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 2019-09-16 16:33 

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More than half of teens say they're 'afraid' and 'angry' about climate change — and 1 in 4 of them are doing something about it...

Over half of US teens are afraid of climate change, according to a new Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation survey . Over half feel "angry" and "motivated," and around a quarter have taken some sort of action in protest. A major cl...

 2019-09-16 16:20 

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A Marine tore up distant targets while laying on his back and shooting backwards over his shoulder with the help of this new weapons tech...

The US Army will begin fielding new night vision goggles and an integrated weapons sight next week, when the technology will be delivered to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley in Kansas, the Army announced Monday. The...

 2019-09-16 16:18 

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The biggest oil-supply disruption in history has upended the entire energy market. These 3 drivers could dictate what happens next....

Attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil-production facilities over the weekend triggered the biggest-ever disruption to the commodity's supplies. The attacks also revealed how vulnerable investors had become to a geopolitical shock stemming from the oil mar...

 2019-09-16 16:08 

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Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used in attacks on oil plants and that the attacks did not originate in Yemen...

Saudi Arabia on Monday said Iranian weapons were used in strikes on two of its major oil facilities that have caused oil prices to surge. Houthi rebels in Yemen, who are allied with Iran, claimed responsibility for the attack. But a spokesman for the Saud...

 2019-09-16 16:00 

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In an 'I am Spartacus' moment, Birmingham Weather Office staff members refused to reveal who wrote the tweet contradicting Trump's incorrect Hurricane Dorian forecast...

On September 1, Trump said that Hurricane Dorian was headed to Alabama . It wasn't. A staffer at National Weather Service's office in Birmingham set the record straight in a tweet. Employees told the New York Times that they still stand behind the...

 2019-09-16 15:44 

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The new iPhone software update is already catching apps like Facebook being shady...

Users who download iOS 13 , the latest iPhone software update, are getting notifications that apps like Facebook are harvesting their data using Bluetooth and other background app activity. iOS 13 , which launches this week, promises a slew of new privacy...

 2019-09-16 15:11 

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Russia hacked the FBI to prevent the bureau from being able to track Russian spies in the US...

Russian operatives hacked into the FBI's communication systems beginning in 2010 as part of a broad effort to monitor and cripple the bureau's surveillance of Russian spies in the US, Yahoo News reported . The move enabled the Russians to evade be...

 2019-09-16 15:10 

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GM's proposed deal with the UAW actually looks pretty good for Trump (GM)...

The United Auto Workers' nearly 50,000 GM members are on strike. President Trump was a wildcard in the walkout decision. He's jawboned GM's leadership before, focusing on factory closings. But GM has offered to bring a new vehicle and battery ...

 2019-09-16 14:33 

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US strike on Iran would be disastrous for the region — and likely for the US...

The US is claiming that the Islamic Republic is responsible for attacks on Saudi state-owned oil giant Saudia Aramco ahead of its IPO. Houthi rebels supported by Iran in Yemen's civil war claimed responsibility for the attack. The Saturday attack on t...

 2019-09-16 14:10 

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13 of the biggest box-office flops of 2019 so far...

Actor Matthew McConaughey has been the biggest box-office loser this year, with more than one notable flop. Even superhero movies aren't immune to the box-office blues. The "X-Men" movie "Dark Phoenix" and the "Hellboy" reboot ...

 2019-09-16 14:06 

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Las Vegas Aces player hits incredible, 38-foot, game-winning shot on a stolen pass in a chaotic finish...

The Las Vegas Aces eliminated the Chicago Sky in the WNBA playoffs in a wild, last-second finish. With less than 10 seconds remaining, trailing by one, Aces forward Dearica Hamby intercepted a pass near mid-court, then launched a running, 38-foot shot tha...

 2019-09-16 14:06 

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The director of 'Hustlers' said the movie's superstar cameo brought tears to her eyes while filming it...

"Hustlers" director Lorene Scafaria explained how she pulled off the movie's surprise cameo. "It brought tears to my eyes," she said about shooting the scene. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Warning: Spoilers be...

 2019-09-16 14:00 

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Trump confirms the death of Osama bin Laden's youngest son Hamza, who took up terrorism to 'avenge' his father...

The New York Times and NBC News have reported that Hamza bin Laden, the son of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in the past two years. The New York Times reported that the US was involved in his death, although it's not yet clear what that...

 2019-09-16 13:55 

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Boris Johnson forced to cancel Luxembourg press conference due to deafening boos from protesters...

Boris Johnson forced to abandon press conference in Luxembourg due to protests. The UK prime minister was due to field questions from journalists following meetings with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel. Ho...

 2019-09-16 13:44 

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Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making the US 'Saudi Arabia's b----' with his response to the oil field attacks...

President Donald Trump said he was "waiting to hear from" Saudi Arabia on the culprit of Saturday's drone attacks on two Saudi oil plants, "and under what terms we would proceed!" Many national-security experts noted that this looks li...

 2019-09-16 13:41 

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'The Goldfinch' is the biggest box-office bomb of the year...

Warner Bros.' "The Goldfinch" made $2.6 million domestically over the weekend, the worst box-office debut of the year for a movie opening in over 2,500 theaters. The movie cost $45 million to make, so it will struggle to earn back its budget. ...

 2019-09-16 13:00 

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Trump wants to ban flavored vapes, but that might just worsen the vaping lung injury crisis...

President Trump announced last Wednesday that he is pushing for a ban of flavored e-cigarettes in the US. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to finalize the so-called "compliance policy" in the coming weeks. Eliminating flavored...

 2019-09-16 13:00 

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Inside the US military's $223 million 'doomsday plane,' capable of surviving a nuclear blast...

If there ever were a nuclear war and all US military ground communication was destroyed, the US Air Force keeps a E-4B "Nightwatch,"; nicknamed the " doomsday plane," on alert 24/7. The $223 million militarized Boeing 747 is designed to sur...

 2019-09-16 12:26 

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Trump dubiously takes credit for US energy independence from Saudi Arabia, as oil prices spike after drone attack...

President Trump Monday said that the US was no longer dependent on Middle Eastern oil, a reference to recent, destabilizing attacks on a Saudi production facility. "Because we have done so well with Energy over the last few years (thank you, Mr. Presi...

 2019-09-16 12:06 

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'He's a businessman': One of Hong Kong's most prominent activists is urging Trump to back the pro-democracy movement and prevent a 'nightmare' for the world economy...

Activist Joshua Wong is set to meet with US lawmakers and testify before Congress on Tuesday about the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong....

 2019-09-16 11:24 

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The Saudi drone attack took out a known weak spot in the supply chain with low-tech weapons that Saudi was powerless to stop...

Saudi Aramco officials said Sunday that 5 million barrels per day had been affected, carving a 5%-sized hole in the world's total oil supply....

 2019-09-16 11:20 

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The world's oil producers keep a massive amount of capacity in reserve. But it's almost all in Saudi Arabia and the drone attack messed with that too....

The drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil plants didn't just halve the country's production and send the price of oil rocketing. They also harmed the country's spare production capacity, which can produce some 2 million barrels a day and use...

 2019-09-16 11:20 

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Apple is fighting a $14.4 billion tax battle against the EU...

In 2016 the European Commission ordered Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes, saying rulings in Ireland had artificially reduced its payments....

 2019-09-16 11:19 

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A website selling unofficial Trump campaign merch stole and edited a reality TV star's picture to make it look like he was wearing a MAGA 2020 hat...

"Love Island" contestant Rykard Jenkins' image was used on the internet by Trump campaigners without his permission. A fan from California sent him the doctored photo, which was being used on a website called Conservative News Daily . His face...

 2019-09-16 11:15 

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Trump officials claim that satellite imagery and the direction of the Saudi oil field attack prove that Iran was to blame...

US officials have revealed evidence that they claim indicates likely Iranian responsibility for Saturday's attack on two major oil fields in eastern Saudi Arabia. President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the US is "locked and loaded" in resp...

 2019-09-16 10:22 

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Satellite photos show scale of destruction at Saudi oil field hit by drone attacks which put global markets in chaos...

Reacting to the attack on the Saudi Aramco plant, oil prices hit a six-month high on Monday, with prices spiking 20% when markets opened....

 2019-09-16 09:51 

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Joe Biden says white people 'can never fully understand' racism during visit to black church...

Former Vice President Joe Biden visited an African-American church in Birmingham, Alabama, and said white people "can never fully understand" institutional racism in the US. He was visiting the church on the 56th anniversary of a Ku Klux Klan bomb...

 2019-09-16 08:17 

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Oil spiked a record 20% on the sudden attack to Saudi Arabian oil supplies...

Brent crude oil hovered at about 8% higher on Monday morning, heading for the sharpest rise in almost three years....

 2019-09-16 07:57 

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Boris Johnson called 'Trumpian' and 'infantile' by EU figures after he compares Brexit to the Hulk smashing out of his chains...

UK prime minister Boris Johnson labeled "Trumpian" by a senior European Union figure after comparing Britain's Brexit struggles to the Hulk smashing out of his chains. "The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets," Johnson told the Ma...

 2019-09-16 05:29 

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Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police...

One of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy activists is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas to the city's police forces. Joshua Wong is testifying before Congress on Tuesday and told Business Insider he hopes to urge lawmakers to help pre...

 2019-09-16 05:11 

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The strike on Saudi Arabian oil has sent prices soaring with no signs of de-escalation...

The price of Brent oil has surged more than 10% after an aerial attack on Saudi Arabia's oil production slashed global output. While the country is working on getting its two refineries back online, it could take weeks before its rate of production is...

 2019-09-16 04:59 

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Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, files for bankruptcy as part of a major settlement...

The company declared bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments suing it over the US opioid epidemic....

 2019-09-16 02:20 

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Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in response to attack on Saudi oil supply...

Iran has denied allegations that it was behind the attack and a senior Iranian military official said the country was prepared for a...

 2019-09-15 22:58 

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Attack that wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production came from Iran, US official says...

The attack on two major Saudi oil facilities that knocked out half of the country's oil production appears to have come from Iran instead of the Yemeni Houthi group that claimed it, a senior US official told Reuters. The unnamed official said there we...

 2019-09-15 18:08 

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19 US federal officials have been impeached in history — here are the craziest reasons why...

Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates have been calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. That's coming after The New York Times reported on a former college classmate of Kavanaugh's who tried to tip off US s...

 2019-09-15 17:43 

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Ilhan Omar responded to the son of a 9/11 victim who criticized her in his speech at Ground Zero...

Rep. Ilhan Omar defended her comments after she was directly criticized during a commemoration ceremony for the 9/11 terrorist attacks at Ground Zero held last week. After an observer who lost his mother in the attacks took aim at a part of a speech she d...

 2019-09-15 17:06 

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These 'kamikaze' drones are believed to be the culprits of the attacks on 2 Saudi oil fields. Here's what we know about them....

Yemen's Houthi rebel group claims to have orchestrated the drone strike on two Saudi state-run oil refineries that temporarily stalled production on 5% of the world's crude oil. A United Nations Security Council report from January details the typ...

 2019-09-15 16:41 

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Drones wiped out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production — and it could lead to higher gas prices (WTI)...

A drone strike that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production could lead to higher oil prices globally, according to analysts. The production shutdown amounts to about 5% of the world's daily production of crude oil, or roughly 5 million b...

 2019-09-15 16:17 

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Democrats are demanding Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment over a new sexual misconduct allegation...

The New York Times reported Saturday that a former college classmate of Kavanaugh tried to tip off US senators and the FBI last year to another previously unreported sexual misconduct allegation. Democratic lawmakers and 2020 hopefuls called for Kavanaugh...

 2019-09-15 16:00 

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A mathematical technique originally developed to help build the atomic bomb is now used to figure out how much CEO pay packages are worth — like with Elon Musk...

The method involves thousands of computer simulations of a company's stock price. It was developed to understand how nuclear explosions work....

 2019-09-15 15:02 

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Trump said Brett Kavanaugh 'should start suing people' over new sexual harassment allegation...

President Donald Trump tweeted in support for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a new allegation of sexual harassment surfaced against him. Trump railed against Democrats and the media hours after The New York Times reported Saturday that a form...

 2019-09-15 14:30 

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Anti-poachers armed with guns and dogs are battling the illegal rhino trade in Africa. They're ready to kill for it....

Poaching is on the rise across southern Africa, as more rhino horns, elephant tusks, pangolin, and lion parts are bought and sold on the black market. Civilian anti-poaching forces, armed with guns , helicopters, bulletproof vests, night-vision goggles, a...

 2019-09-15 14:00 

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Here's what 500 American business owners say the trade war is doing to them — including a collapse in hiring...

Trade tensions affect potential job growth, according to the latest UBS Investor Watch Pulse survey. Fewer US business owners indicated that they plan to increase hiring, when compared to last quarter. More broadly speaking, close to 70% of 500 business o...

 2019-09-15 13:34 

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In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction...

In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insects can thrive without sunlight,...

 2019-09-15 13:00 

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Meet the camels, Beluga spy whales, and other animals who serve in militaries around the world...

Animals have been used in battle for centuries — from Hannibal's Alps-crossing elephants to World War I messenger pigeons, they have played a vital role in wars over the centuries. While technology has phased many animals out of service, there a...

 2019-09-15 12:54 

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Germany's considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers...

German politicians are considering raising taxes on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health. Progressive politicians support raising the VAT on meat from 7% to 19% — the level at which all other foods are taxed. ...

 2019-09-15 12:41 

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President Donald Trump owns more than $122 million in personal real estate — here's a look at his penthouse and beachfront mansions...

Donald Trump owns eight properties in his personal real-estate portfolio across the US and West Indies. Here's a closer look at all of them....

 2019-09-15 10:10 

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8 influencers whose side-by-side photos prove Instagram isn't real life...

The "Instagram vs. reality" trend started as a way for people to remind their followers not to believe everything they see on social media. For every perfectly-angled, edited, glamorous shot, there are at least a dozen less flattering versions. Ce...

 2019-09-15 07:55 

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The Lib Dems call for Britain's 'disaster ridden' railways to be overhauled in order to save the planet...

The Liberal Democrats call for UK railways to be overhauled. The anti-Brexit party says not enough Brits use trains because they are expensive and not fit for purpose under the "disaster ridden" Conservative government. Just 8% of people in the UK...

 2019-09-15 07:37 

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David Cameron says Boris Johnson backed Brexit to 'help his political career' and lied during the campaign...

The former prime minister says Johnson backed Brexit because he wanted to be the...

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