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AOC and other progressive lawmakers privately met with White House officials to discuss the filibuster and minimum wage

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool White House chief of staff Ron Klain met privately with AOC and other progressives this week. According to a scoop by Axios, this meeting touched on the filibuster and minimum wage. This meeting signals the Biden administration's willingness to work with more progressive Democrats. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House chief of staff Ron Klai...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, House, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Aoc, Congressional Progressive Caucus, Ron Klain, Klain, Axios, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Andy Levin, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


YouTube is temporarily demonetizing David Dobrik's channels following a rape allegation against his former Vlog Squad cohort Dom Durte

David Dobrik speaks onstage during Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on March 13, 2021. Rich Fury/KCA2021/Getty Images for Nickelodeon YouTube is temporarily blocking David Dobrik and Durte Dom from making money off ads. The company said it demonetized the channels following a rape allegation against Durte Dom. Insider first reported the allegation brought by a woman featured in a 2018 vlog. See more stories on Insider's business page. YouTube has temporarily blocked David Dobr...
Tags: News, Media, Entertainment, Sexual Assault, Youtube, Advertising, Trends, Creators, Nickelodeon, Ea Sports, Lamborghini, Tech Insider, Jason Nash, Kat Tenbarge, Dispo, David Dobrik


Cook Islands bubble: Air New Zealand gearing up for flights

Air New Zealand is gearing up for quarantine-free flights to and from the Cook Islands and says news of a travel bubble is "very encouraging".The airline said its teams are busy preparing to start two-way travel between here and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Air New Zealand


Suez canal blockage: tell us your ideas for how the Ever Given can be refloated

We would like to hear from readers about how the giant container ship Ever Given could be freedSalvage teams from all over the world have been enlisted to help try to refloat the stricken container ship Ever Given after it became stuck in the Suez canal three days ago.Efforts to pull it free using tug ships have so far failed as have attempts to dig it out of the sandy banks where it has become wedged. One expert said the cargo of thousands of containers might have to be unloaded, a process that...
Tags: Business, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt


Japanese CEO Gives Employees a Day Off to Play Monster Hunter Rise

Masaki Hiyama, the CEO of a virtual reality development company called Mark-on, has announced he will be giving his employees one day off to enjoy Capcom’s newest installment of the monster-bashing action game, Monster Hunter. Hiyama explained his decision to Huffington Post Japan, asserting that a lot of employees have expressed a desire to play […]
Tags: Business, Games, Anime, Announcements, Pc Gaming, Capcom, Monster Hunter, Nintendo Switch, Huffington Post Japan, Masaki Hiyama, Hunter Hiyama


iPhone 11 Pro survives for 30 days at bottom of icy lake

Canadian Angie Carriere recently fished her iPhone 11 Pro out of an icy lake after dropping it in there 30 days earlier. And it still worked.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, iPhone 11, Iphone 11 Pro, Angie Carriere


How To Write a Financial Plan for Your Family

Creating a financial plan for your family can provide you with the framework and guidance you need to manage your money and reach your goals. A good financial plan should act as a blueprint for financial clarity
Tags: Jobs, Career Advice, Financial Plan


'The Gravy Train has stopped': Letters mocking struggling Queenstown businesses shock recipients

By RNZ A Queenstown business owner was shocked to receive an email delighting in the struggles the town is facing.High-end fashion boutique Angel Divine was sent an email last week claiming the economic issues confronting Queenstown... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Queenstown, RNZ


The giant ship stuck in the Suez Canal is costing the global economy an estimated $400 million per hour

The Ever Given, trapped in the Suez Canal, Egypt, as of Thursday, March 25, 2021. Suez Canal Authority A cargo ship the size of the Empire State Building has been jammed in a vital trade route for days. The Ever Given's blockage of the Suez Canal is costing $400 million per hour, Lloyd's List estimates. On average, $9.7 billion in goods travel through the canal, connecting Asia and Europe, every day. See more stories on Insider's business page. A massive cargo ship blocking the...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Europe, London, News, Africa, Trends, Egypt, Shipping, Empire State Building, Suez Canal, Lloyd, Suez Canal Authority, Suez Canal Egypt, Kelsey Vlamis, Ever Given


Mars orbiter captures stunning image of planet’s frosty dunes

NASA's most recent Image of the Day was captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shows the red planet's frosty dunes.
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Orbiter, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Orbiter


New particle experiment goes against standard physics

Researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider experiments obtained unusual results.The data suggests possible existence of new particles or interactions.The findings aren't accounted for by the Standard Model of particle physics. Scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider discovered new particles whose unusual behavior doesn't conform to the Standard Model of particle physics. The find may indicate the existence of entirely new particles or interactions and can result in new physics be...
Tags: Physics, Innovation, Cern, Cambridge, Universe, Einstein, Imperial College London, Large Hadron Collider, Imperial College, Patel, Hadron Collider, Moïse, Large Hadron Collider LHC, Cosmos, LHC, Mitesh Patel


Texas man pleads guilty to $24.8 million PPP fraud; IRS touts more COVID investigation successes

New COVID-19 laws have been a lifeline for many individuals and businesses as the United States. They've also created new opportunities for crooks. The Internal Revenue Service, specifically its Criminal Investigation (CI) Division, is well aware of the increased tax-related coronavirus crimes. To mark the one-year anniversary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, CI officials today discussed the unit's success in combatting fraud related to the Economic Impact Payme...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, California, United States, Bentley, Denver, PPP, Justice Department, Irs, Lee, Internal Revenue Service, Tsui, Corvette Stingray, Department of Justice DOJ, Coppell Texas, IRS Criminal Investigation


'So frustrating': Queenstown's plea over migrant workforce

Queenstown's mayor will request a meeting with Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi to try to sort out pending labour issues in the resort.While this week's announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that a call about the transtasman... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Queenstown, Jacinda Ardern, Kris Faafoi


Characteristics of Entrepreneurs

There isn’t always a proven formula to get a business off the ground. Yet, an entrepreneur will find a way to get their business off the ground in the most agile way. 
Tags: Jobs, Entrepreneur, Career Advice


Deadpool: Samurai Manga “Marvel’s Most-Read Series in Recent History”

Japanese manga has continued to be marginally more popular than the narrative-driven comics produced in the West as the Japan-exclusive Deadpool: Samurai manga is said to be Marvel’s most-read series in recent history, a fact that hardcore comics fans are probably unsurprised by. Deadpool: Samurai stars the titular Deadpool as he travels across Japan and […]
Tags: Business, Comics, Japan, Politics, Usa, Marvel, West, Statistics, Anime, Deadpool, Manga, Samurai Manga


A Message To Covidpreneurs: No, They Won’t Steal Your Idea

The chance of someone stealing your idea is so low it's almost the same percentage as the chance you will win an Oscar, insists Samuel Sanders, author of "Your Next Big Idea". The post A Message To Covidpreneurs: No, They Won’t Steal Your Idea appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Business Idea, Thinking Aloud, Startup Advice, Entrepreneur Advice, Samuel Sanders


Sales Is About Changing Habits, Start With Yours

By Tibor Shanto Salespeople’s primary goal is to deliver positive change, for their clients and employers, perhaps even in the other order. More often than not that includes changing the habits of buyers and users. Changing habits involves changing beliefs and or viewpoints. Something that is hard to do if you have not gone through it before. One way to stand out is to demonstrate to prospects that you not only bring different habits but are willing to change. If you want to lead your prospects...
Tags: Video, Sales, Change Management, Execution, Tibor Shanto, Tibor Shanto Salespeople, 04 - General Sales


Robinhood aims to allow users to buy into IPOs: sources

Robinhood Markets Inc is building a platform to “democratize” initial public offerings (IPOs), including its own, that would allow users of its trading app to snap up shares alongside Wall Street funds, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Jennifer Weisselberg said she gave investigators probing Trump's finances '7 boxes of documents' she got in her divorce from the Trump Org CFO's son

Donald Trump in September. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Jennifer Weisselberg says she gave prosecutors looking into Trump "seven boxes" of documents. The Trump Organization documents came from a divorce case with the company's CFO's son. The Manhattan DA's office got a fuller picture of Trump Org finances after a subpoena in February. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prosecutors learned details about the Trump Organization's finances after a key employee tried ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Trends, Bloomberg, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, The Washington Post, Central Park, Trump, Donald, Melania Trump, Trump Tower, Jennifer


Elon Musk illegally 'threatened' to retaliate against workers and Tesla repeatedly violated labor laws, NLRB says

Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that Tesla repeatedly violated labor laws. The NLRB said Elon Musk must remove a tweet that "unlawfully threatened" workers hoping to unionize. It also said Tesla must rehire a union activist it fired in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. The National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that Tesla repeatedly violated labor laws by trying to prevent workers from organizing an...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, Unions, US, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Musk, Working Conditions, UAW, United Auto Workers, Fremont California, Tech Insider


The best computer mouse of 2021 for gaming, work, and travel

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky How you plan to use your computer mouse will dictate which one you should buy. At higher prices, you can find mice with programmable buttons and different speed settings. Using a mouse for long hours can fatigue your wrist, so you may want an ergonomic choice. The best computer mice do more than point and click; they offer accurate, quick cursor movement without creating wrist strain. Logitech, Razer, SteelSeries, and Anker produce some of the most recommended...
Tags: Reviews, Microsoft, Trends, Features, Computers, Mouse, Buying Guide, Home Office, Logitech, Razer, Mice, Anker, Computer Mouse, Tom, Gilmore, Ergo


US troops had to use their phones as flashlights to try to escape a sinking assault amphibious vehicle that killed 9 of them

Marines aboard an assault amphibious vehicle. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class RJ Stratchko The Marine Corps has released the investigation into the AAV that sank and killed nine last summer. The investigation shows that failure after failure led to tragedy. At one point, troops used phones to open the escape hatch because the emergency lights were out. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Marine Corps assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) accident las...
Tags: Navy, California, US, Trends, Marine, Bravo Company, Marine Corps, Marines, US Navy, Somerset, AAV, US Marine Corps, Corps, San Clemente Island, US Army National Guard, Ryan Pickrell


Tesla Pseudo LIDAR Using Just Cameras And Imminent Acceleration of Self Driving Improvement

Tesla can compare two or more video frames to confirm the depth of objects and generate pseudo LIDAR. They can convert images to a birds-eye view representation of what is around a car. They are also... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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$500m-$1b more tax: How much new rental property rules could bring in

The Government could get an extra $500 million to $1 billion a year in tax revenue, after changing the rules on interest deductibility for property investors, an economist estimates.In a research note this week, ASB senior economist... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, ASB


The Shoe Sheriff: Iconic repair shop gives up prestigious spot after 82 years

The doors of Newmarket's most iconic retail stores are about to close, saddening loyal customers.However, Shoe Sheriff owner Peter Croad says while he'll be sad to shut the doors for the final time next month, he's setting up a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Newmarket, Peter Croad


Longtime Craigs Investment Partners CEO Frank Aldridge to step down

Frank Aldridge is to step down as chief executive of Craigs Investment Partners after 16 years at the helm.Aldridge said it was time to "pass the baton on to someone else" and take a break to do some mountain biking and spend time... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Aldridge, Craigs Investment Partners, Frank Aldridge


Allied Universal to hire 450 security officers, mostly in LA County

Allied Universal is looking to hire more than 450 security officers to work in Southern California, primarily in Los Angeles County. The Pennsylvania-based company is recruiting for all shifts and for all levels of experience. There is an immediate need to fill 75 positions, with the remainder being filled over the next four months. Openings are available for security officers, field supervisors and post commanders. Wages range from $15 to $26 an hour depending on experience. “Our security profe...
Tags: Business, Cdc, Sport, Soccer, United Kingdom, Jones, Southern California, Steve Jones, LA County, Canada Mexico, Allied Universal, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles County The Pennsylvania


‘It Is Discouraging’: Couple Seeking Illusive First Home Posts Plea On Social Media

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Fortnite season 6, week 2 challenges and how to complete them

Fortnite season 6, week 2 is ready to go with a new set of challenges. Here, we'll highlight all of them and walk you through getting through the tougher ones.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, How-to, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Amazon to pay $2 million in pricing lawsuit with Riverside, other Counties

Amazon.com settled a lawsuit with Riverside County and five other counties over pricing irregularities, it was announced today, agreeing to pay $2 million in penalties and restitution, as well as change its online listings to eliminate confusion about the actual cost of products. The consumer protection suit was initiated after an investigation revealed transparency issues associated with what is known as the “advertised reference price” on which the e-tailing giant has relied to list prices on ...
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