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GoFundMe donations are flooding in for the 5-year-old boy in hospital after being thrown from a Mall of America balcony

A five-year-old boy who was thrown by a stranger from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America remains hospitalized with serious injuries, authorities said. A GoFundMe page has already raked in nearly $350,000 in donations amid nationwide outrage over the alleged crime. The suspect, 24-year-old Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, was arrested and jailed on suspicion…



Stocks sink after economic data disappoints

Stocks sink after economic data disappoints

Associated Press Stocks fell Monday after weaker-than-expected economic data and as US-China trade optimism cooled.  Financial markets had been higher early on Monday following reports that the US and China could reach a deal to lower tariffs. Watch stocks trade in real time here.  Wall Street reversed gains Monday, ending lower after disappointing economic data…


16 states are suing Trump for declaring a national emergency over his border wall: ‘A constitutional crisis of his own making’

16 states are suing Trump for declaring a national emergency over his border wall: ‘A constitutional crisis of his own making’

President Donald Trump at the White House while declaring a national emergency to build a wall along the US-Mexico border on February 15, 2019. Associated Press Sixteen states filed a lawsuit to challenge President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, which he made to access extra funding for his border wall.The emergency declaration last Friday allows…




Mattel, Hasbro Stung by Collapse of Toys ‘R’ Us

Mattel, Hasbro Stung by Collapse of Toys ‘R’ Us

Hasbro Inc. HAS -0.95% reported a 13% decline in sales during the holiday season, the latest indication of how toy makers struggled following last year’s liquidation of Toys “R” Us.Rival Mattel Inc. MAT 23.22% on Thursday also reported a drop in sales for 2018’s final quarter, down 5%, but better-than-expected results from its two largest…


Hedge fund makes bid for newspaper publisher | Business | Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Hedge fund makes bid for newspaper publisher | Business | Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Associated Press Shares of Ganett Co. increased 20 percent following news that MNG Enterprises Inc. made an unsolicited $136 billion offer to purchase the newspaper publisher. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:00 am John J. Edwards III | Bloomberg USA Today publisher Gannett Co. received an unsolicited $1.36 billion offer from MNG Enterprises Inc., a company that…