Ask Amy: Am I Bridezilla if I ban my fiance’s friend from our wedding?

Dear Amy: My fiance wants to invite “James,” his old college buddy, to our wedding. Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)  James and I had a silly drunken fling prior to my relationship with my fiance. He knows about this and we have come to terms with it. Still, I regret my fling with James. What’s […]

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China’s trade boomed in September, reaffirming the world’s second largest economy is recovering from the pandemic

Summary List Placement China’s trade boomed in September, with imports rising 13.2% year-on-year, easily beating expectations for an increase of 0.3%, while exports rose 9.9% year-on-year. Medical supplies, including personal protective equipment, and electronics fueled the rise in exports. China’s trade surplus with the US fell to 30.75 billion in September down from $34.24 billion […]

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Harriette Cole: We’re exhausted but I’m afraid to hire a helper

DEAR HARRIETTE: I am an entrepreneur with a small business. For several years now, I have worked without an assistant because I just couldn’t afford to have help. Recently, I hired one full-time helper, but I realize I need more help. There is just too much work for this one person to handle. Harriette Cole  […]

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THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

Summary List Placement This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Internet of Medical Things premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with our Connectivity & Tech Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. Healthcare providers have been turning to the […]

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LIVE: The best Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals available now include an $850 MacBook Air and an $80 Kindle Paperwhite

 Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day 2020 is finally here — bringing more than 1 million deals to Amazon Prime subscribers. The sale runs over a 48-hour period from October 13 through October 14.  Prime members will find big discounts on Amazon devices, 4K TVs, laptops, kitchen appliances, and more […]

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Baby delivered after pregnant woman fatally shot in Jeffery Manor: police

A 35-year-old woman who was eight months pregnant was fatally shot Oct. 13, 2020, in the 2100 block of East 95th Street, but doctors were able to deliver her baby who remains in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital. | Sun-Times file photo The woman was eight months pregnant and doctors were able to deliver […]

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Miss Manners: Her baby registry is full of inappropriate items

DEAR MISS MANNERS: My sister-in-law is having her first child. She has emailed family and friends a link to her registry for items she feels she needs for her coming baby boy. On the list are items like new dish sets for the family, a car rooftop storage box, a very expensive baby/toddler cart that […]

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UK unemployment hits 3-year high in August, as COVID-19 sees nearly 3 million people claim jobless benefits

Summary List Placement UK unemployment jumped to its highest rate in over three years, rising to 4.5% in the three months to August. Nearly 3 million people claimed jobless benefits in September, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics. The jobs data was worse than the 4.3% rise economists had expected. The […]

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Mexico says one of its citizens was subjected to a non-consensual surgery in ICE detention

Summary List Placement The Mexican government says it is consulting with a lawyer about a possible class-action lawsuit after it says one of its citizens underwent an unauthorized surgery while detained by US immigration authorities. In an October 10 statement, Mexico’s foreign ministry said a woman held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at a facility […]

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Voters in Georgia waited hours at the polls on the state’s first day of early voting in the November election

Summary List Placement Voters across Georgia waited in hours-long lines on the first days of early voting on Monday.  Almost 7.6 million Georgians are registered to vote in the November election. Many have requested absentee ballots — at least 1.5 million – but for those voting in person, the first day of early voting meant […]

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Riley HR in 9th leads Braves past Dodgers 5-1 in NLCS opener

Atlanta Braves fans were still doing tomahawk-chop chants as they filed out of the stadium, real people who replaced the cardboard cutouts players got so accustomed to this season. One game, but a big boost for the Braves in their first National League Championship Series since 2001. Austin Riley led off the ninth inning with […]

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Margot’s homer, catch highlight Rays’ 4-2 win over Astros

Back in the ballpark where he started his big league career, Manuel Margot of the Tampa Bay Rays had a breakout game in the AL Championship Series with a three-run home run and a spectacular catch while tumbling over a wall in right field. Asked which was bigger in the 4-2 victory against the Houston […]

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Google Cloud partner SADA Systems just had its best two quarters ever and says that GCP is becoming the ‘cloud of choice’

Summary List Placement SADA Systems, a Google Cloud partner, says its booked about $650 million in total contract value for Google Cloud deals so far this year. While Google Cloud still trails behind its rivals AWS and Microsoft, SADA Systems president and CEO Tony Safoian said that he has seen it start to become the “cloud […]

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A ‘Glassdoor for Venture Capital’ just launched in the UK to bring greater transparency to the startup ecosystem

Summary List Placement Landscape, a new website that lets founders leave reviews for VCs, has launched with more than 700 reviews already on the platform.  The site hopes to be the ‘Glassdoor for Venture Capital’ and bring some much needed transparency to the venture space. There have been other similar attempts in the past with […]

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Walmart’s competing Prime Day sale is live now: A $49 Instant Pot and $500 Echelon exercise bike lead the best deals

 Summary List Placement Walmart’s ‘Big Save Event’ is live now, offering huge savings on Instant Pots and TVs, preceding Amazon Prime Day 2020, which starts on October 13. Walmart’s Big Save Event not only lasts longer than Amazon’s 48-hour event, but also offers more in-store pickup locations. The best Walmart deal right now is The […]

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