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by | August 27, 2018 | 10:01

They remained on the scene at Katz's home in the 1200 block of Harbor Island Walk near Baltimore's Inner Harbor on Sunday night. Another mass shooting was unfolding in Florida , this time at a tournament for competitive players of the football video game, Madden , in Jacksonville, Florida.

by | August 26, 2018 | 23:12

Fed funds and eurodollar futures prices indicate financial markets expect only one rate hike next year, leaving rates in a range of 2.50 percent to 2.75 percent by mid-2019, up from the Fed's current target of 1.75 percent to 2.00 percent.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:59

The California State Assembly's Committee on Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding is holding an informational hearing Friday on "The Verizon Wireless "Data Throttling" of Mendocino Complex Firefighters' Internet Access". "The speed which our plan would have allowed was reduced to one 200th of the full speed of that internet connection", said Capt. Bill Murphy of Santa Clara County Central Fire Dept.

by | August 26, 2018 | 13:56

One of them said the immunity agreement was restricted to Weisselberg's grand jury testimony last month in the Cohen case, specifically the allegations that Cohen paid hush money to two women who claimed affairs with Trump. The Trump Organization recorded the reimbursement as a legal expense. Mr Weisselberg, an intensely private, loyal numbers-man for Mr Trump, was mentioned on an audiotape that Mr Cohen's lawyer released in July of Mr Cohen talking with Mr Trump about paying for Playboy ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:29

An oil pump jack of Canadian group Vermilion Energy is pictured in Parentis-en-Born, France, October 13, 2017. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 60 cents a barrel at $75.33 by 0935 GMT. "Investors remain cautious as Wednesday's surprise gain in US stockpiles remained fresh in their minds", the bank said on Friday. "We expect that by Q4 the market will be dealing with either undersupply, dwindling spare capacity - or both", it added.

by | August 25, 2018 | 19:53

Following previous reports that Weisselberg had testified before a grand jury earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal broke the immunity revelation on Friday. They argued that the president was not directly implicated, even though Cohen said in court that he and Mr. Trump had coordinated. "I have spoken to Allen Weisselberg about how to set the whole thing up with funding".

by | August 25, 2018 | 10:46

They say this bull market would have to run until June 2021 to set the record , claiming the longest bull market ran 4,494 days between December 4, 1987, and March 24, 2000. And a strong second quarter earnings season coupled with some of the best economic growth in years fuels optimism about the market's future. The S&P 500 edged down 1 point to 2,861.

by | August 24, 2018 | 13:29

Despite these worries, the market will likely draw support from the introduction of USA sanctions against Iran, which from November will include oil exports. "Although emerging market contagion and China slowdown fears seem somewhat overstated, neither fundamental nor sentiment should provide support for higher commodity prices", Julius Baer Head of Macro and Commodity Research Norbert Rücker said.

by | August 24, 2018 | 07:18

At the heart of the current feud lies an American Pastor, who has been accused by Turkey as one of the indirect participants in the Turkish military coup of 2016. Turkey, on the other hand, has demanded a Turkish citizen known as Fethullah Gulen, who is a Turkish Cleric who is detained in the USA after being suspended on allegations of a coup plot against Erdogan, but the U.S has turned down this demands.

by | August 24, 2018 | 06:00

Sears said they "thank associates affected by these store closures for their many contributions to our company". The company will continue to evaluate the performance of existing stores, which it said is a critical component to the firm's retail transformation.

by | August 24, 2018 | 04:12

Donald Trump chose Jerome Powell a year ago to head the United States central bank, promoting a soft-spoken centrist to replace Janet Yellen. Asked on Monday if he believed in the Fed's independence, Trump said: "I believe in the Fed doing what's good for the country".

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:26

In the first round of tariff hikes, U.S. President Donald Trump imposed 25 percent duties on $34 billion of Chinese imports on July 6. The US moves were "clearly suspected" of violating World Trade Organisation rules, the commerce ministry said in a statement , adding that it would file a lawsuit against them under the WTO's dispute resolution mechanism.

by | August 24, 2018 | 01:45

Also Tuesday, prosecutors and defence attorneys for former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn agreed to postpone his sentencing after he pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with a Russian official, in a sign his cooperation was still needed in the Mueller probe.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:56

Now, with some detective work, we may have an idea where all these unreleased phones are coming from. Google is widely presumed to be planning a grand unveiling of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 4. As spotted by The Verge , Khoroshev posted a short video clip today showing off what appears to be wireless charging functionality in the Pixel 3.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:31

The inquiry will detail the extent of the alleged corruption and abuse of power at state-owned entities. The inquiry will also investigate whether Mr Zuma, and any other public officials, and their families, benefitted from the awarding of public contracts.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:10

In a letter to National Health Service bosses that was leaked to the Times of London on Tuesday, the group's chief executive says it would be more efficient to develop contingency plans nationally rather than "have to reinvent the wheel 229 times".

by | August 23, 2018 | 17:26

But the accord was abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump on grounds that it was "deeply flawed", and the United States has threatened to punish companies that continue to do business in Iran. Working to maintain financial channels with Tehran and facilitate Iran's oil exports, the European Union has taken steps to counter the renewed US sanctions, including forbidding EU citizens from complying with them or related court rulings.

by | August 23, 2018 | 16:14

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clung to power on Wednesday as rebel Liberal party lawmakers pressed for a second leadership contest just a day after he narrowly survived a challenge from former home minister Peter Dutton . "It's been described by many people, including those who feel they can not resist it, as a form of madness". Nationals MP Kevin Hogan vowed to leave the Coalition to sit on the crossbench in Parliament, while supporting the government on confidence motions ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 10:29

Wall Street's bull market is a single session away from the record books. The milestone arrived on a listless day of trading that left the S&P 500 with a slight loss. Almost all S&P 500 companies have reported second-quarter earnings. The minutes of their discussions revealed deepening concerns that escalating trade wars could hurt the economy.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:38

Davis then retorted: 'I would say the reaction of your audience may be they are not as interested in getting the truth out about Donald Trump as many other people in the country, ' Davis said. The President in this matter has done nothing wrong. Cohen initially denied making the payments to the women - McDougal and adult film actress Stormy Daniels - or that Trump had any knowledge of them.

by | August 22, 2018 | 21:39

Most right-leaning economists and lawmakers say keeping rates low could risk rampant inflation and financial market bubbles. On Monday, Mr. Trump complained about the Fed chairman publicly, telling Reuters "I'm not thrilled with his raising of interest rates, no".

by | August 22, 2018 | 19:13

Tensions between the United States and Turkey have emerged over a range of issues, including Ankara's detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, which has triggered a tit-for-tat trade dispute and pushed Turkey's lira currency to a record low.

by | August 22, 2018 | 19:15

While all of the charges were said to have happened prior to Manafort's five-month participation with Donald Trump's campaign, this was the first case to go to trial as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation into potential collusion into the 2016 US presidential election.

by | August 22, 2018 | 14:29

The EU has not imposed economic sanctions related to the chemical attacks in England, although it strongly condemned Moscow over the Skripal poisonings and joined diplomatic sanctions by expelling Russian envoys after the incident. Treasury's undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, Sigal Mandelker, faced similar scepticism in a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee.

by | August 22, 2018 | 13:56

Trump said to Reuters about Powell. The Fed has been gradually raising interest rates since the end of 2015, with five hikes coming under Trump. A Fed spokeswoman declined to comment on Monday afternoon. Presidents have not commented on Federal Reserve policy in over twenty years after Bill Clinton made a decision to stay mum on the central bank's choices.

by | August 21, 2018 | 11:54

SodaStream, which claims it is the largest sparkling water brand in the world, provides machines that enable consumers to make their own fizzy drinks or flavoured waters - meaning there is less need to buy bottles of drink. In 1991, the same year SodaStream was founded, PepsiCo finally ended its boycott on the Jewish state and entered the Israeli market. SodaStream's shares have jumped 85 percent this year after a 78 percent increase in 2017.

by | August 20, 2018 | 20:56

The shooting came at a time when relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have plummeted in one of the worst crises in decades after the detention of USA pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges, sending the Turkish lira into free fall against the dollar.

by | August 20, 2018 | 19:12

The shares were off as much as 8% Friday morning, after Musk's tell-all confessional in the New York Times , well within this wild stock's average volatility. The Securities and Exchange Commission will be most interested in his acknowledgement that his market-moving Tweet about taking Tesla private was not reviewed by the board or anyone else before he fired it off.

by | August 19, 2018 | 23:05

Officials say 38 people are confirmed killed in the bridge collapse but the death toll is expected to rise. The viaduct was part of the A10 motorway linking the Italian port city with the French border to the west and was managed by toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia, a unit of infrastructure group Atlantia.

by | August 19, 2018 | 19:10

Trump said on Twitter that "some of the world's top business leaders" have advised him that converting to semiannual reporting would improve the country's jobs climate. "And so they don't do it, because the definition of being a successful business is narrowed to what your quarterly earnings reports are". Well-known chief executives, including JPMorgan Chase & Co's Jamie Dimon, Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Warren Buffett and BlackRock Inc's Larry Fink have raised concerns about the ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 05:04

They urged their company to be more transparent about its work . According to the New York Times , at least 1,400 employees have signed a letter calling for transparency regarding the product. The new platform, which the BBC understands is known as "Dragonfly" internally, would need to show it was blocking any non-approved words - "religion", "Tiananmen" or "Winnie" (probably).

by | August 18, 2018 | 21:41

The order to compel the electric vehicle company to turn over additional information related to Musk's tweet, "typically requires the approval of top SEC officials", the New York Times reports. The SEC neither confirmed nor denied that it was even looking into Tesla when that report first surfaced, as well. A three-person committee has been formed by Tesla's board, which will assess a potential buyout by Musk while leaving the door open for other offers.

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:50

Musk said there were times he didn't leave the factory for three or four days at a time and days when he didn't go outside. Is there someone who can do the job better? Another adds that now the SEC has also subpoenaed members of Tesla's board of directors to try and find out if and how much they knew about Musk's plans for the company.

by | August 18, 2018 | 12:54

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Trump on Thursday that more sanctions were ready if Brunson were not freed. A money changer counts Turkish lira banknotes at a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey Aug. Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, was detained in 2016 after a government crackdown following a failed coup attempt.

by | August 18, 2018 | 09:51

Turkey's battered lira weakened 4 percent on Friday after a Turkish court rejected an American pastor's appeal for release, drawing a stiff rebuke from President Donald Trump , who said the United States would not take the detention "sitting down".