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Hate crimes in New York City spiked in the first few months of 2021, NYPD data shows

More than 200 people gathered on Washington Square Park to rally in support Asian community, against hate crime and white nationalism. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Hate crimes rose dramatically in New York City during the first quarter of 2021, police data shows. Anti-Asian incidents represented the highest number of hate crimes. There were 80 anti-Asian hate crimes between January 1 and April 4, 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hate crimes ...
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Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles county reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row on Monday. The last time the county reported no new deaths twice in a row was in March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in LA county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, county health...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


Biden administration taps Warren ally to lead Office of Federal Student Aid, a promising sign for efforts to wipe out student debt

John Minchillo/ AP Richard Cordray, former head of the CFPB, is set to become the head of the Office of Federal Student Aid. Cordray will be tasked with figuring out how to address the $1.6 trillion of student debt owed by at least 42 million Americans. Cordray is a longtime political ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Department of Education announced that Richard Cordray, the former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,...
Tags: Politics, Politico, US, Trends, Economy, Cnn, Higher Education, Warren, Ohio, Student Loan Debt, Republican, Biden, North Carolina, Department Of Education, Trump, Student Loan


Nintendo Exploring Animation Beyond Super Mario Movie

Fans of Nintendo’s long-standing franchises may be happy to know that Nintendo might perhaps explore animated movies beyond the currently in-production Mario one, though, this might be impacted greatly depending on the performance of the Mario film. Nintendo and Illumination have been diligently developing a Mario animated film and it is planned to release sometime […]
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High Paying Jobs that Make an Impact

Reconciling the work you are passionate about with financial freedom and security is no easy task When deciding on a career path, those are two important factors to consider amongst others such as career growth, demand, location and work hours.
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How to watch Crew-1 astronauts reveal details about their Crew Dragon ride

Following their historic mission, SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts will talk about their experiences, including how they felt during the ride home on the Crew Dragon.
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How to watch Crew-1 astronauts reveal all about their Crew Dragon ride

Following their historic mission, SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts will talk about their experiences, including how they felt during the ride home on the Crew Dragon.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Nasa, Crew Dragon, Crew-1, SpaceX s Crew


Ron Brierley child abuse case: Disgraced millionaire surrenders knighthood

Disgraced millionaire Ron Brierley has surrendered his knighthood.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern this afternoon revealed that Brierley, who pleaded guilty to possession of child sexual abuse material, has relinquished his knighthood.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Under Armour paying $9M for SEC probe resolution

Under Armour Inc. agreed to pay $9 million to settle regulatory claims that it failed to disclose that it was pulling forward orders from future quarters, a practice that allowed it to meet Wall Street's revenue estimates.
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Man shot by FBI after 'security situation' just outside CIA headquarters

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in Langley, Virginia, U.S. on August 14, 2008. USA-CIA-BRENNAN/ REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo There is a "security situation" at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, the CIA confirmed in a statement to NBC News. "Our compound remains secured, and our Security Protective Officers working the incident are the only Agency personnel directly involved," a spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man attempted to dr...
Tags: Politics, Nbc News, Trends, Fbi, Speed, Cia, Agency, Langley, McLean Virginia, McLean VA, Wjla, CIA Headquarters, Langley Virginia, WTTG, Check, Military & Defense


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the 2nd day in a row

A COVID-19 warning sign in Los Angeles. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths Monday for the second day in a row. It's the county's first time going two days without reporting a coronavirus death since March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in the county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, c...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, BioNtech, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


Tesla ordered by judge to turn over documents related to Elon Musk's $55 billion compensation plan

Maja Hitij/Getty Images A judge on Monday ordered Tesla to turn over documents concerning Elon Musk's compensation plan. Shareholders sued Tesla in 2018, arguing its board wronged investors by awarding Musk such a lucrative package. The judge told Tesla to turn over communications between Musk and its top lawyers ahead of the board's approval of the plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Delaware judge on Monday ordered lawyers representing Tesla's board of d...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Shareholder, Lawsuits, Delaware, Musk, Chang, Maron, Randall Chase, Executive Compensation, Tech Insider, CEO pay, Corporate Boards, Todd Maron


Vulnerabilities in Apple devices being actively exploited: report

Vulnerabilities in Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs are reportedly being actively exploited by hackers, the government's Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert NZ) warns. Read More Tauranga software startup LawVu inks deal with... [Author: [email protected]]
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Apple analyst predicts an 8-inch folding iPhone will arrive in 2023

Ming-Chi Kuo, the usually-reliable Apple analyst, is at it again with another prediction years in advance. According to Kuo, Apple may be planning to release its foldable iPhone in 2023. As reported by MacRumors, Kuo claims that the foldable iPhone might sport an “8-inch QHD+ flexible OLED display.” Kuo estimates that the company expects to sell 15-20 million folding units in 2023 “based on Apple’s requested capacity plan.” Interestingly, Kuo notes that he expects Apple will adopt a fancier “sil...
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Can SHE Do it?

Hidden Stash, a chestnut colt will be one of the longest shots – 50-1 – when the field of 20 is sent on their way today in what is known as the most exciting two minutes in sports:  The Kentucky Derby. If he were to win, Hidden Stash would be the newest member of the Mount Rushmore of improbable Derby winners.Here's what makes this race special.  Ms. Vicki Oliver is Stash's trainer and SHE has that chance to put her name into the thoroughbred record books. She is the 18th woman to saddle a hor...
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7 tax moves to make this May

Feeling adrift as the May 17 tax filing deadline approaches? Here are some tax moves to make this month that could serve as lifelines. May Day arrived over the weekend, but millions of taxpayers today are sending out filing mayday distress signals. The delayed May 17 Tax Day is just two weeks away. Two weeks, however, is plenty of time to get your taxes done. Or postpone them — at least the form filing part — for five more months. Those are the top two tasks on the following list of seven...
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Pool Owners Could Pay Double For Chlorine This Summer

(CNN) — Summer is around the corner, but anyone who is looking forward to a refreshing dip in the pool to cool off may be in for a big “shock.” A chlorine shortage may make it more difficult for pool owners to buy the sanitizing tabs. Chlorine supplies are running low due to a fire at a chemical plant in Louisiana last August that was damaged by Hurricane Laura. As a result, prices for tabs have skyrocketed. “A steep price increase is likely. The extent of the chlorine shortage is still unknown,...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Louisiana, Pools, Leslie, Ollie, Consumer, Chlorine, Chestnut Ridge NY, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Hurricane Laura, Michael Egeck, John Swygert


'No prenup': Enormous fortune on the line for shock Bill and Melinda Gates divorce

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda did not sign a prenuptial agreement to divide their fortune, which includes properties in five states, a private jet, an art collection and a fleet of luxury cars. LATEST: Bill and Melinda Gates... [Author: [email protected]]
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NASA offers tips on what to look out for in May’s night sky

NASA has just released its latest update on what stargazers should look out for in the night skies over the next four weeks.
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Paramount’s Tattooed Chef buying Mexican food producer for $35 million

Tattooed Chef, a plant-based food company based in Paramount, is looking to expand its offerings with the acquisition of two Albuquerque businesses that specialize in Mexican food. The company has entered into agreements to acquire New Mexico Food Distributors Inc. and Karsten Tortilla Factory LLC — collectively known as Foods of New Mexico — for $35 million in cash. The transactions, approved by Tattooed Chef’s board of directors, are expected to close early this month, pending regulatory appro...
Tags: Food, Business, News, Walmart, Sport, Soccer, Italy, New Mexico, Local News, Costco, Paramount, Albuquerque, Mexican Food, Stonegate, Top Stories LADN, New Mexico Food Distributors Inc


Cheapest MacBook Pro you’ve ever seen is at Dell Refurbished — save over $400!

While this refurbished laptop comes without an OS, there is little or nothing the MacBook Pro cannot handle.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Trends, Computing, Dell, Laptops, Laptop Deals, 15-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro deals, Dell 2021, Dell Refurbished, Dell Q2


FDA to authorize the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 12 to 15 as early as next week, The New York Times reports

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images The FDA is reportedly set to OK the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds by next week. Pfizer said in March that its vaccine was highly effective in a trial of over 2,000 adolescents. Nearly 150 million Americans had gotten at least one dose of a vaccine as of May 3, CDC data showed. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Food and Drug Administration is set to authorize the use of the Pfizer...
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FDA to authorize the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 12-15 as early as next week, The New York Times reports

vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be administered to front-line health care workers under an emergency use authorization at a drive up vaccination site from Renown Health in Reno, Nevada on December 17, 2020. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images The FDA is set to authorize the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 12-15 by next week, NYT reports. Pfizer announced in late March that their vaccine was highly effective in a trial of more than 2,...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reno Nevada, The Food and Drug Administration, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Pfizer Vaccine


Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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Former Senator Bill Nelson is officially NASA's new administrator. His goals: support climate research and put astronauts on the moon.

Former Senator Bill Nelson appears before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, April 21, 2021, in Washington DC. NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA officially has a new administrator: former Senator Bill Nelson was sworn in on Monday. In statements to Congress, Nelson didn't express plans to make any big changes at NASA. Nelson wants NASA to keep studying climate change and send astronauts to the moon. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has a new leader...
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Dominion is accusing Sidney Powell of promoting 'defamatory falsehoods' to attract money and fame

Sidney Powell participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Dominion is accusing attorney Sidney Powell of lying about the company to earn money and sell books. It made the argument in a court filing on Monday as part of a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit. Powell's lawyers argued her conspiracy theories were not meant to be taken as statements of fact. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sidney Powell doesn't think any "reasonabl...
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NYSE to loosen COVID restrictions on May 10

The New York Stock Exchange floor is grinding its way back into pre-pandemic form, Fox Business has learned. In an internal memo sent out this afternoon, NYSE management highlighted several new policies that are set to go into effect on Monday, May 10th including loosening restrictions for traders, journalists and other floor personnel who have been fully vaccinated. The move comes as COVID-19 has begun to recede, particularly in New York City, which only a year ago was the epicenter of the pand...
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Microchip shortage: Inside a factory racing to meet demand

Katie Silver tours a microchip factory in Singapore racing to meet demand amid a global shortage.
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Bill and Melinda Gates divorce: World's most expensive splits revealed

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced that they are to divorce after 27 years of marriage, with court documents revealing they didn't have a prenup in place.The 65-year-old Microsoft founder's wife filed the divorce documents... [Author: [email protected]]
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The best feel-good movies to stream on Netflix

If you're feeling down or in need of some good old-fashioned affirmation, Netflix has a fantastic lineup of the best feel-good movies that you can stream now!
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