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Four triggers could cause a huge cryptocurrency crash

Four triggers could cause a huge cryptocurrency crash

Finance
If it's true that the bigger they are, the harder they fall, then cryptocurrencies have been gearing up for a tremendous decline.But, then again, maybe this is just the start for the great crypto bull market.As of Monday, the entire cryptocurrency market stands at approximately $ 563 billion, according to industry site CoinMarketCap, which represents a more than 3,400 percent increase from the beginning of 2017.With some cryptocurrencies soaring several thousand percent, Google search results for the space coming in at all-time highs and lots of people hoping for overnight riches in nascent markets, it begs the question: Just how far can this growth be sustained and are we in a crypto currency bubble?I'm not going to argue whether or not the space is dangerously overinflated, but I am in t...
Nick Foles throws four touchdowns as Philadelphia Eagles hold off New York Giants

Nick Foles throws four touchdowns as Philadelphia Eagles hold off New York Giants

Sports
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Quarterback Nick Foles threw four touchdown passes as the Philadelphia Eagles held off the New York Giants 34-29 at MetLife Stadium. Foles, who was 24 of 38 for 237, took over as the Eagles starting quarterback after they lost Carson Wentz last week to a season-ending knee injury. Foles helped his team clinch a first-round bye in the playoffs. Meanwhile, Giants quarterback Eli Manning finished 35 of 54 for 427 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. The Giants, who haven't scored more than 20 points in a game since Nov. 12 against the San Francisco 49ers when they recorded 21 points, scored touchdowns on their first three drives of the game. Those included a 1-yard run by Orleans Darkwa, a 13-yard pass from Manning to wide receiver Tavarres King and a 67-...
Four children die as French train hits school bus

Four children die as French train hits school bus

World
At least four children have died after a school bus was split in two in a collision with a train in southern France.The collision occurred at a level crossing near a wooded area in Millas - near the town of Perpignan - and left at least 19 people injured, seven seriously.The bus was carrying 16 youngsters aged between 13 and 17 from a secondary school in Millas and was "shredded" by the collision, according to witnesses.Video:Ambulance arrives at train crash sceneThe front half of the vehicle was left on the track pointing at an upwards angle, with the body crushed towards the middle.One of the train passengers, named as Barbara, told local media the impact was "very powerful", adding that she thought the train was going to derail.The train company - state-owned SNCF - tweeted a "heartfelt...
Four Aadhaar linking deadlines you should not miss

Four Aadhaar linking deadlines you should not miss

Finance
There are certain deadlines that you need to meet related to your Aadhaar to avoid pain in the coming year, 2018. However, the government has requested the Supreme Court to postpone the hearing on the legality of Aadhaar to next year, and has expressed its willingness to extend the Aadhaar linking deadlines with various services by three months to March 31, 2018. While the final decision regarding this is still pending in the apex court, here's the list of various deadlines set by the government regarding the 12-digit unique identity number. 1. Aadhaar and PAN linking deadline is now December 31, 2017The government had earlier notified that income tax returns (ITR) filed after July 1, 2017 would be accepted only after a tax assessee linked his/her PAN with Aadhaar. However, many people...
RBS to close one in four branches and shed 680 jobs

RBS to close one in four branches and shed 680 jobs

Business
RBS is closing 259 branches - one in four of its outlets - and cutting 680 jobs as more customers bank online.The closures involve 62 Royal Bank of Scotland and 197 NatWest branches. RBS, which is 72%-owned by the taxpayer, said it would try to ensure compulsory redundancies were "kept to an absolute minimum".The bank said use of its branches by customers had fallen 40% since 2014, but the Unite union, which represents bank staff, called the cuts "savage".Following the closures, the RBS group will be left with 744 branches.'Difficult news'An RBS spokesperson said: "More and more of our customers are choosing to do their everyday banking online or on mobile."Since 2014 the number of customers using our branches across the UK has fallen by 40% and mobile transactions have increased by 73% o...