Headlines on 2019-12-05

  • How to go split-screen on a Chromebook in 4 simple steps, and view two windows at once

    It's easy to go split-screen on your Chromebook to view two windows at the same time.  To use the split-screen feature, all you'll need to do is open your apps and drag them to the corresponding halves of the screen — the computer will take care of the window resizing for you. Here's how to use the split-screen feature on your Chromebook. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A split-screen setup can help you get more work done on a computer, and might be an easier format if you...

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  • Ukrainian President Takes Offense At Suggestion Of Quid Pro Quo, Journalist Says

    Time correspondent Simon Shuster recently spoke with Ukraine's president. After six months in office, Shuster says Volodymyr Zelensky is "quite cynical" and feels "there are no reliable allies."

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  • France Paralyzed By Strike Over Pension Reform

    Daily life in France has been severely disrupted by a nationwide protest against the government's plan to rationalize the country's pension system.

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  • 'Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words' Reveals The Real Person Behind The Icon

    The Alabama woman's civil rights activism did not begin or end with her famous refusal to move to the back of a bus in segregated Montgomery, a new exhibit of her writings, documents and photos shows.

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  • Here's how a trust fund works to shelter your assets, distribute income, and manage taxes during and after your lifetime

    A trust fund shelters a person's assets from probate and allows them to choose how and when their assets are distributed to their heirs. A trust must be set up as either revocable or irrevocable — meaning it can or cannot legally be altered during their lifetime — and have a grantor, at least one beneficiary, and a trustee.  Depending on the type of trust fund, one or more of these parties may be responsible for paying income taxes and/or estate taxes. Want to find out if a trust is right for...

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  • Iran is doubling down on the missile strategy that took out 5% of the world's oil supply

    President.ir/Handout via REUTERS Iran is doubling down on the success of last summer's cruise missile attack on two Saudi oil facilities by positioning advanced weapons around the Middle East from Yemen to Lebanon, a NATO source told Business Insider. "The Iranians learned that they have a longer leash for conducting operations against the Saudis and UAE than they realized under the Trump administration," the official said. Iran has been widely blamed in the west for cruise missile and drone...

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