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DonaldTrump-Speech-011818.jpg Contradicting comments from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that his position on the proposed wall along the southern border "has never changed or evolved." Trump also reiterated his frequently stated claim that Mexico will pay for the wall despite repeated denials by the Mexican government.

Trump-Pence-011818.jpg With a potential government shutdown looming, a tweet from President Donald Trump may hamper efforts by Republican leaders to win support for a short-term spending bill. House Republicans are aiming to vote later Thursday on a continuing resolution that would fund the government through February 16th.

Trump-FakeNews-011818.jpg President Donald Trump finally announced his much awaited "Fake News Awards"...and the winner is 'The New York Times.' The media-weary president tweeted out the winners of his "Fake News Awards" on Wednesday night, with a link directed to the Republican National Committee website. There, he listed...

bitcoin-drop-011818.jpg As Bitcoin suddenly reversed its path to downward from a peak, a leading team of economists predicted that the digital currency has all the hallmarks of a classic speculative bubble, and that it is bursting. London-based independent economic research company Capital Economics said that the most popular...

Trump-HealthReport-011718.jpg A comprehensive medical examination report of the US President says Donald Trump is in "excellent" health and that his cognitive ability is normal. Trump's physical check-up was conducted at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where American presidents routinely undergo comprehensive annual...

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...

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