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by | August 11, 2018 | 03:49

Last week, the United States imposed sanctions on Turkey's justice minister and interior minister for not releasing pastor Andrew Brunson . Trump wrote. U.S. President Donald Trump further escalated tensions with Turkey Friday by announcing a sharp increase in tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in an early morning post on Twitter .

by | August 11, 2018 | 02:00

President Tayyip Erdogan told Turks on Friday to exchange their gold and dollars into lira , with the currency in free fall as President Donald Trump escalated a feud with Ankara by doubling tariffs on metals imports. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters on August 9 that the United States would define progress in relations with Turkey with Brunson's return to the United States.

by | August 11, 2018 | 01:17

She accused Washington of picking the nerve agent poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England, as a "contrived excuse" for sanctions . The US and European Union also have sanctions in place against dozens of Russian state officials and firms accused of involvement in the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea and support for the separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

by | August 11, 2018 | 01:15

The McGold Card doesn't necessarily mean unlimited food however. McDonald's is kicking off a new contest that will result in a lucky victor bumping the Amex from their wallet in favor of a new Gold Card. "One (1) prize is available to be won". "The mysterious McGold Card, which for years has been rumored to grant a select few free McDonald's , for life, is in fact real and returning for one fan", the company said in a press release.

by | August 10, 2018 | 02:04

The ministry recalled its ambassador to Canada for consultations and declared the Canadian ambassador persona non grata, giving him 24 hours to leave. "Diplomatic talks continue. we don't want to have poor relations with Saudi Arabia". But so far, America's northern neighbor is sticking to its guns-no matter how many plane memes Saudi Arabia sends their way.

by | August 09, 2018 | 14:02

In a surprise announcement, house prices picked up in July with the annual rate of growth rising from 1.8 per cent in the previous month to 3.3 per cent, according to the Halifax. The prices are based on the local market. Mike Scott, chief property analyst at estate agent Yopa, said the increase in prices does not reflect an increase in market activity, with both buyer and seller numbers remaining subdued.

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:56

Ride-hail companies would be able to add new vehicles only if they are wheelchair-accessible. As the The New York Times reported Monday, this has caused a stir among both traditional taxi and ride-hailing drivers alike, many of whom showed support for the cap, which would be the first of its kind among major American cities.

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:09

Beijing has called on U.S. officials to be "cool headed", but has warned it will retaliate against any tariffs with its own measures. A Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesperson wrote in a brief statement on Wednesday that the U.S. The surplus with the United States was higher than China's overall trade surplus in July, which was $28.05 billion, indicating China ran a net trade deficit with the world excluding the U.S.

by | August 09, 2018 | 11:39

The city council also approved proposals to set minimum pay levels for all drivers and minimum fares, which are now regulated for traditional cabs but not their multitudes of new competitors. The bill will impact popular app-based services like Uber and Lyft, who have both spoken out against it. But that growth has brought New York's iconic yellow cabs to their knees and since December, six yellow-cab drivers have committed suicide.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:40

The agency declined to comment and Tesla did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Compliance experts are still arguing about whether Musk could face official censure. Just last week, he revealed he had been working 110 hours a week to deliver on short-term promises he had made to Wall Street, a load he traced to his boorish behaviour toward two analysts earlier this year.

by | August 08, 2018 | 05:07

Musk said Tuesday on Twitter that he had secured funding for a deal to take Tesla private that would value the company at more than $70 billion. Elon is right - going private would certainly reduce distractions surrounding the company's day-to-day activities, even if some of those concerns are valid.

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:55

The move was one of Ford's promises during the spring election campaign. Brewers are not required to charge the lower rate and few in the province sell at the current minimum. That will be in place by the Labour Day weekend, said a source. When asked whether participating brewers would be subsidized to make up the difference in price, CTV News Toronto was told there would be "zero" financial incentives.

by | August 08, 2018 | 03:10

Peters, 36, has cerebral palsy, which can make her hands shake. "I just wanted to make her day special", Ebony Harris said. Peters was at the store to have her nails done when the salon, according to Angela, said that her shaking, which is caused by her cerebral palsy, would make painting them too hard.

by | August 08, 2018 | 01:27

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the sanctions were "the most biting sanctions ever imposed". Starting in July, South Korea is halting Iranian oil imports for the first time since 2012 amid pressure from the United States to discontinue purchases from Iran.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:11

Tesla shares, which were already rising on news of the Gulf investor, spiked in response. When another person tweeted that going private "saves a lot of headaches", Musk replied, "Yes". He made no mention in his tweets or his letter of where the funding for a deal would come from. In his blog post , Musk said he wants to give shareholders an option.

by | August 07, 2018 | 03:14

During the stop, France was reportedly intoxicated and failed a field sobriety test. NASCAR released a statement Monday (via The Associated Press) saying, in part, the organization was "aware of the incident" and "in the process of gathering information".

by | August 07, 2018 | 02:26

Google and Amazon have also "asked banks to share data if they join with them, in order to provide basic banking services on applications such as Google Assistant and Alexa", the Journal pointed out, citing anonymous sources familiar with the companies' ambitions.

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:52

Indian-American Nooyi, 62, is one of only a few minority women in a top leadership position at a Fortune 100 company. The board of directors elected Ramon Laguarta, who has been with the company for 22 years, to succeed Nooyi as CEO. I believe PepsiCo's best days are yet to come, ' Nooyi tweeted early Monday morning. PepsiCo shares have risen 78% since she took the job in 2006. She has also bolstered its portfolio of healthier offerings, which now account for almost half of its sales, ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 03:00

Nutella has such worldwide demand that mini-riots broke out in France in January when discounted containers of the rich spread went on sale. Job site "Open-Job-Metis" posted the ad for the Italian company. Thank you for signing up for the 5 Things to Know Newsletter. The new hires would undergo a three-month training program that would include developing their taste and smell senses, before just 40 people are placed in two tasting panels, The Local explains.

by | August 06, 2018 | 04:48

The twin-engine Cessna plane crashed in Santa Ana, and had been bound to John Wayne Airport in Orange County when it crashed, said Capt. The crash site is just north of the popular South Coast Plaza shopping mall and a few blocks northwest of John Wayne Airport, which was the pilot's destination.

by | August 06, 2018 | 04:55

The bank will pay an interim dividend of 2p a share once its provisional $4.9bn settlement with the US Department of Justice is finalised, ending an investigation into sales of mortgage-backed products. Now that chief executive Ross McEwan has fixed these problems, I expect to see a wider range of fund managers buying the shares. Richard J Hunter, head of markets at interactive Investor commented: "RBS continues to take small steps, rather than large strides, but even so is ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 04:45

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Lewis Center, Ohio. Troy Balderson, the Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat in a Tuesday special election, point blank why he invited Trump to campaign for him at his event in Delaware County.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:55

Symptoms can begin a week or more after consuming the parasite. Sick individuals can also suffer from vomiting, nausea, gas and fatigue. Symptoms can last a few days or several months. "Epidemiologic evidence indicates that salads purchased from McDonald's restaurants are one likely source of these infections". Federal safety officials issued a public health alert earlier this week about salads and wraps distributed nationwide by Caito Foods in Indianapolis, Indiana, and containing chopped ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:39

The last time China was hit hard by growth fears, the shock waves rattled financial markets around the world, including in the U.S. In August 2015, the People's Bank of China stunned investors by lowering its target level for the yuan against the dollar, triggering a global selloff in stocks.

by | August 06, 2018 | 03:06

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for September delivery lost 1.10 USA dollars to settle at 67.66 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery erased 1.82 dollars to close at 72.39 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:44

The value of steel shipments fell to C$536.8 million in June from May while exports of aluminum to the United States, subject to a 10 percent tariff, dropped 7.0 percent to C$851.2 million. Exports of passenger cars and light trucks were up 5 per cent in the month. "Trade relations with the USA could be causing importers down south to stock up", he said in a research note.

by | August 06, 2018 | 02:17

Jobs, who died in 2011, was succeeded as chief executive by Tim Cook , who has doubled the company's profits but struggled to develop a new product to replicate the society-altering success of the iPhone , which has seen sales taper off in recent years.

by | August 05, 2018 | 15:16

One person reportedly had an allergic reaction but did not need medical treatment. Dairy company HP Hood has issued a voluntary recall for Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain real milk . If so? You got some milk in your non-milk, and are invited to take it back to the store where you purchased it for an exchange or a refund. It also has a Universal Product Code (UPC barcode) of 41570 05621 on the side panel of the carton next to the nutrition facts.

by | August 05, 2018 | 14:34

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. That compares with $6.17 trillion in Japan. On the eve of the Chinese stock index Shanghai Composite fell 2%, the Shenzhen Composite is 2.4%. Policy makers have said that they would remove limits to encourage investment in industries from banking to agriculture but the foreign ownership of equities and bonds are still low.

by | August 05, 2018 | 10:12

The food delivery company Foodora is pulling out of Australia, and will leave Australian shores by August 20 . The company now competes with Uber Eats , which launched in Australia in 2016, and Deliveroo , which opened its first Australian office in late 2015.

by | August 05, 2018 | 11:50

Since Steve wasn't going to help financially, Lisa's mother had to work multiple jobs in order to provide for her daughter. "You know who I am?" he asked, flipping his hair out of his eyes . "'I thought so, ' Bono said". 'You understand? Nothing. You're getting nothing.' Did he mean about the auto, something else, bigger? "'Absolutely not, ' he said in such a sour, biting way that I knew I'd made a mistake", she wrote.

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:11

Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler is seeking to block India's Mahindra from selling the ROXOR 4x4 in the U.S., Bloomberg reports , arguing that the vehicle looks too much like its own Jeep Wrangler . Looks aside, the Roxor has also garnered interest for its specifications. On one hand, the Roxor does a very close imitation of the Jeep CJ-5, but on the other, few people shopping for an authentic Jeep Wrangler will be satisfied by an off-highway-only machine with limited weather ...

by | August 05, 2018 | 08:29

The 30-year-old was ordered to perform five days' community service last week after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct following a disturbance at a UFC media day in April. The announcement was made during the UFC's 25th anniversary press conference where the fighting promotion laid out the events for the rest of 2018.

by | August 04, 2018 | 07:45

But on Friday, Juncker responded through his spokeswoman that agriculture was "not part of it". Trade tensions sparked by USA tariffs on steel, aluminum and thousands of Chinese goods, as well as threats to withdraw from NAFTA have contributed to double-digit declines in commodity prices and lost contracts from overseas customers seeking to avoid trading partners' retaliatory tariffs by shifting produce and meat purchases to other sources.

by | August 04, 2018 | 06:24

Molson Coors will gain a 57.5 percent controlling stake in the project, and HEXO will retain ownership of the rest. Hydropothecary would own the rest. It is illegal to infuse cannabis with any sort of alcoholic beverage, hence the non-alcoholic beverage deal. Corona beer distributor Constellation Brands Inc.