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7 doctors got COVID-19 days after going to an anti-vax conference in Florida

A protester holds an anti-vaccination sign in California. The protest is unrelated to the November 2021 conference.David McNew/Getty Images Seven doctors tested postive or got COVID-19 symptoms after attending an anti-vaccine conference. The event organizer told the Daily Beast that he didn't see the event as a superspreader. One of those infected bragged about using ivermectin while at the conference. Seven doctors who went to an anti-vaccine conference in Florida tested postive for COV...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, California, Trends, Earth, News UK, The Daily Beast, David McNew Getty, Anti-vaccination, Anti-vaxxers, Boros, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker, Littell


Capitol rioter mistakenly shows attack plans in Zillow listing photos

Former Green Beret and Oath Keepers member Jeremy Brown is in hot water with the FBI after listing photos revealed the contents of his weapons arsenal.
Tags: Fbi, Radio, Zillow, The Daily Beast, Federal Bureau of Investigation, News Brief, Jeremy Brown, Listing Photos, The Real Deal, Capitol Riot, Zillow Listings


10 Things in Politics: GOP shocks Dems in Virginia

Welcome back to 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]'s what we're talking about:Glenn Youngkin defeats Democrat Terry McAuliffe in high-stakes Virginia governor's election'Judge Judy' was plagued by sexual-harassment claims, drinking on the job, and racism, former employees sayCDC gives the OK to COVID-19 vaccine fo...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Nbc, Minneapolis, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, Boston, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, G20, Joe Biden, Getty Images


Democrats are set to unveil a new billionaire's tax and some of the wealthiest Americans are glad. Here are some of the ultrawealthy who want higher taxes.

'Shark Tank' star Mark Cuban Christopher Willard/ABC via Getty Images To pay for Biden's social spending agenda, Democrats are considering a new tax targeting billionaires. Billionaires including Mark Cuban, Marc Benioff, Ray Dalio, and George Soros have publicly called for higher taxes on the wealthy. A wealth tax would make ultrawealthy Americans pay the government a small percentage of their net worth each year. In 2020, Bill Gates' New Year's resolution was to get ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, New York, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Abc, California, Massachusetts, Disney, Elizabeth Warren, US, Dallas Mavericks, America, San Francisco


A judge held 2 DC jail officials in contempt after they left a Capitol riot suspect with a broken wrist for 4 months without surgery

A picture of Christopher Worrell released by the FBI. FBI Christopher Worrell, a Capitol riot defendant, has been in jail with a broken wrist for four months. A federal judge said jail officials violated his civil rights by denying him appropriate medical care. The judge referred the case to the DOJ for a civil rights investigation. A federal judge Wednesday held two Washington, DC, jail officials in civil contempt of court after ruling that they had violated a Capitol riot defendant's...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, News UK, Department Of Justice, Doj, The Daily Beast, Capitol Police, Hodgkin, Worrell, Naples Florida, Royce Lamberth, Fort Myers News Press


10 Things in Politics: Capitol riot probe races against midterm clock

Welcome back to 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]'s what we're talking about:Inside the House panel that's racing the midterm clock to pursue Trump and reveal truths about the Capitol attackDemocrats have reached a 'breaking point' on the debt-ceiling debateInside Laurene Powell Jobs' rise as a $16 billion po...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, California, Steve Jobs, Senate, White House, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Democrats, House, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Associated Press


Trump's former top Russia advisor says he has a bad case of 'autocrat envy'

President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive to waiting media during a joint press conference after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Trump's former top Russia advisor told The Daily Beast that he has a bad case of "autocrat envy." Fiona Hill also said Trump was a national security risk because of how susceptible he was to flattery. "Anyone could induce him to do something by raising the specter of someone insulting...
Tags: Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Trends, Hungary, Xi Jinping, National Security Council, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Tayyip Erdogan, Hill, Helsinki Finland, Viktor Orban, Fiona Hill


Tesla was ordered to pay $137 million to a Black man who said he was subjected to racist abuse while working as an elevator operator at the company

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Jae C. Hong/AP Tesla must pay $137 million to a former contracted worker who brought a racial harassment case, a jury ruled. Owen Diaz worked at Tesla's Fremont factory as an elevator operator in 2015. Diaz said colleagues told him to "go back to Africa," and that he suffered sleepless nights. See more stories on Insider's business page. A San Francisco federal court jury on Monday ruled that Tesla must pay $137 million to a Black man who said he endured racist...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Africa, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Racism, The Daily Beast, Cnbc, Elon, Berry, FREMONT, Diaz, Fremont California


Mary Trump called her uncle a 'loser' for suing her over a story that revealed his tax returns, saying he's acting out of desperation

A composite image of Mary Trump and former President Donald Trump. St Martin's Press/Getty Images Mary Trump called Donald Trump a "fucking loser" over a lawsuit he filed against her and The New York Times. The former president claimed she and The Times hatched an "insidious plot" to get his tax returns. Mary Trump told The Daily Beast her uncle was acting in "desperation" and "the walls are closing in." See more stories on Insider's business page. Mary Trump called her uncle, form...
Tags: Politics, Trends, New York Times, News UK, The Times, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Donald, Trump Tax Returns, Dutchess County New York, Mary Trump, Sarah Al Arshani, Sinead Baker


$10 million home owned by Google billionaire Larry Page destroyed by fire

Larry Page, the CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet. Getty A Palo Alto mansion owned by Google billionaire Larry Page has been partially destroyed by fire. The fire was spotted by a neighbor on their security camera. It is unclear who is living on the property, but neighbors claim it's being used as an office space. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Palo Alto mansion linked to Google billionaire Larry Page has been partially destroyed by a blazing fire, accord...
Tags: Google, Real Estate, News, California, Trends, Palo Alto, Larry Page, News UK, The Daily Beast, Fiji, Daily Beast, Yarbough, Bryant Street, UK Weekend, Sophia Ankel, Alphabet Getty A Palo Alto


Mike Lindell is trying to get his MyPillow ads back on Fox News, but the network keeps turning him down, report says

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 10: Mike Lindell, CEO of My Pillow, speaks during a campaign rally held by U.S. President Donald Trump at the Target Center on October 10, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Mike Lindell yanked all his ads from Fox News in July after it wouldn't run his cyber-symposium ad. Since then, Lindell has pitched at least four commercials to the network, he told The Daily Beast. Fox News keeps rejecting them, despite MyPillow's p...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Trends, Fox, Fox News, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Tucker Carlson, Lindell, Minneapolis Minnesota, Dominion, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Kelsey Vlamis, Daily Beast Fox News, July Lindell


Trump made fun of Georgia election officials for receiving death threats after they refused to audit the 2020 election results, report says

Former President Donald Trump at a rally in Georgia. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Trump tried to pressure Georgia officials to help him overturn the 2020 election result. Many of those officials and their families received a torrent of death threats in the aftermath. Trump made fun of the issue, even saying the officials deserved the threats, The Daily Beast reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Then-President Donald Trump made fun of Georgia election officials who rece...
Tags: Politics, Boston, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, News UK, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Reuters, Tricia, Daily Beast, 2020 Election, Raffensperger, Brad Raffensperger, Bill Bostock


Family Mourn Army Sgt. Killed in Kabul: 'It Shouldn't Have Had to Happen This Way'

The news came as “quite a shock,” Ryan Knauss’ grandmother told The Daily Beast, as they initially didn’t think any Army members were...
Tags: Army, Kabul, The Daily Beast, Ryan Knauss, Family Mourn Army


The father of one of the Marines killed in the Kabul bombing says 'Biden turned his back on him'

Smoke rises from a deadly explosion outside the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. Associated Press/Wali Sabawoon The father of one of the US Marines killed in the Kabul suicide bomb attack has placed blame on President Joe Biden. "I blame my own military leaders," Steve Nikoui told The Daily Beast. "Biden turned his back on him. That's it." Nikoui's son, Kareem, was among the at least 13 American troops killed in the Thursday attack. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Isis, News, Navy, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, Marines, Kabul, Ohio, Pentagon, Biden, Attacks


Anti-mask Rep. Barry Moore of Alabama tests positive for COVID-19

Alabama Rep. Barry Moore. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Rep. Barry Moore of Alabama tweeted Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. He wouldn't tell a Daily Beast reporter whether he had been vaccinated or not. Last month, Moore called Nancy Pelosi a "tyrant" for mandating masks in the House. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Barry Moore of Alabama, a Republican who has resisted mask and vaccine mandates, has tested positive for COVID-19. Moore, 50,...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Alabama, Trends, House, News UK, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, The Daily Beast, Moore, Capitol Building, Daily Beast, Barry Moore, Cullman Alabama, Montgomery Advertiser Alabama


Ransomware Attack Forces Indiana Hospital To Turn Ambulances Away

Hackers are going after U.S. hospitals with a fresh wave of cyberattacks this week just as coronavirus cases surge around the country. From a report: Eskenazi Health, a health-care service provider that operates a 315-bed hospital, inpatient facilities, and community health centers throughout Indianapolis, was crippled by a ransomware attack that began between 3:30 and 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, a spokesperson told The Daily Beast. By 8 a.m. Eskenazi Health was turning ambulances away and diverti...
Tags: Tech, Indianapolis, The Daily Beast, Eskenazi Health, Sioux Falls South Dakota, Sanford Health, Eskenazi, Bill Gassen, Sanford Health and Eskenazi Health


Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly met with anti-maskers and vaccine skeptics days after telling Floridians to get vaccinated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Florida governor met with anti-maskers and vaccine skeptics on Monday, The Daily Beast reported. It came days after he urged Floridians to get vaccinated. Florida is currently being ravaged by the Delta coronavirus variant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis quietly met with vaccine skeptics and anti-maskers just days after urging residents in his state to get vacci...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, California, White House, Trends, News UK, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, The Daily Beast, Don, Capitol, McDonald, Tallahassee, Fauci, Ron DeSantis, Daily Beast


Michael Cohen says he thinks Jared Kushner has already flipped on Donald Trump

Jared Kushner, right, and his wife Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Michael Cohen said he thinks Jared Kushner has flipped on his father-in-law Donald Trump. It comes as NY prosecutors pursue a criminal probe into Trump's business empire. He said it was noteworthy that Kushner's name was absent all proceedings so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former personal attorney, said he thinks Jared K...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Trends, News UK, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Jared, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Ivanka, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Manhattan District Attorney s Office, Kushner, Jared Kushner


Right-wing Activist's $500 'Freedom Phone' Actually Cheap Rebranded Android Model Made in China

"This week, a 22-year-old self-described Bitcoin millionaire introduced the Freedom Phone, a $499 device meant to be completely free from 'Big Tech's' censorship and influence," reports PC Magazine. "But it turns out the same smartphone is actually from China, and probably just a cheap knock-off." The Freedom Phone comes from Erik Finman, who unveiled the device earlier this week. He claims the product has everything Trump supporters could dream of, including an "uncensorable" app store, prei...
Tags: Google, China, Tech, Gizmodo, The Daily Beast, Trump, Shenzhen China, Erik Finman, Khait, Signal Telegram, Umidigi, Freedom Phone, Anna Khait


Trump directly implicated himself in potential tax crimes at the Trump Organization with an offer to pay school fees, report says

Donald Trump. Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images Trump has been connected to the Trump Org. tax investigation for the first time, per The Daily Beast. A witness reportedly told investigators that Trump once offered to personally guarantee perks in lieu of taxable salary. Trump has not been charged by the Manhattan DA so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness in the Manhattan District Attorney investigation into the Trump Organization told prosecutors ...
Tags: Politics, New York, US, Trends, News UK, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, The Daily Beast, Trump, Afp, Don, Trump Tower, Donald J Trump, Manhattan New York, Donald Trumps


Trump directly implicated himself in the Trump Organization tax investigation with an offer to pay school fees, report says

Donald Trump. Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images Trump has been connected to the Trump Org. tax investigation for the first time, per The Daily Beast. A witness reportedly told investigators that Trump once offered to personally guarantee perks in lieu of taxable salary. Trump has not been charged by the Manhattan DA so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cooperating witness told Manhattan prosecutors last month that former President Donald Trump offered to personally...
Tags: Politics, Trends, News UK, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Barry, The Daily Beast, Trump, Afp, Don, Trump Tower, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Manhattan DA, Getty Images Trump, Manhattan District Attorney


Trump implicated in Trump Organization tax investigation: report

Sources told The Daily Beast that Jennifer Weisselberg told investigators Trump personally offered perks in lieu of taxable salary at a...
Tags: The Daily Beast, Trump, Trump Organization, Jennifer Weisselberg


Ivanka Trump might flip on her dad because she has more to lose, Mary Trump says: 'Her husband's family is legitimately very wealthy'

A composite image of Mary Trump and former President Donald Trump. ABC News/YouTube/Getty Images The Trump Organization and its CEO were charged with crimes including grand larceny and tax fraud. Donald Trump's niece said Ivanka might flip on her dad to save herself. Ivanka, a former Trump Org. employee, has "more to hang onto," Mary Trump said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ivanka Trump could flip on her father, former President Donald Trump, because she has "more t...
Tags: Politics, Trends, News UK, Manhattan, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Fred, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Trump Org, Patrick Cotter, Mary Trump, Molly Jong Fast


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he lost $7 million making COVID-19 masks in the operation he announced alongside Trump

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Last year, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said his company would make and donate COVID-19 masks. Lindell told The Daily Beast he lost $7 million on the effort and has millions of masks left over. "I can't give them away," Lindell told The Daily Beast. "No one wants the things anymore." See mo...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Washington, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Lindell, Rose Garden, Daily Beast, Alex Brandon, Jacob Shamsian


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he lost $7 million on COVID-19 masks

"I can't give them away," Mike Lindell told The Daily Beast, adding that he still has millions of masks. "No one wants the things anymore."
Tags: The Daily Beast, Mike Lindell


Chrissy Teigen team member says designer Michael Costello faked the DMs that showed her bullying him

Entertainer Chrissy Teigen (R), designer Michael Costello (insert). Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic, Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images Designer Michael Costello accused Chrissy Teigen of bullying him in purported Instagram DMs. The designer said Teigen's purported messages and blacklisting caused him to want to kill himself. A member of Teigen's team says the messages Costello posted are fake. The screenshots appear to be manipulated. Read more of Insider's digital cult...
Tags: Beyonce, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Life, Trends, Chrissy Teigen, The Daily Beast, Courtney Stodden, Michael, Leona Lewis, Lewis, R, Teigen, COSTELLO, Digital Culture


Ahead of North Carolina GOP convention, people close to Trump are hoping he doesn't talk about a bogus theory he could be 'reinstated' as president in August

Former US President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Allies close to Trump are asking him not to mention being reinstated, The Daily Beast reported. The warning comes ahead of a planned speech by the former president in North Carolina. Advisers reportedly said he could only bring it up if he plans to denounce the conspiracy theory. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Election, North Carolina, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Greenville, Sidney Powell, Hyatt Regency, CPAC, Maggie Haberman


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he 'probably' inspired Trump's wild claim that he'll be reinstated by August

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump has been repeating a false claim that he'll be "reinstated" to the presidency by August. Mike Lindell appeared to take credit for seeding the idea, The Daily Beast reported. Trump is fixated on current efforts to overturn the election, such as the Arizona ballot recount. See more stories on Insider's business page. My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell said he's likely the source of claims from former Pre...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, News UK, Biden, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Sidney Powell, Lindell


Witnesses said Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, report says

Getty Images Matt Gaetz reportedly snorted cocaine with a female escort at a hotel party in 2019, The Daily Beast reported. The Florida congressman reportedly wrote off the hotel stay as a campain expense. Gaetz faces a Justice Department investigation into whether he violated federal sex-trafficking laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. Witnesses said Rep. Matt Gaetz snorted cocaine and had sex with an escort who was paid with campaign money, The Daily Beast reported ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Cbs News, Trends, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Bahamas, Justice Department, The Daily Beast, Venmo, Orlando Florida, Greenberg, Daily Beast, Matt Gaetz, Seminole County, Gaetz


4 women say they were pushed to take drugs and have sex with Joel Greenberg, wingman to Matt Gaetz, Daily Beast reports

Joel Greenberg as pictured on Seminole County's website. He served as a tax collector in the county before his indictment in 2020. Seminole County 4 women told The Daily Beast they felt pressured to have sex with Joel Greenberg. Greenberg came to prominence for his association with Rep. Matt Gaetz. Gaetz is being investigated over trafficking allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Four women told The Daily Beast that they felt pressured to have sex with Joel Gr...
Tags: Florida, News, Trends, News UK, The Daily Beast, Greenberg, Scheller, Tom Porter, Matt Gaetz, Seminole County, Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz Gaetz, Fritz Scheller, Joel Greenberg Greenberg, Sexual Coercion