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News 2020-07-29T10:02:59Z
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Some members of multilevel-marketing company Young Living are making questionable claims about 'essential oils' curing cancer and coronavirus

Some Young Living members are dispensing medical advice about "essential oils" to millions without scientific basis.
Premium News 2020-07-29T10:17:02Z
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How Young Living lures desperate people into its multilevel sales network, where 89% of members make, on average, $4 annually

The majority of Young Living members earn an average of between 30 cents and $129 a month.
Premium News 2020-07-29T10:08:47Z
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Inside Gary Young's criminal history, secret past, and his cultlike leadership of the Young Living 'essential oils' empire

The truth about Young Living's Gary Young and his 'essential oils' empire
Tech 2020-07-28T22:00:00Z
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Politics 2020-07-29T06:48:01Z

White House reportedly in talks with Oregon over removing federal agents in exchange for increased local police presence

Oregon's Democratic governor is reportedly in talks with the Trump administration about drawing down the federal presence in the state's largest city.
Tech 2020-07-29T09:37:08Z
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An EU bank tweeted out the N-word after a hacker took over its account, weeks after Twitter's giant hack

Verified Twitter accounts are getting hijacked again.
News 2020-07-29T06:33:05Z

A GOP chairwoman in Arizona, who is also a doctor, was temporarily limited on Twitter after she shared a viral coronavirus misinformation video

The states Republican Party has claimed that Twitter's response to Ward's retweets of the video was an attempt at "election interference."
News 2020-07-29T11:16:55Z
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My wife was detained, released, and disappeared again in China. Here's my message on behalf of my people, the Uighurs.

The author, Mamutjan Abdurehim, is a Uighur father from Xinjiang — the Chinese region synonymous with surveillance, detentions, and forced labor.
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Kamala Harris topped Joe Biden's list of handwritten notes alongside talking points like 'do not hold grudges' and 'great help to campaign'

Under Harris' name, Biden listed talking points like "do not hold grudges," "talented," "great help to campaign," and "great respect for her."
Markets 2020-07-29T09:30:36Z

Markets 2020-07-29T11:09:00Z

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Military & Defense 2020-07-29T11:43:52Z

Iran fired missiles at a replica US aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz in an attempt to show off its military

The military exercise involving helicopters, fast boats and missiles in the Strait of Hormuz comes at a time of high tension between the US and Iran.
Tech 2020-07-29T11:32:31Z

The UK's Huawei ban risks crippling its ambitions in technology and science

China may pause its billions into innovative UK companies.
Advertising 2020-07-29T11:27:42Z

Online ad fraud isn't going away, and advertisers themselves may be part of the problem

Schemes keep getting more sophisticated, and the industry seems powerless to stop them.
Retail 2020-07-29T11:27:42Z

Amazon has started free grocery deliveries to some Prime members in the UK. The boss of British grocer Waitrose called it a 'nuclear' option in the battle for online shopping supremacy.

Free Amazon Fresh deliveries will be available in London and the south-east, but the Prime service will roll out to other cities by Christmas.
Markets 2020-07-29T11:18:19Z

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

This is what traders are talking about.
Media 2020-07-29T11:01:00Z

The Brand Investment in Esports Report

Business Insider Intelligence details the explosive growth of Sports, and breaks down the different channels brands can take to reach esports fans.
Politics 2020-07-29T10:59:18Z

Boris Johnson believes the UK could be hit by a second coronavirus wave in just 2 weeks

The UK government is reportedly set to reintroduce quarantine measures for more European countries as cases surge across the continent.
Transportation 2020-07-29T10:45:00Z

Boeing wrote a step-by-step guide for starting a new airline. Here's what it wants potential founders — and customers — to know.

The planemaker's StartupBoeing program is a clever way to help potential customers get off the ground.
Politics 2020-07-29T10:07:28Z

Trump questioned why Fauci has a higher approval rating than his over the coronavirus while 'nobody likes me'

Trump questioned his lower coronavirus approval rating compared to Dr Anthony Fauci, saying the administration could have chosen not to work with him.
Tech 2020-07-29T09:57:00Z

Jeff Bezos' ex-wife MacKenzie has donated $1.7 billion of her wealth since their divorce, and taken a new last name

In a blog post on Tuesday MacKenzie Scott announced she has donated $1.7 billion to 116 organizations.
Politics 2020-07-28T17:41:24Z

Europe's last dictator got COVID-19 after telling people they could avoid it by drinking vodka and going to the sauna

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko previously dismissed fears over COVID-19 as a "psychosis" and recommended drinking vodka to stay healthy.
Strategy 2020-07-28T14:43:40Z

I'm a Black bipolar woman. The way we talk about celebrities like Kanye West shows how much we still need to fight stigma around severe mental illnesses.

"As self-care takes up more of the discourse around mental health, people like me are pushed further and further to the margins," writes Nylah Burton.
Tech 2020-07-28T18:48:03Z

New York must pay Uber and Lyft drivers unemployment benefits after an 'inexcusable delay,' a federal judge ruled

The ruling is the latest legal victory for drivers as they seek benefits and labor protections typically guaranteed to traditional employees.
Retail 2020-07-28T21:35:27Z

McDonald's drops its biggest hint yet that it will debut a new chicken sandwich to compete with Popeyes before the year is over

Some McDonald's menu items are gone forever. But new ones — possibly including a chicken sandwich — will take their place.
News 2020-07-28T13:30:00Z

A second straight year of flooding is threatening another year of crops for Mississippi farmers

The southern Mississippi Delta region, one of the poorest in the US, still hasn't recovered from 2019 floods that left 548,000 acres underwater.
Strategy 2020-07-28T18:49:39Z

The second-largest teachers' union in the US said it supports strikes to ensure safe classrooms

The American Federation of Teachers said on Tuesday it would support its 1.7 million members if they choose to strike against school reopening plans.
Finance 2020-07-29T09:00:00Z

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services

With large banks and agile startups both competing to get a piece of the rapidly growing fintech industry, new fintech hubs are sprouting in cities across the world. See how the landscape has evolved and where it's likely to go.
Markets 2020-07-29T08:42:42Z

Barclays profits plunge 66% for the first half of 2020 as it sets aside $4.7 billion to brace for pandemic pain

Profits attributable to shareholders dropped to $899 million in the first half, down from $2.6 billion last year.
Markets 2020-07-29T08:27:55Z

Deutsche Bank slashes its 2nd-quarter losses as investment-banking revenues surge 46%

The German banking giant's stock price rose more than 1% on Wednesday as investors cheered its progress.
News 2020-07-29T07:17:11Z

The doctor in the COVID-19 misinformation video Twitter deleted from Donald Trump Jr.'s account also believes wild things about dream sex with demons and alien DNA

"I thought she was very impressive... I thought her voice was an important voice, but I know nothing about her," President Donald Trump said.
Tech 2020-07-29T06:55:25Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today.
Politics 2020-07-29T06:44:55Z

Senate Republicans won't expand food stamps program in pandemic relief proposal. It does suggest doubling the 'three-martini lunch' tax deduction

The act doesn't expand upon the SNAP program but suggested doubling the "three-martini-lunch deduction," a tax deduction for business meals.
Finance 2020-07-29T06:04:00Z

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: The multitrillion-dollar accounts payable market is finally digitizing — here's how payments providers can grab a piece of it

This report breaks down analog and digital processes at all three stages of an accounts payable transaction, evaluating barriers toward digitization.
News 2020-07-29T05:17:51Z

2 doctors from a viral video peddling false or misleading coronavirus information say they met with Vice President Mike Pence

The two were featured in the viral coronavirus misinformation video that has since been removed from social media websites.
Finance 2020-07-29T05:03:00Z

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks' app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers?

A new report from BI Intelligence addresses how in-store mobile payments volume will grow through 2021, why that’s below past expectations, and what successful cases can teach other players in the space.
Retail 2020-07-29T04:00:00Z

THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head — here's how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

This report lays out what SRC and its buy button are, how the button works for users and merchants, and obstacles between it and widespread adoption.
Tech 2020-07-28T15:37:00Z
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Bill Gates says tech execs about to get grilled in front of Congress remind him of his own trip in front of legislators: 'I wish them well'

Ahead of Wednesday's blockbuster tech antitrust hearing, Bill Gates reflected on his own 1998 congressional hearing.
Retail 2020-07-28T19:18:08Z

Disney World delayed the reopening of some of its resorts as Florida reported a record increase in coronavirus cases

Disney World made the controversial decision to reopen on July 11, but now Disney is pumping the brakes on reopening its resorts in Florida.
Retail 2020-07-28T16:01:31Z

McDonald's CEO says customers are more worried about the economy than public health, as the fast-food giant braces for the looming recession

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski said that customers are more worried about the economy than public health.

How to vote by mail in your state in the November presidential election

Experts recommend requesting your ballot as soon as possible, carefully following the instructions to fill out, and sending it back well in advance.
Tech 2020-07-29T02:46:35Z

Peter Thiel, Trump's biggest supporter in Silicon Valley, is reportedly pumping nearly $1 million into a US Senate race in Kansas as he seeks new allies in Congress

Tech titan Peter Thiel has given up on Trump's campaign while seeking new political allies among other anti-immigration Republicans like Kris Kobach.
Tech 2020-07-29T02:37:47Z

Elon Musk says Tesla doesn't want to crush rivals, and the company is open to licensing its self-driving software and battery technology

Musk's comments came in response to a story about German automakers envious of Tesla's sophisticated electric vehicle technology.
Politics 2020-07-29T02:11:10Z

Rep. Pramila Jayapal excoriated AG Bill Barr over 'aggressive' approach to Black Lives Matter protests

Jayapal said there is a "real discrepancy" in Barr's response to anti-lockdown protests outside the Michigan capitol and Black Lives Matter protests.
Tech 2020-07-29T02:01:00Z

THE SMART SPEAKER REPORT: Smart speakers could be the fastest-growing digital platform ever — here's how to engage with customers through the devices

This report examines the evolving smart speaker market while breaking down top use cases and reasons why they are or aren't resonating with consumers.
Strategy 2020-07-29T01:56:00Z

8 roles parents must play if they want their children to be successful, according to Harvard research

From being an "early learning partner" to a "GPS navigational voice," these are the top positions you should play in your child's development.
News 2020-07-29T01:42:20Z

Apple CEO Tim Cook releases opening statement ahead of historic congressional antitrust hearing: 'We make no concession on the facts'

Cook will testify alongside CEOs from Amazon, Facebook, and Google as part of an investigation into the companies' influence on the tech industry.
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