• Numbers drawn for $667 million Mega Millions jackpot
Numbers drawn for $667 million Mega Millions jackpot

The winning numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69, and the megaball of 9. The chance of matching all six numbers and taking home the grand prize is one in 302.5 million, while the odds of winning any Mega Millions prize are one in 24, Reuters reported.

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  • Leading US senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing
Leading US senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is now in Saudi Arabia meeting royalty amid growing worldwide tension over the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . He said directly that U.S. punishment "depends [on] whether or not the king or the crown prince knew about it". While Pompeo was in Riyadh, Trump said on Twitter that he h...

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  • Saudi Arabia vows retaliation against USA sanction 'threats' following Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation against USA sanction 'threats' following Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

The Saudi Embassy in Washington offered a milder statement in a tweet on Sunday. King Salman thanked Erdogan for welcoming a Saudi proposal to form a joint working group to discuss Khashoggi's disappearance and said that no one could undermine their relationship.

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  • Stanley Black & Decker among largest creditors in Sears bankruptcy
Stanley Black & Decker among largest creditors in Sears bankruptcy

Monday's expected, yet still astonishing, bankruptcy of the parent company for iconic retailer Sears will cost Kansas City two of its Kmart locations by the end of the year. But ultimately, it was not possible to achieve a successful restructuring outside a Chapter 11 bankruptcy process, ESL said. Storch pointed to US department store chain J.C...

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  • Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed
Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed

Asked by journalists whether he believes King Salman's denial, Trump said all he could do was "report what [the king] told me - and he told me in a very firm way that they had no knowledge of it". The Saudi delegation that was due to be involved in the search and has been in Turkey since Friday arrived at Istanbul police headquarters, Turkish tel...

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  • Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $548 million jackpot
Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $548 million jackpot

The largest Mega Millions grand prize was $656 million, won in 2012. The U.S. Mega Millions lottery, after an 11-week spell without a victor, has amassed its third-largest jackpot ever, $548 million, which will be up for grabs in Friday night's drawing.

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  • Elon Musk’s Settlement Still on Track Despite Tweet Mocking the SEC
Elon Musk’s Settlement Still on Track Despite Tweet Mocking the SEC

CNBC reports that while there is no guarantee that a tequila product from Tesla will make it to the market, the company filed an "intent to use" trademark for Teslaquila - meaning it has a good faith intention to apply the patent in the future.

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  • China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Treasury chief says
China trade talks must cover currency, U.S. Treasury chief says

China's stock market has plunged this year but the trade war has also started to erode Trump's oft-touted USA stock gains, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than five percent for the week. Separately, Mnuchin told CNBC in a televised interview on Friday that Trump would go through with plans to meet Xi "if it looks like we can make p...

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

Volume on USA exchanges was 11.44 billion shares, its highest level since February and compared with the 7.65 billion-share average for the full session over the last 20 trading days. - USA stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions th...

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  • Saudi Reporters Arrested In Past Year
Saudi Reporters Arrested In Past Year

Those reported details, along with comments from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, appeared aimed at gradually pressuring Saudi Arabia to reveal what happened while also balancing a need to maintain Saudi investments in Turkey and relations on other issues.

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  • Trump calls stock selloff 'a correction,' says Federal Reserve is 'crazy'
Trump calls stock selloff 'a correction,' says Federal Reserve is 'crazy'

A spike in Treasury yields and solid USA economic data have sparked concerns that the Federal Reserve may pick up the pace of its interest rate hikes. They include the United States trade war with China and its potential impact on global growth, while rising bond yields have diverted attention from equities - stocks - which have been offering the m...

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  • Saudis To Boost Oil Supply To India As Iran Sanctions Kick In
Saudis To Boost Oil Supply To India As Iran Sanctions Kick In

WASHINGTON - The United States is actively considering sanctions waivers for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil , a U.S. government official said on Friday. Mr Khashoggi had sought to become a USA citizen after living in self-imposed exile since a year ago, fearing repercussions for his criticism of the prince, Ms Cengiz ...

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  • Global debt levels reached a record $182 trillion in 2017, says International Monetary Fund
Global debt levels reached a record $182 trillion in 2017, says International Monetary Fund

For 2018/19, the real economic growth was expected to moderate, but still, the International Monetary Fund expected Iran's economy to grow by 4 percent in 2018/19, forecasting stable oil production in line with the OPEC cap on Iran's production.

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  • Amazon answers questions about minimum wage increase to $15 doll
Amazon answers questions about minimum wage increase to $15 doll

Amazon's announcement that it would raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 has been seen as a victory for workers. "Amazon can afford to make all workers whole and should do that". "We will be phasing out the RSU grant program for stock which would vest in 2020 and 2021 for this group of employees, replacing it with a direct stock purchase plan b...

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  • May's Day: Prime Minister to fight back in key conference speech
May's Day: Prime Minister to fight back in key conference speech

This is what she said. Warning party members about Brexit , she said divorce negotiations with the European Union were entering the "toughest phase" and urged Conservatives to back her plan for a future trade deal. So I would like her to concentrate on domestic policy and what the Conservatives should be doing beyond Brexit: housing policy, fi...

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  • How the new USMCA deal will affect you
How the new USMCA deal will affect you

Speaking at the same press conference, Robert Lighthizer, the US trade representative, said the free-trade deal and the metal tariffs "are two separate things". "This is a pretty narrow deal". Perrin Beatty, the president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said his group was "delighted" by the apparent deal.

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  • Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 3 in Hyderabad
Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 3 in Hyderabad

The minister said the Centre would reduce the excise duty by Rs 1.5 per litre while oil marketing companies would absorb the rest Re 1 per litre. However, very soon, the prices can be reduced by Rs 5 as well! "First we will see the order then make a decision on petrol and diesel".

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  • Elon Musk no longer Tesla chairman, keeps CEO title
Elon Musk no longer Tesla chairman, keeps CEO title

A fine of $20m and the loss of chairman seat later, Musk remains Tesla's CEO after agreeing on a deal with USA regulators. As part of the settlement, Tesla will appoint an independent chairman, two independent directors, and a board committee to set controls over Musk's communications under the proposed agreement.

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  • Facebook’s Big Data Breach Could Cost It Over $1 Billion
Facebook’s Big Data Breach Could Cost It Over $1 Billion

Facebook announced Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached in a security flaw exploited by hackers. Facebook has said the attack was highly sophisticated, their response is in its early stages, and they may never know who was behind it.

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  • Lawrence Culp, new GE CEO, faces tall task reviving aging conglomerate
Lawrence Culp, new GE CEO, faces tall task reviving aging conglomerate

GE shares were trading at $12.60 shortly before 10.00am Eastern on Monday. It is a privilege to be asked to lead this iconic company, ' Culp said in the company's statement. for US$6.8 billion. Flannery replaced Welch successor Immelt , himself pushed out earlier than expected last summer after nearly 16 years at the top.

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  • Fears about Musk's future sink Tesla shares
Fears about Musk's future sink Tesla shares

The lawsuit also accuses Musk of picking a $420 stock price because "he had recently learned about the number's significance in marijuana culture and thought his girlfriend 'would find it amusing, which admittedly is not a great reason to pick a price'".

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  • Trudeau denies requesting meeting with Trump at UN
Trudeau denies requesting meeting with Trump at UN

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the trade dispute involving the North American neighbours and renewed his threat to slap tariffs on cars imported from Canada as negotiations drag on.

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  • USA 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister
USA 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister

Iranian oil exports are declining ahead of a second round of USA sanctions to be imposed on November 4 and Iran's economy is likely to contract 3 percent this year and 4 percent in 2019, the Institute of International Finance said on Tuesday.

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  • Versace set to be sold in $2bn deal
Versace set to be sold in $2bn deal

Investors appeared mixed on the linkup; Kors' stock fell six percent following the stories reporting the deal. Last year , Versace brought back former top models Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen to the fashion house's catwalk.

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  • China accuses Trump of 'holding a knife to its throat' with tariffs
China accuses Trump of 'holding a knife to its throat' with tariffs

His comments come a day after new USA tariffs took effect $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, prompting retaliatory taxes from Beijing on $60 billion worth of American products. It indicates that about 70 percent of the value of goods imported from, the United States to China will face tariffs by the end of 2018. As the latest wave of China-...

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  • Instagram co-founders step down from company
Instagram co-founders step down from company

It was 2010 when Krieger and Systrom came to know each other. There's no official word on what caused the Instagram founders to leave, although rumours hint at clashes between the two men and Facebook executives over diminishing independence and demands to direct more users from Instagram to Facebook.

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  • Gold miner Randgold unveils £13.7bn merger with Barrick
Gold miner Randgold unveils £13.7bn merger with Barrick

Both Thornton and Randgold's Chief Executive Officer Mark Bristow are outspoken leaders with strong visions. The combination creates an $18.3 billion gold-mining giant. The new company will have the sector's highest adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and appreciation and EBITDA margin of almost 50 percent based on 2017 numbers, ...

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  • India Oil Firm Cancels Imports from Iran
India Oil Firm Cancels Imports from Iran

Asked whether Japanese refiners have suspended their Iranian oil loadings beyond October, Tsukioka said: "I understand that each company's position [over Iranian oil loadings] is the same, to have suspended them while monitoring the situation".

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  • European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'
European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'

Echoes of this certainly ran through May's comments , when she invited others to come up with something more acceptable. That plan, thrashed out in July , was an attempt to find a common position that cabinet ministers and the Conservative party could rally around as the formal negotiations on leaving the European Union moved into their final...

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  • United States imposes new $200bn tariffs on China
United States imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

So far, the United States has imposed tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese products to pressure China to make sweeping changes to its trade, technology transfer and high-tech industrial subsidy policies. The levies focused on industrial products, not on things Americans buy at shopping centres or via Amazon. By expanding the list to $200...

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