economy

Under pressure, Kim Jong Un agrees to talk to the US about denuclearizing, peace

Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to talk to the US about abandoning his country’s nuclear arms and pursuing peace, South Korea said on Tuesday. Denuclearization has been the major roadblock in peace on the Korean Peninsula for decades, but now Kim seems willing to negotiate. North …

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A self-described Russian ‘seductress’ is claiming she has dirt on Trump in a bid to escape a jail in Thailand

Sakchai Lalit/AP A Russian escort is asking the US government to grant her asylum in exchange for audio recordings that she says reveal new information about Russian meddling in the US election. The escort says she recorded more than 16 hours of conversations between a Russian oligarch, a top Russian …

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THE CROWDSOURCED DELIVERY REPORT: How crowdsourcing is helping to improve the troublesome last mile of e-commerce delivery

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. As the steady rise of e-commerce pushes logistics companies and their retail partners to deliver more parcels, faster, speedy delivery is becoming a major competitive advantage.  And no company has …

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From smoking a ‘peace pipe’ with the North Koreans to Jared Kushner getting stuck in security — here are Trump’s best jokes from his roast at the Gridiron dinner

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Gridiron Club and Foundation, a charitable journalistic organization, hosted its 133rd anniversary dinner at The Renaissance Washington Hotel on Saturday. President Donald Trump gave a joke-filled speech to members of the press and many top members of his administration who were in attendance. Here are the …

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THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: Content, distribution, and monetization across Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, and Instagram

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The “pivot to video” is digital media’s megatrend of the moment. Globally, 47.4 minutes of online video will be watched daily in 2017, a 20% year-over-year …