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Bitcoin skids as traders worry that Korea will crack down

It's unclear why bitcoin has had a rough week. It's also put blockchain - the software technology enabling Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies - on a trajectory of its own. A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this illustration taken on December 8, 2017. So given that it increased nearly fivefold in terms of value in around two and a half months through to mi... [Full Article...]

Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie

Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie Christie leaves office as the least popular governor in New Jersey since the advent of polling. The new governor called for the wealthy to pay higher taxes, more funding for Planned Parenthood and a $ 15 minimum wage . New Jersey's next governor tweeted out morning wishes to the state. Also sworn in Tuesday was Sheila Y. Oliver, a Democratic former state Assembly speaker from Newark... [Full Article...]

India retaliates against Pakistan attack KILLING 7 SOLDIERS as tensions mount

India retaliates against Pakistan attack KILLING 7 SOLDIERS as tensions mount According to defence sources, out of the seven killed, at least four of the deaths were confirmed by the Pakistani government in a tweet on Monday. Pakistan has been effectively retaliating to unprovoked firing by Indian troops. On Saturday, Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhandane was killed in firing from across the LoC. Quoting from an interview, PTI said the army chief favoured ramping up milit... [Full Article...]

Suspect arrested after 4 SC officer shot in domestic violence call

Suspect arrested after 4 SC officer shot in domestic violence call Before law enforcement arrived on scene, the suspect fled on foot. A York County Sheriff K-9 unit was among those who was called. Around 1:07am Tuesday, in an area near the home, the suspect opened fire and struck an officer from the K-9 unit, Faris said . [Full Article...]

Australia fell short with the bat, concedes Smith

Australia fell short with the bat, concedes Smith On 91, he managed to over-turn an lbw decision against him on review before launching the next ball from legspinner Adam Zampa just over the head of Aaron Finch on the long-on boundary. The answer, of course, is that they are two different formats - a Test match is played over five days, a one-day global over 100 overs - but it highlighted England's split personality. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom parliamentary committee launches inquiry after Carillion collapse

United Kingdom parliamentary committee launches inquiry after Carillion collapse In a statement today, Balfour said it would take a hit of up to £45mln from the collapse of Carillion . May's government also faced questions from the opposition Labour Party about why it awarded the company 1.3 billion pounds of state contracts after Carillion fell into financial difficulty in July a year ago. [Full Article...]

Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding

Iranian FM Blasts Trump for Lack of Understanding Iran has said it will not accept any changes to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which eased sanctions on the country in exchange for Tehran halting uranium enrichment. "Trump's remarks should be taken seriously, and whoever wants to keep the nuclear deal with Iran would be wise to fix it". Trump outlined four "critical components" that must be included in USA legislation regarding Iran. [Full Article...]

Mayors in 10 USA states push again towards Trump's anti-cannabis crackdown

Mayors in 10 USA states push again towards Trump's anti-cannabis crackdown That finding was made by the Obama Administration in 2016 after a lengthy, exhaustive review of all relevant scientific and medical evidence by the Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of the Drug Enforcement Agency. Marijuana is not the same as heroin. Where is the Sanders bill to declassify marijuana? With all the hype over California marijuana, purchasers are startled by the ... [Full Article...]

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake strikes off coast of Peru, injuring 20

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake strikes off coast of Peru, injuring 20 The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 off Peru. The head of Peru's National Civil Defence Institute (Indeci), Jorge Chavez , told a radio station two deaths were registered in the districts of Yauca and Bella Union. [Full Article...]

Possibly armed man in custody after Greyhound bus chase

Possibly armed man in custody after Greyhound bus chase Police shut down I-94 near the Wisconsin-Illinois state line until the suspect was arrested, according to media reports. It wasn't until spike strips were laid down and flattened two tires on the bus that the driver pulled over and stopped in Wadsworth, Ill . [Full Article...]

Man attacks Canadian schoolgirl with scissors to cut off her hijab

Man attacks Canadian schoolgirl with scissors to cut off her hijab January 12. Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu told a press conference that Noman had turned and confronted her assailant, making loud noises to scare him off and then she ran away with her little brother in tow. Khawlah, who was wearing a white hijab loaned from a friend, said her own light blue hijab that she had been wearing earlier in the day had been left with a cut that was about 30 centimetres l... [Full Article...]

New Tax Withholding Tables Mean Bigger Paychecks: GOP(1)

New Tax Withholding Tables Mean Bigger Paychecks: GOP(1) The Thursday as it begins to adapt to changes in the tax law enacted last month. While speaking to the Economic Club of Washington on Friday , Mnuchin said he wants to ensure "bad people can not use these currencies to do bad things". Ron Wyden of OR and Rep. Richard Neal of MA, both Democrats, said in a letter to acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter. They are asking the Government Accountab... [Full Article...]

Burden of crown jewels

Burden of crown jewels Credit Pool photo by Eddie Mulholland The crown was too big for her head. But despite looking the picture of happiness to the thousands of people that lined the streets to watch, she has revealed she was actually quite uncomfortable. I mean it's only sprung on leather. "But they are not very happy now - they don't look very happy now", she said. Anxious that the weight of the elaborate j... [Full Article...]

Flash freeze warning issued for Ottawa area

Flash freeze warning issued for Ottawa area Mild and rainy conditions are then expected for the remainder of the night into Thursday morning. Environment Canada had issued a flash freeze warning for Grey-Bruce, Huron County and northern parts of Perth and Wellington counties, suggesting potentially severe consequences from the flash freeze in those areas. [Full Article...]

Cotton: Durbin 'Has a History' of Misrepresenting What Happens in WH Meetings

Cotton: Durbin 'Has a History' of Misrepresenting What Happens in WH Meetings Trump's insistence on immigration restrictions may have increased the odds of a confrontation next week when Congress must vote on a measure to fund agencies or risk a partial government shutdown. We're Americans", she told CNN's Jake Tapper . 'How many times do you want me to say that?' "We have to stand out; we have to speak up and not try to sweep it under the rug". [Full Article...]

Rescue operations on Sanchi oil tanker blast underway by all means

Rescue operations on Sanchi oil tanker blast underway by all means The cause of the collision, 160 miles off the coast of Shanghai , remains unclear. That is equivalent to just under 1 million barrels, worth about $60 million, based on global crude oil prices. The 29 crew missing from the tanker are now presumed dead. The Chinese say the ship left a 10-square-kilometre (3.8-square-mile) area contaminated with oil. [Full Article...]

Metro Detroit residents in Hawaii react after emergency alert mistakenly sent out

Metro Detroit residents in Hawaii react after emergency alert mistakenly sent out McPherson said despite the scare, she's not planning an early return to Canada. Then came the second mobile alert: someone hit the wrong button, there was no missile. A revised alert informing people of the false alarm didn't reach cell phones until about 38 minutes later, according to time stamps on the images Hawaiians shared on social media. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls Wall Street Journal Fake News Over Kim Jong-Un Quote

Trump Calls Wall Street Journal Fake News Over Kim Jong-Un Quote The Moranbong band is an all-female music group performing pop, rock and fusion styles, whose members are reportedly selected by the leader Kim Jong-Un himself. "Fortunately we now record conversations with reporters", he tweeted. "I'm a very flexible person". Trump would not say whether he has ever spoken to Kim, whom he has mocked as "Little Rocket Man". [Full Article...]

Airstrikes on 'Hamas tunnel' between Gaza and Egypt

Airstrikes on 'Hamas tunnel' between Gaza and Egypt Gen. Yoav Mordechai said that "the Israeli genius along with the Jewish brain have come up with a solution to all of the terrorists' tunnels". In the meantime, clashes between the Palestinians and Israeli forces is continuing in the West Bank and the Gaza border areas and three Palestinians who crossed the border fence from Gaza were arrested Saturday evening. [Full Article...]

Pro-Russian president Milos Zeman leads in Czech vote: Partial results

Pro-Russian president Milos Zeman leads in Czech vote: Partial results The Czech Statistics Office says President Milos Zeman had 43.8 percent of the vote with ballots from over 15 percent of polling stations counted on Saturday. Most of the early results came from rural areas where Mr Zeman's support is high. "The polarisation of society has deepened in the past months", Saradin said. [Full Article...]


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