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DOJ investigation into Matt Gaetz looking at allegations he paid women, who were recruited online, for sex, NYT reports

Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images A DOJ inquiry into Matt Gaetz is looking into direct payments he made to women, The New York Times reported. Sources told The Times Gaetz and a political ally connected with the women online. Gaetz is currently being investigated over possible sex trafficking. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Justice Department investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida is looking into money he and a political ally paid dire...
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Check Out These 6 Damages After A Minor Car Accident

As soon as you are involved in an accident, inspect your car from all ends. If you found any difficulty, do not hesitate to take assistance from a professional car accident attorney. The post Check Out These 6 Damages After A Minor Car Accident appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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Marsquakes: NASA’s InSight lander detects two sizable tremors

NASA’s InSight Mars lander recently detected a couple of sizable "marsquakes" caused not by tectonic plates but by volcanic activity.
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Why Performers Make Great Product Managers: Kunal Shah on Building Empathy..and more.

Why Performers Make Great Product Managers: Kunal Shah shares how he hacked his way into building an empathy-led team. The Ashish Sinha podcast brings you byte-sized powerful actionable insights from business and product leaders less than 5 minutes. Catch The Ashish Sinha show on your fav podcast app: Spotify | Google | Anchor ..and everywhere. The post Why Performers Make Great Product Managers: Kunal Shah on Building Empathy..and more. appeared first on nextbigwhat.
Tags: Google, Business, Product Management, Kunal Shah, Ashish Sinha


Unified Homes, the site of a mass shooting in Orange, known for efficient, friendly service

The Facebook video shows a happier day at Unified Homes. A family gathered in the unfurnished dining room of their new mobile home, standing under a red “Congratulations” banner, champagne glasses in hand. An unnamed sales agent explains in Spanish that this is the day the family received their new property. “Congratulations, blessings and enjoy your new home,” the agent says. On Thursday, however, shock spread through some of Orange County’s mobile home parks as word spread that Unified Homes –...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Real Estate, Crime, News, California, Shootings, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Orange County, Orange, Southern California, Mass Shooting, San Bernardino, State


Italian restaurant owner wrongly targeted by US sanctions

It was a case of mistaken identity for the restaurant owner in Verona who has now been taken off blacklist.
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Company involved in 15 million discarded doses of the J&J vaccine has history of quality control violations

Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine is delivered as a single shot, while both Pfizer and Moderna's require two jabs. Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images One of the companies producing the J&J vaccine has a history of quality control violations, AP reported. Emergent Biosolutions was cited by the FDA on quality control issues, including mold and cracked vials. The company is at the center of the mix-up that led to 15 million discarded doses of the vaccine o...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Ap, New York Times, Athens, The Times, Food And Drug Administration, Cbs, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Times, Anthony Fauci


The research is in: People who've already had COVID-19 need just one shot

A woman receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in Wales. Getty/Matthew Horwood A single shot of Pfizer or Moderna's vaccine yields high protection for people who've had COVID-19. That's probably because their bodies are responding to a viral threat they've seen before. One expert said giving people who've had COVID-19 a second dose was "kind of a wasted shot." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the race to get coronavirus vaccines into arms as quickly as p...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Wales, France, Nbc News, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Antibodies, Anthony Fauci, Mount Sinai, Princeton University, Yale University, Anchorage


New York AG gathers personal finance records from Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg

(L) New York Attorney General Letitia James in August 2020. (R) Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump on January 20, 2021 Brendan McDermid/Leah Millis/Reuters New York State Attorney General Letitia James has secured personal financial records from Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg. The Washington Post reported that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has also started reviewing the records. Both offices are separately pursuing investigations against the ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Speed, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Donald Trump, Barry, The Washington Post, James, Trump, Melania Trump, Jennifer, R, New York AG, Trump Organization


Burning Platform: Digital Nomads

In the 38th episode of the series we have Mark Brooks, CEO of Courtland Brooks. While the COVID-19 pandemic and related WFH protocols have turned many of us into recluses, the big realization is you can WFA - as in... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Future Of Work, Vinnie, Mark Brooks, Globalization and Technology, Burning Platform, Courtland Brooks


Nancy Pelosi said Matt Gaetz's removal from Judiciary is 'least that could be done' if allegations of possible sex-trafficking investigation are true

Rep. Matt Gaetz is reportedly being looked at in a sex-trafficking investigation. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Nancy Pelosi said Matt Gaetz's removal from the Judiciary Committee is "the least that could be done" if charges against him are true. A bombshell report from The New York Times revealed that Gaetz was under federal investigation. The GOP lawmaker later claimed the report was a "planted leak" as part of an extortion scheme. See more stories on Insider's business page. House S...
Tags: Politics, Sex Trafficking, Trends, Gop, House, New York Times, The Times, Sex Crimes, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Doj, Justice Department, Mccarthy, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee


How the World Defeats Aging by 2035 – Aubrey de Grey Interview

Aubrey de Grey has been the leading voice for antiaging, aging reversal and aging damage repair for over twenty years. He founded the SENS non-profit (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Matt Gaetz reportedly received talking-to about 'acting professionally' in Congress by House staff during first term, per CNN

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. administers the House oath of office to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, in Washington. AP Photo/Zach Gibson A new CNN report alleges Rep. Matt Gaetz was a long source of frustration for House GOP leadership. Staff for former House Speaker Paul Ryan reportedly held a discussion with Gaetz during his first term. Two sources said the conversation was about "acting professionally" while in Congr...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Washington, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Paul ryan, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Doj


Vaccine eligibility widens in LA County despite limited doses

As another million people in Los Angeles County on Thursday, April 1, were able to get in line for often scarce coronavirus vaccine appointments, public health officials urged residents to be patient and avoid gathering and follow pandemic safety rules as they wait to be inoculated. Residents age 50 and older are now eligible for the shots, but at least 631,000 residents in that age group have already received at least one vaccine dose, officials have said, by qualifying in another eligible cate...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Long Beach, Community, Pasadena, Local News, Federal Emergency Management Agency


Georgia House votes to strip Delta of tax break after CEO criticized voting law

The Georgia House of Representatives voted Wednesday to strip Delta of a multimillion-dollar tax break in a symbolic rebuke of CEO Ed Bastian, who joined other business leaders in criticizing recent changes to the state’s voting laws.
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Ivanka Trump's women's empowerment program slammed in government report

Ivanka Trump arrives to introduce her father, US President Donald Trump during a "Make America Great Again" rally at Total Sports Park on November 1, 2020, in Washington, Michigan. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty A top Ivanka Trump initiative was deeply flawed and mismanaged, according to a new independent report. The rollout of programs funded through a 2018 women's empowerment bill failed at one agency. Ivanka didn't directly oversee the program but did promote her role in expan...
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Rep. Matt Gaetz reportedly showed nude photos of women to lawmakers and bragged about his sexual exploits

Matt Gaetz. C-SPAN Rep. Matt Gaetz showed lawmakers nude photos of women and boasted about his sexual exploits, CNN reported. "It was a point of pride" for Gaetz, one source told the outlet. CNN reported that there's no indication that the photos are connected to an ongoing DOJ sex-trafficking investigation into Gaetz. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new report from CNN alleges that Rep. Matt Gaetz showed lawmakers nude photos of women he said he had slept with. He s...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Speed, House, New York Times, Times, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, McGee, Barr, Matt Gaetz, David McGee


What’s new on Disney+ in April 2021

Disney+ has Star Wars and MCU content, along with Pixar films, Disney Channel shows, and other content. Here's every new addition you should be aware of.
Tags: Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Home Theater, Pixar, Disney Channel, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Movies & TV, Disney Plus


BNZ glitch causes transactions, balances to disappear

Banking customers have expressed concern that payments made from their accounts aren't reflecting in the BNZ app. This morning the bank confirmed the issue via social media, saying it was working toward a fix. "We are currently... [Author: [email protected]]
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How much is Amazon Prime? A breakdown of Amazon's membership plans and whether Prime is worth it

It's likely worth it to purchase Amazon Prime if you shop online frequently. Leon Neal/Getty Images A standard Amazon Prime membership costs $119 per year and $12.99 per month. Amazon Prime also offers price discounts for students and EBT or Medicaid holders. Prime is worth the cost if you often shop online because of quicker delivery and free shipping. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Amazon Prime is Amazon's membership program, which allows users to ...
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Best cheap gaming laptop deals for April 2021

These are the best cheap gaming laptop deals you can score, including picks that ring in at less than $500.
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Nike wins court bid over 'Satan Shoes' with human blood

The art collective that sold the customised Nike sneakers has shipped all but one of the 666 pairs.
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Tech in Mexico: A confluence of Latin America, the US and Asia

Kevin Xu Contributor Share on Twitter Kevin Xu is an early-stage investor and founder of Interconnected, a bilingual newsletter covering tech, business and U.S.-Asia relations. Mexico has been known as an up-and-coming tech hub and a gateway to the Latin American market. As an investor focused on developer-centered products, open-source startups and infrastructure technology companies with a particular interest in emerging mar...
Tags: Startups, Column, Asia, Mexico, Southeast Asia, Softbank, US, Tech, United States, Mexico City, Venture Capital, Tencent, Private Equity, Silicon Valley, Latin America, Guadalajara


Uber ordered to pay $1.1 million to blind passenger who was denied rides 14 separate times

A blind passenger gets into an Uber in Denver, Colorado (Lisa Irving not pictured). RJ Sangosti/Getty Images Uber must for illegally denying her rides, an arbitrator ruled Thursday. Uber drivers denied Lisa Irving rides 14 times because of her blindness and guide dog, Bernie. Uber unsuccessfully argued it wasn't responsible because its drivers are contractors. See more stories on Insider's business page. An independent arbitrator on Thursday to a blind passenger for illegally d...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, UK, Trends, Lawsuits, Rideshare, Ada, Americans with Disabilities Act, Deliveroo, Gig Economy, Irving, San Francisco Bay Area, Bernie, Denver Colorado, Settlements


Burger King's CMO resigns

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 2. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Burger King's CMO resigns.Spotify's aggressive podcast ambitions.Harry's new funding.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Burger King Burger King's top markete...
Tags: Spotify, Media, Podcasts, Youtube, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, CMO, Unilever, Harry, Burger King, DC Entertainment, Harry's, Restaurant Brands International, Pepsi, Newsletters


California, U.S. weekly jobless claims rise again

Unemployment claims in California jumped to105,600 last week, up 9,600 from the prior week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. Since business shutdowns began in March 2020, California unemployment claims have been above 100,000 for 50 of the last 54 weeks. “The state continues to see a high number of layoffs, even a year after the pandemic started,” said Michael Bernick, an employment attorney with law firm Duane Morris, and a former director of the state Employment Development Departm...
Tags: Business, Jobs, News, California, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Associated Press, Employment Development Department, FactSet, U S Labor Department, Duane Morris, Coronavirus, Michael Bernick


Users are reporting that multiple Microsoft products are down

Microsoft shares rose in pre-market trading after its sales jumped SOPA Imagines/Getty Images Users have reported widespread service failures for Microsoft products and platforms, including Office 365, Teams, Azure, and Bing. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Thursday, users of Microsoft's Office 365, Azure, Bing, and Teams platforms and products reported mass outages and failures, according to the site DownDetector.com.-Pete Brown (@pjb_media) April 1, 2021 An offi...
Tags: Twitter, Microsoft, Trends, Speed, Outage, Microsoft Azure, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Azmi Haroun, SOPA Imagines Getty Images Users, Office 365 Teams Azure


Green energy tariffs often 'misleading'

Energy suppliers' environment-friendly tariffs are not always as green as they sound, experts say.
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Daily Crunch: Tiger Global raises one of the biggest venture funds ever

Tiger Global closes a $6.65 billion fund, Facebook gives users more tools to encourage COVID vaccination and iPhone app spending continues to grow. This is your Daily Crunch for April 1, 2021. The big story: Tiger Global raises one of the biggest venture funds ever Investment giant Tiger Global had already announced that it was raising $3.75 billion for its thirteenth venture fund, but a new SEC filing showed that it ended up raising much more than that — $6.65 billion. Perhaps that’s no surpr...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, UK, US, Tech, Venture Capital, SEC, Tiger Global, Cma, Ilm, Giphy, Ggv Capital, Tung, Hans Tung, Kaltura


The 10 Most Inspiring Podcasts for Business Owners

If you’re ready to leap into running your own business, it pays to have a coach along the way. Thankfully, these podcasts for business owners offer free and actionable advice to all aspiring entrepreneurs, and solid guidance for business owners who are already well on their way.  From longer discussions with leading Harvard thinkers to 5-minute daily tips and hacks, these are the best business podcasts to get started with. 1. NPR’s Planet Money Podcast Planet Money co...
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