Getty Images Robinhood users are furious after it blocked them from trading GameStop and other red-hot stocks. In more than 120,000 tweets in just two days, users called for a boycott of the app. This map, compiled by cryptocurrency news site Bitreporter, reveals where they are. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
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The 49 best movies on Hulu right now

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've compiled the best films currently available on the streamer.
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The 57 best movies on Netflix right now

Netflix is a trove, but sifting through the streaming platform's library of titles is a daunting task. Thankfully, we've rounded up the best films available.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, What To Watch, Streaming, Movies & TV, best Netflix movies


Robinhood class-action suit overhyped like a penny stock

While many are eager to jump on class-action lawsuits, seeking restitution, the likelihood of these cases actually paying people back is slim, legal experts tell FOX Business.
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Covina pub loses health permit, is sued by county over COVID dining restrictions

LOS ANGELES — A downtown Covina pub owned by a man whose dispute with a Los Angeles County health inspector over coronavirus outdoor dining restrictions was recorded on video in December is being sued by the county for allegedly violating emergency health orders. The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit was brought Thursday against Bread & Barley Inc., also alleging violations of the Los Angeles County Code and seeking an abatement of a public nuisance. The suit seeks an injunction barring the bus...
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GameStop despite frenzy only comes in as third biggest shorted stock and numbers one and two may surprise you

Short interest in GameStop Corp, whose shares have skyrocketed this week, is at $11.2 billion, making it the third most shorted stock by value, although the number of shares shorted has declined, analytics firm S3 Partners said.
Tags: Finance, Article, Gamestop, Reuters, FBN, GameStop Corp, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/industries/retail, Fox-business/markets/us-markets, S3 Partners, 93524ecb-e809-5d6a-ae0b-3fdce4163904


GameStop saga: Stock price soars again; Wall Street bends under pressure

Another bout of selling gripped the US stock market Friday (US time), as anxiety mounts over whether the frenzy behind a swift, meteoric rise in GameStop and a handful of other stocks will damage Wall Street overall.The S&P 500... [Author: [email protected]]
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