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Shareholder Votes And Lawsuits Add Pressure, But It’s The Market That Will Drive Oil Giants To Change

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. From news reports, it might sound like the fossil fuel industry is on the defensive after a landmark court ruling and two votes challenging the industry’s resistance to curbing its greenhouse gas emissions. But how much power do decisions like these really carry when it comes to pressuring the industry to change? As an academic who studies climate finance and is familiar with climate litigation, I think there’s...
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EFF Daily: England injury news, pick Sweden’s Alexander Isak & captain Harry Kane

EFF Daily: June 18th updates Friday’s Euro Fantasy Football action sees England play out their second group game of the tournament.The day’s action will begin with Sweden vs Slovakia facing off. The former held their own against Spain last time out and likely fancy their chances against much weaker opposition on Friday.Croatia will then take on the Czech Republic at 5 PM UK time. The Czech Republic have a great chance of finishing 2nd in Group D after picking up a win over Scotland on Monday.And...
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EFF Daily: England injury news, pick Sweden star & captain Kane

Euro Fantasy Football, June 18th updates Friday’s Euro Fantasy Football action sees England play out their second group game of the tournament.The day’s action will begin with Sweden vs Slovakia facing off. The former held their own against Spain last time out and likely fancy their chances against much weaker opposition on Friday.Croatia will then take on the Czech Republic at 5 PM UK time. The Czech Republic have a great chance of finishing 2nd in Group D after picking up a win over Scotland o...
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50 Restaurant Marketing Tips

Restaurant marketing is important today more than ever. What’s more, effective marketing techniques can include digital and older strategies. Consider the fact that American restaurant industry sales reached about $800 billion in 2017. How do Restaurants do Marketing? Good restaurant marketing requires constant effort. All of these small business owners need a marketing plan to succeed. It should include food photos and other features. Remember, a good restaurant marketing plan should be uniq...
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Voting issues for meme stocks - Wall Street home-buying controversy - New-look fintechs

Lucky-photographer/Shutterstock Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:So-called meme stocks get the benefit of an influx of retail traders, but many of the new investors aren't . Executives at Stash, DailyPay, and HMBradley detail why they invested in new brands and logos.Medline's roughly $34 billion buyout could set the stage for a string of more large-scale M&A. Insider Finance will be off on Friday t...
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Euro Daily: Eriksen latest, Clasico showdown, Serie A intrigue, Netherlands favourites & Lukaku going for Golden Boot

Euro Daily: June 17, 2021 Day 6 of the European Championships will see a trio of fixtures played out, as the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria aim to build on respective opening day victories.Below, check out five things you need to know about Thursday’s action. It’s time for your #EURO2020 5-a-day with Alison Bender as she highlights five things to watch out for today 🏆 From Serie A stars to El Clasico, today’s action has it all 🙌 What are you excited to see? #NED #DEN #UKR #MKD #AUT #BEL pic.tw...
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Euro Daily: Eriksen latest, Clasico showdown, Serie A intrigue, Netherlands the favourites and Lukaku’s Golden Boot claim

Euro Daily: June 17, 2021 Day 6 of the European Championships will see a trio of fixtures played out, as the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria aim to build on respective opening day victories.Below, check out five things you need to know about Thursday’s action. 1) Christian Eriksen Like everyone else, we at 101 are praying for Christian Eriksen, after his cardiac arrest during Denmark’s opening day defeat to Finland.Football, as a whole, still feels altogether unimportant when taking into consid...
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Here are the 14 House Republicans who voted against making Juneteenth a federal holiday

Legal experts expect any Biden Supreme Court nominee would face GOP resistance. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images The bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday received bipartisan support in both chambers. In the House, all 14 votes in opposition came from GOP members. Some said it co-opted the Fourth of July, and others thought another federal holiday would be too costly. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed ...
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Progressives call on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire amid McConnell's threats to block future Supreme Court nominees

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Progressives are calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire. "For the good of the country, now is the time to step aside," an ad that ran in Politico read. The call comes after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he would block future nominees to the court. See more stories on Insider's business page. Progressives have mounted a p...
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MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos, but her wealth keeps rising thanks to Amazon's soaring stock price

MacKenzie Scott. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos. She recently gave $2.74 billion to charity, but she's still worth around $60 billion. Scott owns a 4% stake in Amazon, whose share price has continued to skyrocket during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion in the last year, but it hasn't made much...
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The investors that stand to make the most as Bright Health goes public

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:These are the investors that stand to make the most as Bright Health goes public;The "supertaster" gene might be linked to protection against COVID-19;The US has passed 600,000 coronavirus deaths.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Bright Health CEO Mike Mikan Bright Health Brigh...
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10 Things in Politics: Dems demand ouster of Trump holdovers

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.The Senate unanimously supported making Juneteenth a federal holiday: There hasn't been a new national holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was added nearly 40 years ago.Here's what we're talking about:These 9 Trump-era officials are still holding high-level positions during the Biden administrationThere are low expectations for today&...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Russia, Israel, US, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden


Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza in response to 'incendiary balloons'

Flames are seen after an Israeli air strike hit Hamas targets in Gaza City, Gaza on June 15, 2021. Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Israeli military said it attacked Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. The airstrikes came just days after Naftali Bennett took over as Israeli prime minister. There were no immediate reports of casualties. More than 200 Palestinians were killed in May. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Israeli military has launched airstrikes on...
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National charity RIP Medical Debt just wiped out $278 million of medical debt for over eighty thousand Americans, Wall Street Journal reports

Passengers wearing face masks wait for their bus in front of a national debt display on Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington on Monday, May 18, 2020 Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A national charity is wiping out $278 million in medical debt for 82,000 low-income Americans. See more stories on Insider's business page. National charity RIP Medical Debt announced on Tuesday that it will buy $278 million of medical debt from hospitals in Tennessee and Virginia, in a bid to he...
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'Long bitcoin' is no longer the most crowded trade for big-money investors - but more fund managers than last month say it's in a bubble, BofA survey finds

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images 21% of fund managers surveyed by BofA said "long bitcoin" is the most crowded trade, compared to 43% last month. Now, "long commodities" has overtaken the cryptocurrency. However, a growing number of managers surveyed by BofA said bitcoin is in a bubble. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. "Long bitcoin" is no longer considered the most crowded trade by a group of big-money fund managers surveyed by Bank of Am...
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MacKenzie Scott gave away another $2.7 billion to 286 organizations, bringing her total recent donations to $8.5 billion

MacKenzie Scott has announced multiple massive donations in the last year. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away $2.7 billion to nearly 300 nonprofits in 2021. Scott, a philanthropist and Jeff Bezos's ex-wife, has gifted over $8 billion in recent years. She is one of the richest people on the planet, with a $60 billion net worth. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon fou...
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More than 70% of fund managers say inflation will be transitory despite 5% surge in prices in May, BofA survey shows

The Bank of America fund manager survey is closely watched. Ramin Talaie/Corbis via Getty Images 72% of fund managers think strong inflation will be transitory, a Bank of America survey showed. Investors have become less worried about inflation despite a 5% year-on-year jump in US prices in May. Investors snapped up tech stocks at a rapid pace in June, the BofA survey showed. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Just over 70% of global fund managers exp...
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Bill Gates released his 5-book summer reading list, themed around the conflict between humans and nature

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates released his summer reading list on Monday. Gates recommended five books that he said examine humanity's relationship with nature. The list features four non-fiction books - including Barack Obama's memoir - and one novel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates has released his annual summer reading list for 2021.This year, Gates said the theme connecting his reading list is the relati...
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10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
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A former top staffer in AOC's office said he left his position earlier this year because he 'couldn't afford the job'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questions Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on slowdowns at the Postal Service ahead of the November elections on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on August 24, 2020. Photo by TOM WILLIAMS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images A former AOC staffer said he left his position earlier this year because of low pay among Congressional staffers. In a Monday letter, the New York lawmaker called for a budget increase in orde...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says Trump is the first president in his lifetime 'who wasn't in it for the ego'

President Donald Trump listens to MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speak with members of the coronavirus task force and reporters during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic from the Rose Garden at the White House on March 30, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Mike Lindell said that Trump was the first president in his lifetime "who wasn't in it for the ego." Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, first met the former president after the 2016 RNC Conventi...
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Wuhan virologist Dr. Shi Zhengli denies COVID-19 lab leak theory in rare interview

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory (C) on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 27, 2020. - Opened in 2018, the P4 lab conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases and has been accused by some top US officials of being the source of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images "I'm sure that I did nothing wrong," she told The New York Times. "So I have nothing to fear." See mor...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg worried about prosecutors getting his financial documents in 2018, ex-daughter-in-law says

Trump Organization CFO's ex-daughter-in-law Jennifer Weisselberg carries boxes of documents and a laptop giving to prosecutors outside her apartment in Manhattan, New York on April 8, 2021. Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg took steps to avoid showing pay stubs as federal prosecutors investigated Michael Cohen, his ex-daughter-in-law says. He struck an unusual rental agreement that's now leading to her eviction, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Tr...
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5 simple ways to organize your music collection, according to DJs and experts

Even after a year without concerts or clubs, music hasn’t stopped. Between a hefty amount of new digital releases in recent months and vintage vinyl sales online, maybe you’ve invested money and time into your own music collection since the COVID-19 pandemic started. If you have, it’s time to organize, or re-organize, what you have. To help you get started, we turned to local DJs for their tips on keeping music collections tidy. You’ve invested money and time into your music collection, so it’...
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Amazon, faced with criticism over warehouse employee injuries, tests new tech to make moving packages safer

A package in an Amazon warehouse on December 8, 2020. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is testing new technologies in an effort to make handling packages safer for employees. One such project in early development involves the use of motion-capture software. A recent analysis found Amazon workers suffer injuries at higher rates than other companies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is testing new technologies in a bid to make handling packages...
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The deal whisperer: Inside the rise of Raine Group's Jeff Sine

From left: Masayoshi Son, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Sine, and Ari Emanuel. Alessandro Di Ciommo/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Taylor Hill/Wire Image; Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Common Sense Media; Amy Sussman/Getty Images; Raymond Boyd/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Jeff Sine has built a career as an unorthodox banker. He's advised business moguls like Masayoshi Son and Rupert Murdoch. The Raine Group, a media- and entertainment-focused merchant bank, is now a billion-dollar business. Se...
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Jeff Bezos is trusting Blue Origin's new rocket with his life. It's flown 15 times, but he'll have no pilot and possibly no spacesuit.

Jeff Bezos (left) is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket (right) on July 20. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Blue Origin Jeff Bezos is risking his life to prove that Blue Origin can safely fly humans to the edge of space. About 1% of US human spaceflights have resulted in a fatal accident. But the New Shepard rocket seems relatively safe, given its flight record and how short the trip is. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark, and two unnam...
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Euro Daily: England eye revenge, Southgate’s big decision, the Netherlands’ Barcelona connection & Ukraine’s next generation

Euro Daily Day 3 of the European Championships will see another trio of fixtures played out, as the likes of England and the Netherlands eye a potentially crucial positive start to the tournament.Below, check out five things you need to know about Sunday’s action. 1) Revenge on the menu for England Today’s headline clash will of course see England play host to Croatia at Wembley Stadium.The matchup, though, marks so much more than simply a chance for the Three Lions to get their Euro 2020 campai...
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Get to know 12 top fintech bankers

Hello readers,Happy Saturday, and welcome to Insider Finance. Here's a rundown of the must-know stories from the past week:Get to know 12 top fintech bankersTiger Global's flagship fund is down for the yearMeet the women who helped build PayPalInside the rise of Raine Group's Jeff SineThe latest trader exits from Credit SuisseIf this email was forwarded to you, sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.Join Insider on June 24 at 1 ...
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China's rocket forces have been practicing launching 'carrier killer' missiles in the dark during midnight drills

China has been building up its missile arsenal. Weapons like the DF-26 can strike not only land-based targets but also naval assets, like US aircraft carriers. GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images China has been conducting midnight exercises to practice launching DF-26 missiles. The DF-26, often described as a "carrier killer," can strike land and naval targets. China's arsenal of missiles has led the US military to rethink certain war-fighting strategies. See more stories on Insider's ...
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