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Italy ready for European Union showdown in budget clash ‘Italians come first’

Under EU law, Italy should cut its public debt every year by 1/20 of the difference between 60 percent of GDP and its current size, counted on average over three years - in Italy's case meaning several percent of GDP a year. Prime minister Giuseppe Conte also boasted of the "robust" Italian economy during a visit to Moscow. "It's not an improvised budget, it's a budget that we have considered, e... [Full Article...]

No Mega Millions victor, but $1M ticket sold in Arizona over weekend

No Mega Millions victor, but $1M ticket sold in Arizona over weekend I mean, someone's gotta win. "I would want to set myself up, but still be working so I don't erode into nothingness", Baron said. No one won last week's top prize, so the jackpot keeps swelling as more and more ticket buyers test their chances for a lucky ticket. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince makes first public address since murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Crown Prince makes first public address since murder of Jamal Khashoggi Khashoggi, a former royal family insider turned critic of the Saudi crown prince, disappeared after he entered the consulate on October 2 to collect a document for his upcoming marriage. Turkish media have reported that the authorities here have audio tapes in which Khashoggi's alleged killers tortured him by cutting his fingers off before his decapitation. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan leaves for Saudi conference saying Pakistan 'desperate' for loans

Imran Khan leaves for Saudi conference saying Pakistan 'desperate' for loans Saudi Arabia will deposit $3 billion directly with Pakistan "as balance of payment support", while another one-year deferred payment facility of up to $3 billion for oil imports was agreed, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by both nations on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Someone has just won $1,600,000,000 in the US Mega Millions

Someone has just won $1,600,000,000 in the US Mega Millions Lottery officials say a ticket sold in SC wins the estimated $1.6 billion Mega Million jackpot. The numbers were just drawn for the largest jackpot in lottery history, worth $1.6 billion. Someone is waking up a whole lot richer this morning after winning $1.6 billion in the US Mega Millions lottery. Virginia Lottery officials said as many as 12,700 tickets were being sold per minute at the... [Full Article...]

Saudi Oil Chief: OPEC's in 'Produce as Much as You Can' Mode

Saudi Oil Chief: OPEC's in 'Produce as Much as You Can' Mode US 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. Mr Falih said he would not rule out the possibility that Saudi Arabia would produce between one million and two million barrels per day (bpd) more than current levels in future. [Full Article...]

United States revokes 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi death

United States revokes 21 Saudi visas over Khashoggi death Sam Husseini, a journalist who once asked a top Saudi official to defend the legitimacy of his regime, joins for a roundtable on the history of USA support for Saudi Arabia, the intentional amnesia of the politicians demanding action, and the slaughter in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk: Boring Company’s First Tunnel To Open On December 10

Elon Musk: Boring Company’s First Tunnel To Open On December 10 Before this, Musk had also announced that the hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles in early December with free test rides to the public. Originally called a test tunnel , Musk said Sunday on Twitter that it'll soon be ready for prime time. One of the proposed routes would take passengers from the District to NY in under 30 minutes. [Full Article...]

Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot

Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot The $2 million victor has not yet claimed their prize. The Mega Millions jackpot hasn't been hit since July 24th when 11 workers in California split a prize of $543 million. Tickets for Mega Millions are $2, and the deadline is 10:50 p.m. ET in most states. Players get five numbers from 1 to 70 and one Mega number between 1 and 25. [Full Article...]

Two $1M Mega Millions tickets sold in IL

Two $1M Mega Millions tickets sold in IL The jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 23, will be the largest in USA history, edging out the $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot awarded in January 2016. The previous record Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, claimed in the drawing on March 30, 2012. The previous record set was for $656 million with shared winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland in 2012. [Full Article...]

Italy's Salvini dismisses ratings downgrade, says outlook 'stable'

Italy's Salvini dismisses ratings downgrade, says outlook 'stable' Speaking to reporters in Rome , EU budget chief Pierre Moscovici said the EU Commission and many other EU nations are anxious by Italy's spending plans, which will see the country's budget deficit rise to 2.4 percent of GDP, three times higher than agreed upon by the previous government. [Full Article...]

Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died

Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died On Friday, the kingdom acknowledged for the first time that Khashoggi was killed inside the complex in what the government characterized as a fistfight gone off the rails. Twenty-five more people will be quizzed as witnesses, the private NTV broadcaster said, without providing any further details. The monarch also relieved deputy intelligence chief Gen. [Full Article...]

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...]


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