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Dramatic footage of killings and mob violence as Israeli-Palestinian hostility erupts in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli security forces amid clashes in Jerusalem's Old City on May 8, 2021. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images Jerusalem has seen violent clashes between Israeli police officers, Jewish settlers and Palestinians in recent days. An upcoming Supreme Court verdict and revenge attacks in the West Bank are contributing to the tension. Dramatic footage from the past week offers a window into the worsening unrest. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Video, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Israel, International, Jerusalem, Trends, Ap, Bbc, Sheldon Adelson, Middle East, Palestine, West Bank, News UK, Sky News, East Jerusalem


Trump's obsessive desire for revenge is beginning to frustrate his close allies, report says

President Donald J. Trump in the Cabinet Room at the White House on March 11, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Donald Trump's obsession with getting revenge is frustrating close allies, Washington Post reported. Trump allies said they wish he was working on protecting his policies and helping the GOP instead. The ex-president has become increasingly vocal after several early weeks of keeping a low profile. See more stories on Insider's business page. Close ...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Florida, Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Arizona, News UK, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump


Embattled Matt Gaetz boasts about being 'canceled man' at first high-profile public appearance since sex-trafficking probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fl) speaks during the "Save America Summit" at the Trump National Doral golf resort on April 09, 2021 in Doral, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz is embroiled in a sex-trafficking scandal and is under investigation. He boasted he was a "marked" and "canceled" man at his first high-profile public appearance since the scandal began. The event marked the kickoff of his "America First" tour with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Politico, Trends, News UK, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump National Doral, House Ethics Committee, Matt Gaetz, America First, Gaetz, Matt Gaetz R FL, Doral Florida, The Villages


Spike in revenge attacks between Jewish settlers and Palestinians adds fuel to the fire of the spiraling violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Palestinian protesters hurl flares amid clashes with Israeli security forces at the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, on May 7, 2021. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images The start of May has seen a string of violent clashes, arrests, and killings in Jerusalem and the West Bank. The situation is set to get worse. Significant dates in the coming week signal further violence. An upcoming court verdict about Palestinian property evictions is already causing chaos. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: London, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Israel, International, Jerusalem, Trends, Eu, Ap, Bbc, Cnn, Gaza, Middle East, West Bank, News UK


Girls targeted in bomb carnage at school that left 55 dead in Afghan capital, Kabul

An injured school girl waits for a transport from one hospital to the other, after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 8, 2021. Stringer/Reuters At least 55 people have been killed in a bomb attack on a school in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. The majority of the victims were female students aged between 11 and 15 years old. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least 55 people have died and 150 more were injured after...
Tags: School, Isis, News, Islamic State, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Attack, Afghanistan, Taliban, New York Times, News UK, Kabul, Ashraf Ghani, Associated Press, Malala Yousafzai


Michael Cohen says Trump won't give Giuliani '2 cents' to help his ex-attorney pay his mounting legal bills

Michael Cohen in an appearance on MSNBC on May 7 discussed Rudy Giuliani's legal woes MSNBC Michael Cohen in an MSNBC interview discussed Rudy Giuliani's legal woes. He predicted that Trump wouldn't be helping Giuliani pay his mounting legal bills. Both Cohen and Giuliani got embroiled in legal troubles working as Trump's personal attorney. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michael Cohen predicted that Rudy Giuliani would get "stiffed" by Donald Trump amid...
Tags: Politics, Congress, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Giuliani, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Dominion, Tom Porter


Improvised flamethrower modeled on an Elon Musk design among the weaponry found at US protests, documents focusing on the far-right reveal

An attendee operates a Boring Co. flamethrower at the company's photo booth during an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California on December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Federal, state, and local documents that focus primarily on the threat of the far-right have been made public. An array of deadly makeshift weapons had been found at protests during the last year, the Guardian reported. One of the weapons - a homemade flamethrower - is ba...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Fbi, Ied, Washington Dc, News UK, Protests, Guardian, Portland Oregon, Weapons, Republican National Committee, Reuters


Chinese-Americans poured more than $80,000 into a Proud Boy crowdfunder before Jan 6 insurrection

A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage as another member of the proud boys gives a speech during a rally at Delta Park in Portland, Oregon, on June 26, 2020. Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Chinese Americans and ex-pats from China donated more than $80,000 to the Proud Boys, a report says. The group was crowdfunding to pay for medical expenses after a clash with BLM protesters. Donors said they sent money because they felt that America was under attack fr...
Tags: Politics, Usa, New York, Congress, China, Nbc News, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Fbi, Washington Dc, News UK, Fox News, Portland Oregon, Usa Today


Trump's widely-mocked new blog shows he is now just 'shouting into the void,' say social media experts

Business Insider "At this point, Trump is just shouting into the void," Peter Loge, associate professor school of media and public affairs at the George Washington University, told Insider. Getty Donald Trump's new blog shows he is now just "shouting into the void," since being banned by Facebook and Twitter, say experts. Trump has struggled for attention since the bans announced in January. "A challenge for Trump is that the most effective online engagement requires interact...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Donald Trump, Miller, Trump, George Washington University, Capitol, Wexler, Alex Stamos, Facebook and Twitter, Jason Miller


Before Jeff Bezos became the richest person on the planet, he used to write entertaining Amazon reviews. Read them here.

Jeff Bezos' old Amazon review profile has been unearthed. Getty Images Jeff Bezos' old Amazon review profile has been unearthed by Inc. magazine. It contains six reviews from between 2000 and 2006. Over a period of six years, Bezos reviewed non-fiction books, a novel, a movie, binoculars, and milk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most people know Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world - but he also happens to be Amazon's 78,951,609th-ranked reviewer.Than...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, News, Trends, News UK, Sydney, Orion, Hobart, Jeff Bezos, Saturn, Canon, Amazon Reviews, Cory Doctorow, Jeff, Bezos, Inc


A test subject who spent 40 days in a cave for science breaks down what it was like, from weird sleep patterns to generating power with a bike

A team of 15 volunteers lived together for 40 days underground in the Lombrives cave in the South of France. Bruno Mazodier/adaptation-institute.com/Insider 15 people spent 40 days in a deep cave to study how humans could live without regular timekeeping. The team leader told Insider about life in the experiment, which ended last month. It was too humid to wash much, and electricity came from a bike attached to a generator, he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. On April...
Tags: Science, France, Isolation, Trends, News UK, Darwin, Expedition, Clot, BodyCap, UK Weekend, Marianne Guenot, Lombrives, Christian Clot, Bruno Mazodier, Siberia Clot


Blinken says China is 'acting more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad'

Antony Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Edelman/Getty Images The U.S. Secretary of State warned that China had started acting "more aggressively abroad." He told CBS News that he wanted to avoid military confrontation between the two superpowers. "What we've witnessed over the last several years is China acting more repressively at home and more aggressive...
Tags: Politics, Usa, Washington, Cbs News, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Alaska, US Senate, Biden, Cnbc, Trump


Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to 'to stay and fight' during Capitol riots

Senator Joe Manchin. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images West Virgina Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to "stay and fight" during the deadly Capitol riot. "My intention was to stay and fight: 'Let 'em in. Let's go at it,'" he told USA Today. He and other trapped lawmakers were eventually removed from the building by police officers. See more stories on Insider's business page. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to "stay and fight" during the deadly Capitol ri...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Don, Capitol, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, US Capitol, Donald J. Trump


Furious Manchester United fans storm Old Trafford pitch in protest against American owners

Fans protest Manchester United's Glazer ownership outside the stadium prior to invading the pitch. Getty Images Manchester United fans have stormed the pitch at Old Trafford. The furious supporters are demanding new ownership following the club's failed bid to join the European Super League. Manchester United is due to play Liverpool later this afternoon. See more stories on Insider's business page. Manchester United fans have invaded the Old Trafford pitch to protest against t...
Tags: News, Football, Sports, Trends, Speed, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, News UK, Old Trafford, Glazer, United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, European Super League, Joel Glazer, Getty Images Manchester United


Leading QAnon antisemite who was retweeted by Trump was hiding in plain sight as a chiropractor from Denver, says investigation

A screenshot grabbed from a video on Craig Longley’s YouTube channel dedicated to physical therapy. The page has since been deleted. CRAIG LONGLEY YOUTUBE VIDEO/ Vice News Prominent QAnon influencer 'InevitableET' has been identified as Craig Longley, Vice reported. The antisemitic conspiracy theorist works as a chiropractor in Denver, Colorado. He runs one of the most famous QAnon Telegram channels. It has over 200,000 subscribers. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Instagram, Colorado, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Donald Trump, Denver, Crossfit, Maria, Louie Gohmert, Trump, Sidney Powell, Gilbert


The QAnon insurrectionist who filmed himself begging to be shot and inciting rioters to storm the Capitol told the FBI he was only there as a 'journalist'

Andrew Jackson Morgan Jr. records himself during the insurrection on January 6, 2021. Political Trance Tribune Andrew Jackson Morgan Jr. claimed to be at the insurrection as a civil rights auditor and journalist. Several now-deleted recordings show him encouraging the pro-Trump mob to storm the Capitol. An Insider investigation reveals that he was motivated by far-right, conspiratorial beliefs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wearing his trademark Harley Davidson beanie an...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Media, Law, Youtube, Washington, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Fbi, Austin, Washington Dc, News UK, Michigan


Huge US amphibious tank craft from World War II discovered buried 30 feet underground in an English field

A 26-foot-long Buffalo tank is extracted from the earth in Crowland, Lincolnshire, on April 29, 2021. Joe Giddens/PA Images via Getty Images A number of Buffalo LVT landing craft were swept away by floods in Lincolnshire, England, in 1947. This weekend, one of the US-made craft was dug up by a group of volunteers after a five-day dig. The armed craft were used to ferry supplies and cross water bodies in conflicts in the Pacific and Europe. See more stories on Insider's business page. E...
Tags: Europe, England, Germany, US, Trends, Bbc, Getty Images, News UK, British Army, The Times, World War Ii, Buffalo, Pacific, Elbe, River Rhine, The Times of London


Henry Kissinger has warned of the doomsday potential of the weapons US-China possess as relations between the 2 superpowers worsen

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger speaks during the Department of State 230th Anniversary Celebration at the Harry S. Truman Headquarters building July 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Veteran statesman Henry Kissinger warned of the dangers of worsening US-China relations. "For the first time in human history, humanity has the capacity to extinguish itself in a finite period of time," Kissinger said. The Biden administration has taken a hawkish approach to...
Tags: Politics, Washington, China, Russia, US, America, Trends, Cold War, Joe Biden, United States, Alaska, South America, Biden, Donald Trump, State, Soviet Union


News outlets including the Washington Post have retracted or amended reports claiming the FBI warned Giuliani he was the target of a Russian influence operation

Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference held by Donald Trump in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images News outlets including the Washington Post retracted a claim about Rudy Giuliani. Outlets retracted a claim that the FBI warned Giuliani he was being used to spread Russian disinformation. Insider has amended its reporting in the light of the retraction. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Washington Post and other...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Media, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Manhattan, Fox News


Former members of Trump's inner circle are living in fear after Rudy Giuliani raid, report says

President Donald Trump's lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani wipes sweat away after an interview with One America News Network's Chanel Rion outside the White House West Wing in Washington, DC, on July 1, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Rudy Giuliani raid has Trump allies feeling uneasy about what could come next, CNN reported. A former Trump advisor said the raid is proof that officials are willing to pursue his inner circle. Several Trump allies also said...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Russia, New York City, US, America, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Mitt Romney loudly booed and called a 'traitor' at Utah's GOP conference over his opposition to Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney addresses the Utah Republican Party 2021 Organizing Convention Saturday, May 1, 2021, in West Valley City, Utah. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Utah GOP conference delegates booed Sen. Mitt Romney on Saturday. Romney faced anger for his opposition to former President Donald Trump. "You know I was not a fan of our last president's character issues," said Romney See more stories on Insider's business page. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was loudly booed when he took to the stage at a...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Trends, Gop, Mitt Romney, Michigan, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Rick Bowmer, Tribune, Capitol, Salt Lake Tribune, Aren, Romney


North Korea warns US of 'very grave situation' after Biden's 'big blunder' in speech to Congress

A member of Kim Jong-un's Foreign Ministry has denounced President Joe Biden's "big blunder" in a speech to Congress. Getty Images A top North Korean official has warned the US that it will "find itself in a very grave situation." Biden's speech to a joint session of Congress was a "big blunder," the official said. During the speech, Biden said that North Korea's nuclear program presented a "serious threat" to the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. North K...
Tags: Politics, Congress, North Korea, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Dprk, Foreign Ministry, Kim Jong


Watch Trump bid farewell to Mar-a-Lago members for the summer after yet another speech about the 'rigged' election

Former President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago on April 28, 2021. @45covfefe/ TikTok A video has emerged of Trump saying his goodbyes to Mar-a-Lago members on Wednesday night. Trump has plans to temporarily move his political operation to New Jersey. Another video from the same event shows him baselessly claim that the 2020 election was "rigged." See more stories on Insider's business page. A video has emerged of former President Donald Trump bidding farewell to Mar-a-Lago members ...
Tags: Videos, Video, Florida, Politics, New York, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Gop, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Arizona, News UK, Wisconsin, Michigan, Donald Trump


A woman gave birth to a baby boy during a Delta flight to Hawaii. This viral TikTok captures how the passengers reacted.

After a baby was born mid-flight, TikTok user @juliabernice recorded passengers' reactions. @juliabernice/TikTok A baby was born during a Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Hawaii. Passengers broke into a round of applause after the birth was announced on the loudspeaker. A TikTok video of the event, posted by a passenger, has gone viral and has over nine million views. See more stories on Insider's business page. Somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, a woman onboard a Delta flight fr...
Tags: Transportation, Post, Video, Babies, Trends, Hawaii, News UK, Delta, Viral Videos, Airplane, Salt Lake City, Pacific Ocean, The Washington Post, Delta Air Lines, Honolulu, Hansen


Ever Given crew members whose work contracts have expired allowed to leave the impounded ship and return home

Lt. Gen. Ossama Rabei, head of the Suez Canal Authority (second right) speaks to other staff onboard a boat near the Ever Given container vessel on March 24, 2021. Suez Canal Authority via AP Three Ever Given crew members have been granted permission to return home, Reuters reported. They join two additional members who were allowed to leave in early April due to personal reasons. Day-to-day operations on board are continuing as the ship and its cargo remain impounded. See more stories on...
Tags: Transportation, News, Trends, Egypt, News UK, Reuters, Suez Canal, BSM, Beveridge, Suez Canal Authority, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement BSM, Great Bitter Lake, BITranspo, UK Weekend, Sophia Ankel, Ever Given


Living on basic-income for 2 years made me 'feel free' says a journalist who took part in one of the world's largest trials

Finland undertook what has been described as the world's "largest complete UBI study." Getty Finland's two-year basic income trial was controversial. Most commentators focused on the fact that it did not increase employment levels. But Tuomas Murajatold, who took part in the trial, told Insider that it was a liberating and empowering experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Tuomas Muraja was selected for Finland's basic income trial in 2018, he says he ...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Bbc, Finland, Basic Income, Thomas Colson, UK Weekend, Getty Finland, Tuomas Muraja, Muraja, Getty Mujara, Mujara, Laura Oja Laura Oja


The COVID-19 death toll in India could be up to 10 times higher than the official 200,000 figure, experts say

India's second coronavirus wave is rapidly sliding into a devastating and deadly crisis. Insider This week, India's official COVID-19 death toll passed 200,000, according to government figures. However experts worry the death toll could be five to 10 times higher, multiple reports say. Morgues are so overwhelmed that bodies have had to be cremated in makeshift pyres in parking lots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Medical experts and frontline workers are casting ...
Tags: Science, News, India, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, Sky News, University Of Michigan, Reuters, Modi, West Bengal, New Dehli, AFP News Agency, Coronavirus, COVID


Trump is 'fixated' and talks 'constantly' about Arizona election recount, allies say

Former President Donald Trump asks aides multiple times about the vote recount that is currently underway in Maricopa County, according to The Washington Post. AP A GOP-led audit of Arizona's 2020 election results is underway. Trump obsessively asks aides for updates about it, The Washington Post reported. One person told The Post that they listened to Trump discuss the audit for around 45 minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump has becom...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Washington Post, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, News UK, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Trump, Maricopa County, Arizona Democrats, Arizona Republican Party, Arizona Democratic Party


French volunteers who lived in a cave with no phones, clocks, or sunlight for 40 days say it was 'great'

Volunteers leave the Lombrives cave after spending 40 days in the cave in Ussat-les-Bains, southern of France, on April 24, 2021. Fred Scheiber/AFP via Getty Images French volunteers have emerged from a cave after spending 40 days with no clocks or phones. They took part in the Deep Time project, which explored the limits of human isolation. Two-thirds of the group say they wanted to stay in the cave for longer. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Fifteen volunteers have emerged...
Tags: Science, France, Trends, Bbc, Afp, Cave, GEORGES GOBET, Lançon, UK Weekend, Julian Kossoff, Bloomberg The Washington Post, Lombrives, Ussat les Bains, Fred Scheiber, Human Adaption Institute, Christian Clot


A QAnon believer, who smashed his way into the Capitol, believed he'd stormed the White House, FBI affidavit says

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6 Brent Stirton/Getty Images A Florida man who stormed the Capitol confused the building for the White House, an affidavit says. Kenneth Kelly sent two text messages on January 6, referring to the Capitol as the "White House." According to a relative, Kelly held extreme political views and was a QAnon believer. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida man who stormed th...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, News UK, Trump, Kelly, Capitol, Congressional, Ocala Florida, US Capitol, White House FBI, QAnon, UK Weekend