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Gaetz and Trump rep challenge report that the Florida congressman was denied a meeting with the former president

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is seen during a break in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz was reportedly denied a meeting with Trump, CNN reported. Gaetz called the report false and said he never sought out a meeting with the former president. The DOJ is currently investigating whether Gaetz violated federal ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Trends, Cnn, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Greenberg, House Judiciary Committee, Gabby, Jason Miller, House Ethics Committee, Matt Gaetz


Inside Larry Ellison's new $80 million Palm Beach mansion, which sits in a high-security gated community and has 520 feet of ocean frontage

Tech billionaire Larry Ellison has paid $80 million for a 15,000-square-foot beachfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida. Douglas Elliman Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison just bought an $80 million oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida. The 15,000-square-foot home has seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a home theater, and a swimming pool. The estate sits on more than seven acres and has 520 feet of prime ocean frontage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tech billionaire Larry...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, California, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Features, Hawaii, Billionaires, Larry Ellison, Mansion, Lake Tahoe, Wall Street Journal, Ellison, Oracle, Malibu


New Zealand's new housing policy is really just a new tax package — and it's a mess

OPINION: Economists like to talk about "optimal policy instruments" — essentially, policies that achieve their objectives more effectively or efficiently than the alternatives, and have minimal unintended consequences. Judged... [Author: [email protected]]
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Google to ax its Shopping app in favor of web search

Google has confirmed its shuttering its Shopping app for Android and iOS, selecting to focus on the web version instead.
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, News, Shopping, Trends, E-commerce, Web, Online Shopping, Google Shopping


DJI could drop a new drone this week, here’s what to expect

DJI is expected to unveil its latest drone this week, the Air 2S. But how will it improve on the Mavic Air 2 that it's replacing?
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Drone, Quadcopter, Dji, Mavic Air, Air 2s


Infographic: Consumers Are Making More Purchases Through Social Media in the Pandemic

While many people haven't been frequenting physical stores during the pandemic, they have instead been flocking to digital stores--and particularly, browsing new items via social media. A recent survey conducted between March 8-10 by Bazaarvoice, a software company that connects retailers with consumers, shows that consumers are using social media to browse brands and make...
Tags: Ecommerce, Advertising, Social Media, Magazine, Platforms, BazaarVoice, Data Points


Regular Live Online Small Business Events Tues and Wed

You are all invited to connect with me on these regularly scheduled events. Small businesses and the agencies and freelancers providing them services have many challenges today. In the BizSugar Mastermind Community, we regularly survey our 28k+ members to find out what they most want to know. Announcing BizSugar Live Webinars 2nd & 4th Wed. We have many exceptional events coming up in the new BizSugar Live Webinars. You can watch the replay of first webinar with Ann Smarty on How to Promote a...
Tags: Twitter, Business, ANN, Ann Smarty, Ben Fisher, Monique Johnson, Small Business Advice, Ivana Taylor, Mike Blumenthal, Twitter Chats, Darren Shaw, Shawn Hessinger, Darren DeMatas, VCBuzz Twitter, Alex Yong, BizSugar Live Webinars




1.3 million Clubhouse users' data was reportedly leaked

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 12. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Clubhouse data leak.Mobile deals heat up.Media burnout.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. A user of the social media app Clubhouse shows her smartphone with the logo of the audio app...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Texas, Media, Cbs News, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Digital Media, M&a, Cbs, Ad Tech, Clubhouse, Inmobi, Bernanke, Newsletters


The 'Iron Man' body armour you may soon be wearing

The market for exoskeletons - high-tech external body support systems - is tipped to grow strongly.
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Enjoy freedoms but stay wary of risks, PM says as England reopens

Boris Johnson says easing of restrictions will be welcome relief for businesses that have been closed Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople should enjoy new freedoms but remain wary of the risks, Boris Johnson has said, as beer gardens, alfresco restaurants, shops and salons prepared to reopen across England on Monday for the first time in almost four months.The prime minister hailed the reopening – a major and “irreversible” step in the roadmap of easing restriction...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, England, Pubs, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Hospitality Industry, Coronavirus


Synlait CEO Leon Clement to step down

Synlait Milk chief executive Leon Clement is stepping down.Market sources said the move was "sudden and unexpected".The company's co-founder and former CEO John Penno will fill in until a replacement is found, the company said."It... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Synlait Milk, John Penno, Leon Clement


Las Vegas pushes to ban ornamental grass

A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on.Las Vegas-area water officials have spent... [Author: [email protected]]
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Hubble captures a spectacular face-on Starburst galaxy

Scientists at the Hubble Space Telescope have shared another spectacular image of space showing galaxy M61 with its spiral arms and regions of star formation.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Hubble, Hubble Space Telescope, Galaxy


Residents 16 and older will be able to get coronavirus vaccines at LA city sites starting Tuesday

Residents aged 16 and over will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as early as Tuesday, April 13, at city-run sites in Los Angeles, officials said on Sunday, May 11. “Opening vaccine eligibility to all Angelenos who are 16 and older is a major milestone in our efforts to get more shots into more arms and defeat COVID-19 once and for all,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said. “We urge patience as we continue to ramp up our operations, obtain more doses, and enter this new phase of our campaign to en...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, La, Government, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Fema, Community, Pfizer, Johnson, Eric Garcetti


What's inside a wasp's nest?

Wasp's nests are nurseries. The queen wasp builds the first structure alone, then males add on to it. The nest has special adaptations for maintaining temperature and cells for larvae. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Michael Mills: This is a wasp nest. In the wild, some of these nests are built underground using clay or mud. But you might be most familiar with the paper nests -- the ones built out of saliva and pulp, typically fou...
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How to make a consistent profit without any stress

It is difficult not to ponder about making money when traders are trading in this currency trading market. Most of the investors who have spent their money have one objective in their life. This objective is to make profits. Investors are required to read this writing to learn how they can make a huge amount of money with their trading. It cannot be said that it is bad and investors should not do that as it is the primary reason to invest, The thing is that thinking about the money all the time ...
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James Webb telescope packs away its massive sunshield to ready for launch

The massive sunshield of NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope has been folded away for the last time before its launch.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, James Webb Space Telescope, James Webb


Māori and Pasifika in tech: How paid internships work

Leroy Pohatu's trade tools are a Macbook, a company phone and a PC toolkit. The 22-year-old field engineer looks after the IT of eight schools in Auckland, including his alma mater Tāmaki College.Kids at school often go up... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Macbook, Auckland, Pasifika, Leroy Pohatu


John Boehner says that Mitch McConnell 'holds his feelings, thoughts, and emotions in a lockbox'

Then-Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, left, and then-House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio stand together at a ceremony on Capitol Hill on February 13, 2015. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File John Boehner made some revealing statements about his former GOP counterpart, Mitch McConnell. Boehner said that "bystanders are struck silent" when McConnell shows visible feelings or emotions. In a USA Today interview, the former speaker's penchant for tears was still evident. S...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Gop, House, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Boehner, Republican Party, Usa Today, South, Camel


It turns out, not all sitting is bad for you

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a number of new behaviours into daily routines, like physical distancing, mask-wearing and hand sanitizing. Meanwhile, many old behaviours such as attending events, eating out and seeing friends have been put on hold. However, one old behaviour that has persisted, and has arguably been amplified due to COVID-19, is sitting — and it is not surprising to see why. Whether sitting during transportation, work, screen time or even meals, everyday environments and a...
Tags: Health, Work, Medicine, Innovation, Health Care, Human body, Harry Prapavessis


Corporate executives set to join effort to increase voter access in the wake of new voting laws: WSJ

Kenneth Chenault. Mary Altaffer/AP Top business leaders met on Zoom this weekend to map out their response to new voting restrictions. The WSJ reported that CEOs were asked to sign a statement opposing restrictive voting legislation. "This is a nonpartisan issue, this is a moral issue," Kenneth Chenault, former CEO and Chairman of American Express, told the Journal last month. See more stories on Insider's business page. Numerous chief executives and senior leaders met on a Zoom call t...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Kentucky, Senate, US, Trends, Chief executive officer, Georgia, Economy, Corporations, New York Times, Delta, American Express, Mitch McConnell, Business Leaders, Coca Cola


Hubble identifies a 10-billion-year-old pair of quasars in merging galaxies

A new study using Hubble has identified not one but two pairs of quasars in galaxies which are merging, giving clues about the formation of galaxies.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Black Holes, Galaxies, Quasars


NASA’s Lucy spacecraft unfurls its solar panels ahead of launch

Later this year, a NASA spacecraft named Lucy will launch on a 12-year mission to visit the asteroid belt. Lucy recently unfurled its solar panels in a test.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Lucy, Trojans


What people get wrong about superfoods

There's a lot of buzz around superfoods but are they really all that super? Dr. Nina Shapiro, author of "Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice" weighs in on the superfoods debate. Shapiro reveals the superfoods of years past, the superfoods of today, and how to get the most out of your food. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video. Nina Shapiro: There is no such thing as a superfood. There are a lot o...
Tags: Trends, Shapiro, Nina Shapiro, Catelli, TCBY, Catalina Gonella Delisa Shannon


Here's where you should really go to stay safe during an earthquake

Earthquakes can be extremely dangerous, but with a little planning and know-how, you can greatly increase your chances of survival. Don't stand under a door.The USGS recommends "Drop, cover, and hold on."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.This video was originally published in June 2017. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Fernando Marinho,Matthew Stuart)]
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Inside America's first private terminal for millionaires

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is home to America's first private terminal. The Private Suite is popular among the world's celebrities and millionaires. The terminal has 12 individual suites, its own TSA check, and a fleet of BMWs that drive guests to their planes. Non-members can utilize the suite for $4,000 per international flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: Airports suck. Camping out in customs lines, sp...
Tags: La, America, Trends, Nasa, Tsa, Caroline, Hershey, Amina, Los Angeles International Airport LAX


Trading the infrastructure bill, plus strategies for Archegos fallout

Hello and welcome to Insider Investing. I'm Joe Ciolli, and I'm here to guide you through what's been happening in markets. Here's what's on the docket:Experts have been busy finding strategies designed to capitalize on President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan. An analyst for the top-performing US infrastructure ETF this year shares 5 stock picks, while UBS unveils 8 high-return commodity trades.Now that the infamous hedge-fund explosion of Archegos is in the rea...
Tags: Congress, Wall Street, China, US, Trends, Investing, Markets, Joe Biden, Ubs, Stocks, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Biden, Stock Market, Gamestop, CFRA


Canadians are flocking to US border cities to take advantage of a travel loophole - and it's creating lucrative opportunities on both sides of the closed border

A "Welcome to Canada" sign at the US-Canada border. Shutterstock.com Canadian tourists are driving up business in US border towns to avoid strict quarantines in Canada. Those arriving in Canada by land can save as much as $2,000 (Canadian) by not having to quarantine in a hotel. Transportation firms in cities like Buffalo, New York, are reaping the benefits with costly fares. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canadian tourists are once again stimulating the economies of A...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Shutterstock, New York, News, Mexico, US, Toronto, America, Trends, Flying, Canada, New York Times, Aviation, Vancouver, Buffalo


Iran calls blackout at underground atomic facility 'nuclear terrorism.' Israeli outlets blame an Israeli cyberattack.

This file photo released Nov. 5, 2019, by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, shows centrifuge machines in the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in central Iran. The facility lost power Sunday, April 11, 2021, just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster, the latest incident to strike the site amid negotiations over the tattered atomic accord with world powers. Iran on Sunday described the blackout an act of “nuclear terrorism,” raising regiona...
Tags: News, Defense, Israel, US, International, America, Trends, Iran, War, David, Middle East, Nuclear, Benjamin Netanyahu, Nuclear Deal, Yemen, Mossad



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