Lefty DSA-backed candidates lose most City Council races

More On: city council Brad Lander solidifies top spot over Corey Johnson in Dem comptroller primary De Blasio, City Council give pay hike to homeless shelter guards An AOC bump? Here’s where congresswoman’s nod helped NYC candidates NYC’s next mayor will have to contend with hostile, lefty City Council City Council candidates backed by the Democratic… Continue reading Lefty DSA-backed candidates lose most City Council races

Mexican Billionaire Salinas Loves Bitcoin But Sees Ethereum As The Biggest Menace – Here's Why

Ricardo Salinas Pliego, the third richest person in Mexico, has stated that the only asset class he sees himself keeping for the long run is Bitcoin. Pliego explained that he has invested a lot of time studying Bitcoin and has come to the conclusion that every investor should make it part of their portfolio. Going… Continue reading Mexican Billionaire Salinas Loves Bitcoin But Sees Ethereum As The Biggest Menace – Here's Why

Subcontractors and Builders Located in China's Xiong'an New Area Are Being Paid in Digital Yuan  – Bitcoin News

Xiong’an New Area, a state-level new area in Hebei, China, is seeing the use of onchain digital yuan payments, according to a circular issued by the Xiong’an government. The announcement details that Xiong’an subcontractors and builders are being paid using the central bank digital currency (CBDC) via the People’s Bank of China and the new… Continue reading Subcontractors and Builders Located in China's Xiong'an New Area Are Being Paid in Digital Yuan  – Bitcoin News

Malaysia imposes near-total lockdown after virus cases soar

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s Prime Minister has announced a near-total coronavirus lockdown in the country, with social and economic activities to be halted for two weeks to contain a worsening outbreak. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the decision to implement the lockdown starting on June 1 came… Continue reading Malaysia imposes near-total lockdown after virus cases soar

Small Business: Entrepreneur looks to India for next business venture – Bera Skin

Christchurch entrepreneur Hamish Donkers, 25, founder of natural skincare brand Bera Skin, talks discovering a 6000-year-old alternative medicine and how a friend’s trip to India influenced his latest e-commerce venture. What does your business do? Bera Skin is a skincare brand that uses turmeric as our main ingredient. We’ve started with a turmeric clay mask… Continue reading Small Business: Entrepreneur looks to India for next business venture – Bera Skin

Heavy rains hammer southern Louisiana with more to come

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Roads were flooded, water-logged cars abandoned in the street and high water vehicles dispatched to help people as heavy rain fell across southern Louisiana Monday. In some areas of western Louisiana still recovering from back-to-back hurricanes last year more than a foot of rain fell. The National Weather Service said… Continue reading Heavy rains hammer southern Louisiana with more to come

Sainsbury’s slumps to £261m loss on back of Covid costs

Supermarket spent £485m on ‘keeping colleagues and customers safe during the pandemic’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Last modified on Wed 28 Apr 2021 04.08 EDT Sainsbury’s has dived to a £261m annual loss despite booming sales of groceries during the pandemic as it spent millions of pounds on protecting staff… Continue reading Sainsbury’s slumps to £261m loss on back of Covid costs

Tony Blair sets out his OWN lockdown exit strategy

Tony Blair sets out his OWN lockdown exit strategy as he calls for traffic light scheme for easing rules, localised crackdowns on Covid outbreaks and a full Treasury analysis of the cost of the roadmap Tony Blair Institute for Global Change published its own lockdown exit roadmap Think tank calls for Government to adopt a… Continue reading Tony Blair sets out his OWN lockdown exit strategy

Garcetti Says First Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine In Los Angeles Critically Low Again This Week

The good news in Los Angeles this week is that the city’s largest Covid-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium will reopen. The bad news is, for the second week in a row, the city has next to no first doses of vaccine to administer. Last week we only received 16,000 new doses. “That’s about the… Continue reading Garcetti Says First Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine In Los Angeles Critically Low Again This Week

With 6 hours left, Treasury logs almost 6000 comments on crypto monitoring proposal

Despite many objections to the truncated timeframe, public comments are due tonight in response to the U.S. Treasury’s proposal to require businesses like crypto exchanges to know the identities behind wallets with which they transact. As of Sunday night, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, had recorded 5,633 responses to its proposed rule.… Continue reading With 6 hours left, Treasury logs almost 6000 comments on crypto monitoring proposal

Craig Wright, Jimmy Nguyen, Lorien Gamaroff talk Bitcoin SV at Africa Tech Festival

Bitcoin SV will change the lives of millions across Africa. This was the message echoed by three of the leading minds in the Bitcoin ecosystem at the recent Africa Tech Festival. Dr. Craig Wright, Jimmy Nguyen and Lorien Gamaroff all took the stage at the event to discuss how BSV will impact the African continent… Continue reading Craig Wright, Jimmy Nguyen, Lorien Gamaroff talk Bitcoin SV at Africa Tech Festival

Boston Scientific Recalls LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System

Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated a global recall of all unused inventory of the LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System due to complexities associated with the product delivery system. The company has also decided to retire the entire LOTUS product platform immediately, and to stop all related commercial, clinical, research & development and manufacturing activities. The… Continue reading Boston Scientific Recalls LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System

Post-Election Day, Many Boarded-up Stores in U.S. Are Open for Business, Others Stay Shut

While election boards across the country were tallying mail-in ballots on Wednesday, retailers in major U.S. cities were trying to get back to business. This week hundreds, if not thousands, of plywood-covered stores can be found throughout the U.S. in Los Angeles; New York; Boston; Chicago; Portland, Ore.; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C., and numerous other cities… Continue reading Post-Election Day, Many Boarded-up Stores in U.S. Are Open for Business, Others Stay Shut

Fugitive Venezuelan politician to push for global condemnation of Maduro

Slideshow ( 4 images )MADRID (Reuters) – Fugitive Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez said on Tuesday he would use his newly-won freedom in Spain to convince more countries to condemn President Nicolas Maduro’s government as dictatorial and support democratic change. Lopez arrived in Madrid on Sunday after spending the past year at the Spanish ambassador’s… Continue reading Fugitive Venezuelan politician to push for global condemnation of Maduro

How to pay off your student loans before payments resume

How to pay your federal student loans faster before the temporary forbearance period ends. (iStock) The CARES Act brought financial relief to federal student loan borrowers in the form of a temporary forbearance on payments and interest rate reduction. Those benefits, set to expire at the end of September, were extended through the end of… Continue reading How to pay off your student loans before payments resume

Man claims his mum kept him locked in a basement in Austria for five months in chilling echo of Josef Fritzl

A MAN from Austria has been rescued after allegedly being locked in a basement for five months by his mum in a chilling echo of the evil Josef Fritz. The 45-year-old was only discovered by firefighters yesterday who had been called to the house "due a sanitary mishap". The man, who was in poor health,… Continue reading Man claims his mum kept him locked in a basement in Austria for five months in chilling echo of Josef Fritzl

Jair Bolsonaro attends flag lowering ceremony

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro sways gently as he attends flag ceremony outside official residence after revealing he is still testing positive for coronavirus – but says symptoms are ‘nothing serious’ Populist Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro is still testing positive for Covid-19  He first announced he had been infected by the killer disease on July 7… Continue reading Jair Bolsonaro attends flag lowering ceremony

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Warns City On Brink Of Total Shutdown Order As Coronavirus Hospitalizations, ICU Cases Hit New High

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday that the city’s COVID-19 threat meter is “on the border of going to red,” the highest level, which would mean a complete shutdown in L.A. owing to the coronavirus pandemic. “Let me tell you the bad news,” Garcetti said. “We’ve never had as many people [in L.A.] infected,… Continue reading L.A. Mayor Garcetti Warns City On Brink Of Total Shutdown Order As Coronavirus Hospitalizations, ICU Cases Hit New High

FCA appoints London Stock Exchange boss Nikhil Rathi as CEO

The London Stock Exchange boss Nikhil Rathi has been appointed chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, making him the first BAME leader of the UK’s City regulator. The Treasury announced Rathi’s appointment on Monday, formally replacing Andrew Bailey, who led the watchdog for almost four years years before becoming the governor of the Bank… Continue reading FCA appoints London Stock Exchange boss Nikhil Rathi as CEO

Beijing back in coronavirus lockdown as army rounds up locals after highly contagious 'mutant strain' stops travel

BEIJING is back in coronavirus lockdown with the army rounding up locals after a highly contagious “mutant strain” shut down travel, it is claimed. The country has gone into “wartime mode” amid fears of a second wave of the deadly disease, with panic shutting down travel in capital. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for… Continue reading Beijing back in coronavirus lockdown as army rounds up locals after highly contagious 'mutant strain' stops travel

New Zealand military buys 5 Lockheed Hercules planes for $1B

Fox Business Flash top headlines for June 4 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. New Zealand's military said Friday it will buy five Super Hercules transport planes from Lockheed Martin for $1 billion. Continue Reading Below The planes will replace the military's existing fleet of Hercules, all of… Continue reading New Zealand military buys 5 Lockheed Hercules planes for $1B

Coronavirus comes to rescue of Sierra Leone's plundered rosewood

FINTONIA, Sierra Leone (Reuters) – The unpaved road leading to Sierra Leone’s Outamba-Kilimi national park was busy last month with men loading rosewood logs into trucks for export to China, an illegal trade that has devastated some West African forests. Now, the trucks are empty, parked alongside piles of wood blanketed in thick dust. Workers… Continue reading Coronavirus comes to rescue of Sierra Leone's plundered rosewood

Bitcoin Cash Pushes to $300 Low, Suggesting Buyers to Emerge

Today, Bitcoin Cash is hovering above a $300 low after the market has plunged into the oversold region. BCH is in a downtrend because the coin was earlier in an overbought region. In that region, sellers were generated as the coin was being pushed downward. The price fell to $312 low and below the breakout… Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Pushes to $300 Low, Suggesting Buyers to Emerge