Ethics Watch Group Says Payday Loan Industry Effective in Preventing Rate Cap in New Mexico | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators introduced legislation capping the interest rate on these loans at ...

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FM Szijjártó ahead of UN debate calls on the international community to make it clear that they stand with Israel

The situation in the Middle East is a key issue for Hungary for several reasons, including regional security and waves of migration, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday in New York. If trends point towards stability, peace and tranquility in the region, new waves of migration are less likely to begin, Szijjártó said ahead of a UN Security ...

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Arizona’s top girls’ HS basketball players to start playing in the region

A look at who stood out in the first two weeks of regional play in Arizona high school women’s basketball (players are named by their coaches and listed alphabetically): Amya Bekele, Mesa Red Mountain, G, So. At 4-11, Red Mountain has had a tough start to the season. Bekele, however, was a bright spot. In Thursday’s three-point loss to Mesa ...

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10 must-watch horror movies, according to Reddit

Horror films vary wildly in quality, with some films in the genre fostering the stereotype of their poor quality, while others defy all expectations and become classic films in their own right. However, there are countless horror movies worth watching, which can be daunting for viewers looking to step into the spooky scene for the first time. RELATED: 10 Best ...

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Waste-to-H2 start-up Hydrogen Utopia signs letter of intent with Mitsubishi

Jan. 18 (Renewables Now) – British start-up Hydrogen Utopia International Pls (AQSE:HUI) announced on Tuesday that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (TYO:7011) that could lead to the introduction of HUI’s plastic waste-to-hydrogen facilities in Japan. Under the terms of the letter of intent, the Japanese engineering giant will review the technology and ...

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Man arrested for abducting and raping a minor at J&K’s Reasi

Jammu: A man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a minor from Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. While the 14-year-old girl was rescued from her abductor’s home in Poonch district, the accused was arrested at a locality in Jammu within three weeks of the incident, a spokesperson for the police. He said the ...

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California company to pay $1.5 million for illegally obtaining financial data from millions of consumers

A Santa Monica company that allegedly tricked millions of consumers into providing sensitive information under the guise of connecting them with lenders will pay $1.5 million in civil penalties imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. ITMedia Solutions LLC, which specializes in lead generation, will also face restrictions on its sale and use of consumer data following an FTC lawsuit filed ...

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Plato Farm’s utopian experiment: simulating a social activity with a game

A multiplayer online game is the best mapping of reality, making it the best place to experiment: Players control their virtual characters to perform various actions and activities, mapping the real world at very low cost. Playing games is a very effective way of learning, some games can even guide social development. In ancient war games, players can learn combat ...

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Tonga turned into a ‘moonscape’ by ash from a ‘once in a millennium’ volcanic eruption

Ash from an erupting underwater volcano has made Tonga look like “a moonscape”, according to locals on the Pacific island. Particles emitted by the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano – a “once in a millennium” event visible from space – have darkened skies and contaminated water supplies. Locals said the island now resembles the surface of the moon after being ...

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Millennium Leads $10M Round in Supersmart Crate Analysis

Millennium Food-Tech (TASE: MIFT.L) today announced that it has completed a $10 million financing round with an Israeli developer of supermarket checkout scanning systems super smart. Supersmart develops automatic AI systems for chain stores. As part of the financing round, Millennium Food-Tech will invest up to $5 million, together with other funds and investors. The current funding round will be ...

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