Money

by | October 17, 2018 | 19:17

While the advertised jackpot is $868 million the actual cash prize would be $494.5 million unless someone is patient enough to collect the winnings over 29 years with the annuity option. Mega Millions is played in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Maryland trio went for the cash option of $158 million.

by | October 17, 2018 | 19:06

It's unclear as yet if the new framework will succeed in undercutting the black market, as prices for illicit pot have plunged in the past year to an average of Can$6.79 per gram, and most sellers had planned to charge more. The province is selling the drug through an official website that's launching Wednesday. The game for Canadian cannabis producers will change forever this morning when, somewhere in some eastern Canadian province like Newfoundland or Prince Edward Island, someone ...

by | October 17, 2018 | 18:48

Global territories remain the key to the company's future, and accounted for 84 percent of Netflix's new customers in the third quarter. Analysts estimate that it added about 676 hours of original programming in the U.S. It added 6.96 million new subscribers, exceeding expectations and coming in particular relief after the company disappointed during its previous quarter .

by | October 16, 2018 | 21:51

This comes as fuel prices continue to rise across the four major metros, burning a hole in common man's pocket. The Times of Israel reported that Iran also may have reached a deal with Russia last month to take delivery of Iranian crude oil and then refine it and sell it to global buyers, in yet another possible scheme to bypass US sanctions by "laundering" the oil through Russian markets.

by | October 16, 2018 | 15:55

In 2017, a MA woman, Mavis L. Wanczyk, set a new record for the highest jackpot claimed by a single person, winning the $758.7 million Powerball (and opting for the one-time $480 million payout, according to CNBC ). So don't quit your day job just yet. And Friday's Mega Millions wasn't a complete bust. Burdess and Vandiver had all five white ball numbers (4, 24, 46, 61 and 70), and only lacked having the Megaball number of 7 or they would have won the $548 million jackpot.

by | October 16, 2018 | 15:01

The FTSE China A50 Index of large caps also went down nearly 5%, its biggest selloff in two years, a week after the Hong Kong fell more than 4 percent. "An RRR cut is not enough to counter the impact of the trade war ", Shanghai Wisdom Investment General Manager David Dai told Reuters. "The irony in all this is that with the U.S.

by | October 16, 2018 | 13:42

Flight AI 864 from Mumbai to New Delhi was about to take off at about 7 am when Ms Lobo fell several metres to the hard tarmac. "She is being treated under Dr. The airline is now looking into whether the incident was caused by a technical snag or pilot error. The plane had 130 passengers and six crew members on board.

by | October 16, 2018 | 07:17

The United States and Saudi Arabia are now discussing the measures that can be taken if it turns out journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents while visiting the country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. There's speculation that Turkish intelligence agencies had the Saudi consulate wired for sound and are using the Apple Watch as an excuse so that they can release any potential audio of the murder in the future.

by | October 15, 2018 | 23:36

Saudi King Salman has begun weighing in to try to defuse the growing crisis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi , as the kingdom goes on the offensive triggering a fierce online media campaign. But a Turkish diplomatic source said it was expected that the search, a joint operation with Saudi authorities, would "take place towards the evening" Monday.

by | October 15, 2018 | 20:57

Sears said it meant to reorganize around a smaller store platform, a strategy it said would help save tens of thousands of jobs. So if there's something you've been wanting to buy at Sears or Kmart - Craftsman tools, Kenmore appliances, Levi's jeans, Timberland boots, and so on - now's the time to check out the liquidation sale if there's a store closing in your area.

by | October 15, 2018 | 17:29

Sears Holdings , the parent company, which owns Sears and Kmart, is among dozens of prominent retailers to declare bankruptcy in the era of Amazon. The largest USA toy retailer, Toys "R" Us , tried to emerge from its 2017 bankruptcy filing but was forced to liquidate six months later after creditors lost confidence in its turnaround plan.

by | October 15, 2018 | 06:42

Oil found support from figures showing that China's daily crude imports in September hit their highest since May and from a rebound in equities. "Nonetheless, our position is that expensive energy is back, with oil, gas and coal trading at multi-year highs, and it poses a threat to economic growth", said the report.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:49

No longer will we be able to breathe a sigh of relief that we've outrun the post-apocalyptic robot army of our nightmares just by climbing to the second floor. The robot uses computer vision technology to "locate itself with respect to visible markers on the approach to hit the terrain accurately". Will he be part of the larger movement to replace human workers with automatons? But the improvements made by Boston Dynamics this time is truly incredible.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:53

Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Riyadh and a United States resident, disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate. Turkish officials say they fear a team of Saudi agents killed and dismembered Khashoggi, and have released surveillance footage of the alleged perpetrators and mysterious movements outside the consulate on October 2, the day he entered.

by | October 14, 2018 | 21:17

It said that it would support the next 35,000 electric cars sold, but did not elaborate on longer-term plans to encourage ultra-low emission vehicles. Mikes Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), said the cuts were "totally at odds with already challenging ambitions for Carbon dioxide reduction and sends yet more confusing signals to auto buyers".

by | October 14, 2018 | 19:13

After ten minutes of persuasion, the crew was forced to call the police, who forced all passengers to leave the plane and go again the registration and inspection of personal belongings. "It was emotional", she told Inside Edition as she fought back tears. Exotic animal exploits aside, NPR's David Schaper reported, emotional support animals can address very real problems as some passengers "with severe anxiety , phobias, PTSD or other disabilities cannot travel without them".

by | October 14, 2018 | 18:01

Brilliance fell as much as 30% in Hong Kong trading as a slew of brokerages downgraded the automaker after BMW said Thursday it is increasing its stake in the venture to 75% from 50%. While Brilliance is getting a hefty payment from BMW for the 25 percent stake, it is reducing its holding in a partnership that accounted for most of its profit previous year.

by | October 14, 2018 | 13:48

The plane will feature no economy class , with just 67 business class and 94 premium economy class seats. The other long-haul flights that are now in operation are: Perth to London (17-hour non-stop) thanks to Qantas launched earlier in the year and Auckland to Doha (17.5 hours) by Qatar Airways .

by | October 14, 2018 | 13:12

The pro-government Sabah paper, which claims Turkish officials now have the audio, reported that Saudi intelligence agents realised after he died that the phone was recording. Turkish officials are working to determine the identities of all the men. "The answer is for now I am" still going, Mnuchin said. Saudi Arabia has long shrugged off protests about domestic repression and an aggressive foreign policy, including leading a war in Yemen that has taken a huge civilian toll, but ...

by | October 14, 2018 | 09:40

Oil prices slumped to more than two-week lows on Thursday as global stock markets fell, with investor sentiment made more bearish by a bigger-than-expected USA crude inventories build. In the U.S., almost 40% of daily crude oil production was lost from offshore Gulf of Mexico wells on Tuesday because of platform evacuations and shut-ins ahead of Hurricane Michael.