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A U.S. Park Police officer and a suspect were shot in Northwest D.C. Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement sources told News4. About 2:30 p.m., Park Police officers tried to stop a suspect wanted for a drug violation at 12th Street and Massachusetts Avenue, police said. They chased the suspect to 12th and M streets where the […]

Kraken cryptocurrency exchange logo is seen in this illustration taken July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Nov 20 (Reuters) – Kraken, one of . . .

The conflict in the Middle East between Israel and Palestine is proving to be expensive for new BRICS member Egypt, as the US dollar sharply spiked by 50% in the country’s foreign exchange black market. The development is stunting the growth of an already ailing economy in Egypt making the US dollar stronger in both […]

All indicators have so far suggested an ongoing shortage of foreign currencies, especially the US dollar, even after the government has taken several measures in recent months to lower the national economy’s dependency on the greenback.  The Egyptian pound has long been struggling against the US dollar following controversial economic measures taken by the government. [Getty] The […]

Ian Freeman, a New Hampshire man in his 40s, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for running an unlicensed bitcoin exchange business. He will also be fined at least $40,000, although the exact amount still has to be determined in a hearing. The Associated Press reports: Ian Freeman was taken away in handcuffs […]

Binance’s U.S. entity is pushing back against regulators’ requests for records pertaining to its business practices, intensifying a legal tug-of-war over the company’s internal documents, a Monday court filing shows. In the filing, BAM Trading’s lawyers alleged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s document requests are “overbroad” and too much of an “inconvenience” for the […]

When a Black veteran began peppering Ron DeSantis with questions about recent gun policies in connection with the Jacksonville shooting, the Florida governor defended himself and talked over him before the veteran was eventually removed from the news conference altogether. “I feel that you have enacted policies that hurt people like myself,” the veteran said, […]

Earlier this month, after more than two years of closed-door negotiations, the United States and Iran agreed to a prisoner swap deal, which once implemented, will see Tehran releasing five US-Iranian citizens in exchange for the release of several Iranians jailed in the US, and access to billions of dollars in frozen funds . . […]

The move comes a few months after ICE announced two planned divestitures of Black Knight’s Optimal Blue business and Empower loan origination system (LOS) business, intended to support the acquisition. “This transaction will benefit ICE, Black Knight, and our collective shareholders,” ICE chief financial officer Warren Gardiner said in a statement. “Black Knight’s high-growth, recurring […]

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