• Saudi handling of Khashoggi killing 'worst cover-up ever'
Saudi handling of Khashoggi killing 'worst cover-up ever'

The UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that the Saudi government's explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi was not "credible ". He also said that "the information obtained so far and the evidence found shows that Khashoggi was murdered in a ferocious manner ". "Why has the body of someone who was officially said to be ki...

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  • Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy
Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Citing Italy's plans to increase spending and its deficit , and allow its government debt to remain elevated, the European Commission said the country is trying to undertake "a particularly serious" breach of the rules. And it means Italy's debt load - which at over 130 per cent of GDP is well over the 60 per cent limit - will probably not be lo...

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  • Tesla Model 3: 'Mid-Range' sedan launched
Tesla Model 3: 'Mid-Range' sedan launched

The launch of this new variant has also allowed Tesla to restructure the Model 3 line-up. Tesla's new version of Model 3 starts at $45,000 - $4,000 below the previous starting price for Model 3 . If you believe Tesla's calculations, the mid-range model's cost works out to $34,400 once you factor in that full tax credit and gas savings ...

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  • Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection
Turkey puts fiancee of slain journalist Khashoggi under 24-hour protection

The video appears to show Madani without a beard, wearing a blue and white checked shirt and dark blue pants. According to the source, it was decided that the two men did not look sufficiently alike, and so the conspirators made a decision to wipe clean the consulate's CCTV footage.

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  • Surveillance Footage: 'Body Double' Posed as Khashoggi After Killing
Surveillance Footage: 'Body Double' Posed as Khashoggi After Killing

Separately, Istanbul's chief prosecutor called 28 more Saudi consulate staff, including Turkish and foreign nationals, to give testimony on Monday in the Khashoggi's case, TRT World News said in tweet, citing unidentified sources familiar with matter.

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  • Trump, Mexico move to stop 2K Honduran migrants
Trump, Mexico move to stop 2K Honduran migrants

Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" Trump said on Twitter . The migrants are generally fleeing poverty and insecurity in Honduras, where powerful street gangs rule their turf with brutal violence. NBC reports that USA officials are now tracking that small group as they make progress towards the US. Thousands of Honduran migrants are ...

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  • Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M ahead of Friday’s drawing
Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M ahead of Friday’s drawing

It's the largest Mega Millions jackpot ever and the second-largest lottery in history. - The Mega Millions jackpot has gone up once again, just in time for Friday night's drawing. "That's worth two dollars", said Robert Doty, the executive director of the Minnesota Lottery. "Only when the jackpot is this huge", said Thomas. While the odds o...

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  • United States and UK ministers boycott Saudi summit amid journo's case
United States and UK ministers boycott Saudi summit amid journo's case

Turkish officials say Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb flew into Istanbul on a private jet along with an "autopsy expert" October 2 and left that night. "We should be able to get to the bottom of it fairly soon", Mr. The potential consequences for Saudi Arabia " will have to be very severe ", Trump told reporters on Thursday, before departing for Monta...

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  • Iran blames United States sanctions for rising oil price
Iran blames United States sanctions for rising oil price

The United States plans to impose new sanctions on Iran's oil sector from November 4 in a bid to curb Iranian involvement in conflicts in Syria and Iraq and bring Tehran to the negotiating table over its ballistic missile programme. Stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma , delivery hub for WTI rose by 1.5 million barrels, the API said, the fourth straigh...

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  • Saudi Arabia strikes back at USA over political rhetoric, threatens oil stability
Saudi Arabia strikes back at USA over political rhetoric, threatens oil stability

Benchmark Brent crude is trading at around $80 a barrel, and Trump has criticized OPEC and Saudi Arabia over rising prices. "No matter how important they may be to our Iranian strategy", he added, "our ability to be a voice for human rights - and to go after regimes like [Syrian President Bashar] Assad, like [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, ...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots reach almost $1 billion combined
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots reach almost $1 billion combined

One "Match 5" victor was reported in Arkansas, according to the site. The cash option on the Mega Millions prize is an estimated $372.6 million, while the cash option on the Powerball prize is an estimated $199 million. The winning numbers for the Friday, Oct. 12 drawing were: 04, 24, 46, 61 and 70. If those tickets were purchased with the Me...

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  • With No Winner Friday, Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $654 Million
With No Winner Friday, Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $654 Million

It's not yet known whether anyone had bought a winning ticket. The jackpot climbed $78 million after no one matched all six numbers Tuesday night. The Mega Millions drawing takes place Tuesday and Fridays at 11 p.m. The $314 million ranks as the 24th-highest in the game's history and the 41st-highest combined jackpot ever i the U.S. The most re...

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  • Facebook Says Millions Of Names, Search History, Location Data Stolen
Facebook Says Millions Of Names, Search History, Location Data Stolen

Today, Facebook said hackers accessed names, email addresses or phone numbers from these accounts. The Facebook disclosure is part of a larger security breach of 50 million accounts it unveiled about two weeks ago. According to Rosen, a tool in Facebook's help centre will now show users if they were affected and what information may hav...

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  • International Monetary Fund downgrades SA's 2018 growth forecast to 0.8%
International Monetary Fund downgrades SA's 2018 growth forecast to 0.8%

The fund, releasing its latest outlook on the global economy, reduced its forecast for Australian economic growth through 2019 by 0.3 percentage points from its April prediction. With their core inflation rates largely quiescent, advanced economies continue to enjoy easy financial conditions. "But there is no denying that the susceptibility to la...

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  • DUP threatens to vote down budget over Brexit
DUP threatens to vote down budget over Brexit

Brexit was not our choice, it is the choice of the UK. But London has yet to present in writing a new proposal for the biggest hurdle in talks now - how to avoid extensive, post-Brexit checks along the 500 km (320 miles) of border between EU member state Ireland and Britain's Northern Ireland province that will become the only EU-UK land frontie...

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  • Rupee sinks to historic low, Centre anxious
Rupee sinks to historic low, Centre anxious

On Wednesday, the rupee declined sharply lower against the United States dollar to close at a record 73.34, amid soaring crude oil prices. Indian bond yields spiked as prices fell. "The rupee hit yet another record low today and in the near term, it doesn't look like there's any respite coming". During April-June India's balance of payments slipp...

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  • US, Canada NAFTA trade deal: Trump said Chrystia Freeland hates America
US, Canada NAFTA trade deal: Trump said Chrystia Freeland hates America

He said the country's economic future is further solidified with a $40-billion liquefied natural gas deal announced Tuesday by five companies that will build the project in northern British Columbia. It said the measures will have "a dramatic impact not only for dairy farmers but for the whole sector". The new North America trade deal includes ...

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  • Government Announces Relief On Fuel Prices By Reducing Excise Duty
Government Announces Relief On Fuel Prices By Reducing Excise Duty

Of the Rs 2.5 cut, the Centre will bear Rs 1.5 of the burden and oil marketing companies will take a hit of Re 1 per litre. We welcome this decision and thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi on behalf of the people and BJP workers. "Maharashtra Government also made a decision to give additional relief of Rs 2.5/litre on Petrol to give total benefit ...

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  • Oil prices reach four-year high ahead of USA sanctions on Iran
Oil prices reach four-year high ahead of USA sanctions on Iran

Meanwhile, the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were also up by USD$1.66, or 2.3 percent, putting a hefty USD$74.91 per barrel price - the company's highest since July. Brent sweet crude oil futures rose to as much as 83.27 dollars a barrel. As of the moment, the market's focus is on the looming sanctions of Washington on Iran ...

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  • Amazon raises wages for lower-paid workers
Amazon raises wages for lower-paid workers

Amazon spokesman Jay Carney said: "We will be working to gain Congressional support for an increase in the federal minimum wage". The rise for London workers will be 28%. 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 throughout th...

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  • Tesla shares spike on SEC truce, strong Model 3 report
Tesla shares spike on SEC truce, strong Model 3 report

Following two tumultuous days, Musk has settled with the SEC, agreeing to step down as chairman for 3 years and add 2 new independent directors, with him and Tesla each paying a $20 million in penalties. SEC claimed that Elon's tweet was misleading and false, they say that Elon, "had not even discussed, much less confirmed, key deal terms, includ...

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  • Tesla shares jump after Musk settles with SEC
Tesla shares jump after Musk settles with SEC

Achieving those milestones would be a rebuke to may on Wall Street who have insisted that Tesla would need to raise additional funds in the coming months. Munster pointed out that the terms of the settlement actually works in Tesla's favor, as the appointment of a new, capable Chairman of the Board could help Tesla reach sustainability, as we...

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  • Elon Musk’s
Elon Musk’s "Funding Secured" Tweet Just Cost Him & Tesla $40 Million

Under terms of the agreement, Musk also must give up his seat as chairman of the board of directors for at least three years. Elon Musk has agreed to settle the securities fraud charge by the U.S. But it quickly became clear that Musk's funding commitment-supposedly from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund-was informal at best. After filing ...

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  • USA crude stockpiles fall for a fifth week to 2015 lows
USA crude stockpiles fall for a fifth week to 2015 lows

Prices hit a two-month high Wednesday as Brent crude - the world's most closely followed gauge - rose above $79 a barrel. U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell for a fifth straight week to three-and-a-half-year year lows in the week to 14 September, while gasoline inventories also showed a larger than expected draw on unseasonably strong demand,...

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  • Global oil production hits a new record, led by U.S. and OPEC
Global oil production hits a new record, led by U.S. and OPEC

US light crude CLc1 fell $1.15 to a low of $69.22 a barrel. Crude Oil futures in NY climbed 2.5%, while gasoline futures popped higher by 2.8% Tuesday. "Things are tightening up". "According to Bloomberg , in case the Iran sanctions come into place, oil price could go up to $150 a barrel", reported ET.

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