3 are dead after Chilean protesters staged violent demonstrations over a subway fare hike, burning buildings and bringing the country’s capital to a standstill

Chile has been engulfed in protests for the last week since the country’s government proposed raising fare costs for public transportation. Three people died in a supermarket fire related to the protests, and at least 180 people have been arrested. Thousands marched in the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago. Chilean president Sebastián Piñera declared a state of emergency, and announced Saturday that the price hike plan would be suspended. However, protests have continued. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Thousands have been protesting in Chile’s capital over the past week since the country’s government proposed raising prices for its public transit system. Photos from the scenes in Santiago, Chile… Read More

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THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry that had yet to feel the rapid impact of digitization endured by retail, banking, and media. But consumer adoption of digital tech, regulatory overhauls, and a shifting reimbursement model are forcing healthcare players’ hands. Digital health innovation offers market incumbents new opportunities to combat constricting margins, labor shortages, and rising costs. But it also poses a threat to slow movers, as new entrants lean on their digital prowess and lack of legacy infrastructure to cut costs and remain… Read More

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5,000 Amazon users agree that Revlon’s One-Step Hair Dryer is ‘life changing’

Warmer weather (unfortunately) means more mid-day rain showers, muggy evenings, and of course humidity. And although higher temperatures have been proven to offer a variety of benefits (with heightened moods being one of them), there’s a certain disadvantage that comes with the changing of the season — specifically, with our hair. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham responds to Anderson Cooper segment mocking her: ‘CNN has lost sight of the fact that we are human beings’

Anderson Cooper made fun of White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham’s response to a question on an alleged “quid pro quo” arrangement on Friday, suggesting she see the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” if she thought White House press conferences could be characterized as “theater.” In response, Grisham told Business Insider that “I think CNN has lost sight of the fact that we are human beings. Just as Anderson Cooper has a job to do, working for a company he is proud of, so do I. I also imagine he has a personal life, where he has to juggle quite a bit — and the same goes for me.” On Thursday,… Read More

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In the early days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to ask every candidate open-ended questions in their interviews — and their SAT scores

In Amazon’s early days, Jeff Bezos asked job candidates for their SAT scores, The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer reported. Some researchers have found that SAT scores can predict a student’s income and occupational achievements long after college, according to The New York Times. Bill Gates also screened new hires for intellect in Microsoft’s early days, but the IQ test was his preferred metric, Business Insider previously reported. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Most people think their SAT scores don’t matter after college, but most people aren’t Jeff Bezos. The billionaire Amazon founder would ask every job candidate how they scored on the standardized test before submitting them to a… Read More

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8 flight attendants reveal their favorite airport

Business Insider asked eight flight attendants which airport is their favorite. They named seven different airports located in the US and South Korea. The flight attendants work for a total of six airlines, including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Flight attendants spend a lot of time in airports and get to see more of them than the average traveler. Business Insider asked eight flight attendants which airport is their favorite. Six asked for anonymity due to a fear of reprisal from their employer. Here’s what they said. SEE ALSO: Flight attendants reveal the 9 most annoying things passengers do Denver… Read More

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Amash criticizes Trump for treating U.S. troops like ‘paid mercenaries’

WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash, who quit the Republican party after calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, criticized Trump for using American troops as “paid mercenaries,” arguing in an interview on “Meet the Press” that the president is reshuffling military personnel around the Middle East instead of following through on a pledge to bring American soldiers home. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Millennials are buckling under all kinds of debt, and they’re freaking out

Millennials are more stressed about their debt than other generations, a new survey from Insider and Morning Consult has found. They’re most stressed about their student loan debt and credit card debt. The survey is part of Insider’s new series, “The State of Our Money,” which looks at financial health among Americans. personal finance coverage. Millennials are stressed — and it’s largely because of money. Indebted millennials, in particular, are feeling the strain more than other generations, according to a new survey from Insider and Morning Consult. The survey polled 2,096 Americans about their financial health, debt, and earnings for a new series, “The State of Our Money.” More than… Read More

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If you have a Google Pixel 2 or older, it’s officially time to upgrade to the new Pixel 4 (GOOG)

Google’s new Pixel 4 comes with an upgraded camera with two lenses, new motion sensing technology, and a smoother screen. But the upgrade is probably only worth it if you’re upgrading from a Pixel 2 or older. The new features and specs in the Pixel 4 will be much more noticeable if you’re upgrading from an older phone like the Pixel 2, and the Pixel 3 and 3a phones are still just fine, even by comparison. But Pixel 2 lacks many of the modern camera features found on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. After a deluge of leaks, Google finally took the… Read More

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There’s a stark reason why America’s 1.8 million long-haul truck drivers can’t strike

Trucking is powered by 1.8 million long-haul truck drivers, who move around 71% of America’s freight. Many of them were unionized as recently as the 1970s, but a deregulation bill passed in 1980 revamped the industry. Labor experts argue that change was not for the better. As a result, truck drivers aren’t easily able to strike. Many have tried, but the movements haven’t gained traction. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tens of thousands of truck drivers were scheming earlier this year to strike. Such a work stoppage could have tremendous implications — some 71% of freight is moved by long-haul trucks, including groceries, manufactured goods, and even money.… Read More

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