Jussie Smollett to return to witness stand after calling claim he staged attack ‘100% false’ | Chicago

Jussie Smollett will return to the witness stand on Tuesday at his trial in Chicago, where the former Empire actor said that claims he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself were “100% false”.Prosecutors will continue cross-examining the 39-year-old, who appeared calm through several hours of testimony Monday. He told jurors “there was no hoax” … Read more

Best Deals at Amazon and Walmart on TVs, Vacuums, Tablets

Best Deals at Amazon and Walmart on TVs, Vacuums, Tablets

Over a week has passed by since the massive sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2021. By most accounts, the deals were not that great overall compared to previous years, but there were still some pretty terrific bargains if you looked carefully. Best of all for procrastinators, many of these deals are still available … Read more

‘Chaotic’ British response left thousands of Afghans unable to flee the Taliban, whistleblower claims

'Chaotic' British response left thousands of Afghans unable to flee the Taliban, whistleblower claims

Britain’s then-Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab took several hours to respond to urgent requests, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted vital resources were used to evacuate animals instead of people, an ex-staffer at the UK’s Foreign Office alleged in written testimony to Parliament published on Tuesday.His damning account paints a picture of dysfunction at the heart … Read more

Money Can Buy Happiness, If It’s Used to Hire a Financial Advisor, Study Finds

Money Can Buy Happiness, If It’s Used to Hire a Financial Advisor, Study Finds

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Herbers & Company, an independent, business management consultancy, found in its inaugural consumer financial behavior study that people who use a financial advisor are thrice happier than those who manage their own finances. Specifically, individuals who had a financial advisor were more fulfilled, grateful, intentional, and pleased with their impact on the world—which … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse discusses shooting in ‘You Are Here’ podcast interview

Kyle Rittenhouse discusses shooting in ‘You Are Here’ podcast interview

Politicians and pundits were quick to chime in. Some on the left, including President Biden, have condemned Rittenhouse’s actions while saying they respect the jury’s decision. Meanwhile, many on the right have valorized the teenager. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has introduced a bill to award Rittenhouse the Congressional Gold Medal — the legislative branch’s … Read more

My Husband Says We Can’t Afford to Give My Siblings Money. I Disagree.

My Husband Says We Can't Afford to Give My Siblings Money. I Disagree.

For Love & Money is a biweekly column from Insider answering your relationship and money questions. This week, a reader wants to pay wealth forward to her siblings, but her husband feels they can’t yet afford it. Our columnist advises first getting on the same page about their finances, then setting a timeline. Can they … Read more

China says U.S. will ‘pay the price’ for diplomatic boycott of Olympics

China says U.S. will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of Olympics

BEIJING, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The United States will have to “pay a price” for its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China said on Tuesday, just weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the two sides.The White House said on Monday U.S. government officials would boycott the Winter Olympics because … Read more

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Many businesses still aren’t willing to spend money on cybersecurity because they view it as an additional cost – and then find they have to spend much more cash recovering from a cyber incident after they get hacked.Cyberattacks like ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) scams and data breaches are some of the key issues businesses … Read more

Evergrande’s debt deadline passes as Kaisa adds to China’s property crisis

Evergrande's debt deadline passes as Kaisa adds to China's property crisis

Failure to pay may create China’s biggest defaulterSmaller peer Kaisa also set to miss payment deadlineEvergrande at heart of Chinese property sector crisisGovernment says Evergrande problems can be containedHONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Some offshore bondholders of China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) did not receive coupon payments by the end of a 30-day grace period, … Read more

The Billionaires On Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List 2021

The Billionaires On Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List 2021

Singer Rihanna is one of three new billionaires on the 2021 Power Women list. Samir HusseinWireImage The world’s most powerful women keep getting richer. There are 14 billionaires on this year’s World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List—up from 12 in 2020. Worth a collective $167.1 billion, the 2021 list members are also $16.7 billion wealthier … Read more