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Money Fired White House aide: 'I will not be silenced'
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Not only is this flat-out false (I've never heard such a thing), but Omarosa didn't even make an effort to call or email me to verify. Donald Trump asked Simmons, "What do you think of Ivanka?" The strangest part according to the former White House employee was that it seemed commonplace to Ivanka.

Money Turkish Court Rejects Appeal to Free Detained U.S. Pastor
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Erdogan suggested Turks would stop procuring US-made iPhones and instead buy Korean Samsung or Turkish-made Vestel. "Russia would be Turkey's more likely security partner before China, since the two countries already have a working relationship in Syria".

Money Turkish Erdogan’s Spokesman expects Lira recovery to continue
Author: 0 Turkish Erdogan’s Spokesman expects Lira recovery to continue

The BBC Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen said Mr Erdogan's boycott could stoke tensions with the United States further - and Turks are waiting nervously for Mr Trump's response. U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention. Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of United States products, escalating a feud that has also triggered a currency crisis.

Money Turkey to boycott United States electronic goods
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It recovered a bit, by four per cent to around 6.12 lira per US dollar Wednesday, after the government took steps to shore up the currency by reducing the daily limit in bank foreign currency swap transactions. WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - The United States is warning more economic pressures may be in store for Turkey if it refuses to release a jailed American pastor, a White House official said on Tuesday, in a dispute that has further strained relations between the North Atlantic Treaty ...

Money Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%
Author: 0 Retail inflation slows to 9-month low at 4.17%

The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 percent last month, compared to 7.8 percent in June. The Bank expects inflation will settle down to just above its 2% target in two years' time as it gradually increases interest rates.

Money Bayer Has a Reason to Feel Monsanto Buyer’s Remorse
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Tobias said Monsanto's promised appeal could result in the charges being reduced - but said the company "might want to consider settling now, depending on its calculus of the risk that it might lose on appeal and the adverse publicity that might arise from losing or from continuing to contest the verdict".

Money Turkish lira dip spells trouble for Asian markets
Author: 0 Turkish lira dip spells trouble for Asian markets

Liberty Times that four major Taiwanese companies are likely to be on the losing end of investments and ventures in Turkey if the USA sanctions are implemented and maintained for any significant amount of time. Meanwhile, Turkey and the United States are mired in a dispute over the detention of an American pastor facing terrorism charges related to a failed coup attempt in 2016.

Money Vermont nominates first transgender candidate for governor
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Still a few months from election day political handicappers rate the governor's race as solid Republican - meaning Hallquist has an uphill climb to victory in November. Hallquist, the former CEO of Vermont Electric Co-op, had 10,393 as of 9:20, handily beating challengers Brenda Siegel, an arts administrator from Newfane who got 5,374 votes; James Ehlers, director of Lake Champlain International from Winooski, who had received 4,875 votes; and 14-year-old Ethan Sonneborn of Bristol, who got ...

Money Iran offers discount oil to Asia
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A pump jack operates at a well site leased by Devon Energy Production Company near Guthrie, Oklahoma September 15, 2015. Oil prices steadied on Monday as trade tensions and troubled emerging markets dented the outlook for fuel demand, though US sanctions against Iran pointed towards tighter supply ahead.

Money Erdogan to boycott iPhones as Turkey’s feud with U.S. escalates
Author: 0 Erdogan to boycott iPhones as Turkey’s feud with U.S. escalates

These import taxes came on top of 10% additional tariffs on aluminum and 25% on steel from all countries, in a bid by Trump to protect the U.S. steel industry and please voters in America's industrial heartland. If convicted, Brunson, the pastor , faces a prison term of 35 years. By size , Turkey is America's 32nd-largest trading partner, and USA banks have little invested in Turkey, making up less than one percent of all foreign lending.

Money Elon Musk says talks with Saudis led him to tweet
Author: 0 Elon Musk says talks with Saudis led him to tweet "funding secured"

But a source said Silver Lake was offering its assistance to Musk without compensation and had not been hired as a financial adviser in an official capacity. Yasir Othman al-Rumayyan, managing director of the PIF, when contacted, referred Reuters to the corporate communications team. That tweet may have created a sticky situation for Musk as it appears the funding may not be locked up yet.

Money Erdogan Vows to Boycott U.S. Electronic Goods Amid Pastor Spat
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The tensions spooked investors already anxious by the fallout of a row between Turkey and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, with the lira falling sharply last week. What are officials doing about it? He said: 'You act on one side as a strategic partner, but on the other you fire bullets into the foot of your strategic partner.

Money Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings
Author: 0 Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings

Closer to home, Adelaide was ranked 10, while Perth dropped out of the top 10, and into 14th place, despite its liveability score remaining unchanged - a change in a city's ranking doesn't necessarily correspond to a change in that city's liveability, but rather its liveability compared to other cities in the survey.

Money Turkey-US: a timeline of plummeting relations
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The lira pared some of its losses against the dollar after the central bank said it had lowered reserve requirement ratios for banks as well as pledged to provide whatever liquidity banks needed and to take all necessary measures to maintain financial stability.

Money Indian Rupee hits fresh record low of 69.61 per United States dollars
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The currency crisis has been observed across Asian markets, causing a weakening in domestic equities, sparked majorly by the Lira crisis. The currency traded at 69.93 on Monday against its Friday's close of 68.83, which was a biggest single session decline against the dollar since September 3, 2013.

Money A sixth firefighter killed battling California wildfires
Author: 0 A sixth firefighter killed battling California wildfires

The River Fire is now reported to be 100 percent contained, and has brunt an area of 48,920 acres. The BC Wildfire Service is dealing with more than 27 fires in what officials are calling the Monashee Complex, stretching from the Lumby, B.C.

Money Turkey's currency crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge
Author: 0 Turkey's currency crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge

He did not name any countries. "This a plot to force Turkey to surrender in every field from finance to politics, to make Turkey and its people to kneel down". "We can only say "goodbye" to anyone who sacrifices its strategic partnership and a half century alliance with a country of 81 million for the sake of relations with terror groups", he said.

Money Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud
Author: 0 Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud

The Saudi Public Investment Fund, which has built up a stake of 5pc, is interested in expanding that if the electric carmaker abandons Wall Street , Bloomberg News reported. The SEC, which already had been gathering information about Tesla's public pronouncements on manufacturing goals and sales targets, is intensifying scrutiny of the company's statements in the wake of Musk's tweet, people familiar with the matter have said.

Money Doug Field, former Tesla engineering chief, returns to Apple
Author: 0 Doug Field, former Tesla engineering chief, returns to Apple

However, there isn't much evidence to claim Apple Inc .is chasing the likes of Tesla with the same vigour as it did 2 years ago. At the time, Musk stated in a tweet, "My job as CEO is to focus on what's most critical, which is now Model 3 production".

Money Mexico industry representative sees
Author: 0 Mexico industry representative sees "window of opportunity" in NAFTA talks

The US-Mexico NAFTA talks resumed three weeks ago, without Canada, after negotiations involving all three members of one of the world's largest trade blocs stalled in June. "Nobody will threaten us that our borders will be closed or militarised", Lopez Obrador, who takes office December 1, had said. Asked if Canada would rejoin the NAFTA talks next week, Guajardo said, "Hopefully".

Money McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life
Author: 0 McDonald's mobile customers get chance to win food for life

The victor, subject to verification, will receive McDonald's food for Life (for the victor only), up to two meals per week for 50 years, awarded as a $1,000 credit on winner's McDonald's App and $35,400 cash, plus $15,600 to offset taxes on the prize, awarded as a check for $51,000.

Money USA airline worker steals plane, takes it for flight before crashing it
Author: 0 USA airline worker steals plane, takes it for flight before crashing it

The plane was taken by a 29-year-old Sumner man about 8 p.m. and crashed on Ketron Island, near Steilacoom, about 90 minutes later, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. In a news release issued Saturday (local time), the North American Aerospace Defense Command said two F-15C alert aircraft were scrambled from Portland but did not fire upon the plane.

Money Investors sue Tesla's Musk over go-private tweets
Author: 0 Investors sue Tesla's Musk over go-private tweets

Musk, often the center of controversy, did not prove he had the funds to finance the operation - despite tweeting "funding secured". Musk announced on Twitter earlier this week that he was considering taking the electric carmaker private at a share price of $420 (£328.86) and total market value of $72bn, adding that he had already secured the necessary funding.

Money Turkey says Trump tariff move will harm ties, vows retaliation
Author: 0 Turkey says Trump tariff move will harm ties, vows retaliation

What possible reason could there be behind the lira which was at 2.8 against dollar in July 15, 2016 to slide below 6 yesterday? "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time! ". At the beginning of August, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned Turkey's ministers of Justice and Interior because of Brunson's detainment. Erdogan also appeared to allude to a "deadline" for handing over Brunson, although he did not name the United States as having set any such deadline or say ...

Money How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday
Author: 0 How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday

At 9:50 a.m. EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 14.63 points, or 0.06 percent , at 25,569.12, the S&P 500 was unchanged at 2,857.70 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 11.39 points, or 0.14 percent, at 7,899.72. Rite Aid (RAD.N) fell 10.6 percent and was the most actively traded stock after the drug store chain and USA grocer Albertsons Cos ABS.N agreed to terminate their merger agreement.

Money Family of man who stole and crashed plane 'shocked and devastated'
Author: 0 Family of man who stole and crashed plane 'shocked and devastated'

While in the air, Russell joked for almost 20 minutes with the air traffic control agent, but admitted he had "a few screws loose" and called himself "just a broken guy". "I've played some video games before", he said. "I would like to apologise to each and every one of them". NBC reported that the man expressed distress about his mental health while communicating with the air traffic control tower.

Money China retaliates with additional tariffs on $16B worth of U.S. goods
Author: 0 China retaliates with additional tariffs on $16B worth of U.S. goods

It would appear, that such a hearing in the trade war is merely a statutory process, and overwhelming objections can be vetoed by a small number of policy makers. "There are only two hard outcomes so far and China's winning 2-0", Moon said. The financial pain so far has been felt by individual companies or industries - and their workers - rather than by either the overall United States or Chinese economy.

Money Man who stole plane was amusing, hardworking, former colleague recalls
Author: 0 Man who stole plane was amusing, hardworking, former colleague recalls

It did not elaborate. "I mean, I would hope it is, for a guy like me". We're trying to get accurate information about what is actually going on. "I don't need that much help. The plane was stolen at around 8 pm (0300 GMT Saturday) and crashed 90 minutes later, officials said. A "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty plane before flying around an airport then crashing near a small island.

Money Tesla tweet 'highly problematic,' says former SEC boss
Author: 0 Tesla tweet 'highly problematic,' says former SEC boss

Musk , who's insisted for months that the company wouldn't need to seek more funding this year, replied: "I'm not sure what you're talking about, but there's no such notice from a regulator". Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company is working on its own chip designs for AI-based tasks in its cars. Regulations cap the number of investors in a private company at 2,000.

Money Bitcoin Market Cap Falls by $9 Billion After SEC Postpones ETF Decision
Author: 0 Bitcoin Market Cap Falls by $9 Billion After SEC Postpones ETF Decision

Many in the cryptocurrency community believe that a Bitcoin ETF is the next logical step in the evolution of the market. While the well-respected technician did not give a clear price prediction for the price of Bitcoin , it has become apparent that the asset looks more bearish than it does bullish.

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