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Men in 2 cities were charged with hate crimes for targeting people for their race as protests against anti-Asian violence ramp up across the country

People demonstrate against anti-Asian violence and racism on March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images Two men in separate cities were charged with hate crimes for anti-Asian incidents. The charges come as rallies pop up across the US to decry the rise in anti-Asian hate. The rallies come after eight people were killed in a shooting in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prosecutors in two major cities brought ...
Tags: Law, Abc, Office, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Young, Hate Crimes, Brown, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles California, Hamner, Seattle Times


Dr. Deborah Birx says every American COVID-19 death after the first 100,000 could've been mitigated, but a Democratic lawmaker says she's to blame for 'enabling' Trump

Some accused Birx of being "complicit" by not pushing back against Trump. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx said thousands of Americans died preventable COVID-19 deaths. During a CNN interview, she said everything after the first surge could've been mitigated. But some people, including Rep. Ted Lieu, responded by accusing her of enabling Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Deborah Birx, a former member of the White House coronavirus response team, sa...
Tags: Politics, Science, White House, Germany, US, Trends, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, George Washington University, Sanjay Gupta, CNN Newsroom, Johns Hopkins University, Reiner, Ted Lieu, Lieu


China erasing clothing brand H&M from sales platforms amid Xinjiang backlash

H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the Government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions on Friday against British officials in a spiralling fight over complaints of abuses in the Xinjiang region.H&M... [Author: [email protected]]
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To README or Not to README?

A few years ago the idea of a "Manager README" surged in popularity before provoking a backlash. The term was adopted from a type of software documentation that attracts attention because the all-caps title stands out in a list of lower-case file names, and I think that's part of the problem--it sounds like a command, when it should really be viewed as an invitation to a conversation. When clients ask me if they should write one, I note that as with any form of documentation, the value isn't ...
Tags: Management, Edbatista


It's Her Time

Don't we know it.  Female entrepreneurship is skyrocketing, especially in Massachusetts.  What they need more of to grow is the ability to collaborate and share resources.The Women’s Entrepreneur Initiative (WEI) Study concludes that for them to continue to make gains, women business owners need better access to resources, financing, expertise and networking.Constance Gamache of Deloitte Consulting says, "Women are the fastest growing, highest performing and most economically underutilized sub...
Tags: Massachusetts, Sales, Don, Deloitte Consulting, Collaborate, Laurel Delaney, Women Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurial Hub, Entreprepreneurial Cafe, It's Her Time, Share Resources, Wegg Virtual Cafe, Constance Gamache


Congress extends PPP, but state tax news isn't so good for the COVID-relief loans

Photo: Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created to help small businesses continue to operate in the face of COVID-19 complications. Its execution, however, has been a mixed bag for many businesses and their tax pros, not always working as smoothly as its creators had hoped. Still, the forgivable loan program has its fans. And those worried about its impeding March 31 expiration can rest easier. The Senate last week agreed to the House bill extending th...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Senate, White House, Virginia, Joe Biden, House, Biden, PPP, Irs, Small Business Administration, Tax Foundation, AICPA, Joa, Katherine Loughead, COVID


Employment compensation: Auckland woman wins $10,000 after job issues at Muffin Break Botany franchise

A woman not long out of school has won $10,000 after various issues with her employer, including limiting breaks and an unexpected disciplinary meeting in the middle of an Auckland mall after which she was comforted by a customer.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Muffin Break Botany


S&P 500 returns to a record high after best day in weeks

U.S. stocks burst to their best day in three weeks on Saturday (NZT), helping Wall Street return to record heights and avoid what could have been a second straight weekly loss.The S&P 500 added 65.02 points, or 1.7%, to 3,974.54,... [Author: [email protected]]
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How to watch UFC 260: Heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic faces powerful finisher Francis Ngannou tonight on ESPN+

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (black trunks) defeated challenger Francis Ngannou (yellow trunks) by decision in their 2018 meeting. Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC 260 features a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou. UFC 260's main card event costs $70 and requires an ESPN+ subscription. The main card is scheduled to begin toni...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Ufc, Espn, Las Vegas, Jacksonville Florida, Miocic, Stipe Miocic, THOMAS Almeida, Cormier, Daniel Cormier, Sean O Malley, Tyron Woodley, Kevin Webb, Francis Ngannou, Michal Oleksiejczuk


WeWork Is Finally Going Public Thanks to Merger With BowX Acquisition

Nearly two years after WeWork imploded ahead of its planned initial public offering, the office-sharing startup is finally going public. Read more...
Tags: Business, Science, Articles, Economy, WeWork, Adam Neumann, Marcelo Claure, Starwood Capital Group, Sandeep Mathrani, Coworking, Business Finance, BowX Acquisition Corp


White House press secretary Jen Psaki and Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy spar over claim that Biden's snubbing the network

White Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a briefing at the White House on March 26, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Jen Psaki and Peter Doocy had a tense back-and-forth exchange about Biden's first press conference. Doocy contended that Fox News was being skipped over, while Psaki said she frequently calls on him. Biden and Doocy have had contentious interactions in the past. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday shut down compl...
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Something weird just went down in the stock market, and Wall Street is speculating it's the result of a fund liquidation

Traders work during the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 18, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images A selling spree on Wall Street erased $35 billion from the values of stocks of major companies Friday. The selloff appears to be in part the result of the "forced liquidation of positions" held by Archegos Capital Management, CNBC reported. Goldman Sachs liquidated $10.5 billion worth of stocks in block trades, Bloomberg reported....
Tags: Wall Street, China, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Cnbc, Farfetch, Victoria Cavaliere, Hwang, New York Stock Exchange NYSE, Baidu Tencent, Johannes Eisele


The Ever Given's rudder has been freed from the sediment, but the ship's still stuck in the Suez Canal

A general view of "Ever Given", a container ship operated by the Evergreen Marine Corporation which is currently stuck in the Suez canal, during a tugging attempt to re-float it. Fadell Dawod/Picture Alliance via Getty Images Workers made "significant progress" in freeing the Ever Given's rudder from the sediment on Friday. But the ship is still stuck in the Suez Canal. Officials say they have no idea when that'll change. See more stories on Insider's business page. The massive...
Tags: Transportation, News, Africa, Trends, Egypt, Afp, Suez Canal, Suez, BSS, Michelle Mark, Suez Canal Authority, Suez Canal Egypt, Getty Images Workers, Ever Given, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Osama Rabie


LA County officials urge vigilance during holidays; 700 new coronavirus cases reported

Los Angeles County reported 700 new cases of the coronavirus and 23 additional deaths on Saturday, March 27, as health officials warned that spring break and upcoming religious holidays present a danger of greater transmission of the virus. The number of COVID-19 patients in county hospitals declined slightly from 676 on Friday to 669, with the number of those is intensive care dropping from 170 to 166, according to state figures. Saturday’s numbers brought county’s totals to 1,217,707 cases and...
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How to watch UFC 260: Miocic vs. Ngannou 2 online

Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou face off tonight for the heavyweight belt. Here's how to watch UFC 260 live.
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Opinion: Prince Harry is surfing a wave of wokery to an economic abyss

Harry is surfing a wave of wokery to an economic abyssPrince's new job means he doesn't need to rely on family handoutsSo what is a chief impact officer exactly? And how does the impact they have on the organisation differ from,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Netsafe warns Kiwis to be vigilant after spike in Easter holiday online incidents brings losses up to at least $1.2m in past four years

An internet safety organisation is warning Kiwis to be vigilant this Easter as data shows a 360 per cent jump in online incidents during the break since 2017.Netsafe CEO Martin Cocker said during Easter many people connect online... [Author: [email protected]]
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Resource Planning Reinvented: A Guide to MS Project Salesforce Integration

MS Project, if your organization uses it, is a project management tool that is used by managers and leaders to control the flow and, ultimately, outcomes of their core business objectives. Using this advanced tool, these project managers can plan milestones, assign responsibilities, manage various resources, make reports, and so on. As such, MS Project remains a project management software for many different industries and organizations. You can make it compatible through Salesforce integration ...
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Egypt added a second ship channel to part of the Suez Canal in 2015, but the Ever Given was beached on a separate section of the canal that wasn't expanded

A new shipping lane was created in the Suez Canal in 2015, but the Ever Given beached itself in a spot that was not expanded. VesselFinder/Insider In 2015, Egypt's president commissioned an expansion to the Suez Canal that added an additional shipping channel. The project was a success and added a new lane in the northern region of the canal. The ship blocking the Suez, however, is in the southern region that was untouched by the expansion. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Trump had an 'Apprentice'-like meeting with Ohio GOP Senate candidates at West Palm Beach golf club: report

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Trump had an "Apprentice"-like meeting with four Ohio GOP Senate candidates. The candidates all did their best to prove their loyalty to the former president. A potential endorsement from Trump could give a candidate an enormous edge among GOP voters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Senate, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ohio, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Gibbons, Trump, Afp, Melania Trump


Big banks under pressure to end fossil-fuel finance

Shareholder engagement on climate-crisis risks is an proving effective tactic to bring about change The post Big banks under pressure to end fossil-fuel finance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Climate Change, Finance, Environment, Global Warming, Banking, Coal, Barclays, Hsbc, Stock Market, Investec, Michael Bloomberg, Paris Agreement, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Top Six, Share Action


Kansas Senate leader charged with DUI, reckless driving, evading police, and driving down the wrong side of the highway

Kansas Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop seen in the center of this 2015 photo. AP Photo/Nicholas Clayton Kansas State Sen. Gene Suellentrop faces multiple charges, including DUI and evading police. He was arrested earlier in March after 911 callers reported him driving the wrong way down the highway. The new charges were announced Friday by Shawnee County DA Mike Kagay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kansas State Sen. Gene Suellentrop, a Republican and the majorit...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Ap, Kansas, Associated Press, Capitol Police, Topeka, Kansas Senate, state Senate, Kagay, Shawnee County, Kansas Highway Patrol, Gene Suellentrop, KSNT


How planes land sideways in high crosswinds

Airplane crabbing is usually needed because of high crosswinds. Those strong winds can also prevent planes from taking off and landing at the airport. A perfect crosswind landing is when the upwind wheel touches down first, the aircraft is straight down the runway, and then the second wheel comes down after. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Alex Appolonia: It's not always a smooth and pleasant landing for airplanes. Intense strong wind...
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Data-Driven Marketing 101: How to Use Metrics to Drive Sales

We’ve all heard the popular phrase: “data-driven marketing.” But for as many times as we’ve read that phrase in white papers or heard it mentioned in keynote addresses, do we actually know how to leverage it? Let’s discuss a few ways to promote eCommerce marketing efforts using data. Why It Matters The knowledge and insights gathered from customer behavior can help retailers create better experiences and ultimately increase revenues. From analyzing page clicks to comparing inventory ...
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Mozambique: several dead as insurgents seize control of town

At least one foreign worker among those killed after assault on Palma, near a huge gas projectIslamist militants seized control of a town in northern Mozambique, killing several people including at least one foreign worker, near a huge gas project involving France’s Total and other energy companies, security sources said on Saturday.Militants raided the town of Palma in the northern province of Cabo Delgado on Wednesday, forcing nearly 200 people including foreign gas workers to be evacuated fro...
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[New report] Enhancing Customer Experience Via Seamless Support

An evolving set of consumer needs, initially driven by safety concerns, has given rise to hybrid, tech-enhanced solutions that not only prioritized consumer convenience, but also introduced a heightened level of personalized and 1:1 care into every stage of the shopper journey. Now, these solutions and services--from real-time access to support, to contactless mobile interactions--have become permanent touchpoints through which to provide consumers additional value.  In this report, the PSFK ...
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[New report] Elevating CX Through Enhanced Connectivity

An evolving set of consumer needs, initially driven by safety concerns, has given rise to hybrid, tech-enhanced solutions that not only prioritized consumer convenience, but also introduced a heightened level of personalized and 1:1 care into every stage of the shopper journey. Now, these solutions and services--from real-time access to support, to contactless mobile interactions--have become permanent touchpoints through which to provide consumers additional value.  In this report, the PSFK ...
Tags: Trends, PSFK Labs


Transportation Department says taxing drivers by the mile is not part of Biden's agenda after Buttigieg said it showed 'promise'

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg at a press conference in February. John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images The Department of Transportation clarified comments made Friday by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. Buttigieg on Friday said that a mileage tax to fund Biden's infrastructure plan had "a lot of promise." But on Saturday, a spokesperson said such a tax is not part of Biden's agenda. See more stories on Insider's business page. The office of S...
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A judge ruled Austin can continue to enforce mask mandate after the Texas attorney general sued to stop it

A COVID-19 restriction signs hang outside of Chipotle on March 3, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images A judge in Texas said Austin officials can continue to enforce the city's mask mandate. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton requested a temporary injunction against the order. While the judge denied the injunction, she hasn't made a final ruling on the case. See more stories on Insider's business page. A judge in Texas on Friday ruled that the city of Austin a...
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13 things mentally strong kids do - and how working parents can teach these skills at home

vgajic/Getty Images Amy Morin is an author, psychotherapist, and host of The Verywell Mind Podcast. She says parents working from home can use different exercises to help their kids build mental strength. Teaching your child to set boundaries and not give up after failing is key to their emotional development. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number one comment I hear from readers of my adult books on mental strength is, "I wish I would have learned these things soone...
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