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Bitcoin set for worst week since 2013

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LONDON: Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with several of the largest falling by more than 20 percent and bitcoin sliding below $8,000 and headed for its worst week since 2013, as worries about a regulatory clampdown globally sent investors scrambling to sell. The slump in prices this week means the total ...

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Priyanka’s Baywatch among Hollywood’s worst in 2017

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LOS ANGELES: Priyanka’s Hollywood film debut was among the worst-picture nominees in the Razzies, Hollywood’s anti-awards celebrating the worst films of 2017. Other movies in the list included Transformers: The Last Knight, The Emoji Movie, The Mummy and Fifty Shades Darker. Transformers: The Last Knight led the pack with nine nominations Monday for ...

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These are the 100 worst passwords of 2017

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LONDON: Need a New Year’s resolution? How about this one? Start taking password security more seriously. New research released by SplashData reveals that many people are still making woefully poor decisions when it comes to the passwords they use to secure their online accounts. As we all know, passwords often ...

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UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career

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LONDON: Britain’s domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech on Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faced had accelerated at an alarming pace and was worse now than at any time in his 34-year career. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said his agency, also known as the ...

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Man jailed after subjecting wife to 30 years of domestic abuse

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SHETLAND: A Controlling husband who hosed his wife with cold water and forced her to keep a ‘mistake book’ during a 30-year reign of terror has been jailed for 32 months. Robert Simmons, 62, drew up timetables of tasks for wife Karen, divided into 15-minutes slots, and punished her if ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

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DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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Britain gets creative in fighting rampant food waste

London: One of Europe’s worst offenders on food waste, Britain is beginning to get its act together thanks to a surge in volunteer initiatives that help the poor as well as creating a bit of seasonal cheer. “That’s what I come out for, to have a little chat… It’s not ...

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