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Republicans in Impeachment Probe Want to Question Biden’s Son, Whistleblower

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Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have submitted a list of witnesses they want to testify in the Democrat-led House impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, and it includes former Vice President Joe Biden’s son and the anonymous whistleblower whose allegations triggered the inquiry. The ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Devin […]

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People say life insurance should cover 10 times your income, but as a financial adviser I can tell you that isn’t always enough

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Many life insurance experts say you should purchase 10 times your income in term life insurance coverage. As a financial adviser, however, I tend to believe that’s not nearly enough. While term life insurance coverage is meant to replace your income if you pass away, don’t forget to account for future college tuition, family debts, […]

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UN: Deadly Iraq Protests Risk Spiraling Out of Control

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A U.N. agency is urging the Iraqi government to address the grievances of its people or risk that the ongoing deadly protests across the country could spiral even further out of control. Since anti-government protests began Oct. 1, the U.N. Human Rights Office has documented 269 deaths and at least 8,000 injuries, including among members […]

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A former WeWork employee is suing over Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion golden parachute

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A former employee is taking WeWork to court over cofounder Adam Neumann’s reported $1.7 billion golden parachute. Natalie Sojka’s lawsuit accuses Neumann and other WeWork directors of benefiting themselves at the expense of minority shareholders as their actions have “eviscerated” the value of WeWork stock and stock options. “It is beyond comprehension why Neumann would […]

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Twelve teams reportedly paid $25 million each to join a new esports league around one of the biggest games in the world — here’s everything you need to know about Call of Duty League (ATVI)

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Activision Blizzard will launch the Call of Duty League with 12 teams in January 2020. Call of Duty League franchise owners paid $25 million or more to secure their place in the Call of Duty League, according to ESPN. “Call of Duty” is a perennial best-seller with yearly releases that draw in millions of players. […]

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The world’s first hybrid cruise ship is currently on its maiden voyage, an 18-day trip to Antarctica with 450 guests onboard. Here’s a look inside.

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Hurtigruten, a Norwegian expedition cruise company, unveiled the world’s first hybrid cruise ship earlier this year. It is currently on its maiden voyage to Antarctica with 450 passengers aboard. The vessel, MS Roald Amundsen, runs on low sulfur diesel fuel that is supported by battery packs, cutting emissions by 20%. But it’s not all science […]

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Amazon’s wildly popular video game streaming service, Twitch, is bleeding: These are all the stars who have left for competing services (MSFT, AMZN, GOOGL)

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Amazon owns and operates Twitch, the biggest live video streaming service in the world. Starting in August, Twitch’s most popular streamers started making deals with Amazon’s competition — most notably, Microsoft-owned Mixer. Since Tyler “Ninja” Blevins left Twitch, a steady stream of other high-profile names have left the service for competitors. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]

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Abusive South Korean Facility Exported Children

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A South Korean facility that kidnapped and abused children and the disabled for a generation was also shipping children overseas for adoption, part of a massive profit-seeking enterprise that thrived by exploiting those trapped within its walls, The Associated Press has found. The AP, which previously exposed a government cover-up at Brothers Home and a […]

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A YouTuber launched a viral campaign to plant 20 million trees by 2020. Here’s the list of prominent people who have donated, including Elon Musk, Jeffree Star, and other tech CEOs and YouTube personalities

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YouTube star MrBeast recently launched a campaign to raise money to plant 20 million trees in honor of reaching 20 million subscribers on the video-sharing platform. The #TeamTrees campaign has raised nearly $13 million already (at a dollar a tree) with support from the Arbor Day Foundation and more than 600 influencers. Here are some […]

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Iran Defends Its Decision to Block UN Atomic Inspector

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Iran defended on Saturday its decision to block an U.N. inspector from a nuclear site last week. A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency, Behrouz Kamalvandi, said that the Iranian government “legally speaking” had done nothing wrong in stopping the female inspector from touring its Natanz nuclear facility on Oct. 28. Iran alleges the inspector tested […]

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‘We’re going to have to have a severe recession if we’re ever going to build a viable economy’: Here’s why one market expert says the US is doomed to default on its debt no matter what

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Peter Schiff, the outspoken CEO and president of Euro Pacific Capital, thinks the gargantuan amount of debt the US is carrying is primed to default. He calls repayment “impossible” and sees this mess ending in either an “honest” or “dishonest” default. Click here for more BI Prime stories. For one reason or another, the towering […]

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Cambodian Opposition Figure Sam Rainsy Lands in Malaysia

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Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy landed in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday after promising to return home to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen. “Keep up the hope. We are on the right track,” Rainsy said on arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in a message to supporters. “Democracy will […]

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How Data Privacy Laws are Changing

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The California Consumer Privacy Act may set the stage for stricter laws in other states around the collection of personal information. From the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, Nov. 8-11, San Francisco read more >>> Source:: Realtor.org