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President Trump says he casted a 'very secure vote' for himself after voting in-person in Florida

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Saturday morning cast his early, in-person ballot at an early voting site in West Palm Beach, Florida. The trip would mark Trump's in-person early voting experience in the Sunshine State since switching his residency there from New York in 2019. First Lady Melania Trump did not accompany Trump to the voting site. Trump voted by mail in Florida for two primary elections earlier this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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Kimberly Guilfoyle Lists Manhattan Apartment for $5 Million

Donald Trump Jr.’s high-profile girlfriend is ready to part with her three-bedroom place overlooking Central Park
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26 clothing stores you'll see less of in the future

Gap just announced it would begin exiting malls and shutter 350 stores by 2024. Reuters Many clothing retailers have announced store closures in the past year, and the coronavirus pandemic has led to even more. Gap Inc. just announced it would begin exiting malls and shutter 350 stores by 2024. American Eagle Outfitters recently announced it will be permanently closing up to 50 stores this year and could close up to 500 stores in the next two years. Legacy department stores Century 21, Lor...
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Census takers fall short of target goal in US count

By Mike Schneider | Associated Press From tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana, census workers who go door to door were unable to reach all the households they needed for a complete tally of the U.S. population, a count that ended abruptly last week after a Supreme Court ruling. Community activists, statisticians and civil rights groups say racial and ethnic minorities are historically undercounted, and shortcomings in the 2020 census could set the course of life in...
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Trading Places: Jennifer Lawrence Swaps NYC Penthouse for $22 Million Townhouse

Every cloud has a silver lining. Though Jennifer Lawrence lost a mammoth $5.7 million on the sale of her Upper East Side penthouse in July, she was quick to drown her sorrows in another lavish Manhattan home — a brand-new West Village townhouse that she bought in an off-market deal for a hefty $21.9 million. […]
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Yes, women's equality will come at the expense of some men — that's the point

Demonstrators take part in the Women's March in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 20, 2018. Caitlin Ochs/Reuters A new report by the Pew Research Center shows 25% of men believe increased equality for women will come at their expense. They're exactly right, and that's the point. In order to equalize centuries of oppression of women, men will have to stop benefiting in life just for being men. Ashley Jordan is a feminist writer, speaker, activist, and organizer. This i...
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US business activity leaps to fastest growth rate since February 2019, IHS Markit says

People walk through Manhattan as the city prepares to enter stage 2 of reopening this coming Monday on June 18, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images IHS Markit's gauge of US business activity rose to 55.5 in October from 54.3, signaling the fastest pace of growth since February 2019. Service-industry activity gained to 56 from 54.6, while manufacturing activity improved slightly to 53.3 from 53.2. Readings above 50 indicate industry growth, while those below the threshold poin...
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These are the key commercial real-estate deals and trends to watch: data centers are red hot, and studio space investment is booming

We have the latest news on commercial real-estate deals, analysis, and trends. Katie Warren/Business Insider The pandemic threw the real-estate world into disarray, as people emptied out of offices, hotels, and malls and worked from their homes. That disruption has transformed how people and companies finance, operate, and occupy real estate. Some big firms like WarnerMedia have been rethinking office needs — and some commercial real-estate deals were put on ice as financing dries up. Cowor...
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20 of the most mindbogglingly expensive homes sold this year

From $30 million Manhattan condos to a record-breaking $165 million Los Angeles estate, here's a look at 20 of the most expensive residential real estate deals to take place this year.
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COVID-19 didn't end driving, but mobility experts say it could spell the demise of rush hour

"Now we have control over the cadence of our work," Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz said. "Do we need to honor a rush-hour system if it's proven to be not necessary anymore?" AP Photo/David J. Phillip Travel and commuting nosedived in March when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the US. Business Insider spoke with two mobility experts, Gary Hallgren of Arity, and Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz, about how the pandemic has changed commuting.  Driving has dropped by as much as 70%, but as it's sta...
Tags: Transportation, New York City, US, Trends, Traffic, Brooklyn, United States, Manhattan, Autos, Commuting, Mobility, Joshi, Alex Davies, Ignition, Sam Schwartz, Kristen Lee

Forest Whitaker Bags Historic Upper East Side Duplex

Not quite a year on from selling his Hollywood compound for $3.85 million, Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker has headed back East — specifically, to the Big Apple — where he’s ponied up almost $1.6 million for a garden duplex on Manhattan’s ritzy Upper East Side. Situated on a quiet, tree-lined street in the tony […]
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Ruth Falcon, Soprano Who Became Leading Voice Teacher, Dead At 77

From the mid-1970s through the ’90s, she had a career at most of the world’s top opera houses, but in 1991 she began the job for which she’ll be remembered: teaching singing at the Mannes College of Music in Manhattan. Among her students, there and in her private studio, were Deborah Voigt, Sondra Radvanovsky, Nadine Sierra, Kate Lindsey, and Danielle de Niese. – The New York Times
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How sneaking out to a concert at Disneyland led Lenny Kravitz into a life in music

By Julie Cantrell Let Love Rule is more than just a book or an album title, it’s become the mantra of Grammy Award-winning musician, Lenny Kravitz, a mega-star who rocked the world into the new millennium with a style all his own. Kravitz has long been recognized for breaking norms and inspiring others to be true to themselves. But that walk didn’t always come easy for the man whose life was a dance between two extremes from the start. Born the son of Sy Kravitz, an NBC news producer of Russian-...
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Litigation funding goes mainstream

CHICAGO - OCTOBER 14: Traders watch prices in the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index futures pit on the CME Group trading floor October 14, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Today the Dow closed above 10,000 for the first time in a year and seven months after it hit a 12-year low of 6,547.05 on March 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Scott Olson/Getty Images The weekend's almost here.Apollo Global Management and Leon Black, its billionaire CEO, will have an outside law firm investigate ...
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A series of 1-minute interactions gave a correctional officer the coronavirus, prompting new CDC guidance about brief exposure

Correctional officers at the Rikers Island correctional facility in New York, March 12, 2015. Brendan McDermid/Reuters The CDC advises anyone who's been in close contact with someone with coronavirus to quarantine for 14 days.  Close contact was previously defined as being within 6 feet of an infected person for more than 15 consecutive minutes. But a new study shows that a correctional officer got sick after a series of very brief interactions with inmates who later tested positive. That ...
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This $30M duplex wows with the largest outdoor space in Manhattan

The terrace duplex at 100 E. 53rd St. is on the market for $29.75M and boasts the largest private, continuous outdoor space in the borough.
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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani caught in compromising position with young actress in Borat film 'gotcha'

Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and former New York mayor, has been caught in a compromising situation with a young actress while unsuspectingly being filmed for the latest Borat film. Mr Giuliani was invited to a hotel in Manhattan in July by a member of comedian and director Sacha Baron Cohen’s team posing as a Russian reporter who said she wanted to talk about the president’s coronavirus handling. The journalist, played by Bulgarian actress Maria Bakalova, 24, starts off by disc...
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New to Stream: OVID’s November 2020 Movie Lineup

New to Stream: OVID’s November 2020 Movie Lineup, the curated streaming destination for documentaries and art-house films, has announced its November streaming lineup. On November 6, OVID brings out its first post-election release, the restored version of legendary situationist Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle, based on his 1967 book. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gp...
Tags: New York, Movies, Navy, Mexico, China, New York City, Africa, US, Toronto, Netflix, Canada, Britain, United States, Royal Air Force, Morocco, Paris

Bubble-Master: The Doctor Who Helps Make Dance Companies Safe

“Bubbling has gained traction in the dance world as companies and organizations try to find ways of bringing artists together to create work in a safe environment. That involves rules, medical protocols, tests and vigilance, and it requires a presiding authority to decide what those should be. Enter Dr. Wendy Ziecheck, a Manhattan internist, who trained with George Balanchine’s doctor and was the medical director for the Rockettes before taking this unlikely new career path.” – The New York Tim...
Tags: Art, Dance, Manhattan, George Balanchine, Rockettes, Wendy Ziecheck, 10.20.20

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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africans were involved in the slave trade. why do you think that matters?

The statementIf you are exposed to any bigoted, right-wing media or social media -- whether by misfortune, sport, or a delusion that you must counter their arguments -- and someone raises the subject of slavery, you will doubtless see on this trope. They were sold by their own people.Africans sold other Africans.Slavery began in Africa, and was imported to the new world. In fact, you might hear or see some version of this any time racism is mentioned. Or as a complete non sequitur. It appears ...
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Baked by Melissa makes delicious mini cupcakes that are perfect for any occasion — and you can take 10% off today

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Baked by Melissa Baked by Melissa is a New York City-based cupcake shop famous for its bite-sized cupcakes made in fun colors and creative flavors. It ships to all 50 states so you can order and try these treats yourself, or send them to a loved one. Shipping starts at $15.95 on orders with a $20 minimum. Now through October 21, you can take 10% off your cupcake order with code "HAPPYDAYS10".  See ...
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Ghislaine Maxwell Deposition, Discussing Sex Life and Jeffrey Epstein, Ordered Released by Thursday at 9 a.m.

Transcripts of interviews conducted with alleged sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell that referenced her former boyfriend, the dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, and contain intimate details about her sex life, should be made public no later than 9 a.m. ET Thursday, a New York judge ordered Tuesday.The controversial transcripts, long sought-after by some of Epstein’s victims and the media, are expected to shine an unprecedented light on Maxwell and Epstein’s life together and come from two days of dep...
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Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021, joining other major tech companies

Amazon office front desk pictured in Manhattan, New York Reuters Amazon is giving some employees the option to continue working remotely through June 2021, Bloomberg reported Tuesday and Business Insider confirmed. "Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021," an Amazon spokesperson told Business Insider. Amazon's warehouse workers, which the company has deemed essential, have continued working in-person throughout the pande...
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Documents in Ghislaine Maxwell criminal case expected to be released by Thursday

A U.S. judge on Tuesday ordered the release of a deposition that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell gave in 2016 related to her dealings with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, and which she had fought to keep under wraps. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan directed that a transcript of Maxwell's testimony and other documents be released by 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT) on Thursday. The documents came from a now-settled civil defamation lawsuit against Maxwell by Virginia Giuffre, who ...
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Amazon Prime Video November 2020 TV & Film Titles Announced!

Amazon Prime Video November 2020 TV & Film Titles Announced! The full calendar of film and TV titles coming to Amazon Prime Video in November has been unveiled, including the adventure reality series The Pack, hosted by Gold Medalist skier Lindsey Vonn and her dog Lucy; Small Axe, an anthology comprised of five original films set in London’s West Indian community; Uncle Frank, a family comedy-drama that originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Sacha Baron Cohen’s mockumentary seque...
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Fit More Podcasts Into Your Day With This Calculator

I used to listen to an unreasonable number of podcasts—usually while commuting from Brooklyn to Manhattan and back each day, a process that involved a lot of walking and a lot of waiting for trains. But the pandemic changed all that. I’ve been working from home since March, and my daily commute is currently only as…Read more...
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Meet The New York Dance World’s Bubble Doctor

“Bubbling has gained traction in the dance world as companies and organizations try to find ways of bringing artists together to create work in a safe environment. That involves rules, medical protocols, tests and vigilance, and it requires a presiding authority to decide what those should be. Enter Dr. Wendy Ziecheck, a Manhattan internist, who trained with George Balanchine’s doctor and was the medical director for the Rockettes before taking this unlikely new career path.” – The New York Tim...
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Out-of-work Broadway actors can eat now and pay later (or never) at 2 Manhattan restaurants

Walter McBride/Getty Images Manhattan restaurants Marseille and Nizza are offering an "eat now, pay later" scheme for out-of-work Broadway actors. Actors can enjoy a meal and pay their bill "as slowly or as quickly as possible, if at all," the restaurants said.  All Broadway shows have been suspended until May 30, 2021. "Your success has been our success," the restaurants told actors.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Out-of-work Broadway actors can now eat at two New Y...
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Trump's alleged slander of writer 'was part of official duties', lawyers argue

E Jean Carroll says Trump defamed her when he denied rapeJustice department seeks to substitute itself as defendantDonald Trump has pushed many boundaries of “presidential behavior”, but there has rarely been any move as audacious as his claim – made through the Department of Justice – that he denied a rape accusation in his official capacity as US president.The shock argument was made by DoJ lawyers in filings in the case of E Jean Carroll, a writer with the Atlantic. She is suing Trump for def...
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