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by | October 16, 2018 | 15:57

PHOTO: A Mega Millions lottery ticket is seen in NY in this July 1, 2016 file photo. But even if you don't hit the jackpot, smaller prizes can be won by matching fewer numbers. Tuesday's jackpot will be the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, just shy of the $656 million jackpot that was won on March 30, 2012.

by | October 16, 2018 | 13:57

Khashoggi , a U.S. resident and a Riyadh critic columnist at The Washington Post , vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago to get marriage documents. In other words: The Saudis' official defense is, reportedly, "We only wanted to torture and kidnap the dissident journalist, but the Crown Prince's friend got a little too enthusiastic, and accidentally killed him".

by | October 16, 2018 | 12:58

Saudi Arabia was preparing last night to admit that the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed accidentally in its custody, according to sources close to a joint inquiry with Turkey. Turkish officials say Khashoggi, 59, was killed when he entered the consulate and his body was removed from the country by a Saudi hit team that arrived in Turkey the same day.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:57

Saudi Arabia has been under pressure since Jamal Khashoggi , a prominent critic of Riyadh and a USA resident, disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . Turkish and Saudi authorities have now been told to launch a " credible investigation " into Mr Khashoggi's disappearance. Benchmark Brent crude is trading at around $80 a barrel, and Trump has criticized OPEC and Saudi Arabia over rising prices.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:23

Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on almost $200 billion of Chinese imports and then threatened more levies if China retaliated. The central bank has tightened controls on currency trading to head off further declines. Beijing's exports have been robustly growing all year in the face of rising tariffs and increasing uncertainty over relations with Washington.

by | October 12, 2018 | 04:00

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is being "very tough" as it looks into a Saudi writer missing and feared murdered in Istanbul, adding "we have investigators over there and we're working with Turkey" and with Saudi Arabia .

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:55

During the previous round of sanctions, India had continued importing Iranian oil although purchases were cut significantly to safeguard itself from the USA financial system. sanctions on Tehran to return early next month. India is trying to import crude oil to Iran by $ 1.25 million tonnes of imports from the Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Mangalore.

by | October 07, 2018 | 13:04

The recall applies to 1.25 million vehicles in Japan , 807,000 in the U.S., 290,000 in Europe and 3,000 in China , with the rest across the globe. The problem identified arises when the cars fail to enter "failsafe driving mode as intended".

by | October 07, 2018 | 12:28

Petrol and diesel rates are decided on a daily basis by oil-marketing companies on the basis of the rupee-dollar rate and global crude oil prices. This is the second time in one year that the Centre has cut excise duty on petrol and diesel as rising prices pinch the common man.

by | October 05, 2018 | 13:16

Morneau pointed out the new deal means Canada is now the only country to have deals with all other G7 members, but work will continue to diversify trade with other nations. "This landmark agreement will send cash and jobs pouring into the United States and into North America", predicted Trump . Those remarks set the stage for a bitter struggle over trade, with Trump threatening to drop Canada from the regional trade pact altogether if it didn´t yield to key United States demands.

by | October 05, 2018 | 08:27

Yet while the prime minister admitted the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement would let in more American dairy, eggs and poultry, he insisted that the deal would also ensure supply management's strong survival. Bickford said that although people think of milk as local, dairy is a global industry, and it's one that is particularly dependent on Mexico and Canada .

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:43

Canada will still impose tariffs on USA dairy products exceeding the quota, but changes should give US dairy farmers more access to Canada and other foreign markets. While changing NAFTA and bringing down U.S. trade deficits was a top Trump campaign pledge, Sunday's agreement largely leaves the broader deal intact and maintains supply chains that would have been fractured under weaker bilateral deals.

by | October 02, 2018 | 16:14

Plaintiffs now fear that because of the Facebook breach their personal data may be easily accessible to hackers on the Dark Web. In a blog post , Facebook stated that a vulnerability in the site's "View As" feature , which lets users see what their profile looks like from someone else's view, allowed an attacker to steal access tokens, a kind of security key that allows users to stay logged into Facebook over multiple browsing sessions without entering their password every time.

by | October 01, 2018 | 11:41

The White House and Mexico announced on September 28 that they would release the full text of the bilateral deal that the two countries reached in August. Ottawa and Washington remained at odds over Canada's subsidized dairy sector, and the dispute resolution provisions in NAFTA. It has allowed them to fight US duties on softwood lumber, paper, and other products.

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:11

Previously this month, Musk acknowledged that the company was dealing with more logistical problems now than production delays. With this, the company sends cars to the delivery centres but also delivers them directly to a customer's doorstep.

by | September 26, 2018 | 18:27

Earlier than that it was deliberate to ship to the US delegation to organize the go to of a senior official. Last week, China added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list as it hit back at USA duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods that go into effect from Monday.

by | September 26, 2018 | 17:26

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly , Mr Trump described Iran as having a "corrupt dictatorship" which he claims "fueled and funded" the civil war in Syria. They do not respect their neighbours or borders, or the sovereign rights of nations. Shortly after Trump's speech, the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at his UNGA speech is expected to respond to United States administration's false accusations against Iran and highlight the U.S.

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:49

Adhering to production quotas agreed upon in late 2016 would mean OPEC and non-OPEC members will have to find a way to compensate for the 500,000 barrels a day that might be lost from both Iran and Venezuela . OPEC raised its forecast for growth in global oil demand. "It's hard to believe that the Saudis won't answer the call at some point, especially if prices tick much higher", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital in NY.

by | September 25, 2018 | 04:12

Now, it's vying with Coach owner Tapestry Inc.to build a US -based multibrand fashion empire along the lines of Paris-based conglomerates LVMH and Kering SA. While talks are advanced, no final agreements have been reached, the people said. "They didn't feel the need to invest so much money into another Italian fashion brand".

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:39

She said there is no justification for the Board to trigger the termination cause and she is considering her legal options. ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has been sacked from the national broadcaster. The Australian has been told flashpoints include two key initiatives of the chairman, the ABC Annual Public Meeting, held in February, and July's announcement of Project Jetstream, a multimillion-dollar idea created to provide a digital infrastructure base for the ABC ...