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CIA Chief Reportedly Listens to Tape of Khashoggi’s Death CIA Chief Reportedly Listens to Tape of Khashoggi’s Death
- October 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia's crown prince said he would bring to justice the killers of government critic Jamal Khashoggi and prevent a permanent breach with Turkey in a defiant speech that signaled confidence in his authority even as global outrage refuses to abate. (more...)
Numbers Announced In Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Numbers Announced In Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
- October 26, 2018

Lottery officials say someone has won the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot . - A Mega Millions ticket worth more than $1.5 billion has been sold in SC. With more than $1.5 billion, an exceedingly generous victor could shower roughly $307 on each of the state's five million people. Mega Millions bumped up the record jackpot by a cool $600,000,000 after nobody claimed the $1 billion prize on Friday. (more...)
Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 23 Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 23
- October 26, 2018

A winning ticket for the estimated $1.6 billion was sold in SC, according to lottery officials. Lottery officials on Wednesday said the winning ticket was sold in SC. The winners of the $10,000 prizes should visit a Lottery claim center to collect their prize. It matched all five white balls: 05-28-62-65-70. The victor will take home a whopping $1.6bn (£1.2bn) in the Mega Millions draw. (more...)
Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment Google's Sundar Pichai says 48 employees were fired for sexual harassment
- October 26, 2018

A report from the New York Times titled "How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the "Father of Android" outlines how the progressive tech giant Google protected three executives that were accused of sexual misconduct for more than a decade. (more...)
Amazon Stock Tumbles on Disappointing Guidance Amazon Stock Tumbles on Disappointing Guidance
- October 26, 2018

Amazon's third-quarter sales lagged estimates as well. Analysts said worldwide results were disappointing and online competition was increasing. "We're very happy with the growth in the business", CFO Brian Olsavsky said on a conference call with reporters on Thursday, with respect to AWS. (more...)
WWE Confirms Crown Jewel to Remain in Saudi Arabia Despite Extraordinary Controversy WWE Confirms Crown Jewel to Remain in Saudi Arabia Despite Extraordinary Controversy
- October 26, 2018

Public Prosecution received the information from the joint Saudi-Turkey team investigating Khashoggi's death . The market has so far regained nearly all the losses it has sustained since journalist Khashoggi was murdered after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. (more...)
Jamal Khashoggi's son leaves Saudi Arabia as kingdom says killing was 'planned' Jamal Khashoggi's son leaves Saudi Arabia as kingdom says killing was 'planned'
- October 26, 2018

One source also suggested his remains were discovered in the garden of the Saudi consul general's Istanbul home - located around 500 metres away from the consulate. The incident is not justifiable. Salah and family expressed "great thanks" to the crown prince and his father King Salman, according to state media, and they expressed their condolences. (more...)
Owner claims dog is 'gold diggin' pretending to be stray for McDonald's Owner claims dog is 'gold diggin' pretending to be stray for McDonald's
- October 26, 2018

The dog approached Reyes' vehicle, but when she saw her owner was behind the wheel, she moved on to another auto in search of food. She's not even a stray dog. The post has been shared more than 263,000 times. After chowing down on the snack, Princess heads to the window of Reyes' auto, where she appeared to recognize her owner. (more...)
McDonald’s changing its breakfast menu McDonald’s changing its breakfast menu
- October 25, 2018

The sandwich has three times the meat. For the first time in five years, McDonald's announced that it will be expanding its breakfast menu. The Triple Breakfast Stacks was inspired by McDonald's fans who get creative with their food orders. (more...)
Netizens rage as Khashoggi's sons meet Saudi crown prince Netizens rage as Khashoggi's sons meet Saudi crown prince
- October 25, 2018

Turkey is conducting a separate investigation into the journalist's death. President Donald Trump called Khashoggi's killing "the worst cover-up ever". Saudi Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said investigators concluded that Khashoggi's killing was a premeditated crime after reviewing evidence presented by Turkish officials as part of a joint investigation, according to a statement on the state-run Saudi Press Agency. (more...)
Microsoft is gaining ground after earnings (MSFT) Microsoft is gaining ground after earnings (MSFT)
- October 25, 2018

The tech giant reported earnings of $1.14 per share on $29.1 billion in revenue. Intelligent Cloud revenue is up 24 percent to $8.6 billion, with operating income up 37 percent to $3.0 billion. In less glamorous news, Microsoft's Productivity and Business Process raised $9.8 billion in revenue this quarter, leading to an 18% growth year over year for the division. (more...)
May orders weekly updates on Brexit preparations for ministers May orders weekly updates on Brexit preparations for ministers
- October 25, 2018

At Tuesday's meeting, Geoffrey Cox reportedly told May that an indefinite backstop would be like being stuck in Dante's first circle of hell, while Jeremy Hunt also insisted that the United Kingdom should have the right to withdraw unilaterally from the mechanism. (more...)
Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in U.S. stocks Tech companies lead another steep sell-off in U.S. stocks
- October 25, 2018

THE QUOTE: "You've seen more discouraging (company) commentary this quarter than you have the last two", said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager with Globalt Investments. Profit growth at S&P 500 companies is expected to have slowed to 22.1 percent in the third quarter, from the previous two, according to Refinitiv data, and is expected to slow to 19.6 percent in the fourth quarter. (more...)
MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing
- October 25, 2018

The jackpot-winning ticket, winning $1.6 billion, was sold in SC. SC allows lottery winners to remain anonymous, and so far no one has come forward to claim the jackpot. Richard McGowan, a Jesuit priest and gambling expert at Boston College, agreed that estimating big jackpots isn't an exact science, but he said officials are under increasing pressure to tout big prizes as the percentage of people playing lotteries has declined over the years. (more...)
U.S. gripped by 1 in 302m chance of winning the lottery U.S. gripped by 1 in 302m chance of winning the lottery
- October 24, 2018

It's been growing since July, when a group of co-workers in California won $543 million and no one has been able to match all six numbers since then. "We don't say that additional dollars are raised during a big run like this, because we flat-line budget the sales numbers from Mega Millions all year", Polston said. (more...)
Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist's son meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi journalist's son meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
- October 24, 2018

The initial U.S. action against the Saudis came three weeks after Khashoggi , self-exiled to suburban Washington , vanished in the consulate and following contradictory statements by Trump, who has ruled out major steps such as cutting arms sales to the major defense partner. (more...)
Saudi Arabia's $6 billion aid pledge lifts Pakistan stocks Saudi Arabia's $6 billion aid pledge lifts Pakistan stocks
- October 24, 2018

Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing! Khan also attended a high-profile investment conference that opened in the Saudi capital on Tuesday. Khan is in Saudi Arabia for the second time this month seeking to shore up financial aid as the country reels from a looming balance of payments crisis. (more...)
Oil rises above US$80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase Oil rises above US$80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase
- October 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia's energy minister has used public comments over the past week to tone down the kingdom's veiled threat to use oil as a political weapon to retaliate against possible sanctions related to the Khashoggi killing. The Saudi minister expected demand for oil, which now stands at around 100 million bpd, to rise to 120 million bpd over the next three decades. Oil in NY slid more than 5% in Tuesday's session as Saudi Arabia pledged to meet any supply shortfalls and as a risk-off ... (more...)
Italy's budget rejected by European Commission
- October 24, 2018

Italy's far-right Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini , who is also an interior minister, said the government was "in the right" and warned that Brussels was angering Italians and eroding faith in the EU. Italy's populist government wants to increase public spending and smash through spending targets previously agreed on with Brussels, in order to kick-start the economy as well as maintain and increase welfare payments. (more...)
Mega Millions drawing tonight at $1.6B Mega Millions drawing tonight at $1.6B
- October 24, 2018

Depending on where you'll live, state tax will drop your winnings to between $608 million and $658 million. And Dr Yeager says that the most these more conservative gamblers will fare the best in the (unlikely) event that they win. Normally Krasinski doesn't buy lotto tickets unless the numbers are high, she said. And let's hear it for Rhode Island, the smallest population state to have won a Mega Millions jackpot in the past five years. (more...)
British technology company Dyson to build electric auto in Singapore British technology company Dyson to build electric auto in Singapore
- October 24, 2018

British technology company Dyson has announced that it will set up a new site in Singapore for building its first electric auto. The company, best known for its cordless vacuum cleaners , hand dryers and fans, said Singapore offered access to high-growth markets, an extensive supply chain and a highly skilled workforce. (more...)
CCTV footage shows body double wearing Khashoggi’s clothing exiting the Saudi consulate CCTV footage shows body double wearing Khashoggi’s clothing exiting the Saudi consulate
- October 23, 2018

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), at the parliament in Ankara , Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. Erdogan vowed Turkey would continue in its pursuit of the truth. Who gave the instruction for them to assemble? Before Erdogan's announcement, top Turkish officials said Turkey would clarify exactly what happened to Khashoggi as pressure increased on Saudi Arabia, which is hosting a glitzy investment conference this week that ... (more...)
Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns
- October 23, 2018

The recall includes 2,490,593 pounds of ready-to-eat taquitos that were produced between July 1 and October 10 by Ruiz Food Products, Inc. The company found the diced onions used in the beef and cheese taquitos were potentially plagued by listeria monocytogenes and salmonella . (more...)
Elon Musk: Boring Company’s First Tunnel To Open On December 10 Elon Musk: Boring Company’s First Tunnel To Open On December 10
- October 23, 2018

The public can take free rides on the futuristic, high-speed underground shortcut on the following day that is December 11. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on October 21, 218. The Boring Company also aims to enable ultra high-speed transit through the use of pod-and-tube transportation systems, known as a Hyperloop. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted on Sunday that his Boring Company, which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, had ... (more...)
Police investigate Ryanair plane passenger's racial tirade Police investigate Ryanair plane passenger's racial tirade
- October 22, 2018

The woman, who was being shouted at by a white man sat next to her on the flight, was called an "ugly, black bastard" and was later asked to move while the man who was shouting the abuse remained in his seat. Ryanair staff did not remove the man from the flight but instead moved the woman to a different seat on the flight. "And so therefore I would hope, notwithstanding what took place on that day, that police would want to take action in such an extraordinarily unacceptable case". (more...)
Honduran migrant ‘caravan’ resumes from Mexico to US Honduran migrant ‘caravan’ resumes from Mexico to US
- October 22, 2018

Migrants marched on through Mexico shouting slogans like " Si se pudo! " or "Yes, we could!" Maria Teresa Orellana, a resident of Lorenzo, handed out sandals. "I have alerted Border Patrol and Military that this is a National Emergy (sic)", Trump wrote on Twitter. They left the migrants to prepare for the long journey across the country and to the US, where they plan to test the administration's resolve. (more...)
Bin Salman wasn't aware of Khashoggi killing: Saudi FM Bin Salman wasn't aware of Khashoggi killing: Saudi FM
- October 22, 2018

The Saudis have laid out different versions of the circumstances that led to the death of Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist and critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who was not seen after entering the consulate on October 2. (more...)
Saudi king, crown prince make condolence calls to slain journalist Khashoggi's son Saudi king, crown prince make condolence calls to slain journalist Khashoggi's son
- October 22, 2018

King Salman too called Khashoggi's son, Salah, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister sought to contain the fallout on Sunday while telegraphing the kingdom's priority: shielding Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince and de facto ruler, from growing speculation that Khashoggi's killing could not have happened without his knowledge or consent. (more...)
Mega Millions lottery jackpot reaches record-breaking $1.6 billion prize Mega Millions lottery jackpot reaches record-breaking $1.6 billion prize
- October 21, 2018

The victor can also opt for a cash prize of more than $354 million, from which the federal government will take 25% right away, and more later. Mega Millions is now offering a potential prize of $1.6 billion. The nation's largest lottery jackpots have now rolled for a few months. Check your ticket, though, because five people won $1 million in the drawing, including one person in New Jersey. (more...)
China responds to sharp fluctuations in stock market China responds to sharp fluctuations in stock market
- October 21, 2018

China is in the midst of an increasingly bitter trade row with the United States with both sides exchanging tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods, fanning fears about the impact on the global economy . The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended the day up 2.6 per cent. If the share price falls drastically below a certain agreed-upon level, the lender will sell the stocks to obtain funds. (more...)

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