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Tech 2021-05-23T19:11:50Z
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New details of Elizabeth Holmes' luxurious lifestyle might be unveiled during the Theranos founder's upcoming criminal trial

The criminal trial, expected to start in August, had been slated to start in October 2020 before Holmes requested a delay due to her pregnancy.
Tech 2021-05-23T16:06:25Z
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Bitcoin and ether stumble again following a wild week for global cryptocurrencies

The latest bout of volatility comes after a multi-day selloff that sent the price of ether and bitcoin plummeting.
Politics 2021-05-23T15:42:24Z
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Republican lawmaker who refused to wear mask is stripped of voting and speaking privileges until she apologizes

GOP legislator Annie Black from Nevada tore off her face covering in an anti-mask stunt. Only fully vaccinated lawmakers don't have to wear masks.
News 2021-05-23T15:34:16Z
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Politics 2021-05-23T14:14:00Z
Jason Miller, Senior Adviser to the Trump 2020 re-election campaign, appears for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, on Feb. 9, 2021.

A court ruled that a Trump spokesperson must pay $42,000 to Gizmodo Media Group for wrongfully claiming the outlet defamed him

Now-defunct news outlet Splinter, owned by G/O Media, reported in 2018 that Jason Miller had given a dancer abortion drugs after getting her pregnant.
Retail 2021-05-23T13:36:10Z
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It might be the worst time to remodel your house. Experts say customers can expect months of delays.

The pandemic caused a surge in 合约数字币和虚拟币home-improvement projects at the worst possible time, and many companies are still struggling to keep up.
Transportation 2021-05-23T12:49:00Z

I flew Delta first class for the first time since the airline brought back real snacks and drinks but I was still unimpressed

Delta has been the slowest of its competitors to bring back a normal snack and drink offering and nowhere is that more apparent than in first class.
News 2021-05-22T20:08:31Z

Tucker Carlson invited a 'poultry enthusiast' onto Fox News to ridicule CDC guidelines about not kissing chickens amid a salmonella outbreak

Tucker Carlson hosted a Fox News segment ridiculing CDC guidelines after it warned people not to kiss or snuggle poultry during a salmonella outbreak.
Politics 2021-05-22T20:06:49Z

CNN ends contract with Rick Santorum after dismissive comments about Native Americans

Santorum caused anger after dismissing the role of Native Americans in history, saying that there was "nothing" in America before colonizers arrived.
Science 2021-05-22T18:07:23Z

Scientists shot tardigrades out of a gun at more than 2,000 mph to see if the critters could survive

A spacecraft carrying tardigrades crash landed on the moon in 2019. In a new study, scientists set out to test whether the creatures survived.
Tech 2021-05-22T17:22:58Z

Elon Musk says he supports cryptocurrency in a 'battle' with fiat money, like government-backed coins and bills

"The true battle is between fiat and crypto," Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday. "On balance, I support the latter."
Transportation 2021-05-22T16:29:58Z

Airlines like United and Delta are making it easier than ever to access elite status and its perks like free first class upgrades

Elite status was formerly the domain of an airline's top spenders. But now average travelers have a better shot at entering the prized loyalty realm.
News 2021-05-22T15:56:11Z

US seizes $90,000 from insurrectionist who sold footage of Ashli Babbitt's fatal shooting to news outlets

John Earle Sullivan, who claimed to be at the Capitol riot as a "documentarian," sold footage of Ashli Babbitt's fatal shooting to news outlets.
Tech 2021-05-22T15:47:30Z

One of the biggest US insurance companies reportedly paid hackers $40 million ransom after a cyberattack

CNA Financial's $40 million blowout could be one of the biggest ransomware payments yet, Bloomberg reported.
News 2021-05-22T15:31:23Z

A Chinese-American civil rights group is suing Trump for $22.9m for calling COVID-19 the 'China Virus' and 'Kung Flu'. That's $1 for each Asian American and Pacific Islander living in the US.

The Chinese American Civil Rights Coalition is suing Trump for defamation and infliction of emotional distress on Asian Americans.
Science 2021-05-22T14:37:08Z

China's Mars rover has made its first tracks on the red planet

On May 15, China's Zhurong rover landed on Mars. The rover just left its landing pad and completed its first test drive on the Martian surface.
Transportation 2021-05-22T14:15:56Z

The largest container ship to ever visit the East Coast just arrived at the Port of New York and New Jersey: Meet the Marco Polo

The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry more than 16,000 containers and completed its journey from China in just 20 days.
Transportation 2021-05-22T13:04:11Z

The founder of JetBlue is finally launching his new airline this month with 39 routes and $39 fares — but it won't be JetBlue 2.0

Breeze Airways will have some of the comforts that JetBlue is famous for but customers can expect to pay extra for bags and seat assignments.
Premium Opinion 2021-05-22T12:28:00Z

Arizona's ridiculous election audit should be the end of Trump's 'Big Lie' — if only Republicans had the courage to condemn it

Arizona's election audit is a fiasco, built on Trump's "Big Lie" that he lost the election because of voter fraud. Republican leaders must condemn it.
Retail 2021-05-22T12:18:00Z

The pandemic might have saved brick-and-mortar shopping as restrictions lift and customers head back to stores

Some of the country's biggest retailers, including Target and Walmart, said this week that sales are strong and shoppers are embracing in-person shopping.
Tech 2021-05-22T12:18:00Z

After using Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and HBO Max for a month, I'm convinced Netflix could lose its crown

If I had to pick two, it would be Disney and HBO Max — not because I don't like Netflix, but because I love its competitors too much to let them go.
Science 2021-05-22T12:09:00Z

'Zombie fires' smolder under the snow during the winter then rise from the dead come spring. They may get far more common.

A study suggests "zombie fires" that don't get extinguished in the winter may become more common in Alaska and Canada as temperatures rise.
Premium Opinion 2021-05-22T12:02:00Z

Several members of my family in India got COVID, so I flew 合约数字币和虚拟币home to help. While the US reopens, India is still deep in crisis.

It was the fear for my father's life that made me pack my bags and leave New York within a day's notice.
Science 2021-05-22T11:54:00Z

Chernobyl's nuclear fuel is smoldering. To prevent another accident, researchers are studying the site's radioactive lava.

In a lab, scientists recreated the lava produced by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. They hope to figure out how to clean up the radioactive material.
Politics 2021-05-22T11:42:10Z

Greta Thunberg calls out Chinese state-run media for 'fat-shaming' her in a scathing article that questioned her veganism

The 18-year-old climate activist described being "fat-shamed" by the China Daily as a "pretty weird experience."
News 2021-05-22T10:19:18Z

Bill Gates hoped his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein would help him win the Nobel Peace Prize, report says

The Nobel Peace Prize "is what Bill wants more than anything else in the world," one former Gates Foundation employee told the DailyBeast.
Science 2021-05-22T10:00:00Z

Experts say it's too convenient for politicians to blame COVID-19 outbreaks on variants — we have the tools fight them, we just need to use them

The current variants may help the coronavirus spread better, but the virus hasn't changed enough to render our disease-fighting playbook ineffective.
Military & Defense 2021-05-22T09:10:22Z

Soldier charged with serving weed-laced cupcakes to troops during live-fire training, court documents say

Soldiers from Chelsea Cogwell's unit in New Brunswick were unable to properly execute safe weapons and explosive handling drills, court documents said.
News 2021-05-22T05:17:16Z

Elon Musk congratulates Ford on the debut of their new electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck

A few days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk debuted the company's Cybertruck in November 2019, it saw 250,000 pre-orders.
News 2021-05-22T04:43:29Z

Antisemitic hate crimes grew in the US and Europe over the past few weeks amid tensions in Palestine and Israel

Between May 7 and May 14, more than 17,000 tweets could be found that used variations of the phrase, "Hitler was right," the ADL found.
Politics 2021-05-22T01:54:15Z

Trump plans to restore his 'beautiful' Boeing 757 with Rolls-Royce engines and new paint job for future rallies

Trump said in a statement that the plane, which has been sitting broken and unused in New York, will be ready by the end of the year.
Tech 2021-05-22T00:22:01Z

All the times Bill Gates reportedly engaged in questionable conduct before he and Melinda Gates announced their divorce

Gates' conduct toward female coworkers and ties to Jeffrey Epstein have faced scrutiny in the wake of his pending divorce from Melinda French Gates.
Politics 2021-05-21T20:49:29Z

A Georgia judge will allow Fulton County ballots to be unsealed and examined for evidence of fraud

Judge Brian Amero agreed to allow 145,000 absentee ballots from Fulton County to be opened as part of an audit into the 2020 election.
Politics 2021-05-21T20:32:49Z

Newly revealed text messages shed light on how Matt Gaetz's wingman could bring about his downfall

"I would not feel really comfortable if I was anyone that had committed a crime with" Joel Greenberg right now, one former FBI agent told Insider.
Politics 2021-05-21T20:00:16Z

Biden worries the world thinks America can't lead after Trump, and that it's 'beginning to look to China'

Biden told The New York Times about the Irish prime minister commenting, "Well, America can't lead. They can't even get their arms around Covid."
Retail 2021-05-21T19:54:34Z

Nike is working with US border enforcement to crack down on counterfeit sneakers

US Customs and Border Protection announced Thursday that it will be accepting technology from NIKE to stop counterfeit shoes from entering the US.
Tech 2021-05-21T19:11:23Z

Take a look at what Microsoft thinks the future of hybrid meetings will look like

A new video from Microsoft shows a model of an office setup configured specifically for hybrid work.
Politics 2021-05-21T19:10:36Z

Democrats say the Israel-Hamas cease-fire isn't enough to prevent future violence in the region

Democrats have underscored that the tenuous cease-fire doesn't resolve the underlying causes of the violence, and are pressuring Biden to do more.
News 2021-05-21T18:52:34Z

Owner of AP tower destroyed in Israeli airstrike in Gaza says he saw no evidence of Hamas in the building

EXCLUSIVE: Hamas had no presence in the Gaza building that housed the AP, its owner says. When pressed by Insider, Israeli officials disagreed.
Politics 2021-05-21T18:45:25Z

Marjorie Taylor Greene calls Nancy Pelosi 'mentally ill' and compares House mask rules to the Holocaust

Greene is one of several Republican lawmakers who have openly defied the mask-wearing requirement on the House floor this week.
Transportation 2021-05-21T18:30:48Z

American Airlines and others carriers were left helpless after a system outage crippled operations, causing delays

One analyst described the system as the "heart" of an airline, and its outage will have ripple effects just as travelers jet off for the weekend.
Technology 2021-05-21T18:14:37Z

Citizen, the crime alert app, is reportedly planning to launch a private security service

News of Citizen's plan comes shortly after the app released a $30,000 bounty for a man falsely accused of arson.
Politics 2021-05-21T18:05:30Z

Trump 'acts like a mafioso': Why NY's AG may treat the Trump Organization like a mob racket in its criminal inquiry, according to legal experts

The Trump Organization is now facing a criminal investigation. RICO experts explain why racketeering charges could be on the table.
Military & Defense 2021-05-21T17:48:12Z

Biden awards first Medal of Honor as president to Korean War hero who led Army Rangers in brutal battle against hundreds of enemy troops

Ralph Puckett Jr. received the highest military honor for valor for his actions in a battle where his troops were outnumbered almost 10 to one.
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