Cryptocurrency being used to raise money for bail fund

Cryptocurrency being used to raise money for bail fund

Updated November 17, 2017 20:23:26 Photo: The app that mines the cryptocurrency is unobtrusive and costs volunteers next to nothing to participate. (ABC News: Jean Edwards) A new project in the United States is seeking to raise funds for people unable to afford bail using an unconventional platform — cryptocurrencies. The project, known as Bail Bloc, encourages volunteers to install an app on their computer where a cryptocurrency quietly accumulates using spare processing power. Bail Bloc co-creator Maya Binyam said it is a project to help tens of thousands of…

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Concern for grassroots rugby union in sport's darkest days

Concern for grassroots rugby union in sport's darkest days

Updated November 17, 2017 21:28:08 Photo: Ross MacDonald says there’s a lot of resentment towards the east coast. (ABC News: Rebecca Trigger) As the dark days of rugby union in Western Australia continue to roll on, the focus is increasingly shifting to the game at its purest level. During the Western Force’s slow demise, many involved in the sport voiced concerns about how players coming through the ranks would realise their dreams of playing professionally if there was no WA team to aspire to. Now with RugbyWA entering voluntary administration…

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Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore

Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore

By weighing in on Franken, Trump potentially invites another round of scrutiny over the past accusations of sexual assault that have been levied against him — a risk that a source told CNN earlier this week was partially behind his decision to not comment on the Moore controversy. “The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps?” Trump wrote of a photo in which Franken appears to grab a woman’s breast while…

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The lucrative business of mustering feral goats

The lucrative business of mustering feral goats

Posted November 18, 2017 08:33:09 Video: The lure of feral goats (ABC News) Related Story: Growing appetite for goat meat prompts review of feral goat management It is not your average family business but the Mannions have found great success rounding mustering feral goats on a large scale. The day starts at 4:30am as an outback sunrise is breaking the horizon. The kettle is on in the farmhouse kitchen and 20 or so kelpies are being loaded into a truck ready for the job ahead. Michelle Mannion is packing “smoko”…

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Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

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