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The Kraken cryptocurrency exchange came back online after a more than 2 day outage.

SoftBank has agreed to invest €460m in Auto1, a fast-growing German online car dealer.

A balcony in the Indonesia Stock Exchange building has collapsed.

All 15 seasons of “ER” are available on Hulu.

SoftBank is eyeing an $18 billion IPO of its mobile phone unit.

Computers are getting better than humans at reading.

JP Morgan lost $143 million last quarter on a loan to a single client.

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off Peru’s coast early Sunday.

Boxed, the the startup for buying food and household items in bulk, is in talks to be acquired by Kroger for $500 million.

Jeff Bezos is helping send 1,000 Dreamers to college.

Trump’s lawyer arranged $130,000 payment for an adult film star’s silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump in 2006.

Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer as a replacement for Kevin Spacey in “All the Money in the World” unless he was paid over a million dollars for the reshoot.

 

 

Photo: A bust of Martin Luther King Jr. is pictured in Selma, Alabama, U.S., December 17, 2017. Picture taken December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri