Tag Archives: Crisis

As Trump visits border, McAllen residents ask: What crisis?

President Donald Trump visited the border town of McAllen, Texas, where residents say there is no “crisis” from immigrants entering the country.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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‘It’s like we don’t exist’: California’s invisible rural housing crisis

Despite its proximity to urban areas, Winters, with 7,300 residents, qualifies as a rural area under federal guidelines, and like small towns across the state and country, it faces an acute shortage of affordable housing. The municipality has designated 235 housing units for low-income residents. Six apartment complexes account for that total, including Winters Senior Apartments, where Kathleen Griffin moved ...

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Child's crisis becomes Christmas miracle. 20 years later, family celebrates daughter's 'normal life'

When a listless 7-year-old went to a suburban New York hospital on Christmas 1998, doctors discovered a problem that became a life-or-death gamble.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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‘Crypto Crisis’ Mining Simulator Lets Players Relive the Last 10 Years of Bitcoin

In October, an early access game called Crypto Crisis was released on the digital distribution platform Steam. The recently launched title rewinds time to the year 2009 and lets players mine coins on a simulation of the Bitcoin network by utilizing historical data from the last decade. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Simulated ...

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Russia-Ukraine crisis turns on Kiev politics, irreconcilable views of Crimea

As military engagements go, this past weekend’s action, in which Russian forces seized three small Ukrainian naval vessels near the disputed Kerch Strait, was a small skirmish on the edges of a simmering conflict zone. The invocation of martial law underscores just how shaky Ukraine’s democratic institutions remain, despite almost five years of aspiring to European standards. More seriously, critics worry ...

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Migrant caravan: Tijuana declares humanitarian crisis, asks for international help

The municipal government in Tijuana declared a humanitarian crisis to deal with the arrival of nearly 5,000 mostly Central American migrants.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Zimbabweans Use BTC to Pay for Food Hampers Amid Foreign Currency Crisis

Study263, a Zimbabwean-owned fintech startup operating from South Africa, has opened an online store allowing Zimbabweans to buy food hampers that are delivered directly to their homes. Shoppers have the option to pay for items like cooking oil and baked beans in BTC, Paypal or Ecocash, a local mobile money payment system. Also Read: Ivy and Hiveex Launch Ivypay to Facilitate ...

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ECB Official Decries Bitcoin as ‘Evil Spawn’ of Financial Crisis, Ripple Consolidates Lawsuits

In recent regulatory news, an executive board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has given a dismissive appraisal of bitcoin and rejected the prospect of central banks issuing state-backed digital currencies in the foreseeable future. In other news, Ripple Labs has moved to consolidate three lawsuits into a single federal suit, while the police have arrested eight individuals in ...

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