Tag Archives: U.S.

In rebuke to President Trump, House approves measure to force U.S. withdrawal from Yemen

The House vote was a sharp rebuke to Saudi Arabia for its conduct in the war in Yemen and push-back against the Trump administration's ties.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Hacker Gets 10 Years in First SIM-Swapping Sentencing in the U.S.

n nn nn According to a recent report, Joel Ortiz, the 20-year-old student from Boston who was indicted by prosecutors in Santa Clara, California, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in what is believed to be the very first SIM swapping conviction in the United States.Ortiz was charged last year on 28 counts involving various computer-related violations and ...

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Presidential Candidate John McAfee Flees U.S. for Alleged Tax Fraud

U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee announced on Tuesday that he has fled the country. According to McAfee’s recent Twitter video he’s “living in exile” on a boat because he’s been charged with felonies handed down by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Also Read: Former Mt Gox CEO Reflects on Incarceration in Japan While Facing More Prison Time Crypto Figurehead John McAfee ...

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Report: Reverse Merger Could Take Bithumb Crypto Exchange Public in the U.S.

Singapore-based holding firm Blockchain Exchange Alliance has a controlling stake in crypto exchange Bithumb, and could reportedly take the firm public via a reverse merger Cointelegraph.com News

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Trump cancels U.S. delegation trip to Davos economic conference over government shutdown

The White House on Thursday announced that President Donald Trump's delegation would not attend a high-profile economic conference.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Bitwage Service Adds Payroll Tax Payment Funding Options for U.S. Businesses

n nn nn Cryptocurrency payroll service Bitwage has partnered with Texas-based payroll and Human Relations firm Simply Efficient HR to help companies fund W2 Employees and payroll tax payments using crypto. The initiative, which launches today, January 16, 2019, is available in all 50 American states.Essentially, this partnership allows companies across the United States and Puerto Rico to fund their ...

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Government shutdown sets record as longest in U.S. history. When will it finally end?

With no end in sight, the government shutdown that began on Dec. 22 enters its fourth week and earns a spot in history as the longest shutdown ever.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been politically weaponized in the service of American interests and now other global powerhouses are betting on taking back control of their economies by phasing out the dollar ...

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