JSO keeping watch outside clinic following reports of unruly anti-abortion protesters
Hundreds of people are expected to rally Saturday outside the Duval County Courthouse for abortion rights. This comes after a draft opinion was leaked earlier this month, suggesting that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Since then, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has received reports of unruly anti-abortion protesters outside A Woman’s Choice of Jacksonville clinic.
This company sold a copy of 'Super Mario Bros.' for $2 million. NFTs and a Triceratops skull could be next
Five-year-old start-up Rally sold a copy of Nintendo's "Super Mario Bros." for a record $2 million. Now, the New York City-based company is leading the way in an increasingly popular market for alternative asset investments.cnbc.com
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally revs up, drawing thousands and heightening delta superspreader fears
Health officials, South Dakota residents and even some attendees are concerned that one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the world, which begins Friday, has the potential to become the latest superspreader event.washingtonpost.com
When Does a Commodities Boom Turn Into a Supercycle?
Frenetic trading and surging prices for natural resources – from copper and iron ore to soybeans and lumber – had markets abuzz with talk that the pandemic bounce-back might trigger another “supercycle” for global commodities. With governments pouring recovery funds into infrastructure and pollution-fighting green energy projects, there were signs of a multi-year commodities boom that could stoke global finance and fuel inflation. Such seismic events enrich countries and traders that control reswashingtonpost.com
Bitcoin hits new all-time high above $23,000, extending its wild 2020 rally
Omar Marques | LightRocket | Getty ImagesBitcoin hit a fresh record high above $23,000 on Thursday, extending a wild rally for the cryptocurrency that has seen it more than triple in value this year. The world's most-valuable digital currency surged 12% to $23,421, according to crypto market data provider Coin Metrics, taking its year-to-date gains to more than 200%. Crypto bulls have pointed to increased demand from institutional investors, pitching bitcoin as a hedge against inflation like gold amid unprecedented U.S. coronavirus stimulus. However, crypto fans claim this year's rally is unlike 2017 as it's being driven by institutional buying rather than retail speculation. "Back then, the price was driven by mainly retail investors."cnbc.com
Donald Trump holds Indiana rally with potential VP
Donald Trump bashed Hillary Clinton and courted a potential running mate Tuesday night in Indiana. Indiana Governor Mike Pence, who has reportedly been vetted as a vice presidential candidate, joined Trump at the rally. See Trump's full remarks.cbsnews.com
Protester attacked while leaving Trump rally
A man was arrested Thursday for punching a protester at a Donald Trump rally Wednesday night. Rakeem Jones, the 26-year-old victim, was punched in the face as he was escorted out. Such confrontations have become common at the Republican front-runner's rallies. Julianna Goldman has more.cbsnews.com
Trump holds largest rally yet in Alabama
An estimated 20,000 people were in attendance at Donald Trump's campaign rally in Mobile, Alabama. The spectators filled a football stadium to hear the Republican Presidential front-runner and they were not disappointed. Julianna Goldman reports on the show Donald Trump put on at the rally.cbsnews.com