‘We’re the only company without a cease and desist order’: Why Skip thinks it can win the scooter war

Skip, a new e-scooter company, already has scooters in Washington D.C. and plans to expand into San Francisco. Unlike Bird, LimeBikes, and Spin, Skip is the only scooter company that hasn’t been issued a cease and desist letter from city officials. Sanjay Dastoor, the company’s CEO, tells Business Insider he wants to work with cities, rather than “asking for forgiveness” Before hundreds of electric scooters appeared on San Francisco streets in April, a small startup named Waybots was experimenting with the idea in Washington D.C. Created by the founders of Boosted, a Silicon Valley-based electric skateboard company, Waybots approached Washington DC transportation officials, who were in the process of creating… Read More

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At least 44 migrants drowned off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey

At least 44 migrants have drowned in two separate incidents after their boats sank off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey on Sunday. In a third incident, one migrant drowned and at least 240 more were rescued from 11 small boats by Spain’s maritime rescue service. At least 1,178 migrants have died worldwide in 2018 through May 28, with at least 660 of the deaths occurring in the Mediterranean. At least 44 migrants have drowned in two separate incidents after their boats sank off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey, according to several reports on Sunday. At least 35 migrants died and 67 more were rescued when their boat sank… Read More

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A Week In New York City On A $54,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: an analyst working in market research who makes $54,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on high-waisted, light-wash jeans. Occupation: AnalystIndustry: Market ResearchAge: 23Location: New York, NYSalary: $54,000Paycheck Amount (Biweeky ): $1,510 Monthly ExpensesRent: $1,300 (for one bedroom in a three-bedroom apartment)Student Loan Payments: $0 (I was on an athletic scholarship in college, and my parents paid the rest of my tuition.)Utilities: $35Health Insurance: $0 (I’m on… Read More

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Giuliani says that shutting down Mueller’s investigation could lead to Trump’s impeachment

Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that shutting down special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation could be an impeachable offense for President Donald Trump. Trump has reportedly tried to fire Mueller and end the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. President Donald Trump’s lead attorney Rudy Giuliani said that shutting down the special counsel’s Russia investigation could be an impeachable offense for the president. “It could lead to impeachment, if he terminated an investigation of himself,” Giuliani said to NBC’s Chuck Todd. He added that “it could lead to all sets of consequences.” But Giuliani also said he believes Trump does have the constitutional power to end Mueller’s investigation,… Read More

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A dog died on a Delta flight during a layover with vomit in its cage and a bloody blanket

A dog died during a short layover in Detroit during a Delta flight. The dog was reported discovered with vomit and fluids in its cage and a bloody blanket. The owner blames Delta for the death. Delta told INSIDER it’s investigating the incident. A dog died during a layover in Detroit on a Delta flight from Phoenix to Newark on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the airline told CNN. Delta said it’s investigating the incident. The eight-year-old Pomeranian named Alejandro was found dead in its cage in the cargo hold. A Delta official told CNN the dog was discovered with vomit and fluids in its cage. A local Detroit news station… Read More

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Trudeau opens up about advice Obama gave him as he was leaving office

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened up about the advice he received from former President Barack Obama during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. According to an upcoming book, Obama told Trudeau he would have to take a more prominent role in international affairs. Trudeau said Canada will assist other nations when the need arises while standing up for its values and interests. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened up about the advice he received from former President Barack Obama during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. According to an upcoming book by former US deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes, “The World As… Read More

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The FBI calls Chinese spies in the US a ‘whole of society threat’ — here’s how to protect yourself

The FBI has repeatedly warned the US public about the threat posed by Chinese espionage. China stands accused of a vast array of acts of espionage, from stealing military secrets, to industrial proprietary information, down to personal information from individuals. Leaders of US government and industry have long exercised caution and kept away from Chinese products, but the public has yet to catch up. Avoiding Chinese tech, not bringing your own tech products to China, and using caution when interacting with Chinese nationals can make you a harder target. The FBI has a clear message for the US public: Chinese society itself is a threat to the US due to… Read More

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Cheerleaders Sue The Houston Texans For Unfair Pay, Discrimination & Harassment

Five former cheerleaders announced at a press conference on Friday that they are suing the Houston Texans for unfair pay practices, gender discrimination, and alleged harassment. The women are being represented by feminist firebrand Gloria Allred, who has a long history of facing powerful men head-on, recently representing 33 women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Former cheerleader Ainsley Parish summed up the women’s determination to seek justice, saying, “The Houston Texans should not have given us a uniform if they did not want us to become an army.” According to Allred, team officials harassed and intimidated cheerleaders, threatening to fire them if they spoke out. To make matters… Read More

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