• Global Warming to Leave Us Crying in Our Costlier Beer
Global Warming to Leave Us Crying in Our Costlier Beer

In a statement , Guan said that the increase in beer prices "will add insult to injury" for those living in the new environmental conditions, according to ScienceDaily. Few people would complain if global warming ruined Brussels sprouts, he added. That change is driven by a drop in barley yield, which could be as little as 3 percent or as larg...

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  • Pompeo meets Saudi royal family to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance
Pompeo meets Saudi royal family to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Saudi Arabia's Consul General to Istanbul , Mohammed al Otaibi is reported to have left Turkey . The Saudi Arabian consulate is cordoned off by Turkish police - during the investigation over missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - in Istanbul , Turkey, October 15, 2018.

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  • Mega Millions winning numbers tonight for $667 million jackpot
Mega Millions winning numbers tonight for $667 million jackpot

Lottery tickets were sold at $2 each in kiosks, supermarkets and gas stations in 44 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown with each of the 23 semi-weekly drawings that failed to producer a top victor since July 24, when an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara County, California, hit a $543 m...

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  • Saudi Arabia orders internal probe into Khashoggi case after global pressure
Saudi Arabia orders internal probe into Khashoggi case after global pressure

The case has provoked an global outcry, with U.S. President Donald Trump threatening " severe punishment " if it turns out Khashoggi was killed in the consulate and European allies calling for "a credible investigation" and accountability for those responsible.

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  • YouTube users question sanity, reality as service goes dark worldwide
YouTube users question sanity, reality as service goes dark worldwide

YouTube is aware of the issue, though no ETA has been given on when we can expect a fix. "We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will keep you updated", it tweeted . BNO News and websites that detect outages went offline, and #YouTubeDOWN was trending on Twitter. As of the time of publication, some site functionality had been res...

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  • Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record $654 Million
Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record $654 Million

Free Mega Millions tickets are available Tuesday ahead of one of the game's largest drawings. The estimated prize is just shy of the all-time game record of $656 million set in 2012. And Friday's Mega Millions wasn't a complete bust. The next Mega Millions drawing will be held Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET, and tickets must be purchased by 10:00 ...

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  • China slashes banks’ reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth
China slashes banks’ reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth

The move is not expected to put depreciatory pressure on the yuan, the statement said, adding that the bank would continue to maintain a "prudent and neutral" monetary policy. Equity markets around the world came under pressure last week after a steep sell-off in U.S. Treasuries, prompted by hawkish comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials an...

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  • EU's top diplomat says 'a full investigation needed' into Khashoggi's disappearance
EU's top diplomat says 'a full investigation needed' into Khashoggi's disappearance

Is this the end of Saudi prince's honeymoon? You talk to experts , and this is what they say. The official said one of the men had brought along a bone saw for dismembering the body. Earlier on Tuesday morning, a Turkish forensics team completed a search inside the consulate. The Saudi consulate referred Reuters to authorities in Riyadh, who ...

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  • Saudis preparing to acknowledge journalist died after interrogation 'went wrong'
Saudis preparing to acknowledge journalist died after interrogation 'went wrong'

The Turkish government has also told the Trump administration that it possesses audio recordings of what occurred inside the consulate that day - evidence that US officials said supports the conclusion that Khashoggi was interrogated, tortured and then murdered.

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  • Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt
Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales, massive debt

Workers at the company now face an uncertain future although given the travails of recent years, that is nothing new - having employed more than 300,000 people a decade ago, the company's workforce is now down to 68,000. Sears shares have traded under $1 for all of October ー a jarring price for a stock that hit an all-time high near $120 in April 2...

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  • Sears, One-Time Face of American Retail, Files for Bankruptcy
Sears, One-Time Face of American Retail, Files for Bankruptcy

The iconic American retailer will close 142 stores by year end and Eddie Lampert will step down as CEO but remain chairman. Having so little cash available would make it very hard for Sears to pay back $134 million in debt due on Monday.

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  • Saudi dissident believes Riyadh tapped calls with Khashoggi
Saudi dissident believes Riyadh tapped calls with Khashoggi

Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and U.S. permanent resident whose writings have been critical of powerful Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has been missing since entering the country's consulate in Istanbul on Oct 2. As of Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was still planning to attend the conference. Yields on Saud...

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  • Bearish Sentiment Returns To Oil Markets
Bearish Sentiment Returns To Oil Markets

Futures dropped 4 per cent this week in NY, echoing declines in the S&P 500 Index amid fresh concern about the escalating US-China trade war, reported Bloomberg . The increase was much larger than expected. Biofuel production also increased by 300,000 barrels a day from the previous quarter, according to the report.

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  • Saudi Arabia says it will retaliate if Trump imposes sanctions
Saudi Arabia says it will retaliate if Trump imposes sanctions

MSNBC host Alex Witt asked McFaul whether-given the available information-he believes Saudi Arabia is responsible for Khashoggi's disappearance. "The kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats or attempts to undermine it whether through threats to impose economic sanctions or the use of political pressure", an official source said, quot...

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  • B.C. asked to conserve energy after pipeline explosion
B.C. asked to conserve energy after pipeline explosion

Located on West 57th Avenue near Cambie Street, Langara Gardens is one of 200 large industrial customers that have been forced to shut off their natural gas . "This restart approval follows a comprehensive integrity assessment that evaluated a number of potential impacts", the company said. 'Enbridge has been in constant communication with membe...

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  • Mega Millions numbers drawn for ninth-largest lottery jackpot
Mega Millions numbers drawn for ninth-largest lottery jackpot

The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of California office workers won $543 million. If one were to match all five numbers and the mega number, which has the odds of 1 in 302 million, they would get to choose between a 30-year annuity or a cash payout.

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  • Singapore Airlines prepares for longest scheduled commercial flight
Singapore Airlines prepares for longest scheduled commercial flight

The route uses the fuel-efficient ultra-long range variant of Airbus' A350-900, a category of plane that airlines are increasingly turning to as they look to squeeze more miles out of every drop of pricey fuel. At 4.35pm today (11.35pm in Singapore ), Flight SQ22 will leave the tarmac at Changi Airport. As Singapore Airlines takes delivery of ...

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  • Trump promises 'severe punishment' if Saudis killed journalist
Trump promises 'severe punishment' if Saudis killed journalist

The Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, reported Saturday that Khashoggi's Apple Watch recorded his alleged slaying at the hands of Saudi officials. "The answer is for now I am" still going, Mnuchin said. However, Trump in the same interview said: "As of this moment, they ...

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  • Trump promises to call Saudi king about missing Khashoggi
Trump promises to call Saudi king about missing Khashoggi

What did Mr Trump say? He said that, once it was clear what had happened to Mr Khashoggi , governments should decide "in the appropriate way" whether to attend an investment conference to be held in the Saudi capital Riyadh this month. U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to personally call Saudi Arabia's King Salman to discuss what he ca...

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  • Crude oil slightly higher as Hurricane Michael approaches Florida
Crude oil slightly higher as Hurricane Michael approaches Florida

On Oct. 3, it hit a four-year high of $86.74. According to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, companies in the area have reduced crude oil production by 670,800 barrels as of yesterday. Oil prices fell to two-week lows on Thursday as it extended big losses from the previous session amid a rout in global stock markets, with prices a...

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