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A top hospital consultant just laid out what Google could do in healthcare over the next 5 years, from creating a medical-records system to helping form a more functional health system

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Healthcare industry experts are grappling with what role Google will play in healthcare. A presentation from The Advisory Board, titled “How ‘Google Health’ will look in 5 years,” detailed Google’s health ambitions and why the tech giant’s a force to be reckoned with. Among the predictions in the presentation: Google might build an electronic medical […]

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Trump, Pompeo Meet with Russia’s Lavrov

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are meeting Tuesday in Washington with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, with the two nuclear powers discussing the possibility of extending their last remaining major arms control deal. The officials, meeting as Democrats unveiled impeachment charges against Trump, also plan to talk about election security […]

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Justices Seem to Favor Insurers’ Obamacare Claims for $12B

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The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to rule that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. Several justices indicated their agreement with arguments from the insurers that they are entitled to the money under […]

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20 of the biggest box-office flops of the decade, from ‘Green Lantern’ to ‘Dark Phoenix’

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As the decade comes to an end, we looked back at some of the biggest box-office flops of the 2010s. They include superhero movies like “Green Lantern” and “Dark Phoenix,” disastrous animated movies like “Mars Needs Moms,” and atrocious remakes like “Ben-Hur.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The 2010s have delivered plenty of […]

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Here’s how one expert thinks the war over zero-fee online trading could propel US stocks 26% higher next year — and his best trades for taking advantage

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Julian Emanuel of BTIG says another huge year for stocks could be coming as zero-fee online trading encourages investors to move money out of cash and bonds and into equities. Emanuel’s forecast also hinges on a drop in bond prices, as he’s called the bond market “the greatest bubble ever.” Like many experts, Emanuel thinks […]

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Judge Rules for Exxon Mobil in Suit Over Climate Regulations

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Exxon Mobil prevailed Tuesday in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate change regulations could take on its business, with a judge saying the state attorney general’s case didn’t prove the company deceived investors — but also didn’t excuse it of any accountability for global warming. New York Attorney General […]

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Sony’s smash-hit baseball game is headed to Xbox and Nintendo Switch after more than 2 decades as a PlayStation exclusive (SNY)

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Sony‘s best-selling baseball franchise, “MLB the Show,” is no longer a PlayStation-exclusive. Major League Baseball confirmed a multi-year extension of its licensing deal with Sony, and the statement confirmed that the “MLB the Show” franchise will move to new platforms for the first time ever. The broad appeal of Major League Baseball could lead to […]

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Greece Sends Letters to UN over Turkey-Libya Deal

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Greece has sent two letters to the United Nations explaining its objections to a maritime boundary deal between Turkey and Libya and asking for the matter to be taken up by the U.N. Security Council, the government spokesman said Tuesday. The country’s foreign minister also convened a meeting in Athens to brief political party leaders […]

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The 8 worst snubs from the Golden Globes nominations, from ‘Watchmen’ to women directors

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The Golden Globes nominations were announced on Monday. HBO’s critically acclaimed new series, “Watchmen,” was completely shut out. “The Good Place,” and other broadcast network shows, also didn’t land a single nomination. Movies directed by women were snubbed from major categories like picture and director, including “Little Women” and “Hustlers.” Robert De Niro was overlooked […]

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AP Interview: Taiwan May Help if Hong Kong Violence Expands

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Taiwan’s top diplomat said Tuesday that his government stands with Hong Kong citizens pushing for “freedom and democracy,” and would help those displaced from the semi-autonomous Chinese city if Beijing intervenes with greater force to quell the protests. Speaking to The Associated Press in the capital, Taipei, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu was careful to say […]

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Goldman Sachs is set to launch its robo advisor service

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This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. The Wall Street giant will start to offer digital wealth management services to individuals, per the Financial Times. This follows an […]

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Pelosi expected to announce North American trade pact

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, capping a long set of negotiations and presenting U.S. President Donald Trump with a major Capitol Hill win on the very day Democrats are set to announce impeachment their charges against him. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

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Bloomberg Shows Up as climate UN Talks Get Into Tough Phase

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American billionaire and Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg says that the next U.S. president should halt fossil fuel subsidies altogether. Bloomberg, who launched his campaign less than three weeks ago, is attending a United Nations global climate conference in Madrid that is kicking into high gear. Ministers from nearly 200 countries are arriving on Tuesday […]

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The ‘Warren Buffett of bonds’ says the credit cycle has moved ‘past midnight’ — and explains why he’s alarmed about the riskiest corner of the corporate debt market

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Dan Fuss, the long-time manager of Loomis Sayles’ flagship bond fund, is worried about the riskiest corner of the corporate-debt market. In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, Fuss discussed his concerns about the $1.4 trillion leveraged-loan market that services companies with the weakest credit ratings. Click here for more BI Prime stories. “If you […]

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Hong Kong Police Defuse 2 Homemade Bombs on College Campus

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Hong Kong police say they defused two large homemade bombs packed with nails on a college campus. Police say bomb disposal officers rushed to Wah Yan College in Wanchai district Tuesday after a janitor noticed the devices. Monday evening’s discovery is the latest cache of weaponry found during six months of anti-government protests that have […]