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China’s economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

China’s economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

China also responded to the new United States tariffs by cutting its own tariffs on non-US goods to help bolster its economy . The weak construction reading tallies with data in Friday's GDP repo...

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Tickets Selling ‘Very, Very Quickly’ for $1.6 Billion Mega Millions

Tickets Selling ‘Very, Very Quickly’ for $1.6 Billion Mega Millions

The winning numbers were: 16, 54, 57, 62, 69, and Powerball 23. The 24 semi-weekly Mega Millions draws have failed to produce a top victor since July 24, when an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara...

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Trump Says He Now Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Threatens 'Consequences'

Trump Says He Now Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Threatens 'Consequences'

In response to another question on Saudi Arabia , she said: "Canada's position on human rights in general, very much including in Saudi Arabia , is clear and firm". "He had this guy murdered in ...

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Oil prices edge up on surprise drawdown in USA crude stockpiles

Oil prices edge up on surprise drawdown in USA crude stockpiles

As oil prices hit $80 per barrel in recent months and with global oil inventories shrinking fast, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation agreed to ease restrictions although they never said the exact...

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Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $868 Million

Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $868 Million

Those who take the cash will receive a one-time lump-sum equal to all the cash in the prize pool - which is $494 million for Friday's drawing. The lottery prize is the largest-ever for Mega Million...

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Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer

Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer

The piece, entitled "What the Arab world needs most is free expression", addresses the crackdown on journalists in Saudi Arabia and other countries. Back in Washington , President Trump confident...

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SoftBank Group shares slide 5 percent as Saudi ties cause concern

SoftBank Group shares slide 5 percent as Saudi ties cause concern

The statement did not directly acknowledge Khashoggi's disappearance, which happened October 2 when he visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. US President Donald Trump has threatened Saudi Ar...

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Mega Millions Winning Numbers Announced For $548 Million Jackpot

Mega Millions Winning Numbers Announced For $548 Million Jackpot

In 2012, three winning tickets were sold, so the jackpot was split three ways in Kansas, Illinois, and Maryland. Mega Millions appears to be the big draw lately. The immediate cash value of the ...

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Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

This would be the first such measure since the 1973 oil embargo. Idris also said Saudi rulers were conducting "a horrendous war" against the poverty-stricken people in Yemen which had seen schools...

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Trump sending Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi King ‘immediately’ over missing journalist

Trump sending Mike Pompeo to meet Saudi King ‘immediately’ over missing journalist

CNN reported that the Saudis were going to admit the killing had occurred but deny the king or crown prince had ordered it, which does not match what analysts and experts know about the kingdom's i...

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Saudi stocks dive 7.0 percent, wiping out 2018 gains

Saudi stocks dive 7.0 percent, wiping out 2018 gains

Imposing any type of sanctions on Saudi Arabia by the West will cause the kingdom to resort to other options, US President Donald Trump had said a few days ago, and that Russian Federation and Chi...

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Trump warns he could do ‘a lot more’ on China trade

Trump warns he could do ‘a lot more’ on China trade

China's trade surplus with the U.S. grew 10 percent in September from a record $31bn in August, according to China's customs administration - a 22 percent jump from the same month previous year. "Mark...

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Wall Street Yo-Yos in Early Trading Thursday

Wall Street Yo-Yos in Early Trading Thursday

More than a quarter of stocks on the Shanghai exchange fell by their 10 percent daily limit, according to Bloomberg, as the Shanghai Composite Index hit lows not seen since 2014. "People fear building...

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Saudi crown prince reportedly ordered op against missing journalist

Saudi crown prince reportedly ordered op against missing journalist

He warned that the Saudis could instead buy from Russian Federation or China. According to one friend, Khashoggi told him "I don't trust them one bit" after a conversation with one such official. ...

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U.S. Sanctions cause Oil Value to Rise

U.S. Sanctions cause Oil Value to Rise

Brent fell a mere 20 cents to $84.38, while WTI rose 1 cent to $74.34, these numbers said to be the outcome of the USA unemployment rate falling to a 49 year low of 3.7 percent and somewhat mitigati...

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Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars

Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars

The latest recall affects several models of Toyota's Prius and its Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014, with approximately 8476 potentially affected cars sold in Au...

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Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 3 in Hyderabad

Petrol, diesel to be cheaper by Rs 3 in Hyderabad

Diesel prices were also reduced by Rs 2.50 per litre to Rs 72.95 per litre. The government said on Thursday it was cutting gasoline and diesel by 2.50 rupees per litre to help Indians struggling t...

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New North American Trade Deal Emphasizes Domestic Production, Opens Canadian Dairy Market

New North American Trade Deal Emphasizes Domestic Production, Opens Canadian Dairy Market

The so-called U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ) will widen foreign access to the domestic dairy market by about 3.6 per cent, according to analysts, higher than the 3.25 per cent that was conced...

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Trump praises 'incredible' new trade deal with Mexico and Canada

Trump praises 'incredible' new trade deal with Mexico and Canada

It was built on what exists already", said Richard Perez , president and CEO of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, after hearing about the decision. The flags of Canada, Mexico and the USA are se...

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Japanese Nikkei hits 27-year high as markets cheer Nafta deal

Japanese Nikkei hits 27-year high as markets cheer Nafta deal

US President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from NAFTA unless major changes were made - blaming the deal for the exodus of manufacturing jobs to Mexico. The US and Canada came to an agre...

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Trump Speaks At The United Nations

Trump Speaks At The United Nations

Trump and Moon later made the announcement at hte United Nations and held a signing ceremony. "That is why we are taking a hard look at USA foreign assistance", he said . "Special thanks to Preside...

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Michael Kors Rumored To Purchase Versace For $2 Billion This Week

Michael Kors Rumored To Purchase Versace For $2 Billion This Week

Donatella Versace , who has helped run the family company since her sibling Gianni was murdered in 1997 (see: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story for details), has reportedly c...

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Jet Airways plane turns back over passenger nose, ear bleeds

Jet Airways plane turns back over passenger nose, ear bleeds

Select Bleed , or engine bleed air , is the switch which pressurizes an airliner's cabin as well as air conditioning. This fact initiated the investigation, at the end of which it was chose to ke...

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Opec chief says cartel must stick together amid sanctions on Iran

Opec chief says cartel must stick together amid sanctions on Iran

ET, after rising as high as $79.73/Bbl earlier in the session, Kallanish Energy reports. USA sanctions affecting Iran's oil exports come into force on November 4. Russian Federation has told I...

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Sewing Needle Reportedly Found in Apple Sold at Woolworths Supermarket

Sewing Needle Reportedly Found in Apple Sold at Woolworths Supermarket

The Premier said the Queensland state government would work with the industry on ways to improve the ability of growers and consumers to trace the fruit through the supply chain. Queensland strawb...

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Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs

Trump raises stakes with new round of China tariffs

Here is a summary of the ongoing conflicts:. China has said it will respond to the next round of USA levies with retaliatory tariffs on US$60 billion of USA goods ranging from liquefied natural gas ...

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Oil regains some poise, but demand concerns drag

Oil regains some poise, but demand concerns drag

Brent crude fell 23 cents to trade at $77.95 a barrel at 11:17 a.m. EDT (1517 GMT). Nearly all of Iran's main customers purchased fewer Iranian barrels in August than they did in April, the month...

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'We could be finished': Strawberry sabotage devastates growers

'We could be finished': Strawberry sabotage devastates growers

Police began looking into the potentially risky berries after a Facebook user on Saturday wrote that their friend took a bite of a strawberry and ate "half a sewing needle", according to the Palm B...

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Jeff Bezos says Trump is wrong to 'demonize the media'

Jeff Bezos says Trump is wrong to 'demonize the media'

There will also be full scholarships for Montessori-inspired preschools in "underserved" communities, he said. "I don't feel the need to defend Amazon ", Bezos said. Gates did not fully throw himse...

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BA says notified customers as soon as possible after data breach

BA says notified customers as soon as possible after data breach

The nearly two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it had launched an urgent investigation into the theft of customer data. Cruz said the hack wa...

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Amazon Joins Apple as Second Trillion-Dollar Company

Amazon Joins Apple as Second Trillion-Dollar Company

A little over a month ago Apple became the world's only trillion dollar publicly traded company . Shares of Amazon's stock rose 1.9 percent Tuesday morning to $2,050.50 - 23 cents above the amoun...

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Progressive Defeats Longtime Dem House Incumbent In Boston

Progressive Defeats Longtime Dem House Incumbent In Boston

Pressley is likely to become the first black woman elected to Congress from MA in November, since there are no Republican candidates in the race. Everett CapuanoPressley blasts Trump as "racist, misog...

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Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone

Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone

He said: "Amazon has now become the second company to reach a trillion dollar valuation, following Apple in August this year". Apple's stock price fluctuated in sync with Amazon's today, with a peak...

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Fuel prices hit all-time high, petrol Rs 86.56 per litre in Mumbai

Fuel prices hit all-time high, petrol Rs 86.56 per litre in Mumbai

With imports becoming costlier because of a free fall in the rupee against the U.S. dollar, the government believes the current account deficit will overshoot the target and it can not "disturb fiscal...

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Trump v Trumka: president marks Labor Day with attack on union leader

Trump v Trumka: president marks Labor Day with attack on union leader

But dairy farmers have major political clout in Canada too and concessions could hurt Prime Minister Trudeau ahead of next year's elections. "There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the ne...

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