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‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money

Physical Bitcoins created by Casascius, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Utah. Each has a unique code that can be used to retrieve a number of Bitcoins online.<p>Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in …

Cryptocurrency

Zimmerman ordered bulletproof vest while on bond

George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the murder of unarmed black Florida teen Trayvon Martin, sought to buy a bulletproof vest and a home-security system while out on $1 million bond, according to records released Thursday.<p>The Seminole County, Fla., Sheriff's …

Obama to hold White House news conference Friday

Amid lingering questions about the United States’ relationship with Russia and the closure of Middle East embassies prompted by a terror threat earlier this month, President Barack Obama will hold a news conference Friday at the White House.<p>The president confirmed the news conference during a …

Eurocrats accused of 'bribery' by spending £6million of public money hosting a pro-EU Youth Camp days before MEP elections

• Three-day event for 5,000 16-30-year-olds to be staged in Strasbourg<br>• Every MEP will be able to take 10 young people days before elections<br>• Critics claim …