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Rwanda's Newest Luxury Safari Lodge Offers a Plush Sanctuary for Your Next Getaway

Rwanda's Newest Luxury Safari Lodge Offers a Plush Sanctuary for Your Next Getaway

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

For many, its name is still tinged with sadness, but in the 25 years since Rwanda was torn apart by violence, the East African country has rebuilt itself into one of the...
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A man died after an elevator pinned his body between floors. You're still more likely to be killed by a bear or in a bathtub

A man died after an elevator pinned his body between floors. You're still more likely to be killed by a bear or in a bathtub

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A 30-year-old New York resident was killed by a high-rise elevator August 22 when it fell unexpectedly as he was stepping out of it, crushing him between floors. Although...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg want everyone to fly less to fight climate change. Germany and Sweden are already embracing the 'flight shame' movement

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Greta Thunberg want everyone to fly less to fight climate change. Germany and Sweden are already embracing the 'flight shame' movement

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old environmental activist-phenom, has helped lead an anti-air travel movement in her native Sweden. Thunberg and her allies point out that cutting...
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In defense of the overbuilt cooler: Why Yeti, Rtic, Vibe, and the like, are worth it

In defense of the overbuilt cooler: Why Yeti, Rtic, Vibe, and the like, are worth it

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Cooler companies like Vibe , Rtic , and, of course, Yeti , offer heavy-duty, vacuum-sealed, and even bear-proof coolers for several hundred dollars. But are they really any...
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The lyrics to Taylor Swift's 'London Boy' are like nails on chalkboard to real Londoners

The lyrics to Taylor Swift's 'London Boy' are like nails on chalkboard to real Londoners

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Taylor Swift released her new album "Lover" on Friday. One of the tracks has caught a lot of Brits' attention: "London Boy." Swift's ode to the English capital and her British...
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How the billionaire Koch brothers became 2 of the most influential political donors in America

How the billionaire Koch brothers became 2 of the most influential political donors in America

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   9 articles

Charles and David Koch have been titans of industry and politics for decades. David, 79, has died, the family announced on Friday. The company their father founded, now known...
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Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,' Long a Bane for Travelers

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates.
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Canadian Consulate Suspends Travel for Hong Kong Staff

1 day ago   |   Time

The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday it has suspended official travel for local staff, following the detention of a U.K. Consulate employee during a trip to mainland...
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Priest allegedly stole church money for personal travel, Grindr dates

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia called the charges against Father Joseph McLoone, 56, “serious and disturbing.”
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How Minnidip Made A Splash With Its Inflatable Pools

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Summer pool parties may be winding down, but the future for Minnidip-whimsically designed inflatable pools big enough for adults-is just getting started. The Chicago small...
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Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Billionaire industrialist and conservative mega-donor David Koch has died at...

Billionaire industrialist and conservative mega-donor David Koch has died at age 79, according to New Yorker reporter

Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch has died, family sources told New Yorker reporter Jane Meyer. David Koch and his brother Charles Koch have donated... Read more ...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade...

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions

The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed... Read more ...

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new, untitled series on Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney Plus. McGregor surprised fans on stage Friday at... Read more ...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service - here's the first trailer

A "High School Musical" series is coming to Disney's streaming service Disney Plus . "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" will follow East High's drama club as they... Read more ...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors fleeing from the stock market

Safe-haven assets from Treasuries to gold surged Friday amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China. Tensions are likely to continue and add volatility to markets... Read more ...

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

In a highly anticipated speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell distanced the Fed from economic impact of President Trump's trade war, saying that the Fed... Read more ...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company... Read more ...

Trump jokes about tanking stock market, rips Seth Moulton - ‘whoever that...

Trump jokes about tanking stock market, rips Seth Moulton - ‘whoever that may be'

The stock market plummeted by more than 560 points Friday after President Trump threatened to retaliate against China's new tariffs on US goods - but the commander in chief... Read more ...

Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones is suddenly making a run for Eli...

Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones is suddenly making a run for Eli Manning's job just months after being mocked as a poor draft pick

New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has been playing well and impressing the NFL world during the preseason. Many mocked the Giants for taking Jones sixth overall... Read more ...