A woman who unwittingly helped assassinate Kim Jong Un’s half-brother said she did it to be a YouTube star ⁠— and could have died too if she hadn’t washed her hands so quickly

A woman who unwittingly helped assassinate Kim Jong Un’s half-brother said she did it...

A composite image showing the assassination (left) of Kim Jong Nam (also seen top-right in a file photo), and Siti Aisyah (bottom-right), who has discussed her role in the incident.Reuters/Fuji TV/AP/Business Insider Siti Aisyah, one of the two women involved in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, spoke to the Mail on Sunday newspaper about…
Lyft says it will turn a profit a year ahead of schedule — and the stock is exploding higher (LYFT)

Lyft says it will turn a profit a year ahead of schedule — and...

Shutterstock Lyft cofounders Logan Green and John Zimmer said on Tuesday that they expected the company to be profitable by the fourth quarter of 2021, a year earlier than analyst forecasts. The comments came at The Wall Street Journal's Tech Live conference. Shares of Lyft rose as much as 11% on the news. Uber also…
Trump’s trade war cost China $35 billion this year and raised US prices, UN says

Trump’s trade war cost China $35 billion this year and raised US prices, UN...

Bryan R. Smith / AFP) The trade war wiped out billions of dollars in the first half of the year and significantly raised prices for households, the UN warned in a report Tuesday.  Tit-for-tat tariffs levied between the two sides cut US imports of Chinese products by $35 billion in the first six months of…
Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month — these maps show which states could be hit the hardest

Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month —...

Reuters/Carlos Barria The terms of an interim trade agreement with China remain elusive. Uncertainty has left US businesses and investors bracing for tariff increases in December. Regions of the country with strong trans-Pacific ties are poised to be hit particularly hard by an escalation and likely retaliatory measures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.…
Saudi Aramco shares spike 10% on its opening day of trading — valuing the company at a massive $1.9 trillion

Saudi Aramco shares spike 10% on its opening day of trading — valuing the...

Markets Insider Saudi Aramco shares spiked 10% on its opening day of trading after the company started trading shares publicly on Wednesday. That's the daily limit on the exchange.  The surge in share price means that the company is now worth $1.9 trillion. That massive market capitalization dwarfs giant publicly listed Goliaths like Apple and…
Copycat traders are one-upping each other as they exploit Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch — and one user now holds a $1.7 million portfolio

Copycat traders are one-upping each other as they exploit Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch —...

AMC Traders are using a glitch in Robinhood's app to trade with an infinite supply of borrowed cash, and one user said they turned a $3,000 deposit into a $1.7 million stake. Call_Warrior, a member of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit, posted screenshots on Tuesday night showing how the glitch was used to buy 47,600 shares of…
Warren Buffett’s daughter-in-law couldn’t think of a good Christmas present — so she showed her company’s finances to him

Warren Buffett’s daughter-in-law couldn’t think of a good Christmas present — so she showed...

Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Warren Buffett's daughter-in-law couldn't think of a good Christmas present for him, so she showed him her company's finances. Mary Buffett was married to the famed investor's son, Peter, between 1980 and 1993, and the pair owned a music business together. "I didn't know what to get him, so…
Talking politics with family at Thanksgiving: do’s and don’ts – Business Insider

Talking politics with family at Thanksgiving: do’s and don’ts – Business Insider

Flickr/We Are Social Thanksgiving is a day for family, mediocre NFL games, voracious caloric consumption, and quite often,  political arguments that quickly devolve into fruitless acrimony.  The internet is filled with advice takes on how to politically engage your adversarial relatives at dinner.  The advice runs the gamut from meditation and deference to call-outs and…
What to buy for your home-quarantine emergency kit – Business Insider

What to buy for your home-quarantine emergency kit – Business Insider

As novel coronavirus spreads, voluntary or involuntary home quarantines could become more common. Hundreds of people in the US and thousands around the world are already living in semi-voluntary home quarantine for 14 days after traveling to China, according to the Associated Press. If you’re quarantined at home for two weeks, there are certain supplies…
Jeffrey Epstein’s island temple inspired dozens of conspiracy theories. We spoke to someone who went inside.

Jeffrey Epstein’s island temple inspired dozens of conspiracy theories. We spoke to someone who...

A mysterious blue-and-white building on Jeffrey Epstein's island has fomented a number of conspiracy theories.Axiom Images; Samantha Lee/INSIDER Jeffrey Epstein, the well-connected sex criminal who died by suicide in federal custody, owned a 70-acre private island in the U.S. Virgin Islands known as Little St. James. The island's southwestern corner features an unusual blue-and-white striped…

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Economy Got You Down? There’s a Ton of Free Games to Play This Weekend

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