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Asda considering up to 2500 job cuts

Asda considering up to 2500 job cuts

An Asda representative said the firm needed to consider changing employees' roles and working hours. National officer Gary Carter said: "These proposed redundancies are a hammer blow to Asda workers". 'We also recognise that discussions about potential change aren't easy. Asda, which has been owned by U.S. retail giant Walmart since 1999, has agreed to be taken over by larger rival Sainsbury's. Consulte Mais Informação

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Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million

Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million

If someone wins the Powerball on Saturday they will have the option of an immediate cash payment of $428.6 million, or the $750 million prize paid out over 29 years, according to the lottery. The next morning, her husband called her and said simply: "You won!" Livingston will need a hip replacement, but he says he's thankful. Roseanne Smith told NC Lottery officials that she chose to start an office pool after seeing how large the Mega Millions jackpot had grown. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil falls on oversupply worries despite Iran sanctions

Oil falls on oversupply worries despite Iran sanctions

Brent crude oil fell $1.12 or 1.5% to a low of $75.77 per barrel and was trading around $76.24, down 65 cents, by 1130 GMT. Foreign customers will be able to trade Iranian crude oil at the Iranian energy bourse amid the looming United States sanctions targeting the Middle Eastern country's energy sector, local media reported, citing Iranian Deputy Petroleum Minister Ali Kardor. Consulte Mais Informação

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China 'creates two billionaires a week'

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

China produced 50 so-called "unicorns" - companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion - from 2016 to 2018, slightly behind the 62 produced in the US. About 97% of China's billionaires are self-made, with the majority working in sectors such as tech or retail. Billionaires from Asia, especially in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, are now challenging the traditional dominance of Americans as technology entrepreneurs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bound Volkswagen T-Cross Makes World Debut

Bound Volkswagen T-Cross Makes World Debut

The new mid-sized SUV is based on the new-gen Polo platform and will be making its way to India as a part of Volkswagen's India 2.0 strategy. It is 4110mm long with a 2560mm wheelbase. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch. All-wheel drive will not be offered. Small product line manager Andreas Kruger said: "The T-Cross is not a sports auto". Consulte Mais Informação

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United States stocks plunge, Dow falls 600 points to wipe out 2018 gains

United States stocks plunge, Dow falls 600 points to wipe out 2018 gains

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 both were down around 0.5% on the day. They will get more insight into how the USA is doing early on Friday when the government reports on economic growth during the third quarter. The VIX, an index called Wall Street's "fear gauge" because it measures how much volatility traders expect, recently reached its highest level since February. Consulte Mais Informação

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Europe sends back Italian budget for violating its rules

Europe sends back Italian budget for violating its rules

MSCI's broadest index of Asian shares dropped 2 percent to a 1 1/2-year low, with declines in numerous region's heavyweight bourses even more pronounced. "I would think this issue could drag on for some time", said Asset Management One's Takei. Chancellor Kurz, who now chairs the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), hit out against the Italian populist government budget saying: "Austria is not ready to support the debt of other states, while those states are ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trudeau says Canadians expect 'consequences' for Khashoggi murder

Trudeau says Canadians expect 'consequences' for Khashoggi murder

Questions remain as to where the body or body parts of the journalist are located, as Trump demands bipartisan congressional input on how to respond to Saudi Arabia . Since admitting to the journalist's death, Saudi King Salman has sacked the deputy head of the Saudi intelligence agency, along with a top aide, while also ordering the arrest of 18 suspects in the case. Consulte Mais Informação

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$1M second-prize Mega Millions ticket sold in Yonkers

$1M second-prize Mega Millions ticket sold in Yonkers

People entering the KC Mart in Simpsonville , S.C., on October 24, 2018 , after it was announced the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was purchased at the store. The state is one of seven that allows winners to keep their identities secret, ABC News reports. SC is one of the few states that does not require lottery winners to make their identities public information. Consulte Mais Informação

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Winning ticket sold for $1.6B jackpot

Winning ticket sold for $1.6B jackpot

BREAKING: One ticket in SC has won the #MegaMillions jackpot of $1.6 billion. "Estimates are based on historical patterns", she explained on Wednesday morning (Thursday NZT) in a phone interview with The Associated Press . But with the chance of matching all six numbers said to be 1 in 302.5 million, it's unlikely there is more than one winning ticket. Still, about half of the approximately 320 million people living in the USA are expected to play in today's Mega Millions drawing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google's multi-million cover-up of Android founder's sexual misconduct revealed

Google's multi-million cover-up of Android founder's sexual misconduct revealed

Drummond and Jennifer Blakely, a senior contract manager, dated for several years before disclosing their relationship to human resources, after having a child together. Despite these claims, Google reportedly agreed to pay him between $1.25 million and $2.5 million a month for four years when he left. A Google spokeswoman told the Times in a statement that the company takes harassment seriously. Consulte Mais Informação

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IATA: China to become largest global aviation market in mid-2020s

IATA: China to become largest global aviation market in mid-2020s

By 2037, of 572 million new passengers in the world, India will account for 414 million. "The Asia-Pacific region will drive the biggest growth, with more than half the number of new passengers in the next 20 years", the report said , adding that growth in this market is being driven by continued robust economic growth, improvement in incomes and favorable population and demographic profiles. Consulte Mais Informação

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Twitter Lost 9 Million Monthly Active Users Last Quarter

Twitter Lost 9 Million Monthly Active Users Last Quarter

While sales and earnings have grown stronger, Twitter has suffered from a drop in user metrics, especially after purging its ranks to eliminate fake accounts - an effort that continues ahead of the US midterm elections in November. Twitter said the number of its daily active users rose by 9% year-on-year, weaker than an 11% jump in the previous quarter and its slowest growth rate in two years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Saudi prosecutor says Khashoggi murder was premeditated

Saudi prosecutor says Khashoggi murder was premeditated

It was not immediately clear who the items belonged to, but CCTV footage shows that Khashoggi did not take a bag or any electronics to his fateful October 2 consulate appointment. The incident is not justifiable", the crown prince said on a discussion panel at the conference. But in the bluntest sign yet of strained ties, one of Erdogan's advisers wrote in a Turkish newspaper that Prince Mohammed had "blood on his hands". Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish evidence shows Khashoggi killing was planned, Saudi Arabia says

Turkish evidence shows Khashoggi killing was planned, Saudi Arabia says

The development comes as Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel is set to brief US President Donald Trump on the investigation into Khashoggi's death. February 1, 2015 file photo of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Manama, Bahrain. After Saudi Arabia said 18 people had been arrested over the killing, Mr Cavusoglu asked "who gave them the orders?" and pointed out that Mr Khashoggi's body has still not been found. Consulte Mais Informação

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