Wall Street is higher on optimism about international trade after President Donald Trump said he may not have to impose further tariffs on Chinese goods.
Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) fell this week despite several Japanese buyers in the market, as sellers held onto cargoes hoping for higher bids and used tankers as storage, which also reduced ship availability for other deals. Spot prices for January delivery in North Asia (LNG-AS
The Coast Guard offloaded nearly 38,000 pounds of cocaine on Thursday - a haul worth $US500 million. The Coast Guard and its partners are trying to catch traffickers on the high seas, where the cargoes are larger and more vulnerable. LAUDERDALE, Florida - While scouring the waters of the eastern Pacific
INSIDER gathered some of the most-watched and most satisfying pimple popping videos of 2018 so far. Warning: This post contains graphic videos and images. Whether you love pimple and zit popping videos or gag even thinking about them, you have to concede that they have got staying power.
With an eye on rivals Russia and China, the US Navy is looking at potential new payloads for the service's most technologically advanced submarines. The newer Virginia-class attack submarines will feature the Virginia Payload Module, which gives this sub the kind of strike firepower the ageing Ohio-class
Countless GoFundMe campaigns have been started to raise money for various causes concerning animals in need, from stray cats to Sumatran elephants. INSIDER gathered data for the most successful GoFundMe campaigns for animals of all time, excluding one campaign that has since been deleted. Read on to
The criminal-justice reform bill that President Donald Trump backed on Wednesday has already hit a few snags among conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly warned Trump the bill likely won't be brought forward this year, as was intended. Trump's new acting attorney
Thankfully, with daily fantasy games, every week, there is a new chance to find value and make some money. Last week, our daily fantasy value picks had a monster week - Mitch Trubisky was one of the best quarterbacks in all of fantasy, and Aaron Jones and Austin Hooper both finishing the top five of
Trump has consistently sparked controversy via his rhetoric and leadership of the US military. Trump has also faced ongoing criticism for not visiting US troops in a war zone. President Donald Trump is nearly halfway through his first term and despite his tough talk on the military continues to face
"Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin said goodbye to Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee on Friday in a blog post. Lee died at the age of 95 on Monday. Martin said his first published piece of writing was a letter in an issue of a "Fantastic Four" comic by Lee and artist Jack Kirby
Rumours suggest that the newest model of Microsoft's Xbox One will not have a disc drive and will strictly play digital content. Earlier this year Microsoft introduced Xbox Game Pass, an affordable digital video game service that gives subscribers access to an ever-increasing library with more than
A perfectly rectangular iceberg was spotted by NASA scientist Jeremy Harbeck in October off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. This tabular iceberg is naturally occurring - t he flat top and sharp corners indicate that the iceberg was recently formed. In the video above, marine glaciologist Dr
Last weekend, I spent a pretty magical day in Central Park. The weather was beautiful - sunny and crisp - and the leaves had almost fully turned, making it one of the best times to experience Central Park's foliage. It seemed like the perfect excuse to test the camera on the smartphone I'm
Google will replace Diane Greene as the CEO of its cloud business in January. Thomas Kurian, a former Oracle executive, will replace Greene as the head of Google Cloud. Greene has drawn criticism as Google has struggled to keep up with Amazon and Microsoft in the cloud-computing market.
Divesting in public education has cut teacher salaries and student resources in dozens of states. On average, 47% of school revenues come from state budgets, local funding provides another 45%, and the federal government provides approximately 8%. Each state uses its own formula for funding, with the
The FDA announced plans on Friday to begin researching ways to reduce and potentially eliminate canine testing. The announcement comes on the heels of a decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue its controversial tests on dogs. As the VA faces increased pressure to reverse its position
It takes a lot of work to become a Victoria's Secret model or Angel, and even more to land a role in the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Models and Angels spend hours in the gym during the weeks leading up to the show. On the day of the show, models and Angels are subject to hours of
Papua New Guinea's government spent $US7 million ($AU9.55 million) on 40 Maserati and three BentleyFlying Spur luxury sedans to carry world leaders during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, The New York Times reports. Government officials said the government would recoup its investment
Tesla CEOElon Musk sent an email to employees setting a production goal of 1,000 Model 3 sedans per day by November 28, Electrek first reported. That would result in a production rate of 7,000 Model 3s a week, since the Fremont, California, factory where Tesla makes the Model 3 runs seven days per week
Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Capital One has announced a major improvement to the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card. Starting in December, cardholders will finally have the option to transfer miles to airline frequent flyer partners - generally
On Friday, a spokesperson for The Satanic Temple told Business Insider that it was in the "process of finalising an amicable settlement with Warner Bros. now" in its lawsuit over the Netflix "Sabrina" reboot. The Temple sued Warner Bros. and Netflix for $US50 million earlier this
If they get their way on new trade arrangements, they’ll face a test of gravity. Many of those plotting to oust Prime Minister Theresa May also favor reverting to basic World Trade Organization rules -- thereby creating new barriers with Europe -- arguing that it would supercharge economic activity
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to face off in Las Vegas with $US9 million at stake. Appearing on "Inside the NBA" to promote the event, Woods called out his opponent, saying he's been inside Mickelson's head for 20 years. Woods is currently listed as the -200 favourite to
North Korea on Friday said it was deporting a US citizen who entered the country illegally in October. The announcement came after the rogue state claimed it had "successfully" tested a new high-tech weapon. The detained American was identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance.