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Dolly Parton says she turned down Trump's offer of the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice

The Biden administration has also reached out to Parton about the Medal of Freedom but she told The Today Show she doesn't want to be perceived as "doing politics." Debra L Rothenberg/Getty Images The country music legend told The Today Show that Trump offered her the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice.  Both times she turned it down, citing family illness and COVID. The Biden administration has also approached her about the award, but she said she didn't want to be perceived as "doin...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, Stephen Colbert, Trends, United States, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, The Today Show, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Parton, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals she is a survivor of sexual assault and compares Republicans to abusers for urging Americans to move on from the insurrection

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on November 19 outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Monday night that she was a survivor of sexual assault. She said the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6 had compounded her trauma. She accused the GOP of using "the tactics of abusers" by advising her to "move on." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed th...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Sexual Assault, Republicans, Trends, Gop, Donald Trump, Capitol, Democratic National Committee, US Capitol, Katie Porter, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Ryan Khosravi, Capitol Siege


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals she is a survivor of sexual assault and compares Republicans urging Americans to move on from the insurrection to abusers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, outside the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez revealed during an Instagram Live on Monday night that she is a survivor of a sexual assault.  Ocasio-Cortez spoke about how the trauma of the Capitol insurrection compounded her trauma.  She said she was advised to "move on," and she accused the GOP of using "the tactics of abusers."  Visi...
Tags: Politics, News, Sexual Assault, Republicans, Washington, Dnc, Trends, Gop, Donald Trump, Capitol, Katie Porter, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Ryan Khosravi, Capitol Siege, Insurrection 2021


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals she is a survivor of sexual assault and compares Republicans urging Americans to move on to abusers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, outside the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez revealed during an Instagram Live Monday night that she is a survivor of a sexual assault.  Ocasio-Cortez spoke about how the trauma of the Capitol insurrection compounded her trauma.  She said she was advised to "move on," and accused the GOP of using "the tactics of abusers."  Visit Business I...
Tags: Politics, News, Sexual Assault, Republicans, Washington, Dnc, Trends, Gop, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Ryan Khosravi, Capitol Siege, Insurrection 2021, Democratic National Committee DNC Headquarters, Jacquelyn Martin Alexandra Ocasio Cortez, Eliza Relman Julie Gerstein


Elon Musk on the Future of Humanity

Elon Musk was interviewed about the future of humanity on Clubhouse. Here are some highlights: * Neuralink has a monkey with a wireless implant in their skull who can play video games using his mind... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Elon Musk, Innovation, Neuralink


Check out Earth’s stunning cameo in this moon flyover video

NASA is busy making preparations to send the first woman and next man to the moon, but you can visit right now thanks to this impressive flyover video.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Lunar Surface


Australia politics live: RBA holds cash rate at 0.1% as government shuts down attempt to censure Craig Kelly

Doctors’ group lashes out at Liberal MP, saying ‘all public figures’ should ‘act responsibly’; Morrison government to face pressure on jobkeeper and jobseeker. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Perth and WA’s Covid restrictions explained • Perth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW hotspots • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 4.21am GMT Anthony Albanese is making a speech on indulgence about his head on car crash over the summer.He thanks all those who contacted him...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Welfare, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Perth, Western Australia, Australian economy


B2B Customer Experience—Under the Microscope!

Those of us who work in B2B CX know how different this discipline is from consumer-facing / retail Customer Experience. And unfortunately, there are fewer stats, books, and articles, just less information overall about B2B CX. To solve for this, I’ve started our own Zoom roundtable workshops to be held the first Thursday of each month. For our first session, Feb. 4, 2021, we’ll discuss the unique needs of B2B customers, personas, and the needs of distributors versus users —we’ll also brainstor...
Tags: Business, Interaction Metrics News


NZ's biggest builder wins consent to buy 20ha Riverhead site for vast housing project

New Zealand's biggest listed construction business has won state consent to buy rural land on Auckland's north-west fringes for a vast new housing estate.The Overseas Investment Office said last week consent had been granted to... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Nz, Overseas Investment Office


NZ's Volpara buys Boston-based CRA Health for $25m

Wellington-based, ASX-listed heath technology firm Volpara has bought CRA Health, a US leader in breast cancer risk assessment, for US$18 million ($25m).A further US$4m is payable upon CRA meeting of key performance and staff-retention... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Boston, US, Wellington, Nz, ASX, CRA, Volpara, CRA Health


The best Xbox One headsets for 2021

Check out our picks for the best Xbox One headsets we've found, with both wired and wireless picks whether you're looking for audiophile sound or affordability.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Xbox One, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Best Of, Buying Guides, Gaming Headsets, Best Gaming Headsets, Tier 4


Don’t Start Your New Business Without These Must-Have Tools

These days more businesses than ever before are using specialised business software to help get themselves off the mark, and to aid them in buidling strong business foundations. The post Don’t Start Your New Business Without These Must-Have Tools appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Others, Business Tools, Business Software


Tax moves to make in February 2021 that will make taxpayers and their new Valentine, the IRS, happy

This might be a first. The Internal Revenue Service essentially is going to be every taxpayers' valentine this year. No, it's not because we love paying our taxes or the agency that collects them so much. It's because the IRS officially starts accepting and processing our 2020 tax returns on the Friday before St. Valentine's Weekend. That means many of us will be consumed by the Internal Revenue Code as we work to complete our 1040 forms and get them to the IRS ASAP. For many, the target date i...
Tags: Taxes, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, St Valentine, EITC, RRC, Free File This IRS, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, Recovery Rebate Credit RRC, Valentine the IRS


Burning Platform: A review of RISE with SAP

Brian Sommer and I have recorded 12 episodes in this series - see index here . Last couple of months, we have had several guests - Rob Kugel of Ventana, Josh Greenbaum of EA Consulting, Bonnie Tinder of Raven Intel,... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Oracle, Sap, Vinnie, Enterprise Software (IBM, Brian Sommer, Burning Platform, Rob Kugel, Ventana Josh Greenbaum, EA Consulting Bonnie Tinder of Raven Intel


GameStop lovers launch attack against silver on Reddit

Retail investors on the popular online forum WallStreetBets expressed concerns on Monday that bets on silver were undercutting their focus on GameStop Corp and other popular stocks.
Tags: Finance, Article, Reddit, Gamestop, Reuters, FBN, GameStop Corp, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/tech/business-tech, Bbbf84b6-bc7b-5215-8f1d-9e084bd1e9f4


The best iPhone games currently available (February 2021)

The iPhone has arguably the best games of any mobile platform. Come check out our picks of the best iPhone and iOS games, with selections from many genres.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything


SpaceX to launch billionaire Jared Isaacman into space with a mission of 3 private astronauts on the Crew Dragon

Jared Isaacman at SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX/Business Wire via AP Photo Billionaire Jared Isaacman has bought seats on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship to launch himself, a healthcare worker and two others — to be selected via sweepstakes — into orbit in late 2021. The mission, called Inspiration4, will be the first ever to fly a crew of people who aren't professional astronauts into space. "The risk is not zero," SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, but this is a big step toward maki...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Dragon, Mars, Falcon 9, Gulf of Mexico, Musk


Mitch McConnell says conspiracy theories are a 'cancer for the Republican Party'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said conspiracy theorists were a "cancer for the Republican Party." Samuel Corum/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said "loony lies and conspiracy theories" are a "cancer" on his party. The statement, first reported by The Hill, appears to be in reference to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. McConnell said conspiracy theorists like her are "not living in reality." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Gr...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, House, Mitch McConnell, Pentagon, Republican Party, Conspiracy Theories, Charles Davis, Sandy Hook, Hill, Clintons


My Pillow Twitter account suspended after CEO Mike Lindell used it to evade his ban from the platform

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell waits outside the West Wing of the White House before entering on January 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The MyPillow Twitter account was banned after founder Mike Lindell used it to accuse Twitter's CEO of trying to "cancel" him. Lindell was banned from the platform less than a week ago for touting election-related conspiracy theories. "@Jack I know you are tied into the election fraud!" Lindell wrote in one twe...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Washington Dc, Jack Dorsey, Jack, Donald Trump, Lindell, West Wing of the, Mike Lindell, Twitter Ban, MyPillow, Lauren Frias


Fancy a free seat on SpaceX’s first space tourism mission?

SpaceX has announced Inspiration4, a space tourism adventure that will take four people into Earth orbit later this year. And there are free seats available.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Earth, Space Tourism, Inspiration4


Australia politics live: government shuts down attempt to censure Craig Kelly over Covid misinformation

Doctors’ group lashes out at Liberal MP, saying ‘all public figures’ should ‘act responsibly’; Morrison government to face pressure on jobkeeper and jobseeker. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Perth and WA’s Covid restrictions explained • Perth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW hotspots • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 2.17am GMT Apparently, one Coalition MP raised “Covid treatment options” as an issue in the party room.No one responded. 2.15am GMT The Ne...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Welfare, New Zealand, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Perth


GameStop saga getting Hollywood treatment with multiple films: report

The controversy surrounding the short squeeze of GameStop stock on Wall Street will reportedly be adapted into two films.
Tags: Hollywood, Finance, Article, Gamestop, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/lifestyle/movies, Nate Day, 7f8b1d4a-ed8f-59b5-8b18-e0c9ff4c560e


Kindred Ventures just closed its second fund with $100 million in capital commitments

Two years after launching its $56 million debut fund, Kindred Ventures, a San Francisco-based pre-seed and seed-stage venture fund founded by Steve Jang and Kanyi Maqubela, has closed its second fund with $100 million in capital commitments. Jang is himself a founder who later jumped into investing. In more recent years, he cofounded Bitski, a crypto-asset wallet startup, and previously founded Schematic Labs, an early social music app that was brought into Rhapsody in 2014, and co-created the m...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Tech, Venture Capital, Coinbase, Signal, Postmates, Zymergen, Clubhouse, Collaborative Fund, Otto, Jang, Tonal, Steve Jang, Dydx, Kindred Ventures


Australia politics live: doctors condemn Craig Kelly for ‘disseminating misinformation’ as NSW and Victoria report no new Covid cases

Doctors’ group lashes out at Liberal MP, saying ‘all public figures’ should ‘act responsibly’; Morrison government to face pressure on jobkeeper and jobseeker. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Perth and WA’s Covid restrictions explained • Perth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW hotspots • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 1.24am GMT The government closes down the debate.Interestingly, it seems on the numbers, that the crossbench voted with Labor on that. 1.19am...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Welfare, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Perth, Western Australia


Game over: Google to shutter its in-house Stadia game development studio

Google has announced it is shuttering its internal game development studio for Stadia, the company’s cloud-based gaming platform.
Tags: Google, Gaming, Games, News, Trends, Web, Game Development, Stadia


Cadillac's taking on Mercedes and BMW with 2 hardcore new 'Blackwing' models starting at $60,000 - tour both

2022 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing. Cadillac The 2022 CT5-V Blackwing and CT4-V Blackwing are the highest-performance Cadillacs there currently are. Available with manual transmissions, they are aimed directly at competition from Mercedes, Audi, and BMW. Prices start at $59,990 for the CT4-V Blackwing and $84,990 for the CT5-V Blackwing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's a new year and it's time for some new Cadillacs. These, officially, are the 2022 C...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Autos, Bmw, Blackwing, Cadillac, CTS, Mercedes Audi, BMW M3, BMW Audi, Save the Manuals, Kristen Lee, BMW Cadillac, BITranspo


Google will pay $2.6 million to workers over claims its hiring and pay practices were biased against women and Asians

Logo of Google is seen at an office building in Zurich Reuters Google will pay $2.6 million to settle racial and gender-bias claims, the US Department of Labor said Monday. Google reached the agreement with after a DOL audit found "preliminary" evidence of bias. Google has faced lawsuits before over claims it discriminates against women and people of color. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google has reached a deal with the US Department of Labor, requiring it to pay nea...
Tags: Google, New York, Enterprise, California, Washington, San Francisco, Trends, Seattle, Gender Pay Gap, Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Alphabet, Sunnyvale California, Kirkland, DOL


Fed's Neel Kashkari is 'not fazed' by GameStop stock trading frenzy

"GameStop has gotten a lot of attention," Kashkari said during a virtual town hall event on Monday. "If one group of speculators wants to have a battle of wills with another group of speculators over an individual stock, God bless them."
Tags: Finance, Article, Gamestop, Fed, FBN, Kashkari, Neel Kashkari, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/investing-and-transactions, Fox-business/politics/the-fed, Lucas Manfredi, Fox-business/markets/economy, 4a505bca-bcf0-5de1-8da9-e34ef229c4aa


Australian politics live: Craig Kelly condemned for ‘disseminating misinformation’ as NSW and Victoria report no new Covid cases

Doctors’ group lashes out at Liberal MP, saying ‘all public figures’ should ‘act responsibly’; Morrison government to face pressure on jobkeeper and jobseeker. Follow all the latest news and updates, live • Perth and WA’s Covid restrictions explained • Perth and regional WA Covid hotspot locations; NSW hotspots • Follow the global coronavirus liveblog 12.21am GMT The chats are slowly happening The Alliance is fundamental to the security & prosperity of our region. NSA @jakejsullivan & I dis...
Tags: Health, Google, Business, Microsoft, Nsa, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Welfare, Myanmar, Victoria, Labor party, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Industrial relations, Scott Morrison


Elon Musk backs Bitcoin, talks crypto future

Musk said that bitcoin is "really on the verge of getting broad acceptance by conventional finance people" during an interview on audio chat app Club House.
Tags: Elon Musk, Finance, Article, Musk, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/currencies/bitcoin, Fox-business/business-leaders/elon-musk, Lucas Manfredi, Fox-business/topic/cryptocurrency, 5391572c-914c-5b5e-b314-5b4f41f06f49



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