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The shipping industry is back - and it has big implications for the global economy

THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY IS BACK - AND IT HAS BIG IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Reuters Shipping is extremely important to almost everything delivered to businesses and people all around the globe. The shipping...

Here's the pep talk the CEO of bitcoin exchange Coinbase gave to new hires about the price dip: 'People are irrationally pessimistic'

HERE'S THE PEP TALK THE CEO OF BITCOIN EXCHANGE COINBASE GAVE TO NEW HIRES ABOUT THE PRICE DIP: 'PEOPLE ARE IRRATIONALLY PESSIMISTIC'

Anthony Harvey / Stringer $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase became a prominent name as the price of bitcoin surged toward...

 
 
 
The US has withdrawn from 'hypocritical and self-serving' UN Human Rights Council for being a 'cesspool' of bias, particularly against Israel

THE US HAS WITHDRAWN FROM 'HYPOCRITICAL AND SELF-SERVING' UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL FOR BEING A 'CESSPOOL' OF BIAS, PARTICULARLY AGAINST ISRAEL

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The US officially withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, citing the organization's...

Europe hates memes: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and other critics say EU copyright reform laws will do more harm than good

EUROPE HATES MEMES: WIKIPEDIA FOUNDER JIMMY WALES AND OTHER CRITICS SAY EU COPYRIGHT REFORM LAWS WILL DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Stephane Mahe/Reuters A committee at the European Parliament will vote Wednesday on reformed rules that will address the growing role...

 
 
 
There's a 'dumb reason' why PlayStation and Xbox gamers can't play online together, according to a former Sony insider

THERE'S A 'DUMB REASON' WHY PLAYSTATION AND XBOX GAMERS CAN'T PLAY ONLINE TOGETHER, ACCORDING TO A FORMER SONY INSIDER

Fortnite/YouTube Sony's decision to restrict PlayStation 4 owners from playing "Fortnite" with gamers on the Nintendo Switch and Microsoft...

Trump signals he's willing to back compromise immigration bill in closed-door meeting with Republicans

TRUMP SIGNALS HE'S WILLING TO BACK COMPROMISE IMMIGRATION BILL IN CLOSED-DOOR MEETING WITH REPUBLICANS

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images President Trump met with the entire House Republican Conference on Tuesday to discuss immigration...

 
 
 
Read the memo Uber sent its employees about using its legal team to help separated families on the Mexico border

READ THE MEMO UBER SENT ITS EMPLOYEES ABOUT USING ITS LEGAL TEAM TO HELP SEPARATED FAMILIES ON THE MEXICO BORDER

Michele Tantussi/Getty Images Uber is the latest tech company to forcefully condemn the Trump administration's immigration policies. The...

Here's what banknote security systems look like around the world

HERE'S WHAT BANKNOTE SECURITY SYSTEMS LOOK LIKE AROUND THE WORLD

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images In 1861, it's estimated that half of the banknotes in circulation were forgeries. In a more digital world,...

 
 
 
YouTube has blocked MIT's educational video clips for 4 days because of updated 'partner agreements' and it's left the university frustrated

YOUTUBE HAS BLOCKED MIT'S EDUCATIONAL VIDEO CLIPS FOR 4 DAYS BECAUSE OF UPDATED 'PARTNER AGREEMENTS' AND IT'S LEFT THE UNIVERSITY FRUSTRATED

YouTube blocked educational videos from MIT and the Blender Foundation. There was speculation that YouTube's content-filtering system...

Hackers in China infected computers that control satellites in the US and Asia

HACKERS IN CHINA INFECTED COMPUTERS THAT CONTROL SATELLITES IN THE US AND ASIA

Kacper Pempel/Reuters Security software company Symantec revealed Tuesday that a hacking campaign based in China had burrowed into...

 
 
 
'A looming crisis': Brexit poses 'significant risk' to personal finances of 36 million people in Europe

'A LOOMING CRISIS': BREXIT POSES 'SIGNIFICANT RISK' TO PERSONAL FINANCES OF 36 MILLION PEOPLE IN EUROPE

Reuters / Eddie Keogh A "looming crisis" over the failure of financial contracts after Brexit threatens Europe's financial stability...

AN AUSTIN RESTAURANT SERVES AN 8-POUND BURRITO BIGGER THAN AN ARM

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Trump claims Canadians are smuggling shoes across the border because of high tariffs, but that doesn't make sense with reality

TRUMP CLAIMS CANADIANS ARE SMUGGLING SHOES ACROSS THE BORDER BECAUSE OF HIGH TARIFFS, BUT THAT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE WITH REALITY

Leon Neal/Getty Images President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Canadians are smuggling goods across the border from the US to avoid...

Mortgage rates could jump soon - but that's not what's keeping first-time buyers from purchasing homes

MORTGAGE RATES COULD JUMP SOON - BUT THAT'S NOT WHAT'S KEEPING FIRST-TIME BUYERS FROM PURCHASING HOMES

Jason Sullivan/Getty Images The Fed raised its key rate last week and signaled two more hikes this year. That has raised concerns about...

 
 
 
The positive Rotten Tomatoes audience score for 'Gotti' has raised suspicions after the movie's thrashing by critics

THE POSITIVE ROTTEN TOMATOES AUDIENCE SCORE FOR 'GOTTI' HAS RAISED SUSPICIONS AFTER THE MOVIE'S THRASHING BY CRITICS

MoviePass Ventures The Rotten Tomatoes critic and audience scores for "Gotti" are drastically different - the film has a 0% critic...

Here's how many Model 3 cars Tesla has made so far this year

HERE'S HOW MANY MODEL 3 CARS TESLA HAS MADE SO FAR THIS YEAR

YouTube/CBS This Morning Tesla has completed around 30,000 of its Model 3 sedans in 2018, according to internal documents viewed by...

 
 
 
A former ICE director warns Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy could create 'thousands of immigrant orphans'

A FORMER ICE DIRECTOR WARNS TRUMP'S 'ZERO-TOLERANCE' POLICY COULD CREATE 'THOUSANDS OF IMMIGRANT ORPHANS'

John Moore/Getty Images A former Obama-era immigration official warned the current "zero-tolerance" policy that has led to separating...

I attended an exclusive dinner and discussion for Amex Platinum cardholders with one of the best chefs in the world - here's what the once-in-a-lifetime experience was like

I ATTENDED AN EXCLUSIVE DINNER AND DISCUSSION FOR AMEX PLATINUM CARDHOLDERS WITH ONE OF THE BEST CHEFS IN THE WORLD - HERE'S WHAT THE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE WAS LIKE

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'Where are the girls?': Reporters press the Trump administration to release information and images of detained migrant girls and toddlers

'WHERE ARE THE GIRLS?': REPORTERS PRESS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO RELEASE INFORMATION AND IMAGES OF DETAINED MIGRANT GIRLS AND TODDLERS

Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via Associated Press Images of detained migrant children released by the government...

Etsy is celebrating its 13th birthday with a rare sale - here are 20 of the best deals on handmade goods

ETSY IS CELEBRATING ITS 13TH BIRTHDAY WITH A RARE SALE - HERE ARE 20 OF THE BEST DEALS ON HANDMADE GOODS

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 



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 ...

The New York Times said it was going to have Stephen Miller on its podcast...

The New York Times said it was going to have Stephen Miller on its podcast to explain Trump's zero tolerance policy then bizarrely backed down

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais On Monday, The New York Times said it was going to air an interview Tuesday with White House senior adviser Stephen Miller about President... Read more ...

It looks like most Central American migrant families entering the US have no...

It looks like most Central American migrant families entering the US have no idea that their children could be taken from them

AP Most immigrants coming to the US seemingly have no idea that their children could be separated from them on arrival. Families who arrived together were almost never... Read more ...

This is what happens when families get separated at the US border, step by step

This is what happens when families get separated at the US border, step by step

Getty Images President Donald Trump's new " zero tolerance " policy has separated thousands of children from their families at the US-Mexico border. The policy means children... Read more ...

The best polarized sunglasses you can buy

The best polarized sunglasses you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider... Read more ...

The Dow erases its 2018 gains as Trump moves closer to an all-out trade war...

The Dow erases its 2018 gains as Trump moves closer to an all-out trade war with China

Global markets shuddered Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods from China, putting the world's largest economies on the... Read more ...

Belgium witnesses tourism revival last year

Belgium witnesses tourism revival last year

Tourism in Belgium witnessed a revival last year to levels that was seen before it was hit by militant attacks in 2016. Belgium, popular with tourists because of its... Read more ...

Game shows are coming to Facebook Live as the social network takes on the HQ...

Game shows are coming to Facebook Live as the social network takes on the HQ Trivia phenomenon

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images On Tuesday, Facebook announced new features that will let pages create live quizzes and contests. At launch, partners BuzzFeed, Fresno, and Insider... Read more ...

Iceland reshaping its tourism industry based on FIFA World Cup

Iceland reshaping its tourism industry based on FIFA World Cup

With a measly population of about 350,000, Iceland is the smallest country to have ever qualified for a World Cup. And despite being considered a favourite second team among... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel Miami Announces New Sales and Marketing Team Members

Four Seasons Hotel Miami Announces New Sales and Marketing Team Members

Four Seasons Hotel Miami has welcomed two new members to the family in the Sales and Marketing department, an important and dynamic division that drives the ultimate success of... Read more ...

This is the Trump administration's reasoning for separating families at the...

This is the Trump administration's reasoning for separating families at the border

Mike Blake/Reuters The Trump administration is currently under fire for its " zero tolerance " policy that's seen thousands of migrant children separated from their parents at... Read more ...