Category Archives: International News

Mr. Trump’s UN Speech

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Swiss shut down ‘fake’ E-Coin in latest cryptocurrency crackdown

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s financial watchdog has closed down what it said was the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. The … Continue reading

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‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Is Put Up For Sale

Wenner Media, the company founded by publisher Jann Wenner, is selling its controlling stake in the iconic music and culture magazine Rolling Stone, citing a desire “to best position the brand for future growth.” The news comes one year after Wenner … Continue reading

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Supreme Court preserves Trump travel ban’s refugee limits

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of President Trump’s travel ban could remain in effect, in a move that temporarily keeps some 24,000 refugees from being able to enter the U.S. In a brief order, the high court said it was continuing a … Continue reading

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‘Monkey Selfie’ Lawsuit Ends With Settlement

On Monday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced a settlement with photographer David Slater, ending a lawsuit it filed on Naruto’s behalf. Under the deal, Slater agreed to donate 25 percent of future revenue from the photos to groups that … Continue reading

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U.N. agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council on Monday agreed on its toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea that passed unanimously after the United States softened its initial demands to win support from China and Russia. The sanctions set limits on North Korea’s oil … Continue reading

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NH think tank estimates $5 per American would pay for nuclear deterrent against North Korea

NASHUA, NH – With North Korea threatening high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the U.S. electric grid, experts at the New Hampshire-based Foundation for Resilient Societies estimate that a nuclear deterrent can be quickly established for a cost of about $5 per American. Protecting critical transformers with EMP blocking … Continue reading

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