Olympic swimming champion apologizes for role in Capitol riot, but leftists are still demanding...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 8:04 pm
Former Olympic swimmer Klete Keller has apologized for taking part in the US Capitol riot, but leftists are still demanding the unprecedented step of taking away his medals because of his alleged crimes. Read Full Article at RT.com
Prost! Bavarian court overturns statewide open-air alcohol ban imposed under Covid-19 curbs
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 7:56 pm
Covid-19 is no reason to deny oneself a jug of beer or glass of wine in the great outdoors, a Bavarian court has ruled, overturning a statewide ban on open-air consumption of alcohol introduced to limit the spread of the virus. Read Full Article at RT.com
Bidenâ€™s Treasury pick Yellen urged to use sanctions MORE AGGRESSIVELY than Trump...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 7:52 pm
Janet Yellen, Bidenâ€™s pick to lead the Treasury Department, has been urged by the Democrats to sanction the USâ€™ adversaries even more aggressively than the Trump administration. She said she already has her sights set on China. Read Full Article at RT.com
CIA director Gina Haspel resigns a day before Biden inauguration
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 7:09 pm
The Trump-appointed director of the CIA, Gina Haspel, has left her post after 36 years with the intelligence agency, announcing her resignation on Tuesday â€“ a day ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜El Nino has become El Hombre!â€™: Football fans stunned as retired star Fernando Torres...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 7:06 pm
One year and a half on from his retirement, former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea star Fernando Torres doesn't seem to have neglected his fitness after images emerged online showing the Spaniard looking jacked. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chinaâ€™s treatment of Uighur Muslims in labor camps amounts to â€˜genocideâ€™ and...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 6:49 pm
Outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has used his last full day in office to accuse China of genocide and crimes against humanity over its alleged abuses of Uighur Muslims in its northwestern Xinjiang region. Read Full Article at RT.com
Close call: McGregor and Khabib â€˜come within SECONDSâ€™ of bumping into each at Fight...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 6:40 pm
What began in a Brooklyn parking lot, and then in (and out) of a cage in Las Vegas, almost had a third chapter on Fight Island this week as warring rivals Khabib and Conor McGregor appeared to come close to a hotel meeting. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜We toppled a dictatorâ€™: Feminist activist endures howls of derision after tweeting...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 6:09 pm
As the sun sets on the Trump presidency, commenters are falling over themselves to cram in nonsensical hot-takes. Perhaps the daftest of all has been offered by activist Amy Siskind, who claimed America had â€œtoppled a dictator.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
Kremlin rejects Navalny allegation that Putin has secret Black Sea palace complete with casino,...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 6:02 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have an opulent private estate on the countryâ€™s Black Sea coast, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov insisted on Tuesday, in response to allegations from anti-corruption campaigner Alexey Navalny. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Iâ€™m 21... itâ€™s harder to find motivation and deal with the painâ€™:...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 5:39 pm
Russian figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva has revealed that she is constantly forced to overcome pain during training, adding that every year itâ€™s more and more difficult to compete against younger opponents. Read Full Article at RT.com
Khamzat Chimaev taunts â€˜chickenâ€™ Conor McGregor ahead of Irishmanâ€™s UFC comeback
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 5:36 pm
Surging UFC star Khamzat Chimaev has fired yet another social media salvo at Conor McGregor ahead of his rematch with Dustin Poirier this weekend, saying that he has respect for Ireland but not the fighter he calls a 'chicken'. Read Full Article at RT.com
Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown, makes masks compulsory amid fears of new virus strains
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 5:12 pm
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany's 16 state leaders have agreed to extend the country's current lockdown until the middle of February in response to the spread of Covid-19 and the appearance of new variants. Read Full Article at RT.com
WHO panel â€˜discouraged & frankly disappointedâ€™ by global Covid-19 vaccine rollout plan
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 5:06 pm
An independent WHO panel studying the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has criticized global vaccine rollout plans over inequalities that will see most of Africa missing out on receiving any jabs this year. Read Full Article at RT.com
Biden appoints transgender Penn. official Rachel Levine to senior health post despite grisly record...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 5:02 pm
As the media hail president-elect Joe Biden's appointment of the first-ever trans cabinet official, few note how she presided over a massive Covid-19 death toll in care homes in her prior post as Pennsylvaniaâ€™s health secretary. Read Full Article at RT.com
Iran Expands Intelligence Network Near Jordan And Israel
by South Front on January 19, 2021 at 4:52 pm
…from SouthFront.org The situation in Syriaâ€™s Idlib appears to be, once again, on the brink of escalation, with the US preoccupied with whatâ€™s happening at home, and Turkey attempting to push towards Ain Issa, while being targeted by its own proxies. The terrorist threat is far from removed, and attacks are common, moments of calm
Scientists closer to finding motor neurone disease cure after discovering how to repair damaged...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 4:48 pm
Researchers in Scotland say they have made a breakthrough in finding potential cures to motor neurone disease (MND) following their work on repairing the nerve damage caused by the degenerative illness. Read Full Article at RT.com
Spanish football stars handed two-year prison sentences for sharing sex tape
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 4:40 pm
Two Spanish footballers, Eibar striker Sergi Enrich and his former teammate Antonio Luna, have been given two-year suspended sentences for recording and sharing a video with sexualized content. Read Full Article at RT.com
Millionaire Jeremy Clarkson â€˜sick to the teethâ€™ at Brits â€˜whingeingâ€™...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 4:07 pm
Twitter has erupted with fury after British broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson said he was â€œfed up to the back teeth of the whingeingâ€� over the clamour that the quality of free school meal parcels has provoked. Read Full Article at RT.com
Scotland's first minister says national lockdown will remain until at least mid-February
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 4:03 pm
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the national lockdown will remain in place until mid-February at least, as a highly contagious strain of Covid-19 continues to afflict the UK. Read Full Article at RT.com
US expands sanctions against Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, targeting ships & Russian firms working on...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:59 pm
Outgoing US President Donald Trump has delivered his â€œparting giftâ€� to the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, with newly announced sanctions targeting a pipe-laying vessel and companies involved in the multinational project. Read Full Article at RT.com
Israel approves 780 new illegal settler units in occupied West Bank: Peace Now
by Kevin Barrett on January 19, 2021 at 3:58 pm
"Does Israel control US and Western countries' policies or is Israel just a spearhead of Western imperialism?"
â€˜Giantâ€™ Jurassic shark fossil unearthed in Germany was â€˜most impressiveâ€™...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:57 pm
The spectacular discovery of an almost complete skeleton of a Jurassic-period shark has given researchers incredible new insight into life on Earth 150-million-years ago. Read Full Article at RT.com
Whose fault is that? Establishment cyber-police drive Parler off the internet, act surprised when...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:56 pm
Conservative social media platform Parler is back, and after failing to completely railroad it off the internet, respectable â€œexpertsâ€� are now whining about its new Russian links. But even those links arenâ€™t what they seem. Read Full Article at RT.com
Madrid declared a â€˜disaster zoneâ€™ after storm Filomena hammers the Spanish capital
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:51 pm
The Madrid area has been declared a â€œdisaster zoneâ€� by the national government after extreme weather and snowstorms left the city crippled. The move means the affected areas can receive financial aid to alleviate the storm damage. Read Full Article at RT.com
Foes on the ground, but friends in space: American astronauts on ISS give their food to Russian...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:46 pm
Earth might be seeing a new Cold War, but Russia and the US are as friendly as ever up in space. After a postponed shipment, American astronauts on the International Space Station have donated food to their Russian counterparts. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump Bails Out Five Anti-Vaccination Groups
by Carol Duff, MSN, BA, RN on January 19, 2021 at 3:40 pm
Anti-vaxx groups that FB has banned get hand out from Trump
Chris Grisafe: What was FEMA official briefed on Capitol Security Doing with Terrorists on January...
by VT Editors on January 19, 2021 at 3:36 pm
Grisafe was given a detail briefing on security threats to the Capitol by terrorist and extremist group...then joined them in an armed coup against the US that demonstrated a high degree of organization and considerable advance knowledge of Capitol security...time for Chris to answer some hard questions.
â€˜Brotherlyâ€™ connection between Moscow & Kiev will see friendship eventually restored,...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:23 pm
Ukrainian opposition politician Viktor Medvedchuk has predicted that relations between Moscow and Kiev will eventually return to normal, despite the â€œRussophobiaâ€� of the current Ukrainian authorities. Read Full Article at RT.com
24 Hours to Freedom
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on January 19, 2021 at 3:17 pm
VT has already been asked by the new administration to aid in securing freedom and bringing Trump’s massive criminal conspiracy to justice…
WHO must reform to ensure â€˜faster, betterâ€™ pandemic response in future, says co-chair...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:17 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) can and must address the failures that led to it being too slow in its initial response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the co-chair of an independent review panel has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
There’s No Single Domestic Terrorism Statute. But Those Involved in the Riot at the Capitol May...
by VT Editors on January 19, 2021 at 3:09 pm
In the absence of specific statutes, like the ones written to combat foreign terrorism, the entire criminal code becomes part of the prosecutorâ€™s playbook. So what laws might we expect to see prosecutors use after Wednesday?
â€˜Lather, rinse, repeatâ€™: US Fed will crash the stock market like in 1987, strategist...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:04 pm
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery. Read Full Article at RT.com
Communist leader Zyuganov doesnâ€™t consider Navalny to be an opposition politician, says he...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 3:03 pm
Alexey Navalny is not a political figure, but represents American money in Russia. Thatâ€™s according to the leader of the countryâ€™s largest opposition party, the Communists. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Zero toleranceâ€™: New York Mets GM Jared Porter FIRED as four-year-old â€˜d*ck...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:53 pm
The New York Mets are in damage control mode after announcing they have fired their recently-appointed general manager Jared Porter amid reports that he sent a series of unsolicited, inappropriate texts to a female reporter. Read Full Article at RT.com
Germany may tax American gas imports in response to US sanctions against Nord Stream 2 pipeline
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:53 pm
Berlin should introduce punitive tariffs on imports of US liquefied natural gas (LNG) since Washington is pursuing its own ends by imposing sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, according to a German MP. Read Full Article at RT.com
Cheeky prank or sign of the end times? Internet gets confused by bizarre fake website offering...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:44 pm
A website that claims to sell ad space for Covid-19 vaccinations has triggered both laughter and existential dread, with many expressing despair over the possibility that the absurd gimmick could actually be real. Read Full Article at RT.com
New: Michigan GOP Senate leader Mike Shirkey very closely tied to Plotter Hawley and domestic...
by VT Editors on January 19, 2021 at 2:39 pm
Many of the leaders of the attempted coup against the US were from a group centered in Michigan that met with GOP Senate Leader (Michigan Senate) Mike Shirkey.
Not enough? Rival fans fume as â€˜golden boyâ€™ Messi escapes with two-match ban for...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:36 pm
Football fans have accused the La Liga authorities of letting Lionel Messi off lightly after the Barcelona star was given a two-match ban for lashing out during his teamâ€™s Spanish Super Cup defeat against Athletic Bilbao. Read Full Article at RT.com
NEO: Injustice So Thick You Could Cut it With a Knife
by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on January 19, 2021 at 2:13 pm
How does one cure evil?
Trial of former French PM begins over alleged international arms deal kickbacks
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:11 pm
Former French Prime Minister Ã‰douard Balladur has gone on trial in the Court of Justice of the Republic in Paris, over accusations that he'd financed his 1995 presidential bid with illegal kickbacks from arms deals. Read Full Article at RT.com
Gazprom warns investors that Nord Stream 2 could be canceled as Trump announces more US sanctions...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 2:06 pm
Russian energy giant Gazprom has warned that Nord Stream 2 could be suspended or even canceled if there is a change in the political situation. The statement follows the imposition of new sanctions on the project by Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com
Accused Russian Spy, Trump Acolyte, Finally Nabbed…finally
by VT Editors on January 19, 2021 at 1:57 pm
The FBI has arrested the fugitive Pennsylvania care worker accused of stealing a computer device from the office of Nancy Pelosi during the DC riots and later attempting to sell it to Russian spies.
â€˜Girls can do bothâ€™: â€˜Worldâ€™s sexiest athleteâ€™ Alica Schmidt demos...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 1:56 pm
The â€˜worldâ€™s sexiest athleteâ€™ Alica Schmidt has proved girls can combine killer gym workouts with feminine looks. She demonstrated her tough training regime before donning a tight-fitting cocktail dress that accentuated her lines. Read Full Article at RT.com
IEA cuts global energy demand outlook as renewed lockdowns weigh on fuel sales
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 1:52 pm
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has cut its 2021 forecast for oil demand by 0.3 million barrels. It will take more time for oil demand to recover fully as renewed lockdown measures will further limit mobility, the IEA said. Read Full Article at RT.com
EU to give flight clearance to Boeing 737 MAX next week following similar moves in US and Brazil
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 1:51 pm
The head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said the regulator will remove a ban on Boeing's 737 MAX plane, which has seen the jet grounded for almost two years after it was involved in two deadly accidents. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump’s pardoned allies may not be ‘safe’ as they think: legal scholar
by VT Editors on January 19, 2021 at 1:46 pm
You can't pardon a potential witness or a relative.Â You can't sell pardons.Â Pardoning witnesses is a "self pardon," which is prohibited.Â Common law states that "no man can be judge in his own case."
Conor McGregor poses on $780K-a-week superyacht moored at UFC Fight Island â€“ as coach jokes...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 1:25 pm
Conor McGregor found a yacht to match his super-sized self-confidence as the Irishman posed on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi ahead of his comeback against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 this weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com
Compilation: Leftists Call For â€œDeprogrammingâ€� and â€œRe-educationâ€� of...
on January 19, 2021 at 1:20 pm
Leftists conditioning public to accept political retribution for Americans who supported Donald Trump
Video: Honduran Migrant Caravan Incentivized By Joe Bidenâ€™s Immigration Policies
on January 19, 2021 at 1:15 pm
"He's giving us 100 days to get to the US," a migrant said of Joe Biden.
Commandos & paratroopers: Iranian army launches massive drills near mouth of Persian Gulf (VIDEO,...
by RT on January 19, 2021 at 1:06 pm
The Iranian army has started a massive military exercise involving commando and paratrooper units. The drills are the latest in a series of war games held by the country in recent weeks, amid soaring tensions in the Persian Gulf. Read Full Article at RT.com
3 key reasons why Polkastarter (POLS) price rallied 500% since December
by Cointelegraph By Jordan Finneseth on January 19, 2021 at 8:06 pm
New partnerships, interest in initial decentralized exchange offerings and the success of Polkadot back Polkastarterâ€™s impressive 500% rally.
These glasshouses are still shattered a year after the hailstorm, further compromising Australia's...
by Isaac Nowroozi on January 19, 2021 at 8:03 pm
Projects to secure Australia's food supply and prepare crops for global warming were lost in a devastating hailstorm that swept through Canberra last year. A year on, nothing has been repaired and research has been further compromised.
Some vaccines provide 'bonus' protection against other diseases. Could COVID jabs do the same?
by Belinda Smith on January 19, 2021 at 8:03 pm
COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out in their millions. While they show high rates of protection against the disease, could they help stave off the pesky common cold too?
US COVID death toll tops 400,000 in Trump's final hours
on January 19, 2021 at 7:53 pm
The US death toll from COVID-19 eclipses 400,000 in the waning hours of Donald Trump's presidency.
Child protection investigations taking longer to start, costing more to finish in Tasmania
by Alexandra Humphries on January 19, 2021 at 7:23 pm
New figures reveal Tasmanian children who are the subject of child protection investigations are being exposed to blowouts in the time taken to begin and conduct inquiries â€” and the situation is getting worse.
Melbourne headed for increased congestion as public transport use falls
by Zalika Rizmal on January 19, 2021 at 7:21 pm
Melbourne's roads could soon be clogged by an extra 100,000 cars every day as workers returning to the city choose cars over public transport, according to a report released today by Infrastructure Victoria.
'Half a dozen facemasks on our doorstep': Neighbours say Australian Open quarantine putting their...
by Bridget Rollason on January 19, 2021 at 7:19 pm
Victorian residents living next to an Australian Open quarantine hotel worry say overflowing biohazard bins have caused used PPE to be blown into their apartment foyer.
Calls for Victorian duck hunting ban after survey finds most hunters can't identify birds
by Richard Willingham on January 19, 2021 at 7:16 pm
Campaigners say the survey shows hunters cannot be trusted to kill the right birds, as pressure builds on the Government â€” including from senior Labor MPs â€” to ban the practice.
The Australian Open is a major but calculated gamble for Premier Daniel Andrews
by Richard Willingham on January 19, 2021 at 7:15 pm
Right now, hotel quarantine for tennis players in Melbourne is doing its job. But we know the system isn't perfect, and the Andrews Government is taking a big political gamble with hosting the event, writes Richard Willingham.
Live: Top Republican says Trump 'provoked' deadly attack on US Capitol
by Peter Marsh, Lucy Sweeney, Yasmin Jeffery And Emily Olson on January 19, 2021 at 7:09 pm
For the first time, US Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell explicitly blames President Donald Trump for provoking the early January attacks on the US Capitol. Follow live.
Biden's Treasury Secretary nominee calls cryptocurrencies a 'particular concern' for AML
by Cointelegraph By Turner Wright on January 19, 2021 at 7:01 pm
Janet Yellen claimed many cryptocurrencies are used "mainly for illicit financing."
Meet the flying vet who saves animals across the outback
by Rosie King on January 19, 2021 at 7:01 pm
Ameliah Scott isn't your average vet. She lives on a remote station in the outback and travels hundreds of kilometres to tend to sick, injured and pregnant animals of all shapes and sizes â€” by plane.
Ethereum 2.0 closes in on $4B value locked as stakers commit over 2% of supply
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on January 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm
Ethereum is now the third largest blockchain by stake committed, and has plenty of room to grow.
Gaga, an absent Trump and troops on the ground: Get ready for an unusual presidential inauguration
by Lucia Stein on January 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm
When Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are sworn in on January 20, the event will be unlike any other that has come before. Here's what we know about what will happen on the day.
London mortuaries bracing as the dead threaten to overwhelm the living
by Patrick Wood on January 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm
London's mortuaries are near breaking point as the coronavirus crisis runs rampant and threatens to overwhelm workers and the system.
'If you can't get them, you die': Australians struggling with 'worst ever' medication shortage
by Angela Ross on January 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm
Nearly a year after coronavirus wreaked havoc on global healthcare supply chains, Australia is still struggling to overcome critical medicine shortages, leaving some to take drastic stop-gap measures like reducing dosages.
Joe Biden wants to be America's healer. But a lot needs to go right for his team to be able to...
by Greg Jennett on January 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm
Even with the best will in the world towards Republicans, the final heaving weeks of the Trump presidency will convulse the new Democrat-led order in Washington for months to come, writes Greg Jennett.
Fixed interest rates may have reached rock bottom, say economists
by David Taylor on January 19, 2021 at 6:38 pm
If the Reserve Bank has no more three-year government bonds to buy by mid-2021, it may no longer be able to put downwards pressure on the benchmark yield for banks fixed mortgage products.
What can Australians stranded overseas do to prepare to come home? Does it help if you get a...
by Nicholas McElroy And Alicia Nally on January 19, 2021 at 6:38 pm
With so many Australians stuck overseas, we have unpacked what actions, if any, could prompt the government to open the borders to its citizens sooner.
Pro traders go short as overbought derivatives propel Ethereumâ€™s new high
by Cointelegraph By Marcel Pechman on January 19, 2021 at 6:26 pm
Pro traders opened large short positions and derivatives data are flashing red flags after Ethereum price soared to a new all-time high.
US accuses China of committing genocide, crimes against humanity in treatment of Uyghur Muslims
on January 19, 2021 at 6:16 pm
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the world is witnessing a "systematic attempt" by Beijing to destroy the nation's Uyghur Muslim population.
130-vehicle pile-up in Japan as blizzards wreak havoc with roads
on January 19, 2021 at 6:06 pm
A massive pile-up of more than 130 vehicles on a highway in northern Japan during a blizzard has left at least one person dead and 17 injured.
Cash spent on HomeBuilder scheme to reach nearly $2 billion, more than double original forecast
by Nour Haydar on January 19, 2021 at 6:03 pm
Victorian and Queensland home builders have led the nation in the scheme, which is estimated to be supporting around $18 billion worth of construction.
With the US Capitol attacks, domestic terrorism in America has exploded into the mainstream
on January 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Extremist groups have been preparing for the next "American revolution" for years, so the attacks on the Capitol came as no surprise for people like me, writes Zach Gardner.
How to regulate exchanges: Learn crypto from Biden's SEC chair pick, part 2/3
by Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus on January 19, 2021 at 5:21 pm
The SEC's incoming chair predicted the crackdown on crypto exchanges over AML concerns back in 2018. See what other insight he had.
As Ether price breaks all-time high Buterin's ETH holdings up 8x in a year
by Cointelegraph By Osato Avan-Nomayo on January 19, 2021 at 5:15 pm
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has seen the value of his personal ETH stash soar over 700% in a single year.
New timeline charts Bitcoinâ€™s price alongside historical events of the past decade
by Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus on January 19, 2021 at 4:35 pm
Have major events throughout Bitcoin's history impacted its price?
Bitcoin breakout 'imminent' says hedge fund as analyst targets $48K monthly close
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on January 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Both Bitcoin's technicals and analysis of on-chain indicators are "wildly bullish," says Vailshire Capital Management, with BTC/USD reaching three-day highs.
Crypto startup Amber Group raises $530 million AUM as institutions, retail arrive
by Cointelegraph By Sam Bourgi on January 19, 2021 at 3:54 pm
The crypto-finance company reported a 275% annual increase in assets under management in 2020.
The way forward for ICOs: Learn crypto from Biden's SEC chair pick, part 1/3
by Cointelegraph By Kollen Post on January 19, 2021 at 3:25 pm
Gensler will likely be replacing Jay Clayton, who famously slowed down the ICO market during his tenure at the SEC. Will Gensler issue new clarity?
ETH price sets new all-time high, gains financial momentum to go further
by Cointelegraph By Shiraz Jagati on January 19, 2021 at 3:14 pm
Technical indicators related to Ether suggest that a move past the $2,000 range might be in the books â€” but how soon?
Fetch and Yoti join forces to bring KYC to autonomous DeFi agents
by Cointelegraph By Andrey Shevchenko on January 19, 2021 at 2:13 pm
Fetch believes regulatory compliance is necessary to bring real world usage to the sector.
Joe Biden makes historic pick for assistant health secretary
on January 19, 2021 at 2:06 pm
President-elect Joe Biden has picked Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate.
US needs to honor international commitments, Iran Govt. spox says
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 1:55 pm
Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that the United States needs to honor its international commitments to the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and the Joint Comprehensive Plan...
Some 87 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran: Health Ministry
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 1:49 pm
Some 87 deaths were caused by COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday. Lari said that...
New â€˜market fearâ€™ index lets traders bet on crypto volatility
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on January 19, 2021 at 1:40 pm
COTIâ€™s new Crypto Volatility Index allows traders to profit from highly-volatile cryptocurrency markets.
Bitcoin overtakes tech as most crowded trade, says Bank of America survey
by Cointelegraph By Osato Avan-Nomayo on January 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm
â€œLong Bitcoinâ€� has once again flipped â€œlong techâ€� as the most crowded trade based on Bank of America's recent fund manager survey.
Ether price finally beats its 2018 all-time high, surpassing $1,428
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on January 19, 2021 at 11:55 am
A three-year hodl for Ether investors finally comes good as the largest altcoin surges into unknown territory on Tuesday.
Labor calls for more assertive role in US relations under Biden leadership
by Stephen Dziedzic on January 19, 2021 at 11:46 am
Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese accuses Prime Minister Scott Morrison of cosying up too closely to Donald Trump, warning Australia should be more assertive in its relations with the US amid Joe Biden's inauguration.
Bank of France settles $2.4M fund in central bank digital currency pilot
by Cointelegraph By Greg Thomson on January 19, 2021 at 11:37 am
The Bank of France processed $2.4 million worth of fund units using a CBDC in December as part of ongoing experiments into blockchain and stablecoin technology.
Tokenized single-malt scotch collection launches on Singapore exchange
by Cointelegraph By Osato Avan-Nomayo on January 19, 2021 at 11:13 am
Accredited investors can now own tokenized shares of a premium whiskey collection powered by Zilliqa.
Record Thai criminal sentence sends 'spine-chilling signal' to dissenters
on January 19, 2021 at 11:01 am
The Bangkok Criminal Court found the woman guilty on 29 counts of violating the country's lese majeste law for posting audio clips to Facebook and YouTube with comments deemed critical of the monarchy.
Did you see that one? India have the last word with deserved series win over Australia
by Russell Jackson on January 19, 2021 at 10:33 am
Battered and bruised after a challenging summer, India dug deep to ice a series win on Australian soil with an astonishing triumph at the Gabba, leaving the hosts with some difficult conservations ahead, writes Russell Jackson.
Iran Armyâ€™s Ground Force begins driis on Southeastern Coasts
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 10:23 am
The Iranian Army Ground Forces on Tuesday launched a military exercise along the Makran coasts southeast of the country. The war game, codenamed Eqtedar (Power)-99, began on Tuesday with the...
Fingers on trigger to defend Iran, says IRGC chief
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 10:22 am
Stating that the hands of IRGC forces are always on the trigger, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Chief Commander said that IRGC forces have no compliments with anyone on the issue...
Armed robbers steal $450K from Hong Kong crypto trader
by Cointelegraph By Osato Avan-Nomayo on January 19, 2021 at 10:21 am
A gang of four robbers has reportedly stolen about $450,000 from a crypto trader in Hong Kong.
Tehran, Baku move to expand ties with new deal
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 10:16 am
Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a new agreement at the conclusion of the latest round of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation in Tehran, focusing economic interaction on...
Dubai financial regulator working on regulations for cryptocurrencies
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on January 19, 2021 at 10:13 am
The Dubai Financial Services Authority is reportedly looking to introduce two crypto-related consultation papers as part of its business plan in 2021.
Iran has not sent Isfahan Uranium factory questionnaire to IAEA: Spox
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 10:10 am
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that Iran has not sent questionnaire for designing Isfahan metal uranium factory to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) yet and...
Qatar urges Persian Gulf states to start talks with Iran, end rift
by [emailÂ protected] on January 19, 2021 at 10:02 am
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has called on the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states to enter negotiations with neighboring Iran in order to patch...