Bitstamp owner hits back at founder in attempt to fully take over exchange

A 9.8% stake in Bitstamp digital currency exchange is at the center of a legal battle between the majority owner and the former CEO. A South Korean billionaire who acquired the exchange three years ago has hit back at the former CEO in court, denying that they had any agreement barring him from pursuing the… Continue reading Bitstamp owner hits back at founder in attempt to fully take over exchange

Jokers poke fun at 'most spacious sub in the world' on BBC's Vigil

A nuclear submarine with a surprising amount of headroom, a commanding officer happy to swear in front of his sailors and all the wrong uniforms: How Suranne Jones drama Vigil has Royal Navy veterans all steamed up The BBC’s Vigil follows a murder investigation onboard a nuclear submarine Viewers took to social media to poke… Continue reading Jokers poke fun at 'most spacious sub in the world' on BBC's Vigil

At least eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico for second time

At least eight people, including children, have died after Hurricane Grace hit Mexico for the second time in two days. The governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state, Cuitlahuac Garcia, also said three people remain missing. The major category three storm swept onto the country’s Gulf coast and moved inland on Saturday, causing rivers to overflow, mudslides,… Continue reading At least eight dead as Hurricane Grace hits Mexico for second time

Stocks set to drop at opening bell

How to boost your portfolio as markets fall Toews Asset Management CEO Phil Toews shares insight on investing amid moving markets. U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open Friday as investors remained skittish over the timeline of the Federal Reserve’s plans to taper its asset purchases.  Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 148 points,… Continue reading Stocks set to drop at opening bell

UK mercy mission due at Brize Norton but thousands trapped in Kabul

Joy and despair in desperate battle to flee Kabul: First UK mercy mission is due at Brize Norton but thousands of refugees remain trapped in Kabul terrified for their lives – as Boris Johnson pledges to take in 25,000 people but not for YEARS Afghan interpreters were in hiding near Kabul airport – as dozens… Continue reading UK mercy mission due at Brize Norton but thousands trapped in Kabul

Bitcoin Could Bottom at around $14k to $15k – BTC Analyst

$31k is the Bitcoin Level to Watch During the Weekly Close From a technical analysis point of view, the daily BTC/USDT chart below highlights the positioning of the aforementioned 50-week moving average alongside the 50-day, 100-day and 200-day MAs. From the chart above, the following additional observations can be made. The $30k to $40k price… Continue reading Bitcoin Could Bottom at around $14k to $15k – BTC Analyst

Afghanistan updates: Chaos at Kabul airport, world's response

United States troops have taken control of the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, as chaos continues after the Taliban took control of the country. A U.S. official told Reuters that U.S. troops have fired shots into the air to prevent civilians from running onto the tarmac at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. “The crowd was… Continue reading Afghanistan updates: Chaos at Kabul airport, world's response

Travellers brawl at Appleby Horse Fair as police send officers

Moment travellers brawl at Appleby Horse Fair as police send armed officers to tackle ‘serious violence’ after receiving tip off rival groups were planning to settle feuds Cumbria Police implemented ‘immediate’ Section 60 amid fear of violence  Order began at 9.30am on 14 August and give enhanced stop and search powers Around 10,000 travellers expected… Continue reading Travellers brawl at Appleby Horse Fair as police send officers

Holy horror at 'Disney train' on Lindisfarne

Holy horror at ‘Disney train’ on Lindisfarne: Locals fear appeal of island is under threat rail track to transport tourists Residents fear the timeless appeal is under threat from a ‘Disney-style’ land train  Many locals are furious about the move being ‘introduced without consultation’   They fear it will ‘lower the tone’ of the island which… Continue reading Holy horror at 'Disney train' on Lindisfarne

Bitcoin Became Bigger At The 'B Word' Conference – Market Pundits Share Views On What to Expect

Amidst sweltering greens and positive gains, Bitcoin received an extra jolt of optimism last month, following the outcome of the B-word conference. From Elon to Dorsey, the event had in attendance, the creme de la creme of crypto, and they made bright sparks rubbing minds on topics that centered on Bitcoin’s past puddles, present pathway,… Continue reading Bitcoin Became Bigger At The 'B Word' Conference – Market Pundits Share Views On What to Expect

Rapper Gonzoe 'dead at 45': Friend of Tupac and Ice Cube 'murdered near gas station in Seattle'

RAPPER Gonzoe, 45, friend of Tupac and Ice Cube, has reportedly been fatally shot near a gas station in Seattle. King County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Sgt. Tim Meyer confirmed a shooting victim had died overnight. However no official confirmation has as yet been given of the shotgun victim's identity. The gunman is reportedly still at… Continue reading Rapper Gonzoe 'dead at 45': Friend of Tupac and Ice Cube 'murdered near gas station in Seattle'

Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Representative Ted Budd of North Carolina, a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Congressional Blockchain Caucus, has urged lawmakers to embrace decentralized innovation. In what appears to be the first occasion in which a publicly elected official has met with a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Budd acknowledged the increasing concern about crypto among… Continue reading Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Representative Ted Budd of North Carolina, a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Congressional Blockchain Caucus, has urged lawmakers to embrace decentralized innovation. In what appears to be the first occasion in which a publicly elected official has met with a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Budd acknowledged the increasing concern about crypto among… Continue reading Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Katie Ledecky dethroned at Olympics by Australia’s Ariarne Titmus

TOKYO — Katie Ledecky, the most dominant female swimmer ever, lost an individual Olympic race here on Monday for the first time in her glittering career. In perhaps the most highly-anticipated race of these Olympics, regardless of sport, Ariarne Titmus, “The Terminator,” a 20-year-old from Tasmania, took down Ledecky in the 400-meter freestyle with the… Continue reading Katie Ledecky dethroned at Olympics by Australia’s Ariarne Titmus

Binance US ‘looking at IPO route’, CZ says

Binance US, a United States-based cryptocurrency exchange operating separately from Binance, is looking to go public despite the ongoing regulatory crackdown on Binance. Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of the global exchange Binance, talked about its ongoing regulatory issues and future plans at the blockchain virtual summit REDeFiNE Tomorrow 2021 on Friday. The CEO expressed… Continue reading Binance US ‘looking at IPO route’, CZ says

Fury at 'nanny state' plan for tax on sugary and salty food

Fury at ‘nanny state meddling’ that could cost families £240 a year as Boris Johnson’s Eton-educated eating tsar demands the world’s first tax on sugary and salty food – and says Britons should be feasting on ALGAE instead of meat World’s first proposed ‘snack tax’ on sugary and salty food could add £3.4 bn a year… Continue reading Fury at 'nanny state' plan for tax on sugary and salty food

Woman, 38, found drunk at the wheel of Mercedes escapes driving ban

FGM charity worker, 38, found drunk at the wheel of her Mercedes during Ramadan escapes a driving ban after claiming she was power napping to avoid her strict Muslim father Sarah Malik, 38, failed breath test after being behind wheel of C180 Kompressor Police found her in driver’s seat at midnight on April 22 in… Continue reading Woman, 38, found drunk at the wheel of Mercedes escapes driving ban

Bitcoin price at risk of $30K retest following bearish triangle breakdown

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price looks poised to retest $30,000 as traders continued to pull back from upside bets on a spell of a bearish technical pattern. Dubbed as a Symmetrical Triangle, the structure forms when an asset fluctuates between two converging trendlines. In doing so, the asset rebounds after testing the Triangle’s lower trendline as support… Continue reading Bitcoin price at risk of $30K retest following bearish triangle breakdown

A look at Zumo, the company giving away £10,000 in BSV

Zumo is the latest digital currency wallet to add support for BSV, and to commemorate the launch of BSV on their platform the Zumo team is giving away £10,000 worth of BSV. “We wanted to do something impactful that would both celebrate the addition of BSV to the Zumo app and give new users the… Continue reading A look at Zumo, the company giving away £10,000 in BSV

A look at Zumo, the company giving away £10,000 in BSV

Zumo is the latest digital currency wallet to add support for BSV, and to commemorate the launch of BSV on their platform the Zumo team is giving away £10,000 worth of BSV. “We wanted to do something impactful that would both celebrate the addition of BSV to the Zumo app and give new users the… Continue reading A look at Zumo, the company giving away £10,000 in BSV

Bitcoin bounces at key range amid hope BTC price will avoid ‘big nuke’

Bitcoin (BTC) retained a key support area on Friday as bidders stepped in to avert another test of $30,000. Bitcoin: “Leg down” vs. “big nuke” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD bottomed out at local lows of $32,700 overnight. A subsequent rebound took the pair almost $1,000 higher before settling at around… Continue reading Bitcoin bounces at key range amid hope BTC price will avoid ‘big nuke’

Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88: Political figures react to former defense secretary's passing

Donald Rumsfeld dies at age 88 Martha MacCallum has the details on the passing of the former Defense Secretary on ‘The Story’ Donald Rumsfeld’s death at age 88 on Wednesday prompted an array of reactions from politicians and other public figures who remarked on the life of the former secretary of defense. Rumsfeld’s family announced… Continue reading Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88: Political figures react to former defense secretary's passing

Furious Brits rage at Matt Hancock as CCTV exposes him kissing aide

‘We went MONTHS without hugging our families!’: Furious Britons rage at Matt Hancock as CCTV exposes him kissing his ‘lover’ aide… while telling to UK to stick to social distancing rules Health Secretary caught on camera in passionate clinch with Gina Coladangelo Kiss was 13 days before safety rules, including permission to hug, were relaxed… Continue reading Furious Brits rage at Matt Hancock as CCTV exposes him kissing aide