- Business Insider 16:20October 19, 2021Colin Powell in his final interview accused Trump of attempting to 'overturn the government' by inciting January 6 riot"It was awful. He was going in there to overturn the government," former secretary of state Colin Powell said of Trump's actions on Jan 6.
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- Business Insider 15:35October 19, 2021Russia is still being ravaged by COVID-19, with 1,000 deaths a day and only 33% vaccinatedMany Russians do not trust the vaccines produced by the country's scientists, leaving them unprotected as the coronavirus continues to spread.
< Science, News UK, COVID, Russia, coronavirus >
- Business Insider 14:59October 19, 2021Apple is selling a piece of cloth for $19Apple unveiled some new products at its hardware event on Monday, including a "Polishing Cloth" that "cleans any Apple display."
< Tech Insider, News UK, Speed desk, Apple, Apple event >
- Business Insider 14:18October 19, 2021Right-wing media are using Colin Powell's death to push their anti-vaccine agendaPowell, who was fully vaccinated, died of COVID-19 complications on Monday. But he was being treated for a cancer that makes people immunocompromised.
< News, Politics, Science, News UK, coronavirus, Colin Powell, Newsmax, Fox news >
- Business Insider 13:43October 19, 2021Trump tore into a GOP senator who said he wouldn't vote for him in 2024 and called for a senility test for US leadersTrump launched a series of insults at Cassidy, declaring "he could not even be elected dog catcher today, the great people curse him."
< Politics, Donald Trump, Bill Cassidy, Republican Party, 2024 Elections, News UK >
- Business Insider 12:47October 19, 2021Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter hints that their divorce has been 'challenging'Jennifer Gates spoke about her recent wedding with Vogue, where she talked about the impacts of the pandemic and "transitions" in her family.
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- Business Insider 12:34October 19, 2021China is preparing to pass a law that would punish parents if their children misbehavedChina's rubber-stamp parliament is reviewing a draft of the "family education promotion law" this week, Reuters reported.
< News, Politics, News UK, China, InsiderAsia, Parenting >
- Business Insider 11:25October 19, 2021Colin Powell talked about his existing health struggles months before dying of COVID-19 complications: 'Don't feel sorry for me'The journalist Bob Woodward interviewed Powell in July, where he spoke about battling multiple myeloma for nearly two years. Powell died on Monday.
< Politics, Science, News UK, Speed desk, Colin Powell, coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine >
- Huffington Post UK 10:28October 19, 2021Cabinet Minister Reveals Someone Threatened To Burn Down Her House
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- Business Insider 14:01October 18, 2021China denied a report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, saying it was just a space vehicleThe Financial Times reported that China had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August, catching US intelligence off guard.
< Military & Defense, Science, News UK, Speed desk, China >
- Business Insider 13:47October 18, 2021Christopher Steele said the infamous Trump pee tape 'probably exists' but Russia hasn't needed to release it yetChristopher Steele, who wrote a heavily disputed dossier on Donald Trump, says one of the document's most controversial allegations is probably true.
< Politics, Donald Trump, News UK, steele dossier >
- Business Insider 13:07October 18, 2021GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says he's praying for Democrat gridlock on the stalled $3.5 trillion reconciliation planSen. Ron Johnson told Fox News that he wants internal Democrat divisions over the package to make it fail.
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- Business Insider 12:56October 18, 2021A Chinese propaganda film about the defeat of the US Army is set to become the country's highest grossing film ever"The Battle at Lake Changjin" was funded by the Chinese government and debuted on the eve of a national holiday.
< Military & Defense, Entertainment, News UK, China, InsiderAsia >
- Business Insider 11:48October 18, 2021Toymakers are focusing on selling soft, squishy toys this holiday season as space in storage containers is so limitedThe supply chain crisis means companies are finding it harder and more expensive to find space on shipping containers.
< Retail, News UK, Speed desk, Cargo ship, Shipping container, Shipping containers, Supply Chain, supply chain issues >
- Business Insider 17:00October 16, 2021An accused Capitol rioter threatened his children with violence if they reported him to the police, prosecutors sayGuy Reffitt was charged with taking part in the riot. He faces charges, including threatening his kids if they spoke to authorities, Reuters reported.
< Politics, News UK, UK Weekend, capitol riot, capitol rioters, January 6 riot >
- Business Insider 13:44October 16, 20213 astronauts arrived at China's new space station, which it's building as it's banned from the International Space StationChinese astronauts were banned from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011 by US lawmakers.
< Science, News UK, Space, China, UK Weekend, space station >
- Business Insider 17:44October 15, 2021A Saudi dissident sued Twitter for a 2nd time, saying spies at the firm hacked his account and leaked his contacts' names to the kingdomUS prosecutors have already charged two Saudis who worked at Twitter from 2013 to 2016 with spying for a foreign government.
< Tech News, Politics, News UK, Twitter, Saudi Arabia >
- Huffington Post UK 17:04October 15, 2021Tory MP David Amess Dies After Being Stabbed At Constituency Surgery
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- Business Insider 16:26October 15, 2021A group of anti-Trump Republicans are campaigning for vulnerable Democrats in the 2022 midterms to stop the GOP from winningThe Renew America Movement is urging moderate Republicans to support Democrats as part of a bid to defeat the pro-Trump GOP.
< Politics, The Renew America Movement, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Mid-term Elections, News UK >
- Business Insider 14:49October 15, 2021Jen Psaki took a dig at Trump's role in the Capitol riot, saying Biden 'has no intention to lead an insurrection'Psaki made the quip when asked if Biden would regret releasing confidential documents from the Trump White House about the Capitol riot.
< Politics, Donald Trump, jen psaki, capitol riot, Capitol Siege, News UK >
- Business Insider 14:01October 15, 2021Putin suggested to a US journalist she was too 'beautiful' to understand a point he made about Russian gas supplyPutin told the CNBC reporter Hadley Gamble that she didn't seem to understand him when she asked him about a Russia-Europe standoff over gas supply.
< Politics, News UK, Vladimir Putin, Russia, CNBC >
- Business Insider 13:42October 15, 2021Ron Watkins, the man widely rumored to have started the QAnon movement, said he is running for CongressIn a video posted on Telegram, Watkins said he'd "double down with God as my compass to take this fight to the swamp of Washington DC."
< Politics, Ron Watkins, QAnon, Arizona, Republican Party, News UK >
- Business Insider 13:37October 15, 2021Dozens of scientists who speak publicly about COVID-19 say they've been abused, with some receiving death threats and getting physically attacked, survey saysNature surveyed 321 scientists who had previously spoken to the media about COVID-19. Fifteen percent of them reported receiving death threats.
< Science, News UK, Trolling, COVID-19, Science, coronavirus >
- Business Insider 12:45October 15, 2021Former Boeing pilot accused of deceiving the FAA about the 737 Max's design flaws before they killed 346 people in 2 crashesThe DOJ said Mark Forkner didn't tell the FAA the entire truth about MCAS, a software responsible for the 2018 and 2019 crashes.
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- Business Insider 11:54October 15, 2021Satellite photos show how Trump wrecked a sensitive sand dune system in Scotland to build a luxury golf courseTrump built a luxury golf resort in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 2012. The sand dune system on which the course is now almost completely destroyed.
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- Business Insider 15:44October 14, 2021A judge held 2 DC jail officials in contempt after they left a Capitol riot suspect with a broken wrist for 4 months without surgeryThe judge said Christopher Worrell's rights were violated and passed his case to to the Justice Department for a civil rights investigation.
< Politics, News UK, capitol riot, Washington DC >
- Business Insider 14:49October 14, 2021Obama's ethics chief slammed the White House over Hunter Biden's art sales, saying buyers could use them to gain influence with his dadWalter Shaub said double standards were at play in the White House's silence around Hunter Biden's lucrative art sales.
< Politics, Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, Corruption, Office of Government Ethics, News UK >
- Business Insider 14:00October 14, 2021Trump claims his supporters won't vote in the 2022 and 2024 elections unless the GOP backs his groundless election-fraud theoriesTrump still wants the Republican Party to reverse the 2020 election results, and said his supporters would sit out future elections if it didn't.
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- Business Insider 11:48October 14, 2021Video shows Jeff Bezos interrupting William Shatner's emotional speech to spray ChampagneThe "Star Trek" actor went to the edge of space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and teared up talking about the experience when he returned.
< Tech Insider, Space, News UK, Speed desk, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, William Shatner, Star Trek >
- Business Insider 18:58October 13, 2021New study of 2,600-year-old poop suggests Iron Age miners drank beer and ate blue cheesePrehistoric European salt miners were previously thought to mostly subsist on gruel. The finding suggests they were far more sophisticated.
< Science, News UK, Prehistory, microbe, dna analysis, Austria >
- Business Insider 15:37October 13, 2021US Marine who slammed the Afghanistan withdrawal in viral video plans to plead guilty, lawyers sayLt. Col. Stuart Scheller is hoping to avoid jail time and receive a discharge that would let him keep some military perks, per The Washington Post.
< Military & Defense, News UK, Afghanistan, US Marine, Marine >
- Business Insider 15:15October 13, 2021Samsung leader pleads guilty to using propofol, the sedative that killed Michael JacksonJay Y. Lee, the vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung Electronics, admitted to using propofol multiple times in recent years.
< Tech Insider, News UK, Speed desk, Samsung >
- Business Insider 15:01October 13, 2021GOP lawmakers and Trump praised a Southwest Airlines anti-vaccine mandate walkout which authorities say never happenedConservatives praised Southwest pilots for what they claimed was a vax mandate protest. The airline says the cancellations were caused by the weather.
< Politics, Transportation, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, vaccine mandate, Southwest Airlines, News UK >
- Business Insider 14:05October 13, 2021Sidney Powell, who faces $4 billion defamation lawsuits from election-tech firms, baselessly claimed there is a 'secret server' where all US votes go to be manipulatedPowell made a name sharing election-fraud conspiracy theories. She now claims all US votes go to a server where "they manipulate the heck out of it."
< Politics, News UK, Sidney Powell, Dominion Voting Systems, 2020 election >
- Business Insider 13:42October 13, 2021Former Irish PM warns people not to make deals with Boris Johnson's government after Dominic Cummings claims plan to 'ditch bits' of Brexit treaty they didn't likeLeo Varadkar, who as Irish PM agreed the Northern Ireland protocol with Boris Johnson, says the UK government acted in bad faith and can't be trusted.
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- Business Insider 12:00October 13, 2021The US is reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next monthUS Homeland Security said fully vaccinated travelers from Mexico and Canada can enter for reasons like visiting friends and tourism.
< Politics, Science, News UK, Speed desk, Canada, Mexico, coronavirus, coronavirus vaccines >
- Business Insider 16:04October 12, 2021The UK Parliament's expenses watchdog accidentally leaked the names and home addresses of an MP's staffersThe Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority accidentally published the names, home addresses, and a phone number of Dawn Butler MP's staffers.
< Politics, UK Politics, News UK, Freedom of Information Act, Dawn Butler, IPSA >
- Business Insider 15:30October 12, 2021China appears set to ban reporting by news outlets not directly funded by the Communist Party, in a further blow to free speechA draft law by China's National Development and Reform Council seeks to severely limit privately-funded news agencies.
< Politics, News UK, Speed desk, China, Chinese Communist Party >
- Business Insider 14:51October 12, 20212 Georgia election workers were fired for allegedly shredding voter registration forms ahead of local electionsGeorgia's Fulton County has already had a lot of attention over electoral security as Trump supporters targeted it following the 2020 election.
< Politics, News UK, Speed desk, Georgia, Fulton County >
- Business Insider 14:31October 12, 2021Astronaut's photo shows a rare 'sprite' in Earth's atmosphere caused by lightning shooting up toward spaceThe photo, taken from the ISS, is rare because these events only last a few milliseconds and are difficult to catch on camera.
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- Business Insider 14:18October 12, 2021Tom Cotton and Mitch McConnell secretly plotted against Trump to undermine his election-fraud claims, book saysCotton and McConnell privately worked to stop senators from joining Trump's efforts to overturn the election, a book by journalist David Drucker says.
< Politics, News UK, Tom Cotton, Mitch McConnell >
- Business Insider 14:06October 12, 2021Unvaccinated Texas GOP candidate who was hospitalized with COVID-19 says his illness made him 'even more dedicated' to fight vaccine mandatesMultiple studies prove that the COVID-19 vaccine dramatically reduces the chance of severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the virus.
< Politics, News UK, coronavirus, Texas, vaccine mandates >
- Business Insider 13:31October 12, 2021Bob Woodward likened Trump's popularity to Soviet Russia, saying the GOP has an 'iron curtain of obedience' to himWoodward was talking about the unusual loyalty still shown to Donald Trump by even his former critics, like Sen. Chuck Grassley.
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- Business Insider 12:29October 12, 2021Kim Jong Un was quietly helping design North Korean wine bottles, cargo ships, and school uniforms when he mysteriously vanished from public life, report saysKim Jong Un has taken seven breaks, each lasting two weeks or more, in 2021 alone, NK News reported. Some experts have speculated that he was unwell.
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- Business Insider 16:24October 11, 2021Trump lost weight out of office because he no longer has access to the 24-hour White House kitchen, former aide saysJason Miller made the claim in an interview with Britain's GB News TV channel.
< Politics, News UK, Trump, Jason Miller, Weight Loss >
- Business Insider 14:38October 11, 2021Merck requests FDA authorization for its anti-COVID-19 pill, the next step towards rolling it outThe pill "significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization or death," according to the developers Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
< Science, News UK, Antiviral, Merck, Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, coronavirus, COVID-19, FDA >
- Business Insider 14:20October 11, 2021Biden officials have reunited only 52 of at least 1,000 separated migrant families, a task they say is almost impossible because of TrumpTrump officials left no paper trail while separating children from their moms and dads. Some of them now hardly remember their families.
< Politics, migrant detention, US Immigration Policy, Family Reunification Task Force, News UK >
- Business Insider 13:31October 11, 2021A North Korean spy chief who defected said he helped manufacture crystal meth to make money for the regimeKim Kuk Song said that he helped set up a crystal meth lab in the 1990s to raise 'revolutionary funds.'
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- Business Insider 12:39October 11, 2021A Pentagon official said he resigned because US cybersecurity is no match for China, calling it 'kindergarten level'Nicolas Chaillan, the US Air Force's chief software officer, quit in September, citing insufficient investment in guarding from Chinese attacks.
< Military & Defense, News UK, China, Cybersecurity >
- Business Insider 14:32October 10, 2021Donald Trump accuses Democrats of supporting 'killing babies after birth' in misleading Iowa rally speech about the reconciliation bill, video showsSpeaking about abortion at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, former President Donald Trump falsely alleged that a Democratic governor supports infanticide.
< Politics, News, Donald Trump, Trump rallies, trump rally, abortions, Hyde Amendment, reconciliation bill, Trump 2024, UK Weekend, News UK >