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He added that trade talks were "moving along nicely" and meetings were "being scheduled" at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires at the end of the month. 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.
  • Powerball winning numbers drawn. Did you win?

    Powerball winning numbers drawn. Did you win?

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    Tonight, lottery officials announced the Mega Millions winning numbers in one of the most anticipated drawings in American lottery history. It is anticipated to grow to $1.6 billion. Officials at that time also increased the chances of winning small prizes. The $1.6 billion estimated jackpot would be the largest prize in US history.
  • USA crude slumps below $70/bbl after large stock build

    USA crude slumps below $70/bbl after large stock build

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    The government's official response has been more circumspect, but it nonetheless warned that it would respond to any action with even greater retaliation and pointed to the kingdom's "influential and vital role in the global economy". sanctions on Iran take effect. According to its numbers, Saudi output went from 10.09 million bpd in May, before OPEC+ made a decision to pump more crude, to 10.9 million bpd in June.
  • Mega Millions Lottery: Winning chances increase for $2.25 billion jackpot

    Mega Millions Lottery: Winning chances increase for $2.25 billion jackpot

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    But like Mega Millions, no one took home Powerball and the pot continues to rise. Powerball officials reported that there were no winners and estimated that Wednesday's drawing would be worth $620 million. "They don't know what to do". The chance of winning Mega Millions now stands at one in over 302 million, but many say they're still willing to put their money down on a chance at instant wealth.
  • Saudi Arabia Says It Will Increase Output To Keep Oil Market Stable

    Saudi Arabia Says It Will Increase Output To Keep Oil Market Stable

    Economy

    US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was up 15c, or 0.2%, at $72.07 a barrel by 2.55am GMT on Wednesday, having settled up 14c. The rise, reported by the US Energy Information Administration was nearly triple what analysts had forecast and further eased prices, which had hit four-year highs of $86.74 earlier this month.
  • Suspects in Saudi journalist case tied to top prince - report - global

    Suspects in Saudi journalist case tied to top prince - report - global

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    President Donald Trump , who earlier warned of " severe punishment " if the kingdom was found culpable for Khashoggi's disappearance, criticized the allegations against the kingdom and compared it to the accusations of sexual assault leveled against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing.
  • Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

    Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

    Economy

    The Saudi stock market dropped by 7% on Sunday after Trump threatened of " severe punishment " which spooked investors. Under Son, SoftBank built its global influence through tech investments and raised over $93 billion past year to create its Vision Fund - with $45 billion coming from Saudi Arabia.
  • MegaMillions and Powerball jackpots combined are now almost $1B

    MegaMillions and Powerball jackpots combined are now almost $1B

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    It's the second-largest jackpot in the game's history and fourth-biggest lottery jackpot ever in the United States. It's only $2 million less than the March 2012 record of $656 million. And Friday's Mega Millions wasn't a complete bust. More than a billion tickets were sold before that single drawing. Before claiming the prize, the lucky victor must first sign the back of the ticket to prove ownership.
  • How Saudi Arabia might retaliate against any sanctions

    How Saudi Arabia might retaliate against any sanctions

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    Trump previously said the episode would not have an effect on US relations with Saudi Arabia , a close ally in the Middle East. CNN reported Monday that Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Mr. In an apparent response to Trump's comments, a Saudi official said if any moves were taken against the kingdom "it will respond with greater action".
  • Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Saudi journalist's disappearance

    Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Saudi journalist's disappearance

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    Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would say Khashoggi was killed as the result of an interrogation that went wrong, CNN reported on Monday , citing two unidentified sources. The bank has been one of the leading managers of Saudi Arabia's large bond sales in recent years, including a sale this year that raised $11 billion for the kingdom.
  • Mega Millions jackpot at $548,0000,000

    Mega Millions jackpot at $548,0000,000

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    Mega Millions jackpot prize totals climb each drawing when no players claim a flawless six-number match to the drawing. If you're looking for a tiny hint: the numbers 17 and 12 have been drawn twice as Mega Balls since August 31. The $470 million prize came with a $265.3 million cash payout option, according to Mega Millions . There were 37 tickets that matched four white balls plus the Mega Ball on Tuesday.
  • USA curbs China nuclear exports as Trump warns Americans not 'stupid'

    USA curbs China nuclear exports as Trump warns Americans not 'stupid'

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    China's overall trade - what it buys and sells with all countries including the USA - logged a $31.7 billion surplus, as exports rose faster than imports. Washington accuses Beijing of manipulating its currency in order to gain trade advantages. Mnuchin met on Thursday with Yi Gang, head of China's central bank.
  • US Market Indexes Fall Further, Dow Closes With -3.15% Loss

    US Market Indexes Fall Further, Dow Closes With -3.15% Loss

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    The Nasdaq composite slipped 101 points, or 1.4 percent, to 7,320. After U.S. tech shares plummeted overnight, Chinese Internet giant Tencent, Asia's largest company by market capitalization and a major factor in the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index, was battered again as it fell 6.8 percent.
  • Saudi team after Post writer included soldiers, royal guards

    Saudi team after Post writer included soldiers, royal guards

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    Donald Trump says he sees no reason to block Saudi investments in the United States, despite growing concerns over the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo then had a follow-up call with the crown prince to reiterate the USA request for information and a thorough, transparent investigation.
  • Facebook warning users about a viral hoax

    Facebook warning users about a viral hoax

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    Apparently this is a hoax and I am getting SPAMMED with them. Facebook has a detailed guide on how to get back into a hacked account, which is available here . The messages are essentially the next generation of chain letters, purporting to provide important information - and dire consequences if not shared by the recipient.