Nearly $1 Billion in Ether (ETH) Burned Since EIP-1559 Launch

The total amount of ether (ETH) burned by EIP-1559 has so far surpassed 214,000. NFT marketplace OpenSea has burned the highest amount of ether since EIP-1559 went live, while DeFi yield farming protocol, Uniswap (UNI) has burned nearly 1k ETH in the past 24-hours alone. Over 200k ETH Burned Despite initial criticisms from Ethereum miners,… Continue reading Nearly $1 Billion in Ether (ETH) Burned Since EIP-1559 Launch

Nearly half of schoolkids don't eat breakfast in the morning leaving them hungry, study finds

Nearly half of school age children in the UK don't eat breakfast every day – leaving them hungry by 9.36am. A study of 2,000 6-16 year olds and their parents, found 43 per cent of children in this age group do not start each day with a full stomach. Mums and dads aren’t in a… Continue reading Nearly half of schoolkids don't eat breakfast in the morning leaving them hungry, study finds

Nearly 300 unaccompanied migrant kids are arrested in Arizona

Nearly 300 migrant children traveling alone are arrested after crossing into Arizona as flood of unaccompanied kids continues to swamp the border U.S. Border Patrol Tucson Center encountered more than 280 children who cross the United States-Mexico border near Arizona last week The minors were part of four separate groups totaling more than 400 migrants… Continue reading Nearly 300 unaccompanied migrant kids are arrested in Arizona

Nearly 300 unaccompanied migrant kids are arrested in Arizona

Nearly 300 migrant children traveling alone are arrested after crossing into Arizona as flood of unaccompanied kids continues to swamp the border U.S. Border Patrol Tucson Center encountered more than 280 children who cross the United States-Mexico border near Arizona last week The minors were part of four separate groups totaling more than 400 migrants… Continue reading Nearly 300 unaccompanied migrant kids are arrested in Arizona

Nearly 200 Met Police officers accused of sexual misconduct since 2019

Revealed: Nearly 200 Met Police officers have been accused of sexual misconduct by fellow cops in last two years A total of 193 officers received allegations of sexual misconduct from 2019-2021  Majority of those accused are men, making up 87 per cent of accusations in 2019 and 89 per cent in 2020, but just four… Continue reading Nearly 200 Met Police officers accused of sexual misconduct since 2019

Nearly 4,000 women suffer period issues after getting their Covid jab

Nearly 4,000 women report menstrual problems including heavy bleeding and delayed periods after getting their Covid vaccine – but watchdog insists there’s no proof jabs are to blame Issues have primarily affected women aged between 30 and 49, MHRA has said  Reports have typically involved ‘heavier than usual’ bleeding or a delayed period But no… Continue reading Nearly 4,000 women suffer period issues after getting their Covid jab

HSBC profits rise nearly 80% amid improving economic outlook

Bank is able to release $435m of $8.8bn it put aside to cover bad debts in Covid crisis last year Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Last modified on Tue 27 Apr 2021 14.01 EDT HSBC reported $5.8bn in first-quarter profit, a near-80% jump, as improving economic forecasts allowed the bank to… Continue reading HSBC profits rise nearly 80% amid improving economic outlook

Nearly half of all California workers have received jobless pay during the pandemic.

New research from California illustrates both the scale and the inequality of the job losses during the pandemic — and makes clear that the crisis is far from over. Close to half of all California workers — 47 percent of the labor force before the pandemic — have claimed unemployment benefits at some point in… Continue reading Nearly half of all California workers have received jobless pay during the pandemic.

Nearly 200 National Guardsmen sent to DC contract COVID-19

More On: national guard Jill Biden visits National Guard troops, thanks them with cookies National Guard IDs pilots killed in upstate NY helicopter crash ‘Incredibly betrayed’: National Guardsmen in Capitol ‘banished’ to parking garage: report Jennifer Lopez honors ‘brave’ National Guard before inaugural gig Scores of National Guardsmen sent to Washington, DC, to protect the… Continue reading Nearly 200 National Guardsmen sent to DC contract COVID-19

Ethereum fees nearly double as 24-hour trading volume tops $50B

Ethereum network fees continue to climb, with the average value topping out at $17.43 per transaction, according to data from YCharts. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, average fees were at about $10.20 on Monday. The $17.43 per transaction constitutes an all-time high in average Ethereum fees, beating the previous record of $12.54 back in September… Continue reading Ethereum fees nearly double as 24-hour trading volume tops $50B

Nearly 1,000 staff and students at Durham University test positive for coronavirus in a week

NEARLY 1,000 staff and students at Durham University have tested positive for coronavirus in just one week. A total of 958 students and six members of staff tested positive in the week leading up to October 14. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates The startling rise comes after 222… Continue reading Nearly 1,000 staff and students at Durham University test positive for coronavirus in a week

Nearly 50,000 voters in Ohio mailed wrong ballots

Almost 50,000 voters in Ohio received faulty ballots in the mail due to a technical error, just weeks before the 2020 presidential election. Local officials in Franklin County, home to the state’s capital Columbus, said the error happened after a setting was changed on a machine which sorts absentee ballots into envelopes, Politico reported. They… Continue reading Nearly 50,000 voters in Ohio mailed wrong ballots

Residents raising nearly $1M to fight de Blasio over homeless at Hotel Lucerne

A band of downtown Manhattan residents are raising nearly $1 million to fight Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to relocate homeless residents from an Upper West Side emergency hotel shelter to a permanent facility in their neighborhood, The Post has learned. The newly formed non-profit group, Downtown New Yorkers Inc., has hired the high-profile international… Continue reading Residents raising nearly $1M to fight de Blasio over homeless at Hotel Lucerne

Black Unemployment Nearly 15% and Not Improving

The July Employment Summary issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for July showed sharp improvement compared to June. Nonfarm payrolls rose 1.8% and the unemployment level dropped to 10.2%, about the same as it was at the worst point in the Great Recession. Most segments of the population posted an improvement. The… Continue reading Black Unemployment Nearly 15% and Not Improving

Nearly 40% of A-level marks for English pupils 'will be downgraded'

300,000 A-level pupils in England face lower marks than expected as 39% of grades set by teachers ‘will be downgraded’ – amid fury in Scotland over 25% of papers marked down More than 730,000 A-level entries will be assessed by Ofqual’s statistical model Nearly 2 million grades set by teachers could be changed or ignored… Continue reading Nearly 40% of A-level marks for English pupils 'will be downgraded'

US Records 1848 Deaths, Highest In Nearly 3 Months

The United States recorded 1848 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since May 14. The U.S. also crossed the 160,000 mark for deaths on Thursday. With this, the total death toll in the country rose to 160104 as per Johns Hopkins University’s latest data Friday. 59765 additional infections were reported… Continue reading US Records 1848 Deaths, Highest In Nearly 3 Months

New York suspends nearly 100 liquor licenses for COVID-19 violations

ALBANY — Nearly 100 New York bars and restaurants have had their liquor licenses suspended during the coronavirus pandemic for violating social distancing and other COVID-19-related restrictions, according to new state data released Tuesday. State Liquor Authority inspectors yanked 11 additional licenses from offending businesses Monday night for a total of 95 statewide, after conducting… Continue reading New York suspends nearly 100 liquor licenses for COVID-19 violations

Nearly half of US jobs lost to coronavirus could be gone permanently, poll finds

If economy is reopened, more jobs, economic growth will happen: James Freeman Wall Street Journal assistant editorial page editor James Freeman says those who are unemployed will have to think creatively about other careers they may be qualified for as the country heads into a new normal post-coronavirus. Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced… Continue reading Nearly half of US jobs lost to coronavirus could be gone permanently, poll finds

Nearly 6% of Kyber’s Token Supply Staked in One Day

$16.7 million worth of decentralized finance (DeFi) liquidity protocol Kyber Network’s KNC token have been locked up in staking within 24 hours of the service’s launch. The milestone was noted by Kyber co-founder Loi Luu, who tweeted to announce that nearly 10.5 million KNC had already been staked. Hype for the launch drove a major… Continue reading Nearly 6% of Kyber’s Token Supply Staked in One Day

Woman, 55, nearly dies after her brain vessel burst at KARAOKE party

Woman, 55, nearly dies after her brain vessel burst when she tried to hit a high note at a KARAOKE party Ms Zhang in China was belting out a high-pitched song during a karaoke session  She had a blinding headache all of sudden during her passionate performance Doctors found one of Ms Zhang’s cerebral arteries… Continue reading Woman, 55, nearly dies after her brain vessel burst at KARAOKE party

Nissan recalls nearly 1.9 million cars in US for hood latch problem

Nissan recalls Altimas for the FOURTH time: Manufacturer pulls 1.9 MILLION of the cars from roads in North America after discovering problem that makes the hood fly open Nissan is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars in the US and Canada for the fourth time due to latch issues, which can make the hood fly… Continue reading Nissan recalls nearly 1.9 million cars in US for hood latch problem

Retail sales dropped nearly a FIFTH in April amid coronavirus lockdown

Retail sales plummeted by a FIFTH in April as Britons stopped buying fuel and clothing amid coronavirus lockdown – but purchases of alcohol were UP ONS figures showed retail sales were down by a fifth in April amid the lockdown  Fuel and clothing sales were down by half month-on-month but alcohol was up Figures underline… Continue reading Retail sales dropped nearly a FIFTH in April amid coronavirus lockdown

Tether Printed on Tron Nearly Leapfrogs Crypto's Market Cap For Second Time

With the crypto market still trading within the clutches of bears that have kept prices down over the last several years, there’s been a massive surge in the market cap of stablecoins like Tether. The growth in Tether has ballooned so high, the market cap of Tether built on the Tron blockchain has surpassed the… Continue reading Tether Printed on Tron Nearly Leapfrogs Crypto's Market Cap For Second Time

Nearly half of severe COVID-19 cases showed neurological symptoms

Some coronavirus patients may suffer neurological problems such as dizziness, headaches and impaired consciousness, according to a study released Friday. The study, conducted by several researchers in Wuhan, China, examined the symptoms of 214 coronavirus patients, and found nearly half of those with severe cases had neurological issues. About a third of all patients studied… Continue reading Nearly half of severe COVID-19 cases showed neurological symptoms