Mega Millions Results for $667M Jackpot

17 Oct, 2018

THe jackpot, according to the AP, is expected to climb to $868 million. Although the Mega Millions prize has grown larger, the odds of winning remain the same at one in 302.5 million. Now, there's more than a billion dollars up for grabs between the Mega Millions and the Power Ball drawing. It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of winning the jackpot aren't good.

Pompeo in Turkey as Saudi faces new claims over Khashoggi

17 Oct, 2018

The Saudis have strongly denied the accusations, but U.S. media outlets have reported that they will acknowledge Khashoggi was killed in a botched interrogation. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the Saudi royal family on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi, and outright refused to comment on the facts of the case to the press.

Saudi stocks fall as tension with USA increases over Khashoggi case

17 Oct, 2018

Oil prices firmed Monday morning as questions surrounding the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had traders pricing in the possibility sanctions would be imposed against Saudi Arabia. The heartfelt article, which described how the pair met at a conference in Istanbul in May and bonded over their "shared passion for democracy, human rights and freedom of expression" was published on Khashoggi's birthday, Cengiz said.

OPEC oil supply rises to one-year high

16 Oct, 2018

Bank. As the biggest American stock sell-off in months soured sentiment across markets including raw materials, a measure of oil price volatility surged to the highest level since July during the session on Thursday. Analysts expect the demand of Canadian crude to remain high, going forward. “Indeed, it's hard to sugar coat this week's inventory data, but for perpetual bulls like my self, if risk stabilizes around improving U.S.

'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests

16 Oct, 2018

The Saudis are reportedly on the cusp of acknowledging Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong , according to a CNN report. He told CBS: "We're going to get to the bottom of it". In a joint statement, the nations called for a "complete and detailed response" from Saudi Arabia.

United States retailer Sears files for bankruptcy

16 Oct, 2018

Lampert, chairman of Sears Holdings. Just that theyre open — for now. In September, Lampert proposed that Sears restructure its finances without filing bankruptcy. Electrolux declined to comment on the $18.6 million owed by Sears beyond the statement. For instance, the new owners of the Hanover Mall are planning a dramatic makeover that could include almost 300 apartments.

Saudi Arabia says will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case

16 Oct, 2018

Saudi Arabia has been under pressure since Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Riyadh and a United States resident, disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish and Saudi officials will this evening conduct a joint inspection of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul where Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen two weeks ago.

Sears aims to close up to 150 stores in bankruptcy

15 Oct, 2018

He told the New York Times , "there is something really wrong with this picture" in relation to the arrangement between Sears and Seritage. The company, which owns the discount chain Kmart, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in NY as it struggles with a debt burden of $5.6bn (£4.3bn).

Trump says Fed has gone insane after Dow Industrial Average tumbles

15 Oct, 2018

Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai all plummeted around four per cent in morning trade, as investors fretted about surging interest rates and the ongoing US-China trade war. China Mobile shares fell 3.7 per cent, insurance group Ping An dropped 4.2 per cent and China Construction Bank lodged a slide of 3.2 per cent. The last president to voice any criticism in public was George H.W.

Arab leaders, organizations express solidarity with Saudi Arabia

15 Oct, 2018

Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Post columnist critical of Riyadh's policies, disappeared on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Senators from both sides of the aisle have called for an investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance, and some have suggested they would be willing to block the Saudi arms deal if more damaging details come to light.

Click here to see if your Facebook information was stolen

14 Oct, 2018

An additional 14 million people had that information breached; as well as other details from their profile, including the device types they use to access Facebook, their education background, and employment data. Access tokens obtained through a bug in the site's "View as ..." feature allowed hackers to sift through accounts and access sensitive data. More than a week later, Facebook determined that the activity was an attack on its systems, focused on three interconnected vulnerabilities ...

Tesla-branded tequila `Teslaquila` coming soon: Elon Musk

14 Oct, 2018

Musk, who has been Tesla's chairman nearly since its inception, must give up that job as part of a deal with the SEC to resolve securities fraud charges the agency brought against him. He stepped down from the board of Sky Plc on Tuesday following the completion of Comcast Corp's takeover of the broadcaster. Clyde has been working as a freelance journalist for almost a decade having published stories in many print and digital publications including, the Financial Post and the Huff Post ...

Oil Prices Rise as Iranian Crude Exports Fall

14 Oct, 2018

USA crude futures CLc1 were trading down over 1 percent at $74.14 per barrel Wednesday morning, reflecting the declining importance of Gulf of Mexico output that has resulted from the growth of production from the nation's onshore shale fields.

Trump, Kudlow sing different tunes on the Fed amid market drop

14 Oct, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed " crazy " policies of the Federal Reserve for contributing to financial market turmoil, although a White House spokesman said Thursday he was not trying to dictate Fed policy. "The Fed's more-restrictive stance has joined with other signals to unsettle investors even as major United States indexes rose to new highs", the financial daily said.

Financial Times reports: UK PM Theresa May says Brexit deal is close

12 Oct, 2018

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who has been in Brussels this week for talks with European Union officials, repeated her warning that she would not accept anything that threatened the integrity of the UK. The EU proposed a "backstop" solution to keep the Northern Ireland in the bloc's customs union and parts of the single market that underpins the 1998 peace agreement there - an option British prime minister Theresa May has rejected so far arguing it would create a border within the United ...

After Stock Market Drop, President Trump Says Federal Reserve ‘Has Gone Crazy’

12 Oct, 2018

But he downplayed the first major drop in months, saying it was a "correction that we've been waiting for". He has frequently criticized the USA central bank for gradually raising interest rates, and on Wednesday reiterated his position: "I really disagree with what the Fed is doing".

Dow Jones Industrials Sink 800-plus Points

12 Oct, 2018

The Dow Jones industrial average had its second-biggest drop of the year, plunging almost 500 points, or 1.9 percent, shortly after 2:00 p.m. USA consumer prices rose less than analysts had forecast in September, reducing expectations the pace of inflation is accelerating despite a tightening labor market.

MSNBC Host Suggests Saudis Are Bribing Trump So They Can Assassinate Critics

12 Oct, 2018

President Donald Trump has expressed reservations over calls to withhold further USA arms sales to Saudi Arabia as the us looks into the fate of a Saudi writer missing and feared murdered by his own government. Without going into detail, the president also said he has talked with the highest levels of the Saudi government about the missing contributor. The security establishment concluded that Khashoggi's killing was directed from the top because only the most senior Saudi leaders could ...

Stocks have their worst day in months; Dow drops 800-plus points

11 Oct, 2018

But stocks have been under pressure since the yield on 10-year US Treasury bonds jumped above 3 per cent last week, a sudden move that raised fears of an overheating economy, speeding inflation and more aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate increases.

Turkish paper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case

11 Oct, 2018

Saudi Arabia remained silent as the images, though not offering definitive proof about Khashoggi's fate, played across television networks in Turkey and around the world. Local media claim the men are part of a 15-strong hit squad, sent by Saudi Arabia, which includes special forces officers, intelligence officials and a forensics expert.

International Monetary Fund says Nigeria’s economy doing poorly, cuts growth projection

10 Oct, 2018

Most recently, China announced new trade tariffs on $60bn of US goods, including products such as liquefied natural gas, produced in states loyal to the US President Donald Trump. Trade tensions are expected to continue although Fund officials view US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as a positive sign. "Iran and Russian Federation, both faced with USA sanctions , have devised plans to increase trade interaction and ease mercantile regulations", Iran's state-run Tasnim News Agency added .

Hoax message about clone accounts making rounds on Facebook

09 Oct, 2018

Have you seen those warnings on Facebook from some of your friends? Your account is not sending out duplicate friend requests . Facebook was not immediately available for comment. You know the one: the paragraph of legal-sounding text that people post to their Facebook feeds in a misguided attempt to prevent Facebook from taking over the copyright to everything they post.

Despite US sanctions, India to continue buying Iranian oil

08 Oct, 2018

The World Bank has said that prices are likely to remain elevated the rest of the year and into 2019, affecting prices of basic goods in the region, which is import-reliant. Saudi Arabia and Iran are both members of OPEC. Crude oil prices stayed steady Friday after a volatile week that saw the highest prices in four years.

Toyota recalls more than 2.4 million cars over crash fault

07 Oct, 2018

See the chart below. However, the carmaker said that in "rare situations", the fault could cause vehicles to stall when entering "failsafe" driving mode. Toyota said it had received three reports of the problem in Japan but they did not involve accidents. Toyota will send recall notifications via first-class mail when the necessary software updates are available.

United States payrolls and wages cool while jobless rate hits 48-year low

07 Oct, 2018

The employment rate in the leisure and hospitality fields showed little change in September, a contrast from the modest upward trend that had been in place before last month, the Labor Department said. For now, consumers, business executives and most economists remain optimistic. Retailers have begun scrambling to hire enough workers for what's expected to be a robust holiday shopping season.

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