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    Angry Anderson

    • The son of an Australian rock music legend was killed by one of his best friends on Sunday morning.
    • Confused witnesses mistook over half an hour of Liam Anderson's cries for help as just the noises of the first 'boot camp' exercisers of a Sydney summer. 
    • It's a bitter tragedy that twists a familiarly Australian milieu -  two best friends, dawn at the beach on the hottest day of the year so far, the sounds of a summer park floating outside an open window.

    SYDNEY – The past weekend brought a mini heatwave to Australia’s biggest city.

    Down near Manly beach on the north side of Sydney Harbour, the surf was strong. Summer is on its way.

    But early on Sunday morning while residents in beachside apartments apparently listened on, the 26-year-old son of one of Australia's greatest rock legends was allegedly being beaten to death by one of his best friends.

    Liam’s father, Gary “Angry” Anderson, is the lead singer of Rose Tattoo, a hugely iconic Aussie rock band.

    He was on tour with his band in Perth when he was told of his son’s death. He rushed back to Sydney overnight.

    The star’s eldest son Galen reportedly broke the news to his dad by phone.

    Details are still scarce, but what police have reported describes a horrifying scene of prolonged violence at a beachside park.

    Flame was allegedly found early Sunday standing over the bloodied body of Liam Anderson. Police say he was still beating on Anderson as officers arrived and confronted him at a well-known park, Pavilion Reserve.

    The officers eventually had to resort to pepper spray to contain him.

    Detective Inspector Michael Boutouridis told reporters the attack on Anderson was targeted and the men were known to one another. Their social media profiles confirm that they were good friends. 

    The detective described a man beyond control in a “brutal” killing and a “graphic” sight.

    “It was quite a bloody scene,” Boutouridis said.

    “The man we have in custody was violent and it took a number of police officers to subdue and arrest him... pepper spray was used and significant force was used to arrest him.”

    An emergency services helicopter - a common sight for surfers off Manly Heads - was set to pick up Liam but he died at the scene.

    On Sunday afternoon, a statement was issued on behalf of Angry, confirming Liam's death and asking the media and public to respect the family’s privacy.

    Flame was formally charged with the murder today.

    How it happened


    The Daily Telegraph retraced the pair's steps that night, following the pair as they moved from the Sydney city in the early evening onto a party in an apartment near the park and they left together before the alleged assault occurred.

    Witnesses have come forward and described Sunday morning's events to local television.

    Many local residents said they heard noises all morning. Common sounds, or so they thought - yelling, groaning, shouting, exhaling - and just assumed it was  coming from a local “boot camp” – a group exercise format that’s a common sight on Sydney’s northern beaches.

    One local woman said she heard a man exhaling very loudly and yelling, before he would exhale again.

    “I just heard a lot of, say for at least half an hour, moaning,” the woman told Sydney's Channel Seven.

    “Then we found out it was obviously him being kicked or stabbed.

    "We should have looked out but we didn’t... It just sound like a guy doing boot camp, running up the hill and exhaling.”

    Flame has appeared in Manly court, wearing a long-sleeved white jumper, he "smiled from ear to ear at a person he knew in the public gallery,” reported.

    He did not apply for bail and it was refused.

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    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday.

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    1. Oil prices fell slightly on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran's fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow some countries to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily. In a government-organized rally In Tehran, Iranians chanted "Death to America"ahead of the reimposition of US sanctions on its oil sector. Brent crude futures fell 0.2% to $72.66 per barrel at 7:37 a.m. in London on Monday.

    2. US President Donald Trump says his administration is looking at anti-trust proceedings against Amazon, Facebook and GoogleTrump said the European Union's $5 billion fine against Google helped convince the president to consider pursuing regulation.

    3. A pro-Brexit lawmaker in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said that the U.K. must leave the European Union's customs union."If we're going to regulate our own economy, if we're going to have our own independent trade policy, if we're going to be a normal, independent country which is what I understood the referendum to have decided, then we need to be out of the customs union," MP Steve Baker told BBC radio.

    4. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought back nearly $1 billion of stock. The company said its quarterly operating profit nearly doubled and benefited from lower taxes.

    5. SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will face questions on Monday about the Japanese company's dependence on Saudi Arabia, in his first public appearance since the murder of a journalist by Saudi security forces sparked global outrage.

    6. A Chinese warship reportedly threatened a US Navy destroyer in the South China SeaThe transcript of the radio exchange suggests that the Chinese naval vessel threatened the US destroyer, warning that it would "suffer consequences."

    7. The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi gave an emotional interview, saying they hoped his death was "peaceful.They also called on Saudi Arabia to release his body so he could be properly buried.

    8. Amazon has reportedly closed in on Northern Virginia for its second headquarters. The company is near to announcing the location of its second headquarters, known as HQ2.

    9. Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has declared war on "fake news" media. Bolsonaro has threatened to cut funding for ads to adversarial media groups.

    10. An environmental group says new evidence points to China's use of banned industrial gas that is destroying the planet. The harmful gas is supposed to be banned worldwide under the Montreal Protocol, which is a global agreement to protect the ozone layer.


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    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday.

    1. US President Donald Trump is "looking at" whether Amazon, Facebook, and Google are violating antitrust laws. In an interview with news site Axios, Trump said the $5 billion fine against Google from the European Union made him consider pursuing regulation.
    2. Amazon has reportedly zeroed in on Northern Virginia for its second headquarters. The $800 billion company is in advanced talks with Crystal City, a Northern Virginia town just outside of Washington, D.C., The Washington Post reported Saturday.
    3. Tesla said the SEC has issued subpoenas on the subject of the company's claims made in 2017 about its Model 3 production. According to The Wall Street Journal, the DOJ is trying to determine if the automaker made projections in 2017 about Model 3 production that it knew it would not be able to achieve.
    4. Softbank's profits are booming due to its investments in tech. Bloomberg reports that Softbank's second-quarter profit far outstrips what analysts predicted, as operating profit soared to 706 billion yen ($6.2 billion).
    5. Chinese tech giant Tencent will check gamers' age IDs against police databases. The company behind the mobile game "Honour of Kings" announced on Monday that it will start by age-checking 10 of its most popular games, then rolling out the test to all the games is owns.
    6. Elon Musk showed off the Boring Company's LA tunnel in a video on Saturday. Musk said that he walked the whole length of the tunnel which he dubbed "disturbingly long."
    7. Amazon is reportedly hiring fewer seasonal workers this holiday season, Quartz reports. An analyst told Quartz that the reduction in seasonal staff could be an indication of just how automated Amazon's warehouses have become.
    8. The Winklevoss twins are suing a cryptocurrency investor who previously went to prison for helping people buy drugs online. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss say that Charlie Shrem has been spending Bitcoin he owes them, The New York Times reports.
    9. The UK government is launching an inquiry into how companies use people's personal data to price holidays, cars, and household goods amid fears that consumers are being ripped off. The research is backed by the UK's competition watchdog, and will focus on "dynamic pricing."
    10. Sundar Pichai's 11-year-old son is mining Ethereum on a computer the Google CEO built himself. Pichai said he had to explain to his son how paper money works and why existing banking systems are important.

    Have an Amazon Alexa device? Now you can hear 10 Things in Tech each morning. Just search for "Business Insider" in your Alexa's flash briefing settings.

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    Theresa May

    • Theresa May spends 24 hours reassuring pro-Brexit ministers that she hasn't secretly agreed to a Brexit deal.
    • UK and EU negotiators deny weekend reports that a deal is done.
    • Brexiteers are suspicious that May is ready to make big concessions on the thorny subject of the backstop in order to have a deal in place as soon as possible.
    • Senior EU and Irish officials insist they will not back down on the backstop for avoiding a hard Irish border.
    • Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, will make a speech on Monday evening.


    LONDON — Theresa May has been forced to reassure pro-Brexit ministers that she hasn't yet reached a Brexit deal with the European Union amid reports that she has secretly made major concessions to Brussels.

    The prime minister reportedly spent Sunday telephoning members of her Cabinet to rubbish weekend reports that a Brexit Withdrawal Agreement had virtually been agreed by UK and EU negotiators.

    Senior ministers want to agree on a deal with the EU this month in order to negate the need for expensive no deal planning and allow Parliament enough time to scrutinise and vote on the terms of the agreement.

    However, the UK government is also keen to dispel suspicion among pro-Brexit Conservatives that May is preparing to make major concessions in order to strike a deal with the EU as soon as possible.

    "We are not sitting on powder keg knowledge that we have signed a secret deal," a UK government source told The Guardian."We are not on the cusp of some seismic shift."

    Last month, a source close to Cabinet Brexiteers Andrea Leadsom, Esther McVey and Penny Mordaunt said that all three were prepared to resign if May agrees to a temporary customs union with the EU without a fixed end date.

    EU figures have also rejected suggestions that a deal is done. Brussels sources claim there is just a 50-50 chance of there even being a deal, while negotiators seemingly have a lot of work still to do to resolve major issues.

    UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab reportedly left Irish officials "stunned" last week by demanding that the UK has the right to unilaterally terminate any backstop for the Irish border after three months of it being in place.

    EU and Irish officials are adamant that the backstop — the fallback option for guaranteeing no return to a hard border on the island of Ireland — must be in place until no longer necessary, not a fixed end date.

    On Monday morning, Ireland's Foreign Minister Simon Coveney tweeted: "The Irish position remains consistent and v clear⁩ that a “time-limited backstop” or a backstop that could be ended by UK unilaterally would never be agreed to by IRE or EU. These ideas are not backstops at all + don’t deliver on previous UK commitments."

    He was backed up by Sabine Weyand, the EU's Deputy Chief Brexit negotiator, who quoted Coveney's tweeting saying: "Still necessary to repeat this, it seems."

    Ireland's Foreign Minister Simon Coveney

    May will address her Cabinet on Tuesday with key questions regarding the UK's Brexit proposals still unanswered.

    The UK is trying to persuade the EU to ditch its preferred Northern Ireland-only backstop and accept an alternative version in which the entire whole UK stay in a customs union with the EU for a period of time after the 21-month transition has ended. This would mean no new customs checks between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

    However, while this deals with customs, it does not address the tricky issue of regulations.

    If Northern Ireland alone stays wedded to EU regulations, this would create new border checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK relating to agriculture. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said last month that checks on live animals and animal-derived products would increase tenfold compared to what currently takes place.

    The Democratic Unionist Party that props up May's fragile government has described new checks as unacceptable and could withdraw the support for the Conservatives if the prime minister fails to satisfy their demands.

    Barnier is set to deliver a speech in Brussels at 19:30 (GMT) where he is set to discuss the current state of Brexit talks.

    SEE ALSO: Theresa May is piling the pressure on pro-Brexit MPs who predict she will be ousted within weeks

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    • "The Big Short" investor Steve Eisman, played by Steve Carell in the movie, says he is betting against two UK banks in the lead up to Brexit.
    • If Labour's "Trotskyite" leader Jeremy Corbyn comes to power, Eisman said he could short as many as 50 UK stocks
    • Eisman said he expects that while the UK will secure a deal with Brussels, that deal will be rejected in the UK parliament, ultimately forcing Britain out of the bloc without a deal.
    • Eisman is famous for betting against the US housing market ahead of the 2008 subprime-mortgage crisis.

    The hedge-fund manager famous for betting against the US housing market ahead of the 2008 crash is shorting a pair of British bank stocks in anticipation that the UK falls out of the European Union without securing a Brexit deal.

    "I’m shorting two stocks in the UK," he told a conference in Dubai over the weekend, as reported by Bloomberg. He wouldn't name the companies. 

    He reportedly told the conference that while he expects the UK to secure a deal with Brussels, he then expects that deal to be rejected in the UK parliament, ultimately forcing Britain out of the bloc without a deal.

    Bloomberg notes that Metro Bank, and CYBG, the parent company of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, are the two most shorted UK financial stocks.

    Some 6.6% of Metro Bank's stock is currently being shorted, data from Castellain Capital's Short Interest Tracker showed on Monday morning.

    Eisman said that while he is currently shorting just two UK stocks, that number could rise as high as 50 if Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn were to become prime minister, because he believes Corbyn's policies would be detrimental to the UK economy.

    "I’ve got a screen of about 50, and I might short all 50 if I think Jeremy Corbyn is going to be prime minister," he said. 

    "Corbyn’s a Trotskyite. Now I know my Trotskyites well and I know you don’t want to be invested in the UK if a Trotskyite is prime minister," he added.

    Eisman was the main character in "The Big Short," the nonfiction book by Michael Lewis about the 2008 subprime-mortgage bubble in the US. Steve Carell played Eisman in the 2015 film adaptation.

    Since gaining notoriety beyond the financial sphere after the book's publication, Eisman has been a vocal market commentator, and in the last couple of years in particular has warned frequently about the health of European banks, particularly those in Italy, and Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank.

    "Deutsche Bank is a problem bank," he said in an interview in May.

    A short seller makes money by borrowing a company's shares and selling them, with the aim of buying them back at a lower price and returning them, pocketing the difference.

    SEE ALSO: May reportedly secures 'secret' Brexit concessions to keep whole of UK in a customs union — killing the Irish backstop problem

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    • A new poll finds British voters would prefer to stay in the EU rather than leave without a deal.
    • But a majority of Conservative voters would rather leave without a deal, which illustrates the headache facing Theresa May as she tries to keep her party onside with her Brexit plans.
    • Negotiators hope this week to clinch a final Brexit deal, providing time to sign an agreement off at a special summit of EU leaders in mid-November.

    LONDON — British voters would rather stay in the EU than accept leaving without a deal, according to a new poll.

    The survey of 3,006 voters for Politico, found that British voters would choose by a margin of 53.5% to remain in the EU if the alternative was leaving under a no-deal scenario "with the potential for disruption," an option favoured by just 46.5%.

    The news is likely to bolster calls from anti-Brexit campaigners for the government to arrange a second Brexit referendum on the terms of Britain's departure from the EU, with an option to remain on the ballot paper.

    But the poll, carried out by Hanbury Strategy for Politico, also illustrates the strategic headache facing Theresa May. Her own voters are much more hardline than the wider electorate, so she must try and keep her own core supporters happy her Brexit strategy while finding a solution which other voters deem suitable.

    That dilemma is reflected in other questions in the survey. By 47% to 35%, voters say that May should "compromise" with the EU to get a deal rather than walk away without one in March 2019, when the country is scheduled to leave.

    Voters narrowly support extending the twenty-month transition period by 39% to 38% — during which the UK would effectively remain a member of the EU but have no say in decision-making — even if it costs "billions" of pounds to do so.

    But among Conservative voters (those who supported the party in the 2017 election), 48% would prefer that Theresa May walked away from the EU without a deal than compromise, compared to 41% who would prefer her to compromise.

    May's dilemma

    Theresa May

    The polling reflects the party's electoral dilemma as it faces up to the Labour party which is also committed to implementing the EU referendum result. Many Conservative MPs are aware that their success at the next election could depend on them supporting a Brexit outcome which draws the UK away from EU rules and regulations, and is seen to honour the result of the referendum. 

    But it is increasingly clear that any deal Theresa May brings back from Brussels will be a compromise which contains guarantees to avoid a hard border in Ireland and could therefore keep the UK in parts of the European single market or customs union.

    The question of how many Tories would support such a compromise when the deal was put before parliament remains the subject of intense speculation.

    Reports emerged over the weekend that the prime minister is close to securing a final deal with Brussels on the terms of the UK's exit, but EU officials quickly pushed back on the speculation to say the chances of a deal remained at around 50%. The Irish backstop — an insurance policy designed by the EU to avoid a hard border in Ireland — remains the biggest sticking point, with both sides holding on for a compromise from their counterparts.

    Nonetheless, negotiators hope that enough progress will be made this week to strike a deal, providing time to sign an agreement off at a special summit of EU leaders in mid-November.

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    • Polyamory is when couples have more than one romantic partner.
    • There are many misconceptions about the lifestyle, including the fact it's all about sleeping around.
    • In fact, sex is just one part of why couples choose to be polyamorous.
    • Many couples report that polyamory has brought them closer together.

    Couples can fall into a polyamorous lifestyle in a few different ways. Some decide they want to search for a third member of their relationship, whereas others simply fall into the polyamorous community and find it works out better for them.

    A common misconception of polyamory — the word for having multiple romantic partners — is that it's all about people wanting to have their cake and eat it too. This may be the case for those who go "unicorn hunting," but others in successful polyamorous relationships don't see it that way.

    As is the case with all sorts of relationships, there are many misconceptions about polyamory. Business Insider spoke to people in polyamorous relationships to find out what it's really like.

    * Names changed for anonymity.

    SEE ALSO: What it means for couples to go 'unicorn hunting' — and why it usually doesn't end well

    1. They don't really get jealous

    Many people get jealous in their relationships, whether they like it or not. It's an ugly, upsetting emotion, but it's also basically inevitable in love. So introducing multiple people into your love life might seem like a recipe for disaster.

    But according to Alex*, who has been polyamorous with his wife for several years, it's not really like that.

    "I do feel jealousy in all my relationships sometimes, but for me I have learned that I feel jealousy mostly when something is wrong in my relationship with my partners," he told Business Insider. "It's not discomfort about them seeing other people. Jealousy for me acts as a warning sign that I am feeling insecure or stressed about my relationship with someone, and when I address whatever is causing that worry (usually with lots of reflective conversation) the jealousy goes away."

    Dr Elisabeth Sheff, the author of "The Polyamorists Next Door," has been studying polyamory for over two decades and is also in a "monogamish" relationship with her wife. She told Business Insider that some people genuinely never experience jealousy. However, she has also seen cases where people believe they are unable to feel it, only to come back years later after learning they actually can — it just took the right situation or person to trigger it.

    2. It's not all about sex

    Sheff said she travels a lot for work, which is why polyamory works out well for her relationship. Sometimes she can be away for two months at a time, so she likes her wife to have someone to keep her company while she's away. But that doesn't mean they act on it all the time.

    "We have a lot of flexibility, but we don’t tend to act on it very much. Me because I don’t have a very high sex drive, and her because she’s been working like a fiend," Sheff said. "She’s very serious about her career, and spends zero time trying to date. It’s only happened the once, where she met someone she really connected with."

    Still, since polyamory is about getting a variety of needs met, sex is still an important factor. Sometimes one person may not be able to give you everything you want — but that doesn't mean you want to break up with them.

    "A lot of people report having different kinds of desire for sex, like one person wants BDSM or kinky sex and the other really doesn’t, and that's hard to manufacture in a satisfying way," Sheff said. "If your partner can find someone who is totally psyched for that, nobody has to have the kind of sex they don’t want to have, and everybody gets to have the kind of sex they find fun and appealing."

    3. Sometimes people just fall into the lifestyle

    Alex and his wife Claire* talked a lot about all the reasons polyamory wouldn't work before they tried it. They then met and became friends with a lot of polyamorous people, and since then, they haven't looked back.

    "We learned a lot about how poly worked for them and soon it was quite a normal thing in our social circle," he said. "It did make us more relaxed about other things, we became more comfortable telling each other when we found someone else attractive or had fun flirting with someone or whatever."

    Sheff said that unless a couple goes out in search of a third member, couples can find themselves falling into polyamory.

    "Polyamory just happens to people," she said. "Like they find themselves falling in love with their best friend, get drunk one night, have an accidental threesome, and say 'Oh wait, all three of us are in love, what is this?'"

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    • Polyamory is when couples allow each other to have multiple romantic partners outside their primary relationship.
    • There are several different approaches, such as triads which consist of three people.
    • Sometimes couples try out polyamory naively, especially when a straight couple wants to find another bisexual woman to join them.
    • This is called "unicorn hunting," and it's something of a cliché in the poly community.

    To some people, the idea of polyamory — the term describing having more than one romantic partner — is exciting.

    In polyamorous relationships, a couple decides they will give each other the freedom to meet, flirt, and hook up with other people. Sometimes they may invite another person into the relationship permanently, in what's known as a triad.

    But it's not as simple as finding a third person you both fancy. In fact, according to Dr Elisabeth Sheff, expert witness, speaker, and coach of polyamory and author of "The Polyamorists Next Door," straight couples often come into the polyamorous community expecting to find a bi woman to join them. This, she said, is called "unicorn hunting."

    Sheff's former husband introduced her to the idea of polyamory with exactly this intention. He wanted another woman to sleep with, but he didn't particularly want her to be able to meet other men. Apparently in the poly community, this is quite a cliché.

    "She's known as 'the unicorn' because she's so rare, and almost mythical," Sheff told Business Insider. "He thought he was so edgy and out there, and we could have a wife the two of us together.

    "As it turns out, it's every straight boy's fantasy. It doesn't fly well in the poly community. And when he didn't get what he wanted, he had a tantrum, and didn't want to do it anymore."

    When couples can't find a unicorn, Sheff said it's common that the woman has actually started to quite enjoy the freedom of polyamory. She may have been reluctant to try it at first, but turns out to be the one who enjoys it more.

    "The woman of the couple finds other people to socialise with, and the man realises he's not the centre of attention that he [thought he] would be, and thinks 'this isn't as much fun as I thought it would be,'" Sheff said. "These couples either blow up, [or] some of them return to monogamy... and she might have a little more clout than she used to. But if she really likes it, and he really can't stand it, they'll break up."

    cheating couple

    Remember — everyone has feelings

    Alex* is in a polyamorous relationship with his wife. They were monogamous for a long time, but ended up making friends with many polyamorous people, and it turned into quite a normal thing in their social circle.

    He told Business Insider he's not aware of a situation where a male-female couple actively seeking a bi woman has worked out well.

    "I don't really feel like there is a consistent way of thinking about these things in the many varied ways people approach polyamory," he said. "But amongst my friends 'unicorn hunting' is usually considered with suspicion and scorn."

    "The stereotype at least is that unicorn hunting couples are looking to treat a partner as an object in their relationship," he added. "They want someone — maybe anyone, reducible to their gender, sexuality, and availability — that fits into their lives and fits their relationship without thinking about the needs and human perspectives of the person they're looking for."

    In other words, it can look a lot like people wanting to have their cake and eat it too, without actually taking into account anyone else's feelings. This is what Sheff felt when her ex-husband first came up with the idea.

    "My instinct is to say that 'unicorn hunting' couples are likely not taking the considerate and compassionate approach which I associate with polyamory," Alex said. "But like I say, this is something of a stereotype, and folk are welcome to do whatever works for them, right?"

    * Name changed for anonymity.

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    • On November 5 every year, Brits celebrate Bonfire Night.
    • People gather together outside to burn an effigy on a huge bonfire, set off fireworks, and eat seasonal treats.
    • The annual celebration commemorates the events of November 5, 1605, when Roman Catholic activist Guy Fawkes attempted to assassinate the king.

    "Remember, remember the 5th of November. Gunpowder, treason, and plot."

    It's a saying that will be familiar to most Brits, but one that is likely to raise eyebrows outside of the UK.

    The rhyme refers to Bonfire Night — an annual celebration which takes place on, you guessed it, November 5, and sees Brits wrap up warm and venture to parks and fields to gather around a large bonfire, burn an effigy, set off fireworks, and eat seasonal treats.

    And just what are we celebrating? An assassination attempt on the king over 400 years ago, of course.

    It's a particularly British tradition, but for many, Bonfire Night is one of the highlights of the season. Here's what it's all about.

    The history behind Bonfire Night

    Bonfire Night is a celebration of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 — an assassination attempt on the then new Protestant King James I.

    The plot was the work of a gang of Roman Catholic activists, led by Robert Catesby, who were angry about not being allowed to practice their religion in the UK, and hopeful that the end of Queen Elizabeth I's reign would result in more favourable conditions for them.

    But this was not to be the case.

    Disappointed by the new king's lack of support of British Catholics, Catesby and his gang hatched a plot to assassinate the monarch and his ministers by blowing up the Houses of Parliament, according to the BBC.

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    It was explosive expert Guy (Guido) Fawkes who was tasked with smuggling 36 barrels of gunpowder into the cellar of the House of Lords, with the aim of destroying the whole building. 

    However, the plot unravelled just a few hours before the gunpowder was set to be lit when a Catholic Lord received a letter warning him to avoid Parliament. 

    The letter sent to William Parker, the 4th Baron Monteagle, was made public and Fawkes was arrested and tried for treason, according to The Telegraph.

    In the aftermath of the event, Parliament declared November 5 a day of thanksgiving, and the first celebration to mark the failed plot was held in 1606.

    How is Bonfire Night celebrated?

    On November 5 (or the nearest weekend if the date falls on a weekday), Brits come together to celebrate. Some gather in their gardens, and others join large public displays in parks and fields, which usually have a small entry fee.

    Every celebration centres on a large bonfire featuring an effigy which is known as the Guy (after Guy Fawkes).

    However, the Guy is often created in the image of someone in the public eye — last year both Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump were incarnated as effigies for Bonfire Night.

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    Traditionally, the Guy is carried through the streets of a village or town as part of a parade in the days leading up to the big night. 

    The other main part of the celebration is the firework display — they represent the explosives that were never let off in the assassination attempt.

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    During the first week of November, it's difficult to walk through UK towns and cities without spotting fireworks sparkling down from the sky somewhere around you.

    While watching the show, children and adults alike add to the dazzling display by holding sparklers and creating glittering, swirly shapes in the air in front of them.

    Of course, it's usually very chilly so as well as wrapping up in coats, scarfs, hats, and gloves, sustenance is of the utmost importance. 

    Traditional Bonfire Night treats include toffee apples, baked potatoes, and Parkin, which is a sticky, spiced cake made from treacle, oats, syrup and ginger.

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    There's only one place in the UK where Bonfire Night isn't celebrated, and that's St Peter's School in York, where Fawkes was a pupil — as a sign of respect, the day goes unmarked.

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    • Pinterest has hired Andréa Mallard from Gap-owned Athleta as chief marketing officer.
    • Mallard is joining Pinterest at an important time as the company is rumored to be planning an IPO soon and is fighting to prove its value to advertisers.
    • Pinterest recently overhauled its self-serve Ads Manager tool, which makes up the bulk of revenue by allowing marketers to purchase and plan their own ads.

    Pinterest is bringing in a retail exec to handle its top marketing role as the company looks to beef up its advertising business ahead of a potential IPO.

    The company has tapped Andréa Mallard, Gap's Athleta CMO, to be its first CMO. She will oversee Pinterest's marketing and creative teams and report to chief operating officer Francoise Brougher.

    Mallard has held the CMO role at Athleta since March 2017, and was previously CMO at digital health startup Omada Health for four years. According to Pinterest, she will be responsible for explaining the company's platform to advertisers and partners.

    Read more: How Ben Silbermann came up with the idea of Pinterest

    "Her wealth of experience in building great brands will be an asset to our company as we continue to expand globally," Brougher said in a statement. "She is exactly the right leader to help us illustrate why hundreds of millions of people rely on Pinterest to get inspiration and do what they love."


    Pinterest's advertising ambitions are growing

    Mallard is joining Pinterest at a time when the company is rapidly trying to build out its revenue.

    Pinterest recently made the biggest update to its self-serve Ads Manager tool in two years with new features that let advertisers set up and target campaigns in three steps. The tool also lets marketers track ad performance and optimize campaigns.

    "It's a hallelujah moment for us," Nisho Cherison, senior director of growth at ThirdLove, told Business Insider. "We no longer need a third party helping us run ads on Pinterest, a team of one person is now enough."

    Last week, the company added a carousel ad format that lets marketers feature five images within an ad. Facebook pioneered the carousel ad, and the ad format is also used by Twitter, Google, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

    The changes are part of of a bigger plan to scale Pinterest's ad business, which has been slower to grow than other platforms.

    CNBC reports that the company is preparing for a mid-2019 IPO and is on track to make $1 billion this year, up from $500 million in 2017. In September, Pinterest announced that it had 250 million monthly users, up from 200 million a year before.

    Retail, fashion, consumer-packaged goods, and home improvement advertisers are Pinterest's biggest accounts, but the company has worked to woo other categories of advertisers such as travel, financial services, and automakers in the past couple of years.

    "It was clear from my first conversation that this is a purpose-led company with the heart, mind, and values needed to become an iconic, global brand," Mallard said in a statement.

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    • Cats famously land on their feet when they jump off furniture and trees, but they use a different technique to survive falls from much greater heights.
    • Some cats have walked away from falling as high as 32 stories with limited injuries.
    • Watch the video above to learn the amazing technique cats use to catch their fall.

    Following is a transcript of the video.

    32 stories above the streets of New York City, a cat fell from a window and lived. After vets treated the cat's chipped tooth and collapsed lungs, the feline was sent home two days later.

    Cats fall a lot, and they've gotten really good at it. Drop a cat upside down, for example, and it will almost always land on its feet. That's because cats are extremely flexible. They can twist their bodies mid-air as they fall.

    But landing feet first isn't always the best strategy. Like if you're falling from 32 stories up. To figure out how cats manage that perfect landing every time, a series of studies looked at over a 100 cats' falls from two to 32 stories up.

    Comes as no surprise that cats who fell from the second floor had fewer injuries than cats who fell from the sixth floor. But here is the fascinating part. Above the seventh story, the extent of the injuries largely stayed the same, no matter how high the cats fell. So, how is that possible?

    Well, it all comes down to acrobatics or lack thereof. Cats that fell from two to seven stories up mostly landed feet first. Above that, however, cats used a different technique. Instead of positioning their legs straight down as they fell, they splayed out like a parachuter. And landed belly-first instead.

    But this method isn't 100% foolproof. Chest trauma, like a collapsed lung, or broken rib is more common with this landing method. But the risk of breaking a leg is much less. So, how do cats somehow subconsciously know how to land?

    It has to do with a physics phenomenon called terminal velocity. At first, the cat plummets faster and faster under gravity until she's fallen the equivalent of five stories. At that point, she hits constant terminal velocity at 100 kilometers per hour. She's now in free fall where air friction counteracts her acceleration under gravity. At this point, she's no longer accelerating and, more importantly, doesn't feel the pull from gravity.

    So, here's what researchers think is happening. From two to seven stories up, cats don't have enough time to reach terminal velocity and prep for landing feet first. But once they hit terminal velocity, their instinct changes and they parachute their limbs.

    All that said, don't throw your cat out of a window. I can't believe I have to say this. Not only is it still very dangerous, it's not very polite. Don't throw your cat out the window just to see all that go down. Just watch this video again. Just hit the little replay button.

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    Justin Timberlake ballot selfie

    • Election Day for hotly contested midterm races across the country is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
    • State rules vary widely on whether you can take a photo in the voting booth, often called a "ballot selfie."
    • Business Insider has broken down the rules by state in the map below.

    American elections have slowly moved into the digital age with rules regarding ballot selfies.

    States are approximately evenly split on banning and allowing photos in the voting booth, but there are still a wide variety of technicalities.

    Violating a ballot selfie ban could earn a fine or jail time, so learn from Justin Timberlake's mistake and make sure you're in the clear for a civically engaged selfie.

    See which states allow, ban, or only allow photos of absentee ballots:

    states where you can take a ballot selfie

    In states where it's "allowed", snap away; where it's "banned", beware; and in places with specifications about absentee ballots, keep your phone away if you vote in person.

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    2017 Honda CRV

    • Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and automotive research company, recently released a list where they ranked the 10 best SUVs under $25,000.
    • All of the SUVs chosen were either crossovers or subcompacts. 
    • "The usability of these vehicles and the family friendly nature of them and the pricing all came together in the sweet spot of where a midsize family car would’ve been five-or-six years ago," said Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for KBB and the man who wrote the ranking, in an interview with Business Insider.
    • The Honda CRV stands at the top of the list and was characterized by DeLorenzo as "perennially, one of our favorite crossovers."  

    Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and automotive research company, recently released a list where they ranked the 10 best SUVs under $25,000.

    Drawing on resale value, driveability, new car pricing, dependability rankings, and any awards or accolades the SUVs may have gotten, Kelley Blue Book (KBB) compiled a definitive ranking of the best SUVs of 2018. 

    What stood out to KBB upon finalizing their list was that the 10 SUVs chosen all fell into the class of crossover vehicles. 

    "Most of them are in the compact range," said Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for KBB and the man who wrote the ranking, in an interview with Business Insider. "The usability of these vehicles and the family friendly nature of them and the pricing all came together in the sweet spot of where a midsize family car would’ve been five-or-six years ago."

    Crossover SUVs have seen a surge in popularity as of late and are among the best-selling cars in America. 

    "You may see some people migrating from a midsize family sedan into one of these vehicles that are based off compact cars," DeLorenzo said, referring to the crossovers. "And it's a testament to how the crossover SUV offers roominess and comfort and the higher seating position which people like."

    The Honda CRV stands atop the list and was characterized by DeLorenzo as "perennially, one of our favorite crossovers."  

    DeLorenzo, who drove each of the cars in his ranking, said the Mazda CX5 stood out as a "good fun drive" that had "a really nice blend of good suspension and crisp steering."

    For those customers who live in the snow-belt states, DeLorenzo said the Subaru Forester could be the best choice because it comes with standard all-wheel-drive, and said the Honda HRV could appeal to those customers who are more in bargain mode because "it's in the low 20s (of price) and still offers good value and good room."  

    Take a look at each of the 10 SUVs ranked as the best buys for under $25,000. 

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    10. Subaru Forester: $23,447 fair purchase price

    A favorite of winter drivers, the Forester has award-winning resale values and a reputation for reliability.

    Source: Kelley Blue Book

    9. Volkswagen Tiguan: $22,987 fair purchase price

    The Tiguan features unique technology like dual 12-inch and 8-inch digital displays as well as Apple CarPlay.

    Source: Kelley Blue Book

    8. Toyota RAV4: $24,062

    The Toyota RAV4 is one of the best-selling SUVs on the market today and now offers a hybrid mode.

    Source: Kelley Blue Book

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    Ben Silbermann Pinterest

    Pinterest is bringing in a retail exec to handle its top marketing role as the company looks to beef up its advertising business ahead of a potential IPO.

    The company has tapped Andréa Mallard, Gap's Athleta CMO, to be its first CMO. She will oversee Pinterest's marketing and creative teams and report to chief operating officer Francoise Brougher.

    Mallard has held the CMO role at Athleta since March 2017, and was previously CMO at digital health startup Omada Health for four years. According to Pinterest, she will be responsible for explaining the company's platform to advertisers and partners.

    Click here to read more about Pinterest’s new CMO.

    In other news:

    Elizabeth Olsen's 'Sorry for Your Loss' deserves better than becoming a high-profile Facebook flop. It got 4 million views for its first episode, but viewership plunged after that.

    Amazon just ratcheted up the war for holiday shoppers with an unprecedented promotion.Amazon is offering free shipping for all customers for a limited time this holiday, starting November 5.

    It's become increasingly clear that Alphabet, Google's parent company, needs new leadership. The recent scandals and controversies at the company, most notably over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, have highlighted the shortcomings of its top leaders.

    Trump says his administration is 'looking at' whether Amazon, Facebook and Google are violating antitrust laws.In an interview with news site Axios that aired on HBO Sunday night, Trump said the $5 billion fine against Google from the European Union made him consider pursuing regulation.

    Twitter has hired ad-agency executive God-is Rivera as global director of culture and community, reports the Wall Street Journal.The former VMLY&R exec will help advertisers connect with diverse communities on the platform.

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    John Dugan Citigroup

    • Citigroup's board has chosen John Dugan, the former head of the OCC, to be its next chairman, according to a company statement. 
    • Dugan will replace Mike O'Neill, who's leaving after hitting the mandatory retirement age of 72, on January 1.
    • The choice of Dugan rather than Citi CEO Mike Corbat, also thought to be in the running for the role, preserves a split between the chairman and CEO positions that is relatively rare across Wall Street.

    Citigroup has made what some analysts have called "the biggest corporate governance decision" at the bank in six years. 

    The third biggest US bank by assets on Monday named former US regulator John Dugan to be its next chairman of the board after existing chairman Mike O'Neill decided to retire earlier than expected. 

    The choice of Dugan rather than Citi CEO Mike Corbat preserves a split role for chairman and CEO that has existed at Citigroup since the financial crisis, but is rare across Wall Street. It comes as Citi has undergone a slew of changes over the past several months, including the departures of key executives and restructurings within their business lines. It also comes amid investor frustration  with the bank's stock price which has lagged peers, analysts have said.

    The bank is in the midst of a plan to return at least $60 billion in capital to shareholders over three years and to raise its return-on-equity into the low teens. Activist investor ValueAct owns a $1 billion stake. 

    There was some thought leading up to Citi's decision that Corbat, who has run the bank since 2012, could consolidate his power by taking over the chairmanship from O'Neill. O'Neill asked Corbat last year if he wanted the board to consider him for the chairman's job, according to a person familiar with the board's decision. But after several months of deliberation, Corbat decided to stay focused on the CEO role, the person said. Avoiding shareholder outrage factored into his thinking, the person said. 

    Citi has had a split role for more than 10 years, in contrast to rivals JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of America who all have the roles of chairman and CEO placed in the hands of one person. That change at Citi happened after Chuck Prince, who oversaw a rush into collateralized debt obligations that brought the bank to its knees, stepped down as chairman and CEO in November 2007. 

    O'Neill, chairman since April 2012, was set to give up his role next year after hitting the mandatory retirement age of 72. This announcement accelerates the process, largely to give Dugan time to settle in before the firm's annual meeting, according to a person briefed on the decision. The board made the decision on Sunday, the person said. 

    Dugan will become chairman on Jan. 1, 2019, according to a statement. He'll oversee a 16-person board. 

    He has served on Citi's board since November 2017 and as an adviser for several years earlier He ran the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency from 2005 to 2010 and was previously a partner at Covington & Burling LLP. 

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    • The Embraer Phenom 300E made its world debut last October at the National Business Aviation Association conference and exhibition in Las Vegas.
    • The updated 300E builds on the success of the original Phenom 300 that entered service in 2010. 
    • Since 2013, the Phenom 300 has been the most delivered private jet in the world. 
    • The Phenom 300E has room for as many as 10 passengers and can fly more than 2,200 miles.
    • The Embraer Phenom 300E costs $9.45 million while most customers end up paying around $10 million.

    The Embraer Phenom 300 has been an unqualified success since its debut in 2010. Over the past half-decade, more customers have taken delivery of the Phenom 300 than any other private jet in the world. According to Embraer, it has delivered more than 400 of the planes to customers in roughly 40 countries around the world. 

    In October 2017, Embraer unveiled an updated version of the plane called the Phenom 300E at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    In case you're wondering, the "E" in 300E stands for enhanced. It's in reference to the extra dose of technology and luxury Embraer baked into its new plane.

    The Phenom 300E enters the light business jet segment to some stiff competition from traditional stalwarts like Textron's Cessna Citation CJ3+ and Bombardier's Learjet 70. There are even new entrants like Switzerland's Pilatus PC-24

    Even though Embraer is a renowned Brazilian planemaker, the company builds its dedicated private jets like the Phenom and Legacy 500 at its facility in Melbourne, Florida. It's larger, commercial airliner-derived private jets like the Legacy 650E and the Lineage 1000E will continue to be produced in Brazil. 

    Earlier this year, Business Insider got the chance to experience the Phenom 300E in person on a short a demo flight from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to White Plains in New York. 

    Teterboro is also where we checked out the $20 million Embraer Legacy 500 last year

    Here's a closer look at the new Embraer Phenom 300E:

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    Here is the Embraer Phenom 300E waiting for me at Teterboro Airport.

    The Phenom 300E is 51 feet, four inches long and 16 feet, nine inches tall.

    It boasts a wingspan of 52 feet, two inches.

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    • On Sunday night's new episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", Khloe Kardashian and her family found out about the video that claims to show Tristan Thompson making out with a woman that surfaced in April.
    • Kendall Jenner and Scott Disick went skydiving together.
    • Khloe went into labor, which meant Kris Jenner immediately had to fly to Cleveland with Khloe's doctor.
    • Kim, Malika Haqq, and Kourtney Kardashian all boarded their own jet after Kris to be there for True's birth.

    Sunday night's new episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" featured a moment that many fans have been waiting for. Khloe Kardashian (and the rest of the family) found out about the video that claims to show Tristan Thompson cheating, just days before she was due to give birth. In the meantime, Khloe prepared for baby True's arrival, and Scott Disick and Kendall Jenner spent some quality time together jumping out of an airplane.

    Here's what you might have missed on "KUWTK":

    Khloe prepared to give birth

    Once Khloe made her way to Cleveland waiting for True's arrival, she was on maternity leave for the show and filmed her segments herself as a video diary. With less than two weeks until her due date, Khloe spent most of her time with close friend Malika Haqq since Tristan was on the road.

    Khloe ended up spending most of her time on the birthing ball, trying to get comfortable, but she was so pregnant she could barely breathe.

    "I feel good, I'm just anxiously waiting for the baby to get here," she said.

    On April 11, she wrapped up her video diary with a sweet message to True, letting her know that she should keep "cooking" for as long as she could.

    Scott Skydiving

    Kendall & Scott got their adrenaline pumping

    After showing off her new house to Scott, he and Kendall decided they wanted to do something fun together, being that almost all of her sisters were pregnant and were out of commission as far as adventures go.

    First on the list: riding ATVs, which wasn't extreme enough for Scott, so they decided to up the ante. Even though Kendall was nervous at first, she agreed to go skydiving with him. She promised she'd get in the plane and go up with him, but made no promises about whether or not she'd jump out.

    "Why am I doing this?" Kendall asked when they got on the plane, to which Scott replied, "Because you're more than a model."

    She was nervous up until the very last second, but as soon as Kendall jumped out of the plane, she had the biggest grin on her face, and when she finally hit solid ground, she was so excited that she actually did it.


    The video claiming to show Tristan cheating was out

    While filming an interview for "KUWTK,"Kim received a link to the video of Tristan, which she passed on to her sisters. Then Kylie sent the video to Khloe, which was hesitant to do because she knew how heartbreaking it would be, but she said she felt like Khloe should hear the news from one of her sisters.

    "I mean, I can't even imagine being in Khloe's shoes. Just, like, how reckless it all seems. This is really shocking and obviously heartbreaking," Kourtney Kardashian said. "The whole thing makes me disgusted."

    It didn't take long before Khloe called Kim, telling her that she was trying to figure out how to get back to LA but she wasn't sure if she'd be allowed to travel that close to giving birth. 


    "We thought she finally found her Prince Charming," she said. "It's just — why her? It really really sucks."

    Khloe took to Twitter to explain how tough it was for her to relive this moment.

    "I love filming for the show and I am proud that we are all strong and brave enough to be vulnerable BUT we have to start airing shows closer to real time," she said. "This episode is about 7 months old and it's a lot to relive all over again."

    Khloe went into labor

    While Skyping with a college class that was studying "KUWTK," Kris got a phone call: Khloe was in labor, which meant Kris and Khloe's doctor immediately had to fly out there to make sure they were there in time.


    Kim immediately called Khloe, who asked her and Kourtney questions to figure out how far along she was in labor. Even though Kris said the rest of the family should follow in a couple of days, Kim decided to skip her high school reunion in favor of getting on the plane so she could be there with Khloe, and Kourtney and Malika decided to join her.

    Before they hopped on the plane they talked strategy: even though they didn't want to be polite to Tristan, they agreed they would for Khloe's sake … but they had no plans to be friendly.  

    "I know how important it is for Khloe to have Tristan there and I actually really respect that, but it's definitely going to be awkward," Kim said. "It's going to be hard to even look at him or be in the same room with him. It's like you're f------ with all of us." 

    "To be continued, mother f-----. It's not over."

    "You are f------ with all of us when you disrespect one of us," Kourtney said.

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    Jaguar I PACE 12

    • The Jaguar I-PACE first luxury crossover SUV to hit the market.
    • The I-PACE is driven by dual electric motors that produce 394 horsepower.
    • According to Jaguar, its EV can do 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds.
    • The Jag has a 90kWh battery pack that and a range of 234 miles on a single charge. 
    • The 2019 Jaguar I-PACE starts at $69,500 while our top-spec HSE variant starts at $80,500. With options and fees, our test car came to $86,720.

    Electric cars are the future. Even though people have been saying this for years, only recently have the world's mainstream automakers really taken this to heart. Sure, relatively affordable EVs have been on the road a decade now. But for far too many brands, going electric was more of a strategically prudent way to satisfy increasingly stringent emissions standards than a true commitment to electric mobility.

    Things are different now. Tesla can't make enough of its electric cars to keep up with demand. GM and Nissan are fully committed to production EVs. While luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and Porsche have all prepared purpose-built EVs set to hit the market in the near future. 

    And then there's Jaguar.

    Once the byword for stodgy British retro luxury, Jag is now all-in on electric. In fact, Jaguar beat out its rivals to become the first mainstream luxury brand to have an EV with enough range to legitimately compete against Tesla. 

    The Jaguar I-PACE enters the market in a unique position in that it's the only car in its segment. Including the I-PACE, there are only four luxury EVs on the market and three of them are the Tesla Model S, Model X, and Model 3.

    With the Model X the only other SUV. However, it should be noted that the Model X is a larger, mid-size three-row crossover SUV and doesn't compete directly with I-PACE that is significantly less expensive. 

    Specifically, the Jag will be the only electric compact crossover available until the Audi E-Tron, Mercedes-Benz EQ C, and Tesla Model Y hits showrooms.

    Recently, Business Insider spent a week with a 2019 Jaguar I-PACE EV400 HSE test car in Corris Gray. The 2019 Jaguar I-PACE starts at $69,500 while top-spec HSE variant starts at $80,500. With options and fees, our test car came to $86,720.

    Here's a closer look at the 2019 Jaguar I-PACE EV400 HSE:

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    Earlier this year, we had the chance to drive the I-PACE at Jaguar Land Rover's North American headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey. However, it was just for a few minutes and around a track in their parking lot.

    So, we brought the electric Jag back for a more in-depth experience.

    The I-PACE is currently the lone player in the in the electric luxury compact crossover SUV segment. However, it won't be for long.

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    jon gosselin kids collin and hannah

    • Jon Gosselin shared a rare photo of 14-year-old kids Hannah and Collin on Instagram with the caption: "Had a good weekend visit with Collin at home!
    • Hannah lives with her father and Collin is currently enrolled in a school program away from home, which is why he's not often seen in family photographs.
    • Previously, the reality TV star shared a snap of Hannah on her first day of school while ex wife Kate Gosselin posted an image of 17-year-old daughters Cara and Mady and 14-year-olds Aaden, Alexis, Leah, and Joel.
    • Look at the photo below.


    Had a good weekend visit with Collin at home!

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    • Rihanna said she'd stop President Donald Trump from playing her music at his rallies.
    • But she may be unable to prevent him from using her songs, given the copyright laws that govern playing music at arenas.
    • The Fenty Beauty founder joins a long list of musicians who have asked the president to refrain from using their music at his political events.

    Rihanna said she'd take action to stop President Donald Trump from playing her music at his campaign rallies.

    After Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker said Trump played "Don't Stop the Music" at a rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Rihanna saw the tweet and said she'd stop the music after all.

    "Not for much longer," the Fenty Beauty founder wrote on Twitter. "Me nor my people would ever be at or around one of those tragic rallies, so thanks for the heads up philip!"

    Rihanna may be ultimately unable to stop Trump; the copyright laws governing public performance licenses are something of a grey area, but the arenas where Trump has rallies often have a blanket license to play music from every major record label, and legal scholars generally agree that any music can be played in public areas, according to The Washington Post.

    Rihanna is far from the first artist to try to get Trump to stop playing her music. Prince's estate recently asked him to stop, joining the likes of Neil Young, Adele, Elton John, and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.

    Trump also always plays "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by The Rolling Stones at the end of his rallies, to the dismay of band members.

    While she isn't a US citizen and can't vote in Tuesday's midterm elections, Rihanna has made no secret of her opposition to Trump. On Sunday, she threw her weight behind Florida's Democratic candidate for governor, Andrew Gillum.

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