Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and said the Fox News host is 'losing his mind that I won't return his calls'

Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Rep. Eric Swalwell shared screenshots showing a missed call and text exchange with Tucker Carlson. The lawmaker declined to call the Fox News host, prompting Carlson to call him a "coward." Swalwell accused Carlson of telling lies about him and his family. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Eric Swalwell took aim at Tucker Carlson on Twitter Friday, sharing a screenshot of a testy text exchange the two share...
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Sen. Rand Paul confronted by foul-mouthed constituent during a virtual town hall meeting

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Greg Nash/Pool via AP A Kentucky resident told Sen. Rand Paul to "get f---ed" during a virtual town hall meeting. The interaction was posted on TikTok before being deleted. Paul has been criticized for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine and encouraging people to ditch masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Rand Paul was told to "get f---ed" during a virtual town hall meeting.The Kentucky senator was taking calls from constituents when one caller ...
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Trump blasted GOP Gov. Doug Ducey during Arizona rally: 'He doesn't do a damn thing'

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Former President Trump on Saturday criticized Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at a Phoenix rally. Trump praised Arizona conservatives who backed an audit of the Maricopa County election results. In 2020, President Biden became the first Democrat to win Arizona's electoral votes in 24 years. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former President Donald Trump on Saturday praised the Republican-controlled state Senate for ...
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Sen. Tom Cotton said the US, which has the highest incarceration rate in the world, has an 'under incarceration problem'

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., interrupts a fellow senator during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee for CIA nominee Gina Haspel, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Sen. Tom Cotton tweeted Friday that the US has an "under incarceration problem." The US has more incarcerated people per 100,000 residents than any country on Earth. Cotton was talking about the recent spike in crime occuring in some US cities. See more stories on Insider&#...
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'It's not a Trump rally': Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning for former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe, right, at Lubber Run Park in Arlington, Va., on July 23, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Biden was heckled while appearing at a rally for former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The disturbance was fueled by opposition to an oil pipeline, according to The Associated Press. McAuliffe, who served as governor from 2014 to 2018, is seeking to reclaim his old job this fall. Sign up...
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A United Airlines flight was evacuated after a teenager AirDropped a photo of an airsoft gun to other passengers, report says

United Airlines Flight 2167 was preparing to leave the gate at San Francisco International Airport when several passengers received the image of a replica weapon Getty Images A teen caused a United Airlines flight to be evacuated after he AirDropped an image of a gun to other passengers. Passengers were removed from the plane and rescreened, NBC Bay Area reported. It was determined that the image wasn't new and the gun wasn't in the teenager's possession. See more stories on In...
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At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP A number of high-profile Republicans are now urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine Deaths from COVID-19 in the US are largely attributed to the unvaccinated population Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville has said the jab...
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Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the January 6 select committee

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Pelosi has tapped Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the select committee that will investigate the January 6 Capitol attack. "When duty calls, I will always answer," the congressman said in accepting the appointment. Pelosi hopes to add additional Republicans to the committee in the coming days. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois...
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Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients 'beg' for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate after receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. See more stories on Insider's b...
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Donald Trump says Cleveland Indians name change is 'such a disgrace' and 'disrespectful' to Native Americans

President Donald Trump throws a baseball on the South Lawn of the White House on July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Donald Trump critized the Cleveland Indians baseball club for changing their name. The name change comes amid a wider cultural shift of institutions ditching racist names and logos. Trump said he was a "FORMER" baseball fan and criticized "changes to destroy our culture and heritage." See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump has cr...
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Donald Trump bizarrely mused about how LeBron James could get sex reassignment surgery to compete in women's sports, video shows

Former President Donald Trump suggested that LeBron James might eventually get sex reassignment surgery. RSBN, Amy Sussman/FilmMagic Trump, during a speech at a rally in Arizona, speculated that LeBron James might get sex reassignment surgery. He suggested that the basketball player could "get the operation" to compete in women's sports. James identifies as male and has never publicly expressed a desire to transition. See more stories on Insider's business page. During a rambling t...
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Trump gets Taliban leader's name wrong and impersonates him with grunts, videos show

Former President Donald Trump impersonated Hibatullah Akhundzada by making grunting sounds. NEWSMAX Trump referred to Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada as 'Mohammed' at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. He then proceeded to imitate Akhundzada by making grunting sounds, videos show. During the rally, Trump also recalled threatening to bomb the village Akhundzada lived in. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump imitated the leader of the Taliban ...
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House Freedom Caucus pushes McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi as speaker

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California speaks at the Capitol on July 21, 2021. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana The House Freedom Caucus called on Kevin McCarthy to force a vote to oust Nancy Pelosi as speaker. Pelosi has rejected Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan being a part of a Jan. 6 select committee. Conservatives are upset by what they describe as Pelosi's "authoritarian reign" of the House. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House Freedom Caucus on Friday ca...
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Elon Musk says Tesla is 'quite likely' to build a factory in India but only if import taxes are lowered

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Delaware this month. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said a new factory in India was "quite likely." But he added that the country would first have to lower its import fees for completed vehicles. Tesla has been lobbying government officials to lower import duties, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla is "quite likely" to build an electric-vehicle factory in India, but only if the company's able to import co...
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JPMorgan OKs crypto for rich - Ackman axes SPAC deal - Deal toy gold rush

Happy Saturday, and welcome to Insider Finance. Here's a rundown of our top stories from the past week:Bill Ackman pulled the plug on a complex deal for his huge SPACJPMorgan is opening up crypto funds to wealth clients who want them We took a look inside the rise of Schonfeld's Ryan Tolkin It's been a wild year for Wall Street's deal toy makersUBS and Deutsche Bank were the latest to bump pay for junior investment bankers If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here to get y...
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A 3D-printed concrete tiny home is now on Airbnb - see what it's like to stay inside the $130 per-night stay

The Fibonacci House. Twente Additive Manufacturing Take a tour of the Fibonacci House, a 3D-printed concrete tiny home that's now available on Airbnb. The home was designed, created, and sold by a Dutch company, Twente Additive Manufacturing. The Fibonacci House is Canada's first 3D-printed home and Airbnb's first 3D printed concrete tiny home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vacationers have been flocking to Airbnb's "unique stays," and searches for these ...
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Biden set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia: report

Caroline Kennedy. Marc Andrew Deley/Getty President Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia, per a CNN report. Kennedy served as US ambassador to Japan under then-President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017. She is a longtime friend of Biden, who served in the Senate with her uncle, the late Ted Kennedy. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy to become the next ambassador to Australia, accord...
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From clip art to Comic Sans: These screenshots from 25 years ago show just how much the internet has changed

Web Design Museum A report from Morgan Stanley analysts in 1996 predicted the prevalence of the internet. It said a person of intermediate web literacy was anyone who simply knew their own email address. From clip art to Comic Sans, screenshots show how different the internet looks 25 years later. See more stories on Insider's business page. Morgan Stanley tech analysts Mary Meeker and Chris DePuy knew the world was on the cusp of something big in 1996. They drafted a 323-page repor...
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Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Larry Page's Fiji hideoutThe wild WeWork IPO plan that almost came to beUber's brain drain Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. This week: Larry Page escapes to Fiji and burns the boats (metaphorically speaking) Justin Sullivan/Getty By now you've heard more than you've ever wanted to know about Jeff Bezos' space ...
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Insider Weekly: Uber's mass exodus - We found Larry Page - Exclusive salary database

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider. I'm Olivia Oran, filling in this week for Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:Compare pay from over 250 companies with our new salary database.Uber execs had to address the massive employee turnover. The 57 promising fintechs that are revolutionizing Wall Street.Ryan Tolkin built Schonfeld into an $8.8 billion hedge fund. Skye Gould/Business Insider ...
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Biden administration cancels border wall contracts covering a 31-mile section in Texas

In a photo taken on March 28, 2021, ranch owner Tony Sandoval stands before a portion of the unfinished border wall that former US president Donald Trump tried to build, near the southern Texas border city of Roma. ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images The Biden DHS is canceling two border wall contracts in the Laredo sector of the US-Mexico border. After taking office in January, President Biden paused ongoing border wall construction. Biden's 2022 budget proposal allocates $1.2 billion for b...
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Leisure travel has made a startling comeback, but business travel's recovery could still be years away

A TSA officer wears a mask at Logan International Airport in Boston in March 2020. Brian Snyder/Reuters Leisure travel is making a strong comeback, but corporate travel is still lagging behind. Combination business and leisure travel is "cushioning the blow," but won't save business travel hotels. Patrick Scholes, an analyst at Truist Securities, believes business travel won't fully recover until 2023. See more stories on Insider's business page. It seems like everyone in the U...
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Chinese TikTok star Xiao Qiumei dies after falling 160 foot from a crane while recording a livestream video

Xiao Qiumei, an influencer from China, died after a fall. AsiaWire Xiao Qiumei, an influencer who was popular on the Chinese version of TikTok, died after a fall. The Sun reported that the 23-year-old was videoing herself in a crane cabin when she fell. Xiao was known for regularly sharing videos of her job as a crane operator on social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Xiao Qiumei, an influencer from China, reportedly died after falling from a 160-foot tower crane ...
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California family say they were treated like criminals on a Southwest flight because their toddler wouldn't keep his mask on

A Southwest Airlines plane lands at Los Angeles international airport. FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images/Getty A Bay Area family left a Southwest Airlines flight over a mask incident. The family said they felt pressured to leave when their toddler could not keep his mask on. They are vowing to never fly on Southwest Airlines again, KRON4 reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. A California family said Southwest Airlines "just wanted them off the plane" when their 3-year-old...
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Meet the typical Walmart shopper, a 59-year-old white suburban woman earning $80,000 a year

REUTERS/ Kevork Djansezian Walmart has more than 3,500 Supercenters across the US and made $555 billion in sales last year. The retail giant's size and reach means the typical Walmart shopper closely resembles the average US consumer. Walmart's average customer is a woman who is 59.5 years old, white, married, and earning $80,000 per year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walmart is the largest retailer in the world, pulling in more than $555 billion in sales last ...
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You won't go to space any time soon, no matter what the billionaires say

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson Patrick Pluel/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider This month, billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson went on suborbital space flights with their respective companies. The billionaires say they plan to make space tourism mainstream, but the trips came with hefty price tags. Space law experts say the prices aren't the only thing that will stop the average person from going on a space tour. See more stories on Insider&#...
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After a Hillsong Church member who derided the vaccine online died of COVID-19, its founder called the shot a 'personal decision'

Brian Houston on the "TODAY" show. "TODAY" show A Hillsong Church member in his 30s died of COVID-19 this week after declining to get vaccinated. The man, who lived in California, had derided the vaccine online and joked about the coronavirus. Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston told CNN the vaccine was a "personal decision." See more stories on Insider's business page. After a congregant of the Hillsong Church in California refused to get vaccinated and died from COVID-19 complicati...
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Investing apps like Robinhood aren't gambling tools that push new investors to make risky decisions. They're actually a great way to teach young people how to invest.

Investing apps help make trading more accessible and less intimidating for new investors. Prostock Studio/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider As new investors enter the markets, their investment experience can help them make better financial decisions. The SEC's agenda is poised to drive new investors out of the markets by limiting innovative brokerage features. But these investing platforms give newcomers valuable "behind the wheel" experience. Jennifer J. Schulp is the director of f...
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Bitcoin trading volumes have plunged to their lowest levels this year. This chart shows how steep the drop has been.

Photo illustration by Edward Smith/Getty Images Bitcoin trading volumes have slumped to their lowest level this year, on par with summer 2020. July's weekly average of $3 billion is about the same volume as in mid-December 2020. Summer is one reason behind low activity in the market, two crypto experts said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bitcoin's trading volume has dropped sharply in the past three months, with weekly volatility declini...
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