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  • Trump reportedly thinks he can stave off a looming recession by telling voters the US economy is vibrant and booming By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    TRUMP REPORTEDLY THINKS HE CAN STAVE OFF A LOOMING RECESSION BY TELLING VOTERS THE US ECONOMY IS VIBRANT AND BOOMING

    US President Donald Trump has publicly claimed that the US economy is strong, despite privately being told by officials that economic...

    Economy, Donald Trump
  • Trump's latest tariffs could drag China's growth to its lowest level in almost 30 years - but there's still 'no chance' it will cave to US demands By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    TRUMP'S LATEST TARIFFS COULD DRAG CHINA'S GROWTH TO ITS LOWEST LEVEL IN ALMOST 30 YEARS - BUT THERE'S STILL 'NO CHANCE' IT WILL CAVE TO US DEMANDS

    China has consistently grown by more than 6% for almost 30 years, but Trump's latest tariffs could break that trend. The duties could...

    Market, Economy
  • Facebook banned adverts from The Epoch Times after it bought $1.5 million of Trump ads in 6 months By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    FACEBOOK BANNED ADVERTS FROM THE EPOCH TIMES AFTER IT BOUGHT $1.5 MILLION OF TRUMP ADS IN 6 MONTHS

    Facebook has banned The Epoch Times, a pro-Donald Trump, pro-Conservative publication, from advertising on its platform. The decision...

    Donald Trump
  • Liverpool FC is about to sign a Nike kit deal worth more than $91 million, the biggest in Premier League history By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    LIVERPOOL FC IS ABOUT TO SIGN A NIKE KIT DEAL WORTH MORE THAN $91 MILLION, THE BIGGEST IN PREMIER LEAGUE HISTORY

    Liverpool FC is about to sign the biggest Premier League kit deal in history with Nike. Forbes report the deal would be worth more...

    World, Soccer
  • Stocks are jumping as traders bet Fed Chair Jerome Powell will signal more interest-rate cuts in his speech today By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    STOCKS ARE JUMPING AS TRADERS BET FED CHAIR JEROME POWELL WILL SIGNAL MORE INTEREST-RATE CUTS IN HIS SPEECH TODAY

    Global stocks jumped on Friday as traders wagered Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will confirm an expected cut to interest rates...

    Market, Donald Trump
  • The cofounder of Google's AI company DeepMind hit back at 'speculation' over his leave of absence By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    THE COFOUNDER OF GOOGLE'S AI COMPANY DEEPMIND HIT BACK AT 'SPECULATION' OVER HIS LEAVE OF ABSENCE

    Google-owned AI company DeepMind said on Wednesday that cofounder Mustafa Suleyman was going on leave. Bloomberg, which first reported...

  • These business owners on the Irish border fear a no-deal Brexit could soon wreck their livelihoods By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    THESE BUSINESS OWNERS ON THE IRISH BORDER FEAR A NO-DEAL BREXIT COULD SOON WRECK THEIR LIVELIHOODS

    Business owners on the border between the United Kingdom and Ireland are bracing themselves for an economic shock that could wreck...

    Running
  • 10 things in tech you need to know today By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    10 THINGS IN TECH YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Instagram is facing pressure from Facebook to grow its ad business...

    World, Technology, Tech
  • Kellyanne Conway promises Vice President Mike Pence 'will be on the ticket' for the election, after Nikki Haley's tweet about 'rumors' By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    KELLYANNE CONWAY PROMISES VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE 'WILL BE ON THE TICKET' FOR THE ELECTION, AFTER NIKKI HALEY'S TWEET ABOUT 'RUMORS'

    Speaking at the "Women for Trump" rally at the Tampa Convention Center in Florida on Thursday, Conway said she considered Vice President...

    Election, Donald Trump
  • A German sea captain who rescued thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean says she turned down a medal of bravery because it was hypocritical By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    A GERMAN SEA CAPTAIN WHO RESCUED THOUSANDS OF MIGRANTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SAYS SHE TURNED DOWN A MEDAL OF BRAVERY BECAUSE IT WAS HYPOCRITICAL

    Pia Kemp, a German boat captain and migrant rights worker, says she is turning down a medal of bravery for her actions at sea because...

    Europ
  • Trump's threat to dump thousands of ISIS fighters into Europe could end up hurting its fiercest ally in Syria By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    TRUMP'S THREAT TO DUMP THOUSANDS OF ISIS FIGHTERS INTO EUROPE COULD END UP HURTING ITS FIERCEST ALLY IN SYRIA

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to dump thousands of ISIS prisoners in Europe if the countries they originated from...

    Donald Trump, Europ, Democrats
  • The Amazon is losing about 3 football fields' worth of rainforest per minute By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    THE AMAZON IS LOSING ABOUT 3 FOOTBALL FIELDS' WORTH OF RAINFOREST PER MINUTE

    Wildfires have been blazing through the Amazon over the last few weeks, causing a loss equivalent to three football fields per minute,...

    World
  • The former editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair allegedly found a single bullet and a dead cat's head outside of his residences after the magazine began pursuing stories about Jeffrey Epstein By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    THE FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF VANITY FAIR ALLEGEDLY FOUND A SINGLE BULLET AND A DEAD CAT'S HEAD OUTSIDE OF HIS RESIDENCES AFTER THE MAGAZINE BEGAN PURSUING STORIES ABOUT JEFFREY EPSTEIN

    Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used his wealth and intimidation tactics to shut down media stories that delved into...

  • By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    THIS CHOCOLATE SHOP IS A PARADISE FOR PRALINE LOVERS

    Michel Cluizel France is a chocolate shop that hand makes its own praline. You can find shops in New York, Paris, or Normandy. Visit...

  • Last year Tesla initiated 'Project Titan' - a stealth nationwide program to replace solar panel parts that could cause fires By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    LAST YEAR TESLA INITIATED 'PROJECT TITAN' - A STEALTH NATIONWIDE PROGRAM TO REPLACE SOLAR PANEL PARTS THAT COULD CAUSE FIRES

    Last summer Tesla initiated 'Project Titan,' an attempt to quietly replace defective solar panel parts nationwide, according to documents...

  • News Corp is reportedly releasing 'Knewz,' a Google News competitor that it hopes will help readers find news stories from more and different sources By Business Insider   -   Aug 23, 2019

    NEWS CORP IS REPORTEDLY RELEASING 'KNEWZ,' A GOOGLE NEWS COMPETITOR THAT IT HOPES WILL HELP READERS FIND NEWS STORIES FROM MORE AND DIFFERENT SOURCES

    News Corp - the mass media company, which owns publications like The Wall Street Journal and The Times - will reportedly launch 'Knewz,'...

  • 'The OA' fans are staging protests outside Netflix headquarters to save the show, and one woman is on her 4th day of a hunger strike By Business Insider   -   Aug 22, 2019

    'THE OA' FANS ARE STAGING PROTESTS OUTSIDE NETFLIX HEADQUARTERS TO SAVE THE SHOW, AND ONE WOMAN IS ON HER 4TH DAY OF A HUNGER STRIKE

    Fans of Netflix's sci-fi series "The OA" are organizing protests outside of the company's Los Angeles office. Insider visited the protest...

    Food, Entertainment
  • A Delta flight with nearly 200 people - including several celebrities - was delayed for 18 hours, leaving people sleeping on the airport floor By Business Insider   -   Aug 22, 2019

    A DELTA FLIGHT WITH NEARLY 200 PEOPLE - INCLUDING SEVERAL CELEBRITIES - WAS DELAYED FOR 18 HOURS, LEAVING PEOPLE SLEEPING ON THE AIRPORT FLOOR

    A Delta flight with 198 passengers was delayed for more than 18 hours Wednesday, many of which were spent on the tarmac. The flight,...

  • The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires By Business Insider   -   Aug 22, 2019

    THE BLAZES IN THE AMAZON ARE SO BIG THEY CAN BE SEEN FROM SPACE. ONE MAP SHOWS THE ALARMING SCALE OF THE FIRES

    The "lungs of the planet" are burning at a record rate: The Brazilian Amazon has experienced more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas...

    Industry
  • One of the most high-profile executives at Jeffrey Katzenberg's Quibi has departed before the platform has even officially launched By Business Insider   -   Aug 22, 2019

    ONE OF THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE EXECUTIVES AT JEFFREY KATZENBERG'S QUIBI HAS DEPARTED BEFORE THE PLATFORM HAS EVEN OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

    Quibi's head of partnerships and advertising Tim Connolly has left the company after less than a year, the company confirmed to Business...

    Technology, Market