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by | November 16, 2018 | 16:25

The high number of dead and missing is attributed to the speed with which the flames, driven by high winds and facilitated by parched scrubland and trees, raced through the town of Paradise . Due to the administrative complications, it took longer for the official list of missing persons to be assembled. California authorities collected DNA samples from relatives on Thursday to help identify victims of the western USA state's deadliest-ever wildfire.

by | November 15, 2018 | 08:26

Lumentum's outlook comes a week after Nikkei reported that Apple was cancelling a production boost for its iPhone XR line, and less than two weeks after Apple's fourth-quarter results showed tepid unit sales growth. The firm hoped the iPhone XR would persuade owners of older iPhones to switch to the newer model, which costs $749 (£749) - a sizable discount from the $999 iPhone XS and the $1099 XS Max.

by | November 14, 2018 | 06:33

Before the United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran , "fear and anxiety gripped the market", al-Falih said at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference. Speculators have pulled back on heavy bets on an oil rally, a process that continued Tuesday, traders said. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, had previously supported legislation that would remove an existing immunity shield that prevents the oil cartel and its members' national oil ...

by | November 07, 2018 | 11:12

Two days earlier, The Washington Post (owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ) reported that Amazon is in "advanced talks" about putting its second headquarters, nicknamed HQ2, in Northern Virginia. Naturally, cities queued up to offer enticing incentives , including large subsidies , in order to lure the retail giant into selecting their area as Amazon's new home.

by | November 07, 2018 | 09:16

Democrats could also make significant progress in the investigations of Trump's possible collusion with Russian Federation and of his tax returns. They also could force Mr Trump to scale back his legislative ambitions, possibly dooming his promises to fund a border wall with Mexico, pass a second major tax-cut package or carry out his hardline policies on trade.

by | November 06, 2018 | 02:31

Millions of additional items on its website sold by third-party sellers will qualify for the free two-day shipping perk. Target announced last month it would offer free two-day shipping on all orders from November 1 to December 22. Don't all your friends with Amazon Prime seem so. well, smug? The same week, Walmart announced that two-day shipping would be free for Marketplace items .

by | November 06, 2018 | 00:55

It is a competition for the soul of America - a referendum on Trump and the venomous political culture that many blame for gridlock in Congress and a recent spate of hate crimes and politically motivated attacks. The NBC News Data Analytics Lab, using voter file data from TargetSmart, found that 35,526,881 early votes were counted nationwide as of Monday. "He's fighting, he's great", Trump said of DeWine, before turning his attention toward Cordray, who he called a "bad guy".

by | November 06, 2018 | 00:55

Ellison told investors in August that the smaller OSH stores were not running well and could never become a big part of Lowe's overall business. Lowe's CEO said affected employees will have the opportunity to transfer to neighboring Lowe's stores.

by | November 04, 2018 | 23:19

Protesting Google employees want to end Forced Arbitration clauses, increase the transparency around the misconduct policy and safety for women wanting to make a report of sexual harassment . The global Google walkout was sparked by a New York Times article about a former executive. The email did not mention the reported incidents involving Mr Rubin, Mr DeVaul or anyone else, but Mr Pichai did not dispute anything in the NYT story.

by | November 03, 2018 | 05:14

On Monday, U.S. oil prices inched up 0.07 percent despite vow of Saudi Arabia to enhance oil production. Earlier in the session, Brent reached a session low of $75.09 a barrel, while WTI slumped to $65.33 a barrel. Brent crude futures fell $1.57 a barrel to $73.47 a barrel as of 11:38 a.m. EST (1538 GMT), while US futures were down $1.40 a barrel at $63.91. Meanwhile, India's imports from Iran rose 27 percent from the same month previous year to 527,600 bpd, and buyers there plan to take 9 ...

by | November 03, 2018 | 03:52

The two countries already have imposed tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods and Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on the remainder of China's $US500 billion-plus ($A690b) exports to the United States if the disputes can not be resolved.

by | November 02, 2018 | 19:12

Moreover, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its partners are in "produce as much as you can" mode. Jahangiri further stated that Tehran expected that the U.S. would not reduce the country's oil exports to the level of less than one million barrels a day.

by | November 02, 2018 | 18:05

India jumped 23 positions in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index and is now ranked 77 out of 190 countries in 2018, a development that could help the country attract more foreign investments. Afghanistan was the most improved economy followed by Djibouti and China. "Given the current economic environment in Turkey, it is, nevertheless, encouraging to the global business community and local entrepreneurs alike to see the process of conducting business simplified in so many ...

by | November 01, 2018 | 23:40

The Shanghai Composite index rebounded 1 percent to 2,568.05 and South Korea's Kospi picked up 0.9 percent to 2,014.69. Stocks have plunged since early October and trading has been especially volatile the last few days. Trump said in the interview he would like to make a deal now, but that China was not ready. IBM fell 4.1% to $119.64. "A trade war with China was one of the bigger overhangs".

by | October 31, 2018 | 14:31

The reports also claimed that Governor Urjit Patel , who has been in the limelight recently for taking a tough stand against the government, may quit. It further claimed that the government has invoked never used before Section 7 of the RBI act. "Extensive consultations on several issues take place between government and RBI from time to time".

by | October 28, 2018 | 09:03

Saturday's Powerball drawing would pay an estimated $750 million if a victor matches all six numbers. Lottery officials said the winning tickets were sold in Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Wisconsin. A man holds a Powerball lottery ticket in Kingman, Ariz. If there's a victor, it would be one of largest jackpots in the nation's history. Powerball is played in 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., the U.S Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

by | October 27, 2018 | 01:46

The company posted third-quarter earnings per share of $5.75 on net income of $2.9 billion, topping expected earnings per share of $3.14, according to Refinitiv data. Investors' focus will be on the company's performance in its Web Services business, which is expected to be a major boost to the company's profitability.

by | October 26, 2018 | 07:12

The Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI) rose 4.3 percent to close trading on the last day of the week on 7,835.54 points. Calls to stop the event have been made following the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Turkey .

by | October 24, 2018 | 08:10

Customer Service Representative, Elijah Henderson, says the line has stayed busy all week long. In the sales peak, as many as 12,700 tickets will be sold per minute, Mullen said. The annual El Gordo national lottery in Spain advertises a larger total prize pool, but the money is divvied up into many prizes, according to Seth Elkin, a spokesman for the Maryland lottery, which now takes questions about the Mega Millions drawing.

by | October 23, 2018 | 01:25

It forms part of the wider investigation by Turkish officials into the events of that day and the continued interrogation and worldwide questioning of Saudi Arabia's version of how the journalist died. On Monday, a spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party, Omer Celik, echoed the sentiment that the footage is evidence of Saudi efforts to hide the killing.

by | October 22, 2018 | 13:23

A ticket machine behind him flashed the Mega Millions jackpot estimate, along with the Powerball jackpot for Saturday night - now at $470 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is now bigger than ever before. Because proceeds from the state lottery go toward education, those increased sales mean more revenue for Oklahoma schools, Finks said.

by | October 22, 2018 | 13:26

Dalian, which hosts some of China's biggest refineries and commercial oil storage facilities, typically receives 1-3 million barrels of Iranian oil each month. He also said that the US response to Saudi Arabia would likely be "very severe" but he would still want to get to the bottom of what exactly happened.

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:45

But Trump's willingness to give the Saudis more time to investigate the matter - at the behest of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , even as US intelligence agencies and global leaders say Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind Khashoggi's October 2 disappearance - complicates the growing crisis with the U.S.'s uneasy ally.

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:34

Saudi Arabia is the India's second-biggest oil supplier behind Iraq and is committed to meet any shortfall that may arise due to sanctions on Iran , he said. A claim by the United States that it aims to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero is a "political bluff", the head of the state-run National Iranian Oil Company was quoted as saying.

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:33

The losses have wiped out all the market's gains in 2018, CNN said. For more than two years, the kingdom has been on an ambitious plan to modernize and diversify its economy away from oil . In an interview aired Sunday, Trump told CBS' " 60 Minutes " that Saudi Arabia would face strong consequences if involved in Khashoggi's disappearance.

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:26

Those who take the cash will receive a one-time lump-sum equal to all the cash in the prize pool - which is $494 million for Friday's drawing. It is the largest jackpot in the game's history and the second largest in the US lottery jackpot history.

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:23

Saudi Arabia is one of Washington's closest allies and the Khashoggi disappearance is putting the administration in an awkward position. "I'm not giving cover at all", Trump told reporters on Wednesday. What makes this different is what may be irrefutable evidence of a horror committed against a USA resident: US intelligence intercepts that the crown prince ordered Khashoggi's interrogation and kidnapping back to Saudi Arabia and Turkish authorities' recordings in the Istanbul ...

by | October 16, 2018 | 19:47

Tuesday. Combined with the Powerball jackpot, which is now at $ 345 million , the jackpots have reached a total of $999 million. Mega Millions last saw a jackpot victor on July 24 when 11 California co-workers shared a cool $543 million - the largest prize ever won on a single Mega Millions ticket.

by | October 15, 2018 | 05:33

The attackers didn't take any information from about 1 million people whose accounts were vulnerable. The attackers had access to a limited number of accounts to begin with, and it's not clear if these were bogus to begin with, but they were connected to other "friends" on the site.

by | October 15, 2018 | 02:15

A group of 11 office workers in San Jose, CA, who made a "spur of the moment" decision to pool together, beat the odds and won July's jackpot of $543 million. The most recent Mega Ball was 18 on Tuesday night. A victor who opted for a cash payout would receive $309 million, minus taxes. Mega Millions announced Friday night that the winning numbers are 4, 24, 46, 61, 70 and the Mega Ball 7.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:26

The monthly trade imbalance, up 10 per cent from the previous record high of US$31.05 billion in August, showed that US President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese products had yet to show their desired effect of narrowing the trade deficit with China.

by | October 12, 2018 | 04:40

But higher interest rates can slow economic growth and erode corporate profits. It was more than $40 five years ago. "The #MAGA theme is unraveling a bit over the past few sessions as two-sided risks have been injected into the USA equity market", Mark McCormick, head of North American FX strategy at TD Securities, wrote in an email.

by | October 09, 2018 | 14:23

You may have spent all weekend anxious that your Facebook account had been hacked. Facebook said in a statement, 'We've heard that some people are seeing posts or messages about accounts being cloned on Facebook. It instructs you to forward the message to all of your friends. "Good Luck", reads a common message spreading across Facebook. Apparently this is a hoax and I am getting SPAMMED with them.

by | October 07, 2018 | 17:40

This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Tesla and Mr. Musk agreed to pay $20-M each to the regulator under the settlement, and Mr. Tesla said in its 3Q vehicle safety report that "we've registered one accident or crash-like event for every 3.34 million miles driven in which drivers had Autopilot engaged".

by | October 05, 2018 | 14:10

In a clear indication that it is not yet done with rate increases, the central bank changed its stance to "calibrated tightening" from "neutral" that was in place since February 2017, Bloomberg reported. The central government and mostly BJP-led states announced a cut in excise and Value-Added Tax rates to reduce fuel prices by 5 per litre. The benchmark Sensex plunged by 527.94 points, or 1.39 per cent, to 35,447.69 in morning deals.

by | October 02, 2018 | 21:00

The rise for London workers will be 28%. "We listened to our critics, thought hard about what we wanted to do, and decided we want to lead", said Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. The pay hike announced by Amazon Tuesday arrives right as retailers head into their most crucial season ahead of the holidays. With a healthy US economy, Americans looking for work have an increasing number of job options, so Amazon has to find ways to entice people to join its company.

by | October 01, 2018 | 18:08

The appointment of two new Board members, as well as the creation of a committee tasked with "placing additional controls and procedures to oversee" Musk's communications, were warmly received by the Tesla community as well. Even after the stock's slide from last year's peak, Tesla is valued at $45.2 billion in the stock market. In any case, the $40 million, which will be distributed to harmed shareholders after a court-approved process, are but a very small fraction of the more than $7 ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 11:42

Trump announced that the U.S. would impose a 25% tariff on imports of Canadian steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum in June, which in turn prompted Canada to respond with retaliatory tariffs on a slew of U.S. USA business groups oppose turning NAFTA into a bilateral deal because the three nations' economies have become closely intertwined since the original pact came into force in 1994.

by | September 26, 2018 | 19:15

So what's behind the departures? While not particularly revealing, the measurement underscores the growing importance Facebook places on those secondary apps. So what will become of Instagram now? Why are the Instagram founders leaving? Yet Zuckerberg's Facebook has to make sure it doesn't become akin to a swarm of locusts, moving from platform to platform and turning each one to a husk.

by | September 25, 2018 | 07:23

Such a price rally would mark the first time since the summer of 2014 that oil would return to the $100-a-barrel level that became the norm in the early part of this decade. They have reportedly been discussing raising output by half a million barrels a day to counter falling supply from Iran. USA light crude was $1.25 higher at $72.03 on Monday.

by | September 24, 2018 | 00:47

Subsequently, first aid was administered to the passengers who complained of ear pain, bleeding nose etc, a spokesperson of the airline said . Jet Airways authority confirmed the incident in a statement saying that pilots have been suspended following a pending investigation.

by | September 22, 2018 | 14:26

Oil prices on Wednesday pulled back from gains racked up the previous day, pushed down amid a surprise climb in USA crude stockpiles. Iran remains "a very important exporter of oil", said the chief of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

by | September 18, 2018 | 11:34

There is feeling around Westminster and Brussels that a Brexit deal could be within touching distance. The idea was immediately rejected by May, the report said. "Do we really think... that if parliament was to say, "No, go back and get a better one", do we really think the European Union is going to give a better deal at that point?" she said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 10:45

But Trump warned that "if China takes retaliatory action against our farmers or other industries, we will immediately pursue phase three, which is tariffs on approximately $267 billion of additional imports". This addition brings tariffs to about half of all goods imported from China to the U.S. Tariffs increase the cost of goods to U.S. buyers, and lead to higher prices for the same items from domestic producers and imports from countries that have avoided tariffs.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:16

Time claims a combined audience of more than 100 million readers in print and online, including over 50 million digital visitors. "The power of Time has always been in its unique storytelling of the people & issues that affect us all & connect us all", Benioff wrote.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:08

Donnybrook supplies Coles and Woolworths stores across Australia. Consumers have been urged to chop up or throw out berries purchased in the past week as police seek a culprit. We are working closely with authorities as they investigate this matter. Back in New Zealand, Foodstuff external relations manager Sue Hamilton says ahead of the New Zealand strawberry season kicking off, New World, PaK'n'Save and Four Square stores are stocking some Australian strawberries.

by | September 14, 2018 | 20:40

But there remain obstacles to reaching a deal, which both US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they were prepared to walk away from. counterpart. No word yet on when she might return to Washington to continue NAFTA talks. They are aiming to complete a deal by the end of the month so that Mexico, Canada and the United States can sign an agreement by the end of November.

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:48

Previous to the creation of the Day One Fund, Bezos and his family had donated only $135 million to charities, including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a nonprofit providing scholarships for the children of parents who immigrated the US illegally and most recently to a bi-partisan organization that gives campaign support to veterans running for political office.

by | September 11, 2018 | 12:23

In a span of one week, prices of petrol and diesel have gone up by Rs 1.65 a litre and Rs 1.92 a litre, respectively. The percentage increase was 20.5. Nearly half of the retail selling price of the two fuels is made up of Central and State taxes. BS Photo by Kamlesh Pednekar Hike in petrol price on the day oppn parties protesting shows govt's insensitivity: Akhilesh Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav said hike in prices of petroleum products on the day opposition parties staged " Bharat ...

by | September 10, 2018 | 16:57

In the announcement, which coincided with his 54th birthday, the Chinese business magnate noted that his 46yo successor Zhang has been with the company for 11 years and has demonstrated " superb talent, business acumen and determined leadership ".