Blockchain-Based Lottery System, MOS Lottery, Introduces New Way to Bet On Closing Stock Prices

Geneva, Switzerland (STL.News) MOS Lottery, a blockchain-based lottery system created to address the problems inherited in the lottery market today, this week officially launched its comprehensive platform, providing a new kind of way to bet on closing stock prices. Through the Ethereum blockchain based smart contract, all bets and results are made public in the … Continue reading Blockchain-Based Lottery System, MOS Lottery, Introduces New Way to Bet On Closing Stock Prices

Cypriots vote for new president who could unify island

NICOSIA, Cyprus/January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Cypriots were voting Sunday for a new president who they hope will overcome years of failure and finally resolve the ethnic divisions that have torn the Mediterranean island nation into a Greek-speaking south and a breakaway, Turkish-speaking north. Voters in internationally recognized southern Cyprus were also seeking more benefits from an … Continue reading Cypriots vote for new president who could unify island

Trump: I would be ‘tougher’ in Brexit talks than UK’s May

LOND/January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. President Donald Trump says he would take a “tougher” attitude toward Brexit negotiations than the approach now being used by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain is preparing to leave European Union in March 2019. The complex negotiations have moved slowly and May’s Cabinet seems divided over how best to separate … Continue reading Trump: I would be ‘tougher’ in Brexit talks than UK’s May

Jay-Z opens up about why he boycotted the Grammys in 1999

NEW YORK/January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Jay-Z said though he boycotted the Grammys almost two decades ago, he’s better served helping the Recording Academy grow instead of abandoning it. At Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy gala on Saturday — where Jay-Z earned the Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award — he said he initially boycotted because DMX had … Continue reading Jay-Z opens up about why he boycotted the Grammys in 1999

Finns vote in presidential election; incumbent the favorite

HELSINKI/January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Finns are casting ballots in a presidential election, with incumbent Sauli Niinisto considered the favorite to win the first round of voting in the Nordic nation. Recent polls predict the 69-year-old Niinisto will get between 58 and 63 percent of the vote while his closest rival, Pekka Haavisto of the Greens, would … Continue reading Finns vote in presidential election; incumbent the favorite

Chloe Kim: California kid heads to South Korea’s games

ASPEN, Colo./January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ask snowboarder Chloe Kim what she thinks the “Chloe Kim Story” really is this year and she hesitates just a moment, before deciding on “The California girl that went to the Olympics.” It’s perfect, easy, and oh-so-fitting for the 17-year-old from Torrance, California, who loves music and the mall almost as … Continue reading Chloe Kim: California kid heads to South Korea’s games

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio fires chief of staff

WASHINGTON /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Saturday that he has fired his chief of staff after getting reports of “improper conduct” with subordinate staffers. “By early this afternoon, I had sufficient evidence to conclude that while employed by this office, my Chief of Staff had violated office policies regarding proper … Continue reading Florida Sen. Marco Rubio fires chief of staff

Viola Davis’ ‘Two Sides’ docu-series tackles deadly reality

LOS ANGELES /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Viola Davis knows how to make an audience see into the heart of a character, whether a burdened mother in “Doubt” or the flawed attorney in “How to Get Away with Murder.” She hopes the same holds true for the critical issue examined by the documentary series “Two … Continue reading Viola Davis’ ‘Two Sides’ docu-series tackles deadly reality