Bitcoin Should Face ‘Conservative’ Capital Rule From Banks, Regulators Propose

Bitcoin Holdings Should Face ‘Conservative’ Capital Rule From Banks, Global Regulators Propose

Banks must set aside enough capital to cover losses on any Bitcoin holdings in full, global banking regulators proposed on Thursday, in a “conservative” step that could prevent widescale use of the cryptocurrency by major lenders. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, made up of regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, proposed a twin … Read more

Top conservative group targeting Democratic senators to save filibuster

Top conservative group targeting Democratic senators to save filibuster

Will not vote to weaken filibuster: Sen. Manchin Senator Joe Manchin goes against Democratic Party, Biden push for passing multi-trillion dollar spending bill without GOP support. West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner weighs in on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ EXCLUSIVE – In his campaign to protect the Senate’s filibuster, Tim Phillips says with the … Read more

Indian-Americans are more liberal towards issues in US, conservative in India: Survey – Times of India

Indian-Americans are more liberal towards issues in US, conservative in India: Survey - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans have relatively more conservative views of policies in India while on issues affecting the US, the diaspora has a more liberal take, according to a survey of the political attitudes of the influential community in this country. Indian-Americans comprise slightly more than 1 per cent of the total US population-and less than 1 … Read more

Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region – Times of India

Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region - Times of India

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina on Wednesday became the largest nation in Latin America to legalize abortion, a landmark vote in a conservative region and a victory for a grassroots movement that turned years of rallies into political power. The high-stakes vote in the Senate gripped the nation into the early morning, and the measure’s approval — … Read more

In conservative Indonesia, gay ex-policeman to fight his battle at court – sex and relationships

The first Indonesian gay ex-policeman to sue the conservative country’s police force for his sexual orientation.

The first gay Indonesian policeman to sue the conservative country’s police force for wrongful dismissal due to sexual orientation was back in courts this week, determined to be reinstated. Tri Teguh Pujianto, a 31-year-old former police brigadier was fired in 2018 after 10 years on the job, after police in a different town apprehended him … Read more

Parler, the Conservative Social Media Platform, Gets Backing from Mercer Family: Report

Parler, the Conservative Social Media Platform, Gets Backing from Mercer Family: Report

Social media platform Parler, which styles itself as a “free speech-driven” space, gets funding from hedge-fund investor Robert Mercer and his daughter and conservative activist Rebekah, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. US right-wing social media users have flocked to Parler, messaging app Telegram, and hands-off social site Gab, citing the more aggressive policing … Read more

A more conservative court hears same-sex foster parent case – sex and relationships

The case is a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to side with a Catholic social services agency in a dispute with Philadelphia over the agency’s refusal to work with same-sex couples as foster parents. The case is a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court. Catholic Social Services, which is affiliated with the Archdiocese … Read more

Graham: Often-maligned conservative women are the ‘big winner’ after Barrett confirmation

Graham: Often-maligned conservative women are the 'big winner' after Barrett confirmation

Conservative women whose are maligned, misunderstood and attacked for their beliefs are the “big winner” after the Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham told “Hannity.”  “To all those conservative women who go through hell for being conservative, who get beat up by the mainstream media for embracing your … Read more

Facebook removes fake accounts linked to conservative group – world news

Facebook and Twitter have been regularly removing fake accounts — both domestic and foreign — that try to insert themselves in the US political discourse and influence the election.

Facebook has removed 276 accounts that used fake profiles to pose as right-leaning Americans and comment on news articles, often in favour of President Donald Trump, the company announced on Thursday. The platform also permanently banned an Arizona-based digital communications firm that it said was behind the fake accounts. The move was prompted by reporting … Read more

Trump Picks Conservative Amy Coney Barrett For Supreme Court

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Washington (AP) President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. Republican senators are already lining up for a swift confirmation of … Read more

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