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Experian's quarterly revenue rises 4% on North America boost

Experian, the world's biggest credit data company, reported a 4% rise in revenue on Tuesday, owing to strong demand for its products in North America, its biggest market, and reiterated its outlook for the year.
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The NYC Zagat restaurant guide is back
Swipe left on restaurant “hot lists.” Toss the foreigners’ favorite Michelin Guide. The Zagat survey is back in print after a three-year hiatus. And despite my frequent past gripes about the burgundy book, I’m tickled pink. Its three-year eclipse plunged our dining scene into the shade. In 2018, the Infatuation bought the Zagat brand from...
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Fake heiress Anna Sorokin finds love in prison
A wild rumor’s been making the rounds in society circles that fake heiress Anna Sorokin has gotten married in jail.
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NFL player explains new decision to stand for national anthem
Bennett said his comments don't "take away what I have done ... and the stances that I took, the death threats I have had on my life"
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The youth killing the Giants is Pat Shurmur’s best chance to survive
If you look at what has transpired with the Giants this season and think to yourself, “None of this adds up,’’ you should try calculating it all again. Pat Shurmur the other day said, “Each year, you’re faced with different challenges. We have some unique ones this year.’’ He did not expand on that, but...
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ABC scrambles to figure out identity of Amy Robach leaker, who goes by ‘Ignotus’
ABC bigwigs are going potty to find the identity of the leaker behind the Amy Robach tape — after the alleged source posted a letter online slamming the network under the name "Ignotus," a wizard from "Harry Potter."
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Brutes beat up a delivery man in Brooklyn
A pair of brutes relieved a delivery man of his food and his money when they beat and robbed him in a caught-on-video attack, police said Tuesday. The violent attack came as the 60-year-old delivery man was dropping off food at 1525 Dorchester Road in Flatbush around 9:40 p.m. Nov. 5, cops said. One of...
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Creating fake neon signs with spray paint
Adam Fujita, aka Adam Fu, is an artist who creates neon signage using spray paint.  He uses a large range of similar colors — sometimes as many as seven shades to create the illusion of a glowing light.  He walked us through the process behind creating one of them. Visit Insider.com for more stories.  Following is a transcript of the video.  Narrator: No, this isn't a neon sign. It's street art created in a way that tricks your eyes into believing it's glowing light. Adam Fujita, aka Adam Fu, has mastered the art of layering very specific colors in order to turn regular spray paint into something a little more luminescent. And while figuring out the technique to create this look, he has also mastered how to manipulate the human eye into seeing an entirely different material. But how does he do it? All of his projects start on his iPad. He uses an illustration app called Procreate to play around with typography and lettering. Adam uses it to map out the placement and scale of the piece according to the size of the wall the project will live on. Once that's all done, Adam preps the materials he'll need once he's on-site. This means pulling all the colors he'll need and extra cans of those colors in case he runs out. For this mural, he has prepared seven different colors in the yellow and orange shade range. Then it's time to take the design and tools to the site.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:An iconic bodega in the East Village is at risk of shuttering — here's why they hope a traditional NYC drink will help them surviveHow traditional French Camembert is made using raw milkA 10-year-old boy who used to get in trouble for doodling in school got a job drawing on the wall of a restaurant
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Humans could get rid of space junk by turning it into hotels and storage depots
Space junk is a big problem. While there have been many ideas put forward for cleaning up space trash, a new one may be the most ambitious yet.
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The Arctic Plunge: From Feeling Like 92 to Freezing in a Day
Temperatures have plummeted across the eastern United States, but spare a thought for McAllen, Texas, where the drop was precipitous.
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Nike designed a new pair of comfortable sneakers just for medical workers, and all of the profits will go to a children's hospital
NIKE Nike created a sneaker that was designed with the needs of nurses, doctors, and home health providers in mind. All profits will from the shoe will benefit the OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon. The shoe will come in eight colors, six of which were designed by patients at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. The first round of Nike Air Zoom Pulse sneakers will go on sale December 7 at select retailers and on Nike's website. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Continuing its footwear development, Nike has now crafted a sneaker especially designed for medical workers. Dubbed the Nike Air Zoom Pulse, the shoe is for everyday heroes like nurses, doctors, home health providers and others who work tirelessly to support patients. To design a shoe that can meet the range of challenges medical workers face, Nike conducted product testing at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon, to collect worker insights. The shoe is defined by an easy to get on and off construction that is easy to clean and comes complete with fit, cushioning, and traction systems to meet all the physical and mental hospital conditions.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 9 items to avoid buying at CostcoSee Also:Yes, you can get a flu shot while pregnant. Here's the best time to get it.The common causes of a runny nose and how to stop itI bleed every time I have sex, but it's not painful. Should I be concerned?
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SMEG is selling a Mickey Mouse fridge that every Disney lover would want in their kitchen
SMEG SMEG and Disney collaborated to create a Mickey Mouse refrigerator exclusive to the UK in 2018. The fridge sold out in just three days, so the duo decided to bring it to the US in 2019. The limited edition FAB28 refrigerator is available exclusively from Williams-Sonoma. It has a retro design with modern features, like Energy Star efficiency and a multi-flow cooling system. The Mickey refrigerator retails for $2,799. You can find out more about it here. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. It was 1928 when Mickey Mouse first came on the scene, debuting through the black-and-white character, Steamboat Willie. In 2018, in honor of the animated character's 90th birthday, SMEG and Disney commemorated the occasion by bringing a limited-edition fridge to the UK.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: The Mickey Waffle is the best Mickey-shaped snack at Disney World.See Also:12 secrets behind Walt Disney World's magical holiday decorationsSee inside a woman's 270-square-foot tiny home complete with 2 bedrooms and a walk-in closet23 photos that show the ugly truth of living in a tiny house
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Army vet’s handwritten note seeking company for Veterans Day dinner goes viral
A handwritten note from a veteran at a barber shop has prompted an overwhelming response. As Veterans Day approached, Lyndon Dale Flowers of Lewiston, Maine, was looking for someone to spend it with. “I wasn’t gonna have anyone available to go to lunch with on Veterans Day,” the veteran said to WMTW. Flowers left a...
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Trump said he doesn't know them. CNN tracked down 10 interactions
President Donald Trump has had at least 10 encounters with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, the indicted associates of Rudy Giuliani the President has adamantly claimed not to know.
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Schumer concerned by Army’s use of TikTok for recruiting
Everyone is ignoring the national security risks posed by popular social media app TikTok — including the US Army. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday released a letter he wrote to the Army questioning its use of the China-owned video platform to recruit American teens. The senior Senator urged the Army to stop using the...
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Amazon gains unfair edge by making sellers use its shipping, complaint says
Chinese knockoffs and Amazon's shipping carrot/stick hurt vendors, reports say.
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Staffers blast Facebook’s ‘black people problem’ in open letter
Facebook is still inhospitable to its minority employees — despite its efforts to confront racism within its ranks, several of the company’s staffers say. Conditions at the social media giant have grown more hostile since a former employee exposed the company’s “black people problem,” a dozen past and present staffers wrote in a Medium post...
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NYC socialite lawyerless after blowing through 10 divorce attorneys
"Today I'm representing myself," philanthropist and actress Julianne Michelle Reeves told the Manhattan Supreme Court judge overseeing her divorce case against ex Karl Reeves.
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Riders panic after maniac hijacks 1 train intercom, shouts, ‘I have a f–king gun!’
A straphanger claimed to have a gun over the intercom on a West Harlem subway train, sending riders into a mass panic, a witness and transit officials said Tuesday. “I have a f–king gun! I have a f–king gun!” someone shouted in an aggressive tone around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, according to rider Alexandria Neason, who...
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UPDATE 3-Disney+ debut hit by tech glitches, company blames demand
Walt Disney Co's long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars on Tuesday was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand as it takes on rival Netflix Inc .
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Trump says China trade deal 'close' but dashes hopes for signing details
President Donald Trump on Tuesday dangled the prospect of completing an initial trade deal with China "soon," but offered no new details on negotiations in a campaign-style speech touting his administration's economic record.
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Renée Zellweger opens up about her break from acting
"It was nice to have authentic exchanges with people for a while."
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Guy Fieri expands fried chicken chain with new Tennessee locations
Flavortown is spreading its wings. Spiky-haired celebrity chef Guy Fieri is expanding his chain of fried chicken joints. The “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” Food Network channel host has struck a deal with Tennessee-based FACE Hospitality to open four “Chicken Guy!” locations across the Volunteer State, starting with one in downtown Nashville next year. “I’ve shot...
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How New Balance sneakers are made
New Balance is known for its comfortable sneakers. More and more athletes have been choosing to wear New Balance sneakers from basketball courts to soccer fields. Producer Fabiana Buontempo got a look at how the secret to New Balance sneakers' comfort is all in the soles. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.  A transcript of the video is below: Fabiana Buontempo: What do tennis star Coco Gauff, NBA MVP Kawhi Leonard, and Liverpool soccer great Sadio Mané have in common? They all wear New Balances on the court and on the field. You don't have to be a sneakerhead to know that New Balances weren't always considered the "cool shoe." But somehow, despite steep competition, New Balance has entered the conversation. Reportedly, from 2010 to 2018, sales jumped by more than 100%, at a time when athleisure was making the biggest dent in the shoe market. So why are athletes across the sports spectrum flocking to New Balance now? The answer lies in the shoes' soles and the attention to detail in their manufacturing. I traveled to New Balance's Lawrence, Massachusetts, facility to learn what goes into the process.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:You can make a custom candy bar at Hershey's Chocolate World in Pennsylvania38 incredible pools to swim in before you dieAn iconic bodega in the East Village is at risk of shuttering — here's why they hope a traditional NYC drink will help them survive
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Hilaria Baldwin updates fans from hospital bed after miscarriage
Hilaria wrote that she was grateful for "all of you who have held my hand through this difficult time."
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Fed's election year challenge: Is slowing U.S. job growth a 'material' change?
Having guided interest rates lower this year and declared a stopping point, Federal Reserve officials face a potentially volatile election year problem if U.S. job growth slows in coming months as many expect it will.
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Carrie Underwood’s style evolution: From down-home to diva
She’s yee-haute! Thanks to long-running host Carrie Underwood, the Country Music Association Awards doubles as a fashion show. At last year’s ceremony, the superstar donned a whopping 11 different looks, with the help of stylist Marina Toybina. Underwood returns to host for a 12th year on Wednesday at 8 p.m. on ABC — this time...
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ekes out gain after Trump trade remarks
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index notched a modest gain after earlier hitting a record high on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said the United States is close to signing an initial trade deal with China but offered no new details about negotiations.
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An Instagram influencer kisses strangers in front of iconic landmarks to create romantic travel photos
Kristiana Kuqi An Instagram influencer has gone viral after revealing she kisses strangers in front of iconic landmarks to create romantic travel photos.  Kristiana Kuqi told Insider that she first got the idea while she was studying abroad and traveling to Paris in 2016.  Kuqi and a stranger shared a passionate kiss in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. While Kuqi never spoke to the strangers again, she said that kissing them gave her a "pure confidence and rush" that lasted throughout her trips.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Paris and Rome are two of the most romantic cities in the world unless you happen to be traveling through them alone.  But one Instagram influencer still wanted to capture passionate moments as she traversed across the world, so she began asking strangers to kiss her in front of iconic landmarks. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Most maps of Louisiana aren't entirely right. Here's what the state really looks like.See Also:14 of the best things to eat in Houston, according to a localJustin Bieber says the Popeyes chicken sandwich is 'not worth the hype'I traveled to downtown Waco, Texas, a 'Fixer Upper' fairytale land bursting with rustic charm and tourists shopping for home goods
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Lawmakers prepare strategy for public impeachment hearings
Two career diplomats will testify Wednesday in the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry. This comes as CBS News polls show more than half of Americans are upset with how both House Democrats and President Trump are handling the inquiry. CBS News' Nikole Killion and Bloomberg chief Washington correspondent Kevin Cirilli joined CBSN to explain what to expect ahead of tomorrow's hearings.
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How to send an invoice on PayPal to remind your clients to pay you
Shutterstock You can send an invoice on PayPal for free, and the setup only takes a few minutes. PayPal invoices are perfect for freelancers looking to collect a commission for their work. PayPal invoices offer a customizable template, allowing you to add a company logo, promotional discounts, and product descriptions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. We're living in an age where payment can be received digitally and in an instant. Many apps, such as PayPal, allow for quick and painless money transfers.  PayPal invoicing in particular is a valuable tool for professionals and companies. It allows freelancers to request monthly payments from their clients, for example. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Apple just revealed its AirPods Pro for $249, which feature noise cancellation. Here's everything that was wrong with the $159 pair of the wireless headphones.See Also:You can have two Venmo accounts, even if they're using the same bank account — here's how to set it upHow to resize an image on your iPhone in 2 different waysHow to send an invoice on eBay to remind your customers to pay youSEE ALSO: The best iPhone for every type of person and budget
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Bolivia battles to restore stability as fallen Morales reaches Mexico
Bolivia's former leader Evo Morales landed in Mexico on Tuesday pledging to keep up his political "fight", as security forces back home quelled unrest over the leftist's resignation and the country sought an interim replacement to fill a power vacuum.
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Naturi Naughton talks ‘Power’ and 50 Cent’s ‘shady’ Instagram post
"I just can't believe how the story has come to a head," she told us.
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A master suite with an 'open-concept' bathroom that has no doors — or privacy — is asking for $1,200/month in rent
Courtesy of Kamara Abdur-Rahim On Monday, a tweet showing a Philadelphia rental listing criticized its "open-concept" bathroom layout. Thousands of people have reacted to the tweet, and several people responded, sharing confused thoughts about the bathroom that appears to lack any sort of privacy. The open-concept layout has been a popular design for living and kitchen spaces, but some designers are incorporating it into the bathroom — though many people are baffled by it. Insider spoke with the person who listed the master suite for rent, Kamara Abdur-Rahim. She says she is the homeowner and that she designed the controversial open-concept bathroom. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook groups that aggregate apartment rental listings can be a treasure trove of interesting posts, but one listing in particular is driving the internet up the wall (or lack thereof). On Monday, thousands of Twitter users reacted to a tweet showing screenshots of a room listing posted to Facebook that shows a bathroom in the middle of a spacious room — but the bathroom appears to lack any doors that separate it from the rest of the master suite. 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:A retiree converted a school bus into a tiny home and now travels the country. Take a look inside her home on wheels.5 design trends celebrities love that interior designers hate23 photos that show the ugly truth of living in a tiny house
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U.S. Supreme Court divided on Mexican cross-border shooting dispute
Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenager's family to revive a lawsuit against the Border Patrol agent who shot him, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as a potential pivotal vote.
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Amazon takes up to $108 off these DeLonghi coffee and espresso machines
While the cost of a premium coffee machine is quite high, Amazon sweetens up some deals on two DeLonghi coffee and espresso machines that lets you in on up to $108 in savings.
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eBay is rolling out new Black Friday deals every Friday until December 13 — here are the deals you can expect
Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Black Friday falls on November 29, 2019, but eBay's Black Friday deals are already in full swing.  Now through December 13, eBay is launching limited-time Black Friday deals every Friday with major savings on new and trending products. The Friday Drops will include popular items like the Nintendo Switch Lite, iPhone 11, Ray-Ban sunglasses, KitchenAid stand mixers, and more. Visit Business Insider Coupons for more Black Friday deals across the web. Black Friday falls on November 29 this year, but if you're looking for great deals on gifts or items for yourself, you won't have to wait until after Thanksgiving to find them. Online marketplace eBay is rolling out a bunch of amazing deals every Friday up until Black Friday — and for a few weeks after. Now until December 13, eBay will launch "Friday Drops" on new and trending items at hard-to-beat prices. The specific prices are unveiled on the date of each sale, and we'll be updating the pricing information here to make it easy to shop.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:All the best TV deals to expect on Black Friday 2019Black Friday is on November 29, 2019 — here's everything you need to know leading up to the biggest sales holiday of the year, including early dealsThe best online deals and sales happening now
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7 times you're better off spending than saving
Willie B. Thomas/DigitalVision/Getty Saving money is important, but there are times when it's necessary to spend. You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to spending money on things that improve your health, happiness, or financial situation. Read more personal finance coverage. Money is a utility that, in its best form, is meant to improve our lives. As such, there are a few times where a product, service, or experience is worth the additional cost (as long as you're not slipping into credit-card debt because of it).  For example, you're better off spending money on a life insurance policy to protect your family than not having one at all; paying a professional for help with your money if you're paralyzed by indecision; and yes, buying the latte if it's something you enjoy and it doesn't distract from your other goals. Here are seven times you're better off spending than saving:1. To maintain good health Mireya Acierto/Getty Images Your health is priceless. Whether it's opting for a more expensive health insurance plan at work because the coverage is better, ponying up for an Equinox membership, or picking organic produce at the grocery store, you shouldn't feel guilty about spending money when your mental and physical health is on the line.  2. To protect your family with insurance Layland Masuda/Getty Images If anyone relies on you for financial support, life insurance and disability insurance are a must-have. In exchange for paying a monthly premium, a disability insurance policy will provide an income stream if can no longer work due to an injury or illness and a life insurance policy will pay out a lump sum if you pass away. The average cost of a 20-year term life policy for a healthy 35-year old male runs from about $20 a month for $250,000 of coverage to $100 a month for $2 million of coverage, according to Policygenius. Long-term disability insurance premiums run anywhere from 1% to 3% of your salary. Ask anyone with life or disability insurance and they'll tell you: It's a small price to pay for peace of mind and financial security. 3. To buy things that bring you joy or save you time Flickr/Merlijn Hoek As long as you're cutting back on the things you don't care about, it's OK to spend money on the experiences, services, and products that bring you joy or make your life easier. If a daily latte, regular facials, a housekeeper, or first-class plane tickets enhance your life without distracting from your financial goals, spend away. Being good with money is the ultimate balancing act between needs and wants. Depriving yourself isn't sustainable and rarely leads to success. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Nearly a quarter of women out-earn their partner, but they still face many of the same workplace hurdles as their mothersMy free Credit Karma app helped my credit score spike by 50 points overnightThe first personal finance book I ever read completely changed the way I think about and manage my money
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UPDATE 1-Tesla CEO says will build Gigafactory 4 in 'Berlin Area'
Tesla Inc's Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric car maker is going to build a new vehicle factory, "Gigafactory 4", in the "Berlin Area".
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'The View' scores big ratings with Donald Trump Jr., earns highest viewership in 6 months
"The View" may have had a nasty on-air battle with Donald Trump Jr., but it walked away with a victory of its own.  
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The US Navy canceled a routine Black Sea patrol after Trump complained that it was hostile to Russia
President Donald Trump called his then-national security advisor John Bolton to complain about a routine US Navy transit in the Black Sea, after seeing a CNN report that framed the operation as a counter to Russia. An aide to a top Ukraine envoy testified about this to House investigations looking into the Ukraine scandal. The White House ordered the Navy cancel the freedom of navigation patrol, although one eventually took place in February of this year.  The FONOP came in the wake of an incident in which Russia attacked Ukrainian vessels and detained members of the Ukrainian military in the Kerch Strait, a body of water connecting the Black Sea to the Azov sea. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. Christopher Anderson, an aide to former Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker, testified that the White House cancelled a Navy freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) in the Black Sea after President Donald Trump complained to then-national security advisor John Bolton about a CNN report that framed the operation as a counter to Russia, Politico reports. According to Anderson's testimony, the news report in question came from CNN and characterized the operation as antagonistic toward Russia.  Anderson testified that Trump called Bolton at home to complain about the article, and the operation was later canceled at the behest of the White House, Anderson said.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A podiatrist explains heel spurs, the medical condition Trump said earned him a medical deferment from VietnamSee Also:Russia may have taken Israel's most advanced missile from Syria — and could figure out how to defeat itThe defense secretary begged Trump not to pardon accused and convicted war criminalsPutin says the Russian Navy's newest ship will soon carry a new hypersonic missile that may be unstoppableSEE ALSO: How a former British paratrooper prepared actors in '1917' to fight WWI's devastating battles SEE ALSO: Meet the Night Stalkers, the pilots who fly SEALs and Delta Force to their most dangerous and secretive operations
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Aoun says Lebanese government must include politicians, urges protesters to go home
President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday a government made up purely of technocrats would not be able to run Lebanon and so a it must include politicians, adding he had found Saad al-Hariri hesitant about taking the job of prime minister again.
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Gen Z voters in Iowa size up the 2020 presidential candidates
Young voters in Iowa are taking the campaign seriously as they evaluate candidates ahead of the caucuses in February. CBS News' Natalie Brand talked with some of them about their priorities, and she joined CBSN AM with details.
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Review: Focal’s Chora 806 is a luxury speaker at a heck of a price
Focal is among the most venerable names in audio. The French company has been in the hi-fi business since 1979, making everything from car speakers to studio monitors to surround systems. But nowadays, it’s perhaps best known for its high-endproducts with eye-searing price tags. Whether we’re talking about the excellent $3,000 Stellia headphones or the $230,000, costs-as-much-as-a-house Grande Utopia Evo, these are products often out of the reach for the average audio enthusiast. But just because the pricey items are more attention-grabbing doesn’t mean the company can’t make an excellent pair of speakers at a palatable price point. I’ve been listening… This story continues at The Next Web
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Trump Has Considered Firing Intelligence Community Inspector General
The president blames Michael Atkinson, whom he appointed, for finding the anonymous whistle-blower’s complaint on his interactions with Ukraine to be credible.
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Trump says daughter Ivanka has created "created 14 million jobs"
Trump spoke at the Economic Club of New York today and surprised attendees with the good news that his daughter Ivanka has created "created 14 million jobs" in the United States. That's almost 10% of the US workforce. Thanks, Ivanka! From The Intelligencer: At a speech to the Economic Club of New York today, President Trump declared that his daughter, Ivanka, has personally created 14 million new jobs. The president announced this figure — so astonishingly ludicrous it would embarrass a Stalin-era pronouncement — and then repeated it twice more as the crowd applauded politely. The entire U.S. economy has created fewer than 6 million new jobs since Trump took office. So Trump is crediting his daughter with having personally created more than 200 percent of all new jobs in the United States. This is like supply-side economics but for authoritarian nepotism. Image: Mark Frauenfelder. Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Read the rest
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These sulfate-free hair-care products define and hydrate my curls so well that even my second-day hair looks great
Amazon I have curly hair so searching for the ideal hair-care regimen has been expensive and frustrating. I recently came upon DevaCurl, a brand developed specifically for people with curly and wavy hair.  DevaCurl's How To Quit Shampoo ($35) is a great introductory kit that includes sulfate-free shampoo, conditioner, and a microfiber towel to cleanse, hydrate, define, and defrizz curls. I was so impressed with how defined and soft my curls were that I've decided to only use DevaCurl products from now on. Product Embed: Product Name: DevaCurl How To Quit Shampoo: The Original Cleanse & Condition Curl Kit Card Type: small https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5db1c5c7dee019292f7be412&type=small&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% My hair is just wavy enough that it can become curly with some convincing, so I've been looking for hair-care products that can help bring out that definition with minimal scrunching. It's also dry and porous, so products that are heavy can weigh my hair down but lightweight formulas won't moisturize enough to keep my curls healthy. Needless to say, it's been an expensive and frustrating trial-and-error process.  DevaCurl's kit includes a sulfate-free cleansing conditioner, traditional conditioner, microfiber towel  In my search to find the perfect hair-care routine, I found DevaCurl, a dedicated line of shampoos, conditioners, styling products, and even hair dryers to satisfy the curliest of hair. In short, it's serious about curls.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:This affordable vegetable chopper has cut my meal prep time in half — here’s why it’s so handy5 women tried Outdoor Voices' TechSweat leggings — we unanimously agreed that they're some of the best we've ever wornThe best bark collars
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Lexus just revealed the pricing for its first-ever luxury yacht — and a fully-loaded model will cost $4.85 million. Here's a closer look at LY 650.
Lexus Lexus unveiled the LY 650, the automaker's first-ever luxury yacht, in Boca Raton, Florida, on September 19. The new Lexus yacht was also shown at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, which started on October 30, the same day LY 650 sales officially began. It has a starting price of $3.74 million.  So far, at least four of the yachts have already been sold.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Lexus is known for its high-end cars. But now, the luxury automaker is taking its first foray into the business of yachts. The company held the world premiere of its flagship luxury yacht, the 65-foot Lexus LY 650, in Boca Raton, Florida, in September. The sleek watercraft is based on a concept first shown in January 2017, according to the company's press release. While renderings of the yacht's design were made available last year, the Boca Raton debut marked the first time a finished model has been made public. It also appeared at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which kicked off on October 30 (the same day sales launched for the LY 650). In a press statement, Marquis Yachts (which builds the LY 650 line of yachts) announced that the yacht will have a starting cost of $3.74 million, with a fully-optioned model offered for $4.85 million. So far, four units have already been sold. Here's a closer look at the LY 650.Lexus' first luxury yacht was designed in collaboration with Italian yacht design studio Nuvolari Lenard. Lexus Source: Lexus The 65-foot yacht has metallic accents and sleek, sporty lines. It was shown in its optional two-tone color scheme for its Boca Raton debut. Lexus Source: Lexus The interior has the brand's distinctive leather seating in white for the two captain seats and the sofas. Lexus Source: Lexus See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:15 people who became billionaires in 2019 — and 14 who lost their status in the three-comma clubA $20 million 3-deck superyacht made in Dubai won best in show at the world's biggest in-water boat event. Here's a look inside.Meet Zhang Yiming, the secretive, 35-year-old Chinese billionaire behind TikTok who made over $12 billion in 2018SEE ALSO: 11 of the most expensive yachts in the world DON'T MISS: I spent 3 years writing about yachts, and owning one takes even more money than you think
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Japan's Asteroid Probe Is Finally Returning to Earth With Its Precious Cargo
The Japanese space agency has declared an end to the exploratory phase of the Hayabusa2 mission. Beginning tomorrow, the overachieving spacecraft will leave Ryugu and head back to Earth, bringing—hopefully—its asteroid samples along with it.Read more...
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