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We live in a Golden Age of acoustic and electric guitars — here are the latest models I've tested, from Taylor, Gibson, and Epiphone

Two great new guitars from Taylor. Matthew DeBord/Insider I recently tested new electric and acoustic guitars from Gibson, Taylor, and Epiphone.The Gibson story has taken a fascinating turn: after declaring bankruptcy in 2018, the iconic company has revamped its lineup and is now offering guitars at a wider variety of price points.Gibson-owned Epiphone has introduced two new versions of the Texan acoustic, a guitar made famous by Paul McCartney, who wrote "Yesterday" on the instrument in th...
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Democrats' last hope to stop Trump from replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg rests with a handful of Republican senators

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has reignited critical questions about whether President Donald Trump will be able to force through a nominee to replace Ginsburg, and what, if anything, Democrats can do to stop it. Given the current makeup of the US Senate — 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and two Independents who caucus with Democrats — the minority party has no power to stop the president and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell if t...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Maine, Alaska, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Chief Justice John Roberts Remembers Ginsburg: ‘A Jurist Of Historic Stature’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six weeks before Election Day is likely to set off a heated battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate, and the Republican-led Senate should confirm, her replacement, or if t...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at 87 after serving as a Supreme Court Justice for 27 years. Here's a look at the trailblazer's life and career.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18, 2020 due to complications from cancer. She was 87. She was a left-leaning Associate Justice on the Supreme Court and a pop culture icon. She has been on the Supreme Court for more than 27 years. Here's how she went from the daughter of an immigrant without a high school degree to one of the most important legal influences of her time.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Notorious RBG. Allison Shelley/Getty...
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2013. Charles Dharapak/AP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87. Her death was announced Friday evening. She had multiple types of cancer in the past 20 years. Even before President Bill Clinton nominated her to the Supreme Court in 1993, Ginsburg was a champion for women's issues as a lawyer at the ACLU. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87.She di...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Stephen Colbert, Abc, Washington, Life, Senate, Court, Trends, Cnn, Harvard, United States, Ronald Reagan

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Outsider’s Champion, Has Died at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice, trailblazing feminist, and the closest thing to a folk hero the high court has ever seen, has died at the age of 87. The Supreme Court announced that she died Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreas cancer.In a statement dictated to her granddaughter just days before her death, Ginsburg said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”Tributes began pouring in instantly. The chief justice, John...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Senate, New York City, Court, Brooklyn, Aclu, Social Security Administration, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Columbia Law School, Cornell University, Trump, Marshall, Harvard Law School

Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

By WILL WEISSERT and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY | Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race. This is when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania. But Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, campaign here to mark the...
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Martin and Su Celebrate 20th radio anniversary

Essex radio duo Martin Day and Su Harrison have celebrated 20 years since going on-air together in the county. They were first drafted together on Essex FM on September 11th 2000, before the station was rebranded to Heart in 2009. Due to networking at local radio stations and cuts, Martin and Su were then left without a home in May 2019 before Radio Essex signed them up. Speaking about their time on-air together, Su observed: “I can’t believe I’ve managed to put up with him for this long. Oth...
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Tools for Mars are being developed in preparation for colonization

Researchers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design constructed Mars-ready tools in preparation for colonization. The team chose chitin as a cheap and abundant material to fashion a wrench and habitat. Chitin occurs naturally in arthropod exoskeletons, fungus, and fish scales. In 1963, a spaceship crash-landed on Earth. The vehicle was carrying one Martian, a very man-like creature who would be called Uncle Martin. He was so named by Tim O'Hara, a local newspaper reporter that dis...
Tags: Space, Technology, Sustainability, Nasa, Engineering, Innovation, Silicon Valley, Mars, Product Design, Derek, Martin, Tim, Fernandez, Twitter Facebook, Red Planet, Bill Bixby

Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups For 09/18-09/24

Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups. Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups For 09/18-09/24. The Latest Giant Deals & Coupon Matchups for the week of 09/18-09/24. The Giant PA ad is similar to Martin’s Grocery Store. Here are a few matchups that will help you save at Giant this week thru 09/24: Buy (2) Yoplait Go-Gurt 8 pack $2.00Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Akon, the pop star behind hits like 'Smack That,' is masterminding a $6 billion smart city in Senegal backed by a shadowy investor. Inside Akon City, where life will be funded by 'Akoin' and the singer hopes to reinvent his legacy.

Akon doesn't want his legacy to be "Smack That." KE International; Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Akon is moving forward with plans to build a $6 billion sustainable smart city in Senegal called Akon City. The Senegalese American singer said the 2,000-acre futuristic metropolis would include a luxury resort, condos, offices, a hospital, a stadium, and an artificial-intelligence data center. Residents will pay for everything with his c...
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Trump and Biden clash on climate as Hurricane Sally and wildfires rage – live

Louisville expected to announce settlement with Breonna Taylor familyFirefighters pushed to limit as infernos rage across west coastTrump’s embrace of teen shooter raises vigilante fears for electionBlack churches say Trump election ad incites ‘white terrorism’Nurses die as US hospitals fail to contain CovidSign up for our First Thing newsletter 2.31pm BST This is Joan Greve in Washington, taking over for Martin Belam.As Martin mentioned, Trump was on “Fox and Friends” this morning for an in...
Tags: Washington, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Fox, US politics, Wildfires, Biden, Donald Trump, Louisville, Trump, Reuters, Martin, Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade

DeVos vows to require standardized tests again: 4 questions answered

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Sept. 3 that the government intended to enforce federal rules that require all states to administer standardized tests at K-12 public schools during the 2020-2021 school year. Nicholas Tampio, a Fordham University political scientist who researches education policy, puts this declaration into context. 1\. What did DeVos say?Since the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, U.S. public school students have had to take federally mandated standa...
Tags: News, Congress, US, Joe Biden, Arizona, Biden, Democratic Party, Martin, Center for American Progress, College Board, DeVos, Fordham University, Betsy DeVos, Carmel Martin, Obama Education Department, Nicholas Tampio

Other Fiction Sue, Eugène: Martin das Findelkind . . . [German] v 1.0 15.09.2020

hier: >Martin das Findelkind, oder Memoiren eines Kammerdieners. Band 1< Attached Files Memoiren eines Kammerdieners v 1..epub (8.57 MB)
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Dolly Dastoor: On her 80th birthday, she’s the one giving a gift

We are thrilled to share this article about our amazing friend, philosopher, mentor and guide Dr. Dolly Dastoor. Truly one of a kind. Dr. Dolly Dastoor’s contribution to the field of dementia care has been generous. During her decades as a clinical psychologist, she developed a now-standard assessment tool, brought innovative and compassionate design to patient care, and introduced the support group concept to Montrealers living with Alzheimer’s. Her generosity has also spread to her religio...
Tags: Life, India, Nigeria, Canada, World Health Organization, Mcgill, Douglas, Martin, Natasha, South Shore, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Individuals, Dolly Dastoor, Jehan, Zubin, Dastoor

First Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's True Story 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

"Martin's dead. Bobby's dead. Jesus is dead. They tried to peacefully. We gonna try somethin' else." Netflix has unveiled the first teaser trailer for The Trial of the Chicago 7, the new film both written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. He originally wrote this for Spielberg to direct, but took on the duties himself after trouble getting it made. The very timely film tells the story of seven people on trial stemming from various protest-related charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Demo...
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Stop making excuses for the 'protesters' that act like bad cops

A protester throws flaming trash toward the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse after breaking through a newly-reinforced perimeter fence on July 22, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Nathan Howard/Getty Images We're in an overcautious moment when it comes to criticizing incidents of violence and property destruction when they're even tangentially related to the protests against police brutality and racism. The protest movement is righteous, and protesters deserve respect. But opportunists and violen...
Tags: Minneapolis, Washington Post, Trends, Chicago, Portland, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Illinois, Black Lives Matter, BLM, New York Times Magazine, Harper, Trump, Martin, Nikole Hannah Jones, Hannah Jones

Wall Street stops testing for weed

(AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico) A CPlant employee fills a bag with hemp flowers for export at the company's farming area near Tala, Uruguay, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.If you want a discount to BI Prime to read our stories, sign up here!Happy Friday readers,Hope ...
Tags: Congress, California, Martha Stewart, New York City, US, Toronto, Trends, South Dakota, House, New Jersey, Arizona, Jeremy, Ontario, Martin, Aurora, CSE

How Kim Jong Un ‘Played’ Donald Trump

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, staving off the impact of COVID-19 and sanctions on his hungry people, may count on his man in the White House for unremitting support in time of need.“Kim Jong Un is in good health,” Donald Trump tweeted Thursday like a star-struck groupie, all while battling the fallout from his COVID cover-up exposed by Bob Woodward’s latest book. “Never underestimate him!” Nor, to judge from passages in Woodward’s Rage, should one underestimate Trump’s infatuation with a bloodthirs...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, North Korea, White House, Singapore, Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Donald Trump, Seoul, Hanoi, Trump, Martin, Lee, Straub

Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups For 09/11-09/17

Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups. Giant Deals and Coupon Matchups For 09/11-09/17. The Latest Giant Deals & Coupon Matchups for the week of 09/11-09/17. The Giant PA ad is similar to Martin’s Grocery Store. Here are a few matchups that will help you save at Giant this week thru 09/17: Buy (10) Wesson Cooking Oil or other participating items $2.00Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Brand Moves for Thursday September 10

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with COVID-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. Outdoor wear brand Patagonia has released a heartfelt statement about its strugg...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Hollywood, Advertising, Walmart, Tesco, Britain, Chris Martin, Patagonia, Asda, Taylor, Academy, Facetime, Mastercard, Jersey, Neiman Marcus

Office Hours: Sir Martin welcomes flexibility, while Reed Hastings poo-poos remote work

Welcome to Ad Age’s Office Hours newsletter. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for the newsletter. The way we work is rapidly evolving. In a matter of months, the pandemic has forever changed how we communicate, where we conduct business, the technology we use and how we juggle home and work life. There’s also been a much-needed spotlight thrown on the makeup of the workforce and the efforts being done to make the ad world a more-inclusive place...
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Baby in Paris

  After six months in the south due to Covid 19 Chelsea and Martin returned to their apartment in Paris. Martin was working from home but now is back at work, and Chelsea will go back to work later this month.  Gabriel is in Paris and loves loves loves to be outside. There is a park near their home so they go there as often as they can. Gabriel is in awe of the "bigger" children. Gabriel also enjoys strolling along the streets waving to everyone they pass by. I think he is an extrovert he d...
Tags: Travel, Chelsea, Paris, Martin, Gabriel, Petula Clark, French la Vie

Man hit while bicycling on I-205 path remembered by friends

Martin Weiner. One of his friends said, “This last season he was really loving his cycling as an outlet from virus confinement, making regular rides out the Springwater to Gresham.”(Photo courtesy Davis Te Selle) Martin Weiner was 81 years young when he was hit and seriously injured by the driver of a car while biking on the I-205 path this past Thursday. Weiner (on right) and a friend. Over the weekend several of Martin’s friends contacted me to share the terrible news that he died in ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Martin, Weiner, Lenny, Jean, Portland Police Bureau, Selle, Jonathan Maus, Martin Martin, Fatal Collisions, Lenny Anderson, Martin Weiner, Southeast Market Street

Man hit by while bicycling on I-205 path remembered by friends

Martin Weiner.(Photos: Charlie Becker) Martin Weiner was 81 years young when he was hit and seriously injured by the driver of a car while biking on the I-205 path this past Thursday. Weiner (on right) and a friend. Over the weekend several of Martin’s friends contacted me to share the terrible news that he died in the hospital on Sunday. This collision hasn’t been reported anywhere else and I’m still awaiting a response from the Portland Police Bureau to confirm the details. According t...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Martin, Weiner, Lenny, Jean, Portland Police Bureau, Selle, Jonathan Maus, Martin Martin, Fatal Collisions, Lenny Anderson, Martin Weiner, Charlie Becker Martin Weiner

How to download videos on Vimeo's desktop site or save a video for offline viewing on the mobile app

MARTIN BUREAU/Getty Images You can download Vimeo videos to your computer using the download button located on the file's public page. You can also add any Vimeo video to your phone for offline viewing on the mobile app as an alternative to downloading.  Not all Vimeo videos will have a download option, but you can still do it using a third-party app as long as you have permission and are not violating copyright law.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Vimeo...
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Catlin denies Kaymer first win for six years

John Catlin. Picture: Getty Images American John Catlin denied two-time Major champion, Martin Kaymer, his first win for six years with a nerveless one-shot victory following a dramatic tussle in the Estrella Damm Andalucía Masters at Valderrama.Just a week after a 71st hole bogey cost Kaymer his chance of victory in the ISPS Handa UK  Championship at...
Tags: Asia, UK, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Martin Kaymer, Catlin, Martin, Caitlin, Kaymer, Ormsby, Olesen Den, J Luiten Ned, Kjeldsen Den, J Campillo Esp, Evans Eng

Radiocentre gets back to business with top panel

The first speakers to be announced for Tuning In: Back to Business have been announced by Radiocentre. They include Global’s Katie Bowden and Bauer’s Simon Kilby. Katie Bowden, Audio Commercial Director at Global, will discuss how brands have reappraised the power of radio since the start of the pandemic and how advertisers can learn from this for the tough times ahead. And Simon Kilby, Chief Revenue Officer for Radio of Bauer Media Group in the UK, will be in conversation with Shelley Allis...
Tags: UK, London, Global, Events, Radio, Radio industry, Gary Lineker, Martin Glenn, Wickes, Vinnie Jones, Martin, Pepsi, Bauer, Birdseye, Heart Foundation, Susannah

Martin joins Nedde Real Estate

Kim Martin Burlington, VT Kim Martin has joined Nedde Real Estate as CFO.   ...
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‘Women in the Castle’: Daisy Ridley & Kristin Scott Thomas to Star in Film Adaptation of Bestseller

One day, Lionsgate will release Chaos Walking, the long-delayed film adaptation of the young adult novel which stars Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland. Filming wrapped in late 2017, around the same time that author Jessica Shattuck’s book, The Women in the Castle, was on the New York Times bestseller list. Now, in the wake of the Skywalker saga, former Star Wars star Daisy Ridley has been cast in a movie adaptation of Shattuck’s novel. Learn more about the project below. Deadline says Ridley has b...
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