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by | October 28, 2018 | 01:44

According to CNBC , the United States Gross Domestic Product rose "faster than expected", expanding at a 3.5% rate instead of economist predictions of 3.4%. In addition, the Bureau of Economic Analysis left its 4.2 percent growth for the second quarter. There were also decreases in exports of petroleum and nonautomative capital goods.

by | October 27, 2018 | 04:21

Asked about removing him from the post, which comes with a four-year term that started in February, Trump said, "I don't know". Trump has previously called Fed policies "crazy". So far, Trump's verbal salvoes have had no discernible impact on the Fed, which has been sticking to its plan of gradually lifting borrowing costs to levels it considers more appropriate for a healthy, growing economy.

by | October 27, 2018 | 04:34

Saudi Arabia initially insisted Khashoggi had walked out of the consulate after visiting the building on October 2. "Information from the Turkish authorities indicates that the act of the suspects in the Khashoggi case was premeditated", the office of public prosecutor Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

by | October 27, 2018 | 03:16

The India-spec vehicle is likely to be based on the low-priced MQB-A0 platform and it might also get a different name to differentiate it from other products. It even gets colour coded dashboard panels similar to the ones seen on the new hatchback. Customers can also opt for a fully digital cockpit, keyless entry, front LED headlights and automated cruise control.

by | October 27, 2018 | 03:25

When it is ready, Qantas will be the only foreign airline to have a first-class lounge at Changi Airport. Qantas will also add more seating to its business class lounge by making use of some "void" space within the lounge's current physical footprint.

by | October 27, 2018 | 03:10

The jackpot is being split among 142 people. But when she learned it was true, "I was shaking", she said. "I didn't quite believe it, so we checked the ticket against the numbers in the local paper, and sure enough, they were all there!" Livingston is still at the hospital, where he will need to undergo a hip replacement.

by | October 27, 2018 | 02:30

All domestic automakers finished in the bottom half of the list. The Model 3 fared much better than either larger Tesla, with owner feedback predicting an "Average" reliability ranking . Jake Fisher, director of auto testing at Consumer Reports, added that some automakers have struggled to ideal turbocharged engines and newer eight-, nine- and 10-speed transmissions.

by | October 27, 2018 | 02:44

Just last quarter we reported that Amazon booked its most profitable ever quarter at around $2.5 billion for 2Q18. While US economic growth kept apace despite trade wars, the same can not be said of USA corporate profit growth, as a slew of disappointing forecasts this earnings season showed how tariffs, rising wages and borrowing costs as well as jitters over geopolitical events are hurting companies.

by | October 26, 2018 | 02:18

Mega Millions set a record for lottery jackpots after nobody won the US$1 billion prize on Friday. Someone in SC went to bed $1.6 billion richer, before taxes , anyway. With the jackpot and the other lesser prizes - as little as the face value of a ticket for getting just the Mega Ball right - there were almost 16 million tickets Tuesday night that earned people at least something.

by | October 26, 2018 | 01:27

This year's Halloween drink stirs together chia seeds disguised as bat warts, which clump together in the drink like a pudding, and is topped with vanilla whipped cream dusted with lizard scale powder, which looks a lot like matcha powder, according to Refinery 29 .

by | October 26, 2018 | 00:57

Apple was smacked with an additional 5 million euro fine for failing to provide customers with information about essential characteristics of the batteries in their phones and how to care for them. Last year, Apple acknowledged issues with previous iPhone models and their battery performance after updating to the latest version. The ACGM said both companies had been fined the highest possible amount reflecting the severity of their dishonest practices.

by | October 25, 2018 | 10:17

United Kingdom police say that a man who was reportedly filmed racially abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified. Gayle, in an interview with British media, said "He pays his fare, I pay mine". Her daughter, Carol, 53, criticised Ryanair's response and claimed they had not yet received an apology from the airline. Nobody has apologised. We've not had nothing.

by | October 25, 2018 | 09:24

A total of 403 expired credit card numbers and 27 credit card numbers with no verification number (CVV) were accessed, along with approximately 860,000 passport numbers and 245,000 Hong Kong identity card numbers. Cathay Pacific said it first noticed suspicious activity in March, and confirmed that intruders had accessed its network in early May . The personal details of some 380,000 British Airways passengers were accessed after a data breach at the United Kingdom carrier.

by | October 25, 2018 | 10:05

Revenue from the company's Azure cloud computing business once again spiked - this time up 76 percent. Despite the haggard headlines of how the Xbox appears to be doing in the market compared to Sony's generational mega-hit PS4, Microsoft has managed to continue to squeeze water from a stone.

by | October 25, 2018 | 07:44

Reyes says the dog acts like a stray "so people will feel bad for her & feed her burgers". Princess can be seen apparently "begging" for food as a auto pulls up beside her. The hilarious posts have been liked more than 230,000 times on Facebook, with many people calling Princess a "diva". After catching Princess scamming a McDonald's customer, Reyes pulled up in her vehicle and her pup immediately recognized her.

by | October 25, 2018 | 07:11

Campaigning for Democratic party candidates, former United States president Barack Obama has accused the ruling Republicans of pitting people against one another and not addressing the challenges being faced by the country. Rosen, a first-term congresswoman, is seen as one of Democrats' best opportunities to flip control of a Senate seat, though the party faces slim chances of taking control of the Senate.

by | October 25, 2018 | 06:49

There were 36 second-tier winners, those who picked five winning numbers but did not match the Mega Ball. The winning ticket was sold at a convenience store in the rural town of Simpsonville, with a population 22,000. Lotteries also give winners the option of taking one-time lump sum payment upfront, though the amount is always smaller; in the case of the $1.537 billion jackpot , the lump sum payment option comes to $878 million.

by | October 25, 2018 | 07:39

Ford has invested $850 million in the factory, which dates to the late 1950s. Ford is transforming their product lineup, building their truck, SUV, and commercial vehicle momentum. Ranger is the first in an onslaught of all-new vehicles that will see Ford aim to replace more than 75 percent of its current North American portfolio by 2020.

by | October 25, 2018 | 06:40

Modified version of the Egg McMuffin, and prompted by customers'enthusiam for adapting the menu to create their own items, the Triple Breakfast Stacks feature two slices of American cheese, two sausage patties, thick-cut Applewood smoked bacon, and an egg.

by | October 25, 2018 | 07:02

Technology and health care companies also took heavy losses Tuesday. Netflix gave back 9.4 per cent and Amazon dropped 5.9 per cent. A wave of selling emerged across semiconductor stocks, dragging the broader tech sector lower, after chipmaker STMicroelectronics' weaker guidance fuelled worries about peak profit growth in the wake of Texas Instruments' downbeat report a day earlier.

by | October 25, 2018 | 06:00

The journalist has relatives still living in Saudi Arabia and three children who hold United States citizenship. Very simple. Bad deal, should have never been thought of. It was not clear what was in the suitcases. The crown prince said all culprits will be punished, and Saudi Arabia and Turkey will work together "to reach results".

by | October 25, 2018 | 06:59

Why play solo, when your odds of hitting the jackpot are a measly 1 in 302,575,350? Other gas stations around the city are seeing similar spikes. That's the value if the victor or winners select 30 annuity payments. Wednesday's Powerball lottery prize stands at $620 million, making it the fifth-largest jackpot in USA history, after no one got all six numbers in Saturday's drawing .

by | October 24, 2018 | 08:29

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor. There are no reports of anyone getting sick. Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headaches, stiff neck, confusion and convulsions that are sometimes preceded by diarrhea, according to health officials.

by | October 24, 2018 | 09:11

Imran said he had tried to extend hand of peace to India, had not received a response, but hoped to resume efforts to improve ties with India after national elections there. "We hope there is an explanation that satisfies people and those responsible are punished". "It was also agreed that a one-year deferred payment facility for the import of oil, up to $3 billion, will be provided by Saudi Arabia", the statement said.

by | October 24, 2018 | 08:44

Additionally, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, visiting Israel this week, said on Sunday that it will be hard for countries to receive waivers on Iran oil sanctions. Media companies, politicians and high-profile figures have been pulling out of a Saudi investment conference scheduled for Tuesday in the wake of the killing of Khashoggi.

by | October 24, 2018 | 07:56

Harley-Davidson beat Wall Street's forecast for total revenue and earnings, helped by a 2.6 percent gain in global retail sales and increased shipments of pricier touring models. Harley-Davidson plans to introduce its first electric motorcycle, LiveWire, in 2019, followed by two additional electric models in 2022. In addition, President Donald Trump's call to boycott the motorcycle manufacturer for its decision to move production for European markets overseas has only compounded the ...

by | October 24, 2018 | 08:05

Dyson plans to utilise what it's learned making vacuum cleaners with "switched reluctance" electric motors and apply that to cars. Dyson has confirmed it's working on an electric vehicle manufacturing facility , with the vacuum (hair-dryer, fan, hair-curler, hand-dryer) company's board approving plans to build a two-storey facility in Singapore .

by | October 24, 2018 | 08:02

They had just passed a lottery billboard with the latest Mega Millions jackpot, he told lottery officials. For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the big Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math and very long odds.

by | October 23, 2018 | 11:28

The top speed in the tunnel, according to the CEO, will be 155 miles per hour (250 km/h). The existing Los Angeles train has an average operating speed of just over 40km/h. The very first LA tunnel, which will primarily function to transport pedestrians and cyclists, was officially completed in May, after digging permission was granted in August previous year.

by | October 23, 2018 | 11:43

He added that Riyadh had capacity to increase output to 12 million bpd and Gulf OPEC ally, the United Arab Emirates, could add a further 200,000 bpd. Russian Federation and Iran reportedly agreed last month to a deal allowing Iran to evade the USA sanctions on Tehran's oil exports, Israel's Hadashot TV news reported earlier this month, citing a document by the Israeli Foreign Ministry as warning.

by | October 22, 2018 | 05:23

But Gélineau said that Canada Post president and CEO Jessica McDonald's conciliatory tone has not been matched by a real opening at the bargaining table. In an email to The Canadian Press on Sunday, Canada Post defended itself by stating that it was responding to numerous issues raised by the union, and has already tabled a significant offer that included wage increases, as well as the improvement of job security and social benefits.

by | October 22, 2018 | 03:52

And, while Kevin Frei contends he had nothing but the kids' well-being in mind, the parents of the Potter-Dix school district were apparently horrified enough to call for his resignation. "But it is without a doubt not a normal staple of our diet and will not, nor will any other non-staple foods, be a part of the Potter-Dix meal program".

by | October 22, 2018 | 03:20

The two have led the 20th Century Fox Television studio since 1999 and added the broadcast network to their responsibilities four years ago. Charlie Collier, president of the AMC and SundanceTV US cable networks, has been named CEO of entertainment at Fox, the company to be spun-off after Disney's acquisition of assets from 21st Century Fox.

by | October 22, 2018 | 03:18

Another passenger, along with many who have viewed the video since then, questioned why the man was allowed to remain on the flight. The man, sitting in the window seat, began insulting the woman when she took too long to move on the October 19 Barcelona to London flight.

by | October 22, 2018 | 03:46

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