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JessicaFalkholt-011718.jpg Australian actress Jessica Falkholt, who played Hope Morrison in the popular soap opera Home and Away, died in a car accident. The 29-year-old actress was on life support after she suffered fatal injuries in a fiery head-on collision of cars on the South Coast three weeks ago. St George Hospital,...

DonaldTrump-DemocraticSenators-011718.jpg Five Democratic members of the US Congress, including the legendary civil rights leader John Lewis, have announced that they will boycott President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address in protest against his racist policies and rhetoric against immigrants. The President is set to deliver his...

bitconnect-halt-011718.jpg The management behind the controversial cryptocurrency Bitconnect Coin (BCC), which was suspected of being a Ponzi scheme, has announced that it is shutting down its lending and exchange platform. Bitconnect said on its website that the lending operation is winding up immediately with the release...

Cryptomarket-SouthKorea-011618.jpg The entire crypto market fell by double-digit percentages Tuesday over fears of a wider trading crackdown in South Korea, which has emerged as the world's second-largest market for cryptocurrency. South Korea Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon told local radio station TBS that the shutdown of virtual...

Trump-Remark-011618.jpg The ire over President Donald Trump's reported use of foul language while referring to immigrants last week is fomenting in the United States and abroad with hundreds converging on Times Square to protest racism, and Nicaragua joining the international chorus of criticism against Trump. "Why are we...

Bitcoin-Search-011618.jpg The volume of online searches conducted for prominent keywords pertaining to bitcoin has produced dramatic growth in 2017, the latest data from Google and Wikipedia shows. Main keyword groupings attached to bitcoin, such as "bitcoin price," "bitcoin chart," and "bitcoin USD" received between one...

china-cryptocurrency-011618.jpg As part of stepping up the crackdown on cryptocurrency exchanges, Chinese authorities are blocking online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, a report said. The Chinese government now plans to block domestic access to homegrown and offshore platforms that enable centralized...

chelseamanning-011518.jpg Chelsea Manning, the transgender former US Marine who was jailed for leaking classified documents, is trying to become Democratic Party candidate in her home state of Maryland for the year-end election to the US Senate. The former intelligence analyst is an outspoken activist on intelligence and transgender-rights...

DonaldTrump1-011518.jpg President Donald Trump, in an attempt to steer clear of the controversy surrounding his reported use of foul language while referring to immigrants in an Oval Office meeting with Congressmen, has vowed that he is not a racist. "No No I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed....

Suicide attacks at the busy AlTayaran Square in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq killed more than two dozen people on Monday. Several people were injured. Most of the dead are said to be construction workers gathered at the square. This is the second attack in the city in the last three days. Reports...

An alert mistakenly warning Hawaiians of an imminent ballistic missile attack -- at a time the state's residents are already anxious about nuclear tensions between the U.S. and North Korea -- resulted from human error, Hawaii's governor said Saturday. Mobile phone users received a message saying:...

LindseyGraham-011218.jpg Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has said he responded directly to President Donald Trump's comments at a meeting on immigration but stopped short of confirming that the president referred to certain nations as "sh*thole countries."

OprahWinfrey-011218.jpg Oprah Winfrey is purportedly not "actively considering" a run for president in 2020, but that has not stopped pollsters from analyzing a potential matchup between the media mogul and President Donald Trump. Results of a NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll released Friday showed Winfrey with a double-digit lead over Trump.

MarthaMcSally-011218.jpg Two-term Congresswoman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on Friday officially jumped into the race for the Senate seat being vacated by retiring Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. McSally announced the widely expected decision in a video posted to YouTube highlighting her experience as an Air Force combat pilot.

TheresaMay-Trump-011218.jpg President Donald Trump revealed in a post on Twitter late Thursday that he is canceling a trip to London to open the new U.S. embassy. Trump claimed the cancellation was due to a decision by former President Barack Obama to move the embassy, although the relocation was initiated under former President George W. Bush.

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