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India’s central bank is urging lenders to cut ties with cryptocurrency exchanges and traders, report says

India’s central bank is urging lenders to cut ties with cryptocurrency exchanges and traders, report says

The Indian government is aiming to ban cryptocurrencies. S3studio/Getty Images India’s central bank is informally urging lenders to cut ties with cryptocurrency exchanges and traders even after the…

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Foreigners show ‘sufficient interest’ in Russian debt, finance ministry says

Foreigners show ‘sufficient interest’ in Russian debt, finance ministry says

By Reuters Staff MOSCOW, May 20 (Reuters) – Foreign investors show sufficient interest in buying into Russian debt instruments despite the widening of anti-Russian sanctions earlier this year, the R…

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Fed’s Rosengren says important to understand trade-offs of digital currencies

Fed’s Rosengren says important to understand trade-offs of digital currencies

By Reuters Staff FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s President and CEO Eric S. Rosengren speaks in New York, April 17, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/File Photo (Reuters) – The Federal Re…

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Chinese businessman admits smuggling U.S. marine tech to China

A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges that he smuggled marine technology out of the United States for the benefit of a Chinese military university involved in developing u…

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Chinese businessman admits smuggling U.S. marine tech to China

Chinese businessman admits smuggling U.S. marine tech to China

BOSTON (Reuters) – A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges that he smuggled marine technology out of the United States for the benefit of a Chinese military university invol…

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Former Obama White House adviser charged in $218000 theft from charter schools

A former White House education adviser under President Barack Obama was arrested on Tuesday and charged with stealing about $218,000 from a charter school network he founded in order to get a cheaper…

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Peru presidential candidate Castillo rejects claim of false declaration

Peru presidential candidate Castillo rejects claim of false declaration

LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian socialist presidential candidate Pedro Castillo on Saturday denied making a false declaration about his work status when he registered to run for high office. On Friday, Li…

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Ransomware attacks add to bitcoin’s woes, shining a light on the use of cryptocurrencies in crime

Ransomware attacks add to bitcoin’s woes, shining a light on the use of cryptocurrencies in crime

Critics have long highlighted bitcoin’s use in crime. Cesc Maymo/Getty Images Recent high-profile cyber attacks in which hackers demanded to be paid in cryptocurrencies have turned an uncomfortable…

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UK sanctions Libyan al-Kaniyat militia and its leaders

Britain said on Thursday new sanctions against Libya’s al-Kaniyat militia were designed to show those breaching international law in Libya would have to face consequences. “These new sanctions send …

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