Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

The Trump administration has levelled tariffs on US$250 billion in goods from China , over complaints of deep state subsidies for businesses and intellectual property theft. China has been intensely wooing Papua New Guinea and other Pacific island n... More..

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US stocks trade lower amid Apple losses
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

US stocks trade lower amid Apple losses

Technology stocks led the broad market slide after a report that suggested Apple cut back orders significantly from a parts supplier rattled investors. With yesterday's losses, all three indexes erased the ga...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has A Couch To Crash On In D.C.
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has A Couch To Crash On In D.C.

The Florida race is undergoing a tense mandatory recount, with Trump and other senior Republicans openly accusing county officials of fraud. McCarthy has been here before, and he's making the case that he...More..

Crude oil futures pop higher as Saudi Arabia vows to cut production
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Crude oil futures pop higher as Saudi Arabia vows to cut production

After jumping over 1% in early trade, front-month Brent and WTI Crude futures are now trading at $70.70 and $60.63 a barrel, up 0.75% from Friday's closing level. Members of the Organization of Petroleum Export...More..

United Kingdom announces draft Brexit deal with European Union as opponents cry foul
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

United Kingdom announces draft Brexit deal with European Union as opponents cry foul

The draft agreement is thought to involve a customs union remaining between the United Kingdom and the EU, with some special arrangements in Northern Ireland to prevent a border with the Republic being necess...More..

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again
by | Monday, November 12, 2018

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

While the company surpassed last year's sales just before 4:00 p.m., the rate is slower than last year when it broke the 2016 record around four hours earlier at midday. Alibaba kicked off this year's sales wit...More..

Best Buy releases its Black Friday deals on high-tech gadgets
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Best Buy releases its Black Friday deals on high-tech gadgets

The giant retailer disclosed that it has scheduled its events related to the Thanksgiving Day on November 22 (4-6 p.m), offering free coffee and cookies. Deep discounts and free shipping are some of the goodi...More..

Oil drops for a 10th day, a record losing streak
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Oil drops for a 10th day, a record losing streak

The United States on Wednesday warned all ports and insurance companies to steer clear of Iranian ships, which it called a "floating liability" after the imposition of sweeping USA sanctions . Brent crude ...More..

Marijuana Legalized in Michigan, Other States Next?
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Marijuana Legalized in Michigan, Other States Next?

MI midterm voters have followed the precedent set by nine other states already legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Businesses will be issued licenses and cannabis will be subjected to a 10 percent exci...More..

Iran urges United Nations to hold U.S. to account over sanctions
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Iran urges United Nations to hold U.S. to account over sanctions

The country denounced it as an economic war in which the U.S. attempted to curb Tehran's missile and nuclear programmes and weaken its influence in the Middle East. While Iran's crude exports could fall to litt...More..

USA drops the sanctions hammer on Iran ... again
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

USA drops the sanctions hammer on Iran ... again

But America's plots and its plans for sanctions will be defeated through continued resistance", said Jafari. "[Ms]. Mogherini and the European ministers once again reiterated their commitment to the 2015 Ira...More..

Amazon drops its $25 free shipping minimum for the holidays
by | Monday, November 05, 2018

Amazon drops its $25 free shipping minimum for the holidays

Walmart said it's adding millions more items to its free two-day shipping program, but kept its $35 minimum. In addition, Amazon said the number of items available for free same-day delivery to Prime membe...More..

China Premier Li Keqiang is optimistic on US-China relations
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

China Premier Li Keqiang is optimistic on US-China relations

Xi on Thursday said he looks forward to meeting with Trump at the G20 in Argentina, according to China's state media . Trump made no mention of whether the two leaders talked about the US indictment unveiled ...More..

Donald Trump will hold another Florida rally November 3 in Pensacola
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Donald Trump will hold another Florida rally November 3 in Pensacola

Saturday afternoon, Harris and Newsom will join comedian Chelsea Handler in Orange County to support Democrat UC Irvine Law Professor Katie Porter running in the 45th congressional district to flip the seat h...More..

The U.S. economy grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The U.S. economy grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter

But Friday's third quarter GDP report may be the best hard evidence yet that the tariffs are causing major disruptions in the economy. According to the report, from the third quarter of 2018, with downward pr...More..

Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into the sea
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into the sea

Indonesia's Search And Rescue Agency has released an official statement which says the reason for the crash is still unclear . Founded in 1999, Lion Air's only fatal accident was in 2004, when an MD-82...More..

Feds A Greater Risk To US Economy-Says Trump
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Feds A Greater Risk To US Economy-Says Trump

The interest rate was lowered by the bank to cope up with the recession of 2008. But the president has lately expressed frustration with the Fed's gradual interest rate increases, created to slow down the e...More..

Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

The New Jersey hospital workers who helped an elderly patient become a Mega Millions lottery victor told Inside Edition they wanted to do something special for him. The last Powerball winning jackpot was Augu...More..

China and Japan forge historic pact on denuclearisation in Korean Peninsula
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

China and Japan forge historic pact on denuclearisation in Korean Peninsula

The relationship has rapidly warmed after US President Donald Trump imposed massive tariffs on China while also targeting Japanese exports in an effort to cut US trade deficits. Tourism, trade and investment dr...More..

WWE explain why they're proceeding with Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

WWE explain why they're proceeding with Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia

Meanwhile, two sources told Reuters that Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel heard an audio recording of Khashoggi's killing during her visit to Turkey this week. After first insisting Khas...More..

USA oil prices up after sharp drop in fuel stocks
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

USA oil prices up after sharp drop in fuel stocks

Iranian net oil export revenues were estimated at $55 billion previous year, it added. Al-Falih said plans to diversify the economy will continue, but oil and gas expansion will also remain a priority. Iran's...More..

Jamal Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey's Erdogan
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey's Erdogan

Omer Celik, spokesman of Mr Erdogan's ruling party, said the killing "was planned in an extremely savage manner", and that "there has been a lot of effort to whitewash this". The Turkish government immediately ...More..

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots hit $2 billion after no winners Saturday
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots hit $2 billion after no winners Saturday

One Powerball ticket sold in CT is now worth $1 million after Saturday's drawing. With no winning ticket picked Saturday, the combined total between the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries has now reached a...More..

Mnuchin defends upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Mnuchin defends upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia has threatened to retaliate against any punitive action, but analysts say that wielding its main weapon - oil production - could backfire, putting the prince's economic goals even further out of r...More..

Powerball ticket sold in East Wareham worth $1 million
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Powerball ticket sold in East Wareham worth $1 million

Lottery staff are headed to Lexington to execute a series of security checks at the retailer that sold the winning ticket. Here are some answers for someone holding that prized lottery ticket for what would be ...More..

Lottery Fever Heats Up As Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Continue To Climb
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lottery Fever Heats Up As Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Continue To Climb

No winning ticket matched all six numbers in Tuesday's drawing. The next Mega Millions drawing will be Friday. Lawson's jackpot holds the record for the largest Lottery prize ever won in MI. Two of those tick...More..

Saudis considering plan to admit that Khashoggi was killed in consulate
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudis considering plan to admit that Khashoggi was killed in consulate

Mr. Trump said he did not want to get into what was in King Salman's mind. A Saudi delegation had entered the consulate one hour before the Turkish police arrived and appeared still to be inside as the search...More..

Khashoggi killed in interrogation 'gone wrong'
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Khashoggi killed in interrogation 'gone wrong'

According to CNN , the report will likely claim the interrogation was conducted without clearance or transparency. He said the United States was working with Saudi Arabia and Turkey to figure out what happ...More..

Mega Millions jackpot swells to $654M; tonight’s Powerball at $314M
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot swells to $654M; tonight’s Powerball at $314M

Not bad for a couple of $2 tickets. The last Powerball victor matched the numbers on August 11. The jackpot climbed $78 million after no one matched all six numbers Tuesday night. Or ask for a Quick Pick. ...More..

China says in 'communication' amid report of Trump-Xi meet
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

China says in 'communication' amid report of Trump-Xi meet

Chinese exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year to $46.7bn, down from August's 13.4 percent growth, customs data showed on Friday. This makes Chinese products cheaper overseas. And Huo J...More..