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The White House lawn has a growing sinkhole - here's what happens when one swallows up an entire house

The White House lawn has a growing sinkhole - here's what happens when one swallows up an entire house

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Carlos Barria/AP There's a sinkhole growing on the White House lawn . President Donald Trump isn't the only one whose home is at risk. The US Geological Survey estimates that...
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More than two dozen countries and territories use the US dollar as currency

More than two dozen countries and territories use the US dollar as currency

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Paula Bronstein/Getty The US dollar is used as official currency in several countries besides the United States. Ecuador and Zimbabwe both switched to the US dollar after...
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UK travellers are deeply affected by hidden currency exchange fees

UK travellers are deeply affected by hidden currency exchange fees

12 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

UK travellers in recent times are paying thousands in hidden fees when buying foreign cash. According to the recent survey, it is aid that there are around 8,000 customers has...
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A surging US dollar could send shockwaves from Argentina into other emerging markets

A surging US dollar could send shockwaves from Argentina into other emerging markets

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters/ Kai Pfaffenbach Argentina is spiraling into a crisis, with a sinking currency and potential bailout from the IMF. Some fear that other emerging markets could follow...
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Fortnite is following the blueprint of the most profitable video game of all time

Fortnite is following the blueprint of the most profitable video game of all time

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rockstar Games / Imgur Fortnite has successfully emulated Grand Theft Auto Online's business model. Take-Two Interactive Software's Grand Theft Auto Online was one of the first...
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Fee-free travel credit cards? Yes. They reward frugal travelers but not always loyalty

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

We admit it: We've hounded you for years about carrying a credit card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees, which can increase the price of your overseas purchases by...
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The dollar hits a 5-month high as US-China trade tensions cool

The dollar hits a 5-month high as US-China trade tensions cool

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

AP Photo/Alex Brandon US-China trade tensions have simmered down after talks in Washington last week. The dollar hit a five-month high Monday morning, rising to 93.87 on the US...
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Chestnuts were once such a huge part of life in America's Appalachia region, they were used as a form of currency

Chestnuts were once such a huge part of life in America's Appalachia region, they were used as a form of currency

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Harry Shepherd/Fox Photos/Getty Images Chestnuts were once an important part of Appalachian history . The chestnut tree dominated the Appalachian region - one Virginia county...
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Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia's former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia's former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

AP Photo Police seized 284 boxes from properties linked to Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak. The boxes including designer handbags filled with Malaysian and US...
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MAP: The countries most at risk from the surging US dollar

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Ukraine, Argentina, Turkey and Brazil are the nations most vulnerable to a credit event from the continuing appreciation in the US dollar, according to ratings agency...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Four Seasons hotel kyoto marks global wellness day in traditional style

Four Seasons hotel kyoto marks global wellness day in traditional style

Celebrating the pursuit of healthy living, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto will be hosting a complimentary Zen Meditation session on Global Wellness Day , June 9, 2018. The exclusive... Read more ...

Meghan Markle followed royal protocol by wearing tights for her first...

Meghan Markle followed royal protocol by wearing tights for her first engagement as a duchess - but it's dividing the internet

Dominic Lipinski/WPA Pool/Getty Images At her first official engagement after the royal wedding , Meghan Markle showed off her elegant style once again in a sheer dress and... Read more ...

The 10 cheapest places to travel in 2018

The 10 cheapest places to travel in 2018

Shutterstock If you are traveling on a budget in Europe, opt for a lesser-visited destination like Montenegro . Namibia is one of the best African countries you can visit to... Read more ...

Uber is asking people to sign up for early access to its new car rental service

Uber is asking people to sign up for early access to its new car rental service

Uber is asking users to sign up for early access to Uber Rent, the company's car rental service. Uber Rent will let people find a nearby car and drive it themselves for a short... Read more ...

Monaco Is Keeping Grid Girls But Alongside Grid Guys And Not Holding Signs

Monaco Is Keeping Grid Girls But Alongside Grid Guys And Not Holding Signs

The Monaco Grand Prix organizers were one of the loudest opponents to Formula One's decision to end the use of “grid girls” this year, so they're going to have them anyway. Yet... Read more ...

11 office horror stories that will make you want to work from home

11 office horror stories that will make you want to work from home

NBC Everyone has a work horror story. And, lucky for you, some people are willing to tell theirs. In Twitter threads and on Reddit, people have shared their worst work-related... Read more ...

LeBron James' early-season declaration that he would stand for the national...

LeBron James' early-season declaration that he would stand for the national anthem reportedly had a big impact around the NBA

Andy Lyons/Getty When the 2017-18 NBA season started, LeBron James said he would stand for the national anthem. According to one report, the NBA league office breathed a sigh... Read more ...

Elon Musk bashes media in aggressive Twitter rant - and vows to set up a...

Elon Musk bashes media in aggressive Twitter rant - and vows to set up a website to score journalists and editors

Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press Tesla CEO Elon Musk criticized the media in a series of Twitter posts he wrote on Wednesday. "The holier-than-thou hypocrisy of big media... Read more ...

Stocks rise as Fed says inflation can temporarily climb above 2% target

Stocks rise as Fed says inflation can temporarily climb above 2% target

Thomson Reuters Stocks inched higher Wednesday, recovering from earlier losses. The Federal Reserve released meeting minutes from its May gathering. The dollar rallied, and the... Read more ...

Trump threatens to take away aid from countries every time one of their...

Trump threatens to take away aid from countries every time one of their citizens comes to the US illegally

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold aid from countries he believes don't prevent citizens from illegally entering the US. "Every... Read more ...