BUSINESS

After the bitcoin boom: hard lessons hit cryptocurrency investors »

The number of people who have bought virtual currencies more than doubled last winter. For people who got in late, the bust has been disastrous. SAN FRANCISCO — Pete Roberts…

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Paul Allen’s space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle »

SEATTLE (Reuters) – The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more…

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SPORTS

NFL Week 2 preseason scores, schedule, updates: Luck struggles, Lamar Jackson inconsistent »

The second week of the NFL preseason came to a close on Monday night. Andrew Luck, Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson all…

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NFL’s New Helmet Rule Is Unpopular Among Players… So What Happens Next? »

The NFL is a fascinating entity in that it’s politically savvy enough to jam through potentially unpopular legislation just like…

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Colts vs. Ravens odds: NFL Preseason Week 2 picks by proven expert who’s 12-4 on Indianapolis games »

Andrew Luck’s comeback efforts continue on Monday Night Football when the Baltimore Ravens travel to Indianapolis to take on the…

Aug 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Bills not happy with Jarvis Landry’s block on Johnson »

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry had teammates singing his praises for a block on Buffalo Bills cornerback Taron Johnson…

Aug 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Honeypot pornography lawyer pleads guilty »

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Piracy sites provided data that helped uncover the Prenda Law scheme A US lawyer could be jailed for up to 10 years for helping to upload porn films to file-sharing sites and then sue people who downloaded them. Paul…

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Bitcoin buster? The search for a more stable cryptocurrency »

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bitcoin’s price has been extremely volatile over the last 12 months Cryptocurrencies – digital tokens known as cryptos for short – have investors in the grip of a gold rush fever, with billions being traded every day. Prices fluctuate…

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Gig economy pressures make drivers ‘more likely to crash’ »

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A report has called for stricter safety measures for gig-economy drivers and couriers. Drivers and couriers who get their work from apps face a “heightened risk” of crashes, a study suggests. Research from University College London (UCL) indicated 42% of…

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Facebook apologises for blocking Prager University’s videos »

Image copyright Facebook Image caption PragerU accused Facebook of “ratcheting up their algorithms” against conservative content Facebook has apologised for removing several videos posted to its platform by a US right-wing non-profit group. Prager University had said some of the clips had been falsely accused…

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SCIENCE

Sea level rise is already costing property owners on the coast »

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Elizabeth Boineau’s 1939 Colonial sits a block and a half from the Ashley River in a sought-after neighborhood of ancient live oaks,…

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The universe has way more water worlds than we thought »

The quest for alien life has been boosted by a major discovery about exoplanets. Scientists say that “water worlds,” or exoplanets that contain lots of…

Aug 21 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

Radioactive device goes missing in Malaysia

Image copyright Getty Images Malaysia is hunting for a radioactive device which went missing from a pickup truck earlier this month. Authorities say the radioactive substance inside the radiography device could spread dangerous contamination if dismantled…

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Mid-East

Hajj: Seven things you don’t know about the Muslim Pilgrimage

Millions of Muslims from all around the world are gathering in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform Hajj – the Muslim pilgrimage .It takes place only once a year, in the 12th and final month of the…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »
America

Mueller inquiry: Trump fears ‘perjury trap’ in Russia inquiry

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump has repeatedly referred to the Mueller investigation as a “witch hunt” US President Donald Trump has said he is worried he might face perjury charges if he gives statements…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »
WORLD

Wildfire Jumps Highway in California and Vehicles Catch Fire | World News Tonight | ABC News

Trucks and cars in traffic go up in flames as firefighters try to quell the blaze. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news and updates from ABC News ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=abcnews To read the full story and others, visit…

Feb 15 2018 / Read More »
Europe

Ten hikers killed in flash flooding in southern Italy

Image copyright EPA Image caption A search and rescue operation was launched after the flash flood At least 10 hikers have been killed and others are missing after flash flooding in southern Italy. The four men…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Michigan State football: Defense wins another scrimmage

CLOSE Michigan State’s defense won the first scrimmage of preseason camp, and the Spartans’ offense – in particular QB Brian Lewerke – wants to play better. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press Michigan State QB Brian Lewerke…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Travel Troubleshooter | My mom’s in a wheelchair. Why did American Airlines charge me extra to sit with her?

Why wouldn’t American Airlines allow Bo Bao to sit with his mother, who uses a wheelchair, on a flight from Dallas to Paris and back? Q: I recently flew from Dallas to Paris on American Airlines.…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »
UK

The dancer bringing rent parties from 1920s Harlem to the UK

Rent parties were held in 1920s New York when African Americans faced disproportionately high rents. They threw wild jazz parties for paying guests to make up the money before the rent collector came round. British choreographer…

Aug 21 2018 / Read More »

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