Saudis vow to 'retaliate' if sanctioned over journalist

Prince Khaled al-Faisal, a senior member of Saudi Arabia's ruling family and senior adviser to King Salman, has met with Erdogan to discuss Khashoggi's disappearance, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters without providing details... More..

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Who is Jamal Khashoggi?
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Who is Jamal Khashoggi?

Until Monday, Riyadh had not allowed Turkish investigators to search the consulate, with reports both sides were at odds over the conditions. Khashoggi's fate has troubled Washington and Saudi Arabia's ...More..

MEGA MILLIONS: Check out Tuesday's winning numbers for $667 million jackpot
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MEGA MILLIONS: Check out Tuesday's winning numbers for $667 million jackpot

A Winchester couple, J.R. and Peggy Triplett, won a $239 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot in 2004 and took the cash option of more than $141 million. The reason these jackpots have ballooned to such monstro...More..

Netflix adds more subscribers than thought
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Netflix adds more subscribers than thought

But even at the time, analysts noted that the company tended to follow a pattern of second-quarter dips followed by third-quarter surges; indeed, in the third quarter in 2016, subscriber numbers rose after a ...More..

Saudi Arabia told to investigate disappearance of missing journalist
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia told to investigate disappearance of missing journalist

Trump said Tuesday he spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who "denied any knowledge" of Khashoggi's whereabouts or fate. Asked point blank if Khashoggi, who has not been seen since entering th...More..

Hundreds of Honduran migrants en route to US
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Hundreds of Honduran migrants en route to US

The Trump administration announced in May that it would stop granting protections by January 2020 to the 57,000 Hondurans now living in the USA legally. Honduras is one of a dwindling number of countries t...More..

Oil prices climb amid Saudi tensions, but demand outlook drags
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Oil prices climb amid Saudi tensions, but demand outlook drags

The meeting, which will be held under the aegis of the NITI Aayog, will focus on challenges posed by volatile oil prices and the U.S. sanctions on Iran . Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged global oil ...More..

Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries now have $1 billion combined jackpot

And there's even more fun with $862 million in combined jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball . If someone wins big in this week's lottery, they'll not only be set up for life. It's $ 345 million , or...More..

Flight attendant falls out of Air India plane, suffers injuries
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Flight attendant falls out of Air India plane, suffers injuries

Lobo suffered multiple fractures in her legs and was rushed to the Nanavati Hospital where she is being treated, the airline said. Air India advised that they had referred the incident to the Indian civil aviat...More..

IEA sees lower demand for oil in 2018 and 2019
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

IEA sees lower demand for oil in 2018 and 2019

Crude oil prices moved higher on Friday, recovering from recent losses, after upbeat exports data from China and the rally in stock markets helped ease concerns about economic slowdown and allay fears about d...More..

'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests

Turkish officials say they fear a Saudi hit team killed Khashoggi, who has been missing almost two weeks. President Trump raised the possibility today that " rogue killers " were behind the Saudi journalist...More..

Sears files for bankruptcy; will close another 142 stores
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Sears files for bankruptcy; will close another 142 stores

Sears recently added a restructuring expert as a company director for an additional layer of guidance on how to navigate a bankruptcy filing. The company created an Office of the Chief Executive - responsible f...More..

Turkish police enter Saudi consulate in Istanbul
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Turkish police enter Saudi consulate in Istanbul

In a post on Twitter , Trump said he was sending Pompeo "immediately" but gave no other details. They were published shortly after a report in the Washington Post - for whom Mr Khashoggi worked - cited...More..

Patisserie Valerie Finance Chief Arrested, Company Faces Uncertain Future
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Patisserie Valerie Finance Chief Arrested, Company Faces Uncertain Future

But the renowned entrepreneur has stepped up, agreeing to provide a three-year £10mln loan for which he will receive no interest or fees, as well as a bridging facility of up to £10mln which will tide the compa...More..

The successor Elon musk Tesla can become members of the film industry
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

The successor Elon musk Tesla can become members of the film industry

Just six months ago, James was rumored to be starting a venture capital fund. Early in August, Musk made a claim that he had the funding in order to make Tesla a private company, a move which briefly upse...More..

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt

But it has struggled to reinvent itself in the face of competition from companies such as Amazon.com Inc, as well as other brick-and-mortar retailers, including Walmart Inc. But, in the past, after these sales ...More..

Mnuchin isn't blaming the Fed for the market rout, says it's a '
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Mnuchin isn't blaming the Fed for the market rout, says it's a '

Trump's comments and the stock slide "won't be enough to prevent the "crazy" Fed from raising rates again in December", Capital Economics analysts wrote on Thursday after the last consumer price data, which, ...More..

Britain, France, Germany call for 'credible investigation' into Khashoggi case
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Britain, France, Germany call for 'credible investigation' into Khashoggi case

That prompted a pugnacious Saudi response on Sunday: "The kingdom also affirms that if it is [targeted by] any action, it will respond with greater action". 14, 2018. "He'd given it to her as she waited out...More..

World’s longest non-stop flight arrives in USA from Singapore
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

World’s longest non-stop flight arrives in USA from Singapore

Shortly before take-off the airline posted: 'Counting down to the launch of our non-stop flight to NY on the Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range!' A spokeswoman for Singapore Airlines said that Flight SQ22 depar...More..

Saudi Arabia rejects baseless allegations of Khashoggi murder
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects baseless allegations of Khashoggi murder

News reports about orders to kill Khashoggi "are lies and baseless allegations", the minister said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challe...More..

United States inventories of crude oil, gasoline increase
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

United States inventories of crude oil, gasoline increase

Brent for December settlement was 97 cents lower at $82.12 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, after falling $1.91 on Wednesday. The increase is the biggest weekly gain since mid-August. I...More..

No victor in Mega Millions Friday
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

No victor in Mega Millions Friday

No one has won since July. Mega Millions drawing is Friday night and the jackpot has reached $548 million. The top Mega Millions jackpots of all time are $656 million in 2012 and $648 million a year later...More..

Hackers accessed personal information of 30 million Facebook users
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Hackers accessed personal information of 30 million Facebook users

The hackers accessed name, email addresses or phone numbers from those 29 million accounts. Attackers did not access any information for the remaining one million users. It was this vulnerability which allow...More..

Mnuchin: Trump respects Fed but likes low interest rates
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Mnuchin: Trump respects Fed but likes low interest rates

But he downplayed the first major drop in months, saying, "it's a correction that we've been waiting for a long time". The Dow Jones dropped by more than 800 points on Wednesday in one of the worst days for t...More..

Donald Trump says Fed has 'gone crazy' after Dow Industrial Average tumbles
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Donald Trump says Fed has 'gone crazy' after Dow Industrial Average tumbles

That has so far been strong enough to warrant steady rate hikes, a sign from the Fed's perspective of an economy that has recovered more completely from the 2007 to 2009 financial crisis. Higher interest rates ...More..

International Monetary Fund warns of broad ‘market correction’ from global trade tensions
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

International Monetary Fund warns of broad ‘market correction’ from global trade tensions

China's economy could also take a hit: The IMF revised its forecast for economic growth in 2019 down to 6.2 percent, slightly lower than previous estimates and down from 6.6 percent this year. Despite some ca...More..

Brexit: No deal brings risk of stockpiling says watchdog
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Brexit: No deal brings risk of stockpiling says watchdog

If the DUP votes against the budget, which will be presented on October 29, this could trigger a confidence motion and a general election if the government loses. While talks with Brussels have intensified si...More..

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish media claims footage identifies Saudi men behind disappearance
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish media claims footage identifies Saudi men behind disappearance

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia concluded arms sale agreements worth more than $65 billion, from FY2009 through FY2016. The Saudi ambassador to Washington , Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, has describe...More..

US stocks open with modest losses
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

US stocks open with modest losses

That was its biggest loss since March 22. "Since the market bottomed in March 2009, it's been more than 10 years of growth stocks leading the way non-stop". "The market is not necessarily going to take out much...More..

US President Trump calls the US Fed 'crazy', stock declines a 'correction'
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

US President Trump calls the US Fed 'crazy', stock declines a 'correction'

Hassett pointed to the six nominees Trump has made so far to serve on the Fed's board of governors, all of whom have spent extensive time in finance, banking or academia. One former Treasury official said while...More..