Mega Millions ticket worth $5 million purchased at Texas store

Mega Millions is a lottery that's available in 44 states , plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The drawing for $667-million was the fourth largest in US history. The MegaMillions prize for Tuesday is the fourth-largest in U. The ... More..

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Saudi Arabia transfers $152 million to USA amid Khashoggi crisis
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia transfers $152 million to USA amid Khashoggi crisis

Trump ally Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC and one of the kingdom's biggest defenders, angrily rejected the Saudi denials that Trump repeated. Consul Otaibi left Istanbul on Tuesday for Riyadh ahead of...More..

Mega Millions' $654M prize is fourth-largest in US history
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mega Millions' $654M prize is fourth-largest in US history

Tuesday's drawing is close to breaking the record for the largest-ever prize in the game's history. Wednesday night's Powerball drawing will be the 19th since the jackpot was last hit August 11, when a $245...More..

Saudis preparing to acknowledge journalist died after interrogation 'went wrong'
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudis preparing to acknowledge journalist died after interrogation 'went wrong'

Khashoggi, a Saudi national and U.S. resident who became increasingly critical of Prince Mohammed in columns for the Washington Post , has not been seen since he walked into the kingdom's Istanbul consulat...More..

Facebook Recent Hack Affected 30 Mn Accounts, Not 50 Mn: Guy Rosen
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Facebook Recent Hack Affected 30 Mn Accounts, Not 50 Mn: Guy Rosen

The hackers didn't access all of the affected accounts immediately. That suggests Facebook may know or suspect who is actually behind the breach. Facebook believes only one million of the total compromi...More..

Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $548 million jackpot
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $548 million jackpot

Right now, Tuesday's drawing comes with a cash option worth $372 million. The Tuesday drawing marked the 22nd consecutive one where nobody matched all six numbers drawn, according to the lottery website. Frid...More..

Trump warns there is 'a lot more' he can do to China
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Trump warns there is 'a lot more' he can do to China

The trade feud has been fueled by U.S. accusations that China engages in cyber-theft and coerces foreign companies into handing over technology in return for access to the Chinese market, as well as by Trump's ...More..

Dow plunges more than 800 points as tech stocks take beating
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Dow plunges more than 800 points as tech stocks take beating

For stock investors, the recent spike in bond yields may be prompting some uncomfortable deja vu. The biggest driver for the market over the last week has been interest rates, which began spurting higher afte...More..

Hoax message about clone accounts making rounds on Facebook
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Hoax message about clone accounts making rounds on Facebook

I had to do the people individually. The message instructs users to forward the message to friends, but officials say by doing so, you're only making it worse. Facebook shut down Paper, a stand-alone iOS ap...More..

Teslas Musk, ordered to defend fraud settlement, takes aim at SEC
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Teslas Musk, ordered to defend fraud settlement, takes aim at SEC

The SEC declined to comment Thursday. Einhorn said Tesla has " many parallels" to Lehman, which he said "threatened short sellers, refused to raise capital (it even bought back stock), and management pub...More..

Rupee breaches 74 as RBI holds rate
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Rupee breaches 74 as RBI holds rate

The rupee crashed below the 74 mark against the dollar after the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) has chose to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.5 per cent. "The RBI policy announcement of keeping rates unchan...More..

At $84, Oil Hits Highest Since 2014
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

At $84, Oil Hits Highest Since 2014

Brent rose 9 cents to $85.07 per barrel by 11:53 a.m. EDT, a day after reaching a four-year high of $85.45. Futures rose as much as 0.4 percent in NY after closing Monday at the highest since November 2014. B...More..

Amazon Makes a Big Move on Minimum Wage
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Amazon Makes a Big Move on Minimum Wage

Amazon announced Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all its employees, a move that comes after the company faced harsh criticism for paying its workers too little. Currently, the media...More..

Tesla shares jump as SEC settlement leaves Musk in CEO role
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Tesla shares jump as SEC settlement leaves Musk in CEO role

Tesla Inc. jumped in pre-market trading after founder Elon Musk settled a lawsuit brought by regulators over his August tweet storm, reassuring investors he'll still be calling the shots at the electric-car ...More..

USA and Canada reach deal on NAFTA
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

USA and Canada reach deal on NAFTA

The question of how to deal with the hefty tariffs that Trump imposed on Canadian steel and aluminum earlier this year is still being discussed, the Canadian official said. Trump wanted Canada to open its da...More..

Corbyn makes pitch for power as MPs spar over Brexit
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Corbyn makes pitch for power as MPs spar over Brexit

The report's author, Alan Manning of the Migration Advisory Committee, briefed the cabinet meeting on Monday on his plan. The Prime Minister insists her proposal, which would see Britain maintain a "common ...More..

Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up

Instagram, which Facebook bought in 2012 for $1bn, has more than a billion active monthly users and has grown by adding features such as messaging and short videos. According to a Pew Research Center survey...More..

Indian flight returns after passengers ill by pressure loss
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Indian flight returns after passengers ill by pressure loss

In the four-pager, Patel has accused the crew of Jet Airways of "dereliction of duty" and "poor crisis management" leading to the incident on September 20 on its Mumbai-Jaipur flight No. "Flt return back to Mu...More..

Oil prices drop as escalating trade war clouds demand outlook
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Oil prices drop as escalating trade war clouds demand outlook

Brent crude futures had declined 27 cents, or 0.35 percent, to $77.78 per barrel by 0054 GMT. Brent rose to a three-year high of $80.50 a barrel in May, prompting Trump to publicly complain about rising fuel pr...More..

My Brexit plan or crash out of European Union, says Theresa May
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

My Brexit plan or crash out of European Union, says Theresa May

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Thom Brooks, professor and dean at Durham University in the United Kingdom , said he "can't believe" Britain is faced with such alarming International Monetary Fund reports with only si...More..

U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start September 24 but the rate will increase to 25 percent by the end of 2018, allowing US companies some time to adjust their supply chains to alternate...More..

Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 ‘contamination’ incidents
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Man reportedly eats strawberry with needle inside, police confirm 4 ‘contamination’ incidents

While the contamination has only impacted two brands, Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young advised anyone who bought strawberries in Queensland , New South Wales or Victoria since early last we...More..

Amazon CEO says 'HQ2' decision will be announced before end of year
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon CEO says 'HQ2' decision will be announced before end of year

The other component, called the "Day 1 Academies Fund," will create "and operate a network of high-quality, full-scholarship, Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities", Bezos said. "If billio...More..

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai

Petrol price Monday increased by 23 paisa a litre and diesel by 22 paisa a litre, according to the price notification issued by state fuel retailers. While Rajasthan on Sunday announced a 4 per cent cut in th...More..

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down in Sept 2019
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down in Sept 2019

Mr. Ma is Alibaba's third-largest shareholder, with a 6.4% stake, and is a lifetime member of the Alibaba Partnership, a 36-member conclave that effectively controls the company. "Since he took over as CEO, he ...More..

Yet again, Tesla shares burned by barrage of awkward headlines
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Yet again, Tesla shares burned by barrage of awkward headlines

Some investors were likely concerned with Musk's behavior during the Rogan podcast, which included some smoking and alcohol. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk made a series of executive promotions to fill t...More..

British Airways Could Face Massive Fine For Data Breach
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British Airways Could Face Massive Fine For Data Breach

London time on August 21 and 9:45 p.m. London time on September 5. The issue has now been resolved and the site is working properly, the company said, which has already begun to communicate with its customers...More..

Trump, escalating trade war, threatens tariffs on all goods from China
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump, escalating trade war, threatens tariffs on all goods from China

A part of Apple's letter , which was first reported on by Bloomberg , reads, "It is hard to see how tariffs that hurt USA companies and US consumers will advance the Government's objectives with respect to ...More..

Alibaba's Jack Ma Is Not 'Retiring', Will Announce Succession Plan Soon
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma Is Not 'Retiring', Will Announce Succession Plan Soon

Richard Liu, the billionaire founder of Alibaba's main competitor JD.com, was briefly arrested in the United States over a rape allegation last week. Alibaba has more than 86,000 employees on staff. Mr Ma is th...More..

Two reasons why a NAFTA deal could be imminent
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Two reasons why a NAFTA deal could be imminent

Canada was frozen out of the bilateral talks between the two other NAFTA partners. Canadian officials have lately adopted an adamantly nationalist stance in trade negotiations, with Canada's foreign ministe...More..