• Numbers drawn for $750 million Powerball, third-largest in game history
Numbers drawn for $750 million Powerball, third-largest in game history

The next drawing will be held on Saturday at 11 p.m. EST. The largest lotto drawing in USA history remains a $1.59 billion Powerball from January 2016. 27 Powerball drawing are 8, 12, 13, 19, 27 and Powerball 4. The $750 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid annually over 29 years. There were 36 second-tier winners, those who...

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  • Tesla third-quarter profit quiets critics, shares surge
Tesla third-quarter profit quiets critics, shares surge

The profit and cash that Tesla generated sent its shares surging to levels last seen in mid-August, when the chief executive officer was still in the midst of a short-lived gambit to take the company private. However, depending on the demand for the Model 3, by the time 2020 gets here, it may be too hard to use the Nevada factory for the Model Y ....

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  • Trump says he 'maybe' regrets hiring Powell
Trump says he 'maybe' regrets hiring Powell

In an interview earlier this week with The Wall Street Journal , Trump criticized Fed Chairman Jerome Powell , saying that he threatened economic growth and seemed to enjoy hiking rates. "I'm not thrilled" the central bank is raising borrowing costs and potentially slowing the economy, he says in an interview with CNBC . He can't remove Fed ...

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  • State Department announces penalties in response to Jamal Khashoggi death
State Department announces penalties in response to Jamal Khashoggi death

According to Turkish officials, on the day of Khashoggi's disappearance, 15 other Saudis, including several officials, arrived in Istanbul on two planes and visited the consulate while he was still inside. Saudi officials - after weeks of denials - now concede that he died, but they say it happened accidentally in a fight at the consulate. Bu...

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  • Saudi crown prince jokes Lebanon PM 'not kidnapped'
Saudi crown prince jokes Lebanon PM 'not kidnapped'

Khashoggi , a Saudi dissident and American resident, went missing on October 2 after entering the consulate for paperwork related to his wedding. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has cut off future weapons sales to Riyadh and is considering whether to halt delivery of arms already approved for export but not yet sent to Saudi Arabia.

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  • Amazon Falls After Missing Sales Forecast (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Amazon Falls After Missing Sales Forecast (NASDAQ:AMZN)

For years, Amazon has made expensive bets on new technology and programs, like its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017 to storm the USA grocery industry. He said Google was "dead serious" about providing a safe workplace and that the report on Rubin and others was "difficult to read", but did not directly address the claims.

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  • Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's
Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's

This princess got fast food-shamed. In a separate video, Princess approaches Reyes' vehicle. Animal behaviorist Corey Cohen laughed when he heard about the panhandling pooch. Reyes chose to catch her dog in the act. Princess may be in the doghouse now, but her sophisticated stunt is definitely delighting the internet. Reyes' shaming of her ...

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  • Saudi Arabia: Killing of Khashoggi Was 'Premeditated'
Saudi Arabia: Killing of Khashoggi Was 'Premeditated'

CIA Director Gina Haspel has reportedly listened to the audio recording of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi's alleged interrogation, torture and murder, The Post reported . After days of denying any knowledge of his whereabouts, Saudi officials last week admitted that the journalist had been killed inside the consulate.

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  • Saudi Crown Prince says jokingly: Don't say Lebanon's PM Hariri is kidnapped
Saudi Crown Prince says jokingly: Don't say Lebanon's PM Hariri is kidnapped

Bad deal". Somebody really messed up. It was not immediately clear how Thursday's announcement from Riyadh would impact Washington's thinking amid bipartisan demands from Congress for severe punishment of Saudi Arabia - the nation at the center of Trump's Middle East policy.

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  • Dow plunges 608 points, erasing gains for the year
Dow plunges 608 points, erasing gains for the year

Microsoft gave back 3.1 percent to $106.18. The stock gained 6.2 percent to $176.91. BOND YIELDS: Bond prices rose, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury note down to 3.11 percent from 3.16 percent late Tuesday. The semiconductor industry also has shown weakness. If you take out the energy and tech sectors, the market has not performed we...

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  • US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer
US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Saudi officials have told the Reuters news agency that bin Salman had no knowledge of the killing and that there had been no orders to kill him or kidnap him. Mnuchin also met with Mohammed bin Salman at a time when the investigation into the journalist's murder was already ongoing. On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced Germa...

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  • United Kingdom says N.Ireland cannot be in separate customs…
United Kingdom says N.Ireland cannot be in separate customs…

This is extremely improbable as it would undermine the Spanish and other European tourism markets as well as Mediterranean property markets. The gathering of the 1922 Committee of rank-and-file Tory members of Parliament is a chance for them to challenge her strategy and for her to confront her critics.

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  • Italy fines Apple, Samsung millions for slowing phones
Italy fines Apple, Samsung millions for slowing phones

Some Apple and Samsung firmware updates " had caused serious dysfunctions and reduced performance significantly, thereby accelerating the process of replacing them ", said the Italian anti-trust body. Samsung, on the other hand, insisted that it "has always released software updates enabling our customers to have the best experience possible", and ...

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  • Single winning ticket sold in U.S. lottery just shy of world record
Single winning ticket sold in U.S. lottery just shy of world record

The four Florida tickets all matched the five winning numbers. It is unclear how much prize money the near-winning tickets will earn. The world's largest ever lottery grand prize came from a Mega Millions ticket purchased in a tiny town in the USA state of SC, with the jackpot smashing the lottery's former record of $928,000 set in March 2012...

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  • Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight
Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight

With odds of wining at 1 in 302 million for Mega Millions and 1 in 292 million for Powerball, some just said they hope someone from the Tri-State Area wins. Tickets sold for Tuesday's drawing are expected to cover 75 per cent of all possible number combinations, he said. The cash option is still massive, at $US904 million for Mega Millions and ...

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  • Trump calls Khashoggi killing 'one of worst cover-ups,' Pompeo penalizes Saudis
Trump calls Khashoggi killing 'one of worst cover-ups,' Pompeo penalizes Saudis

Mr Khashoggi , a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was a USA resident and Washington Post columnist. Trump has repeatedly declined to say if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind or aware of the killing as many US officials and foreign governments have concluded, in part because numerous crown prince's associates were...

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  • Saudi Arabia's $6 billion aid pledge lifts Pakistan stocks
Saudi Arabia's $6 billion aid pledge lifts Pakistan stocks

The desperately needed Saudi financial infusion provides Pakistan with an immediate $3 billion to bolster its foreign exchange reserves, according to a foreign ministry statement. The Gulf kingdom also pledged an additional loan worth up to $3bn in deferred payments for oil imports, Pakistan's foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

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  • Crude prices plunge as Saudi Arabia reassures market on supply
Crude prices plunge as Saudi Arabia reassures market on supply

In addition, the Saudi stock market has continued to incur "severe" losses for the second week in a raw. Brent crude futures have now followed WTI following yesterday's plunge which sees the Brent curve now in contango of -$0.03. He added there is NO guarantee that oil prices would not go higher once anti-Iran sanctions come into force next mon...

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  • Winning numbers announced for $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winning numbers announced for $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Officials don't have an estimate on how many tickets would be sold for that potential drawing, and they haven't said how large the estimated prize would be. As of 4 p.m., Kansans had already more than $3,000,000 on tickets with no sign of letting up, lottery officials said. If the odds of winning either Mega Millions or Powerball don't seem v...

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  • Saudi violated OPEC pact under U.S. pressure: Iran
Saudi violated OPEC pact under U.S. pressure: Iran

Despite this, Sukrit Vijayakar, director of energy consultancy Trifecta, said "markets are. tired of the impact of USA sanctions on Iran's oil sector", estimating the sanctions "could impact up to 1.5 million barrels per day of supply". However, an internal document reviewed by Reuters suggested OPEC is struggling to add barrels as an increase ...

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