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I'm taking my parents to Palm Springs for less than the price of a souvenir thanks to credit card points

I'm taking my parents to Palm Springs for less than the price of a souvenir thanks to credit card points

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Instead of a physical present, my holiday gift to my parents is a trip to Palm Springs. Miles and points give me flexible options to fly them out on American or United Airlines...
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The man suspected of killing an anti-Putin blogger in France fled to Moscow afterwards, and is linked to one of Putin's closest allies, police say

The man suspected of killing an anti-Putin blogger in France fled to Moscow afterwards, and is linked to one of Putin's closest allies, police say

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Police in France believe they have identified the man who killed anti-Putin blogger Imran Aliev in France last month. A source told Insider that the man - whom authorities...
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I just used my credit card perk that gets me into certain airport lounges for free for the first time, and discovered a huge drawback

I just used my credit card perk that gets me into certain airport lounges for free for the first time, and discovered a huge drawback

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Access to airport lounges has been expanded in recent years thanks partly to membership-based programs such as Priority Pass. Having recently received a Priority Pass...
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Mapping a contagion: How the coronavirus may spread around the world

Mapping a contagion: How the coronavirus may spread around the world

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

How far and fast a virus spreads in today's world is less about physical distance and more about travel patterns of the humans carrying it. In that sense, New York City may be...
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The city that sees it all

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

This article is part of a Fortune Special Report on Rethinking the City . On an evening in late January , the Shenzhen North train station is a microcosm of a fast-changing...
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Fears of a global coronavirus contagion rage as 3,000 cruise ship passengers return home

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

More than 3,000 travelers on two coronavirus-stricken Carnival Corp. cruise ships are returning home, fanning out to more than 40 countries and fueling fears of further...
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Two British Airways executives step down following the airline's first strike in decades

Two British Airways executives step down following the airline's first strike in decades

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

British Airways' chief operating officer and people director are leaving the company in the wake of a tense pilot walkout in September, The Wall Street Journal reported...
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Beijing has instituted a 14-day quarantine for anyone returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak

Beijing has instituted a 14-day quarantine for anyone returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Beijing imposed a 14-day quarantine on people returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the spreading coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Virus...
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A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi advised against the US from taking "unnecessary" coronavirus response actions that could be detrimental towards the...
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Thermometer guns used to screen for coronavirus are 'notoriously' unreliable experts say, warning about improper use and false temperatures

Thermometer guns used to screen for coronavirus are 'notoriously' unreliable experts say, warning about improper use and false temperatures

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A new coronavirus spreading across the globe has led to temperature screenings at airports, Chinese cities, and businesses. The thermometer guns used in these screenings are...
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14 Americans tested positive for the coronavirus as they were being...

14 Americans tested positive for the coronavirus as they were being evacuated from a Japanese cruise ship, and had to fly home in an 'isolation box' at the back of the plane

Fourteen US citizens were found to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus as they were evacuated from a quarantined cruise ship to be brought home on Monday. Thousands... Read more ...

Warren Buffett revealed stakes in Kroger and Biogen, and the news added $2.5...

Warren Buffett revealed stakes in Kroger and Biogen, and the news added $2.5 billion to their market values

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed stakes in Kroger and Biogen on Friday. The famed investor spent about $740 million on shares in the supermarket and... Read more ...

Dr. Dre paid tribute to Kobe Bryant with a musical montage of the NBA star's...

Dr. Dre paid tribute to Kobe Bryant with a musical montage of the NBA star's career and a remodeled 'Kobe Center'

Dr. Dre paid tribute to Kobe Bryant by dropping a career highlights audio-visual feature at the NBA All-Star game on Sunday. The hip hop legend debuted new music and also... Read more ...

Trump attended the wedding of Stephen Miller, the staunchest immigration...

Trump attended the wedding of Stephen Miller, the staunchest immigration hardliner in the White House

President Donald Trump on Sunday attended the wedding of two top members of his administration - including the White House's most notorious immigration hardliner. Senior... Read more ...

Elton John broke down in tears during a New Zealand concert after he lost...

Elton John broke down in tears during a New Zealand concert after he lost his voice and was unable to sing

The singer Elton John broke down in tears during a New Zealand concert on Sunday after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and was unable to sing. John cut the Auckland... Read more ...

Topless dairy industry protesters crashed the stage at a Bernie Sanders rally

Topless dairy industry protesters crashed the stage at a Bernie Sanders rally

Protesters calling for Sen. Bernie Sanders to cut his support for the dairy industry crashed his Carson City, Nevada rally on Sunday afternoon. One protester grabbed a... Read more ...

Over 1,100 former Justice Department officials call for William Barr's...

Over 1,100 former Justice Department officials call for William Barr's resignation after his handling of Roger Stone's sentencing

More than 1,100 former Justice Department officials signed on to a letter Sunday that called for the resignation of Attorney General William Barr. Barr has faced criticism over... Read more ...

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by...

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon was robbed by the judges of the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night. Gordon lost to Derrick Jones Jr. in the final, despite dunking over Tacko Fall in his final... Read more ...

The life and career of Caroline Flack, former 'Love Island' and 'The X...

The life and career of Caroline Flack, former 'Love Island' and 'The X Factor' host who died at age 40

Caroline Flack, a British television presenter, reportedly died at age 40 on Saturday , according to The Daily Mail and The Sun. Flack was found dead at her East London flat... Read more ...

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC...

'Everything is hackable' warns cyber group after hacking the Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts and posting about private messages

The official Twitter accounts for the Olympics and Barcelona FC were hacked on Saturday. OurMine, the group responsible for several prominent Twitter hacks beginning in 2016... Read more ...