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Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this thing, Republican po...

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently

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What’s So Funny About Old Age? Apparently a Lot Three comic novels (H.M. Naqvi’s “The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack,” Sloane Tanen’s “There’s a Word for That” and Evan James’s “Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe”) feature protagonists on the other side of their prime....
11:34, 06/07/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
02:34, 05/30/2019

Huawei is developing a 5G 8K TV because that's apparently a thing now Huawei could be the first company to make an 8K 5G TV - i.e. a TV with an 8K resolution (four times that of a 4KTV) and the next-gen wireless standard capable of gigabit throughput. That’s according to a report from Nikkei Asian Review who spo...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is audibly different....
22:00, 05/20/2019

The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary The NFL this morning approved a rule change that could potentially allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls in the last two minutes of a half or game. As with most tweaks to the league’s rulebook, this one’s likely going to cr...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Top equestrian apparently kills self after lifetime ban over misconduct A decorated California equestrian died in an apparent suicide — just months after he was permanently banned from the sport over allegations of child sex abuse, according to a report. Robert Gage, who was a three-time World Cup Grand Prix champi...
02:34, 06/15/2019

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing projects (the setting for the original 19...
23:00, 06/09/2019

My hatred of broccoli has apparently struck a chord Dear John: Your broccoli comments could be viewed by some as market manipulation. Supply and demand can be a very personal and fickle thing, just like the like (or dislike) of broccoli....
08:34, 05/26/2019

Costco sells $400,000 rings, apparently, and somebody actually bought one We can only imagine how this shopping trip went off: a 24-pack of paper towels, a box of LaCroix, the usual multitude of granola bars, and oh yeah, how about that ring that costs more than the price of some houses?...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Apparently MLB pitchers are already afraid of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Since joining the Toronto Blue Jays in April, Guerrero has seen just 11 percent of pitches in the heart of the strike zone, the lowest rate among any batter seeing at least 50 pitches this year, per Statcast data....
18:17, 05/02/2019

2020 Prius Prime Gets Fifth Seat, Which It Had Been Missing Apparently The Toyota Prius Prime, according to Toyota, is the most efficient hybrid the automaker offers and is also the most technologically advanced Prius model it’s ever made. This is all very fine with me, except for the one glaring weakness the Prius Prim...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguin...
22:51, 05/24/2019

That awful XFL revival is apparently still happening, will air games on ABC, Fox, and ESPN Some bad news for anyone hoping we had dodged a very stupid bullet: Variety is reporting that Vince McMahon’s XFL revival has made deals with Fox and Disney to get weekly games on ABC, Fox, FS1, and ESPN, meaning this dumb thing is one step closer to...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million against a modest $18 million budget and worming its w...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Authorities: Teen apparently mauled to death by dogs DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy has apparently been mauled to death by dogs. A spokesman for Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn III said in an email that police in Dighton responded to a 911 call about a dead...
17:17, 05/10/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his in...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Jio Is Now Apparently Offering Landline Services to GigaFiber Subscribers Reliance Jio has begun rolling out landline services to its GigaFiber subscribers in select locations. Jio GigaFiber users will be contacted by the company when the service is available for them....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Inside Queen Elizabeth’s handbag and how she apparently uses it to send signals Queen Elizabeth II sported one of her beloved handbags — which is rumored to send secret signals to her staff — when she met President Trump on Monday prior to a lavish state banquet. The accessory, from the London designer Launer, is one of more tha...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death. The bodies of the 45-year-old mother and her daughters, both aged 18, were found in ...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Sheriff: Arrest made in 3 apparently random shooting deaths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 22-year-old Louisiana man has been arrested in connection with three apparently random shooting deaths in a New Orleans suburb. And authorities say those shootings may be linked to a fourth death. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Let's Remember Some Guys: Topps Apparently Made American Gladiators Cards Of the, let’s say, three jokes that I make during the pre-credit portions of Let’s Remember Some Guys episodes, the one that I like best involves hinting that the episodes are filmed either in my actual home or in the shared pastel dormitory in which...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arres...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Watch: Texas Police Try to Arrest an Innocent Black Man Because Apparently They All Look Alike When Clarence Evans refused to give his name and identification to officers who showed up at his house—even though they called him by another man’s name, showed him a picture of a different man and seemed to have no verifiable information about Evan...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening and completely inane. Here’s the deal: there’s a m...
20:34, 06/07/2019

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
05:17, 06/07/2019

South Korean Overwatch League Broadcast Apparently Omits Pride Day Festivities If you tuned into the Overwatch League’s Friday games, you probably saw dozens of esports fans decked out in rainbow garb or flashing LGBTQ-themed signs as soon as the camera turned their way. It was Pride Day for the Overwatch League—a day that Over...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Apparently, Replicating the Star Wars Wipe in Jedi: Fallen Order Was a Nightmare Developing a complicated, high-tech action game with robust physics, stunning graphics, and a lore-accurate Star Wars story? Oh, that’s tricky, but doable. Getting those wipe transitions correct? Dear Lord. Read more......
22:17, 06/09/2019

Rick Steves: The best foods to try in Belgium Hungry? Belgium is ready for you with its famous fries, waffles and mussels – and, of course, beer.        ...
14:17, 05/28/2019

According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a According to the White House pool report, President Donald Trump was apparently asked today about a potential war with Iran, to which he responded, “We’ll see what happens.” Cool! Sounds good!...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Jets Fire GM Mike Maccagnan, Who Apparently Lost Power Struggle With Adam Gase Less than a month after the NFL Draft, and long after any notable free-agent signings, the New York Jets have decided to get rid of GM Mike Maccagnan. The team also fired VP of player personnel Brian Heimerdinger, Maccagnan’s right-hand man and presu...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Apparently Made Up A Bizarre Story About Kobe Bryant And Heath Ledger I know we already wrote about ESPN’s delightfully detailed account of the Lakers’ deep-seated institutional rot, but this phony story GM Rob Pelinka invented about Kobe Bryant and Heath Ledger is too good not to call specific attention to....
20:51, 05/28/2019

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve crossed that line. Point in case: When this little bo...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard apparently 'funny as s--t,' likened to Vince Vaughn Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard is the NBA’s silent assassin. He says very few words and lets his talking be done on the basketball court instead of in front of the microphone....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Rick Santelli's 5 things you need to know about investing in bonds If you want a balanced portfolio, experts say you should invest in bonds. Here are the answers to five key questions about the market, from CNBC's Rick Santelli....
17:00, 06/18/2019

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican gastronomy, and Rick being Rick Bayless, the Chicag...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Hey *bwarp* nerds, there's an official Rick And Morty D&D set on the way Good news for anyone who’s ever watched Adult Swim’s endlessly profane, relentlessly inventive Rick And Morty and thought “Gosh I wish I could be a quasi-omnipotent super scientist who ignores the emotional needs of the people around him, drinks cons...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Rick and Morty Season 4 to Premiere in November Rick and Morty season 4 now has a release date, well month: November. New episodes will likely be available on Netflix in India after their original airing in the US, as was the case with season 3....
09:51, 05/16/2019

Longtime coach Rick Pitino wants another chance in NBA Longtime college basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced Friday he is focusing on returning to the NBA and will not return for a second season coaching Panathinaikos in the Euroleague....
18:17, 06/21/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two episodes since premiering in mid-April with Lax, a Las Vegas native. He’s racked up over 5 billion v...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Baylor women's basketball star apparently mocks White House's fast food spread President Trump welcomed Baylor University's Lady Bears to the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win over burgers, fries, pizza and more, and it didn't stop top player Kalani Brown from poking fun at the food....
01:00, 05/01/2019

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
16:51, 06/02/2019

Rick Steves: Castles and cobbles in the Bavarian Alps The romantic region's most popular sights include the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and the wood-carving capital of Oberammergau.        ...
14:34, 05/20/2019

New Game From Rick & Morty's Co-Creator Isn't As Funny As I Hoped Trover Saves the Universe is my favorite sort of virtual reality game. It’s bright, colorful and weird. It stars me, as a silent seated presence, guiding titular hero Trover in third-person. It can even be played without a virtual reality headset. Th...
01:51, 06/05/2019

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a statement on Twitter Friday morning, announcing t...
18:51, 06/21/2019

Decision to let Rick Porcello pitch the eighth backfires on Red Sox BOSTON — The Houston Astros patiently waited out Rick Porcello through seven scoreless innings, then pounced when the Red Sox right-hander delivered a pair of mistakes. Jake Marisnick led off the eighth with a double and George Springer drove the ver...
11:34, 05/18/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Ocasio-Cortez goes after Rick Scott for mocking Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted GOP Sen. Rick Scott after he mocked a Democratic presidential candidate’s proposal to start a national gun licensing program and suggested Americans might have to register meat as part of her Green New Deal...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Goth Designer Rick Owens Doesn't Follow Trends The glamour-meets-grunge creator, nominated for Menswear Designer of the Year at next week’s awards, sees the use of influencers as ‘kind of horrible and...kind of great.’...
20:51, 05/28/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US allies should not do business with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the current risks in the oil market as well as the United States' relationship with Iran....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
21:34, 04/30/2019

OFM’s classic cookbook: Rick Stein’s English Seafood Cookery Nathan Outlaw pays tribute to the 1988 book that he borrowed from Rick Stein’s restaurant (and never gave back). Plus five brilliant recipesI wouldn’t be the chef I am today if this book didn’t exist.I saw a copy for the first time in 1998, in the st...
15:51, 05/19/2019

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON – Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overal...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Daily on Energy: ‘That is so hypocritical’ — Rick Perry vs. Jay Inslee on natural gas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Rick Steves: Discovering Sicily’s layers of culture Visitors can marvel at a well-presesrved Greek temple, admire the glittering mosaics of a Norman cathedral and wander through Carthaginian ruins.        ...
16:51, 04/29/2019

Rick Reilly, Samosa Combine For Powerfully Dull Lede There’s nothing egregious in this Washington Post profile of Rick Reilly, but anyone who wants to find out what’s happened to the hacky-sportswriter-turned-hacky-Trump-writer needs to get past this first sentence:...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top CFDA fashion awards NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Brandon Maxwell and Rick Owens have taken top honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. A slew of fashion luminaries and celebrities were on hand at the Brooklyn Museum Monday evening for the glitt...
04:34, 06/04/2019

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Teenage Engineering reveals pocket-sized 'Rick and Morty' synth From launching a record label to helping Panic with its crank-operated handheld game system, Teenage Engineering has had a busy spring. The company has at least one more project in the works. It's teaming up with Rick and Morty co-producer Justi...
21:00, 05/28/2019

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
22:34, 06/14/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
14:17, 05/07/2019

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, acc...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
00:00, 06/04/2019

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
15:51, 06/13/2019

Rick Steves: These Mediterranean beach towns inspired Picasso, Dalí and Matisse In the quaint Mediterranean beach towns of Collioure and Cadaqués, time seems to move a little slower, and that's exactly what makes them so enjoyable.        ...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of p...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on how America can grow in the field of artificial intelligence Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to announce that the Department of Energy partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Anal beads, "Wesley Sniper," and other horrors to expect from Rick And Morty's fifth season Yes, the Rick And Morty writers’ room is as chaotic as you might think, a maelstrom of Post-It notes emblazoned with shit both horrific and hilarious. Co-creator Dan Harmon proved as much in a pair of new Instagram posts that find him and co-writer R...
20:17, 05/28/2019

2019 CFDA Awards winners: Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top honors Maxwell and Owens took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards Monday night.        ...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
16:17, 05/31/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Adult Swim festival to feature Rick And Morty preview, glorious return of Dethklok The second annual Adult Swim festival just became even more attractive with two extremely awesome additions to its 2019 lineup: A special sneak preview screening of Rick And Morty’s season four premiere and the most righteous return of Dethklok. The ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe....
22:17, 06/03/2019

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Fyre Festival founder apparently writing a memoir called Promythus: The God of Fyre Billy McFarland is currently serving six years in a medium-security prison for the schadenfreude-laden grift that was Fyre Festival, a luxury music festival that left its upper-crust clientele stranded on a Bahamian island and screwed island locals o...
23:34, 05/03/2019

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Former EKU Cross Country/Track & Field Head Caoch Rick Erdmann to be Inducted into OVC Hall of Fame EKU Athletics BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Iconic former Eastern Kentucky University cross country / track and field head coach Rick Erdmann has been elected into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. Erdmann will be officially inducted at the annual OVC Ho...
05:51, 05/07/2019

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Inside Rick Singer's college admissions network: An ex-con half brother, a Welsh soccer team and a former NFL owner As investigators unravel the assets of a $25 million college bribery scheme, one name keeps popping up: Clifford Farrell Singer.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem...
20:51, 06/18/2019

Rick Steves: Must-see treasures of Milan, from La Scala to 'The Last Supper' Milan may be overshadowed by Venice and Florence as a tourist destination, but this modern metropolis has plenty of historic highlights.        ...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Geothermal baths and beyond: Rick Steves' guide to Iceland's steamiest sites Iceland was steamy long before Jon Snow and Ygritte found their love cave in "Game of Thrones." Rick Steves takes you on a tour of geothermal sites.       ...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Daily on Energy: Rick Perry takes energy battle with Russia to the frontlines of Kiev Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:51, 05/23/2019

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

Mom from China who paid $6.5M to Rick Singer says Stanford daughter a 'victim' of admissions scam The families of Yusi Zhao and Sherry Guo are not named in the Varsity Blues college admissions case, but both allegedly paid millions to Rick Singer.        ...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
00:17, 06/14/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did XRP perform? Cryptocurrency and blockchain were built to usurp centralized authorities like governments and banks. And then came Ripple, the digital asset that throws the cypherpunk ideology straight out the window. Ripple has managed to make cryptocurrencies and...
16:17, 05/03/2019

There are now over 5,000 cryptocurrency ATMs around the world The number of cryptocurrency ATMs worldwide continues to grow. The 5,000 milestone appears to have been reached in the past few weeks. As of June 1, there were 4,858 cryptocurrency ATMs. According to data from CoinATMradar.com, there are now 5,011 of...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
06:17, 06/14/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did Ethereum perform? Ethereum’s creators wanted to create a platform that would allow users all over the world to write decentralized applications, and use the Ethereum blockchain as what it calls a “world computer.” Ethereum made smart contracts a common part of the blo...
20:51, 05/01/2019

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've st...
12:34, 06/05/2019

JP Morgan claims big institutions are hot for its (non-)cryptocurrency Despite dividing opinions earlier this year with its “cryptocurrency” JPM Coin, American bank JP Morgan is rolling out its blockchain-based tech to more clients. JP Morgan says potential clients from the US, Europe, and Japan are interested in using ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Is Cryptocurrency Ready for Stephen Moore? Pundit Stephen Moore didn’t get onto the Federal Reserve Board, but he has joined a “decentralized central bank” that hopes to tame cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
18:17, 06/25/2019

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal ex...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
01:51, 06/06/2019

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
00:17, 06/20/2019

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
14:51, 06/19/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
23:51, 06/18/2019

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its custom...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, lim...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
18:00, 06/18/2019

AMD Radeon VII is the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining The AMD Radeon VII, AMD’s recent high-end graphics card, isn’t just great at pushing pixels while playing games, as it appears to be the new king of Ethereum cryptocurrency mining when it comes to performance.According to VoskCoin, a me...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Finland’s new cryptocurrency regulation forces AML on industry Cryptocurrency businesses in Finland will now have to register with the country’s financial watchdog. As a result of the ACT OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY PROVIDERS, which comes into force on May 1, businesses will have to adhere with statutory requirements, i...
16:51, 04/29/2019

Cryptocurrency Investors Shrug Off Tether Woes A pillar of the young cryptocurrency market is wobbling following allegations that the dollar reserves backing popular digital coin tether have been compromised, but investors don’t seem concerned....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
20:51, 06/08/2019

Bitcoin whale moved $212 million in cryptocurrency — for just $3.93 An infamous Bitcoin ‘whale’ has moved an enormous cryptocurrency fortune in a single transaction, and the network charged less than $4 in fees. Bitcointalk's famous whale Loaded is moving its 40k BTC stash again.https://t.co/t6y909jN2Ehttps://t.co/Tr...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield p...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
06:34, 06/20/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
20:51, 06/18/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. The Tencent-operated chat messaging app quietly revised its policy last month; the new policy will tak...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Flexa launches mobile app for spending cryptocurrency Flexa has launched a global payment network and mobile app to help people buy and sell their cryptocurrency and make payments at select retailers.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) If Facebook's pivot from town square to private living room wa...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
15:34, 05/24/2019

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
23:17, 06/04/2019

This training program shows you how to trade cryptocurrency like a pro You can learn all about the fascinating world of cryptos and how to make some serious money in it with the training in the Complete Bitcoin and Crypto Trading Program. A lifetime membership to the program is available now at over 90 percent off, just...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome the issues we face? At TNW Conference, our dedicated Hard Fork track will explore just that. In part...
17:00, 04/30/2019

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be...
14:51, 06/20/2019

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
06:34, 06/26/2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
03:34, 06/14/2019

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebook says it will be launching its cryptocurrency – ...
15:34, 05/24/2019

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors incl...
10:34, 06/14/2019

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters has issued a statement calling on F...
01:51, 06/19/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
00:17, 06/19/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
12:00, 05/22/2019

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That said, it seems the social media giant is actually aware of that particular challenge. Facebook plans to ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on F...
10:17, 06/21/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 2017. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s new report details the extent of the n...
16:51, 04/29/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest of reunions. According to the Financial Times, the social networking giant has held talks with the Win...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019 th...
12:00, 05/21/2019

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service annou...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – ca...
14:51, 05/23/2019

European watchdogs demand detail on Facebook's cryptocurrency Facebook's fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant's Libra project....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first quarter of 2020. The BBC reported the company has been holding meetings with trading firms and officia...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
09:34, 06/19/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
22:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said was part of a scheme that defrauded him of digital currencies, court documents showed on Friday....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Cryptocurrency scammer’s victim gets record $75.8 million judgment In January 2018, tech entrepreneur Michael Terpin got scammed out of $23.8 million in cryptocurrency. On Monday, May 13, it was announced that the 62-year-old Nevada resident is getting payback: The Los Angeles Superior Court awarded Terpin a record-...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it called a “large scale security breach.”...
10:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
20:17, 06/19/2019

Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System Facebook is recruiting dozens of financial firms and online merchants to help launch a cryptocurrency-based payments system on the back of its social network....
02:34, 05/03/2019

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s a...
16:34, 06/11/2019

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
17:51, 06/13/2019

The Hull City AFC ‘cryptocurrency’ buyout has quietly fallen through Contrary to what reports from last year suggested, English Championship football club Hull City AFC won’t be getting acquired by cryptocurrency crowd funding platform SportyCo. According to sources familiar with the matter, SportyCo’s managing direct...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled on Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially sh...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries.The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would ena...
11:51, 05/24/2019

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Commi...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Bitcoin passes $11,000 on news of Facebook's cryptocurrency plan The original cryptocurrency hits 15-month high as traders bet move will legitimise sectorThe price of bitcoin has surged above $11,000 (£8,600), its highest level in 15 months, amid renewed hype over cryptocurrencies after Facebook said it was planni...
22:17, 06/24/2019

REFILE-U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
01:34, 06/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
21:51, 06/18/2019

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded...
22:17, 05/24/2019

Messaging app Line is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan soon Japanese messaging company Line Corp is reportedly gearing up to launch a cryptocurrency exchange,  The report comes just days after fellow tech giant Facebook announced the launch of Libra. According to Bloomberg, which cites people close to the mat...
14:51, 06/20/2019

Warn fellow drivers about potholes and earn cryptocurrency as you drive Connected cars are only helpful if they have up-to-date information about road conditions, so Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new initiative that will encourage you to help other drivers in return for cryptocurrencyBy reporting traffic jams, pothole...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
23:51, 06/18/2019

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
08:17, 06/19/2019

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating...
13:17, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges ex-CEO of cryptocurrency company Longfin with $66 million fraud U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday the former chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for engineering an accounting fraud that inflated the revenue of the now-defunct cryptocurrency company by more than $66 million....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since then, cryptocurrency enthusiasts across the globe have celebrated ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day,’ not because th...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”, called Libra? Its basic pitch boils down to “we messed up your privacy and...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help autho...
14:17, 06/14/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by th...
02:51, 06/26/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulating supply. That’s according to a new study by Chainanalysis which found that although these whales don...
19:34, 05/16/2019

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
00:34, 06/22/2019

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media...
13:17, 06/01/2019

Libra cryptocurrency won’t set us free, it will further enslave us to Facebook | Kenan Malik The social media giant openly admits it doesn’t respect our privacy, so why would anyone trust it with our financial details?‘By sharing with a hundred friends on a social media platform, which is an affirmative social act to publish, to disclose, to...
07:51, 06/23/2019

Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up $28 million in assets Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX was shut down in January after its founder and sole director, 30-year-old Gerald Cotten of Fall River, N.S., died Dec. 9 while travelling in India....
23:51, 05/13/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
11:17, 05/29/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap attacks. Conor Freeman, a 20 year-old Irish man, wa...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats A global sweep of cryptocurrency tax avoidance schemes is imminent, with the number of active lines of inquiry set to nearly double – or so says a coalition of money laundering investigators from the US, Australia, Britain, Canada, and the Netherland...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mains...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle oriented cryptoc...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; updates shares)...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and...
11:34, 06/18/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms ha...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising....
22:34, 06/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beavering away designing a cryptocurrency. Various nam...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to let helpful car drivers earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Planning To Allow Helpful Car Drivers To Earn Cryptocurrency In UK Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocurrency. According to a statement, the gang stole Bitcoin from at least 4,000 victims across 12 countri...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
20:00, 06/20/2019

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
12:51, 06/13/2019

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positions....
19:34, 06/06/2019

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its ...
16:34, 06/11/2019

Does this amazing £20 Asus B250 mining motherboard deal mean cryptocurrency is dead? If you’re looking to build a mining PC for cryptocurrency, then Ebuyer has a killer deal, with a the excellent Asus B250 Expert mining motherboard now just £19.98.As a motherboard dedicated to mining cryptocurrency, the Asus B250 Expert c...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unvei...
14:17, 06/14/2019

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in...
16:51, 06/03/2019

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yesterday, the FBI asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questi...
23:17, 06/04/2019

PayPal snitched on bullish movie pirate who bought $1M in cryptocurrency from Coinbase US authorities have seized over $4 million worth of cryptocurrency and cash following a movie piracy investigation conducted by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). But here’s the saucy part: it was...
12:51, 05/14/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed t...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world....
08:17, 05/08/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
07:51, 06/19/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Facebook is reportedly looking for allies to support its planned cryptocurrency payment service Facebook has spoken with various companies, including Visa and MasterCard, about the project, which is known internally as Project Libra, according to the report....
06:51, 05/03/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
11:17, 05/24/2019

Cryptocurrency boss funneled client money to personal accounts before his death, investigators say Controversy continues to swirl around Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX following the sudden death of its founder last year, which left customers unable to access more than $160 million in funds....
19:34, 06/25/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Australian ‘influencer’ Belle Gibson faked cancer and used profits to trade cryptocurrency Authorities are investigating an Australian social media influencer‘s bank accounts after she defrauded her followers with fake cancer claims and used the money to trade cryptocurrency. Annabelle “Belle” Gibson has been systematically lying to her fo...
12:51, 05/14/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
00:34, 06/22/2019

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift...
04:17, 06/20/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indi...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authenti...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
20:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Moonday Mornings: Jaguar Land Rover plans to reward drivers with IOTA cryptocurrency, and more It’s Monday morning, you know the drill. But if you don’t, here’s a wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced that it’s testing software from IOTA which would allow it to rew...
10:34, 04/29/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who anno...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
18:17, 06/19/2019

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food produc...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
18:34, 05/24/2019

Over 2,000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers: 0-0-0-0. About half the 2,0...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Used car buying guide: Jaguar E-Type The entry price for an E-Type is £24k, rising to well north of £100k Prices for Jaguar’s E-Type are softening – although that doesn’t mean they’re cheap. We check for loose change behind the sofa Although the model’s prices might suggest otherwise...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Lufthansa announces overhaul of budget carrier Eurowings Lufthansa on Monday announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings in which the budget carrier will focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in costs by 2022 in the hope of returning to profit....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Selling your home? Here's how to draw in buyers and get a higher price Groom the yard, renovate the kitchen and paint the interior before you sell your home. Looks are important to buyers.       ...
14:34, 06/24/2019

Ensuring Healthy Nutrition At Home May Significantly Cut Down Visits To Doctor When patients at risk for malnutrition received a comprehensive nutrition care program to aid in their recovery, their risk of being hospitalised was significantly reduced...
14:34, 06/24/2019

Toni Morrison, Unseen And Unsung: A Brief Oral history As a new documentary from Timothy Greenfield-Sanders reveals, the Nobel Prize–winning author has also been a teacher, an editor and a cherished friend and mentor to other writers. Here, WSJ. talks to a few who know Toni Morrison best about her extrao...
14:51, 06/24/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
15:17, 06/24/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, biodiversity crisis and Istanbul election Monday’s top story: Trump promises new sanctions on ‘absolutely broken’ Iran. Plus, where have our 8.3bn tons of plastic waste gone since 1950?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Nick Clegg denies misuse of Facebook influenced Brexit vote Tech firm’s communications chief says it found no evidence of Russian interferenceNick Clegg, Facebook’s head of communications, has dismissed allegations that misuse of the social network influenced the Brexit referendum result.Speaking on the BBC’s...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson row: top Tory party donor joins calls for explanation Taxi tycoon John Griffin voices concerns about morality of leadership favouriteToday’s political developments - live updatesOne of the Conservative party’s most generous donors has joined a growing chorus of demands for Boris Johnson to explain why p...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Are we already in the midst of a golden era for the heavyweight division? Why the heavyweight division might already be in the midst of one of its best ever periods The post Are we already in the midst of a golden era for the heavyweight division? appeared first on Boxing News....
15:17, 06/24/2019

Department for Transport plans tyre age limit for large vehicles The new rules would affect HGVs, coaches and buses It could soon be a criminal offence to fit 10-year-old tyres to lorries, buses and heavy trailers A new law forbidding the use of older tyres for large vehicles could come into force as early as n...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
16:34, 06/24/2019

Foul ball strikes fan in the head at Dodgers Stadium The unnamed fan stayed in her seat for about 15 minutes before she was taken to the hospital for precautionary tests. Cody Bellinger, who hit the foul ball, checked on her between innings....
16:34, 06/24/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
16:34, 06/24/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on tech boost U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Monday, boosted by technology shares, while investors pinned their hopes on a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping later this week to de-escalate trade tensions....
16:51, 06/24/2019

Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd Review Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd is a near neutral sounding pair of earphones for audiophiles, but should you pay a premium for it? Read our review to find out....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Facing jail: woman who kept pensioner slave and made her eat cat and dog food An animal shelter boss who kept a pensioner as a modern-day slave and made her eat cat and dog food while spending her savings on designer clothes and holidays is facing jail....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Be polite when you stop and search, Met officers are urged A senior police adviser teaching officers to conduct "polite" stop and searches has said the controversial tactic cannot stop London's blade epidemic on its own....
17:00, 06/24/2019

'Brusque' chef must pay gastropub designer £75k A top chef who refused to settle the bill for the design of his gastropub has been ordered to pay £75,000 by a judge who branded him "argumentative" and "brusque"....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Bacteria found in gut could help boost physical performance Scientists say certain bacteria are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a boost.Scientists say the...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Palestinians stage protests against Mideast peace conference HALHUL, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians are protesting throughout the West Bank against this week’s economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration’s plan for Mideast peace. Palestinians on Monday pour...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Case on hold for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — The case of a 24-year-old Ohio man charged with impersonating a long-missing child is on hold in federal court. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett earlier granted a sealed motion filed by Brian Michael Rini’s (REE’-neez...
17:17, 06/24/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola messages NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help in one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history. Mutombo is regarded as one of the greatest defensive players in NBA history and is a well-known...
17:17, 06/24/2019

2 injured in small plane crash at airport VINE GROVE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were injured when a small plane crashed in Kentucky. News reports cite a statement from the Vine Grove Police Department saying a single-engine aircraft crashed Sunday evening at the Vine Grove Airport. Police said t...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Man killed in Russia’s Chechnya after wounding 2 policemen GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Police in Russia’s Chechnya province say that an attacker has wounded two officers before being shot dead. The authorities said the attack happened in Chechnya’s provincial capital, Grozny, on Sunday when police stop...
17:17, 06/24/2019

CFMoto To Enter India In July This Year Chinese motorcycle maker CFMoto has been teasing its arrival in the Indian market for a while, and has now confirmed it will be introducing bikes in the country from July 2019. CF Moto is entering the......
17:17, 06/24/2019

Maruti Suzuki To Sell Electric Cars Via Nexa Dealerships Maruti Suzuki has already started testing the electric car based on the Wagon R in India and it has also announced plans for a battery plant in India that will start making Lithium Ion batteries from......
17:17, 06/24/2019

Merkel's Bavarian allies snub her coal exit plan Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies have called for Germany to phase out coal by 2030 but the government has insisted on keeping its 2038 target, in the latest sign of strain within her coalition....
17:51, 06/24/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's lowering of the retirement age for its supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Oman denies conveying U.S. message to Iran over downed drone Oman on Monday denied reports that it had conveyed a message from the United States to the Iranian government over the downing last week of an American unmanned drone....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Viola Davis on being the change she wants to see Viola Davis says her JuVee Productions company is a "walking metaphor of inclusion," which allows her to become the change she wants to see in the world. (June 24)        ...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Jay Inslee's Latest Climate Plan Would Be the Beginning of the End For Fossil Fuels Jay Inslee entered the presidential race as the climate candidate and on Monday, he released his most aggressive plan to deal with the crisis yet. Read more......
18:51, 06/24/2019

'Fox & Friends' takes on chaotic Buttigieg town hall: He looked 'weak, detached from the community' The hosts of "Fox & Friends" criticized South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for his handling of a town hall event that turned chaotic Sunday over his administration's handling of police-involved shooting....
18:51, 06/24/2019

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence....
18:51, 06/24/2019

Border Patrol finds four bodies, including three children, in South Texas Border Patrol agents found four bodies, including three children, near the Rio Grande River in South Texas on Sunday, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said. Two of the children were infants and one was a toddler, Guerra said. A 20-year-old woman a...
19:34, 06/24/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
19:51, 06/24/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 24 Location Accessible wearing Nana Cape back bling inside Banana Stand Accessible by wearing the Nana Cape back bling inside a Banana Stand is the Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
19:51, 06/24/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will change very little in Turkish politics in the near te...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Border patrol finds bodies of woman and three children in south Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in south Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
20:17, 06/24/2019

US records 33 new measles cases in a week in worst outbreak since 1992 Total confirmed cases for year so far rises to 1,077Most new cases occur in New York Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the US last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday. The new cases brought the number...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 24 at 1:50PM EDT until June 24 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 439 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT /8 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BOURBON CLARK ...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Man wanted in random stabbing attack fatally shot by Texas deputy A Connecticut man accused of randomly attacking a couple at their Tennessee home was shot Monday while being arrested and died at a hospital, police said. Peter Alexander Bohning, 34, of Kent, Connecticut, was wounded Monday during the altercation in...
20:34, 06/24/2019

5-year-old dies after being given 10 times amount of insulin in misdiagnosis A British boy with autism died after being given 10 times the standard dose of insulin after bungling doctors misdiagnosed him with diabetes, his grieving parents have claimed. Little Shay Turner, 5, was rushed to a hospital in Rotherham, Yorkshire, ...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Packed train ride turns deadly after carriages derail in Bangladesh At least five people were killed and 100 injured when a packed express train derailed in Bangladesh, leaving carriages dangling upside down in a muddy river. The Upaban Express train was packed with at least 2,000 passengers when it crashed late Sund...
20:34, 06/24/2019

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
20:51, 06/24/2019

UK judge rules that woman must abort her baby A British court has mandated that a mentally disabled London woman must terminate her pregnancy. The decision came late last week as the woman entered her 22nd week of pregnancy, as first reported by the Catholic News Agency. Justice Nathalie Lieven ...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Oil prices slip on demand fears, Mideast tensions ease Oil prices edged lower on Monday as crude demand concerns resurfaced and the possibility of an imminent conflict between the United States and Iran faded....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:00, 06/24/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week, assistant foreign mini...
21:00, 06/24/2019

A Pair Of Megan Rapinoe Penalties Sent A Shaky USWNT To The Quarterfinals It wasn’t the type of breezy victory that defined the USWNT’s run through the group stage, but in their first knockout game of the 2019 World Cup, the U.S. gutted out a tough, unpretty 2-1 victory against Spain in which two Megan Rapinoe penalties ou...
21:00, 06/24/2019

|Saicaissuesdraftchargesfor2membersfollowingKPMGinquiry Saica has issued draft charge sheets for two members of its members following its Ntsebeza Inquiry into widespread reports of wrongdoing by KPMG relating to the audit of Gupta companies and the SARS Report....
21:17, 06/24/2019

Becoming a drag queen saved my relationship with my daughter After the 2016 presidential election, there wasn’t a lot that could unite Brooklynite Fig Chilcott and her conservative dad, Don — except, as it turns out, for a bright red wig, a leather mini-dress and fabulously long false eyelashes. Transfor...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Dozens of Nursing Homes With HUD-Backed Mortgages Have ‘Serious Deficiencies’ A list of the most troubled nursing homes in the country includes 74 with mortgages insured by a federal government agency that stopped inspecting such homes several years ago....
21:17, 06/24/2019

Teen’s brain tumors allegedly misdiagnosed as ‘anorexia’ A U.K. teen who allegedly was diagnosed with anorexia after she went to her doctor numerous times for complaints of unexplained weight loss, vision issues and stopped menstrual cycles was eventually diagnosed with several brain tumors after a trip to...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes President Trump's two Supreme Court picks squared off with opposing opinions in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on certain gun possession cases is unconstitutionally vague....
21:34, 06/24/2019

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasur...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Watch: Yankees legend Mariano Rivera hits inside-the-park homer on Old-Timers' Day Retired New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera showed his skills with the bat by hitting an inside-the-park home run during his first Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium....
21:51, 06/24/2019

Friends’ Julie recalls getting lots of “venom” from the show's live audience In the long and winding road that was the Ross-and-Rachel relationship on Friends, there were a few speed bumps. One of the first was Julie, Ross’ super-sweet paleontologist girlfriend. In the show’s first season finale, Rachel finds out about Ross’ ...
21:51, 06/24/2019

Danny Boyle stops short of making a musical out of the Beatles songbook in Yesterday Though his flashy style and use of pop music suggests otherwise, Danny Boyle didn’t come into filmmaking through directing music videos. Maybe that’s why he’s so unusually smart about integrating music-video technique into his movies. While plenty of...
21:51, 06/24/2019

‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”...
21:51, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or more antibiotics, highlighting a previously under-app...
22:00, 06/24/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the consequences of water shortages, as we’re seeing in Chennai, India. Heatwaves will likely kill thousan...
22:00, 06/24/2019

A Denver class is opening new doors for people with disabilities (KUSA / NBC News) – Transportation can be one of the biggest obstacles for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At times, it can keep them from accessing the community independently. A couple in Denver saw that struggle and ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

NFL training camp dates for all 32 teams in 2019 Training camps are almost here in the NFL world. Check out when all 32 teams will be getting back in action during this summer.       ...
22:34, 06/24/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
22:34, 06/24/2019

Mueller report to get celebrity staged reading in New York Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Hamill, Alyssa Milano and Annette Bening are among some 20 actors who will perform a reading of the report in New York City that will be live-streamed, organizers announced....
22:51, 06/24/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
22:51, 06/24/2019

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's disease, may increase risk for dementia, a new study says....
22:51, 06/24/2019

If opioids are prescribed to a family member, overdose may be more likely: U.S. study Even when a family member gets lower doses of opioids, the overdose risk is almost three times higher than in a family where nobody has been prescribed them....
22:51, 06/24/2019

Mets fine Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas after incident with reporter Following an incident where Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas confronted a team reporter, the Mets announced fines.       ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

A Leader of America's Fracking Boom Has Second Thoughts Pioneer Natural Resources, which once promised production to rival Libya, was part of a revolution that helped make the U.S. a global oil player. Now after years of overspending, the company is pulling back....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Dallas Fed President: Too Early to Tell Whether Rate Cut Will Be Warranted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said it is too soon to say whether the Fed will need to reduce interest rates in coming months due to rising uncertainty over trade tensions and weaker global growth....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers call on Trudeau government to end extradition proceedings Meng’s lawyers argue the extradition proceedings against the embattled tech executive are “without merit” and stopping the proceedings would be in the best interest of Canada....
23:34, 06/24/2019

Daimler's new leaders confront old issues as diesel bites again The German automaker's profit warning puts pressure on CEO Ola Kallenius and CFO Harald Wilhelm to deliver on their proposal to rein in costs and restore profitability,...
23:34, 06/24/2019

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
23:51, 06/24/2019

Broadway is for the birds this summer thanks to this artist You won’t need binoculars to spot these birds. Along the Broadway Mall, from 64th to 157th streets, are 10 oversized birds, whose real-life counterparts are threatened by climate change. Working with the NYC Audubon Society, Brooklyn artist Nicolas H...
23:51, 06/24/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 24 at 5:55PM EDT until June 24 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 555 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Ulysses to Pevier to McCombs, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and...
00:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Ore. governor says GOP must return to negotiate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by state senators in Oregon to protest climate change legislation (all times local): 2:39 p.m. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says that state Senate Republicans broke their promise to Democrats by walking out over a...
00:00, 06/25/2019

‘Black Widow’ leak delivers the first major spoiler for MCU Phase 4 A few weeks ago, we saw actual proof that filming for the first MCU Phase 4 film had started, and we concluded that Black Widow will likely be the first film of the new series, following the conclusion of Phase 3, which will end with Spider-Man: Far ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Fewer teens are drinking. But a group of pediatricians is begging parents to be vigilant. I've been desperate for some evidence-based messaging that really works to keep kids sober until they are old enough to responsibly forge their own relationships with alcohol. The American Academy of Pediatrics just provided it....
00:17, 06/25/2019

New initiative to fight opioid epidemic focuses on workforce initiative LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Government, Health, and Business leaders are joining forces to try and stop the cycle of addiction. “I know a grandmother in Rockcastle that lost all three of her grandsons, and so an entire generation was wiped o...
00:34, 06/25/2019

| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
00:51, 06/25/2019

Most people who think they’re allergic to penicillin are wrong: study One out of 10 people think they are allergic to penicillin, but new research suggests nearly all of those people are wrong. A report published in the January edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association by researchers at Massachusetts G...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Trump: Some of My Best Friends Are Iranian! President Donald Trump announced on Monday that his administration will place new economic sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran....
01:17, 06/25/2019

U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Order for Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion Days after a British judge ruled it was in the best interests of a developmentally disabled woman to have an abortion, the Court of Appeal decided in favor of the woman’s mother, who opposes an abortion....
01:34, 06/25/2019

Officers, Special Forces' Soldiers Warned Of Honey Trap Bid On Instagram The army intelligence on Monday issued an advisory to its personnel against a suspected enemy spy believed to be targeting officers and Special Forces' soldiers on social media, news agency ANI......
01:51, 06/25/2019

Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance A study of immune and fat cells from mice found that cocoa shell extract can reduce and prevent some of the cell dysfunctions that can result from obesity....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
01:51, 06/25/2019

5 dead after shootings, fire at central California home park Authorities said Monday they're trying to find a motive to explain why a gunman killed several people at a mobile home park on the central California coast....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Gizmodo The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer | Jalopnik Boeing Has So Many Groun Gizmodo The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer | Jalopnik Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to Be Fixed They’re Parking Them in the Employee Parking Lot | Kotaku Outer Wilds Is One Of The Best Games I’ve Ever Played...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Tiger Woods removed from for wrongful death lawsuit WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is no longer a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash. Attorneys for the parents of Nicholas Immesberger filed an amended complaint Friday in Pal...
02:00, 06/25/2019

North Carolina company announces recall of frozen sausage WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say a North Carolina-based food processor is recalling more than 800 pounds (363 kilograms) of ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausage which may be contaminated with metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Stars get Hartman from Flyers in trade for Pitlick FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have acquired right wing Ryan Hartman from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Tyler Pitlick. The trade was announced Monday, two days after the end of the NHL draft and a week before the start of free agency. Har...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in the north to halt U.S.-bound migration Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border into the United States, the head of the Mexican Army said on Monday....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Trump looks to 'maintain his engagement' in meeting with China's Xi at G20 President Donald Trump considers his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan this week an opportunity to "maintain his engagement" and see where China is on their trade dispute, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil judge blocks transfer of indigenous land decisions to farm ministry Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Luis Roberto Barroso on Monday issued an injunction suspending President Jair Bolsonaro's move to transfer powers over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Iran: We don't want war or escalation of tensions Iran's U.N. ambassador is calling the current situation "very dangerous" and says the United States should de-escalate tensions by stopping "its military adventurism" in the region. (June 24)        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

AP Top Stories June 24 P Here's the latest for Monday June 24th: Trump signs 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran; Woman, 3 children died of heat exposure near border; Driver with record charged with 7 homicides in biker crash; US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Trump order aimed at 'real' health care costs President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down. (June 24)        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Ravelry, a Popular Knitting Site, Bans Pro-Trump Content The move set off a firestorm in the knitting world. “If it’s one way, then it should be both ways,” one knitter said. Others thought it was necessary: “In a perfect world, we would just craft.”...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Whoops! Dr. Phil Just Revealed Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Wedding Date Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's wedding countdown is officially underway. The 29-year-old singer and the 23-year-old Game of Thrones star are getting ready to tie the knot in Paris.......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Ryan Phillippe and Look-Alike Son Deacon Have the Best Time Ever at Music Festival What a weekend! Ryan Phillippe traveled back to his home state of Delaware over the weekend to attend the 2019 Firefly Music Festival with his 15-year-old son, Deacon Phillippe. The Cruel......
02:17, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, as part of a 1,500-page master plan released on Mon...
02:34, 06/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies slip, Latam stocks mostly gain Mexico's peso and the Brazilian real fell on Monday, while most other Latin American currencies firmed against a weaker dollar as investors awaited the G20 summit where the U.S. and Chinese presidents are expected to meet to revive trade talks. A...
02:34, 06/25/2019

Canada Must Wait Four More Years To Discover What It Might Be Like To Win Big In The World Cup When former Canadian national team player and current TSN pundit Kaylyn Kyle criticized the USWNT for their goal celebrations during the historic 13-0 win over Thailand by saying, “I think, as a Canadian, we would just never ever think about doing so...
02:51, 06/25/2019

Mark Hamill, Kevin Kline and others to perform play on Mueller report The star-studded cast will present the performance, called “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts,” in an online stream at 9 p.m. on Monday....
02:51, 06/25/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steaming and baking stone attachments. Now, the SmartOv...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Knicks Fined By NBA For Being Diaper Babies Toward New York Daily News On the same day that another New York professional sports team was punished by its league for a manager and pitcher picking a fight with a reporter over a benign salutation, the New York Knickerbockers incredibly managed to retain their crown as the ...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Amy Fisher may have inspired NYPD cop’s murder-for-hire plot Looks like the “Long Island Lolita” may be inspiring a new generation of violent vixens. Valerie Cincinelli, 35, the NYPD officer accused of trying to arrange a hit on her estranged husband and a teenage girl, spent time Googling the infamous 1992 Am...
03:17, 06/25/2019

The First Bus is Way Older Than You Think In general, the entire history of cars is much older than most people realize, partially because of Mercedes-Benz relentless misinformation campaign that they “invented” the car in 1886, and partially because most people just don’t really give a shit...
03:34, 06/25/2019

If Angels Were F1 Cars This Is How They'd Sing The Toro Rosso STR1 was the last F1 car to run a V10 engine. While reading firsthand accounts of its soul-stirring shriek on Reddit is fun, listening to it in this video clip might be the next-best thing to witnessing it in person....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Florida's Potentially Deadly Autonomous Car Experiment Is Just Beginning On June 13, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law new legislation that opens the door to fully autonomous vehicles in a way no other state has. “A fully autonomous vehicle may operate in this state regardless of whether a human operator is ph...
03:34, 06/25/2019

AOC claims it was 'literally easier' for her to be elected to Congress than pay off student loans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to win her historic election as the youngest lawmaker on Capitol Hill than to pay off her student loan debt. ...
04:34, 06/25/2019

North Carolina man charged with murdering Missouri officer shot while responding to call: police A 26-year-old man from North Carolina has been charged with murder for shooting and killing a Missouri officer who was responding to a call in Louis County on Sunday, police said Monday....
04:51, 06/25/2019

Vehicles catch fire, explode at California CarMax lot BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A brush fire spread to and set ablaze vehicles that began exploding at a CarMax lot in south Bakersfield, according to the California Highway Patrol. The fire, reported at 1:30 p.m., traveled from the right hand shoulder ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Italian ‘cocaine king’ mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay An Italian Mafia boss nicknamed the “Cocaine King of Milan” broke out of a Uruguayan prison by climbing out of a hole in the roof, authorities said Monday. Notorious mobster Rocco Morabito and three other inmates made their exit from the ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

San Diego mayor touts ‘dramatic action’ to combat homelessness The mayor of San Diego signed off on an $11 million plan to use taxpayer funds to fund tents, trailers and other facilities to support the city’s homeless population. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a Republican, ​gave his OK last week to a City Council...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Dominican health minister says drugs, alcohol, medical problems may have killed US couple; lawyer calls it 'ludicrous' The Dominican public health minister said in a radio interview Monday that the Maryland couple found dead last month in a hotel room at a luxury resort had pre-existing health problems and may have died after mixing prescription drugs and alcohol....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Lamine Diack to stand trial for money laundering and corruption • Former IAAF president, 86, charged by French authorities• His son Papa Massata Diack and four others also face trialLamine Diack, the disgraced former IAAF president, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and money laundering. It...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Neo-Nazis go thirsty as beer banned from far-right festival Neo-Nazis attending a far-right music festival in eastern Germany were made to go thirsty after police seized thousands of litres of beer to stop any threat of violence breaking out....
05:51, 06/25/2019

Kellyanne Conway declines to appear before House panel White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday turned down a request to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on possible violations of the Hatch Act, opening the doors for the committee to vote on issuing a subpoena to the close ...
05:51, 06/25/2019

Mark Meadows: John Durham will 'get to the bottom of' Russia investigation origins The federal prosecutor named by Attorney General William Barr to look into the origins of the Russia investigation will come to a substantive conclusion, according to Rep. Mark Meadows....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong's struggle against China's new Iron Curtain Anyone who loves the unique culture of Hong Kong can sympathize with the demonstrators who are protesting the latest step in a long process of Hong Kong being absorbed by mainland China. The subjugation of Hong Kong to the full weight of the PRC’s op...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. Their star Giannis Antetokounmpo earned MVP honors at the NBA Awards.       ...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Hacker Used $35 Computer To Steal NASA Data. They Found Out A Year Later A hacker used a tiny Raspberry Pi computer to infiltrate NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory network, stealing sensitive data and forcing the temporary disconnection of space-flight systems, the agency......
06:17, 06/25/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

|Thisiswhyweditchedmulti-currency,saysZim'sNcube Fear of self dollarisation of the economy and the plight of government workers who could no longer afford to buy goods and services forced the Zimbabwean government to abolish the long used multi-currency regime, finance minister Mthuli Ncube said Mo...
06:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Truck driver in deadly New Hampshire crash arrested on negligent homicide charges The driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a group of motorcyclists near New Hampshire's White Mountains, killing seven of them, was arrested on Monday and charged with seven counts of negligent homicide, officials said....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes very emotional after winning NBA MVP SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors and Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year on Monday night in S...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Iffy Kevin Durant status adds to Knicks spectacle: ‘I wouldn’t do it’ The Knicks don’t enter free agency on June 30 in the driver’s seat for a union of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And they don’t enter with the same jubilation that signing Durant will end their woes next season. When owner James Dolan predicted “a ve...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8 NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees’ home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched th...
07:17, 06/25/2019

In the Donald Trump Era, People Ages 18-34 Are Less Accepting of LGBTQ Community, GLAAD Finds Conventional wisdom goes: The young will lead when it comes to matters of tolerance and acceptance regardless of race, color, creed — or sexual orientation. But according to GLAAD, that conventional wisdom has been turned on its head, and Donald Trum...
07:34, 06/25/2019

A God Of War Fan Has Sketched Out A Sequel God of War fan (and professional games artist) Yong Yi Lee has some ideas for a God of War sequel, and instead of writing them down in an overly-long Reddit/Tumblr post, has instead sketched it out....
07:51, 06/25/2019

Video footage of Jussie Smollett with rope around his neck released by Chicago Police Chicago police released hundreds of files and nearly 70 hours of video footage on Monday from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim back in January that he was attacked by two men -- a claim that police later characterized as a hoax....
08:17, 06/25/2019

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

'The Hills: New Beginnings' is like an old friend Not 10 minutes into MTV's "The Hills: New Beginnings," the bubbly is flowing, the lips are glossed and old friends Audrina Patridge, Whitney Port and Heidi Montag sit pool-side and catch each other (and their audience) up on their kids, their feuds a...
09:00, 06/25/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research shows nicotine can potentially harm brain developmen...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Reflecting on successful Tucson Sugar Skulls season TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls made history by becoming the first expansion franchise in the Professional Indoor Football League to make it to the playoffs.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast on the aftermath of a successful fi...
09:17, 06/25/2019

How to download and install macOS Catalina’s public beta right now Apple released the public beta versions of its new operating systems iOS 13, iPadOS, WatchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13. These versions might have some bugs and niggles, but if you’re curious like me, you’ll want to install them and check out the...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Today in History for June 25th Highlights of this day in history: The Korean War begins; Custer meets his end at the Battle of Little Bighorn; John Dean testifies before the Senate Watergate Committee; Author George Orwell born; Deep-sea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies. (June 25)...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Fatal Hawaii skydiving plane crash renews NTSB's call for stricter rules: 'Accidents continue to happen' An NTSB official put the FAA on notice Monday, calling for regulations on parachute operations after a skydiving plane crash in Hawaii killed 11.        ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Police: search continues for missing Utah student Police in Salt Lake City say there still is no sign of missing University of Utah senior Mackenzie Lueck since she was dropped off by a Lyft driver early June 17. A police official says the investigation into her disappearance continues. (June 24) ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Plane in Hawaii crash had scary 2016 mishap A skydiving plane that crashed Friday in Hawaii, killing 11 people, was involved in a terrifying midair incident three years ago in California. The 2016 sky diving incident was captured on camera by one of the skydivers aboard. (June 24)   ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Apple's brand-new iPad Air is on sale for only $368 after huge $131 discount Apple's iPad lineup has gotten more crowded and confusing than ever with the recent introduction of an upgraded Air model sporting a 10.5-inch screen, which isn't quite as powerful and eye-catching as last fall's 11-inch Pro variant. But at a startin...
09:34, 06/25/2019

China, U.S. trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Senior Chinese and U.S. trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world's two largest economies remain locked in a tariff war....
09:34, 06/25/2019

DJI Plans to Build Drones in California Amid US Security Concern DJI Technology has said it plans to use a company warehouse in California to assemble them, a move that follows security concerns raised by some US lawmakers....
09:51, 06/25/2019

Rutgers chancellor apologizes after being caught on video berating campus cops The chancellor of Rutgers University’s Newark campus was caught on camera berating campus cops for investigating a fender-bender her driver was involved in, screaming at them “I’m the chancellor!” — an outburst for which she l...
10:00, 06/25/2019

METALS-Copper rises on supply concerns, weaker dollar Copper prices advanced on Tuesday as extended strike at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine raised concerns about supply, while a weaker dollar also lent some support....
10:51, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launches it has attempted....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Prosecution expert witness admits no evidence of stab wound in Navy SEAL war crimes trial An expert witness called by the prosecution in the court-martial trial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher told the court Monday that there is no physical or photographic evidence to prove a stabbing occurred in the death of an ISIS prisoner back in 2017. ...
11:17, 06/25/2019

NATO to endorse measures against Russia over missile treaty BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says allied defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures against Russia should it refuse to comply with a major Cold War-era missile treaty. Stoltenberg said Tuesday that “tomor...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompte...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Germany: kaiser’s descendant loses bid for return of castle BERLIN (AP) — A descendant of the last German kaiser has lost a court bid for the return of a castle overlooking the Rhine valley, part of which has been turned into a hotel. Rheinfels Castle, high above the Rhine and once a property of the Hohenzoll...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will be closed for several days so crews can clear storm debris. A statement from the agency on Monday says three severe storms with high wi...
12:17, 06/25/2019

BMW hints at the future of electric motorcycles with the Vision DC Roadster BMW Motorrad has an electric scooter. The capable and fun C Evolution. An outstanding vehicle I had the pleasure of riding around on in LA. But as far as full-sized bikes go, Zero Motorcycles still rules that market while we wait for Harley-Davidson....
12:34, 06/25/2019

Opinion: RBI's Autonomy Takes Another Hit As Viral Acharya Heads For Exit A standoff over the government's intentions was temporarily resolved by pushing to a panel of experts the question of whether the RBI had excess capital and could return some of it to the finance......
12:51, 06/25/2019

Hillsborough police chief will face retrial, judge rules David Duckenfield was South Yorkshire police chief at 1989 cup tie that left 96 people deadThe former South Yorkshire police chief superintendent who was in command of the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough, where 96 people were killed, will face...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Heathrow expansion could stop other UK airports developing None of Britain's other airports will be able to have major expansions in the coming decades if Heathrow gets its third runway, the government's adviser has warned....
13:17, 06/25/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Social platforms like Facebook walk a fine line between being handy and consuming your whole life. Whether your ...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of human rights that implicates both the rebels and state institutions. The Associated Press reported last ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Orangutans make a splash at Vienna zoo as Europe swelters VIENNA (AP) — Orangutans at Vienna’s Schoenbrunn zoo are keeping cool with buckets of water as much of Europe swelters in a summer heat wave. Keepers gave Vladimir, Sol and Mota wet sponges, water hoses and a large tub to frolic about with as t...
14:00, 06/25/2019

METALS-Copper gains as Chile strike underlines supply deficit Copper prices rose on Tuesday as a strike at a major mine in Chile underlined a supply shortfall, although investors were on edge ahead of U.S.-China trade talks later this week....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Tsitsipas faces steep learning curve at Wimbledon The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the feel-good stories of tennis this year but the Greek world number six with the infectious smile and aggressive game will be out of his comfort zone as the grass-court season builds up to Wimbledon....
14:17, 06/25/2019

NBA awards: Antetokounmpo wins MVP, Doncic top rookie Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo became the second European player to be selected the NBA's Most Valuable Player, winning the honor on Monday night at the league's awards show in Santa Monica, Calif....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Yahoo owner's turnaround plan: Build a 'super-app' Six months ago, Verizon declared that its media brands were virtually worthless. Now it's trying to reinvent the business under a new name, with a plan to turn readers into online shoppers....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson downgrades tax cuts for rich pledge by claiming he would prioritise helping the poor – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest from the Tory leadership contest and Boris Johnson’s LBC phone-in 1.38pm BST Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader and arch-Brexiter, has been appoi...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Russian MPs were allowed to return to the human right...
14:51, 06/25/2019

|SAadds22000jobsinfirstquarterof2019-StatsSA Stats SA has published its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics bulletin, which gives an overview of employment in SA's non-agricultural formal sector....
15:00, 06/25/2019

|Ramaphosa'sSONAwaslittlemorethandreamsandWakanda-Maimane Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane called President Cyril Ramaphosa's latest State of The Nation Address fanciful with lofty dreams, but unimaginative in terms of how Ramaphosa seeks to realise his vision....
15:00, 06/25/2019

Get the world's best phone for less - these Samsung S10 Plus deals are simply superb They say the best things in life are free, but when it comes to the world's best smartphones, that is a saying that doesn't quite apply. But at least when it comes to our vote for the current greatest phone on the market - the Samsung Galax...
15:00, 06/25/2019

These are the best places to visit in the world, ranked by U.S. News Paris reigns as the greatest vacation destination for the second year in a row in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the world’s best places to visit.       ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Honda Insight Hybrid Touring 2019 review Third-generation, US-only Insight seeks new converts with cutting-edge hybrid drivetrain wrapped in conventional styling The Insight name returned to Honda’s American line-up for 2019 after five years away. This Prius challenger is far more convent...
15:34, 06/25/2019

No fully electric M cars until at least 2025, says BMW development boss Weight of batteries is too great to create a true performance car at present, claims Klaus Frohlich BMW M cars will not go fully electric until they can offer comparable track or fast road driving experiences to today’s cars, according to the firm’s...
15:34, 06/25/2019

BMW M1 reborn as 591bhp two-seat plug-in hybrid Vision M Next concept previews a carbonfibre-bodied petrol-electric supercar which will become the new BMW M flagship BMW’s M performance car division is developing a long sought-after successor to the 41-year-old M1 supercar.  Previewed by the Visi...
15:34, 06/25/2019

James Ruppert: In celebration of the long-reigning Ford Fiesta A Fiesta ST of this era with 100k miles can be found for £1795 Nearly 100,000 used Fiestas changed hands last year, which isn't surprising when you consider the wide array of variants on offer You can rely on the Society of Motor Manufacturers and...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Met Police boss to Donald Trump: We're safer in London than in all major US cities Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick today hit back at Donald Trump's claims about violent crime in London, saying the capital is safer than all major American cities....
15:34, 06/25/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de facto shadow IT department"....
15:34, 06/25/2019

All You Need to Know About Spider-Man: Far From Home Spider-Man: Far From Home release date in India, cast, trailer, spoilers, review, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the next movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Las Vegas and Reno casinos are betting on esports to draw millennials A swap from night clubs to video games represents a major shift in Las Vegas, where casino companies are struggling to find new ways to draw tourists.       ...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has to be rescued on the high seas The post Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 06/25/2019

WSBK leader Bautista: Ducati MotoGP 2020 return looks "more closed" World Superbike rider Alvaro Bautista says the door back to MotoGP in 2020 "is more closed" now, as Ducati looks set to retain its current premier class line-up...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Push for Formula 1 to return to 2018 tyres goes on but is long shot A number of Formula 1 teams are continuing to push for a return to the 2018 Pirelli tyre specification for later in the '19 season, but look set to fail...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Potential Jordan Hicks replacements, a streaking Jason Kipnis highlight winners and losers Who's the next in line for saves in the Cardinals bullpen? How worried should Fantasy players be about Lucas Giolito and Zach Eflin? Scott White takes a look....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Correction: Missouri Research Complex story COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In a story June 24 about a new University of Missouri health institute, The Associated Press erroneously reported the projected opening of the center. It is expected to open in 2021, not 2012. A corrected version of the story is ...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Church Seeks Help Identifying 2 Burglars RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on CCTV and they are hoping the public might recognize them. The break-in happened around 4 a.m. at th...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Acting ICE director: Detailed leak about planned raids was 'egregious,' put agents' lives at risk Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Mark Morgan said Tuesday that the detailed leak about planned ICE raids last week was "egregious" and placed agents' lives "at risk."...
16:00, 06/25/2019

UK's Johnson warns EU against any 'Napoleonic' tariffs in no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said he was prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 and said any EU attempt to impose trade tariffs would be akin to a Napoleonic-era blockade....
16:17, 06/25/2019

This can be Eli Manning’s best offensive line in a decade Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Up first: The offensive line. No position group is more responsible for the demise of...
16:34, 06/25/2019