Lawmakers say Saudi explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s death doesn’t seem credible

WASHINGTON – More than two weeks after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi went missing, Saudi Arabia has admitted he was killed inside its Turkey consulate.  But the regime’s explanation over what happened has been inconsistent and members of Congress from both sides of the aisle took issue with that on Friday.  The regime for weeks had insisted it knew nothing of Khashoggi’s […]

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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi account credible

DUBAI/GLENDALE, Ariz./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and that it fired two senior officials over his death, an account President Donald Trump said was credible but U.S. lawmakers found hard to believe. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement that Khashoggi died in the consulate came after two weeks of […]

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Man arrested for threatening senators who supported Kavanaugh

A Long Island man was busted for making death threats against two U.S. senators for their support of newly minted U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Ronald DeRisi, 74, was taken into custody early Friday, and is expected to be arraigned later in the day in Central Islip federal court before Magistrate judge Gary R. Brown. The Smithtown man is […]

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How 21st Century Fox Makes Its Money

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) is among the newest mammoth companies in America, having been spun off in 2013 from the late multinational conglomerate News Corporation. That company wanted to separate its entertainment and publishing businesses, which it accomplished by moving all the entertainment to 21st Century Fox and reconstituting the latter. Its name hearkens back to that of legendary movie studio 20th Century Fox. […]

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Pzena Investment (PZN) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

Pzena Investment (NYSE: PZN) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference CallOct. 19, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Continue Reading Below Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day and welcome to the Pzena Investment Management third-quarter 2018 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded.I would now like to turn the conference over to […]

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Oil up but posts weekly loss on stock build, trade tensions

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Friday on signs of surging demand in China, the world’s No. 2 oil consumer, although prices were headed for a second weekly decline on swelling U.S. inventories and concern that trade wars were curbing economic activity. Brent crude LCOc1 futures rose 49 cents to settle at $79.78 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate […]

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Italy ETF Sees Relief Rally as E.U. Budget Chief De-Escalates Tensions

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Italy country-specific exchange traded fund popped on a relief rebound and pared some of its losses Friday after the European market plunged in response to a questionable budget and government bond yields pushed toward a four-year high. The iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF (NYSEArca: EWI) was among the better performing ETFs of Friday, […]

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Govt proposes tax rules for investors in 'opportunity zones'

The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 so-called "opportunity zones" have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers with tax breaks. The rules from the Treasury Department lay out the period of time […]

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