Economy

United Kingdom revoking visas of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder: PM May

United Kingdom revoking visas of Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder: PM May Saudi Arabia first denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance on October 2, but a Saudi official eventually attributed his death to a botched attempt to return him to the kingdom. Gary Grappo, a former U.S. ambassador to Oman and deputy chief of mission in Riyadh, said bin Salman had solidified power to a level where he is unlikely to be removed - but that Western powers would be increas... [Full Article...]

People Call For Boycott of Ryanair Flight & They Might Have A Point

People Call For Boycott of Ryanair Flight & They Might Have A Point Ms Gayle said she has been left sad by the incident. What was his problem, the senior citizen (who has been identified as Delsie Gayle and who also has arthritis) did not move quick enough for him from her aisle seat so that he could sit near his window seat. [Full Article...]

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old

Aside from being a record first quarter for the company, Microsoft can point to specific instances of growth that include its Surface line of hardware contributing $1.037 billion to its revenue bottom line. That's an increase of 19%. That's heady growth, for sure, but it's down from previous quarters in which Azure revenue growth ranged between 89 and 99 percent. [Full Article...]

Sharp falls wipe out Wall Street's 2018 gains

Sharp falls wipe out Wall Street's 2018 gains US stocks were easing back today from a steep, broad sell-off that knocked more than 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average earlier in the day. Energy stocks fell 3.50 percent, the most among the sectors, as oil prices plunged after Saudi Arabia said it could supply more crude quickly if needed, easing concerns ahead of US sanctions on Iran. [Full Article...]

Poker Players Go Wild For $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Poker Players Go Wild For $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot She purchased her winning Quic Pic ticket, which matched the first five numbers drawn, at a Cumberland Farms in Bridgewater, the release said. Across the game's nine prize tiers, there were more than 15.7 million winning tickets in Tuesday's drawing. [Full Article...]

Turkish police raid villa in western Turkey as part of Khashoggi probe

Turkish police raid villa in western Turkey as part of Khashoggi probe Trump meanwhile has been criticizing Saudi Arabia and OPEC over high oil prices, calling for a production increase to drop gasoline prices ahead of America's midterm elections. Because whoever thought of that idea, I think, is in big trouble. He said on Tuesday that while Mr Khashoggi's killing needed to be investigated and the culprits punished, the Saudi drive for economic and social reforms... [Full Article...]

Tonight's Mega Millions offers largest lottery jackpot in history

Tonight's Mega Millions offers largest lottery jackpot in history The No. 1 population state of California is second in Mega Millions winners with six, while IL is third with four winners. Typically, the Mega Millions lottery sells $40 million dollars worth of tickets a year in Washington. Store manager Robyn Shurmantine tells us, "I've had two customers in this morning that have never been into the store before, but they hear that we sold one". [Full Article...]

Oil extends declines as Saudi Arabia commits to meet demand

Oil extends declines as Saudi Arabia commits to meet demand Sarah Al-Suhaimi, chairwoman of the Saudi Arabian stock exchange (Tadawul), said 200 more are expected to register. Khalid al-Falih said if the kingdom has to use its oil reserves if it wants to cover 3 million barrels per day of oil loss from Iran. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions drawing tonight at $1.6B

Mega Millions drawing tonight at $1.6B Back on the east coast on Friday, about 9,100 tickets were purchased a minute in Maryland in a two hour window ahead of the drawing, state lottery officials said. Though you can't "count" the lottery, these people are 'prone to go for the patterns, ' he says. The largest single prize went to a 2017 player from MA who celebrated a $758.7 million Powerball payday. [Full Article...]

Brexiteer James Dyson to make new electric cars in... Singapore

Brexiteer James Dyson to make new electric cars in... Singapore Dyson , founded by the billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson , announced its plans to build an electric vehicle a little over a year ago. The firm was keen to stress its commitment to Britain, saying it was investing £200m in new buildings and testing facilities at its campus at Hullavington Airfield. [Full Article...]

Waitress splitting $10K tip from YouTube star with coworkers

Waitress splitting $10K tip from YouTube star with coworkers One waitress in North Carolina , United States had the shock of her life after a male customer, who turned out to be YouTube star MrBeast , left her a $10,000 (around P539,000) tip. "I literally didn't think it was real". Oliverio said it took employees some time to realize they were being filmed by two men at a nearby table. [Full Article...]

Oil down 3 percent as Saudi Arabia eases concerns, Wall St drops

Oil down 3 percent as Saudi Arabia eases concerns, Wall St drops If the supply gap created by disruption in Libya, Nigeria, Venezuela - as well as USA sanctions against Iran - were to grow as large as 3 million barrels a day, Saudi Arabia would need to tap its oil reserves, he said. Other non-OPEC producers have also produced only 66,000 barrels per day of additional oil between May and September, the Iranian minister said, citing OPEC's estimates. [Full Article...]

Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella, Listeria Contamination

Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella, Listeria Contamination Harris Teeter's Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Burrito (Use-by dates from January 24, 2018, to October 25, 2018). Head to your freezers and check the taquitos because more than 2.4 million pounds of the ready-to-eat frozen food is being recalled. [Full Article...]

Rotating Postal Strikes Set to Begin Monday

Rotating Postal Strikes Set to Begin Monday All times listed are in local time. Picketers at a Canada Post facility in Halifax were among the first across the country to begin rotating strikes on Monday morning. The union says they're committed to continuing delivery of pension and social assistance checks, as it has done in the past. "We have also addressed numerous concerns raised by the union and offered to work together constructive... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10

Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10 Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that his Boring Company , which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, has nearly completed its first tunnel. The company has said its technology could move drivers, as well as pods carrying passengers and bicyclists, through tunnels at speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled December 10 The company has also touted plans to have its systems run high-speed travel between cities. Musk, a space entrepreneur and electric-car pioneer, has pledged to complete the test tunnel by the end of the year. Musk has previously said that his tunneling company " started out as a joke " and admitted that the project might fail. The Boring Company also aims to enable ultra high-speed transit... [Full Article...]

Video appears to show Khashoggi's 'body double' leaving Saudi consulate

Video appears to show Khashoggi's 'body double' leaving Saudi consulate The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) issued the call for action in a statement on Friday, shortly after Saudi State Television confirmed that Mr. The kingdom acknowledged early Saturday that Khashoggi died in a brawl in its consulate, but did not give any explanation on the cause of his death. [Full Article...]

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo confirmed for production

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo confirmed for production It will come in as the second all-electric vehicle from the sports auto manufacturer, following the launch of the Taycan four-door coupe. It produces the equivalent of 590bhp from its battery and a pair of permanent-magnet electric motors, making 0-62mph possible in under 3.5 seconds. [Full Article...]

Petrol, diesel prices drop for third consecutive day

Petrol, diesel prices drop for third consecutive day Petrol and diesel prices at the national capital today, stood at Rs 81.44 per litre (a decrease by 30 paise) and Rs 74.92 per litre (a decrease by 27 paise), according to news agency ANI. In Chennai, the price of petrol declined from Rs 85.63 per litre to Rs 85.22, while the price of diesel reduced by 13 paise to Rs 79.69. The situation has fuelled a political blame game between the Naveen Patnaik... [Full Article...]

Ryanair criticised for failing to remove racist passenger from flight

Ryanair criticised for failing to remove racist passenger from flight The woman, who was being shouted at by a white man sat next to her on the flight, was called an "ugly, black bastard" and was later asked to move while the man who was shouting the abuse remained in his seat. The woman's daughter told HuffPost UK: "Mum's really feeling upset and very stressed about this situation, on top of the grief she's already experiencing". [Full Article...]


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