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Burger King Launches Its Own Virtual Currency In Russia

Burger King Launches Its Own Virtual Currency In Russia The promotion is being powered by crypto-cash startup Waves , which will run the blockchain ledger for the WhopperCoin, tracking who has coins and how they have been traded. As if talk of a cryptocurrency bubble weren't already frothy enough, even Burger King is getting on the blockchain bandwagon it seems, in what's a rather surprising move. [Full Article...]

Liberal American Jews Are 'Basically anti-Israel,' ex-Trump Aide Gorka Says

Liberal American Jews Are 'Basically anti-Israel,' ex-Trump Aide Gorka Says The update noted that Gorka likely still had his passes, "as his DNA status was performed without him being on Complex". Gorka, of course, is continuing to make the media rounds to tell his side of the story. And this morning, Trump's favorite morning news program, Fox & Friends, helped Gorka try to rehabilitate his image. The Federalist first reported Friday that Mr. [Full Article...]

Mumbai rains: City drowns under water after receiving heaviest rainfall since 2005

Mumbai rains: City drowns under water after receiving heaviest rainfall since 2005 In fact, between 8:30 pm to 5:30 am today, Mumbai has only recorded 21 mm of rains . Harlalka, who has his office in Kalbadevi in South Mumbai , also alleged hotels overcharged diners who thronged them last night. "However, south-bound traffic is still very slow due to water-logging at Vakola", the Mumbai police tweeted. According to weather officials, this could be the heaviest and longes... [Full Article...]

'Untrue' says school principal of mother's claims in 'No' marriage ad

'Untrue' says school principal of mother's claims in 'No' marriage ad All three discussed the potential impacts legalising same sex marriage could have on their children, and all three made some mention of the safe schools program. At the end, the ad titles read: 'In countries with gay marriage , parents have lost their right to choose . It features three "concerned Aussie mothers" who are anxious about the prospect of Australians having equal rights. [Full Article...]

Dell's $350 Visor Is A VR Headset You Can Flip Off

Dell's $350 Visor Is A VR Headset You Can Flip Off As expected there was the Inspiron and XPS laptops but what was interesting was the appearance of a new addition in the form of The Visor, Dell's first ever mixed reality headset , and the Inspiron 17 7000, the world's first 17-inch 2-in-1 convertible laptop. [Full Article...]

Indictments Issued for Turkish Security After Attack on Peaceful Protesters in US

Indictments Issued for Turkish Security After Attack on Peaceful Protesters in US All 19 are charged with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years. The protesters were outside the Turkish ambassador's Washington D.C. Video from the incident shows Erdogan supporters and his guards attacking Kurdish and Armenian protesters. Several suspects dodged the officers, however, and continued to flail at and punch their targets. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims

Saudi Arabia says ready to welcome over two million pilgrims Some 221,000 Indonesians are now in Mecca, the highest ever number from a foreign country, an Indonesian official told the Saudi Gazette newspaper. Saudi authorities downplayed recent concerns voiced by the World Health Organization about the risk of cholera spreading at the hajj, following the deaths of around 2,000 people in neighbouring Yemen since April. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Relief: Triad Generosity Extends To Texas

Hurricane Harvey Relief: Triad Generosity Extends To Texas As Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on Texas, celebrities are stepping up to do their part in contributing to relief efforts. For those who can't volunteer, you can donate at www.redcross.org or send checks directly to the American Red Cross Dakotas Region at 2602 12th St. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer meets Pope Francis at last

Sean Spicer meets Pope Francis at last Pope Francis charged an global group of Catholic politicians on Sunday to support laws that protect the "defenseless and the marginalized" in society, including unborn babies. Vatican City newspaper L'Osservatore Romano published the photos two days ago , but this news traveled a little more slowly, perhaps because no one apparently announced its satisfying conclusion. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. to testify in private before Senate Judiciary Committee

Trump Jr. to testify in private before Senate Judiciary Committee Members of the committee originally wanted to have Trump Jr . testify in public and have said that they will still press him to do so. While Trump Jr.'s attorney Alan Futerfas declined to comment, Trump Jr. USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation worked to tilt last year's presidential election in Trump's favour. Additionally, several congressional committees are look... [Full Article...]

Harvey will likely bring late week rain

Harvey will likely bring late week rain These mostly cloudy skies are all thanks to Tropical Storm Harvey as the outer fringes of the storm begin to flow into the panhandle. Locally we stay stuck between the two storms, with widespread clouds and a slight chance for a shower. [Full Article...]

350 alligators at risk of escaping flooded Texas rescue

350 alligators at risk of escaping flooded Texas rescue We're truly exhausted. Everybody is at the end of it. "I mean all these are certified high fences". "I've never seen [the water] stay anywhere near this before", he continued. He also assured the public that other reptiles on the property, such as crocodiles , venomous snakes and other risky creatures housed on the property, had been moved to higher ground and were in no danger of escaping. [Full Article...]

Experts say shutdown is more likely than not to happen

During his election campaign, Trump insisted Mexico would pay for the construction of the wall, which experts said could cost about $22 billion and take more than three years to complete. "I'm grateful to you for that, as an American", Bevin said. The plea is the president's latest salvo in trying to pressure the GOP to end the practice, including comments he made at a campaign rally in P... [Full Article...]

Rain Starting To Move Back In

Rain Starting To Move Back In Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Some flooding issues are possible along the way. UAB will host Alabama A&M Saturday afternoon at Legion Field (2:30 p.m. kickoff on WABM, MY68). Harvey will drift around Texas then into Arkansas through the end of the week. [Full Article...]

Here's who said what at RJD's "Desh Bachao, BJP Bhagao" rally

Here's who said what at RJD's Chief, Lalu Prasad Yadav held a massive rally in Bihar's capital Patna on Sunday. The highlight of Lalu's show was the presence of Sharad Yadav, who attended the event despite warnings from his party's high command. "I am sure and certain that I will form a Grand Alliance in the country". Buoyed by the impressive turnout at Gandhi Maidan, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and other leaders claimed t... [Full Article...]

Edwards asks Trump for disaster declaration

Edwards asks Trump for disaster declaration The National Weather Service deemed the flooding "epic and catastrophic" and Texas Gov. Greg Abbot the aftermath of Harvey will likely be "horrific" and will leave behind a mess that will "take years" to rebuild. Tornado and flash flood watches covered parts of southwest Louisiana as Harvey dropped torrential rains on that part of the state. Once the storm moves through, he said, Louisiana can wor... [Full Article...]

Here's How to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Here's How to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey Houston's police chief says more than 2,000 people have been rescued so far and there are still more than 100 requests for help. A Pennsylvania urban rescue task force is working to help people in Texas recover from what's likely the worst disaster ever to hit that state. [Full Article...]

Coldplay release song for Houston in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Coldplay release song for Houston in wake of Hurricane Harvey Since then, the storm has caused catastrophic damage throughout Texas , leaving at least ten dead, thousands displaced, and the city of Houston largely underwater. Last week, the band was forced to cancel its Friday night show in Houston as Harvey approached. Hi everyone in Houston We really wanted to play tonight, but sitting here all together watching the news about the... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi Inaugurates NH Projects Worth Rs 15100 Crore In Rajasthan

Narendra Modi Inaugurates NH Projects Worth Rs 15100 Crore In Rajasthan We have a habit of picking up challenges and throwing challenges. The other projects that were inaugurated include 4 laning of Gomati Chauraha - Udaipur section of NH-8 at a cost of Rs 1129 crore, 4-laning of Rajsamand-Bhilwara section of NH-758 at Rs 1360 crore, Nagaur Bypass to Netra village on NH-65 at a cost of Rs 301 crore and 48 road safety projects at a cost of Rs 381 crore. [Full Article...]

Jean-Claude Juncker rips into Britain over 'unsatisfactory' Brexit plan

Jean-Claude Juncker rips into Britain over 'unsatisfactory' Brexit plan Mr Juncker said: "I find none of [the papers] truly satisfactory". Why would it do this? Barnier said: 'We need United Kingdom papers that are clear in order to have constructive negotiations. Asked why Britain has not published a position paper on the Brexit Bill - one of three issues Brussels wants settled before trade talks - No 10 said more papers would be forthcoming in the coming weeks. [Full Article...]


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