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'Big Short' star Steve Eisman made his name betting against companies. But now he's bullish on a little-known communications company in Illinois

'Big Short' star Steve Eisman made his name betting against companies. But now he's bullish on a little-known communications company in Illinois

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The investor Steve Eisman rose to fame by shorting mortgage securities ahead of the 2008 housing meltdown. His wager was heavily featured in Michael Lewis' bestselling book...
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Here's how the largest and most powerful Wall Street banks are cautiously opening their doors to the potentially $80 billion US cannabis industry

Here's how the largest and most powerful Wall Street banks are cautiously opening their doors to the potentially $80 billion US cannabis industry

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Some of the largest Wall Street banks are starting to sniff around the cannabis industr y, despite THC being federally illegal. Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Credit Suisse have...
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How I found my vocation: 'I was told I wasn't intelligent enough to study'

43 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

No one at school knew about my complicated family life, but now I'm studying to be a lawyer and making my children proud I always wanted to study law, but as a teenager I was...
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Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 after suing conspiracy theorist

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Father of boy killed in Newtown school shooting sued James Fetzer and Mike Palacek over their book Nobody Died at Sandy Hook The father of a boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook...
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UK drops plans for online pornography age verification system

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Climbdown follows difficulties with implementing plan to ensure users are over 18 Plans to introduce a nationwide age verification system for online pornography have been...
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The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government. The law would have imposed age verification on porn websites viewed in the UK. It had been repeatedly delayed...
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TikTok hired former US lawmakers to review its content policies after facing backlash and accusations of censorship

TikTok hired former US lawmakers to review its content policies after facing backlash and accusations of censorship

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

TikTok is a popular short-form video app owned by Chinese company ByteDance, the highest-valued private company in the world. Internal documents viewed by The Guardian showed...
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Plans for the world's first online PORN ban for teenagers DROPPED by the Government

Plans for the world's first online PORN ban for teenagers DROPPED by the Government

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan announced that a new law forcing people to prove they are 18 or over to access content would not be going ahead. The legislation had already been...
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Ivory Coast law could see chocolate industry ‘wipe out' protected forests

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Critics condemn move placing thousands of square miles of rainforest under control of international companies The Ivory Coast's dwindling rainforests could be “wiped out” under...
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Extinction Rebellion lawyers apply for judicial review over protest ban

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Request for expedited hearing comes after Metropolitan police impose section 14 order Lawyers for Extinction Rebellion have filed an urgent application for a judicial review...
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Premier League will oppose plans to reduce automatic Champions League spots

Premier League will oppose plans to reduce automatic Champions League spots

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What will happen if Boris Johnson fails to secure a Brexit deal with the EU...

What will happen if Boris Johnson fails to secure a Brexit deal with the EU today?

Brexit remains on a knife-edge this afternoon as the EU and UK try to hammer out a last-minute divorce deal ahead of a crunch summit tomorrow. Read more ...

China claims the U.S. doesn't understand democracy and threatens retaliation...

China claims the U.S. doesn't understand democracy and threatens retaliation over Hong Kong bill

China's Foreign Ministry claimed 'extreme' and 'hypocritical' U.S. lawmakers had labeled violence and rioting as human rights and democracy, which exposed their 'evil intentions'. Read more ...

Britain's most evil paedophile Richard Huckle was strangled then stabbed...

Britain's most evil paedophile Richard Huckle was strangled then stabbed with a homemade knife

Huckle, who abused 200 children, was knifed to death in his cell at HMP Full Sutton with a makeshift 'shiv' reportedly fashioned from a toothbrush. Read more ...

Extinction Rebellion protestors pack London's Trafalgar Square again despite...

Extinction Rebellion protestors pack London's Trafalgar Square again despite police arrest threats

XR protestors returned to Trafalgar Square this afternoon in defiance of a Section 14 order issued by the Met on Monday evening which outlawed Extinction Rebellion protests... Read more ...

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government

The UK porn block has been scrapped by Boris Johnson's government. The law would have imposed age verification on porn websites viewed in the UK. It had been repeatedly delayed... Read more ...

US troops and their allies feel humiliated after abandoning their bases in...

US troops and their allies feel humiliated after abandoning their bases in Syria to be taken over by gleeful Russians

Russian troops and Syrian forces swiftly took over at least three recently abandoned US camps in northern Syria this week. Russian mercenaries splashed their good fortune over... Read more ...

How to connect your PS4 controller to a Mac computer wirelessly to play...

How to connect your PS4 controller to a Mac computer wirelessly to play digitally downloaded games

It's possible to connect your PS4 controller to a Mac computer wirelessly to play digitally downloaded PS4 games without using your console. You can connect your... Read more ...

Eerie images show grass verge covered by a giant silky web that was...

Eerie images show grass verge covered by a giant silky web that was initially mistaken for frost

The astonishing sight was spotted in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. Experts believe it was created by money spiders also known as 'sheet weavers.' Read more ...

Mark Francois hints at number of ERG Brexiteers who will vote for Boris...

Mark Francois hints at number of ERG Brexiteers who will vote for Boris Johnson's deal

LEADING Brexiteer Mark Francois hinted the number of Conservatives in the European Research Group who will vote in favour of Boris Johnson's deal could be very similar to the... Read more ...