- Business Insider 04:23June 24, 2021A brief history of John McAfee's run-ins with the authoritiesJohn McAfee, the late founder of McAfee-branded antivirus software, dealt with police in Spain, Guatemala, Belize, Germany, and the United States.
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- Business Insider 00:10June 24, 2021Companies like State Farm and McDonalds say they support LGBT rights, but their franchisees and agents sometimes have other ideasInsider found that McDonald's franchise owners and State Farm agents in Arkansas donated a combined $107,000 to the sponsors of anti-LGBT laws.
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- Business Insider 21:17June 22, 2021The New York City mayor's job is a poisoned chalice that consumes the individual who wins it. That's why it's the best election.The last time a mayor attained higher elected office was in the 1860s. Those who run for Gracie Manor will end their political career there.
< Opinion, Politics, New York City, Bill de Blasio, BI Commentary, Opinion, Rudy Guliani, Michael Bloomberg, Elections, INSIDER Data >
- Business Insider 17:20June 22, 2021RESULTS: New York City mayoral primaries use ranked-choice voting for the first timeA tumultuous primary filled with twists and turns is coming to an end, but we may not know the winner for weeks because of ranked-choice voting.
< Politics, 2021 elections, New York City, Voting, INSIDER Data, DDHQ >
- Business Insider 17:11June 21, 2021Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBTQ companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.PACs representing Walmart, State Farm agents, McDonald's franchisees, and AT&T donated to the sponsors of the most severe anti-LGBTQ laws in the US.
< News, Politics, Retail, LGBTQ, Trans Rights, Legislation, BI Graphics, Samantha Lee, INSIDER Data, Arkansas, Out Insider >
- Business Insider 01:16June 19, 2021Western US power grids are straining to keep up as sweltering heatwaves persistCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Thursday due to surging energy demands amidst a sweltering June heat wave.
< News, Energy, INSIDER Data, Power Grid, Heat wave, Drought, Climate Change >
- Business Insider 16:34June 18, 2021How America quietly lost 2,700 shipsAmerica ditched maritime trade as it became more important than ever. And it speaks to our never-ending shipping crisis.
< Transportation, Economy, Shipping, INSIDER Data, supply chain crisis, Shipping Crisis, Merchant Marine >
- Business Insider 00:29June 18, 2021Department of Justice says anti-trans state laws targeting children should be thrown outThe Biden Administration's Department of Justice issued statements of interest in lawsuits involving trans kids in sports and trans medical care.
< Politics, News, Speed desk, Breaking, Transgender, Trans Athletes, Department of Justice, INSIDER Data, Out Insider >
- Business Insider 15:49June 17, 2021Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBT companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.PACs representing Walmart, State Farm agents, McDonald's franchisees, and AT&T donated to the sponsors of the most severe anti-LGBT laws in the US.
< News, Politics, Retail, LGBTQ, Trans Rights, Legislation, BI Graphics, Samantha Lee, INSIDER Data, Arkansas, Out Insider >
- Business Insider 23:10June 14, 2021Power demand is expected to surpass the peak energy demand from Texas' February freezeThe state's electric grid is facing challenges once again after several generators need repairs during an ongoing heatwave.
< News, Energy, INSIDER Data, Texas, ERCOT, Texas Blackouts >
- Business Insider 00:31June 12, 2021A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a text that he "knocked out a commie," new court filings showKarol Chwiesiuk, 29, has been a member of the Chicago Police Department since December 2018. He also worked for the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Capitol Siege, News, Department of Justice, Chicago Police Department >
- Business Insider 23:24June 8, 2021RESULTS: Virginia voters select Democratic nominees for governor and other key state officesFormer Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to clinch the nomination for his old office.
< Politics, 2021 elections, Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, INSIDER Data, DDHQ >
- Business Insider 18:15June 3, 2021In the latest round of finger-pointing, Ever Given's insurer said the Suez Canal operators were the ones in control of the ship before it got stuckThe statement came after the Suez Canal Authority said the ship was sailing too fast before it got stuck, but that the canal bore no responsibility.
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- Business Insider 20:50June 2, 2021White House just announced a ton of incentives companies are offering Americans who get vaccinated against COVID-19, including free beer for everyone over 21The White House said that if 70% of the country gets partially vaccinated by July 4, then Anheuser-Busch will give out free beer to people over 21.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, covid vaccine, Biden >
- Business Insider 16:39May 29, 2021Trump's enablers: Meet the 125 people and institutions most responsible for his rise to powerDonald Trump's unprecedented presidency didn't happen without help - lots of it. Insider compiled this exclusive list of the most important people and entities behind the 45th president of the United States.
< Politics, White House, BI Graphics, Sawyer Click, News-freelancer, Donald Trump, President Trump, Mike Pence, vice president pence, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen, Fred Trump, Melania Trump, Vladimir Putin, Kellyanne Conway, Roy Cohn, Jr., Eric Trump, Rupert Murdoch, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, INSIDER Data, Teaser >
- Business Insider 21:08May 28, 2021Top state Republicans threatened to impeach 2 Democratic officials if they count undated ballots in Philadelphia: reportThe Philadelphia elections officials were threatened with impeachment for counting undated ballots, but other counties are doing the same thing.
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- Business Insider 19:46May 28, 2021Here are the 6 GOP Senators who voted to support the Jan. 6 commissionThe Senate voted 54-35 to block the creation of a Jan. 6 commission, with the bill not winning enough Republican support to move forward.
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- Business Insider 17:56May 28, 2021The Guardian found that 70% of people charged in the Capitol riot were granted pretrial releaseThe rate of pretrial release in Capitol defendants is shockingly high compared to the average rate for federal defendants: just 25%.
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- Business Insider 20:03May 26, 2021Transgender kids in Texas can still play on teams that match their gender identity after legislators fail to advance bill before midnight deadlineAfter hours of delays from state Democrats, Texas lawmakers failed to advance a bill preventing trans children from participating in sports teams.
< Politics, News, INSIDER Data, Transgender, Sports, Texas, Politics >
- Business Insider 22:34May 14, 2021A deputy US marshal was charged with cyberstalking and falsely accusing a woman of threats, leading to her being innocently jailed for 88 daysThe DOJ alleges that Deputy US Marshal Ian Diaz falsely told law enforcement that the victim needed "to be put in f---ing cuffs and in a padded room."
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- Business Insider 19:44May 14, 2021A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife told FBI agents that he submitted a ballot for Trump in her name because the 'other guys' were cheatingBarry Morphew was charged with a felony count of forging public documents after telling investigators that he sent in a vote for his missing wife.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Homicide, 2020 election, Voter Fraud, Elections >
- Business Insider 19:46May 13, 2021The Colonial Pipeline is back up, but gas shortages have gotten worse and it'll take time to make up the shortfallExperts suggest it will take between days and weeks for gas stations across the East Coast to fully recover from the cyber attack.
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- Business Insider 19:15May 12, 2021New polling reveals that the vast majority of US adults feel comfortable returning to the office, but the April jobs report shows how hard that will be63% of people making more than $100,000 want to return to work compared to just 40% of people making less than $50,000, Morning Consult polling shows.
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- Business Insider 22:37May 4, 2021Egyptian judge rules the Ever Given cannot leave local waterways just yetAn Egyptian court rejected an appeal from the ship's insurer, but crew members are allowed to leave when their work contracts expire.
< News, ever given, big boat, INSIDER Data, News, Logistics >
- Business Insider 17:59May 4, 2021Melinda Gates bought a $1.2 million cottage in Seattle 3 weeks before she and Bill Gates filed for divorceMelinda Gates bought the four-bedroom home in Seattle in early April, just weeks before the divorce was announced.
< News, Speed, Melinda Gate, Bill Gates, Divorce, Real Estate, INSIDER Data >
- Business Insider 20:39April 29, 2021A former Georgia sheriff's deputy said he wanted to charge Black people with felonies to prevent them from voting, court documents showWilkinson County sheriff's deputy Cody Griggers, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of an unregistered firearm and was fired in November.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Voting, Crime, Felony, court documents >
- Business Insider 22:59April 28, 2021More than half of Americans say they feel comfortable dining indoorsMorning Consult polling also shows that more than two-thirds of Americans feel comfortable eating outdoors at restaurants.
< News, Retail, Life, INSIDER Data, morning consult, Poll, indoor dining, coronavirus, COVID-19 >
- Business Insider 23:47April 26, 20211 in 9 people in Puerto Rico left the territory in the last decade, new US Census data release showsThe territory saw the largest percent decrease in population of any US state or territory, according to data in the 2020 US Census.
< Politics, News, INSIDER Data, 2020 Census, Puerto Rico >
- Business Insider 18:32April 23, 2021The rate of new COVID-19 cases in India is higher than all of North America, Johns Hopkins data showsIndia reported over 330,000 new cases in a 24-hour span on Friday compared to approximately 82,000 per day in all of North America.
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- Business Insider 22:02April 22, 2021The DOJ said it caught a Capitol rioter by going undercover at his jobFBI investigators first identified Stephen Randolph through facial-recognition software before sending undercover agents to his workplace.
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- Business Insider 19:13April 22, 2021Countries from around the world are chipping in to help find Indonesia's missing naval submarineTime is short: The Indonesian naval submarine was only equipped with 72 hours of oxygen and may be too deep to rescue off the northern coast of Bali.
< News, Military & Defense, International, INSIDER Data, Indonesia submarine, Defense, Rescue Mission >
- Business Insider 23:38April 21, 2021Men are more likely to feel comfortable dating in the current COVID-19 climate than women, recent polling showsAmericans may be gearing up for a "hot vax summer," but women appear to be more concerned about dating during the pandemic than men.
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- Business Insider 21:50April 21, 2021Nearly half of Democrats say they would be comfortable returning to their old routines, a new poll showsAmericans are increasingly reporting they feel comfortable returning to their pre-COVID routines, Morning Consult polls show.
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- Business Insider 19:42April 20, 2021Complaints of loud TV commercials are growing, and now the FCC wants your help to turn down the volumeThe agency is asking the public's opinion about how to enforce a decade-old rule for TV broadcasters, which doesn't apply to streaming services.
< Tech Insider, Entertainment, Media, Advertising, News, INSIDER Data, BI Graphics, Samantha Lee >
- Business Insider 22:38April 14, 2021The Ever Given's insurer calls the Suez Canal Authority's demand for nearly $1 billion bogusThe UK Club, one of the ship's insurers, said the demand is "largely unsupported" and the Suez Canal Authority never provided a breakdown of costs.
< News, Transportation, International, INSIDER Data, ever given, Evergreen, big boat, Suez Canal >
- Business Insider 20:23April 14, 202144% of Americans feel comfortable socializing in public, a high since the beginning of the pandemicNew polling data from Morning Consult shows the "comfort in public rate" has risen 63% since January 2021 as more Americans get vaccinated.
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- Business Insider 20:12April 13, 2021Companies that have containers on the Ever Given could have to help pay the up to $1 billion Egyptian authorities are demanding before the ship leaves the Suez CanalThree weeks after getting stuck, the Ever Given is still anchored in the Great Bitter Lake at the Suez Canal.
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- Business Insider 23:39April 9, 2021A man in Texas was arrested on suspicion of trying to buy explosives from an undercover FBI agent as part of a plot to blow up data centersSeth Pendley, 28, tried to buy explosives on Thursday to blow up data centers, according to court filings. He faces up to 20 years in prison.
< News, Politics, INSIDER Data, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Explosive, Capitol Siege >
- Business Insider 21:06April 8, 2021Trump's judicial appointments worsened racial diversity in the federal courtsOnly 37 of Trump's 229 active appointments are people of color - the least racially-diverse group of federal judges nominated in nearly three decades.
< Politics, News, Donald Trump, Supreme Court, Federal Court, appeals court, Judiciary, Joe Biden, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, Neil Gorsuch, Congress, INSIDER Data, federal judiciary >
- Business Insider 20:01April 8, 2021POLL: Most Americans who care about the filibuster don't like it and want it changedMost respondents, 36%, said they don't have a strong feeling about the filibuster, while 17% think the bill delaying measure is fine as is.
< Politics, Filibuster, Congress, Senate, INSIDER Data >
- Business Insider 22:45April 7, 2021'Being Asian here is terrifying:' A Korean pro gamer describes the 'unspeakable' racism his team encounters every day in the USLee Eui-Seok, known as "Fearless" in the Overwatch League, said he and his Dallas Fuel teammates are threatened and verbally abused daily in Dallas.
< News, Entertainment, Video Games, INSIDER Data, Korea, anti-asian violence, Gaming, Overwatch League >
- Business Insider 23:02April 2, 2021The Ever Given's crew is safe, still onboard, and is getting paid while the ship's being investigatedThe National Union of Seafarers of India told Insider that previous reports of crew members facing house arrest are exaggerated and untrue.
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- Business Insider 20:06April 1, 2021The owners of the Ever Given are suing its operators for beaching the massive ship in the Suez CanalThe owners of the giant container ship filed a lawsuit against the Evergreen Marine Corporation in the UK's High Court, according to The Lawyer.
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- Business Insider 18:12March 31, 2021Americans hate loud commercials. There's a law to ban them but the FCC isn't enforcing it - and streaming TV has a loophole.The CALM Act reined in loud commercials on cable and network television. But it doesn't cover streaming providers like YouTube TV or Hulu.
< News, Tech Insider, Politics, Advertising, BI Graphics, Joanna Lin Su, INSIDER Data, Commercials, FCC, Ajit Pai, Samantha Lee, original reporting, Explainer, Anna Eshoo >
- Business Insider 17:50March 31, 2021How Donald Trump hurt female representation in federal courtsTrump doled out lifetime appointments to more than three times as many male judges as female judges - 174 men and only 55 women.
< Politics, Court, Judiciary, INSIDER Data, Trump >
- Business Insider 22:22March 30, 2021A man in Wyoming is charged with threatening to kill Rep. Matt Gaetz and other Republican officials"You let Gaetz step into the state of Wyoming," prosecutors allege Podlesnik said, "not only is he going to be dead ... you're going to be dead."
< Politics, News, INSIDER Data, Matt Gaetz, Wyoming, Liz Cheney, Congress >
- Business Insider 19:40March 30, 2021A Fox News weatherman corrected host Pete Hegseth about the origin of Lil Nas X's satan-themed shoes"Fox & Friends" host Pete Hegseth condemned the shoes, but MSCHF, a novelty merch company, is actually behind the modified Air Max 97's.
< News, INSIDER Data, Lil Nas X, Fox news, Satan >
- Business Insider 17:10March 30, 2021Most Americans associate 'cancel culture' with social media and Hollywood, not the government: Insider pollJust 11% of respondents said they associate "cancel culture" with private companies, and 16% said they don't know what it means.
< Politics, INSIDER Data, cancel culture, Republicans >
- Business Insider 22:49March 29, 20211,033 people sent us ideas on how to dislodge the Ever Given ship from the Suez Canal. Here are 19 of our favorite.Bet the 6% of you who wanted to just blow the boat up are feeling pretty pretty silly right about now.
< News, Transportation, International, Suez Canal, ever given, INSIDER Data, Physics, Engineering >
- Business Insider 21:23March 29, 2021How a dredger and a fleet of tugboats helped free the Ever Given ship from the Suez CanalIt took approximately six days to free the massive container ship from the Suez Canal after preventing an estimated $50 billion in global trade.
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