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Congress already wants to block rollout of Facebook’s cryptocurrency

That didn’t take long. Just a few hours after Facebook announced the details of its Libra cryptocurrency on Tuesday morning, lawmakers in Congress told the social media giant to pump the brakes. Politicians on both sides of the aisle expressed their skepticism about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California), chair of the House Financial

Cambodia PM Hun Sen visits deadly building collapse site

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has visited the site of a building collapse which buried dozens as they slept. Regional officials said the death toll had risen to 24 at the Chinese-owned construction site in the coastal town of Sihanoukville. A similar number are said to be injured. The seven-storey building collapsed on Saturday morning

Carlos Tevez’s father kidnapped, released

According to a report in Argentinian newspaper Clarín, the father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidnapped in Morón, Buenos Aires. Fortunately, he has since been released. The father has been said to be “in good shape.” Argentine TV station C5N reported that the kidnappers released him after they were paid $400,000. According to Italian