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What is the G7 and what does it do?

What is the G7 and what does it do?

Image copyright Getty Images The G7 group of nations is meeting in the French resort town of Biarritz for what will be its 45th summit. But what is the G7, who are its members and what does it do?What is the G7?The G7 (or Group of Seven) is an organisation made up of the world's…
Trump escalates China trade war with tariff hikes

Trump escalates China trade war with tariff hikes

Image copyright AFP Image caption The increases will affect about $550bn of Chinese imports President Donald Trump has hit back at China by announcing new higher tariffs on imports - escalating a mounting trade war between the two nations.In a series of tweets on Friday, Mr Trump announced an additional tariff increase of 5% on…
Wall Street wasn’t expecting much from Salesforce earnings, but its results and its $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition proved them wrong

Wall Street wasn’t expecting much from Salesforce earnings, but its results and its $15.7...

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. Analysts say Salesforce's stock had been slowing down, but Salesforce brought good news when it announced earnings.Analysts are optimistic about Salesforce's $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau.…
Mother pleads with insurer to save her life – CNN Video

Mother pleads with insurer to save her life – CNN Video

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Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies...

(CNN)Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told CNN. She was 39. Her death came after a liver became available Thursday afternoon, and…
DOJ admits Epstein was let off suicide watch after psychologist said it was no longer needed

DOJ admits Epstein was let off suicide watch after psychologist said it was no...

 | August 23, 2019 06:52 PM The Justice Department admitted to Congress Friday that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was allowed off suicide watch after the psychologist who evaluated him in prison decided the extra supervision was no longer needed. “With regard to Mr. Epstein, the Department can confirm that Mr. Epstein was placed…
Trump needs to stop playing China’s tariff game

Trump needs to stop playing China’s tariff game

 | August 23, 2019 05:19 PM Trade wars are rarely good and never easy to win, but they’re a lot costlier and harder to win when we’re going against a country like China. The People’s Republic of China is an undemocratic state with a centrally planned economy run by the Communist Party. Most importantly, the…
Bette Midler lobs profane attack at leading conservative who honored David Koch

Bette Midler lobs profane attack at leading conservative who honored David Koch

Entertainer Bette Midler isn't one to mince words and her response to billionaire David Koch's death was no different.After news of Koch's death broke on Friday, Midler piled onto the crude reactions on social media with a series of tweets attacking Koch's legacy.One of those contained a vulgar attack on Heritage Foundation president Kay Coles James, who praised Koch as a "great philanthropist…
Erin Edwards death: Mom posted about daughter, son on Instagram before apparent murder-suicide

Erin Edwards death: Mom posted about daughter, son on Instagram before apparent murder-suicide

A Georgia mother who shot both of her adult children in what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide gushed about the two victims on social media the same day she allegedly killed them."I've had the best summer, first with Chis [sic] in Miami, and Erin in Italy," Dr. Marsha Edwards, 58, wrote on Instagram Wednesday. "I could not…
‘There’s more room to fall’ in this market, Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel warns

‘There’s more room to fall’ in this market, Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel warns

Positive trade news will give Wall Street investors more confidence about the market, but "there's more room to fall" without progress, Wharton School's Jeremy Siegel said Friday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average tanked more than 623 points during the session. The S&P 500 plummeted 2.59%, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 3%. The major averages all turned…