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Lame duck pardons turkey: Trump confronts reality at muted Thanksgiving event

At a much diminished White House ceremony, the president seemed to realise that his star has already begun to waneIt was a sad spectacle. Here was an ageing comic confronted by a shrinking audience, his jokes landing with a thud, his star beginning to fade.Donald Trump suddenly finds himself where he has never been: a secondary story, overshadowed by Joe Biden, dominating the news cycle no more. Continue reading...
Tags: Thanksgiving, White House, Life and style, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump


Prep talk: 'yindies' revive 80s Wall Street look for generation Z

Ironic take on corporate attire reboots yuppie look in age of The Crown and new Gossip GirlIn the ultimate moment of fashion revival, the 80s yuppie look is back – but with a difference. The “yindies” (young ironic nostalgic dresser), is bringing back the suited, Wall Street look but with a touch of knowing self-reference and elements of preppy style too.The first cast photograph of the new Gossip Girl reboot, the current season of The Crown, which features Diana Spencer’s 1980s Sloane Ranger ch...
Tags: Fashion, Wall Street, Life and style, UK News, World news, Culture, Television & radio, Monarchy, Diana, Princess of Wales, Donald Trump, Sloane Ranger, Sarah Cooper, The Crown, Diana Spencer


How Rudy Giuliani went from a respected federal prosecutor and beloved NYC mayor to Trump's bag man

Rudy Giuliani. J Pat Carter/AP Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, has been at the forefront of the administration's response to several controversies and legal issues. Giuliani was once the widely hailed mayor of America's largest city who lead the country through national tragedy. Recently, Giuliani became a key player in Trump's impeachment inquiry, found himself under federal investigation, and has represented the Trump campaign's unsubstantiated efforts to overturn the r...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Nbc, Washington, Life, New York City, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cnn, Features, House


How Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a six-term Senator, VP, and now the President-elect

Joe Biden has long straddled the line between presenting himself as an accomplished, career politician and a cool, down-to-earth dad. Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden turns 78 years old on Friday, November 20.  Biden, who served as US senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009 and then former President Obama's vice-president from 2009 to 2017, ran for president three times before winning the Democratic nomination. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on November 20, 1942, to a us...
Tags: Politics, England, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Obama, Congress, California, Washington Post, Life, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, Barack Obama


Donald Trump's latest endeavor? Asking his supporters to pay his debts

The outgoing president has two ‘election defense funds’ – but the small print shows donations will go towards paying off debtDonald Trump has set up a retirement GoFundMe. Well, not exactly – he doesn’t call it a retirement GoFundMe, but his “election defense fund”. Related: 'Make America rake again': Four Seasons Total Landscaping cashes in on Trump fiasco Continue reading...
Tags: Life and style, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, US elections 2020


Is the Republican Brand Dying?

There’s a lot of talk about how supporting Trump may take down the Republican party. Perhaps that remains to be seen, but I wanted to do a little test within my own mind to see what I associate to each of these terms today, at least from a branding perspective. I was curious how the past four years may have influenced what I associate with the word Republican. Before Trump came onto the political scene, I tended to regard Republicans as mostly harmless but also patriotic, religious, and moral...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Careers, Values, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Steve, Trump, Biden Biden, Enron Weinstein Monsanto, Susie Lee DemocratDan Rodimer


Why It Had to Be Biden

The cover of this week’s Economist, that British bastion of business, intelligence, culture and policy, has a ragged, torn US flag flying over a government building. Above the flag is this lead: “Why it has to be Joe Biden.” In three articles, the magazine makes a strong case for Biden for the American voter. The subtitle of the first article summarizes their case: Donald Trump has desecrated America’s values. Joe Biden offers the prospect of repair and renewal. Though, happily, Joe Biden has wo...
Tags: China, Africa, Israel, US, Careers, America, Joe Biden, Iran, United States, Nato, Ben Franklin, United Nations, Congo, State Department, John Kerry, Biden


27 photos of some of the most adorable dogs to live in the White House

President Barack Obama and his dog Bo were very close. Getty Dogs are the most popular pet for a president to have during his time in the White House. President Donald Trump broke the presidential tradition when he didn't bring a dog into the White House, saying after two years in office that he would feel "a little phony doing so." President-elect Joe Biden is poised to reset the tradition of dogs in the Executive Mansion with his two German shepherds, one of whom would be the first shelt...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Dogs, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Bbc, Features, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan


Sensitivity to Lying

Some people have a high tolerance for lying and falsehood. They can hang out around others who frequently share false information, deliberately or from ignorance, and it doesn’t seem to bother them. Either they don’t notice the falsehoods, or they aren’t much affected when they do notice. I’m not one of those people. I used to be though. When I was younger I could hang around people who spewed nonsense left and right and be okay with it. That’s basically how I grew up, being taught lots of fa...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Usa, Relationships, Careers, Emotions, Donald Trump, Steve, Erin, Trump, Angela Stokes, Rachelle, Ron Lewison


Vice President-elect Kamala Harris comes from a family of lawyers and Stanford graduates. Meet the family.

Kamala Harris with her husband and niece's daughter. Mason Trinca/Getty Images Kamala Harris made history last week when she and Joe Biden became the projected winners of the 2020 US presidential election. Born to immigrant parents from Jamaica and India, Harris is the first Black woman and the first Indian American woman to appear on a Democratic ticket and to become the vice persident-elect. We took a look at Harris' extended family, which has five lawyers and several Stanford gradua...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Obama, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Stanford, Senate, India, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles


Gap’s Election-Themed Hoodie Fails to Soothe Anxious Americans

Following an inconclusive night of election results, Americans woke this morning to prolonged uncertainty as officials continue to count ballots in several U.S. states where President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden remain neck-and-neck in the race for the White House. Throughout Tuesday and today, most brands chose to stay quiet on the...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, White House, Advertising, Joe Biden, Donald Trump


The life of Dana Perino: the rare Fox News anchor who's worried about being boring

Dana Perino at Fox News Channel Studios on July 31, 2018 in New York. John Lamparski/Getty Dana Perino, 48, is the host of Fox News' "The Daily Briefing," a commentator on the "The Five," and co-host of the Fox podcast "I'll Tell You What." At age six, Perino told her family that she would one day work in the White House. She studied journalism at graduate school, but after refusing to interview the mother of a murdered 2-year-old child, she decided the profession wasn't for her. Perino tr...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Post, Politics, England, New York, Isis, Texas, News, Obama, Abc, California, Washington Post, Glenn Beck, Washington, Scotland


From rich kid to first daughter: The life of Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump, 38. Jemal Countess / Getty Images Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, has lived her life in the public eye. The 39-year-old has been a business executive, runway model, socialite, doting mother, and key advisor in her father's administration. Here's a closer look at her life, career, and time in the White House. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ivanka Trump has lived her life in the public eye.Born to then real-estate mogul Donald Trump ...
Tags: South Korea, Post, Japan, Politics, New York, News, Entertainment, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Life, White House, Germany, India, New York City


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, has faced attempted oustings, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey at the digital fair dmexco in Cologne, Germany, September 13, 2017. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and Square, and managed to avoid being ousted by activist investor Eliott Management in February 2020. On Octo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


34 photos that show how Halloween has been celebrated at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out Halloween candy to visiting schoolchildren in advance of Halloween at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 28, 2019. Tom Brenner/Reuters Halloween at the White House has been a fun tradition honored by presidential administrations over the past 60 years. It started when First Lady Mamie Eisenhower first decided to decorate the White House for the holiday in 1958. Since then, presidents and first ladies have welcomed ...
Tags: Halloween, Politics, Obama, Washington, Life, White House, Virginia, Holiday, Barack Obama, Trends, Nasa, Features, Washington Dc, Jimmy Carter, Michelle Obama, John F Kennedy


6 free online courses from Ivy League schools to educate yourself on race and America's long history of injustice

These humanities courses will help you understand the history of racial oppression and violence in the US. AP In the wake of protests against racism and ahead of a presidential election, now is an important time for Americans, especially non-Black people, to educate themselves on the history of race and racial oppression in the US. Business Insider found several free online courses on race and white privilege offered by top institutions like Yale University and Stanford University. The cou...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, Time, Race, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Features, Racism, United States, Harvard University, Columbia University


Could COVID-fueled mass migration impact the presidential election?

People moving from California to Nevada and Arizona is leading to a surge in registered Democrats in both states, according to a study released Tuesday by Redfin.
Tags: Lifestyle, Markets & Economy, Select, Donald Trump, Election, Florida, Joe Biden, Migration Patterns, Nevada, North Carolina, Redfin, Swing State, Voting


‘He wanted to control me completely’: the models who accuse Gérald Marie of sexual assault

Elite Models boss Gérald Marie was one of the most powerful men in fashion. Was he also a sexual predator? As French prosecutors investigate, four women tell their stories for the first timeA special investigation by Lucy OsborneIn the spring of 1980, Wendy Walsh and her mother flew to Paris from their home in a suburb of Toronto, Canada. Walsh was 17, a straight-A student who excelled at maths. She was also an aspiring model whose blond, blue-eyed, girl-next-door look had already got her notice...
Tags: Fashion, Law, Los Angeles, Life and style, World news, US news, Models, Paris, Ellen, Donald Trump, Walsh, Rape and sexual assault, Wendy Walsh, Gerald Marie, Lucy OsborneIn, Toronto Canada Walsh


‘Piers Morgan: ‘Do I genuinely feel a pathological hatred of vegan sausage rolls? No’

From Meghan’s ‘social climbing’ to ‘fascist wokery’, the broadcaster has built a career on being outraged. He has even fallen out with his friend Donald Trump. Is he really so thin-skinned? Piers Morgan is angry. Even by his puce-faced standards, he is fuming. The Good Morning Britain (GMB) presenter, Twitter bruiser (7.6 million followers and counting, as he will frequently remind you) and frenemy of Donald Trump is waging war on woke. “Wokery has been hijacked by extremely illiberal people bor...
Tags: London, Media, Life and style, World news, Piers Morgan, Donald Trump, GMB, Morgan, Meghan, John Locke, Television Centre, Coronavirus outbreak


Democratic VP nominee Kamala Harris comes from a family of lawyers and Stanford graduates. Meet the family.

Kamala Harris with her husband and niece's daughter. Mason Trinca/Getty Images On Wednesday, Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence participated in the only vice presidential debate for the 2020 election cycle. Born to immigrant parents from Jamaica and India, Harris is the first Black woman and the first Indian American woman to appear on a Democratic ticket. We took a look at Harris' extended family, which has five lawyers and several Stanfor...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Obama, California, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, Senate, India, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends


Microsoft will reportedly allow employees to work from home permanently, the latest tech giant to do so

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella listens to a question at the annual Microsoft shareholders meeting Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Bellevue, Wash. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Even when the coronavirus pandemic is over, Microsoft will reportedly allow employees to work from home indefinitely. According to an internal memo obtained by The Verge, employees will be allowed to work from home for less than half of their work week — and could work from home entirely if approved by their manager. Microsoft ...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Washington Post, White House, Satya Nadella, Azure, Windows, Careers, Trends, Xbox, Donald Trump, Facebook Twitter, Elaine Thompson, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Verge Microsoft, Bellevue Wash


Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump's experimental COVID-19 treatment

Regeneron billionaires Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos. Victor Hugo/Patrick McMullan; Victor Hugo/Patrick McMullan; Taylor Nicole Rogers/Business Insider Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos, the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, are worth nearly $4 billion combined. President Trump took a high dose of the experimental 'antibody cocktail' that Regeneron is developing to treat his case of COVID-19. Even before he took the drug, the president was friendly wit...
Tags: New York, Life, New York City, US, Trends, Turkey, Cnn, Features, David, United States, New York Times, Billionaires, The Times, Merrill Lynch, Manhattan, Columbia University


Trump's recent COVID-19 diagnosis has ignited interest in the possibility of him invoking the 25th Amendment. Here's how it works.

Then-President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The 25th Amendment formally outlines the transition of power if the president is unable or unfit to serve. Section IV allows the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet to remove the president from office. Americans have been particularly interested in the amendment since President Donald Trump took office. V...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, Law, Congress, Life, Senate, White House, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Commerce, Tennessee, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Treasury


How 31-year-old Hope Hicks became the youngest White House communications director in history and a top executive at Fox before returning to counsel Trump

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks leaves the US Capitol after attending a closed door meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis Hope Hicks, 31, was one of President Donald Trump's most trusted advisers. Hicks had been with the Trump campaign — to use his words — "from the beginning." She left her job as White House communications director in February 2018 and joined Fox as a spokeswoman. She's returning to the White House as...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Media, Washington, Life, White House, Russia, New York City, US, NFL, Trends, Ap, Features, Park, Fox


Donald Trump's golf courses have lost over $300 million since 2000 — Here's an inside look at each one of them

Donald Trump stands on the 14th fairway during a pro-am round of the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP President Donald Trump owns 15 golf courses across the US (11 golf courses), Europe (three golf courses), and the Middle East (one golf course) — and an additional three that are still under construction. Trump's golf courses have been thrown into the spotlight after a New York Times investigation found that they've been losin...
Tags: Europe, New York Post, New York, Washington, Life, New York City, US, Sports, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Ap, New York Times, New Jersey, Middle East, Dubai


A look at Trump's most failed businesses, according to his tax records

Donald Trump, pictured in his office in Trump Tower in 2012. Jennifer S. Altman/For The Washington Post via Getty A bombshell New York Times report released Sunday said Donald Trump paid only $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and nothing at all for much of the previous decade. Those same records reported that some of Trump's businesses have been hemorrhaging money. His golf courses showed combined losses of $315.6 million, while his hotel and real estate umbrella company also posted mul...
Tags: Taxes, Washington Post, Scotland, Life, Trends, Ap, Features, Ireland, Washington Dc, New York Times, Manhattan, Miami, Associated Press, Fifth Avenue, Times, Donald Trump


5 tax breaks Trump took advantage of that the average American can't

President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst President Trump has engaged in several tax avoidance strategies popular with the ultrawealthy, including writing off business losses and reclassifying residences, last weekend's New York Times investigation into his tax returns revealed. The President filed a $70,000 tax deduction for his hairstyling during his time on 'The Apprentice,' listing it as a business expense. Trump also lists his Mar-a-Lago club as his official residence, allowing h...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Washington, Life, White House, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, New York Times, Billionaires, The Times, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Trump National Doral, Billionaire


President Donald Trump owns more than $122 million in personal real estate — here's a look at his penthouse and beachfront mansions

President Donald Trump has a robust personal real-estate portfolio. Alex Brandon/AP Images President Donald Trump has outstanding debt on many of his real estate properties, a New York Times investigation found. Trump owns more than $122 million in personal real estate in the US and the West Indies, according to Forbes estimates. From a NYC penthouse to a St. Martin beachfront estate, Trump has 8 properties in his real-estate portfolio. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  ...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, New York, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, Features, Atlantic, Taliban, Washington Dc, New York Times


John Legend says that Americans 'will have to start thinking about going somewhere else' if Trump is reelected

John Legend performs "Glory" with the rapper Common at the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Democratic National Convention via AP In an interview with Cosmopolitan UK, John Legend says that Americans may have to consider leaving the country if President Trump is reelected. "Every once in a while you think about it," Legend said. "I don't know what one's supposed to do when you have a leader who is trying to destroy democracy." Trump has feuded with Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen, ...
Tags: Politics, Life, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Michelle Obama, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Donald Trump, Trump, Americans, Teigen, Louisville Ky, Democratic National Convention, 2020 Election


Mexico's richest man lives a surprisingly frugal life for a billionaire. Take a look at the life of Carlos Slim, who owns Sears Mexico and has lived in the same house for 40 years.

Carlos Slim is the wealthiest man in Mexico by far. Cario Lopez-Mills/ AP Carlos Slim is the richest person in Mexico, worth an estimated $43.6 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. The 80-year-old Mexican billionaire controls America Movil, the largest mobile-phone operator in Latin America, and holds stakes in several other publicly traded companies, including The New York Times. Slim also owns Sears Mexico, which has been growing and opening up new stores despite the cha...
Tags: Google, Mexico, Life, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, New York Times, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Mexico City, Time Magazine, Jordan, Fifth Avenue, Jeff Bezos



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