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China has banned ICOs

It is looking like a new era is coming for ICOs, at least those in China for now. In the U.S., the SEC has issued official warnings around the risks of ICOs, also known as token sales, but the Chinese government looks set to beat it to implementing regulation around the rapidly growing fundraising …

Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe’s security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow.<p>A local resident sits amidst debris at …

Russia

US confirms it will place 250 tanks in eastern Europe to counter Russian threat

Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland will host equipment, says Ash Carter, the US defence secretary<p>The United States will place 250 tanks, artillery pieces and fighting vehicles in seven eastern European countries as a bulwark against Russian aggression, it was confirmed on …

Russia and NATO are edging toward a high-risk military standoff

Moscow and NATO have broken off ties and both sides have staged an escalating series of war games near each other's borders. Experts have been pointing to the growing risk of accident or miscalculation as Russian and NATO ships and planes are increasingly thrown into unscripted encounters in …

Russia

Actually, President Obama, Mass Killings Aren't Uncommon In Other Countries

President Barack Obama responded to the horrific shooting at a historic black church in Charleston that left nine dead with an earnest …

Gun Control: Where Each of the Presidential Candidates Stands

The position of each 2016 candidate<p><b>Jeb Bush</b> Bush "has a conservative record on gun rights, having signed Florida's first-in-the-nation 'Stand Your …

Guns

U.S.-Russia military tit for tat raises fears of greater conflict

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The war of words between America and Russia is escalating. So, too, is the movement of implements of war -- from U.S. fighter jets to Russian nuclear weapons.<p>So is an actual war imminent?<p>No one in Russia, NATO or the United States has gone that far yet. Still, the rhetoric and …

Russia

Nato shows its teeth to Russia with elaborate Baltic training exercise

Mock landing in Poland, just over 100 miles from Russian naval hub Kaliningrad, is an exhibition of allied strength but some say it could send a dangerous signal<p>Dozens of Nato landing craft churned through the Baltic’s grey waters. Further out at sea, huge warships – the US’s San Antonio, Britain’s …

Russia

Bank of Greece issues grave warning of Grexit as British government prepares for fallout - as it happened 17 June 2015

Protests planned across Greece tonight, as rumours of a compromise deal swirl<p>Click here for Thursday's live coverage.<p>Greeks admit they will default at the end of the month as central bank turns on government<p>Desperation forces Greeks back out on to the streets in Athens anti-austerity protests<p><b>•</b> …

These maps break down the cities that would benefit most from a Hyperloop system

Earlier this week a white paper was published by SupraStudio, a studio at UCLA's architecture school, that explored where in the US a Hyperloop system makes the most sense.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, which is one of the companies planning to build a Hyperloop test track, also …

Our massive new monopolies: Amazon, Google and Facebook have the power to move entire economies

Tech companies have amassed frightening economic power — and we handed over our data to make it possible<p>The world of data has its own economics. If you know one thing about one person, you don’t have much. If you know one thing about nearly everyone or nearly everything about one person, you have a …

Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

Fitness

Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as …

Plant-Based Diet

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Here’s the best time to buy airline tickets in 2015

Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.<p>Tuesday has long been considered the best day of the week to book …

Travel Deals

The DJI Inspire 1: finally, a drone that flies well indoors

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>A drone carrying mistletoe at a TGI Friday’s clipped a photographer on the nose earlier this month, …