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North Korea says 'nuclear war may break out any moment' — but that's the last thing it wants

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a target-striking contest of the special operation forces of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) to occupy islands in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on August 25, 2017. KCNA via Reuters North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned on Monday that tensions on the peninsula have escalated so high that “a nuclear ...

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Jennifer Lawrence says she was told to lose 15 pounds and do 'a nude lineup' early in her career

Jennifer Lawrence speaking at the Women in Hollywood event. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for ELLE The INSIDER Summary: Jennifer Lawrence spoke at Elle’s Women in Hollywood event. The actress revealed a “degrading” experience from early in her career. She was told to lose 15 pounds. Then she had to do a nude line-up with other women and was told to use ...

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Nicole Kidman gets very frazzled while explaining that kiss with her 'Big Little Lies' costar at the Emmys

Nicole Kidman called Graham Norton “provocative” for showing the kiss photo. The Graham Norton Show/YouTube The INSIDER Summary: Nicole Kidman won an Emmy for her performance on “Big Little Lies.” When she won, she stood up and kissed her husband Keith Urban, then kissed her costar Alexander Skarsgård (who played her husband on the show). A photo of the moment went ...

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Children of unfaithful parents are more likely to cheat on their own romantic partners when they grow up

“I just have to take this — it’s work…” rawpixel.com / Unsplash The Office of National Statistics estimates that 42% of marriages in the UK end in divorce. It’s even higher in the US, with nearly half of all married couples splitting up. As a child, it’s your worst nightmare to have the two people who love you the most ...

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UberEATS set for $3 billion in annual sales

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. UberEATS, Uber’s food delivery service, is poised to bring in over $3 billion in gross sales for 2017, according to Business Insider, citing a report from the Financial Times. While Uber has not confirmed the report, it appears that UberEATS accounted for 8-10% of ...

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Ethereum completes major upgrade

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Blockchain-based platform Ethereum has successfully updated its code with a planned hard fork, as part of its Ethereum Improvement Protocols (EIPs), which aim to improve the platform as a whole. This marks the implementation of the first phase of a large-scale upgrade planned ...

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The fabulous life of Victoria Swarovski, 24-year-old singer, fashion designer, TV star, and heir to the crystal fortune

Victoria Swarovski in Venice.Instagram @victoriaswarovskiVictoria Swarovski made headlines in June for her extravagant wedding, complete with a million-dollar dress — and it seems every aspect of her life is equally fabulous. Business Insider met the 24-year-old singer, fashion designer, TV star, and heir to the Swarovski crystal fortune on one of her recent visits to London. From recording at Abbey Road Studios to ...

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11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Even regular users of Microsoft Excel might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know. 1. Jump from worksheet to worksheet with Ctrl + PgDn and Ctrl + PgUp 2. Jump to the end of a data range or ...

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Facebook lets marketers analyze user posts to guide ad strategies (FB)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Facebook is testing a new ad insights tool that will let marketers analyze public user posts and comments, which could help with ad targeting and creative ad strategies, according to Ad Age. The identity of users whose posts are being analyzed ...

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Bank stocks get a boost as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley blow past estimates (MS, GS, JPM, C, WFC, BAC)

Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein attends the Clinton Global Initiative), on September 24, 2014 John Moore/Getty Images Stocks of all the major banks were slightly higher in pre-market trading after two of the big banks reported earnings on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley beat estimates for the third-quarter, sending their stocks up 1.18% and 1.59% respectively. Goldman posted earnings ...

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