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Coli O157: H7. No specific brand was recalled, the government has simply warned people to avoid all romaine lettuce. People who bought any of the products should either return them to the store of purchase or throw them away. The farm said it has alerted affected customers of the recall. More severe infections can lead to kidney failure and even death. Another recall has hit the produce section of grocers nationwide.
  • Qatar Announces Exit from OPEC, Prepares Second Cash Payment to Hamas

    Qatar Announces Exit from OPEC, Prepares Second Cash Payment to Hamas

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    Since then, Saudi Arabia has maintained a boycott against Qatar, a country that has sometimes pursued its own foreign policy goals against the will of its fellow Sunni states. "A lot of people will politicize it", Al-Kaabi said. There's also been a shift in the way energy exports are shared from Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain started boycotting Qatar a year ago, accusing Doha of funding militants across the Middle East and fostering ties with Iran, charges that Qatar ...
  • Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers

    Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers

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    The public can pay their respects to the 41st president from 5:30 p.m. MT Monday to 6:45 a.m. MT Wednesday. While the services are split between Washington and Texas, many in Kennebunkport, Maine also feel a personal connection to the late president.
  • US Fed says another rate hike

    US Fed says another rate hike "likely to be warranted fairly soon"

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    He said then that growth overseas was likely to weaken and that United States fiscal stimulus, which had goosed consumption, would soon fade. In an interview with the Washington Post earlier this week, Trump blamed the Fed for recent stock market declines and General Motors's announcement of plant closures and layoffs.
  • Oil Price Sustains Gain As Brent Crude Rises To $59.36 Per Barrel

    Oil Price Sustains Gain As Brent Crude Rises To $59.36 Per Barrel

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    If the past is any guide, however, Saudi Arabia will do most of the cutting, Russia's output will end up little changed, and the main beneficiaries will be US shale firms. Brent oil edged down towards $60 on Wednesday, erasing early gains of more than 1%. There is need of a cut, but Russian Federation doesn't want to chip in with a large cut, a second source told Reuters.
  • United States markets open lower after Donald Trump’s tariff threat

    United States markets open lower after Donald Trump’s tariff threat

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    He said in the interview his tariffs could impact Apple products imported from China , including iPhones and laptops. The rate increase, from 10pc to 25pc, is due to be implemented on Jan 1. He added that any potential backlash from U.S. consumers could be tempered if the tariff rate on Apple products was just 10 percent, according to the newspaper.
  • GM slashing 15% of N. American jobs, discontinuing several vehicle models

    GM slashing 15% of N. American jobs, discontinuing several vehicle models

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    The progressive group Not One Penny estimated GM's savings from the tax plan total more than $500 million. Even with the higher spending on electric and autonomous vehicles, GM plans to reduce overall annual capital spending to$7 billion by 2020 from an average of $8.5 billion a year during the 2017-2019 period.
  • Blizzard Warning in effect for entire KQ2 Viewing Area

    Blizzard Warning in effect for entire KQ2 Viewing Area

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    Heavy snow and gusts up to 45 miles per hour were forecast from 10 a.m. Sunday till 4 a.m. Monday. More than 1,200 flights were cancelled on Sunday as travelers scrambled to get home after the Thanksgiving holiday. Other snow totals throughout the state are still being measured, the Kansas City Star reports . Stay in your vehicle if you do become stuck. Blowing and drifting snow will linger through the day.
  • Oil Plunges Sharply, Settles At Over 1-year Low

    Oil Plunges Sharply, Settles At Over 1-year Low

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    The global benchmark crude traded at a $9.27 premium to WTI. "It appears that the market takes a production cut for granted". James Mick, energy portfolio manager with USA investment firm Tortoise, said "part of the supply issue has been surging US production".
  • CDC Continues Warnings About Turkey-Linked Salmonella Outbreak

    CDC Continues Warnings About Turkey-Linked Salmonella Outbreak

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    Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. Most people infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. In a letter sent Thursday to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, a coalition of consumer groups called on the USDA to release the information. "CDC and USDA-FSIS have shared this information with representatives from the turkey industry and asked about steps that they may be taking to reduce ...
  • Best Photography Black Friday Deals 2018

    Best Photography Black Friday Deals 2018

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    Each deal also earns shoppers Kohl's cash. So, if you are looking for an Amazon bargain here's some of the best deals on offer today. The £25 discount is easily one of the most generous price cuts we've ever seen on the third-generation Alexa-powered speaker, which launched in the United Kingdom last month.
  • McConnell, Schumer Re-Elected as Party Leaders of Senate

    McConnell, Schumer Re-Elected as Party Leaders of Senate

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    McConnell, the Kentucky Republican who expanded GOP ranks in last week's midterm, faced no contest for the job. The Democratic leadership election will take place later this month. Bloomberg spokeswoman Rachel Nagler says the former New York City mayor spent $110 million on Democrats by targeting 24 House races nationwide. "I've said for a long time that I think we need new leadership on a lot of levels, and I'm going to make my decision about who to vote for Speaker based on what's in the ...
  • 'Far Worse Than Feared': Brexiteers Slam UK PM May's Draft Brexit Deal

    'Far Worse Than Feared': Brexiteers Slam UK PM May's Draft Brexit Deal

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    One of the chief obstacles ahead for May if she is going to get her Brexit agreement through could be the House of Commons, where a simple majority of MPs will need to vote for the blueprint for the deal to be given the green light. Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland said that proposed deal would be "devastating" for Scotland, pledging her party would oppose it during the Parliamentary hearings.
  • Apple, Goldman Sachs send Wall Street tumbling

    Apple, Goldman Sachs send Wall Street tumbling

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    Banks and consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took heavy losses Monday. The S&P 500 was down 38.05 points, or 1.37 per cent, to 2,742.96, Xinhua news agency reported. The unease in the market also resulted in a drop in US crude oil and an increase in the dollar. That prompted a reaction from U.S. President Donald Trump who tweeted that he hopes that doesn't happen.
  • Apple share price plummets amid fears that iPhone demand is dropping

    Apple share price plummets amid fears that iPhone demand is dropping

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    Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a years-long track record of accurately predicting everything from new Macs to new iPhones, says he is cutting his original shipment estimates for Apple's new iPhone XR from 100 million units in the current holiday quarter to 70 million units, reports MacRumors .
  • China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

    China's annual shopping frenzy shatters another record

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    Now in its 10th year, the clamor for deals and discounts known as Singles Day was heralded with characteristic fanfare by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which has turned an unofficial holiday for people without romantic partners into a yearly windfall for digital retailers.
  • The Democrats in the age of Trump

    The Democrats in the age of Trump

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    Some analysts have said that if the Democrats win control of the House and resist President Trump , it could end up helping Trump's re-election chances in 2020. U.S. stocks ticked higher in thin trading on Tuesday, as investors awaited the election results. He was active on Twitter throughout much of the day, blasting out endorsements for Republican candidates and weighing in on the balloting.
  • Iran Releases Video Vowing Global Partners Will Help It Beat Sanctions

    Iran Releases Video Vowing Global Partners Will Help It Beat Sanctions

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    The deal had seen most worldwide financial and economic sanctions on Iran lifted in return for Tehran curbing its disputed nuclear activity under United Nations surveillance. Iran's economy has faced stagnant growth and high unemployment, even after sanctions were lifted following the nuclear deal it negotiated with world powers.
  • USA sanctions on Iran oil officially begins

    USA sanctions on Iran oil officially begins

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    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denounced the measures on Saturday, saying Trump had "disgraced" USA prestige and would be the ultimate loser in the long-running quarrel between the countries. That number will fall farther. "The expected USA waiver for India is a good development that should allow the country to continue getting its share of oil on attractive terms from Iran".
  • With eye on aid, Pakistan PM meets Chinese counterpart

    With eye on aid, Pakistan PM meets Chinese counterpart

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    Our relationship is multidimensional, said the premier, adding that Pakistan can also learn from how China dealt with its mega metropolis issues like sewerage systems, threats to the environment and pollution. Pakistan secured a $6 billion rescue package from Saudi Arabia, but Islamabad still needs a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to prevent a balance of payments crisis .
  • Trump Announces Return of U.S. Sanctions on Iran

    Trump Announces Return of U.S. Sanctions on Iran

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    Under U.S. law, such exceptions can only be granted for up to 180 days. The sweeping sanctions will see 700 people blacklisted, the US Treasury has announced. The UK, France, Germany, Russia and China are also parties to the 2015 accord and have stuck to it. The EU is creating a special mechanism that would circumvent US financial sanctions on Iran.
  • China says Xi-Trump phone call on trade 'extremely positive'

    China says Xi-Trump phone call on trade 'extremely positive'

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    The onshore yuan was headed for its biggest two-day advance in more than 11 years amid prospects that China and the USA are working toward a possible deal in a trade war that has roiled global financial markets. and China's state-owned Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit, from exporting any products created using USA trade secrets and blocking the further transfer of trade secrets.
  • Trump and Obama to campaign in Florida during final week

    Trump and Obama to campaign in Florida during final week

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    Taking a closer look at who is voting early in some of the most populated counties across Central Florida reveals that Republicans are outvoting Democrats locally as well, according to voter data. Historically, American voters have tended to leave incumbents in place so the news 39 Republicans are not running for re-election could pave the way for Democrat candidates to be voted in.
  • IBM to acquire open-source software firm Red Hat for $34B

    IBM to acquire open-source software firm Red Hat for $34B

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    IBM has seen revenue decline by nearly a quarter since Rometty, 61, took the CEO role in 2012. IBM had recently said it continues to build partnerships with multiple cloud providers, including AWS, Microsoft's Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba and others to build hybrid solutions.
  • Plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into sea

    Plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into sea

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    Lion Air said it will cooperate with authorities in relation to this incident. Items such as handphones and life vests were found in waters about 30 metres to 35 metres (98 to 115 ft) deep near where the plane, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, lost contact.
  • Single Ticket In South Carolina Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

    Single Ticket In South Carolina Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

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    The estimated prize for Powerball's annuity option in Wednesday night's drawing is $US620 million, with a cash prize of $US354.3 million. The jackpot's cash value was $878 million, an option favored by most winners. Rolling over is when people don't draw winning numbers for a jackpot, so the figure is added to the next prize amount. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 44 US states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.
  • Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

    Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

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    It could be the fourth largest in USA lottery history and the game's third largest jackpot. After the drawing, lottery officials rolled back the jackpot total to $1.537 billion, based on actual ticket sales. The last Powerball winning jackpot was August 11. The Virginia Lottery said in a statement that the chances of matching the first five numbers in Mega Millions are 1 in 12,607,306.
  • China, Russia Listening to Trump Phone Calls

    China, Russia Listening to Trump Phone Calls

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    Lastly, Hua recommended "they should stop using any modern communication equipment and cut off contact with the outside" if they want to ensure absolute security. According to the daily, USA intelligence officials have determined that China is seeking to use what it is learning from the calls - how Trump thinks, what arguments tend to sway him and to whom he is inclined to listen - to keep a trade war with the United States from escalating further.
  • China, Japan vow to forge closer ties at ‘historic turning point’

    China, Japan vow to forge closer ties at ‘historic turning point’

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    Six years after the dispute over the contested East China Sea islands - known as the Senkaku in Japan , and the Diaoyu in China - the Chinese navy has kept up the pressure, sending the same number of coast guard vessels into the waters off the islands as it did in 2017, the Japanese official said.
  • WWE Says Saudi Arabia Event 'Crown Jewel' Will Go On As Planned

    WWE Says Saudi Arabia Event 'Crown Jewel' Will Go On As Planned

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    Later, Saudi officials said he had been accidentally killed during a " fistfight ". "Everyone connected to the murder of the Saudi journalist needs to be investigated, tried in Turkey". On Thursday, the crown prince chaired the first meeting of the committee responsible for that shuffle, according to Saudi state media . This comes as Saudi prosecutors said the Mr Khashoggi's death was a premeditated crime.
  • China's economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

    China's economic growth slows amid trade battle with US

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    And China's stock market has fallen by more than a quarter since a peak in January. Much of that burst, however, came from manufacturers racing to fill holiday orders and ship out goods before the trade conflict gets worse. While this set of data doesn't necessarily show that the trade war has hit China just yet, there will nearly certainly be more pain to come. Vice Premier Liu He, who has overall control of economy policy, sought to ease worries about a bruising stock downturn and ...
  • Powerball and Mega Millions combined jackpot hits $2 billion

    Powerball and Mega Millions combined jackpot hits $2 billion

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    At some point someone is going to win the lottery, aren't they? "Mega Millions has already entered historic territory , but it's truly astounding to think that now the jackpot has reached an all-time world record", Gordon Medenica, lead director of the Mega Millions Group, said in a statement.
  • Macron Suspends Political Visits To Saudi Arabia As Khashoggi Backlash Intensifies

    Macron Suspends Political Visits To Saudi Arabia As Khashoggi Backlash Intensifies

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    Later in the day, Trump told reporters that "it certainly looks like" Khashoggi was dead. Trump was at Joint Base Andrews and was asked by reporters if he thought the journalist was killed on Thursday prior to boarding Air Force One. Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative, dubbed "Davos in the Desert", will be missing numerous major players after several world leaders and top business executives have decided not to attend.
  • Swiss concerned over missing Saudi journalist

    Swiss concerned over missing Saudi journalist

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    Shares in Son's Japanese tech company SoftBank plunged more than 7% in Tokyo on Monday as worldwide pressure intensified on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi . The foreign ministers of the UK, France and Germany today issued a joint statement calling for a "credible investigation" into Khashoggi's fate. The CEO of the us bank JP Morgan has already announced that he wouldn't make it the " Davos of the desert" and several media outlets, ...
  • Mega Millions jackpot grows again as no one wins

    Mega Millions jackpot grows again as no one wins

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    The drawing on Tuesday would have granted the victor the sixth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. No one won Friday night's drawing, which was the third-largest in Mega Millions' history. The Mega Millions jackpot is approaching $470 million. It costs $2 to play the game, but the odds of instant wealth aren't good. The jackpot victor will need to match numbers on all five white balls and the Mega Ball.
  • Google Pulls Out Saudi Business Conference Amid Missing Journalist Scandal

    Google Pulls Out Saudi Business Conference Amid Missing Journalist Scandal

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    In this December 15, 2014 file photo, Jamal Khashoggi , then general manager of a new Arabic news channel speaks during a press conference, in Manama, Bahrain. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said Mr Pompeo was expected in Turkey on Wednesday to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, after talks in Riyadh.