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Amazon’s popular store brand, AmazonBasics, is running an early Prime Day sale — here are the 10 best deals

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Prime Day starts on July 16 at 3 p.m. ET and goes through July 17, but you can get early access to savings right now. Currently, Amazon is offering up to 20% off luggage and home goods from its popular AmazonBasics store brand. You can only take advantage if you have a Prime membership. Sign up for a 30-day free trial here. Prime Day is officially on its way, and along with […]

Uber’s head of HR resigns after an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination

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Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination. Hornsey is head of Uber’s human resources department and one of the firm’s top spokespeople on diversity and discrimination issues. She had been in the role for about 18 months. Hornsey acknowledged in a separate email to her team at Uber that her exit “comes a little out of the blue for some of you, but I have been thinking about this for a while.” SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer […]

38 actually useful things you can still get for under $25 before Prime Day ends at midnight

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Final update 8:50 pm ET: Amazon’s Prime Day is one of the best times of the year to stock up on essentials like home goods or tech for a whole lot less, but there are only a few hours left. And while there may be a couple big things you save hundreds on — like couches or mattresses— there also may be many things you save small amounts on that add up over time (like when our editor bough six months’ worth of toilet […]

Germany forces 1,050 Tesla owners to forgo electric car bonus (TSLA)

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Paul Sakuma/AP Germany’s Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control said 1,050 owners of a Tesla Model S will be forced to forgo a 2,000 euro electric car subsidy. The office on Wednesday said only vehicles costing 60,000 euros or less qualified for Germany’s “environmental bonus.” Some 800 people who received the subsidy will have to repay it, a spokeswoman said.  Germany’s Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control said 1,050 owners of a Tesla Model S will be forced to forgo a 2,000 euro electric car subsidy because the value of their vehicles had surpassed an eligibility […]

This guy played Bear in ‘Bear in the Big Blue House’

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Noel MacNeal played Bear from “Bear in the Big Blue House.” The incredibly popular kid’s show aired on Disney from 1997 to 2006. Today, Noel is still a puppeteer and is working on his own show “The Show Me Show,” which focuses on kids with autism and special needs. Following is a transcript of the video. Noel MacNeal: Hi I am Noel MacNeal, I am a puppeteer, yes, it’s a weird word. Noel played the bear from “Bear in the Big Blue House.” It aired on Disney from 1997 to 2006. See the rest of the story at Business Insider See […]

Trump posts flattering letter from Kim Jong Un that calls him ‘Your Excellency’ 4 times — but doesn’t say much else

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Reuters President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday a flattering letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that followed up on June’s historic summit in Singapore.  The letter was heavy on flattering language but offered nothing towards denuclearization, which has been the US’s stated purpose in engaging with North Korea.  Kim called Trump “Your Excellency” four times and said he’s looking forward to their next meeting. Meanwhile evidence is piling up that North Korea is still working on its nuclear weapons.  President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday a flattering letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that followed up […]

Fox Business Reporter: Trump’s Latest Claim Is ‘Complete BS’ And ‘He Knows It’

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The Cheesecake Factory is rolling out 2 new cheesecake flavors and one of them involves Cinnabon

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Shutterstock In celebration of National Cheesecake Day on July 30, The Cheesecake Factory is rolling out two new flavors.  The two flavors are Cinnabon Cinnamon Swirl and Very Cherry Ghirardelli Chocolate. In addition, for every slice of cheesecake sold through next February, The Cheesecake Factory will be donating a portion of proceeds to a good cause.  While no one needs an excuse to eat dessert other than it being deliciously good for your soul, July 30 is National Cheesecake Day. So in celebration of one of the most decadent treats around — one that was invented over 4,000 years ago in ancient Greece — The Cheesecake Factory has […]

Behind the scenes, Republicans are fuming over Trump’s indecisiveness on immigration

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Win McNamee/Getty Images Republicans have failed to cobble together enough votes for multiple immigration proposals, despite controlling the House. Blame is spread all around, but a big chunk is being put on a chaotic and often unclear message from the White House. WASHINGTON — The ongoing debate in Congress about how to solve a number of problems with the US immigration process is not going well. Republicans and Democrats in the Senate cannot work together, stalling every effort. In the House, where Democratic support is not a necessity, the Republican conference is fractured and unable to pass uniquely different bills.See […]

Trump reportedly treats Putin like a ‘confidant’ and the 2 men commiserate about how the ‘fake news’ and ‘deep state’ are against them

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MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump treats Russian President Vladimir Putin as a confidant while bullying and ignoring other world leaders. Putin, meanwhile, is playing to Trump’s strengths and weaknesses — the two men often commiserate over how the “fake news” and “deep state” are against them. “It’s not us,” Putin reportedly told Trump during one recent conversation. “It’s the subordinates fighting against our friendship.” President Donald Trump reportedly treats Russian President Vladimir Putin as a confidant while bullying and ignoring other world leaders. Trump consults Putin on international policy and the two commiserate over American forces they believe to…