Istanbul police search Saudi consul's residence in Khashoggi probe

Now I have to accept: "That is not going to happen". Crime scene investigators concluded a second search of the consulate and the consul's residence overnight Thursday. Britain, France and Germany had also called on the Saudi and Turkish authoriti... More..

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Jamal Khashoggi's mystery slaying splits Trump, GOP
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's mystery slaying splits Trump, GOP

I'm going to sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia. The investigators, who eventually searched the premises for eight hours, took samples with them, including soil from the consulate garden, according to an...More..

Netflix adds seven million subscribers over summer after spring stumble
by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Netflix adds seven million subscribers over summer after spring stumble

Analysts say that even if Netflix does reach its targeted 5 million new subscribers for Q3, Netflix investors can still expect more conservative growth moving forward. "After handily blowing away Street expecta...More..

Newspaper: Turkey has audio of writer’s killing
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

Newspaper: Turkey has audio of writer’s killing

President Donald Trump has said the USA will inflict " severe punishment " on Saudi Arabia if the kingdom is found to be responsible for the death of Mr Khashoggi . He noted, however, that he would be unli...More..

US Senators trigger probe into journalist disappearance
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

US Senators trigger probe into journalist disappearance

The men checked into hotels and left Turkey later that night. Earlier Turkish media close to the president published images of what it described as a 15-member "assassination squad" allegedly sent to kill ...More..

US, China trade war could dent economic growth
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

US, China trade war could dent economic growth

This is down from its July forecast of 3.9 percent growth for both years. The rupiah has indeed been under strong downward pressure, especially over the last three months, as a result of monetary tightening a...More..

Trinis watch for Hurricane Michael
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trinis watch for Hurricane Michael

Michael has intensified into a hurricane and the National Weather Service has issued a hurricane watch for most of the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend. Also in that report , Dixon said Gillum's hand...More..

Theresa May facing enormous challenge as Brexit deadline looms
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Theresa May facing enormous challenge as Brexit deadline looms

Well, optics-wise, there was very little coughing, and of course, she danced onto the stage to the tune of ABBA's Dancing Queen , laughing at herself in a neat self-referential bid to show the personality she'...More..

Tweet storm: Musk quits as chairman over false claims
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Tweet storm: Musk quits as chairman over false claims

The SEC stated that his plans to make Tesla a private company have misled investors, resulting in Tesla stocks to tumble. Investors were concerned a protracted legal battle and the loss of the charismat...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Tesla Shares Soar After Elon Musk's SEC Settlement

The electric car-making company must also appoint two new independent directors to its board, establish a new committee of independent directors and implement additional oversight of Musk's future communication...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump claims he rejected a one-on-one NAFTA meeting with Trudeau

The 1994 deal underpins $1.2 trillion in annual trade between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Markets and business groups are openly fretting about the damage that a collapse could provoke. It's the first...More..

Italian fashion label Versace sold to Michael Kors
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Italian fashion label Versace sold to Michael Kors

The leader of the pack is every mom's favorite handbag maker, Kors. Investors were skeptical: Shares in Michael Kors dropped 7% on Monday. Another measure both brands should take is also separating Michael ...More..

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market

The investment follows a deal a year ago in which Constellation acquired a almost 10 per cent stake in Canopy and the two companies agreed to collaborate on the development of cannabis-based drinks. The logo of...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

U.S., Europe optimism helps global stock index dodge trade war dread

Shares of Apple Inc AAPL.O suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should make products in the United States if it wanted to avoid tariffs on C...More..

Trump Threatens Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Chinese Goods
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump Threatens Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Chinese Goods

Imports of US goods rose 11.1 percent to $13.3 billion, decelerating from the previous month's 11.8 percent. AirPods headphones, some of Apple's Beats headphones and its new HomePod smart speaker also face ...More..

Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US

All Apple had to do to avoid import taxes was to rebuild all of its manufacturing in the U.S. "Start building new plants now", he tweeted. The Trump administration has imposed tariffs of $50 billion on impo...More..

Canada braves Trump’s threats and insults in hopes of closing NAFTA deal
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Canada braves Trump’s threats and insults in hopes of closing NAFTA deal

NAFTA's Chapter 19 allows companies who feel wronged by anti-dumping, or countervailing duties, to have their issues settled by independent panels of experts from the countries caught in the dispute. The White...More..

E-commerce billionaire from China arrested in Minneapolis
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

E-commerce billionaire from China arrested in Minneapolis

Gray told Reuters that he expects his client won't end up being charged since he was released without charges or bail. The statement , contradicting USA police, added authorities found no evidence of misco...More..

Pres. Trump Asserts 'No Political Necessity' To Keep Canada In New NAFTA
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Pres. Trump Asserts 'No Political Necessity' To Keep Canada In New NAFTA

He added: "Congress should not interfere with these negotiations or I will simply terminate NAFTA entirely & we will be far better off". "Today the president notified the Congress of his intent to sign a ...More..

China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

China-Africa trade deficit prominent at conference

China is offering US$60 billion in financial support and a debt write-off to impoverished African nations- no strings attached, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday. In addition, he said China will encour...More..

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA breakthrough, clearing way for Canada's return
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA breakthrough, clearing way for Canada's return

Trump, sitting behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, attempted to take a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to congratulate him on the agreement. He even added later in the day that h...More..

Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift

Federal prosecutors have said the reimbursement payments were for sham legal invoices in connection with a nonexistent retainer agreement. Cohen has stayed out of sight and has remained emotional since his pl...More..

Fed Signals Readiness to Hike Again If Economy Stays On Track
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Fed Signals Readiness to Hike Again If Economy Stays On Track

A day later, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan, who tends to align his views with those of Powell, released an essay that signaled he views another three or four rate hikes as "the best chance" for deliverin...More..

Gatwick Airport CHAOS: Flight information boards go down creating nightmare for passengers
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Gatwick Airport CHAOS: Flight information boards go down creating nightmare for passengers

Airport staff have been forced to write important flight information on whiteboards around the airport, meaning passengers are huddling around the makeshift info points to find out gate numbers, flight times, f...More..

'We see your game and challenge it,' Erdogan says
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

'We see your game and challenge it,' Erdogan says

Meanwhile, Erdogan told the AKP congress that Turkey would press on with and expand its cross-border military operations. U.S. President Donald Trump is condemning the detention of an American pastor in Tur...More..

More US sanctions for Turkey if they don't obey
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

More US sanctions for Turkey if they don't obey

Memories of past emerging market crises, such as the Asian financial crisis of 1997 and Turkey's 2001 crisis, came back to haunt investors this week and prompted a wave of selling across emerging market asset...More..

Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

Sanders said at the briefing, "This president since he took office created 700,000 new jobs for African-Americans". "President Trump in his first year and a half has already tripled what President Obama di...More..

Lawsuits accuse Tesla's Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Lawsuits accuse Tesla's Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued on Friday by an investor who said they committed securities fraud in a scheme to "completely decimate" short-sellers that included Musk's proposal to take ...More..

Turkish lira plunges as Erdogan blames crash on 'political plot' against Ankara
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkish lira plunges as Erdogan blames crash on 'political plot' against Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned the United States that it risked losing a "strategic partner" due to demands made by the U.S. Turkish Treasury and Finance Ministry announced a...More..

Trump Re-imposes Sanctions on Iran
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump Re-imposes Sanctions on Iran

Iran's envoy at the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo said in an report published by The Guardian that the USA is making history not just by violating a United Nations Security Council resolution it voted f...More..

Pompeo: Sanctions to be enforced until Iran 'behaves like a normal country'
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Pompeo: Sanctions to be enforced until Iran 'behaves like a normal country'

The EU said it would now swiftly bring in legal cover for firms in the 28-nation bloc to work with Iran , after the Trump administration rejected European calls for an exemption. In his statement, President...More..

Tim Cook: $1 trillion cap ‘not the most important measure of success’
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Tim Cook: $1 trillion cap ‘not the most important measure of success’

Before the release of the iPhone, Apple was reporting revenue of less than $20bn and profits of less than $2bn from the sale of its Mac personal computers in 2006. Today's chart shows this milestone - as well...More..

Harley-Davidson rebels with an electric motorcycle
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Harley-Davidson rebels with an electric motorcycle

The announcement follows the development of the electric concept bike LiveWire Project, which was created back in 2014 to enable riders to test drive and give feedback on so that the company could refine the ...More..

Canada and Mexico optimistic about NAFTA talks despite trade tensions at G20
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Canada and Mexico optimistic about NAFTA talks despite trade tensions at G20

U.S. President Donald Trump told Mexico's president-elect in a letter that a quick renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would bring more jobs for both countries, but warned of a ve...More..

Tesla asks suppliers for money back on Model 3 parts
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Tesla asks suppliers for money back on Model 3 parts

Tesla's Australia and Asia media office, as well as a spokesman and spokeswoman in the USA, didn't reply to emails seeking comment on the Journal report . Tesla's cash position is a concern because the com...More..

Trump ratchets up criticism of Fed interest rate rises
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Trump ratchets up criticism of Fed interest rate rises

Asked on CNBC if he is ready to go to $500 billion - a number that almost matches the $505 billion in products that China exported to the U.S.in 2017 - Trump said, "I'm ready to go to 500". He was referring t...More..

Android antitrust: Google hit with giant  €4.34 billion fine by Europe
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Android antitrust: Google hit with giant €4.34 billion fine by Europe

Those activities included requiring smartphone manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and Chrome on their devices in order to use Google's Play marketplace; paying smartphone makers and mobile network opera...More..

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

On July 2, the company said it had made 5,031 Model 3s during the final week of June and 28,578 during the second quarter, more than it had made in the prior three quarters combined . It would double the si...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Largest US business group attacks President Trump on tariffs

And he is pressuring Canada and Mexico to agree to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement to shift more auto production to the United States and encourage companies to move investment from Mexico to ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

USA aims to reduce Iran’s oil revenue to zero

The restart of those sanctions has global energy buyers nervous as to who will replace those barrels. Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih arrives for an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, June 22, 2018....More..