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Economy

When asked who was ultimately responsible for the killing, Ms. Cengiz told Reuters in an interview in Turkish: "This took place inside a Saudi diplomatic mission ..." In response to the killing, Mattis said Saturday, the administration is pursuing "twin imperatives" of "protecting America and holding accountable those responsible for this murder".
  • Khashoggi murder 'premeditated' - Saudi prosecutor

    Khashoggi murder 'premeditated' - Saudi prosecutor

    Economy

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Western leaders to cut ties with Saudi Arabia in response to Khashoggi's killing. "He's running things and so if anybody were going to be, it would be him", Trump said. But certainly, president Erdogan was not complimentary of what happened. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the "savage murder" of the journalist was meticulously planned, and demanded that all those linked to the killing face punishment.
  • Trump Ridicules Report About Risky iPhone Habits

    Trump Ridicules Report About Risky iPhone Habits

    Economy

    The New York Times cited US officials as saying China was seeking to use information from the president's calls to learn what Trump thinks, whom he listens to and how best to influence him. In its report, the Times cited current and former officials who said they were frustrated by Mr Trump's "casual approach" to electronic security.
  • Dow plunges more than 600 points, Nasdaq enters a correction

    Dow plunges more than 600 points, Nasdaq enters a correction

    Economy

    US stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 200 points and extending the market's recent string of losses. McDonald's rose 6.1 percent after it beat estimates for quarterly same-store sales on strong demand in global markets, while Verizon rallied to an 18-1/2-year high after beating estimates for profit and net new phone subscribers.
  • Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia now admits killing was 'premeditated'

    Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia now admits killing was 'premeditated'

    Economy

    Khashoggi, a Saudi insider-turned-critic who worked as a Washington Post columnist, was last seen on 2 October, when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to retrieve paperwork for his planned marriage. Turkish authorities maintain that Khashoggi was tortured, killed and dismembered in a premeditated operation organized by Saudi government officials.
  • MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing

    MA nurse wins big in Mega Millions drawing

    Economy

    The location where the latest winning ticket was sold has not been announced yet. The numbers drawn in Wednesday night's multi-state Powerball drawing were 3, 21, 45, 53, 56 and a Powerball 22. The lump sum cash payout is estimated at $US354.3 million. The grand prize for this weekend's drawing is the third-largest Powerball jackpot of all time and the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in United States lottery history, said Christian Teja, spokesman for the Massachusetts State Lottery.
  • Apple and Samsung fined for slowing down phones with updates

    Apple and Samsung fined for slowing down phones with updates

    Economy

    The Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM) has fined Apple a hefty €5 million (around 8 million Australian) for the controversy around the release of iOS 10, where older iPhone 6 phones were forcibly throttled to avoid random shutdowns on ageing hardware.
  • PM Imran to address nation after Saudi Arabia visit

    PM Imran to address nation after Saudi Arabia visit

    Economy

    A day after condemning the deaths of 7 Kashmiri civilians in Kulgam by Indian security forces, Pakistan Prime Minister on Tuesday said that he will resume the peace talks with India after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The current account deficit has swelled to about $18 billion. At the end of one year, it's to be returned to Saudi Arabia. It is believed that improved foreign exchange reserves would strengthen Pakistan's negotiating position in talks with the International Monetary Fund , it ...
  • Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight

    Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight

    Economy

    This particular jackpot started at $40 million in July, and week after week, no one drew the winning numbers, but the tickets keep getting bought. The first Mega Millions drawing was on May 17, 2002. There is also a healthy debate among investors about whether the victor should accept the $1.6bn over 30 annual payments, or take a lump sum payment of around $905 million.
  • Khashoggi death: Saudi suspects to be barred from UK

    Khashoggi death: Saudi suspects to be barred from UK

    Economy

    Khashoggi's death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has piled more pressure on May's government to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been waging a three-year bombing campaign in Yemen. In the US, pressure continued to mount against Saudi Arabia's account of Khashoggi's killing. Erdogan didn't mention Prince Mohammed by name in his speech.
  • Saudi Arabia ready to boost oil output, spare capacity

    Saudi Arabia ready to boost oil output, spare capacity

    Economy

    Saudi Arabia will separate its oil policy from politics, the country's oil minister Khalid al-Falih said. "There are several reasons for the slide in crude oil , chief among them is it's a risk-off day across all financial markets,"said Bob Yawger, director of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA".
  • One winning ticket sold in SC for R23bn lottery jackpot

    One winning ticket sold in SC for R23bn lottery jackpot

    Economy

    Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington , D.C., and the US Virgin Islands. "This is truly a historic occasion", he added. SC is one of seven states that allows lottery winners to remain anonymous, including, Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio and Texas, reports ABC News .