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by | November 05, 2018 | 23:33

They will directly affect companies from third countries doing business with Iran. The Europeans are working to set up a special payment system that would bypass the United States sanctions and discard the dollar in dealings with Iran. That'll take us some number of months to do that. According to industry experts, bringing oil from the United States may be expensive due to distance.

by | November 05, 2018 | 23:05

As always, Amazon will offer a mix of all-day discounts and "Lightning Deals", which are only available for a limited amount of time - or until the product sells out. For now, non-Prime U.S. customers can use Amazon and not pay for postage. The spokeswoman said the company expects to announce that cutoff date later, after assessing customer demand and its logistics network.

by | November 04, 2018 | 11:58

Japan Airlines officials said they believed the pilot had tampered with the test to hide his drinking. He appeared in court in London on Thursday and pleaded guilty to exceeding the alcohol limit, according to the BBC. Japan Airlines general manager Toshinori Shin apologised for the incident in which the pilot failed a breath test before the flight. The pilot is due to be sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on 29 November.

by | November 02, 2018 | 15:57

China and the United States are locked in an increasingly bitter trade war. He said further meetings with Xi are being scheduled for the G-20 summit of the world's biggest economies, set for November 30 in Buenos Aires, the first ever such summit in South America.

by | November 01, 2018 | 14:28

There were gains for the Greens, who were roughly level with Social Democrats at up to 20 per cent. The debacle followed a battering in a state election in Bavaria two weeks ago for the CSU and the Social Democrats. According to sources with knowledge of the discussions, the party's poor electoral results in the German state Hesse and rapidly declining national poll numbers for the federal coalition government have convinced Merkel, who was first elected as Germany's head of state in 2005, ...

by | October 31, 2018 | 11:56

What's interesting is that the following Section of the RBI Act has never been used by any government post the independence of India. While the Economic Affairs Secretary declined to comment on whether Section 7 had been invoked, the official statement also made no mention of it.

by | October 31, 2018 | 09:10

In addition, Trump attempted to cast the midterms as "the election of caravans, Kavanaugh, law and order and common sense" during a rally last week, a reference to a caravan of Honduran immigrants heading toward the USA border seeking asylum and Democratic opposition to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, whom Trump successfully nominated.

by | October 29, 2018 | 17:29

Moreover, he said, "IBM immediately bolsters its position in today's multicloud world". The $ 34 billion deal represents a huge premium over Red Hat's market value of some $20 billion based on its Friday closing price . Red Hat now has more than 95 offices worldwide, including major software-engineering groups in San Francisco and Boston and a public-policy operation in Tyson's Corner, Va., near the nation's capital.

by | October 29, 2018 | 17:29

It is unclear if there are survivors. The aircraft, a Boeing-737 Max 8, has the capacity to carry 210 passengers. The search and rescue agency said the flight ended in waters off West Java that are 30 to 35 metres deep. They routinely took this flight. "A few flakes of Lion Air plane that crashed in waters of Karachi", he wrote in the first tweet, accompanying the photos.

by | October 28, 2018 | 10:05

Anyone who hits all six numbers to win the jackpot can choose an immediate cash payment of $904 million or receive the $1.6 billion prize over 29 years. Someone has won a world-record $US1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) Mega Millions jackpot in the United States - and it's possible the world will never know their identity.

by | October 28, 2018 | 07:47

While the Fed continues to signal higher interest rates, President Trump remains critical. Asked if he regrets nominating Powell to his Fed chairmanship, Trump told the WSJ: "Too early to tell, but maybe". Though critics have blamed Trump's comments for the sharp fall in U.S. stock markets, White House officials have dismissed them as a natural correction after long run of rising share prices.

by | October 28, 2018 | 07:01

Until now, the biggest victor had been a $250,000 ticket about a year ago. "Our obsession with lotteries, with gambling, is that unicorn feeling of, like, 'maybe it'll be me, '" CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger said. Livingston needs a hip replacement. He was on his way to his local store in southern New Jersey when he slipped and fell. Wednesday's winning Powerball numbers were 2, 21, 45, 53 and 56 with a Powerball of 22.

by | October 27, 2018 | 18:43

Abe said he would stress the importance of strengthening a free and fair trading system. Prime Minister Abe also raised the issue of human rights during meetings with Premier Li on Friday, and stressed to Chinese officials that the worldwide community is carefully watching the situation in China.

by | October 26, 2018 | 06:38

In particular, CIA director held a meeting with senior officials at Turkey's National Intelligence Organization, where she was reportedly shown audio and video recordings, as well as other evidence collected during searches of the buildings of the Saudi diplomatic mission in Istanbul and the residence of the consul general.

by | October 22, 2018 | 07:31

It said the pace was in line with market expectations and higher than the government's annual growth target of around 6.5 per cent. Its fragile quarterly increase since the profundity of the global financial crisis in early 2009 is beneath economist's anticipation of 6.6%.

by | October 22, 2018 | 05:24

The prize pot has reached new heights after no player got all of the numbers of 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and the Mega Ball 7 during Friday night's draw. The jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball have both risen. Players will have another chance to win on Wednesday (10/24) at 11pm. "It's hard to overstate how exciting this is - but now it's really getting fun", Gordon Medenica, lead director of the Mega Millions Group and director of Maryland Lottery and Gaming, tells CNN .

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:44

The Saudi government has repeatedly denied murdering Khashoggi. Leading human rights and journalists' organisations have urged Turkey to ask the United Nations to launch an investigation into the disappearance and "possible extrajudicial execution" of Mr Khashoggi.

by | October 18, 2018 | 05:46

Saudi Arabia is the biggest investor in Softbank's $100 billion Vision Fund , which owns stakes in WeWork, brokerage Compass, property insurer Lemonade, and construction company Katerra, among other firms. It has been hit by cancellations since news emerged that Mr Khashoggi, a critic of his home country and writer for the Washington Post , has not been seen since visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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".