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U.S. returns to Bitfinex exchange fraction of bitcoin stolen in 2016 heist

U.S. returns to Bitfinex exchange fraction of bitcoin stolen in 2016 heistU.S. federal law enforcement agencies have returned 27.7 bitcoin stolen in August 2016, Bitfinex said in a statement. Hackers made off with almost 120,000 bitcoin, worth about $ 72 million at the time, in one of the biggest ever thefts from a cryptocurrency exchange. U.S. and European law enforcement agencies investigated the heist, Bitfinex General Counsel Stuart Hoegner told Reuters, declining to give further details or name the agencies involved.



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Email Address Given to Ocasio-Cortez Beau Sparks Heated Exchange

Email Address Given to Ocasio-Cortez Beau Sparks Heated Exchange“While you were having a nice Valentine’s Day, @AOC decided to put her boyfriend on staff — drawing a salary on the taxpayer’s dime. Nice to see her adapting to the swamp so quickly,” the conservative magazine’s Luke Thompson said on his Twitter feed. Other conservative voices piled on, with Katrina Pierson, an adviser to President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, who suggested that “her jobs for everyone starts with her boyfriend.



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Michelle Obama just shared a glorious text exchange with her mom from Grammys night

Michelle Obama just shared a glorious text exchange with her mom from Grammys nightBecoming First Lady of the US means a lot of big life changes, but the one thing it apparently doesn't put an end to are wonderfully awkward messages from your mom.Nothing stops those. Not even becoming a best selling author, or a super popular surprise guest at the Grammys.SEE ALSO: 17 books every activist should read in 2019On Wednesday morning, Michelle Obama took to Instagram to share a truly A+ message exchange she'd had with her mom, after appearing at the Awards show on Sunday.Make sure you swipe on the post below — the second page may be even better than the first…> View this post on Instagram> > When your mom doesn't think you're a "real" celebrity…Tonight in Phoenix, I shared this text thread from my mom from Grammys night, and I just had to share it with all of you. TextsFromMom > > A post shared by Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on Feb 12, 2019 at 10:35pm PSTSo many wonderful highlights in that thread that it's hard to pick a winner.The "real stars" quip is a good one, as is the bluntness of the "No you did not" message. But our favourite might be the final, understated "Yeah". WATCH: Here are the top five moments where women stole the show at this year's GRAMMYs



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Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol Hill

Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol HillDemocrats spar with acting Attorney General Whitaker at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.



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Trump shutdown announcement: President offers Daca extensions for undocumented migrants in exchange for border wall funding

Trump shutdown announcement: President offers Daca extensions for undocumented migrants in exchange for border wall fundingDonald Trump has proposed a compromise to reopen the federal government which would provide extensions to protections for certain undocumented immigrants in exchange for $ 5.7bn (£4.4bn) to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border. Under the president’s plan, migrants who arrived to the country at a young age and qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme (Daca), as well as other immigrants under Temporary Protected Status (TPS), would receive extensions to their protections from deportation. “If we are successful in this effort, we will have the best chance … At real, bipartisan immigration reform,” the president said, before outlining the proposal he says received input from border security professionals.



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Russia: Too early to consider exchange of US spy suspect

Russia: Too early to consider exchange of US spy suspectMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's deputy foreign minister brushed back suggestions Saturday that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be exchanged for a Russian citizen.



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Didn't get what you want for Christmas? How to return, exchange or sell unwanted holiday gifts.

Didn't get what you want for Christmas? How to return, exchange or sell unwanted holiday gifts.Instead of settling for a duplicate Christmas gift or ugly sweater you'll never wear, you can return, exchange or sell your unwanted holiday gifts.



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Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchange friendly handshake at G-20

Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchange friendly handshake at G-20Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman greet each other with very friendly handshake as the leaders gather at the G-20 Summit in Argentina



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Florida begins vote recount as Democrats and Republicans exchange allegations of fraud

Florida begins vote recount as Democrats and Republicans exchange allegations of fraudRecounts of two key US midterm elections began in Florida on Sunday amid accusations of fraud by both sides in the race for governor and a Senate seat.  Exhausted election office employees in the Sunshine State have been told they have until Thursday to tally up votes cast in last Tuesday's election yet again.  Unofficial results which came in shortly after noon on Saturday showed Republican Rick Scott’s lead in the race for the Senate had narrowed to 12,600 ahead of  Bill Nelson, the Democrat incumbent. Senator Bill Nelson, left, and current Florida governor Rick Scott, right, are facing off in a brutal senate race Credit: Kevin Kolczynski/Reuters Meanwhile Andrew Gillum, a Democrat vying to become the first black to serve as governor of Florida, retracted an earlier concession after the count narrowed to put him within 33,600 votes of Ron Desantis, the Republican candidate. Both counts were affected by the slow counting of postal votes, putting the candidates within a margin of error that triggered an automatic machine recount on Saturday. Accusations of fraud and threats of lawsuits from both sides have conjuring memories of the state's controversial recount during the 2000 presidential election. The recount ran into early problems in Broward country on Sunday, when a voting machine failed to register all ballots and Republicans asked for all voting machines to be tested. Dr. Brenda Snipes (left), the Broward County Supervisor of Elections, looks at a ballot with Betsy Benson, the canvasing board chair.  Credit: AP/Joe Skipper The count got underway after a two hour delay.  The heavily Democratic county, which is due to recount about 700,000 ballots, is one of two where Republicans have made allegations of possible ballot fraud. Speaking on television on Sunday, Mr Scott, who is the current governor of Florida, said that his opponent was a "sore loser" adding: "Sen. Nelson is clearly trying to commit fraud to win this election, that’s all this is."  Chuck Schumer, the Senate Minority leader, said: "They don’t want the votes counted. We Democrats, we want every single vote counted. That’s every American's right no matter who they vote for. "We’re willing to abide by the outcome if every vote is counted and nothing is interfered with. We believe that Bill Nelson will be reelected senator if every vote is counted, and that’s what Trump and Scott are so scared of," he added in televised remarks. The development came as top Democrats called on U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to step aside from overseeing a special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In a letter to the Justice Department's chief ethics officer, Mr Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, asked whether any attorneys at the Justice Department have advised Mr Whitaker to recuse himself and demanded details on any ethics guidance he had received. President Donald Trump ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign and replaced him with Mr Whitaker, Sessions' chief of staff, last week.



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Trump has heated exchange with CNN, NBC journalists at press conference

Trump has heated exchange with CNN, NBC journalists at press conferenceFollowing a question about his characterization of the migrant caravan, President Trump engaged in a heated exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta, saying, “CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them. You are a rude, terrible person.” The verbal sparring continued into the next question from NBC’s Peter Alexander.



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