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Trump can’t sue NY attorney general over tax returns: judge
President Trump cannot sue the New York state attorney general or the state tax commissioner, as part of his lawsuit to block Congressional Democrats from obtaining copies of his state tax returns, a federal judge ruled on Monday. Trump filed the lawsuit against New York AG Letitia James, state Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner...
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Pentagon official testified US diplomat tried to get Ukrainians to make public statement in order to release aid
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Paralyzed veteran completes marathon with robotic exoskeleton
When Terry Vereline crossed the finish line, she became the first paralyzed veteran to complete a marathon using an exoskeleton
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How to update your Steam games manually or automatically, or update to a beta version of a game
g0d4ather/Shutterstock You can update Steam games automatically or manually. Steam usually updates your games for you as patches are released by the developer, and downloads the updates automatically. You can also choose to manually download a beta version of a game. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Steam will default to updating games automatically as content is released for them. If you live with capped internet, or if Steam is running slowly, you may have disabled automatic updates.  Or you may want to update into a beta release of a game, which Steam will not do by default.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: People are still debating the pink or grey sneaker, 2 years after it went viral. Here's the real color explained.See Also:How to stop Steam from opening on startup on Mac or PC, so your computer starts up fasterHow to gift games on Steam to anyone in your Friends List, and add a personalized message to your giftYou can play many Steam games offline — here's how to turn on and use offline modeSEE ALSO: The best gaming mice you can buy
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The Angle: DACA Was Too Late for These People
Tania Mendoza was deported just two years before DACA. Her story is a portent for Dreamers waiting to see how the Supreme Court rules.
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Business Leaders on Capitalism, Challenges and Their 8-Year-Old Selves
At the annual DealBook conference in New York, leaders at the “Groundbreakers Lunch” discussed the appropriate role of business in shaping policy and driving social change.
The New York Times
'It should never be a luxury to get care,' midwife says
Two midwives in New Mexico help empower Native American women who are navigating their maternal care options. Watch the full "Giving Birth in America: New Mexico" documentary produced by Every Mother Counts.
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Leaders Take a New Look at the Trust Factor
The words “trust” and “responsibility” were peppered throughout more than a dozen conversations at The New York Times’s DealBook conference.
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Tech’s transportation companies keep bending the knee to Saudi Arabia
Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev\TASS via Getty Images In an interview with Axiosthat aired November 10th, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called the murder of the journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia “a serious mistake” — before quickly backtracking and admitting that it was his comments, and not Khashoggi’s murder, that were the actual mistake. But Khosrowshahi’s comments were not made in isolation. There is a pattern emerging of transportation companies with deep financial ties to Saudi Arabia being friendly to the regime in the face of international outcry. It’s bad enough right now for huge companies doing business in countries with oppressive regimes, as we’ve seen recently with China’s strong-arming of the NBA and Blizzard. But Saudi Arabia’s practice of directly investing massive sums of money in companies through its sovereign wealth fund has left multiple companies like Uber — and the executives who run them — particularly exposed. Companies that took money from Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund now find themselves exposed Just last month, Peter Rawlinson, the CEO of electric vehicle company Lucid Motors; Jay Walder, the CEO of hyperloop startup Virgin Hyperloop One; and Alejandro Agag, the founder of electric racing series Formula E, all heaped praise on Saudi Arabia while appearing onstage at the Future Investment Initiative conference in the Kingdom’s capital city, Riyadh. The conference, colloquially known as Davos in the Desert, was taking place at the same Ritz-Carlton that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used as a prison in late 2017 during his massive power grab. The conference also became a political flashpoint last year, as a number of companies and executives backed out from participating following Khashoggi’s initial disappearance and assumed murder at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. None of this stopped those three executives, though. Rawlinson — whose company was saved by a $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund in 2018 — struck an obsequious tone while discussing Lucid Motors’ forthcoming electric sedan, the Lucid Air. “I’m really excited because Lucid Air’s going to launch in just over a year’s time, and I really want to say thank you to the Public Investment Fund (PIF) for making that a possibility,” he said. “Thank you so much.” Rawlinson also said he and his management team have a “huge commitment to helping contribute to the genesis of a motor industry here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” — something that wasn’t part of the startup’s plans before the investment. (Lucid Motors’ marketing manager David Salguero declined to comment.) Lucid Motors’ CEO promised a “huge commitment” to fostering an automotive industry in Saudi Arabia Virgin Hyperloop One was one of the first companies to back out of last year’s conference, with then-chairman Richard Branson pausing a $1 billion deal between the Kingdom and his space company and saying that the state-sponsored murder of a journalist “would clearly change the ability of any of us in the West to do business with the Saudi Government.” But Walder, who took over as CEO late last year, released a statement before this year’s conference saying he was “delighted” to attend. While Virgin Hyperloop One’s largest shareholder is a port operator from Dubai, Walder joyfully talked up the prospects of doing business in Saudi Arabia. “The opportunity is in front of us to create the first [hyperloop] manufacturing facilities anywhere in the world,” he said, before explaining that Saudi Arabia’s Economic Cities Authority believes a Virgin Hyperloop One facility could generate 124,000 jobs, a $4 billion increase in GDP, and $5 billion in “non-oil, high technology export products for the Kingdom” by 2030. What Virgin Hyperloop One is doing, he said, is “perfectly aligned with Vision 2030, with the message that says: ‘let’s develop new technology, let’s make it happen here, for the purposes of the Kingdom, but also to be able to look outward as well.’” Agag, who recently signed a 10-year deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars to host Formula E races in Saudi Arabia, bragged about having attended all three years of the conference. He said he “hope[s] to keep coming,” too, and asked Yasir Al-Rumayyan — the man in charge of Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and a member of Uber’s board of directors — to “please invite” him back with a wink and a smile. Agag was there to announce that his new racing series, an off-road version of Formula E, would also stage races in Saudi Arabia. “The two main electric car championships are going to take place in Saudi Arabia,” Agag said. “And this would not happen of course without Vision 2030, and the vision of his royal highness, Prince Mohammad.” “This would not happen of course without Vision 2030, and the vision of his royal highness, Prince Mohammad.” Formula E first announced its deal with Saudi Arabia right around when the country lifted its ban on women drivers. But when Agag was asked about how Saudi Arabia jailed many of the women activists who agitated for that change, he deflected, citing Mohammed bin Salman’s audacious Vision 2030 economic plan as reason to believe that things could change. (Representatives for Virgin Hyperloop One and Formula E did not immediately respond to requests for comment.) While these executives’ comments were similar in their fealty to an authoritarian regime, they didn’t create much of a stir. Khosrowshahi’s comments, though, sparked backlash and the threat of a new boycott almost immediately. Within hours of the airing of the interview, the #BoycottUber hashtag started trending on Twitter. Social media users responded with outrage and disbelief that the Uber CEO would respond so flippantly to the assassination and dismemberment of an American journalist. Equating Khashoggi’s murder to the 2018 fatal crash involving one of the company’s self-driving cars in Tempe, Arizona and calling both incidents a “mistake” was doubly offensive to these people. As of 1:30PM ET on Monday, over 8,000 people had tweeted the #BoycottUber hashtag. Of course, neither death was an accident. As noted by Axios, the CIA has determined that the Saudi government had a direct role in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Likewise, the death of 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg after being struck by Uber’s self-driving car was not an accident, but rather the end result of a series of significant safety lapses, most notably vehicle software that was not programmed to brake for pedestrians crossing a street outside a painted crosswalk. So far, Uber has avoided criminal charges, but federal safety investigators are expected to assign probable cause for the crash later this month. Khosrowshahi’s comments sparked immediate backlash It’s too early to tell whether #BoycottUber becomes as damaging to the company as the #DeleteUber hashtag from early 2017, when the company was accused of profiting from a pro-immigrant / anti-Trump taxi driver strike at JFK Airport. According to New York Times scribe Mike Isaac’s retelling of the event, #DeleteUber resulted in “more than 500,000 people” deleting their Uber accounts in the span of a week, costing the company “millions” of dollars. Uber itself admitted to the destructive power of the hashtag in paperwork filed before the company went public. The company said the hashtag triggered a domino effect, causing drivers, restaurants, and other entities that rely on Uber’s massive customer base to flee the platform. The company warned potential investors of the impact of such consumer backlash: If Drivers, consumers, restaurants, shippers, and carriers do not establish or maintain active accounts with us, if a campaign similar to #DeleteUber occurs, if we fail to provide high-quality support, or if we cannot otherwise attract and retain a large number of Drivers, consumers, restaurants, shippers, and carriers, our revenue would decline, and our business would suffer. Khosrowshahi’s comments were especially shocking coming from the normally buttoned-up and reasonably well-liked CEO. Khosrowshahi spent most of his early days at Uber apologizing for the mistakes of his predecessor, Travis Kalanick, who was forced out of his company after an unprecedented series of scandals and self-owns. It hasn’t all gone smoothly for Khosrowshahi — Herzberg’s death took place eight months after he assumed the role — but most experts agree he has had some success rehabilitating Uber’s public image and has put the company on a more secure path. Khosrowshahi seemed to recognize the damage his remarks did almost immediately. According to Axios’ Dan Primack, the CEO called an hour after the interview to “express regret for the language he used.” The next day, the company emailed a statement to the publication walking back the comments, and Khosrowshahi said on Twitter that he said “something in the moment I don’t believe. Our investors have long known my views here & I’m sorry I wasn’t as clear on Axios.” There's no forgiving or forgetting what happened to Jamal Khashoggi & I was wrong to call it a “mistake.” As I told @danprimack after our interview, I said something in the moment I don't believe. Our investors have long known my views here & I'm sorry I wasn’t as clear on Axios https://t.co/RxapzktrXq— dara khosrowshahi (@dkhos) November 11, 2019 But whether that will be enough to tamp down the growing backlash will remain to be seen. More than most companies, Uber has shown itself to be remarkably resilient despite its inability to earn a profit. The company has survived an almost comical number of scandals, lawsuits, regulatory challenges, protests, boycotts, and more — and it’s still kicking. It’s probably safe to assume that a significant number of people who angrily deleted the app in 2017 are back to using it again. In today’s low attention span culture, it can be hard to keep track of what we’re angry about. Khosrowshahi’s willingness to stick his neck out for Saudi Arabia is also a sign that Uber’s true vulnerability won’t come from its customers, but from its shareholders. The company’s stock fell to an all-time low last week after the expiration of its lockup period in which early investors and employees were free to sell their shares for the first time since the IPO. Analysts predict that about 90 percent of Uber’s stock will be available for sale — but as noted by CNBC, many of those shareholders would be selling at a much reduced rate from when they originally bought into Uber. Private shareholders are relying on Khosrowshahi to steer the company to a sustainable and profitable future. Selling now would be acknowledging a bad bet. Khosrowshahi may have walked back his comments about Khashoggi’s killing, but his praise for Saudi Arabia — and more specifically PIF director and Uber board member Yasir Al-Rumayyan — remains striking. It underscores the reality that when companies like Uber, Lucid Motors, and Virgin Hyperloop One take massive investments from (or try to do business with) Saudi Arabia, those deals come with a far greater cost than what’s agreed to on paper.
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The 11 highest-grossing Disney movies at the global box office of all time
Disney Disney is dominating the box office this year and is about to tackle the streaming world with the launch of Disney Plus on Tuesday. Ahead of its launch, we've ranked the biggest Disney movies of all time by worldwide box office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney is, once again, dominating the box office this year. It has accounted for over 40% of the domestic market share in 2019. It broke its own global box-office record for a year in July with over $7 billion. And it still has "Frozen 2" and "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on the way. With the box office firmly in its grasp, Disney is eyeing a new challenge. On Tuesday, it will enter the streaming realm with its own competitor, Disney Plus. Ahead of the service's launch, we looked at the highest-grossing Disney movies of all time, many of which will be included on Disney Plus. The list is ranked by unadjusted worldwide box office, so it's very in favor of more recently released movies. Below are the 11 biggest Disney movies ever:11. "Incredibles 2" (2018) Disney/Pixar Worldwide gross: $1,242,805,359 All-time ranking: 17th 10. "Beauty and the Beast" (2017) Disney Worldwide gross: $1,263,521,126 All-time ranking: 16th 9. "Frozen" (2013) Disney/Pixar Worldwide gross: $1,274,219,009 All-time ranking: 15th See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Disney is adamant that audiences don't want more standalone 'Star Wars' movies, but experts disagree'Frozen 2' is already on pace to smash box-office records20 of the most expensive celebrity memorabilia items ever sold at auction
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The best men's gym shorts
Whether you're lifting weights or practicing yoga, you need the right pair of shorts. Here are four of our favorite men's gym shorts, from Saxx, Under Armour, Lowell Pro, and Nicewin. Finding a comfortable pair of gym shorts isn't always as easy as just snagging whatever pair says "running shorts" off the rack at your local sporting goods store. It comes down to knowing exactly how a pair functions once you start breaking a sweat. The right pair lets you focus more on the work you're putting in than how ill-fitting or annoying it is to wear.  We've picked four of our favorites, but ultimately, the best pair will depend on your needs. Do you need shorts that offer sweat control, do you want stretchability, or do you prefer a pair with ample pockets to hold your accessories? One of our picks should make the right fit. Here are the best men's gym shorts you can buy: Saxx Kinetic 2N1 Under Armour Raid Luwell Pro Running Shorts Nicewin Athletic Shorts Saxx Amazon Known for its innovative (and incredibly comfortable) line of underwear, Saxx also offers an impressive selection of workout apparel, like the Kinetic 2N1, which are, as the name suggests, gym shorts with built-in underwear liner. The Kinetic 2N1 is perfect for everything from running and biking to going to the gym or posing in a yoga class. The liner features the brand's patented BallPark Pouch, which is a specifically-designed pouch intended to reduce friction and improve comfort where it matters; we would know because Insider Picks has tested Saxx underwear extensively. Under Armour Amazon Under Armour specializes in quality workout gear and its Raid athletic shorts are perfect for the weekly gym goer. Made using the brand's HeatGear fabric, the shorts are lightweight and comfortable and feature four-way stretch, meaning that no matter the workout, they'll avoid constricting you or becoming uncomfortable. The shorts also provide UPF 30 protection for anyone who likes to break a sweat outside. Sweat-wicking and odor control are often workout attire buzzwords, but Under Armour delivers in this department — this doesn't mean you shouldn't wash them, though. Luwell Amazon One of the best combinations of value and function is the Luwell Pro Running Short. Whatever the activity, this pair of mesh shorts stay comfortable throughout, offering a good range of motion and stretch. The deep pockets on either side are perfect for holding a smartphone, a set of keys, pair of running gloves, or whatever you need to pack along during your workout. There's even some reflective piping designed to make you visible when running at dawn or dusk.  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:The best men's dress socksThe best electric scootersThe best casual hoodies for men
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FBI Joins Investigation Into Killing Of 9 Members Of Mormon Family In Mexico
Major questions remain about the motive and identity of the perpetrators who carried out the horrific slaying on Nov. 4 in the rural state of Sonora, about 70 miles south of Arizona.
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How to stop Steam from opening on startup on Mac or PC, so your computer starts up faster
g0d4ather/Shutterstock To stop Steam from opening at startup, you'll need to remove it from your computer's startup applications list. When you install it, Steam is set as a default application, meaning it will open whenever you log into your computer. The method to stop Steam from opening on startup differs slightly between Windows 10 and macOS, but you can also do it through the Steam application on any OS. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You have a Steam account to play your favorite computer games, but the truth is you don't play games that much. Or, at the very least, not on a specific computer.  So when Steam is constantly in your face whenever you turn on your computer, slowing down your startup times, it might be the first item on your chopping block. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 8 weird robots NASA wants to send to spaceSee Also:How to gift games on Steam to anyone in your Friends List, and add a personalized message to your giftYou can play many Steam games offline — here's how to turn on and use offline modeHow to resize a layer in Photoshop in 4 simple stepsSEE ALSO: The best gaming mice you can buy
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Philadelphia teen in custody after allegedly fatally shooting 11-year-old brother
"I would like to believe it’s an accident, but it doesn’t change the results," a police official said.
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Silver-Backed Chevrotain, With Fangs And Hooves, Photographed In Wild For First Time
Scientists say their goal was to rediscover a type of chevrotain that had been "lost to science" for nearly 30 years. Chevrotains are the world's smallest hoofed mammal, or ungulate.
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Majority of NH primary voters give thumbs down to Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg’s still-nascent presidential campaign got more bad news Monday as another survey found more than half of likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire would give the former mayor the cold shoulder. The survey from Quinnipiac University found that 54 percent of voters “definitely” wouldn’t support the billionaire’s White House bid if he jumps...
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What to know about fatal asthma after death of 13-year-old Laurel Griggs
Yes, you can die from an asthma attack
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Gwyneth Paltrow on Goop and Beyond: ‘It’s a Process’
Once ambivalent about her ambition, Ms. Paltrow, who founded her lifestyle-and-wellness company in 2008, says she now embraces it.
The New York Times
Rhode Island governor signs bill to help gay veterans get benefits
Between World War II and the 2011 repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell," approximately 100,000 gay service members were less-than-honorably discharged.
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Hillary Clinton on Health Care, Impeachment and Gutsy Women
The former secretary of state opens up about the current political climate, and says she is a fundamentally optimistic person.
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Chrissy Teigen hilariously removed 2 of John Legend's Grammys off a shelf to make room for her Baby2Baby award
Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Baby2Baby Chrissy Teigen was awarded with the giving tree award at the Baby2Baby Gala on Saturday for her charity work.  After getting home from the gala, which was hosted by a nonprofit known for giving children living in poverty basic essentials, John Legend filmed a video of his wife waltzing over to their trophy display. Teigen then removed one of the musician's 10 Grammy awards, placing it on a nearby piano bench.  She then added her trophy to the shelf, but quickly realized there still wasn't enough room to display it front-and-center, so she took down another Grammy.  Legend could be heard in the background saying, "wow," and "Jesus," each time the "Cravings" author removed one of his gramophone-shaped trophies.  After centering her award, Teigen turned back to the camera smiling, before quietly saying "yay" as she stepped away from the newly-updated display.  Watch the video below.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1193421370622824449?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw pic.twitter.com/ViGPv0osRd  NOW WATCH: A 45-year-long study discovered trends in successful hyper-intelligent childrenSee Also:Chrissy Teigen apologizes for 'super tone deaf and icky' comments about her mom treating $159 AirPods as 'disposable'John Legend and Kelly Clarkson released a new version of the controversial holiday song 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' and it's dividing fansLiam Payne corrected people who accused him of dating a minor, but his critics are still unhappy
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Boycott threats after Uber CEO calls Khashoggi murder a "mistake"
Dara Khosrowshahi's speedy mea culpa was not warmly received on social media, where #BoycottUber is trending
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You aren’t alone if you’re hiding candy: study
Do you ever catch yourself hiding candy? Turns out you’re not alone, according to new research. In fact, 59 percent of Americans reported that their sweet tooth got the best of them and they’ve hidden candy at some point in their lives. The top person to hide the sweet stuff from? Their significant others (52...
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A Move To Create More Mentors Among Women Veterans
Dozens of women who work in special operations recently met in Southern California to find ways to encourage female troops to stay in the military or help them transition to rewarding civilian jobs.
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Reporter's Audio Recordings Of D-Day Discovered After 75 Years
This week the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., received audio recordings of a reporter narrating the landing in France. A homeowner found them in the house he bought where they had been for 75 years.
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What Happens When States Have The Power To Reject Refugees
The Trump administration has been scaling back the U.S. refugee program for years. Now it wants to give states and towns the power to block any refugees from resettling in their backyards.
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Evangelical Christians On Faith And Politics
In, Part 1 of a two-part conversation with evangelical Christians in Fayetteville, N.C. about faith and politics, we talk about issues on their minds and impeachment.
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How San Diego's Utility Companies Are Working To Prevent Wildfires
In California, power company PG&E is using blackouts to prevent its equipment from starting wildfires. But San Diego's utility doesn't use widespread outages because of changes it made a decade ago.
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Here's How Some Witnesses Are Prepped To Testify Before Congress
NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews attorney-at-law Stanley Brand about how he prepares witnesses before they testify before Congress.
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How to Get Rich, With Personal Finance Expert Ramit Sethi
Ramit Sethi, author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich and professional financial smart person, joins us on The Upgrade this week to talk about how to reframe our approach to spending, the best ways to invest our savings, and how normal people can find a way to take a six-week honeymoon.Read more...
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All the Pixar films and shorts you can stream on Disney+ — from 'Toy Story' to 'Inside Out'
Alyssa Powell/Business Insider You can watch almost every Pixar movie on Disney+ alongside a variety of brand-new movies made exclusively for the streaming service when Disney+ launches on November 12. Along with family favorites like "Toy Story," "Inside Out," and "Monsters, Inc." Pixar will be streaming new content exclusively for Disney+.  Yearly subscriptions are just $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and month to month subscriptions are $83.88/year ($6.99/month). See more: All the new movies you can watch on Disney+ — from the live-action 'Lady and the Tramp' to holiday comedy 'Noelle' Product Embed: Product Name: Disney+ Monthly Subscription Service Card Type: small https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dc5bb627eece5443d2df8b9&type=small&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% In my house, we have completely and utterly destroyed our DVD copies of Pixar masterpieces like "Toy Story," "Finding Nemo" (save for the first heartbreaking minutes which we always skip), and my daughter's absolute favorite, "Monsters, Inc." (she can't get enough of Mike and Sulley). The DVDs have become pitifully scratched and worn after being in the (tiny) hands of our little girl. What is Disney+ and how much does it cost? Thankfully, with the debut of Disney+, we will have the entire Pixar catalog available 24/7. So when the mood strikes and my daughter wants to watch "Ratatouille," "A Bug's Life," or "Brave" right away, we can.  Disney+ is a new streaming service with unlimited ad-free downloads of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox. New subscribers can sign up for a free 7-day trial after which an annual subscription will cost $69.99/year ($5.83/month) while a monthly subscription will cost $6.99, or $83.88/year and a bundle with Hulu and ESPN+ is $12.99 a month. Here's everything to know about the service along with plan breakdowns. Can I watch Pixar movies and shows on Disney+? You sure can. And it's not only old Pixar features that will be available for streaming either — the studio will be creating new shows exclusively for Disney+. In fact, we've listed out all the Pixar content you can stream on Disney+ right here from classics like "Toy Story" and "Monsters, Inc." to new series like "Forky Asks A Question" and "Monsters A Work." Here are all the Pixar movies and shows you can watch on Disney+:'Forky Asks a Question' IMDb Product Embed: Product Name: Disney+ Monthly Subscription Service Card Type: small https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dc5bb627eece5443d2df8b9&type=small&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Tony Hale ("Veep," "Arrested Development") returns to Pixar as Forky from "Toy Story 4." The 10-part series features the anthropomorphic spork exploring deep questions such as "what is love?," "what is time?," and "what is cheese?" 'Monsters at Work' IMDb The series "Monsters at Work" will be a sequel to "Monsters, Inc." as the animated Monstropolis transitions from scare power to laugh power. Ben Feldman ("Mad Men") and Aisha Tyler ("CSI") join Billy Crystal (as Mike Wazowski) and John Goodman (as Sulley). 'SparkShorts' Pixar "SparkShorts" is a project in which Pixar Animation Studios employees create their own short stories with the support of the studio. These shorts offer a place to discover new talent from within the company and to explore new storytelling techniques from across the studio.  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:All the new movies you can watch on Disney+ — from the live-action 'Lady and the Tramp' to holiday comedy 'Noelle'Every single Star Wars movie will be available on Disney+ — here’s how to watchAll the Marvel movies and shows you can stream on Disney+ — from 'Iron Man' to the new 'Loki'
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Former Trump official balks at Mulvaney's bid to join impeachment testimony lawsuit
Lawyers for Charles Kupperman and the House Intelligence Committee told the judge that the acting White House chief of staff to file his own case.
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What’s the Coolest Thing Bill Gates Is Doing?
On the list: meeting a scientist working on solving malnutrition, keeping up with his children on technology and being friends with Warren Buffett.
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John Bolton's lawyer dropped an intriguing hint that shows why he could be the most dangerous witness against Trump
Andrew Harnik/AP Chuck Cooper, the lawyer representing former national security adviser John Bolton, revealed an interesting detail in a letter to Congress last week. Cooper said Bolton "was personally involved in many of the events, meetings, and conversations about which you have already received testimony," but also meetings that have yet to be discussed. If he does testify, Bolton could be fatal to President Donald Trump's defense in the impeachment inquiry. Bolton has had more one-on-one interactions with Trump than any other official who's testified so far, and would be the most high-profile witness to testify against the president. According to Axios, Bolton was a prolific note-taker and had a habit of contemporaneously documenting everything that was said in every meeting he participated in. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Chuck Cooper, the attorney representing former national security adviser John Bolton, dropped an intriguing hint in a letter to Congress last week. Bolton "was personally involved in many of the events, meetings, and conversations about which you have already received testimony, as well as many relevant meetings and conversations that have not yet been discussed in the testimonies thus far," Cooper wrote.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Extremists turned a frog meme into a hate symbol, but Hong Kong protesters revived it as an emblem of hopeSee Also:A whistleblower, a cover-up, and a quid pro quo: Here's everything we've learned from the impeachment inquiryThe public Trump impeachment hearings begin Wednesday. Here's who's testifying and how to watchHere's every way Republicans have tried and failed to defend Trump as the impeachment inquiry snowballsSEE ALSO: A whistleblower, a cover-up, and a quid pro quo: Here's everything we've learned from the impeachment inquiry
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‘Death Stranding’ brings back appointment gaming
Game launches these days are frequently the very worst time to play them. Plagued by bugs, server issues, balance problems, and a lack of content, many "games as a service" titles are best consumed after a month or two. Not so with Hideo Kojima's long-awaited Death Stranding, which if you're going to play at all... you should probably play now.
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A South American country endures a political crisis, a Pacific island sees its rainforest shrink, and a coalition of "cheetahs" roams around MIT.
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Bolivia's legislative assembly to meet on Tuesday to discuss Morales resignation
Bolivia's legislative assembly plans to hold an extraordinary session at 4 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Tuesday to formally discuss the resignation of President Evo Morales, according to a statement on Monday, after the leftist leader said he would stand down.
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San Diego State suspends 14 fraternities as student dies after frat event
Dylan Hernandez was hospitalized early Thursday following a fraternity event and died this week, the university confirmed.
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I stayed in a 182-square-foot room on the world's largest cruise ship, where no space was left unused. Here's what it's like inside.
Abby Narishkin/Insider The world's largest cruise ship has 2,759 staterooms. Rooms are cleverly designed to feel big, but not actually take up too much space. My room was approximately 182 square feet with a 50-square-foot ocean-view balcony. The bathroom was small, but had everything I needed. There was ample storage and closet space, as well as a sofa bed. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. It's almost three-and-a-half times the length of a football field and twice as high as the Washington Monument. It also has a theater, casino, zip line, ice-skating rink, escape room, 23 eateries including a Starbucks, multiple pools and waterslides, and even a park. Not surprisingly, these things take up a lot of room, so when it comes to the ship's 2,759 staterooms, they need to be space-efficient and practical: they're small, but feel big. I recently spent a week in a 182-square-foot stateroom that had a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door leading out onto a 50-square-foot balcony with an ocean view. Keep scrolling to see what a room aboard the world's largest cruise ship is like.Welcome to what was my home for a week! Room 538 on Deck 12 of Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider My room was right on the end of a hallway, at the very front of the ship — or starboard forward, as they say in ship lingo. A handy little map under my room number showed me exactly where I was in relation to the rest of the ship. But I still spent the first two days getting lost. I had an ocean-view stateroom with a balcony. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider Some rooms have no windows at all. Others have balconies looking out onto "Central Park," a real-life park on the inside of the ship. The room was approximately 182 square feet, with two twin beds that created a "Royal King." Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider The bed was super comfy, and the bedding smooth. That, paired with the soft rocking of the ship, had me sleeping like a baby every night. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:27 incredible places you couldn't visit a decade agoThe worst movies every 'Breaking Bad' actor has been inThe 20 most festive places to spend the holidays in the US
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