• Canadian winter visitors should brush up on Arizona's marijuana laws
Canadian winter visitors should brush up on Arizona's marijuana laws

Customs and Border Protection service declared in a statement last week. It is hoped legalising the drug will raise C$400m a year in tax revenue. Despite the early problems, the move is a political win for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who vowed to legalize cannabis during his 2015 election campaign.

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  • Trump’s First Annual Budget Deficit Rises to a Six-Year High
Trump’s First Annual Budget Deficit Rises to a Six-Year High

President Donald Trump . The Trump administration estimates that the deficit will increase to $1.09 trillion in the next fiscal year. Republican tax cuts, increased federal spending and an aging population have contributed to the fiscal strains, though the GOP says tax reform enacted this year will spur economic growth and lift government reve...

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  • Feed your nightmares: BK offers Halloween themed burger
Feed your nightmares: BK offers Halloween themed burger

It's all pretty basic sleep science, stacked on a green bun and served along with some impressive marketing to appeal to those who live for the spirit of Halloween . No. Dr. Jose Gabriel Medina - a specialized somnologist and the study's lead doctor - claims that the "unique" combination of proteins and cheese in the Nightmare King led to an "...

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  • Florida ticket wins $2 million as Powerball jackpot swells to $430 million
Florida ticket wins $2 million as Powerball jackpot swells to $430 million

It's the second-largest lottery jackpot in USA history. The Mega Millions jackpot ballooned to a record high: $900 million for Friday night's drawing. Since 2012, 10 of the biggest lottery jackpots in USA history have exceeded $500 million. A representative from Michigan Lottery said more than 225,000 lottery tickets were purchased before 11 ...

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  • Audio offers gruesome details of Khashoggi killing: Turkish official
Audio offers gruesome details of Khashoggi killing: Turkish official

A team of 15 Saudi agents, some with ties to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was waiting for Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate the moment he arrived, at about 1:15 p.m. His killers then beheaded and dismembered him, it said. Saudi Arabia has said it would retaliate against any pressure or economic sanctions. In it, Khashoggi pointed to t...

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  • Khashoggi probe: Suspicious van leads Turkish police to woodland
Khashoggi probe: Suspicious van leads Turkish police to woodland

Khashoggi". On the same day of the disappearance, 15 other Saudis, including several officials, arrived in Istanbul on two planes and visited the consulate while Khashoggi was still inside, according to Turkish police sources. Security services in Turkey have used pro-government media to leak details of Mr Khashoggi's case, adding to the pressu...

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  • Ganja now legal as Canada allows recreational use
Ganja now legal as Canada allows recreational use

Country-wide legalization of the substance fulfills Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise from his 2015 campaign. Trudeau believes legalizing marijuana will regulate the supply and help to keep marijuana out of the reach of children, and to keep profits away from organized worldwide crimes.

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  • Modi to brainstorm oil scenario with global CEOs
Modi to brainstorm oil scenario with global CEOs

Oil prices have reached four-year peaks as the market focused on upcoming United States sanctions on Iran while shrugging off the year's largest weekly build in USA crude stockpiles. He highlighted that the consuming countries, due to rising crude oil prices, face many other economic challenges including serious resource crunch. He also requested f...

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  • Tapes reveal Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated
Tapes reveal Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated

On Wednesday afternoon, Turkish police went into the nearby Saudi consul's official residence after protracted negotiations with Riyadh over the terms of a search. "Two weeks is a very long time for the probable scene of a crime not to have been subjected to a full forensic investigation", Ms Bachelet said. The nod goes to Saudi Arabia.

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  • Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally
Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

I am immediately sending our Secretary of State to meet with King! The statement would pin blame on intelligence officials rather than Saudi leaders, alleging that an interrogation attempt had gone wrong and Khashoggi , who is a US resident and an opinion writer at the Washington Post , was killed without authorization.

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  • Oil prices seeking bullish rebound on supply constraints, WTI eyeing $72.00
Oil prices seeking bullish rebound on supply constraints, WTI eyeing $72.00

Retail fuel prices in India, the world's third biggest oil consumer and importer, recently touched record levels due to high oil prices and a weakening rupee, leading to protests across the country. Zanganeh said the rise of oil prices was a "self-inflicted pain" caused by US sanctions against Iranian energy exports, and could be resolved by lift...

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  • Audi to pay €800m fine in Germany over diesel cheating
Audi to pay €800m fine in Germany over diesel cheating

In their own communique, Munich prosecutors confirmed their so-called "administrative proceeding" against Audi was now "closed". In a company statement , Volkswagen said the fine "will directly affect Volkswagen AG's financial earnings and, as a negative special item, reduce the group earnings of Volkswagen AG accordingly".

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  • Oh no! Climate change will threaten beer supply, double prices
Oh no! Climate change will threaten beer supply, double prices

The effects described in the report are complex, as it uses several forecast models - one to predict a range of climate scenarios, one for agricultural yields, and another to see the economic conditions that would likely result. "We were drinking beer", he said , and they thought, "Maybe we can do something on beer, because nobody has done that". ...

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  • Pompeo says Saudis promise 'transparent' Khashoggi probe
Pompeo says Saudis promise 'transparent' Khashoggi probe

Khashoggi's disappearance has caused US -based companies, including Uber, JPMorgan Chase and Google - which planned this year to build five innovation hubs in Saudi Arabia - to pull out of a high-profile investment summit in Riyadh scheduled for later this month.

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  • Mega Millions winning numbers announced
Mega Millions winning numbers announced

The largest lottery drawing ever in the USA was the $1.586 billion Powerball lottery jackpot paid out to three winners across the country in 2016. Roland Reyes claimed the prize on behalf of his group, saying they chose to play on a whim when they saw how large the jackpot had become. Numbers have been drawn for the $667 million Mega Millions...

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  • Saudi Arabia vows to retaliate
Saudi Arabia vows to retaliate

Saudi Arabia intends to "respond to any action with a bigger one", relying on its "effective and vital role in the world economy", Saudi officials said . "If the price of oil reaching $80 angered President Trump, no one should rule out the price jumping to $100, or $200, or even double that figure". Reportedly, the Turkish officials claim to be ...

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  • YouTube outage leaves online users frustrated
YouTube outage leaves online users frustrated

Team YouTube sent out a tweet Tuesday evening and said, "We're working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed". On the YouTube mobile app, users saw the "Error loading / Tap to retry" error message when they attempted to play videos.

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  • Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation's 4th-largest
Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation's 4th-largest

Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing will be the 24th since the jackpot was last hit July 24, when a $543 million jackpot was won by a group of 11 co-workers on a ticket sold in California. The amount you will win is likely $0, because the odds of winning either jackpot are one in several hundred million . Mega Millions drawing days are Tuesd...

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  • Trump Speaks to Saudi King, Sends Pompeo for Follow-Up
Trump Speaks to Saudi King, Sends Pompeo for Follow-Up

Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as the result of an interrogation that went wrong, CNN reported yesterday, citing two unnamed sources. On Monday Turkish and Saudi officials began a search of the consulate. The 58-year-old journalist and Washington Post contributor has been ...

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  • Trump to ask Saudi King about missing journalist
Trump to ask Saudi King about missing journalist

However, President Trump in the same interview said: "As of this moment, they deny it and they deny it vehemently". "We're going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe punishment ". "So I think they're getting ahead of themselves at this point", said Heather Nauert, the State Department's spokesperson. The Saudi delegation that ...

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