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Jared Kushner says administration still in "fact-finding phase" of Khashoggi case

The Istanbul governor's office has put Hatice Cengiz, a Turkish national, under 24-hour police protection, Anadolu said. Mr Kushner, US President Donald Tr...


Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

Saudi officials maintain that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman knew nothing of the killing. The kingdom's claim on Saturday that Khashoggi died in a...


US Mega Millions $ 1 Billion Winning Numbers Announced

That jackpot is nearly $500 million. At $1.6 billion, Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing slips past the $1.586 billion Powerball drawing on January 13th, 201...


Oil Prices Ease As Supply Outlook Improves: Kemp

Oil prices dipped on Thursday but pared losses as investors turned their attention to the impending loss of Iran's crude exports after the United States re-i...


How could Donald Trump punish China while shielding the Saudis?

Turkey on Friday denied giving "any kind of audio tape" from the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in...


Oil prices rise towards $85 on surprise drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles

The West Texas Intermediate for November delivery rose 0.44 USA dollar to settle at 71.78 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent ...


Saudi stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over Khashoggi

Khashoggi, a well-known critic of Saudi Arabia's regime, disappeared after walking into the Saudi consulate on October 2. They said there must be a credible...


No Mega Millions victor Tuesday; Jackpot up to $868 million

The immediate cash value of the Mega Millions prize, which winners can opt to take, is US$494.5 million. The Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since July...


Suspects in missing-journalist case had ties to Saudi crown prince

The New York Times has gathered more information about the suspects using facial recognition software, publicly available records, social media profiles, a dat...


MegaMillions and Powerball jackpots combined are now almost 1 BILLION dollars

This week's Powerball has an nearly equally impressive top prize, the game's fourth-largest jackpot in history, now at $ 345 million . If you want all the ...


Saudi Hollywood deal hit by Khashoggi disappearance

On Monday morning, President Trump offered a hand, telling reporters that, after speaking with King Salman about Khashoggi's death, "It sounded to me like may...


Birth dates, education history, religious preferences and other details stolen

Facebook cut the number of affected users from its original estimate after investigators reviewed activity on accounts that may have been affected. While Russi...


No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Jumps To $654 Million

The jackpot was last won July 24 when a group of California office workers won $543 million. The Tuesday drawing marked the 22nd consecutive one where nobod...


Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

On Wednesday, FBI director Christopher Wray said that China represents the " broadest, most complicated, most long-term " threat to the USA and that it is wagin...


Dow sinks 800 as tech companies decline

Higher rates increase borrowing costs, pinching corporate profits. All of these stocks have seen sharp gains on the year and yet investors have been quick to ...


There's a new Facebook 'Friend Request' hoax doing the rounds

Facebook says there has been no known uptick in cloned accounts this week, when the messages started circulating, WSYR reported . Your account is not sending...


Judge orders Tesla’s Musk, SEC to justify fraud settlement

Musk took a not-so-subtle shot at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - known to most people as the SEC - in a tweet . "Musk's false and misleadi...


RBI keeps policy rate unchanged in surprise move, rupee tumbles

A rally in crude oil prices is expected to put more pressure on the rupee and it may send it near the 74-mark, said analyst Bhaskar Panda. As per the RBI's...


Oil price is heading towards $90 per barrel

That was not far off the $85.45 peak reached in the previous session, the highest since November 2014. Brent has climbed about 20 percent from its most recent l...


Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15/Hour

The company also said it would push to raise the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. The rise for London workers will be 28%. "We listened to our critics, ...


Elon Musk turns to army of Tesla volunteers to hit targets

The settlement requires that Tesla appoint two new independent directors and establish a committee of independent board members. The SEC , in a complaint t...


US, Canada agree on trade deal to save Nafta, announcement expected soon

Ottawa and Washington remained at odds over Canada's subsidized dairy sector, and the dispute resolution provisions in NAFTA . The Trump administration...


UK PM May will change her mind on Brexit, says leading eurosceptic

She told journalists: I've always said no deal is better than a bad deal, and I think a bad deal, for example, would be something that broke up the United Kingd...


Instagram departures hit Facebook shares

What was a venture employing 13 people grew to over a thousand, but this is the sudden and surprising end for the duo that started it all and we've been left ...


Indian Authorities Say Flight Crew Forgot To Pressurize Airplane Cabin

Over 30 Passengers on board complained of bleeding nose and ears while five of the passengers were diagnosed with "mild conductive deafness" which is caused due...


Oil prices fall amid surprise growth in U.S. crude stocks

The International Energy Agency, the oil watchdog for industrialized countries, warned earlier this month that Brent prices could break out above $80 a barrel u...


United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal

But the risks are that the PM can not say for certain what the final deal will look like - and some Brexiteers were already determined not to vote for it, she a...


Trump Issues More Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Goods

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start on September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing USA companie...


Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff & his wife buy Time magazine for $190M

The Time deal is slated to close in the next 30 days. Felsenthal said in his memo to staffers that the Benioffs have "a confluence of purpose" when it comes...


Ex-employee suspected after strawberries spiked with needles

The warning was issued after Joshua Gane posted a photo on Facebook of a needle inside a strawberry his friend had purchased from Woolworths earlier in the ...


NAFTA talks: Loosen protections on dairy sector, New York Republican says

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland were unable to clinch a deal despite meeting late into the eveni...


Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

The fund will be split between Day 1 Families Fund and Day 1 Academies Fund. The Day 1 Families Fund will start an organisation to operate a new network of ...


Petrol price crosses Rs 90 per litre in Maharashtra

An anonymous government official, quoted by PTI in a news report published Monday, said a cut in excise duty that the central government levies will impact fisc...


Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman

Mr Ma, one of China's richest men , will hand over the reins to Daniel Zhang, now Alibaba's chief executive. "But for a company of Alibaba's size, it's a proce...


Tesla accounting chief quits over Tesla’s "level of public attention"

Musk, 47, appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience Thursday night. Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton resigned after just one month in the job because of di...


British Airways investigating theft of customer data

The nearly two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it had launched an urgent investigation into the theft...


Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced

United States stocks slipped after Trump's comments, with the S&P 500 off 0.2%, while China's off-shore trade yuan currency fell against the dollar. "The e...


China's richest man to retire and focus on educational philanthropy

The company had a market value of around $420 billion as of Friday. "The first time I used the internet, I touched on the keyboard and I find 'well, this is s...


Trump takes aim at Congress as NAFTA talks set to continue

If they don't reach an agreement by the end of the week, President Trump has threatened to cut Canada out of the deal and forge ahead with a new pact with Mex...


Pressley's upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state's first black woman to win a congressional seat if she prevails in November. Her backgrou...