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Members are quitting Mar-a-Lago because it has become a 'sad' and 'dispirited' place since Trump moved in, author says

Mar-a-Lago has become a 'sad place' since Trump moved in, author Laurence Leamer claims Getty Images Trump's Mar-a-Lago golf resort has become a 'sad place' since he moved in, an expert on the resort told MSNBC. Members are quitting and want nothing to do with Trump, Laurence Leamer told the cable channel. Previous reports said that Trump's Florida neighbors have taken legal action to stop him from taking up residence. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Pres...
Tags: Travel, Post, Florida, Politics, Trends, News UK, Msnbc, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Palm Beach, US Secret Service, Mar-a-lago, Laurence Leamer, Getty Images Trump, Leamer


Man who punched cop during Capitol riot has brother in Secret Service who is friends with Michelle Obama, the Huffington Post has revealed

Capitol police in riot gear guard as supporters of Donald Trump try to open a door of the US Capitol in Washington DC. Jose Luis Magana/AP Photos Son of police officer who punched cop during Capitol riots has brother in the Secret Service. Scott Kevin Fairlamb, 43, of Stockholm, New Jersey, was arrested on five charges on January 22. Preston Fairlamb III led Michelle Obama's service detail while she was First Lady. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The son of a police off...
Tags: News, Obama, Trends, Washington Dc, New Jersey, News UK, Michelle Obama, Secret Service, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, MMA, Huffington Post, Capitol, Newsweek, TRENTON New Jersey, Phil Murphy


The Legitimacy of Loss

All day, every day, I talk with leaders about the challenges they're facing, and over the past ten months a series of themes have emerged in these conversations. At first there was a tremendous amount of uncertainty: Were we facing a modern-day plague, or were such concerns completely overblown? When it turned out to be a serious pandemic, there was initially a degree of chaos and overwhelm, and then a sense of resolve as people responded to the crisis and rose to the occasion. Still later cam...
Tags: Motivation, Europe, Leadership, Atlantic, United States, Edbatista, Self-Coaching, Peter Turchin, Turchin, Sage Cohen, Jim Choate


Elon Musk escalated his feud with Mark Zuckerberg following the riots at the Capitol. Here are 11 other rivalries that have formed between some of the world's most high-powered tech leaders.

Elon Musk, left, and Mark Zuckerberg. Susan Walsh/AP; Erin Scott/Reuters While there are many close friendships among tech CEOs in Silicon Valley, there are also plenty of feuds. Some appear to be friendly rivalries, like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. Others are more contentious: Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have been openly feuding for years.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Silicon Valley is a breeding ground f...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Cook, Jobs, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Washington, Time, US, San Francisco


SpaceX scrubs Saturday's launch of 143 satellites, saying it would try again Sunday

REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/Yichuan Cao/Getty Images SpaceX said on Saturday it scrubbed its launch of 143 satellites.  "Due to unfavorable weather, we are standing down from today's launch," Elon Musk's company said on Twitter. The launch is now scheduled for Sunday, January 24, at 10 a.m. on the East Coast, the company said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk's SpaceX on Saturday said it had scrubbed its plan to launch a rocket with 143 satellites and other ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, India, Trends, Launch, Rockets, East Coast, Falcon, StarLink, Tech Insider, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK


REVIEW: The new Land Rover Defender turns an iconic nameplate into a smooth and modern off-road SUV

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 SE. Kristen Lee Classic Land Rover Defenders are quite rare and have gained a cult following in the US. The 2020 Land Rover Defender is the first new Defender to be sold here from the factory since 1997. Base MSRP of the Defender is $46,100. After options, my loaner came to $72,780 MSRP. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since a new Land Rover Defender arrived on US shores. But for the first time since ...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Porsche, Autos, Rover, Toyota, Bmw, Land Rover, Honda, SUVs, Land Rover Defender, Ford Bronco, Goldilocks, Defender, Wagen


Job stress drove me to congestive heart failure at age 34. As I got better, here are 3 things I did to revive my small business while protecting my health.

Shannon Hennig. Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig is a small business owner and health and wellness marketing expert. In September 2020, she was suddenly hospitalized with a diagnosis of congenital heart failure and had to take time off from running her business. As she eased back into work, began health treatment, and continued homeschooling her young son, Hennig learned to set boundaries to safeguard her physical and mental health. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In Sept...
Tags: Health, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Nordic, Working Moms, Heart Failure, Small Business Owners, Hennig, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Shannon Hennig, Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig, OpenInk Solutions


Biden will reportedly lift transgender military ban enacted under Trump administration

Activists hold a rally at the Capitol April 10, 2019 in Washington, DC to protest rally the Trump administration's restrictions on transgender military service. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden is set to lift the ban on transgender people serving in the military, as part of his objective to expand nondiscrimination protections against LGBTQ individuals. Biden was waiting to sign an executive order to lift the restrictions until after his pick for defense secretary wa...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Austin, Washington Dc, Army, Biden, Donald Trump, Journal, Trump, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand, Lloyd Austin


Millions of Americans have been out of work for more than 6 months - these 2 charts break down who the long-term unemployed are

People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort Reuters About 3.9 million Americans were long-term unemployed, or out of work for at least 27 weeks, in December. noted in a recent analysis that "many unemployed people have been out of work for most of the COVID-19 crisis." Among demographic groups reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hispanic or Latino men and women had the largest differences in long-term unempl...
Tags: US, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment, Biden, PPP, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Long-term Unemployment, NWLC, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Coronavirus Recovery, BI Graphics, Madison Hoff


What you need to know on the markets this week: Biden's spending plans, bitcoin's blues and an unloved dollar vye with the first Fed meeting and a look at US GDP

President Biden's Twitter page. He wasted no time in revealing his spending plans. Nur Photo/Getty Images Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president and wasted no time in unveiling his spending plans. Stocks hit record highs thanks to the prospect of $1.9 trillion in stimulus, but bitcoin has tumbled. Investors will get a first look at 4th quarter US GDP and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, UK, New York, Microsoft, Washington, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Bitcoin, Atlantic, United States, Italy


Rep. Madison Cawthorn, who sought to overturn Biden's win, admits that the election 'was not fraudulent' on CNN

CNN's Pamela Brown, left, interviews Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina. Screenshot/CNN GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn's longstanding claims of voter fraud collapsed on Saturday. Cawthorn maintained that he contested the election "to hold up the Constitution." When pressed by CNN's Pamela Brown to cite specific cases of fraud, Cawthorn was unable to do so. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina came into office pledging to contes...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Arizona, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Biden, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Madison, Trump, Brown


Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's former press secretary, is running for governor of Arkansas

Press briefing by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (aka Sarah Huckabee Sanders) in the White House Press Briefing Room on July 23, 2018. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sarah Huckabee Sanders is running for governor of Arkansas. She served as Trump's White House press secretary from 2017 to 2019. She plans to announce her candidacy in a video on Monday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a former press secretary ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Gop, Arkansas, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, Trump, Sanders, Governor, Tim Griffin, Asa Hutchinson, Trump Sanders


Norwegian Cruise Line will require crew members to get the COVID-19 vaccine before boarding as sailings continue to be pushed back

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky ship. Alan Diaz/Associated Press Norwegian Cruise Line and its Regent Seven Seas Cruises will require crew members to get the vaccine. UK cruise line Saga recently announced it would require all passengers to receive the vaccine. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Norwegian Cruise Line and its Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand will be asking all of its crew members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine prior to boarding, the cruise compani...
Tags: UK, Cdc, US, Trends, Cruise, Carnival, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Oceania, Holland America, Barron, Patrick Scholes, Alan Diaz, Brittany Chang, Healthy Sail Panel, Truist Securities


Chipotle is running its first-ever Super Bowl ad after a strong year that defied expectations

Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle will launch its first-ever Super Bowl commercial during the game's second quarter. The 60-second advertisement poses the question "Can a Burrito Change the World?" Chipotle's resilience and ability to adapt throughout the pandemic has allowed its business to boom. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. This year, Chipotle will launch its first-ever Super Bowl commercial during the second quarter of the game.The 60-second ad is titled "Can a Bur...
Tags: News, Advertising, Sports, Trends, Fast Food, Retail, Super Bowl, Mcdonalds, Chipotle, Wall Street Journal, Wedbush, National Young Farmers Coalition, Chris Brandt, Grace Kay, Chipotle Mexican Grill Chipotle, CNBC Food


Fashion’s future is bricks and clicks

Lockdown forced reluctant South African clothing retail stores online: although foot traffic in brick-and-mortar stores remains important in a mall culture like ours, the secret to success is innovation The post Fashion’s future is bricks and clicks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Fashion, Paul Simon, United Kingdom, Retail, Cape Town, Egg, Lockdown, Top Six, Foschini, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Shingai Nyagweta, Truworths, Young Designers Emporium


Romney says that Trump impeachment trial is 'constitutional' and needed 'for accountability, truth, and justice'

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah). Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney says that a Senate impeachment trial held after Trump's departure is constitutional. The House impeached Trump for "incitement of insurrection" for his role in the Capitol riots. Romney voted to convict Trump of abuse of power in the former president's first impeachment trial. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sen. Mitt Romney did not reveal if he would vote to convict former Presi...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Senate, Trends, Ukraine, Gop, House, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Chris Wallace, Romney, Senate Republicans


5 people died in the Capitol insurrection. Experts say it could have been so much worse.

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Five people died in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, including a Capitol Police officer.  But experts told Insider that the insurrection could have been much deadlier.  Experts said that swift thinking to bring Congress members and staff to safety likely saved lives.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One hundred f...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Crime, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Paypal, Getty Images, Fbi, House, House Of Representatives


World Economic Forum chief Klaus Schwab: What Biden means for capitalism, how the pandemic has changed the CEO job, and what the workforce of the future will look like

German Klaus Schwab, founder and president of the World Economic Forum, WEF, speaks during a press conference in Cologny near Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP Insider spoke with Klaus Schwab, founder and executive director of the World Economic Forum and author of the book "Stakeholder Capitalism."  Schwab said a Biden-Harris administration is the "final boost" for the world economy to stakeholder capitalism.  Stakeholder capit...
Tags: Singapore, US, Trends, Tesla, Ap, New Zealand, Biden, ESG, Wef, Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland, World Economic Forum WEF, Geneva Switzerland, ICT, Schwab


'You shouldn't be calling yourself a Ranger': Tom Cotton's military service is under scrutiny from a fellow Army veteran in Congress

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas. ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Tom Cotton's past characterization of his military service is drawing scrutiny from critics. A recent Salon report resurfaced a longtime debate over military titles. Democratic Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado, a US Army veteran, took note of the debate said that the "truth matters." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Sen. Tom Cotton's characterization of his military serv...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Iraq, US, Sports, Trends, Cotton, Afghanistan, Arkansas, Army, US Army, Tom Cotton, Crow, 101st Airborne, Ranger School


Astrophysicists find unique "hot Jupiter" planet without clouds

Astronomers from Harvard and Smithsonian find a very rare "hot Jupiter" exoplanet without clouds or haze.Such planets were formed differently from others and offer unique research opportunities.Only one other such exoplanet was found previously. Astronomers detected a first of its kind hot Jupiter-like planet without clouds or haze. Such p lanets are very rare, with only one exoplanet with a clear atmosphere previously found – that one classified as a "hot Saturn". The "hot Jupiter" exoplanet...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Earth, Harvard, Innovation, Universe, Smithsonian, Planets, Jupiter, Astrophysics, Cosmos, Alam, Center For Astrophysics, Munazza Alam, James Web Space Telescope


Thousands of members of the National Guard will remain stationed in DC during Trump's impeachment trial

Members of the National Guard are given weapons before Democrats begin debating one article of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2021 Joshua Roberts/Reuters About 5,000 members of the National Guard will remain stationed in DC through Trump's impeachment trial. The trial is set to begin in early February, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. Members of the National Guard were stationed in DC after the insurrection at...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington, Senate, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Washington Dc, Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters


A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania was instrumental in Trump's plan to shake up the Justice Department and overturn the election

Th House Homeland Security Committee's Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry (R-PA) holds a hearing about the possibility of transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees out of Cuba and into the United States on Capitol Hill April 28, 2016. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A little-known GOP congressman from Pennsylvania helped former President Donald Trump with a plan to oust the acting attorney general in an effort to overturn the election, reported. Republi...
Tags: Politics, Guantanamo Bay, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Fraud, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Ted Cruz, The Times, Capitol Hill


The bull case for bitcoin, straight from a crypto whale

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Investing stories from deputy editor Joe Ciolli. Please subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every week. R.Tsubin/Getty Images Hello and welcome to Insider Investing. I'm Joe Ciolli, and I'll be shepherding you through what to expect in markets in the coming weeks, while also featuring some of Insider's best work on the subject.Regular readers may notice that this newsletter has moved from its previous slot early in the wee...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, US, America, Trends, Investing, Markets, Tesla, Bloomberg, Netflix, Alibaba, Stocks, Stock Market, Goldman, Morningstar, MicroStrategy


How to watch UFC 257: Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for a PPV match on ESPN+ tonight

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Conor McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier in their 2014 meeting at UFC 178. Josh Hedges/ Zuffa LLC/ Getty Images Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will face off in the main event of UFC 257 tonight.McGregor beat Poirier in 2014 when they were both featherweights.The main card PPV starts at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+; it costs $69.99 on top of an ESPN+ subscription.See also: All your questions answered about E...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Ufc, Espn, Conor Mcgregor, McGregor, ABU DHABI United Arab Emirates, Poirier, Steven Cohen, Julianna Pena, Yas Island, Donald Cerrone, Michael Chandler, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nurmagomedov, Dan Hooker


How to send the right credibility signals in order to shape people's perceptions of you and your work, according to a 'hype' expert

The real world - especially when it comes to human behavior - is messy, and this is uncomfortable for many people. Westend61/Getty Images The following is an excerpt from "The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World's Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers." In it, author Michael F. Schein writes that people are uncomfortable with the natural messiness of human behavior and will pay a lot to feel as if they have a...
Tags: Opinion, America, Trends, Strategy, Taylor, Excerpt, Newton, Book Excerpt, Citrix, HBS, Harvard Business School, McGraw Hill, Michael Schein, Matthew Stewart, Frederick Winslow Taylor, Chestnut Hill Pennsylvania


The ABC’s of Google Ads Mistakes, Part 2: Broad Keywords

The first time you open up the Google Ads console, you might be left thinking that you’ll need a degree in rocket science to use it. With so many options to choose from, it can be challenging to know where to even start. As with everything else, the best place to start where Google Ads is concerned is at the beginning. With Google Ads, “the beginning” means the ABCs, which are: A – Automation B – Broad Keywords C – Conversion Tracking These are essential to get right, whether you are a novi...
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Inside GameStop's chaotic week in the stock market, which saw Reddit day-traders revolt against a renowned short-seller and send shares spiking

Getty Images / Corbis News GameStop's stock began the week by spiking on a board-of-directors shake-up.That price action eventually exploded into an all-out battle between online day-traders and short-sellers decrying the share gains.Those short-sellers - including the renowned Citron Research - argued prices will crash soon. But Reddit traders had other ideas as they bid the stock up to levels that triggered a halt in trading.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Ope...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Joe Biden, Reddit, Amd, Retailers, New York Stock Exchange, Hertz, Goldman, Gamestop, Blackrock, Short Sellers, Short Selling


Goldman Sachs just tapped 2 people to lead a new consumer and wealth strategy team- see the full memo

Goldman's Stephanie Cohen, co-head of the firm's consumer and wealth group Michael Cohen/Getty Images Hello readers, Happy Saturday, and welcome to Insider Finance. Here's a rundown of the must-know stories from the past week:Goldman Sachs taps Jemma Wolfe and Stephan Lambert to lead a new consumer and wealth strategy team- see the full memoMerrill Lynch's pipeline for thousands of new advisors is in limboCarlyle has been on a hiring spree in creditBloomberg's $100 million alt-data ...
Tags: America, Trends, Bloomberg, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Getty, Goldman, Blackstone, Bain Capital, General Atlantic, James Gorman, Lynch, Brian Moynihan, Carlyle Group, Carlyle, South China Morning Post


Trump burrowed at least 26 political appointees into career jobs, making them harder for the Biden administration to fire

Getty Trump burrowed at least 26 political appointees into career jobs during his last year in office. Their appointments to civil servant positions make it harder for Biden's administration to fire them. At least nine more Trump appointments are awaiting review. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump appointed 26 political appointees into career civilian positions, with at least nine more appointments awaiting review, The Washington Post reported. Thei...
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SpaceX breaks India’s record by launching 143 satellites on a single rocket

SpaceX created a unique world record of launching 143 satellites on a single vehicle on Sunday night. The firm broke the record previously held by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which launched 104 satellites in 2017.  The US-based space company launched 143 satellites through its Falcon 9 rocket. The rocket took off at 10AT EST on Sunday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The launch was originally slotted for the previous day, but there was a delay because of...
Tags: Startups, Space, Spacex, Florida, India, US, Netflix, Finland, Falcon, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station



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