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by | January 12, 2018 | 18:17

It started out 2017 at $4.33 - meaning the digital currency enjoyed extraordinary growth previous year. Some other cryptocurrencies have been hit, too. But, the truth is, the global cryptocurrency market and exchanges within it have become multi-billion dollar companies of their own, and have started to process more volumes that stock markets.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:09

The SCMM and the opposition's Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed that 14 villages have been captured over the past hours. The recent military escalation in western Syria has included an unprecedented attack by a squadron of drones on Russian military bases and has cast a shadow over Moscow's efforts to convene a Syria peace congress later this month.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:04

Wheeles said a semi driver was not paying attention and hit the rear of a second semi, which caused the second semi to hit a third semi. Because of the chemical fire, ISP and responders made a decision to let the fire burn out instead of putting water on it.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:05

Evidence thrown out Wednesday by a U.S. District Court judge in Kansas included some testimony from Hans von Spakovsky, another member of Trump's voter fraud commission . Trump did not acknowledge the commission's inability to find evidence of fraud, but cast the closing as a result of continuing legal challenges. The commission was plagued with problems from the start.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:46

Trump , surrounded by a supportive audience of farmers and agriculture executives, cast himself as the first president in decades to focus on rural America and argued that the new tax law allows more farmers to keep money in their pockets and reinvest in their companies.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:45

Freezing rain, which will transition into snow , is expected through the weekend, causing hazardous driving conditions, especially on untreated surfaces with isolated to scattered power outages possible. The Weather Channel believes temperatures will only dip to 35 on Saturday morning before the rain ends. "Right now, rainfall looks to be between 1"-3" with some areas seeing more than 3" by Friday night.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:06

Suspects reportedly went on a robbery spree early this morning in Opelousas, police said. Investigators learned from the clerk that two men entered the business, according to police, and one brandished a shotgun while the other knocked merchandise to the ground as he approached the counter.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:07

Generally speaking, it's considered medically irresponsible to discharge a woman from a hospital with nothing but a hospital gown on for protection, especially when it's almost freezing outside. He said the center is "holding individuals who made decisions accountable for those decisions", but he did not elaborate, other than saying that interviews are underway.

by | January 12, 2018 | 16:49

Last month after much deliberations, the defence ministry withdraw the Request for Proposals (RFP) for 8,000 Israeli spike missiles, a deal that would have been worth $500 million, after DRDO developed the indigenous Nag ATGM with seeker software and said it was against any TOT from Rafael Advanced Systems, the Israeli company that makes the Spike missile.

by | January 12, 2018 | 16:07

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has reportedly told citizens that they could possibly face arbitrary arrests in the US. It also warned about "arbitrary arrests" in the USA - an apparent reference to a Turkish banker who was arrested in the US and convicted of helping Iran avoid US sanctions.

by | January 12, 2018 | 16:09

The three inside were then blocked when they tried to flee through another door, and quickly arrested, the official said. Three of the thieves were arrested soon after the Wednesday evening robbery in the chic, well-policed neighborhood of central Paris.

by | January 12, 2018 | 16:03

Last night's exploratory talks dragged on nearly 24 hours because of disagreements on refugee policy and reform of the tax, pension and health systems. Reuters - which reports having seen a draft of the agreement - describes a blueprint that pledges close cooperation with France and the gradual abolition of a tax implemented to support the former East Germany.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:59

Mourners wearing blue have remembered Australian teenager Amy "Dolly" Everett who took her own life after alleged cyber-bullying. Amy Everett, known as Dolly, died last week aged 14. "We have people come in who don't even have family and if they didn't have a hair salon to go to I sometimes wonder who would they talk to". Family friend Derek Birse posted a tribute to Dolly on social media, and mentioned his own young sons.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:42

Zainab went missing January 4, as she was heading to a class at a religious school near her home. CCTV footage obtained by the family show the girl walking with a stranger, holding his hand and without any apparent signs of fear. The murder has caused outrage in Pakistan, and violent mass protests have been shaking Kasur, located in Punjab province, for two days. A number of police officials have been transferred out of the region for failing to investigate complaints of missing children ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:42

Flames were spotted by shocked eyewitnesses and smoke has filled the foyer area. A fire at Nottingham rail station is causing disruption to train services across the UK. A tram service has also been disrupted into the city due to a separate incident. Emergency services are dealing with a large fire which has broken out at Nottingham train station.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:34

Champagne and Freeland spoke to reporters before the beginning of a two-day Cabinet retreat in London, Ontario. Meanwhile, Canada is talking tough with the United States, stressing its determination to push back against what it says are unfair trade practices ahead of crucial talks to revamp NAFTA.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:08

In a letter and a press conference, the judges said Chief Justice Dipak Misra was assigning cases to benches of his preference, breaching court rules. There is an issue of assignment of a case which is raised in that letter (to the CJI): Justice Gogoi. The Supreme Court collegium has recommended senior advocate Indu Malhotra's name as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the apex court.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:08

If awarded the status of a diplomat, it is thought, Assange could obtain certain rights to legal immunity and might be able to leave the embassy in Knightsbridge, and eventually the United Kingdom, without being arrested for breaching his former bail conditions.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:07

A news release from Charlotte-Mecklenburg police on Thursday said officers responding to a call on Thursday found a woman inside a home with a gunshot wound. Bennett was considered armed and risky. He has brown shoulder-length dreadlocks and a tattoo of crown "King" on his neck in the middle of his Adam's apple.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:28

European politicians complain that Britain has yet to decide what it is looking for in talks on a future relationship with the EU. It's the latest sign of Mr Hammond's tough-talking approach with Brussels after facing widespread criticism from Tory MPs of his anti-Brexit stance past year.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:27

Demonstrations broke out on Sunday (January 8) and have since spread to over 20 towns as people rally against new tax and price increases aimed at reducing a ballooning deficit and satisfying the north African country's foreign lenders. The interior ministry denied he had been killed by police, saying the man's body showed no sign of any violence. There were no protests in Djerba but locals said the assailants had exploited the fact that there was a reduced security presence as police was ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:23

Khurram Dastgir Khan, Pakistan's defense minister, this week confirmed the move and added that the country is considering more radical options such as preventing the USA forces from using Pakistan as a land route to Afghanistan. Denying the presence of Daesh and Taliban leadership in Pakistan, Faisal said there were no safe havens of terrorists and Taliban leadership in Pakistan.

by | January 12, 2018 | 09:18

The mudslides destroyed about 100 homes and injured 28 people. The mudslides struck an area that in December 2017, had already suffered the Thomas wildfire , and was spurred by torrential downpours that dropped almost 2.54 cm of rain in less than 15 minutes.

by | January 12, 2018 | 09:10

The President had also been due to meet the Queen in a full state visit at a later date but a source claimed the lack of "bells and whistles" may have put him off. When the PM visited the White House, she was pictured holding hands with the president. The $1 billion construction, overlooking the River Thames, was wholly funded by the sale of other properties in London .

by | January 12, 2018 | 09:09

Tillerson also has worked with Germany, France and England to prepare to reimpose sanctions, as the nuclear deal allows, if Iran shows signs of backsliding. It also is very likely that much of their support for the JCPOA is for economic reasons, including a large Airbus sale approved just after the agreement came into force.