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China's Economy Is Increasing At Its Unrushed Pace since the Financial Calamity

China's Economy Is Increasing At Its Unrushed Pace since the Financial Calamity That was down from 6.7 percent for the quarter ending in July and 6.8 percent for the year's first three months. American officials worry they might threaten US industrial leadership. There are external factors, such as global stock wobbles caused by interest rate hikes at major economies' central banks, and the China-United States trade frictions, and China's own economic reform has affected th... [Full Article...]

Powerball and Mega Millions combined jackpot hits $2.22B

Powerball and Mega Millions combined jackpot hits $2.22B No grand prize victor was drawn Saturday and the jackpot is now $620 million. Tickets are $2 and players choose five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26. The victor can also opt for a cash prize of more than $354 million, from which the federal government will take 25% right away, and more later. "It's hard to overstate how exciting this is - but now it's really gett... [Full Article...]

Trump says punishment over missing Saudi journalist must be 'very severe'

Trump says punishment over missing Saudi journalist must be 'very severe' Washington Post late on Tuesday published passport scans of the suspects allegedly involved in the journalist's killing, while another report detailed close links between the suspects and the powerful crown prince accused of ordering the murder. [Full Article...]

Saudi consulate to be searched after Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Saudi consulate to be searched after Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance The journalist , who had been critical of Prince Mohammed, was last seen walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. But the oil-rich kingdom has found itself threatened with " severe punishment " by U.S. Turkish media have widely reported that intelligence officials believe Khashoggi was murdered and dismembered inside the consulate by a Saudi hit squad. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions Winning Numbers Announced For $548 Million Jackpot

Mega Millions Winning Numbers Announced For $548 Million Jackpot The largest single-ticket victor in Mega Millions history was on July 24, 2018, when one person from California won the $543 million drawing. NY has sold the most Mega Millions jackpot winnings in game history, with 35 wins in the last 16 years. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind Khashoggi disappearance Both reports cited anonymous people said to be familiar with the Saudi plans. And frankly the fact that it's a reporter you could say in many respects it. He has not been seen since he walked into the Istanbul consulate to sort out marriage paperwork on October 2. A team of Turkish police investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spent more than nine hours in Sa... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Vows Retaliation if Punished over Missing Critic

Saudi Arabia Vows Retaliation if Punished over Missing Critic Khashoggi, a USA resident, Washington Post columnist and leading critic of the powerful Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, vanished after entering the consulate to get marriage documents. Turkish officials say they believe he was murdered there and his body removed . Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is still scheduled to attend the October 23 Future Investment Initiative in Saudi ... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any economic sanctions

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any economic sanctions Khashoggi, a USA resident who writes columns for the Washington Post , disappeared on 2 October after visiting the consulate. We reported yesterday that Turkish officials claimed they had audio and visual evidence of Khashoggi's murder inside of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul . [Full Article...]

China’s trade surplus with USA hits record high of US$34 billion

China’s trade surplus with USA hits record high of US$34 billion Relations between the world's two largest economies have soured sharply, however, with Trump earlier Thursday vowing to inflict economic pain on China if it does not blink in a trade war . The Chinese yuan has lost almost 10 percent of its value against the USA dollar this year. Notably, the September surplus with the USA was bigger than China's overall trade surplus of $31.69 billion for the m... [Full Article...]

'US appointing investigator on Saudi journalist untrue'

'US appointing investigator on Saudi journalist untrue' MSNBC "All In" host Chris Hayes took to Twitter with a weird conspiracy on Wednesday, pondering if wealthy Saudi Arabians are shelling out cash to President Trump in exchange for the authorization to kill critics. "It's a very sad situation, it's a very bad situation and we want to get to the bottom of it", said the president. Speaking with "Fox News @ Night" Wednesday night, Trump warned such a... [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19

International Monetary Fund predicts India will grow at 7.3% in 2018-’19 In a tweet, Mr Trump warned Beijing against seeking to influence the forthcoming United States midterm elections. The IMF in its World Economic Outlook 2018 noted that "Nigeria's projected economic growth in the sub-Sahara Africa from 3.1 percent this year to 3.8 percent in 2019 is not enough to create the needed jobs for the growing population of the region". [Full Article...]

Oil ends week higher ahead of Iran sactions

Oil ends week higher ahead of Iran sactions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in India last month that the administration would consider waivers and that some buyers of Iranian oil would take a "little bit of time" to unwind their trade with Iran . However, the bulls are also keeping an eye on the potential spare capacity constraints and the slowdown in USA drilling. Saudi Arabia is now pumping about 10.7 million barrels a day - cl... [Full Article...]

Toyota recalls 55,000 hybrids in United Kingdom over 'stalling' fault

Toyota recalls 55,000 hybrids in United Kingdom over 'stalling' fault See the chart below. "The involved vehicles were created to enter a failsafe driving mode in response to certain hybrid system faults", Toyota said in a statement . On top of that, Toyota will fix faulty vehicles for free, with the total process expected to take around 40 minutes. Toyota did not say how many customers reported stalling incidents, whether there were accidents, or when customer... [Full Article...]

Government Announces Relief On Fuel Prices By Reducing Excise Duty

Government Announces Relief On Fuel Prices By Reducing Excise Duty Petrol and diesel prices on Saturday were also hiked by 20 paise and 30 paise, respectively. Recently, the BJP government announced a Rs 2.50 per litre reduction in prices of petrol and diesel. He also asked state governments to follow suit and cut taxes by a similar amount. ► Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said: "Finance Minister Sh @arunjaitley Ji has announced Rs.2.5 cuts in petrol & diesel p... [Full Article...]

Trump trade deal protects biologic drugs from generics

Trump trade deal protects biologic drugs from generics Late Sunday, it was announced the agreement, called USMCA, was reached between the three countries. Canada also agreed to allow USA dairy farmers to access a sliver of its highly-protected dairy market. US officials, in recent weeks, had been adamant that the text for a new deal - whether it would only be with Mexico or also include Canada - to be released by September 30 to meet con... [Full Article...]

New Trade Deal Leaves Ohio Dairy Industry Hopeful

New Trade Deal Leaves Ohio Dairy Industry Hopeful With the new deal, none of the countries that are part of the agrement will be able to import as many parts from overseas, and Robertson says this could make it hard for auto companies to keep consumer prices down. Canada's agreement to free up another 3.6 per cent of its milk market to Americans will do relatively little to lessen those troubles, they said. For example, a water company could s... [Full Article...]

Dairy farm industry weighs in on new USMCA trade agreement

Dairy farm industry weighs in on new USMCA trade agreement They point to the rising trade tensions between the United States and China as the likely impetus behind the provision. The President has admitted there was "a lot of tension" but said it didn't affect negotiations. He said the protections for Canadian dairy were necessary because otherwise Canada might've backed out of the deal. That morning, before Trump's news conference, U.S. [Full Article...]

Wage inflation on the agenda after Amazon gives workers a big raise

Amazon has raised its minimum wage for British and American workers, in a major milestone for campaigners pushing for pay increases to tackle rising levels of poverty and inequality in both countries. It appears that the company is also eliminating incentive and productivity targets, and will increase the pay of those who were already making $15 an hour. [Full Article...]

How to tell if your account has been hacked

How to tell if your account has been hacked Although you will to have to log back into your account, you do not have to change your passwords, Facebook added. Facebook has informed law enforcement agencies in the U.S. TransferWise, a money wire service that allows users to log in through Facebook, said its investigation was underway but that it had "no indication" that its customers had been affected. [Full Article...]

'GOOD DAY FOR CANADA': NAFTA deal with U.S., Mexico reached

'GOOD DAY FOR CANADA': NAFTA deal with U.S., Mexico reached Just hours before a midnight deadline, the United States and Canadian governments agreed to a deal that would allow USA farmers greater access to Canada's dairy market and address concerns about potential U.S. U.S. business groups oppose turning NAFTA into a bilateral deal because the three nations' economies have become closely intertwined since the original pact came into force in 1994. [Full Article...]


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