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Op-Ed: Bitcoin may not be a safe haven but seems to be in recovery mode

While there is as yet no analysis of Bitcoin price movements today by Omkar Godpole on CoinDesk there was an analysis yesterday on CoinDesk by Godpole and two other authors arguing that Bitcoin was not a safe haven but a risk asset.

Review: Goo Goo Dolls bring 'Dizzy Up The Girl' tour to Beacon Theatre Special

New York - On October 15, acclaimed pop-rock group, Goo Goo Dolls, headlined Beacon Theatre in New York City, as part of the 20th anniversary tour of "Dizzy Up The Girl."

Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under

Sydney - British royals Harry and Meghan received baby gifts, met a koala couple and posed in front of Sydney's dazzling Opera House Tuesday, on their first public outing since announcing they are to become parents.

Review: Derren Brown returns with fantastic Netflix special 'Sacrifice' Special

British mentalist Derren Brown is back stronger than ever with his new special "Sacrifice," which will be streaming on Netflix starting on October 19.

Bulgaria urged to save communist-era architectural 'masterpiece'

Bulgaria - Perched like a vast flying saucer on a central Bulgarian mountainside, Buzludzha is a brutalist concrete monument that was built to glorify communism nearly 40 years ago.

Terror-hit French town suffers second trauma in floods

Paris - A French town that was the scene of a jihadist shooting spree earlier this year has been swamped by floods, with one local woman known to have lost her husband in the attack and her parents in the latest disaster, officials said Tuesday.

Brexit clouds on horizon for Holyhead's lifeline port

Holyhead - Hundreds of trucks roll off the docks at Holyhead every day, bringing goods to and from Ireland in an economic lifeline for this deprived corner of Wales, which is now threatened by Brexit.

Istanbul thrives as Arab media hub despite Khashoggi anxiety

Istanbul - Istanbul, the buzzing Turkish metropolis where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago, has since the Arab Spring become a hub for Arabic-language media despite Turkey's own reputation for eroding press freedoms.

Facebook will now allow verified cannabis and marijuana searches

Just a few days ahead of the legalization of adult recreational marijuana sales in Canada, Facebook ended a months-long block on cannabis and related search results for pages on its platform.

As Canada awaits, Uruguay's legal cannabis project provides benchmark

Montevideo - As Canada prepares on Wednesday to become only the second country in the world to legalize the use of marijuana, experts in Uruguay say its pioneering move three years ago helped to reduce drug trafficking in the South American nation.

Where to buy pot in Canada may be limited on October 17

Ottawa - On October 17 across Canada, legal marijuana will be available to the public, if you're old enough, but many Canadians will be disappointed to learn they may not be able to buy and consume legal weed then.

War drills on the school curriculum in eastern Ukraine

Sartana - Huddled in a basement, dozens of children cover their heads with their hands, practising what to do if their school comes under attack in eastern Ukraine's war.

Police on high alert ahead of Indian temple opening to women

New Delhi - India deployed hundreds of police Tuesday in southern Kerala state where protesters have threatened to stop women from entering a Hindu temple, despite a court ruling they can pray there.

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op: reports

Washington - Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, US media reported on Monday.

Saudis agree need for 'thorough' probe into missing writer, US says

Apo - US top diplomat Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Saudi King Salman and the crown prince seeking to defuse a crisis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with American officials saying Riyadh had agreed the need for a "thorough" probe.

Syrians search for IS captives a year after caliphate crumbles

Ak - When the Islamic State group lost its Syrian bastion Raqa last year, Amani hoped to finally uncover what happened to her husband who had vanished in the jihadists' prisons.

Climate change cited in dwindling of Puerto Rico insects

Washington - After bees and birds, insects and other arthropods have also suffered massive losses, a study from a Puerto Rico forest published on Monday showed, citing the impact of climate change.

Macron seeks second wind with cabinet reshuffle

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, appointing new interior, agriculture and culture ministers after a weeks-long search for new talent to try to revive his government's flagging fortunes.

Spain's elite shaken by 'blackmailer' cop's recordings

Madrid - He may be behind bars, but a former police chief still strikes fear into the highest levels of the Spanish state thanks to his covert recordings of compromising conversations with the all-powerful.

UAE charges British student with spying

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates has charged a British PhD student with spying in the Gulf country, as his wife Tuesday called on Britain to defend his innocence.
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