US Marines and British soldiers teamed in North Carolina to practice handling POWs and finding bombs

British army reserve soldiers teamed up with US Marines for exercise Phoenix Odyssey at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The weeklong training put the two units in the Infantry Immersion Trainer, where the urban setting provided them with realistic and interactive training. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Marines with 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary […]

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China steals US designs for new weapons, and it's getting away with 'the greatest intellectual property theft in human history'

US officials have repeatedly warned about China's increasingly sophisticated military technology and about China's habit of lifting that technology from elsewhere. Defense Secretary Mark Esper recently warned that China was perpetrating the "greatest intellectual property theft in human history," just days after retired Navy Adm. William McRaven said China's growing technological capabilities should be a "holy s— moment" for the […]

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Meet the dramatic mogul-families that 'Succession' draws inspiration from, including the Trumps, Murdochs, and Redstones

“Succession” is HBO’s hit drama about a billionaire family’s battle for power at the top of a major media conglomerate. The show’s creators have emphasized that the show’s Roy family is fictional, but its storylines have several real-life parallels. Comparisons can be drawn between the Roys and the Trumps, Murdochs, and Redstones. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. “Succession” […]

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The 20 highest-paying companies in Silicon Valley in 2019

Glassdoor just released itslist of the highest paying companies in 2019. Several of the highest-paying companies this year can be found in Silicon Valley, California. The highest-paying Silicon Valley-based companies are Google, LinkedIn, Adobe, and PlayStation. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s no secret thatSilicon Valley companies are big money-makers and, as a result, many pay their employees […]

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Former Cisco CEO John Chambers makes fast friends with anyone, including royalty — here's how he does it

As CEO of Cisco Systems for 20 years, John Chambers made the company and its employees wildly successful. Chambers is able to forge connections and make fast friends with almost anyone — and that’s all part of his strategy. Before every meeting, Chambers reads a playbook on everyone who will be there, how his company is helping them, objectives, and […]

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7 standout moments from the third Democratic debate in Houston

On September 12, ten of the top Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Houston, Texas for the third Democratic primary debate hosted by ABC. Right off the bat,Andrew Yang made waves by announcing an online raffle to give 10 American families a “Freedom Dividend” universal basic income of $1,000 a month for a year. Later in the debate, former HUD SecretaryJulian […]

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Everything we know about Jeffrey Epstein's brother, Mark, who almost inherited the financier's $500 million estate

Jeffrey Epstein’s younger brother Mark first raised eyebrows when he offered his Florida condo as collateral for the financier’s July arrest on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges. After the financier’s death, investigators have scrutinized high-profile connections and multiple properties at the center of the disturbing allegations against him of orchestrated abuse. From scandals in higher education to a majority stake […]

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14 unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found around the world

France, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues. Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan appear the most. But George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benjamin Franklin, Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Jefferson, Harry Truman, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton are also all remembered. China, for a while, even had a statue of […]

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