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The "crumbly concrete" was used in hundreds of schools and some have been shut over fears of collapses. The UK government said more than 100 schools faced closure because they contained reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), a material typically used in roof planks and wall panels. AdvertisementAdvertisementOther structures such as hospitals, theaters, universities and some apartment buildings are also being checked for the concrete. Why was the concrete used? According to the think-tank the Institute for Government, those cuts are linked with schools' RAAC closures.
Persons: Matthew Byatt, RAAC, , Chris Goodier, What's, Keir Starmer, Rishi Sunak's, NAO, Gareth Davies, Rishi Sunak Organizations: Service, Health, Safety, National Audit Office, Guardian, Financial Times, of Structural Engineers, Labour, Loughborough University, Department for Education, Institute for Government, The Times, National Health Service, European Union Locations: Wall, Silicon, Heathrow, Gatwick, Kent, Sweden, London, he's, India
Russia's oligarchs are even less likely to turn on Vladimir Putin 18 months after the invasion. In the 18 months since Russia invaded Ukraine, the lives of Russian oligarchs such as Melnichenko have changed immeasurably in the face of Western sanctions. Sanctions were unleashed on Russia's billionaires as part of a wider set of economic restrictions that some hoped would inspire a revolt within the country. Russia's oligarchs have Putin to thank for their ongoing success. Revolt is possible but unlikelyIt now appears Russia's oligarchs have adapted to a new status quo where they lack political influence but still have a reliable stream of cash.
Persons: Vladimir Putin, Andrey Melnichenko, Putin, Mikhail Svetlov, Melnichenko, Forbes, hasn't, Putin —, Roman Abramovich, Alisher, Alisher Usmanov, Alexei Druzhinin, Ivan Fomin, Fomin, That's, Peter Rutland, Vladimir Potanin, Potanin, Rosbank, they've, there'd, Rutland, they're, Abramovich, Michael Regan Abramovich, He's, We'll, Arkady Volozh, Yevgeny Prigozhin, Putin oligarch, Wagner Organizations: Putin, Service, Financial Times, United Arab, Russia's, Soviet Union, Union, Kremlin, Center for, Center for Strategic, International Studies, Forbes, Wesleyan University, Bloomberg, New York Times, London, Chelsea FC, Getty, Guardian, Street, EU Locations: Wall, Silicon, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Ukraine, Soviet, EU, Russian, Rutland, France, Thailand, Turkey
Elon Musk made so many requests at Twitter that staff asked him to sign some off, The Wall Street Journal reported. Employees feared Musk would forget all the orders he'd issued, per the Journal. Get the inside scoop on today’s biggest stories in business, from Wall Street to Silicon Valley — delivered daily. Musk also ended the platform's "blue tick" verification and replaced it with a subscription service called X Blue, formerly Twitter Blue . He reinstated Ye's account after the rapper contacted Musk personally, The Wall Street Journal reported .
Persons: Elon Musk, he'd, Musk, Linda Yaccarino, Joe Biden's, Marc Andreesen, Kanye West, Donald Trump Organizations: Twitter, Street Journal, Employees, Service, Super Bowl, Kanye Locations: Wall, Silicon
Disney's Bob Iger is going head-to-head with "cable cowboy" John Malone in a tussle about payments. AdvertisementAdvertisementWriters and actors are on strike, his streaming platform is losing buckets of cash, and now Disney CEO Bob Iger has another headache to contend with — a battle with the "cable cowboy" John Malone. Advertisement Advertisement Watch: I quit cable for DirecTV Now and it's saving me over $1,000 a year — here's how I did itThe cable operator claims the demands are unrealistic amid "significant viewership declines" across Disney's channels. ESPN has been one of the few cable channels to swim against the tide and even managed to increase its audience by 12% last year, per Nielsen data viewed by the Los Angeles Times . AdvertisementAdvertisementCharter has threatened to permanently bar all Disney's channels from its service but Iger is not backing down either.
Persons: Bob Iger, John Malone, Iger, , Disney, Malone, There's, didn't Organizations: Charter Communications, Disney, Morning, Communications, DirecTV, FX, ESPN, US, New York Times, Nielsen, Los Angeles Times, NY Times, Disney Channel, Charter
Ukraine has detained Ihor Kolomoisky, a prominent oligarch, as part of an anti-corruption drive. Kolomoisky owns the TV station that showed Volodymyr Zelenskyy's "Servant of the People." The country's security service said on its Telegram channel that oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky would be held in custody for two months on fraud and money laundering charges. AdvertisementAdvertisementUkrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky appeared in court on Saturday. Kolomoisky owns the TV station 1+1 that broadcast "Servant of the People," in which Zelenskyy played a comedian who becomes president.
Persons: Ihor Kolomoisky, Kolomoisky, Volodymyr Zelenskyy's, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Forbes, Vladyslav Musiienko, Reuters Zelensky, Zelenskyy, they'd, oligarch, Petro Poroshenko Organizations: Reuters, BBC News, Kyiv International Institute of Sociology Locations: Ukraine, Russia, Kolomoisky
Walmart accidentally taxed some Alabama customers twice after its system mixed up a tax change. Alabama's sales and use tax base rate on food, which is added to varying local tax rates, was cut from 4% to 3% on Friday. In a statement to NBC 15 News, Walmart confirmed that some of its customers and Sam's Club members had been charged two rates of tax. AdvertisementAdvertisementCustomers are being encouraged to go to Walmart stores to receive a refund for the higher tax rate. It's not the first time a sales tax change has caused havoc in Walmart stores.
Organizations: Walmart, Service, NBC, Sam's Club Locations: Alabama, Wall, Silicon
Robinhood bought 55 million of its shares worth $605 million that Sam Bankman-Fried once owned. Robinhood, SBF, FTX, and a bankrupt crypto lender had all laid claim to the seized shares. AdvertisementAdvertisementRobinhood has bought back more than $600 million worth of its own shares that were owned by Sam Bankman-Fried before his arrest. In a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Friday, the trading platform said it had acquired 55 million shares from the United States Marshal Service (USMS). Shares in Robinhood closed 2% higher Friday following the release of the filing, valuing the company at about $10 billion.
Persons: Robinhood, Sam Bankman, Fried, FTX, BlockFi Organizations: Department of Justice, Morning, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, United States Marshal Service, DoJ, Emergent Fidelity Technologies, Emergent Fidelity, Marshal Service Locations: Bankman, Robinhood
One of Russia's richest men, Andrey Melnichenko, said the Ukraine war had made him a "pariah." Melnichenko now lives in the UAE, where his $300 million Motor Yacht A is moored. His $578 million Sailing Yacht A was seized by Italian authorities shortly after he was sanctioned. AdvertisementAdvertisementOne of Russia's richest individuals said he'd become a "pariah" in the United Arab Emirates where he fled after being sanctioned. Oleg Tinkov managed to get sanctions against him in the UK lifted after slamming Putin's invasion of Ukraine and getting the backing of British business tycoon Richard Branson.
Persons: Andrey Melnichenko, Melnichenko, he'd, Vladimir Putin, I'm, Roman Abramovich, Arkady Volozh, Oleg Tinkov, Richard Branson Organizations: United, United Arab Emirates, Financial Times, Forbes, Chelsea FC, Bloomberg, EU Locations: Ukraine, UAE, United Arab, Russia, Israel, Le
Tesla gave its Model 3 a major makeover – the first in six years. But the company cut the price of its Full Self-Driving feature in the US by $3,000. AdvertisementAdvertisementTesla has released a sleeker version of its Model 3 sedan in the first major revamp of one of its cars. It's the first time Tesla has updated a model for the Chinese market ahead of the US, Reuters reported. In the US, the price of the Full Self-Driving system was reduced by $3,000 to $12,000 hours after Tesla unveiled the updated Model 3.
Persons: Tesla, Gray, MK89sGnC9A — Sawyer Merritt Organizations: Morning, Reuters, Elon, Analysts, EV, Bloomberg Intelligence Locations: China, Shanghai, Asia
A Russian oligarch called on the EU to lift sanctions against him after condemning Putin's war. Arkady Volozh made the call days after calling the war "barbaric," the Financial Times reported. AdvertisementAdvertisementRussian oligarch Arkady Volozh will be the first to formally ask for sanctions to be lifted after condemning Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, a report says. It is regarded as the first test as to how the West will treat previously sanctioned oligarchs who have gone on to publicly denounce Putin's war. AdvertisementAdvertisementBillionaire industrialist Oleg Deripraska had his $1 billion Sochi complex seized after criticizing the invasion, the FT reported in December.
Persons: Arkady Volozh, Volozh's, Vladimir Putin's, Volozh, Putin's, Oleg Deripraska, Volozh didn't Organizations: EU, Financial Times, Union, BBC, Google, Kremlin Locations: EU, Ukraine, Russia, Europe, Amsterdam, Israel, Sochi
South Korean restaurants are using AI robots to cope with labor shortages. Data from the Korean Association of Robot Industry shared with the Financial Times showed there were 5,000 server robots in Korean restaurants. AdvertisementAdvertisementDuring the pandemic, Reuters reported that South Korean tech company KT Corp started selling "Aglio Kim" – a trolley-like AI robot to restaurants. However, tech executives in South Korea told the FT they're now concerned the market is being flooded by cheap Chinese robots, stymying the country's own robotics makers. Aju Korea Daily reported in May that South Korean startups were offering restaurants robots to rent for 300,000 won a month.
Persons: Kim, Lee Young, KT Organizations: Service, Korean Association of Robot Industry, Financial, Korea Times, Reuters, Korean, KT Corp Locations: China, South Korea, Wall, Silicon, Korea
Three marines died when a US military helicopter crashed in northern Australia, reports say. Five others are in a serious condition in hospital after the Boeing MV-22B Osprey crashed. The troops were taking part in Predators Run, a training exercise involving 2,500 personnel. All 20 remaining survivors sustained injuries in the crash, and five are in hospital in a serious condition, the outlets reported. According to a statement seen by the publications, the troops were taking part in a training exercise involving 2,500 personnel from the US, Australia, the Philippines, East Timor and Indonesia.
Organizations: Boeing, Service, US Marines, Guardian, BBC, US Marine Corp Locations: Australia, Wall, Silicon, Philippines, East Timor, Indonesia, Melville, Darwin, Northern
A Soviet-style approach to war might be holding back Ukraine's counteroffensive against Russia. US officials told The New York Times that Ukrainian forces were evenly allocating their resources. Ukraine has continued to pour resources into eastern areas such as Bakhmut, baffling US officials. Unnamed US officials told The New York Times that Ukraine needed to focus its counteroffensive resources on southern Ukraine, as they have been spreading equipment and troops too widely and to little effect . The problem is that Ukraine — like Russia — fights under an old Communist doctrine that seeks to limit infighting between military divisions by evenly dividing resources, the Times reported.
Persons: Russia —, John Kirby, Kirby Organizations: New York Times, Service, Times, Department of Defense, Pentagon Locations: Russia, Ukraine, Wall, Silicon, Bakhmut, Crimea, Soviet, Germany
2 Swiss flight attendants were spotted posing for selfies on the wing of a Swiss Boeing 777. AdvertisementAdvertisementCabin crew for Swiss Air could be in big trouble after appearing to pose for selfies on the wing of a Boeing 777. The video begins with a female flight attendant posing for a picture pulling several poses, before being joined by a male colleague. SWISS cabin crew in serious trouble for taking selfies on a 777 wing in Buenos Aires. AdvertisementAdvertisementNo passengers were on the plane when the crew embarked on their stunt.
Persons: selfies, Michael Pelzer, Pelzer Organizations: Swiss Boeing, Swiss Air, Boeing, New York Post, Breaking Aviation Locations: Swiss, Buenos Aires, Argentina, SWISS
"Barbie" is poised to overtake Super Mario globally after becoming the biggest US movie this year. "Barbie" is Warner Bros.' most successful US release and is about to become its biggest film ever. The Greta Gerwig-directed film about Mattel's plastic doll surpassed "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" domestically with a $575.4 million gross, according to data seen by The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline . Warner Bros./Universal"Barbie" is now Warner Bros'. Nolan's latest three-hour epic has performed very well at the box office, taking almost $725 million, per Box Office Mojo.
Persons: Greta Gerwig, Mario, Barbie, pip Mario, execs, Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Gerwig, Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan's, Harry Potter, Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck, Noah Baumbach, Matt Winkelmeyer, Robbie, Gosling Organizations: Super Mario, Warner Bros, Mario Bros, Hollywood, Mojo, Variety, Staff, Getty, Australian
The environmental damage caused by a SpaceX rocket explosion in April shocked officials. Bloomberg reported that seven bobwhite quail eggs and a group of blue land crabs were incinerated. Concrete chunks left massive craters around the launch site and ignited a fire covering 3.5 acres. That fire incinerated seven bobwhite quail eggs and a "collection of blue land crabs," while also leaving several craters a foot deep across tidal flats, per Bloomberg. Wildlife officials also questioned why SpaceX did not use the same flame-suppression technology that's regarded as the best available, Bloomberg reported.
Persons: deflector Organizations: SpaceX, Bloomberg, Service, FAA, Fish and Wildlife Service, CNBC, Environmental Protection Agency, Wildlife Locations: Wall, Silicon, Gulf, Mexico
The US has agreed to sell Taiwan a $500 million tracking system for its F-16 fighter jets. Taiwan plans to use the system to help identify long-range targets. The Pentagon informed Congress of the sale of an F-16 infrared search and track system to Taiwan following approval from the US State Department Wednesday. Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the US had agreed to a deal over the tracking system, which it said would help it defend the volatile Taiwan Strait. AdvertisementAdvertisementThe country's defense ministry said it intended to use the tracking systems on its F-16 fighter jets to help it better detect long-range targets.
Persons: Joe Biden Organizations: US, Service, Pentagon, US State Department, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Reuters Locations: Taiwan, China, Wall, Silicon, stoke, Taiwan Strait
Simon Cowell sold his six-bedroom mansion in London amid fears for his family's safety. The 6-bedroom residence in Kensington was sold for £15 million (about $19 million). Cohort Capital, a real estate private equity firm, provided a £5.5 million ($7 million) loan to the buyer, whose new neighbors will include Ed Sheeran and David Beckham. AdvertisementAdvertisementThe garden of the property on Addison Crescent in Kensington, west London. Cohort Capital disputed reports that the asking price had been reduced by £30 million.
Persons: Simon Cowell, Ed Sheeran, David Beckham, Cowell, Lauren Silverman, Eric, we're, Matt Thame Organizations: Service, Capital, Guardian, Daily, Addison, Press Association, Sun, People Magazine Locations: London, Kensington, Wall, Silicon, Addison Crescent
Aimee Marsh had worked for Ray White Aspley in Brisbane, Daily Mail Australia reported. The Facebook posts have since been deleted, but screenshots were reported by both and Daily Mail Australia . "We respect and value each and every one within our community, and we have a big community of people who rent," the Ray White representative said. According to, Marsh was once named agent of the month by Ray White Aspley after selling properties worth 3.7 million Australian dollars. Marsh and Ray White Aspley didn't immediately respond to requests for comment from Insider, made outside normal working hours.
Persons: Aimee Marsh, Ray White Aspley, Marsh, Ray White, I've, Ray White Aspley didn't Organizations: Facebook, Daily Mail Australia, Service, Daily Mail, Courier Mail, realtors, SQM Research Locations: Australian, Brisbane, Wall, Silicon, Australia,
A data breach at Tesla led to the leak of 75,735 people's personal information. German publication Handelsblatt reported in May that it had obtained confidential Tesla information. The information included names, addresses, cell phone numbers, and email addresses. A massive data breach at Tesla leaked the personal information of more than 75,000 people and was the result of "insider wrongdoing," the carmaker said. The outlet said it had spent months examining the data, which included over 23,000 files from 2015 to 2022.
Persons: Tesla, Elon Organizations: Tesla Locations: Maine
La Rose Noire Droptail cost more than $30 million and is the first of just four to be made. Buying a Rolls-Royce has always been a great way to show you have plenty of cash – but the British company has now revealed a unique car that cost more than $30 million. On Saturday the luxury carmaker unveiled La Rose Noire Droptail, a two-seater with hyper-specific features based on requests by its unnamed buyer. The Rolls-Royce La Rose Noire Droptail. Rolls-RoyceA representative told Bloomberg the car would cost more than $30 million.
Persons: Royce, Droptail, Royce didn't Organizations: Noire, Morning, Bloomberg Locations: Pebble Beach , California, British, France
Russia's first mission to the moon in 47 years ended in disaster when its spacecraft crashed. Its space agency Roscosmos said it lost contact with the Luna-25 before discovering its fate. Russia's space agency Roscosmos said on Sunday that it had lost contact with the Luna-25 before discovering it had collided with the moon. It had been due to land on the lunar south pole on Monday. The Luna-25 was Russia's first attempt to land on the moon since the Luna-24 mission in 1976.
Persons: Russia's, Roscosmos, Luna Organizations: Service Locations: Wall, Silicon, Moscow, Russia, India
Around 2,000 bottles of wine were destroyed after a wine firm was found to be aging them illegally. The firm sank crates of wine a mile off the coast of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara's DA office said. The disposal of the bottles was part of a plea agreement reached with Azzaretto, Hahn, and Ocean Fathoms. But the press release said the value of the destroyed bottles was likely in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. In response to an inquiry from Insider, Ocean Fathoms said that it intended to release a statement on the news shortly.
Persons: Santa, Emanuele Azzaretto, Todd Hahn, Hahn Organizations: FDA, Service, Food and Drug Administration, Santa Barbara Independent Locations: Santa Barbara, Wall, Silicon, Santa Barbara's, Azzaretto, United States, Santa
A near miss between a Southwest Airlines flight and a private jet has kickstarted two investigations. A Cessna jet was cleared to land on the same runway where a Southwest plane was taking off, per Reuters. A near miss between a Southwest Airlines flight and a private jet where the two planes came within 100 feet of one another on a San Diego runway has sparked investigations from two US authorities. The pilot captaining the Cessna jet aborted the landing after receiving an alert from the plane's surface surveillance system, the FAA said. The Cessna jet passed over Southwest's Boeing 737 by around 100 feet, Reuters reported, citing a source briefed on the matter.
Persons: Pete Buttigieg Organizations: Southwest Airlines, Cessna, Reuters, Morning, Federal Aviation Authority, FAA, National Transportation, San Diego International Airport, Boeing, NTSB, Southwest, Transport Locations: San Diego
EV car batteries drain much quicker in cold conditions, significantly affecting their performance. Charging EV batteries in cold weatherCharging can also be an issue in cold conditions. The Idaho National Laboratory reported that EV batteries can take up to three times as long to charge in cold temperatures. But some startups are seeking to make cold weather issues a thing of the past. There are a few ways that drivers of electric vehicles can prolong their cars' battery lives in cold weather.
Persons: Tesla, Venkat Srinivasan, Insider's Tim Levin, Anna Stefanopoulou, Stefanopoulou, EVs, Domenick Nati Organizations: EV, Reuters, South, Korea Fair Trade Commission, Center for Energy Storage Science, University of Michigan's Energy Institute, Wired, Idaho National Laboratory, Bay Technology, Bloomberg Locations: Argonne, Idaho, Bay, British
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