• Rudy Giuliani: If Trump was impeached Americans would ‘revolt’
Rudy Giuliani: If Trump was impeached Americans would ‘revolt’

He declared that while he's attorney general "the actions" of the DOJ " will not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Or are congressional Republicans so deeply in Trump's pocket that they would continue to back him regardless of the evidence gathered against him? Trump also added that people who are being prosecuted, decide ...

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  • S&P 500 touches record high, equals longest-ever bull run
S&P 500 touches record high, equals longest-ever bull run

New orders for key USA -made capital goods increased more than expected in July and shipments growth held firm, the Commerce Department said. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 63.6 points or 0.25% to 25,822.29, the S&P 500 gained 5.91 points or 0.21% to 2,862.96 and the Nasdaq composite added 38.17 points or 0.49% to 7,859.17.

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  • US, Mexico move closer to NAFTA consensus, but key hurdles remain
US, Mexico move closer to NAFTA consensus, but key hurdles remain

Since restarting last month, the talks have focused on settling differences between Mexico and the US that go to the heart of US President Donald Trump's complaint that Nafta has hollowed out US manufacturing to Mexico's benefit. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross later said the two countries could reach agreement in the "very near future". "And...

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  • China trade war escalates as new tariffs kick in
China trade war escalates as new tariffs kick in

Starting today, a nine-member delegation from Beijing , led by Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen, will hold meetings with U.S. officials to discuss trade. Chamber of Commerce said in written testimony for the hearing. Unlike previous rounds of USA tariffs, which mainly targeted Chinese parts, including steel and electronic components, the late...

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  • China Switches To Iranian Tankers To Import Iran's Oil Amid US Sanctions
China Switches To Iranian Tankers To Import Iran's Oil Amid US Sanctions

Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia crude exports rose to 7.240 million barrels per day in June, official data showed. Oil futures rose on Monday after weeks of declines, as investors grew more concerned about an expected fall in supply from Iran due to US sanctions and anxious less that a trade war between the United States and China would hurt economic...

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  • UK Brexit Secretary says worries of
UK Brexit Secretary says worries of "no-deal" are "hair-raising scare stories"

Responding to warnings from healthcare professionals and NHS chiefs that the United Kingdom could face medicine shortages if it crashes out of the European Union in March next year, Raab said: "Some of these hair-raising scare stories are very far from the truth".

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  • Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked
Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked

The source claims the notch features two cameras and a speaker but it seems more likely this is a single lens camera and a sensor. According to the report, a Ukrainian seller is offering a large number of what could be stolen Pixel 3 XL units for USD$2,000 each and it's some of these units we've seen in these recent leaks - though not all of ...

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  • United States sanctions Russian shipping companies
United States sanctions Russian shipping companies

Putin said the "problem" came not just from US President Donald Trump , but from what he called "the establishment". "We shouldn't forget that American soldiers are also on Syrian territory", said Peskov. Washington has promised more, even tougher measures unless Russian Federation agrees to allow worldwide chemical weapons inspectors into the cou...

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  • PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn
PepsiCo to buy SodaStream for $3.2bn

With this move, experts say, PepsiCo is doubling down on its drinks business, which has struggled in North America as consumers move away from sugary, carbonated beverages. Shares of SodaStream surged almost 10 percent Monday, while PepsiCo's stock rose slightly. Over the years, many users have used SodaStream only for making fizzy water, withou...

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  • South Africa inquiry opens into alleged graft under Zuma
South Africa inquiry opens into alleged graft under Zuma

The ANC, which is expected to take a hard knock at the inquiry due to a number of its members being implicated in the state capture saga, released a statement on Monday in support of its processes. The inquiry will in part establish whether official appointments were "disclosed to the Gupta family or any other unauthorised person before such appo...

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  • Wall Street ties record rally as S&P 500 hits all-time high
Wall Street ties record rally as S&P 500 hits all-time high

Wall Street is widely considered to be in a bull market that started on March 9, 2009, when investors grappled with the global financial crisis that had vaporized over half of the USA stock market's value. The S&P 500 finished down 1.14 points (0.04 per cent) at 2,861.82, marking a more than nine-year stretch during which Wall Street avoided a dr...

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  • Trump complains about interest rate rises
Trump complains about interest rate rises

In July, Trump said he was "not thrilled " with the rate increases. "The other countries are accommodated", Trump said. He urged the Fed to avoid doing anything that could slow economic growth. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin recently told reporters that he had personally spoken to Trump about the central bank and that the president respec...

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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore for skipping service duty
'Crazy Rich Asians' author wanted in Singapore for skipping service duty

Kwan has lived in the US ever since 1990, and attempted to officially renounce his Singaporean citizenship in 1994, according to Variety . "This movie is going to open more doors for us to tell the world more Singapore stories", 19 year-old university student, Andrea Raeburn told Reuters at the premiere.

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  • Trump ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty - and implicates president
Trump ex-lawyer Cohen pleads guilty - and implicates president

Cohen's sentencing will take place on December 12, and he'll likely serve between four to five years in prison. President Donald Trump responded Wednesday to the guilty verdicts against his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , who was facing allegations of tax and bank fraud in the first trial stemming from special counsel Robert Muel...

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  • Trump warns Turkey over detained pastor - 8/17/2018 10:29:11 AM
Trump warns Turkey over detained pastor - 8/17/2018 10:29:11 AM

The collapse of the currency has been blamed both on the tensions with the United States and Erdogan's increasing hold on Turkey's economy and his refusal to allow the central bank to raise interest rates. "Every day that goes by that mistake continues, this crisis could be over instantly if they did the right thing as a North Atlantic Treaty O...

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  • Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes
Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes

The central bank is created to be independent from political interference. Trump said to Reuters about Powell. Without gradual rate interest rate rises, policymakers worry, the economy could overheat, forcing the Fed to raise them aggressively and possibly sending the United States into recession.

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  • UNIAN: Trump names conditions for Russian Federation sanctions lift
UNIAN: Trump names conditions for Russian Federation sanctions lift

In Washington, he has said that the European Union should stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the U.S. on a joint approach. The administration's actions come at the president's direction, he added, and he said he had a list of times Trump voiced support for the intelligence community's assessment of Russia's 2016 interference, just as Secretary of St...

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  • Iran urges EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal
Iran urges EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

Iran plans to send its oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, to a September meeting of the monitoring committee overseeing OPEC's supply accord with Russian Federation and other allies, in another bid to preserve the sanctions-hit country's crude market share, S&P Global Platts reported.

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  • Trump Won’t Acknowledge the Independence of the Fed
Trump Won’t Acknowledge the Independence of the Fed

Trump has made reducing US trade deficits a priority and the combination of rising interest rates and a strengthening dollar pose risks for export growth. He said the Fed was designed so that it would be accountable to policy makers and the public, but it was also created to be somewhat independent from jawboning from the White House.

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  • Plane with rapper Post Malone blows tires at takeoff
Plane with rapper Post Malone blows tires at takeoff

A private plane carrying Post Malone and 15 of his entourage will make an emergency landing at an airport in MA after blowing two tires during takeoff. The New York Daily News reports that the plane is Malone's. The jet had 3,700 gallons of fuel to burn, according to the outlet. Post Malone played at the MTV Video Music Awards Monday night ...

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