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Lamborghinis, long lines welcome crypto fans at 'Blockchain Week'

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Lamborghini costs about 23 bitcoins, which might not seem like much, unless you owned the cryptocurrency in December, in which case you could have bought one of the $200,000 luxury cars for just 10 of them...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:14pm

Melania Trump treated for benign kidney condition, in hospital

By James Oliphant and Julie Steenhuysen BETHESDA, Maryland/CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, underwent a surgical procedure on Monday to...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:14pm

Comcast's all-cash bid could pit Murdoch against Fox shareholders

By Greg Roumeliotis and Jessica Toonkel (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc <FOXA.O> Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is used to getting his way at the company he built into a media empire. But a challenge to a $52 billion deal he put...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when the high-...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

Thomson Reuters to move forex derivatives to Ireland from London due to Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters said on Tuesday it would transfer its foreign exchange derivatives trading to Dublin from London ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union in March 2019. The company said it had applied to the Irish central bank...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

Sports fans wager Supreme Court ruling won't ruin their fun

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

Special Report: Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

By Tom Lasseter, Duff Wilson, Thomas Wilson and Paritosh Bansal TOKYO/NEUCHATEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

A bid to save $300 million at HCR ManorCare, and disrupt U.S. healthcare

By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Thomas DeRosa is making a $4 billion bet that he can build a national, low-cost healthcare network for America's aging population that will succeed where so many...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

Home Depot misses comparable-sales forecasts as spring selling dips

By Aishwarya Venugopal (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc <HD.N> on Tuesday missed Wall Street forecasts for sales at established stores, as an unusually long winter hit sales of typical spring products like lawn-mowers and patio furniture. The...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:03am

U.S. Navy expects 'uncertainty' in Gulf after Iran deal withdrawal

ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States Navy is closely watching Iranian behavior in the Gulf and expects a "period of uncertainty" and increased level of alertness after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from an international nuclear deal...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:39am

Two Koreas to hold talks as North prepares to shut test site

By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea will hold high-level talks on Wednesday to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea said. The meeting will focus on plans to...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 7:25am

Investors see big oil surge, but physical markets suggest caution

By Devika Krishna Kumar, Libby George and Florence Tan NEW YORK/LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil futures prices have soared past three-year highs, OPEC's deal has cut millions of barrels of inventory worldwide and investors are betting in record...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:12am

Lava threatens Hawaii exit routes, could spur more evacuations

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava flowing from giant rips in the earth on the flank of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano threatened highways on...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 3:16am

U.S. high court paves way for states to legalize sports betting

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports gambling, striking down a 1992 federal law that barred it in most places and setting off a rush by businesses and states to cash in on...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:57pm

Seattle City Council backs new tax on largest companies, including Amazon

By Gregory Scruggs SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle's city council on Monday approved a new tax for the city's biggest companies, including Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O>, to combat a housing crisis attributed in part to a local economic boom that has driven up...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:57pm

Gaming investors eye jackpot from U.S. sports betting ruling

By Sinéad Carew New York (Reuters) - Shares in gaming and casino companies jumped on Monday, led by Scientific Games Corp <SGMS.O>, as investors wagered on new business opportunities for the industry after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:57pm

Symantec probes accounting, says likely no impact on past results

By Laharee Chatterjee and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) - Symantec Corp <SYMC.O> on Monday said it did not expect an internal accounting probe that it disclosed last week to have a material impact on its past financial statements, helping allay investor...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:22pm

Musk says 'thorough reorganization' underway at Tesla

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> chief Elon Musk told employees on Monday the company was undergoing a "thorough reorganization" as it contends with production problems, senior staff departures and recent crashes...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:03pm

Study finds Uber's growth slows after year of scandal; Lyft benefits

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's growth has slowed as a series of scandals has allowed the ride-hailing company's chief U.S. competitor, Lyft Inc, to grab more market share, digital research firm eMarketer said in...

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 8:27pm

'Superman' actress Margot Kidder dies in her sleep at 69

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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 7:53pm