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Why the world's biggest tech fund isn't investing at home yet

DUBAI (CNNMoney) -- The Middle East has the world's biggest tech fund, but it hasn't invested a cent in the region yet. About 60% of the capital in the $100 billion Vision Fund comes from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. It has backed several companies across the world but none in the Midd

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 17:52:00

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

Associated Press TORONTO (AP) - Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer. A statement on the band's website said h

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 16:41:00

Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Ford is recalling 1.3 million of F-series pickup trucks, the best selling vehicle in America, for a problem with a door latch that could allow the door to open unexpectedly. The affected models include some of the model year 2015 F-150's, as well as some 2017 Super Duty pickup

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 16:12:00

Rio Tinto accused of fraud over '$3 billion' coal mine

NEW DELHI (CNNMoney) -- One of the world's biggest mining companies and two of its former top executives are in trouble for allegedly overstating the value of a mine in Africa by billions of dollars. Authorities in the U.S. and the U.K. have accused Rio Tinto, its former chief executive Tom Albanes

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 16:07:00

Gretchen Carlson speaks: 'The floodgates have opened'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, it sent shock waves through the industry and spurred other women at the network to share their own stories of assault and sexual misconduct. Now, as claims of sexual assault

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 15:06:00

Kellogg isn't giving up on sugary cereal

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Kellogg isn't giving up on sugary cereals just yet. The cereal company's latest breakfast invention is Chocolate Frosted Flakes, which will hit shelves across the nation in November. It might appear gimmicky, but Chocolate Frosted Flakes is part of Kellogg's strategy to stop

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 13:36:00

Wednesday's Question of the Day

Here's today's Question of the Day: If you want to keep mosquitoes away don't consume this. What is it? Here's today's Question of the Day: If you want to keep mosquitoes away don't consume this. What is it?

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 11:54:00

The Xi Jinping economy: What's next for China?

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping is aiming to show the world's second largest economy who's boss. The country's top leaders are gathered in Beijing this week for the National Congress of the ruling Communist Party, an event that takes place just twice a decade and is the peak of

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 09:06:00

Malaysia Airlines just lost another CEO

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Yet another Malaysia Airlines CEO is leaving. Peter Bellew is exiting the embattled airline -- which is trying to recover from the devastating loss of two passenger jets in 2014 -- after barely a year on the job. He's the third CEO to step down in less than three years. Belle

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 08:01:00

Harvey Survivors Sue Landlord for Taking Their Possessions and Homes

VICTORIA, Texas - Texas RioGrande Legal Aid filed suit on behalf of four Hurricane Harvey survivors whose Victoria landlord took their personal belongings and rented out their homes after they had been evacuated to an Austin shelter. The plaintiffs are seeking damages from the owners and operators o

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 02:22:00

George Soros has given $18 billion to his pro-democracy foundation

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Investor and philanthropist George Soros has moved $18 billion to his foundation -- the majority of his estimated $24.6 billion fortune. The Open Society Foundations, which seeks to promote democracy around the globe, confirmed the massive donation on Tuesday. A foundation off

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 01:51:00

VFD hold fire truck show for Tiny Sprouts academy

The Victoria Fire Department visited Tiny sprouts academy today, hoping to inform and inspire their young children. Tiny Sprouts Academy and the Victoria Fire Department held it's second annual fire truck show to properly prepare kids, some as young as two years old, in the event of an emergency. Fi

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 01:05:00

Market strategist Marc Faber under fire for racist remarks

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Comments made by Swiss investment adviser Marc Faber about race triggered a swift backlash. Faber, who is well known for his market pessimism and often referred to as "Dr. Doom," said in the October edition of his "Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" that it's a good thing white people

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-18 01:01:00

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid harassment allegations, company says

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, five days after he was suspended by the company after a producer accused him of sexual harassment, an Amazon spokesperson told CNN. Price was suspended following The Hollywood Reporter's publication of an article detailing harassme

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 23:31:00

East Vs. West Football Ticket Sales Info

Here is ticket sales information for the East Vs. West football game. Tickets, for Victoria West (Home Team) vs Victoria East (Visiting Team) Varsity Football game, on Friday, October 20, at 7:30 PM, at Memorial Stadium, will be on sale at the VISD Athletic Office located at 3001 Miori Lane, Wednesd

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 21:44:00

Doctors in Puerto Rico: 'Reality here is post-apocalyptic'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Melted medications. Surgical procedures conducted in sweltering 95-degree heat. Malfunctioning X-ray machines. This is the reality doctors in Puerto Rico are facing almost four weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. "We're practicing disaster medicine in real life

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 21:16:00

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending October 17, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Origin by Dan Brown - 9780385542692 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. The Dark Tower I by Stephen King - 9781501141386 - (Scribner) 3. The Cuban Affair b

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 21:10:00

FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threat

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- President Trump tweeted last week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to do

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 20:21:00

Garmin just made a tiny Alexa for the car

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) -- Amazon wants its Alexa voice assistant to be everywhere -- even in the passenger seat of your car to help with directions. Its own devices, such as the Amazon Echo speaker, have brought Alexa to living rooms and kitchens. The Amazon Tap makes Alexa portable, and the forth

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 19:47:00

PCs aren't dead: First growth expected since 2011

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- So the PC is ... not dead? Research firm Gartner on Tuesday said worldwide sales of PCs, tablets and smartphones will rise 2% in 2018. That's the highest year-over-year growth since 2015. According to Gartner, it's a "misconception" that people rely on PCs less than smartphon

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-10-17 19:36:00