Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn’t like inflicting pain on opponents unless he’s fighting Conor McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov talks to his opponents during fights and pleads for them to give up for their own safety, he said. The Russian wrestler, unbeaten in 28 bouts, told RT Sport he does his out of mercy because he does not want to inflict unnecessary pain on other fighters. He did, however, say there was one fighter he did enjoy punishing — Conor McGregor. “I beat that guy with pleasure, I’ll tell you,” he said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Khabib Nurmagomedov has said it doesn’t actually give him satisfaction to cause so much pain to his opponents, unless, of course, he happens to be fighting Conor McGregor.… Read More

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Human-like monkeys, jumping bunnies, and teeth-baring lions all feature in this year’s most striking nature photos

A photo of strikingly human-like chimpanzees is among the most stunning images from this year’s Nature Photographer of the Year competition. The annual competition is presented by Dutch organization Nature Talks, and highlights the beauty of the natural world and the importance of conservation. Judges received more than 14,000 entries this year. The overall winner was Csaba Daróczi of Hungary, who snapped a picture of a pair of rabbits. Entries for next year’s competition open December 1. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Most of us have heard how similar to humans chimpanzees can act — but it’s another thing to see it. A photo of chimps reaching out to… Read More

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Softbank is reportedly holding up a big chunk of its $9.5 billion bailout of WeWork — and it’s causing ‘lots of anxiety’. Worried investors bid down the price of WeWork’s junk bonds, driving their yield and spread to record highs. 2. The world’s biggest shipping company warns that the global trade slump is probably here to stay in 2020. Maersk is seen as a bellwether for global trade, given that it handles about 20% of all consumer goods shipped. 3. The launch of Apple TV+, coupled with Apple’s foray into digital services, could help the company increase its income from advertising by… Read More

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Donald Trump Jr’s new book may only be the No. 1 New York Times bestseller because of bulk orders linked to the Republican Party

Donald Trump Jr’s book “Triggered” topped the New York Times bestseller list, but a small dagger symbol next to the listing raised suspicions that it may be top of the pile because of bulk orders. The dagger symbol— (†)— is used to indicate when a title is linked to: “Institutional, special interest, group or bulk purchases,” according to the New York Times. A tweet posted on November 5 shows an email from Trump Jr. in which signed copies of “Triggered” were offered by the Republican National Committee to anyone making a donation of $50 or more. US President Donald Trump expressed his pride in his son’s bestseller status in a… Read More

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PayPal has mysteriously cut its services from Pornhub

PayPal on Wednesday cut off its payment services from Pornhub. Until Wednesday performers could upload paid content which could be accessed via PayPal’s payment system. PayPal said a recent review had revealed Pornhub had been making “certain business payments” through PayPal without seeking its permission. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. PayPal has cut off Pornhub from using its payment services. Athough Pornhub is primarily a free porn site, a section of its site allows models (called the Model Program) to upload and monetize content using PayPal as a payment system. PayPal on Wednesday rescinded its services for reasons that are not entirely clear. The decision is a shock… Read More

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Shia LaBeouf said he’s ‘deeply dissatisfied in life’ when he’s not on-set

Shia LaBeouf delved into his off-set troubles during an interview with Kristen Stewart on “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” LaBeouf explained that his “most intimate moments” have happened on-set, but that he was also “deeply dissatisfied” with his life beyond his career. “[Acting] feels like the conduit for love to me,” he explained. “I hold it that sacred.” LaBeouf has dealt with his fair share of off-screen controversy in the past, having been arrested multiple times — a source of trouble that “Honey Boy” director Alma Har’el puts down to the actor’s PTSD diagnosis. Watch the interview below. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. During an appearance on “Variety Studio:… Read More

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Billionaire investment guru Ray Dalio warns of a looming ‘capital war’ between the US and China

Ray Dalio is warning that the current trade war between the US and China could spiral into a capital war. “There is a trade war, there is a technology war, there is a geopolitical war, and there could be a capital war,” Dalio said on Thursday. “How that is approached is going to determine our futures.” US lawmakers have pushed to stem the flow of funds going from the US to China. View Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ray Dalio is warning that the current trade war between the US and China could spiral into a capital war. “There is a trade war, there is a technology war, there… Read More

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Inside Indian Relay, America’s Original Extreme Sport

Alexandra Lazarowich first attended the Calgary Stampede in 2017. That year the stampede, which bills itself as “the greatest outdoor show on Earth,” held the first-ever Indian Relay race in the event’s history. For Lazarowich, who is indigenous herself, the bareback horse race was thrilling to watch—and not just because of the extreme nature of the sport. “It was the first time in my life that I had ever seen 75,000 people cheer for young indigenous men,” Lazarowich told me. “The crowd was so loud, my chest was vibrating. It took my breath away. It was at that moment I knew I had to make a film that captured that… Read More

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Best Buy helped kick off in-housing, and it’s continuing the trend by creating all its holiday ads internally

Best Buy is continuing a yearslong trend of taking its advertising in house, making all its holiday TV ads internally. The chain was among the first big brands to pioneer the in-housing trend, which has threatened traditional ad agencies’ business. Best Buy will keep working with its primary agency, WPP’s Wunderman Thompson, though. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Best Buy is moving more of its marketing work in-house, making all this year’s holiday ads internally, a spokesperson confirmed. The Minneapolis-based retail giant helped pioneer the in-housing trend when it dropped former agency of record Crispin Porter Bogusky in 2015 and hired Wunderman Thompson, a division of holding company… Read More

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Sport shorts: Novak Djokovic praises ‘role model’ Roger Federer and Raheem Sterling defends Joe Gomez from England boo boys

Description Roger Federer waves to the crowd after his victory against Novak Djokovic Credits James Chance/Getty Images Alt Text Roger Federer waves to the crowd after his victory against Novak Djokovic Ten things from the world of sport on Friday 15 November One-Minute Read Friday, November 15, 2019 – 12:03pm 1. Djokovic: Federer is a role model Novak Djokovic has heaped praise on Roger Federer after being beaten by the Swiss maestro in last night’s ATP Finals clash in London. See related Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer: the ‘GOAT’ debate, grand slam wins, career titles Federer advanced to the semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Djokovic,… Read More

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