Abandoned markets and empty cinemas: 11 photos show how ordinary people are being hit by Trump’s sanctions on Iran, which are ramping up again

Abandoned markets and empty cinemas: 11 photos show how ordinary people are being hit...

A composite image of an empty cinema in Mashhad, Iran, and an empty carpet bazaar in Tabriz, Iran.Masoud Soheili/Business Insider President Donald Trump's administration has since last November imposed waves of sanctions on Iran's economy, aimed at crippling its leadership so badly that it acquiesces to US demands. But it's Iranian daily life that's suffering…
‘Abominable’ wins the box office with a solid $21 million opening

‘Abominable’ wins the box office with a solid $21 million opening

"Abominable."Universal DreamWorks Animation/Pearl Studios won the domestic box office for Universal with its animated movie "Abominable." The movie brought in an estimated $20.85 million. It's the seventh Universal title to win the domestic box office this year, which passes Disney to be the most of any studio. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Universal's…
This Seattle-area luxury mall caters to tech moguls and ultra-rich tourists. Here’s what it’s like to shop there.

This Seattle-area luxury mall caters to tech moguls and ultra-rich tourists. Here’s what it’s...

I went to The Bravern, the most expensive mall in Bellevue and a Microsoft campus, to see what it's like to shop there.Irene Jiang / Business Insider Bellevue, Washington is in one of the richest metro areas in America. It's home to tech moguls and billionaires like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft founder Bill Gates,…
Watch live: Elon Musk shares updates on Starship Mars rocket system

Watch live: Elon Musk shares updates on Starship Mars rocket system

Elon Musk and SpaceX are developing a steel Mars rocket system called Starship.© Kimi Talvitie; NASA; Mark Brake/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Starship is the new rocket system that SpaceX is developing to ferry dozens of people to Mars. Elon Musk, the company's founder and CEO, plans to unveil the latest design of the fully…
The WeWork S-1t Show: How the co-working giant went from a $47 billion valuation to talk of bankruptcy in just 6 weeks

The WeWork S-1t Show: How the co-working giant went from a $47 billion valuation...

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Just six weeks ago, co-working giant WeWork was the nation's most valuable tech start-up. Then it filed its S-1 registration for an initial public offering, disclosing a bevy of conflicts of interest and mismanagement by its magnetic and eccentric co-founder, Adam Neumann. Investors, reporters, and analysts, chastened after seeing Theranos revealed as…
Illegal cannabis vape carts tested positive for poisonous cyanide

Illegal cannabis vape carts tested positive for poisonous cyanide

A disposable cannabis vape cartridge.Ben Gilbert/Business Insider In a test of cannabis vape cartridges conducted by NBC News, 15 out of 15 illegal carts contained a fungicide that, when burned, can turn into hydrogen cyanide — a extremely dangerous poison. All the legal vape carts tested were deemed safe. In addition to the fungicide, 13…
Trump labels AOC and Democrats ‘savages’ amid impeachment inquiry

Trump labels AOC and Democrats ‘savages’ amid impeachment inquiry

President Trump speaks to reporters after arriving aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, MarylandReuters President Donald Trump tweeted to issue another pushback against Democratic lawmakers who had openly advocated for impeachment proceedings against him. Trump called out Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, California Rep. Adam Schiff, and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…
Hong Kong protesters: We’ll fight until we ‘win or die’ for democracy

Hong Kong protesters: We’ll fight until we ‘win or die’ for democracy

A pro-democracy protester throws a tree branch at a burning barricade outside of the Mongkok Police Station as a bus drives in front of it on September 22, 2019.Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Millions of people have descended on Hong Kong for over 16 weeks of pro-democracy protests that have turned violent at times and show little signs…
Here’s why RBC is bullish about Google Maps

Here’s why RBC is bullish about Google Maps

One of the top internet analysts on Wall Street has dropped a pin on Google Maps — one of the company's most widely used properties — as the next big money-maker. RBC's Mark Mahaney estimated that continued iterations of Google Mpas will bring in an additional $1.9 billion to $3.6 billion in revenue by 2021.Specifically, Mahaney…
Wall Street Insider September 28

Wall Street Insider September 28

Hi readers, How the mighty have fallen! WeWork, whose CEO Adam Neumann claimed he was going to be the first-ever trillionaire (and live forever), is now private jetless and walking shoeless around NYC's Gramercy neighborhood.  In just a whirlwind couple of weeks, $47 billion WeWork — once one of the world's most valuable startups — pulled…

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