One in four people surveyed say they have either experienced a shortage of their medication, or know someone who has, as Canada grapples with a “dire” problem.
Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s closing message to voters before the midterm elections has offended so many that the three major cable news networks and the world’s largest social media site have all refused to carry it. As part of his scorched-Earth strategy in the final days before Tuesday’s momentous midterm elections, Trump’s 2020 […]
A federal judge just ruled that an unprecedented Democratic legal challenge against Trump and his business can go forward
Mark Wilson/Getty Images A federal judge ruled that congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump over alleged violations of the emoluments clause. Trump’s legal team has insisted that he is not in violation of the constitutional clause. The clause bars elected officials from accepting gifts, payments, or benefits from foreign governments without the […]
GOLDMAN SACHS: Chinese tech giants are dominating North America in VC funding for the first time, and it could be the start of an unprecedented boom (BABA, BIDU, JD)
Chinese companies outpaced their American counterparts in venture-capital funding for the first time during the second quarter, according to Goldman Sachs. Tech giants and Softbank contributed the most to this milestone. According to Goldman’s analysts, Chinese tech giants including Alibaba and Baidu are creating ecosystems with unprecedented influence to develop new technologies and business models. Watch […]
This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. BI Intelligence The US prepaid card ecosystem is huge, with 10.7 billion prepaid card transactions made in 2016 reaching $ 290 billion. And it’s shifting focus from low-income, un- and underbanked […]
LeBron James just pulled off what his former GM called ‘unprecedented’ and perhaps the most impressive accomplishment of his career
Maddie Meyer/Getty LeBron James scored 35 points, 15 rebounds, and 9 assists to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics in Game 7 to advance to the NBA Finals. In April, former Cavs GM David Griffin told Business Insider that James leading this Cavs team to the Finals would perhaps be the most impressive […]
George Soros’ foundation is leaving Hungary after a campaign against him ‘unprecedented in the history of the European Union’
George Soros’ Open Society Foundation (OSF) is closing its Hungarian office, citing a “repressive political and legal environment.” Hungary recently passed a law dubbed the “Stop Soros Act” that gives the interior minister the power to expel NGOs. The recently re-elected right-wing Hungarian government ran a poster campaign against the billionaire, accusing him of meddling […]
Risk of shark attacks led to an unprecedented decision to call off an elite surfing competition in Australia
Steve Robertson/Getty Images World Surf League just called off the Margaret River Pro in Australia because of shark attacks in the area. The competition is one of 11 that make up the World Championship Tour. There were two shark attacks approximately six kilometers from the event site earlier this week. One man had his legs […]
As donations from an online fundraising campaign for the Humboldt Broncos surpass $ 11 million, people are thinking about where that money will go and how it can best be used to help the families of those killed in the April 6 bus crash, as well as rebuild the lives of those who were injured.
After lukewarm reviews and a fairly tepid opening weekend at the box office, the movie is still enjoying roaring success at UK cinemas. Now, it’s managed something that’s “almost unprecedented”, according to an analysis from The Guardian – and it’s all thanks to a sing-a-long version. The film had a 4% rise week-on-week at UK […]