Ethereum, Cardano Founder Resoundingly Addresses Elon Musk on How to ‘Fix’ Dogecoin

Not everyone has been fond of what’s been happening with and around Dogecoin, especially since Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk took to pushing up hype (and therefore the prices) of Dogecoin. The cryptocurrency was created as a joke, in response to a meme involving a Shiba Inu puppy. After its record setting price rally […]


SEC says it sent each school $23M to make up for financial losses related to COVID-19

The SEC announced on Wednesday that it has sent an additional $23 million to each of its 14 member schools to make up for financial losses because of COVID-19. The conference estimates an average shortfall of $45 million per athletic program. “The extraordinary circumstances produced by the global pandemic have presented colleges and universities with […]

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Oregon to Require Businesses Verify Vaccination Status

Oregon has lifted its mask mandate for people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, but is requiring businesses, workplaces and houses of worship to verify the vaccination status of individuals before they enter buildings without a mask. This statewide mandate, one of the first of its kind in the country, raised concerns that the […]

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Israel Fires at South Lebanon in Response to Rocket Launches: Military

Image for representation. Security sources in Lebanon confirmed that four rockets had been launched towards Israel from Seddiqine. Reuters Last Updated:May 19, 2021, 20:17 IST FOLLOW US ON: Israel fired artillery at targets in Lebanon on Wednesday after four rockets were launched towards Israel from Lebanese territory, the Israeli military said. Israel’s missile defences intercepted […]


‘It’s Magic What We Do.’ Movie Theaters Get Starry-Eyed Once More.

Cinemark, for instance, lost $208 million in the first quarter of 2021. Yet, “Today I am pleased to report that we are now actively on the road to recovery,” the company’s chief executive, Mark Zoradi, said during an earnings call. Today in Business Updated  May 19, 2021, 2:36 p.m. ET There are reasons for moviegoers […]


Ohio State Buckeyes AD Gene Smith to get multiyear contract extension

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will receive a multiyear contract extension, he confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. “It’s an honor to continue to serve the flagship university in my home state,” Smith said in a text message to ESPN. “I appreciate the support of President [Kristina] Johnson and the Board of Trustees.” Smith’s contract […]


Meet the YouTubers who stood for Mayor of London

Niko Omilana and Max Fosh are two prominent YouTubers who stood to be Mayor of London in the 2021 election. In a field of 20 candidates they used their campaigns to create a series of YouTube videos, which they monetised using adverts. BBC London’s Jamie Moreland explores whether the internet influencers were simply pursuing clicks […]

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With restrictions lifting in France, Macron grabs a coffee at a cafe.

President Emmanuel Macron of France enjoyed an early-morning coffee with his prime minister at a cafe in Paris on Wednesday to celebrate the partial lifting of lockdown restrictions around the country. French television showed Mr. Macron and the prime minister, Jean Castex, in an animated conversation as they sipped espressos on the narrow terrace of […]

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Mitch McConnell says he’ll oppose January 6 commission to probe riot

The Republican leader’s opposition comes a day after he said he was “open” to the bill. AP Photo WASHINGTON: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he will oppose legislation to create a commission on the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, a blow to Democrats who say an independent, bipartisan investigation of […]


Sam Allardyce stepping down as West Brom manager at end of season

Sam Allardyce will step down as West Bromwich Albion manager at the end of the season, the club said after Wednesday’s 3-1 home defeat by West Ham United in the Premier League. Allardyce took charge in December after Slaven Bilic was sacked but was unable to save the Midlands club from an immediate return to […]