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Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

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Speaking on Twitter , Mr Trump said: "Just spoke to the King of Saudi Arabia who denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened "to our Saudi Arabian citizen". They also discussed Lockheed's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system, as well as the manufacturing of two communications satellites Lockheed is building for the country. Read More »

United States retailer Sears files for bankruptcy

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Sears Holdings ( SHLD ), the parent company of Sears and Kmart , faces a Monday deadline to pay that much in debt. Mr. Lampert believes the company can reorganize around roughly 300 of the most profitable stores, a person familiar with his thinking said. Read More »

Saudi dismisses threat of sanctions over Khashoggi

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Turkey's foreign minister, Mevut Cavusoglu, said Saudi Arabia was not yet co-operating with the investigation - despite a statement from Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz saying they wanted to uncover "the whole truth". Read More »

Trump on 831 Stock Market Drop: Fed Has Gone Crazy

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The data suggest there's little sense that interest rates are biting down on their business outlook. "The truth is the Federal Reserve did go insane a few years ago and drove interests rate down to zero which had never happened in history". Read More »

Facebook says attackers stole details from 29 million users

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Particularly distressing is that the hackers accessed the last 15 searches from millions of users, a hodgepodge of text strings that could be embarrassing and revealing. First, Facebook is working with agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation to find those responsible, second, fewer accounts were actually impacted than thought, and lastly, the firm has set up a help page to show you how you were actually affected. Read More »

Pakistan formally requests International Monetary Fund for bailout

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He said the previous governments had taken loans recklessly, which has resulted in the country's debt ballooning from Rs 6 trillion to Rs 30 trillion in the past 10 years alone. "That said, risks could rise sharply, should pressures in emerging-market economies mount or if trade tensions escalate". "Take China, for example". Read More »

International Monetary Fund cuts global economic growth target to 3.7%

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I think the Fed has gone insane", the USA president said . The S&P 500 fell for the fourth straight day Tuesday while the Cboe Volatility Index, also known as the VIX or Wall Street's fear gauge, neared 16, exceeding this year's average. Russian Federation was among the few energy-rich emerging market countries whose growth forecasts were bumped up. The rapid build-up in debt in China in recent years also is a concern, although Chinese authorities have taken steps to rein in debt growth, he ... Read More »

RSF calls for independent worldwide investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance

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The second wave of sanctions that would hit on November 4 would aim to bring Iran's oil exports to zero as claimed by USA officials. To reporters, to anybody. Prince Mohammed, who has ties to Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , has introduced some economic and social reforms, allowing women to drive and opening movie theaters in the deeply conservative Muslim nation. Read More »

International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecasts

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The fund left its 2018 USA forecast unchanged but cut its expectation for next year, citing the impact of the trade conflict. However, the road to formal approval and disbursement of International Monetary Fund support was both bumpy and protracted because of the possible delay in negotiations and agreement on further policy action. Read More »

End discord or put Brexit at risk, May tells Tories

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It is in the national interest. She added: "What has befallen Labour is a national tragedy". This brings about a critique I have towards May's claim - whereas in the long run, the United Kingdom economy will be able to compensate for the initial drop in GDP, we should not disregard the short-term consequences - 'In the long-run we are all dead' famously said John M. Read More »

USMCA expected to improve investor confidence in Canada

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David Taylor, chairman of the board of the B.C. Dairy Association and B.C.'s representative with the Dairy Farmers of Canada, said when he heard the news, he was angry and disappointed. "More business leaders are thinking beyond the next quarter". While China does maintain global efforts to influence overseas Chinese and has been accused of several high-profile cyber raids on American computer systems, there has so far been no public evidence of the sort of influence operations the USA ... Read More »

NAFTA REBOOT FOR DUMMIES: How does new trade impact Canadians?

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The United States and Mexico want to push a deal they separately negotiated through their respective legislatures before Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office on December 1. "In the next few weeks, Canadians are expecting transparency from the Liberal government". But relations between Ottawa and Washington soured. Since the creation of NAFTA two decades ago, the equipment manufacturing industry has benefited greatly from duty-free access to our industry's largest ... Read More »

U.S. and Canada claim victory as NAFTA saved at the last

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In a joint statement , U.S. and Canadian trade representatives said the agreement "will give our workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses a high-standard trade agreement that will result in freer markets, fairer trade and robust economic growth in our region". Read More »

NAFTA 2.0 is just a warmup to Trump’s bout with China

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Will Quebec fight the new deal? . The newly minted agreement is estimated to bring US farmers a $70 million increase in exports to Canada's dairy market and greater access in the egg and poultry markets. Automakers looking to avoid duties on vehicles imports will need to use a higher percentage of North American auto parts and pay workers more, a provision created to make USA labor more competitive. Read More »

Alberta dairy farmer explains why he’s disappointed with NAFTA replacement

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In fact, the USA has always been a manufacturing powerhouse and by some projections - made before he took office - - is expected to be No. 1 in 2020. Canada's high tariffs on most US dairy products had become the main point of contention that had stalled the negotiations for months, making the prospect of Canada joining the US-Mexico deal, struck in August , increasingly feeble. Read More »

The Fed Raises Rates Again

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Australia's S&P ASX 200 added 0.1 percent to 6,192.30. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 106.93, or 0.4 percent, to 26,385.28, and the Nasdaq composite lost 17.11, or 0.2 percent, to 7,990.37. Although the Fed has been revising up its real GDP forecasts-to 2.8% from 2.1% for 2018, and 2.4% for 2019-it has maintained its subdued 1.8% median estimate of longer-run potential growth. Read More »

Oil eases, but Iran sanctions keep Brent above US$80 a barrel

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Brent Crude oil is trading at $81.89, WTI at $72.36 and natural gas at $2.97 per million BTU (at 11:38, 27 September 2018, South Africa). “Markets could still be underestimating the supply crunch from Iran sanctions, ” he added. Major oil trading houses fear the return of $100 crude oil in the upcoming three months. Saudi Arabia leads OPEC oil cartel and Russian Federation is the biggest oil produces outside the group. Read More »

Cryptocurrency XRP is leading price increase as Ripple looks to new launch

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Yes, the "flippening" occurred with XRP and ETH , but that flippening has since been reversed, and XRP is back in the #3 position. There are a good number of reasons why XRP is struggling with its value. Users can know accept XRP on youtube and Twitch through 'Coil' . Ripple Labs is set to hold its Swell conference on from 1 - 2 October in San Francisco. Read More »

Australia's needle-in-strawberry scare widens

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New South Wales police said the Love Berry, Delightful Strawberries and Oasis brands may also have been contaminated. A man in Queensland posted on Facebook that his friend had swallowed half a sewing needle after eating a strawberry from Woolworths on September 9 and had to go to hospital suffering from "severe abdominal pain". Read More »

Irish border highlights differences that remain between Britain, EU on Brexit deal

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said "there can be no compromises on the Single Market" and said "substantial progress" was still needed on the UK's Brexit plans. May was also set an October deadline for a solution on the Irish border issue just hours after informing Leo Varadkar, the Irish taoiseach, in a private breakfast meeting that she felt it would be impossible to come to a compromise within such a timescale. Read More »

Benalla tente de se disculper mais sans convaincre totalement — Sénat

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Concernant le port d'armes , Alexandre Benalla semble assumer et avoue avoir effectué une demande personnelle afin d'en avoir une, dans le but de se protéger lui, du fait de sa fonction. Précisant qu'il avait été major de sa promotion à la préparation militaire gendarmerie dans l'Eure, Alexandre Benalla " qui a servi son pays depuis l'âge de 18 ans ", a effectué 300 jours de réserve, a appris à tirer dans la réserve ainsi que dans un club de tir sportif. Read More »

Apple Watch, AirPods may be spared from Trump’s China tariffs

Bloomberg news, siting five unidentified sources, said a product code that covers the Apple Watch , AirPods, and HomePod smart speaker, is not listed among some $200 billion in Chinese products subject to a new 10 percent tariff expected to be announced later this week. Read More »

United States imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

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President Donald Trump said the latest round of tariffs was in response to China's "unfair trade practices, including subsidies and rules that require foreign companies in some sectors to bring on local partners". Trump is due to make the announcement after the close of US stock markets, where major indices were already sinking sharply in anticipation of what could be a major escalation in the US-China trade conflict. Read More »

U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

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On the futures markets, the ASX futures are pointing to a 4 points fall. The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. The president has described the tariffs as leverage in negotiating Chinese policy changes with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Separately, one of China's most prominent figures in global finance says Beijing should press Washington to end their tariff battle by clamping down on exports of goods ... Read More »

Companies Are Warned Over Rising Number of Young Vapers

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During the 60-day waiting period, the FDA plans to investigate the five companies' marketing and sales practices, with possible "boots on the ground inspections", Gottlieb said . The FDA said it has sent more than 1,100 warning letters to stores for the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to under-age vapers and issued fines to another 131 shops. Read More »

Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods

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President Trump said Friday that he has another $267 billion in tariffs ready to slap on China, calling his testy relationship with that nation "a far bigger problem" than dealing with Russian Federation right now. "I think the president has reasonable political support among the electorate and his own base for action against China", said Scott Miller, a trade scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington . Read More »

Goldman Sachs pulls back on bitcoin trade plans

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Still, Edward Morra, a widely recognized technical analyst in the crypto community, has said that Bitcoin and the rest of the market are still on a clear downtrend. Since that moment, ETH lost 84%. However, regulators across the world have been intensifying their scrutiny of initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency exchanges. Read More »

Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan podcast

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Elon Musk managed to send shares in Tesla tumbling by 7% after he was filmed smoking marijuana during the recording of a podcast . At the same time that a video of Musk's wacky weed affair was going viral, reports surfaced that two top execs at the embattled electric-car maker abruptly departed. Read More »