Production of gold advanced to 10,112 kilograms in March, up 11.3% as against the production of 9,087 kilograms a year earlier.
“Beau Biden was, quite simply, the finest man any of us have ever known” –Vice President Joe Biden
On Saturday, May 30, our country lost a dedicated public servant – a fighter for justice on the frontlines of war and in the co…
Sunday, I will continue my fight to end the illegal collection of American phone records. The Second Appeals court has ruled the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records illegal. We should not be debating modifying an illegal program. We should simply end this illegal program.
Bitcoin remittance startup BitSpark, alongside four other fintech startups, won the Innotribe 2015 Singapore Semi-Finals held Thursday at the Red Dot Design Museum. The event was organized through a partnership with NextBank Asia and sponsored by international bank Wells Fargo and European startup accelerator Level39. BitSpark will now progress to the finals, which will be held in October at Singapore Sibos, where it will have the opportunity to win $50,000 and as well as support from the international payment network SWIFT. Other winners of the Singaporean competition were social consumer credit rating startup Trustingsocial, automated risk management platform provider Jewel Paymentech, online payment processor Codapay, and mobile payments solution provider goSwift. Each of the 15 startups that participated in the […]
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On February 4, 2015, a young man named Ross Ulbricht was convicted of seven charges laid in a U.S. Federal Court in Manhattan. On May 29, 2015, he was sentenced to life in prison for his crimes. He was accused of being the owner and operator of the Silk Road website, the most popular online drug marketplace. The indictment charged Ulbricht in seven counts, including narcotics trafficking, narcotics trafficking by means of the Internet, conspiring to commit narcotics trafficking, engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise, conspiring to commit or aid and abet computer hacking, conspiring to traffic in fraudulent identification documents, and conspiring to commit money laundering. Filmmaker Alex Winter has written, directed, and produced a film outlining the story […]
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The country’s trade deficit was stood at $4.97 billion in April, down 31.9% as compared with $7.29 billion a year earlier, latest data from the state statistics office showed on Friday.
President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, May 29, 2015.
(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
In this week’s address, the President addressed critical pieces of national security business that remained unfinished when the Senate left town. This Sunday at midnight, key tools used to protect against terrorist threats are set to expire. The USA Freedom Act strikes a balance between security and privacy, reauthorizing important measures that give our national security professionals the authorities they use to keep us safe, while also implementing reforms that enhance the privacy and civil liberties of our citizens. But currently, a small group of senators is standing in its way.
The President asked Americans to speak with one voice to the Senate to put politics aside, put the safety of the American people first, and pass the USA Freedom Act now.
The Conference will examine the metal’s many roles in the industrial world, including an analysis of market trends affecting industrial silver demand as well as discussions on the discovery of new silver-based applications and the progression of existi…
8 p.m. (CDT) The body of another victim of deadly storms has been found by authorities, bringing the death toll of those killed in Texas to 24. Meanwhile, authorities have identified the body of a 6-year-old boy who was in
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CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government for the cost of auto mileage, office redecoration and a flight to Chicago Bears game. Disbursement records released Friday by the U.S. House show Schock repaid the