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Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total $1.3 billion

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total $1.3 billion

As of Thursday afternoon, the Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $ 970 million . In Indiana , on the other hand, the cutoff for buying Mega Millions tickets is 10:44 p.m. "It really draws in what we ...

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Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

Meanwhile, the Washington Post has published the last column Mr Khashoggi wrote before his disappearance . Now I have to accept: "That is not going to happen", Attiah wrote. At another point, he sai...

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Business, Judge approves Elon Musk settlement with SEC

Business, Judge approves Elon Musk settlement with SEC

A settlement was then reached which required Musk to pay $ 20 million , with Tesla paying a further $ 20 million . Musk is credited for establishing and growing Tesla at a time when the US autom...

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No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Now $868 Million

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Now $868 Million

The winning numbers are 3, 45, 49, 61, 69, and 9, with a megaplier of 5. 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...

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Saudi Arabia probing Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia probing Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Donald Trump

Freeland said she's been in contact with her G7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation counterparts, including U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , as well as the German, British and Turkish forei...

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Saudi Arabia Begins Probe Into Khashoggi Disappearance

Saudi Arabia Begins Probe Into Khashoggi Disappearance

Under Son, SoftBank built its global influence through tech investments and raised over $93 billion previous year to create its Vision Fund - with $45 billion coming from Saudi Arabia. Pointing out ...

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Sears files for bankruptcy as the retail apocalypse continues apace

Sears files for bankruptcy as the retail apocalypse continues apace

The company has announced so many different store closures and liquidation sales in 2018 that it's been hard to keep an official Sears store closing list. Shoppers should be warned, however, that th...

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Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi

Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi

Prince Khaled al-Faisal, a senior member of Saudi Arabia's ruling family and senior advisor to King Salman, has met Erdogan to discuss Khashoggi's disappearance, two sources with knowledge of the ...

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Pres. Trump steps up his attacks on Federal Reserve's rate hikes

Pres. Trump steps up his attacks on Federal Reserve's rate hikes

Well, take that for what it's worth. "Actually, it's a correction that we've been waiting for, for a long time". But as the campaign has continued, the attention of markets has increasingly turned to ...

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Ford Motor Head Cancels Trip to Riyadh in Wake of Khashoggi Disappearance

Ford Motor Head Cancels Trip to Riyadh in Wake of Khashoggi Disappearance

The kingdom has called the allegations "baseless" but has offered no evidence the writer left the consulate. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has r...

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U.S. Mega Millions jackpot reaches $548 million, its third largest

U.S. Mega Millions jackpot reaches $548 million, its third largest

The next drawing at 11 p.m. EDT Friday will offer the ninth-largest jackpot in US history. The top Mega Millions jackpots of all time are $656 million in 2012 and $648 million a year later. A victor...

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James Murdoch could take chairman role at Tesla

James Murdoch could take chairman role at Tesla

Setting up manufacturing in China would see Tesla avoid import duties as high as 40 per cent and it would also mean cheaper electric cars for the Chinese market - the world's biggest market for electr...

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USA stocks plunge further, Dow drops 830 points

USA stocks plunge further, Dow drops 830 points

The index was down 832 points, or 3 percent, at the end of trading Wednesday. Wall Street stocks plunged Wednesday, with major indices losing more than three percent in a selloff prompted by the s...

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Trump reluctant to slash weapons sales to Saudis

Trump reluctant to slash weapons sales to Saudis

Saudi officials have denied Kashoggi was killed within the consulate and say he left shortly after arriving to retrieve a document related to his upcoming wedding. The uniform nature of these report...

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

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

But Trump loves to tout good economic news , and either dismisses bad economic news or blames it on the Fed. "I think the Fed has gone insane". But one unintended effect is that raising interest ...

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Khashoggi case: 'Everything points to' Saudi involvement, United States senator says

Khashoggi case: 'Everything points to' Saudi involvement, United States senator says

But in a statement Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that National Security Advisor John Bolton and Trump advisor Jared Kushner spoke to Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

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International Monetary Fund cuts global economic growth target to 3.7%

International Monetary Fund cuts global economic growth target to 3.7%

As Washington and Beijing trade tariffs, economic growth is slowing for both countries and others. Among emerging market and developing economies, the growth prospects of many energy exporters hav...

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USA may grant waivers on Iran crude sanctions

USA may grant waivers on Iran crude sanctions

India imported around 10 million barrels of Iranian oil in October, with the November shipment expected to be around 1 million barrels less than this. And Saudi Arabia and OPEC and non-OPEC countrie...

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Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal

Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal

He said she was doing an excellent job in what was a near-impossible task. "If we all go off in different directions in pursuit of our own vision of the ideal Brexit , we risk ending up with no Br...

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Trump hails 'wonderful new trade deal' with Mexico and Canada

Trump hails 'wonderful new trade deal' with Mexico and Canada

But he noted that the agreement would need to be ratified by Congress, a step that could be affected by the outcome of the fall elections as Democrats seek to regain majorities in the House and Sena...

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Greenlight comment adds to Tesla losses from Musk mocking SEC

Greenlight comment adds to Tesla losses from Musk mocking SEC

Musk renamed the SEC in a tweet as the Shortseller Enrichment Commission . Venting out on Twitter is nothing new for Musk . "Granted it has only been three days, but it may have been sensib...

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Assam Govt slashes prices on petrol and diesel; reduces Value-Added Tax in state

Assam Govt slashes prices on petrol and diesel; reduces Value-Added Tax in state

That's aimed at checking a rise in retail prices which hit new highs every day as the Brent crude surged 28 percent his year. "Apart from tax reduction in oil companies, if we also include a cut in ot...

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Nigerian cargoes struggle for buyers as oil prices hit $84

Nigerian cargoes struggle for buyers as oil prices hit $84

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures settled at $73.25 a barrel. Total volume traded was about 18 percent below the 100-day average. The 15-member Organisation of the Petroleum Exportin...

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Amazon just raised its minimum wage to $15 for all employees

Amazon just raised its minimum wage to $15 for all employees

The wage increase takes effect next month. It will climb to $13 in July 2019. Arizona: Minimum wage in Arizona jumped by $3.60 in the past decade, from $6.90 to $10.50 an hour. The move follows...

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Elon Musk reaches deal with United States regulators

Elon Musk reaches deal with United States regulators

USA securities regulators settled a lawsuit against Musk alleging that he made false and misleading statements about plans to take the company private in August. In its statement releasing the pro...

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Facebook Could Face $1.63 Billion Fine Over Latest Hack Under GDPR

Facebook Could Face $1.63 Billion Fine Over Latest Hack Under GDPR

Facebook says it doesn't know who is behind the attacks or where they're based. This latest hack involved bugs in Facebook's " View As " feature, which lets people see how their profiles appear to oth...

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A Look at Larry Culp’s Career

A Look at Larry Culp’s Career

GE will need to take a goodwill impairment charge of almost all the $23 billion in its goodwill balance, according to the company. While noting that while Culp has work to do, "I wouldn't want to be...

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Boeing awarded $9.2B contract for Air Force T-X trainer aircraft

Boeing awarded $9.2B contract for Air Force T-X trainer aircraft

USAF has been training pilots in the Northrop T-38 for five decades, and while that venerable jet can still do the job (and the Air Force has plenty of experience with keeping planes in the air many...

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Elon Musk reportedly backed out of SEC deal at the last second

Shares in Tesla Inc dived 11% after USA regulators accused chief executive Elon Musk of fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the electric vehicle company. Tesla had disclosed ...

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Oil eases, but Iran sanctions keep Brent above $80 a barrel

The WTI Crude Oil market rallied during trading on Tuesday, but it seems to be struggling with the idea of $73 a barrel. "It's good for peace and it's good for the shape of the global price of oil". ...

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Versace on verge of sale to Michael Kors

Versace on verge of sale to Michael Kors

Sources told the newspaper the official announcement from Milan would come Tuesday, when creative director Donatella Versace has scheduled a staff meeting, but that confirmation of the news could c...

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China says can’t hold U.S. trade talks with 'knife to the throat'

China says can’t hold U.S. trade talks with 'knife to the throat'

A new round of US imposed duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, and a retaliatory set of tariffs imposed by Beijing on $60 billion worth of USA goods, took effect at 12:01 a.m. It's normal ...

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Instagram co-founders quit

Instagram co-founders quit

The co-founders of photo-sharing giant Instagram, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are both leaving the firm. While Systrom writes that they "remain excited for the future of Instagram and Facebook ...

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Gold miners Randgold and Barrick agree $18bn all-share merger

Gold miners Randgold and Barrick agree $18bn all-share merger

Randgold shareholders will hold the rest. The new company will keep the Barrick name and be listed in NY and Toronto, while Randgold's London listing will be cancelled. The deal marks the biggest ...

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Chennai Petroleum cancels Iran oil imports

Chennai Petroleum cancels Iran oil imports

President Donald Trump said on May 8 the U.S. would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions that have been frozen since January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ...

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