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Oct 20 2018

Clashes, violence as thousands of migrants storm Mexico border

Mexico's foreign ministry did stipulate, however, that individuals with proper documents or those seeking asylum would be granted entry into the country. In April , Mexi...

Oct 19 2018

Record jackpots for LOTTO MAX, U.S. Mega Millions

The Mega Millions jackpot just hit a record $US970 million ($1.4 billion), the second-largest U.S. lottery pool ever, trailing only the $US1.59 billion Powerball prize ...

Oct 19 2018

Saudis Weigh Using Intel Official As Scapegoat For Khashoggi Disappearance

A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C) with blood on his hands protests outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington , DC, on October 8,...

Oct 18 2018

USA oil edges up after 3% drop on big stock build

S&P Global Platts said that the fields in the Saudi-Kuwait “Neutral Zone” were expected to produce some 500,000 barrels of oil a day. Refusing to say if India has sou...

Oct 18 2018

SoftBank's Saudi ties unnerve investors as shares drop 8 percent

Khashoggi, a US resident, Washington Post columnist and leading critic of the powerful Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman , vanished after entering the Saudi cons...

Oct 18 2018

Illinois Lottery to Give Away Free Mega Millions Tickets in Milan

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is an estimated $345 million, and the jackpot for Wednesday night's in-state Megabucks Doubler drawing is about $3.4...

Oct 16 2018

Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case

Khashoggi , a USA resident, Washington Post columnist and leading critic of the powerful Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, vanished after entering the Saudi cons...

Oct 16 2018

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in missing journalist case

Turkish officials allege he was murdered. He also thanked Erdogan for "welcoming the kingdom's proposal to form a joint working group" on the disappearance. Trump told ...

Oct 15 2018

30 million Facebook users have personal data accessed by hackers

Facebook underlined that they would be sending customised messages to the 30 million people affected by the breach of information accessed by the hackers and steps t...

Oct 15 2018

Mega Millions jackpot soars to $548 million ahead of Friday night drawing

The chance of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is one in 302.5 million. Win them both and, well, you'd make history. and earn $862 million. Those who ta...

Oct 13 2018

International Monetary Fund says Pakistan has not asked it for a bailout so far

The latest of these exchanges saw US President Donald Trump impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion (£153 billion) worth of Chinese goods in September, which would inc...

Oct 13 2018

Trump is NOT winning the trade war

Top US officials have been using aggressive rhetoric against China in recent weeks, painting it as a grave threat to US interests. The higher tariffs have elevated costs ...

Oct 12 2018

At midday: TSX, Wall Street continue to fall as sell-off extends globally

Morgan Asset Management, said in a report . ( NASDAQ: NFLX ) were among the hardest hit stocks of the past 48 hours, tumbling 7.5 percent and 9 percent, respectively. ...

Oct 07 2018

Unemployment rate lowest since 1969

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labour market strength, which should continue to unde...

Oct 07 2018

Elon Musk mocks SEC just days after Tesla settlement

In a separate tweet , Musk took another shot at shortsellers and accused BlackRock Inc of enabling them by saying, "The big funds can & will (sic), as they're suffering ...

Oct 05 2018

Rupee falls below 74 against dollar as RBI keeps repo rate unchanged

The policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) remained unchanged at 6.5 per cent. The greenback soared to a 15-month high against the Singapore dol...

Oct 04 2018

Vladimir Putin: Poisoned ex-spy Skripal betrayed Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin heads to India for a two-day visit, during which he will meet PM Narendra Modi. It came in the form of a reference made by a senior U.S. The Putin-Modi me...

Oct 02 2018

Elon Musk no longer Tesla chairman, keeps CEO title

On Saturday, the SEC said that it also charged Tesla the same day "with failing to have required disclosure controls and procedures relating to Musk's tweets, a cha...

Oct 02 2018

Amazon raising minimum wage to $15 an hour for US workers

Overall, more than 250,000 Amazon workers will get a pay raise from this, in addition to more than 100,000 seasonal employees that the company hires at various times thro...