A UFC heavyweight was winning every round until he got hit with a punch so hard it left his lip hanging off his face, then lost by knockout

Alistair Overeem was hit with a punch so hard it burst a hole in his face. The heavyweight was winning every round of his UFC on ESPN 7 fight in Washington DC, but then lost by knockout in the final seconds. His opponent, Jairzinho Rozenstruik hit him with an overhand right that left his lip in need of medical attention and stitches. Overeem said after the fight that the stoppage was early and that he could have continued. You can see photographs of the injury below, but be warned … they are not for the faint-hearted. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Alistair Overeem was winning every round of… Read More

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will break 6 royal traditions on their first Christmas without the royal family

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to break some major royal Christmas traditions as they spend their first holiday season without the Queen and the rest of the royal family. The couple has spent every Christmas at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate since they got engaged in 2017. This year, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, and their son Archie will spend the holiday with the duchess’ mother, Doria Ragland, likely at her home in LA. With a different location comes a whole new Christmas experience for the family, who will miss out on the monarch’s annual Christmas Eve afternoon tea and exchange of gifts. Scroll below for a complete list… Read More

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Goldman Sachs just updated its definitive checklist for predicting stock market crashes — and its conclusion points to years of lower returns for investors

Goldman Sachs’ global equity strategists recently added a new variable to the firm’s bear market indicator. Although they concluded that bear-market risks are fading, they also provided a reality check for investors after one of the strongest years of this bull market performance-wise. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Goldman Sachs has good and not-so-good news about the future of the stock market. The good news is that the risks of a bear market — technically defined as an S&P 500 drop of at least 20% — are fading away, according to Peter Oppenheimer, the firm’s chief global equity strategist. But going forward, he says investors should not expect… Read More

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3 statistics show why Anthony Joshua was able to beat Andy Ruiz Jr. so easily second time around

Anthony Joshua easily beat Andy Ruiz Jr. in a world heavyweight championship rematch on Saturday. Combat sport statistician Compubox highlighted three statistics that help explain Joshua’s victory. He relied on his jab, boxed at range, and minimized Andy Ruiz Jr.’s punch output. These are things he did not do in the first fight, a knockout loss, six months ago. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Anthony Joshua was easily able to beat Andy Ruiz Jr. in their rematch on Saturday, and there are three statistics that help explain why. The British heavyweight boxed at range, relied on his jab, and minimized the former champion’s punch output in their 12-round… Read More

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Trump showed off 2 convicted and charged war criminals at a secretive Republican fundraiser in Florida, report says

President Donald Trump brought on stage one convicted and one accused war criminal at a highly secretive GOP fundraiser in Florida on Saturday night, the Miami Herald reported. The president debuted former US Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and former US Army Maj. Mathew Golsteyn at the Statesman’s Dinner in Aventura, the Herald said. The event was highly secretive, with attendees having to store their cellphones in locked cases before entering, and reporters not allowed in, the Herald reported. Lorance was convicted of ordering soldiers to engage three unarmed Afghan men and was sentenced to 19 years in prison, while Golsteyn was accused of killing an unarmed Afghan man in… Read More

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I spent 2 days at The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping malls, which is so big it contains an aquarium — but I kept getting too lost to actually enjoy the shopping

The Dubai Mall is one of the biggest shopping centers in the world. I found that I couldn’t get to grips with it even after two different visits over two separate days, and even when I used the mall’s own app to navigate. But I did find that it was filled with entertainment options to break up the shopping, like selfie rooms and a giant aquarium. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Dubai Mall is the world’s biggest shopping mall by land area, and I was curious to see what it was like to experience more than 10 million square feet of shopping in a city known as one… Read More

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Netflix denied blocking a viewer on Twitter after he publicly spoiled the plot of a new show from the streaming giant

Netflix has denied a claim it blocked a Twitter user for spoiling the plot of one of its upcoming shows. Netflix shared the trailer for “Messiah” on Tuesday, asking followers: “Who do you think he is?” A Twitter user called “Muعad” posted a thread explaining how it was clearly a rip of the Islamic tale of al-Massih ad-Dajjal, meaning “deceiver Messiah.” Twitter users identifying themselves as Muslims aware of the story rolled their eyes at the streaming giant after Muعad posted screenshots alleging Netflix blocked him. Netflix told Insider: “We have not blocked this person.” Muعad did not confirm the block was genuine when asked by Insider, but said: “It… Read More

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The founder of $1 billion self-driving truck firm TuSimple says human truckers having to spend hours on the road is a ‘tarnish on the glory of humanity’

The founder of self-driving truck firm TuSimple, Xiaodi Hou, says that truck drivers being required to work long hours on the road is a “tarnish on the glory of humanity.” Hou was responding to a question about human truckers who fear that automated trucking might lose them their jobs. TuSimple, which is valued at over $1 billion, develops tech to automate long-haul truck journeys without human intervention needed, though its vehicles still have a human as a failsafe. The company straddles both China and the US. Speaking to Business Insider, Hou also explained why traditional trucking associations are actively working with, and not against, his firm. Visit Business Insider’s homepage… Read More

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Did Seahawks’ Wilson feed off Carroll, or vice versa? Pete says neither

Anyone who has heard Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talk knows he is a glass-half-full kind of guy. He’s seen as an optimistic motivator who gets the most out of his players and is always looking on the bright side. Carroll: Seahawks are ready for final stretch of 2019, starting with LA Rams Whatever he’s doing and saying is definitely working this season, as the Seahawks are tied for the best record in the NFL at 10-2 and can clinch a playoff spot with a win or tie on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. He told 97.3 KIRO FM’s Dori Monson on the weekly Pete Carroll Show Friday that… Read More

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Mysterious automated calls, vanished relatives, and sinister Facebook comments: How China intimidates Uighurs who don’t even live in the country

China is waging a widespread, coordinated mass crackdown on its Uighur Muslim minority. Though the brutal campaign is most active in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Uighurs’ homeland, many Uighurs abroad say they have also been targeted by Chinese agents. Members of the Uighur diaspora described receiving mysterious automated calls, eerie Facebook comments, and being threatened by Mandarin Chinese speakers in real life. Uighurs abroad have also discovered their relatives in Xinjiang vanished by Chinese authorities days after they spoke out for the Uighurs. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. China’s unprecedented oppression of Uighur Muslims goes beyond the borders of Xinjiang, the western Chinese region where… Read More

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