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Lowe's has aggressively expanded in DE and opened stores in smaller communities, such as Seaford The closest location to close is in upstate Pennsylvania . Despite a strong housing market that's benefited the home-improvement retail industry, Lowe's has still trailed its larger competitor, Atlanta-based Home Depot.
  • ‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

    ‘Gold diggin’ dog cons McDonald’s customers into giving her food

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    The dog owner's post went viral and Princess the hamburglar shot to internet fame. Reyes even caught Princess in the act, as she spotted someone tossing her mischievous dog some food from in the parking lot. Knowing this, Reyes later posted damning video footage of Princess shaking down a random couple dining in their truck - proving just how effective the hound's hustle really is.
  • Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’

    Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’

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    The CIA's Haspel heard an audio recording of Khashoggi's death during a trip to Turkey this week, sources told Reuters . He was there to pick up marriage papers, with his fiancée waiting outside in their auto. The Saudi royal family has denied involvement, instead scapegoating a number of Saudi agents who they say are responsible for the murder. Turkish officials and some US lawmakers allege the crown prince ordered the operation in which Jamal Khashoggi killed .
  • Despite Terrible Odds, Texans Taking A Chance At Mega Millions Fortune

    Despite Terrible Odds, Texans Taking A Chance At Mega Millions Fortune

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    Certain combinations of the five white balls and one gold Mega Ball can get you anywhere from $2 up to $1 million . Get in line. Delmar Baracani of Spring Valley (left to right), Eliseo Garcia of DePue and Joe Nelson of Princeton stand in line to purchase Mega Millions jackpot tickets Monday morning at the Spring Valley Mini-Market.
  • Hackers Target Saudi Investment Conference Website

    Hackers Target Saudi Investment Conference Website

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    Business leaders have been cancelling their scheduled trips to Riyadh amid the ongoing investigation into the death of Khashoggi , a USA resident and prominent critic of the Saudi government. Mr Trump went on to say he would be briefed about the suspected murder on Wednesday afternoon by United States officials after the head of the CIA's visit to Istanbul .
  • Tesla announces cheaper Model 3, but it's still not $35,000

    Tesla announces cheaper Model 3, but it's still not $35,000

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    Tesla unexpectedly announced a mid-range battery option for the Model 3 , bringing the price of the vehicle down to $45,000 and completely changing the pricing structure. Until this week, Tesla had indicated a version with a smaller battery wouldn't go into high-volume production until the first quarter of 2019. Tesla previously promised that the Model 3's base price will start at $35,000, but drivers were disappointed with the $49,000 price tag that was revealed when the auto ...
  • Saudi Arabia has no plans to repeat 1973 oil crisis: Minister

    Saudi Arabia has no plans to repeat 1973 oil crisis: Minister

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    President Joko Widodo met with Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday at the presidential palace in the West Java city of Bogor. Surveillance footage allegedly provided by Turkish authorities to CNN purports to show Khashoggi's lookalike, named as Mustaka al-Madani, leaving the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul via the rear entrance, wearing the journalist's own clothes that he wore on October 2.
  • Mega Millions jackpot grows to $970 million

    Mega Millions jackpot grows to $970 million

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    There was no victor in Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery draw, meaning the jackpot is yet another rollover. Lottery fever is sweeping the nation with a Mega Millions jackpot that is worth a cool $1 billion. A single victor in New York City who opts for the US$548m cash jackpot would only bring home about half that much, US$276m, after all taxes are paid, according to calculations by H&R Block, a United States tax services company.
  • Mike Pompeo expects ‘complete picture’ of Khashoggi’s fate from Saudis

    Mike Pompeo expects ‘complete picture’ of Khashoggi’s fate from Saudis

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    Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said he expects Turkish and Saudi Arabian investigations to reveal a "complete picture" of what happened to Khashoggi. Now Trump said it "certainly looks" as though the reporter is dead. Meanwhile several lawmakers led by Congressman Jim McGovern introduced a legislation in the House to prohibit all USA arms sales to Saudi Arabia until Secretary of State determines that the Saudi regime is not responsible for the disappearance or death of Khashoggi.
  • Oil prices tumble as United States crude inventories surge

    Oil prices tumble as United States crude inventories surge

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    That changed this weekend when, for the first time in over 40 years, the kingdom has offered a veiled threat to leverage its oil production , if pushed. European diplomats have said the SPV would create a barter system, similar to one used by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, to exchange Iranian oil for European goods without money changing hands.
  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots at cusp of combined $1 billion

    Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots at cusp of combined $1 billion

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    There hasn't been a Mega Millions jackpot victor since it reached $543 million in July. That distinction goes to the $1.586 Powerball jackpot in 2016 that was shared by three winners, including a Chino Hills couple. Even though no one took home Friday's big prize, there were 2,651,183 winning tickets on the October 12 across all prize levels. Last week, Powerball suffered a minor setback when the drawing was moved from Tallahassee, Florida, to Urbandale, Iowa, because of evacuations ...
  • Crude Oil Futures Drops By 1% On Higher OPEC Output Survey

    Crude Oil Futures Drops By 1% On Higher OPEC Output Survey

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    However, the OPEC (and its non-OPEC associates such as Russia) and oil markets are working in the shadow of Trump's tweet and his forthcoming sanctions on Iran's oil industry. Oil prices fell to two-week lows on Thursday as they extended big losses from the previous session amid a rout in global stock markets, with oil also taking a hit from an industry report showing USA crude inventories rose more than expected.
  • WTI crude futures rebound after heavy losses

    WTI crude futures rebound after heavy losses

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    Crude oil prices continued to fall along with the stock market Thursday while President Donald Trump had strong words for countries that ignore USA oil sanctions. Oil has retreated about 6 percent after reaching a four-year high earlier this month. OPEC member-states and non-OPEC oil producing nations including Russian Federation entered into an agreement on reduction of oil production (the OPEC+ agreement) in late 2016.
  • Facebook won't say who's behind security breach

    Facebook won't say who's behind security breach

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    They stole names and contact details of 15 million people , and names, contact details and other personal information such as username, gender, relationship status, religion, current location of 14 million individuals. Facebook said it has turned off the "View As" feature as a security precaution. The breach was the latest privacy embarrassment for Facebook , which earlier this year acknowledged that tens of millions of users had their personal data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica, a ...
  • Passenger jet departs on longest commercial flight

    Passenger jet departs on longest commercial flight

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    Passengers are preparing to board the world's longest flight - a marathon 19 hour service connecting Singapore and NY. Instead, it has 94 more-spacious premium economy and 67 business class seats, which can fold out into a bed. The marathon flight will use the fuel efficient Airbus A350-900ULR. "The plane has high ceilings, sophisticated LED lighting, nearly vertical sidewalls and a low noise level".