Asian Shares See Relief Rally After U.S. Midterm Vote

Asian stocks ended broadly higher on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections delivered no big surprises. While a split Congress is expected to halt any major advances in President Donald Trump’s economic agenda, Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate, overcoming historical political headwinds. Traders looked ahead to the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy announcement for new clues as to whether […]

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Maine Republican congressman sues over 'flawed' ranked-choice voting systems as ballots are still counted

Maine set to make electoral history Maine to become the first in the nation to use ranked choice voting in a statewide primary. Molly Line reports. Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin has filed a lawsuit against the Maine secretary of state arguing the state’s new ranked-choice voting system has “undermined” constituents’ voting rights. Poliquin, a 65-year-old two-term incumbent, is locked in […]

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How to get money off anything at Disney’s online store as new discount unveiled

Whether you’re getting something for yourself of the little ones, there’s no denying that when it comes to toys, nothing is more mesmerising than Disney. The nostalgic kid’s shop announced a sudden 24 hour long sale yesterday, which saw the price of all its toys and costumes cut by 24% on their brand new online store Shop Disney. While the […]

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Florida recount: Bill Nelson sues for extension; Chuck Schumer calls for Rick Scott recusal

WASHINGTON – With a Thursday deadline looming, Sen. Bill Nelson’s campaign has filed a federal lawsuit to extend the unevenly conducted statewide recount of his re-election race against GOP Gov. Rick Scott, who holds a narrow lead over the three-term Democrat. The lawsuit “seeks to allow all local elections officials in the 67 Florida counties the time they say is needed to finish a […]

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Asian Shares Retreat Ahead Of U.S. Elections, Fed Meeting

Asian stocks fell across the board on Monday as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal faded and investors looked ahead to the U.S. midterm elections as well as the Federal Reserve meeting for directional cues. China’s Shanghai Composite Index ended the session down 11.05 points or 0.4 percent at 2,665.43 despite President Xi Jinping praising globalization and China’s commitment […]

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Blockchain: How Oracles Make Smart Contracts Work

An oracle has long described a person through whom a deity speaks, or a person known for giving wise or authoritative decisions or opinions, but in the cryptoverse, oracles have a different definition. Oracles are code connecting a blockchain with the real world. They provide the data that smart contracts need in order to execute successfully. Oracles are, ironically, an intermediary […]

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