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Massachusetts rep calls 21 Republicans ‘cowards’ for voting against honoring law enforcement working during the Capitol riot

Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern called some of his GOP colleagues "cowards" in an interview with WBZ-TV. 21 House Republicans voted against honoring law enforcement who worked during the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. "There's something that's terribly wrong with the Republican party," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Massachusetts Rep.…

Trading the Fed, plus insights from a 99th-percentile fund manager

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Investing stories from deputy editor Joe Ciolli. Please subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Hello and welcome to Insider Investing. I'm Joe Ciolli, and I'm here to guide you through the current market and investing landscape. Here's what's on the docket:…

Texas power companies automatically raised the temperature of customers’ smart thermostats in the middle of a heatwave

Texas power companies remotely adjusted the temperature of customers' smart thermometers, KHOU 11 reported. Customers had unknowingly enrolled in a promotion letting companies raise the temperature to save energy. Texas regulators asked residents last week to conserve energy amid an early summer heat wave. See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas power companies heated…

Chris Christie states ‘very little was achieved’ throughout Biden’s journey to Europe, however ‘no damage was done’

Chris Christie says that "not much was accomplished, but no damage was done" during Biden's trip. The G-7, NATO, and Geneva summits were Biden's first international meetings since taking office. While in Geneva, Biden had a long-awaited meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Former GOP…

World Bank declines El Salvador demand for aid on bitcoin application

Please try another search EconomyJun 16, 2021 09:27PM ET 2/2 © Reuters. El Salvador's Finance Minister Alejandro Zelaya speaks during a news conference in San Salvador, El Salvador June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas 2/2 By Nelson Renteria and Rodrigo Campos SAN SALVADOR/NEW YORK (Reuters) -The World Bank said on Wednesday it could not assist El…

Exclusive-China to reveal difficult brand-new guidelines for personal tutoring sector-sources

Please try another search EconomyJun 16, 2021 09:10PM ET © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Children leave a school in the Shekou area of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China April 20, 2021. REUTERS/David Kirton/File Photo By Julie Zhu HONG KONG (Reuters) -China is poised to unveil a much tougher than anticipated crackdown on the country's $120 billion private…

Digital euro may draw away 8%of banks’ deposits

Please try another search EconomyJun 15, 2021 09:20PM ET © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, March 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - A digital euro could suck away 8% of euro zone banks' customer deposits, analysts at Morgan Stanley (NYSE:) have estimated,…

Can Lucy Dacus Ever Go Home Again?

In June of 2020, Lucy Dacus returned to her hometown of Richmond, Virginia for the first time since moving to Philadelphia. It had only been a few months, but she no longer recognized what she saw. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, throngs of Richmond residents were protesting police violence in the streets and…

15 Movies Turning 20 in 2021

You know you’re starting to feel old when movies you loved — even went out to buy them on DVD — are turning 20. From cult classics like Donnie Darko to what was just the first chapter of the wildly successful The Fast and Furious franchise, each film defines a cultural moment in its own…

A Brave Group Finished The Nurburgring 24 hr In A Dacia Logan

The 24 Hours of Nurburgring presents many unique challenges. There’s the difficult nature of the track itself, the erratic weather the region experiences, and of course, the sheer mix of car performance. You have well-funded teams fielding the latest GT3 cars, sharing a fast, narrow track with things like old 3-series BMWs. Tidy traffic management…

HKS Has Currently Supercharged The Brand-new Toyota GR86

The Japanese tuner has wasted no time in overhauling the new GR86, adding a supercharger, new suspension and more The Toyota GR86 was only revealed a couple of months ago, but already, HKS has radically overhauled the GT86 replacement. The headline part is a new ‘GT2’ supercharger unit, looking particularly resplendent with its carbon-clad inlet…

The New BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe Balances Out A Huge Grille With More Doors

BMW has revealed a four-door 'coupe' version of the new 4-series, available with up to 359bhp There’s a new version of the BMW 4-series, and yes, that means we will have to briefly talk about the big grille. Is it just us, or does it look better mated to the four-door body of this ‘G26’…

This Instant Eyelift Serum May Start Working in Just 90 Seconds

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. If money and safety were no issue, many shoppers would potentially indulge in some sort of cosmetic treatment — or at least read up on pricey products that have similar effects. There are numerous pesky problems that haunt…

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The 15 Finest Early Amazon Prime Day Offers on Books (and an Audible Membership)

Courtesy When you think about Prime Day deals, chances are you think about Instant Pots, televisions, and dirt-cheap Alexa devices. But behind every flashy gadget deal is a lesser-known sale you can’t afford to miss. Because Prime Day isn’t just about tech or cookware—it also means seriously slashed prices on books. The jury’s still out…

Canadiens positive without coach getting in Video game 4 versus Golden Knights

The Montreal Canadiens say a change to their coaching staff in the middle of the postseason should not hinder their chances of reaching the Stanley Cup Final.Assistant Luke Richardson was an emergency replacement Friday for coach Dominique Ducharme, who earlier in the day tested positive for COVID-19 and was isolated from the team hours before…

Chyna Was a Titan of Fumbling. Joanie Laurer Was a More Complex Female.

In the 1990s, on the tail of the Golden Age of professional wrestling, there seemed to be an endless string of high-profile men that cycled in and out of the ring. But unlike anyone before, there was only one athlete like Chyna. Joanie Laurer, who performed under the name Chyna from 1997 to 2011, was…

Joseph Fiennes On the Minute Every Handmaid’s Tale Fan Has Actually Been Waiting For– Including Him

To watch The Handmaid's Tale is to wish a violent death on Fred Waterford. In a show devoted to deconstructing toxic masculinity and right-wing extremism, Joseph Fiennes's smug, self-aggrandizing Waterford embodies both. Even as a prisoner across the Canadian border, Waterford remains convinced of his own importance and power, and bristles at the mere suggestion…

Prince William ‘Tossed Harry Out’ After Meghan Bullying Claims: Report

Family feud. A new book excerpt claims Prince William and Prince Harry‘s rift deepened following allegations that Meghan Markle bullied a palace employee during her time as a working member of the royal family. New details about the bullying allegations were published in U.K. newspaper The Times on Saturday, June 19, as part of an…

The very best laptop computer offers throughout Amazon Prime Day 2021, plus early discount rates you can currently go shopping

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more.Amazon Prime Day 2021 is fast approaching, and we're already seeing significant deals on laptops. The annual shopping holiday will take place on June 21 and 22, making it a great opportunity to snag a new laptop, whether it's for school,…

More moms and dads of handicapped grownups speak up about Victoria charity at centre of examinations

Cyndie Bourke was at work in Victoria one night in early 2018 when she received a text message from her daughter Taryn: "I signed the papers." She was referring to was a consent form for residential care at a home operated by the Garth Homer Society.Cyndie Bourke says she was only allowed supervised visits with…

Pence independently stated he was ‘happy’ of financial consultant Gary Cohn for blasting Trump over action to Charlottesville rally, book states

Gary Cohn was "alarmed" by Trump's response to the Charlottesville rally, according to a new book. Mike Pence reportedly praised Cohn after the economic advisor "unloaded" on Trump over the rally. WSJ reporter Michael C. Bender chronicled Trump's first term and what led to his 2020 loss. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics…

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More moms and dads of handicapped grownups speak up about Victoria charity at centre of examinations

Cyndie Bourke was at work in Victoria one night in early 2018 when she received a text message from her daughter Taryn: "I signed the papers." She was referring to was a consent form for residential care at a home operated by the Garth Homer Society.Cyndie Bourke says she was only allowed supervised visits with…

Black staff members knock Ontario Civil service for widespread, systemic bigotry

Five employees of Ontario Public Service who are Black say they've been excluded from dozens of opportunities to move up, denied overtime and sick days and suffered demeaning comments because of the organization's systemic racism.Glendon Thomas, a sergeant at Toronto South Detention Centre, says systemic anti-Black racism is widespread throughout the Ontario jail. (Keith Whelan/CBC)On…

The 15 Finest Early Amazon Prime Day Offers on Books (and an Audible Membership)

Courtesy When you think about Prime Day deals, chances are you think about Instant Pots, televisions, and dirt-cheap Alexa devices. But behind every flashy gadget deal is a lesser-known sale you can’t afford to miss. Because Prime Day isn’t just about tech or cookware—it also means seriously slashed prices on books. The jury’s still out…

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Olympics-Manuel brings U.S. swimming trials to motivating end

(Reuters) - The United States Olympic swimming trials wrapped up on Sunday with Simone Manuel winning the 50 metres freestyle to snatch a spot in Tokyo after missing out in the 100 metres free, which she won at the 2016 Rio Games.Also earning a Tokyo ticket in the final night of action in Omaha was…

Bulldog Breakdown: Interview with Clovis High softball head coach Mike Noel

Yahoo SportsDoc Rivers, Joel Embiid raise doubts about their confidence in Ben Simmons after Game 7 lossWhen asked, Rivers said "I don't know" if Simmons can be a point guard on a championship team.3h agoNBC Sports PhiladelphiaNBA playoffs: Ben Simmons passes up easiest shot in historyBen Simmons' reluctance to contribute has become historically bad, and…

New Hawaii baseball coach Rich Hill has enthusiasm for video game, the ocean

Jun. 20—There is no doubt the new University of Hawaii baseball coach is a stand-up guy.Two years ago, Rich Hill competed in the Maui 2 Molokai Challenge, a stand-up paddleboard competition spanning 27 miles. It took Hill about 51 /2 hours to navigate the downwind course across the Pailolo Channel."Hey, I'm grinding, and guys like…