The Trump campaign rakes in millions of dollars in donations — here’s where they’re spending it all

Shayanne Gal/Samantha Lee/Business Insider President Donald Trump’s campaign has spent more than $ 6 million on business expenses in 2018. More than half of that was spent on lawyers and digital consultants. Campaign manager Brad Parscale’s firm received more than $ 2.8 million from the Trump campaign in the first half of 2018. President Donald […]

The US says it’s talking with North Korea ‘virtually every day,’ but they’re getting nowhere

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US and North Korea are in direct communication “virtually every day,” according to a US State Department spokeswoman. Talks appear to have hit a roadblock as both sides are beginning to publicly express their frustration with each other. The US is concerned about reports that North Korea is continuing to advance its […]

A woman who pays Instagrammers and YouTubers $500 to $30,000 per post on behalf of brands like Cosmo and Esquire has a go-to formula for calculating what they’re worth

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Brittany Hennessy is the senior director of influencer strategy and talent partnerships at Hearst Digital Media. She said social media influencers are paid for two things: production and distribution. Sometimes influencers ask for less than they’re worth, Hennessy says, while others ask for too much, like a first class flight. Influencer marketing is almost […]

This British truck driver shared what he thinks is wrong with trucking in America — and it all comes down to how they’re paid

Jack Taylor/Getty Images Mick Flynn is a truck driver and photographer from England. He has spent the last decade trucking in Canada and the United States, as well as working in England. He shared his thoughts with Business Insider on what could be fixed about North American trucking. Namely, truckers are over-worked because they’re paid […]

The Surface Go reviews are in, and… they’re a bit all over the place

Enlarge / Surface Go. (credit: Microsoft) Surface Go—Microsoft’s 10-inch, $ 399 tablet—launches today in 25 markets. Many publications around the Web have had a couple of days to review Microsoft’s latest attempt at a cheap(ish) computer, and opinions are surprisingly varied. Surface Go is a shrunk-down version of the Surface Pro, Microsoft’s kickstand-equipped two-in-one tablet/laptop. […]

China is sending some of its most lethal bombers and fighter jets to Russia for major war games — here’s what they’re bringing

Associated Press China is sending some of its most advanced fighter jets and bombers to Russia later this month for a major international military exercise.  “The International Army Games 2018, initiated by the Russian Ministry of Defense, will start on July 28,” China’s Ministry of Defense said in a press statement last week. “It is co-organized […]

Fireball gummy bears exist — and they’re perfect for your next summer party

Etsy shops Irish Confectionery Co. and VineGelee both sell gummy bears made with Fireball cinnamon whiskey. VineGelee’s Fire Bears start at $ 9.95, while Irish Confectionery Co.’s Fire Cubs start at $ 5.81. Reviews for both are very positive. For some of us, back in the day, no college party was ever complete without a […]

Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet — the crypto world thinks they’re missing the point

REUTERS/Carlos Jasso The Bank of International Settlements on Sunday said bitcoin is “a poor substitute for the solid institutional backing of money.” Critics in the crypto world say the report missing the point — bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are still in development and shouldn’t be judged yet. Circle CEO calls the report “shallow” and said: […]

IHOP changed its name to IHOb to promote its new burger menu. They’re shockingly good.

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider IHOP‘s decision to rename itself IHOb, or the International House of Burgers, infuriated many customers.  We were skeptical of IHOP’s ability to craft burgers that matched its pancakes in quality.  But after trying the new burgers (with a side of pancakes), we were IHOb converts.    IHOP’s rebrand as IHOb — International […]

More Americans in China say they’re victims of mysterious health attacks

Enlarge / Consulate General of the United States in Guangzhou. (credit: WKDx417) More US diplomats, employees, and their families in China are being medically evaluated and evacuated amid growing accounts of mysterious episodes involving sound and pressure that appear linked to the development of mild traumatic brain injuries, according to reports by The New York […]