Brutal

Bitcoin's illiquidity is going to be a huge problem when the bubble bursts

• <b>Bitcoin is becoming more and more illiquid as time goes by.</b>• <b><br>As more people buy bitcoin, the network becomes increasingly congested, and transaction times get longer.</b>• <b><br>Transaction fees are going higher, too.</b>• <b><br>This will be a real problem if the price crashes and everyone tries to get out at the same …

Markets

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says Trump Defeated ISIS & Twitter Is More Than Confused

The Trump Administration has been engaged in a pretty brutal war with the media throughout President Trump's first year in office, repeatedly …

Donald Trump

America still hasn't reckoned with the election of a reckless con man as president

I’m tired of hearing about how Russia intervened in the recent U.S. election and tired of the talk about collusion, and I’m especially fed up with the speculation that all this will doom the Trump presidency.<p>My weariness is not due to a lack of indignation at how a foreign country covertly helped a …

Donald Trump

Amazing High Protein Breakfast to Eat for Muscle Gains — Body Building

Do you bang your head against the wall trying to figure out the best ways to squeeze in a muscle-building friendly breakfast without having a …

Eating

As a vicar, I know better than anyone why so many clergy are close to the edge

Two days before Christmas, at 10.30 in the evening, the vicarage doorbell rang in my parish of Gilesgate, Sherburn and Shadforth, former pit villages just to the east of Durham city centre. It was a police sergeant. He had a young woman in his car who had just been removed from a situation where …

Psychology

Cricket: India spinners Kuldeep, Chahal set up series win

(Reuters) - Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets each to set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for India against Sri Lanka in the deciding third and final one-day international in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.<p>The wrist-spinners scythed through the Sri Lankan batting order …

Yuzvendra Chahal

Woman on run lives in Travelodge for FIVE MONTHS to escape gangs

There is no hint of Christmas among the strewn clothing and litter of a cramped Travelodge room that has been home to a mother and her child for FIVE …

Crime

Scarlett Johansson Returns to 'SNL' As Ivanka Trump Just in Time for the Holidays

"There's a special place in hell, and we're all there."<p>As Christmas approaches, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> is here to help get you in the holiday spirit. And what better way to kick off proceedings than with a surprise cameo from Scarlett Johansson, reprising the role of Ivanka Trump with her impeccable …

Colin Jost

Stop this hard Brexit or we’ll have to put the bankers first

“Pro having my cake and pro eating it”. Boris Johnson made that phrase axiomatic of the Leave campaign by means of brazen repetition, but recently, …

Brexit

Gunmen attack Christian church in Pakistan, at least one dead

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Attackers detonated a bomb and opened fire on worshippers inside a Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding several others, officials said.<p>A man carries a boy as he walks out after gunmen attacked the Bethel Memorial …

Pakistan

"One punch destroyed by life": Dad left with devastating brain injury after brutal street attack

A dad has told how one punch 'destroyed his life' after it left him with a devastating brain injury and in need of round-the-clock care.<p>Craig Porter …

Mike Brown appreciated Kobe Bryant’s toughness, brutal honesty

<i>Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter.</i><p>OAKLAND — The day will become filled with nostalgia, once Kobe Bryant’s …

Golden State Warriors

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 15: Wide receivers

We break down the top starting options at wide receiver this week, along with some players who should be avoided.<p>Week 15 of the fantasy football season is here, and we're back with another crop of start/sit options. We have a nice set of data about each team through six weeks, and can make informed …

Devin Funchess

UFC: Neymar's bodyguard Nordine Taleb stunning KO in 50 seconds

The man tasked with protecting one of the world's most famous footballers has made a name for himself in the UFC.<p>Nordine Taleb spends most of his …

Boxing

Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country.<p>Speaking at a gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, …

World News

Cloak-and-dagger words

A news ombudsman’s task is easy when it involves addressing specific complaints from readers. If readers ask the right questions, the newspaper’s …

Kareem Hunt Is Chiefs' One and Only Path to Playoff Success

The Kansas City Chiefs have been the most impossible team in the NFL to figure out in 2017. Over the first five weeks of the season they looked like the best squad in the league. Then they spent two months doing their best impersonation of a tomato can, dropping six of seven and blowing a big lead …

Kareem Hunt

Turnbull's Win May Kick-Start Ailing Government After Tough 2017

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is seeking to use victory in a weekend special election to kick-start his ailing government and draw a …

Malcolm Turnbull

U.K.’s Next Brexit Agony: What Sort of Trade Deal?

LONDON — With European Union leaders having agreed at a summit meeting last week to start talks on trade ties after Britain withdraws from the bloc, the country is finally starting to think about what it wants, and that is creating a whole new set of problems.<p>Some think Britain should be like …

Brexit

Father-of-two attacked with a chain and left to die in a pool of blood

Punched, kicked and attacked with a chain, a father-of-two was left for dead in a busy street just an hour after he enjoyed a quiet pint.<p>Evan Jones …

Crime

Is Marvin Lewis an Attractive Head Coach or GM Candidate? It’s Complicated

The second-longest tenured head coach in the NFL will be leaving his post at the end of the 2017 season after 15 seasons and seven playoff …

Marvin Lewis

India: no country for Muslims | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

A rising tide of hate is surging through India, of toxic speech and attacks on religious minorities, mostly Muslims. A permissive environment that …

News (China)

Marsh’s silent message to the social media warriors

He wears more criticism than any Australian cricketer - so you can forgive Mitch Marsh for wanting to gloat a bit after his extraordinary …

Peter Handscomb

GDB 33.0 Wrap Up: Oilers get wild in Minnesota, win matinee against a backup goalie

Happy day time beers for once! Final Score: 3-2 Oilers<p>After writing the GDB this morning, all I could think about was how the Oilers had everything …

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

UFC on FOX 26 video highlights: Josh Emmett stuns Ricardo Lamas with left hook KO

My oh my oh my! Josh Emmett went from an unranked featherweight to someone who obliterated the UFC’s #3 145’er, Ricardo Lamas, with an incredible …

UFC

Dip in electricity price rollercoaster — but not for everyone

THE brutal rise in electricity prices rocking household budgets this year will halt mid-2018 with the start of an average 12 per cent fall.

Bill Shorten

NFL Week 15: Davante Adams suffers another brutal head shot in Aaron Rodgers’s return; Patriots and Steelers collide

Top story lines | Injury news <br>Fantasy football | ATS betting tips/Picks<p>Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams escaped serious injury on yet another of the brutal hits that have marked this NFL season.<p>Adams was struck by Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis on a helmet-to-helmet hit midway …

Davante Adams

Drug arrests rising as crackdown on organised crime continues

Police chiefs war on dealers continues with 120 hauled into custody in one month

News (Wales)

'Wales must ban wild animal acts to stop circus suffering' says Animal Defenders International group.

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has renewed its call for the Welsh Government to prohibit the use of wild animals in circuses following a …

Wales

Fifty ways to leave a hotel? Here’s a new one

Afterwards, I wrote to thank the man who had instructed me to step off a 15-storey building in central London.<p>Dave Talbot responded swiftly: …

Travel