Yankees break up Twins’ Kyle Gibson’s no-hitter in 6th

Twins righty Kyle Gibson had allowed only two walks while no-hitting the Yankees through five innings Thursday. UPDATED 3:04 p.m. Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner stroked a two-out single up the middle to break up Twins righty Kyle Gibson’s no hitter in the sixth inning Thursday at Yankee Stadium. * NEW YORK — Twins righty Kyle Gibson had a no-hitter against the Yankees through five innings Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Gibson has allowed just two baserunners — walks to Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge in the fourth inning. He had nine strikeouts. The Yankees had ripped the Twins apart in the first three games of the series. They won, 7-4,… Read More

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6 reasons you’re not losing weight even though you’re eating healthy

Some people commit to diets but never see results. INSIDER spoke with two diet and fitness experts to find out why this happens. It’s all about finding the right balance that works for your body. Dieting is never easy. You’re either taunted by the free pizza andpastries in the break room or struggling to find the healthiest dish on the menu. But, all the challenges should be worth it when you see the progress in your body. If you’re doing everything right, you’re supposed to feel better and see results. For some, those results never come even if they’re putting in the effort. The truth is dieting is harder than… Read More

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Group Nine Media is working on another Snapchat Discover channel

Thrillist is looking to launch its own Snapchat Discover channel, Business Insider has learned. The channel will be dedicated to travel and will live on Snapchat’s content hub, posting five times a week. Two of Thrillist’s sister publications, NowThis and The Dodo, have long published short-form video content on Snapchat. Snapchat, for its part, has been focusing on content as a priority in 2018, and going all out to court publishers — who are still reeling from Facebook’s recent NewsFeed algorithm changes. Group Nine Media’s food, entertainment and travel brand Thrillist is looking to launch its own Snapchat Discover channel, Business Insider has learned. The channel will be dedicated to… Read More

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Metro Denver apartment rents are up in 2018, snapping three quarters of declines

For most of last year, apartment rents moved lower and vacancy rates rose as thousands of new apartments hit the market in metro Denver. But the streak, which ran three quarters, was snapped in the first three months of this year after average apartment rent in metro Denver rose 1.7 percent, or $24, from the fourth quarter to $1,420, and the vacancy rate fell to 6.1 percent from 6.4 percent, according to the Metro Denver Vacancy & Rent Report published by the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. The rent gains and tighter vacancy came despite the addition of 2,443 new apartments in the first three months of the year, which… Read More

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How Amazon gets away with not paying taxes

Amazon pays almost no federal tax, despite being worth over $700 billion. President Trump has criticized the company for this, yet he recently reduced the corporate tax rate, making it even easier for large companies to pay less. Following is a transcript of the video. Steve Kovach: Amazon is the new favorite punching bag for conservatives. Tucker Carlson: The company’s tax payments are not keeping up with its great wealth— okay that’s a profound understatement. Kovach: Wait, not paying enough taxes? That doesn’t sound too conservative to me. This sounds conservative. George Bush: Read my lips, no new taxes. Kovach: But attacking Amazon for its tax practices is the new… Read More

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There’s a war for talent on Wall Street for a key type of investment banker — and some firms will be left out in the cold

There’s a war for talent underway on Wall Street for investment bankers who specialize in consumer mergers and acquisitions. A rash of senior-level consumer investment bankers have been poached by competitors in recent months. Deal activity has been surging in the consumer space, but it’s also a specialty on Wall Street in which talent is scarce and difficult to replace, contributing to the competition for top dealmakers. Wall Street investment banks are duking it out to hire a small cadre of dealmakers who specialize in advising some of the world’s most preeminent and visible brands like Coca Cola, Unilever and Nestle. But in the high-profile consumer mergers-and-acquisitions space, which is… Read More

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