Headlines on 2019-11-29

  • Philippine Harvest returns with Antique’s fun, food and fashion

    The fun, food and fashion of the Western Visayan province, which noted for its renowned weaving industry, will take over the Central Square in Bonifacio Global City for the three-day sustainable food and travel fair.

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  • I drove over 50 cars, trucks, and SUVs in 2019. Here are the features I didn't like.

    I test drive dozens of vehicles every year and review them. This means that I see just about everything the market has to offer. Most vehicles are quite good. But there are always some features I find annoying. Sign up for Business Insider's transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Over the course of a year, I test drive a car each week, and usually a few more here and there.  Consequently, I get...

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  • Iraq's Prime Minister Resigns After Weeks Of Anti-Government Protests

    Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who first offered to step down a month ago without a timetable, said he would demand that parliament accept his resignation.

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  • After Deadly Attacks On Ebola Responders, WHO Watches Congo Outbreak From Outside

    NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Dr. Margaret Harris, a World Health Organization spokesperson in the Democratic Republic of Congo, about attacks in the country against health workers combating Ebola.

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  • How to download movies from Google Play on your Android, iPhone, or iPad

    You can download movies from Google Play on your Android, iPhone, or iPad.  The Google Play app does not allow in-app purchases for iOS or iPadOS users, so you'll have to buy or rent your movie using a browser first — then you can download it with the app.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Google Play app for Android, iOS, and iPad allows users to watch downloaded movies and TV shows in their library for offline viewing.  However, the Google Play app does not allow in-app...

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  • Black Uhuru: Tiny Desk Concert

    The influential reggae group, whose name means "black freedom," brought songs of solidarity and love to the Tiny Desk.

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  • The 10 best places to travel on a budget in 2020, according to Lonely Planet

    EXPLORER MOIZ HUSEIN/Shutterstock Lonely Planet chose the top 10 budget-friendly travel destinations for 2020. East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, was ranked first on the list. Budapest, Hungary, and Madhya Pradesh, India, rounded out the top three. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're looking to save money and travel the world in 2020, these affordable spots should be on your list. At the end of every year, Lonely Planet releases a list of the best cities to visit and the...

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  • Hong Kong protesters waved posters of Trump's Rocky tweet to thank him for signing law supporting them

    Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday gathered to thank President Donald Trump for signing a law in support of their demonstrations, the Washington Post reported. The demonstrators held up images of Trump's head superimposed over Sylvester Stallone's body as the fictional boxer Rocky Balboa, which the president had tweeted earlier in the week. The Chinese government is livid that Trump signed the bill, which authorizes sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials for human rights...

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  • Doorbusters Busted: Shoppers Rethink Black Friday

    The day after Thanksgiving is still the busiest shopping day of the year. But, for many reasons, it is losing its status as the focal point of the holiday shopping season.

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  • How to put a link in your Instagram bio on desktop or mobile

    You can put a link in your Instagram bio to a personal website or other site you want your followers to visit.  Anyone who visits your Instagram profile can see and click on the link placed in your profile even if your photos are private. Links in Instagram bios can be changed at any time on desktop or mobile.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether you use Instagram to follow your favorite celebrities and businesses, promote your own projects, or simply to stay in touch...

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  • We asked the experts to find out if Black Friday or Cyber Monday is the better day to shop — here's what they said

    Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The two biggest shopping days of the year are nearly here.  But is Black Friday or Cyber Monday better? When it comes to Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday, there's a lot to consider.  Many people think of Black Friday as an in-store shopping holiday, and Cyber Monday as the day to shop online. In reality, online retailers will be offering discounts on both days. A good rule of thumb is that Black Friday is a better time to buy newer, big-ticket items. It's also the...

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  • Walmart's best Black Friday deals tonight include $100 off a JBL portable speaker, $301 off a Roomba vacuum, and $101 off an Xbox One S

    Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Plenty of Black Friday deals are still available at Walmart. We're updating this list all day long with the best deals from brands like Samsung, Sony, LG, KitchenAid, Instant Pot, Cuisinart, Ninja, Breville, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. As we move into the evening, the best Black Friday deals still active and in stock at Walmart include $301 off the iRobot Roomba 960 Vacuum, $101 off the Xbox One S 1TB All-Digital Edition 3-Game Bundle, and a $149 Zinus...

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