Bronx resident wins $1 million in Mega Million lottery jackpot

The jackpot goes to a victor who matches the five numbers and the Powerball number. Tickets are $2 and players choose five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26. While the epic prize is up for grabs in the US, Lottoland UK cu... More..

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Killing of journalist was rogue operation, says Saudi foreign minister
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Killing of journalist was rogue operation, says Saudi foreign minister

He changed his tone once again late this week, raising the prospect of sanctions against Riyadh. Trump told reporters Friday the Saudi explanation was credible, and has said that while he hasn't decided on a ...More..

Florida lottery warns public about Mega Millions scam
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Florida lottery warns public about Mega Millions scam

On October 8th, Ashley Eggen of Elizabethtown won a $1 million prize in the Mega Millions drawing. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302,575,350. "Ultimately, these games, they're all...More..

No victor in Mega Millions drawing, jackpot climbs to $868 million
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

No victor in Mega Millions drawing, jackpot climbs to $868 million

Winning Mega Millions numbers in the October 16 drawing were: 3-45-49-61-69 and a Mega Ball of 9. There wasn't a victor in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing . That jackpot now stands at $345 million, wit...More..

Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face

A team of cleaners were reported to have entered the consulate on Monday lunchtime - "causing a minor flurry of excitement", according to one reporter - hours before the search team showed up. "It sounded t...More..

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

Players who buy $2 tickets face extremely long odds, with a one in 302.5 million chance of matching all six numbers. The jackpot has grown since July, the last time a winning ticket was sold. Saturday's jackp...More..

China trade surplus with USA widens to record $34.1 billion
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

China trade surplus with USA widens to record $34.1 billion

Analysts had expected imports to rise 15.0 percent, compared with August's 19.9 percent. In his comments in Bali , Mnuchin did not say what the forthcoming Treasury report, set to come out next week, will co...More..

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 2.50 per litre
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 2.50 per litre

In the same period in 2016, the prices of the petrol and Diesel stood at around Rs 62 and Rs 50 and Rs. 66 and Rs 56 in Mumbai. The central excise on petrol and diesel went up by 211 per cent and 443 per cent...More..

Tesla shares fall after Musk trolls U.S. securities watchdog
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Tesla shares fall after Musk trolls U.S. securities watchdog

Musk responded by further bullying short sellers on Twitter. The SEC declined to comment to CNBC news on Musk's tweet . Musk has frequently sparred with short sellers who have bet against the compa...More..

Intel community shudders with discovery of Chinese spy chips
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Intel community shudders with discovery of Chinese spy chips

The company refutes the findings of the Bloomberg Businessweek investigation. "We must hear directly from the companies potentially affected by this devastating security breach to get a better understanding...More..

NY dairy farmers could benefit from new trade deal with Canada
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

NY dairy farmers could benefit from new trade deal with Canada

Trudeau said the USMCA is successful in maintaining fairness and balance between Canada and the USA, a trading partner 10 times its size. The Dairy Farmers of Canada warned that giving United States far...More..

Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push US on metal tariffs
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push US on metal tariffs

Rose also sees significance in the fact U.S. comes first, M for Mexico second and C for Canada last. This clause could be used to prevent China from trying to circumvent the steep tariffs that the US has ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Alberta dairy farmer explains why he’s disappointed with NAFTA replacement

It replaces the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ), which had been called "perhaps the worst trade deal ever made " by US President Donald Trump . "We celebrate a trilateral deal". American ...More..

National Coffee Day 2018: Where to Get Free Coffee This Saturday
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

National Coffee Day 2018: Where to Get Free Coffee This Saturday

Here's where you can find National Coffee Day deals and freebies on Saturday. Members of the Inner Circle rewards program get a free medium coffee with any purchase through Saturday. Get a free medium coffee ...More..

Elon Musk Out as Tesla Chairman After SEC Settlement, Remains CEO
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Elon Musk Out as Tesla Chairman After SEC Settlement, Remains CEO

Musk's fortune dropped by $1.5 billion Friday in NY, the day after the Securities and Exchange Commission accused the Tesla Inc. "Musk calculated the $420 price per share based on a 20 percent premium over ...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

NAFTA Talks: US, Mexico May Proceed Without Canada

President Donald Trump has informed Congress he intends to sign a new deal, with or without Canada, by late November before Mexico's new president takes office. "The fact is that Canada is not making concession...More..

Russian minister accuses USA of destabilising oil market
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Russian minister accuses USA of destabilising oil market

If Brent prices climb past $82 a barrel, he said prices up to $90 would be a near-term possibility. USA crude exports may rise to 5 million barrels a day by 2025 from 2 million barrels a day in 2018, Thomas W...More..

Ripple (XRP) Beats Ethereum (ETH); Sitting on 2nd in Cryptocurrency Market
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ripple (XRP) Beats Ethereum (ETH); Sitting on 2nd in Cryptocurrency Market

Ripple also added PNC Financial Services Group Inc.to its network of users. The bullish price development for XRP follows multiple positive regarding distributed ledger startup Ripple , the founders of wh...More..

Supply stand-off pushes oil to four-year high
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Supply stand-off pushes oil to four-year high

A steady rise in US oil output will gather pace in the next five years, OPEC said on Sunday, predicting that demand for the producer group's crude will decline despite a growing appetite for energy fed by g...More..

Will Michael Kors make Versace cheaper?
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Will Michael Kors make Versace cheaper?

The deal comes as budding luxury conglomerates, including Michael Kors' U.S. rival Tapestry , owner of Coach and Kate Spade, are trying to make inroads into an industry still dominated by major European play...More..

US OIL re-testing 50 MA. Trump's tweet in play?
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

US OIL re-testing 50 MA. Trump's tweet in play?

Oil prices have increased from about $50 a barrel last September to more than $70 a barrel today, with a rebalancing of supply and demand in the market as well as major weather and geopolitical events playing...More..

Oil prices steady as concerns about producer output outweigh USA stockpile gain
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Oil prices steady as concerns about producer output outweigh USA stockpile gain

But the current calm could be short-lived in light of the intensification of USA hostilities toward Iran , according to IEA . Traders work in the crude oil and natural gas options pit on the floor of the Ne...More..

My Brexit plan or crash out of European Union, says Theresa May
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

My Brexit plan or crash out of European Union, says Theresa May

Speaking to BBC's Andrew Marr earlier today, he said: "Let me tell you the facts, which are that the police now are preparing for the possibility of civil unrest. That would mean only a small number of May's ...More..

Worries about fate of NAFTA hit Detroit's Canadian neighbors
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Worries about fate of NAFTA hit Detroit's Canadian neighbors

A study commissioned by the Canadian Embassy says 9 million jobs "spread across every congressional district" are supported by the Canada-U.S. economic partnership. The back and fourth of the North American Fr...More..

British Airways investigating theft of customer data
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British Airways investigating theft of customer data

In a statement on Thursday, British Airways said the breach was resolved and its website was working normally. Finally, Cruz stated, "At the moment, our number one goal is contacting those customers that ...More..

Mercedes-Benz Unveils The EQC - 408 hp, Over 450 km Range
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Unveils The EQC - 408 hp, Over 450 km Range

The front electric motor is optimised for best possible efficiency, while the rear one determines dynamism, according to the company. With a full charge the EQC offers an average (NEDC) range of 450km. "So, p...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

McDonald's customers create fake poster to hang in restaurant promoting racial diversity

On July 13, Maravilla, Toledo and friends snuck the over-sized poster into the Pearland McDonald's and proceeded to hang it on the wall without being detected. Maravilla believes there are not a lot of Asians...More..

Progressive Defeats Longtime Dem House Incumbent In Boston
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Progressive Defeats Longtime Dem House Incumbent In Boston

Pressley, a Democrat, beat the incumbent representative Michael Capuano . There is no Republican on the November ballot in the district, meaning Pressley is virtually assured of entering Congress in January....More..

Amazon becomes world's second $1tn company
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon becomes world's second $1tn company

Bezos' stake in Amazon and his other assets are estimated to be worth $166 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Apple crossed the trillion-dollar value threshold a month ago and has r...More..

Record diesel prices likely to push up school bus fees in Mumbai
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Record diesel prices likely to push up school bus fees in Mumbai

In Delhi, the petrol price touched Rs 79.15 per litre which is an increase by Rs 0.31/litre. Retail prices of petrol and diesel breached record levels on Tuesday with Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) raising ...More..

Canada and the USA unable to reach NAFTA agreement
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Canada and the USA unable to reach NAFTA agreement

Canada's Chrystia Freeland said in a briefing Friday afternoon that a "win-win-win agreement is within reach". So it was on Friday morning when Freeland was asked-after the Toronto Star broke a story a...More..

British diver prepares to sue Elon Musk over ‘pedo’ comment
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

British diver prepares to sue Elon Musk over ‘pedo’ comment

On Tuesday, a Twitter user called out Musk for calling Unsworth a "pedo", to which the Tesla and SpaceX CEO retorted, "You don't think it's odd he hasn't sued me?" Nearly as if Elon was implying "don't you th...More..

Russian ruble at lowest since 2016 on United States sanctions fears
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Russian ruble at lowest since 2016 on United States sanctions fears

TASS also reports that sanctions apply to six Russian vessels for violating USA sanctions regarding North Korea. Earlier on Tuesday, the Treasury announced to sanction several Russia-related individuals and...More..

PepsiCo buys SodaStream to reach consumers 'beyond the bottle'
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

PepsiCo buys SodaStream to reach consumers 'beyond the bottle'

Monday's sale looks to inject another big tax payout to Israel following previous sales of Israeli companies such as the mobile navigation app Waze, which was acquired by Google for about $1 billion, and Mobile...More..

Google staff protest over China search engine plans
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Google staff protest over China search engine plans

However, reports last month claimed it had been secretively working on a new Chinese search service, referred to internally as Dragonfly . Before knowledge of the Dragonfly project was public, only a few h...More..

USA threatens further retaliation against Turkey over pastor
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

USA threatens further retaliation against Turkey over pastor

Turkey retaliated with some $533 million of tariffs on some USA imports - including cars, tobacco and alcoholic drinks - and said it would boycott US electronic goods. Unlike many other news organizations, we...More..

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release: Haberturk
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release: Haberturk

Turkey's banking watchdog has taken steps to stabilise the currency, limiting futures transactions for offshore investors and lowering limits on swap transactions. A court in Turkey has rejected an appeal to ...More..

China seeks WTO dispute settlement over United States safeguard measures, subsidies
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

China seeks WTO dispute settlement over United States safeguard measures, subsidies

The 30 percent tariffs announced in January improperly help USA producers in violation of WTO rules, the Commerce Ministry said. In the latest development, Turkey announced Wednesday that it will increase...More..

Turkey has more to ‘lose’ in Apple boycott
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Turkey has more to ‘lose’ in Apple boycott

The lira has rebounded sharply since hitting a record low of 7.24 against the dollar at the start of the week, recovering after the central bank took liquidity measures and curbed selling of the currency. A d...More..

Turkey fires back with tariffs on US cars, alcohol, cosmetics
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Turkey fires back with tariffs on US cars, alcohol, cosmetics

Lavrov says that Washington's policies will undermine the dollar's position as the worldwide reserve currency of choice. "I don't believe it's all over", said Minh Trang, senior currency trader at Silicon V...More..

U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite

US futures gained on the news. News of the meeting gave a lift to the yuan and helped cap losses in China's stock markets. "The lower rank of the delegation suggests that both sides remain far apart, and an...More..

Crude oil slightly lower as risk sentiment wanes
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Crude oil slightly lower as risk sentiment wanes

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading down 1.2% at $66.23 a barrel. The US benchmark crude has declined more than 4percent this month as worldwide trade disputes th...More..

Before and after photos of Genoa bridge collapse
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Before and after photos of Genoa bridge collapse

The city of Genoa's civil protection office confirmed the updated death toll. Photos from the Italian news agency ANSA showed a massive gap between two sections of the bridge. "We can't live with infrastruc...More..

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' U.S. electronic goods
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' U.S. electronic goods

U.S. sanctions against two Turkish ministers have sent the lira spiralling against the dollar, threatening a debt payment crisis for Turkish banks which have taken out billions in foreign currency loans...More..

Tragedy on the Mendocino Complex; Authorities Announce Firefighter fatality
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tragedy on the Mendocino Complex; Authorities Announce Firefighter fatality

Firefighters from all over the country have been helping California battle a series of deadly and devastating wildfires in recent weeks that have spread through drought-parched forests and rural communities. Tw...More..

Tesla short-sellers back in force as shares remain shaky
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tesla short-sellers back in force as shares remain shaky

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued on Friday by an investor who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to "completely decimate" short-sellers, including through Musk's proposal to take t...More..

Erdogan under pressure as Turkish lira plunges to record low
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Erdogan under pressure as Turkish lira plunges to record low

Erdoğan's ideological resistance to raising interest rates in a time of high inflation , and general mismanagement of the economy, have exacerbated the crisis, leading to fears that the lira could collapse an...More..

Saudi Arabia eyes enlarged stake in Musk’s private Tesla
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Saudi Arabia eyes enlarged stake in Musk’s private Tesla

A few days after Elon Musk shocked Wall Street and investors by tweeting that he would take Tesla private at $420 a share, speculation is still high on who could invest in what could be the biggest-ev...More..

Stolen plane crashes near Seattle after chase by military jets
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Stolen plane crashes near Seattle after chase by military jets

Horizon Air chief operating officer Constance von Muehlen said the company believed the mechanic involved was a Horizon employee. An airline employee "conducted an unauthorised takeoff" of an airplane car...More..

Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

Vacationing at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club, the president on Tuesday promised a dinner gathering of chief executives that the United States and China would soon have a "fantastic trading relationship"....More..