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Crypto is crashing hard as bitcoin falls below $6,000

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies are in the red on Tuesday, with bitcoin leading the market lower after falling below $6,000 per token. Bitcoin is down 4.5% to $5,975.21 at 8.18 a.m. BST (3.18 a.m. ET). Other major cryptocurrencies are suffering similar drops at the same time: The entire cryptocurrency market has been under pressure since late…

‘She made it up’: Trump and his aides go nuclear after Omarosa claims to...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday said Omarosa Manigault's new memoir is "riddled with lies." Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump and another official slapped away Omarosa Manigault-Newman's claims that she heard him say the N-word as a private citizen during the filming of the NBC reality show, "The Apprentice." The re-emerged…

Days after a bizarre drone attack, Venezuela’s government may be getting ready for another...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez at a military parade in Caracas, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello The days since an August 4 drone attack on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have yielded few solid details about the perpetrators, but Maduro's government appears to be moving ahead with efforts to consolidate power…

Elon Musk reveals he is working with Goldman Sachs and Silver Lake to help...

Elon Musk sheds more light on a possible deal to take Tesla private. Max Whittaker / Getty Images Elon Musk said via Twitter Monday evening that he was working Goldman Sachs and Silver Lake as financial advisors on a proposal to take Tesla private. Musk also said that he was working with the law firms…

‘That model is behind the times’: Activist investor Elliott thinks Nielsen dropped the ball...

Elliott Management Corp. wants Nielsen to move faster, invest more in technology, and rely less on people. And it doesn't think the research firm can do all that as a standalone public company. Thus, the activist investor has taken an 8.5% stake in Nielsen, reported the Wall Street Journal, and is very publicly urging Nielsen…

Salesforce owns $1 billion worth of other companies — here are its four biggest...

Salesforce has made major investments in other companies under co-CEO Marc Benioff. Robert Galbraith/Reuters Salesforce brings in billions of dollars in revenue each year from its subscription software subscriptions. But the $105 billion cloud company is also a big tech investor, especially when it comes to pouring money into other public companies that sell software…

‘It was, at best, hasty and naive, and, at worst, manipulative’: Experts slam Elon...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's attempt at damage control may backfire. Rebecca Cook / Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a statement on Monday in which he shed light on some of the questions raised last week by his statements about taking the company private. But Musk's explanation is incomplete and raises new questions, experts told…

Trump didn’t mention John McCain at all while signing the defense bill named after...

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill authorizing $716 billion in defense spending, which includes a pay raise for US troops. Carolyn Kaster/AP The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that President Donald Trump signed on Monday was named after Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, but the title of the legislation was McCain's only mention…

Rapper Azealia Banks claims she was at Elon Musk’s house over the weekend as...

Grimes and Elon Musk. Charles Sykes/AP Azealia Banks lit up the internet after saying in her Instagram Stories that she was at Elon Musk's house for the weekend. On Sunday, the rapper posted on Instagram: "I waited around all weekend while grimes coddled her boyfriend." In another story, she wrote that "staying in Elon musks…

Robinhood shuts customers out of buying shares of MoviePass’ parent company after the stock...

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Robinhood is suspending new purchases of Helios & Matheson, the parent company of MoviePass, after the stock's drastic 99.99% crash. "In order to protect our customers from the risks associated with some low-priced stocks, we remove the buy option for stocks like HMNY that consistently trade under $0.10," the company said in…

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Watch live: Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings continue with Christine Blasey Ford...

USA TODAY Published 9:13 a.m. ET Sept. 27, 2018 | Updated 12:22 p.m. ET Sept. 27, 2018 Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 5, 2018, for the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP)…

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