Asian Shares Fall On US Political Uncertainty

Twitter and Square's Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin Will Be World’s Single Currency

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey recently had some remarkably positive remarks about bitcoin. Predicting the future of finance, he suggested that the “father of cryptocurrencies” is likely to become the world’s only currency within the next 10 years. Speaking with The Times , Dorsey stated: The world ultimately will have a single currency. The […]

On Eve Of AT&T-DOJ Trial, Media Business Weighs The Stakes

On Eve Of AT&T-DOJ Trial, Media Business Weighs The Stakes

After one more delay (as a snowstorm pushed back opening arguments), Thursday’s unofficial kickoff to the United States v. AT&T in federal court in Washington means the heavy cloud of uncertainty shrouding the media business gets closer to dissipating. The legal fight over the AT&T-Time Warner merger hasn’t brought deal flow to a halt, as […]

Amazon's 26 Million U.S. Streamers Fall Short of Netflix, but Boost Prime Memberships

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been tight-lipped about its Amazon Prime Video figures, perhaps because it doesn’t want to be compared to top video streamer Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). While Netflix boasts about 55 million U.S. subscribers, only about 26 million U.S. Prime members have watched TV shows or films on Amazon, according to early 2017 data found in […]

She's on life support. She's walking. No one at Children's Mercy has done that before

She's on life support. She's walking. No one at Children's Mercy has done that before

Almost every day in Kansas City, a 16-year-old girl does the equivalent of hiking in the thin air around Mount Everest. In the process, she’s changing what staff at Children’s Mercy Hospital and elsewhere believed was possible. Zei Uwadia was airlifted to the hospital from Wichita in October with lung failure that, even now, no […]

Europe Plants a Flag in the Digital-Tax Debate

Europe Plants a Flag in the Digital-Tax Debate

March 21, 2018 7:59 p.m. ET The European Union could hardly have chosen a more provocative moment to launch proposals for a new digital tax. The EU’s trade commissioner is currently in Washington trying to persuade the Trump administration to exempt the bloc from new U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, amid fears of […]

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Down syndrome is caused by having three of the 21st chromosome, making March 21 World Down Syndrome Day. Scroll for more content… Casie Nauman’s son, Marcus, is two-and-a-half years old and has Down Syndrome. She said it’s a day to celebrate differences, but also realize that those with Down syndrome are more alike […]

Kentucky to take on Kansas State in upset-filled South region

Kentucky to take on Kansas State in upset-filled South region

ATLANTA — Kentucky meets Kansas State on Thursday in what has become an historic NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 round. For the first time, none of the top four seeds advanced in the South Regional as Virginia, Cincinnati, Tennessee and Arizona lost. Instead, the four teams in Atlanta vying for a spot in the Final Four […]

European stocks build on losses as Micro Focus shares plunge

General Mills to raise food prices to offset costs

General Mills Inc. will raise prices on some cereals and snacks to reflect higher ingredient and shipping costs, as food companies battle inflationary pressures that are eating into profits. The maker of Cheerios cereal and Yoplait yogurt said freight costs in North America were near 20-year highs in February and food prices were also higher […]