Coronavirus: Xi Jinping critic put under house arrest, internet cut – Business Insider

Coronavirus: Xi Jinping critic put under house arrest, internet cut – Business Insider

A Chinese professor who wrote a scathing essay criticizing President Xi Jinping’s handling of the novel coronavirus was placed under house arrest and had his internet services cut, The Guardian reported, citing his friends. After returning from his Chinese New Year holiday, Xu Zhangrun was put under house arrest, with several people patrolling the entrance…
18 major US cities where rent and taxes eat up all of a worker’s paycheck – Business Insider

18 major US cities where rent and taxes eat up all of a worker’s...

A majority of Americans are struggling to make ends meet: about 78% of Americans were living paycheck to paycheck in 2017. Clever Real Estate created a ranking of the worst major cities to live in based on the amount of money left from people’s paychecks after expenses and income taxes. 18 cities have less leftover…
Sneaker reseller who made six figures last year shares spreadsheet – Business Insider

Sneaker reseller who made six figures last year shares spreadsheet – Business Insider

BI Prime Ryan Fresen has made a business out of reselling sneakers. Ryan Fresen This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Ryan Fresen is a sneaker reseller who said he brought in around…
AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron’s plans to fix a stock price drop – Business Insider

AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron’s plans to fix a stock price drop – Business...

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Many on Wall Street are betting against AMC Entertainment. Its stock has plunged 75%, erasing nearly $3 billion in market cap, since the start of 2017.…
Tesla’s biggest problem with self-driving cars is that it has to sell them – Business Insider

Tesla’s biggest problem with self-driving cars is that it has to sell them –...

Unlike Cruise and Waymo, Tesla has created a business around building cars and selling them to consumers. This business model has been wildly successful for Tesla, now valued as highly as three of General Motors. But Tesla is hamstrung by this model, as far as the potentially $8 trillion autonomous ride-hailing and ride-sharing business is…
Russian agents went to Ireland to inspect undersea cables: report – Business Insider

Russian agents went to Ireland to inspect undersea cables: report – Business Insider

Russian agents have been sent to Ireland to inspect its undersea cables, sparking fears they could be tapped or cut in the future, according to The Sunday Times citing Irish police. Irish security services suspect that Russia’s intelligence agency, the GRU, is using their country as a base to gather intelligence on targets in the…
Coronavirus: 14 US cruise passengers infected, isolated on plane – Business Insider

Coronavirus: 14 US cruise passengers infected, isolated on plane – Business Insider

Fourteen US citizens were found to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus as they were evacuated from a quarantined cruise ship to be brought home on Monday. Thousands of people had been quarantined in the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan for more than a week, and the US offered flights home for its…
Trump campaigner deletes Daytona AF1 post that actually shows Bush – Business Insider

Trump campaigner deletes Daytona AF1 post that actually shows Bush – Business Insider

President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, Brad Parscale, used a photo of Air Force One soaring over crowds at the Daytona 500 to mark Trump’s visit on Sunday. The image, however, was actually from when President George W Bush was there in 2004. It stayed up for three hours, accruing 23,000 likes and 6,700 retweets,…
China will start destroying cash collected in areas with high exposure to the coronavirus

China will start destroying cash collected in areas with high exposure to the coronavirus

China Photos/Getty Images The People's Bank of China announced it will begin destroying notes collected by hospitals, buses, and markets in coronavirus-addles locales, financial news outlet Caixin reported. China's central bank will also disinfect some bills and store them for 14 days before putting them back into circulation. Banks in Guangzhou will require customers to…
Manhattan developer ordered to remove top floors of a luxury high-rise – Business Insider

Manhattan developer ordered to remove top floors of a luxury high-rise – Business Insider

Home » International » Foto: Mike Segar/Reuters High-rises in Manhattan. A New York City Supreme Court judge has ordered a Manhattan developer to remove an undetermined number of floors from a residential tower currently under construction. According to community advocates, developer SJP Properties gerrymandered the city’s zoning code by using a hodgepodge of land lots…

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