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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

On King Holiday, New York’s Mayoral Hopefuls Vie for Attention

It was something of a familiar scene: One by one, the candidates running for mayor of New York City took a turn at...

CoinShares to launch $200m Bitcoin ETP on Swiss stock exchange

Digital asset manager CoinShares is launching a Bitcoin exchange-traded product, or ETP, on the SIX Swiss Exchange.According to a report from Bloomberg today,...

Melania’s jacket and nine other defining images of Trump's presidency

As Donald Trump prepares to leave office, here are some of the key moments of his presidency. Source link

Skylar Mack: Teen sentenced to prison in Cayman Islands after breaking quarantine rules is...

The 18-year-old sentenced to two months behind bars in the Cayman Islands for breaking quarantine rules is out of prison and back...

Honoring MLK Jr. Day, NYC mayoral candidates attend National Action Network celebration

Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley is pictured at the National Action Network (NAN) during the Annual Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum...

Binance Coin (BNB) hits a new all-time high one day before its token burn

Over the past 6 months, Binance Coin (BNB) has been quietly rallying higher, gaining 189% during this period and notching a new all-time...

Keystone pipeline: Biden ‘to cancel it on his first day’

The project languished despite efforts by former Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who pushed the Obama administration to back it, fraying the relationship...

NJ COVID Update: St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen in Newark keeps going, feeding hungry despite...

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- One of the most inspiring movements to emerge from the deadly and recession-sparking pandemic is the campaign to...

Biden inaugural primetime TV special: Who, what and how to watch

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration will look nothing like years past, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing national security concerns. Source link...

Biden inauguration: How security threats and Covid have changed ceremony

By The Visual Journalism Team BBC Newsimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionNational Guard soldiers being issued with semi-automatic rifles outside the US CapitolPresident-elect Joe...

NYC shooting: 8-year-old boy accidentally shoots self in head in Fordham Hill Oval apartments...

FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) -- An 8-year-old boy was found shot in a Bronx apartment Monday.Authorities say the child discovered his dad's unlicensed...

Cuomo to skip Biden inauguration amid concerns over threats to Albany, state capitals

The governor said Monday he will not attend the ceremony in Washington in the wake of warnings from the FBI about pro-Trump and...

3 reasons why the price of Curve DAO Token (CRV) tripled in a week

Over the past two weeks the entire DeFi sector has been in a strong uptrend and many of the top market cap tokens...

New York City, nation honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Officials and residents paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during events in New York City and around...

NYC food pantries need $25 million in emergency funding

“New Yorkers’ food insecurity needs remain at unprecedented levels,” wrote Greenfield and the heads of Catholic Charities, City Harvest, Food Bank...

Grayscale holds the key to Bitcoin hitting $40K, says JPMorgan

Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital-asset manager, could hold the key to Bitcoin’s (BTC) short-term price outlook, according to JPMorgan Chase. As Bloomberg reports,...

COVID Live Updates: Report of vaccine distribution problems across United States

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are reports of vaccine distribution problems across the country.In Los Angeles, organizers at a vaccination site at Dodger...

Ahead of inauguration, Kamala Harris resigns her Senate seat

“I intend to work tirelessly as your vice president, including, if necessary, fulfilling this Constitutional duty,” she wrote. “At the same...

US Capitol riots: FBI investigates whether stolen Pelosi laptop was offered to Russia

The affidavit said Ms Williams was seen in TV footage directing crowds who stormed the Capitol on 6 January. Source link

New coronavirus variant identified in German hospital

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NYC shooting: 8-year-old boy found shot in dead in Fordham Hill Oval apartments in...

FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) -- An eight-year-old boy was found shot in a Bronx apartment Monday.Police say he was found shot in the...

Billionaire Samsung heir gets prison for bribery, placing future leadership of tech giant in...

Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong, a billionaire dubbed the “Crown Prince of Samsung,” is going back to prison in South Korea for his role...

COVID Update New Jersey: Residents, staff at long-term care facilities begin getting 2nd dose...

OLD BRIDGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Residents and workers at the first long-term care facility in New Jersey to get the COVID-19 vaccination...

Texas teen saves COVID-stricken family who couldn’t smell smoke from massive house fire

A Texas family who lost their sense of smell because of COVID-19 escaped from a massive fire after the only person in their...

Aditya Singh: Man found ‘living in airport for three months’ over Covid fears

He reportedly found the staff badge in the airport and was "scared to go home due to Covid", Assistant State Attorney Kathleen Hagerty...

COVID Live Updates: Report of vaccine distribution problems across United States

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are reports of vaccine distribution problems across the country.In Los Angeles, organizers at a vaccination site at Dodger...

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near Capitol

The National Mall, usually a place for supporters of the new president to gather during the inauguration, has been completely sealed...

Yearn.finance eyes new all-time high — Can YFI price reach the next $66K target?

As Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has been consolidating in recent weeks, many other crypto assets started to show strength. This was largely expected since altcoins...

US Capitol on lockdown due to 'security threat'

The security threat comes two days before Joe Biden is inaugurated as US president. Source link

Staten Island man arrested in connection with Capitol riot

STATEN ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- A Staten Island man has been arrested in connection with his alleged role in the January 6...

5-year-old boy shot, killed inside Louisiana home

Authorities in Louisiana are investigating the mysterious death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head Sunday inside a home in...

DeFi lending and borrowing, explained

Lending and borrowing, within the realm of traditional as well as crypto finance, entails the act of one party providing monetary assets...

Never-before-heard recording of MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech delivered in North Carolina high...

RALEIGH -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic "I Have A Dream" speech on Aug. 28, 1963 on the steps of...

N.Y. Senate Dems to pass eviction protections, cap app delivery fees as part of...

In a vote scheduled for Tuesday in Albany, the legislative measure would limit fees collected by companies like Grubhub and Seamless on delivery...

Former NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg named Deputy Secretary of Transportation for Biden Administration

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Former New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg has been named Deputy Secretary of Transportation in the Biden...

Harris to resign her California Senate seat January 18

The wins by Ossoff and Warnock in Georgia ensured a 50-50 Senate, positioning Harris as the tie-breaking vote for Democratic control....

How compliance software detects fraud and money laundering involving crypto

The crypto industry has boomed over the past 12 months. While 2019 began with a total market cap of $200 billion, the explosion...

FBI vetting Guard troops in Washington, DC amid fears of insider attack ahead of...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing...

Vermont town elects goat and dog as mayor to help fund playground

“When I was talked into putting Murfee up to run, I thought, easy-peasy, we’ll get some T-shirts, we’ll go to the...

COVID NY Update: Vaccination sites open on Long Island amid supply crunch

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Vaccination sites are set to open on Long Island Monday, as inoculations continue in many New York City...

Making a Home of Her Own in Brooklyn

It took Kaleena Small more than three years to find an apartment.“I tried everything — lotteries, regular Realtors. I filled out 60 to...

AC Milan employs blockchain to reach 450 million fans amid COVID lockdowns

European football giant AC Milan is the latest sporting organization to jump on the blockchain bandwagon after it announced the impending launch of...

Brooklyn church fire: Blaze damages church in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Fire burned through a church in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.The blaze broke out inside the Tabernacle...

Rivals Mock Andrew Yang: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

Andrew Yang made a big splash last week as he entered the mayor’s race, adding a jolt of energy to a campaign season...

Manhunt underway for gunman who killed 23-year-old on Staten Island

CLIFTON, Staten Island (WABC) -- A search is underway for the gunman who killed a 23-year-old man on Staten Island.Police say Jahade Chancey...

Naomi Osaka deletes video of her training with coaches

However, several of the biggest players in tennis are quarantining in Adelaide, which is in the state of South Australia, which...

Heavy fortified statehouses around the US see small protests

Small groups of right-wing protesters - some of them carrying rifles - gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered...

5 injured in shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood

The shooting occurred at around 9:45 p.m. local time in the Tenderloin neighborhood of the Northern California city, according to police. Source link

Astronomers discover rare, 10 billion year old ‘Super-Earth’ outside of our solar system

Astronomers discovered a rare 'Super-Earth,' a hot, rocky exoplanet orbiting one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.It's called an...

Presidential pardons up for grabs for the right price: report

In one case, the Times reported, lobbyist Brett Tolman, a former federal prosecutor who’s been advising the White House on pardons...

‘Speculative frenzy’ to die down, but $400k target still on

In an interview with Bloomberg Markets on Friday, Guggenheim Partners’ chief investment officer Scott Minerd clarified his seemingly contradictory views on Bitcoin’s potential,...

Racism in education: How truth pages helped students fight back

The killing of George Floyd was a catalyst moment for social justice movements across the world. But after the coronavirus pandemic worsened some...

Brazil approves emergency use of Chinese Sinovac, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

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Indoguration today: Joe Biden’s dog Major, adopted from a shelter, gets virtual ‘inaugration’

WILMINGTON, Del. -- The Delaware Humane Association hosted a virtual party with over 10,000 people to celebrate the first shelter dog moving into...

U.K. plumber gives free repairs to 2,000 during pandemic

While plumber James Anderson, 53, has been helping elderly and disabled people with their pipes — and more — since seeing...

DeFi’s death by a thousand cuts

They said that 2020 was the year of DeFi. Perhaps 2021 should be the year of DeFi’s sensible regulation. Source link

Biden inauguration: How the White House gets ready for a new president

Taking down pictures and clearing out desks is part of a huge operation readying for a new president. Source link

Good Samaritan reflects on near death experience after naked man electrocuted in Harlem subway...

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- It is all still fresh in Tyler Horrell's mind.As he stood on the platform at 110th Street/North Central Park,...

FBI vetting 25k National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington,...

Art or digital heresy? – Cointelegraph Magazine

Since 2011, a group of enthusiasts and collectors have been obsessed with the physical manifestation of Bitcoin. On the face of it, physical Bitcoin...

Capitol riots: Are US militia groups becoming more active?

Following the events at the US Capitol, there are concerns about the activity of militia groups. Source link

6 Health Benefits of Drinking Pickle Juice

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Manhunt underway for gunman who killed 23-year-old on Staten Island

CLIFTON, Staten Island (WABC) -- A search is underway for the gunman who killed a 23-year-old man on Staten Island.Police say Jahade Chancey...

NYC mayoral candidate McGuire’s has more ties to Koch brothers

“In addition to being an Infor investor since 2017, Koch has been a key customer, implementing Infor solutions across its businesses...

Bitcoin more likely to be successful ‘in the long run’ than Ethereum

One reason strategist and investment guru Lyn Alden isn't invested in Ether is she considers the Ethereum network an “unfinished product” when compared...

Migrant caravan: Guatemala blocks thousands bound for US

Video carried by local media showed troops using tear gas, riot shields and sticks to repel the migrants. Several people were injured in...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

WASHINGTON -- U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing...

Youngest Manchester Arena bombing victim bled to death: report

The girl attended with her mother and older sister, both of whom were injured as well. Her mother, Lisa Roussos, now...

Bitcoin open interest hits $8.8B as 45% of BTC options expire in 2 weeks

Over the past two months the open interest on Bitcoin options has held reasonably steady even as the figure increased by 118% to...

Biden inauguration: Executive orders to reverse Trump policies

The new president will repeal Trump travel bans and re-join the Paris climate accord after being sworn in. Source link

Renowned Chef Jose Andres helps feed thousands of National Guard members protecting US Capitol

WASHINGTON (WABC) -- Members of Congress and world-renowned Chef Jose Andres want to make sure National Guard troops protecting the U.S. Capitol are...

Newborn giraffe dies at Nashville Zoo

Mamma giraffe Nasha had gone into labor as thousands watched via an online live feed, Nashville Zoo said. But complications developed,...

SBF leads $50M funding round to bring DeFi to Maps.me’s 140M users

Leading offline mapping application Maps.me has conducted a $50 million seed funding round to embed decentralized finance tools onto its platform.The funding round...

The Capitol Police officer in a MAGA hat. What’s the real story?

During the riots at the US Capitol, Lieutenant Tarik Johnson was spotted donning a Make America Great Again hat and coordinating with Trump...

Wisconsin woman Ruth Stryzewski prepares to celebrate 109th birthday after beating COVID

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin (WABC) -- A woman in Wisconsin who beat COVID-19 is now getting ready to celebrate her 109th birthday.Ruth Stryzewski spent several...

Kentucky man charged with assaulting federal officer at U.S. Capitol riot

A Kentucky man has joined the ranks of those arrested following the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after he was arrested for...

Core contributors, investors debate Yearn token mint

What started as a simple governance proposal to build a war chest for the the Yearn.finance development team has now spilled over into...

Biden inauguration: Fortified US statehouses see scattered protests

Small groups - some armed - gather in US cities, amid tight security before Joe Biden's inauguration. Source link

Man injured when car crashes into Popeyes restaurant in Queens Village

QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens (WABC) -- A man was injured when a car went into a Popeyes restaurant in Queens.The incident was reported Sunday...

Reps. Espaillat and Torres back Pierina Sanchez for NYC Council

“The Bronx needs City Council members who our neighbors know and trust to fight for them. Having worked with Pierina over...

Former Canadian prime minister names Bitcoin as possible reserve currency

Stephen Harper, who served as prime minister of Canada for nine years, says there may be a place for Bitcoin and central bank...

Siege on Capitol Hill: 2 New York men, Brandon Fellows and Edward Jacob Lang,...

NEW YORK -- One posted a video of himself with his feet propped up on a U.S. senator's office table. One wrote "THIS...

Washington, D.C. turned into fortress for Biden inauguration

“He rode to the inauguration surrounded by soldiers and cavalry, soldiers were stationed around the streets, and sharpshooters were on the...

Some Manhattan Starbucks closed Sunday due to expected protests

MANHATTAN (WABC) -- Select Starbucks stores throughout Manhattan were closed on Sunday due to expected protests.A Starbucks official said out of an abundance...

‘I Answered the Call of My President’: Rioters Say Trump Urged Them On

In the two weeks since a raging mob stormed the Capitol, President Trump has shown no sign that he believes he shares responsibility...

Hedge fund predicts $115K Bitcoin price and the fall of ‘speculative’ altcoins

New data from Pantera Capital, an investment firm and hedge fund, suggests that Bitcoin’s (BTC) current price action is closely following the stock-to-follow...

3 injured when car crashes into Popeyes restaurant in Queens, NYC

QUEENS (WABC) -- At least three people were injured when a car went into a Popeyes restaurant in Queens.The incident was reported Sunday...

Car thief turns around, threatens to call police on woman for leaving young child...

The woman left the car unlocked and running as she went inside a Basics Meat Market store in Beaverton early Saturday when the...

Former Ripple CTO may have lost much more than $220M in Bitcoin

David Schwartz, current chief technical officer at Ripple, is responding to reports his predecessor had lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars...

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