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Trump didn't testify on day 2 of his Senate impeachment trial, but he still did all the talking

President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images House impeachment managers relied heavily on Trump's statements, speeches, and tweets to build a case against him. In other words, Trump didn't testify at his impeachment trial, but he still did most of the talking. Impeachment managers played hours of footage showing how Trump's lies paved the way for the Capitol siege. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Analysis, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Fox News, Nevada, Donald Trump, Castro


How to invest in silver, a precious metal that both diversifies your portfolio and rises with new tech industries

Bullion bars and coins are the "purest" way to invest in silver, but silver-company stocks and silver -tracking funds and notes can be more convenient to own. VladK213/Getty Images You can buy silver in two basic ways: physical bullion (bars, coins) or silver-backed securities (stocks, funds, ETNs). While bullion is a "purer," more direct way to own silver, securities are easier to hold and can appreciate. Silver offers a long-term hedge against inflation and stocks, but also benefits from...
Tags: London, Trends, Alternative Investments, Gold, Markets, Fresnillo, Commodities, United States, Switzerland, Reddit, Warren Buffett, Silver, Paas, Lse, Freelance, Invesco


Biden announces sanctions targeting Myanmar military leaders to urge them to release detained elected leaders

Military soldiers with tanks and police truck block the road near parliament in Naypyidaw in Myanmar on February 1, 2021. Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Biden announced sanctions against military leaders in Myanmar following their coup.  The initial rounds of individuals sanctioned will be announced this week.  Biden also called on the military to release officials, including civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe B...
Tags: Politics, Nbc, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, New Zealand, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Myanmar, State Department, Biden, Trump, Naypyidaw


Tencent executive held by China over links to corruption case

Zhang Feng has been investigated for alleged unauthorized sharing of personal data collected by WeChat to an ex-official
Tags: Finance, China, Article, Tencent, The Wall Street Journal, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets/china, Fox-business/politics, 45c57c07-1da4-5806-8d5f-7d43f598d49c, Wall Street Journal Staff, Zhang Feng


Covid vaccination sceptic's health retreat received $62,000 from jobkeeper

Government has labelled Michael O’Neill’s political party ‘anti-vaxxers’, which he denies while saying complaints against Misty Mountain Health Retreat are politically motivatedThe federal government’s pandemic stimulus program delivered $62,000 in wage support to a controversial health retreat run by a prominent vaccination sceptic whose political party campaigns against using coercive policies to increase uptake of the Covid-19 jab.Misty Mountain Health Retreat, a registered charity, charges c...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Welfare, Australian economy, Michael O'Neill, Coronavirus, Misty Mountain Health Retreat


Senators got teary-eyed, lost their appetites, and expressed anger after House impeachment managers' new video footage showed how close they were to danger

In this image from video, a security video shows Vice President Mike Pence being evacuated as rioters breach the Capitol, as House impeachment manager Del. Stacey Plaskett, D-Virgin Islands, speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. Senate Television via AP Democratic impeachment managers continued to make their case during Trump's second impeachment trial.  Impeachment managers sha...
Tags: Utah, Politics, New York, Montana, Washington, Senate, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Maine, Alaska, House, Mitt Romney, Ohio


Sen. Mitt Romney says he thanked Officer Eugene Goodman after new video showed him leading the senator away from the mob during the Capitol riot

"I just again told him how much I appreciated him, making sure that I was out of harm's way," Romney said of Goodman. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images New video shows Officer Eugene Goodman leading Sen. Mitt Romney to safety during the Capitol riot. Goodman had previously been hailed as a hero for leading the pro-Trump mob away from the Senate chamber. After seeing the new video during Trump's impeachment trial, Romney said he thanked Goodman. Visit the Business section ...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Romney, Goodman, US Capitol, Impeachment, Sen Mitt Romney, Kelsey Vlamis, Capitol Siege


The White House is expected to put a refugee advocate in charge of reuniting separated migrant families, per report

In June 2018, activists marched past the White House to protest the Trump administration's separation of children from immigrant parents. Alex Brandon/AP The Biden administration has inherited the task of reuniting migrant families separated under Trump. NBC News reported that the White House is likely to put a refugee advocate in charge of the effort. Michelle Brané would be a welcome leader to the task force which is mostly made up of government officials. Visit the Business section ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Defense, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Family Separation, Aclu, Homeland Security, Biden, Donald Trump, Central America, Trump, NBC News Read, Alex Brandon


Scammers target tax preparers in new EFIN phishing email

Tax preparers nationwide already are working on clients' returns. Crooks also are working to steal info on and from those tax professionals. The Internal Revenue Service won't start accepting and processing 2020 tax returns until Feb. 12. Tax professionals, however, have been working of their clients returns since the new year arrived. That means tax criminals also doing their so-called jobs. The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax industry today announced that there's a ...
Tags: Taxes, Irs, Ftc, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Trade Commission FTC, Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, TIGTA, IRS Criminal Investigation, IRS Twitter, Chuck Rettig, Electronic Filing Identification Numbers, IRS Tax E Filing, EFIN, IRS EFIN Application Summary


"Food for thought"

"Taking screen shots of random things people have said on Twitter and pretending that it’s some kind of revelation about what people think. Totally misleading and counter productive." - Craig Mawdsley [Author: Unknown]
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Entertainer pleads guilty to attempting to pervert justice on eve of prominent businessman's trial

A New Zealand entertainer has pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice on the eve of his and a prominent and wealthy businessman's trial.The entertainer, who still cannot be named, appeared this afternoon in... [Author: [email protected]]
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San Fernando Valley schools, daycares offered COVID-19 vaccines by local hospital

Teachers and staff at various schools and daycare centers throughout San Fernando Valley were recently offered COVID-19 vaccines after a local hospital reached out to them about getting vaccinated, despite the fact that educators younger than 65 aren’t yet eligible to receive the shots in most of Los Angeles County. The revelation came amid an ongoing debate as to how soon educators should be able to receive the vaccines, which remain in scant supply, as four in five seniors aged 65 and older in...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Vaccinations, Los Angeles County, Valley, Ferrer, LA County




LA County looks to next phase of vaccinations: Essential workers

With coronavirus numbers still claiming disproportionately high numbers of Latino and Black lives, Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday said that workers in education, food, agricultural, and public safety will be eligible for vaccines within a couple of weeks, as the county moves into a new immunization phase. The announcement came as the county scrambles to get vaccines to the 80% of the county’s 65-and-older population who have not yet been vaccinated. So far, 20 % have received at least...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Pfizer, Lausd, West Coast


Sen. Tom Cotton denies asking staffer to bring him a gun during US Capitol siege

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) questions President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee at the US Capitol on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Tom Cotton denies asking an aide to bring him a gun during the Capitol Siege on January 6. A spokesperson challenged a CNN report that he'd asked for a firearm. Cotton declined to challenge the final result of...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Defense, US, Trends, Cotton, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arkansas, Charles Davis, Trump, Tom Cotton, Senate Armed Services Committee, Tabler, US Capitol, Sens Ted Cruz


Fully pivot your business online with the help of this growth hacking training

TLDR: The Complete 2021 Growth Hacker Bundle offers entrepreneurs the playbook for a marketing strategy that can show big dividends fast, even with limited budgets. At first glance, it’s easy to dismiss growth hacking as really just another term for more traditional marketing efforts. It’s all about reaching audiences and driving up sales, so in that respect, growth hacking is marketing. But once you scratch the surface, it doesn’t take much examination to see that growth hacking is a little mor...
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Suspicions mount that the coronavirus was spreading in China and Europe as early as October, following a WHO investigation

A worker in protective coverings directs members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team on their arrival at the airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on January 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Experts from the WHO and China conducted an investigation into the coronavirus' origins in Wuhan. The investigation bolstered findings from studies that suggested the virus was circulating in China and Europe months before officials confirmed the first cases. One study found that...
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My Food Bag seeks up to $342m in IPO, sets March 5 date for dual listing

My Food Bag plans to sell up to 185 million shares in an initial public offer that values the meal kit company at just under $450 million.The company has filed its product disclosure statement and says it aims to list on the NZX... [Author: [email protected]]
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Garcetti: Dodger Stadium vaccine site to close for 2 days, as ‘first-dose’ Moderna vaccine runs low

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday, Feb. 10, that the massive Dodger Stadium clinic will be closed for at least two days this week, with the city’s current supply of first-dose Moderna vaccines expected to run out. “This is an enormous hurdle in our race to vaccinate Angelenos,” Garcetti said during his evening briefing on Wednesday. “And unfortunately, it means that we will have to temporarily close Dodger Stadium and the other four non-mobile vaccination sites for two days, on Frid...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Pfizer, Eric Garcetti, Ferrer, LA County, LA Zoo, Garcetti


Tencent Continues to Grow With Minor Stake in Bohemia Interactive

Tencent has continued to acquire minority stakes in more Western businesses, certain to have many quite concerned about the future of gaming (at least, more than usual) as they now get a partial hold of Bohemia Interactive. Bohemia Interactive, who are responsible for games like DayZ, Vigor, and Ylands, will supposedly “continue to operate independently […]
Tags: Business, Games, China, Tencent, Anime, Bohemia, Bohemia Interactive, Ylands


How to sell your old smartphone in 2021

If you have an old smartphone you’re not using, you should turn it into cash. Find out what it’s worth, where to sell it, and how to prepare it in our guide.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Smartphone, How-to, Tier 4, How To Sell Smartphones


Schitt’s Creek mansion put up for sale for $15m

Property, from which the Rose family are evicted in the first episode, has 12 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms and 14 car spacesThe mansion from which the Rose family were famously evicted in the first episode of the Emmy award-winning comedy Schitt’s Creek has been listed for sale for nearly C$15m ($11.8m).The Canadian sitcom tells the story of the wealthy Rose family’s fall from opulence and their attempts to restart life in the small rural locale of Schitt’s Creek, a town that father Johnny Rose bought...
Tags: Real Estate, Television, Australia news, US news, David, Netflix, Culture, Canada, Television & radio, Rose, Creek, Schitt's Creek, Schitt, Johnny Rose


Mars receives second visitor in a week as China’s Tianwen-1 arrives

China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft entered orbit around Mars on Wednesday, just a day after the arrival of the United Arab Emirates’ Hope spacecraft.
Tags: Space, News, China, Trends, United Arab Emirates, Mars, Tianwen, Tianwen-1


Hedge fund honcho Dan Loeb of Third Point talks short selling madness

Loeb said his firm was able to "sidestep substantial losses" by sticking with "higher net and low gross exposure" and by cutting its losses after "a few previous painful experiences of our own taking positions against companies with large short interests."
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Cathay Pacific suspends services between Auckland and Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific is suspending twice weekly services between Hong Kong and Auckland because of tough new quarantine requirements for aircrew in the territory.From the end of next week Hong Kong-based pilots and cabin crew are required... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Dallas Mavericks have refrained from playing the national anthem before home games

The Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks kneel during the national anthem before an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Kim Klement/ AP Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, opted not to play the national anthem before home games. Cuban said he supports his players kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest. NBA rulebook states players must stand during the national anthem, but the rule has not been enforced. Visit the Busines...
Tags: Politics, Sports, Dallas Mavericks, America, Trends, Mark Cuban, Nba, Espn, Silver, Black Lives Matter, Portland Trail Blazers, Adam Silver, Mavericks, Orlando Florida, Azmi Haroun, Kneeling Protest


Cyber security to be ramped up ahead of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

By Rowan Quinn for RNZ Government agencies are gearing up to combat a barrage of vaccine-related scams expected to hit during the Covid-19 immunisation campaign.Other countries have been dealing with cyber criminals using the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Clips From Today’s Closing Bell

Valuations don’t tell you anything about stocks: Josh Brown from CNBC. ...The post Clips From Today’s Closing Bell appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
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#624 How to Leverage Amazon to Grow Your Business in 2021

Listen to “#624 How to Leverage Amazon to Grow Your Business in 2021” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Keri Cusick, starting at 0:00: During this pandemic, Amazon usage has soared- but so has the number of small business owners selling their products through Amazon. How exactly can small businesses leverage Amazon and their massive audience & vast resources to grow their companies in 2021? SEGMENT 2 with Seth David, starting at 19:00: In a rec...
Tags: Amazon, Small Business, Sales, Cash Flow, Silicon Valley, Accounting, Radio Show, Seth, Pace University, Keri, Amazon How, Customer Relationships, Faiza, Small Business Radio Show, Faiza Hughell, Cash Flow Statement


Facebook begins test to show less political content

Following Zuckerberg’s promise that Facebook would show less political content in the future, the company has begun testing just that. In a blog post today, the company announced it would begin to “reduce the distribution of political content in News Feed for a small percentage of people in Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia this week,” with the US to follow “in the coming weeks.” The company says it’s using these first tests to figure out the best way to rank political content, surveying users on th...
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