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Total officially left South Pars deal - Iran

Total officially left South Pars deal - Iran

US economic sanctions that were previously suspended under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement are now taking effect. "These measures (by Europe) have been an announcement ...

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United Kingdom to Call for More Sanctions on Russian Federation

United Kingdom to Call for More Sanctions on Russian Federation

The Kremlin continues to deny that it has engaged in any offensive cyber acts at all. WASHINGTON-The U.K.'s top diplomat was expected to deliver a speech in Washington on Tuesday calling for fresh s...

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Rapper Post Malone's jet headed for emergency landing in W. Mass

Rapper Post Malone's jet headed for emergency landing in W. Mass

The pilot apparently attempted to circle back around for an emergency landing, but was advised to continue to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Massachusetts in an effort to burn off exc...

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

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

At the Southampton fundraiser hosted by Howard Lorber Friday, President Trump lamented that his pick for Federal Reserve chair has raised interest rates. Powell took over as Fed chief earlier th...

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Airport Forced to Use Whiteboard to Prevent Total Travel Mayhem

Airport Forced to Use Whiteboard to Prevent Total Travel Mayhem

An airport spokesperson said to the BBC that a " handful of people" ended up missing their flights as a result, and apologized for the inconvenience. Please use the temporary flight boards in the dep...

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Why you shouldn't flush away old contact lenses

The inspiration for this work first began from personal experience. "These are medical devices - you would not expect them to be super-biodegradable", the Director of the Center for Environmental He...

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PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2B

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2B

The offer represents an 11% premium to the Friday closing price of SodaStream's US -listed stock and is 32% higher than the company's 30-day volume weighted average price . According to The Wall Str...

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Tesla's Shares Slump Following CEO Elon Musk's NYT Interview

Tesla's Shares Slump Following CEO Elon Musk's NYT Interview

The news Friday was nearly all Tesla , all the time . While the past few days were certainly not in the favor of Musk and his companies, this endearingly nerdy interview with MKBHD certainly bro...

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House of Fraser cancels online orders

House of Fraser cancels online orders

The halt to the website comes as The Times reported that employees at a key warehouse supplying products to House of Fraser stores and online shoppers have downed tools in a wrangle over delivery pa...

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Nvidia shares drop after lower-than-expected cryptocurrency mining revenue

Nvidia shares drop after lower-than-expected cryptocurrency mining revenue

Additionally, a group of analysts polled by FactSet predicted that the company's revenue from gaming and servers sales would continue to grow, though crypto mining sales will likely continue to decl...

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Trump suggests Canada has been sidelined from latest NAFTA negotiations

Trump suggests Canada has been sidelined from latest NAFTA negotiations

Trump told Lighthizer he was in no rush for a resolution over the pact and to walk away from talks if need be. Kalach said he expects Canada to rejoin the talks in the coming days, and both Canada a...

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Five people still missing after Genoa bridge collapse

Five people still missing after Genoa bridge collapse

Instead, company Chairman Fabio Cerchiai offered condolences to the families of the victims. "It is the state that has provoked this; let them not show their faces, the parade of politicians is sham...

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Trump asks SEC to consider changing filing rules from quarterly to biannually

Trump asks SEC to consider changing filing rules from quarterly to biannually

Any move to scrap quarterly filings would have to be voted on by the SEC's sitting commissioners, who are political appointees. Half-yearly reporting would mark a huge change in USA disclosure req...

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Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena

Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena

Shares fell as much as 4.5 per cent earlier in the session. Martin Tripp, a former Tesla employee, tweeted pictures of damaged batteries that were allegedly being used in Model 3 cars and other fl...

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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release

Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor's appeal for release

The conflict is even more personalized because of U.S. President Trump and Turkish President Erdogan, whose uncompromising statements contribute to a sense that tension will ratchet up before any cl...

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U.S. Threatens Further Sanctions Against Turkey Over Detained Pastor

U.S. Threatens Further Sanctions Against Turkey Over Detained Pastor

The Turkish government has also complained about what it calls USA support for Kurdish rebel groups fighting in northern Syria, and it has condemned the US refusal to extradite the Pennsylvania-based ...

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Google employees ‘sign protest letter’ over China search engine

Google employees ‘sign protest letter’ over China search engine

The letter , published by the New York Times , demands more transparency from Google, maintaining that "c$3 urrently we do not have the information required to make ethically informed decisions abou...

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Smaller companies lead United States stocks higher as Turkey fears ease

Smaller companies lead United States stocks higher as Turkey fears ease

The S&P 500 . SPX was up 18.42 points, or 0.65 percent, at 2,840.35, just 1.1 percent shy of the record levels hit in late January. The Nasdaq gained 51 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,870. But those...

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U.S. plans more sanctions against Turkey if pastor not released

U.S. plans more sanctions against Turkey if pastor not released

Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, is being held on charges related to terrorism. Turkish sovereign dollar bonds fell, while the cost of insuring exposu...

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Italian motorway operators’ shares plummet after deadly bridge collapse

Italian motorway operators’ shares plummet after deadly bridge collapse

The collapse came as the bridge was undergoing maintenance work while the Liguria region, where Genoa is situated, experienced torrential rainfall. The General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge, which was also...

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Turkish president says the country will boycott USA electronics

Turkish president says the country will boycott USA electronics

Erdogan has moved to shore up alliances in Europe and the Middle East, easing pressure on the battered lira, as the standoff with the USA has deepened. "We've put sanctions on several of their cabinet...

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Turkey says ready to discuss issues with USA without threats

Turkey says ready to discuss issues with USA without threats

Turkey and Russian Federation display further rapprochement after the United States imposed sanctions on Moscow and Ankara on different grounds. But Lavrov, speaking on a visit to the Turkish capi...

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China Files WTO Complaint over U.S. Solar Tariffs

China Files WTO Complaint over U.S. Solar Tariffs

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would impose 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports beginning August 23. China has tried to portray itself as a defender ...

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Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt begins tour of European ministers

The sell-off was also accompanied by accelerating trading volumes - a sign that traders are increasingly bearish on the currency. At the same time as the no-deal scenario looks increasingly likely, ca...

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Mnuchin Says Turkey Faces More Sanctions If Pastor Not Released

Mnuchin Says Turkey Faces More Sanctions If Pastor Not Released

Doha has pledged to offer loans worth 15 billion USA dollars to help Ankara ride out its lira crisis. The investment package was announced after Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met Preside...

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Putin and Merkel to meet in August

Putin and Merkel to meet in August

Although he didn't specify the country, the President is going to visit. German government's spokesman Steffen Seibert had announced on Monday, the head of states will meet on August 18 at the gover...

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Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods

Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods

But despite the worldwide alarm by western markets and countries, the country is finding allies in support of its currency and in the row against Washington . sanctions . The dollar index, whic...

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White House denounces Turkey tariffs on United States products

White House denounces Turkey tariffs on United States products

A court in the western Turkish city of Izmir rejected a new appeal to free Brunson on Wednesday, the state television TRT reported . A Turkish court Tuesday released two Greek soldiers detained...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Dominance Rises 50.9% as Alts Slide

Bitcoin (BTC) Dominance Rises 50.9% as Alts Slide

The year of 2018 has so far brought not a great deal of good fortune for cryptocurrency investors, as the market has pulled back nearly 70% from all-time highs reached at the end of 2017. They believe...

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The Death Toll From Italy's Genoa Bridge Collapse Has Risen to 26

The Death Toll From Italy's Genoa Bridge Collapse Has Risen to 26

But the head of the civil protection agency, Angelo Borrelli, said he was not aware that any maintenance work was being done on the bridge. Sixteen people were injured. "You can have steel corrode...

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