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WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US special forces rescued an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation on Saturday (Oct 31) in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, US officials said. Forces including Navy Seals rescued 27-year-old Philip Walton, who had been abducted on Tuesday from his home in neighbouring southern Niger, two US officials said on condition of anonymity, adding that no US troops were hurt. A diplomat source in Niger said Walton is now at the US ambassador's residence in Niamey. "Big win for our very elite US Special Forces today," US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Fox News that the Trump administration had over the years rescued 55 hostages in 24 countries. The Pentagon confirmed the operation but did not provide the identity of the hostage. Walton, who kept camels, sheep and poultry and grew mangoes near the border with Nigeria, was kidnapped by six men armed with AK-47 assault rifles who arrived on motorcycles at his home in southern Niger's Massalata village early on Tuesday. His wife, young
Yeahka's Consumer Cloud Platform Listed as Registered Blockchain Information Service Provider by CAC to...
SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- YEAHKA LIMITED ("Yeahka" or the "Company", stock code: 9923.HK), a leading technology platform in China, announced that its proprietary consumer cloud and blockchain-powered coupon platform (the "Consumer Cloud Platform") has been included in the fourth set of blockchain information service providers released on 30th by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). Yeahka's Consumer Cloud Platform aims to provide merchants with solutions for store management and traffic-driving customer acquisition. So far, the platform has served almost 20,000 merchants to date, of which the majority issue coupons with the main product "YueHuiQuan" on consumer cloud platform and develop their own private traffic are restaurants, and snack and beverage vendors. In terms of specific applications, any coupon transaction that takes place on the Consumer Cloud Platform can be traced, which allows coupons to be securely and reliably traded and regifted. Leveraging the data immutability of blockchain, the Consumer Cloud Platform creates a trusted and standalone network that operates independently of any third parties. It also makes it easier for the government to track the creditworthiness of merchants, manage commercial services, and protect consumer rights. On January 10, 2019, the CAC published the Administrative Provisions on Blockchain