- Business Insider 15:19June 24, 2021A man who had the coronavirus for 290 days said he was hospitalized 7 times and kept expecting to dieDave Smith, 72, tested positive for the coronavirus 43 times over nearly ten months. This is the longest recorded active COVID-19 case so far.
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- Business Insider 11:41June 24, 2021Biden mocked gun-rights advocates who say they need assault weapons to fight the government: 'You need F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons'Biden mentioned in a White House speech outlining his administration's plan to combat gun violence in the US.
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- Business Insider 00:09June 24, 2021Edward Snowden says Julian Assange 'could be next' after John McAfee dies by suicide in jailWikileaks founder Julien Assange was arrested in April 2019 in the UK, and a UK court temporarily blocked his extradition to the US in January 2021.
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- Business Insider 22:40June 23, 2021Antivirus mogul John McAfee dies by suicide in a Spain jail while awaiting extradition on tax evasion chargesJohn McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software McAfee, was awaiting extradition to the United States on tax-related criminal charges.
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- Business Insider 17:20June 23, 2021Brian Sicknick's partner says she once supported Trump, but now views his failure to honor Capitol cops' heroism as 'unforgivable' and 'un-American'Sandra Garza called Trump the "mastermind" of the January 6 riot and said victims are being "re-traumatized" by Republicans downplaying the violence.
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- Business Insider 15:14June 23, 2021Israel says it's facing a new COVID-19 outbreak fueled by the Delta variant, despite having the world's most-vaccinated populationIsrael has the world's highest proportion of its population fully vaccinated, but authorities are worried their success may be short-lived.
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- Business Insider 13:30June 23, 2021Anticipation is mounting as a Pentagon report on UFOs could drop any dayThe Pentagon is about to release its report into UFOs to Congress after confirming leaked videos of UFOs which baffled military pilots.
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- Business Insider 11:35June 23, 2021AOC slams filibuster rule after Senate Republicans block voting-rights actRepublicans used the filibuster to block the For The People Act, an attempt to counter restrictive state-level laws being rolled out by the GOP.
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- Business Insider 04:57June 23, 2021Trump denies asking if DOJ and FEC could probe 'SNL' and says the only person who 'had what it took' to imitate him was Darrell HammondIn his statement, Trump reminded everyone how much he disliked Alec Baldwin's impression of him.
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- Business Insider 00:04June 23, 2021Louisiana governor vetoes anti-trans athlete bill: 'Discrimination is not a Louisiana value'Louisiana Gov. John Edwards vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have barred transgender youth from participating in girls' or women's school sports.
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- Business Insider 21:16June 22, 2021US will likely miss Biden's July 4 COVID-19 goal of having 70% of adults vaccinated, White House saysCOVID-19 Response Team Coordinator Jeff Zients said it's "more important than ever" for people to get vaccinated as the Delta variant spreads.
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- Business Insider 19:27June 22, 2021Texas Gov. Abbott vetoed a state animal cruelty bill, saying the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act was 'micro-managing'In vetoing the bill, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said that the state already has laws in place that prohibit "true animal cruelty."
< Politics, Speed desk, Dogs, Texas, Greg Abbott >
- Business Insider 16:38June 22, 2021A federal appeals court blocked a judge's ruling that would throw out California's assault weapon banThe appeals court ruling keeps the assault weapon intact as challenges to the judge's prior ruling work their way through the courts.
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- Business Insider 15:22June 22, 2021Trump asked aides to look into whether the DOJ and FCC could investigate 'SNL' after it mocked him, report saysTrump said in 2019 he wanted officials to investigate "SNL" and late-night shows. The Daily Beast now reports that he actually tried to take action.
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- Business Insider 13:57June 22, 2021Kids are more likely to be vectors for fast-spreading new coronavirus strains like the Delta variant, former FDA chief saysDr. Scott Gottlieb said new and more contagious variants mean children are likely to be a new focal point of coronavirus spread.
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- Business Insider 12:05June 22, 2021China says the Wuhan virus lab deserves a Nobel Prize. Meanwhile the US is trying to figure out whether it leaked the coronavirus.Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian dismissed the theory that the coronavirus was made and leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
< Politics, Science, News UK, Speed desk, coronavirus, China, Wuhan Institute of Virology >
- Business Insider 18:48June 21, 2021Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ripped the NCAA, saying the organization is 'not above the law'Justice Brett Kavanaugh criticized the NCAA's business model as part of the Supreme Court's ruling against the organization on Monday.
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- Business Insider 17:24June 21, 2021The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA's limits on compensation for student athletesIn an opinion written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA.
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- Business Insider 16:33June 21, 2021Iran's only nuclear power plant experiences emergency shutdown that could last daysThe Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said the nuclear power plant outage was due to a "technical fault" and would be resolved "in a few days."
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- Business Insider 15:39June 21, 2021Trump has given interviews for 17 different books since leaving the White House, report saysAxios reported that Trump has done at least 22 interviews for books, and his advisers see this as a strong sign of high interest in him.
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- Business Insider 15:20June 21, 2021Former Rep. Katie Hill blamed sexism for having to resign after her sex scandal while Matt Gaetz and Andrew Cuomo have kept their jobsHill resigned in 2019 after nude photos of her were leaked and she admitted to having a relationship with a campaign staffer.
< Politics, News UK, Speed desk, Andrew Cuomo, Katie Hill, Matt Gaetz >
- Speedhunters.com 15:00June 21, 2021Hanging With Kei MiuraIt’s for this reason that I like nothing more than dropping by a shop and catching up with tuners, or anyone else in the automotive world that I’ve worked with or featured in the past. Which is why on a recent weekend in Kyoto, I decided to stop by and say hello to Kei Miura at TRA […]
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- Business Insider 11:41June 21, 2021Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily could shut within days, top advisor saysHong Kong authorities have frozen the assets of companies linked to Apple Daily. Its top executives and its founder have also been arrested.
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- Speedhunters.com 14:00June 18, 2021Inside Global Auto’s Secret Skyline GT-R StashBut, let me into a corrugated iron storage garage full of rare Skyline GT-Rs and you better have a defibrillator handy. Thankfully though, before bringing me to his secret storage, Yasui-san of Global Auto told me what was inside, just so that I could prepare myself. This isn’t about sheer volume; if you want to […]
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- 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 19:34June 17, 2021The House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorizationThe US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 US war authorization in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161.
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- Business Insider 19:30June 17, 2021The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugsThe plan - called the Antiviral Program for Pandemics - will be funded through the American Rescue Plan, the Biden administration said.
< Politics, Healthcare, News, Speed desk, Breaking, Biden, COVID, Pandemic, Fauci >
- Business Insider 17:34June 17, 2021The Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic charity in case that pitted religious freedom against LGBTQ rightsSCOTUS ruled in favor of a Catholic child welfare organization in a case in which the charity declined to place foster children with same-sex couples.
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- Business Insider 17:08June 17, 2021The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, ruling Texas doesn't have standing to challenge Obama's signature health care lawThe case, filed by a coalition of states led by Texas, challenged the "individual mandate" provision of the Affordable Care Act.
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- Business Insider 16:48June 17, 2021Paul Gosar's brothers called the lawmaker's comments about the Capitol riots 'despicable' and said he was a 'pathological liar'Tim and David Gosar appeared on CNN after Rep. Paul Gosar said Ashli Babbitt was "executed" by a Capitol police officer.
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- Business Insider 13:47June 17, 2021Video shows a Chinese spacecraft carrying 3 astronauts successfully docking with part of its new space stationChina is building a new space station, expected to be complete by the end of 2022, and just sent three astronauts to one part of it.
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- Business Insider 12:26June 17, 2021Video shows Osama bin Laden's niece waving a flag saying 'Trump won' on a lake outside the Biden-Putin summitOsama bin Laden's niece Noor bin Ladin waved the flag as Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin met in Geneva, Switzerland.
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- Business Insider 00:05June 17, 202110 Democrats and 10 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal, but nobody knows what's in itDemocratic senators are also working on another plan to push infrastructure legislation through using reconciliation.
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- Business Insider 23:37June 16, 2021Gov. Abbott says Texas will spend $250 million to build its own border wall where the Trump administration was trying to build oneTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference that the state would be "adding more resources as needed" to help build the border wall.
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- Business Insider 21:15June 16, 2021Russian state news trashed Biden's choice of tie, saying it looked like it belonged in the kid's collectionA business etiquette consultant told RIA Novosti that Biden's light-blue tie was childish but said Putin's showed "decisiveness."
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- Business Insider 18:40June 16, 2021A possible cyberattack forced a Massachusetts college to shut down its campus and cancel classesSchool officials reportedly first discovered the possible cyberattack on Tuesday, causing them to cancel classes Wednesday.
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- Business Insider 18:24June 16, 2021Conditions at Guantánamo Bay suddenly got worse after Biden took office, prisoners and advocates told VICEPrisoners say guards now refuse to speak to them and have denied them medicine, according to a VICE News report.
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- Business Insider 16:01June 16, 2021Royal Caribbean postpones cruise after 8 crew members on board test positive for COVID-19Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas cruise ship was scheduled to set sail on July 3, but that was postponed to July 31 due to the COVID-19 cases.
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- Business Insider 14:46June 16, 2021Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, report saysSources told The New York Times that a grand jury has been hearing evidence on Weisselberg, and prosecutors have obtained his personal tax records.
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- Business Insider 14:40June 16, 2021Biden and Putin pose for photos ahead of intense US-Russia summitJoe Biden and Vladimir Putin are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, in their first summit since Biden took office.
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- Business Insider 13:49June 16, 2021The FBI is still tracking down hundreds of Capitol riot suspects, director saysFBI Director Christopher Wray told the House Oversight Committee a huge effort is ongoing to find people who took part in the January 6 Capitol riot.
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- Business Insider 13:21June 16, 2021Fiona Hill recalled trying to cause a fire alarm at Trump's 'mortifying' joint press conference with Putin in Helsinki, and said it was a 'great idea' Biden isn't doing oneFiona Hill, top Russia expert at the Trump White Houes, said she wanted to fake an emergency at the 2018 conference because it was going so badly.
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- Business Insider 12:42June 16, 2021899 people who got their COVID-19 vaccine at Times Square were given expired doses and need to get another shotThe company that administered the shots apologized and said there was no danger from the expired vaccine those 899 people had received.
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- Business Insider 12:32June 16, 2021Tucker Carlson said Putin was asking 'fair questions' about Ashli Babbitt's killing at the Capitol riotIn an NBC News interview, Putin deflected a question about the dissident Alexei Navalny and asked if Ashli Babbitt's death was an "assassination."
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- Business Insider 11:52June 16, 2021The EU plans to lift restrictions for all US travelers, reports sayThe 27 EU member states, including France, Italy, and Germany, made the decision to lift restrictions from June 27 onwards, Deutsche Welle reported.
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- Business Insider 02:48June 16, 2021National charity RIP Medical Debt just wiped out $278 million of medical debt for over eighty thousand Americans, Wall Street Journal reportsIt is the first time the national charity has struck a deal with a healthcare system to abolish outstanding medical debt, with some bills being over 10 years old.
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- Business Insider 23:20June 15, 2021An Alabama Republican who is trying to ban critical race theory was stumped when asked to define itAlabama State Rep. Chris Pringle is among several Republicans trying to get critical race theory banned from schools.
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- Business Insider 22:55June 15, 2021Biden nominates 'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot Capt. Sully Sullenberger to aviation ambassador postSullenberger, whose actions helped save the lives of those aboard US Airways Flight 1549 in 2009, would represent the US at the International Civil Aviation Organization.
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- Business Insider 22:41June 15, 2021Florida Gov. DeSantis signed a new law mandating a daily moment of silence in schools for students to 'reflect and be able to pray as they see fit'DeSantis spoke about the law in religious terms at the bill signing, railing against the "idea that you can just push God out of every institution."
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- Business Insider 19:53June 15, 2021The US coronavirus death toll has passed 600,000, according to Johns Hopkins University dataThe US crossed another grim milestone as vaccine hesitancy among some Americans poses a challenge to herd immunity.
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