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Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows on Tuesday as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased slightly, but investors braced for more volatility. Bitcoin, the biggest and the best known cryptocurrency, traded around $43,000, recovering from a fall to $40,192 earlier in the session. Global markets started the week on a turbulent note after fears that Evergrande's troubles could lead to a fallout for the Chinese and global economies prompted a selloff in riskier assets.
A man has pleaded guilty on Tuesday (21 September) to stealing his wife's mobile phone and posting intimate images of his wife on Facebook.
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WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Viridian Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRDN), a biopharmaceutical company advancing new treatments for patients suffering from serious diseases but underserved by today's therapies, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering with gross proceeds of approximately $85.0 million. Viridian is selling a total of 6,185,454 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $11.00 per share and 23,126 shares of series B preferred sto
The Masked Singer fans think they've figured out which celebrities are behind the masks. Find out more here - but be warned: potential spoilers ahead.
A detective has poured cold water on one of the key suspects in the unsolved murder of Melbourne woman Maria James despite circumstantial evidence linking him to the attack.Ms James, a 38-year-old mother-of-two, was stabbed 68 times in June 1980 at her Thornbury home and bookstore.
Solving Hong Kong's shortage of housing and increasing land supply will be key priorities for authorities under the new, "patriots only" political system imposed by Beijing, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday. Lam's remarks come after Reuters reported last week that Chinese officials have told Hong Kong's powerful tycoons in closed meetings this year that they should pour resources and influence into backing Beijing's interests and helping solve the city's housing shortage.
Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House have announced they will push ahead with a vote to fund the government and suspend the debt limit
The U.S. is rolling out new COVID-19 rules for travelers flying into the country
President Joe Biden plans to use his first address before the U.N. General Assembly to reassure the international community of American leadership on the global stage
The route for Haitian migrants camped under a bridge in a small Texas border town goes through South America
Once renowned for world-class cinema, Hong Kong's film industry was already struggling before the latest hurdle -- Chinese mainland-style censorship as authorities take their purge of dissent into the cultural sphere.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday he will not speak with the French president at the United Nations this week even though French anger over cancellation of a $40 billion defence contract could threaten an Australian-EU trade deal. Australia last week scrapped a deal with France's Naval Group to build a fleet of conventional submarines and will instead build at least eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. and British technology after striking a trilateral security partnership with those two countries. The cancellation of the deal has angered France, which accused both Australia and the United States of stabbing it in the back, and it recalled its ambassadors from both Canberra and Washington.
The Aussie driver has opened up about his tumultuous year in a brutally candid self-assessment. Read it here.
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China's “zero tolerance” strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country where the virus first was detected in late 2019 largely free of the disease
Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare has raised $680 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, with players including ex-England international Rio Ferdinand and Spain's Gerard Pique also investing, the company said on Tuesday. Paris-based Sorare said the investment valued the company at $4.3 billion. Founded in 2018, Sorare is an online game where players buy officially licensed cards representing soccer players and build teams which play against each other, with the outcome based on the players' performance in real-life games.
A former boarding student is suing a Tasmanian private school where he was allegedly sexually abused by fellow students more than 50 years ago.The man, who attended Launceston Church Grammar in the state's north in the 1960s and '70s, claims the then-boarding school master did nothing after he reported the abuse to him.
Internet users in a record number of countries have faced arrest and physical attacks for their posts over the past year, a report said on Tuesday, painting a grim picture of digital freedoms in 2021.