• Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum - Cryptocurrencies Edged High on Thursday
Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum - Cryptocurrencies Edged High on Thursday

Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of cryptocurrencies was still possible. On Wednesday, bitcoin fell as low as US$9,222 on Bitstamp, its lowest price since December 1, as CBOE and CME bitcoin futures tumbled to contract lows.

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  • Interior bids good riddance to advisory board; members say Zinke ignored them
Interior bids good riddance to advisory board; members say Zinke ignored them

The Coalition to Protect America's National Parks, a nonprofit group composed of current and former National Park Service employees, said it could understand the board members' deep frustration at the prolonged deactivation of the board under Trump and the lack of response from Zinke to numerous requests to meet with him.

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  • ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People
ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People

Gualtieri said the inmate then becomes a federal detainee — similar to when local jails hold people for the Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI or U.S. "When they're there, they're going to ask everybody else for their documents - the so-called collateral arrests", he said. Detractors say that such policies are a violation of federal law and und...

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  • England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over nightclub fight
England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over nightclub fight

Stokes was suspended from global duty by the European Central Bank following his involvement in an incident outside a nightclub in September that reportedly left a man with a fractured eye socket. "I can't wait to get back out on a pitch with the three Lions on my chest", his tweet read. But the European Central Bank has cleared him to play in ...

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  • Selfie held vital clue in murder case
Selfie held vital clue in murder case

Antoine was originally charged with second degree murder in what has become known as the Facebook selfie murder case, which could result in a 25 year sentence. She said she could not remember what sparked the argument she had with Gargol and mourned the loss of her friend. When questioned by police, Antoine initially told officers that she and ...

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  • AG announces expansion of Human Trafficking Investigations Unit
AG announces expansion of Human Trafficking Investigations Unit

As the nation marks Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill recently announced the expansion of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General Investigations Division's Human Trafficking Investigations Unit (HTIU).

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  • McCain rips Trump for attacks on press
McCain rips Trump for attacks on press

The president initially tweeted that they would be on Monday, January 8, but later postponed them to Wednesday, January 17. "Covered in real fake gold and made in "Gina" the mock Trump announced while holding the award. He said the Arizona senatorial delegation's criticisms of Trump should be heeded, noting that both Republicans John McCain a...

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  • Fireball Cuts Through the Sky Over Michigan as Meteor Falls
Fireball Cuts Through the Sky Over Michigan as Meteor Falls

The American Meteor Society took numerous reports of sightings and derived a path of the meteor. Bill Cooke, Lead of the NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, told the Washington Post that the event was definitely a MI meteor.

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  • Some Lawmakers Aren't Happy With Steve Bannon's Testimony
Some Lawmakers Aren't Happy With Steve Bannon's Testimony

Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist. Steve Bannon has refused to answer questions on his time as a Trump advisor after his lawyer phoned the White House during a House Intelligence Committee hearing.

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  • Hawaii's Democrats Screw Up, Liberal Media Blames Trump
Hawaii's Democrats Screw Up, Liberal Media Blames Trump

Social media lit up about 11:07 a.m. Arizona time - 8:07 a.m.in Hawaii - with screenshots of people's cellphones showing an alert from an official emergency notification system, like the one that warns of Amber Alerts and imminent weather events across the country.

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  • Construction company with Chelmsford Prison contract goes into liquidation
Construction company with Chelmsford Prison contract goes into liquidation

The construction company conceded on Monday that last-ditch attempts to save the firm had not been successful and confirmed it would be entering into a compulsory liquidation with immediate effect. " Over recent months huge efforts have been made to restructure Carillion to deliver its sustainable future and the board is very grateful for the h...

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  • Kim Jong Un arming, coaching youngsters for World Warfare three
Kim Jong Un arming, coaching youngsters for World Warfare three

Trump said in tweets that in the Wall Street Journal interview on Thursday, he said "I'd probably" have a good relationship with Kim, using a conditional tense. I'm not saying I have or haven't. I could give you 20 examples. ".and they knew exactly what I said and meant ", he continued. The White House said, "Here is the official audio ...

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  • Carillion disaster deepens after experiences building agency's lenders rejected rescue plan
Carillion disaster deepens after experiences building agency's lenders rejected rescue plan

The Wolverhampton-based company is the UK's second largest in the construction sector and employs 43,000 people globally. Carillion PLC (LON:CLLN) shares dropped by almost 30% in late afternoon trading on reports that its lenders have rejected the embattled construction firm's business plan, and that it has lined up an accountancy firm as a sta...

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  • Fighter Pilot Makes Impressive Entrance to Announce She's Running for Senate
Fighter Pilot Makes Impressive Entrance to Announce She's Running for Senate

Arpaio has also been a leading figure in the "birther" conspiracy movement about former president Barack Obama, to which Trump once also belonged. McSally is the early establishment favorite in the contest, even if she has recently adopted the same anti-establishment message that fueled Trump's political rise in 2016.

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  • UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency
UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency

Now, Israel is being told by another global power that it will ultimately have to "share" Jerusalem with the Palestinian Authority, which claims the eastern half of the Holy City as its capital. In 2012, an estimated 30,000-50,000 were still alive but there were an additional 4,950,000 "registered patrilineal descendants" of the original refuge...

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  • Tremors felt in Erbil as 5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits Kermanshah
Tremors felt in Erbil as 5.5 magnitude natural disaster hits Kermanshah

The U.S. Geological Survey says three earthquakes with a magnitude of around 5 have struck along the Iran-Iraq border. A series of eight earthquakes has hit the Iran-Iraq border area and rattled Baghdad, apparent aftershocks of a temblor that struck the mountainous region in November and killed over 530 people.

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  • USA issues new travel advisory to its citizens for Pakistan, India
USA issues new travel advisory to its citizens for Pakistan, India

The new ranking is likely to be a boost to country's tourism sector, which has in the past been affected by America's warning on its nationals against travel to Kenya. Read the country's Travel Advisory for details. They also want travelers to understand that government assistance in level 4 areas may not be readily available.

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  • 7.6-magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Honduras
7.6-magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Honduras

The singer took to Instagram to let fans know he was safe after a massive 7.6 magnitude natural disaster struck the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras. It's one of the strongest quakes to hit the Caribbean in recorded history. President Juan Orlando Hernandez tweeted that the emergency system had been activated and people should remain c...

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  • Weekend weather: More snow and rain followed by sun
Weekend weather: More snow and rain followed by sun

In addition, rapidly falling temperatures will create icy conditions as the initial wintry mix of precipitation freezes to surfaces including walkways and roads. "Snow will be ongoing in Western and Northwest Iowa and a band of 4 to 7" of snow is possible in counties including, Guthrie, Greene, Boone, Webster, Wright and Hamilton Counties.

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  • After wildfires, California is facing heavy rains and mudslides
After wildfires, California is facing heavy rains and mudslides

Santa Barbara County spokesman Amber Anderson says Wednesday that officials have no idea where the missing people may be but believe they are within the debris field. Fox News reports that mandatory evacuation orders are in effect for over 21,000 residents , and CNN adds that mudflow has already "wiped away" three homes near Montecito in Santa B...

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  • Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight
Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight

Championed and signed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant in 2016, the law allows clerks to cite religious objections to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and would protect merchants who refuse services to LGBT people.

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  • Trump Administration Tells 200000 Salvadorans To Leave Or Get Deported
Trump Administration Tells 200000 Salvadorans To Leave Or Get Deported

Salvadorans make up the largest portion of individuals covered by so-called temporary protected status, which shields about 320,000 people in the USA from deportation, according to the Congressional Research Service . The five leading industries in which TPS beneficiaries from these countries work are: construction (51,700), restaurants and other ...

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  • Close UN Palestinian refugee agency: Netanyahu
Close UN Palestinian refugee agency: Netanyahu

In February, UN Watch released an 130-page report exposing 40 UNRWA school employees in Gaza and elsewhere who engaged in incitement to terror against Israelis and expressed "anti-Semitism, including by posting Holocaust-denying videos and pictures celebrating Hitler".

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  • Sears to close more than 100 stores, including Mandeville Kmart
Sears to close more than 100 stores, including Mandeville Kmart

The Illinois-based company, which owns both Sears and Kmart brands, issued a news release Thursday with a list of stores it plans to close by May. Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at these closing stores. Sears leases the almost 200,000-square-foot store from Seritage Growth Properties, a real estate investment trust spun off fro...

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  • John Young, legendary moonwalker and shuttle commander, dead at 87
John Young, legendary moonwalker and shuttle commander, dead at 87

The astronaut legend flew to space six times in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs during his time NASA . "You were one of my heroes as an astronaut and explorer and your passion for space will be missed". As mission commander, he and crewmate Charles Duke explored the moon's Descartes Highlands region, gathering 200 pounds (90 kg) of r...

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