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Winning ticket sold in $1.6bn U.S. lottery

Winning ticket sold in $1.6bn U.S. lottery If lottery officials in SC seem just a bit anxious, who could blame them? However, CNN is now reporting that a single person in SC holds the winning $1.5 billion ticket. "It's a big, big win for South Carolina", Cooper said. The victor also has up to 180 days to claim the prize. "The jackpot's been rolling since it was hit in July in California, but there are few precedents for a jackpot of th... [Full Article...]

New Yorkers go all-in on $1.6B Mega Millions dream

New Yorkers go all-in on $1.6B Mega Millions dream The one-time cash option is estimated at $905 million - still nothing to sneeze at. New York has the highest tax at 8.8 percent and residents of New York City face another 3.8 percent extra in taxes. "Mega Millions has already entered historic territory, but it's truly astounding to think that now the jackpot has reached an all-time" record, said Gordon Medenica, lead director of the Mega Mill... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's 'savage' murder premeditated: President Erdogan

Khashoggi's 'savage' murder premeditated: President Erdogan An adviser to Turkey's president meanwhile said Prince Mohammed had "blood on his hands" over Khashoggi , the bluntest language yet from someone linked to Tayyip Erdogan about the de facto ruler of the kingdom in connection with the death. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia offers Pakistan $3 bln in support plus deferred oil payments

Saudi Arabia offers Pakistan $3 bln in support plus deferred oil payments Pakistani stocks climbed by almost four percent Wednesday, hours after Saudi Arabia pledged to provide Islamabad with $6 billion in financial assistance to shore up a widening balance of payments crisis. Islamabad has already asked the International Monetary Fund to open negotiations for the country's second potential bailout in five years. Khan had visited Saudi Arabia last month in his ... [Full Article...]

No intention to repeat 1973 oil embargo: Falih

No intention to repeat 1973 oil embargo: Falih On the same note, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh told Tasnim news today that exports couldn't be stopped by the sanctions and argued that oil markets would stay volatile amid the USA actions. "Saudi Arabia is a completely responsible country". "The Saudis I think will begin to tilt - they were already doing that beforehand - they'll be doing more business with China and Russian Federation"... [Full Article...]

European Union rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

European Union rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute One hundred basis points of the spread between Italian ten-year government bond yields compared to their German equivalents is linked to the misplaced fear Italy could leave the euro, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday. And for this we won't let you down. In a letter to the commission, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said he recognised that the budget, which is set to hike next ye... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions' $1.6 Billion Jackpot Winning Numbers Announced

Mega Millions' $1.6 Billion Jackpot Winning Numbers Announced The estimated cash option is $913 million. The chances of winning a jackpot is 1 in 302 million. With that big of a jackpot up for grabs, what's the odds of winning? There are a total of nine ways to win a prize playing Mega Millions. [Full Article...]

Bagless vacuum cleaner firm Dyson to build electric vehicle in Singapore

Bagless vacuum cleaner firm Dyson to build electric vehicle in Singapore British technology company Dyson has announced that it will set up a new site in Singapore for building its first electric auto. Dyson is taking another step toward making an electric vehicle. Rowan also highlighted the availability of engineering talent in Singapore, in spite of its "comparatively high cost base". For years it was rumoured that Sir James Dyson's inventive mind was mul... [Full Article...]

Crude prices plunge as Saudi Arabia reassures market on supply

Crude prices plunge as Saudi Arabia reassures market on supply USA sanctions on Iranian oil begin on November 4 and Washington has said it wants to stop all of Tehran's fuel exports, but other oil producers are pumping more to fill any supply gaps. Economist Intelligence Unit energy analyst Peter Kiernan said it would be self-defeating for Saudi Arabia to cut oil supply, as it would risk losing market share to other exporters while losing its reputation as a ... [Full Article...]

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns It impacts the 4 1/2-pound cardboard cases containing 24 count Go-Go Taquitos of the following three varieties: Beef taco and cheese taquitos with case code 86183; buffalo style cooked glazed chicken taquitos with case code 86006; and chipotle chicken wrapped in a battered flour tortilla with case code 86019. [Full Article...]

'Absolutely disgraceful!’ Calls for Ryanair boycott in wake of passenger’s racist rant

'Absolutely disgraceful!’ Calls for Ryanair boycott in wake of passenger’s racist rant A man was caught on camera racially abusing an elderly woman after she sat next to him on a Ryanair flight. He also says: "I don't care whether she's [expletive] disabled or not; if I tell her to get out, she gets out". But no they took off with an aggressive violent passenger, putting the flight at risk. "However well done to passenger with black t-shirt that intervened (sic)". [Full Article...]

Rotating Canada Post strike hitting Windsor first

Rotating Canada Post strike hitting Windsor first The strike is the result of ongoing negotiations regarding workers rights at Canada Post . The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will start rotating strikes at midnight tonight in Windsor . "Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have been unable to reach new collective agreements and the union has commenced legal strike actions", said Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, ... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk says first tunnel is nearly done, opens December 10: tweet

Elon Musk says first tunnel is nearly done, opens December 10: tweet Elon Musk moved a step forward in his vision for the future of public transportation, announcing that his Boring Co.'s hyperloop test tunnel will open in less than two months. Musk has previously said that his tunneling company " started out as a joke " and admitted that the project might fail. Privately held Boring Co has been promoting its plans for tunnels that would allow high-speed tra... [Full Article...]

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince As of now, 18 Saudi suspects have been taken into custody in connection with the incident and two senior Saudi officials fired. As CNN contributor John Avlon said in the segment above, "this is just remarkable visual proof of the extent to which they went and the trump Administration was willing to parrot those statements". [Full Article...]

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious Al-Jubeir said none of those involved in the killing of Khashoggi had close ties to the crown prince. "This was an operation that was a rogue operation". "There obviously was a tremendous mistake made, and what compounded the mistake was the attempt to try to cover up", Jubeir said. The crisis has shaken Western confidence in the world's top oil exporter and its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Moh... [Full Article...]

Leaked Surveillance Footage Shows Man Walking in Jamal Khashoggi's Clothes

One vehicle visited the Belgrad Forest, a large forest area on the outskirts of Istanbul, while the other vehicle went to the city of Yalova, an hour's drive from the consulate. Three days after the journalist vanished, Prince Mohammed told Bloomberg that Khashoggi was not inside the consulate, adding "we are ready to welcome the Turkish government to go and search our premises". [Full Article...]

Outrage after shocking footage shows elderly passenger racially abused on Ryanair flight

He told BBC Breakfast: "I had to make a hard decision at that time because if I had stepped in I don't think you would have seen the footage that I captured". The man's rant stunned passengers, with one sitting in a row behind attempting to intervene. Since the video aired, Ryanair has felt a lot of kickback on social media. [Full Article...]

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV OFFICIALLY going in to production

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV OFFICIALLY going in to production Presentation of the concept model was held in March this year at the motor show in Geneva. The auto will resemble the Mission E Cross Turismo concept revealed earlier this year, which looked nearly exactly like the Mission E (now-Taycan) with a few inches of lift, some body cladding, and a wagon-esque rear hatch. [Full Article...]

Apple's Tim Cook calls for Chinese chip story retraction

Apple's Tim Cook calls for Chinese chip story retraction The report alleged that spies had managed to implant malicious chips into Silicon Valley-bound Supermicro servers while they were being assembled in China. There's a big battle brewing between Apple and Bloomberg ever since the latter published a damning report about the former. The news agency said that 17 sources confirmed "the manipulation of hardware and other elements of the attacks". [Full Article...]

No Mega Millions victor, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

No Mega Millions victor, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion Its jackpot rose on Friday to £360 million ($470m) from £329 million ($430m), with a lump sum value of £205 million ($268.6m). While they didn't win the grand prize, they were fortunate enough to walk home with $1 million. Many hopefuls haven't played before. But when they do, the amount is mind-blowing - as we can see in recent Mega Millions jackpots. "They don't know what to do". [Full Article...]


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