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No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M

No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M Nine Mega Millions tickets from Tuesday's drawing matched five white balls to win the second prize - $1 million. The US Mega Millions jackpot swelled to US$868 million early on Wednesday, the second-largest in US history, after no winning ticket was sold in Tuesday night's draw. [Full Article...]

US, Saudi officials meet after writer disappears

US, Saudi officials meet after writer disappears It described the 60-year-old Washington Post columnist as being tortured after entering the consulate. "Here we go again with you know you're guilty until proven innocent ", Trump told AP in an interview. One of the members of the Saudi team is reported to be Salah Muhammed Al-Tubaigy, a lieutenant-colonel in the Saudi forensic department. He arrived there from Riyadh where, he said, the Sa... [Full Article...]

SoftBank's deep ties with Saudi Arabia are making investors nervous

SoftBank's deep ties with Saudi Arabia are making investors nervous Claure declined to comment to reporters on whether SoftBank would accept the capital if it were offered. That a landmark event which will see senior figures from the ruling class of the nation mingle with multinational corporations and figures from the finance world with a view to accelerating investment in the country, but has hit trouble after a diplomatic crisis over the disappearance of th... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions hits largest jackpot ever

Mega Millions hits largest jackpot ever The last time Mega Millions was this big, it was only worth $2 million more . If someone wakes up Wednesday a multi-millionaire, they are encouraged to do a few things before cashing in the ticket. Since the Mt. Juliet victor added the Power Play option for an extra dollar, the base prize of $50,000 was tripled, as the multiplier number last night was three. [Full Article...]

How Saudi Arabia might retaliate against any sanctions

How Saudi Arabia might retaliate against any sanctions Mr. Khashoggi , a USA resident, Washington Post columnist and leading critic of the powerful Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman , vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly two weeks ago to get marriage documents. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot soars to more than half a billion

Mega Millions jackpot soars to more than half a billion No tickets matched all five numbers and the mega number for Tuesday's jackpot worth $470 million. The jackpot is the third-largest in the game's history and the odds of winning are 302,000,000 to one. The most recent Mega Ball was 18 on Tuesday night. The cash option for Friday night: $309 million. They agreed to split the winnings and continue working. [Full Article...]

Trump says he has 'a lot more to do' on China trade

Trump says he has 'a lot more to do' on China trade Yet the prospects remain highly uncertain as to whether the U.S.is preparing to consider lifting penalty tariffs on about $250 billion of Chinese products, triggering retaliation by China. Relations between the world's two largest economies soured sharply this year, with US President Donald Trump vowing on Thursday to inflict economic pain on China if it does not blink. [Full Article...]

Stocks plunge again on wide selling; Dow drops another 545

Stocks plunge again on wide selling; Dow drops another 545 Amazon and Alphabet, respectively the second- and fourth-most valuable USA companies, are in what's known as a "correction", a drop of more than 10 percent from a recent peak. Intel dipped 3.76 percent today but that might be viewed lightly when you look at team Red and team Green's day on the market. USA stocks notched solid gains in the third quarter as investors brushed aside worries about t... [Full Article...]

No, your Facebook account hasn't been cloned

No, your Facebook account hasn't been cloned If you get the message, just delete it or ignore it. I had to do the people individually. "PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT A NEW friendship FROM ME AT THIS TIME". Facebook was not immediately available for comment. Ignore the message that is going viral in FB Messenger right now. Similarly, the "you've been hacked" hoax spread in the wake of some real news about Facebook security: that tens of millions o... [Full Article...]

Rupee sinks to historic low, Centre anxious

Rupee sinks to historic low, Centre anxious Indian equities fell about 1.6 per cent. Traders said the Reserve Bank of India likely intervened to curb the rupee's fall. Bond yields and prices move in opposite directions. "It is because of the higher oil prices that weigh on the sentiment". "The rupee hit yet another record low today and in the near term, it doesn't look like there's any respite coming". [Full Article...]

Tesla stock roars back after Elon's SEC deal

Tesla stock roars back after Elon's SEC deal As of Friday afternoon, Tesla's stock price dropped by 14 percent to $264.77, erasing $7.3 billion in shareholder value. Tesla in recent years has become one of the most valuable American auto maker, with its stock worth more than $50 billion. [Full Article...]

Canada reaches 11th-hour NAFTA deal with U.S., Mexico

Canada reaches 11th-hour NAFTA deal with U.S., Mexico OTTAWA - An 11th-hour NAFTA deal has been reached that allows Canada to rejoin the trilateral trade pact, sources tells The Canadian Press. The Trump administration plans to send the new deal to Congress, starting a 60-day review period before Trump can sign it. [Full Article...]

Brexit: May braced for backlash over immigration warning to EU

Brexit: May braced for backlash over immigration warning to EU The British prime minister, who has called for the EU to evolve their negotiating position, will also meet the European Parliament's chief Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt on Monday, her spokesman said. Some critics said that the controversial Chequers plan will leave Britain "half in, half out" of the EU. Prominent Brexiteers David Davis and Jacob Rees-Mogg are among those who support ditchin... [Full Article...]

Instagram’s Founders Leaving Facebook After Clashes With Zuckerberg

Instagram’s Founders Leaving Facebook After Clashes With Zuckerberg Zuckerberg simply wished them all the best for the future and is "looking forward to seeing what they build next". The report states that they've already resigned and they plan to leave the company in the upcoming weeks. Founded in 2010 by Systrom and Krieger, who met at Stanford University, in California, Instagram rapidly gained popularity as an iPhone-only photo-sharing service with a focus o... [Full Article...]

Jet Airways passengers bleed from ears and noses in cockpit error

Jet Airways passengers bleed from ears and noses in cockpit error Earlier, the DGCA, in a statement, said that the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has started an investigation into the matter. "After an hour of high-altitude flying, the flight had to make an emergency landing and about 30 passengers had blood (in ears and nose) and the rest were suffocating, putting the travelers in death-bed situation and condition", said Patel. [Full Article...]

Oil prices drop as escalating trade war clouds demand outlook

Oil prices drop as escalating trade war clouds demand outlook OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said on Tuesday that OPEC and non-OPEC countries aim to agree a framework for long-term cooperation by December, when the oil producers plan to meet in Vienna. The rally could stop and prices could turn lower if someone counters with concerns over future demand in the wake of the announcement of additional tariffs on China by the United States. [Full Article...]

London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit

London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit European Union negotiators are rewriting a key part of the divorce agreement, looking for a solution to avoid a sea border between Northern Ireland (which is part of the UK) and mainland Britain. The report also said the Treasury and Bank of England should be prepared for the possibility of "sharp declines in sterling and other asset prices" and the Bank should be ready to act to ensure the financ... [Full Article...]

Trump economic adviser says USA wants serious trade talks with China

Trump economic adviser says USA wants serious trade talks with China Timothy Stratford, a former assistant USA trade representative and now managing partner in law firm Covington & Burling's Beijing office, said on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin, that Beijing would not target USA businesses in China . [Full Article...]

'Disgruntled Employee' Accused of Putting Sewing Needles in Strawberries: Cops

'Disgruntled Employee' Accused of Putting Sewing Needles in Strawberries: Cops A Queensland man posted on Facebook that his friend had swallowed half a sewing needle after eating a strawberry from Woolworths on September 9. Three punnets of Donnybrook strawberries containing sewing needles were found at Redbank Plains, Tweed Heads and Everton Park. However, Chief Superintendent Lawrence said the police investigation was ongoing and detectives were examining every p... [Full Article...]

Amazon's Bezos comments on Trump criticism

Amazon's Bezos comments on Trump criticism The Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the world's largest private nonprofit foundation has an endowment worth over $40 billion U.S. and has long supported homelessness services for families in the city. Bezos solicited ideas on Twitter past year for ways to donate some of his wealth. But Bezos did receive kudos today for taking an important step into philanthropy. [Full Article...]


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