Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down the biggest headlines in today's News on the Move segment.
SEANA SMITH: Time for "News on the Move." Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel's new prime minister after winning a confidence vote with a razor thin majority, just 60 votes to 59. Now Bennett's victory ushers in the most diverse coalition Israel has ever seen. And it also ends former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power. That was the country's longest serving leader.
Now a chemical fire in Illinois prompting authorities to order residents to evacuate the area. The fire broke out at a chemical plant in Rockton, which is very close to the Illinois-Wisconsin state border. Now the evacuation affects all residents and businesses within one mile radius of the fire. All employees of that plant are safe and accounted for.
And a seat on a spaceship ride with billionaire Jeff Bezos selling for, get this, $28 million. This ends the bid for Blue Origin's maiden voyage next month. Now the seat sold at a live auction with bidding quickly surging past $20 million in just a few minutes. Now the auction closed just seven minutes after it started. The auction's winner's name has not yet been released, and it's expected to be released in the next couple of weeks.