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 2022-05-02 10:00 

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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 2, 2022...

If mortgage rates have increased since you first set your budget, it might be time to reevaluate. Check out today's rates to see what you can afford....

 2022-05-02 09:22 

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Bill Gates says there's 'way above' a 5% risk we haven't seen the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic...

The Microsoft cofounder told the FT the pandemic could yet generate a coronavirus variant...

 2022-05-02 09:00 

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ICE spends $7.2 million to increase facial recognition and location tracking of migrants...

ICE renewed a six-month contract with Trust Stamp, which develops facial recognition and GPS-enabled check-in apps to track migrants....

 2022-05-02 09:00 

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Gorillas is struggling to hit a $5 billion target valuation as it seeks new funding. The delivery startup also had informal merger talks with rival Jokr....

The market for grocery delivery is tightening up and losses are mounting. Competitor Getir is losing upwards of $60 million a month....

 2022-05-02 05:45 

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Russian troops stole $5M worth of farm vehicles from a John Deere dealership, which remotely locked the thieves out of the equipment...
 2022-05-02 05:39 

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Kinzinger says 'it's insane' that Marjorie Taylor Greene becomes a 'victim' whenever confronted about the insurrection...

Kinzinger, a member of the committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, had some choice words for Greene during a...

 2022-05-02 03:46 

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Homeland Security head says they 'could have done a better job' explaining the 'disinformation' board...

Mayorkas said the board looks at addressing disinformation that poses a national security threat in a way that doesn't...

 2022-05-02 02:46 

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Gubernatorial candidate at Trump rally says he will 'take sex education out of the schools and put it back in the homes where it belongs'...

Nebraska GOP candidate Charles Herbster, endorsed by Trump, has been accused of sexual assault by eight women....

 2022-05-02 01:20 

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Trump confused the names of candidates in a closely contested GOP Senate primary that's 2 days away — one of whom he endorsed last month...
 2022-05-02 01:10 

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Bill Gates says he 'made a huge mistake' meeting with Jeffrey Epstein for fundraising dinners promoting the Gates Foundation...
 2022-05-02 00:10 

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Capital gains are the profits you make from selling your investments, and they can be taxed at lower rates...

Capital gains are profits derived from selling an investment or financial asset. They're often taxed at lower rates than ordinary income....

 2022-05-01 22:33 

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was re-banned from Twitter 3 hours after returning to the platform since his initial ban in 2021...

A Twitter spokesperson said the account was banned for violating the ban evasion policy. Lindell was first banned for election misinformation....

 2022-05-01 22:23 

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Some of the most dangerous weapons used in Russia's war on Ukraine are starting to float away...

Several naval mines have appeared in other parts of the Black Sea, and...

 2022-05-01 20:39 

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A 2,000-foot glass-bottomed bridge said to be the longest in the world just opened in Vietnam — take a look at the pedestrian walkway, suspended high above a valley...

Vietnam's Bach Long bridge reportedly has three layers of 40mm, or roughly 1.5 inch, tempered glass, yet it can support 500 people at once....

 2022-05-01 19:54 

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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he 'would love' for Mike Pence to appear before the January 6 committee...

"I would hope and think that the vice president would want to come in and tell his story because he did do the right thing on that day," he said....

 2022-05-01 19:47 

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Biden considering student loan forgiveness is 'a tremendous victory': Rep. Ayanna Pressley...
 2022-05-01 19:29 

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Michael Jordan once turned down a huge endorsement deal because he didn't like the product's name...

He gave up another one because he was going bald....

 2022-05-01 19:29 

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McConnell was unnerved about Biden's child tax credit becoming too popular for the GOP to kill, book says...

A book from two New York Times reporters reveal McConnell's unease with a key part of the stimulus law that gave monthly checks to parents....

 2022-05-01 19:11 

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell returns to Twitter after he was permanently banned in 2021 for spreading election misinformation...

The new account comes just days after Elon Musk bought the company, a takeover rife with speculation that the billionaire intends to relax moderation....

 2022-05-01 18:40 

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Biden jokes about 'some guy named Brandon' in making light of the anti-Biden insult during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner...
 2022-05-01 17:12 

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An Illinois couple found half-eaten, 'very well-preserved' McDonald's fries from the 1950s inside a bathroom wall while renovating their home...

They also found two grease-soaked burger wrappers featuring Speedee, McDonald's mascot before the now-iconic clown Ronald McDonald....

 2022-05-01 16:57 

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A former NATO commander says there's 'no situation comparable' to the deaths of top Russian military officers amid the country's invasion of Ukraine...

Retired Admiral James Stavridis noted that "not a single general was lost in actual combat" while the US engaged in wars in Afghanistan and Iraq....

 2022-05-01 16:31 

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Biden took a dig at Putin during White House Correspondents' Dinner, telling Trevor Noah he won't be jailed for roasting him on stage...
 2022-05-01 16:05 

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Graphic video shows a Russian infantry squad battling to rescue a wounded comrade while under intense Ukrainian fire in the ruins of Mariupol...

Russian troops come under fire from Ukraine's Azov Regiment in a rare video showing frontline fighting in besieged Mariupol. One is shot....

 2022-05-01 15:18 

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Fox's Maria Bartiromo fed Trump's chief of staff the questions she planned to ask him ahead of an on-air interview...

It's generally regarded as an unethical journalistic practice to give a source specific questions ahead of a scheduled interview....

 2022-05-01 15:08 

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears in campaign ad for West Virginia GOP congressman who is challenging a Trump-backed lawmaker...

In the 30-second ad, the centrist West Virginia Democrat touts his opposition to President Joe Biden's now-shelved Build Back Better legislation....

 2022-05-01 14:53 

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Trump often demanded 'reciprocity' from governors who asked the White House to help with crises in their state: book...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Trump expected...

 2022-05-01 14:46 

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Ukraine minister accuses Russia of stealing 'several hundred thousands tonnes' of grain from areas of the country it controls...

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry asked Russia to stop...

 2022-05-01 14:31 

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After going to prison aged 15, this millennial is now learning how to launch his own fashion company...

Shaquiel Campous is one of eight former prisoners learning how to launch their own fashion brand via the social enterprise Inside Out....

 2022-05-01 14:10 

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A French Alpine ski school lost 90% of its Russian oligarch clients this year — but it stayed afloat thanks to its wealthy Arab customers...

Filippo Casaccia of Ski5 Star school told Insider he's working to expand his customer base amid an absence of wealthy Russian customers....

 2022-05-01 14:06 

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The CEO of an exclusive jet carrier says he 'kissed a lot of frogs' before landing a Wi-Fi deal with SpaceX...

SpaceX's Starlink offers smaller, lightweight antennas and faster, low-latency internet compared to other providers, JSX CEO Alex Wilcox told Insider....

 2022-05-01 14:05 

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A Fox employee said executives at the network said they wanted to purposely air 'grievance' to 'get people boiled up': NYT...

The driving narrative was:...

 2022-05-01 13:54 

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Russian oligarchs anticipated sanctions months before the war started and moved money through the informal payment system known as Hawala, an expert says...

In the months leading up to the attack, from November and especially in December, experts noticed an increase in transactions involving Russia....

 2022-05-01 13:46 

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A Manhattan pizza restaurant stole $175,000 in wages from its employees, Attorney General says...

Gotham Pizza paid at least 10 workers less than the minimum wage, failed to pay overtime, and did not provide all their tips, according to AG James....

 2022-05-01 13:34 

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A Kansas city voted unanimously to ban co-living in rental units, effectively making roommates illegal...

The Shawnee City Council in Kansas voted to ban co-living, a practice that has helped people split rent as rental and housing prices climb....

 2022-05-01 13:23 

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Biden mocked Fox News hosts at the White House correspondents' dinner, saying they're all 'vaccinated and boosted' at the event...

Since the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, various Fox News hosts like Tucker Carlson have sowed fear about its efficacy....

 2022-05-01 13:00 

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A storm is brewing in Twitter's executive ranks. Here's how experts say it could play out....

Elon Musk's tendency toward brashness and off-the-cuff tweets poses questions about whether he will set boundaries — and who's going to lead....

 2022-05-01 12:59 

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China is working to protect its overseas assets amid fears the US could impose Russia-style sanctions, reports say...

China has offered almost unwavering support for Vladimir Putin following the Russian invasion of Ukraine earlier this year....

 2022-05-01 12:42 

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President Donald Trump had a room filled with MAGA merch next to the Oval Office, new book says...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said was handed a shopping bag and invited into the merch room in 2020, he told the authors of...

 2022-05-01 12:38 

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I pay $400 a month for health insurance as a freelancer, and I wouldn't give it up for coverage from a full-time job...

Writer Laura Wheatman Hill pays for a top-tier health plan because it includes good coverage for mental health care — therapy is just $10 a session....

 2022-05-01 12:16 

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Supermarkets are limiting the amount of cooking oil people can buy as the Ukraine war leads to shortages and surging prices...

Supermarket chains across the world are limiting how many bottles of cooking oil shoppers can buy as the Ukraine war causes a shortage....

 2022-05-01 12:07 

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A former tech executive opened a Bali-style private island resort in Panama with a man-made beach because there wasn't one...

Stays during peak season start at $1,350, but that's not stopping any travelers. Bocas Bali has been a hit since it opened seven months ago....

 2022-05-01 11:54 

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A Russian general who commanded electronic warfare units was killed in a strike that killed 100 soldiers, top Ukraine official says...

Maj. Gen. Andrei Simonov was reportedly killed when Ukrainian forces bombarded a Russian command post near the city of Izyum....

 2022-05-01 11:45 

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Homesteaders grow their own food to offset the soaring costs of grocery shopping. Here are some simple ways you can get started — no matter where you live....

Take a few pointers from homesteaders to try and cut costs by growing your own food — without having to live fully off the grid....

 2022-05-01 11:42 

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Two women are suing Google over Fitbit burn injuries, arguing a previous recall should have included the firm's other smartwatch models...

In court filings seen by Insider, the plaintiffs' lawyer said people bought Fitbit devices to 'burn calories, not their skin.'...

 2022-05-01 11:34 

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A Russian 'troll factory' with links to a pro-Trump oligarch is spreading misinformation on TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook, UK government says...

The report states that Russia is engaging in a widespread disinformation campaign from an old factory in St Petersburg....

 2022-05-01 11:30 

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What's old is new again: Some Republicans are trying to restore the pre-Trump era of spending cuts and fiscal restraint...

People can be forgiven if they thought it was 2012 again with Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney calling for overhauling Social Security and Medicare....

 2022-05-01 11:20 

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3 warning signs that the US economy could be headed for a downturn this year...

The economy is nearing a full recovery to pre-pandemic health, but it might not feel that way for shoppers or business owners looking to hire....

 2022-05-01 11:15 

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Too many people think real estate is the best investment. One economist says that's powering the housing crisis....

The Brookings economist Jenny Schuetz outlines the risks of using a home as your main source of wealth....

 2022-05-01 11:14 

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See inside Singapore's A380 first class suite that features a full bed, private bathroom, and large leather armchair...

The ultra-luxurious suite resembles a hotel room and features up to 100 square feet of living space....

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