Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Trump (Again) Expresses His Displeasure with Federal Reserve Raising Interest Rates Trump (Again) Expresses His Displeasure with Federal Reserve Raising Interest Rates

When Trump was asked if he believed in the Fed's independence, he refused to say yes, telling the reporter: "I believe in the Fed doing what's good for the country". President Trump used an interview to take the Federal Reserve and its chairman to ...

Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy

In a pre-recorded address to mark the four-day Eid al-Adha festival, which starts on Tuesday, a defiant Erdogan said the aim of the currency crisis was to bring " Turkey and its people to their knees". Brunson , originally from North Carolina, has...

Cohen testifies Trump told him to commit crime by paying off women Cohen testifies Trump told him to commit crime by paying off women

Michael Cohen , President Trump's longtime former personal attorney, turned himself into the FBI on Tuesday in advance of an appearance in federal court where he was expected to enter a guilty plea . The probe also led to a referral from Mueller a...

U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Investors Weigh Trump’s Fed Rate Comments U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Investors Weigh Trump’s Fed Rate Comments

When Trump was asked if he believed in the Fed's independence, he refused to say yes, telling the reporter: "I believe in the Fed doing what's good for the country". "Most Fed-watchers are of the view that Powell is emphasising the need for financi...

China defies USA pressure as European Union parts ways with Iranian oil China defies USA pressure as European Union parts ways with Iranian oil

Mr. Jahangiri did not detail what solutions were under consideration but did add that Tehran was "hopeful that the European countries can meet their commitments" in terms of oil and business deals now underway. The Oil Ministry's website Shana also...

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

Both Republicans and Democrats in Congress have criticized Trump, particularly after his summit with Putin in Helsinki last month, for failing to stand up to Moscow on issues including what they see as Trump's failure to hold the Russian president ac...

Plane With 2 Blown Tires Diverted From Teterboro Airport Plane With 2 Blown Tires Diverted From Teterboro Airport

Post performed at Monday's MTV VMA Awards with 21 Savage and Aerosmith . The plane reportedly took off around 10.50 am on Tuesday from New Jersey's Teterboro Airport, bound for London Luton Airport in the UK. The pilot immediately noticed wh...

Trump's Fed attack sees dollar dive and stocks struggle

Powell took over as Fed chief earlier this year. Critical comments by U.S. President Donald Trump about the country's central bank held back some stocks on Tuesday, while the dollar fell for the fourth consecutive day in its worst spell since Mar...

Runaway Goats May Have Caused the First Cute Subway Delay Ever Runaway Goats May Have Caused the First Cute Subway Delay Ever

Stewart has been a longtime supporter of the animal rescue org and has been active with them since he stepped down as anchor of " The Daily Show " in 2015. Social media users posted their own reactions to the story. "UPDATE: goats in custody - tran...

PepsiCo buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion in cash PepsiCo buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion in cash

PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has called the companies "an inspired match". SodaStream shares were suspended in Tel Aviv on Monday morning. SodaStream sells machines that carbonate tap water. Matthew Barry, senior analyst of beverages a...

How flushed contact lenses add to microplastic pollution in waterways How flushed contact lenses add to microplastic pollution in waterways

A new study done by researchers out of Arizona State University released this weekend says many users dispose of their old contact lenses by flushing them, instead of placing them in trash cans. Graduate research assistant Varun Kelkar said: 'We fo...

Gatwick Airport posts flight info on white boards after digital screens fail Gatwick Airport posts flight info on white boards after digital screens fail

Photos posted on social media showed people crowding around the boards to find out the latest on their flights. Gatwick Express, which provides trains to the airport, said the issues "may result in screens around the station showing no information"...

Netflix To Begin Interrupting Binge Watchers Between Episodes By Testing Ads Netflix To Begin Interrupting Binge Watchers Between Episodes By Testing Ads

But in between episodes, BAM - a video ad drops in and interrupts the flow, promoting a different show that the streaming service thinks you'll want to watch. This time though it seems like they are testing them between episodes, and according to Uni...

Not in a rush to get NAFTA deal Not in a rush to get NAFTA deal

Lighthizer was speaking in Washington during the latest round of high-level talks between USA and Mexican officials to rejig the North American Free Trade Agreement , known as NAFTA , with a deal still elusive a year after the renegotiation began...

US, Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deal US, Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deal

President Donald Trump replied that Lighthizer should not be in a rush to make a deal and should walk away if no breakthrough occurs. Departing from morning talks at Lighthizer's offices, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo suggested t...

Corrected: Tesla sues Ontario over cancelled electric vehicle rebate Corrected: Tesla sues Ontario over cancelled electric vehicle rebate

In July, soon after coming to serve in Ontario, the Progressive Conservative government under Doug Ford dropped a large number of efficient power vitality activities, including an Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program that gave refunds of...

Elon Musk Opens up About the Elon Musk Opens up About the "Excruciating" Year He's Had

Musk's comments suggest the events are taking an enormous physical and psychological toll. The billionaire entrepreneur dismissed speculation that the Tesla stock price he quoted in the tweet - $420 - was a hint that he was smoking pot.

House of Fraser cancels all online orders and refunds customers House of Fraser cancels all online orders and refunds customers

Outlining the company's decline, EY said House of Fraser took several steps to try to address the issues, securing a £50 million injection of capital in March. "They are owed a great deal of money and are threatening to leave stores unless he pays a ...

Trump says asking SEC to consider ending quarterly earnings reports Trump says asking SEC to consider ending quarterly earnings reports

In a tweet early today, Trump said that after speaking with several top business leaders, he's asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to determine whether shifting to a six-month reporting requirement would help companies grow faster and creat...

SEC launches formal Tesla inquiry with subpoena SEC launches formal Tesla inquiry with subpoena

After Musk dropped his bombshell, Tesla's stock surged 11 per cent in one day, damaging a class of investors who had been betting the company's shares would decline. However, public speculation about the accuracy of Musk's initial tweet has conti...

Genoa bridge collapse: thousands attend state funeral for victims Genoa bridge collapse: thousands attend state funeral for victims

Clouds of white smoke from the fire held up part of the operation on Friday, Aug. 17, as Italians prepared to bury the 38 victims of the disaster. He says he immediately understood that the structure was collapsing. Experts said the bridge had proble...

Turkey will respond if US imposes more sanctions: Minister Ruhsar Pekcan Turkey will respond if US imposes more sanctions: Minister Ruhsar Pekcan

Brunson , an evangelical preacher from North Carolina, is now under house arrest in Izmir. Brunson has been held in Turkey since 2016, accused of helping plot a coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Erdogan has been criti...

Anger as commuters face 3.2% rail fares rise Anger as commuters face 3.2% rail fares rise

The Swindon to London Paddington commute is one of the most expensive in the country, rising from £8,740 to £9,020 for an annual season ticket. The Department for Transport uses the July retail prices index (RPI) measure of inflation, announced by ...

Turkey promises U.S. tit-for-tat response

The lira has staged a small recovery but that is threatened by a fresh tweet from US President Donald Trump . The Turkish diplomatic source , who is well-informed on the talks between the two countries, said that in order to stem the economic c...

Google Employees Protest Secretive Plans for a Censored Chinese Search Engine Google Employees Protest Secretive Plans for a Censored Chinese Search Engine

However, Pichai did hint at doing more in the country which is infamous for its restrictive internet policies. They are concerned that by agreeing to censorship demands, Google would validate China's prohibitions on free expression and violate th...

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