Elizabeth Warren fist-pumps and Joe Manchin takes notes during Biden's first joint address to Congress

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress was met with enthusiasm from progressive Democrats but put some moderates on the spot. Sen. Joe Manchin, who was seen taking copious notes at the back of the chamber, didn't clap for some of Biden...
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Florida Republicans want to fine social media companies $250,000 a day for suspending politicians

Photo showing the suspended Twitter account of Donald Trump on a smartphone outside the White House on January 8, 2021. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Florida's GOP wants social media companies to be fined for suspending politicians. They proposed a $250,000 a day fine for any company that suspends the accounts of political candidates. Republican lawmakers cited First Amendment rights, arguing that politicians should not be silenced. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida...
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Lawmakers demand answers in fatal Tesla crash after Elon Musk and executives offer conflicting details

The remains of a Tesla vehicle are seen after it crashed, killing two people, in The Woodlands, Texas, on April 17, 2021. Scott J. Engle/Reuters Lawmakers demanded answers Wednesday about a fatal Tesla crash after executives gave conflicting statements. Elon Musk said autopilot wasn't on, but a top Tesla exec said adaptive cruise control, an autopilot feature, was. Rep. Kevin Brady and Sen. Richard Blumenthal criticized Tesla's public statements about the crash. See more stories on...
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Rep. Lauren Boebert produced a space blanket and covered her lap with it during Biden's address to Congress

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) looks at her phone as US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 28, 2021. Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Lauren Boebert unfurled a space blanket during President Biden's speech to Congress Wednesday. The Republican lawmaker was photographed wearing the blanket over her lap while using her phone. Boebert also live-tweeted the address from inside the House chamber, hurlin...
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Biden is betting big with plans to remake America. Here are 6 takeaways from Biden's speech.

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images President Joe Biden delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. Biden called for an ambitious pandemic economic recovery plan focused on jobs, infrastructure, and childcare. He also called for changes to immigration and foreign ...
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In GOP response to Biden's address, Sen. Tim Scott said US' future won't come from 'Washington schemes or socialist dreams'

In this June 17, 2020, photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File President Joe Biden delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday. Sen. Tim Scott, the only Black Republican in the Senate, delivered the GOP rebuttal. "Our best future won't come from Washington schemes or socialist dreams," Scott said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Tim Scott, the only Black Republi...
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'We need to rebuild our nation with a new foundation': Rep. Jamaal Bowman pushes for more progressive action in response to Biden speech

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-New York). AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Rep. Jamaal Bowman laid out a progressive response to Biden's first joint session of Congress. The congressman called for environmental justice, racial equality, and a more fair economic system. He strongly backs legislation that would empower the reach of organized labor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Freshman Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York on Wednesday laid out a deeply progressive response to Presi...
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3 Things You Need to Know about Filing a Personal Injury Suit

Personal injury lawsuits are so common throughout the United States. Whether you are looking for a personal injury law firm in Kingston, PA , or somewhere else in the United States, there are a few things to keep in mind about filing a personal injury lawsuit. Most people who file personal injury lawsuits are confident they are going to win. While the percentages may be in your favor, it may not be so easy. Before you actually file for the lawsuit, we want to make you aware of some importa...
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How Many Years Does It Take To Become A Veterinarian?

Demand for veterinarians far outweighs demand for most professions. Job growth for the decade ending in 2028 is projected to be 18%, significantly better than the 5% growth projected for all occupations combined.
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5 Easy Ways To Kick Start Your Career As A Medical Professional

Are you looking for a career to pursue that leaves an impact on other people? Does your dream job involve making a good deal of money along the way?
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4 Communication Strategies For Managers

Team leadership and management expert Eyal Gutentag shares some tips for properly communicating with your employees. The post 4 Communication Strategies For Managers appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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Samsung phones push profits to highest since pandemic began

Profits hit the highest since the pandemic began, helped by its flagship Galaxy S21 line.
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Don’t Turn Your Career Into An Episode Of Married At First Sight

A degree is a commitment that requires a little more than that first lustful feeling. Ensure that your career, or the further opportunities your degree offers, have the staying power necessary to reach their ruby anniversary.
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Ford posts profit, says chip shortage to slash Q2 output by 50%

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday said it expects a global semiconductor shortage could ease this summer but may not be fully resolved until 2022, as the automaker reported a strong first-quarter profit but said the shortage may slash second-quarter production by half.
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Coastwide Flooring to pay $160,000 over worker's death while installing carpet

A West Coast flooring company has been ordered to pay over $160,000 following the death of one of its workers.Coastwide Flooring Limited were fined $60,000 for failing to ensure the health and safety of its workers, and ordered... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rudy Giuliani's lawyer said the feds raiding his Manhattan apartment is a 'clear example of a corrupt double standard'

Rudy Giuliani gestures during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing, Michigan, on December 2, 2020. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images The FBI raided Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan apartment Wednesday in connection with a probe into his Ukraine dealings. Giuliani's attorney said it is a "corrupt double standard" that feds didn't execute a search warrant against Hunter Biden as well. The DOJ greenlighted a search warrant against Giuliani following Merrick Garla...
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Millions of people are missing their second COVID-19 doses, and that has experts worried about herd immunity

lechatnoir/Getty Images The CDC said millions of people who got one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are missing their second. Some fear possible adverse reactions and others are simply unable to get the second dose. Experts worry it will only be more difficult to achieve herd immunity if that 8% increases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over the weekend, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed millions of Americans who've had their first vaccin...
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Biden to lay out a recovery plan in his first address to a joint session of Congress

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Biden will address Congress for the first time in his term on the eve of his 100th day in office. The address will take place on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET. Here is what the president is expected to discuss during his address. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden will address Congress for the first time in his term on the eve of his 100th day in office on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET.The president is expecte...
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India’s ElasticRun raises $75 million to grow its commerce platform for neighborhood stores

A startup that is helping over 125,000 neighborhood stores in India secure working capital, inventory from top brands, and work with e-commerce firms to boost revenues said on Thursday it has raised a new financing round as it looks to further its reach in the world’s second largest internet market. Pune-based ElasticRun said it has raised $75 million in its Series D financing round co-led by existing investors Avataar Ventures and Prosus Ventures. Existing investor Kalaari Capital also particip...
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Check out this FPV footage of a drone zipping through the Mall of America

Check out this stunning drone video that takes viewers on an amazing journey through Minnesota's massive Mall of America.
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Historic photo marks the first time 2 women flanked the US president at a speech to Congress

Vice President Kamala Harris, left, greets House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., ahead of President Joe Biden addressing a joint session of Congress, Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Jim Watson/AP President Joe Biden made his first presidential address to a joint session of Congress. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Kamala Harris, sitting behind him at the rostrum, made history. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Bowling alley drone pilot returns with another stunning effort

Check out this stunning drone video that takes viewers on an amazing journey through Minnesota's massive Mall of America.
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Stimulus Check Update: Can You Expect A Plus-Up Payment?

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Apple sold a whopping $48 billion worth of iPhones in just three months

Seems like a lot of folks were holding out for the new iPhone 12, with Apple reporting handset sales of a whopping $48 billion for the latest quarter.
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KiwiSaver returns pull back in March quarter

KiwiSaver returns have pulled back in the first three months of this year but the amount of money invested in the retirement savings scheme continued to grow, closing in on $79 billion.Research from Morningstar shows most conservative... [Author: [email protected]]
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Super, an Indonesian hyperlocal social commerce startup, raises $28M led by SoftBank Ventures Asia

Super’s founding team on Mount Bromo in East Java In Indonesia, daily necessities often cost more in smaller cities and rural areas. Super co-founder and chief executive officer Steven Wongsoredjo said the price difference can vary from about 10% to 20% in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, to nearly 200% in eastern provinces. Super uses social commerce and a streamlined logistics chain to lower the cost of goods. The startup announced today it has raised an oversubscribed $28 million Series B led by ...
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Radio results: Newstalk ZB and ZM breakfast shows continue to lead the way

New Zealanders' hunt for news they can trust and conversations they can connect with has seen New Zealand Media and Entertainment's (NZME) Newstalk ZB continue to amass audiences.Newstalk ZB continues to be New Zealand's number... [Author: [email protected]]
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The SPAC boom isn’t just here to stay, it’s changing consumer tech

Mike Murphy Contributor Mike Murphy is the founder and CEO of Rosecliff Ventures, a New York City-based investment firm focused on venture capital and private equity opportunities. Consumer technology is an inherently risky investment sector: even the best idea can fall flat if the story of the product is not sold properly to the end user. The stats can only take you so far, and, eventually, customers want to believe in the product. Traditionally, companies that...
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Grace Millane murder: Restaurateur Leo Molloy convicted of breaching killer Jesse Kempson's name suppression

Auckland restaurateur Leo Molloy has been convicted, fined and ordered to complete community work for deliberately flouting a High Court suppression order and naming Grace Millane's murderer online.The owner of HeadQuarters in the... [Author: [email protected]]
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$80 billion could help IRS increase audits of the wealthy, which have dropped in last decade

President Joe Biden's proposal to give the Internal Revenue Service an extra $80 billion to go after tax cheats — which the ol' blog talked about earlier this month in this post — is getting a lot of attention in advance of his nationally televised speech night. I suspect the current IRS hierarchy is pleased, despite the comments to The New York Times by a former commissioner that an extra $25 billion over a decade would be sufficient. "I'm not sure you'd be able to efficiently use that much mo...
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