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Photos and videos show Imelda battering Texas with torrential rain and flash floods reminiscent of Hurricane Harvey

Remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda are dumping torrential rain on southeast Texas, plunging some areas under as much as 43 inches of water, the Houston National Weather Service said Thursday. The highest storm total rainfall, in Jefferson County, Texas, makes Imelda the seventh wettest tropical cyclone in US history. Photos and videos of the flooding […]

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THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping — it’s absorbing more and more e-commerce in the present. Business Insider Intelligence projects m-commerce will account for nearly 40% of US online sales by 2023, […]

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Data analytics company Datadog soared 39% on its first day of public trading. The CEO says its next big thing is hiring: ‘I spend my days making sure we hire people well.’ (DDOG)

Data analytics company Datadog went public on Thursday, and its stock rose 39% in the first day of trading. DataDog was last valued privately at $7.25 billion, but should see a richer valuation than that when the markets open on Friday. Datadog co-founder and CEO Olivier Pomel says that hiring is the company’s top priority […]

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Here’s what’s in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that Trump withdrew from, sparking a crisis that’s led to the brink of war

President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, in May 2018. The Iran deal was one of the crowning diplomatic achievement’s of former President Barack Obama’s tenure, but has continued to be a divisive issue in Washington since it came to fruition […]

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2 Muslim men said their American Airlines flight was cancelled because the crew ‘didn’t feel comfortable’ with them on board (AAL)

Two Muslim men said their American Airlines flight was cancelled because the crew “didn’t feel comfortable” flying with them, according to a Dallas Morning News report. The two men, who knew each other but were traveling separately, said that they waved to each other while boarding, which made a crewmember suspicious. The flight was cancelled, […]

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Urban millennials are flocking to luxury ‘adult dorm’-style housing to save money. Meet the two CEOs who’ve collectively raised over $2 billion from the trend.

Sharing living space has become an unexpected trend with millennials, and according to the commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle, global funding for co-living has increased by more than 210% each year since 2015. Reza Merchant is the CEO of The Collective and Gunther Schmidt is the founder and CEO of Quarters, both co-living […]

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Who has the best cheap car insurance in Alabama?

Car insurance in Alabama typically costs around $769 per year, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Insurance is priced based on many factors, including your credit score, driving history, and where you live, among other factors. But, by shopping around, it’s possible to save on your car insurance. Get quotes from several different car insurance […]