Biden: Not enough votes to change filibuster for abortion rights

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday there were not enough votes in the Senate to scrap a supermajority rule known as the filibuster to protect abortion rights after the Supreme...

Monkeypox cases triple in Europe, WHO says, Africa concerned

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the...

CFTC Serves Lawsuit Against South African Company Over $1.7B Bitcoin Fraud

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EU agrees on MiCA regulation to crack down on crypto and stablecoins

Officials from the European Union have agreed on a landmark law that will make life tougher for crypto issuers and service providers under a new single regulatory framework. Stefan Berger,...

Rewards4Earth plans to roll out crypto rewards to 1000 sports clubs in Australia

In a small coastal town just north of Brisbane, Queensland, 20 members of the Coolum Surf Club have been taking part in an initial trial of the Erth Point System, a crypto rewards platform from...

Analysts identify 3 critical flaws that brought DeFi down

The cryptocurrency market has had a rough go this year and the collapse of multiple projects and funds sparked a contagion effect that has affected just about everyone in the space. The dust has...

Former Monero maintainer Riccardo 'Fluffypony' Spagni to surrender for South Africa extradition

Riccardo Spagni, the former maintainer of the privacy coin Monero also known as Fluffypony, faces extradition to South Africa months after his arrest by U.S. authorities. In a Thursday court...

Former Monero maintainer Riccardo 'Fluffypony' Spagni to surrender for South Africa extradition

Court filings hint at authorities allowing Spagni to be in the United States for the Independence Day holiday weekend before being taken to South Africa early on Tuesday.

Monero’s Ricardo ‘Fluffypony’ Spagni to Surrender to US Marshals on July 5

The former privacy coin maintainer faces extradition to South Africa where he faces fraud charges.

CFTC charges South Africa-based bitcoin pool operator Mirror Trading International with $1.7B fraud, in its largest...

The top U.S. commodities watchdog charged South Africa-based bitcoin pool operator Mirror Trading International with $1.7 billion fraud on Thursday, alleging the global, multilevel marketing...

Frank Daniels, ex-AP chair and newspaper publisher, dies

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Associated Press board chair Frank A. Daniels Jr., who shepherded The News & Observer of Raleigh through an era of political and economic transformation in the New...

U.S. Supreme Court backs Biden in bid to end Trump 'remain in Mexico' policy

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court sided with President Joe Biden on Thursday as he seeks to end a hardline immigration policy begun under his predecessor Donald Trump that...

Surge in U.S. demand for Dutch abortion pills after Roe v. Wade decision

By Stephanie van den Berg AMSTERDAM - Demand for a Dutch service offering abortion pills surged more than fourfold after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, a women's rights...

South Africa's Rolling Power Cuts Turn Lights Off for Rand Bulls

South Africa's Rolling Power Cuts Turn Lights Off for Rand Bulls  Bloomberg

Central Bank of Morocco seeks to introduce crypto regulation bill

Bank Al-Maghrib , the central bank of Morocco, is gearing up to formally regulate the Bitcoin and crypto market. According to a Monday report by Bitcoin News, the apex bank is consulting with...

Orca Pair Rip Open Great White Sharks to Feast on Their Livers and Hearts

Two killer whales have been killing Great White sharks off the coast of South Africa, causing the sharks to avoid their regular territory.

India's Largest Cement Maker "Circumventing The Dollar" In Russian-Coal-For-Yuan Deal

India's Largest Cement Maker "Circumventing The Dollar" In Russian-Coal-For-Yuan Deal The Russian economy is currently experiencing unprecedented pressure from a group of countries...

Ben & Jerry's Israel business sold; sales to resume

JERUSALEM (AP) — Unilever said Wednesday that it has reached a new business arrangement in Israel that will effectively end Ben & Jerry's policy of not selling ice cream in annexed east Jerusalem...

COVID can't break South Africa's love affair with shopping malls

By Nqobile Dludla JOHANNESBURG - With two days to go until opening to the public, workers rush to put the finishing touches on the Kwena Square shopping complex, a shiny $13 million sign that...

COVID can't break South Africa's love affair with shopping malls

With two days to go until opening to the public, workers rush to put the finishing touches on the Kwena Square shopping complex, a shiny $13 million sign that South Africans are defying the global...

Escobar: Behind The Tin Curtain

Escobar: Behind The Tin Curtain - BRICS+ Vs NATO/G7 Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Cradle, The west is nostalgically caught up with outdated 'containment' policies, this time...

EY Valued Israeli Spyware Company NSO At $2.3bn Months Before Emergency Bailout

EY Valued Israeli Spyware Company NSO At $2.3bn Months Before Emergency Bailout Just months before secretive Israeli spyware company NSO Group required an emergency bailout and its...

Rabo: The Market Endlessly Wonders How Long Until We Cut Rates And Re-start QE Again

Rabo: The Market Endlessly Wonders How Long Until We Cut Rates And Re-start QE Again By Michael Every of Rabobank Abby Normal Dr. Frankenstein: “Igor... May I speak to you for a...

Omicron sub-variants BA.4, BA.5 make up more than 50% of U.S. COVID cases

- The fast-spreading BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron are estimated to make up a combined 52% of the coronavirus cases in the United States as of June 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

New details emerge after mysterious deaths of 21 teens partying at nightclub in South Africa: "I was running out of...

"We tried moving through the crowd, shouting 'please let us through,' and others were shouting 'we are dying, guys,'" one survivor said.

Strong U.S. Dollar Hurts South Africa, Brazil's Currencies

The dollar has surged, pushed higher by investors searching for protection against disappointing stocks and bonds. But it is weighing on emerging-markets currencies and spurring inflation fears.

Beijing, Shanghai both free of new local COVID cases for first time in months

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China's capital, Beijing, and the financial hub of Shanghai reported on Tuesday no new local COVID infections, the first time both cities were in the clear at the same time...

Spot Australian thermal coal has surged, but contract price is key: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia - The spot price of Australian thermal coal is higher than that of coking coal, an unprecedented situation that highlights just how the global market for...

South Africa Ends All Covid Travel Mandates

South Africa fully reopens for travel, just in time for the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birthday and prime safari season.

Fossils of Earliest Ancestors a Million Years Older Than Previously Thought: Scientists

The Sterkfontein Caves in Johannesburg, South Africa, reveal nearly 4 million years of evolution, scientists say.

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