New Power Rates For Cryptocurrency Miners In New York

New York state regulators have given permission to a municipal utility provider to charge higher power tariff on high density power consumers, including cryptocurrency miners, under separate service agreement. The New York State Public Service Commission said it has approved new electricity rates for Massena Electric Department, which will become effective on July 17. It also made it clear that […]

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Trump questions why Obama did not act on claims of Russian election…

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday questioned why Barack Obama’s administration did not act on allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. On Friday a federal grand jury said Russia’s military intelligence agency officers covertly monitored computers of Hillary Clinton’s campaign and Democratic campaign committees, and stole large amounts of data. “The stories you […]

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ECB Policymakers Agreed On Need For Ample Stimulus, Open-ended Rate Guidance

Policymakers at the European Central Bank widely agreed that there was a need for retaining ample monetary policy stimulus to support inflation in the euro area, minutes of the bank’s June 13-14 Governing Council meeting showed Thursday. ECB rate-setters also stressed that the forward guidance on interest rates should remain “open-ended”. On June 14, the central bank decided to halve […]

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Ceasefire reached between Israel and Gaza militants: Palestinian…

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel and Gaza’s armed groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday to end a sharp surge in cross-border violence, a Palestinian official said. “Egyptian and international efforts succeeded in ending the current round of escalation,” the Palestinian official, who is familiar with the talks, told Reuters on condition of anonymity. A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

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Prices are rising faster than they have in six years

If you feel like stuff has been getting more expensive lately, you’re right. The Consumer Price Index, which tracks most items on the average city-dwelling American’s shopping list, rose 2.9% last month — its fastest pace since 2012. When prices speed up, paychecks don’t go as far. Average hourly earnings only increased 2.7% over the year in June, which means […]

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Protesters storm provincial government building in Iraqi city of…

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Protesters stormed the provincial government building in the Iraqi city of Kerbala on Saturday, a Reuters witness said. Protests over poor government services and corruption, which had spread to the Shi’ite holy city on Saturday, entered their sixth consecutive day in several cities in Iraq’s southern provinces. (The story was refiled to make changes to the spelling […]

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What NOT to buy on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon’s annual sales promotion definitely offers consumers the chance to save—but not all deals are created equally. See full story. The U.S. stock market is a day from hitting a notable milestone, but it isn’t one that investors will feel particularly good about. See full story. No, Kylie isn’t self-made in the traditional rags-to-riches sense, but neither are many of […]

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‘Third eye’ to monitor traders on GSTN

GSTR 3 and GSTR 1 forms have to match, failing which notices will be served, says Sushil Modi India has deployed business intelligence or ‘third eye’ technology in its Goods and Service Tax Network to detect defaulters and will install radio frequency identification tags on trucks transporting goods to check on compliance in the e-way bill process, Sushil Kumar Modi, […]

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When you see, click and buy a dress in less than three minutes

Georgina Dent wearing the dress she purchased through Instagram to an official function attended by the Prime Minister. I was sitting on the sofa at home with one eye on the TV and the other scrolling through Instagram when it happened. Technically it’s more likely that both of my eyes were fixed downwards on my Instagram feed while my ears […]

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Parents reveal 10 ways to save money while on holiday

More than three-quarters of families are now taking steps to avoid holiday "rip-offs" after 72% got caught out on their last holiday abroad, a survey has found. Some 77% of families are planning to take cost-cutting steps, Post Office Travel Money has found. Buying water in bulk, drinking local beers and sightseeing on foot are among the most common ways […]

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