• Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son
Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Khashoggi´s son

It also said 18 people had been arrested as part of the case. He said "it will have no positive consequences if we, as we are doing, now don't pursue our arms exports if at the same time other countries fill this gap". This narrative is the latest Saudi account that has changed multiple times. Saudi Arabia has no intention of using its oil weal...

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  • Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Combine To An Estimated $2.22 Billion
Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Combine To An Estimated $2.22 Billion

In the Powerball, the victor can also opt for a cash prize of more than $354 million. The estimated jackpot for that drawing would tie the largest lottery prize in USA history. You must match all five numbers plus the Mega number to win the grand prize. The Tennessee Lottery said the base prize for matching all five white numbers is $1 million, b...

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  • China’s growth hits slowest pace in a decade
China’s growth hits slowest pace in a decade

The 6.5 percent rise was the weakest since the January-March period in 2009, when the growth rate was 6.4 percent as the world economy suffered from the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. Growth of investment and retail sales, however, slowed as domestic demand has become sluggish. Vice Premier Liu He, who has overall control of econo...

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  • No Mega Millions victor, jackpot climbs to record $1.6 billion
No Mega Millions victor, jackpot climbs to record $1.6 billion

The next drawing will be on Tuesday night. The $970 million jackpot is the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever. The annuity option guarantees more money, but it's paid over 29 years and also would result in a hefty tax bill. The numbers in Friday's drawing, announced late Friday night, were 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7. The odds of winning a...

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  • Oil up but posts weekly loss on stock build, trade tensions
Oil up but posts weekly loss on stock build, trade tensions

There have also been concerns in New Delhi following fresh USA sanctions on Iran , set to come into effect on November 4, since the West Asian nation is a major supplier of crude oil to India. For the week, Brent fell 0.9 percent, while USA crude lost 3.1 percent. In this context, the production cuts and embargo made an already tight market wo...

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  • Tesla taking orders for shorter-range, $45,000 Model 3
Tesla taking orders for shorter-range, $45,000 Model 3

The release of a lower-priced Model 3 was a "logical next step", according to Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst. The new Model 3 version, with a 260-mile range, is priced at $45,000 before state and federal incentives, as Electrek first reported .

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  • Audio recording emerges of 'murder' of Saudi journalist
Audio recording emerges of 'murder' of Saudi journalist

Turkish police on Wednesday began searching the residence of the Saudi consul in Istanbul for their investigation, with forensics experts in white overalls entering the building, an AFP correspondent said . Turkish officials have also provided several United States media outlets with passport scans of seven men suspected of being involved in ...

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  • Despite Trump criticism, Fed policymakers see need for more rate hikes
Despite Trump criticism, Fed policymakers see need for more rate hikes

The discussion, revealed in minutes of the September 25-26 meeting released Wednesday, shows that a few participants believed that the Fed's key interest rate would need to "become modestly restrictive for a time" to guard against inflation climbing too high.

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  • Burger King Launches Nightmare-Inducing Halloween Sandwich
Burger King Launches Nightmare-Inducing Halloween Sandwich

For 10 nights, 100 participants ate the Nightmare King "before they went to bed" and Burger King's research team tracked various metrics "including heart rate, brain activity, and breath" in order to determine participants' sleep patterns and what kinds of dreams they were having.

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  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of Saudi investment conference
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of Saudi investment conference

On Thursday, the Washington Post published Mr Khashoggi's last column - a call for press freedom across the Arab world. "I will be forever grateful he chose The Post as his final journalistic home one year ago and gave us the chance to work together", she wrote.

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  • Trump escalates his attack on Fed: ‘My biggest threat’
Trump escalates his attack on Fed: ‘My biggest threat’

United States central bankers see no reason to pause the current course of gradual rate hikes that have infuriated President Donald Trump and some even say the Federal Reserve may soon need to slow the economy, according to meeting minutes released Wednesday.

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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

Here are the winning numbers in the most recent drawing: 3, 57, 64, 68, 69 and the Powerball number was 15. Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at the Minit Mart #664 on Leestown Road. The Kentucky Lottery says someone in Lexington matched all five white balls, but not the Powerball, to win the game's second prize of $1 million. Another $1 ...

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  • Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization
Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

The only legal weed that's for sale in the province sits inside the BC Cannabis Store down the street or it can be ordered online. Recreational marijuana is still illegal in NY. Canada needs to "take a deep breath" as US states such as Colorado and California did not have a seamless system at the outset either, said Cam Battley, chief corporate o...

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  • Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist
Pompeo sees 'serious commitment' from Saudis on missing journalist

The Washington Post , where Khashoggi was a columnist, first obtained the scans . The phone call coincided with a visit to Saudi Arabia by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , sent to deal with the crisis in relations. Saudi Arabia denies that it had any role in Khashoggi's disappearance. Pompeo arrived in Ankara after talks with Saudi off...

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  • High-Ranking Saudi Intel Officer Oversaw Khashoggi's Interrogation
High-Ranking Saudi Intel Officer Oversaw Khashoggi's Interrogation

He added that Mnuchin is "going to make that decision some time prior to Friday". Harsh responses to any gentle criticism or genuine questions have become a hallmark of Saudi foreign policy under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the de facto Saudi leader who is set to inherit the throne from his father, King Salman.

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  • Audi accepts 800m euro fine for V6/V8 diesel offences
Audi accepts 800m euro fine for V6/V8 diesel offences

Tuesday's fine comes on top of total costs in fines, buybacks and refits of more than €27 billion that Volkswagen has had to pay out over its " dieselgate " scandal. The Wolfsburg-based group's 2018 earnings suffered another one-billion-euro blow in June when it agreed to pay a similar fine levied by Brunswick prosecutors over its own-brand vehic...

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  • Canada is now the largest country with legal marijuana marketplace
Canada is now the largest country with legal marijuana marketplace

As the clock struck one minute past midnight, eager bud-beavers were able to place orders of cannabis on the province's online store. Individuals have been eligible to apply for a pardon through the Parole Board of Canada five years after the conviction is handed down.

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  • Key Democratic senator says Saudi response on Khashoggi 'strains any credibility'
Key Democratic senator says Saudi response on Khashoggi 'strains any credibility'

Mr. Trump also deflected any blame should Republicans lose the House of Representatives in November, saying that he was "helping people" with his campaign efforts and that he believes Republicans "going to do well". Seeking to defuse the crisis over Khashoggi's disappearance, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today arrived in Riyadh to meet with Ki...

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  • Judge approves Elon Musk, Tesla settlements with SEC
Judge approves Elon Musk, Tesla settlements with SEC

On the one hand, it could be a joke, like the one about taking Tesla private when its shares reached $420 ( a claim that caused an SEC lawsuit and Musk's resignation from Tesla's board ), or it could be the beginning of another freaky side project, like the jury-rigged submarine Musk commissioned to rescue those kids in the cave in Thailand .

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  • MEGA MILLIONS: Check out Tuesday's winning numbers for $667 million jackpot
MEGA MILLIONS: Check out Tuesday's winning numbers for $667 million jackpot

The $667 million jackpot is the third-largest grand prize in US history. The immediate cash value of the prize, which winners can opt to take, is $380 million. A Winchester couple, J.R. and Peggy Triplett, won a $239 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot in 2004 and took the cash option of more than $141 million.

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