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American Business News for 11 Dec 2017

Life After Demonetization:Over a year ago, the Indian government withdrew more than 86% of its currency from the system, and forever changed the country's business landscape. These are some of the startups helping to usher... India into a new era of cashless economy.
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Former IRS Investigator JoeJoseph Banister KPMG accountant, turned IRS investigator, turned anti-tax activist loses appeal on aiding and abetting penalties.
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Why Trump's Travel Ban Is AWith President Trumps' third travel ban temporarily upheld, the growing number of Muslim middle class travelers are looking elsewhere for their holiday retreat. With open arms and halal-friendly food... and facilities, Japan is set to welcome over one million Muslim visitors next year.
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Here's an updated scoop on the strategy, taking into account the possibility of tax reform.
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Canada to sell legal pot in liquor stores

USA Today - 11 Dec 2017 03:59
Canada to sell legal pot inThe Canadian province Nova Scotia, has announced that they will start selling marijuana in their liquor stores when the drug becomes legalized in Canada in July 2018. For more on the story here is... Zachary Devita.        
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Winning Health TechPowerful emerging technologies afford the opportunity to radically reconceptualize our world, and profoundly refine our understanding of health and disease. But our greatest challenge may be the long,... complex path towards implementation that we should have anticipated, and with we must now contend.
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Brookfield had made a $23-per-share cash offer for the U.S. mall owner last month.
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Why We Must Inspire Asia'sThere is great potential for discoveries related to human biology and biotechnology to unlock some of the most serious diseases. But we must foster youth interest in science to cultivate these... discoveries.
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The first bitcoin futures started trading Sunday, sparking a swift run-up in the price of the digital currency as the exchange provider's website experienced outages from heavy traffic.
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Advertising: Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers

The New York Times - 11 Dec 2017 02:36
Advertising: RemindingDuring the holiday season, the three giants of package delivery services -- FedEx, United Parcel Service and the United States Postal Service -- focus on the home.
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Once the W.T.O.'s BiggestThe Trump administration isn't alone in criticizing the World Trade Organization. But it may be the only country trying to subvert it.
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Presidents at America's private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015, according to a new report , with several of them topping $2 million in total earnings. …
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The light rail system for metro Phoenix is taking steps to help homeless people who have prompted complaints from other passengers about unruly behavior and other concerns. The Phoenix City …
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Net Neutrality's Holes inTelecom operators have been pushing boundaries in Europe, where loopholes have left net neutrality regulations weaker than intended.
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A Fed Rate Increase Is Expected. But What Comes Next?

The New York Times - 11 Dec 2017 00:32
A Fed Rate Increase IsThe Federal Reserve has signaled its move this week. Investors, though, want to know whether the central bank will continue with its patient approach to rates.
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Trains are running again on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line after a freight train derailment disrupted service over the weekend. NJ Transit says Raritan Valley riders could face delays …
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Making his second visit to Egypt since 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin flew to Cairo on Monday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart on the two countries' rapidly expanding ties …
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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 7 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday the average price for self-serve …
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Indiana Humanities says more than 70 nonprofits in the state have received funding to help them participate in a statewide read of the Mary Shelley novel "Frankenstein" in 2018. The …
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A government panel is scheduled for a briefing on a recent agreement between Michigan officials and the company that operates twin oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. The Michigan …
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Several U.S.-based climate scientists are about to hit the jackpot, as French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to award them multi-year, all-expenses-paid grants to relocate to France. The "Make Our... Planet …
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After testing a dizzying number of toys, games, and gifts, we've selected 30 favorites divided by age.
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She loved to shop. But going on a 'spending fast' freed up money and time, too.
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Competing services give 'buskers' another way to earn tips in a world that is using less cash
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French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The company, one of the largest dairy groups in the …
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