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Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the US president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images showed the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's 2018 summit with Putin in Helsinki was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva on Wednesda...
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Now it’s easier to show what your business offers on Google

When people search for your business on Google, it’s important to show up-to-date information and the details that make your business stand out — like what services you offer and when you're open. That’s why we’re constantly building tools that make it easier for you to update how your business appears to potential customers on Google Search and Maps. Last year, we added ways for you to change basic business information, message your customers and see detailed insights. And now, as we head into ...
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I flew on JetBlue's brand-new Airbus A220 and saw why it's the perfect plane to lead the airline into its next era

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to fly the Airbus A220, a next-generation aircraft to replace the airline's Embraer E190s. The 140-seat aircraft is configured in a unique 2-3 arrangement and gives flyers more seating choices based on preference. JetBlue plans to fly the aircraft across the country thanks to the aircraft's 3,400-nautical mile range and fuel efficiency. See more stories on Insider's b...
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Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBTQ companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Senate, Lgbt, US, Mike Malone, Trends, Legislation, ExxonMobil, Merck, Walmart, Arkansas, House, Retail, PAC


Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden shake hands at the Villa la Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of a US-Russia summit on June 16, 2021. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dark tone following his private discussions with Biden. He called talks "productive" but laid full blame for the adversarial US-Russian relationship on the US. "There's no happiness in life," Putin said. "There's only a mirage on the horizon." See m...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Kremlin, Biden, Black Lives Matter, Alexei Navalny, KGB


Putin justifies imprisoning Navalny by demonizing the Black Lives Matter movement

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin told the foreign press that Black Lives Matter and Jan. 6th are reasons why he cracks down on dissent. Russian President Vladimir Putin justified his authoritarian tactics on Wednesday. ABC News reporter Rachel Scott asked him why his opponents end up dead or in prison. Putin cited Black Lives Matter and the Capitol riot as reasons why he cracks down on dissent. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wedn...
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10 Democrats and 10 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal, but nobody knows what's in it

President Joe Biden unveils part of his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on March 31. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Ten Republican senators and ten Democrats issued a statement saying they support a bipartisan infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of ten Republican and ten Democratic Senators announced on Wednesday that they supported a bipartisan proposal for the infrastructure spending package.Sens. Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Chri...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Infrastructure, Democrats, Republican, Bipartisan, Pittsburgh, JIM WATSON, Todd Young, Breaking, Check, Democratic Senators, Grace Segers


Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBT companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Senate, Lgbt, US, Mike Malone, Trends, Legislation, ExxonMobil, Merck, Walmart, Arkansas, House, Retail, PAC


Putin says Biden is of 'sound mind,' walking back on Russian disinformation about the president's mental acuity

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Joe Biden during the US-Russia Summit 2021 at the La Grange Villa on June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland.. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin backtracked on Russian propaganda about Biden's mental health. The Russian leader said Biden is "of sound mind and should be taken seriously." Russian state news previously pushed disinformation that Biden was not mental well. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President ...
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10 Democrats and 11 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal, but nobody knows what's in it

President Joe Biden unveils part of his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on March 31. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Eleven Republican senators and ten Democrats issued a statement saying they support a bipartisan infrastructure package. That figure of Republicans could be enough for the skinny plan to clear the chamber, but some Democrats are already against it. Details on the bipartisan framework have been scarce. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of eleven Republica...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Infrastructure, Democrats, Republican, Bipartisan, Pittsburgh, Chuck Schumer, Todd Young, Jerry Moran, Breaking, Democratic Senators


The 4 best whitening toothpastes of 2021, according to dentists

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Whitening toothpaste helps remove surface stains from teeth. We spoke to 4 dentists on what to look for in a whitening toothpaste that won't hurt your teeth or gums. Our top choice, Colgate Total SF, is effective, ADA-approved, and budget-friendly. Whether you're a coffee addict, ex-smoker, or just want to polish your smile a little brighter, virtually everyone wants whiter teeth. There are all kinds of intensive options available, from whitening strip...
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CureVac's COVID-19 shot just failed in a large trial, a major setback for the Gates-backed biotech

An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert CureVac's experimental COVID-19 vaccine failed in a pivotal clinical study, the biotech said Wednesday. It's the first late-stage study to flop, with CureVac's vaccine showing 47% effectiveness. The German biotech saw its stock price drop by more than 50% in post-market trading. See more stories on Insider's business page. A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the German biotech CureVac f...
Tags: Health, Science, Trends, Healthcare, Vaccine, Biotech, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, CureVac, Andrew Dunn, Coronavirus, COVID, Dispensed, Andreas Gebert, Franz Werner Haas


The best indoor herb gardens in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Indoor herb gardens make for delicious meals year-round. The best options are easy to set up and have successful seed growth, even if you don't have gardening experience. Our top pick by Click and Grow allows for year-round growth and automatically feeds your plants. Herbs enhance the flavor of any meal, but it's too easy to run out of a particular herb once you've already started preparing dinner. Buying an entire bundle of parsley at the store do...
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The 6 best places to shop for bean bag chairs in 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Moon Pod A cozy bean bag chair can be a great addition to any children's room, dorm room, or game room. The best bean bag chairs are filled with soft materials and can support multiple seating positions. We recommend shopping with these six brands for comfortable bean bag chairs. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky When many of us think of bean bag chairs, we think of the uncomfortably flat, outdate...
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Falling lumber prices show inflation will be temporary - and used car prices will soon follow suit, Fed's Powell says

A Lowe's employee stocks lumber inside the home improvement store in New York. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Fed chair Powell said declining lumber prices indicate that inflationary pressures will be temporary. He also said that used car prices will soon follow in lumbers path. Lumber prices have fallen more than 43% since May's record high of over $1,700 per thousand board feet. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Fed chair Jerome Powell said fal...
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The best laptop deals we expect for Amazon Prime Day 2021 including some early discounts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2021 is right around the corner, and we're expecting to see some significant deals on laptops. The annual shopping holiday will take place on June 21 and 22, making it a great opportunity to snag a new laptop, whether it's for school, work, or even gaming.Last year, we saw deals on laptops from Apple, Leno...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Deals, Trends, Walmart, Hp, Amazon Prime, Os, Tech Deals, Live, Ram, Dell, MSI, MacBook Air


Elon Musk hits back at Kraken CEO's claim that bitcoin is greener than people say - renewing his criticism of the cryptocurrency

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is hugely influential in the crypto world. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Elon Musk hit back at Kraken CEO Jesse Powell, who said bitcoin is greener than people think. Musk questioned where Powell was getting his data, reviving an argument in the bitcoin community. Tesla isn't taking bitcoin payments, but said it will resume them when mining gets greener. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk has hit back at the chief executive...
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The 5 best bathrobes for men in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Bathrobes are indispensable year-round. From linen to flannel, here are our favorites. Parachute's Classic Robe is our top choice because it's absorbent, well-made, and luxuriously soft. We also like options from Alexander Del Rossa, LilySilk, Cashmere Boutique, and Latuza. I must admit that, for a semester or two in college, I was often to be seen wandering around the halls of the dorm and even at times plying the streets of Boston wearing a bathrobe....
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The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines for COVID-19 and other viruses with "pandemic potential.""New antivirals that prevent serious COVID-19 illness and death, especially oral drugs that could be taken at home early in the course of disease, would be powerful tools for battling the pandemic and saving lives," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the...
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Gov. Abbott says Texas will spend $250 million to build its own border wall where the Trump administration was trying to build one

Getty Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state is spending $250 million to start funding a border wall at the state's border with Mexico. On Wednesday, the state opened a website for Texans to donate to help fund the wall. Abbott also demanded Biden return land taken by the Trump administration to build its own border wall. See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state is funding a $250 million down payment to help pay for its own border wall at ...
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The red-hot housing market is leaving people of color behind. JPMorgan is pushing for new rules to fight 'appraisal bias' in real estate

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. World headquarters are pictured on April 17, 2019 in New York City. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images JPMorgan announced a list of new policies aimed at fighting racial biases in the housing market. The bank says it wants to bring "equitable access to affordable housing" and "economic opportunity for renters and homeowners." Just last month a Black homeowner from Indianapolis got appraised $100,000 more for her home when her white friend stood in for her. S...
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The best early Amazon Prime Day deals happening now, including discounts on Apple AirPods Max, Audible, and Echo Dot

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Prime Day 2021 takes place next week on June 21 and 22, but there are several early deals and offers available now. Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon Prime Day 2021 is a huge savings event with deals rivaling Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It takes place next week on June 21 and 22, but there are several early deals and offers available now. Amazon Prime Day 2021 is in a few shor...
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Paul Gosar's brothers called the lawmaker's comments about the Capitol riots 'despicable' and said he was a 'pathological liar'

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on February 27, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Paul Gosar's brothers appeared on CNN on Thursday morning to talk about the lawmaker's Capitol riot comments. Rep. Gosar had said Ashli Babbitt was "executed" by a Capitol police officer. His brothers called the comment "despicable" and called Gosar a "snake oil salesman." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Paul Gosar's brot...
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Meme-stock momentum has withered after retail traders drove a 3-week rally in AMC, BlackBerry, and other Reddit favorites

Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Meme stocks are losing steam after a three-week rally that mirrored the frenzy of activity seen earlier this year. Some of the most popular stocks have dropped 17% in the past week, Vanda Research said. "Retail investors will rush to the exit unless there's an immediate rally," the analysts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Meme-stock momentum is fadin...
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These are the Most Popular Songs to Code To

Music has long been shown to boost both cognitive performance and productivity. With more and more people working from home, listening to music can help combat loneliness, increase happiness and wellbeing, and provoke analytical thinking. Certain jobs and professions are more suited to background music than others. One such profession is coding, which requires high levels of analytical and problem-solving skills. Music to Code To KO2, providers of recruitment solutions for electronics and emb...
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Hog futures in China tumble to record low amid fears of pork oversupply

Pigs are seen in a pen on the outskirts of Beijing, 27 April 2007. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Hog futures in China tumbled to record lows amid fears of pork oversupply, the Financial Times reported. The slide comes after authorities encouraged farmers to stock up on pork reserves after outbreaks of swine fever. China, the world's top pork producer, has been having trouble with steadying its highly cyclical pork prices since 2018. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Th...
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Cops summon Twitter India’s head over violent video dispute

Indian cops have sent a notice to Twitter India’s managing director, Manish Maheshwari, to appear before them. Just east of the capital, police based in the relatively small city of Ghaziabad, have asked him to show up, and record a statement regarding an ongoing case of a viral video. Earlier this week, the city’s police force filed a case against Twitter, journalists Mohammed Zubair and Rana Ayyub, and online media entity The Wire, for allegedly provoking communal tension through tweets. Said ...
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now also the company's chair, becoming the first person since Bill Gates to hold both roles at the same time

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may be on a "the M&A warpath" analysts say. Insider asked analysts which companies and startups might be next. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Microsoft's board elected CEO Satya Nadella to be the company's chair on Wednesday. The last person to hold both positions at the same time was Bill Gates in 2000. Nadella has recently tried to distance himself from Gates' leadership style. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft's board elected S...
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The out-of-office message you need if your company finally caught up with the times and gave you Juneteenth off

Elected officials, community leaders, youth, and drum and marching bands take part in the second-annual Juneteenth Parade in Philadelphia, PA, on June 22, 2019 in the week that Juneteenth was declared an official state holiday by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Getty Images Insider is taking Juneteenth observed off tomorrow. I wrote an out-of-office message to educate people and let them know I won't be checking email. Juneteenth recognizes the end of slavery...
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The 8 best hotels in Montauk, including overhauled motels, design-forward boutique properties, and upscale beach resorts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. PhotoAlto/Jerome Gorin / Getty Images Set at the easternmost tip of Long Island, Montauk is a little beach town with a big reputation. It's known for world-class surf breaks, deep-sea fishing, gorgeous beaches, and its distinct style. We found the best hotels in Montauk, from overhauled motels to upscale beach resorts. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A dozen years ago when my husband and I were...
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