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Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's record $700 million Powerball

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(Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was the second-largest in US historyThomson Reuters) Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot , which hit $700 million: There have been 21 consecutive drawings without a winner — the latest was on Saturday, August 19 If no one wins, the next Powerball drawing will be on Saturday If you won tonight's Powerball drawing, try to resist the...

Royal Bank posts 3Q profit

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TORONTO (AP) _ Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $201 billion The Toronto-based bank said it had earnings of $138 per share Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs, were $141 per share The results fell short of Wall Street expectations The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for...

Nintendo's SNES Classic Edition will come with three of the four most popular games made for the original version

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Consumers who are lucky enough to get their hands on one of the new Super Nintendo Classic Edition consoles will not only be getting an inexpensive remake of the popular game machine, they'll also be getting some of the top games that were made for the original version The SNES Classic Edition is a miniaturized version of Nintendo's original Super Nintendo Entertainment System from the early...

Floyd Mayweather is promoting another initial coin offering: 'You can call me Floyd Crypto Mayweather'

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In July, Mayweather promoted the ICO of Stoxcom, a blockchain prediction company This time, he is supporting Hubii Network, a media tech company Hubii, a content distribution company with 50 million customers, is looking to raise $50 million through an Ethereum-based initial coin offering, according to a press representative for the firm The ICO will not be open to US investors Initial coin...

Just 14 words at Trump's Arizona rally may have caused Ben Carson to violate an ethics law

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(Ben CarsonJoshua Roberts/Reuters) Just 14 words may have caused Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to violate an ethics law at President Donald Trump's Tuesday-night rally in Phoenix Its purpose is to ensure "federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan fashion, to protect federal employees from political coercion in the workplace, and to ensure that federal employees are...

Whole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon deal

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday to bless a $137 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight" That approval is one step required to close the deal, which is a bold move into physical stores for Amazon and has the possibility of making big changes to the supermarket industry and online grocery ordering By buying Whole...

Toshiba prioritizes talks with Western Digital on chip business sale: sources

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is prioritizing negotiations with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business after talks stalled with a previously preferred bidder, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday The conglomerate is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit to cover losses from its bankrupt US nuclear business Westinghouse In June, it picked a consortium including...

Evine Live reports 2Q loss

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn (AP) _ Evine Live Inc (EVLV) on Wednesday reported a loss of $2 million in its fiscal second quarter On a per-share basis, the Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents The home shopping company posted revenue of $1489 million in the period The company's shares closed at $103 A year ago, they were trading at $166 This story was generated by Automated...

Gold inches higher as focus shifts to central banker meeting

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Gold prices edged up on Wednesday, drawing some support from political uncertainty in the United States before a major central banking conference there this week "Gold's kind of hanging in there before this Jackson Hole meeting It is in a wait-and-see mode but we should have a better idea of direction by the end of this week," Fawad Razaqzada, a technical analyst at...

US STOCKS-Wall St rally set to end after Trump's comments

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Aug 23 (Reuters) - US stocks were set to open lower on Wednesday as investors pulled back after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build a Mexico border wall and threatened to terminate a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall," Trump said at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona, in reference to his pledge to tighten...

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