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Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide Statistics Canada now tracks consumer cannabis prices through a voluntary reporting mechanism. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation said it conducted 12,810 transactions totalling more than $660,000 in sales, of which nearly $47,000 were online , a spokeswoman says. [Full Article...]

Tesla Announces $45,000 Mid-Range Model 3

Tesla Announces $45,000 Mid-Range Model 3 Elon Musk took to Twitter (where else, right?) on Thursday evening to inform his followers of a new addition to the Model 3 lineup. Despite its drawbacks, a Model 3 with a lower price tag could spell great news for Tesla as its first affordable vehicle has been viewed as an integral step in the firm's transition to become a leader in the broader auto market, as well as necessary to ward off h... [Full Article...]

Is Donald Trump undermining the Fed's independence?

Is Donald Trump undermining the Fed's independence? Trump himself has increased criticism of the Fed's rate increases, calling them "crazy" and warning they would hurt the economy. The Fed is contending with how to manage one of the longest economic expansions on record without triggering a recession. [Full Article...]

United States sanctions on Saudi Arabia would roil stocks: David Stockman

United States sanctions on Saudi Arabia would roil stocks: David Stockman The statement said that the family had been in "close contact with the Saudi government at the highest level" and that they were assured that 'many steps that are being taken at the very top to answer numerous questions we, and the world have, regarding Jamal's disappearance'. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions is now $900M. This is why lottery jackpots keep ballooning

Mega Millions is now $900M. This is why lottery jackpots keep ballooning The last time anyone won the Mega Millions jackpot was July 24, when a group from California claimed a $543 million prize. The amount you will win is likely $0, because the odds of winning either jackpot are one in several hundred million . [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Last column published

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: Last column published Now I have to accept: "That is not going to happen". "This is the last piece of his I will edit for the Post ", Attiah wrote. Pompeo said he believes those combined efforts will produce "a complete picture" of what happened to Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist living in the US who had been critical of the kingdom. [Full Article...]

YouTube back up after outage

YouTube back up after outage Users posted to social media that they could access videos, music and television on their YouTube accounts just before 2pm today. YouTube has responded to this by tweeting that they are working on resolving the issue and will let people know once it is fixed. [Full Article...]

PM Modi Warns Oil Producers Over High Crude Prices Hurting Global Growth

PM Modi Warns Oil Producers Over High Crude Prices Hurting Global Growth As the 'Me Too' movement gains momentum in India , Congress Party on Sunday questioned why Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not spoken on the matter yet, adding that his silence is "unacceptable". However, the ONGC had resisted this, leading to the proposal not going through. "Prime Minister Modi made a strong case for a partnership between the producers and consumers in the oil market as it ... [Full Article...]

Oil falls on US shale output

Oil falls on US shale output Meanwhile, responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's call for lower oil prices, "The oil market is suffering from short supply and this can not be resolved by words". A claim by the United States that it aims to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero is a "political bluff", the head of the state-run National Iranian Oil Company was quoted as saying. [Full Article...]

SoftBanks Saudi ties unnerve investors as shares drop 8 percent

SoftBanks Saudi ties unnerve investors as shares drop 8 percent The Saudi stock market has dropped more than 6.8 percent after President Donald Trump threatened " severe punishment " over the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In an "Silicon Valley's Saudi Arabia Problem", the New York Times outlines how liberal Silicon Valley tech firms struggle with the issue of taking money from Saudi Arabian investors while ignoring the cou... [Full Article...]

Pompeo visits Turkey in bid to defuse Khashoggi outcry

Pompeo visits Turkey in bid to defuse Khashoggi outcry Khashoggi, a former regime insider who became critical of Prince Mohammed, has not been seen since he stepped inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to sort out marriage paperwork. Tubaigy began to cut Khashoggi's body up on a table in the study while he was still alive, the Turkish source said. "They made a commitment to hold anyone connected to any wrongdoing that may be found... [Full Article...]

No winning Mega Millions ticket; combined jackpot climbs to $1.2 billion

No winning Mega Millions ticket; combined jackpot climbs to $1.2 billion Even before it rose, the Mega Millions jackpot - at a whopping $654 million when the day began - was still among the largest lottery prizes in US history. The previous record was $656 million, shared by winners in 2012 in three states. It costs $2 to play the games, but the odds of winning the jackpots aren't good. [Full Article...]

First legal purchase of recreational pot made in Canada at Newfoundland store

First legal purchase of recreational pot made in Canada at Newfoundland store Provincial cannabis regulations allow sales from 9 a.m.to 11 p.m. seven days a week, but the Kamloops store plans to open from 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.to 10 p.m. Aphria Inc. and Canopy Growth Corp. opened lower on the first day of legalization. "But the key message is not how it works on the first day but that there is a first day". [Full Article...]

Netflix adds more subscribers than expected

Netflix adds more subscribers than expected Subscriber growth is key to keeping up with the investments. Most Wall Street analysts parrot the company's projection that it can grow from 130 million customers to 400 million subscribers, if not more. That beat analysts' average estimate of 68 cents, according to Refinitiv. "If you've got five to 10 years more growth in your current market, you're probably optimizing value to stay in your cur... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions posts second largest jackpot ever

Mega Millions posts second largest jackpot ever Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing will be the 24th since the jackpot was last hit July 24, when a $543 million jackpot was won by a group of 11 co-workers on a ticket sold in California. Although the jackpot is massive, the odds of matching all six numbers and becoming instantly wealthy are remarkably small at one in 302.5 million. Any player who matches all numbers Wednesday night will win ... [Full Article...]

Air hostess falls out of Air India plane, suffers injuries

Air hostess falls out of Air India plane, suffers injuries After the incident, Air India launched a probe into the mishap and issued a statement saying, "In an unfortunate incident today, one of our cabin crew Ms.Harsha Lobo, operating flight AI-864, BOM-DEL, fell down on tarmac from B777 aircraft door L5 while closing it". [Full Article...]

IEA sees world oil market 'adequately supplied'

IEA sees world oil market 'adequately supplied' The situation worsened on Tuesday when a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia ruptured, forcing Washington oil refineries that are major buyers of Canadian crude to curtail operations. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) made a similar move on Thursday. Elsewhere, US crude inventories rose by 6-million barrels last week, the Energy Information Administration sa... [Full Article...]

Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist

Kudlow defends Mnuchin's Saudi Arabia trip amid search for missing journalist The network cited two anonymous sources, one of whom cautioned the report could change. Turkish officials have said they fear a Saudi hit team killed and dismembered Khashoggi, who wrote columns that were critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says 'rogue killers' may have murdered Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump says 'rogue killers' may have murdered Jamal Khashoggi On Sunday, Saudi Arabia warned that if it "receives any action, it will respond with greater action, and that the kingdom's economy has an influential and vital role in the global economy". Prince Mohammed, 33, a son of King Salman , consolidated his control in June 2017 when he was named Crown Prince to replace his cousin, Mohammed bin Nayef, who was sacked. [Full Article...]

Sears To File For Federal Bankruptcy Today

Sears To File For Federal Bankruptcy Today The longtime American shopping mall anchor is trying to stave off a complete shutdown of not only Sears department stores but the Kmart stores it also owns. In either scenario, Sears would probably jettison its pension obligations, with the government's Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation taking over the liabilities. [Full Article...]


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