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How Much Will Biden's VP Pick Matter To The Election?

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Polls suggest Biden's choice of running mate won't have an outsized impact in a race defined by the pandemic, recession and deep-seeded feelings about Trump.
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Trump's new pre-election threat: A gusher of stimulus turning into a trickle

Trump's new pre-election threat: A gusher of stimulus turning into a trickle

1 hour ago   |   Politico

After a spring and summer bolstered by cash infusions from the federal government of more than $3 trillion, the U.S. economy may have to sink or swim this fall with a relative...
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Australia's Qantas is reviving its 12-hour sightseeing flights over Antarctica, which land right back where they started

Australia's Qantas is reviving its 12-hour sightseeing flights over Antarctica, which land right back where they started

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Australian airline Qantas is gearing up to run seven sightseeing flights over Antarctica. The 12-hour, 6,500-mile trips are essentially flights to nowhere - they return to...
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A private island off the coast of Australia was once won in a poker game and sold for $78. Now, it's back on the market asking $17 million - take a look inside

A private island off the coast of Australia was once won in a poker game and sold for $78. Now, it's back on the market asking $17 million - take a look inside

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An island off the coast of Queensland, Australia known as " Pumpkin Island " hit the market for $17 million. The island is known for running on renewable energy resources and...
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A former Bloomberg News reporter says in a new lawsuit that editors 'censored' stories to boost the company's sales in the United Arab Emirates

A former Bloomberg News reporter says in a new lawsuit that editors 'censored' stories to boost the company's sales in the United Arab Emirates

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Bloomberg editors in the United Arab Emirates asked reporters to identify confidential sources to help the company boost terminal sales in the region, a new lawsuit...
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Bankruptcy risks pose the greatest threat to the stock market's rally to near-record levels, famed economist Mohamed El-Erian says

Bankruptcy risks pose the greatest threat to the stock market's rally to near-record levels, famed economist Mohamed El-Erian says

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A wave of corporate insolvencies has the best chance at dragging stocks from their lofty prices, Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, said Monday. Investors...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is now a billionaire

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Data Sheet , a daily brief on the business of tech, delivered free to your inbox. Few on Wall Street thought Tim Cook could ever match Steve Jobs. Well. Nine years...
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It doesn't matter who Biden chooses as his running mate

It doesn't matter who Biden chooses as his running mate

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY "The president is determined to spend what we need to spend," - Treasury Secretary...
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Highwood butcher pleads guilty to running multimillion-dollar sports bookmaking business

6 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A North Shore butcher pleaded guilty Monday to running an illegal sports bookmaking operation that raked in millions of dollars from bettors over a four-year period.
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Watch now: ETF Edge on 2020 inflows, top pandemic-proof plays and gold's glistening run

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A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers...

A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers as employees, not contractors

Uber and Lyft will have to treat their California drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, a judge ruled Monday. The two companies were sued by the California... Read more ...

New York's MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

New York's MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

A prominent public transportation system has asked Apple to improve the iPhone's face-based unlocking system for public use. Here's how that should happen. Read more ...

Aquarium Is Washing Old Wishes To Pay Bills During Pandemic

Aquarium Is Washing Old Wishes To Pay Bills During Pandemic

No coin shortage here: While it's closed for the pandemic, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores has drained a 30-foot waterfall and cleaned off 100 gallons of... Read more ...

Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will...

Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely

Sports-betting stocks slumped on Monday amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC on Saturday... Read more ...

McDonald's former CEO exchanged sexually explicit photos and videos with 3...

McDonald's former CEO exchanged sexually explicit photos and videos with 3 coworkers via his company email, a new lawsuit from the fast-food giant claims

McDonald's filed a lawsuit on Monday against its former CEO, Steve Easterbrook, for conducting sexual relationships with three employees and lying about it while under... Read more ...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Google Maps is coming to Apple Watch, adding CarPlay Dashboard support

Google Maps is coming to Apple Watch, adding CarPlay Dashboard support

Google is belatedly bringing its navigation service to Apple's popular wearable, as well as adding a split-screen mode for CarPlay vehicles. Read more ...

Amazon rebrands Twitch Gaming as Prime Gaming to broaden audience

Amazon rebrands Twitch Gaming as Prime Gaming to broaden audience

Amazon has rebranded its Twitch Gaming membership benefits program to Prime Gaming. The move is part of an attempt to broaden its appeal. Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Nikola soars 22% after securing order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks

Nikola soars 22% after securing order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks

Nikola Motors leaped as much as 22% on Monday after finalizing an order for at least 2,500 electric garbage trucks. The company announced Monday it will develop and produce... Read more ...