Former FTX chief regulatory official linked to online poker scandal

Former FTX chief regulatory official linked to online poker scandal

The top “regulatory official” of fallen crypto exchange FTX was implicated in the notorious online poker cheating scandal more than a decade ago – and was reportedly caught on tape aiding the fraud’s perpetrators, according to reports. Dan Friedberg—a lawyer who was FTX’s chief regulatory officer in the months before its collapse and who also … Read more

The COP27 agreement does little to avert future climate change disasters

The COP27 agreement does little to avert future climate change disasters

Comment on this story Comment SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — The final decision of Sunday’s U.N. climate change conference brought a breakthrough in addressing the dangers already ravaging the planet, but made little progress on measures to cut emissions that could avert even worse disasters. It was a double-edged sword in negotiations that at times seemed … Read more

Coping with Dupuytren’s, a crippling hand condition

Coping with Dupuytren’s, a crippling hand condition

Comment on this story Comment Fifteen years ago, Jack Schultz first noticed several of his fingers curled inward toward his palm. Schultz, 75, of Columbia Station, Ohio, a former plastics company executive, was perplexed. “What is it?” he recalls asking his doctor. “And can you fix it?” The doctor knew what it was: Dupuytren’s disease … Read more

Ukrainian nuclear power plant under fire, UN warns: “You are playing with fire!”

Ukrainian nuclear power plant under fire, UN warns: “You are playing with fire!”

The IAEA says 12 explosions rocked the Ukrainian power plant The plant is under the control of Russian forces Moscow and Kyiv accuse each other of shelling “You’re playing with fire!” – Head of the IAEA LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Shelling rocked Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Zaporizhia nuclear power plant on Sunday, prompting condemnation from the … Read more