Category: South

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Declines Extra Federal Unemployment Aid
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Declines Extra Federal Unemployment Aid

South Dakota turned down extra federal unemployment aid Friday due to the high rate of job recovery in the state. “Gov. Kristi Noem (R), a vocal ally of the White House, said South Dakota did not need the additional funds because workers in her state have been rehired and that its economy is rebounding after suffering…

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South Florida Underreported Coronavirus Cases Drive Down Death Rate
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South Florida Underreported Coronavirus Cases Drive Down Death Rate

The actual number of coronavirus cases in South Florida as of April 10 was 11 times higher than initially reported, a recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study that tested for antibodies revealed. That revelation suggests more people have contracted the virus without dying, which means the infection (or true) fatality rate…

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South Korean court denies prosecutors’ arrest warrant request for Samsung heir Jay Lee
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South Korean court denies prosecutors’ arrest warrant request for Samsung heir Jay Lee

A South Korean court denied an arrest warrant request for Samsung Group heir apparent Jay Y. Lee, saying that although prosecutors’ secured “a considerable amount of evidence,” it was still not enough to detain Lee. Prosecutors filed for the warrant last week, accusing Lee of accounting fraud and stock manipulation. Prosecutors allege that the value…

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South Korea: No Unusual Activity From North Amid Kim Health Claims
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South Korea: No Unusual Activity From North Amid Kim Health Claims

Representatives from the government of South Korea have responded to claims that North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un is in “grave condition”, with government sources stating they have not observed heightened levels of unusual activity occurring in the hermit kingdom. A spokesman for the South Korean president, Kang Min-seok said that “no unusual signs have been…

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***Live Updates*** South Carolina Primary Results
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***Live Updates*** South Carolina Primary Results

South Carolina holds the nation’s first-in-the-South presidential primary on Saturday. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. — 11:00 PM: Delegate count so far out of South Carolina: Our current delegate estimate allocates 42 out of the 54 available delegates in South Carolina… So far, we’ve estimated Biden with at least…

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South African fintech startup Jumo raises second $50M+ VC round
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South African fintech startup Jumo raises second $50M+ VC round

South African fintech startup Jumo closed a $55 million round from a diverse group of investors, the company confirmed. Founded in 2015 and based in Cape Town, the venture offers a full tech stack for partners to build savings, lending, and insurance products for customers in emerging markets. This week’s funding follows a $52 million…

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South Korean Crypto-Payments Platform HUPAYX Expands Reach to over 400,000 Retailers
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South Korean Crypto-Payments Platform HUPAYX Expands Reach to over 400,000 Retailers

South Korea has become one of the world’s most well-established blockchain and cryptocurrency pioneers in recent years. With significant strides taken to adopt the nascent sector, despite some contentious regulatory actions, the forward-thinking nation has set a unique standard for the world to observe and follow. Crypto Adoption Notably, South Korea is reportedly the third-largest…

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Former South Dakota Official to Fork over $750,000 for Fudging SNAP Data
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Former South Dakota Official to Fork over $750,000 for Fudging SNAP Data

The former leader of South Dakota’s food stamp program has been ordered to fork over $750,000 to the government for allegedly faking Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) data so she could benefit financially. Julie Osnes, who used to run South Dakota’s food stamp program and now runs a South Dakota consulting firm, allegedly helped states falsify…

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W(hy)TF are Japan and South Korea in a trade war?
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W(hy)TF are Japan and South Korea in a trade war?

Another week, another trade war. And unlike most trade wars these days, this one didn’t originate from the confines of the Rose Garden with the Marine One whirlybird in the background. No, like any Ice Bucket Challenge-worthy meme, others are getting in on the trade war bandwagon and making it their own. Cue Japan and…

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