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Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O), facing growing skepticism about its digital currency project Libra, on Sunday said the initiative could use cryptocurrencies based on national currencies such as the dollar, instead of the synthetic one it initially proposed. FILE PHOTO: A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen on U.S. dollar banknotes in this illustration Read More

Gabbard, in defiant video, links Clinton ‘smears’ to her previous Sanders endorsement

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Speaking directly to the camera in a video message posted on social media on Sunday, 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard suggested that Hillary Clinton recently “smeared” her as a “Russian asset” as payback for Gabbard’s defiance of the party establishment in 2016. “If they can falsely portray me as a traitor, then they can do it Read More

Tommy D’Alesandro, Nancy Pelosi’s brother and former Baltimore mayor, dead at 90 from stroke complications

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The eldest brother of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a former Baltimore mayor, Thomas D’Alesandro III, died Sunday at the age of 90 due to complications from a stroke, his family said. D’Alesandro was mayor of Baltimore during a tumultuous period in the city’s history between 1967 and 1971 that saw racial tension and worker strikes, but Read More

3 Missouri children missing since 2017 found in Texas, reports say

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Three missing children from Missouri have been found in Texas with their mother, two years after they were allegedly abducted. U.S. Marshals on Thursday located Shawn Rodriguez, now 42, at a home in Arlington with her three children, Daniel, David and Ariana Olivera after a lengthy investigation, according to reports. MISSING MINNESOTA BOY, 6, AND Read More

Kate Middleton writes first Instagram post about royal tour of Pakistan with Prince William

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Kate Middleton and Prince William have just returned from their poignant five-day Pakistan tour, which was branded the most “complex” ever due to security reasons. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are said to have ripped up the royal rulebook and made an unscheduled meeting with a local family they met on a roadside. Duchess Kate Read More

Australian newspapers unite in protest against media restrictions

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s biggest newspapers were expected to run front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted to protest against recent legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually tribal media industry. Mastheads from the domestic unit of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Australian Financial Review publisher Nine Read More

Tara Ross: Dems’ ‘ranked-choice’ voting bill dangerously undermines states’ rights under Constitution

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If Rep. Jamie Raskin, D.-Md., and a handful of Democratic congressmen get their way, states will be forced to change the manner in which they elect their congressmen. These Democrats hope to mandate the use of “ranked-choice” voting in congressional elections nationwide. Today, each state is in charge of itself. TheRanked Choice Voting Act would strip them of their independence. Read More

Jim Breslo: To help homeless, California turns to dumb idea loved by the left – And guaranteed to fail

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What’s really behind California’s homeless crisis? It was former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who famously said, “You never want to let a serious crisis go to waste. What I mean by that is it gives you an opportunity to do things that you could not do before.” The tactic has been linked to Saul Alinsky, Read More

20 ways to make money online

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(Credit: iStock) The world is full of odd jobs, but here’s what one of the most unusual: scooter retriever. During a recent show, I got a call from Tiffany in Los Angeles. Her side-hustle is to pick up electric scooters, recharge them, and put them back on the street. Companies like Bird and Lime have Read More

Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world’s biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector’s largest gathering. FILE PHOTO: Bombardier employee Francis Masse polishes the sign of Read More