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1 hour ago

Business
Egypt Central Bank, no intention to pass digital currency trading legislation

Egypt’s central bank said it has no intention of issuing legislation or passing a special law that allows the trading of digital currency, including bitcoin, in a statement Wednesday. The statement added that the cryptocurrency is not recognized in financial ... Read More

47 mins ago

Science
Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can’t use it. Wilson launched the fundraiser last week, tweeting: “If @Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the ... Read More

1 day ago

Life & Style
Behnaz Babazadeh's candy burqas challenge cultural stereotypes

The image of a veiled woman has become one of the most politically charged images of our time. The head-to-toe burqa, with a slit only for the eyes, is the most controversial of all the modes of veiling from a ... Read More