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Month: June 2019

Former teammates say Kawhi Leonard trash-talks in unusual phrases and noises while dominating opponents

Kawhi Leonard’s former college teammates said Leonard would trash-talk on the court using short, funny phrases.Leonard apparently also called himself “the board man” when he grabbed rebounds and had something of a catchphrase: “The board man gets paid.”There is a fascination with Leonard’s soft-spoken, subdued ways, though teammates insist he is a “regular” guy off…

13 things you’re spending too much money on

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3 senior Facebook security workers are out amid investigations into finances and misconduct allegations (FB)

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Three senior contract workers on Facebook’s security team are no longer employed at the security firm.The action comes amid internal investigations into finances and allegations of…

This is what Scot Peterson did during the Parkland school shooting – CNN

(CNN)Former school resource officer Scot Peterson was widely criticized after he failed to confront a shooter who opened fire and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year. The Broward Sheriff’s Office active shooter policy calls for deputies to interrupt a shooting and search for victims when there’s a ceasefire.More than a…

New York passes bill outlawing cat declawing, prompting pro-life outcry on state’s liberal abortion practices – Fox News

New York’s Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat — prompting outrage from conservatives who pointed, sometimes in stark terms, to the state’s liberal pro-choice laws they say permit abortion until the moment of birth in some cases.The declawing bill, which would subject veterinarians…

White House’s About-Face On Mexican Trade A ‘Gut Punch’ To U.S. Businesses – NPR

Trucks are seen heading into the United States from Mexico along the Bridge of the Americas in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday. U.S. industries say President Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods from Mexico raised uncertainty just as they were looking forward to a new trade agreement. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty…

White meat is just as bad for you as red beef when it comes to your cholesterol level, study says – CNN

(CNN)The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates. The long-held belief that eating white meat is less harmful for your heart may still hold true, because there may be other effects…

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL)

This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your company. Check here. Amazon is increasingly ramping up on…

Facebook investors open new front in war on Mark Zuckerberg: Now they want an independent investigation into his ‘outsized’ power (FB)

Facebook investor, the New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, has called for an independent investigation into the company’s governance structure.The demand opens up a new front in the war on Mark Zuckerberg’s power after independent shareholders voted overwhelmingly to oust him as chairman last week.In a letter to Facebook’s independent board member Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Stringer…

Bank of America is putting the finishing touches on a 7-year cloud journey its CTO says has saved the bank billions and improved customer interactions

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Bank of America saves $2.1 billion annually in infrastructure costs thanks in large part to its transition of workloads to its private cloud in 2013, Howard…