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As promised, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has released the results of an investigation into factory working conditions, after a worker publicly complained, alleging that …
02.24 / 19:45
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Approaching important people can be awkward. They're busy. They're successful. And they probably don't want to talk to you -- right? On Pat Flynn's Smart Passive Income podcast, Flynn asked business and publicity strategist Selena Soo, "How do you respond to somebody who says, 'Selena, I'm too afraid to go up to…
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It's been a rough year for veteran MLB pitcher Jake Peavy. As detailed by ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, Peavy is currently unsigned and waiting to sort out some personal matters before joining a…
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On February 13 in a Malaysian airport, two women allegedly sprayed poison onto Kim Jong-nam -- the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler, Kim Jong Un -- leading to Jong-nam's untimely…
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Nordstrom reported fourth-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations on Thursday, and the stock is up 6.51% at $US46.80 a share. Here are the…
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Uber has denied allegations in a lawsuit by Waymo that it stole some self-driving technology. Here's the statement an Uber spokesperson sent to Business Insider…
02.24 / 19:23
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Netflix wants a global car show to take on Amazon's "The Grand Tour" after losing a bid for that show, according to Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw. Netflix has seen the success of "The Grand Tour," which features Jeremy Clarkson and the "Top Gear" team, and wants its own unscripted car series, probably with "multiple versions for different countries," Bloomberg reported, citing several people with knowledge of the…
02.24 / 19:02
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Economist Tyler Cowen says a big part of thriving in the future will come down to attitude. "Matchers gain, strivers lose," he writes in a new book, "The Complacent…
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Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. is set to price its initial public offering, or IPO, on Wednesday, allowing investors to decide just how much the social media company is ultimately…
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Tracy Morgan will make his return to stand-up comedy a Netflix affair. Netflix announced on Friday that it will debut Morgan's first stand-up special since the 2014 traffic accident that nearly took his life. Titled "Staying Alive," the special was filmed at the Count Basie Theatre in New Jersey and will debut on the streaming service on Tuesday, May…
02.24 / 18:42
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On Friday, President Donald Trump retold the story of a friend who he says won't go to Paris anymore after two high-profile terror attacks in the past two years. The city's mayor shot back on Twitter with a message about the "attractiveness" of …
02.24 / 18:42
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Foot Locker reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Friday, and its stock is up 7.80% at $US73.93 a share. The company reported earnings of $US182 million, or $US1.37 per share, up from $US162 million, or $US1.16 per share, in the fourth quarter of the previous year. This beat Wall Street's expectations of $US1.32 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson…
02.24 / 18:21
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For Russian President Vladimir Putin, the 2011 American military intervention in Libya was a turning point in his attitude toward the United States, according to a lengthy report from The New Yorker examining Russia's interference in the 2016…
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The US oil rig count increased by five to a total of 602 this week, according to Baker Hughes. The gas rig count increased by two to 151. With one miscellaneous rig remaining in use, the total rig count rose by three to…
02.24 / 18:21
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Bill Maher's comments defending a sexual relationship between a teacher and her male student have come back to haunt the "Real Time" host. The comments are especially controversial after Maher defended his HBO show's booking of right-wing journalist Milo Yiannopoulos last week, then later claimed the credit for the man's downfall this week after a video surfaced of Yiannopoulos making comments appearing to condone sexual relations "between younger boys and older men." …
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Golden State Warriors reserve center JaVale Mcgree has long been a favourite target of Shaquille O'Neal. The journeymen center, whose highlight-reel mistakes have often overshadowed his on-court contributions, have made him a mainstay on O'Neal's blooper reel "Shaqin' a Fool" for…
02.24 / 18:00
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly visited Mexico this week, where they met with the country's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, and other senior …
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The shares of private-prison providers jumped on Friday after the Justice Department signalled its support for their use by the government. Last August, Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general, directed the Bureau of Prisons to withdraw or decline contracts for private-prison operators at expiry. She said the facilities compared poorly to federally-run…
02.24 / 17:38
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President Barack Obama caused quite a commotion Friday when he stopped inside a Fifth Avenue New York City office building. A large crowd gathered outside, trying to catch a view of the former president as he left 160 Fifth Av…
02.24 / 17:38
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Gary Cohn, the chief economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, reportedly told a group of CEOs at a private event hosted by The Business Counsel that the White House doesn't support the version of the…
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