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Nov 05 2018

Trump speaks by phone with China's Xi on trade

The telephone conversation on Thursday was Trump and Xi's first publicly disclosed call in six months. The Trump Administration also has taken action to hit the Chine...

Nov 04 2018

Trump whips up support for Republican candidates

Democrats could capture the House. In Clark County including Las Vegas, Democrats had 45 percent of the turnout to Republicans 34 percent. The majority of heroin in t...

Nov 02 2018

Donald Trump is being heavily criticised for tweeting out a "racist" video

We're just days away from the 2018 midterm elections as candidates across the country make their final pitches to voters. "I'm not on the ticket, but I am on the ticket...

Nov 01 2018

World shares mixed on worries over more US tariffs

Already, about $250 billion of Chinese goods imported to the US are subject to tariffs. Trump has already imposed tariffs on $250bn worth of Chinese goods, and China ...

Oct 31 2018

Government says consultations on with RBI, remains mum on Section 7

The deputy governor even helpfully used a cricketing analogy to simplify the reasons that central banks and governments will always have different outlooks. These letters...

Oct 28 2018

Australia: Shares make modest gains after heavy selloff; NZ rises

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 57.89 points, or 3.8 per cent, to 1,468.70. Assuming these themes have become exhausted, given the beneficiarie...

Oct 27 2018

Bad Santa! Amazon shares tumble after disappointing Christmas forecast

Amazon was set to plunge at Friday's opening bell after the company delivered disappointing third-quarter revenue and fourth-quarter revenue guidance. About half of o...

Oct 26 2018

China suggests Trump 'can use Huawei' after iPhone tapping report

They said the Chinese have determined a list of contacts with whom the president speaks most frequently. But despite China's amusing reaction, the NYT report raises s...

Oct 26 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Khashoggi Murder for First Time

It's the latest change in the narrative over Khashoggi's death-reversing an earlier Saudi statement that Khashoggi died after a " fistfight " inside the consulate. Initia...

Oct 24 2018

Idaho Residents Have Big Plans For Huge Mega Millions Jackpot

It has been three months since someone took home the boffo bonanza. Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing is for a jackpot estimated at $1.6 billion, which would be the nat...

Oct 24 2018

United States to Revoke Visas of Saudis Implicated in Khashoggi's Death

The 72-year-old also told reporters at the White House today that somebody "really messed up" and whoever was behind the idea should be "in big trouble". Turkey's pres...

Oct 22 2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi royals offer condolences to family of slain journalist

He took a cab to Istanbul's famed Sultan Ahmed Mosque - popularly known as the Blue Mosque - a few hours after Khashoggi was seen entering the consulate, according t...

Oct 22 2018

Two $1M Mega Millions tickets sold in IL

If one ticket matches the numbers, the victor would win $ 1 billion or more than $ 565 million if the victor goes with the one-time cash option. So, in one single w...

Oct 20 2018

Mexico seeks assistance from United Nations for migrant caravan

Some said that they had been teargassed. "Now we're being pushed back", Weir said. As dusk neared, police were relieved by fresh officers and reformed ranks. "In othe...

Oct 19 2018

What if you win Mega Millions $970,000,000 jackpot?

Those feeling super lucky could also opt for a Powerball ticket and one lucky victor in Saturday's draw could scoop an estimated $430,000,000 (£330,000,000) jackpot. "O...

Oct 19 2018

If Turkey has proof Jamal Khashoggi was killed, it's apparently not sharing

Trump said on Thursday. "I've heard no tape, I've seen no transcript", Pompeo told reporters overnight. Pompeo told reporters that he had just briefed the pres...

Oct 18 2018

United States oil edges up after 3% drop on big stock build

OPEC, Russia and other oil producers, such as USA shale companies, had increased production sharply since May, the IEA said, raising world crude output by 1.4 million bar...

Oct 18 2018

Saudi riyal at weakest since June 2017 on Khashoggi case

Turkish officials say that they fear Saudi agents killed and dismembered Khashoggi after he entered the consulate and that they have audio and video recordings of it. Jus...

Oct 17 2018

Mega Millions offers record jackpot on Tuesday

Since the jackpot reset in July there have been 17.5 million winning tickets at all the prize levels, with 25 winners taking home prizes of $1 million or more . Roland R...

Oct 16 2018

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

The phone call, during which King Salman thanked the Turkish president for agreeing to set up a joint Saudi-Turkish team to investigate what happened to Mr. "The kingdom ...