Wall Street Journal, UBS Deal Shows Clinton’s Complicated Ties; Donations to Family Foundation Increased After Secretary of State’s Involvement in Tax Case: A few weeks after Hillary Clinton was sworn in as secretary of state in early 2009, she was summoned to Geneva by her Swiss counterpart to discuss an...
Uber just closed a new round of funding that will value the company at more than $50 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper says that Uber has raised close to $1 billion in the round, which brings total equity financing to more than $5 billion. Show More Summary
A vaccine against the Ebola virus – the first of its kind in the disease’s 40-year recorded history – shows promise in trials in Guinea, according to a report released Friday in the medical journal Lancet. Continue reading ? The post First-ever Ebola vaccine shows ‘promise’ — now what? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
JOURNALISM: A CNN Founder Answers Why The Media Is Often One-Sided When It Comes To Guns.
At least three recent articles ask the same question:Jef van der Schriek and Max van der Schriek 2014, 'Metal Detecting: Friend or Foe of Conflict Archaeology?', Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage, vol. 1 No. 3, 228-244.Henriksen, M.B. Show More Summary
Microsoft is reportedly investing in Uber, according to a new report from Bloomberg and The Wall Street of Journal. The report states that firm has closed a new investment, valued at $50 million. Microsoft is one of the investors for Uber’s latest round of funding. When you look at this from a different perspective (that’s […]
FLUSHING, N.Y. — The Nationals clubhouse was quiet as the trade deadline came and went Friday afternoon, with the exception of the constant drone of T.V. analysts debating what deals may or may not happen at the deadline. A few players watched for a minute here or there, but no one seemed to pay much attention. Show More Summary
FLUSHING, N.Y. — Nationals Manager Matt Williams said center fielder Denard Span is strengthening his core these days, a nebulous descriptor of the activities that have occupied him since he landed on the disabled list with back spasms just before the all-star break. Show More Summary
As the effects of Tuesday’s acquisition of Jonathan Papelbon still hover over the Nationals, Drew Storen and his agent, Brodie Van Wagenen, met with General Manager Mike Rizzo on Thursday night in New York.Read full article >>
The trade deadline has come and gone. The Nationals got Jonathan Papelbon. The Mets added Tyler Clippard and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Nationals enter this weekend with a three-game lead, seemingly standing pat (…or Pap, if you will). Show More Summary
The Nationals come to Citi Field three games up on the New York Mets as July ends, set for a three-game weekend series that matches the Mets’ top three starters with Gio Gonzalez, Joe Ross and Jordan Zimmerman. Gonzalez faces Matt Harvey Friday night, a few hours after the trade deadline.Read full article >>
For openers this weekend, here's Oscar Peterson in October 1964 on the U.K.'s Jazz 625 TV show (dig Ray Brown!)... In the Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed TV actress Susan Lucci on why she lives so close to...
The collapse in commodity prices has burnt another hedge fund. Vermillion, a commodity hedge fund backed by Carlyle Group, has seen its flagship fund's assets fall from nearly $2 billion to less $50 million, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Show More Summary
AJR has been published for 38 years. The print magazine shut down two years ago.
Winston-Salem Journal: Thomas Farr, one of the state’s attorneys, said in closing arguments that the plaintiffs had not presented any evidence that the law is racially discriminatory. He said North Carolina legislators have the authority to enact changes to election … Continue reading ?
Michael Hewlett reports for the Winston-Salem Journal. Kudos to them for their indispensable coverage of the North Carolina voting rights trial. … Continue reading ?
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An upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) explains how reearchers have found proteins in the Wnt signaling pathway help drive kidney scarring that can lead to chronic kidney disease. Chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension cause injury to the kidneys, which can lead to scarring and the development of […]
Microsoft is an investor in Uber's monster "close to $1 billion" round that values the car service company at $50 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported this afternoon. Bloomberg separately reported that Microsoft is "considering" the investment. Show More Summary
Until now, Facebook was the only startup to have a $50 billion valuation before going public. But on Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Uber closed a new $1 billion round of funding that values the company at close to $51 billion. Show More Summary