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#AceNewsDesk - Credit card giant Visa today announced it is connecting its global payments network of 60 million merchants to the U.S. Dollar Coin (USDC) developed by Circle Internet Financial on the ethereum blockchain. The digital currency is now valued at $2.9 billion

According to Forbes …….”While Visa itself won’t custody the digital currency, effective immediately, the partnership will see Circle working with Visa to help select Visa credit card issuers start integrating the USDC software into their platforms and send and receive USDC payments. 154 more words

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#AceNewsDesk - Three homeless men who intervened in a lawsuit to stop their forced relocation from a shelter at the Upper West Side’s Lucerne Hotel to one in the Financial District have appealed a recent ruli ng green-lighting the move

According to New York Post “Ramone Buford, Larry Thomas and Travis Trammell were three homeless men, among over 200, who were being housed at the controversial Manhattan shelter during the pandemic and who the city planned to move to a Radisson hotel in the FiDi.” 70 more words

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#AceNewsDesk - UN Commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medicinal purposes from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs, a highly anticipated and long-delayed decision that could clear t he way for an expansion of marijuana research and medical use.

” The vote by the Commission for Narcotic Drugs, which is based in Vienna and includes 53 member states, considered a series of recommendations from the World Health Organization on reclassifying cannabis and its derivatives. 118 more words

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#CoronavirusNewsDesk - PM Boris Johnson: Announces support for pubs that predominantly serve alcohol rather than food through festive period with Christmas grants of 1,000 for wet-led-pubs in tiers 2 & 3 ......

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today (Tuesday 1 December) announced an additional £1,000 Christmas grant for ‘wet-led pubs’ in tiers 2 and 3 who will miss out on much needed business during the busy Christmas period: … 71 more words

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#AceNewsDesk - More than 20 women prisoners have been raped after a riot broke out in a jail in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in September

According to MailOnline …………”The French station Radio France Internationale (RFI), which broke the story, said some of the women were raped for days by male convicts after prison authorities lost control of the facility.” 91 more words

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#AceNewsDesk - After careful consideration, the CMA has today applied for permission to appeal the CAT ’s recent judgment in the JD Sports/Footasylum case

After careful consideration, the CMA has today applied for permission to appeal the CAT’s recent judgment in the JD Sports/Footasylum case:

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