UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

UK GRANTS ASYLUM TO EX-STAFFER AT ITS HONG KONG CONSULATE

A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful...

Oliver Smith Jeweler Opens New Watch & Jewelry Boutique in Aspen

OLIVER SMITH JEWELER OPENS NEW WATCH & JEWELRY BOUTIQUE IN ASPEN

Aspen's high-end shopping district has a new name to add to its already stellar line-up after Oliver Smith Jeweler opened its first...

 
 
 
Australia may offer safe haven to Hong Kong residents

AUSTRALIA MAY OFFER SAFE HAVEN TO HONG KONG RESIDENTS

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday his government was considering an offer of safe haven to Hong Kong residents...

A free tool from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners can help search for a life insurance policy after a loved one's death

A FREE TOOL FROM THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS CAN HELP SEARCH FOR A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY AFTER A LOVED ONE'S DEATH

Damircudic/Getty Images National Association of Insurance Commissioners, or NAIC, has a free online service that could help you locate...

 
 
 
A Hong Kong protester was plucked from his Cathay Pacific flight to London and arrested on suspicion of stabbing a police officer

A HONG KONG PROTESTER WAS PLUCKED FROM HIS CATHAY PACIFIC FLIGHT TO LONDON AND ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF STABBING A POLICE OFFICER

Kyodo News via Getty Images An anti-China protester in Hong Kong was pulled from a flight to London on Thursday and arrested on suspicion...

The coronavirus pandemic will fundamentally shift how the UK economy works forever. Here are 5 ways it will change

THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC WILL FUNDAMENTALLY SHIFT HOW THE UK ECONOMY WORKS FOREVER. HERE ARE 5 WAYS IT WILL CHANGE

Hollie Adams/Getty The coronavirus pandemic may spell five permanent changes for the UK economy, according to a new study published...

 
 
 
UK cautions on Hong Kong travel due to China's security law

UK CAUTIONS ON HONG KONG TRAVEL DUE TO CHINA'S SECURITY LAW

The United Kingdom updated its travel advice for Hong Kong on Wednesday, saying there was an increased risk of detention and deportation...

Frustrated New Yorkers speak out against Macy's week-long surprise Fourth of July shows after enduring weeks of nightly illegal fireworks across the city

FRUSTRATED NEW YORKERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST MACY'S WEEK-LONG SURPRISE FOURTH OF JULY SHOWS AFTER ENDURING WEEKS OF NIGHTLY ILLEGAL FIREWORKS ACROSS THE CITY

Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Macy's announced earlier this week it would conduct a week-long series of five-minute firework shows around...

 
 
 
'What is Sonos Boost?': A guide to Sonos' Wi-Fi add-on, which creates an exclusive wireless network for your speakers

'WHAT IS SONOS BOOST?': A GUIDE TO SONOS' WI-FI ADD-ON, WHICH CREATES AN EXCLUSIVE WIRELESS NETWORK FOR YOUR SPEAKERS

Amazon The Sonos Boost is a device that creates a separate Wi-Fi network for connecting your Sonos speakers. You can plug a Sonos Boost...

Payment deferrals are complicating creditworthiness assessments for banks

PAYMENT DEFERRALS ARE COMPLICATING CREDITWORTHINESS ASSESSMENTS FOR BANKS

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Banking Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes...

 
 
 
TaxAct is totally free for active service members, and there's a $0 option for everyone else

TAXACT IS TOTALLY FREE FOR ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS, AND THERE'S A $0 OPTION FOR EVERYONE ELSE

South agency/Getty Images If you e-file your taxes with TaxAct , you'll choose from four plans: Free, Deluxe+, Premier+, and Self-Employed+. Active...

People without coronavirus symptoms can be 'high emitters' and release loads of particles, posing a risk in workplaces, research shows

PEOPLE WITHOUT CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS CAN BE 'HIGH EMITTERS' AND RELEASE LOADS OF PARTICLES, POSING A RISK IN WORKPLACES, RESEARCH SHOWS

Vgajic/Getty Even some people who get mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases release large amount of virus particles into the air,...

 
 
 
Facial recognition software fails to correctly identify people '96 percent of the time,' according to Detroit's chief of police

FACIAL RECOGNITION SOFTWARE FAILS TO CORRECTLY IDENTIFY PEOPLE '96 PERCENT OF THE TIME,' ACCORDING TO DETROIT'S CHIEF OF POLICE

Matthew Horwood/Getty Images In Detroit, where facial recognition software is used in police investigations, the software fails "96%...

'That's just ludicrous': Former spies were floored by Trump's claim that no one told him Russia was paying militants to kill US troops

'THAT'S JUST LUDICROUS': FORMER SPIES WERE FLOORED BY TRUMP'S CLAIM THAT NO ONE TOLD HIM RUSSIA WAS PAYING MILITANTS TO KILL US TROOPS

Getty The Trump administration is under fire amid reports that the White House failed to take action after being briefed on intelligence...

 
 
 
LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of the Democratic primary for US Senate in Colorado

LIVE UPDATES: FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FOR US SENATE IN COLORADO

Associated Press Colorado is voting on a Democratic nominee for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Former two-term Governor John Hickenlooper...

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Oklahoma's June 30 primary elections

LIVE UPDATES: FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF OKLAHOMA'S JUNE 30 PRIMARY ELECTIONS

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Oklahoma is holding primaries for US Senate and all its US House of Representatives...

 
 
 
Amateur investors speculating on stocks have pushed markets skywards, but angered some of investing's biggest names. Here's what they have to say about the day-trading boom

AMATEUR INVESTORS SPECULATING ON STOCKS HAVE PUSHED MARKETS SKYWARDS, BUT ANGERED SOME OF INVESTING'S BIGGEST NAMES. HERE'S WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE DAY-TRADING BOOM

Getty Images; Getty Images Stocks have rallied sharply in recent months, thanks in part to a boom in day-traders, who invest in the...

Fed's Powell says the US economy has bounced back quicker than expected - but warns failure to contain the virus will create new hurdles

FED'S POWELL SAYS THE US ECONOMY HAS BOUNCED BACK QUICKER THAN EXPECTED - BUT WARNS FAILURE TO CONTAIN THE VIRUS WILL CREATE NEW HURDLES

Mark Makela/Getty Images The US entered a new phase of economic recovery "sooner than expected" but still faces challenges in the labor...

 
 
 
The UK must hit back against China's 'bullying diplomacy,' a new report warns

THE UK MUST HIT BACK AGAINST CHINA'S 'BULLYING DIPLOMACY,' A NEW REPORT WARNS

Getty Britain should drop its friendly approach to China and hit back against the country's 'bullying diplomacy,' according to a new...

Funding Xchange teams up with SMB community platform for government bid

FUNDING XCHANGE TEAMS UP WITH SMB COMMUNITY PLATFORM FOR GOVERNMENT BID

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes...

 
 
 




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