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Trump was concerned that publicly showing 'empathy' in George Floyd case would indicate weakness to political base: book

Former President Donald Trump. AP WSJ reporter Michael C. Bender chronicled Trump's term in office and what led to his 2020 loss. After the death of George Floyd, many Americans were galvanized to fight against racism. Trump was worried that publicly showing "empathy" would turn off his base, according to Bender's forthcoming book. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After untold millions of people witnessed the murder of George Floyd on video last year, the ca...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, White House, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Floyd, Bender, Queens New York, Politico Magazine, Dan Scavino, Jared Kushner

Airline check-ins won't turn into a 'Weight Watchers-like' scenario, despite passengers being heavier, say industry experts

Helane Becker, an airlines analyst and managing director of investment bank Cowen. Helane Becker Airlines won't weigh passengers to stay within safety limits despite being heavier, says experts. Airlines can conduct passenger surveys and use CDC population averages to calculate weights. American Airlines told Insider that its average passenger is now eight pounds heavier. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airline passengers have gotten heavier, but companies are unli...
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Mike Pence Privately Praised Official Who ‘Unloaded’ On Trump On Charlottesville: Book

But he kept quiet in the moment when Gary Cohn criticized Trump, according to a Wall Street Journal reporter.
Tags: News, Charlottesville, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mike Pence, Gary Cohn

After supermarket shooting, Colorado is letting cities pass their own gun laws - and Boulder plans to enforce its assault weapons ban

The memorial at the King Soopers on Table Mesa in Boulder, United States on March 24, 2021. Rachel Woolf for The Washington Post via Getty Images After a supermarket shooting, Colorado repealed a law banning cities from passing local gun laws. Boulder now hopes to enforce its 2018 assault weapons ban that a judge had previously struck down. Most cities in the US are not able to pass local gun laws due to state laws banning the practice. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mont...
Tags: Politics, Guns, Colorado, Washington Post, US, Trends, Getty Images, Boulder, Wall Street Journal, Gun Laws, Journal, Nra, Weaver, Boulder Colorado, Polis, Jared Polis

Pence privately said he was 'proud' of economic advisor Gary Cohn for blasting Trump over response to Charlottesville rally, book says

Vice President Mike Pence and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn at the White House in 2017. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Gary Cohn was "alarmed" by Trump's response to the Charlottesville rally, according to a new book. Mike Pence reportedly praised Cohn after the economic advisor "unloaded" on Trump over the rally. WSJ reporter Michael C. Bender chronicled Trump's first term and what led to his 2020 loss. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. As the d...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Biden, Race Relations, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Trump, Mike Pence, Oval Office, Pence, Cohn, Charlottesville Virginia, Politico Magazine

How we test products at Insider Reviews

Senior Home and Kitchen Reporter Owen Burke testing a grill. Owen Burke/Insider If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Insider's history traces back to 2007 when it was a tech and business blog called Silicon Alley Insider. It has since grown into a major site for news and lifestyle stories. In 2015, the company launched Insider Picks, the precursor to what is now Insider Reviews, to help shoppers navigate ...
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Airlines could hike charges on overweight baggage because passengers are getting heavier, according to an industry expert

Passengers board an American Airlines flight from California to North Carolina Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Airlines could use higher passenger weights to charge more for baggage, says an industry expert. American Airlines said its average passenger weights had risen by eight pounds. But experts say airlines are unlikely to weigh passengers before they board their flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airlines could hike charges on overweight baggage as they...
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Trump changed the date of his Juneteenth Tulsa rally after a Black Secret Service agent told him it was 'very offensive,' book says

Former President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File A Black Secret Service member told Trump it was "offensive" to hold a rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth. In his book, reporter Michael Bender provides more detail about the exchange that led Trump to change the rally date. Trump's team - including former campaign manager Brad Parscale - was unaware of the date's significance in US history. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Trump campaign team changed the dat...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Secret Service, Red Cross, Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Tulsa Oklahoma, Tulsa, Bender, Galveston Texas

Colorado forced companies to disclose salaries on job listings - and now some companies won't hire workers from the Centennial State

Colorado State Representatives Rod Pelton, left, and Kim Ransom, right, talk to each surrounded by protective plastic barriers set up at each desk in the House chambers at the Colorado State Capitol during an emergency legislative session on November 30, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Some companies are seeking remote workers from all states except from Colorado, the WSJ reported. Colorado enacted a law on Jan. 1 requiring emp...
Tags: News, Colorado, US, Trends, Strategy, Future Of Work, Remote Work, Workers, Economy, House, Employees, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Glassdoor, Mckinsey, Johnson Johnson

Devin Nunes' Family's Bizarrely Stupid Defamation Lawsuit Goes Off The Rails (techdirt)

As you may recall, Rep. Devin Nunes has been involved in a bunch of totally frivolous SLAPP suits that seem designed to try to intimidate journalists from writing stories criticizing Devin Nunes. A key one that seems to have gotten deeply under Nunes' skin is an Esquire piece from a few years ago entitled Devin Nunes’s Family Farm Is Hiding a Politically Explosive Secret written by reporter Ryan Lizza. In the fall of 2019 he sued over that article, and a few months later his family sued over it ...
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Morning Memo: Sorry, Suckas, Obamacare Isn’t Going Anywhere

A lot of things have happened. Here are some of them. The Death Blow To The GOP's Anti-Obamacare Crusade House Republican leadership is indicating that they've given up their war against Obamacare after the Supreme Court killed Texas’ challenge to it yesterday. House GOP leadership released a statement predictably complaining about  Obamacare but notably didn't say anything about another attempt to kill the law. Obama cheered SCOTUS' decision. "This ruling reaffirms what we have long...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Obama, Washington Post, White House, Fox, Gop, New York Times, Fox News, Michigan, Jackson, Republican, Biden, Wall Street Journal

Trump went on rant about ‘the Blacks’ after protests over George Floyd murder

An upcoming book from Wall Street Journal reporter Mike Bender alleges former President Donald Trump blamed his son-in-law for the civil...
Tags: Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mike Bender, George Floyd

Trump claimed that he 'made Juneteenth very famous,' new book says

Trump's campaign planned to hold a rally on Juneteenth in 2020, but cancelled it after criticism. Win McNamee / Staff / Getty Images Trump said he "made Juneteenth very famous" and "nobody had heard of it" before him, writes reporter Michael Bender. The Trump campaign sparked backlash by initially planning to hold a rally that day in Tulsa. Juneteenth marks the anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans in 1865. See more stories on Insider's business page. Trump b...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Holidays, Minneapolis, Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Racism, United States, Red Cross, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Tulsa, Greenwood

Trump complained that Black voters 'all f------ hate me, and none of them are going to vote for me' after he'd 'done all this stuff' for them, book says

President Donald Trump speaks about H. R. 5682, the "First Step Act" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, which would reform America's prison system. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Trump complained that Black voters " all f------ hate me" in 2020, according to a forthcoming book. Trump blamed Jared Kushner for criminal justice reform not improving his standing with Black voters. Trump lamented that "none of them are going to vote for me," according...
Tags: Politics, Minneapolis, Washington, White House, Race, America, Trends, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Criminal Justice, Wall Street Journal, Black, Jared, Trump, Floyd

"If you ask me what kind of a person and interlocutor President Biden is, I can say that he is a constructive person, well-balanced and experienced seasoned politician..."

"... and I expected that. He recalled his family and conversations he had with his mother. Well, these things don’t have directly something to do with our business, but nonetheless, it shows his qualities and his moral values. It is all appealing, and I believe that we spoke the same language. It doesn’t necessarily mean that we need to look into the eyes and see the soul, and to pledge eternal love. We defend the national interests of our countries. And these relationships are always based on p...
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Amazon Has Removed RavPower From Its Store Amid Crackdown on Fake Reviews

Following a recent story from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has removed RavPower and RavPower products from its online store in a renewed effort to crack down on fake reviews. Read more...
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Crippling attacks on US gas and meat suppliers expose the dangers of major companies' reliance on patchwork cybersecurity

Jim Watson/Getty Images Recent ransomware attacks on key companies have wreaked havoc on US suppliers and consumers. Cybersecurity experts say that while these firms may be large in scale, they're not necessarily high-tech. Large companies often have a mosaic of IT systems that can make them vulnerable to attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. In his Senate testimony during a hearing last week on the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack, CEO Joseph Blount said hackers had ...
Tags: New York, News, Senate, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Fbi, Hackers, Cyber Attacks, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Sap, Johnson Johnson, Vanderbilt University

Google's health team is reorganizing

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Google's healthcare team is reorganizing;Doctors and drugmakers disagree on when we might need coronavirus booster shots;What a lawsuit against Centene reveals about pharmaceutical middlemen.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it...Just a heads up that there will be no newsletter tomorrow, i...
Tags: Google, Mississippi, US, Trends, Canada, Healthcare, Ohio, Fitbit, Wall Street Journal, Bernie Sanders, Newsletters, Centene, Ron DeSantis, CureVac, Google health, Geisinger Health

Your next meal is getting more expensive. Here's what's driving the surge in food prices.

Tom Werner / Royalty-Free / Getty Images Foods is getting more expensive at grocery stores and restaurants. Some companies are raising prices, while others are selling smaller quantities for the same price. Supply-chain shortages and poor weather are helping drive higher commodity costs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Food prices are surging in grocery stores as well as on restaurant menus.Last week, Chipotle hiked prices for menu items by about 4%, as the cost of labor ...
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WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann is reportedly spending $44 million on 2 Miami Beach properties, months after selling his San Francisco 'Guitar House' compound

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork Adam Neumann is buying two plots of land for $44 million on Miami Beach, the seller told the WSJ. The WeWork cofounder will have 50,000 square feet of land and multiple boat slips, the seller said. Neumann's purchase comes months after he sold his compound in San Francisco's Bay Area. See more stories on Insider's business page. WeWork cofounder and former CEO Adam Neumann is set to buy two properties for $44...
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The Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio says he started selling Black Lives Matter and anti-Trump T-shirts after card-processing companies refused to work with his other businesses

Enrique Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys. Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty The Proud Boys leader told The Wall Street Journal about the group's financial problems. Tarrio said he has struggled to make money as card processors keep refusing to work with his group. He said he found a loophole by starting a secret business to sell political T-shirts to liberals. See more stories on Insider's business page. Protesters at Black Lives Matter and anti-Trump demonstrati...
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Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio says he started selling Black Lives Matter and anti-Trump T-shirts after card-processing companies refused to work with his other businesses

Enrique Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys. Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio told The Wall Street Journal about the group's financial problems. Tarrio said he has struggled to make money as card processors keep refusing to work with his group. He said he found a loophole by starting a secret business to sell political T-shirts to liberals. See more stories on Insider's business page. Protesters at Black Lives Matter and anti-Trump ...
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Proud Boys leader says he's selling BLM and anti-Trump shirts

Enrique Tarrio told The Wall Street Journal he set up the secret business after card processors kept freezing out his other companies.
Tags: BLM, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Enrique Tarrio

10 Things in Politics: Biden and Putin's dueling press conferences

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow as Insider observes Juneteenth. I will then be on vacation next week enjoying the College World Series. We have some great guest authors who will fill in starting Tuesday. Thanks again for waking up with us!Here's what we're talking about:Putin savored the global spotlight after his meetin...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine

Oath Keepers Leader Spent Group’s Money On Guns and Steaks, Disgruntled Ex-Members Say

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes spent thousands of dollars that belonged to the group on things like guns and food, disgruntled members told the Wall Street Journal.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
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From permanent work-from-home models to full-scale returns, companies like Amazon, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs are pursuing different office policies as restrictions ease

Spotify's work-from-anywhere program will promote flexibility and diversity, executives told Insider. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Companies including Amazon, Twitter, and Goldman Sachs have taken different stances on remote work. Many companies are embracing permanent remote models, while others insist on a return to the office. Insider also spoke to experts to discuss the future of the workplace. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As COVID restrictions ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, UK, England, London, Washington Post, US, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Dell, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Jamie Dimon, Cnbc

Aspiring Journalist Awarded Daniel Pearl Scholarship

A recent high school graduate whose love of music developed into a love of the written word and a passion for journalism has been named the 2021 recipient of a college scholarship founded in honor of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
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Americans are keeping their cars longer than ever before, as used-car prices hit record highs

Used car lot. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The average age of a US car is over 12 years old, IHS Markit found. Soaring prices for new cars have increased the market for used vehicles. Car owners looking to repair aging vehicles could face delays and auto-supply shortages. See more stories on Insider's business page. The average age of US cars hit an all-time high last year.The average car in the US was about 12 years old in 2020, an increase of nearly 2 months over the previous year, a...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, News, Cars, US, Trends, Fox, Hawaii, Used Cars, Retail, Wall Street Journal, New Cars, IHS, Justin Sullivan Getty, IHS Markit, Car Prices

United States: SEC Chairman Speaks On Need For Greater Regulation Of 10b5-1 Trading Plans - Arnold & Porter

Speaking at The Wall Street Journal's CFO Network event on June 7, 2021, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said that he has asked the staff to propose recommendations for the Commission's consideration ...
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China's COVID-19 vaccines are being called into question after infections surged in countries using Chinese shots

Pedestrians wear masks as they walk on a street in the capital Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. AP Photo/Salim Ally Two Chinese shots have been welcomed by vaccine-deprived lower-income countries. But in some, cases of COVID-19 are surging even after widespread vaccination. In response, observers are questioning how well the shots work, angering China. See more stories on Insider's business page. By March, the Seychelles was one of the world's most vaccin...
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