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WWE Crown Jewel will remain in Saudi Arabia as planned

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A senior intelligence official and an adviser to Prince Mohammed were also removed from their jobs. The Washington Post reported that Haspel heard an audio tape allegedly made of Khashoggi's interrogation and killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Read More »

Saudi prosecutor says Khashoggi murder was "premeditated"

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Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince has said the case of Jamal Khashoggi was "painful" and a "heinous crime that can not be justified", following the Saudi journalist's killing at the country's consulate in Istanbul . In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman addresses the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, Oct. Read More »

Full details of Saudi journalist's killing should be revealed: EU's Tusk

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In another development, Erdogan yesterday spoke on the phone with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman for the first time since the murder of Khashoggi, a Turkish presidential source said . "Well, the prince is running things over there more so at this stage". "He's running things and so if anybody were going to be, it would be him", the president responded. Read More »

Brexit deal is 95 done, Prime Minister will tell MPs

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Though Ireland is predicted to have the highest economic growth in the European Union this year, most forecast models for 2019-which also predict continued growth-are contingent on the United Kingdom striking a deal before it withdraws from the bloc. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year

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Recent signs that the housing market is cooling are fueling speculation that US economic growth will start to slow next year. Disappointing quarterly results and outlooks weighed on the market, stoking investors' jitters over future growth in corporate profits. Read More »

Italy watchdog fines Apple and Samsung over software updates

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The Italian agency hasn't explained its decision to fine Samsung, but Apple has been up front about what it did and why. In a statement , the antitrust group said that both Apple and Samsung firmware updates "had caused serious dysfunctions and reduced performance significantly". Read More »

Mega Millions: The rural town of 22072 that's the centre of attention

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Meanwhile, South Carolina Education Lottery Chief Operating Officer Tony Cooper had some advice for the victor, who has 180 days to claim his or her prize: "Sign the back of that (ticket)". So the lump sum is smarter than the annuity for lottery winners, right? That is, it's an estimate and because the exact jackpot is determined by sales figures across 44 states plus Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Read More »

Where does all that lottery money go besides the victor?

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No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since July 24, when 11 coworkers in California split $543 million. In the modified formula, players now pick five numbers from 1 to 70 and a Mega number of 1 to 25, increasing the odds of winning the jackpot to one in 302 million, and making jackpot winners more infrequent. Read More »

Saudi prince to give first speech since Khashoggi’s slaying

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Also on Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US has "identified at least some of the individuals responsible" for Khashoggi's death, "including those in the intelligence services, the royal court, the foreign ministry and other Saudi ministries". Read More »

Oil rises above US$80, Saudi Arabia plans output increase

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US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $66.31 a barrel, 12 cents below their last settlement. The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $10.01 to WTI. The threat of Western sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could tilt the kingdom eastward, an analyst says. Read More »

'Crazy' for Mega Millions

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Almost all winners take the cash option, which was about $ 904 million as of Monday morning. Chances of winning the jackpot are one in 302,575,350, according to the Mega Millions website . "As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers", said Carole Gentry, a spokeswoman for Maryland Lottery and Gaming, in an Associated Press article. Read More »

Saudi minister says journalist Khashoggi-style murder can 'never happen again'

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The sources' claim echoes a statement by Doğu Perinçek, leader of the left-wing Vatan party on Monday night. Jamal Khashoggi , 59, was a journalist who was fiercely critical of the Saudi government and the kingdom's rulers. US President Donald Trump said he was "not satisfied" with Riyadh's explanations . Lubna Olayan, a Saudi businesswoman moderating the forum's first session Tuesday, opened with remarks about Khashoggi. Read More »

Million Pounds of Taquitos Recalled Amid Salmonella, Listeria Contamination Fears

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The products have the establishment numbers "17523A" or "P-17523A, and "45694" or "P-45694" on the USDA inspection mark on the box". Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc.is recalling nearly 800,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that contain an onion ingredient which may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria monocytogenes , according to the USDA . Read More »

Musk says hyperloop test tunnel will open in December

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Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on October 21, 218. The tunnel will open on December 10, Musk said, and will reportedly run under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area. The trial tunnel will have a top speed of 155 miles per hour, according to the billionaire-entrepreneur, surpassing the 125 mph traveled by an electric sled in a video of a test run posted in May previous year. Read More »

Man refuses to sit next to black woman on flight to London

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David Lawrence captured the man calling the victim an "ugly black b******" and saying "don't talk to me in a foreign language you stupid cow". The woman's daughter, 53, told the Huffington Post the row had started because her 77-year-old mother's arthritis meant it took her some time to move out of the way so the man could reach the window seat. Read More »

Election caravan swells to 5,000

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Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants have been heading towards the United States border with Mexico despite President Trump declaring that they are unwelcome. Numerous migrants, the overwhelming majority fleeing violence and poverty in Honduras , slept on the bridge through heavy rain overnight, dozens of them crammed against a metal border gate guarded by Mexican police. Read More »

Saudi Foreign Minister Blames Security Team for Its 'Cover-up'

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Erdogan spoke after Saudi Arabia , in a statement early Saturday, finally acknowledged that 59-year-old Khashoggi had died in the consulate, though its explanation that he was killed involuntarily in a " fistfight " was met with worldwide skepticism and allegations of a cover-up created to absolve Prince Mohammed of direct responsibility. Read More »

Saudi operative wore Khashoggi’s clothes, acted as decoy to fool Turkish police

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Later on Sunday, the Saudi monarch, King Salman , and the crown prince called Khashoggi's son, Salah Khashoggi, to express their condolences, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. In another development on Sunday, images obtained by TRT World, a Turkish news channel that broadcasts in English, showed Khashoggi as he arrived at a police barrier before entering the consulate. Read More »

Lottery Jackpots Continue to Grow

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The winning numbers are 16, 54, 57,62 and 69. The jackpot for the Powerball lottery drawing ballooned to $620 million after no winners were announced on October 20. The Mega Millions jackpot hasn't been hit since July 24th when 11 workers in California split a prize of $543 million. Players will have another chance to win on Wednesday (10/24) at 11pm. Read More »

China's economic growth dips to slowest rate since 2009

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National Bureau of Statistics of China spokesperson Mao Shengyong at a briefing on Friday explained that despite the macroeconomic headwinds applying "downward pressure" on the Chinese economy, growth remains strong, with the country firmly on track to hit its full-year economic growth target of 6.5%. Read More »

No Mega Millions victor, jackpot climbs to record $1.6 billion

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No winning tickets were sold for Friday night's massive Mega Millions jackpot, which means the prize has grown to the largest pay-out in US lottery history. Jared Lucas told NC lottery officials that he and his wife chose to stop at a convenience store after passing a lottery billboard with the latest Megan Millions jackpot. Read More »

OPEC: Oil prices could fall further on rising USA oil supplies

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Hyundai Motors has reportedly ended its cooperation with the Iranian company Kerman Khodro in the Special Economic Zone, Arg-e Jadid after the U.S. president announced it will re-impose sanctions on Iran . The American Petroleum Institute's latest monthly statistical report shows the USA produced a record 11.0 million barrels of crude oil per day (mb/d) in September. Read More »

Burger King creates 'Nightmare King' for Halloween

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After having a Nightmare King? But wait, there's more: Burger King is proudly touting the fact that The Nightmare King is likely to give you actual nightmares! The "Nightmare King" isn't just a seasonal name thrown on Burger King's latest burger, which will be introduced just ahead of Halloween. Read More »

Trump takes swipe at Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

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Compared to the minutes of Fed's previous meeting held in August, the September minutes appeared to show less discussion around the prospects that a recession might be lurking around the corner. Fed officials projected that rates would rise to 3.4 percent by 2020, their latest forecasts show. Some investors say that, after years of easy money, pockets of risk have built up throughout the global economy as borrowing costs begin to increase - raising the chances that a bubble could burst or ... Read More »

No Big Winner: Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $430 Million

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It's the second-largest lottery jackpot in USA history. The $970 million refers to the annuity option, paid over 29 years. On top of that, Ascienzo adds, Mega Millions also doubled its ticket price to $2, which has also contributed to the growth. Read More »

U.S. calls on Turkey to release Jamal Khashoggi murder proof

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Ms Attiah said the column was a flawless example of Khashoggi's commitment and passion for freedom in the Arab world, which was "a freedom he apparently gave his life for". "He's implicitly recognized the right of Israel to exist", Toma points out, "and during the last couple of years, there's this sort of nearly a de facto alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel". Read More »

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

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Victoria's Ted Smith, a familiar face in the local marijuana scene, went further in his criticism of the new laws - saying Canada has actually taken a step backward. And while some states have legalized medical and recreational marijuana - it's only legal for limited medical purposes in IL - "requirements for global travelers wishing to enter the United States are governed by and conducted in accordance with U.S. Read More »

Pompeo meets Erdogan after talks with Saudis on missing journalist

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Khashoggi disappeared. He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He will later visit Turkey , where Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. It comes after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to Riyadh in a bid to put pressure on the Saudi regime. Turkish officials said Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents. Read More »

Saudi Arabia probing Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Donald Trump

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Saudi Arabia has been closely linked to the United States for more than a half century as a critical oil supplier, with relations warming under Trump as the USA administration aggressively confronts the kingdom's regional rival Iran. Mr. Trump said he hoped the Saudis' own investigation of Khashoggi's disappearance would be concluded in "less than a week". Turkish media report that a 15-member Saudi "assassination squad" confronted the Washington Post writer at the embassy and his ... Read More »

Audi fined $927 million for diesel violations by German prosecutors

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The penalty, which Audi accepted and won't appeal, consists of €5m (about R82m) for regulatory offenses, with the remainder a repayment of economic benefits as a result of the cheating, Audi said on Tuesday in a statement . Two Volkswagen executives were sent to prison in the U.S. Prosecutors had jailed him in June, saying this was necessary to stop him trying to influence witnesses. Read More »

Climate Change Likely to Ding Beer Supply

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Research co-author Dr Steven Davis, from the University of California at Irvine, US, said: 'The world is facing many life-threatening impacts of climate change, so people having to spend a bit more to drink beer may seem trivial by comparison. Read More »