Crypto exchange FTX CEO reveals stake in trading app Robinhood

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 12 (Reuters) – Samuel Bankman-Fried, the chief executive and founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, revealed a … Read more

Sweden says it received US security assurances if it hands in NATO application

STOCKHOLM, May 4 (Reuters) – Sweden has received assurances from the United States that it would receive support during the period a potential application to join NATO is processed by the 30 nations in the alliance, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said in Washington on Wednesday. Sweden and neighbor Finland stayed out of NATO during the … Read more

Twitter user growth rises amid Musk takeover

The Twitter app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 28 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) reported stronger than expected user growth in what could be its last quarter as a public company after agreeing to a … Read more

An Oklahoma library’s canceled romance book club calls attention to growing censorship

Literary circles were up in arms after the Enid Public Library in Enid, Oklahoma, canceled a romance book club and a sexual assault awareness book display in response to the city’s library board narrowly voting to ban displays and programs that featured content about sexuality. However, the Public Library of Enid and Garfield County’s Board … Read more

Community Calendar 4/21-4/28 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, April 28. Baby Storytime 9:30 am and 11 am, Thursdays, April 21 and 28 Attend at whatever time works best for you and your baby. Enjoy rhymes, bounces, and stories with Ms. Wendy along with social time for babies and caregivers. … Read more

Box Office: ‘Morbius’ Opens to No. 1 With Decent $39 Million

Tyrese Gibson, Adria Arjona, Jared Leto and Al Madrigal attend a Fan Special Screening of “Mobius” at Cinemark Playa Vista and XD in Playa Vista, California, US, March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Aude Guerrucci/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, April 3, (Variety.com) – “Morbius,” the latest comic book adventure from … Read more

Apple presses US lawmakers on dangers of ‘sideloading’ apps allowed by bill

Apple logo is seen in this illustration taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – Smartphone maker Apple (AAPL.O) has written to lawmakers to dispute assertions that its concerns about the dangers of sideloading apps into phones were overblown. Sideloading, the practice of … Read more

A thriller by Dolly Parton and 4 other books to put on your reading list

In the literary world, she’s not only written a fantastic memoir I highly recommend — “Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics” — she’s made her mark with her non-profit organization that sends hundreds of millions of books to children in rural and impoverished communities around the world. Parton hadn’t dabbled in fiction, however, until … Read more

Virginia bill would give parents the power to ban ‘sexually explicit’ books

Controversial bill could give parents more say on curriculum A bill expected to be signed by Governor Glenn Youngkin would let parents review curricula that could be considered sexually explicit. FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – Soon, Virginia parents could have even more say on what their children are learning in the classroom. A bill expected to … Read more

Moms 4 Liberty Brevard asking for 19 more books to be pulled from school libraries

Group for 19 more books to be pulled from school libraries Moms 4 Liberty Brevard is working to have 19 books pulled off the shelves in school libraries across the county, saying they are not suitable for students. 3/23/2022 – Moms 4 Liberty Brevard is working to have 19 books pulled off the shelves in … Read more