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Malboro Maker Invests $2.4 Billion into Cannabis Company-T.CRON-P.CANNABIS

The arrangement also allows for Altria to invest up to a further $1.4 billion to increase its ownership stake in Cronos to 55%. Altria's total investmen...


OPEC members expected to agree cut in crude production

According to Reuters, five unnamed delegates said ahead of the meeting that the group's preferred level of supply cuts would effectively be conditional on Mosco...


London share prices PLUMMET amid US-China trade war fears — FTSE latest

President Donald Trump met Tuesday with executives from Germany's big automakers amid U.S. Trump, meanwhile, in a post on Twitter , said he believes Xi h...


China’s Xi to send special envoy to Mexican…

Trump agreed to hold off on his threat to slap 25 per cent tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods from Jan 1, leaving them at the current 10 per cen...


Microsoft dethrones Apple as the most valuable U.S. company

Since stock prices continue to fluctuate, Microsoft and Apple are still vying for the title of being the most valuable USA company. Considering that not lon...


MBS welcomed at G-20; Trump under fire

Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie said the recent establishment of more flights to the disputed islands was a positive development. Mr Trump was still s...


Tunisians protest against MBS visit for second day

According to Al-Arabiya, they held closed-door bilateral talks. Regional allies, meanwhile, have thrown their support behind the Crown Prince. On his first ...


Climate change linked to natural disasters

The government report , which is called the National Climate Assessment , addressed wildfires, reporting that one impact of climate change will be longer and ...


GM closing Lordstown assembly plant, cutting 14,700 jobs in North America

Production at the plant began on November 7, 1953, and in the 1980s the plant employed roughly 23,000 people. Work on six-speed transmissions made at the Warr...


Stores open on Thanksgiving Day

It was part of a holiday shopping plan, she told MetroNews. She said she was out "just looking for a deal, and I drug him (Barnes) along with me". Behind her ...


Bitcoin plunges to 19-month low as Bitcoin Cash chaos spooks investors

It seems the trend turned bearish for almost every cryptocurrency, except for USD Coin, QASH and Dai showing minor increase. Currently, the gap between the mark...


Crude mood: Oil enters bear market, plunging most since 2015

Novak told media in Singapore that Russian Federation had been pumping less oil since the beginning of the month after a record-high production rate of 11.41 ...


Marijuana expands into three more states

Canada last month became the first industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis. "With such overwhelming public support for marijuana legalization, ...


Apple posts another record quarter, readies for crucial holiday period

Apple's services, which includes iTunes, Apple Music , iCloud, Apple Pay and Apple Care, has been growing for years and could become the company's main revenue...


Trump expects 'great deal' with China, but more tariffs if not

Trump has long threatened to impose tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports into the United States , which exceed $257bn, if Beijing fails to meet United Stat...


IBM Is Prepping To Buy Red Hat For RM142 Billion

IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) jointly announced today that IBM would be acquiring Red Hat in a deal valuing the company at $190 per share, represent...


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

The Nasdaq experienced its worst day since August 18, 2011, falling 329 points, or 4.4 percent to 7,108, 10 percent from its August 29 all-time high. Boeing (...


Billionaires saw wealth jump in 2017

Among the 16 billionaires minted in China earlier this year, about a quarter of them lost that status by the end of trading Thursday, according to data compil...


Anonymous person in SC wins $1.5 billion jackpot

So the lottery record remains US$1.586 billion, for a Powerball jackpot shared by three winning tickets in January 2016. He entered the state's Mega Millio...


Saudi violated OPEC pact under USA pressure: Iran

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...


Italy brushes off downgrade as it plans European Union budget response

That has never happened before. Global credit rating agency Moody's late Friday downgraded Italy's ratings to Baa3, with a stable outlook, citing the "materia...


Khashoggi slain in consulate

Trump endorsed Saudi Arabia's explanation about the death of Khashoggi and called it an "important first step". Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freelan...


Mega Millions jackpot inches closer to $1 billion

Tuesday's Mega Millions winning numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 with a Mega Ball of 9 for a jackpot worth $667 million at the time. The next Powerball drawin...


Is Elon Musk launching a Tesla-themed tequila?

That tweet was followed by a photo titled "Visual approximation" featuring a red bottle label with a banner that reads "Teslaquila" under the company's signat...


Netflix adds more subscribers than thought

After a stumble with its previous results, the world's largest paid online TV network added far more subscribers than analysts expected in the third quarter. An...


Sears/Kmart Closures Now Include Yorktown As Well As Mahopac Store

Liquidation sales at these stores are expected to begin shortly. The operator of Sears and Kmart stores joins a growing list of retailers that have filed for ba...


Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer

He added, "We heard about Khashoggi going missing the day before we were supposed to leave, two days before, but the next day was when we had to go and it just ...


Hurricane Michael continues to strengthen; expected to become major hurricane

The fast developing storm is now a Category 1 hurricane expected to strengthen as it nears Florida. A hurricane watch has been posted for the Florida Gu...


Petrol, diesel price cut: States follows Centre’s footsteps, reduce taxes on fuel

Apart from this, the oil marketing companies in India have been asked to bear the remaining burden of Re 1 per every litre and with this, the customers will g...


Trump says he rejected meeting with Canada's Trudeau

That's the big one", Trump explained. "We know that Canada's interests are what we have to stand up for and we will", Trudeau said, speaking at the Council of...


Trump says he rejected meeting with Justin Trudeau

Lighthizer said the USA wants to see the three-way pact stay intact and remains committed to keeping Canada in the deal now or to let it join later. This will a...


Trump tariffs: Higher prices possible for these products

A new round of US imposed duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, and a retaliatory set of tariffs imposed by Beijing on $60 billion worth of USA goods...


Amazon considering opening 3,000 ‘cashierless’ stores

Amazon opened its first cashierless store in Seattle two years ago (pictured) and has launched two additional locations in Seattle and another in Chicago. Am...


The Coca-Cola Co linked to cannabis drinks move

Shares of Aurora were up almost 17 percent on the Toronto Stock Exchange on the report . Reports from Bloomberg indicate that Atlanta-based Coca-Cola may b...


China says Trump forces its hand, will retaliate against new US tariffs

The United States has announced fresh tariffs on $ 200 billion (€171 billion) of Chinese goods, spooking markets anxious about an escalating tit-for-tat tr...


Trump Makes False GDP Claim, Reports 'Fox Business'

Gasparino responded with a mix of snark and anger. Following last Friday's blockbuster August jobs report, and with nail-biting midterm elections less than ...


Trudeau Suggests Trump’s Behaviour Is Why Canada Needs Chapter 19 In NAFTA

Canada and the U.S. need to present an agreed-upon text to the U.S. Congress by October 1 in order to join the deal the Trump administration has signed with Me...


Trump Swipes at Obama Speech: ‘I Fell Asleep’

In August, Mr Obama endorsed 81 Democratic contenders in 14 states, emphasising young, diverse candidates running for state-level offices in an attempt to hel...


Trump Remembers Budget Deficit, Announces Federal Pay Freeze - Hit & Run

David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the largest federal workers union, issued a statement urging that Congress "follow th...


Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal

There is no formal free trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico , only an agreement between the two countries on how to resolve key issues in their trade relati...