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From Treasure To Trash: Man Tosses Out Bitcoin Wallet On Hard Drive Worth $9 Million

Years ago, when renovating with friends, I took off my rings so that they wouldn’t get damaged. In the flurry of clean-up, the rings got tossed into the trash. Despite going through bag after bag of garbage, we couldn’t find them. I was not happy.<p>That has to be nothing compared to what James …

New mothers and fathers to get right to share 50 weeks of looking after baby

Fathers will be able to share up to 50 weeks of parental leave with their partners, under new family friendly laws being announced by Nick Clegg<p>New parents will also be able to divide their time off into as many extended breaks as they want as long as their employers agree, after a Coalition tussle …

Prepaid cards are the growing engine of social welfare programs

It’s early Friday afternoon at RiteCheck, a check-cashing place in a low-income area of the Bronx. It’s pay day, which means a steady influx of people that will keep the two check-cashers behind the window busy all day. However, as majority of financial services shift to digital, places like …

Saudi Arabia's foreign labour crackdown drives out 2m migrants

Under the watchful eyes of Saudi policemen slouched in their squad cars along a rundown street, little knots of Ethiopian men sit chatting on doorsteps and sprawl on threadbare grass at one of Riyadh's busiest junctions. These are tense, wary times in Manfouha, a few minutes' drive from the …

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2016 already here for fringe hopefuls

Political junkies eager for the next presidential race can already find candidates who have declared they’re running in 2016 and not all of them are the cookie-cutter politicians you’re used to.<p>Welcome to the world of alternative presidential candidates, a broad spectrum of personalities ranging …