Post-Brexit border plans only began in July

The government's Border Delivery Group (BDG) only began detailed planning work in relation to Northern Ireland in July, the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed . Johnny Mercer, who earlier this week branded the Government a "shitshow", said h... More..

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Apple, Samsung fined in Italy for slowing down their smartphones
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Apple, Samsung fined in Italy for slowing down their smartphones

Both companies were fined the maximum possible, Apple paying double Samsung's five-million-euro fine because of its two contested practices. Apple has apologised for its actions and cut battery replacement co...More..

Shares slump as Wall St erases all of 2018 gains
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Shares slump as Wall St erases all of 2018 gains

The Dow .DJI fell 2.41 percent and the S&P 500.SPX lost 3.09 percent. The Cboe Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term gyrations for the S&P 500, jumped 4.52 points to close...More..

Kansas players win prizes in Tuesday Mega Millions drawing
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kansas players win prizes in Tuesday Mega Millions drawing

An earlier Mega Millions estimate of $1.6 billion would have been a world record for lotteries , but actual sales came in below the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot prize shared by winners in California, Flo...More..

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6bn as Powerball hits $620m
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6bn as Powerball hits $620m

He said he just bought his ticket- only one! If you win, your next decision is to take the cash option which would be around $904 million or you can take the initial payment and annual installments over the n...More..

Trump says Saudis staged 'worst cover-up ever' on Khashoggi
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Trump says Saudis staged 'worst cover-up ever' on Khashoggi

Khashoggi , a dissident who lived in self-imposed exile in the United States where he contributed to The Washington Post , vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Saudi Crown Prin...More..

PM Imran Khan takes nation into confidence over economic policies
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

PM Imran Khan takes nation into confidence over economic policies

Khan has condemned the murder but told MEE before the conference he could not afford to skip the event because of the record debt Pakistan was buried under. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has received o...More..

Crude tumbles 5% as Saudis pledge to produce more
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Crude tumbles 5% as Saudis pledge to produce more

Brent crude futures LCOc1 dropped 2.8 percent, or $2.27, to $77.56 a barrel by 11:21 a.m. EDT (1521 GMT) after plunging to $77.50, the lowest since September 18. However, US crude oil production has climbed b...More..

Why Is Today's Lottery Jackpot So Ginormous?
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Why Is Today's Lottery Jackpot So Ginormous?

Add it all up and your takeaway from the $ 904 million Mega Millions lump sum is somewhere between $569.5 million and $490 million, a lot less than you started with (though there's plenty left over to buy y...More..

Spain not stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Spain not stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

September 28 , 11.50am: Khashoggi goes to the Saudi consulate for marriage-related paperwork. A message showed up accusing Riyadh of "barbaric and inhuman action, such as killing its own citizen Khashoggi a...More..

Elon Musk’s 150mph 'Loop' tunnel system to open in December
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Elon Musk’s 150mph 'Loop' tunnel system to open in December

The Boring Company initially started off as a joke on Twitter while Musk was stuck in a traffic jam in Los Angeles. Elon Musk's Hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles ...More..

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

The Istanbul governor's office has put Ms Cengiz, a Turkish national, under 24-hour police protection, Anadolu said. Saudi Arabia admitted that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died, and said it...More..

by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Man filmed hurling racist abuse at woman sat near him on plane

A video has gone viral of the incident and features a man threatening a 77-year-old black woman with arthritis named Mrs. Gayle, who didn't move fast enough from her seat to allow the man get to his window seat...More..

CNN shows 'body double' of Khashoggi in Istanbul
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

CNN shows 'body double' of Khashoggi in Istanbul

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has expressed his condolences to the family and relatives of Mr Jamal Khashoggi , according to a report carried by state-owned Saudi Press Agency. The Kingdom ...More..

US Secretary of State says illegal immigrants will not enter the US
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

US Secretary of State says illegal immigrants will not enter the US

Mexican authorities had managed to block the "caravan" of migrants on a border bridge between Mexico and Guatemala , but many later forged the river below using makeshift rafts - regrouping early Sunday to m...More..

Consulate staff give statements in Khashoggi probe
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Consulate staff give statements in Khashoggi probe

King Salman made a similar condolence call, the kingdom said early on Monday, as global pressure on the Saudis to provide an satisfactory account of what happened to Khashoggi continued to rise. Saudi Arabi...More..

Bronx resident wins $1 million in Mega Million lottery jackpot
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bronx resident wins $1 million in Mega Million lottery jackpot

If more than one victor is picked, the jackpot would be divided proportionately, as happened when the previous Mega Millions record of £502 million ($656m) was drawn in March 2012 and was shared by winners in K...More..

EU's Moscovici to give Italy letter of concerns over budget
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

EU's Moscovici to give Italy letter of concerns over budget

But he has warned that Italy's populist coalition government was "not scared" of using its veto powers in the European Union as a "last resort" to push the bloc into lifting sanctions against Russian Federation...More..

China's growth dragged down by construction, bolstered by tech
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

China's growth dragged down by construction, bolstered by tech

Another sharp selloff yesterday saw Chinese stocks fall to a four-year low, amid fears about the domestic economy and lingering trade threats. Analysts had expected growth of 1.6 per cent on a quarterly bas...More..

At $1.6 Billion, Mega Millions Hits Lottery Record
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

At $1.6 Billion, Mega Millions Hits Lottery Record

No winning tickets were sold for Friday night's massive Mega Millions jackpot, which means the prize has grown to the largest pay-out in USA lottery history. Powerball and Mega Millions are the two games with t...More..

Almost 10000 pot sales on first day of legalization
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Almost 10000 pot sales on first day of legalization

Only 805 were processed at their bricks and mortar store location, located in Kamloops. "Retailers in Manitoba will be receiving staggered shipments over the next few weeks (some daily) in an effort to meet the...More..

Crude Oil Weekly Price Forecast - Crude oil markets have another rough week
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Crude Oil Weekly Price Forecast - Crude oil markets have another rough week

The rising tensions between the US and Saudi Arabia that had caused crude prices to increase earlier this week proved not to be a factor on Wednesday, partly due to USA president Donald Trump now seeming to...More..

Trump calls US Federal Reserve his 'biggest threat'
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Trump calls US Federal Reserve his 'biggest threat'

Fed officials raised their benchmark federal-funds rate a quarter percentage point last month, to a range between 2% to 2.25%. Raising rates is the Fed's way of lowering the risk of runaway inflation, whi...More..

Tesla now sells Model 3 with 260-mile range, $45,000 sticker
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Tesla now sells Model 3 with 260-mile range, $45,000 sticker

Tesla's new midrange Model 3 will offer 260 miles between charges and start at $45,000. The release of a lower-priced Model 3 was a "logical next step", Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said in a note...More..

Pompeo listened to an alleged recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Pompeo listened to an alleged recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Numerous media reports citing Turkish officials state that Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents in the consulate and that his body was dismembered. A spokesman for Dr Fox said: "The UK remains very concer...More..

Federal Deficit Largest Since 2012
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Federal Deficit Largest Since 2012

New government spending also expanded the federal deficit for the 12 months through September, the first full annual budget on the watch of U.S. President Donald Trump . Tax revenue dropped from 17.2 percent...More..

New Nightmare King Sandwich Coming To Burger King On October 22, 2018
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

New Nightmare King Sandwich Coming To Burger King On October 22, 2018

The burger will be available for $6.39 from October 22 through November 1. Burger King asks in the promotion for its new Halloween-themed sandwich, the Nightmare King . Per USA Today , the incidence of ...More..

Mnuchin not participating in Saudi conference
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mnuchin not participating in Saudi conference

In a note affixed to the top of the column , Post Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah said she received the essay from Khashoggi's translator and assistant a day after he was reported missing. Pompeo said the...More..

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $900M jackpot?
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $900M jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot has been accumulating since July 24, when it was won by a California office pool of 11 co-workers who shared the $543 million, making it the largest prize ever won on a single ticket i...More..

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis use
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis use

High demand for recreational cannabis across Canada in the first hours of legalization drew lineups at brick-and-mortar stores and technical glitches on some online websites . The Canadian Medical Associatio...More..