• Powerball numbers drawn for estimated $625M jackpot
Powerball numbers drawn for estimated $625M jackpot

He hit the $298.3 million jackpot on December 26. It is the seventh largest jackpot in USA lottery history. The record $1.586 billion prize was won in 2016 across three states: California , Florida and Tennessee. · There were 251,760 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. Sign your ticket and check it as soon as possible to avoid ...

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  • Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation
Facebook found millions of passwords stored in plain-text in internal investigation

Facebook will, in due course, notify any users that have been affected by this security issue. In line with best security practices, Facebook said that in general it masks people's passwords when they create an account so that no one at the company can see them.

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  • Opec stresses need for 2019 oil supply cuts
Opec stresses need for 2019 oil supply cuts

The power crisis in the South American country that disrupted crude exports this week could return or worsen, threatening 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil supplies, or more than one-percent of global output. The report states that daily USA export capacity during the period in question will pass Russia's and get close to Saudi Arabi...

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  • Tesla Unveils Model Y
Tesla Unveils Model Y

In terms of performance , the flagship Model Y boasts a range of 280 miles (450 km), a top speed of 150 mph (241 km/h) and a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds. The Model Y will also feature a panoramic glass roof, although it will not have the gullwing doors that were previously seen on the Model X . Still, Musk said the Model Y could outsell th...

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  • Facebook, Instagram accounts working after historic outage
Facebook, Instagram accounts working after historic outage

As I was aimlessly flicking through the account's stream of well-worn gifs hastily plucked from Twitter's selection -Titanic, Frasier, Bill & Ted, all the classics - I felt a pang of envy that my social media habit of choice hadn't. " Facebook isn't opening again on a web browser". That second tweet was posted around 3 p.m. ET. "Our systems p...

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  • Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti leaves Britain
Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti leaves Britain

Infiniti said this decision was part of a restructuring plan that allows it to focus purely on its most active markets - namely, North America and China. Infiniti intends on electrifying its portfolio by 2021, which might not be fast enough for Europe's liking. Infiniti has struggled to effectively meet emissions and other regulatory requirem...

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  • Tesla Decides To Keep Stores Open But At A Cost To Consumers
Tesla Decides To Keep Stores Open But At A Cost To Consumers

It has decided after that evaluation that it will keep "significantly more" stores open than it had planned. Potential buyers can still test drive cars at the stores, which will "carry a small number of cars in inventory for customers who wish to drive away with a Tesla immediately".

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  • New Tesla Superchargers Promise 50 Percent Faster Charging
New Tesla Superchargers Promise 50 Percent Faster Charging

Part of this is down to ensuring the battery is at an optimal temperature for charging and to help this Tesla is introducing a new feature called On-Route Battery Warmup. "Supercharger stations with V3's new power electronics are created to enable any owner to charge at the full power their battery can take - no more splitting power with a vehicl...

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  • China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy
China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy

Fiscal policy will be "proactive", while monetary policy will remain "prudent", Li said, outlining cuts to the reserve ratios at medium and small banks to unleash more funds into the economy. China's top economic official announced a robust annual growth target and a 7.5% rise in military spending on Tuesday at a legislative session overshadowed by...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Riles Up Twitter With 'Racist Tropes' Talk Amid Omar Controversy
Ocasio-Cortez Riles Up Twitter With 'Racist Tropes' Talk Amid Omar Controversy

The complaint listed several examples of campaign services provided by the company, including door-knocking and canvassing operations, as well as running events for the benefit of certain candidates. He helped found both Brand New Congress PAC and Justice Democrats, with the goal of bringing new and progressive members like Ocasio-Cortez, a self-...

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  • Man linked to murdered Sydney dentist dead
Man linked to murdered Sydney dentist dead

Police suspect that the dentist, Preethi Reddy , was murdered by her ex-boyfriend who could not cope with the prospect of her breaking up with him. Her last image was recorded at a McDonald's outlet on George Street in Sydney's Central Business District around 2.15 a.m.

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  • China blocks some Canada canola shipments, Ottawa expresses concern
China blocks some Canada canola shipments, Ottawa expresses concern

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies is suing the US Government over the "unconstitutional" ban of its products, ratcheting up its fight against a government bent on closing it out of global markets. In the press conference, Guo defended the company's record on national security, reiterating that Huawei was a world leader in telecommunicati...

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  • May's hopes rise as senior Tory MPs soften stand on Brexit deal
May's hopes rise as senior Tory MPs soften stand on Brexit deal

Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29. Parliament rejected May's deal in January, largely because of concerns about the so-called backstop, which is created to prevent the need for physical border checks along the Irish border if negotiators fail to agree on a free-trade deal.

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  • New York governor, business leaders plead with Amazon to reconsider
New York governor, business leaders plead with Amazon to reconsider

Tom Wright, who signed the open letter to Bezos this week and is the president and chief executive of the Regional Plan Association, pointed to the other half of HQ2 in Crystal City, Virginia, as a model for how NY could strike deal that would both appease critics and attract tech companies in the future.

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  • Stocks fall back as investors await news from US-China talks
Stocks fall back as investors await news from US-China talks

In a tweet , he said progress had been made in divisive areas including intellectual property protection, technology transfers, agriculture, services and currency. Asian stock markets rose following Trump's announcement, but gains were modest. Trump posted in two tweets. Describing the trade progress as "good news" for both businesses and famili...

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  • YouTube disables comments on videos featuring kids
YouTube disables comments on videos featuring kids

YouTube said it will ban comments on virtually all videos featuring young minors amid concerns over child predators. YouTube says it will switch off comments on nearly all videos featuring under-18s, in an attempt to "better protect children and families".

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  • Tesla Launches Base Model 3 for $35900 in Canada
Tesla Launches Base Model 3 for $35900 in Canada "After Savings" [u]

Some Tesla stores will be kept on as display showrooms, Musk said, without specifying how many stores would be permanently shuttered. The online sales shift, Tesla said, will let it lower all vehicle prices by 6 percent on average. Company boss Elon Musk has long promised that the electric saloon would eventually be offered in a Standard-sp...

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  • Victoria's Secret closing 53 stores after poor holiday sales
Victoria's Secret closing 53 stores after poor holiday sales

The company has taken several hits over the past couple of years, with almost 30 stores shut down in 2018, Business Insider reports . 'People identify Victoria's Secret with what it's been for the last 20 years - very sexy and airbrushed models, ' said investment analyst Janine Stitcher.

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  • War clouds gather over Pakistan, India as other nations urge calm
War clouds gather over Pakistan, India as other nations urge calm

The attack, which killed 40 Indian soldiers, is the deadliest in several decades. Pakistan and India have disputed control of Muslim majority Pakistan since the two nations became independent from the United Kingdom in 1947. That year also saw an Indian fighter jet shoot down a Pakistani naval aircraft, killing all 16 on board. Iran called on I...

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  • Tariff talks: U.S. and China keep on track for deal - Eire
Tariff talks: U.S. and China keep on track for deal - Eire

The sentiment of USA business communities has also been lifted by the latest trade progress made by the world's top two economies, as industrial associations and business owners alike felt relieved by the news of no further tariff hikes, and remained optimistic about the development of U.S.

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