Ukip leader refuses to quit and warns its ruling executive not to ‘pull party apart’

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He also said that he may continue to see his former girlfriend Jo Marney, albeit not romantically, despite her being at the centre of a scandal over racist texts she allegedly sent about Meghan Markle. Read Entire Story

Congressman who helps oversee government ethics reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former staffer

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GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed romantic desires. Read Entire Story

House Republicans just released their plan to avoid a disastrous government shutdown

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The House GOP released their short-term government funding bill, which includes a series of additions like funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Read Entire Story

Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, is betting big on Asia

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BI PRIME: Asheesh Birla, VP of product for Ripple, told Business Insider banks in Asia are more open to innovation than US-based firms. Read Entire Story

How Crowdsourcing Is Shaping the Future of Everything

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Technology is not replacing humans. Our connected world is empowering humanity as never before. Read Entire Story

The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples

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The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for two. Read Entire Story

Trump defends calling Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations ‘shithole countries’

President Donald Trump defended himself after being widely condemned for referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as “shithole countries.” “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for DACA!” Trump tweeted, referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals law that protects children illegally brought to the US from deportation. Trump’s remarks came after leaders from around the world condemned his explicit comment, with the UN’s human rights body saying “there is no other word one can use but ‘racist’,” to describe it. In another series of early morning tweets, Trump blasted the immigration meeting where he … Read Entire Story

‘Good Enough’ Is Fine for Getting Started but It’s Not a Worthy Goal

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Entrepreneurs can afford neither perfectionism nor complacency. Read Entire Story

Ronaldo wants to be a movie star when he retires

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Ronaldo could be making his way to the silver screen soon. Read Entire Story

How to actually make and keep New Year’s resolutions, according to a behavioral scientist

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New Year’s resolutions don’t have to be a joke — here are three proven ways to make new habits stick. Read Entire Story

The 19 best things we’ve ever bought our pets

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I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share the best things they ever bought their pets. One thing is certain: We’ve all put a lot of effort into it. Read Entire Story

Nobody wants to buy this $79.5 million Upper East Side mansion that costs $240,000 a year in taxes

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The supersized New York City townhouse has a gym and spa, and a rooftop terrace, but it also carries a giant property tax bill of over $20,000 a month. Read Entire Story