Judge declares mistrial in case of Backpage.com founders charged with facilitating prostitution

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday at the trial of the founders of the lucrative classified site Backpage.com on charges of facilitating prostitution and laundering money after deciding prosecutors had too many references to… Continue reading Judge declares mistrial in case of Backpage.com founders charged with facilitating prostitution

Shanghai Man: China declares victory over crypto — Is this the end of the crackdown?

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. Victory for the regulators After a tumultuous summer of crackdowns, the Chinese regulators are declaring their victory in eliminating illegal cryptocurrency trading activities… Continue reading Shanghai Man: China declares victory over crypto — Is this the end of the crackdown?

Biden declares war on DeSantis and Abbott: 'Get them out of the way'

President Biden delivers remarks on his plan to combat the delta variant, boost coronavirus vaccinations President Biden condemned Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Greg Abbott, R-Texas, and other Republican governors on Thursday for their responses to COVID-19 and threatened to use his presidential powers to overrule their authority. During a speech at the White House regarding his… Continue reading Biden declares war on DeSantis and Abbott: 'Get them out of the way'

DOJ declares vaccine mandates legal

‘We’re in this together’: Fox News hosts urge Americans to get the vaccine For more information on finding a COVID-19 vaccine, visit the Vaccine Finder on the Fox News homepage Federal law does not prohibit public agencies and private businesses from requiring COVID-19 vaccines that are under emergency use authorization, the Department of Justice concluded… Continue reading DOJ declares vaccine mandates legal

NBC News Declares Cardano The Most Significant Proof-Of-Stake Crypto In The Cryptoverse

If you’ve gone anywhere near the internet the last few weeks, you’ve probably discovered that the debate around the energy consumption of bitcoin and other Proof-of-Work (PoW) cryptocurrencies has intensified. The increased scrutiny came after Tesla announced that it would be discontinuing BTC payments owing to environmental concerns. The electric car’s shocking about-face contributed to… Continue reading NBC News Declares Cardano The Most Significant Proof-Of-Stake Crypto In The Cryptoverse

Kim Jong-un declares war on pigeons after claiming birds flying in from China are carrying Covid

NORTH Korean despot Kim Jong-un has declared war on pigeons. The tyrant believes the birds flying in from neighbouring China are carriers of Covid. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates Border town residents have been opening fire — sparking comparisons with ’70s cartoon baddies Dastardly and Muttley trying to stop Yankee Doodle… Continue reading Kim Jong-un declares war on pigeons after claiming birds flying in from China are carrying Covid

Biden declares Russia threat 'national emergency,' lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 15 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. President Biden on Thursday signed an executive order declaring a “national emergency” over the threat from Russia, as his administration slapped new sanctions on the country. The U.S. Department of State said it is… Continue reading Biden declares Russia threat 'national emergency,' lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling

London Mayor Khan declares 'major incident' as coronavirus cases surge, hospitals 'overwhelmed'

New York needs to open pop-up vaccine centers immediately: Dr. Nicole Saphier Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier provides insight into the coronavirus vaccine rollout on ‘Fox and Friends.’ London Mayor Sadiq Khan declared a "major incident" in the city as coronavirus cases surge and threaten to overwhelm the city’s hospitals, according to reports.… Continue reading London Mayor Khan declares 'major incident' as coronavirus cases surge, hospitals 'overwhelmed'

After exec declares Bitcoin maximalism ‘over,’ XRP price surges

In a podcast for Lend Academy recorded Nov. 5, RippleNet general manager Asheesh Birla called Bitcoin (BTC) a “pretty innovative alternative to gold,” but added that 2020 had shown there was room for a lot of tokens in the crypto space. Birla said that he believed Bitcoin had not “gone after” payments, and because different… Continue reading After exec declares Bitcoin maximalism ‘over,’ XRP price surges

Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory in tight race for Kentucky governor

Kentucky’s bitter race for governor went into overtime as Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory while Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a close ally of President Donald Trump, refused to concede with results showing he trailed by a few thousand votes. Kentucky has some sorting out to do before inaugurating its next governor. With 100% of precincts… Continue reading Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory in tight race for Kentucky governor

Dresden: German city declares ‘Nazi emergency’ as extremist views and violence increase

The German city of Dresden has declared a “Nazi emergency” as a result of what it says are threats to minorities. City councillors passed a resolution warning anti-democratic and extremist views, as well as violence, are becoming an increasing problem in the city. The policy statement said “anti-democratic, anti-pluralist, misanthropic and right-wing extremist attitudes and… Continue reading Dresden: German city declares ‘Nazi emergency’ as extremist views and violence increase

Crypto Tidbits: SEC Declares Bitcoin a Non-Security, Ethereum DeFi Gains Traction, PayPal Leaves Libra

Another week, another of Crypto Tidbits. After last week’s collapse, Bitcoin (BTC) took some time to settle, finding itself trading in the low-$8,000s for an extended period of time. Analysts are currently divided over what this consolidation means for the cryptocurrency market’s short-term future, with some even arguing that this is a precursor to another bear… Continue reading Crypto Tidbits: SEC Declares Bitcoin a Non-Security, Ethereum DeFi Gains Traction, PayPal Leaves Libra

Blockport Declares Bankruptcy after Failing to Raise Sufficient Capital | BTCMANAGER

After failing to meet the $1.13 million soft cap for their Security Token Offering (STO), Blockport has declared bankruptcy and will scale down their plans as they cannot achieve their desired growth trajectory. Blockport raised $15 million in an ICO in January 2018 and has since struggled to pick up any traction. The native token,… Continue reading Blockport Declares Bankruptcy after Failing to Raise Sufficient Capital | BTCMANAGER

Trump declares Mueller-probe win, tweeting out NY Post front page

Hogan Gidley: I’m not going to be lectured on truth-telling by anyone in the mainstream media President Trump, reiterating his firm belief that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation had been a political and unsuccessful witch hunt, tweeted out the New York Post's front page and its bold, declarative  headline: "TRUMP CLEAN." The page showed Trump smiling alongside the phrases,… Continue reading Trump declares Mueller-probe win, tweeting out NY Post front page

Saudi Arabia Declares Bitcoin Trading Is an Illegal Activity | BTCMANAGER

Saudi Arabia’s financial watchdog, the Standing Committee for awareness on dealing in unauthorized securities has stated categorically on August 12, 2018, that cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Bitcoin is Illegal in the Kingdom As stated in a press release by the standing committee, it is now officially against the law for citizens… Continue reading Saudi Arabia Declares Bitcoin Trading Is an Illegal Activity | BTCMANAGER

SEC declares its significance by comparing Bitcoin [BTC] to Beaches

Christopher Giancarlo, the Chairman of CFTC a regulatory commission, praised Hester Pierce for speaking on cryptocurrency and blockchain. Hester M. Pierce is a member of the SEC another regulatory commission. She compared Bitcoin to beaches using a metaphor of a lifeguard at a beach. Tweet by Christopher Giancarlo The Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC] is… Continue reading SEC declares its significance by comparing Bitcoin [BTC] to Beaches

Vitalik Buterin Declares He Will Boycott Coindesk’s Consensus 2018

Vitalik Buterin, ethereum’s inventor, has just stated he will boycott the Coindesk organized Consensus 2018 conference. Buterin says: “I am boycotting Coindesk’s Consensus 2018 conference this year, and strongly encourage others to do the same. Here is my reasoning why. 1. Coindesk is recklessly complicit in enabling giveaway scams. See their latest article on OMG,… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin Declares He Will Boycott Coindesk’s Consensus 2018