Trump will be in full campaign mode in final week before midterms

If enough of those districts switch to Democrats, the Republican party could lose its super majority in the Legislature, meaning Republicans would be unable to override gubernatorial vetoes on a party-line vote. Democrats are in better shape. "I do... More..

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President Trump, First Lady to Visit Pittsburgh Amid Grieving Over Massacre
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

President Trump, First Lady to Visit Pittsburgh Amid Grieving Over Massacre

Cohen, president of the hospital". A casket is carried out of Rodef Shalom Congregation after the funeral services for brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, Tuesday, Oct. "It's just such a loss". Following ...More..

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Saudi and Turkish prosecutors meet over Khashoggi investigation

Turkey is seeking the extradition of the Saudi suspects detained for the killing in the Saudi Consulate, which happened after Khashoggi entered the building on October 2. Saudi Arabia's government initiall...More..

Markets Right Now: Asian shares fall after rout on Wall St
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Markets Right Now: Asian shares fall after rout on Wall St

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 401 points, or 1.6 percent, to 24,984. In New York, the futures contract for the S&P 500 gained 0.7 per cent to 2,684 while that for the Dow also rose 0.6 per cent, to 2...More..

by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

German governing parties punished in state election

Market reaction was muted with the euro remaining above last week's low against the dollar on the news, which followed setbacks for Merkel's CDU-led bloc in regional elections this month. The anti-immigration...More..

Indonesian Aircraft goes down after Jakarta take-off
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Indonesian Aircraft goes down after Jakarta take-off

Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency today posted photos online of a crushed smartphone, books, bags and parts of the aircraft fuselage collected by search and rescue vessels that have converged on the area. ...More..

US Economy Grew At 3.5% Rate in Third Quarter
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

US Economy Grew At 3.5% Rate in Third Quarter

Compared to the third quarter of 2017, the economy grew 3%, the best performance since the second quarter of 2015, keeping it on track to hit the Trump administration's 3% growth target this year. Robust cons...More..

IBM close to acquiring Raleigh-based Red Hat
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM close to acquiring Raleigh-based Red Hat

While things are all status quo for now, big companies do have the tendency to pull the rug from under such projects which, compared to other open source software, often need more resources to serve a large use...More..

Newswatch: Chevy Cruze earns Consumer Reports reliability recommendation
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Newswatch: Chevy Cruze earns Consumer Reports reliability recommendation

While the Tesla Model S appears very similar physically to the auto that launched six years ago, Tesla has made many significant mechanical and software changes over the past few years. The Model X SUV remain...More..

$1.6bn lottery jackpot won in US
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

$1.6bn lottery jackpot won in US

It was the second time in two weeks that a Safeway store in San Francisco sold a lottery ticket that matched five out of six numbers. There could be more lucky ticket holders - not all states have reported ...More..

Drawing nears for $750 million Powerball jackpot
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Drawing nears for $750 million Powerball jackpot

Nurse Steve Grill is among the winners who's also helping take care of Livingston. If there's a victor, it would be one of largest jackpots in the nation's history. Cooper says the victor will owe the state $...More..

Tesla Shares Rise on Q3 Profit Beat
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Tesla Shares Rise on Q3 Profit Beat

The automaker made 5,300 Model 3s during the final week of the third quarter, less than the weekly goal of 6,000 it had set for the end of August. In a letter to investors, Mr Musk called the quarter "hist...More..

Five things to know about Trump's war (of words) on the Fed
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Five things to know about Trump's war (of words) on the Fed

The US economy is in good shape to keep expanding, but more interest rate increases will be needed to maintain that trajectory without inflation, newly-installed Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida ...More..

After iPhone spying report, China suggests Trump switch to Huawei
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

After iPhone spying report, China suggests Trump switch to Huawei

The comments were earlier reported on by The Washington Post and The Verge . China on Thursday denounced a US newspaper report that it is listening to President Donald Trump's phone calls, and suggeste...More..

Sharp falls wipe out Wall Street's 2018 gains
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Sharp falls wipe out Wall Street's 2018 gains

The S&P 500 slid by about 3.1 percent, erasing all of its gains for the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 600 points Wednesday amid a sharp drop in tech shares. Amazon is the second-mos...More..

CIA Director Gina Haspel to brief Trump on Khashoggi killing
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

CIA Director Gina Haspel to brief Trump on Khashoggi killing

Turkey claims that Khashoggi, who wrote for The Washington Post , was killed inside a Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey. Shortly before Prince Mohammed took the stage at the Future Investment Initiative , h...More..

Opec mulls options to cut 2019 oil output to prevent oversupply
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Opec mulls options to cut 2019 oil output to prevent oversupply

The market bounced around during the day, posting gains into the early afternoon before pulling back. Over the past four weeks, crude oil imports averaged about 7.7 million barrels per day, 0.7 percent more t...More..

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Madison
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Madison

Jennifer Santo, 40, of Dartmouth, received a one-time payment after purchasing her winning ticket at a Cumberland Farms on Main Street in Bridgewater. SC is one of eight states where lottery winners can keep th...More..

Apple, Samsung both fined for slowing down phones through updates
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Apple, Samsung both fined for slowing down phones through updates

It works by encouraging operating system updates for older phones which slow them down, thereby encouraging the purchase of new phones. When an OEM updates their devices to bring a newer Android version, we wou...More..

WWE Crown Jewel Confirmed To Still Take Place In Saudi Arabia
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

WWE Crown Jewel Confirmed To Still Take Place In Saudi Arabia

The Turkish foreign minister said, however, that "if global institutions or courts take initiative and start such an investigation, as Turkey, of course we will share the information and evidences we have as we...More..

Winning Numbers Drawn For $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Winning Numbers Drawn For $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

The $1.6 billion jackpot translates to a one-time payout of $904 million before taxes, or 30-year installments that start at $24 million, and grow to more than $99 million by the final annuity. The Mega Mil...More..

Elon Musk Announces Opening Date of His High-Speed Underground Tunnel
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Elon Musk Announces Opening Date of His High-Speed Underground Tunnel

Boring Company founder Elon Musk announced on Twitter that the company's first tunnel is set to be completed before the end of the year. Officially called The Loop (not to be confused with the still-imagin...More..

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1 billion
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1 billion

But if you are itching to play, you could win even more on Tuesday. "We tell them how to play it", she said. Powerball has climbed since there was a victor in NY on August 11. The numbers drawn Saturday w...More..

Mexico opens border to women & children of US-bound migrant caravan
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Mexico opens border to women & children of US-bound migrant caravan

He said it's painful for him to leave his country but he did it "out of necessity". "Tolerating illegality is not real compassion, not for own American citizens and not for illegal immigrants who are often ab...More..

Tesla introduces a $45,000 Model 3 variant with a 260-mile range
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Tesla introduces a $45,000 Model 3 variant with a 260-mile range

The release of a lower-priced Model 3 was a "logical next step", Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said in a note. This cheaper model has a top speed of 125mph and does 0-60mph in just 5.6 seconds. CEO...More..