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Former Obama White House advisor arrested for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from charter schools he founded

The White House. Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock A former Obama White House advisor was arrested over allegations he stole from charter schools he created. Prosecutors say Seth Andrew laundered money to get a discounted interest rate for a Manhattan mortgage. Andrew worked in the Office of Educational Technology at the White House until 2016. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former senior advisor in the Obama White House allegedly stole more than $200,000 from a charter schoo...
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Louisiana state lawmaker suggests that schools should teach the 'good' of slavery

The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Chris Graythen/Getty Images La. state Rep. Ray Garofalo said that public schools should teach the "good" and "bad" of slavery. His suggestion was immediately dismissed by fellow GOP state Rep. Stephanie Hilferty. Garofalo backs legislation that would prevent teaching that the US or Louisiana is "systematically racist or sexist." See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP state Rep. Ray Garofalo of Louisiana on Tuesday said that public s...
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‘Living nightmare’: family of Australian businessman arrested in Iraq say he was caught in ‘trap’

Family of Robert Pether say they don’t know what he was charged with or his whereabouts and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive responseThe family of an Australian businessman arrested in Iraq during a “trap” laid by the country’s central bank say they are enduring a “living nightmare” and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive response.Mechanical engineer Robert Pether, 46, was arrested in Baghdad roughly three weeks ago, after travelling to Iraq from Dubai to attempt to ...
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Cooking the Books podcast: How to decide if a do-up is worth it

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's how to decide whether to flex your DIY muscles. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books podcast here... [Author: [email protected]]
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What Do Casino Recruiters Value In Candidates

The casino industry, both online and land-based, is booming. With increasing demand, casino owners are in dire need of more employees. If you’re interested, here are some of the valuable assets head hunters are looking for a potential casino employee
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Wingcopter 198 is the world’s first triple-drop delivery drone

Check out the Wingcopter 198, an autonomous delivery drone that can deliver up to three packages to multiple locations during a single flight.
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Report: Apple’s M2 chips may launch as soon as July 2021

Apple only just released its new iMacs featuring the acclaimed M1 ARM-based processor, but according to a report from Nikkei, the company plans to launch M2 as soon as July. Nikkei’s sources suggest M2 could launch this summer “for use in MacBooks that are scheduled to go on sale in the second half of this year.” Notably, Apple is hosting WWDC from June 7 to 11, so the timing could work out such that Apple announces the new chipset and laptops at its developer conference, with shipments beginnin...
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Stockton Hopes To Draw In Visitors By Highlighting Is Instagrammable Locations

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Puppy protection: A new bill would require breeders to quit stacking caged dogs on top of each other

Members of the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society of Charlotte assisted Rutherford County, N.C. Sheriff's Office during the 20th puppy mill bust in three years in the state of North Carolina Thursday, June 12, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Rutherford County, N.C. Jason E. Miczek/AP Images for The Humane Society of the United States The Puppy Protection Action would establish new requirements for dog breeders. It calls for puppies to be given room to stand u...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Dogs, Washington Post, Life, Animals, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Usda, Legislation, United States, New Jersey, US Senate, North Carolina, Illinois


Hands-on: Ride1Up’s Roadster V2 is a $1,045 stealth ebike that weighs just 35 lbs

Electric bikes are an essential part of a greener future, but they are not without their caveats compared to good old acoustic bikes. They’re usually heavy, for one. They’re generally thief magnets because they’re so easy to spot in the wild. And they cost a ton too. I’ve tested lightweight and stealthy ebikes, and I’ve tested affordable models, but never anything that quite combines all these factors. The Ride1Up Roadster V2 does just that. I weighed my unit at 35 lb — a featherweight by ebike ...
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Don't fall for these 6 tax refund myths

Princess Bride impatience via Giphy.com Aside from having to fill out a tax return, the most annoying thing for most people each year is waiting for their tax refunds. The complaint is continually atop the list of taxpayer complaints. The frustration of waiting for the Internal Revenue Service to deliver their tax cash probably is why so many folks fall for tax refund myths. Don't! These fabrications, six of which are listed below, won't help you get your money any sooner, and some could actua...
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Walmart says Kanye West's new Yeezy logo is so similar to its own that customers might mix them up

Kanye West during the finale of Yeezy Season 2 during New York Fashion Week in New York City in September 2015. Randy Brooke/Getty Images Walmart has challenged a logo's trademark application submitted by Kanye West's Yeezy brand. Walmart says Yeezy's logo is so similar to its own that people may think the brands are affiliated. The company said in a USPTO filing first reported by Bloomberg that this could hurt Walmart's brand. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Walmart is accusing Kanye West of copying its logo with his new Yeezy branding

Kanye West poses during the finale of Yeezy Season 2 during New York Fashion Week in New York City in September 2015. Randy Brooke/Getty Images Walmart has challenged a logo trademark application submitted by Kanye West's Yeezy brand. Walmart claimed Yeezy's proposed logo is so similar to its own that consumers might think the brands are affiliated. That could hurt Walmart's brand, the company said in a USPTO filing first reported by Bloomberg, See more stories on Insider's...
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Stockton Hopes To Draw In Visitors By Highlighting Its Instagrammable Locations

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NASA scrubs Wednesday’s return of space station’s Crew-1 astronauts

The return of the International Space Station's Crew-1 astronauts has been delayed by several days due to expected windy conditions in the recovery zone.
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MIT Finds CDC COVID Six-Foot Rule Is Wrong

The social distancing, specifically the Six-Foot Rule, a guideline that offers little protection from pathogen-bearing aerosol droplets sufficiently small to be continuously mixed through an indoor... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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'Auckland's main street is a disgrace' - Auckland Council officially sued over Queen St pedestrian trial saga

Disgruntled businesses and property owners have filed an unprecedented High Court action against Auckland Council to stop the ongoing Queen St pedestrian trial they argue is illegal and has caused "significant economic harm". At... [Author: [email protected]]
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Mark McGuinness on Managing Creative People

Mark McGuinness is a coach and poet based in the U.K. whose practice includes a focus on working with fellow creative people. I've appreciated Mark's work for many years, and when several of my clients unexpectedly found themselves responsible for managing creative teams, I asked him to share some advice for leaders in that position: Creatives typically have very high levels of intrinsic motivation for their work--they really love to work, and live to do great work. This causes creative tea...
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'Auckland's main street is a disgrace' - Auckland Council official sued over Queen St pedestrian trial saga

Disgruntled businesses and property owners have filed an unprecedented High Court action against Auckland Council to stop the ongoing Queen St pedestrian trial they argue is illegal and has caused "significant economic harm". At... [Author: [email protected]]
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NASA Interstellar Probe Mission for 2030-2080

The Interstellar Probe is a space mission to discover physical interactions shaping globally the boundary of our Sun`s heliosphere and its dynamics and for the first time directly sample the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Top-tier departures as Sky TV slims its executive team

New Sky TV chief executive Sophie Moloney has revealed a trimmed down executive team, with two top roles culled. Read More Peter Beck-backed smart cow startup Halter raises $32m - what's next Sky TV's new boss Sophie Moloney... [Author: [email protected]]
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New York Post reporter resigns saying she was 'ordered' to write 'incorrect' story on Kamala Harris' book at a migrant shelter

Fading Page 1 editions of the New York Post are pasted on the wall of the press room in the State Supreme Court building, also known as 100 Centre St., Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) A New York Post reporter who authored a story falsely claiming that migrant children were being given copies of Kamala Harris' children's book resigned Tuesday. The reporter, Laura Italiano, said that she'd been "ordered" to write the "incorrect" story and had reached ...
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Wellington's king of pizza Tommy Millions closes two sites

Tommy Millions, known as Wellington's king of pizza, has closed two of its three stores in the capital.The closures follow a string of others including Cafe Roti Chenai, Glass, and The Bresolin. Last month Tommy Millions announced... [Author: [email protected]]
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Visa sees pandemic 'storm' clearing

Visa Inc is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, its top boss said on Tuesday, as a surge in online shopping helped the world's biggest payment processor beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and counter sluggish travel spending.
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Facing $15b tax bill, Samsung heirs donate mass art trove

Samsung's founding family will donate tens of thousands of rare artworks, including Picassos and Dalis, and give hundreds of millions of dollars to medical research to help them pay a massive inheritance tax following last year's... [Author: [email protected]]
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Microsoft revenues jump 19% as 'digital adoption' accelerates

Microsoft reported net income of $15.46 billion, or $2.03 per share, which included a $620 million tax benefit. Without the tax gain, net income came in at $14.8 billion, or $1.95 per share.
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Biden wants to entirely pay for trillions in new spending by raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File President Joe Biden will propose new taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for his agenda, Axios reported. The taxes are intended to cover more than $4 trillion in new spending on infrastructure and health care. Biden is standing by a pledge not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $400,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House's ambitious plans for more than $4 trillion in new spending on infrastruct...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell claimed in a lawsuit against the Daily Mail that churches are disassociating with him because the tabloid reported he had a secret romance with Jane Krakowski

Adam Bettcher/WireImage/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images The Daily Mail reported in January that Mike Lindell had a "secret nine month romance" with Jane Krakowski. Both Lindell and Krakowski denied the alleged relationship in the report. Lindell later sued the British tabloid for defamation. He revised the lawsuit Tuesday to add that his nonprofit's relationships with churches has been impacted as a result of the report. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO M...
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First penalty for foreigner who leased land without Overseas Investment Office consent

The Overseas Investment Office said the first penalty had been imposed on a foreigner for leasing - rather than buying - New Zealand land illegally.The High Court at Auckland ordered Chinese citizen Bin Zhao to pay a penalty of... [Author: [email protected]]
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Video shows NRA's Wayne LaPierre shooting but failing to kill an elephant for NRA-sponsored TV show that never aired

In this April 26, 2019, file photo, Nation Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre speaks at the association's Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File A newly released video shows NRA head LaPierre shooting an endangered elephant on a 2013 hunting trip. LaPierre repeatedly fails to kill the animal from close range; his guide eventually makes the kill. LaPierre's wife, Susan, kills anothe...
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