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by | October 18, 2018 | 21:39

The legal battle, which dates to 2016, stems from revelations that Facebook misreported two metrics related to its video ads. "They also would have seen that they had spent considerable money on past advertising campaigns that were not enjoying anywhere near the average viewership that Facebook had represented".

by | October 18, 2018 | 20:23

Trump has blamed the market's big sell-off on rising rates and has described the Fed as being "out of control". President Trump has recently renewed criticism of the Fed and its interest rate hikes. Inflation rates hit a six-year high in July. The Dow Jones industrial average on Wednesday fell 91.74 points, to 25,706.68. Late last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that despite Trump's attacks on the Fed, the president respects the central bank's independence.

by | October 18, 2018 | 19:58

Are you fearless enough to face your nightmares? 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 . "According to previous studies, 4 percent of the population experiences nightmares in any given night", the study's lead doctor said in a statement obtained by the national newspaper chain.

by | October 18, 2018 | 19:13

The next drawing is slated for Saturday at 11 p.m. ET. One Mega Millions ticket holder in the Bay Area came close to clinching the jackpot, having matched five of the six numbers for a $1.9 million win, the California Lottery tweeted . It's going to big couple of days for avid lottery players. A $150,000 winning ticket from Wednesday night's Powerball drawing was sold in Owensboro.

by | October 18, 2018 | 19:12

Kamloops City Council voted on the store opening during a meeting yesterday, with a unanimous vote and mayor Ken Christian declaring history had been made. "They're going to have a good impact on the student body at each of their respective sites on making healthy choices". With Canada about to legalise marijuana on Wednesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should remove cannabis from its banned list of drugs, says Canadian Ross Rebagliati, whose Olympic snowboard gold medal was taken ...

by | October 18, 2018 | 18:36

EBay is now accusing Amazon ( amzn ) of intentional interference with contractual relations and economic relations, as well as fraud and violation of California penal and business and professions codes, the Wall Street Journal reports. An Amazon spokesperson said the company is "conducting a thorough investigation of these allegations". Ebay says it wants to stop Amazon misusing its messaging platform and to pay it an unspecified sum.

by | October 18, 2018 | 17:28

Thursday's comments were not the first time Trump has threatened to close down the southern border entirely. Meanwhile, Mexico has sent two planes filled with federal police to its border with Guatemala to intercept the caravan, made up of an estimated 4,000 people, USA Today reported.

by | October 18, 2018 | 12:50

U.S. President Donald Trump says the biggest menace to his administration is the U.S. Federal Reserve. Despite his criticism of the Fed's policymaking, Trump's picks have been seen as representing the mainstream of economic thinking about how a central bank should manage interest rates .

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:00

It's been reported that two protesters from the group Reclaim the Power chained themselves in the road adjacent to the site at around 7 am on Monday morning. In response to the IPCC's latest report on climate change and the action required, Perry said there was "no excuse" for failing to act, a statement that has prompted claims of hypocrisy from those opposed to fracking.

by | October 17, 2018 | 22:03

Two of the four lines from Slough to Paddington may open this afternoon. "There will be no London commuter services and a reduced long-distance service timetable with trains starting from and terminating at Reading ". The state-of-the-art train, operated by the government contractor Hitachi, was on a test run when it caused extensive damage to 500 metres of overhead lines last night.

by | October 17, 2018 | 19:44

Asked point blank if Khashoggi, who has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, was alive or dead, Pompeo said: "I don't want to talk about any of the facts". They provided no further details. "The king firmly denied any knowledge of it", Trump told reporters after speaking with King Salman. "You are going to get me in trouble".

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:53

Following Trump's comments about the possibility that " rogue killers " might have been involved, several USA media outlets reported that a Saudi probe was expected to paint Khashoggi's death as a result of a botched rendition and interrogation.

by | October 17, 2018 | 12:24

On the list of 140 economies, the USA is followed by Singapore and Germany in the second and the third positions respectively. The U.S. economy sits atop of the World Economic Forum's annual global competitiveness survey for the first time since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, benefiting from a new ranking methodology this year, the Swiss body said on Tuesday.

by | October 17, 2018 | 11:07

The New York Times reported that Prince Mohammed had approved an interrogation or abduction of Khashoggi and the government would shield him by blaming an intelligence official. Graham also implored Saudi Arabia directly to choose a new leader as the crown prince, to him, is "toxic" and "can never be a world leader on the world stage".

by | October 17, 2018 | 08:43

The Mega Millions jackpot soared to a massive $868 million Tuesday night - the second largest in USA lottery history - after no winners were reported in the evening's drawing , according to the lottery's website. The jackpot had swelled because nobody has won since July 24. If someone wakes up Wednesday a multi-millionaire, they are encouraged to do a few things before cashing in the ticket.

by | October 17, 2018 | 08:39

If your rides typically cost between $10 to $15, you're saving money - you'll be less likely to use Lyft's rival if you know you're getting a better deal. To get a sense for just that, we calculated a handful of shared $15 rides to Facebook's South Lake Union offices on Dexter Ave, the second most popular shared Lyft destination for Seattleites, behind Sea-Tac airport.

by | October 17, 2018 | 07:52

Oil prices fell on Tuesday on evidence of higher US oil production and increasing USA crude inventories, but reports of a fall in Iranian oil exports helped to limit losses. During the previous rounds of sanctions from 2012 to 2015, South Korea could buy Iranian oil by capping its Iranian oil imports volume. A day after Saudi Arabia said it would retaliate to any possible USA sanctions over the disappearance of a journalist, which led to a spurt in Brent crude prices, the world's largest ...

by | October 17, 2018 | 05:45

In September 2015, parent company Volkswagen admitted rigging around 11 million diesel vehicles with software that enabled them to pass emissions tests even though emissions in real driving were much higher. As a result of the administrative order imposing the fine, "the active regulatory offense proceedings conducted by the Munich II public prosecutor against Audi AG will be finally terminated".

by | October 17, 2018 | 05:40

YouTube is aware of the issue, though no ETA has been given on when we can expect a fix. People have been reporting outages with YouTube TV and YouTube Music too. The Google-owned streaming platform went down at approximately 9:20pm ET/6:20pm PT on October 16th and has been down for approximately 55 minutes. YouTube is down Tuesday night and everyone wants to know why.

by | October 17, 2018 | 04:23

USA light crude was 40 cents lower at $71.38. "Shale oil production continues unabated in the United States", said Carsten Fritsch, commodities analyst at Commerzbank. In addition, Saudi Arabia is also looking to make investments in the fertiliser sector. State oil company Saudi Aramco plans to supply Indian buyers with an additional 4 million barrels of crude oil in November, several sources familiar with the matter said last week.