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Chris Rock reveals he has COVID-19: The comedian, 56, says 'trust me you don't want this'

The stand-up comedian who grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant of Brooklyn, New York took to social media to tells his fans 'trust me you...
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The 10 Apple TV+ Movies That Justify A Subscription

Now that we've accepted that we're all going to drown in an endless sea of streaming options, apps, and a whole lot of plus signs, it's time to enjoy our fate and just keep swimming. Apple TV+ has made a name for itself with popular shows like "Ted Lasso" and "Central Park," but the streaming service's original movie selection is nothing to scoff at. For just $4.99 a month, there's plenty to get your money's worth. In no particular order, here are 10 Apple TV+ movies that justify a subscription....
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R. Kelly’s former background dancer testifies she walked in on him and Aaliyah in ‘sexual encounter’

As R. Kelly’s criminal case continues in Brooklyn, New York, more is being revealed by witnesses who say they saw […] The post R....
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Pet Portraits: How to Turn your Photos into Art

If there is one thing that connects all pet owners it's the love we share for our pets. These animals are so much more than just pets however, they are part of the family. It's customary to display photos of your family members around your home and this tradition should include pets as well. However, if you're looking to take it one step further, you should consider having a custom pet portrait (or two!) created.Stellar Villa is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York that specializes in ...
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I hated how I looked on video calls so I tried a clothing subscription service - here's how it has transformed my morning routine

Katie Nave sports items she got from Stitch Fix while working from home. Katie Nave Katie Nave is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York who says she often felt unprofessional and messy on Zoom calls. Nave decided to sign up for Stitch Fix and says using it has helped her achieve a more polished look. It may not be a permanent fix, but at least for now, it's helping her feel more confident at work. See more stories on Insider's business page. A typical pandemic workday find...
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Blood Brothers: Malcolm X And Muhammad Ali Director On How The Netflix Film Shows A New Side To Two Icons [Interview]

"Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali" hits Netflix today, and this documentary has only grown more relevant since last summer when the George Floyd protests swept the nation. The film explores the friendship between two American and African-American icons, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, and how their lives were closely intertwined for three years, from 1962 to 1965, before outside forces drove a wedge between them.Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965, and Muhammad Ali later developed Parkinson's...
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10 Things in Politics: Gov't workers want to WFH forever

Welcome back, I hope you had a relaxing holiday weekend. This is 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Confessions from federal employees who love WFH and want telework to continueAttorney General Merrick Garland vows to protect Texans seeking abortionsSpecial-interest gr...
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R. Kelly's explosive sex-trafficking trial is underway. Here's everything that's happened so far

R. Kelly's explosive sex-trafficking trial is underway in federal court in Brooklyn, New York. Here's everything that's happened so far.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Could New York’s ‘black mayonnaise’ problem sink a new 82-block development?

There’s a century of toxic sludge hiding in the Gowanus Canal, but it may not be enough to stop a mega-developer from building on itIn November, gigantic yellow excavators began scooping up the poisonous sludge colloquially known as “black mayonnaise” from the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York – a momentous step in a prolonged cleanup effort, 10 years after the waterway’s designation as a Superfund site.But the mood is bittersweet. Longtime residents who campaigned for the Superfund label say ...
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Fired credit union employee admits: I wiped 21GB of files from company's shared drive in retaliation

Access should have been revoked ... but wasn't, court told On Tuesday, a woman from Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty to destroying computer data at an unidentified credit union from which she had recently been fired.…
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NASA’s CO2 Conversion Challenge down to three teams competing for grand prize

In Texas, NASA’s CO2 Conversion Challenge invited the public to come up with ways to convert this principle component of the Martian atmosphere into sugar, which astronauts could use to make useful products – anything from plastics, adhesives, and fuels to food and medicine. Now, three teams of solvers have demonstrated prototype systems capable of converting CO2 from the air into glucose and other useful sugars. Teams Air Company of Brooklyn, New York; Hago Energetics Inc. of Thousand Oaks, Cal...
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Mega-clouds of traveling smoke are harming people's health thousands of miles away from wildfires

A resident watches from his porch as the Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado's history, burns outside Estes Park, Colorado, October 16, 2020. Wildfire smoke is traveling thousands of miles, polluting air on distant coasts and even in the North Pole. The smoke can damage lungs and exacerbate disease even a continent away from a fire. World-traveling clouds of wildfire smoke may be annual events now. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the second year i...
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Raymond Rubicam, Ad Legend

Raymond Rubicam was born on June 16, 1892, in Brooklyn, New York. He was the youngest of eight children. His father—a trade journalist—died of tuberculosis in 1895 and young Raymond was sent to live with his older brothers and sisters. By the age of 15, he was working full-time as a shipping clerk’s helper for […] The post Raymond Rubicam, Ad Legend appeared first on Adpulp.
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A CyberSecurity CEO Used Apple's AirTags to Locate His Stolen Scooter

Dan Guido's cybersecurity consulting firm Trail of Bits claims its clients range from Facebook to DARPA. CNET tells the story of what happened after someone stole Guido's electric scooter: The cybersecurity CEO, located in Brooklyn, New York, had hidden two Apple AirTags inside the black scooter, concealed with black duct tape. He set out the next day to locate the vehicle with help from the little Bluetooth trackers. Spoiler alert: He succeeded. Guido works at the New York City-based Trail o...
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The 6 best sleep sacks for babies in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Sleep sacks can be useful tools for safe infant sleep The AAP recommends no loose bedding for baby, so sleep sacks can keep your baby cozy without the risk of blankets. We did the research and testing to find sleep sacks for every climate and every size baby. This article was medically reviewed by Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP, professor of pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University. Baby sleep may seem like the most natural thing in the world. ...
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Long COVID poses a subtle workplace crisis as sufferers say they're working longer hours and feel more stressed

A COVID-19 patient recovers at home in Brooklyn, New York on November 21, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis/Getty Images Self-reported long COVID sufferers say they are working longer hours than before the pandemic. They also feel more anxious and have poorer mental health than those without chronic symptoms. The data comes from a UK government body report. See more stories on Insider's business page. Long COVID may pose a workplace crisis, as new data offers a snapshot into how suffe...
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The 6 best commuter bikes of 2021 for any budget

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Commuter bikes offer a cost-effective and fitness- and environmentally-friendly way to get around town. The best are comfortable to ride, handle casual terrain, and withstand various weather conditions. Our top pick, Brooklyn Bicycle Co.'s Franklin 3, has a comfortable, upright design and features quality components. The concept of a commuter bike is simple: A functional, comfortable bicycle that's capable of getting you to and from work, the store, ar...
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Chair of Trump’s inaugural committee arrested for conspiring to boost UAE

• Tom Barrack, 73, among three men charged in New York• Billionaire allegedly tried to influence US foreign policyThe chair of Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee was arrested on Tuesday on charges alleging he conspired to influence Trump’s foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Emirates and commit crimes striking at what prosecutors described as “the very heart of our democracy”.Tom Barrack, 74, of Santa Monica, California, was among three men charged in federal court in Brookl...
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Man gets prison time for ’email compromise scams’ that included a $420,000 theft in LA

LOS ANGELES — A man was sentenced Monday to 46 months in federal prison for participating in business email compromise scams, including one in which $420,000 was stolen from a Los Angeles victim’s life insurance account, then deposited and laundered in various bank accounts set up in the names of others. Sunday Anyika, who pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge John F. Walter to pay $1.12 million in restitution. At the s...
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In the summer of 'vaxed and waxed,' some salon owners face a shortage of waxing specialists

Ekaterina Morozova/EyeEm/Getty Images Customers are finding themselves waiting weeks for waxing appointments or being turned away. Two salon owners told Insider they've had trouble hiring specialists back. They've leaned on sign-on and referral bonuses and increased wages. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Vaxed and waxed" is the unofficial slogan of the season for vaccinated Americans making up for lost time by hitting the beach, hanging poolside, and finding thei...
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Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd got a shot

A patient receives an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a rare few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than regular cases. To completely prevent infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
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Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd gotten a shot

A person receiving an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than other cases. To prevent more infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
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I'm a Dungeons & Dragons 'dungeon master' who makes up to $125 an hour running virtual and in-person games

Todd Carlstrom Todd Carlstrom Todd Carlstrom is a self-employed Dungeons & Dragons 'dungeon master' based in Brooklyn, New York. Since 2019, he's worked full-time leading Dungeons & Dragons games for both adults and kids. Here's what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Rose Maura Lorre. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've been obsessed with fantasy and have played Dungeons & Dragons since childhood. After college I moved to New York City in 1...
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I compared McDonald's crispy chicken sandwich to Chick-fil-A's, and I thought they were almost identical

McDonald's has come out with an undeniably good chicken sandwich that's similar to Chick-fil-A's. Erin McDowell/Insider In February, McDonald's released new chicken sandwiches in original, spicy, and deluxe. The chain's new offerings immediately drew comparisons to Chick-fil-A's iconic chicken sandwich. I tried McDonald's new crispy chicken sandwich and thought it was very similar to Chick-fil-A's. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
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The pandemic hit Caribbean American communities hard. How the diaspora is rallying around covid recovery

A man wearing a protective face covering walks by a mural in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City Reuters The Covid-19 pandemic decimated Caribbean American communities in the US. Communities in the largest diasporas united to help with health, economic, and cultural recovery. Leaders, activists and artists across the US Caribbean diaspora came together to help communities. See more stories on Insider's business page. Since the COVID-19 pandemic first began nearly two years ago, ...
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Women and tenants of color grapple with higher rates of eviction. Access to a lawyer can boost success rates in housing court by 70%.

Skye Gould/Insider On the day that New York State's COVID-19 moratorium on rent expires, tenant rights activists hold a demonstration outside Civil Court where eviction cases are starting up again on March 01, 2021 in downtown Brooklyn, New York. They were protesting what they claim to be inadequate legislative relief for renters during the COVID-19 pandemic and to call for the cancellation of rent. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images Every year, 3.6 million evicti...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden and Putin's dueling press conferences

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow as Insider observes Juneteenth. I will then be on vacation next week enjoying the College World Series. We have some great guest authors who will fill in starting Tuesday. Thanks again for waking up with us!Here's what we're talking about:Putin savored the global spotlight after his meetin...
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Netflix Drama Grand Army Canceled After One Season

Netflix has officially canceled the drama series Grand Army after just one season, according to a report from Deadline.   RELATED: Netflix’s Fear Street Trilogy: R.L. Stine Adaptations Receive R-Rating The series, which was loosely based on Katie Cappiello’s 2013 play Slut, revolved around five students at one of the largest public high schools in Brooklyn, New York. The series explored the students as they strived to succeed, survive, wild out, and break free in a chaotic world around them. ...
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Skyzoo – “All the Brilliant Things” (Album Review)

Skyzoo is a 38 year old MC from Brooklyn, New York rising in the underground off the 9th Wonder produced Cloud 9: The 3 Day High. He continued to make a name for himself with a lengthy yet very consistent discography that includes the full-length debut The Salvation, the !llmind produced Live from the Tape Deck, A Dream Deferred, Music for My Friends, the Apollo Brown produced The Easy Truth, In Celebration of Us & my personal favorite: the Pete Rock-produced Retropolitan. Last time we heard fr...
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12 signs of long COVID to discuss with your doctor

A COVID-19 patient recovers at home in Brooklyn, New York on November 21, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis/Getty Images There are no formal guidelines to diagnose long COVID, and the syndrome can manifest in many ways. So patients need to be able to spot the symptoms and discuss them with their doctor. Here are 12 signs that you could have long COVID, according to research. See more stories on Insider's business page. No formal diagnostic guidelines exist yet to confirm that someone is...
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