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Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10

Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10

On Sunday night, Tesla , SpaceX , and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted "The first tunnel is nearly done", adding that the tunnel will open December 10. One of the proposed routes would tak...

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Racist tirade 'mishandled' by Ryanair

He calls her an "ugly black bastard" and, after she speaks to him in a Jamaican accent, tells her: "Don't speak in a foreign language, you stupid ugly cow". A white man and a black woman can be seen w...

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Migrant caravan: Tear gas on Guatemala Mexico border

Migrant caravan: Tear gas on Guatemala Mexico border

Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants began the long trek home on Saturday, some using free bus tickets from Central American authorities, while many more members of a stalled caravan remained in Gu...

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Exclusive pictures of Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate

Exclusive pictures of Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate

No CCTV footage showed him ever exiting the building and he was declared a missing person. Republican Sen. Bob Corker said if it's determined that Prince Mohammed was behind Khashoggi's death the ...

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Saudi Arabia has no plans to repeat 1973 oil crisis: Minister

Saudi Arabia has no plans to repeat 1973 oil crisis: Minister

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has expressed his condolences to the family and relatives of Mr Jamal Khashoggi , according to a report carried by state-owned Saudi Press Agen...

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US Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6bn

US Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6bn

Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 US states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. The victor might opt for the cash prize of more than $270 million, from which the federal government ...

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China growth slowest since 2009

China growth slowest since 2009

In an interview with Xinhua News Agency, Vice Premier Liu He played down the economic pressures that the country is wrestling with. "Recently, due to various factors, China's financial market has ex...

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Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.6B, Thanks To Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.6B, Thanks To Worsening Odds

The previous largest single jackpot of $758.7 million was won last year by Mavis Wanczyk, a 53-year-old mother of two from MA. Amy Lieu is a news editor and reporter for Fox News. The odds of winni...

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OPEC struggles to boost oil output

OPEC struggles to boost oil output

Hyundai Motors has reportedly ended its cooperation with the Iranian company Kerman Khodro in the Special Economic Zone, Arg-e Jadid after the USA president announced it will re-impose sanctions on I...

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Burger King debuts green ‘nightmare’ cheeseburger with beef and chicken for Halloween

Burger King debuts green ‘nightmare’ cheeseburger with beef and chicken for Halloween

It's all pretty basic sleep science, stacked on a green bun and served along with some impressive marketing to appeal to those who live for the spirit of Halloween . Medina did not say how much the b...

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Tesla starts taking orders for shorter-range $45,000 Model 3

Tesla starts taking orders for shorter-range $45,000 Model 3

And to be precise, we see a total of $46,200 after the destination/doc fee (and those other taxes that add). There's now thousands of Model 3 cars leaving the Gigafactory production line every month...

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Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

But Turkish officials claimed to have discovered evidence of a crime inside the consulate where Khashoggi was last seen. The Saudis have strongly denied the allegations but U.S. Secretary of ...

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Fed minutes: Strong economy supports rate hikes

Fed minutes: Strong economy supports rate hikes

USA central bankers see no reason to pause the current course of gradual rate hikes that have infuriated President Donald Trump and some even say the Federal Reserve may soon need to slow the econom...

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What Canada's legalization of marijuana means for travelers

What Canada's legalization of marijuana means for travelers

While growing, buying and using marijuana are all legal, that doesn't mean you can sell it as well. Until retail locations are more widely available, some unlicensed cannabis retailers, which ha...

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U.S. Government Deficit Grew 17% in Fiscal 2018

U.S. Government Deficit Grew 17% in Fiscal 2018

In order to address the ballooning deficit and national debt, which has skyrocketed to more than $21.6 trillion (interest alone on that exceeds $523 billion), Trump announced an initiative to cut spe...

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You’ve won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?

You’ve won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing stands at $900 million - that's the second largest lottery jackpot in US history. It's the second-largest lottery jackpot in US history. Believe it or ...

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US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin withdraws from Saudi summit over Khashoggi

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin withdraws from Saudi summit over Khashoggi

DUBAI-Just over two weeks since the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, it is already clear that the fallout has profoundly reshaped the balanc...

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Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

Shopify, which provides the technology for numerous provincial online stores, said it had seen more than a million visitors, more than 100,000 orders, more than 100 orders per minute, "and we're jus...

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Passport scans show Saudis accused by Turkey of killing writer Khashoggi

Passport scans show Saudis accused by Turkey of killing writer Khashoggi

His departure came hours before his home was expected to be searched in relation to the journalist's disappearance. Otaibi returned to Riyadh on Tuesday ahead of a planned search of his residence as...

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Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian 'shocked' over Khashoggi disappearance

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian 'shocked' over Khashoggi disappearance

There is as yet no official word from Turkey or Saudi Arabia, who are jointly investigating the Riyadh critic's disappearance , whether Khashoggi was actually murdered or killed by accident and wheth...

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Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister

Committed to meet India's oil demand: Saudi Energy Minister

The U.S. administration has been pushing its allies to cut Iranian oil imports and encouraging Saudi Arabia, other OPEC states and Russian Federation to pump more oil to meet any shortfall. The Nati...

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German Prosecutors Slap $928 Million Fine On Audi For Diesel Violations

German Prosecutors Slap $928 Million Fine On Audi For Diesel Violations

In a statement , Volkswagen said Audi had agreed to pay an 800-million-euro (R13.6bn) fine issued by Munich prosecutors. In their own communique, Munich prosecutors confirmed their so-called "adm...

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Beer shortage due to climate change? Yes, it could happen

Beer shortage due to climate change? Yes, it could happen

The findings come a week after a dire United Nations report described the consequences of risky levels of climate change including worsening food and water shortages, heat waves, sea level rise, and d...

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Pompeo says Saudis promise 'transparent' Khashoggi probe

Pompeo says Saudis promise 'transparent' Khashoggi probe

On Monday it was claimed that the kingdom was preparing to admit Mr Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate after an interrogation went wrong. Saudi Arabia's riyal rebounded against the US ...

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to a whopping $868M

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to a whopping $868M

According to Mega Millions , it's the third-highest lottery jackpot in US history. The numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61 and 69 with the Mega Ball of 9. If the victor chooses the annuity option, the jack...

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