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Google employees organize against censored search service for China

More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese ce...


Train season tickets to rise by up to £100

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has called for future rail fare and wage hikes to be based on the lower Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rather than the Retail Pr...


Turkish lira firms despite USA warning of more sanctions

President Donald Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish metals exports to the United States last week prompting Ankara , which says it will not bow to threats, to r...


Turkish lira volatile as U.S. warns of further sanctions

Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, was indicted on charges of helping the Gülenist Terror Gr...


China Complains to WTO Over US Trade Tariffs

Seoul notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on April 6 that it will suspend tariff concessions on 480 million US dollars worth of American imports. On the...


The alarming photo before bridge collapse that killed 39

Atlantia's Autostrade per l'Italia unit manages the motorway that collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa killing at least 38 people this week. So far, 39 pe...


Canadian Marijuana Companies Gamble on Privately Owned Retail Shops

And recent signals from the government in Ontario , the country's most populous province, indicate that lawmakers are also willing to reverse course , or at l...


Chinese Electric-Car Startup Nio Files For $1.8 Billion U.S. IPO

In its last round of funding it managed to raise $1 billion from several sources including Chinese investment giant Tencent. Nio was founded in 2014 by entr...


Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several USA products

A Turkish court Tuesday released two Greek soldiers detained since March on espionage charges for illegally crossing the border in a case that has stoked tensio...


Global markets wrap: Turkey crisis piles pressure on Asian shares

The dispute is one of several between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, including diverging interests in Syria and US objections to Ankara's ambi...


Turkey court rejects new appeal to release detained USA pastor

The offer came after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted the emir of the gulf state on Wednesday. The lira has recovered somewhat from recent lows...


China printing currencies for countries like Nepal, Lanka and B'desh

Some governments have asked Beijing not to publicise the deal because they are anxious such information could compromise national security or trigger "unnecessa...


British unemployment rate hits 43-year low, wages growth remains weak

Nationally there were 32.39 million people in work from April to June, 42,000 higher than in the previous three-month period and equal to an employment rate of ...


Canadian alcohol company, owners of Corona, put money into marijuana

Earlier this month, Molson Coors Canada entered into a joint venture with the Hydropothecary Corp.to develop non-alcoholic cannabis-infused products. Canopy, ...


Turkey, Russia come closer amid common tension with US

Turkey has been hit by financial turmoil, with the lira plunging over deepening concerns about the government's economic policies and a diplomatic spat with the...


Drop in Turkish lira is making us a lot more money

The Turkish lira plummeted to a record low on Monday, losing almost 40 percent of its value since the start of 2018. On Tuesday, he said Turkey would boycot...


China, US to resume trade talks in late August

The Commerce Ministry said Beijing "reiterates its opposition to unilateralism and trade protectionism and does not accept any unilateral trade restrictions". C...


Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with Erdogan

The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey for boosting tariffs on US imports, the latest confrontation between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisatio...


Bitcoin dominance reaches 50% for the first time in 2018

The price of bitcoin fell below $6,000 on Tuesday, a move that brought the world's largest cryptocurrency within 2 percent of its 2018 low . Bitcoin sa...


Genoa bridge collapse death toll rises past 35

Rescuers work among the rubble of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy . Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of a...


Turkey got serious global support on US move

If the Turkish government does not eventually agree to USA demands and release him early, Brunson could spend 35 years in prison. "Qatar has pledged $15 bil...


White House condemns Turkey's tariffs on US imports

The news comes in a statement released on Turkey's President's website following his meeting with Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Turkey is boosting t...


Sarah Sanders Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

Some are backed up with audio recordings. When Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed that she had secretly recorded conversations in the Situation Room earlier ...


Turkish lira rallies as Ankara increases tariffs on USA imports

Earlier this month, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned Turkey's ministers of Justice and Interior in response to the continued detention of the pastor, who...


China Stops Approving New Games for Sale

China's regulators have frozen approval of game licences amid a government shake-up, according to people familiar with the matter, throwing the world's bigges...


Turkey's president threatens boycott of iPhones, other United States electronics

It was unclear how he planned to enforce such a boycott. "If they have iPhones , there is Samsung on the other side, and we have our own Vestel here", he sa...


Turkish court rejects USA pastor’s appeal to be released

Still, the currency is down almost 40 percent this month, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who sees Turkey as under economic attack, has declared tha...


Inflation rate drops to 11.14% in July-NBS

The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 percent last month, compared to 7.8 percent in June. The central bank had, in its thir...


Bayer shares fall 10 percent after Monsanto's Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto vice president Scott Partridge told the Press Association: " Roundup has been safe for four decades and will continue to be safe". But the World Healt...


Turkey to reduce currency risk for companies, Finance Minister Albayrak says

The argument over the pastor , Andrew Brunson, has sparked the worst crisis between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in decades and led to fears t...


Primaries in Connecticut, Vermont, Minnesota and Wisconsin

They include Alexandra Chandler, Massachusetts' first openly transgender candidate for Congress, and Kim Coco Iwamoto, who would be Hawaii's first transgender l...


Oil Prices Rise As US Sanctions On Iran Tightens Market

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude futures were at $67.63 a barrel, unchanged from their last settlement. As the U.S. -China trade war escalates, a gr...


Turkish President Erdogan Calls for Boycott of American Electronics

Financial markets have taken fright at inflation , rising at an annual rate of more than 15%, and have been selling the Turkish lira , which is down by 45% ag...


Turkey: US won't achieve aims through sanctions

Angered by the continued detention of an American pastor , the USA government imposed sanctions on two Cabinet ministers and threatened more. The dispute wit...


Why has Turkey's currency fallen so sharply?

On Tuesday the lira recovered some ground, trading at 6.5300 to the dollar at 1334 GMT, up around five percent on the day. However, other countries - such a...


Tesla looking to go private with backing of Saudi fund

He later tweeted he was working with buyout firm Silver Lake and investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc as financial advisers on his plan. Three people f...


Vienna is the world's most liveable city

Vienna overtook Melbourne as the top-ranked city in the world for liveability, scoring a near ideal score of 99.1 per cent. "The irony is this year it was ...


US stocks turn lower, reversing morning gains

President Donald Trump's decision to impose new sanctions and higher tariffs on Turkey . Turkey has pledged it will take action to calm markets after t...


Turkey promises to calm market jitters over lira nosedive

Erdogan has remained defiant throughout the crisis, portraying the lira's slide as the outcome of economic sabotage against Turkey , while urging his citize...


Cal Fire: Utah Firefighter Dies Battling Ranch Fire

The fatality marks the sixth firefighter to be killed in California's wildfires this year alone. Six firefighters have died in those wildfires. The deadly f...


Indian rupee drops to 19.05 vs dirham for the first time

An ET poll in June had said rupee could touch 70 to the United States dollar by December-end amid global policy uncertainties. "If all EM currencies are depreci...


Turkish lira crisis gets worse with fresh 11% plunge

He said the country's banks and banking regulator "will take the necessary measures quickly". Investors are waiting for "a convincing response from the cent...


Flight Data and Human Remains Found in Stolen Sea-Tac Plane

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) scrambled F-15C fighter jets from a military base in nearby Portland to tail the Q400 and try to direct the...


Saudi Arabia might be interested in helping Tesla go private

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers, inclu...


Speculation rife that Apple IS planning to build a driverless vehicle

Apple has kept information about its self-driving vehicle project under a tight leash to date, however a court case filed against a former employee last month ...


Asia shares, euro pressured by Turkish crisis

Addressing a conference in Ankara gathering Turkish ambassadors, Mevlut Cavusolgu called on the U.S.to "remain loyal to ties based on traditional friendship a...


Erdogan says crash of lira ‘political plot’ against Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was responding to a drop in the value of the Turkish currency, the lira , against the US dollar following the imposition of sanctions ...


At The Bell: Canada’s Unemployment Rate At Fourty Year Low

The Canadian economy unexpectedly added 54,100 jobs in July on strength in part-time hiring and the unemployment rate dipped to equal a record low 5.8 percent...


Consumer prices up 2.9 pct, leaving Americans worse off

About 60 per cent of the increase in the overall index came from a jump in shelter costs. Excluding food and energy prices, the core consumer price index also...


£126m Government backing for Yorkshire innovation

Hammond, ahead of his autumn Budget statement, said the Treasury wanted to ensure that taxation is "fair between businesses doing business the traditional way a...