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Cocaine Bust Is the Latest Sign of Putin's Weakness

A foiled cocaine shipment from Argentina helps build Russia's reputation as a mob state.<p>The mind-boggling news story of cocaine-filled suitcases at the Russian embassy school in Buenos Aires demonstrates that the tolerance President Vladimir Putin's regime has shown for all kinds of moonlighting …

Russia

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?<p>A year ago, before the investor lawsuits and the federal …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

The best investments for $10, $100 and $1,000

The best investments of any kind are those that generate a return. If you don't get more from your money than what you put in, you're spending money, …

Investing

Stickman drawing of school shooting on student's homework leads to Florida man's arrest

A Florida man is charged with making a violent written threat after school officials found a rudimentary drawing of a gunman shooting people outside a burning school on a kid's homework, authorities said.<p>The man, Robert Paul Alexander Edwards, 33, of Mexico Beach, Fla., was arrested Friday on a …

Panama City

There's a 'fatal' flaw in cryptocurrencies which means they can never be real currencies

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will never become true currencies because of a series of "fatal" flaws, a senior economist at the Swiss banking giant UBS says.<p>At a roundtable discussion attended by Business Insider on Thursday, Paul Donovan, the global chief economist at UBS's …

Cryptocurrency

11 Questions to Ask in an Interview, According to a Hiring Manager

You know you need to have questions lined up, but what should they be? Here are 11 great suggestions.<p>Successful interviews aren't just about having …

Revenge Hacking Is Hitting the Big Time

Companies are hacking back against cybercriminals to try to prevent—or at least limit the damage of—Equifax-style disasters. One problem: It’s not …

Cybersecurity

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: 'Drive Out' the Terrorists

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump offered a message of unity Sunday as he called on the Arab world to confront extremism during a highly anticipated speech in the birthplace of Islam.<p>"A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists," Trump told …

Donald Trump

Four months before election, Cameron under pressure on healthcare | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron came under pressure in parliament on Wednesday over Britain’s stretched health service, with the opposition Labour party accusing him of presiding over a crisis of funding and resources.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at a debate to …

North Africa

The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned.<p>The rogue employee, Daniela Greene, lied to the FBI about where she was going and warned her new husband he was under …

Terrorism

Moral panic over fake news hides the real enemy – the digital giants

Democracy is drowning in fake news. This is the latest reassuring conclusion drawn by those on the losing side of 2016, from Brexit to the US elections to the Italian referendum.<p>Apparently, all these earnest, honest and unfashionably rational grownups are losing elections because of a dangerous …

Fake News

Donald Trump Says He'll Deport 2-3 Million People Once In Office

<b>Updated at 7:30 p.m. ET</b><p>He'll build a border wall and he'll deport millions of people who are in the U.S. illegally, President-elect Donald Trump says, promising to keep his campaign pledges on immigration in his first prolonged interview since winning the White House.<p>Saying that his administration …

Donald Trump

We are living in a depression – that's why Trump took the White House

Words matter. The process of understanding why Donald Trump is now heading for the White House starts with the correct description of what has happened in the eight years since Barack Obama became president.<p>Some economists call the turbulent period that followed the collapse of Lehman Brothers the …

Economics

Here's how China's leaders think about nuclear war

Now, after the Soviet Union devolved into a weakened Russian Republic, the rise of Chinese power has caused the United States to "rebalance" to the Asia Pacific region and toward China in particular. Ignored the first time around, understanding and responding to Chinese nuclear strategy are vital …

Geopolitics

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

Four months before election, Cameron under pressure on healthcare

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron came under pressure in parliament on Wednesday over Britain’s stretched health service, with the opposition Labour party accusing him of presiding over a crisis of funding and resources.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at a debate to …

North Africa

Tsunami 10 Years Later in Pictures

The Best of The Stacks: Mencken, Mel Brooks, Allman Brothers, and More

Week after week, The Daily Beast features classic stories from the past that prove great writing is timeless. Here are the ones we found most …