Italy's planned government spending growth of 2.7% is about 2.6% higher than the maximum allowed under European Union rules, which cap this at 0.1%, and allows the European Union executive to accuse Italy of non-compliance with the budgetary policy obligations, even as it tried to continue constructive dialogue with Italy to reach a final assessment.
While the epic prize is up for grabs in the US, Lottoland UK customers can bet on the outcome of the MegaMillions lottery and potentially win a separate jackpot. Each Powerball ticket is $2. The day after nobody won a $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the numbers were drawn for a relatively paltry Powerball prize of $470 million.
It inched up to 5.4 per cent in January-September from a record-low 5.3 per cent in the first eight months of the year as Beijing has reined in spending on bridges, railways, and highways. Exports still drive a significant chunk of China's economy and Washington's tariffs targeting cars, machinery, electronics, consumer appliances and others have led many firms to shift production and hold off on further China investment.
Some migrants used a rope to jump off the bridge and swim across the river or hitch a ride on the many rafts that cross it regularly. Recent interviews with migrants underscored just how organized smugglers and organizers are with the help of social media apps - from Facebook to WhatsApp - making it easier to organize the exodus of people who, citing safety concerns, prefer to move in large groups.
Right now, however, inflation rates are unusually low for an economy with such a low unemployment rate. The resulting necessary correction is therefore much more needed and will be much more severe. Mr. Quarles likened central bankers to pilots looking at an airplane control panel when navigation instruments weren't as sophisticated as they are today.
The automaker announced it is now offering a lower cost Tesla Model 3 with a "mid-range" battery, and unveiled a simple new order page to buy it from. Instead, this new model, dubbed the Mid-Range version, sits between the entry-level (but still non-existent) Model 3 and the high-end Long-Range version.