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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be prevented: German finance minister

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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Friday redoubled his criticism of Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency, and said creation of a new world Read More

Suzanne Somers on nude birthday snap backlash: ‘It was very hot’

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Suzanne Somers isn’t feeling the heat after some social media users expressed strong opinions about her recent Instagram snap celebrating her 73rd birthday in nothing but her “birthday suit.” “I’m 73, I love the way I feel,” Somers told Fox News exclusively. “I love my great health, I adore my husband and family and it Read More

Stephen King to turn Maine home into museum, writers’ retreat

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First the Addam’s Family invited fans into their spooky abode, and now Stephen King? Horror-lovers rejoice. The master of horror will soon be parting his iconic bat-adorned fence for fans and writers alike after Bangor City Council officially approved a request to rezone his red Maine mansion as a non-profit. HOME ON JOHN WAYNE GACY’S OLD Read More

Nobel Literature Prize judges defend controversial award for Peter Handke

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Nobel Prize for Literature panel members have defended their decision to give this year’s award to controversial Austrian author Peter Handke. The choice has been criticised because of Handke’s vocal support for the Serbs during the 1990s Yugoslav war. Nobel committee member Henrik Petersen said Handke was “radically unpolitical” in his writing and that his Read More

Germany, Italy & France set to block Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra in Europe – report

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Paris, Rome, and Berlin are getting ready to block Facebook’s new digital currency Libra in Europe, a French minister said, as cited by AFP. Last month, France’s Finance Ministry said that the technology developed by the social media giant causes serious concerns and therefore its operation cannot be authorized for use on European soil. French Read More

Pro-Pyongyang students break into US envoy’s residence in S. Korean capital

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Nearly 20 pro-Pyongyang South Korean students broke into the US ambassador’s residence in Seoul on Friday, displaying banners demanding Harry Harris leave the country in an embarrassing security breach, AFP reports. The students broke into the compound in the center of the capital by climbing over the wall, according to pictures they posted on Facebook. Read More

Identical twin nurses in Georgia deliver identical twin babies

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Talk about seeing double— two times over. A set of 26-year-old identical twins who are both nurses at the same hospital in Georgia recently helped deliver a set of identical twin babies. On. Sept. 25 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, twin sisters Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard assisted with the delivery of Read More

Universal theme park visitor suing over ‘deceptive’ unlimited soda deal

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A recent visitor to Universal’s theme parks is popping his top about their “unlimited” soda stipulations. Luis Arnaud, from New York City, has filed a class action lawsuit against NBCUniversal over what he feels is a “deceptive” business practice regarding Universal Orlando’s offer of unlimited soda refills from the parks’ Coca-Cola Freestyle machines. SEE IT: SIX Read More

Bride surprised with chicken-nugget bouquet at Ohio wedding

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What the bride wants, the bride gets. It can be stressful to ensure that a wedding speech will hit all the right notes, so one thoughtful bridesmaid in Ohio gave the bride what her heart truly desired during the big toast — a bouquet full of chicken nuggets. Jenna Spetz said that her cousin Blair Read More

Dead deer found tied up, shot through head by poacher

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Officials in Pennsylvania are trying to track down a poacher who shot and abandoned a white-tailed deer in Fulton County earlier this week. The eight-point deer was found on Wednesday morning in Harrisonville, within Taylor Township, the Pennsylvania Game Commission confirmed Thursday in a Facebook post. The deer had been shot through the skull with Read More