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OPEC, partners discuss oil supply cut of up to 1.4 million bpd

You can track oil prices live at Markets Insider. Just weeks ago, some trading firms were talking of $100 oil. "Yes, we have done this in the past but this w...


Amazon’s second headquarters won’t be anywhere close to North Texas

Plus, even though smaller cities didn't land Amazon HQ2 , Amazon did announce it would add 5,000 jobs at a new operations hub in Nashville, and has alr...


24-year-old air hostess breastfeeds stranger’s baby during a flight

The flight attendant was on a "check flight", which would qualify her as a cabin crew evaluator. But flying without breast milk or formula on hand to satiate a ...


Amazon drops its $25 free shipping minimum for holidays

Target last month raised the stakes for the all-important holiday shopping rush, offering USA customers free two-day shipping. Prime membership is not requir...


U.S. wage growth jumps to its highest rate since 2009

Other data suggest hiring has indeed gathered pace, "but we won't know if that's really happening until we have another couple months' data", he said in a clien...


Spotify subscribers can get a free Google Home Mini from today

The deal is pretty straightforward: sign up for Spotify Premium for Families and you get a free Google Home Mini. Spotify points out that its family plan is...


Asian Markets Fall After Sharp Losses On Wall Street

In New York trading overnight, the Nasdaq composite with its hefty roster of tech stocks bore the brunt of the sell-off, falling more than 10 per cent below it...


China leading the way in UBS billionaire report 2018

In 2017, two out of three new super wealthy individuals a week in Asia were Chinese, keeping the region's 814-strong cohort above their 715 U.S. counterparts fo...


Tesla Model Y approved for production

According to the Journal , Tesla the FBI "has intensified" its investigation into whether Tesla misstated data on the production of its Model 3 , its lo...


Didn't win Mega Millions? Powerball jackpot up to $620M

The winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket was sold in Simpsonville, South Carolina. She purchased her winning Quic Pic ticket, which matched the first five n...


Saudi Crown Prince to address investment forum amid Khashoggi furore

And the cover-up was one of the worst in the history of cover-ups. "In terms of what we ultimately do, I'm going to leave it very much - in conjunction with m...


Mega Millions Now $1.6 Billion, Biggest Jackpot in History

For last Friday's drawing , about 59 percent of possible combinations were taken. In doing so, Powerball changed the odds of winning the jackpot from one...


Saudi Oil Chief: OPEC's in 'Produce as Much as You Can' Mode

The kingdom, which produces more than a tenth of global supplies, had vowed on Monday not to withhold its output as a political weapon amid the worldwide backla...


EU Commission slams Italy's budget plan as Euro falls

Italy's Prime Minister defended its free-spending budget on Thursday, brushing off criticism from Brussels as the European Commission stepped up pressure...


Top Republican senator believes Saudi Prince Salman responsible for Khashoggi's death

The prominent journalist had written columns critical of the Saudi government while living in self-imposed exile in the US. Khashoggi disappeared earlier th...


Trump asks Turkey for any recorded evidence of Khashoggi’s fate

Now I have to accept: "That is not going to happen". Officials from a joint Turkish-Saudi team completed an investigation into the case early Thursday after...


Saudi king calls Erdogan as Khashoggi fallout widens

However, President Donald Trump has reportedly talked about " severe punishment " if the Saudi government is found to be linked with his disappearance. But Riya...


Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance: Saudi Arabia Warns Against Sanctions

This message had been conveyed "directly to the Saudi authorities", said the statement, signed by Britain´s foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, his French counterpa...


Trump says he has 'a lot more to do' on China trade

Exports jumped 14.5 percent for September on-year, beating forecasts from analysts polled by Bloomberg News, while imports rose 14.3 percent on-year. "We were l...


Pakistan says it will seek International Monetary Fund bailout as reserves dwindle

China's economy could also take a hit: The IMF revised its forecast for economic growth in 2019 down to 6.2 percent, slightly lower than previous estimates and ...


Michael reaches hurricane strength as it churns toward Florida

Wednesday , says the center. Hurricane Michael is approaching northern Florida and as Gov. Rick Scott expanded his state of emergency declaration to i...


Theresa May nicks Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign slogan for ‘post-Brexit promise’ speech

But she did her best to appear carefree as she sashayed on to the stage to Abba hit Dancing Queen and joked about the coughing fit and collapsing stage backdr...


Tesla shares jump after SEC settlement leaves Musk as CEO

The deal with the powerful Securities and Exchange Commission, will require Musk to stand down as chairman, and cede sovereignty over his Twitter activities...


Elon Musk’s "Funding Secured" Tweet Just Cost Him & Tesla $40 Million

Under the agreement - which Clayton said was "in the best interests of our markets and our investors, including the shareholders of Tesla " - Musk will be in...


Trudeau disputes Trump's claims that Canada requested meeting with president

Although U.S. lawmakers said they expected that text to completely exclude Canada, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has made clear Ottawa could sign ...


Oil eases, but Iran sanctions keep Brent above $80 a barrel

According to the Goldman analysts, led by Damien Courvalin and Jeffrey Currie, production from other OPEC producers and Russian Federation will offset losses ou...


Australians warned to cut up strawberries after people report finding needles inside

Until investigators have a better idea where the needles are coming from, they recommend all strawberries be cut or disposed of. One man was taken to hospital...


Apple Issues Letter Responding to President Trump’s Proposed Tarrifs

At the same time, Apple is already using components sourced from USA manufacturers in some of its products. Apple said the tariffs would raise the cost of its...


Elon Musk smokes weed, talks flamethrowers on Joe Rogan podcast

Toledano, who has been on leave of absence from the company, said she would not be returning to the company. "Is that a joint or is that a cigar?" asked Musk...


Obama blasts Trump and Republicans, urges Democrats to vote

Obama was speaking Friday at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, where he accepted an ethics in government award. Obama is also expected to campaign in...