Anita Pointer: Singer from the Pointer Sisters dies aged 74

Anita Pointer, a member of Grammy-winning group the Pointer Sisters – whose hits included I’m So Excited and Jump (For My Love) – has died of cancer aged 74. Her publicist Roger Neal said she died surrounded by her family at her Beverly Hills home on Saturday. The Pointer Sisters – at different times including … Read more

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At least four killed in New Year’s Eve strikes on Kyiv

Issued on: 01/01/2023 – 08:16 Ukrainians woke up to a grim 2023 on Sunday, reeling from more sirens and fresh missile attacks on their territory, as the death toll from Russia’s massive New Year Eve assault across the country climbed to at least four. Follow our blog to see how the day’s events unfolded. All times are Paris … Read more

TSA finds gun parts hidden in peanut butter jars at JFK Airport | CNN

CNN — A traveler at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International airport got into a sticky situation – literally. A Rhode Island man was arrested last week after TSA agents discovered parts of a disassembled semi-automatic handgun disguised within two jars of peanut butter in his luggage, according to a news release from the … Read more

Brazil’s Lula sworn in for third term as president

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva took office Sunday for a third term as Brazil’s president, vowing to fight for the poor and the environment and “rebuild the country” after far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro’s divisive administration. The 77-year-old veteran leftist, who previously led Brazil from 2003 to 2010, took the oath of office before Congress, capping … Read more

Anita Pointer of The Pointer Sisters dies at age 74 | CNN

CNN — Anita Pointer, one of the founding members of the R&B group The Pointer Sisters, has died at age 74, according to her publicist Roger Neal. Pointer passed away Saturday at her home in Los Angeles where she was surrounded by her family, Neal said in a statement to CNN. The cause of death … Read more

Australia overtakes El Salvador to become 4th largest crypto ATM hub

El Salvador, the first country to legalize Bitcoin (BTC), has been pushed down yet another spot in total crypto ATM installations as Australia records 216 ATMs stepping into the year 2023. As part of El Salvador’s drive to establish Bitcoin as a legal tender, President Nayib Bukele had decided to install over 200 crypto ATMs … Read more

DeFi Under Attack: $1.5B Stolen in Top 5 Crypto Heists of 2022: Forbes

Cryptocurrency firms struggled greatly in 2022, with multiple companies facing financial issues and bankruptcy. In addition to these challenges, over $3 billion was stolen from crypto projects this year, according to Forbes. These setbacks have caused turmoil in the industry and raised concerns about its stability. According to the reportcrypto projects witnessed more than 125 … Read more

Georgia Bulldogs defeat Ohio State Buckeyes to advance to the College Football Playoff Championship | CNN

CNN — The Georgia Bulldogs have advanced to the College Football Playoff Championship after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes 42-41 in the second semifinal College Football Playoff game Saturday. Trailing by six points late in the 4th quarter, defending national champion Georgia mounted a 72-yard drive capped by quarterback Stetson Bennett’s third touchdown pass of … Read more

How Young Sheldon Became a Sweeter, Better Show Than The Big Bang Theory 

The Big Bang Theory is a show aired from 2007 to 2019, which follows a group of scientists living their lives. They go through many relationship struggles, scientific breakthroughs and downfalls, and simple adulting difficulties. Young Sheldonon the other hand, is a prequel to The Big Bang Theoryand follows the fan-favorite character Sheldon through his … Read more

The 41 Most Anticipated Games of 2023

Happy New Year! 2023 is here — and that means there’s a lot to look forward to in the new year. For instance, what are the biggest upcoming games in 2023? Whether you’re on mobile, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, or Xbox Series S/X, there are a lot of new games … Read more

Best Docuseries of 2022, Ranked

Although networks like ID Discovery have been producing true crime docuseries for a while, it wasn’t until the podcast Serial and Netflix’s success with Making A Murderer that true crime became a massively popular genre. Now with streaming and the popularity of miniseries, it feels like docuseries are being produced at a weekly rate. These … Read more

Montgomery, Alabama, airport worker dies on ramp in incident involving American Airlines regional jet | CNN

CNN — A worker at the Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama died Saturday in an incident on the ramp, the Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday. The Montgomery Regional Airport said in a statement an American Airlines/Piedmont Airlines ground crew employee was “involved in a fatality” around 3 p.m. “We are saddened to hear about the … Read more

Taiwan willing to offer help to China to deal with Covid-19 surge | CNN

Taipei CNN — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said the self-ruled democratic island is willing to provide assistance to help China deal with its Covid surge after Beijing eased its hardline approach last month. China abandoned its restrictive zero-Covid stance after nearly three years, ending snap lockdowns, contact tracing, mandatory testing and scrapping quarantine that severely … Read more

Cardano [ADA]: Risk-averse traders can lock gains at this level

Disclaimer: The information presented does not constitute financial, investment, trading, or other types of advice and is solely the writer’s opinion ADA was in a price rally and could retest the previous support-turned-resistance at $0.2531. A drop below $0.2397 would invalidate the bullish forecast. Cardano [ADA] traded within a range in late November 2022 before … Read more

Bitcoin to End 2022 With a 65% Yearly Drop: Weekend Watch

With only hours left in 2022, BTC is about to close its most painful year in terms of USD price action. For better or worse, 2022 is about to end, and the bitcoin bulls are in a hurry to send this rather violent year packing. The asset’s price tumbled amid macroeconomic hurdles, industry collapses and … Read more

Huobi Reportedly Plans Mass Layoffs and Salary Cuts 

Huobi is reportedly about to join the crypto layoff trend, with plans to cut salaries. Popular cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will lay off a significant portion of its workforce and cut the salaries of senior employees, according to Chinese reporter Colin Wu. Last month, the exchange debunked speculation that it would slash its headcount because of … Read more

Bitfarms CEO Emiliano Grodzki Resigns Amid Industry Struggles

The mining firm has named president and COO Geoffrey Morphy as its new chief executive officer. Emiliano Grodzki has stepped down as CEO of leading Bitcoin mining firm Bitfarms, joining a long list of crypto executives who resigned from their positions amid the bear market this year. The mining company named Geoffrey Morphy as its … Read more

Did SBF Just Cash Out $684K?

The FTX boss allegedly withdrew the funds via a non-KYC platform and Ren Protocol despite court restrictions. Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the disgraced founder and former CEO of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has reportedly cashed out $684,000 worth of crypto assets despite court restrictions on spendings above $1,000. On-chain DeFi analyst BowTiedIguana took to Twitter to … Read more

VP of Bithumb-Linked Company Found Dead in Seoul: Report

The Vice President of Vidente, referred to as Mr. Park, was found dead in front of his house in southern Seoul. Vidente happens to be the largest shareholder of Bithumb Holdings Co., the firm behind the South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb. According to local news reportsPark was under investigation on charges of embezzlement and manipulation … Read more

Bosses of Fraudulent South Korean Crypto Exchange V Global Jailed

With the latest arrests, there are now seven V Global execs serving their sentences behind bars. South Korean authorities appear to have tightened their control over the digital asset space. As such, two high-ranking execs, named Mr.Yang and Mr. Oh of the fraudulent crypto exchange, V Global, were sentenced to eight years and three years, … Read more

Here’s Why MicroStrategy Sold 704 Bitcoins on December 22

Here’s why MicroStrategy sold some of its bitcoins for the first time since it started accumulating the crypto asset in 2020. Publicly-traded business intelligence company MicroStrategy revealed that it sold part of its bitcoin stash on December 22 for tax purposes. Although the firm later purchased more bitcoins, the sale defied its promise of never … Read more

Bitcoin Price to Consolidate or Retrace Even Further in 2023: Analysis

Bitcoin whales have become net sellers recently, which Santiment believes is an indicator of more price drops. The price of bitcoin took a massive hit in 2022, dropping by more than 50% in 12 months. However, the crypto analytics platform Santiment believes there’s more bad news incoming in the new year. The company based its … Read more