Explosive new documents and text messages show Rudy Giuliani’s Ukrainian associate’s central role in aiding Trump’s pressure campaign

FILE PHOTO: US President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani having coffee with the Soviet-born businessman Lev Parnas at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. Reuters The House Intelligence Committee released a slew of explosive documents on Tuesday that were related to Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas’ role in President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign in…

The Knicks were roasted by fans when a fan hit a half-court shot was rewarded with $1,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets

Anthony Peterson made a half-court shot at a New York Knicks game over the weekend to win $1,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets.Fans online called out the Knicks for the prize, which looked diminutive compared to the $100,000 the Los Angeles Lakers awarded a fan the previous week.YouTuber MrBeast offered to send him $10,000 as congratulations…

Morgan Stanley has promoted 130 new managing directors for its 2020 class

Mark Lennihan/AP Morgan Stanley has 130 new managing directors across the firm for its 2020 class. That’s fewer managing-director promotions than in recent years at the investment bank, which has been cutting costs in recent months. Visit BI Prime for more storiesMorgan Stanley has 130 new managing directors across the firm, according to a person familiar with…

Senate Republicans are blocking photographers from documenting the moment the House delivers articles of impeachment against Trump

The Republican-controlled Senate will subject the press to unprecedented restrictions during President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, which is set to begin next week. Citing security concerns, the Senate will force credentialed reporters to remain inside a single press pen and won’t allow them to walk up to and interview senators in the hallways, as is…

These 11 milestones in venture capital funding will determine whether the startup sector will peak this year or continues to defy expectations

“More is more” was the mantra for startups seeking funding in 2019.A new report from PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association summed up the trends that led to record deal sizes, higher valuations, and the rise of mega-rounds last year.These are the 11 most revealing statistics on venture capital that you need to know for…

15 great pairs of fall and winter boots on sale right now for men and women

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Here’s the lowdown on those payment plans you see when you shop online, like Afterpay and Affirm

Point-of-sale (POS) loans have become increasingly popular, with offers from companies like Afterpay, Affirm, and QuadPay popping up on many retailers’ sites.POS loans offer the opportunity to buy a product now and pay for it in installments, like layaway but in reverse.These short-term loans may be beneficial for consumers buying large items, like furniture or…

Three key trends we took away from CES 2020

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier today.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here.The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place January 7-10 in Las Vegas, saw some of the world’s largest tech companies show…

Here’s what tech giants including IBM and Microsoft have to say as they throw their weight behind Google in its Supreme Court battle against Oracle (ORCL, GOOG, MSFT, IBM)

BI Prime Getty 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. More than two dozen groups, including tech giants Microsoft, IBM, and IBM’s Red Hat subsidiary, have weighed in behind Google in its Supreme…

How to unfollow a page on Facebook using a computer or mobile device

You can easily unfollow a page on Facebook on a computer or mobile device. When you “unfollow” a page you still keep the “Like” for that particular page, but the posts will no longer appear in your Newsfeed.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.You can easily unfollow a page on Facebook without unliking it. Unfollowing a page…