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Author: 0 Trump announces trade deal with Mexico, says he will ditch Nafta name

It's a big day for our country. Pena Nieto joined by phone, and thanked Trump, calling the breakthrough on NAFTA "very positive for the United States and Mexico ", and looked forward to the trilateral agreement . "Canada's signature is required", spokesman Adam Austen said in an email. Analysts at Rabobank, point out that today's announcement regarding NAFTA, is not a bilateral agreement between Mexico and the USA, instead, is effectively two out of three parties agreeing to what a ...

Money Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russia meeting
Author: 0 Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russia meeting

If prosecutors are not investigating Trump directly, they are investigating at least one member of the Trump campaign, according to documents in the Cohen case, in connection with the payments. "The President's comments regarding flippers would seem to indicate a nervousness about what his associates might reveal to prosecutors and thus what might put him in jeopardy of impeachment and eventual legal prosecution", Princeton professor Keith Whittington told the Daily News.

Money Hope Remains: SEC to Review Rejected Bitcoin ETF Applications
Author: 0 Hope Remains: SEC to Review Rejected Bitcoin ETF Applications

The SEC denied the approval of nine Bitcoin ETFs submitted by three companies including two from Proshares , five from Direxion and another two from GraniteShares . As a result, Exchange failed to meet the burden of Exchange Act and Commission's Rules of Practice to showcase that the proposals are consistent enough with these binding requirements as discussed in the Exchange Act Section 6 (b)(5).

Money US prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO immunity in Cohen probe
Author: 0 US prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO immunity in Cohen probe

Mr Weisselberg's voice can reportedly be heard on a tape secretly recorded by Cohen in which hush money payments to alleged lovers of Mr Trump are discussed. After he was elected, Trump said he was leaving the business in the hands of Weisselberg and his sons. The $150,000 payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal by National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc and the $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels far exceeded permissible campaign limits.

Money Saudi Arabia non-oil growth to hit 2.3pc this year
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia non-oil growth to hit 2.3pc this year

Reuters said it had spoken to four senior industry sources about the plans being scrapped. Aramco denied this, insisting that the IPO was still on track. Part of the funds Saudi Arabia would have earned were slated to go toward a sovereign wealth fund that could be invested overseas. With stakes this high, London, Hong Kong and NY competed fiercely to host the initial public offering (IPO).

Money U.S. and Mexico close to reaching NAFTA deal, sources say
Author: 0 U.S. and Mexico close to reaching NAFTA deal, sources say

USA and Mexican trade negotiators are "hours" away from squaring away bilateral differences on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) but work with Canada is likely to stretch into September, a top Mexican official said on Sunday. "I think, depending what happens today, we could confirm it", he said. The sunset issue is one of the biggest remaining obstacles to a NAFTA deal as negotiators race to try to land a new NAFTA agreement in principle by the end of August.

Money Alipay bans accounts affiliated with OTC Bitcoin trading
Author: 0 Alipay bans accounts affiliated with OTC Bitcoin trading

According to Beijing News , the Hangzhou-based company is also monitoring all its users' accounts, which are suspected to be involved in OTC trading. After China restricted every single commercial event including ones related to with digital currencies, it has gone ahead and has blocked in excess of 124 overseas crypto exchanges that are putting forth trading services to Chinese residents.

Money World Bank to Settle Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million this Month
Author: 0 World Bank to Settle Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million this Month

It has been developed with the support and input from Northern Trust, QBE and Treasury Corporation of Victoria. The Washington-based bank, which has embraced blockchain as a valuable tool in its economic development mission, initially expected to garner A$50 million for the two-year bond, with a possible doubling of that size depending on investor interest.

Money Feds Bullard warns of recession risk in raising rates
Author: 0 Feds Bullard warns of recession risk in raising rates

In his speech , Powell simply made the case that gradual rate hikes are the best way to protect the USA economic recovery and keep job growth as strong as possible and inflation under control. The Jackson Hole speech follows closely behind President Trump's criticism of the Fed for its continued tightening of U.S. monetary policy ever since Powell, who was nominated for the role by Trump, took the helm in February.

Money Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
Author: 0 Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

Though not named in the Cohen case, Weisselberg is believed to be one of two Trump executives mentioned in the suit who reimbursed Cohen, and then covered up the payments by saying they were legal expenses. It is not uncommon for prosecutors to offer immunity to a person who may have wittingly or unwittingly facilitated a crime if investigators decide that person is more of a witness than a perpetrator, or if prosecutors decide they can not get necessary testimony without offering some ...

Money Columbus Kmart set to close in November
Author: 0 Columbus Kmart set to close in November

Over the a year ago, 379 stores were closed by the company. The company will continue to evaluate the performance of existing stores, which it said is a critical component to the firm's retail transformation. In recent past quarters, Sears comparable sales have dropped by double digits, accounting for as much as a third of drops in top-line sales. Thats the NY based real estate company owned by Sears CEO Eddie Lampert.

Money Verizon slowed our data as we fought massive wildfire, chief says
Author: 0 Verizon slowed our data as we fought massive wildfire, chief says

The Mendocino Complex fire has become the largest ever brush fire in California. In the lawsuit, Bowden said internet systems are important "in providing fire and emergency response, particularly for events like large fires which require rapid deployment and organization" of personnel, resources and equipment.

Money Tesla CEO says company will remain public
Author: 0 Tesla CEO says company will remain public

However, some corporate governance experts said Musk's handling of the take-private bid could pressure the board to assert its independence and consider ways to rein him in by, for example, bringing in a chief operating officer. Musk opened up earlier this month about the stress he was under in an emotional interview with The New York Times , describing an "excruciating" year in which he worked up to 120 hours a week.

Money Ryanair changes bag policy
Author: 0 Ryanair changes bag policy

Priority customers will be able to bring two free carry-on bags - one ten-kilogram wheelie bag and one small bag. It claimed most passengers will be unaffected by the changes, as 30 per cent already buy priority boarding and a further 30 per cent only travel with a small carry-on bag.

Money Starmer:
Author: 0 Starmer: "Government simply not prepared for no deal Brexit"

But according to Thursday's notes - with more to come by the end of September - the United Kingdom is preparing to align some rules and regulations with the EU. - The firms may also need to pay out for new software or hire "a customs broker, freight forwarder or logistics provider" to help them deal with new requirements.

Money The maker of the AK-47 wants to sell electric cars
Author: 0 The maker of the AK-47 wants to sell electric cars

No release date has been given as the auto remains at the concept stage which becomes obvious by its lack of wing mirrors. [The firm] presented the eggshell-blue prototype vehicle, the CV-1, at an event near the capital, Moscow. It said the vehicle can travel 350km on a single charge and it can go from zero to 100kph in six seconds. It does manage a respectable advertised cruising range of 350 kilometers (215 miles), which would put it among the leaders in that department.

Money Oil rises as U.S. sanctions on Iran cloud supply outlook
Author: 0 Oil rises as U.S. sanctions on Iran cloud supply outlook

Meanwhile, Brent crude, which is the global benchmark of crude oil, rose by $1.48 to $74.11 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $66.12 per barrel. Oil prices also drew support from the prospect of a drop in crude exports from Iran in response to new USA sanctions on the No. 3 producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Money Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify
Author: 0 Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

Two executives at American Media Inc, which publishes the National Enquirer , a tabloid reportedly involved in making the payments, have also been granted immunity in the investigation, according to news media reports. "It's not my experience that federal prosecutors in Manhattan would leave open questions and not pursue them when there clearly are others who might be implicated in crimes", said Noah Bookbinder, executive director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or ...

Money Pope in Ireland vows to end cover-up of clergy sex abuse
Author: 0 Pope in Ireland vows to end cover-up of clergy sex abuse

Irish abuse victims and their supporters were to hold a solidarity rally Sunday in Dublin at the same time Francis is celebrating his final Mass to close out the rally. Interested in Pope Francis? "With gratitude for the warm welcome I have received, I assure you and the people of Ireland of my prayer that the Almighty God may guide and protect you all".

Money Trump financial chief 'given immunity'
Author: 0 Trump financial chief 'given immunity'

Weisselberg, 70, began working for the Trump Organization as an accountant in the 1970s, when President Donald Trump's father Fred ran the company. And aside from Mr Trump, he is perhaps best qualified to answer two of the big questions about the businessman-turned-president over the years: Is he really worth $US10 billion, as he claims, and what is in his tax returns? News comes the day after word broke that another longtime Trump associate, National Enquirer chief David Pecker , ...

Money Donald Trump warns his impeachment would cause United States economy to crash
Author: 0 Donald Trump warns his impeachment would cause United States economy to crash

The district attorney's office is considering starting a state investigation to look into how the company accounted for that reimbursement and whether business records were falsified, the report said . The President tried to play down his relationship to his longtime "fixer", who said the President directed a hush money scheme to buy the silence of two women who say they had affairs with Mr Trump.

Money Wall Street celebrates its longest bull run ever
Author: 0 Wall Street celebrates its longest bull run ever

The S&P 500 has surged 320pc in its record run, racking up multiple all-time highs on a 19pc rally past year. Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after USA and Chinese officials held talks on their deepening trade dispute ahead of a new round of tariff hikes.

Money Canada encouraged by signs of progress on US-Mexican NAFTA talks: Freeland
Author: 0 Canada encouraged by signs of progress on US-Mexican NAFTA talks: Freeland

Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday that she's been in close contact - including this week - with her US and Mexican counterparts throughout their two-way NAFTA talks, which are now in their fifth week. Last week, Trump suggested that Canada had deliberately been frozen out of the NAFTA talks. "We remain concerned that, without further clarifications, assurances and modifications, many of those companies producing vehicles in multiple states will not be in a position to support legislation ...

Money IHS Markit: Crude oil could hit US$100 a barrel by year-end
Author: 0 IHS Markit: Crude oil could hit US$100 a barrel by year-end

Oil prices held firm on Tuesday, with US fuel markets seen to be tightening, although the release of crude from the American strategic reserve somewhat offset an expected supply cut due to upcoming sanctions against Iran. Prices on Monday advanced 38c to close at $72.21. The global benchmark crude traded at a $6.57 premium to WTI for the same month. In other commodities, wholesale gasoline dipped 0.3 percent to US$1.98 per gallon, while heating oil inched up 0.1 percent to US$2.10 per ...

Money 'Chaotic' Brexit Would Threaten European Unity for a Generation: UK
Author: 0 'Chaotic' Brexit Would Threaten European Unity for a Generation: UK

The document states: "Businesses should now consider the impacts on them in a no-deal scenario, which would mean a requirement to apply the same customs and excise rules to goods traded with the European Union that apply for goods traded outside of the European Union, including the requirement to submit customs declarations".

Money Huge Pixel 3 Leak: See It Up Close
Author: 0 Huge Pixel 3 Leak: See It Up Close

Unfortunately, Pixel 3 follows its predecessor's footsteps and hence there's no headphone jack. The report also links the seller to a Wylsacom , who could be the same Wylsacom responsible for some of the leaked Pixel 3 XL pictures.

Money Trump administration hits Russian ships for violating North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump administration hits Russian ships for violating North Korea sanctions

The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions against two Russian shipping companies and six vessels for violating the UN Security Council resolutions. Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the attacks. The sun sets behind the Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower and St. Basil's Cathedral during the soccer World Cup in Moscow , Russia June 18, 2018.

Money Inquiry into top-level state graft opens
Author: 0 Inquiry into top-level state graft opens

Much of the probe is expected to focus on Zuma's relationship with the Guptas, a wealthy Indian family accused of wielding undue political influence. Zuma's successor as President, Cyril Ramaphosa , has vowed to crack down on government corruption , which he has admitted was a serious problem.

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