Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Carl Icahn just dunked on Bill Ackman to end one of the most high-profile hedge fund spats in recent memory

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Pershing Square exited from its $ 1 billion short position on Herbalife.   The firm’s Bill Ackman got into a public spat with famed investor Carl Icahn, who’s bullish on the stock. Icahn is now gloating for being right.  Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is reveling in his victory over Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman.  […]

Mexico took down another high-profile cartel leader, and the backlash may already have started

(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) A top Gulf cartel leader was captured at a home near the US-Mexico border early on Monday morning. Less than a day later, residents in the area reported gunfire and other violent scenes. The complex criminal environment in Mexico makes it hard to tell where things are going, but such disruptions in […]

Researchers find oddities in high-profile gender studies

Enlarge / Nicolas Guéguen may have something to say about Audrey Hepburn’s dress in Funny Face, but is his research on solid ground? Two fellow researchers question that. (credit: Archive Photos/Getty Images) Psychologist Nicolas Guéguen publishes studies that create irresistible headlines. His research investigating the effects of wearing high heels made it into Time: “Science […]

German police arrest 19yo Syrian suspected of plotting high-profile attack

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 08:44 German counterterrorism police have arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspect who nurtured “concrete plans” to carry out an attack by detonating an explosive device with the aim of killing as many people as possible, the federal prosecutor’s office said. Read more The Syrian man, identified by the Federal Prosecutor’s Office […]

Some of Lisa Bloom’s most high-profile former clients support her defense of Harvey Weinstein

Carl Court/Getty Images Though she’s never shied away from the spotlight, celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom raised eyebrows this week by joining the legal team of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who was hit with numerous accusations of sexual assault as part of an extensive New York Times report. Bloom, a lawyer who built a reputation on representing women in […]

Twitter left high-profile revenge porn live for 30 minutes

A verified Twitter user with 7.33 million followers shared nude photos of his ex-girlfriend, seemingly without her permission and as a form of public shaming — and the images remained live on the site for 30 minutes, Business Insider reports. The images were shared by Rob Kardashian, first on Instagram and later on Twitter, where […]

French claims more high-profile casualties

Video Image Father’s passing has Johnson break down after win1:42 Tennis: Father’s passing has Johnson break down after win. June 1st 2017 13 hours ago /video/ Tomas Berdych. Leo Schlink in ParisHerald Sun Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend VETERANS Tomas Berdych and David Ferrer […]

Take an inside look at the offices of Facebook, Twitter, and 9 more high-profile employers

Sarah Jacobs Who says offices have to be boring? Not everyone toils the day away in a drab cubicle farm. There are some pretty incredible offices out there. At Business Insider, we’ve gone on numerous virtual and in-person tours of amazing workspaces — including those of Facebook, Twitter, and Spotify. Here’s a glimpse of some […]

Trump just met with Pope Francis — one of his most high-profile critics

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with one of his most high-profile critics, Pope Francis, after the two men exchanged sharp words during the presidential campaign last year. Under clear blue skies, Trump received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard where […]