Economy

Washington 'Post' Publishes Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column

Washington 'Post' Publishes Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the consulate shortly after he entered on October 2, stirring global revulsion and widespread condemnation of Saudi Arabia . "They said, 'Yes, Turan, and let's tell you even beyond that, he was killed in a very barbaric way.' I was shocked". The Dutch government also cancelled a trade mission to the oil-rich nation next month due to concerns over Kh... [Full Article...]

Canada Makes Cannabis Legal; Smokers Rejoice on Twitter

Canada Makes Cannabis Legal; Smokers Rejoice on Twitter Don't smoke marijuana and go to work. "I'm just going to save it forever", Power said . A series of Mexico Supreme Court rulings beginning in 2015 began laying the groundwork for marijuana legalization by holding that people should have the right to grow and distribute marijuana for personal use. [Full Article...]

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op

Saudi considers admitting Khashoggi died in botched op A Turkish daily on Wednesday claimed it has accessed audio recordings that indicate Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before he was decapitated inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul. President Trump has previously said he does not want to halt a proposed $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia - as some in Congress have suggested - because it would harm the USA economically. [Full Article...]

Turkish official says police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

Turkish official says police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying Bahrain called for a boycott of Uber, in which PIF has invested $3.5 billion, after its chief executive officer said he would not attend the conference. "Pompeo's mission in travelling to Riyadh and then Turkey is to cover up Saudi brutality and scandal by making up stories, and this very project is an excuse to keep milking the Saudis (for weapons' contracts)", added the Javan newspaper, consid... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Calls The End Of Russia's Oil Prowess

Saudi Arabia Calls The End Of Russia's Oil Prowess And we have seen sanctions on Iran . Investors are concerned that Saudi Arabia could use oil supply to retaliate against its critics. In the first week of October, Iran's crude exports averaged 1.1 million barrels per day, according to Refinitiv Eikon, an industry source of data on tanker traffic. [Full Article...]

German prosecutors fine Audi 800 million euros for diesel violations

German prosecutors fine Audi 800 million euros for diesel violations Prosecutors in Munich said on Tuesday the fine was imposed because Audi management neglected its oversight duties in selling cars with engines made by it and group partner Volkswagen that did not conform to legal limits on harmful emissions of nitrogen oxides. [Full Article...]

Saudis Preparing to Admit Journalist Killed By Mistake During Interrogation

Saudis Preparing to Admit Journalist Killed By Mistake During Interrogation President Donald Trump said after a phone call with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that he "totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate ". In his unrepentant conduct of American foreign policy, Trump is lurching from a path taken by every president since World War II, who all believed to various degrees that American leadership was needed to create a world safe ... [Full Article...]

Mega Millions Ticket Sold In San Francisco Matches 5 Of 6 Numbers

Mega Millions Ticket Sold In San Francisco Matches 5 Of 6 Numbers The largest lottery drawing ever in the United States was the $1.586 billion Powerball lottery jackpot paid out to three winners across the country in 2016. The cash option, which is favored by almost all winners, is $380 million. No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. [Full Article...]

Musk settlement with SEC over tweets approved by U.S. judge

Musk settlement with SEC over tweets approved by U.S. judge Musk is supposed to resign from his role as chairman of the Tesla board within 45 days of the agreement. Furthermore, the document states that Musk will have to "comply with all mandatory procedures implemented by Tesla" regarding communications relating to the firm, including in social media, press releases , and even investor calls. [Full Article...]

Saudi stocks fall as tension with United States increases over Khashoggi case

Saudi stocks fall as tension with United States increases over Khashoggi case Khashoggi, a well-known critic of Saudi Arabia's regime, disappeared after walking into the Saudi consulate on October 2. "From where we sit, we don't see any demand for Saudi equities at all". The New York Times , which was a media sponsor of the conference, has pulled out. Cengiz, a doctoral student at a university in Istanbul, wrote : "If the allegations are true, and Jamal has been murdered... [Full Article...]

YouTube Down Across The World; Users Take to Twitter to Complain

YouTube Down Across The World; Users Take to Twitter to Complain ET on the web and mobile, per user reports . "Were working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed". Messages posted to YouTube's Twitter page indicated the company was aware of the issue and was "actively working" to resolve it. [Full Article...]

Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister

Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister Meanwhile, South Korea in September stopped importing Iranian oil for the first time in years. Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Dharmendra Pradhan , NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, and other senior officials were also present. Iran has lost some customers for its oil because of looming USA sanctions, but high prices are making up for the lost sales, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri ... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot grows to $345M after no one wins Saturday prize

Powerball jackpot grows to $345M after no one wins Saturday prize Combined with the Powerball jackpot, which is now at $ 345 million , the jackpots have reached a total of $999 million. You can cash out Powerball's $ 345 million jackpot for $199 million. It's now at $18.5 million since no one has won it since February. Fifty-five tickets matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball for the $10,000 third prize; seven of those are actually worth $30,000 ea... [Full Article...]

Air hostess falls out of Indian plane, suffers injuries

Air hostess falls out of Indian plane, suffers injuries While the incident took place at about 6.15 a.m., Ms. Lobo was provided emergency care by doctors at the Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL) at 6.18 a.m. A "catastrophe" could have occurred if the flight had continued any longer, Hindustan Times reported. An official statement by the Air India over the incident is awaited. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind Khashoggi disappearance US President Donald Trump has suggested "rogue killers" could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. But Trump has said he is wary of halting US military sales to Saudi Arabia over the incident. [Full Article...]

Trump blames 'rogue killers' over Khashoggi

Trump blames 'rogue killers' over Khashoggi The program takes guests on excursions with Times correspondents and other experts. "All affected passengers will have their tour costs refunded in full". White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declined to speculate on what Donald Trump might do after the president promised "severe punishment" in a 60 Minutes interview, if the US determines that Khashoggi was indeed killed inside the Saudi... [Full Article...]

Sears files for bankruptcy as CEO steps down

Sears files for bankruptcy as CEO steps down That's in addition to the 46 store closings already planned for next month. Trump said the company "has been dying for many years" and "it's been obviously improperly run for many years". That could boost same-store sales at many chains. A key unresolved aspect of Sears' negotiations with lenders involves setting deadlines for Sears to achieve specific business goals while under bankruptcy p... [Full Article...]

Sears files for bankruptcy, announces plans to close 142 stores

Sears files for bankruptcy, announces plans to close 142 stores Negotiations over the fate of the fallen company have been continuing this week, as it faces a critical $134 million of debt that is maturing on October 15. Only two Kmart locations remain in the Valley- New Castle and East Liverpool. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection postpones a USA company's obligations to its creditors, giving it time to reorganise its debts or sell parts of the business. [Full Article...]

IEA forecasts lower growth in oil demand for 2018, 2019

IEA forecasts lower growth in oil demand for 2018, 2019 Worldwide benchmark Brent crude rose 34 cents to $80.60 a barrel by 1052 GMT, having dropped by 3.4 per cent on Thursday. Brent crude futures rose 89 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $81.15 a barrel by 0455 GMT, Reuters said . The monthly report by the International Energy Agency ( IEA ) on Friday weighed on crude markets. 'The bearish alarm bells are ringing for next year's oil balance as market ... [Full Article...]

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot 'does parkour'

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot 'does parkour' This time around, Boston Dynamics has given us a brief glimpse at the latest iteration of the Atlas , and it's simply wonderful. It's a quick trip to the uncanny valley but it's one that we really have to take. And that's because these trials and tests are leading us towards robots that can move and function more like a human being - which is a very desirable event. [Full Article...]


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