• NAFTA Talks Reach One-Year Mark, Close to US Mexico Agreement
NAFTA Talks Reach One-Year Mark, Close to US Mexico Agreement

Sector-specific teams are continuing to meet, he said after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday. Mexico wants to finalize a deal before President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office on december 1 and his less trade-friendly replacement takes over.

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  • Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria -local officials
Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria -local officials

Local health officials say a bacterium known as Clostridium perfringens caused the outbreak. Traci Whittaker of the health district says five of six stool samples came back positive. However, according to a Business Insider report, records show that local health officials in OH found several violations related to food not being held at proper t...

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  • Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports
Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

President Donald Trump had asked the Securities Exchange Commission to study how allowing companies to file reports with the agency biannually instead of quarterly would affect the US economy. That was the argument made by Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase , and investor Warren E. Buffett in a widely shared op-ed published by th...

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  • Sports Direct wrangles with House of Fraser suppliers
Sports Direct wrangles with House of Fraser suppliers

House of Fraser's website is down and it is not now accepting customer orders. Sports Direct has cancelled all of House of Fraser's online orders after a dispute with its new department store arm's warehouse operator, while some fashion suppliers have removed stock as payment wrangles continue.

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  • The face of White addiction: Elon Musk just cost Tesla $4.6B
The face of White addiction: Elon Musk just cost Tesla $4.6B

It's not clear why they're bothering Musk now more than before, but it might be because Tesla's hard year ( Model 3 production delays and Model X crash that has dropped stock prices since March) made more short-sellers turn to Tesla , or because Musk's own activities (say, a positive quarterly earnings call) have cost the short-sellers huge s...

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  • House Democrats demand answers from Ajit Pai ahead of net neutrality testimony
House Democrats demand answers from Ajit Pai ahead of net neutrality testimony

Such attacks knock web pages offline by swamping them with data requests. Pai said that his first reaction to the news of the malfunction was that it was likely linked to Oliver's show. PAI was asked for supporting information for his claims of a cyberattack as recently as the House panel's oversight hearing on JULY 25th; after the IG report, h...

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  • Turkey ready to respond if United States imposes more sanctions
Turkey ready to respond if United States imposes more sanctions

Trump, before leaving the White House on Friday , denounced Turkey as a "problem for a long time" and said it made up a "phony" spying charge against Andrew Brunson . Can Buyuker, who works in an exchange bureau in a busy Istanbul neighbourhood, said both Trump and Erdogan were playing up to nationalist voters. The Turkish currency began to...

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  • Google employees organize against censored search service for China
Google employees organize against censored search service for China

Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking. China now has the world's largest online market, with 772 million internet users. The government would have to approve its return and it has kept US technology firms like Facebook at arm's length, opting instead to work closely with homegrown internet behe...

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  • USA stocks bounce as Turkish currency rises
USA stocks bounce as Turkish currency rises

The Dow Jones Industrial Average . DJI rose 127.73 points, or 0.51 percent, to 25,315.43, the S&P 500 . SPX gained 18.93 points, or 0.67 percent, to 2,840.86 and the Nasdaq Composite . The high-flying FAANG stocks - Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet - fell between 0.3 percent and 3.5 percent. "The real question t...

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  • Turkey says will respond if U.S. imposes more sanctions
Turkey says will respond if U.S. imposes more sanctions

As Ankara sought to reassure markets after the lira went into a tailspin over the deepening spat, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned more sanctions would be on the way until Andrew Brunson was released. says the pastor is "a victim of unfair and unjust detention." Mr Albayrak, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son-in-law, sa...

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  • Turkey ready to release pastor but U.S. offering nothing
Turkey ready to release pastor but U.S. offering nothing

Almost 10 million people use US iPhones in Turkey , press reports said , adding that the amount paid for the products hit 7 billion dollars in 10 years. Ankara stood by Doha after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar past year, accusing it of financing terrorism, a charge Doha denies.

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  • Turkish lira weakens to 5.86, United States warns of more sanctions
Turkish lira weakens to 5.86, United States warns of more sanctions

In response, Erdogan launched a boycott of USA electrical products and sharply raised tariffs on other United States imports. Trump, who doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey , said the steel tariffs have kicked in the aluminum tariffs will take effect soon.

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  • British family ‘ran for lives’ before Genoa bridge collapse
British family ‘ran for lives’ before Genoa bridge collapse

Fire services chief Emanuele Gissi told CNN Wednesday morning that no new survivors had been found overnight, but three more bodies had been discovered. "The failure of one of the stays can produce a domino effect". However, locals say that the bridge has had problems for years, and that it was often attended to by repair crews, but the fixes wer...

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  • Russia's Lavrov says conditions exist for Syria refugee return
Russia's Lavrov says conditions exist for Syria refugee return

Turkey's foreign minister said on Tuesday he hoped his country and Russian Federation could find a solution over the northern Syrian region of Idlib, a rebel-held enclave which the Syrian government says it aims to recapture. Congress also passed a bill prohibiting the sale of F-35 jets to Turkey pending a review assessing the possible risk associa...

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  • Reuters Poll: China unperturbed by trade war at the street level
Reuters Poll: China unperturbed by trade war at the street level

China has accused the United States of severely distorting the renewable energy market as trade tensions escalate between the world's two largest economies. WTO complaints begin with negotiations between the parties to the conflict. The widely criticized move escalated tensions between the USA and longstanding trade allies, including Canada, Mexic...

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  • Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15 bil. loan pledge
Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15 bil. loan pledge

Tariffs were also doubled on goods such as cosmetics, rice and coal. A defiant Erdogan said the Americans "have their dollar but we have our God". In addition to its decision to ramp up tariffs on imports of Turkish steel and aluminium, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on two top officials in Erdogan's cabinet earlier this month as pa...

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  • Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers
Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers

Investors have been selling the shared currency amid concerns that Eurozone banks could be negatively impacted by the economic crisis in Turkey. On top of concerns that the United Kingdom may not reach a Brexit deal with the European Union, investors have also been disappointed by data indicating that United Kingdom economic activity is being neg...

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  • Asian stocks hit 1-year low amid Turkey woes, bearish China equities
Asian stocks hit 1-year low amid Turkey woes, bearish China equities

He renewed a call on Turkish citizens to convert their dollars into the local currency . In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the strong dollar indicated global confidence in the US economy.

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  • White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'
White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'

The lira , still down 34% against the dollar this year, firmed to 5.7700 by 12pm Irish time from a close of 5.95. "Rates have gone up by 10 percent . North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies United States and Turkey have been at loggerheads over a wide range of topics including diverging interests in Syria, Ankara's ambition to buy Russian d...

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  • Crypto Market Falls 10 Percent in 24 Hours
Crypto Market Falls 10 Percent in 24 Hours

He explained that in the Bitcoin futures market, investors are incentivized to intentionally bring down the price of Bitcoin to cash out their short contracts and the simultaneous movements of a large number of retail traders to dump BTC on the market may have caused the previous drop.

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