Trapped whale splashes to freedom after dramatic rescue

Trapped whale splashes to freedom after dramatic rescue

It was a whale of a rescue tale. Dramatic video shows a trapped whale splashing its way to freedom after a Norwegian coast guard crew cuts the monster-sized mammal loose from ropes. “Are you holding my feet?” a crew member says in Norwegian, as he cautiously leans over the side of the ship KV Bison … Read more

Voyager Digital suspends trading, deposits, and withdrawals

Voyager Digital suspends trading, deposits, and withdrawals

Canadian crypto broker Voyager Digital (VYGVF) suspended trading, deposits, withdrawals, and loyalty rewards, according to a statement released by the firm Friday afternoon. The decision comes after the firm gave a notice of default to crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) after it failed to repay over $644 million in borrowed bitcoin (BTC-USD) and … Read more

Big Freedia details meeting with Beyoncé for ‘Break My Soul’

Big Freedia details meeting with Beyoncé for 'Break My Soul'

Big Freedia had a fangirl moment while meeting with “very humble” and “sweet” Beyoncé. The Queen of Bounce, 44 — who was previously sampled on Beyoncé’s 2016 track, “Formation” — met with Queen Bey during their latest collaboration on the new hit song, “Break My Soul.” Freedia exclusively tells Leak Herald that she was “grateful,” … Read more

Copyright Royalty Board Confirms Streaming Royalty Raise

Copyright Royalty Board Confirms Streaming Royalty Raise

In a big win for the publishing and songwriting community, the Copyright Royalty Board reaffirmed the 15.1% headline rate increase in royalties paid by streaming services to publishers for the 2018-22 period. The rate was decided in 2018, but streaming services Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube/Google and Pandora appealed the following year, arguing that the increase … Read more

Alex de Minaur, Francis Tiafoe

Alex de Minaur, Francis Tiafoe

We’re now into the business end of the 2022 Championships at Wimbledon.  After a sluggish victory in Round 1, Novak Djokovic has cruised into the Round of 16 with back-to-back straight set victories and is the overwhelming favorite at -210. In most grand slams, Djokovic would have a lot of company near the top of … Read more