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Mega Millions Results for $667M Jackpot

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California Lottery officials announced that near matching ticket was sold in San Francisco shortly before 9:15 p.m. If the victor chooses the annuity option, the jackpot would be paid out over 29 years. 19's drawing will increase to $868 million, with an estimated cash value of $495 million. The last Powerball jackpot, which totaled $245.6 million, was won August 11 by a man in Staten Island, New York. Read More »

Oil steady as growth in US supplies faces lower Iran exports

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Al-Falih said. Saudi Arabia , the world's largest oil producing nation, is preparing a slew of investments in India's energy sector. The Schork Report Founder Stephen Schork discusses why low oil prices aren't necessarily good for the economy and how high prices are a reflection of a strong economy. Read More »

Outage puts YouTube on pause

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ET, according to outage monitors and comments on Twitter. It was not immediately known what caused the problem or how long it will take to resolve. "Were working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed". Internet users looking for their video fix were left in limbo Tuesday night. "We apologize for any inconvenience". While most users are familiar with 404 - page not found - error message 503 means "service unavailable". Read More »

Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

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While Trump commented at the White House, Turkish crime scene investigators finally entered the Saudi consulate to comb the building where Khashoggi was last seen alive two weeks ago. While Saudi Arabia and Turkey have already said they would cooperate in a joint investigation, this would be a separate inquiry, the official said. According to Sabah's report , the men which included some Saudi officials arrived at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on the same day of Khashoggi's disappearance. Read More »

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's settlement with SEC approved by judge

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Judge Alison Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY approved a motion filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission outlining the agreement with Tesla and Musk. On 4 October, just hours after the court ordered him and the SEC to explain why their settlement was fair and reasonable, Mr Musk appeared to mock the SEC on Twitter . Read More »

Hundreds of Honduran migrants en route to US

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Trump said on Twitter. In May, nearly 200 migrants from Central America attempted to seek asylum in the USA after traveling with a caravan of over 1,000 migrants. Images showed a group carrying backpacks and clogging roads near the border, some waving the Honduran flag. Back in April, a "caravan" of immigrants marching across Central America toward the United States border drew the attention of President Trump. Read More »

PM Modi Warns Oil Producers Over High Crude Prices Hurting Global Growth

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The rising crude oil prices have pushed the rupee down - this year it has fallen 14.5 per cent, making imports costlier. He said the developments show that the United States "will definitely not be able to cut Iran's oil exports to zero" - the goal set by US officials - when sanctions targeting the oil sector go into effect on November 5. Read More »

Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5/litre cut

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Motorists have been hit by "the most frustrating weekly rise" in petrol prices . "The wholesale price of unleaded has fallen dramatically since early October meaning the price of petrol should be coming down rather than still going up". "We urge the big four supermarkets who are responsible for selling the largest quantities of fuel in the United Kingdom to cut their petrol prices now by at least 3p per litre to ease the burden on motorists and reflect the cost savings they are making". Read More »

Hackers gained access to data on 29 million accounts Facebook

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The attackers didn't take any information from about 1 million people whose accounts were vulnerable. Rosen said the FBI has asked Facebook employees "not to discuss who may be behind this attack" or to share other details that may compromise the cyberattack investigation. Read More »

Paul Allen dies at 65 after battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Earlier this month , Allen announced in a tweet that the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma which he had "battled" in 2009 had returned and he looked forward to fighting it. Allen, then listed at the world's seventh-richest man by Forbes, said that day he'd gotten emotional before that game when he'd raised the 12th Man flag at one end of the stadium. Read More »

Turkish, Saudi officials enter consulate in Istanbul amid joint Khashoggi probe

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Turkish officials say they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered the Washington Post contributor. The Saudi stock exchange opened about 2 per cent higher, after a plunge of at least 7 per cent the day before following President Donald Trump's warning that the oil-rich kingdom deserved " severe punishment " if it is proven to have been responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance. Read More »

Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record $654 Million

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The largest, just $2 million more, was drawn in March 2012. A nine-member office pool from Aurora won a $1 million prize from Mega Millions after matching five out of six winning numbers last week, according to Colorado Lottery officials. Read More »

Sears to close almost 150 more stores, files for bankruptcy

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Coinciding with the filing, Edward Lampert, who engineered Kmart's $11 billion acquisition of Sears, is stepping down as CEO. A trio of the company's top executives will now run the company. If Sears ends up collapsing , the obituaries will blame Internet competition for undermining the big-box department store model. But the onset of discounters like Walmart created challenges for Sears that have only grown. Read More »

5 members of Royal family missing in Saudi Arabia: Royal prince

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Khashoggi , a USA resident and Washington Post columnist, vanished after entering the consulate to get marriage documents. Turkish officials have said they believe Khashoggi was killed inside the mission and claims have been leaked to media that he was tortured and even dismembered. Read More »

Wells Fargo's profit rises to $6 billion in latest quarter

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Endurance Wealth Management Inc.'s holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $2,435,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The ATR may be used by stocks market technicians to get into and exit trades, and it is a helpful tool to add to a trading system. Read More »

Crisis-hit Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested by police

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Hertfordshire Police told the BBC: "A 44-year old man from St Albans has been arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation". On Thursday night, Mr Marsh was arrested on suspicion of fraud, and is now facing a criminal investigation by the Serious Fraud Office. Read More »

Here's how it got there

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The most recent filing from Sears showed it had only $193 million in cash on hand as of August 4, the end of its last fiscal quarter. The company is also talking to lenders about providing it with debtor-in-possession financing, CNBC reported . Read More »

Anaplan Raises $263M in Latest Tech IPO

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Before its public debut, Anaplan raised a total of $240 million in funding, with its last $90 million round at the start of 2016 putting it in unicorn territory. Anaplan filed to go public last month. Through the IPO, Anaplan raised over $250 million in capital, which Calderoni said will be used to build new technology and invest in more foreign markets ー which already account for 40 percent of Anaplan's revenue. Read More »

Saudi Arabia hits back at Trump 'threats' of sanctions over missing journalist

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Now reports are emerging about evidence said to prove the journalist was murdered soon after entering the consulate and that the smartwatch he was wearing could potentially help solve the mystery. His administration has been on friendly terms with the Gulf regional power since taking office, supporting the Saudi-led airstrike campaign in Yemen and brokering an arms deal that could be worth $110 billion over the next decade. Read More »

UK anti-obesity plan cuts Pizzas to size to save kids

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The proposals followed the publication of figures from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) on Thursday that showed severe obesity among 10- to 11-year-olds in the United Kingdom has reached its highest ever level, 4.2 per cent, while 20.1 per cent of that age group are obese. Read More »

Trump says Fed ‘making a big mistake’ by being too aggressive

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On Tuesday, the president said he doesn't like the Fed's decision to continue to hike interest rates , something he's said before. By pitting himself against the Fed, Trump is raising the stakes of a monetary-policy error. Higher interest rates makes it more expensive to borrow money, giving consumers or businesses pause before taking out a loan. So now, I'd like to see if we can collectively step back a bit, take several deep breaths and do some thinking. Read More »

Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

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The sales are a "tremendous order for our companies", and if the Saudis don't buy their weaponry from the US, they will get it from others, he said. She said they would have been married this week and had planned a life together split between Istanbul and the USA, where Khashoggi had been living in self-imposed exile since a year ago. Read More »

Oil prices: IEA, OPEC weigh in with forecasts

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Schork Report editor Stephen Schork discusses whether crude oil prices will reach $100 a barrel by the end of the year. "In an overbought pullback that seems to have just begun, we would consider buying Brent in the $77s and WTI in the $69s", Ciana said in a research note. Read More »

Social Security announces 2.8 percent benefit increase for 2019

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For individuals receiving SSI, the maximum federal payment will grow to $771 per month, up from $750 this year. U.S. President Barack Obama recently stated that he can't guarantee retirees will receive their Social Security checks in August if the House and Senate cannot reach an agreement on reducing the deficit. Read More »

Mortgage rates leap to 7-year highs; 30-year at 4.90 percent

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Although rates have been rising for months, 5 percent isn't that high compared to the decade before the financial crisis. The unadjusted Purchase Index was 2% higher than the same week one year ago. According to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), this combination of high prices and interest rates helped to bring down housing affordability thus far this year. Read More »

Hong Kong stocks tumble 3.5% 11 October 2018

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The Hang Seng Index is likewise down 3.89 percent as of 2pm today, while Taiwan's Taiex index has suffered the largest decline amongst Asian indexes today, hovering just above 6.2 percent since 11.30am. Those on the Hang Seng Index and Tencent are the most popular in terms of value traded. That's nearly 25% of all the companies trading. KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian stock market ended higher here on Friday. Read More »

Fracking can go ahead in Lancashire after High Court appeal fails

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Energy firm Cuadrilla has drilled two wells at its site in Lancashire after being given the go-ahead to extract shale gas by the government in 2016. He also refused a request by the local Lancashire County Council for a judicial review of emergency planning procedures regarding the site, nestled in the Lancashire countryside. Read More »

BMW's $4.2b China bid highlights value parked in local JVs

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According to a press release posted on BMW Group's website, the company intends to increase its stake in BBA from 50 percent to 75 percent. The production capacity of Tiexi plant will be doubled. BMW is one of the biggest exporters of vehicles from the United States to China, putting it firmly in the crosshairs of the trade war. It has also restricted big global brands from gaining full access to the world's biggest auto market. Read More »

Morgan Stanley offers rates`mea culpa', on Treasury yield

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Treasury yields rose again, tempting more investors away from stocks. Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury notes last rose 1/32 in price to yield 3.22 percent. "A lot of people are running to gold as a safe-haven trade, diversifying into the asset and selling the dollar", said Michael Matousek, head trader at U.S. Read More »