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  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    THE US VIOLATED INTERNATIONAL LAW BY ASSASSINATING IRANIAN GENERAL QASSEM SOLEIMANI, TOP UN HUMAN RIGHTS INVESTIGATOR SAYS

    The US broke international law in its killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, the UN's top human rights investigator said...

  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    KATIE MILLER - WIFE OF IMMIGRATION HARDLINER STEPHEN MILLER - SAID SHE WAS SENT TO VISIT CHILD DETENTION CENTERS TO BECOME MORE COMPASSIONATE 'BUT IT DIDN'T WORK,' NEW BOOK SAYS

    Katie Miller, a spokeswoman for Vice President Mike Pence, was unmoved by the plight of children at child detention facilities, according...

  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    WARREN BUFFETT'S $90 BILLION APPLE STAKE IS NOW 43% OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY'S ENTIRE STOCK PORTFOLIO

    Warren Buffett's Apple stake has soared in value to more than $91 billion, or 43% of Berkshire Hathaway's entire stock portfolio, according...

    Tech, Boxing
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    WARREN BUFFETT'S $90 BILLION APPLE STAKE IS NOW 43% OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY'S ENTIRE STOCK PORTFOLIO

    Warren Buffett's Apple stake has soared in value to more than $91 billion, or 43% of Berkshire Hathaway's entire stock portfolio, according...

    Tech, Boxing
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    HERE'S HOW BIG TECH COMPANIES LIKE FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AND TIKTOK ARE REACTING TO HONG KONG'S HARSH NEW NATIONAL SECURITY LAW

    Last week, China unilaterally passed an overarching new national security law in Hong Kong that experts say further erodes the semi-autonomous...

    Tech
  • Boohoo stock tumbles 30%, wiping $1.25 billion off its market value, after an explosive report into working conditions at one of its factories By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    BOOHOO STOCK TUMBLES 30%, WIPING $1.25 BILLION OFF ITS MARKET VALUE, AFTER AN EXPLOSIVE REPORT INTO WORKING CONDITIONS AT ONE OF ITS FACTORIES

    The UK's fastest-growing online retailer Boohoo saw its shares tumble 30% over two days after it acknowledged that poor working conditions...

    Market
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    A MAJORITY OF FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES PLAN TO DOUBLE-DOWN ON AI AND OTHER HIGH-TECH TOOLS THAT HAVE HELPED THE INDUSTRY THRIVE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY

    Investments in cloud computing and other digital technologies helped ensure the financial services industry's resilience during coronavirus...

    Technology, Tech, Industry
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    ATLANTA FED PRESIDENT BOSTIC WARNS OF A 'BUMPIER' ROAD AHEAD, AND SAYS THE US ECONOMY'S RECOVERY IS 'LEVELING OFF' AS COVID-19 CASES SURGE

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's chief Raphael Bostic has warned that he is seeing signs of a "leveling off" of the US economy's...

    Economy
  • A first-time founder who just launched a new food hall startup shares 5 tips for starting a business during a crisis By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    A FIRST-TIME FOUNDER WHO JUST LAUNCHED A NEW FOOD HALL STARTUP SHARES 5 TIPS FOR STARTING A BUSINESS DURING A CRISIS

    The world is set to plunge deeper into recession, but that has not stopped ambitious founders from setting up new companies and raising...

    World, Economy, Food, Tech, Market
  • The best online communities to join during COVID-19 to build your business, improve you mental wellness, or socialise with like-minded people By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    THE BEST ONLINE COMMUNITIES TO JOIN DURING COVID-19 TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS, IMPROVE YOU MENTAL WELLNESS, OR SOCIALISE WITH LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE

    Online communities are booming during lockdown in the absence of in-person networking. Virtual clubs, leagues, and meeting spaces are...

    Industry, World, Health
  • Lockdown has created a fresh headache for financial regulators - it's much harder to keep an eye on what traders are up to By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    LOCKDOWN HAS CREATED A FRESH HEADACHE FOR FINANCIAL REGULATORS - IT'S MUCH HARDER TO KEEP AN EYE ON WHAT TRADERS ARE UP TO

    Britain's financial watchdog received fewer reports on suspicious transactions than ever before in April as traders and other market...

    Market
  • Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the story of his $9 billion error By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    WARREN BUFFETT'S 'MOST GRUESOME MISTAKE' WAS BUYING DEXTER SHOE. HERE'S THE STORY OF HIS $9 BILLION ERROR

    Warren Buffett's "most gruesome mistake" was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from...

    World
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    10 THINGS IN TECH YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Uber confirmed it will buy smaller food delivery firm Postmates...

    Travel, Tech, Food
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    FAUCI WARNS THE US IS STILL 'KNEE-DEEP' IN THE FIRST WAVE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

    The US is still "knee-deep in the first wave" of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Monday in an interview with National...

    Health, Europ
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    ELON MUSK AND OTHER COMPETITORS RUSHED TO SUPPORT ROCKET LAB AFTER THE STARTUP'S FOUNDER APOLOGIZED FOR LOSING 7 SATELLITES IN A LAUNCH FAILURE

    Rocket Lab, a private spaceflight firm in New Zealand, failed to deliver seven satellites to orbit following a launch on Saturday. Company...

    Industry
  • Why India banned 59 apps including the wildly popular TikTok over a geopolitical dispute with China By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    WHY INDIA BANNED 59 APPS INCLUDING THE WILDLY POPULAR TIKTOK OVER A GEOPOLITICAL DISPUTE WITH CHINA

    India banned 59 Chinese-owned apps on June 29, including TikTok. The ban follows a border skirmish between India and China in the disputed...

    Tech, Running, Market
  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    POMPEO TELLS FOX NEWS THE US IS 'CERTAINLY LOOKING INTO' BANNING TIKTOK OVER PRIVACY CONCERNS

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the US is considering banning TikTok over concerns of Chinese surveillance. Speaking...

  • 'Walk a mile in my legs': Sen. Tammy Duckworth fires back after Fox News' Tucker Carlson questions her patriotism By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    'WALK A MILE IN MY LEGS': SEN. TAMMY DUCKWORTH FIRES BACK AFTER FOX NEWS' TUCKER CARLSON QUESTIONS HER PATRIOTISM

    Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois in a one-sentence tweet lambasted Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday evening. Carlson...

    Democrats
  • In Los Angeles, the massive Dodger Stadium testing site closed for 4 days, even as the city sees a rise in cases and the county struggles to meet the demand for testing By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    IN LOS ANGELES, THE MASSIVE DODGER STADIUM TESTING SITE CLOSED FOR 4 DAYS, EVEN AS THE CITY SEES A RISE IN CASES AND THE COUNTY STRUGGLES TO MEET THE DEMAND FOR TESTING

    Los Angeles' largest coronavirus testing site at Dodger Stadium closed for four days over the weekend, local outlet KTLA reported. The...

  • By Business Insider   -   Jul 7, 2020

    TIKTOK SAYS IT IS CEASING OPERATIONS IN HONG KONG 'IN LIGHT OF RECENT EVENTS'

    Viral video app TikTok says that it is ceasing operations in Hong Kong. "In light of recent events, we've decided to stop operations...

    World, Market