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Nvidia’s revenues still hit by death of cryptocurrency

Nvidia has announced its earnings for the second quarter of the 2020 financial year, and it appears that the graphics giant is still feeling the effects of the death of cryptocurrency, with revenue falling by 17%.A few years ago, ...

Nvidia’s revenues still hit by death of cryptocurrency

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CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Facebook's revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not derail Facebook’s financial juggernaut on Wednesday, as the company reported revenues of $16.9bn in the second quarter of 2019, exceeding analyst expec...
23:00, 2019-07-24

Huawei sees fall in revenues due to US ban Huawei expects the US ban will not lead to negative growth or harm the development of its 5G industry despite reporting weaker revenues in April.“Our growth will slow down, though not by as much as everyone imagines. In the first quarter of this year, our revenue grew 39% over the same period...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Qualcomm revenues drop due to China difficulties Qualcomm revenues fell by 13 per cent year-on-year to $4.9 billion during the third quarter of 2019, with struggles in China named as the main culprit.In particular, the company suffered from Huawei’s gains in its home market. Qualcomm is a major supplier for the likes of Xiaomi and Oppo, but...
12:51, 2019-08-01

Nu Skin shares plunge 20% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
15:51, 2019-07-17

World electronic gaming revenues to grow 9.6% to $152.1 billion in 2019: report The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Premier League clubs’ record £4.8bn revenues widens gap to rest of Europe • Figures eclipse record revenues in La Liga and Bundesliga• Gulf between Premier League’s top six and rest is also growingThe Premier League’s 20 clubs made record revenues of £4.827bn in 2017‑18, paying total wages of £2.8bn, the Guardian’s annual analysis of the clubs’ most recently published ann...
21:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand - CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenue by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
03:17, 2019-05-24

Nike misses on earnings, but beats on revenues as customers buy more sneakers and sports gear Nike sold more sneakers and gear during the fiscal fourth quarter than Wall Street expected, helping to boost revenues by 4% to just over $10 billion....
23:51, 2019-06-27

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
09:51, 2019-05-30

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Record Third Quarter 2011 Volume, Revenues and Earnings CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported record financial results for the third quarter of 2011, highlighted by strong double-digit growth in revenues, operating income and net income. The company reported GAAP net income allocated to common stockholde...
18:17, 2019-05-22

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quarter totaled $22.1 million, a two-percent decrease ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back....
04:01, 2019-06-28

CBOE ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS REVENUES, NET INCOME LOWER AGAINST RECORD THIRD-QUARTER 2008 Chicago, October 28, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2009. Total Exchange revenues for the third quarter of 2009 decreased by 17 percent to $98.4 million from $117.9 million in third-quarter 2...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 million in second-quarter 2008, and net income rose...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a year ago. ......
09:34, 2019-05-23

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’s mental health history and other information befo...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
15:51, 2019-08-01

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was incoherent and mumbling' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar A Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar was "mumbling and incoherent" when she phoned her mother two days before she died, her family said today....
07:01, 2019-08-02

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-23

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem....
06:00, 2019-06-19

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products could cause huge losses for retail consumers unlikel...
15:51, 2019-07-03

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official launch on June 18. Read more......
06:00, 2019-06-08

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these products “unsuitable investments” for nonprofessionals....
18:51, 2019-07-04

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users across the globe to make financial transactions online...
15:51, 2019-06-18

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of a beer company with Bitcoin? The edgy Scotland-based brewery BrewDog announced yesterday that it’s extending its current round of crowdfunding – what i...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
02:17, 2019-06-14

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video The musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking on Wednesday in Verona on his last ever world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John told fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot.'Elton John: 'I am a European – not a stupid, imperialist English...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Apple Card could launch in the next few we...
07:51, 2019-08-05

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this thing, Republican politician, failed presidential candidate, and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is a cryptocurrency guy now.Read more......
15:17, 2019-06-12

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra cryptocurrency as the government looks to clarify its s...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have the desire to work at the cutting-edge intersection ...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, limiting Cordero’s children to a diet of rice, ...
04:17, 2019-05-23

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its customers can now use cryptocurrency to make payments, a...
00:17, 2019-05-25

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hippogryphs, then get hyped......
21:00, 2019-06-19

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what are they, how do they work, and more importantly, ho...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents in Congress. They’...
07:17, 2019-07-16

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and WhatsApp in 2020.Facebook says you'll be able to ...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
08:17, 2019-07-23

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post reports, around a dozen fake accounts, pages and groups have appeared on Facebook and Instagram, presenting......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations....
09:34, 2019-07-12

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Learn more in the video below....
08:17, 2019-07-06

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ‘cryptocurrency,’ it sure sounds like the new tool...
22:51, 2019-06-05

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push that wo......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal executive David Marcus to start exploring possible o...
20:34, 2019-06-06

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-04

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a quick buck from cajoling you to jump in early so you ...
00:17, 2019-07-24

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. In an interview with French financial newspaper Les Echos today, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said that they are doing extensive research...
15:17, 2019-06-28

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception Tuesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee,...
04:17, 2019-07-17

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't a good sign. He called his cellular provider, AT&T, and learned that a hacker had gained control of...
02:34, 2019-07-24

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield power over nation states.Chris Hughes, whose r...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions the digital token used by Facebook will work as a b...
12:17, 2019-06-09

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of the Facebook currency has not been fully explained...
15:17, 2019-07-08

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest to blast “Libra,” the digital currency the social network proposed last month to simplify global mon...
04:17, 2019-07-16

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
08:51, 2019-07-18

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose va......
08:17, 2019-07-12

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be made to its suite of auditing tools called Halo. ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purchases or send money with close to zero transaction ...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
04:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
02:51, 2019-06-20

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
21:00, 2019-06-30

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is calling on Facebook to halt its plans.Read more.....
21:17, 2019-07-03

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur......
11:51, 2019-07-03

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially shaping the already vast powers of the Silicon Valley g...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
13:17, 2019-06-14

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regulators.Christopher Woolard, the executive director ...
11:17, 2019-07-03

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet launches in 2020 After months of rumors and speculation, Facebook is finally making its cryptocurrency efforts official. This is Calibra, a digital wallet that will use a new cryptocurrency called Libra. Calibra, which is now a subsidiary of Facebook, is designed to......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after it...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
13:17, 2019-06-28

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer cryptocurrency investments and promised investors 1...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency 'GlobalCoin' in 2020 Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook is reportedly developing a digital payments system that will be rolled out in several countries by the first quarter of 2020. The BBC reported the company has been holding meetings with trading firms and officials before it hopes to start testing "GlobalCoin" b...
22:34, 2019-05-25

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters has issued a statement calling on Facebook to......
01:51, 2019-06-19

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered that about ¥3.5bn ...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress on Wednesday. “These are concern...
08:00, 2019-07-11

Facebook Faces Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
21:51, 2019-07-15

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepticism of the social media company's digital asset plans....
05:17, 2019-07-16

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Fugitive U.S. tech guru: Cryptocurrency is next Cuban revolution On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a Havana harbor and says he can help Cuba evade the U.S. government too - by launching a cryptocurrency that defeats a U.S. trade embargo....
01:51, 2019-07-06

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that would have allowed hackers to siphon any and all digi...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malware that could steal personal information, hijack yo...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Monero security flaw could’ve seen XMR stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges Privacy-focused altcoin Monero has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Until March, rogue Monero miners were hypothetically able to create “specifically-crafted” blocks to force Monero wallets in...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dash from various foreigners, including Belgians, ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Dat...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae Just days after Coinbase announced the removal of support for Zcash for UK customers, reports suggest the cryptocurrency exchange is parting ways with banking mainstay Barclays. Sources familiar with the matter told CoinDesk that Barclays is no longer working with Coinbase. It’s unclear if the sourc...
11:17, 2019-08-14

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
14:51, 2019-07-16

$200M cryptocurrency mixing operation dismantled by Eurocops A cryptocurrency mixing service that turned over $200 million worth of Bitcoin has been shut down following an investigation led by authorities from a number of European nations. The Dutch anti-fraud agency (FIOD) and Public Prosecution Service announced yesterday they have shut down Bestmixer.io an...
11:51, 2019-05-23

Facebook to defend plans for cryptocurrency before Senate committee Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
17:01, 2019-07-16

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-07-16

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they were fraudulently promised massive returns on invest...
13:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
06:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
14:34, 2019-06-18

State TV: Iran closes down 2 cryptocurrency mining farms TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that authorities have shut down two cryptocurrency mining operations in the central part of the country. The Thursday report said the mining “farms” had 1,000 machines that were consuming about 1 megawatt of electric power per hour. ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s according to a new research paper by Pacific Northw...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Binance offering up to $290,000 bounty to catch cryptocurrency KYC extortionist It’s never a dull day in the world of cryptocurrency, and today is no different. Over the past few hours an unknown individual has been terrorizing cryptocurrency exchange Binance and its users by attempting to extort 300 Bitcoin (nearly $3.5 million) out of the business. The exchange is also giving...
15:17, 2019-08-07

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
10:34, 2019-06-20

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – called Rabobit – which promised to bridge the gap be...
18:17, 2019-05-23

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security systems uncovered a URL spreading the cryptocurrency...
18:00, 2019-06-13

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
03:00, 2019-06-20

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Friday....
10:17, 2019-06-21

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
04:34, 2019-06-14

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebook says it will be launching its cryptocurrency – GlobalCoin –  “in about a dozen countries” by the ...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest of reunions. According to the Financial Times, the social networking giant has held talks with the Winklevo......
19:34, 2019-05-24

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
20:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries.The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would enable Facebook’s 2.4 billion monthly users to change...
10:34, 2019-05-24

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
20:34, 2019-06-27

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
15:51, 2019-06-19

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cryptocurrency exchange stating that it is operating...
11:34, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
21:51, 2019-07-17

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."...
05:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
20:51, 2019-08-14

This cryptocurrency stealing malware was blocked more than 360,000 times over the past year As long as cryptocurrency has value, people will try to steal it. According to the latest figures from cybersecurity firm Avast, a cryptocurrency stealing malware has been blocked more than 360,000 times by its software. The malware, named Clipsa, is described by Avast as a “multipurpose password st...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses $32 million of virtual money TOKYO — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, apologized Friday, saying the losses were confirmed ...
14:34, 2019-07-12

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after i...
17:00, 2019-07-16

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
14:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found tough stance on digital assets by claiming that its po...
13:34, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
16:17, 2019-06-01

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabbles that often span several years. Here’s a quick (b...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members of the Libra Association (which maintains the netw...
16:17, 2019-06-18

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i......
11:34, 2019-07-18

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
13:17, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-07-16

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked legitimate, Taylor told 7News. It’s not clear how th...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Winkevoss twins consider joining Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ despite beef with Zuckerberg The Winklevoss brothers, co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and renown for their well-documented legal battle with Facebook, are seemingly willing to ‘get into bed’ with the tech giant in an attempt to spread the adoption of digital currencies. In an interview with CoinDesk, the twins sai...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating a fraudulent cryptocurrency exchange. It failed t...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more......
20:51, 2019-06-14

eToro adds 5 Ethereum tokens to its cryptocurrency wallet – plans to add 115 more  eToroX, the specialized blockchain division of social trading platform eToro, has announced the launch of the first five of 120 ERC-20 tokens that will be added to its on-chain wallet.  ERC-20 tokens are designed and used solely on the Ethereum platform and can be shared, exchanged for other tokens...
17:00, 2019-07-02

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help authorities with the announcement of what it’s calling ...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
06:00, 2019-06-19

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which was advertising on Craiglist Dallas, reportedly deals in cryptocurrency investments, commodity-base...
12:17, 2019-08-09

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read More...
18:00, 2019-08-12

Global cryptocurrency task force closes in on sophisticated tax cheats A global sweep of cryptocurrency tax avoidance schemes is imminent, with the number of active lines of inquiry set to nearly double – or so says a coalition of money laundering investigators from the US, Australia, Britain, Canada, and the Netherlands J5, a team of five countries formed by the US In...
17:17, 2019-06-06

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting facts about Bitco...
21:17, 2019-05-24

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the later part of 2019....
21:00, 2019-05-24

The White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto review – the future of cryptocurrency Bitcoin was radical and utopian, a way to avoid both government and big business. What happened?Eight years ago, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, which together make up more than 97% of the global market for payment services, cut off funding to WikiLeaks (you could still donate to the Ku Klux Klan, the ...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebook’s new “cryptocurrency”, called Libra? Its basic pitch boils down to “we messed up your privacy and gave your data to all sorts, and let foreign acto...
16:51, 2019-06-20

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
14:00, 2019-06-21

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, also looks for information relating to other activ...
17:51, 2019-08-09

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers, according to the organisation that represents th...
21:34, 2019-06-23

15 nations are reportedly banding together to monitor suspect cryptocurrency transfers Some 15 countries, including Australia and Singapore, are reportedly banding together to create a data collection and sharing system on individuals carrying out cryptocurrency transactions. According to Nikkei, the common goal would be to prevent funds from being laundered or used to finance terrori...
17:51, 2019-08-09

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. While legalizing mining is seemingly a positive move, it’s important to note there are several caveats that clarify the country’s stance with regards to the...
23:51, 2019-08-05

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by the social media company.On Tuesday, Randal Quarles,...
21:34, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation....
09:51, 2019-07-23

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
19:17, 2019-06-18

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably issued abroad and numerous people in India investing ...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blackmailed over customer data 'hack' Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being blackmailed by hackers that claim to have access to customer passport and identity documents. In a statement, Binance said that "an unidentified individual has threatened and harassed us, demanding 300 BTC in......
18:34, 2019-08-07

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mainstream commerce and finance....
17:34, 2019-06-18

India addresses cryptocurrency scam wave with new police training course High-ranking police officers in India will receive cryptocurrency training to help with investigations involving digital currency. The country’s national police academy – the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP NPA) – has launched an educational course to help officers gain an unde...
15:17, 2019-07-08

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle oriented cryptocurrency. Jerome Flynn, the actor that played “Bron...
19:51, 2019-05-21

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Africa. Old Mutual Insure, a pan-African insurance f...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beavering away designing a cryptocurrency. Various names were bandied about, including GlobalCoin and Fa...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, and using a clever trick to remain hidden. If that wasn’t enough, the malware has already claimed its first major victim: Oracle servers. The malware ta...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Canada relaxes rules for cryptocurrency exchanges despite ongoing QuadrigaCX saga Reassurance for Canadians: Cryptocurrency exchanges across the nation will now only have to report transfers of more than CA$10,000 ($7,663). It comes after the Canadian government relaxed some of its new anti-money laundering regulations following feedback from payment service providers and cryptoc...
14:51, 2019-07-11

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in a skyscraper water park in Tehran, Iran. Yeah, I ...
14:51, 2019-06-03

FBI asks victims of bankrupt QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange to start snitching The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is stepping up its probe into defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. In an announcement yesterday, the FBI asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questionnaire to aid with its “ongoing investigation.” “...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
01:34, 2019-06-19

Here are the executives leading Facebook's cryptocurrency project, reportedly coming this month There are now more than 100 people working on Facebook's blockchain project, and the company has job listings for more than 40 additional positions....
21:01, 2019-06-06

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
00:51, 2019-07-16

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase suffer downtime as CloudFlare goes dark Major web host CloudFlare has suffered a technical mishap that sent multiple cryptocurrency services – including Coinbase – into unexpected downtime. Cryptocurrency services known to have been affected include Bitfinex, Coinbase, Coinbase Pro, CoinMarketCap, and MyEtherWallet. Our CDN/DDoS protectio...
19:34, 2019-07-02

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in December last year, traced the account back to a 27-year-old man from Sydney.  On Friday, the NSW Joint An...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
22:51, 2019-07-01

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy businesses, apologized Friday, saying the losses were co...
10:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unveiled later this month, and officially rolled out ne...
12:51, 2019-06-14

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra coin payments, as well as a body that would overs...
19:00, 2019-07-12

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg reports. The majority of funds lost (approximately $23 million) belonged to customers, while the rest were owned by the exchange. Bitpoint has ceased operati...
18:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:34, 2019-06-19

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which looked into general interest and public concerns surrounding Libra following the announcement of its la...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler leaks troves of unencrypted customer data Cryptocurrency startup YouHodler has reportedly exposed troves of sensitive customer data including credit card information because it forgot to protect its server with a password. According to security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, who uncovered the leak, the company took the database offli...
10:51, 2019-07-25

North Korea reportedly steals cryptocurrency to bankroll its nuclear program A confidential U.N. report obtained by Reuters reveals that North Korea has been employing a range of sophisticated cyberattacks in an effort to bankroll its development of weapons of mass destruction. According to the report, which was compiled by experts over the past few months, North Korea thus ...
03:51, 2019-08-07

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts from G7 countries....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
10:17, 2019-07-24

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing American customers to trade on the platform, which is ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to the video of last week’s interrogation by the US Senate committee on banking, housing and urban affair...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Warren Buffett's charity lunch postponed after cryptocurrency promoter falls ill The cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett after falling ill with kidney stones, according to a statement from a foundation he backs....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Coinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “redistributed to their respective individual asset w...
12:34, 2019-07-19

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indicate the likes of Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Pa...
20:17, 2019-06-17

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA), was well as some email-based 2FA sys...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recently discovered two fraudulent digital wallets. The f...
05:51, 2019-05-24

Moonday Mornings: Elon Musk and John McAfee cryptocurrency scams are back It’s a new week, which means only one thing: it’s time for Hard Fork’s roundup of cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. Let’s get to it. 1. Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered a new type of cryptocurrency mining botnet. The malware targets Android devices by...
10:51, 2019-06-24

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal users’ coins. One such app, called Trezor Mobile ...
18:17, 2019-05-23

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift into global financial services.Read more......
04:17, 2019-06-20

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
14:17, 2019-06-21

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
03:17, 2019-07-17

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who announced the news today. The announcement comes days ...
17:51, 2019-06-21

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
19:17, 2019-06-18

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's forthcoming cryptocurrency. Rep. Bill Huizenga used his time to question Marcus and slip in humorous asi...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
17:34, 2019-07-16

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users, reports Forbes. Bitsane’s website, which reportedly boasted 246,000 registered users, has been offline since (at least) June 17, wh...
15:17, 2019-06-28

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing.  “I hereby order that every branch of Banco de Venezuela opens exchange desks so that everyone can...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company's top executive overseeing the planned Libra proje...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food production, because every single headline has to sound l...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Five things we still don't know about Death Stranding In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, Death Stranding is the latest project from acclaimed video game auteur Hideo Kojima. The mastermind behind the Metal Gear franchise left Konami in 2015 amid acrimonious circumstances, before reforming Kojima Productions as ...
18:17, 2019-06-03

We’re Eating This Planet to Death A new IPCC report is clear: If we can’t figure out how to feed our species more sustainably, climate change will accelerate and make it harder to grow food....
16:17, 2019-08-09

Death Stranding Will Be Out In November Death Stranding, the bizarre next game from Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima, will hit PlayStation 4 on November 8, 2019, publisher Sony said today....
19:34, 2019-05-29

Death Investigation Underway In Whitley Co. WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was found dead at a home in Whitley County Wednesday evening. Kentucky State Police say they received a shots-fired call at a home on Highway 1064. When troopers arrived, they say they found a deceased woman. A...
05:34, 2019-05-23

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Cops looking for suspect in death of cab driver hit by own car Police are looking for the man who robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and cause himself to be run over and killed by his own car. The suspect was caught on surveillance video near the scene of the incident on Seward Avenue near Rosedale Avenue......
16:17, 2019-07-16

Community mourns death of Arizona DPS K9 Ax TUCSON – Arizona Department of Public Safety is mourning the passing of DPS K9 officer Ax. According to DPS, the furry officer served and protected the community as part of the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. He and his handler worked numerous threat responses, firearms de...
07:51, 2019-07-13

2 arrested in gun death of 5-year-old boy in Wisconsin KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say two men who dropped off a 5-year-old boy at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound have been arrested. The child, Dakari Weldon, was shot Monday at a home in Kenosha and taken to Froedtert South Hospital. The child’s grandfather, Curtis Cannon, told ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

'Death Stranding' arrives on PS4 November 8th After an hours-long looping stream of handprint silhouettes covering footage from the game, Sony has revealed more details about its upcoming PS4 blockbuster, Death Stranding. It will be released on PS4 November 8th. Meanwhile, a new trailer for lege......
18:17, 2019-05-29

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international community. DW analyzes the reasons behind his controversial decision....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Emotional Angels win a day after Skaggs' death With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Angels won their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher who got to play for his favorite childhood team....
14:00, 2019-07-03

Ed Sheeran Is Heartbroken Over the Death of His Cat Graham Ed Sheeran is facing a heartbreaking loss. The Grammy winner's cat Graham has died. The star took to social media to pay tribute to the late feline on Instagram with a snap of his......
23:51, 2019-08-01

Ebola: second death confirmed in Goma World Health Organization confirms a second person has died of the disease in a major transit hub in Democratic Republic of CongoA second death linked to the Ebola virus has been confirmed in the densely populated city of Goma, located at the Democratic Republic of Congo’s porous border with Rwanda....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Arizona to consider reviving the death penalty Joseph Wood was the last person executed in Arizona. It was July 23, 2014, and it took the state nearly two hours to put him to death. Dale Baich was one of Wood’s attorneys. He witnessed the execution. “After about nine minutes, his mouth opened wide, his head moved up against the restr...
12:00, 2019-08-03

Father: Canadian manhunt will end in son’s death The father of one of the suspects in the murders of an American woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man said Wednesday he expects a nationwide manhunt to end in the death of his son, who is on “a suicide mission.”...
05:01, 2019-07-25

Death Stranding Looks Great As A PS1 Game Bear Parker, the same guy who managed to remake Metal Gear Solid inside another game, has decided to take everything we’ve seen of Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding and turn it into a PlayStation 1 game, complete with gameplay and giant ladders....
02:00, 2019-06-28

I Don't Need To Play Death Stranding Because I Already Love It I don’t even have to play Death Stranding in order to review it. All I need is the 39 minutes’ worth of trailers released thus far, my hideous enthusiasm, and my terrible imagination. Allow me to utilize all three in this video presentation, a “pre-review” of Death Stranding....
23:51, 2019-08-05

New Death Stranding trailer to drop on May 29 Sony may not be attending E3 2019, but that doesn't mean we won't be getting any news on upcoming Sony exclusives anytime soon. In fact, following a series of cryptic tweets from Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions has confirmed that a brand new Death Stranding trailer will drop on May 2...
19:34, 2019-05-28

Following Schrödinger’s cat to its death and giving it a reprieve Enlarge / Two-state cat. (credit: RBerteig on Flickr) One thing I dislike about quantum mechanics is that it encourages journalists to overuse words like "mysterious" and "spooky." Given that we can model quantum systems to an accuracy that would make a god cry, where is the mystery? I personally ...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Working in plants is not a ?death march' One of the most vital shifts for Ford is making its plants more interesting places to work, said Michael Mikula, who is tasked with that mission as the automaker's chief engineer of advanced manufacturing....
23:00, 2019-08-06

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced....
22:51, 2019-05-26

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of a Los Angeles mother accused of keeping her special-needs son locked in a closet, ultimately causing his death. KABC-TV reports police Detective Abel Munoz testified this week that when he found 10-year-old Yonatan A...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Hikers' murder: 3 men sentenced to death Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
06:00, 2019-07-19

'I still cannot believe he is gone' - Llorente racts to Reyes death "After the world of football was plunged into mourning following the death of former Spain and Arsenal forward Jose Antonio Reyes, former team-mate Fernando Llorente spoke of his sadness."...
13:17, 2019-06-02

'Kai the Hitchhiker' gets 57 years for beating man to death A man who gained internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for the beating death of a New Jersey man....
23:17, 2019-05-30

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a theme park?...
10:34, 2019-06-15

E. Jean Carroll Is Getting Death Threats It’s been nearly three weeks since writer E. Jean Carroll accused Donald Trump of raping her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman 23 years ago and, just as Carroll expected, absolutely nothing has happened to Trump, save for a small (and likely unrelated, though in this county, who knows) uptick ...
21:17, 2019-07-14

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street in East Harlem just after 2 a.m., cops said. EMS took Ryer to NYC Health + Hospitals in......
20:51, 2019-07-14

How Best Buy came back from the brink of death and took on Amazon Best Buy was a behemoth in electronics retail that nearly died. It engineered a miraculous turnaround, and now a new CEO intends to keep the momentum....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Pig brains have been partly revived after death - what does this mean? Pig brains have been partly revived after their bodies were killed. But what does this mean and how could it be used to help people in emergency situations?...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
21:34, 2019-05-21

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
00:51, 2019-06-19

Why was Jeffrey Epstein’s death on 4chan before it became public? Before The Post broke the news of Jeffrey Epstein’s death, it was posted to online message board 4chan — prompting the FDNY to probe whether one of its paramedics leaked the details. The user made a series of six posts beginning at 8:16 a.m. Saturday — around 40 minutes before news of the convicted ...
00:34, 2019-08-14

The Latest: Reaction to the death of a ‘night tripper’ NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Mac Rebennack, the New Orleans musician better known as Dr. John (all times local): 6 p.m. Louisiana’s governor is remembering the musician known as Dr. John as “a true Louisiana legend.” Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the statement Thurs...
02:34, 2019-06-07

NJ man and family’s nanny found stabbed to death A nanny and a member of the family that hired her were murdered in the upscale town of Maplewood, NJ, early Saturday, police said. The victims’ names have not been released. Police got a call at about 6 a.m. from a jogger reporting a woman being attacked on the front lawn of a Walton Road home.......
13:51, 2019-08-04

Lena Headey says she wanted a 'better death' for Cersei If you were left a little deflated by Cersei Lannister's anticlimactic "Game of Thrones" death, you aren't alone. Actress Lena Headey says she wished her character had gone out a different way too....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop Investigators say they've arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida....
19:00, 2019-05-24

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Trump says he wants a full investigation into Epstein death U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants a "full investigation" into the circumstances surrounding financier Jeffrey Epstein's death at a federal detention facility in New York City while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Alabama woman charged in death of man carjacked, run over BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has been arrested in the death of a man who was assaulted during a carjacking and run over by an off-duty officer. News outlets report 32-year-old Keyton Nicole Sparks was charged Thursday with the murder of Jerand Deon Jackson. Birmingham Police spokesman Sg...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Man stabbed to death during argument in Queens deli A 32-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest during an argument at his neighborhood deli in Queens, police said Monday. The victim, Desmond Tillery, was arguing with a man while standing in the doorway of the Day & Night Deli & Grill on Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway late Sunday, whe...
15:34, 2019-05-21

MLB roundup: Angels win 1st game after Skaggs' death A day after teammate Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his team hotel room from undetermined causes, the Los Angeles Angels returned to the field Tuesday and earned a 9-4 win over the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas....
15:17, 2019-07-03

Angels try to get handle on raw emotion after Skaggs death Mike Trout and the rest of the Los Angeles Angels are struggling to get a handle on the raw emotion after the death of 27-year-old teammate Tyler Skaggs       ...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avengers movie came out, and Hunger Games premiered. Hope...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Court convicts 3 Germans of beating gay man to death BERLIN (AP) — A court in the eastern German city of Chemnitz has convicted three men of manslaughter over the killing of a 27-year-old gay man. The Chemnitz regional court on Friday sentenced 26-year-old Terenc H. to 14 years in prison, and 22-year-olds Stephan H. and Jens H. to 11 years each. The m...
18:00, 2019-06-07

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the region’s current prosecutor, a new report shows.LA cou...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Driver, 16, arrested in Auburn announcer's death Police have arrested a 16-year-old driver involved in the death of Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife Paula....
08:17, 2019-07-02

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
07:17, 2019-06-18

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
16:34, 2019-06-18

A bad sense of smell predicts early death but we don’t know why A poor sense of smell in older adults is linked to a nearly 50 per cent higher risk of death in the next 10 years, but the reasons for this are unclear...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Man, 63, jumped to his death from Lincoln Square building A man jumped to his death from a luxury Lincoln Square building Saturday morning, authorities said. The 63-year-old fell from approximately the 15th floor of 30 West 63rd Street around 6:45 a.m, police said. The 33-story building, located less than a block from Lincoln Center, also goes by the name ...
21:51, 2019-05-25

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
09:51, 2019-06-08

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 1999....
07:17, 2019-05-24

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide An autopsy carried out on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein's body has determined that the cause of death was suicide. He was found dead in his New York jail cell while awaiting numerous sex trafficking charges....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Lena Headey: ‘I wanted a better death for Cersei’ The actor hasn’t stood still since Game of Thrones ended. There’s her short film, her work with refugees – and there’s always another tattoo…Lena Headey has been an actor for the better part of three decades, but the experience has not eased the doubt she has in her abilities. And even near-universa...
16:17, 2019-06-16

Vanderbilt Mansion lists for $50M after Gloria’s death The Upper East Side home that Gloria Vanderbilt lived in as a baby, in 1924, is for sale for $50 million. Known as the Vanderbilt Mansion, this gut-renovated Gilded Age home in Manhattan has a whopping 12 bedrooms, 11 full bathrooms, three powder rooms, gas fireplaces, elevators and a rooftop terrac...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Turkey says it will ensure Morsi’s death is not forgotten ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to ensure that the “drama” surrounding former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi’s death is not forgotten. Erdogan made the comments during a meeting with a group of foreign journalists on Thursday...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff "Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling \u0027like a zombie\u0027 and struggling to contain his emotions."...
16:34, 2019-05-23

It's "Baby Shark," but emo and filled with lyrics about death If listening to “Baby Shark” makes you think not of babies and sharks but rather your impending death, then this cover of the popular kids song is for you. Sure, “Baby Shark” might have been a bop for a hot second, but now the song that’s way too easy for babies to sing along to has become nails on ...
03:51, 2019-08-09

David Berman's death has been ruled a suicide Earlier this week, we reported on the death of David Berman, the blisteringly honest, lyrically gifted lead singer and front man of bands Silver Jews and Purple Mountains. Now, Pitchfork is reporting that, per a New York medical examiner, Berman’s death has been ruled a suicide, by hanging....
03:34, 2019-08-10

Domhnall Gleeson on death, dismemberment, and '70s gangs In The Kitchen, Domhnall Gleeson plays “Gabriel,” a Vietnam vet with a complete lack of remorse for taking a human life. In real life, Gleeson is a little more empathetic, as you’ll see in the video above. In it, the actor talks Hell’s Kitchen in the ‘70s, human butchery, and the challenges of playi...
03:51, 2019-08-09

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of Vincent van Gogh's death....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Emiliano Sala: man arrested over death of footballer Police investigating death of player in plane crash arrest man aged 64 from YorkshireDetectives investigating the death of the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, Dorset police have said.The Argen...
21:00, 2019-06-19

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before 4 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue near Randall Avenue, cops said. He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Cente...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from right-wing extremists....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Iowa dentist won’t be charged for would-be burglar’s death MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor says an Iowa dentist won’t be charged in the death of a man suspected of trying to steal items from the dentist’s office. Dr. Clyde Overturff had told officers that he was spending the night in an apartment at his Maquoketa (muh’-KOH’-keh-t...
19:17, 2019-05-23

The Familiar Tragedy of Layleen Polanco's Death In New York State this week, lawmakers introduced a sweeping and unprecedented proposal to decriminalize sex work by amending a web of policies that target people in the sex trades. But as the bill was being announced on Monday, a parallel story was playing out that only underscored its urgency: jus...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Milwaukee man charged in death of 5-year-old who found gun MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a Milwaukee man has been charged in the death a 5-year-old boy who found a gun and killed himself. Court documents released Sunday by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office show 25-year-old Michael Moore is charged with neglecting a child resulting in ...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been heavily investigated​,” Trump ​told NBC’...
20:34, 2019-06-23

Death Mark Reminds Us That We Can Never Vanquish Our Ghosts There was a time I was obsessed with American urban legends, especially the horror-themed ones. Learning more about their roots and origins, and how a story evolves over time to fit the social mores of its time was fascinating, if terrifying. Death Mark is kind of like a mix track of creepy Japanese...
19:34, 2019-06-22

Storms Blamed For Man’s Death In Allen County ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The violent storms that swept across the southern commonwealth are being blamed for one death. The Allen County coroner says a man driving a pickup truck in Scottsville was killed when a tree fell on the vehicle. The man’s identity was not immediately disclos...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Death by clubbing: the brutality of Thailand's pig slaughterhouses Humane killing practices are virtually unknown in the majority of Thailand’s abattoirs, say campaigners, with millions of pigs dying in pain All photographs by Jo-Anne McArthur/We AnimalsWarning: this article includes some graphic images that some readers may find distressingPhotos of shirtless work...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Supreme Court documents that his son, Joseph, 25, died A...
01:00, 2019-06-15

FBI and DoJ launch investigations into Jeffrey Epstein's death Investigations into Epstein’s death to ask why he was taken off suicide watch as accusers express outrage Fallout from the death by apparent suicide of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail cell intensified on Sunday, as authorities in three separate jurisdictions opened in...
17:34, 2019-08-11

What the rich and powerful have to say about Jeffrey Epstein’s death Elected and public officials angrily took to Twitter Saturday demanding answers in the apparent suicide of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. “I’m dumbfounded,” wrote Preet Bharara, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York in a series of tweets. “Public deserves answers....
02:00, 2019-08-11

Police are now a leading cause of death among young American men The study found that black men are two-and-a-half times more likely to be killed by law enforcement over their lifetime than white men.        ...
16:17, 2019-08-10

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department headquarters when Javion Harris shot her in May 20...
03:51, 2019-06-21

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
09:51, 2019-06-14

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
18:17, 2019-06-03

How Blagoy Ivanov cheated death to become a UFC contender Nearly stabbed to death seven years ago, Blagoy Ivanov will face Tai Tuivasa on Saturday on the main card of UFC 238. Here's his story of a second life....
16:00, 2019-06-04

Searching for the Terrifying Mongolian Death Worm Deep within the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert lies the elusive Olgoi-Khorkhoi, the Mongolian Death Worm – or so legend has it. The Mongolian Death Worm is a bright red worm, a mysterious cryptid said to inhabit the southern Gobi Desert. Local Mongolian tribesmen claim to have seen the creature i...
18:34, 2019-07-05

Is the Switch Lite the death knell for the Nintendo 3DS? Nintendo this week revealed the Switch Lite, a handheld-only version of the Switch with a slimmer form. Naturally, the inclusion of this new Switch into Nintendo’s stable begs the question of what place the venerable 3DS has in the new family. Is the 3DS about to exit the stage. I would say maybe… b...
01:51, 2019-07-13

Flu ruled out as cause of death for Texas couple in Fiji FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Health officials in Fiji say they don’t yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but that influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause. Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services said Wednesday the investigation is on...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world-renowned scientist in developmental biology....
10:17, 2019-07-16

How Cameron Boyce’s Epilepsy May Have Caused His Death at 20 The Disney Channel star’s family released a statement confirming his medical condition, which led to a fatal seizure over the weekend. In the U.S., about 2,600 people a year die from a disorder known as sudden unexpected death in epilepsy....
22:51, 2019-07-10

Tucson man awaits sentencing in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2017 is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning. On June 11, Mario Jesus Dorame was found guilty of killing Maria Dolores Escobedo. Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail Dorame was convicted of first-degree murder, unlawful imprisonment, tamperin...
15:17, 2019-07-12

Man punched to his death trying to break up brawl in the Bronx A man was punched to death while attempting to break up a brawl outside of a Bronx deli, police said Friday. The 57-year-old intervened in a fight on the sidewalk in front of 5 East Mt. Eden Avenue in West Concourse at 1:20 a.m., police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters the attack...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
10:51, 2019-06-03

The Morning After: Ferrari's first PHEV and 'Death Stranding' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you were looking for a fast car that's also a little more eco-friendly, we have a Ferrari you should see, and Google Maps is getting a lot better around the globe. Oh, and, of course, we saw another dual-scre......
14:00, 2019-05-30

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Far-right AfD criticised for exploiting death of boy at Frankfurt station German MPs condemn comments on Eritrean-born man accused of pushing boy in front of trainGermany’s interior minister has called for restraint after far-right politicians sought to exploit for political gain the death of an eight-year-old boy who was pushed in front of a train at Frankfurt station th...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Keanu Reeves was almost cast in Death Stranding It seems to be the year of Keanu Reeves. Between his starring role in Cyberpunk 2077, a hilarious cameo in Netflix's Always Be My Maybe and the upcoming Bill and Ted film, 2019 is all about the Reeves.And it looks like the breathtaking actor almost had another appearance lined up: in Hideo Koji...
20:00, 2019-07-22

Death Stranding will be released on November 8, 2019 Kojima Productions has just dropped a brand-new and lengthy trailer for Death Stranding which reveals the allusive title will release on November 8, 2019. The trailer sheds some light on what we can expect from Death Stranding. Well, a little bit. It still looks very convoluted...You can check ...
22:17, 2019-05-29

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland GENEVA (AP) — Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country’s famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent. The Valais regional police say two other Britons who ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her head, law enforcement sources told The Post at the ti...
04:17, 2019-07-19

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
16:34, 2019-06-03

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of these past trailers hasn’t been Mads Mikkelsen or any other actors. Instead, the real star has been that strange baby in a bottle....
19:00, 2019-06-02

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Bronx woman’s death ruled a homicide The death of a 33-year-old Bronx woman has been deemed a homicide, according to police sources. Victim Cindi Olivo was found face up on the bedroom floor of her University Avenue apartment around 8:40 p.m. July 12 after someone called the police complaining of a foul odor, cops said. Law enforcement...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Greek man arrested in American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world renowned scientist in developmental biology....
07:34, 2019-07-16

What Comes After Clarke's "Death" on The 100? Bargaining, Danger, and Confusion Sanctum's Primes had no idea what they were getting themselves into by trying to kill Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor). The 100's defacto leader has been a little bit out of the......
03:00, 2019-07-23

Police Constable Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan A police constable was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday, in the latest incident of mob violence that have triggered concern across the country....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Dad, stepmom charged in starvation death boy in Indiana A man who carried his son's lifeless body into an Indiana hospital has been charged with murder after an autopsy found that the 12-year-old had been abused and starved to death....
23:51, 2019-06-02

AZGFD offering up to $1,500 in death of 2 horned owls TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Operation Game Thief program is offering up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest regarding in the death of two horned owls. AZGFD says two young great horned owls were found dead May 28 in the 1500 block of East Prospect Lane. Investigators say i...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
17:17, 2019-05-31

Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday....
12:17, 2019-07-22

Can we talk in confidence? The death of candour in the age of surveillance The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication private. How can we regain our privacy?“Dance like no one is watching,” the American journalist Olivia Nuzzi wrote in 2014. “Email like it may one day be read aloud in a deposition.”Nuzzi’s advice could have saved Kim Darroch a...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy’s near death MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision. News outlets report Park Maitland School worker 34-year-old Jessica Kretz was arrested this week. ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
04:00, 2019-07-17

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
05:01, 2019-05-27

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still make jokes about it....
02:34, 2019-05-31

Thousands of chickens bake to death on hottest day ever in UK Disturbing pictures show "thousands" of dead chickens which baked to death in a poultry farm on the hottest day ever in the UK. The animals were killed by lethal 102 degrees Fahrenheit heat on Thursday....
20:17, 2019-07-31

After his death, collaborators work to keep Avicii’s legacy NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii was so excited about his new album that even on his flight to Oman, where he later died, he was communicating with his producers about different sounds he wanted to include. The Swedish DJ-producer died last April, and months after his family asked Avicii’s musical team ...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was hit with murder and robbery charges for the caper...
06:34, 2019-07-17

The Latest: Phoenix man get 20 years in girlfriend’s death PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Phoenix man in killing of his girlfriend (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Phoenix has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend, and another seven years for an unrelated conviction for aggravated assault. Maricopa County Sup...
03:51, 2019-06-01

4 Accused Of Witchcraft Beaten To Death In Jharkhand Four people were beaten to death in a village in Gumla district of Jharkhand today, after being accused of witchcraft in a state in which many have been thrashed and killed over such allegations....
17:51, 2019-07-21

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopefully. Kojima Productions has teased a countdown to a news anno......
20:17, 2019-05-27

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It is with great sadness that we tell you that Leo has...
19:51, 2019-05-30

According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a wo According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a worldwide reveal on PlayStation’s Twitch channel....
16:17, 2019-05-29

AOC complains about Pelosi barbs, cites death threats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez complained Thursday that it was unfair for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to single her and three other female freshman Democratic lawmakers out for criticism — and warned that the repercussions could be dangerous. “It’s singling out four individuals, and knowing the media ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Long Island jogger A driver has been arrested in the alleged hit-and-run death of a jogger on Long Island, police said. Michael McDermott, 37, was running along the shoulder on Lake Avenue in St. James when a 2014 Nissan sedan struck him around 12:20 p.m. Sunday, according to police. The driver, Keith Clancy, 32, of M...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Ex-NHLer Greg Johnson’s death likely a suicide, police say Former NHL player Greg Johnson’s death was likely the result of suicide, according to police. Johnson, 48, was found by his wife Kristin on July 7 in a storage room in the couple’s basement with a gun and single bullet near his body, according to the Rochester, MI police report obtained ...
16:00, 2019-07-19

German mayors get death threats after suspected far-right murder At least two German mayors with pro-migrant policies have received death threats by post, police said on Thursday, a few weeks after the murder of a senior local politician by a suspected far-right radical....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Five Years After Michael Brown’s Death, His Father Wants a New Investigation The death of Michael Brown Jr. set into motion profound changes in policing, race relations and society that continue to reverberate. “We’re not stopping until we get justice,” his father said....
04:34, 2019-08-10

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at random with people and countries, sparking destructio...
18:51, 2019-07-13

Iran Says Captured 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced To Death: Report Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday. Iranian state television published images it said......
14:34, 2019-07-22

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
16:51, 2019-07-14

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a prosecutor said on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-08-08

Iran claims it dismantled CIA spy ring, sentencing some to death The Intelligence Ministry in Tehran said it had detained 17 agents it suspected of being US spies. An official said that the suspects were Iranian nationals recruited by US intelligence....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
13:17, 2019-07-13

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on Jan. 21. The body of Sala, who had just signed for...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Death Toll In Pakistan Train Collision Rises To 23 The death toll from a train collision in central Pakistan rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said....
09:34, 2019-07-12

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Death Stranding PC release now more likely as game is no longer a PS4 exclusive The likelihood of Death Stranding coming to the PC has increased dramatically, as it looks like the upcoming game will no longer be a PlayStation 4 exclusive.A member of the ResetEra forum (vestan) noticed that on the Australian PlayStation website, Death Stranding is no longer present in the list o...
13:17, 2019-08-09

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales Experts call for urgent action to tackle ‘biggest health crisis of our time’Dementia is the biggest health crisis of our time, experts have said, as statistics show the condition was the primary cause of death in England and Wales last year.Almost one in eight people died from dementia and Alzheimer...
11:17, 2019-08-08

Bail set at $100K for NJ mom who allegedly beat toddlers to death Bail was set Friday for a New Jersey nurse arrested in connection with the deaths of her two toddlers — whose bodies were so badly beaten two years ago that they’d suffered internal bleeding, police said. Jade Spencer, 33, of Bloomfield, was stoic as she was walked into a Bronx courtroom, where she ...
09:00, 2019-08-10

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wr...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide in jail, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said ...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
21:34, 2019-07-18

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ultimately contributed to her death two years ago. Michelle White said that while her daughter, Meegan ...
13:34, 2019-07-16

2 guards suspended, warden reassigned following Epstein’s death The move by the Justice Department came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Kulbhushan Jadhav: 5 Facts On The Indian On Death Row In Pakistan India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Mom of WWE legend Chyna threatens to sue ‘Autopsy’ show on her death The mother of WWE Hall of Famer Chyna is trying to stop the television network REELZ from airing an upcoming episode of their new docuseries, “Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…” — which promises to reveal “the truth” about the former wrestler’s death. “I am ...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even telling one of his lawyers, “I’ll see you Sunday,” The Post has learned. The conv...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Nora Quoirin: autopsy yet to determine cause of death, say police French prosecutors open criminal investigation into London teenager’s death A postmortem of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old girl who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has yet to determine a definitive cause of death and will continue on Thursday, say police.The body of the teenager, from London, w...
04:34, 2019-08-15

New Jersey doctor falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée A New Jersey doctor on the verge of starting his dream job and getting married fell to his death while vacationing on the island of Ibiza, according to reports. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, originally from Staten Island, were sightseeing near a cliff on the islan...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Driver charged with DUI manslaughter in death of Florida deputy A Florida driver who allegedly crashed into a patrol car last month, killing a sheriff’s deputy, now faces vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter charges after he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Tucson man awaits sentencing in death of 73-year-old cyclist TUCSON – A Tucson man was convicted for dangerous manslaughter in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2017. Ramon Caro / Courtesy: Pima County Attorney’s Office Police say Ramon Caro reportedly struck 73-year-old David Meyer while he was driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 21, 2017. Meyer w...
08:00, 2019-08-15

A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of highways through a maze of heavily guarded checkpoints....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Ghislaine Maxwell seen in public for first time since Epstein death Socialite has been accused of conspiring with financier to groom girls for sexual abuseGhislaine Maxwell has been photographed at a restaurant in Los Angeles, the first time she has been seen in public since the death of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.The British socialite and heiress has b...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Cameron Boyce Cremated Nearly Two Weeks After Sudden Death Cameron Boyce is at rest. The Disney star's remains have been cremated, according to his death certificate released today and obtained by E! News. His ashes have been returned to his......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Tucson man sentenced in 2017 death of girlfriend’s baby TUCSON – A man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison after his girlfriend’s baby died in 2017. Ivan Alejandro Portillo Herrera got a 10-year prison term on manslaughter charge and probation for life on a child abuse charge, according to the Pima County Attorney’s Office. He is subject for depor...
23:34, 2019-08-13

The death of Jeffrey Epstein: Fact, fiction, confusion Conflicting information attempting to detail the final minutes of Jeffrey Epstein's life emerged Tuesday as officials tried to determine how he died.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-13

De Blasio says Epstein’s sudden death ‘boggles the imagination’ Hizzoner told NY1’s “Inside City Hall” that the fact Epstein allegedly hanged himself while on suicide watch at Metropolitan Correctional Center "doesn’t add up."...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week....
13:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. attorney general says "appalled" to learn of Epstein's death U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in a statement on Saturday he was "appalled" to learn of Jeffrey Epstein's death from an apparent suicide while in federal custody....
00:17, 2019-08-11

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez on Wednesday denounced as unacceptable comments by Rupert Colv...
11:34, 2019-06-19

New Jersey mother, 25, is charged in hot-car death of 21-month-old: prosecutors A 25-year-old New Jersey mother has been charged in the death of her 21-month-old toddler; authorities say, alleging that the child was left in a hot car for more than two hours....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch before death, official says Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch when he apparently killed himself in the New York jail where he was being held on child sex trafficking charges, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons told the New York Post Saturday....
01:00, 2019-08-11

Epstein death triggers flurry of conspiracy theories The apparent suicide of disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein has fueled much speculation online. US President Donald Trump is among those to get on the conspiracy-theory bandwagon....
16:00, 2019-08-11

Death toll jumps in southern Myanmar landslide A landslide in a village in Myanmar has left at least 53 people dead, authorities said. Monsoon rains have hammered Myanmar and other countries in the region, flooding vast swathes of land and displacing residents....
03:00, 2019-08-12

Conspiracy Theories Fly Online in Wake of Epstein Death The death of Jeffrey Epstein set off a wave of conspiracy theories online that demonstrate both how social media fuels misinformation and threatens to erode public acceptance of the results of any investigation....
06:00, 2019-08-12

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
17:00, 2019-08-12

‘KKK cop’ revelation may lead to review of unarmed black man’s death A probe into a white cop accused of having a framed KKK application at his Michigan home could lead to a fresh look at the officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in 2009, a prosecutor said. Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson said the results of an internal investigation into Police Offic...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Obesity, belly fat tied to early death among Mexicans Residents of Mexico City who are obese may be more likely to die prematurely than their slimmer counterparts, especially if they have lots of extra fat around their midsections, a new study suggests....
00:17, 2019-08-13

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted       ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Man charged with second-degree murder in death of Bianca Devins Brandon Andrew Clark, 21, of Cicero, allegedly slit Devins' throat and then posted a photo of her lifeless body on Instragram — where it remained for nearly a day before being removed....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Mom accuses Dominican authorities of ‘lying’ about son’s hiking death The heartbroken mother of a Bronx teacher who died on a hike in the Dominican Republic suspects foul play was involved — despite authorities claiming the cause was a heart attack. “He was healthy. I know they’re lying,” Annette Wedington insisted of her son Terrence Richmond’s sudden dea...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medical examiner said on Friday.Epstein was arrested in July on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges relating to the alleged abuse of hundreds of ...
08:00, 2019-08-17

U.S. fighter jet crashes near California's Death Valley, official says A U.S. military F/A-18E fighter jet has crashed near Death Valley, California, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
21:34, 2019-07-31

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
06:17, 2019-07-01

Sri Lanka death penalty reinstatement 'extremely disturbing' Sri Lanka has ended a moratorium on the death penalty and hired two hangmen to execute four persons convicted of drug offenses. In an interview with DW, HRW's Meenakshi Ganguly says the government's move is regressive....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule. Nazim Sirraj told The Associated Press on Monday that three bodies were found next to a school in Omdurman, the t...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws eye of UN watchdog The United Nations’ human rights chief is urging Venezuelan authorities to do a transparent investigate into the death of a navy captain, whose showed signs of torture after being arrested...
22:17, 2019-07-01

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squads are carrying out President Maduro's strategy for neutralizing political opponents....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
08:17, 2019-07-18

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to keep the military in line through fear....
05:00, 2019-07-02

Kennedys tried to get Saoirse Kennedy Hill help before death: report The Kennedy family spent months attempting to treat Saoirse Roisin Kennedy Hill for depression before her death this week, according to a new report in the Daily Mail. Luciana Klosterman, a close friend of the family, said Saoirse’s mother, Courtney Kennedy Hill, told her in a phone conversati...
15:00, 2019-08-03

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 2019-06-30

A Pregnant Woman Was Shot. She Was Charged With Her Baby's Death A 27-year-old Alabama woman was indicted on manslaughter charges Wednesday in the shooting death of her own unborn child, even though, police say, another woman pulled the trigger....
10:51, 2019-06-28

UN: Average of nearly 1 migrant child death daily since 2014 GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of at least one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the U.S.-Mexico border continuing to take lives. In its latest “Fatal...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Illusionist defies death with suit that is ‘invisible’ to sharks He’s not quite the shark whisperer. But Andrew Mayne, an illusionist and magician, has managed to come up with a way to commune with the beasts unlike just about anyone else. In his very own customized diving apparel, dubbed “Ghost Diver,” Mayne can make himself virtually invisible...
21:51, 2019-08-03

French police clash with protesters in Nantes after man's death Police fired tear gas at protesters in Nantes on Saturday as skirmishes broke out on the fringes of a demonstration and tributes to a young concert-goer who disappeared and drowned in the western French city....
17:51, 2019-08-03

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
15:00, 2019-07-06

Sri Lanka appoints executioners for return of death penalty Four convicts to be put to death after president announced end to 42-year-old moratoriumSri Lanka has hired two executioners as it prepares to put four prisoners convicted of drug offences to death in what would be its first use of capital punishment for more than 40 years.The executioners were pick...
22:34, 2019-06-28

Ashley Massaro was set to appear in suicide prevention video before death Before former WWE star Ashley Massaro tragically took her own life in May, she agreed to appear in a video for a song about suicide prevention written by her colleague at a Long Island radio station. “Ashley was very enthusiastic about the song,” Brian Orlando, the morning show host and assistant pr...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
11:17, 2019-06-29

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, state media reported on Tuesday, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran's nuclear program....
12:34, 2019-07-02