• Key groups urge Turkey to seek United Nations probe of missing Khashoggi
Key groups urge Turkey to seek United Nations probe of missing Khashoggi

Axios reported Thursday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a stern message to Saudi leaders over the suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey . But Pompeo denied the report. Officials from a joint Turkish-Saudi team completed an investigation into the case early Thursday after searching the residence as well as t...

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  • YouTube down: Major outage prompts outcry on social media
YouTube down: Major outage prompts outcry on social media

YouTube said on Twitter that it is working on the problem but did not explain what happened. Google bought the site in November 2006 for $1.65 billion; YouTube now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries. This includes people using streaming devices such as Google's very own Chromecast , set-top boxes like the Apple TV or Roku, video game co...

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  • Oil extends gains after unexpected decline in United States stockpiles
Oil extends gains after unexpected decline in United States stockpiles

As of writing, the WTI was up 0.66% on the day at $72.15. The West Texas Intermediate for November delivery dropped 2.17 US dollars to settle at 69.75 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for December delivery lost 1.36 dollars to 80.05 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

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  • $1 million dollar lottery ticket sold in Kentucky; Mega Millions jackpot increases
$1 million dollar lottery ticket sold in Kentucky; Mega Millions jackpot increases

That means the jackpot will climb to at least $868 million. Those who take the cash will receive a one-time lump-sum equal to all the cash in the prize pool - which is $494 million for Friday's drawing. On April 22, 2005, a Port Huron couple, Ralph and Mary Stebbins, won $208 million playing Mega Millions. The next drawing will be Fri., Oct.19, 201...

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  • Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate in Istanbul for second time
Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate in Istanbul for second time

Trump ally Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC and one of the kingdom's biggest defenders, angrily rejected the Saudi denials that Trump repeated. Trump has appeared to be on the defensive since Turkish sources first accused Saudi agents of killing Khashoggi - a United States resident and Washington Post contributor - inside the Saudi consul...

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  • SoftBank 'anxiously' monitoring Saudi Arabia situation: executive
SoftBank 'anxiously' monitoring Saudi Arabia situation: executive

Claure spoke at a technology conference in San Jose, California for British chip design firm Arm Holdings , which was acquired by SoftBank Group in 2016 for US$32 billion. Mr Masayoshi Son has much at stake in his relationship with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . "We are starting to worry about other more likely scenarios that could ...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball Lottery Jackpots Near $1 Billion Combined
Mega Millions, Powerball Lottery Jackpots Near $1 Billion Combined

The winning numbers were 11, 14, 32, 43, and 65 with a Powerball of 15. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is approaching record territory, and it's not the only game offering huge payouts. Since the Mt. Juliet victor added the Power Play option for an extra dollar, the base prize of $50,000 was tripled, as the multiplier number last night was t...

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  • Putrajaya must condemn Jamal Khashoggi's murder, says rights NGO
Putrajaya must condemn Jamal Khashoggi's murder, says rights NGO

Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national and U.S. resident who became increasingly critical of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , has not been seen since he walked into the kingdom's Istanbul consulate to sort out marriage paperwork on Oct 2.

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  • Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face
Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face

The journalist disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, but the U.S. president said it sounded like neither the king nor Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had knowledge of the incident. would be "very upset and angry" if the Saudis ordered Mr Khashoggi's killing. Saudi Arabia agreed last week to allow Turkish offi...

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  • Mega Millions jackpost climbs to $654M
Mega Millions jackpost climbs to $654M

Mega Millions announced Friday night that the winning numbers are 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and the Mega Ball 7. This weekend's Mega Millions tickets will be available for $2 per ticket and can be purchased until 10:45 tonight in MA. Matching four white balls and the Mega Ball will get you $10,000. The second-largest jackpot was $648 million. No one...

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  • United States curbs China nuclear exports as Trump warns Americans not 'stupid'
United States curbs China nuclear exports as Trump warns Americans not 'stupid'

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 anger over China's trade surplus with the U.S.

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  • China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat Asia News
China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat Asia News

The People's Bank of China's turn will discharge 1.2 trillion yuan in liquidity, with 450bn yuan of that because of counterbalance developing credits - meaning 750bn yuan will be infused into the money related framework. Analysts had attributed Monday's losses to Chinese investors playing catch-up after a week-long holiday, during which a sharp s...

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  • Stock prices plummet amid tech selloff, rising interest rates
Stock prices plummet amid tech selloff, rising interest rates

Volume on USA exchanges was 11.44 billion shares, its highest level since February and compared with the 7.65 billion-share average for the full session over the last 20 trading days. Benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury notes rose late in the day, pushing yields down to 3.1931 percent. This time around, strong economic data anxious bond investors, wh...

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  • Donald Trump: US 'very tough' in bid to find missing Jamal Khashoggi
Donald Trump: US 'very tough' in bid to find missing Jamal Khashoggi

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also spoke with the crown prince "to reiterate the United States request for information", Sanders said . It has offered no evidence to support its claim the writer simply walked out of its consulate and vanished despite his fiancée waiting outside for him.

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  • Viral Facebook Hoax Messages Prompts Warning From Officials
Viral Facebook Hoax Messages Prompts Warning From Officials

However, it was quietly dropped after Facebook admitted that a majority of people weren't using it. The message is not linked to the recent Facebook hack, officials told the TV station. Facebook maintains that there is no virus attached to the message and as such, should be deleted once received, warning users not to be fooled by its details.

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  • Crude prices remain volatile on mixed developments
Crude prices remain volatile on mixed developments

He put the country's oil exports volume at 2.8 million oil barrels per day (bpd) and reiterated that OPEC and non-OPEC member states can not make up for Iran's huge oil production volume in the global markets. Oil prices rose on Friday as traders anticipated a tighter market due to U.S. sanctions against Iran's crude exports, which are set to start...

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  • Toyota recalling 807,000 U.S. Prius models to fix stalling issue
Toyota recalling 807,000 U.S. Prius models to fix stalling issue

In isolated cases, the automaker said that the vehicles stalled, although their power steering and brake systems still functioned. Toyota Australia said it would contact all affected auto owners to advise them to book into a Toyota dealer to have the software fixed free of charge.

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  • BJP asks Odisha to cut Value-Added Tax on fuel
BJP asks Odisha to cut Value-Added Tax on fuel

The price of crude oil, which makes up nearly 90% of oil imports, is a major factor behind the final price of petrol and diesel in the country. Petrol Price Hits Rs 84 in Delhi, Diesel Costs Rs 80 in Mumbai as Fuel Rates Continue to Soar .

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  • Rupee plunges to fresh record low of 73.77 against dollar
Rupee plunges to fresh record low of 73.77 against dollar

The central bank in its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent but changed the stance from Neutral to Calibrated Tightening. Crude oil prices hit a four-year high in recent weeks as USA oil sanctions on Iran loom next month. The rupee has depreciated almost 15 percent this year, becoming the worst...

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  • Canada-U.S. NAFTA talks could bump up against midnight deadline
Canada-U.S. NAFTA talks could bump up against midnight deadline

In a joint statement, Canada and the United States said it would "result in freer markets, fairer trade and robust economic growth in our region". To placate Trump, Mexico agreed in August to provisions that would require 40 percent to 45 percent of a vehicle be built in countries where auto workers earn at least $16 an hour to qualify for NAFTA...

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  • Oil prices at four-year high after OPEC rebuffs Trump
Oil prices at four-year high after OPEC rebuffs Trump

Although he refrained from specifying how that could be done, Saudi Arabia is the only oil producer with significant spare capacity. Brent for November settlement rose as much as 49 cents to $81.69 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange and traded at $81.62 at 3:45 p.m.in Tokyo.

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  • Now Facebook Needs to Worry About the Instagram Founders’ Next Move
Now Facebook Needs to Worry About the Instagram Founders’ Next Move

Instagram has grown to more than one billion users and more than two million advertisers, Facebook said on its most recent earnings call. Systrom and Krieger notified the photo-sharing app's leadership team and Facebook on Monday about their decision to leave, Instagram said.

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  • Scare on board Jet Airways flight due to cabin pressure loss
Scare on board Jet Airways flight due to cabin pressure loss

The spokesperson further informed that the flight " s cockpit crew has been taken off scheduled duties pending investigation adding that "the airline is making alternative flight arrangements for guests on this flight". The civil aviation ministry has taken note of the situation and has requested the aviation regulator DGCA to file its report immed...

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  • Oil edges up on supply concerns
Oil edges up on supply concerns

Brent crude futures dropped 44 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $77.61 per barrel by 0424 GMT. Reuters reported on September 5 that Saudi Arabia wants oil to stay between $70 and $80 a barrel to keep a balance between maximizing revenue and keeping a lid on prices until us congressional elections.

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  • Trump's $200 billion China threat wobbles European, hurts Asian stocks
Trump's $200 billion China threat wobbles European, hurts Asian stocks

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow announced during an interview on Monday that President Donald Trump would likely be imposing new tariffs on a "couple hundred billion" worth of imports from China. While consumer technology products are expected to get hit with additional taxes, some Apple products - including the company's watch and ea...

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