• Why has Turkey not released Khashoggi tapes?, Newshour
Why has Turkey not released Khashoggi tapes?, Newshour

A team of Saudi officials went into the residence on Wednesday afternoon and police arrived to again put up barricades amid reports the search could happen. The three posed for photos, but said nothing together in front of reporters. "The Saudis are said to be preparing a cover story that will attribute Mr.

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  • Canada has 'worrying' questions about disappearance of Khashoggi: Freeland
Canada has 'worrying' questions about disappearance of Khashoggi: Freeland

Turkish police on Monday night undertook an eight hour search at the consulate, taking away soil and DNA samples, although the search expected on Tuesday at the consul's residence has so far not taken place. Mr Trump's remarks are his most robust defence yet of the Saudis, a U.S. ally he has made central to his Middle East agenda. The phone call ...

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  • Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate
Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

Saudi Arabia on Sunday thanked Washington for not rushing to conclusions as the probe continues into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Last week, Saudi Arabia allowed Turkey to search its consulate in Istanbul. "I think we need to continue to evaluate the facts and we'll make that decision - I talked to Secretary Mnuchin about it l...

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  • Saudi Arabia’s stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over missing journalist
Saudi Arabia’s stock market plunges on fear of sanctions over missing journalist

The possible murder of Khashoggi, a United States permanent resident in self-imposed exile who had written critically against the Saudi monarchy, has generated a far stronger global backlash against the kingdom than the ongoing Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has caused widespread starvation in the already impoverished Arab country.

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  • Trump again rejects halting Saudi arms sale over Khashoggi case
Trump again rejects halting Saudi arms sale over Khashoggi case

Trump said he would meet with Khashoggi's family. Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the consulate. A representative from Apple, however, confirmed the watches do not have fingerprint entry features, CNN reported on Saturday. "He praised the cooperation with the brothers in Turkey through the Joint Investigation Commission and other o...

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  • Saudi Arabia faces 'serious consequences' if Khashoggi claims true: UK
Saudi Arabia faces 'serious consequences' if Khashoggi claims true: UK

Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2. They said at the weekend they believed Mr Khashoggi was killed by a team sent to Istanbul and thought to consist of 15 Saudis. A senior Turkish official told the Times that "Ankara hoped that Washington and the global community would take the lea...

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  • Pakistan’s currency plunges as it seeks International Monetary Fund loan
Pakistan’s currency plunges as it seeks International Monetary Fund loan

More tariffs and their countermeasures "could lead to a broader tightening of financial conditions, with negative implications for the global economy and financial stability", the fund warned. It also predicted that unemployment here will fall to 5.3% by the end of this year and 5.1% next year. Rupee rates to the dollar were Rs98.81, Rs101.78, Rs10...

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  • May warned of Tory revolt unless she drops Chequers plan for Brexit
May warned of Tory revolt unless she drops Chequers plan for Brexit

It was a warm welcome for a leader whose fragile position was put under further pressure after the European Union rejected parts of her so-called Chequers plan and critics stepped up calls for her to rethink her strategy for Brexit . May used a punchy speech to lay down a challenge to her detractors , a day after Johnson trashed her Brexit ...

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  • Tesla shares jump after Musk settles with SEC
Tesla shares jump after Musk settles with SEC

The settlement, reached on Saturday , comes after Musk initially rejected the charges, claiming they were "unjustified" . Tesla has recently navigated numerous resignations among senior staff and a now-settled lawsuit with the SEC over insider trading following CEO Elon Musk's Twitter-induced manipulation of the stock price.

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  • Musk Sees
Musk Sees "Victory" Tuesday, SEC Deal: Tesla Jumps

They also hoped the row would cap several months of volatility around Tesla's shares driven in part by a series of rows over Musk's tweets and public pronouncements. "The total package of remedies and relief announced today are specifically created to address the misconduct at issue by strengthening Tesla's corporate governance and oversight in...

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  • Air Force turns to Boeing for $9.2 billion training aircraft contract
Air Force turns to Boeing for $9.2 billion training aircraft contract

The new sophisticated training system will help train fighter and bomber pilots of the Air Force for generations to come, and Boeing is the designated prime contractor for the Advanced Pilot Training Program. "We expect T-X to be a franchise program for much of this century". In its bid, Lockheed had offered a modified version of its T-50 tra...

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  • Iran says Trump is why oil prices are now so high
Iran says Trump is why oil prices are now so high

It is Trump and not OPEC that is to blame for the rise in oil prices, according to Iran . He said: " OPEC and OPEC nations are as usual, ripping off the rest of the world , and I don't like it, nobody should like it". "If he wants the price of oil not to go up and the market not to get destabilized, he should stop unwarranted and disruptive inte...

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  • Michael Kors inches closer to buy Versace
Michael Kors inches closer to buy Versace

Michael Kors could not immediately be reached for comment. Models present creations at the Versace show during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 in Milan, Italy, September 21, 2018. As one of the few remaining major independent Italian fashion brands, Versace has always been an attractive target for other fashion groups looking to expand and d...

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  • FDA comes to the aid of Big Tobacco and limousine liberals
FDA comes to the aid of Big Tobacco and limousine liberals

The agency sent more than 1,100 warning letters and 131 fines to retailers it said illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette products to minors during a nationwide undercover sting including brick-and-mortar and online stores this summer.

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  • Trump Tweets Ford Can Make SUV in US It Won't.
Trump Tweets Ford Can Make SUV in US It Won't.

Following Ford's decision not to import the Focus Active from China , President Donald Trump took to Twitter to claim that the tariffs on Chinese imports mean the Focus Active can now be built in the United States. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that Trump's proposed tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods would amount to ...

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  • Trump Presses Apple to Shift Production to U.S.
Trump Presses Apple to Shift Production to U.S.

In its letter this week to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said that "because all tariffs ultimately show up as a tax on USA consumers, they will increase the cost of Apple products that our customers have come to rely on in their daily lives".

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  • Baked Musk Hints At New Tesla Smart Home Product
Baked Musk Hints At New Tesla Smart Home Product

Also on Friday, Bloomberg reported that Tesla's human-resources chief, Gaby Toledano, would not return from a leave of absence that began in August. Several Wall Street analysts renewed calls for the company to appoint another senior leader, either to replace Musk as chief executive or provide more support as the company strives to expand pro...

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  • China raises fears of 'new colonialism' with $60 billion investment across Africa
China raises fears of 'new colonialism' with $60 billion investment across Africa

The $60 billion pledge includes eight programs that will be implemented over the next three years, ranging from industrial and infrastructure construction projects to scholarships for African students. At a business event ahead of the summit, Xi said China had "full respect for Africa's own will" and wasn't interested in forming an "exclusive club"...

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  • Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview
Dry eyes: Tesla's Musk says he shed no tears in interview

Musk offered to build a mini-submarine to rescue the children, but the head of the mission called it " not practical ". "Nonetheless, his actions against me do not justify my actions against him, and for that I apologize to Mr. Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save t...

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  • Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

The dossier, compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele from anonymous Russian sources, states Cohen and three associates visited Prague to meet with Kremlin officials. Lewandowski called Cohen the Trump Organization's "self-described fixer", but not one for the campaign. Cohen, the Journal reported, was likely referring to creating ...

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  • European Shares Seen Flat On Escalating US-China Trade Spat
European Shares Seen Flat On Escalating US-China Trade Spat

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said she believes that two more rate increases this year "could be appropriate" in light of the strong economy. Two top Fed officials made clear Thursday that Trump's criticism won't affect their decisions on whether to continue raising rates. Market sentiment moved in a positive ...

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  • Trump ‘not thrilled’ with Fed chairman over interest rate hikes
Trump ‘not thrilled’ with Fed chairman over interest rate hikes

Trump used the phrase "not thrilled " on Monday to describe his reaction to rate hikes under Fed Chair Jerome Powell who Trump selected for the job six months ago. Presidents have historically avoided commenting on Fed policies. The Fed has been gradually raising interest rates since the end of 2015, with five hikes coming under Trump.

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  • Gatwick Airport Chaos Blamed on Broken Vodafone Fibre Cable
Gatwick Airport Chaos Blamed on Broken Vodafone Fibre Cable

Staff have resorted to manually writing out crucial information such as gate numbers for each departure from the UK's second busiest airport. Vodafone provides the service, and said a damaged fibre cable had caused the information boards to stop working.

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  • Turkey’s president says country will defy economic threats
Turkey’s president says country will defy economic threats

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced sanctions against Turkish leaders. Mr Erdogan, a self-described "enemy of interest rates", wants to lower borrowing costs despite high inflation. " The Europeans will maintain the existing objections to certain Erdogan policies and continue to voice their concerns, but that won't stop them fr...

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  • The Turkish lira tumbles to 5.86 over threat of more USA sanctions
The Turkish lira tumbles to 5.86 over threat of more USA sanctions

But while relations with the European Union are improving, there are no signs so far that Turkey or the US are willing to back down. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan announced yesterday that the country would boycott all electronics from the USA amid tension and rising conflict between the two countries and its leaders.

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