David Gilbert

NORTH KOREA

North Korea Is Building Its Own Bitcoin

The currency will be “more like bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies,” said the official in charge of North Korea’s cryptocurrency conferences.
David Gilbert
a day ago
Facebook

France Took One Look at Facebook's Cryptocurrency and Said 'Hell Non'

France has blocked Libra over concerns it could destabilize the French economy by privatizing money and undermining the euro.
David Gilbert
9.13.19
NORTH KOREA

North Korea Said It Wants to Restart Nuclear Talks. Then It Tested Two More Missiles.

North Korea's short-range arsenal doesn't cross Washington's red line, but the missiles could hit U.S. allies Japan and South Korea.
David Gilbert
9.11.19
Hurricane Dorian

A Week After Hurricane Dorian, We Still Don't Know How Many People Are Missing in the Bahamas

The storm has left 70,000 people homeless, and locals say the government response has been "ridiculous."
David Gilbert
9.10.19
Taliban

Trump Just Blew Up a Peace Deal With the Taliban Because They Wouldn't Let Him Take All The Credit

The fate of more than 5,000 U.S. troops who were going to come home from America's longest war is now unclear.
David Gilbert
9.10.19
Hurricane Dorian

Rescuers Use Jet Skis and Bulldozers to Save Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas

Rescue groups and volunteers are scrambling to pull people out of floodwaters and off roofs in the midst of "total devastation."
David Gilbert
9.5.19
hong kong protests

Hong Kong's Leader Finally Withdrew Her Controversial Extradition Bill. Protesters Say It's 'Too Little, Too Late.'

One prominent protest leader warns that the government will use the withdrawal as an excuse to repress protesters: "a full-scale clampdown is on the way."
David Gilbert
9.5.19
Afghanistan

The U.S. Deal With the Taliban Already Looks Like a Disaster

As the U.S.'s top negotiator went on Kabul TV to announce a troop withdrawal deal, the Taliban was preparing a suicide bombing that killed 16 and wounded 100.
David Gilbert
9.4.19
Hacking

China's Hackers Have Been Reading the EU's Secrets for Years

"There is no doubt this campaign is connected to the Chinese government.”
David Gilbert
9.3.19
Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian Has Unleashed 'Pure Hell' on the Bahamas

Winds up to 220 miles per hour knocked out communications, and the storm is moving over the islands so slowly that they'll now be hammered by rain for days.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
maritime disaster

34 Missing and Feared Dead After Scuba Diving Boat Catches Fire off California Coast

The 75-foot boat caught fire in the early morning hours while divers were sleeping below deck.
David Gilbert
9.3.19
NORTH KOREA

It Looks Like North Korea Is Building a Submarine That Can Launch Nuclear Missiles

New satellite images "suggest North Korea is making real progress in developing a second leg of the nuclear triad."
David Gilbert
8.29.19
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