Pelosi and Schumer ditched the secret COVID-19 stimulus plan they sent direct to Mitch McConnell when they publicly backed the $908 bipartisan package instead

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer abandoned a secretive COVID-19 stimulus proposal when they publicly backed a $908 billion bipartisan bill.  The pair had quietly taken a proposal directly to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night, The Washington Post reported.   Its details were unclear, with Schumer […]

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These 5 factors are fueling a massive transformation in banking

Summary List Placement This is a preview of recent Banking research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more banking and finance coverage with Banking Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analysis to your inbox. Want more Banking research? Here’s how to get access: Sign up for Banking Pro, Business Insider Intelligence’s […]

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China is already targeting Joe Biden and his team, a top US intelligence official warned, calling it an attack ‘on steroids’

Summary List Placement China has already started targeting President-elect Joe Biden and his team, a top US intelligence official warned Wednesday. Speaking on a panel at the Aspen Institute’s virtual Cyber Summit, Bill Evanina, director of the US National Counterintelligence and Security Center, said his agency had expected the attack, and that China is conducting […]

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10 digital media companies that are hot acquisition targets, including TheSkimm and FuboTV

Summary List Placement With two of the best-known names in digital media — BuzzFeed and HuffPost — now united, speculation abounds as to which digital media outlets might be acquired next.   BuzzFeed insiders say the company is looking to acquire more companies. Meanwhile, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies and private equity firms are also circling the sector. […]

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Amazon PS5 customers who got Nerf guns and air fryers instead of the PS5s they ordered are now being sent replacement consoles

Summary List Placement Amazon UK customers whose PlayStation 5 pre-orders never arrived are now being offered replacement consoles. On November 19, the console’s UK launch day, dozens of shoppers took to social media to say their PS5 consoles never arrived despite being marked as delivered by Amazon. Some said they instead received random products, including […]

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Walmart has tons of deals for Cyber Monday 2020 — here are the best ones available now, plus everything you need to know

  Summary List Placement If you’re hoping to shop online and save big during Cyber Monday 2020, you’ll definitely want to shop Walmart’s deals. While it often plays second fiddle to Best Buy, Target, and Amazon, Walmart offers some of the best deals on TVs, electronics, and kitchen appliances. In fact, the retail giant often […]

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Biden will leave decision about who gets the coronavirus vaccine first up to public health experts and scientists, his COVID-19 advisor says

Summary List Placement Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board, told CNN  on Friday that public health experts and scientists will decide who among the groups that will be prioritized will get it first when a limited supply of vaccine is available.  “That’s where it gets a bit more political and, […]

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The Supreme Court refused to get involved in the case of a Louisiana pastor who ignored the governor’s order banning large gatherings

Summary List Placement US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Friday declined to hear a petition brought forth by a Louisiana pastor who claimed Gov. John Bel Edwards’ order meant to stem the spread of COVID-19 was in violation of his First Amendment rights.  In the spring, Tony Spell the pastor at the Life Tabernacle […]

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Rep. Jim Clyburn says that Biden should select more Black appointees for high-ranking administration posts

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress and a close ally of Joe Biden, said that the president-elect has fallen short in nominating Black figures to top positions in the administration, according to The Hill. Clyburn, the House Majority Whip, said in a recent interview with […]

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Amazon’s Leap Into Healthcare

Summary List Placement Healthcare organizations are contending with a population that’s growing sicker, heightened spending, and shifting consumer demands for fast and convenient services. Big tech companies have stepped in to alleviate or solve some of these issues, bridging technological gaps that give health organization partners the opportunity to realize cost savings and bolster their […]

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‘The Witcher’ by Henry Cavill scores high with the public despite reviews

Despite mixed reviews from critics, the Netflix series by Henry Cavill, The Witcher, scores big among the public in the United States. Earlier this month, Henry Cavill’s new Netflix show debuted and generated a mixed reaction from critics. The show currently has a 56% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes from critics, but has a 93% […]

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Do you want to start the new year? StarFlyer is giving away tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. – An attraction from International Drive hopes that you will start the new year with them. The Orlando StarFlyer organizes the New Year’s Eve party “The Soaring 20’s” on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. on January 1. The attraction, a 450-foot swing ride in Icon Park, promises a live DJ, food, […]

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Tottenham fans name the 13 transfer goals to replace Kieran Trippier as a right-back

After a summer that Kieran Trippier left Tottenham Hotspur to move to Atletico Madrid, fans urge Jose Mourinho to invest in a new right-back. It’s been two and a half years since Kyle Walker left Spurs for Manchester City. Serge Aurier was signed by Paris Saint-Germain as the successor to the England international. Kyle Walker-Peters […]

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Vancouver Canucks Season is Weird so Far

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” –Hunter S. Thompson For the Vancouver Canucks, “weird” is usually an epithet for unlucky bounces, identical twins, or the occasional goaltender. As the NHL comes back from the season’s break, it’s worth looking at some of the Vancouver Canucks season weird numbers, events, or just coincidences […]

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Lily Tomlin arrested in D.C. during climate change protest led by costar Jane Fonda

Following in the footsteps of her Grace and Frankie costars, Lily Tomlin is the latest to get arrested outside the Capitol during climate change protests led by her Netflix series counterpart, Jane Fonda. The arrest, which can be seen below, happened Friday during the 12th week of climate protests organized by Fonda. Tomlin was among […]

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