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Bitcoin pushing higher as cryptocurrency market finds its swagger

Cryptocurrencies led by bitcoin surged on Tuesday, as confidence returned to the market following regulation and safety concerns. Read more Bitcoin was up 6 percent, trading above $ 11,500, the highest it has been in February. Ethereum and ripple — the number 2 and 3 cryptocurrencies respectively — also rose, trading 1-2 percent higher. More than 80 percent of cryptocurrencies ...

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Bitcoin surging higher after mystery trader buys $344mn in cryptocurrency

Top cryptocurrency bitcoin recovered to $ 11,000 on Monday, having almost doubled in value since hitting a low of $ 6,000 earlier this month. Read more On Sunday, its price rose to $ 11,328 following news that an unknown investor had bought $ 344 million worth of bitcoin between February 9 and February 12. The purchase was preceded by a ...

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Risks of interstate conflict higher than any time since end of Cold War – DNI chief

The risk of interstate conflict is higher now than at any time since the end of the Cold War, according to US Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats. The most immediate threats over the next year come from North Korea and from “Saudi-Iranian use of proxies in their rivalry,” Coats said during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday. “At ...

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Google’s data-friendly app YouTube Go expands to over 130 countries, now supports higher quality videos

YouTube Go, a mobile version of YouTube built for emerging markets with features like offline viewing and nearby sharing, is today expanding to over 130 countries worldwide. This wider rollout will make YouTube Go available to a large number of people who want the ability to watch YouTube videos, even if they don’t have a good connection, or find themselves ...

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Higher (paid) ed: Colleges have more millionaire presidents, report says

Presidents of 58 private colleges and seven public universities earned more than $ 1 million in total compensation in 2015, a growth of 48 percent. Some of them topped $ 3-4 million in earnings, according to a new report. Among the highest earners were 10 who made more than $ 2 million, up from eight who crossed that mark the ...

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New bitcoin billionaire Winklevoss sees cryptocurrencies heading much higher

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 11:36 Cryptocurrency investor Cameron Winklevoss sees bitcoin becoming a multitrillion-dollar asset. Winklevoss and his brother Tyler once sued Mark Zuckerberg in an attempt to gain control of Facebook, and then invested their settlement in bitcoin. Read more “We’ve always felt that bitcoin, given its properties, is gold 2.0 — it disrupts gold. Gold is scarce, ...

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Flying higher and faster: Bitcoin blasts past $11,700

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 12:25 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 13:01 The new age cryptocurrency bitcoin which has been on a record-breaking bull run has done it again, hitting $ 11,700. The digital currency broke through both $ 10,000 and $ 11,000 levels this week for the first time. The cryptocurrency has been smashing symbolic price barriers every few ...

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Child lead poisoning rates higher in Detroit & NYC than Flint

New data shows kids in Detroit and New York City have higher levels of lead in their blood than their counterparts in Flint, Michigan. Flint has seen major improvements in lead levels since their water crisis, but the issue in the US has not gone away. Data released on Tuesday by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows ...

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Support to impeach Trump higher than for Nixon as Watergate began

He is nyet a crook. The clamor for President Trump’s impeachment is louder now than it was for former President Richard Nixon as the Watergate scandal began to unfold, a new poll says. Forty-one percent of Americans believe Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday — compared to the 24% who ...

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Harley-Davidson opposed higher tariffs, despite Trump's claims

MADISON, Wis. — Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, which President Trump singled out Tuesday when discussing foreign trade barriers, warned earlier this year against responding to such restrictions by imposing higher American tariffs. Trump said in his speech to Congress that executives from Harley-Davidson told him they have trouble selling motorcycles outside of the United States because of high taxes. While other ...

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