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  • PEGA Pool is set to launch next year and will become the first eco-friendly Bitcoin mining pool in the world. PEGA Mining is focused on reducing the environmental effects of Bitcoin mining. Clients that join the “Early Access” waiting list would benefit from a permanent 50% reduction in pool fees. PEGA Pool will become the […]
  • FTX’s bankruptcy proceedings continue, and the company has now asked a judge to allow it to hire BitGo to secure its assets. Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX has notified a federal judge that it wants to hire BitGo to safeguard the remainder of its digital assets as bankruptcy proceedings play out. BitGo is a leading institutional […]
  • Crypto lending platform Genesis is currently struggling and could be in need of investors to enable it to maintain its operations. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will not invest in Genesis, according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal. The report revealed that the cryptocurrency lending platform sought investment from Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange. […]
  • The collapse of FTX and Alameda Research hasn’t affected the USDT stablecoin, thanks to Tether’s issuance policy. Tether, the company issuing the USDT stablecoin, has revealed that the recent collapse of the FTX exchange and its Alameda Research hedge fund, doesn’t have a negative impact on its ecosystem. According to Tether’s latest blog post, the company’s […]
  • Bitcoin casinos have seen a great increase in popularity recently, with many people now looking for cool games to play. On such a website, just like on the vast majority of online casinos, offers great bonuses. But what’s unique about these crypto casinos is that they also accept payment with Bitcoin, making it easier for […]

Entertainment News

  • An enduring Thanksgiving anthem was unveiled by Fetty Wap on TikTok. A cover of “Yamz” by Masego & Devin Morrison titled “Sweet Yamz” was unveiled by the Paterson, New Jersey, star. The song’s exquisite harmonies, which have been used in over 31k projects to date, provided the background music for a variety of Thanksgiving-themed good […]
  • It’s Art Basel week in Miami and Floyd Mayweather is opening up his bank account. According to TMZ, Money Mayweather is living up to his name, dropping off $3.1 million in an hour on new artwork off the display wall. Mayweather was shopping with billionaire Robert Smith and friend Jona Rechnitz at the SCOPE Art […]
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are officially divorced. According to TMZ, all child custody and property-related issues have been settled. Kanye is said to have joint custody with Kim, with equal access. Kim is expected to be the primary home for the children, with Kanye acknowledging them being with their mother 80% of the time. […]
  • Earlier this year, PnB Rock was killed inside Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in Los Angeles. On Tuesday (Nov. 29), PnB Meen, Rock’s brother, visited the place his brother was killed with 20 of his friends. Meen would post a clip that reads, “PnB Rock Shot And Killed In LA. PnB Meen Pulls Up 9 Deep […]

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  • Those of you who’ve been hotly anticipating the new ride dedicated to Disney’s first Black princess won’t have much longer to wait. Ever since the new attraction was announced in 2020, Imagineers have been hard at work designing an immersive experience inspired by both the Walt Disney Animation Studios film, “The…Read more…
  • Adrianna Kiri Taylor, 23, was reported missing Nov. 13. On Thanksgiving Day, she was found dead in the backyard of a home in Wilkinsburg, Pa., according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Though a warrant has been filed in connection to her death, her case poses a question many families ask when their loved ones go…Read more…
  • There’s so much good TV right now, it’s impossible to keep up with it all. As 2022 winds down, and you get a few extra days off during the holiday season, take some time to catch up on the best movies and TV series of the year. From hard-hitting documentaries, to comic book superheroes, to […]
  • Keke Palmer has been a household name since 2006's Akeelah and the Bee, but her career spanning film, TV, music video and off-camera work is expansive. If you didn’t already know, click through to get schooled.Read more…
  • T’is the time of the month when we reconsider how much we’re paying for TV content. If you want to get the best bang for your Black dollar with streaming services that highlight, empower, and amplify Black voices and media, keep scrolling. We about to lay it out for you…Read more…

Democracy Now

  • When high school students in Rockland County, New York, invited renowned activist and professor Angela Davis to speak, the event got shut down in two different venues over protests that she was “too radical.” But the students persevered, and Angela Davis addressed a packed church Thursday night. “I talked about the importance of recognizing that […]
  • More than six months since the Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed while reporting in the occupied West Bank, “there is still no accountability in what happened,” says journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous. He is the correspondent on a new Al Jazeera documentary for the program “Fault Lines” that investigates Abu Akleh’s May killing. […]
  • Senate Votes to Impose Contract on Rail Workers, Rejecting Paid Sick Leave, Supreme Court to Keep Biden Student Debt Relief Plan on Hold as It Considers Challenge, Biden Says He Is Prepared to Meet Putin Under Certain Conditions, Benjamin Netanyahu Coalition Deal Puts Far-Right Party in Charge of Illegal Settlements, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s […]
  • New York Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that police and emergency medical workers will start hospitalizing people with mental illness against their will, even if they pose no threat to others. Rights groups and community organizations have slammed the move as inhumane and are demanding better access to housing and other support for people […]
  • With a new Congress being sworn in next month, Democratic lawmakers have a busy lame-duck session during which they will try to pass as many bills as possible before losing their majority in the House of Representatives. The Senate has just passed the historic Respect for Marriage Act in a 61-36 vote that protects marriage […]


Business News

  • U.S.-owned Hess Corporation, a consortium partner in Guyana’s offshore oil sector, has agreed to buy $750 million worth of carbon credits from the South American nation in the next decade as it works to ensure Guyana’s almost intact Amazonian rainforests remain standing for decades to come, officials said Saturday.
  • Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he targets his first big push after winning reelection — paying for tens of billions of dollars in roadway projects.
  • Many people on the Big Island of Hawaii are bracing for major upheaval if lava from Mauna Loa volcano slides across a key highway and blocks the quickest route connecting two sides of the island.
  • When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist to get a cavity in his molar filled or attend a party for his son's 7th birthday.
  • Thousands of demonstrators representing organized labor marched in South Korea’s capital on Saturday denouncing government attempts to force thousands of striking truckers back to work after they walked out in a dispute over the price of freight.


  • Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived Sunday in Bahrain, the first visit by an Israeli head of state to the small Gulf kingdom since the two countries normalised relations in 2020. Herzog, whose role is largely ceremonial, was greeted at the airport by Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif al-Zayani, according to pictures posted to his Twitter account. […]
  • Australian police charged a high-profile Islamic State suspect with six terrorism-related offences Sunday, two days after he was extradited from Turkey, officials said. Neil Christopher Prakash, 31, was accused of offences including engaging in hostile activity overseas, supporting a terrorist organisation, and advocating terrorism, police said. He was charged in Melbourne by a counter-terrorism team […]
  • Thousands of villagers living near Indonesia's Mount Semeru were racing for refuge Sunday to the wail of emergency sirens as lava snaked towards their homes under a black sky after the volcano erupted. Locals fled on motorbikes sometimes three at a time as a mushroom cloud of ash approached and monsoon rains lashed the area […]
  • Are you, without a doubt, outgoing, vibrant, and the life of the party? Or are you, in fact, an extremely sad human, empty on the inside, who needs the hustle and bustle of human interaction to survive? Well, extroverts can be said to be the bane of introverts' existence. This group is always said to […]
  • Fifty-seven former hostages of a rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, some young women used as sex slaves, were reunited with their families Saturday, AFP correspondents saw. They were freed last weekend after a large-scale Congolese-Ugandan military operation allowed them to escape the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), one of dozens of armed groups […]

EV – News

  • Mercedes-Benz Vans has presented the Concept EQT Marco Polo1, a study of an all-electric micro-camper. At the same time, the company also previews the EQT series design, set apart from the eCitan. There are no surprises regarding the drive inside the camper concept. The electric motor has a peak output of 90 kW and offers […]
  • TransLink, which oversees public transport in Greater Vancouver, Canada, says it wants to “rapidly expand” its electric bus fleet over the next three years. The announcement is part of the company’s latest Climate Action Plan, which includes adding nearly 500 e-buses by 2030. As for the shorter term, the rapid expansion will be rapid since […]
  • The Italian energy company Eni has launched the electric carsharing service Enjoy in more Italian cities after Turin. The zero-emission fleet relies on the small car Yoyo designed by XEV in Italy. Eni, formerly known as an oil company and petrol station operator, first started working with XEV at the latter’s headquarters in Turin. Towards […]
  • Amazon has announced expanding its UK e-cargo bike fleet with the launch of three more micromobility hubs in Manchester and London. This is part of the online giant’s one-billion-euro initiative to decarbonise logistics in Europe. As for the UK, Amazon claims it has already made more than five million deliveries with its e-cargo bikes and […]
  • In the last few days, reports in various media outlets have circulated which, at least in their headlines, somewhat luridly suggested that Switzerland was planning driving bans for electric cars. It turns out the truth behind the “news” is not quite that wild. The basis for the reports is the ‘Ordinance on Restrictions and Prohibitions […]

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Press Freedom

  • Jimmy Emerson, DVM A judge in California granted a motion, filed by a middle school teacher accused of sexual abuse, seeking to prohibit journalists from contacting people who submitted letters of support on his behalf. The letters were publicly filed with the court. No media outlet was accused of illegality of any kind.Restricting future speech […]
  • Freedom of the Press Foundation is proud to announce our newest president of our board of directors, digital rights activist Rainey Reitman. Rainey was a co-founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation and has served on our board for 10 years. Her deep knowledge of online advocacy, coalition building and civil liberties has helped make […]
  • Courtesy of Veronica Coit/Asheville Blade Two Asheville Blade reporters arrested last year for reporting on a police eviction of a homeless encampment are set to go to trial on Monday, according to court records and the journalists' lawyer.The North Carolina reporters, Veronica Coit and Matilda Bliss, were charged with trespassing, apparently for taking pictures of […]
  • Lawyer and professor Alan Dershowitz must reveal who is funding his ongoing defamation lawsuit against CNN, a federal judge ruled. Credit: YUHSB A federal judge in Florida ordered lawyer and professor Alan Dershowitz to disclose who is funding his defamation lawsuit against CNN. The ruling is welcome news in an era where billionaires and politicians […]
  • Credit: Seth Stern Freedom of the Press Foundation welcomes its new Director of Advocacy, Seth Stern. Seth will oversee and expand the nonprofit organization’s efforts to stand up for journalists and whistleblowers who have been denied their rights as part of its mission to protect, defend, and empower public-interest journalism. His work will include managing […]

Middle East






  •   BANGKOK — Train travel on the railway linking Thailand and Malaysia has been suspended as officials investigate a bomb blast that derailed a cargo train early yesterday afternoon, officials from the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) said on Sunday. The blast derailed 11 of the cargo train's 20 cars and severely damaged rail tracks […]
  •   MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday said it rescued nine crew members of a distressed motor banca in the waters of Zamboanga del Norte. The rescued crew members were identified as Henry Burong, 35; Diego Burong, 35; Surafi Anapi, 43; Benjar Luntian, 42; Isa Musa, 42; Aldamer Alih, 30; Boy […]
  • MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto scored 13 points in 15 minutes of playing time but the Adelaide 36ers suffered a 97-78 loss to the Sydney Kings in the 2022-23 National Basketball League season on Sunday at Qudos Bank Arena in Australia. The 7-foot-3 Filipino center provided the spark of the bench and made the most […]
  • Angelica Panganiban welcomed the first week of December with a baby-themed Christmas tree, which was put up in celebration of her daughter Amila Sabine's first Christmas holiday. The actress gave a glimpse of the Christmas tree created by set designer Teddy Manuel, as seen on Panganiban's Instagram page on Sunday, Dec. 4. "It's Amila's first […]
  • MANILA, Philippines—Filipino imports Rhenz Abando and SJ Belangel were barely factors in Daegu KOGAS Pegasus' trouncing of Anyang KGC, 83-78, in the Korean Basketball League at Daegu Gymnasium on Saturday. Belangel was scoreless in six minutes of action for Daegu while Abando also didn't contribute in points in 10 minutes of play with one assist […]

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United Kingdom


  • Why does inflation turn into recession? How might a big inflation ruin an economy? Why do governments, East and West, socialist and capitalist, Chinese and American, that already know and at least in theory agree with much of what I am about to say, yet undertake to make matters worse by acting in ways that […]
  • Hydrogen fuel cell cars emerged as an alternative to both the electric and combustion engine vehicle in the early 2000s. They were widely considered an avenue toward universal green motoring. Powered through a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, the only tailpipe emission they produce is water. The technology also promised a traditional driving experience. […]
  • After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, North Korea capitalized upon China’s and Russia’s tense relationship with the United States by reviving ties with its Cold War partners. Such rapprochement is anything but a strategic realignment. It is transactional – a way for North Korea to benefit economically while accelerating the scope and sophistication of its nuclear […]
  • Increasing maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean has propelled India to engage in extensive maritime diplomacy with the other countries in the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue for maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific region. One advanced maritime exercise, Malabar 2022, was held from November 8 to 18 by the navies of India, the US, Japan and […]
  • In 1989, distinguished Australian geographer Gerard Ward wrote that the Pacific was emptying out. As people on smaller islands left to seek opportunity elsewhere, the region risked becoming Earth’s empty quarter. He wrote: Perhaps 100 years hence, almost all of the descendants of today’s Polynesian or Micronesian islanders will live in Auckland, Sydney, San Francisco […]