In a big reversal, Libra reportedly could peg its cryptocurrencies to national currencies – TechCrunch

Facebook is willing to reverse course on its plans to tie its digital currency project to a synthetic currency tied to a basket of global currencies. Reuters is reporting that Facebook’s head of the Libra project, David Marcus,…

Business News

Lebanon protests over $0.20 tax turned to corruption over three days

Hundreds of thousands of people swarmed the streets of Lebanon over the weekend to protest governmental corruption in fiery demonstrations that swept the country's largest cities.People initially flooded the streets of cities…

Romney says everyone in Senate is ‘really nice’ except Bernie Sanders

In an interview with The Atlantic, Sen. Mitt Romney said everyone else in the Senate is "really nice," except Bernie Sanders, who is more of "a curmudgeon.""It's not that he's mean or…

Vaping illness outbreak deaths: Map of fatal cases across US

At least 33 people have died from vaping-related lung injuries. The youngest person to die so far was 17 years old, and the oldest was 75. 1,479 other "confirmed and probable" cases of…

Political News

Trump Said to Favor Leaving a Few Hundred Troops in Eastern Syria

One of those options, which is said to be Mr. Trump’s choice, would keep a contingent of about 200 Special Operations forces at…

Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

“Erdogan is playing to an anti-American domestic audience with his nuclear rhetoric, but is highly unlikely to pursue nuclear weapons,” said Jessica C.…

Money talk

10 Prominent Women Leaders Share Their Thoughts on How to Close the Gender Wage Gap

'It's okay to talk about salaries with your friends, mentors and peers,' says Cate Luzio, CEO of Luminary. 'If you don't get a…

How to Deal With a Small Margin of Error

Robbie Gould, placekicker for the San Francisco 49ers, shares his thoughts on using your vision to prepare yourself for the challenges ahead. October…

Entertainment News

Dennis Quaid’s 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Appears to Flash Engagement Ring

Exclusive TMZ.com Dennis Quaid seems ready to walk to the altar again -- the guy's…

Camila Cabello, Biebers & Young Hollywood Crash Andrew Watt’s Birthday

If half of Hollywood's elite were in Rhode Island this weekend for Jennifer Lawrence's wedding,…

PnB Rock & Crew Allegedly Brawl Inside Neiman Marcus Store in PA

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com PnB Rock and his crew appear to have gotten into…

Sports News

Team GB athlete Claire Danson pens emotional message after being paralysed in accident

Team GB triathlete Claire Danson has told the devastating story of how she went from…

‘Runaway Rhino’ Kyle Sinckler says his mum made him the person he is today

The “Runaway Rhino” Kyle Sinckler stormed through the Australia team to seize England’s semi-final place…

AFC Wimbledon part company with Wally Downes after ban for betting offences

AFC Wimbledon have announced they have parted company with manager Wally Downes after his recent…

World News

Bolivia’s Morales leads vote, but seems headed for runoff

President Evo Morales led in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appeared headed to…

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched…

Chile protests continue despite gov’t retreat on fare hike

Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into a new day Sunday even after the president cancelled a subway fare…

Travelling

Best things to see and do on a family holiday in Barbados

Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday filled with heaps of adventure, beautiful settings and plenty…

Technology News

In a big reversal, Libra reportedly could peg its cryptocurrencies to national currencies – TechCrunch

Facebook is willing to reverse course on its plans to tie its digital currency project to a synthetic currency tied to a…

Health & Fitness

Medical News Today: First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs

New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may…