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  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- The number of Americans traveling by car for the Memorial Day holiday will hit a 12- year high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Wednesday. The Memorial Day holiday period is defined as Thursday, May 25 through Monday, May 29. Higher confidence has led to...

  • MEXICO CITY, May 16- Top Mexican miners Grupo Mexico, Penoles, Fresnillo and billionaire Carlos Slim's Frisco together owe nearly $180 million in mining royalties to Mexico for 2015, according to preliminary government figures seen by Reuters. The documents, which are part of an industry-wide review for tax compliance led by Mexico's tax authority, estimate...

  • SAO PAULO, May 8- Brazilian police searched the Sao Paulo offices of drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc on Monday as part of a probe into its relationship with a patient advocacy group accused of filing fraudulent lawsuits to spur drug purchases. Alexion confirmed that police had visited its office in Brazil and said in an emailed statement that it...

  • Since inauguration day on Jan. 20, top executives from at least 186 companies have visited with Trump or senior advisers at the White House or on presidential trips, including those to Mar-a-Lago, the private, seaside Florida club where he spends many weekends. But Reuters analyzed more than 900 White House press pool reports to give the first big picture view,...

  • Ajit Pai, who was named chair of the FCC by President Donald Trump in January, will deliver a speech titled "The Future of Internet Regulation" on Wednesday in Washington, the FCC said. Sources said Pai is expected to announce that he will begin the process of taking public comment to repeal the rules approved by the FCC under President Barack Obama in early 2015.

  • TORONTO, April 20- In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada's telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company's effort to leverage content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled on Thursday that...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to effectively deregulate the $45 billion business data services market in a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc and Verizon Communications Inc that will likely lead to price hikes for many small businesses. The 2-1 vote is a blow to companies such as Sprint Corp and...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Can you count on your Social Security benefits when retirement rolls around? Most Americans worry about this- partly due to the nonsense they hear from political opponents of Social Security and ill-informed media. You will hear that the program is bankrupt, its reserves are nothing but a bunch of IOUs, or that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme.

  • President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn towards the White House after arriving on Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

    Two GOP blueprints for tax reform could put big dents into nonprofits' bottom line.

  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • March 28- Electric bills in Georgia and South Carolina could rise more than customers expect if state utilities are left stranded by a Westinghouse Electric Co bankruptcy filing expected this week, consumer advocates said. U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse is the lead contractor building two nuclear reactors each in Georgia and South Carolina, both of...

  • The two remaining Republicans in the Senate were absent and did not cast a vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate was overturning a regulation that "makes the internet an uneven playing field, increases complexity, discourages competition, innovation, and infrastructure investment." In a joint statement, Democratic members of the FCC and...

  • A Pakistani girl fills a pot with water from a hand pump on the outskirts of Lahore on March 21, 2017, ahead of World Water Day.

    Ryan Hreljac first began his project to alleviate the shortage of clean water in Uganda when he was in the first grade.

  • This activist began raising funds for wells at 6

    Ryan Hreljac of Ryan's Well Foundation talks about the millions of people around the world, such as India and China, with no access to clean water.

  • NEW YORK, March 21- A New York energy investor was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to engaging in a years-long scheme to avoid more than $45 million in income and other taxes. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan federal court, according to federal prosecutors. Prosecutors said Zukerman schemed to evade...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- As success stories go, chef Marcus Samuelssons is as geographically varied and fascinating as they come. Born in Ethiopia and separated from his family a few years later during the Ethiopian civil war, Samuelsson was then adopted and raised by a Swedish couple, who taught him his earliest lessons about money and work ethic.