• Police Launch Murder Investigation into Woman's Fatal Plunge Off Cruise Ship
Police Launch Murder Investigation into Woman's Fatal Plunge Off Cruise Ship

Local police officers and forensic technicians then boarded the ship, the messages claim. According to one news site, Diario , "a "muscular" man was struggling with the woman and suddenly began choking her". Not only will this be the first time in history that Princess Cruises has deployed two Royal-Class ships from the same homeport outside the ...

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  • Boeing withheld info on model of plane involved in Indonesia crash
Boeing withheld info on model of plane involved in Indonesia crash

The manual did not tell pilots that, when the plane's computer detects the aircraft is in a stall, it automatically triggers a response, such as lowering the airpane's nose, to prevent or exit the stall. An American pilot who also requested anonymity said the plane ideally should require more than one sensor to display a stall before reacting. In...

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  • Crude mood: Oil enters bear market, plunging most since 2015
Crude mood: Oil enters bear market, plunging most since 2015

The BSE oil and gas index was among the top sectoral gainers rising 2.16% or 292 points to 13,852 level. West Texas Intermediate for December delivery advanced 87 cents to $57.12 a barrel at 11:31 a.m. Weekly inventories have been consistently growing since late September, with today's EIA report being the largest yet. Analysts predict a rise...

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  • Economists skeptical of tax breaks like Amazon is getting
Economists skeptical of tax breaks like Amazon is getting

They also handed over infrastructure, labour and other data that could prove useful in other ways to Amazon . Online searches for homes in Long Island City - long an industrial area in the Queens borough of NY - soared 248 percent last week, real estate brokerage Redfin said.

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  • Oil prices advance as Saudi to cut output
Oil prices advance as Saudi to cut output

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest exporter, will cut production by 500,000 barrels per day, AFP reported , citing energy minister Khalid al-Falih. Khalid al-Falih´s comments follow a meeting in Abu Dhabi at the weekend, where the OPEC group and its allies had already started laying the groundwork to reduce supply in 2019, reversing an nearly...

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  • Amazon Picking Long Island City & Northern Virginia For Split HQ2
Amazon Picking Long Island City & Northern Virginia For Split HQ2

Cities across the U.S. have spent months jockeying for a $5 billion investment that promises 50,000 high-paying jobs. Amazon sparked a bidding frenzy in September, 2017, when it announced it would invest more than US$5-billion to create an " HQ2 " in addition to its home base in Seattle and hire up to 50,000 people.

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  • Divided America to cast midterm verdict on Trump's Presidency
Divided America to cast midterm verdict on Trump's Presidency

President Trump will breathe a sigh of relief if his party maintains its majority in the Senate , but losing control of the House of Representatives could create big problems for him. Democrats during the 2016 demanded Trump release his tax returns. Not this year. These are the most consequential midterms for years. And among white men wit...

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  • Amazon Jumps in With Its Own Holiday Free Shipping Offer
Amazon Jumps in With Its Own Holiday Free Shipping Offer

The site announced this morning that all shoppers-Prime members or not-will get free shipping on any order. Amazon hasn't revealed yet when this promotion will end, just that it applies to "orders that will arrive in time for the Christmas holiday".

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  • Facing iPhone troubles, Apple tries to change the story
Facing iPhone troubles, Apple tries to change the story

FILE- In this September 21, 2018, file photo customers look at new Apple watches including the Series 4 at an Apple store in NY. The iPhone maker's stock is up more than 25 percent for the year, helped by purchases by Warren Buffett and a $100 billion share buy-back program.

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  • Wages surge as US adds a robust 250000 jobs in October
Wages surge as US adds a robust 250000 jobs in October

Employment in professional and business services, which has been Arkansas' strongest sector, continued to trend up nationally with 35,000 job adds in October and 516,000 for the year. If employees are pleased with their higher paychecks, financial markets tend to get nervous when wages climb too much since they're believed to lead to inflation...

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  • 'I think we'll make a deal with China'
'I think we'll make a deal with China'

The U.S.is preparing to announce by early December tariffs on all remaining imports from China if talks between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 meeting on November 30 to Dec. He adds that any deal reached must be "fair". The Trump administration also has taken action to hit the Chinese semiconductor industry, i...

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  • Trump expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not
Trump expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not

The US plans to impose new tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports if talks between President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail at the G20 summit in late November, US news portal Bloomberg reported on Monday. However, Trump overturned the deal a few days later on the grounds that it was not sufficient. "People have to sit down together", he s...

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  • London Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women
London Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

GMT. · An end to forced arbitration in harassment and discrimination cases. A flyer left at employees' desks explains that they've left in protest of the lack of transparency surrounding sexual assault cases. Specific to the matter of sexual harassment the employees are calling for a transparency report on the matter to be made public and...

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  • How New Yorkers can trade unwanted Halloween candy for Reese's cups
How New Yorkers can trade unwanted Halloween candy for Reese's cups

Don't try to deny it: A survey commissioned by Reese's found that 90 percent of Americans have traded - or wish they could trade - their unwanted candy on Halloween, Anna Lingeris, a spokeswoman for Reese's distributor Hershey, tells CNN .

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  • The cause of the FBI investigation against Tesla media
The cause of the FBI investigation against Tesla media

Musk and Tesla only recently settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's August 7 tweets . The US Justice Department's investigation into whether he and Tesla misled investors about production of its Model 3 vehicle is "total bs", he said.

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  • Oil heads for third weekly slump as market selloff accelerates
Oil heads for third weekly slump as market selloff accelerates

In recent weeks, the oil market has carefully watched growing strains in the U.S. -Saudi relationship over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Saudi Arabia's OPEC governor said on Thursday the oil market could face oversupply in the fourth quarter. Oil futures rose mid-week as the focus returned to looming U.S.

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  • IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn - yes, the enterprise Linux biz
IBM to gobble Red Hat for $34bn - yes, the enterprise Linux biz

The Red Hat deal is IBM's biggest acquisition yet for a reason : The stakes are too high and IBM has already been bumped out of the big cloud conversation by Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure. "IBM is committed to being an authentic multi-cloud provider, and we will prioritize the use of Red Hat technology across mul...

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  • Markets Right Now: Weak earnings pull U.S. stocks lower
Markets Right Now: Weak earnings pull U.S. stocks lower

The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite is on track to end more than 10 percent below its August peak, putting it in what Wall Street calls a "correction". The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite dropped 170 points, or 2.3 percent, to 7,151. On Thursday the stock market looks the way it has looked for most of this year: high-tech and consumer-focused companie...

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  • China 'creates two billionaires a week'
China 'creates two billionaires a week'

Explosive wealth creation in China . But this is just the beginning. The richest people on Earth increased their wealth by a fifth to $8.9tn (£6.9tn), according to a report by Swiss bank UBS. This year, however, has seen stock markets decline worldwide over interest rate increases in the US and emerging market volatility, only to be exacerba...

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  • Musk confirms Tesla Model 3 in Australia, UK by mid 2019
Musk confirms Tesla Model 3 in Australia, UK by mid 2019

Tesla said that delivery and logistics were the biggest challenges within the third quarter but was able to quickly work around it by making improvements. In fact, he expected the company's cash flow position to be strong enough by early next year it may start paying down debt. In Wednesday's conference call, Musk brushed aside a question abou...

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  • Trump says he 'agrees with Obama 100%' on old immigration statement
Trump says he 'agrees with Obama 100%' on old immigration statement

Early voting in Clark County, Nevada, began October 20 and has recorded the highest turnout during the first two days of early voting in a midterm election. The rally at a University of Nevada, Las Vegas arena included performances from hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa and Columbian reggaeton star J Balvin and a speech from actress America Ferrera.

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  • Could The $1.6 Billion Lottery Winner Appear On My Lottery Dream Home?
Could The $1.6 Billion Lottery Winner Appear On My Lottery Dream Home?

Two of those winners - in Florida and Texas - added the Megaplier option to their ticket, and Tuesday's 3X Megaplier number tripled their prizes to $3 million. The name of South Carolina's last big victor - a $399 million Powerball jackpot in September 2013 which at the time was the fourth biggest lottery prize in USA history - has never been m...

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year
Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year

Bond prices continued to rise, sending yields lower. 'Investors are on pins and needles, ' said Erik Davidson, chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Private Bank. TARIFFS TROUBLE: Shares in iRobot gave up 12.8 percent to $80.05 percent after the robotics technology company said tariffs will reduce its profitability in the fourth quarter.

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  • Saudi crown prince breaks silence on 'heinous' Khashoggi killing
Saudi crown prince breaks silence on 'heinous' Khashoggi killing

He added that he wanted the region's economic transition to happen in his lifetime. ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing! The United States has threatened sanctions if the Saudi leadership is linked to the murder, and on Tuesday revoked the visas of 21 Saudi nationals implicated in the crime.

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  • Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight
Record $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Up For Grabs Tonight

Powerball, also owned and operated by the Multi-State Lottery Association, reached $ 620 million with no victor Saturday. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot stands at $620 million. Tickets sold for today's drawing are expected to cover 75 per cent of all possible number combinations, he said. That is up from 1 in 259 million a year ago; the cha...

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  • Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis
Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis

But the scandal does reveal one thing. Saudi Arabia must put in place measures to ensure something like this can never happen again. While Saudi Arabia is intent on making up for lost barrels, the outlook for demand next year is deteriorating.

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  • Jamal Khashoggi's killing was a tremendous mistake: Saudi Arabia
Jamal Khashoggi's killing was a tremendous mistake: Saudi Arabia

Several countries, including Germany, Britain, France and Turkey , have pressed Riyadh to provide all the facts, and Chancellor Angela Merkel said Berlin would not export arms to Saudi Arabia while uncertainty over Khashoggi's fate persisted.

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  • Pompeo meets with Mexican government as its police attack Honduran migrants
Pompeo meets with Mexican government as its police attack Honduran migrants

Honduran migrants leave Guatemala City at sunrise Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 as they make continue their way north toward the U.S. numerous more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes on their backs and what they could quickly throw into backp...

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  • Dutch finance minister cancels visit to Saudi investment conference
Dutch finance minister cancels visit to Saudi investment conference

After a successful career as an adviser to and unofficial spokesman for the royal family of Saudi Arabia , he had been barred from writing in the kingdom, even on Twitter, by the new crown prince. Khashoggi provided examples of crackdowns on the free press in the Arab world, actions he said prevent citizens from knowing the true facts and coming t...

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  • Musk to purchase Tesla stock worth US$20 million
Musk to purchase Tesla stock worth US$20 million

Musk also shot off a sarcastic tweet last Thursday to the SEC, just hours after Judge Alison Nathan with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY, ordered him and the SEC to explain why their settlement was fair and reasonable. The surprising tweet caused Tesla's share price to rise quickly, before dropping almost 30 percent. A trouble...

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  • Mega Millions winning numbers tonight for $667 million jackpot
Mega Millions winning numbers tonight for $667 million jackpot

The estimated cash value, if you're lucky enough to match all six numbers, is $380 million. Roland Reyes claimed the prize on behalf of his group, saying they chose to play on a whim when they saw how large the jackpot had become. Mega Millions tickets cost $2 per play and there are a total of nine ways to win a prize, ranging from the jackpot ...

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  • Trump Criticizes Condemnation of Saudi Arabia in Journalist's Disappearance
Trump Criticizes Condemnation of Saudi Arabia in Journalist's Disappearance

NBC News reported that the Saudis are discussing issuing an explanation that would admit that Khashoggi was killed in the consulate while giving bin Salman so-called plausible deniability by saying he neither ordered the murder nor knew about it.

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  • Sanctions against Saudi would ‘rock the world’ says Saudi state owned press
Sanctions against Saudi would ‘rock the world’ says Saudi state owned press

Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi monarchy, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey's capital Istanbul on October 2 and may have been killed there, according to Turkish officials. Turkey accepted a Saudi proposal last week to form a joint working group to investigate Khashoggi's disappearance, which has sparked threats of economic san...

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  • Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy
Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy

In the last two years alone, it closed more than 725 Sears and Kmart stores nationwide. The icon once known for its pristine catalogs, and more recently known for decrepit showrooms and a controversial chief executive, saw its stock price plunge last week after reports that it had hired an advisory firm to prepare a bankruptcy filing ahead of the...

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  • Trump sends Secretary of State to meet Saudi king over Khashoggi disappearance
Trump sends Secretary of State to meet Saudi king over Khashoggi disappearance

More major players in worldwide finance and industry are pulling out of a high-profile business conference in Saudi Arabia in the wake of reports that a Saudi writer critical of the government disappeared and is feared dead after entering a Saudi consulate in Turkey .

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