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New York City's 'Billionaires' Row' residents say their 96-floor building sways, floods, and traps families in elevators, according to new lawsuit

432 Park Avenue has been beset with resident complaints. Lucas Jackson/Reuters The condo board of one of New York's most expensive addresses is suing the building's developers. Complaints include flooding, faulty elevators, and loud noises when the building sways. Despite the multimillion-dollar price tag, the building can be an uncomfortable place to live. See more stories on Insider's business page. Residents in one of New York City's most expensive buildings are suing th...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Developer, New York City, Trends, Luxury, Jennifer Lopez, Michelin, The New York Times, Skyscraper, Apartment, Alex Rodriguez, Park Avenue, CIM Group, Condo, Jose Cuervo Tequila


Kayleigh McEnany deletes tweet blaming Biden for a 2020 spike in murders that occurred under Trump

Former President Donald Trump and Kayleigh McEnany, former White House press secretary. Alex Wong/Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany deleted a tweet blaming Biden for a spike in murders that occurred under Trump. "The U.S. murder rate under Joe Biden..." she wrote about a graphic showing an increase in 2020. The graphic, from The New York Times, shows the number of murders increased by nearly 30%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former White House press secretary and Fox News...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, United States, New York Times, The Times, Fox News, The New York Times, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Trump


"What do you do when a big swath of Americans believe things that are demonstrably false...?"

"Are we a nation of lunatics...?... We’re told to trust the voters because ordinary folk know what’s what, but how can you trust the voters if so many of them think their paranoid delusions are reality?... My friend Alan, a Marxist historian... compares our present moment to the world described by Johan Huizinga in The Waning of the Middle Ages. As feudalism began to break up in the 1300s and 1400s... [p]essimism, fear, and a sense of cultural exhaustion prevailed.... Maybe, Alan suggested... [w...
Tags: Law, History, The New York Times, Alan, Conspiracies, Katha Pollitt, Rationality, Ann Althouse, Gender Difference, Johan Huizinga


Biden reportedly is set to nominate a law professor critical of crypto and big banks to run the OCC

The White House. Ken Cedeno/Reuters President Joe Biden is set to nominate Cornell University law professor Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, according to a Bloomberg report. The banking law professor has been a critic of cryptocurrencies and envisions a larger role for the government in overseeing banks. Omarova needs Senate confirmation to serve a five-year term. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is preparing to nomin...
Tags: Senate, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Treasury, The New York Times, Kazakhstan, Federal Reserve, Biden, George W Bush, Cornell University, Cryptocurrency, Fed, Treasury Department


Trump Sues The New York Times And His Own Niece, Who Calls Him A ‘F*cking Loser’

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Trump Smash The ex-president filed a $100 million suit against Mary Trump, the New York Times, and three of its reporters (David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner) over their blockbuster story on his tax evasion schemes based on tax records that his niece provided. Trump’s lawsuit accuses the defendants of carrying out “an insidious plot to obtain confidential and highly-sensitive records which they exploited for their o...
Tags: News, Senate, Cnn, Netflix, United States, House, New York Times, PAC, Cbs, The New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Times, Ny, Border Patrol, Trump


A renowned luxury brand teamed up with an LA bootleg label to create a 'Vaccinated' hoodie that celebs and fashion insiders are clamoring for

Pierpaolo Piccioli, the creative director of Valentino. Pierpaolo Piccioli/Handout via Reuters Valentino is releasing a $690 sweatshirt with the word "Vaccinated" across the front. It's a collaboration with an LA company called Cloney, which originally produced a bootleg version. The approach is noticeably different than how Nike dealt with MSCHF's "Satan shoes." See more stories on Insider's business page. Luxury fashion designers have dealt with knockoff companies recreatin...
Tags: Fashion, News, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Nike, Retail, World Health Organization, The New York Times, Lady Gaga, Vaccines, Times, Marc Jacobs, Unicef, Janet Mock, Fendi


France's US ambassador set to return to DC after 5-day submarine deal protest

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron. PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images France will send its ambassador back to the US after pulling him over a submarine rift. French officials fumed over the US striking a nuclear submarine deal with the UK and Australia. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron patched things up over the phone Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Wednesday to return...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Australia, Washington, France, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, The New York Times, Breaking News, Biden, Aussies, Emmanuel Macron, US UK


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


Trump pushed vote-rigging claims for weeks after his campaign found that they were nonsense, report says

Attorney Sidney Powell leveled claims against a voting machine company the Trump campaign found to be baseless. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Trump pushed false vote-rigging claims for weeks after his campaign had internally discredited them. A November 13 memo on the claims was revealed as part of a lawsuit from a former Dominion employee. The campaign couldn't substantiate claims that the company was part of a global election-rigging conspiracy. See more stories o...
Tags: Politics, Colorado, Trends, Joe Biden, The New York Times, States, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Parkinson, Powell, NewsMax, Michelle Malkin, George Soros, Hugo Chavez


A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and said he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, The New York Times reported. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package made it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and som...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, The Times, Retail, The New York Times, Ruby, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel


George Holliday, man who filmed Rodney King beating, dies of COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — George Holliday, a plumber who gained local and national fame 30 years ago when he used his video camera to tape the infamous Los Angeles police beating of motorist Rodney King in Lake View Terrace, has died from COVID-19, it was reported Monday. Citing a friend and business partner, TMZ reported that Holliday, 61, died Sunday at a Simi Valley hospital, where he had been since mid-August. He was not vaccinated and was on a ventilator in recent days, the website reported. On March 3...
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The Biden cat's arrival to the White House has been delayed by Major Biden's biting incidents, according to the first lady

Socks, former President Bill Clinton's cat, in 1994. AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander The Biden family cat has yet to arrive in the White House, according to First Lady Jill Biden. The first lady told The New York Times that the family dog, Major, has made it an "issue." Major has bitten multiple Secret Service agents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Those hoping for a cat to return to the White House will have to wait a while longer, according to First Lady Jill Biden.In he...
Tags: Politics, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cat, Bill Clinton, Secret Service, The New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinton, Bidens, Jill Biden, Jake Lahut, Major Biden


If Mississippi was a country it would have the second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita in the world but Gov. Tate Reeves won't say how he plans to fix it

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves delivers a televised address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem during a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images One out of every 320 Mississippians has died from COVID-19, the highest rate in the country. Gov. Tate Reeves dodged CNN'S Jake Tapper's question on whether he would do anything to change the st...
Tags: Mississippi, Congress, California, Kentucky, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Tennessee, Peru, Associated Press, The New York Times, Reeves, Jake Tapper, Dobbs


If Mississippi was a country it would have the second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita in the world but Gov. Tate Reeves doesn't plan on doing anything differently

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves delivers a televised address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem during a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images One out of every 320 Mississippians has died from COVID-19, the highest rate in the country. Gov. Tate Reeves dodged CNN'S Jake Tapper's question on whether he would do anything to change the st...
Tags: Mississippi, Congress, California, Kentucky, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Tennessee, Peru, Associated Press, The New York Times, Reeves, Jake Tapper, Dobbs


Biden administration plans to deport 10,000 Haitian migrants sheltering under a bridge in Texas, reports say

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross into the United States from Mexico, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Eric Gay/AP Around 10,000 Haitian migrants are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas. The Biden administration is planning to deport the migrants, with flights due to begin on Sunday. Del Rio's mayor declared a state of emergency, describing the situation as "unprecedented" and "surreal." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US govern...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, UK News, Ap, Bbc, United States, Migration, The Times, Migrants, South America, The New York Times, Customs


Heatwaves and droughts have decimated some Christmas tree crops, and industry groups are warning of impending shortages: 'Find and buy your Christmas tree early'

A Christmas tree harvest at a tree farm in Salem, Oregon. Nathan Howard/Getty Images Live Christmas trees may be in short supply this year due to the effects of climate change. Drought and heatwaves have decimated crops in Oregon, where the most trees are grown nationwide. There is also a shortage of artificial Christmas trees amid ongoing supply chain issues. See more stories on Insider's business page. You may have a harder time than usual finding a live Christmas tree this holiday ...
Tags: News, Climate Change, Oregon, Trends, Drought, Wildfires, Retail, Salem, The New York Times, Christmas Tree, Christmas Trees, Heatwaves, Pacific Northwest, US Department of Agriculture, ACTA, HEMPHILL


Kevin McCarthy begged Trump to call Biden on the eve of his inauguration but Trump refused: book

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a signing ceremony for H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, in the Oval Office of the White House on April 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. The bill includes an additional $321 billion for the Paycheck Protection Programs forgivable loans to cover payroll and other costs for small businesses. Hospitals and other health care providers will receive $...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, The New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, House Gop, Hope Hicks


10 Things in Politics: DC braces for rally for Capitol rioters

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] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:What to know about law enforcement's preparations ahead of a rally for Capitol riotersA Republican lawmaker, who voted to impeach Trump, will retireOne chart shows how the Democratic tax plan helps most Americans a...
Tags: UK, Texas, Congress, Australia, California, Montana, Washington, Mexico, France, China, Russia, US, Dnc, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi


24 Republican state attorneys general signed a letter calling Biden's vaccine mandate 'illegal'

President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room at the White House, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, in Washington. Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik 24 state attorneys general signed a letter demanding that Biden change his vaccine mandate. The letter says Biden's strategy is "a threat to individual liberty...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, The New York Times, Biden, Federal, OSHA, Andrew Harnik, Biden Administration, Coronavirus


France canceled a celebration of US-French relations amid outrage over a scrapped submarine deal

French Marine officers wait atop "Le Vigilant" nuclear submarine at L'Ile Longue military base, near Brest, Brittany. Associated Press France is furious with the US and others after a lucrative submarine deal was upended. Australia has decided to acquire nuclear-powered subs with US and UK support, abandoning plans to buy French-built subs. Amid tensions, France canceled a gala in Washington, DC celebrating relations with the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. France ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Australia, Washington, France, White House, US, International, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Paris, The Times, Deal, The New York Times, Biden


France canceled an event celebrating US-French relations amid outrage over a scrapped submarine deal

French Marine officers wait atop "Le Vigilant" nuclear submarine at L'Ile Longue military base, near Brest, Brittany. Associated Press France is upset with the US and others over a lucrative submarine deal that was upended. Australia has decided to acquire nuclear-powered subs with US and UK support, abandoning plans to buy French-built subs. Amid tensions, France canceled a reception in Washington, DC celebrating relations with the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Australia, Washington, France, White House, US, International, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Paris, The Times, Deal, The New York Times, Dc


The Real Life Inspiration Behind Forrest Gump

"Forrest Gump" famously inserted Tom Hanks into old archival footage, interweaving moments from real U.S. history with the fictional story of his character: A simple yet sincere man, sharing homespun wisdom on a park bench to different strangers while recounting the story of his ever-so-charmed life.Director Robert Zemeckis and ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) employed digital compositing and other groundbreaking visual effects to give Forrest's tale a true-to-life veneer. Thanks to the wonders of...
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Afghan banks are running out of cash and are begging the Taliban for more money after the US froze nearly $10 billion in assets

A person holds a bundle of Afghan afghani banknotes at a money exchange market, following banks and markets reopening after the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer Afghanistan's banks are facing a money shortage and may have to close to the public soon. Bankers fear the situation could lead to inflated food and electricity prices, Reuters reported. The Taliban has also been unable to get its hands on billions in frozen assets. See more stori...
Tags: New York, News, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Associated Press, The New York Times, Cornell University, Reuters, State, Antony Blinken, KABUL Afghanistan, Robert Hockett


Apple's iOS 14.8 Update Fixes Zero-Click Exploit Used to Distribute Pegasus Spyware (mac rumors)

Today's iOS 14.8 update addresses a critical vulnerability that Apple engineers have been working around the clock to fix, reports The New York Times. Last week, The Citizen Lab informed Apple about a new zero-click iMessage exploit targeting Apple's image rendering library. Called FORCEDENTRY, the exploit could infect an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac with the Pegasus spyware, providing access to the camera and microphone in addition to allowing access to text messages, phone calls, and...
Tags: Apple, News, Israel, Pegasus, The New York Times, Juli Clover, NSO, Citizen Lab, New York Times Last, NSO Group, John Scott Railton


10 things in tech you need to know today

Mike Segar/Reuters Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Apple warns users to update iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches after fixing a major spyware flaw. The company released an emergency update after learning of a vulnerability that allowed an Israeli spyware company to remotely infect Apple devices - without anyone...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, California, New York City, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Cisco, Crypto, Aws, The New York Times, Andreessen Horowitz, Amazon Web Services, Taco Bell, Newsletters


Jeffrey Epstein got media training from Steve Bannon for a '60 Minutes' interview that never happened, according to report

Jeffrey Epstein (left), Steve Bannon (right). Davidoff Studios, Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Steve Bannon once gave media training to Jeffrey Epstein, according to The New York Times. Bannon told Epstein to "stick to his message, which is that he is not a pedophile." He also told the convicted rapist "not to share his racist theories on how Black people learn." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon gave media training to the late convicted sex o...
Tags: Politics, Media, Trends, New York Times, The Times, The New York Times, Ben Smith, Michael Wolff, Times, Smith, Trump, Wolff, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Davidoff, Bannon


A Google manager recommended the company fire 7 temporary workers rather than give them benefits, a report says

An employee walks past the Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo The New York Times and The Guardian reported that Google underpaid contract workers. A Google manager recommended firing seven contract workers to avoid giving them benefits, per the report. The company said it hired six full-time and dismissed one with three months' pay. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Google manager recommended firing a group of contract workers rather than giving them benefits such as si...
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Benefits, New York Times, Netherlands, The Times, The New York Times, Workers Rights, Barry, Contractors, Pittsburgh, Alan Barry, Tech Insider, Ng Han Guan, Isobel Asher Hamilton


‘Imminent Threat’ or Aid Worker: Did a U.S. Drone Strike in Afghanistan Kill the Wrong Person? (The New York Times)

The New York Times obtained exclusive security camera footage and witness accounts to show how the military launched a drone strike that killed 10 people in Kabul on Aug. 29 without knowing whom it was hitting. Canary Trap is a platform for exclusive, well-researched, and objective information relating to intelligence, terrorism, corruption and politico-security matters.
Tags: Publishing, World news, Afghanistan, New York Times, US military, Kabul, The New York Times, Canary Trap, ISIS in Afghanistan, US in Afghanistan, Drone Attacks


Cue Conservative Freakout Over Biden’s New Vaccine Mandates In Three … Two … One

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Fire And Fury Republicans are livid over Biden’s sweeping new vaccine mandates. GOP chair Ronna McDaniel pledged to sue the Biden administration: "Many small businesses and workers do not have the money or legal resources to fight Biden’s unconstitutional actions and authoritarian decrees, but when his decree goes into effect, the RNC will sue the administration to protect Americans and their liberties.”—@GOPChairwoman pic.twitter.com/3...
Tags: News, Congress, America, Joe Biden, Fbi, Fox, Gop, Wyoming, South Dakota, Ohio, Fox News, Michigan, The New York Times, Biden, Detroit, Medicaid


How much The New York Times pays employees in the US in 2021

Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times. Monica Schipper/Getty Images The New York Times has been staffing up as it seeks to expand its subscription offering. Insider analyzed public data to gauge how much the newspaper pays employees in the US. The Times has offered some US-based staffers annual salaries between $70,000 and $306,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times is hiring for more than 80 positions across editorial, strategy and operation...
Tags: Media, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Salaries, The New York Times, Times, Hiring, Ashley Rodriguez, Baquet, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification