FDA panel is first key test for Biden’s COVID-19 booster plan

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Scientists inside and outside the government have been divided in recent days over the need for boosters… Continue reading FDA panel is first key test for Biden’s COVID-19 booster plan

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

Thai SEC proposes new rules for digital asset custodians

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand continues introducing new regulations for the cryptocurrency industry, citing investor protection concerns. On Wednesday, the Thai SEC proposed a set of additional regulations related to custody of investors’ cryptocurrency holdings held by digital asset business operators. The newly proposed rules refer to custody of fiat money for… Continue reading Thai SEC proposes new rules for digital asset custodians

Thai SEC proposes new rules for digital asset custodians

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand continues introducing new regulations for the cryptocurrency industry, citing investor protection concerns. On Wednesday, the Thai SEC proposed a set of additional regulations related to custody of investors’ cryptocurrency holdings held by digital asset business operators. The newly proposed rules refer to custody of fiat money for digital… Continue reading Thai SEC proposes new rules for digital asset custodians

Binance Makes KYC Mandatory For New Users

Key Takeaways Binance.com has said new users on the platform will be required to complete Intermediate level verification. Existing users without intermediate verification will only have the ability to withdraw funds. According to Binance, the decision was made to strengthen its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules. Binance has stated that new users will have to complete… Continue reading Binance Makes KYC Mandatory For New Users

UK Covid deaths rise by 111 for second high day in a row with 33k new daily cases

CORONAVIRUS deaths in the UK have risen by 111 – the second day in a row with high fatalities. The latest figures bring Britain's coronavirus death toll to 131,260. Cases jumped from yesterday – with 33,904 Brits testing positive for the virus. This is a significant increase from yesterday's 26,852 cases. Yesterday saw the highest UK… Continue reading UK Covid deaths rise by 111 for second high day in a row with 33k new daily cases

Minnesota woman's body found on farmland property of man last seen with her, arrest made

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A man has been arrested following the discovery of the body of a Minnesota woman on his property who was last seen with him the night she went missing.  Amanda Jo Vangrinsven was shot… Continue reading Minnesota woman's body found on farmland property of man last seen with her, arrest made

Minnesota woman's body found on farmland property of man last seen with her, arrest made

Fox News Flash top headlines for August 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A man has been arrested following the discovery of the body of a Minnesota woman on his property who was last seen with him the night she went missing.  Amanda Jo Vangrinsven was shot… Continue reading Minnesota woman's body found on farmland property of man last seen with her, arrest made

Fox News Lawyer Says Voter Fraud Claims Newsworthy Even If “Subject To Doubts” As Network Spars At Smartmatic Defamation Hearing

Attorneys Tuesday defended Fox News and a trio of hosts for amplifying President Donald Trump’s allegations of massive election fraud following the 2020 presidential election, arguing the accusations — including against voting software concern Smartmatic — were highly newsworthy even if dubious. They said said hosts Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro were protected since they… Continue reading Fox News Lawyer Says Voter Fraud Claims Newsworthy Even If “Subject To Doubts” As Network Spars At Smartmatic Defamation Hearing

Facebook requiring vaccines for US workers returning to office

De Blasio calls on employers to impose vaccination requirements The Hill media columnist Joe Concha joins ‘Fox Business Tonight’ to discuss the New York mayor’s most recent calls asking employees to get inoculated Facebook said that the social media giant will require all its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they return to… Continue reading Facebook requiring vaccines for US workers returning to office

Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

More On: queens Doggone Amazin’: New York Mets help model find missing pup in Queens NYPD cop arrested for drawing gun during parking dispute: police At least 4 injured, one critically, in NYC shootings: cops Four people injured in three separate shootings across NYC A sick creep who brutalized a mother in a Queens stairwell… Continue reading Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

More On: queens Doggone Amazin’: New York Mets help model find missing pup in Queens NYPD cop arrested for drawing gun during parking dispute: police At least 4 injured, one critically, in NYC shootings: cops Four people injured in three separate shootings across NYC A sick creep who brutalized a mother in a Queens stairwell… Continue reading Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

‘Make or break’ for Bitcoin, Binance under pressure, Strike attacks Coinbase: Hodler’s Digest, June 27-July 3

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin mining difficulty just fell by a record 28% —… Continue reading ‘Make or break’ for Bitcoin, Binance under pressure, Strike attacks Coinbase: Hodler’s Digest, June 27-July 3

Womad Festival cancelled as founder blasts PM over Covid test events

Peter Gabriel cancels Womad Festival and blasts Boris Johnson for failing to give the world music jamboree Covid test event status Womad Festival cancelled for 2021 after failing to secure ‘test event’ status  Organisers previously warned it could face the axe without Government support  Founded in 1982 by Peter Gabriel, the event quickly became a… Continue reading Womad Festival cancelled as founder blasts PM over Covid test events

Rookie cops to bolster NYPD forces amid surging gun violence: Shea

More On: dermot shea Council Speaker Johnson supports Finance chair who clashed with NYPD commish on OT Letters to the Editor — May 11, 2021 Shea touts overall drop in serious subway crime — despite rise in murders and assaults NYPD commish insists subway crime is down, says he stopped listening to Cuomo ‘a long… Continue reading Rookie cops to bolster NYPD forces amid surging gun violence: Shea

Rochester releases body cam footage from deadly police shooting

More On: police shootings City of Columbus to pay $10M to family of police shooting victim Andre Hill NYPD cop wounded in Brooklyn shootout cheered as he leaves hospital Alleged gunman who shot cop is known gang member with rap sheet NYPD officer wounded in Brooklyn shootout with gangbanger identified Officials in Rochester Saturday released… Continue reading Rochester releases body cam footage from deadly police shooting

Mother, 28, who 'lived for her kids' dies 48 hours after giving birth

Mother, 28, who ‘lived for her kids’ tragically dies just 48 hours after giving birth to ‘perfect’ baby girl leaving young family heartbroken Jessica Walden, 28, died 48 hours after giving birth, after emergency surgery The mother-of-two had suffered pre-eclampsia and several other complications  Husband Jack Walden described 5lb 7oz Orla’s arrival as ‘absolutely perfect’… Continue reading Mother, 28, who 'lived for her kids' dies 48 hours after giving birth

GameStop saga paves the way for a new decentralized financial order

Every significant transformation comes with a new toolset, one that is always surprising at the time and obvious in hindsight. Bitcoin (BTC), climate change and GameStop are all examples of ways in which mass action is pushing for dramatic, not evolutionary, action. We can also see that these are individual vectors of the same movement,… Continue reading GameStop saga paves the way for a new decentralized financial order

VanEck and BetaShares apply for Aussie crypto ETFs as family offices snap up BTC

Family offices in Australia are reportedly piling into digital assets as fund managers compete to list the country’s first cryptocurrency-backed exchange-traded fund. VanEck and BetaShares have each lodged submissions with the Australian Securities Exchange following a rejection of industry speculation in March that the exchange was opposed to such products. The ASX confirmed that it… Continue reading VanEck and BetaShares apply for Aussie crypto ETFs as family offices snap up BTC

6 ways to spot student loan forgiveness scams

Student loan relief scammers are enticing students with loan forgiveness and false promises. If an offer sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Find out how to spot these 6 scams. (iStock) Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk about student loan relief. Federally-held student loan payments are… Continue reading 6 ways to spot student loan forgiveness scams

Bitcoin SV returns to Dubai for 14th Ritossa Family Office Investment Summit

The 14th Ritossa Family Office Investment Summit was held in Dubai from March 29–30 where Bitcoin Association together with the Bitcoin SV delegation were in attendance. For two consecutive days, members of the BSV delegation took to the stage to talk about the superior powers of the BSV blockchain and the power of data. In… Continue reading Bitcoin SV returns to Dubai for 14th Ritossa Family Office Investment Summit

Kamala Harris stresses need for 'independent' judiciary in El Salvador as Democrats push court-packing in US

Coronavirus is latest ‘excuse’ for Kamala Harris to avoid visiting border: Rep. Nehls Rep. Troy Nehls, R-Texas, reacts to Vice President Kamala Harris saying ‘COVID issues’ are why she isn’t visiting the southern border yet. Vice President Kamala Harris stressed the need for an “independent” judiciary in El Salvador on Sunday, even as she has… Continue reading Kamala Harris stresses need for 'independent' judiciary in El Salvador as Democrats push court-packing in US

No ‘blood coin’ for Kevin O’Leary as investor takes stand on Bitcoin energy consumption

Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den personality Kevin O’Leary is taking a stand against what he terms “blood coin,” that being Bitcoin (BTC) mined in China. The investor declared that he would only deal with “clean coin” — coins mined using renewable energy — from now on and suggested other institutions were starting to do the… Continue reading No ‘blood coin’ for Kevin O’Leary as investor takes stand on Bitcoin energy consumption

Roger Ver calls out GoDaddy for wrongly listing Bitcoin.com as 'for sale'

Bitcoin.com, a cryptocurrency news, mining, and wallet resource, is not for sale according to entrepreneur and site owner Roger Ver.  On Monday, Bitcoin.com appeared as a “premium domain” available for purchase on GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest domain registrar, for a minimum price of $100 million. Ver contacted GoDaddy on Twitter and demanded that the listing… Continue reading Roger Ver calls out GoDaddy for wrongly listing Bitcoin.com as 'for sale'