Cryptocurrency Is Blocked in China 

Late September, China’s regulators- Central Bank declared all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal in the country. They must be banned, citing concerns around national security and safety of people's assets. Reasons behind their decision: Gambling fraud Money laundering RTE.IE states, "China has been known to go to extremes with either very assertive statements and prosecutions to complete radio silence," said George Zarya, CEO of Bequant crypto exchange in London. "This time the point was made very clear that China will not support cryptocurrency market development as it goes against its policies of tightening up control over capital flow and big tech," he said. The People's Bank of China (PBOC) said cryptocurrencies must not circulate as traditional currencies and that overseas exchanges are barred from providing services to mainland investors via the internet, cutting the likes of Coinbase and Binance off from the world's second-largest economy.” What is cryptocurrency? Simplilearn.com says, “A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is meant to be a medium of exchange. It is quite similar to real-world currency, except it does not have any physical embodiment, and it uses crypt

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Movie set gun tragedy prompts calls for regulation. No set rules to follow

Tragedy struck the film industry recently when a gun that was supposed to be just a prop went off and fired real bullets, killing Halyna Hutchins, a cinematographer working on the set of “R

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BUSINESS 2021-11-01

Mark Zuckerberg wants to create a “Metaverse Company”

Trying to revamp Facebook from the leaked information of the whistleblower, Frances Haugen, a former product manager on the civic integrity team at Facebook. The documents revealed how Facebo

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LIFESTYLE 2021-07-27

3 alternatives to a traditional grass lawn

Dig in If the many reasons for not having a lawn make sense to you, there are plenty of options for you to explore. Hardscape design

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SPORTS 2021-07-27

Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team final due to mental health issue

Biles competed in Team USA’s first rotation on vault when she appeared to slip and land awkwardly on her knees. She was then expected to compete on uneven bars in the second rotations, but

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HEALTH 2021-07-27

CDC to Urge Vaccinated People to Resume Wearing Masks Indoors in Some Areas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will recommend on Tuesday that vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors in certain circumstances, citing the highly transmissible delta variant o

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POLITICS 2021-07-27

Capitol Police Officer Describes Fighting 'Hand to Hand, Inch by Inch' in Jan. 6 Testimony

WASHINGTON—Police officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6 described a harrowing confrontation with rioters, in testimony at a House select committee’s first public hearing Tuesday.<

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