Matthew Mellon: billionaire banking heir dies aged 54

Mellon reportedly was attending a rehabilitation center in Mexico to deal with an admitted opioid dependency

Billionaire banking heir and transatlantic personality Matthew Mellon has died at 54, reportedly while attending a rehabilitation centre in Mexico to deal with an admitted opioid dependency, after years of struggling with drug addiction.

His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon’s death but declined on Tuesday to provide any details.

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New York seeks more information from crypto exchanges

(Reuters) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday sought information from 13 cryptocurrency trading platforms, including Coinbase Inc and Gemini Trust, about their operations such as fee structures and safety measures to protect customer accounts.

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has announced that she will be stepping down from the commission following a tenure that featured a strong advocacy of net neutrality. Commissioner Clyburn shared her plans to leave the commission during an FCC meeting…

Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Philadelphia after engine explodes

  • News footage shows damage to left engine of plane
  • No confirmation of injuries onboard Dallas-bound flight 1380

A Southwest Airlines flight from New York’s La Guardia airport to Dallas made an emergency landing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, with part of the covering from its left engine ripped off and a window damaged.

Southwest Airlines said there were 143 passengers and five crew members on board.

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