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Bitcoin cash tripled in two days — and nobody knows why

Since the year began, bitcoin has risen by more than 300%, while digital currency Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has vaulted higher by almost 3,900%! No, that's not a misprint -- that's a 3,900% return on your investment in less than eight full months.<p><b>Bitcoin and bitcoin</b> …

Bitcoin

Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash in Gulf of Mexico

Roy Halladay, a retired pitcher who starred for the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies, died on Tuesday when his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. He was 40.<p>The crash was reported to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office by a resident at 12:06 p.m., and when law …

Major League Baseball

The NFL's day of protest

Beginning with the early game in London where several players from both the Ravens and Jaguars knelt during the national anthem, and heading into the …

Football (U.S.)

Texas church turned into a memorial after mass shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> The same day that the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs held its first service since a gunman opened fire on parishioners last week, killing 25 people and an unborn child, residents and visitors got to see how the church had been turned into a memorial.<p>On Sunday evening, the church …

Baptist Church

Airline bumping rates continue to fall after passenger-dragging incident

After a Kentucky doctor was dragged off a<p>United Airlinesplane in April, the nation’s airlines vowed to reduce the number of passengers who are bumped from overbooked flights.<p>They seem to be making good on the promise.<p>In the July-to-September quarter, the nation's 12 biggest airlines reported the …

2017 will be remembered as the year Mayweather fought McGregor and then retired — again

Author: Declan WarringtonSat, 2017-12-30 19:19ID: 1514739028046832800There will perhaps never be another year in which a sport will lose as many of …

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Brain of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock to undergo forensic examination

Scientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of the Las Vegas gunman's brain, but whatever they find, if anything, likely won't be what led him to kill 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern US history, experts said.<p>Stephen Paddock's brain is being sent to Stanford University for a …

Almost 90 percent of American adults watched the eclipse last month

More popular than the election, the Super Bowl, or Snapchat<p>A staggering 88 percent of American adults watched the solar eclipse on August 21st as it crossed the US. That’s 215 million people, most of whom went outside to see the event in person, according to a new study by the University of …

University of Michigan

Before and after: images show how Hurricane Harvey swamped Houston

Photographs of Houston taken before and after the storm hit the city show how large swathes of the urban landscape were inundated<p>• Tropical storm Harvey – live updates<p>Hurricane Harvey has dumped record amounts of rain onto the Texas city of Houston, leaving at least eight dead and thousands …

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