US Congress Weighs Bitcoin for Coffee and Pizza, Introduces Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2020

US Congress Weighs Bitcoin for Coffee and Pizza, Introduces Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2020

 People don’t pay capital gains taxes every time they buy a slice of pizza or a cup of coffee using US dollars. But that’s not the case for consumers who want to use Bitcoin. While crypto naysayers often criticize Bitcoin’s lack of mainstream traction as an everyday currency, supporters in Congress are pointing out … Read more…

Trump to announce sweeping changes to the National Environmental Policy Act

Trump to announce sweeping changes to the National Environmental Policy Act

President Donald Trump announces his decision for the United States to pull out of the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Thursday major changes to the nation’s landmark environmental law that … Read more…

US tells UN the killing of Iran's top commander was an act of self defense

US tells UN the killing of Iran’s top commander was an act of self defense

Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran on September 18, 2016. Press Office of Iranian Supreme Leader | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The United States told the United Nations on Wednesday that the killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was self defense and vowed to take additional action “as necessary” in the … Read more…

For Prince Harry and His Wife, Meghan, a Tricky Balancing Act

For Prince Harry and His Wife, Meghan, a Tricky Balancing Act

Harry and Meghan’s plan to live part of the time in the United Kingdom and part in North America, as their statement said, seems even more jarring. And while the other royals who have left the family’s viselike embrace have done so reluctantly, unwilling to give up the trappings and remunerations of royalty, Harry — … Read more…

California's Consumer Privacy Act and what it means for you

California’s Consumer Privacy Act and what it means for you

California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images Whether or not you live in California, you’ve likely received something in your inbox about new privacy notices from one of the various companies you’ve interacted with, such as Lyft, Spotify and Hulu. That’s thanks to the California Consumer Privacy Act, which went … Read more…

A new look Indian Arrows gradually getting their act together

A new look Indian Arrows gradually getting their act together

A fresh set of faces are slowly yet steadily learning their trade… Indian Arrows are no strangers to making the headlines. They emerged as giant slayers last season after defeating the likes of Mohun Bagan in the I-League and Kerala Blasters in the Super Cup. But their most recent victory against Churchill Brothers holds more … Read more…

How the Affordable Care Act transformed the US health-care system

How the Affordable Care Act transformed the US health-care system

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House March 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images Recently, a federal court decided the central provision of the Affordable Care Act requiring all Americans to be … Read more…

Citizenship Amendment Act: Delhi police in 'shooting' row as protests spread

Citizenship Amendment Act: Delhi police in ‘shooting’ row as protests spread

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police detain a demonstrator during a protest against the bill outside Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Ahmedabad on Monday Indian police have denied shooting people during protests in Delhi – as anger at a citizenship law spreads across the country. At least three people said they were shot, but … Read more…

‘Arsenal have to act as they’re getting worse’ – Wright points finger of blame at mismanagement of Gazidis

‘Arsenal have to act as they’re getting worse’ – Wright points finger of blame at mismanagement of Gazidis

The Gunners icon believes those at Emirates Stadium are paying the price for the failings of their former chief executive, with no progress being made Arsenal are “getting worse”, says concerned Gunners legend Ian Wright, with something drastic needing to be done in order to clean up the mess left by former chief executive Ivan … Read more…

Citizenship Amendment Act: India PM Modi appeals for calm as protests grow

Citizenship Amendment Act: India PM Modi appeals for calm as protests grow

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘We have no issues with the students’ India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm as violent protests against a new law on illegal migrants entered a fifth day. Large demonstrations are taking place in the capital Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Monday’s protests … Read more…