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Millennial New Yorkers are ditching basements and roommates for luxury apartments at $1,000-plus discounts

Plunging rents have put luxury living within the budgets of young professional New Yorkers. Westend61/Getty Images Millennial New Yorkers are piling into luxury apartments amid plunging rents and concessions. They're upgrading their living situation in pursuit of more amenities, space, and the solo life. As of January, rents were down 15.5% in Manhattan and 8.6% in both Brooklyn and Queens, per StreetEasy.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. $3,200. $3,000. $2,900.Over...
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Will a new dating app win the hearts of the young? It goes one step further than Tinder

Currently, the most popular dating app is Tinder. However, Snack founder Kimberly Kaplan believes that the market leader can be dethroned by betting on video. Snack has solutions inspired by TikTok and Instagram, among others.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these tra...
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Snack, where TikTok meets dating, gets $3.5 million in funding

After online dating’s tremendous 2020 growth that culminated in last week’s epic Bumble IPO, a new entrant has tossed its hat into the dating app ring. Snack, founded by Kimberly Kaplan, looks to merge the popularity and format of TikTok with the dating world. Kaplan hails from Plenty of Fish, where she was one of the earliest employees at the dating site. She led product, marketing and revenue and was on the executive team that eventually sold PoF to Match Group for $575 million in 2015. Kaplan...
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Fed's Kaplan Sees 'Upside' to His 5% U.S. Growth Forecast

(Reuters) - Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan repeated on Monday his forecast that the U.S. economy will grow at about a 5% pace this...
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Fed's Kaplan Sees 'Upside' to 5% U.S. GDP Growth Forecast

(Reuters) - Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan on Monday repeated that he expects the U.S. economy to grow at about a 5% pace this year...
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Mark Zuckerberg personally intervened to soften Alex Jones' Facebook ban, a report claims

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Harnik/AP Mark Zuckerberg stepped in to make Facebook's 2019 ban on Alex Jones more lenient, BuzzFeed reports. The ban was supposed to extend to posts supporting Jones, but Zuckerberg vetoed this part of it, sources said. Current and former employees said the company has been deliberately lenient with right-wing figures. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook's banning of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was less strict than empl...
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Did Facebook Change Its Rules to Placate the Right?

Former lobbyist/political advisor Joel Kaplan joined Facebook in 2011 to lead its Washington D.C. outreach, reports BuzzFeed news. But some employees said they were very unhappy with decisions made by both Kaplan and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: In April 2019, Facebook was preparing to ban one of the internet's most notorious spreaders of misinformation and hate, Infowars founder Alex Jones. Then CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally intervened... [H]e overruled his own internal experts and opened ...
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The 6 best online LSAT prep courses, including a free program

The LSAT is designed to test for skills necessary to succeed in law school, from logical reasoning to persuasive writing.The best online LSAT prep courses can cost a student anywhere from $0 to $2,247, and each one offers different levels of hands-on instruction, tutoring, and advice.We've outlined six of the best LSAT prep programs below, including key details like pricing, how many full-length exams students have access to, and if there are score-increase guarantees.Read more: Yale's most popu...
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Listen to the Never-Heard Song Written for Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF_pEIsFOI4 Hollywood film scores have become blandly formulaic, thanks to filmmakers’ over-reliance on the same kinds of “temp music” during the editing process, a practice that can lead to a boilerplate approach at the scoring stage. But the use of temporary music is nothing new. Stanley Kubrick left the temp score for 2001: A Space Odyssey as the film’s official soundtrack, opting for Richard Strauss’s Also Sprach Zarathustra for the iconic opening sequ...
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Kaplan: More College Admissions Officers Consider Applicants’ Social Profiles ‘Fair Game’

The percentage of college admissions officers who believe that incorporating applicants' social media pages into their decisions is "fair game" continues to trend upward, reaching 65% in the 2020 survey of over 300 of them from Kaplan, up from 59% in 2019 and 57% in 2018. Meanwhile, 35% of admissions officers considered viewing the social...
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Here’s how Southern Californians would spend $600 vs. $2,000 stimulus payments

Daniel Jester, his wife and his four young kids have established a new tradition during the coronavirus pandemic: hanging laundry on a series of clothes lines he strung up behind their Riverside home. It’s not a quest to return to simpler times. It’s a necessity after their dryer broke several months ago. And since Jester was laid off in April from his full-time job as a production director for a studio in Los Angeles, money has been too tight to buy a new one. If Congress and President Donald T...
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Meet post-pandemic Gen Z, the most unemployed generation, now in danger of repeating millennials' struggles

The oldest Gen Zers graduated into a crippled economy. Noam Galai/Getty Images Gen Z has been grappling with the coronavirus pandemic during a critical time as its members figure out their identities. The pandemic has been hard on Gen Z financially: they've been hardest hit in the labor market and are now on track to repeat millennials' money problems. But 2020 has also made Gen Z more politically and socially active as it seeks change in the world. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Meet post-pandemic Gen Z, the most unemployed generation which is now in danger of repeating millennials' struggles

The oldest Gen Zers graduated into a crippled economy. Noam Galai/Getty Images Gen Z has been grappling with the coronavirus pandemic during a critical time as its members figure out their identities. The pandemic has been hard on Gen Z financially: they've been hardest hit in the labor market and are now on track to repeat millennials' money problems. But 2020 has also made Gen Z more politically and socially active as it seeks change in the world. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Medical teams feel heat as unbounded LA County hospitalizations climb to record 5,763

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Los Angeles County climbed to 5,763, another chilling record, on Friday, Dec. 18 punctuating the pandemic’s deadliest week. The medical-center logjam helped fuel Southern California’s intensive-care unit availability index, which remained at 0% for the record day on the state’s pandemic dashboard. Just since Monday, the county has reported more than 71,000 new cases. Friday’s 16,504 new cases brought the county’s total to 596,721 since the pandemic began. L.A. Cou...
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More Southern California kids are killing themselves during coronavirus pandemic

Melinda Robbins was driving home with her family in late August when she learned a former student had killed himself. “I cried all the way home,” the high school language arts teacher said. “His passing broke me.” In spring, the boy left her class at Lee Pollard High School in the Corona-Norco Unified School District and shifted to home schooling. “This is not the first student that I’ve lost in my career, and I hope and pray it will be the last,” Robbins said. More Southern California children ...
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These are the 6 best online LSAT prep courses, and one of them is completely free

The LSAT is designed to test for skills necessary to succeed in law school, from logical reasoning to persuasive writing.The best online LSAT prep courses can cost a student anywhere from $0 to $2,247, and each one offers different levels of hands-on instruction, tutoring, and advice.We've outlined six of the best LSAT prep programs below, including key details like pricing, how many full-length exams students have access to, and if there are score-increase guarantees.Read more: Yale's most popu...
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Former Keshet Studios Head Rachel Kaplan Signs Warner Bros. TV Overall Deal

Rachel Kaplan has signed a multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, Variety has learned. Kaplan, the former head of Keshet Studios, is also launching her own production company — Absecon Entertainment. Under the deal, she will develop and produce original scripted programming to be produced by Absecon in association with Warner Bros. Television for streaming […]
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Spiking coronavirus cases could curb economic growth well into 2021, Dallas Fed President says

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President, Robert Kaplan, stands on a stage at Stanford University's Hoover Institution where he is attending an annual monetary policy conference in Stanford, California, U.S., May 4, 2018. Ann Saphir/Reuters Soaring coronavirus cases in the US threaten to derail the nation's economic rebound for the next two quarters, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Tuesday. "If the resurgence gets bad enough where it overwhelms health care syst...
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Judge Smacks Down DOJ Role In Defending Trump From Rape Claim

A federal judge blocked the Justice Department from intervening to protect President Trump from a lawsuit accusing him of rape, according to a Tuesday decision, and denied a request to substitute the U.S. in place of Trump in the suit. Writer E. Jean Carroll sued President Trump over alleged defamation stemming from her claim that President Trump raped her in the mid-1990s. The Justice Department later sought to defend Trump in the personal lawsuit, saying that Trump had been “acting w...
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Federal judge rejects Justice Department's effort to defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll rape defamation suit

Getty A federal judge on Tuesday rejected an effort from the Justice Department to remove President Donald Trump as the defendant in a defamation case.  Trump is being sued for defamation by writer E. Jean Carroll, who has accused the president of raping her in the 1990s.  The president denied Carroll's allegations and said she was lying to boost sales of her book.  "His comments concerned an alleged sexual assault that took place several decades before he took office," US District Judge ...
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The 6 best online LSAT prep courses — one of them is completely free

The LSAT is designed to test for skills necessary to succeed in law school, from logical reasoning to persuasive writing.The best online LSAT prep courses can cost a student anywhere from $0 to $1,700, and each one offers different levels of hands-on instruction, tutoring, and advice.We've outlined six of the best LSAT prep programs below, including key details like price, how many full-length exams students have access to, and if they offer score-increase guarantees.Read more: Yale's most popul...
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E. Jean Carroll, the woman who accused Trump of raping her in the 90s, is expected to appear in court in her defamation suit

E. Jean Carroll sued President Donald Trump for defamation last year after he denied raping her at a department store in the mid 1990s. Eva Deitch for The Washington Post/Getty Images E. Jean Carroll, the woman who accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s, is expected to appear in court Wednesday to hear lawyers argue whether Trump can substitute the United States for himself as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit. Carroll, a longtime advice columnist, sued Trump for d...
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Donald Trump Jr. reportedly wanted a family 'intervention' to stop Trump's 'crazy behavior' at Walter Reed

President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday evening after returning from a hospitalization at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. @realDonaldTrump/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Donald Trump Jr. is said to have wanted a family "intervention" to stop what he described as the president's "crazy" behavior, according to a report. Two sources told Vanity Fair that President Donald Trump's eldest son was alarmed by the president's decision to ride in a car with others while he ...
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Donald Trump Jr. reportedly wanted a family 'intervention' to stop Trump's 'crazy behaviour' at Walter Reed

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House after returning from hospitalization at the Walter Reed Medical Center for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment, in Washington, October 5, 2020, in this still image from video posted on Trump's Twitter page. @realDonaldTrump/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo @realDonaldTrump/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Donald Trump Jr. wanted a family "intervention" to stop the president's "crazy" behaviour, according to a report. Two sources to...
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Warren Buffett's gold bet has 'made it safe' to buy the metal, billionaire investor Thomas Kaplan says

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett holds a Korean traditional crown, which is a present from employees of TaeguTec, during a meeting with employees in Daegu, about 300 km (189 miles) southeast of Seoul, October 25, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway took a surprise stake in Barrick Gold earlier this year.The famed investor's endorsement could spur more investors to bet on the metal, NovaGold chairman Thomas Kaplan said on an earnings call this week."He's made ...
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US stocks climb as tech rally offsets revived virus fears

Reuters / Lucas Jackson US equities climbed Tuesday as a tech-led rebound offset a resurgence of COVID-19 fears.Mega-caps including Apple, Facebook, and Amazon pushed indexes higher as investors turned back to the recently sold-off growth favorites.Still, new measures to curb the coronavirus's spread in the UK revived fears of fresh lockdowns and another wave of infections.Oil gained, with West Texas Intermediate crude rising as much as 1.6%, to $39.94 per barrel.Watch major indexes update...
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Fed's Kaplan says 'excess risk-taking' in market can harm financial system during recovery

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan poses at a luncheon in El Paso, Texas, U.S., October 2, 2018. Ann Saphir/Reuters Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan raised concerns on Monday that the central bank's more detailed forward guidance will encourage risk-taking in markets.The Federal Open Market Committee indicated last week it won't lift rates from their near-zero range until maximum employment and average inflation of 2% are achieved.The stricter guidance...
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The Justice Department seeks to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Trump's rape accuser, which would leave taxpayers footing the legal bills

Writer E Jean Carroll has accused President Trump of raping her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s. Eva Deitch/The Washington Post; Saul Loeb/Getty Images The Department of Justice is seeking to represent Trump in a defamation lawsuit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll, who has accused him of rape, according to court documents filed Tuesday. In the highly unusual move, DOJ lawyers claimed Trump was acting in an official capacity when Carroll brought the lawsuit and invoked...
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‘The Multivorce’: CBS All Access Developing ‘Rick and Morty’-Style Animated Comedy From ‘Family Guy’ Producer

When you’ve got a pitch like “Marriage Story mixed with Rick and Morty,” you’re bound to receive some attention, or at least a few raised eyebrows. But with the adult animation scene becoming increasingly crowded and bizarre, attention is what a new CBS All Access animated series needs. That streaming service is developing The Multivorce, an animated comedy from Kirker Butler (Family Guy) and Scott Mosier (The Grinch) that joins the streaming platform’s crowing collection of adult animated show...
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NHL Rumors: Capitals, Canadiens, Blackhawks, Blues, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, Braden Holtby admits that his time in Washington might have come to an end. The Montreal Canadiens have reasons to feel good about their season, but they still have concerns and there could be possible trades. The St. Louis Blues need to talk business with Alex Pietrangelo and what will the Chicago Blackhawks do with their goaltending? Holtby Admits His Last Game For Caps May Have Happened Braden Holtby, when asked if the Game 5 loss to the Islanders could h...
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