â€˜Weâ€™re proud Jewsâ€™: Ben & Jerryâ€™s co-founders say thereâ€™s nothing...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 2:30 pm
Ben & Jerryâ€™s co-founders have pushed back against claims of anti-Semitism following the companyâ€™s decision to stop offering its ice cream products in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, noting that they themselves are Jews. Read Full Article at RT.com
150 killed & villages destroyed after flash flooding ravages northeastern Afghanistan, Taliban says
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 2:29 pm
Flash floods ripped through villages in a Taliban-controlled area of eastern Afghanistan, destroying dozens of homes and burying people in mud and water. The militant group said 150 people have been killed. Read Full Article at RT.com
Condoms for kayak repairs: Aussie Olympian champ shows contraceptives being put to bizarre use for...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 2:29 pm
Any good kayaker will know that they must have a life jacket and paddle to compete, but Aussie star Jessica Fox has revealed that her Olympics were saved when she used a CONDOM for some last-minute running repairs on her vessel. Read Full Article at RT.com
Catholic church spent millions meant for Canada residential school victims on lawyers & expenses...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 2:27 pm
Millions of dollars that were supposed to go to Canadian residential school survivors as part of a 2005 settlement were reportedly spent by the Catholic Church on lawyers, fundraising, administration costs and unapproved loans. Read Full Article at RT.com
Publisher of controversial â€˜Putinâ€™s Peopleâ€™ agrees to edit book, admits...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 2:07 pm
HarperCollins, the American publishing house behind a widely contested account of Russian President Vladimir Putinâ€™s time in office, has agreed to edit future copies in the face of legal action from two top Moscow businessmen. Read Full Article at RT.com
US teen Suni Lee shines in Simone Bilesâ€™ absence to win all-round gold as ROC star Melnikova...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 1:52 pm
Suni Lee of the US has claimed gold in the women's individual all-round gymnastics competition, succeeding compatriot Simone Biles after the 24-year-old declined to defend her title while citing mental health concerns. Read Full Article at RT.com
Trump, Pompeo â€˜likelyâ€™ knew of threat to WaPo’s Khashoggi before his murder: UN...
by VT Editors on July 29, 2021 at 1:50 pm
The United States “likely” had intelligence about the deadly threat to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi prior to his murder at the kingdomâ€™s consulate in Istanbul in October 2018, says the former UN official who investigated the incident. Press TV: The dissident journalist was murdered on October 2, 2018, after he entered the Saudi consulate to The post Trump, Pompeo â€˜likelyâ€™ knew of threat to WaPoâ€™s Khashoggi before his murder: UN investigator first appeared on Veterans Today | Military Foreign Affairs Policy Journal for Clandestine Services.
Brazilian cities see SNOW after southern states told to brace for cold snap
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 1:45 pm
Images and videos of a rare snow event in Brazil, with temperatures falling to almost -8C, have been flooding social media. Authorities earlier warned of an approaching severe cold snap. Read Full Article at RT.com
Blinken says nuclear deal negotiations with Iran â€˜cannot go on indefinitelyâ€™ as...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 1:41 pm
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has stated that nuclear deal negotiations â€œcannot go on indefinitelyâ€�, but says the White House is still willing to engage in diplomacy with Tehran over the issue. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Itâ€™s a cry for helpâ€™: Daniel Cormier blasts Conor McGregor after deleted tweet...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:59 pm
Daniel Cormier, a former training partner of ex-UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, says that Conor McGregor 'absolutely crossed the line' in his since-deleted tweet in which he referenced the passing of the Russian star's father. Read Full Article at RT.com
Is Beijingâ€™s crackdown on Big Tech about making the lives of Chinese people better?...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:57 pm
Chinese stocks fell as the worldâ€™s second-largest economy dials up its clampdown on business. Boom Bustâ€™s Ben Swann analyzes what is behind the regulations that are driving the dip. Read Full Article at RT.com
Foiling their rivals: ROC womenâ€™s team take home fencing gold after victory over France at...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:46 pm
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) secured another gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, this time through a quartet of their women beating rivals France by a score of 45-34 in the foil fencing final on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Pakistan mandates Covid-19 shots for public sector workers, vaccine passport needed for air travel,...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:30 pm
The Pakistani government has said it will mandate vaccinations across a number of settings from August, including government offices, schools, restaurants, and shopping malls, despite less than 5% of citizens being inoculated. Read Full Article at RT.com
German cycling coach sent home from Olympics for yelling, â€˜Get the camel driversâ€™...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm
The German Olympic Sports Confederation has announced that cycling coach Patrick Moster has been sent home from the games after making racist comments during the menâ€™s time trial on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
ROC team to file complaint with Tokyo Olympics authorities after â€˜cheaterâ€™ question...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:21 pm
Team ROC, the name under which Russian athletes are competing in Tokyo, plan to lodge a complaint against questions aimed at Daniil Medvedev by a journalist in which he asked if Russian athletes are 'cheaters'. Read Full Article at RT.com
Climate â€˜already changingâ€™ in UK, report says, warning more extreme weather is set to...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:17 pm
Met Office researchers have warned that the impact of global warming is â€œalready changingâ€� the UKâ€™s climate, with extreme weather, such as heatwaves and floods, set to hit the nation on an increasingly regular basis in the future. Read Full Article at RT.com
France slams â€˜discriminatoryâ€™ UK quarantine rules as travelers must undergo isolation...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:17 pm
Paris has slammed the UKâ€™s decision to maintain quarantine measures for travelers from France, arguing that it is â€œdiscriminatory,â€� as double-jabbed citizens across the European Union (EU) are able to forgo the requirement. Read Full Article at RT.com
Christian Eriksen set to return to Inter Milan for medical checks despite doctors casting doubt on...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 12:13 pm
Denmark and Inter Milan star Christian Eriksen is reportedly ready to return to his club for medical checks almost two months after the midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch at Euro 2020. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian court sentences five men to prison time after they participated in violent riots protesting...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:55 am
A Russian court has sentenced five men to multiple years behind bars after they were found guilty of participating in unauthorized rallies, protesting against restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in spring last year. Read Full Article at RT.com
Mixed fortunes: Khachanov books Olympic semi-final spot for ROC but Medvedev obliterates racket...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:41 am
Karen Khachanov secured a semi-final berth but countryman Daniil Medvedev was unable to join him on a day of contrasting fortunes for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) tennis team at Tokyo 2020. Read Full Article at RT.com
Threat of domestic vaccine passports will help â€˜cajoleâ€™ young people into getting...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:29 am
The plan to require digital vaccine certificates for entry to clubs and other venues will help pressure young people into getting the shot, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has acknowledged. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russiaâ€™s economic recovery reaches pre-pandemic level with higher-than-expected growth of...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:11 am
Russiaâ€™s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 4.6% year-on-year in the first half of 2021, exceeding expectations, the Economy Ministry has announced. Read Full Article at RT.com
Whatâ€™s behind runaway inflation in the US? RTâ€™s Keiser Report finds out
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:03 am
Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert look at the data suggesting US consumers are showing â€˜no resistanceâ€™ to surging prices, as money-printing and stimulus checks encourage Americans to pay whatever the ticket says without negotiation. Read Full Article at RT.com
CIA Drove Spike in Media Leak Investigation Requests Under Trump
by Jason Paladino on July 29, 2021 at 11:00 am
Records released by the Department of Justice provide new details about Trumpâ€™s campaign against whistleblowers and leakers. The post CIA Drove Spike in Media Leak Investigation Requests Under Trump appeared first on The Intercept.
Armenia asks Russia to deploy soldiers to frontier with Azerbaijan, as shootout kills three...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 11:00 am
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has called on Moscow to deploy more peacekeepers to his countryâ€™s border with Azerbaijan, as both nations accuse each other of violating an agreed ceasefire after a day of bloody fighting. Read Full Article at RT.com
Macron sues French billboard owner over posters depicting president as Hitler
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 10:44 am
The lawyers of French President Emmanuel Macron are suing a man who depicted the head of state as Adolf Hitler, amid recent protests opposing Franceâ€™s health pass and Covid vaccine restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com
Belgium investigates possible manslaughter following deadly floods that killed over 40
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 10:42 am
An investigation into fatal floods has been launched in Belgiumâ€™s Wallonia region, the worst hit by the disaster earlier this month. Prosecutors are looking into â€œinvoluntary homicide by lack of foresight or precaution.â€� Read Full Article at RT.com
Gold medal trolling: Brazilian players smugly wave goodbye to Argentinian rivals after Olympics exit
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 10:22 am
Footballers from the Argentina and Brazil national football teams have been exchanging digs on social media after the former's exit from the Olympic games, in a reignition of one of the sport's most heated rivalries. Read Full Article at RT.com
Putin is broke? Biden the latest American leader to publicly expose the dangerous lack of genuine...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 10:04 am
US presidents are a mass of contradictions. Donald Trump spoke of improving relations with Russia, but dragged them to new lows with sanctions. Joe Biden, by contrast, has overseen a thaw, while saying nasty things about Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com
Police call in military to help enforce Covid lockdown in Sydney after cases rise unabated
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 10:02 am
Sydney authorities have been blasted for â€œmilitarizing a public health crisis,â€� after the New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller requested the support of 300 soldiers to ensure greater compliance with Covid restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜Iâ€™m pro-choiceâ€™: NFL star Cole Beasley defends vaccine stance as debate around...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 9:50 am
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley has defended his position on vaccine hesitancy, saying that he and fellow NFL players reluctant to receive the jab want to see 'proper information' ahead of a 'very personal choice'. Read Full Article at RT.com
NBA star Jaxson Hayes arrested after being â€˜tasered in brawl with policemanâ€™ â€“...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 9:21 am
New Orleans Pelicans star Jaxson Hayes was booked for a felony charge of battery on a law enforcement officer and hospitalized to treat minor injuries after allegedly being involved in a violent altercation, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
Cambodia set to lockdown eight provinces on border with Thailand that recorded highest Covid cases...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 9:11 am
Eight provinces on the Thai border are set to enter lockdown after Cambodiaâ€™s Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the measures. The temporary regional shutdown comes as Thailand sees record-high coronavirus deaths and cases. Read Full Article at RT.com
â€˜It got to my headâ€™: Italian ace Fognini says HEAT in Tokyo caused him to shout...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 9:04 am
Italian tennis star Fabio Fognini says the oppressive heat in Tokyo caused him to shout homophobic slurs at himself during his defeat to Daniil Medvedev. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chinese stocks gain on reports Beijing will continue to allow US listings
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 9:00 am
Asian stock markets traded mostly higher on Thursday, following reports that China would not ban domestic companies from going public in the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chinaâ€™s possible involvement in Afghanistan could be a â€˜positiveâ€™ development,...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 8:59 am
China could play a constructive role in Afghanistan if it helps secure a political settlement between Kabul and the Taliban, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Thursday Live: CDC Says Vaccinated Spreading Virus
on July 29, 2021 at 8:18 am
This blows a major hole in their vaccine push
Alaskan Peninsula rocked by huge 8.2-magnitude earthquake, 6th-largest in US history, triggering...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 8:03 am
An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale has struck just south of the Alaskan Peninsula. The authorities issued warnings and advisory notices about a possible tsunami. Read Full Article at RT.com
Simone Biles says sheâ€™s â€˜more than my accomplishments and gymnasticsâ€™ in...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 7:42 am
US gymnastics icon Simone Biles has thanked fans for their â€œlove and supportâ€� after she withdrew from two events at the Tokyo Games, watching on as America settled for second behind the Russian Olympic Committee on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
India may join China in bid to lower oil prices
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 7:40 am
The worldâ€™s third-largest crude oil importer, India, could join China in tapping into its strategic petroleum reserve in a bid to sell lower-priced crude to its refiners amid rallying international oil prices. Read Full Article at RT.com
Tunisian president tells businessmen they wonâ€™t be prosecuted if they return billions of...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 7:37 am
Tunisian President Kais Saied, who seized control of the government last weekend, said that billions of dollars had been stolen from the country and offered businessmen an option to return the money if they wanted to avoid prison. Read Full Article at RT.com
Video: Pelosi Bizarrely Declares Reason She Called GOP Leader A â€œMoronâ€� Is...
on July 29, 2021 at 7:14 am
Pelosi says "On almost every subject that you can name, science is the answer," without explaining the what the science is
â€˜Independentâ€™ Mexico has every right to send aid to Cuba in defiance of...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 6:52 am
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has scoffed at the notion that Mexico should honor a US-imposed embargo on Cuba, as his country sends aid to the island in defiance of Washingtonâ€™s suffocating economic restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com
Video: Ted Cruz Calls Mask Mandate Reversal â€œA Virtue Signal Of Submissivenessâ€�
on July 29, 2021 at 6:45 am
Charges Democrats of engaging in "Kabooki theater"
Positive Covid test for US pole vault star Sam Kendricks sends ENTIRE Australian athletics team...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 6:04 am
American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks will be forced to miss the Olympics after testing positive for Covid, with the knock-on effect sending the entire Australian track and field team into a brief period of isolation in Tokyo. Read Full Article at RT.com
FDA extends shelf life of J&J vaccine to 6 months, after states remain flooded with millions of...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 4:08 am
The US Food and Drug Administration has agreed to extend the expiry date of Johnson & Johnsonâ€™s Covid vaccine to six months, pushing it out for the second time as states â€œdrowningâ€� in jabs struggle to get rid of them. Read Full Article at RT.com
Google And Facebook Announce MANDATORY Vaccines For Employees
on July 29, 2021 at 4:00 am
And Biden will today mandate all federal employees to take vaccines
Sydney widens police powers, ordering residents to wear masks AT ALL TIMES outside home amid surge...
by RT on July 29, 2021 at 3:49 am
Some two million residents living in Sydney, Australia, which is currently in the middle of an extended lockdown, have been told to mask up outdoors and not travel further than five kilometers from home, as cases rise. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chinese City Offers Cash Handouts To Incentivize More Childbirths Amid Demographic Crisis
on July 29, 2021 at 2:53 am
Chinese City Offers Cash Handouts To Incentivize More Childbirths Amid Demographic Crisis
California Restaurant Requires â€œProof Of Being UNvaccinatedâ€� For Service
on July 29, 2021 at 2:49 am
California Restaurant Requires â€œProof Of Being UNvaccinatedâ€� For Service
National Cabinet will today see a set of numbers that might just chart a path out of the pandemic
by Tom Lowrey on July 29, 2021 at 2:10 pm
The "magic number"Â of COVID-19 vaccinations needed for the country to safely reopen will be considered by National Cabinet today, but we won't know its decision just yet.
Crypto population doubled to over 200M users since January, report says
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on July 29, 2021 at 1:14 pm
It only took four months for the crypto population to almost double from 106 million in February to 203 million in May, according to a new Crypto.com report.
Is Bitcoin a religion? If not, it soon could be
by Cointelegraph By Andrew Fenton on July 29, 2021 at 1:07 pm
Bitcoin struggles at $40K after â€˜most confusingâ€™ Jerome Powell press conference
by Cointelegraph By Yashu Gola on July 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm
The Federal Reserve Chairman had to explain what he meant by the term "transitory" inflation as he admitted that consumer prices have gone higher than he and other central bank officials had anticipated.
Your daily guide to the Games: Athletics, swimming finals and the Matildas headline Friday action
on July 29, 2021 at 12:16 pm
Friday marks day one of the athletics program, with a host of Australians in action, while the medal races keep coming in the pool. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for on day 7.
Bitcoin open interest mimics Q4 2020 as new report â€˜cautiously optimisticâ€™ on BTC rally
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on July 29, 2021 at 12:07 pm
An allusion to the start of this yearâ€™s bullish progress comes as $40,000 refuses to go quietly as resistance.
Bitcoin hash rate rebounds as major miners are coming back online
by Cointelegraph By Arijit Sarkar on July 29, 2021 at 11:55 am
Restrictions in China have forced homegrown Bitcoin miners to move out to crypto-friendly nations such as Canada, Kazakhstan and the United States.
Bitcoin inheritance tool to use cloud service by Russian Sberbank
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on July 29, 2021 at 11:48 am
A new project in Russia aims to enable secure storage of inherited digital possessions like Bitcoin using a cloud-based service of state-owned Sberbank.
Titmus books another showdown with Ledecky in Tokyo, McKeown through to backstroke semis
on July 29, 2021 at 11:48 am
Ariarne Titmus will faceÂ firm favourite Katie Ledecky in the women's 800 metres freestyleÂ final, while Australian teammate Kaylee McKeown continuesÂ her campaign to win a second gold in Tokyo.
EU entrusts $30M to new blockchain and digital assets fund
by Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet on July 29, 2021 at 11:30 am
The European Investment Fund invested $30 million in a new $120-million blockchain and digital assets fund, highlighting the sectorâ€™s â€œstrategic importanceâ€� for the European Union.
Jess Fox takes her place in Olympic history after conquering 'all the emotions' to win elusive gold
by Tracey Holmes on July 29, 2021 at 11:13 am
Even being physically sick before her final run could not prevent the popular Australian from finally winning the Olympic gold she so richly deserved in Tokyo.
Cointelegraph Consulting: Raribleâ€™s daily transactions see a rapid decline
by Cointelegraph By Cointelegraph Consulting on July 29, 2021 at 11:07 am
The daily transaction volume on NFT auction site Rarible has dropped significantly since peaking in April 2021 and has not recovered since.
USâ€“Japan digital trade deal should include crypto: American think tank
by Cointelegraph By Osato Avan-Nomayo on July 29, 2021 at 10:01 am
Analysts at the Rand Corporation say crypto as part of the bilateral digital trade could lay the groundwork for cryptocurrency adoption in international trade.
Cox's Bazar refugees displaced amid flooding in Bangladesh
on July 29, 2021 at 9:44 am
The camp,Â which hosts more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees, receivesÂ nearly half the average July rainfall in one day, killing six people and displacing more than 12,000.Â
Israeli govâ€™t seeks to track crypto holdings above $61K
by Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet on July 29, 2021 at 9:29 am
Framed as a â€œwar against black capital,â€� Israelâ€™s Ministry of Finance estimates the new legislation could bring in $9.2 million in additional state revenues through tax.
Sydney Roosters dominate Parramatta in 28-0 thrashing
on July 29, 2021 at 9:20 am
The Eels fail to score a point, as the fifth-placed Roosters keep the pressure on the top four with a convincing triumph in Mackay.
'Not shown any remorse': Judge jails man for violently assaulting his former partner and...
by Melissa Mackay on July 29, 2021 at 9:15 am
A judge sentences a New Zealand man to more than three years in jail for violently assaulting his former partner and stepdaughter in Darwin in the late 1990s.Â
WA Premier urged not to stop the boats after vow to turn ships back to Indonesia
by Courtney Fowler on July 29, 2021 at 9:06 am
The livestock industry says Mark McGowan could be making a "grave" diplomatic mistake as well as putting the food security of WA'sÂ most important trading partner at risk.
Felicitation to Muslims on Eid al-Ghadeer
by [emailÂ protected] on July 29, 2021 at 8:54 am
The Shia celebrates Eid al-Ghadeer on Saturday which marks the day when Prophet of Islam appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUM) as the first Shia Imam. The Shia Muslims believe...
EY aims to simplify cross-border withholding tax process with blockchain
by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on July 29, 2021 at 8:46 am
EY expects that its new blockchain-based withholding tax solution can lay a foundation for the European Commissionâ€™s withholding tax relief system.
Record 57K BTC leave exchanges in one day, dropping Bitcoin reserves to pre-crash levels
by Cointelegraph By William Suberg on July 29, 2021 at 8:45 am
57,000 BTC leaves exchanges in a single day as demand returns with Bitcoin at the upper end of its multi-month trading corridor.
Tokyo Olympics highlights day 6: More gold for Australia, China sets new world record, South Africa...
on July 29, 2021 at 8:18 am
It's been another massive day for Australia in the pool,Â while China has set a new world record in the women's 4x200m freestyle relay.Â Here are the key moments so far from day 6.
China 'propped open the door' for cyber criminals in Microsoft email hack, intelligence agency...
by Matthew Doran on July 29, 2021 at 8:15 am
China's actionsÂ exposedÂ a weakness in Microsoft's email servers, according to Australian Signals DirectorateÂ chief Rachel Noble, while Home Affairs boss Mike Pezzullo says intelligence agencies urgently need more powers to intervene.
Alleged domestic abuser now charged with murder after wife succumbs to head injuries
on July 29, 2021 at 8:00 am
Police upgrade the charge against a husband accused of inflicting his wife's head injuriesÂ after the 37-year-old woman diedÂ in hospital yesterday.
Townsville primary school principal arrested over alleged child exploitation offences
by Sally Rafferty on July 29, 2021 at 7:59 am
Justen Orford was stood down from his position at St Joseph's Catholic School in Mundingburra when questions were raised about his conduct.
Bitcoin Strategy ProFund aims to tackle regulatory barriers for investors
by Cointelegraph By Arijit Sarkar on July 29, 2021 at 7:57 am
Mutual funds provider ProFunds aims to enable crypto exposure for investors without actually buying Bitcoin.
We're closer to the Games than ever before and it's giving me goosebumps
by Paul Kennedy on July 29, 2021 at 7:52 am
There may be no live crowds, but a friendly time zone, working from home and endless options for watching the events of your choosing is makingÂ us feel like we're there, writes Paul Kennedy.
Chinese billionaire jailed for 18 years for organising an attack on officials
on July 29, 2021 at 7:41 am
Sun Dawu, known throughout China after being charged with illegal fundraising in 2003, is among 20 defendants to stand trial after stopping a state-owned enterpriseÂ from demolishing a company building.
Out of service and out of patience: Telco review to hear 'warts and all' complaints
by Michael Condon on July 29, 2021 at 7:32 am
Rural and regional Australians are set to tell aÂ federal review committee that they feel like second-class citizens because their mobile phone coverage is virtually "non-existent".
NSW Police requests help from Defence Force amid COVID compliance crackdown
on July 29, 2021 at 7:30 am
NSW asks the Australia Defence Force for an extra 300 personnel as police ramp up their COVID compliance operations with extra powers and increased fines.
'The hardest thing I've ever done': Jess Fox wins gold in C1 canoe slalom
on July 29, 2021 at 7:30 am
Jess Fox finally has the Olympic gold medal that had thus far eluded her as she winsÂ the canoe slalom competition at Tokyo 2020.
Sydney GP blasted after charging $370 for Pfizer vaccine 'consultations'
by Kevin Nguyen on July 29, 2021 at 7:12 am
Health Minister Greg Hunt says he'll "throw the book" at a GP clinic in Campsie, in Sydney's south west, that's been asking patients to pay hundreds of dollars for vaccine consultations before receiving their Pfizer jabs.
Einstein was right (again): Astronomers detect light from behind black hole
by Gemma Conroy on July 29, 2021 at 7:10 am
For the first time, astronomers have caught a glimpse of light being reflectedÂ from behind a supermassive black hole,Â 800 million light years away from Earth.
This is the percentage of the population which must be vaccinated before we can say goodbye to...
by Casey Briggs on July 29, 2021 at 6:59 am
Grattan Institute has released modelling that shows incentives like a national lottery could help Australia improve its vaccination rate.
Record $104m disaster recovery package announced for WA
by Bridget Herrmann and Michelle Stanley on July 29, 2021 at 6:33 am
The largest disaster recovery package in Western Australia's history has been announced for communities impacted by Cyclone Seroja.
For every standalone home built in Canberra, five units are going up â€” and it's not helping...
by Antoinette Radford on July 29, 2021 at 6:19 am
The price gap between buying an apartment and a house is 74.8 per centÂ in Canberra, the largest of all capital cities â€” according to the latest research from CoreLogic.Â
Few of us can know what it is like to do what Simone Biles does
by Russell Jackson on July 29, 2021 at 5:50 am
Simone Biles faced criticism from some quarters over her Tokyo Olympics withdrawal, but few can understand the weight she carries for black athletes.Â
Man murdered woman during argument after paying $15,000 for an arranged marriage, Perth court told
by Joanna Menagh on July 29, 2021 at 5:45 am
A man murdered a woman whose family he paid $15,000 to marry, during an argument at their Perth home about their "loveless" six-week relationship, the WA Supreme Court hears.
Pfizer vaccine reallocation met with caution in regional NSW
by Kate Aubrey, Adriane Reardon, and Xanthe Gregory on July 29, 2021 at 5:43 am
While regional communities agree for the need to get HSC students in Sydney back to school and to attempt to contain the spread of the virus, there are fears aboutÂ the consequences.
Solana based cross-chain exchange Saber raises $7.7M to expand team and tokens
by Cointelegraph By Brian Quarmby on July 29, 2021 at 5:38 am
Saber has raised $7.7 million in a seeding fund round, and is rated as the second platform on Solana in terms of total locked value (TVL) with $185.77 million.
Nano seeks $700K in costs from plaintiff who dropped class action with 'absurd' claims
by Cointelegraph By Martin Young on July 29, 2021 at 5:15 am
The ongoing Nano saga has taken another twist with a token holder dropping his case.
Senators add crypto taxes to infrastructure deal to raise $28B in extra revenue
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on July 29, 2021 at 4:55 am
U.S. lawmakers believe they can find $28 billion worth of infrastructure funding by expanding taxation on crypto transactions.
July 29th – 2021 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 191
by Sundance on July 29, 2021 at 4:20 am
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the JoeBama Administration and Presidency. “This is no small thing, to restore a republic after it has fallen into corruption. The post July 29th – 2021 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 191 appeared first on The Last Refuge.
Erik Voorhees lashes â€˜disgustingâ€™ behavior of Bitcoin maxis: â€˜Not the community...
by Cointelegraph By Brian Quarmby on July 29, 2021 at 4:16 am
Erik Voorhees is embarrassed by toxic Bitcoin maxis and told a podcast: â€œI donâ€™t know when they got into Bitcoin, but absolutely that is not the community that I come from in Bitcoin.â€�
Thursday July 29th – Open Thread
by Sundance on July 29, 2021 at 4:15 am
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL. The post Thursday July 29th – Open Thread appeared first on The Last Refuge.
220,000 Member American Postal Workers Union Releases Statement Against Mandatory Vaccinations for...
by Sundance on July 29, 2021 at 4:05 am
One of the reasons why the federal mandate for vaccinations will fail will be the backlash and refusal compliance by the blue-collar workforce. While the U.S. ideological media will downplay the scale of power within the middle-class and blue-collar workforce, they know the true power exists. The team behind Biden might poke this bear to The post 220,000 Member American Postal Workers Union Releases Statement Against Mandatory Vaccinations for Federal Employees appeared first on The Last Refuge.
BlockCrushr drops lawsuit accusing ConsenSys of stealing its IP
by Cointelegraph By Samuel Haig on July 29, 2021 at 3:27 am
ConsenSys described the caseâ€™s conclusion as highlighting â€œthe value of aggressively combatting meritless claims.â€�
Unique Bitcoin-backed home loan refinancing deal in California
by Cointelegraph By Martin Young on July 29, 2021 at 3:14 am
Glen Oaks Escrow has made its first BTC-backed refinancing of a property in San Diego.
Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward Gives an Update on The Maricopa County Ballot Audit, While DOJ...
by Sundance on July 29, 2021 at 3:09 am
Arizona Republican Chairwoman Kelli Ward provides an update on the Maricopa County ballot audit and the new subpoenas sent by the state senate to county election officials who are refusing to comply voluntarily with requests for information. The second hand count of the raw ballot totals was completed earlier today. Mrs. Ward walks through the The post Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward Gives an Update on The Maricopa County Ballot Audit, While DOJ Publicizes 7-Page Audit Warning Memo appeared first on The Last Refuge.
Bears scattered as Bitcoin hit $40K, but pro traders remain cautious
by Cointelegraph By Marcel Pechman on July 29, 2021 at 2:20 am
Bitcoin's rally to $40,000 alleviated some of the bearish sentiment in the market, but data shows derivatives traders still walking on eggshells.