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The Supreme Court declined to hear a case over whether a single use of the N-word can create a hostile work environment

In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo an American flag waves in front of the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court punted on a case over whether the Trump administration can exclude people in the country illegally from the count used for divvying up congressional seats. Patrick Semansky/AP The Supreme Court declined to hear a case about whether the single use of the N-word could create a hostile work environment. The case involved a former employee of a Texas h...
Tags: Harassment, Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Trends, Speed, Racism, Dallas, John F Kennedy, Capitol Hill, Trump, Hostile Work Environment, COLLIER, Robert Collier

Parler is back on the App Store with a 'PG' version that only cracks down on hate speech on Apple devices

This illustration picture shows social media application logo from Parler displayed on a smartphone with its website in the background. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images Parler returned to the App Store on Monday after it had been kicked off in January. On Apple devices any posts that are identified as hate speech will not be visible. The company's chief policy officer said it will be like a "PG" version of Parler. See more stories on Insider's business page. Parler returned to...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Politics, News, Trends, App Store, Hate Speech, The Washington Post, Free Speech, Amazon Web Services, Afp, Google Cloud, Tech Insider, Mark Meckler, Meckler

Trump would be allowed on celebrity video app Cameo if he wanted to join, the company's CEO said

Former President Donald Trump. Joe Raedle / Getty Images Celebrity video app Cameo would allow Trump to join its platform in the future, CEO Steven Galanis told Axios. "Trump has done nothing on our platform to violate our terms of service," Galanis said. The former president isn't on the platform. Trump is still suspended from Twitter and Facebook following the deadly siege on the US Capitol in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Hbo, Politics, Trends, Donald Trump, Trump, US Capitol, Tech Insider, Galanis, Axios Trump, Steven Galanis, Cameo app, Facebook s Oversight Board, Donald Trump Joe Raedle Getty, Capitol Attack

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to 6 felony counts and agrees to cooperate with prosecutors

Joel Greenberg as pictured on Seminole County's website. He served as a tax collector in the county before his indictment in 2020 Seminole County Former Florida tax official and Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleaded guilty to 6 counts on Monday. He appeared before a judge and pleaded guilty to sex-trafficking, wire fraud, identity theft, stalking, and conspiracy. Greenberg also agreed to cooperate fully with the government in any related cases. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Sex Trafficking, US, Trends, Gop, United States, New York Times, The Times, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Roger Stone, Orlando Florida, Greenberg

Franklin Graham says he thinks Trump might be in too poor health to run for president in 2024: 'The guy does not eat well'

Then-President Donald Trump with food from Domino's, McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King at the White House State Dining Room. Joyce Boghosian/The White House Rev. Franklin Graham told that a 2024 Trump presidential bid could "be a very tough thing to do." "You know the guy does not eat well," the evangelical leader and Trump ally told Axios. But he also said Trump has lost weight and has lots of energy, so "might be in good health and in good shape." See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Hbo, Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Speed, News UK, Graham, Donald Trump, Trump, Wendy, McDonald, Franklin Graham, Rev Franklin Graham, Axios, Sinead Baker

Palm Beach County prosecutor says Gov. Ron DeSantis can't stop Trump from getting extradited to New York if he's indicted

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) and President Trump are close political allies. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Palm Beach County's top prosecutor told CNN that Ron DeSantis can't block a possible Trump extradition, if he's indicted. DeSantis' "power to stop an extradition is really non-existent," State Attorney Dave Aronberg told CNN. Politico reported that Palm Beach is prepping for a possible extradition request from New York. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Politico, Trends, Atlanta, Cnn, Manhattan, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Palm Beach County, Capitol, Palm Beach, CNN Newsroom, Trump Organization

U.S. tax day arrives late with IRS behind on millions of returns

By Laura Davison | Bloomberg Monday brings a close to what tax advisers have dubbed the “never-ending tax season,” with the IRS scrambling to cope with repeated changes in law that offered just a foretaste of the challenges to come — with President Joe Biden pressing for a raft of higher levies and stepped-up audits. Since the start of the pandemic, Congress authorized three rounds of stimulus checks, temporary expansions to tax credits and deductions, and repeated rule changes on the treatment ...
Tags: Business, Politics, Taxes, News, Congress, California, White House, Bloomberg, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Biden, Irs, Brady, Internal Revenue Service, San Fernando

Blinken says he hasn't seen evidence to back up Israel's justification for bombing Gaza building that housed AP and Al Jazeera offices

Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Blinken said he hasn't seen evidence to back up Israel's bombing of a Gaza building housing AP and Al Jazeera offices. "I have not seen any information provided," Blinken said on Monday. Israel said Hamas operated out of the building, making it a legitimate target. See more stories on Insider's business page. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said he hasn't seen any evidence to bolster Israel's...
Tags: Politics, News, Israel, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Gaza, Denmark, Associated Press, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Al Jazeera, Gaza Strip, Israel-palestine

The Supreme Court agreed to take up a major abortion case that threatens to erode Roe v. Wade

In this Wednesday, March 4, 2020 file photo, abortion rights demonstrators rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. In a ruling Monday, April 13, 2020, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that medication abortions can go forward. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin File SCOTUS announced it will ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Scotus, Washington, US, America, Trends, Speed, Abortion, Fda, Jackson, Roe V Wade, US supreme court

The Supreme Court agreed to take up a major abortion case that threatens to erode of Roe v. Wade

In this Wednesday, March 4, 2020 file photo, abortion rights demonstrators rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, in which pills are taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic. In a ruling Monday, April 13, 2020, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that medication abortions can go forward. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin File The US Supreme Court on Mo...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Washington, Trends, Speed, Abortion, The Supreme Court, Dobbs, Casey, 5th U S Circuit Court of Appeals, Jackson Women s Health Organization, Connor Perrett

Liz Cheney hinted that Trump and Kevin McCarthy may have talked about setting their stories straight on the Capitol riot

Rep. Liz Cheney. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Fox's Chris Wallace suggested that Trump and McCarthy may have spoken about coordinating their stories on the Capitol riot. Rep. Cheney suggested that McCarthy was withholding information about his conversations with Trump. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership role last week for refusing to back Trump's election-fraud claims. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney has suggested that House Mi...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, House, News UK, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol

A Republican congressman who denied there was an insurrection and likened Capitol rioters to 'tourists' was photographed barricading the chamber doors against them

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., second from top left, and security barricade the door of the House chamber as rioters disrupt the joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Photo By Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A GOP lawmaker who claimed there was "no insurrection" on January 6 was photographed barricading the House during the siege. Rep. Andrew Clyde said the rioters on January 6 resembled a "normal tourist visit." But the...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Trump, Clyde, Capitol, Electoral College, Tom Williams, Andrew Clyde, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Thomas Colson, Grace Panetta, Capitol Riot

Matt Gaetz deflects accusations he paid for 'naughty favors,' says the corruption actually lies in legislative earmarks

Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images At an appearance in Ohio, Matt Gaetz tried to deflect allegations that he paid for sex with a minor. The beleaguered Florida lawmaker once again denied that he exchanged cash for "naughty favors." Instead, he called out earmarks - which are legal - for being corrupt acts of exchanging cash for favors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Controversial Florida lawmaker Matt Gaetz said on Saturday that allegations that he ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Sex Trafficking, Nbc News, Trends, Gop, Arizona, Ohio, Cleveland, Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, America First, Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Marjorie Taylor Greene

Netanyahu says military campaign will continue despite increasing calls for ceasefire as Israeli airstrikes killed 42 people in Gaza Sunday

People inspect the rubble of the Yazegi residential building that was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, in Gaza City, Sunday, May 16, 2021. AP Photo/Adel Hana Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said attacks against Hamas will continue at "full-force." Calls for a ceasefire have grown, including from the UN Secretary-General and a group of US senators. At least 42 people, including 10 children, were killed by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza on Sunday. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Politics, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Gaza, United Nations, Un, Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Cnbc, Israel-palestine, Security Council, Netanyahu, Gaza City

UK ‘faces labour shortage’ as Covid and Brexit fuel exodus of overseas workers

Experts say recovery at risk amid sharp fall in EU workers and dwindling interest in UK jobs from abroadBritain’s employers are struggling to hire staff as lockdown lifts amid an exodus of overseas workers caused by the Covid pandemic and Brexit, industry figures reveal.According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the recruitment firm Adecco, employers plan to hire at the fastest rate in eight years, led by the reopening of the hospitality and retail sectors as pa...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, England, Money, Wales, Economics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Retail industry, Work & careers, Foreign Policy, Brexit, Adecco

Rep. Liz Cheney says there's 'no question' that another attack similar to the January 6 riot could occur

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney says that an attack similar to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot could occur again. "We have to recognize how quickly things can unravel," she said. Cheney, who was ousted from House GOP leadership, has steadfastly rejected Trump's election claims. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming said on Sunday that there's "no question" that an attack similar...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, Abc, Washington, China, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Wyoming, House, Chinese communist party, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he would 'love to move on' from Trump, slams McCarthy for giving 'his leadership card' to the former president

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Rep. Kinzinger criticized Republicans who are giving contradictory opinions about Trump's influence. "You can't say he's the leader and then say we have to move on," he said. Kinzinger criticized GOP leader McCarthy for effectively handing over power to the former president. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Sunday criticized Republicans who have expressed a de...
Tags: Politics, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, North Korea, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Jeb, Trump

GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw says Trump's relationship with Republican Party is nuanced, as he isn't 'the devil,' but 'he's not Jesus either'

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Rep. Dan Crenshaw said that the GOP can't "excommunicate" former President Donald Trump. "I don't think Trump's the devil," he said. "I don't think he's Jesus, either." Crenshaw said that he wanted to move on from the "drama" surrounding Liz Cheney's ouster. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas on Sunday said the Republican Party can't...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Trends, Gop, Jesus, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump, Voldemort, Liz, Trump, Chuck Todd, CRENSHAW, House Republican Conference, Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney said she refuses to 'whitewash' the Capitol Riot, calling Republicans who do 'disgraceful and despicable'

Liz Cheney last week was ousted from her position as House Republican Conference Chair. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said she won't "whitewash" the events of the January 6 Capitol Riot. Cheney was ousted from her leadership position last week in the House GOP. "The notion that this was somehow a tourist event is disgraceful and despicable," she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday that she refused to be part ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, House, Michigan, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Clyde, Capitol, House Gop, Fred Upton, Jon Karl

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt ousted from Tulsa Race Massacre commission

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt. Alonzo Adams/AP Gov. Kevin Stitt on Friday was ousted from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission. Stitt said his role on the commission was "purely ceremonial" and criticized the move. The governor's removal comes on the heels of his support of legislation banning "critical race theory" in public schools. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma on Friday was ousted...
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7 most notorious and excessive Roman Emperors

Roman Emperors were known for their excesses and violent behavior. From Caligula to Elagabalus, the emperors exercised total power in the service of their often-strange desires.Most of these emperors met violent ends themselves.We rightfully complain about many of our politicians and leaders today, but historically speaking, humanity has seen much worse. Arguably no set of rulers has been as debauched, ingenious in their cruelty, and prone to excess as the Roman Emperors.While this list is certa...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Sex, Government, History, Rome, Innovation, Hercules, Jupiter, Alexandria, Philo, Roman, Nero, Suetonius, Seneca, Gaul

Arizona Republicans want to expand the controversial vote recount to all elections held in 2020

Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election on May 3, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Courtney Pedroza for the Washington Post The Arizona Senate is considering expanding its controversial audit of votes in Maricopa County. An audit of ballots in last year's presidential and US Senate elections was launched in April. Observers say the audit is shambolic and driven by conspiracy theories. See mor...
Tags: Politics, California, Cbs News, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House Of Representatives, Arizona, US Senate, Hobbs, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Bennet

Liz Cheney said more Republicans would've voted to impeach Trump but were in fear for their lives

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., conduct a news conference after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on September 23, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney said some GOP lawmakers feared the consequences of opposing Donald Trump. Cheney said some GOP voted not to impeach Trump not because they thought he was innocent but out of fear. Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position l...
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GOP election official in the Arizona county targeted by ballot recount called Trump 'unhinged' and said 'we can't indulge these insane lies'

Trump supports the Maricopa County audit, though Democrats and some Republicans have expressed concerns. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton GOP election official Stephen Richer called Trump "unhinged" over claims about the election. Richer leads the elections department in Maricopa County, where a GOP-backed recount is taking place. "We can't indulge these insane lies any longer. As a party. As a state. As a country," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Republican offi...
Tags: Politics, Cbs News, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, The New York Times, Election, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Phoenix, Arizona County, Boyer, Maricopa County, Tom Porter

'Donald Trump didn't need to sleep five hours a night': McCarthy says that Biden doesn't have the 'energy' of the former president

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office, which included (clockwise from left) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Kevin McCarthy said that President Biden doesn't have the "energy" of former President Trump. "Donald Trump didn...
Tags: Politics, New York, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, Republican Party, Biden

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee quietly signed a law that prohibits trans students and staff from using bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Tennesee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill that prohibits trans students and staff from using restrooms and changing rooms that match their gender. The bill requires that communal school bathrooms and lockers be limited to those of the same "biological sex" at birth. Schools must provide "reasonable accommodations" for students "unwilling or unable" to use the communal areas, according to the legislation. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Gop, Tennessee, House, Republican, Tennesee, Lee, Human Rights Campaign, Tennesse, Bill Lee, Alphonso David, Tennessee Gov Bill Lee, Connor Perrett

The Biden administration moved more than $2 billion earmarked for COVID measures to deal with the influx of migrants at the border

A Border Patrol temporary processing facility in Donna, Texas, for migrant children and families, pictured March 17, 2021. Jaime Rodriguez Sr/US Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs The Department of Health and Human Services moved more than $2 billion from COVID-related relief funds to help the situation at the border. At the southern border, there's been an influx of migrants seeking entrance into the country. US officials have struggled to respond to the surge. See...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Economy, Biden, Health And Human Services, Weber, Congressional, HHS, Office of Management and Budget, US Customs, Mark Weber, Jaime Rodriguez

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's 'offended' by House Republicans minimizing the Capitol riot

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), foreground, speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing as Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) listens. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Sen. Lisa Murkowski criticized House GOP efforts to downplay the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. "I'm offended by that," Murkowski told CNN. "This was not a peaceful protest." Murkowski said she would be open to backing an investigation examining the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski o...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Gop, Alaska, House, Arizona, Senate Appropriations Committee, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Pearl Harbor, Justice Department

Biden revokes Trump executive order for sculpture garden of 'American Heroes'

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden revoked Trump's executive order for a sculpture garden of "American Heroes." Trump felt that a garden would blunt attempts to "erase our heroes, values and entire way of life." Biden has issued a slew of executive orders since taking office in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday revoked several key executive orders issued by former President Donald Trump, notably the sculpture g...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Ronald Reagan, Amelia Earhart, Protests, Statues, Keystone Xl, Department Of Justice, Executive Order, Biden, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

White House says it 'communicated directly' to Israelis that safety of journalists in Gaza is 'paramount' after media building was bombed

A thick column of smoke rises from the Jala Tower as it is destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 15, 2021 Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images The White House has spoken with the Israeli government after its military destroyed a building that houses media outlets. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the White House told Israel that the safety of the media is of "paramount responsibility." The Israeli military executed an airstrike t...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Israel, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Gaza, Palestine, Associated Press, Hamas, Al Jazeera, Biden, Al Jazeera Media Network, Israel Israel, Jen Psaki

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