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According to data from Bloomberg, Bitcoin fell below $20,000 for the first time since December 2020, a record-breaking 12th consecutive daily decline. Other digital tokens also fell during the monetary tightening, with Ether dropping nearly 11%. Digital tokens Cardano, Solana, Dogecoin and Polkadot also registered 24-hour declines of between 7% and 10% on Saturday.
Watching #Bitcoin crash to $0.01, exactly 11 years ago
You won’t see it again ???? pic.twitter.com/B9HuWpD1sT
— RIZZO (@pete_rizzo_) June 18, 2022
Former Vice President Mike Pence continues to carefully lay the groundwork for a presidential run in 2024, as the congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurgency highlights the rift between him and former President Donald Trump.
He was in Ohio this week searching for Republican candidates during hearings, striving not to alienate Trump supporters as he defended his decision to confirm election votes for Joe Biden.
“Ultimately, I believe most Americans understand that we did our duty that day under this country’s constitution and laws,” Pence told the Wall Street Journal.
Juneteenth arrives Sunday, the second time the day has been observed as a U.S. federal holiday. Wall Street will be closed, marking the first official holiday. It commemorates the day federal troops announced the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas and the end of slavery in the US.
Juneteenth, an annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the US, has been celebrated since the late 1800s.
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Paul McCartney turns 80 today and celebrities and fans alike wished the Beatle a happy birthday.
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) June 17, 2022
Pop star Drake released a surprise album, Honest Nevermind, and the internet isn’t happy about it. The album, with 14 songs in which he mainly sings rather than raps, is one of his shortest. His 2018 album Scorpion contained 25 songs.
Drake’s surprise album was like when your teacher surprises the class with a pizza party and you end up with this pic.twitter.com/xZgXzirvS9
— eugine garth (@saviourmitchy) June 17, 2022
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