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US, Mexico push for NAFTA autos deal, eye Canada's return

How quickly Canada returns to the table depends on the progress made in Wednesday's talks, he said. Earlier in the day, both Seade and Mexican Economy Ministe...


Trump vows 'no concessions' to Turkey over United States pastor

In exchange for Brunson's release, and that of other USA citizens as well as three Turkish nationals working for the US government, Turkey asked Washington...


S&P 500 reaches longest bull market in United States history

All three major U.S. indices slumped Thursday, one day after the S&P 500 set a record for its longest bull run in history, as Trump's legal woes and escalatin...


Kmart Store in Columbus Due to Close in November

The closures include a Kmart near La Brea in Los Angeles at 6310 West 3rd Street; and in Long Island, a Kmart at 605 Old Country Road in Riverhead and a Sears ...


The Cohen-Manafort fallout

In April, FBI agents raided Cohen's office, apartment and hotel room on a referral from Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating whether the Tru...


Alarm over Donald Trump complaints about his pick for US Fed chair

A Fed spokesman declined to comment on Trump's remarks on Monday. Trump's comments come a month after he said on CNBC , "I'm not thrilled " that the federal...


Trade minister unveils plan to make United Kingdom export ‘superpower’

He said: "I would expect the Trade Secretary to be promoting trade and in the favour of exports , that is what he does for a living". Launched today (Tuesday...


Trump lays into China AND Europe in currency row

But Trump told Reuters , he doesn't expect much progress from these talks either. His attitude is reflective of his administration's belief that time is on t...


China says must "counter-attack" latest USA tariffs

The United States and China escalated their acrimonious trade war on Thursday, implementing punitive 25 per cent tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other'...


Oil dips on concerns of slowing economic growth

Futures in NY climbed as much as 0.4 per cent after a 0.8 per cent gain on Monday. Brent crude futures, a benchmark for global oil prices, were at $72.08 per ...


Furious reaction to no-deal Brexit preparation papers

Britain will publish on Thursday the first of a series of technical notices created to help people and businesses prepare for a no-deal scenario and Raab will g...


Google Pixel 3 XL spotted sporting a certain sort of notch

One of the most talked about features of the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL is the device's notch. While there are no substantial live leaks for the 2018 iPhone...


Beleaguered Australian PM Turnbull clings to power

The tactic of swapping leaders in the hope of boosting governments' standing in opinion polls as elections loom has left parties bitterly divided. Taking to ...


Britain's foreign minister says Russian Federation is making the world more unsafe

Lavrov said Moscow had many times offered to sit down with Britain and discuss problems affecting bilateral ties, but had always been rebuffed "in a high-ha...


SOUTH AFRICA: Jacob Zuma corruption inquiry begins

The inquiry, known as the Zondo Commission, does not have power to prosecute but the evidence it collects can be used in any future prosecution. This commission...


Best And Worst S&P 500 Stocks On The Road To Nowhere

At 13:22 am EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 115.99 points, or 0.45%, at 25,874.68, the S&P 500 was up 14.36 points, or 0.50%, at 2,871.41 and th...


Rand extends gains as dollar comes under pressure

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has raised rates five times over the span of Trump's administration thus far, including twice this year. As against ...


Singapore says Crazy Rich Asians author skipped service duty

Crazy Rich Asians celebrated its Asian premiere in Singapore on Tuesday night (Aug 22), with local-born stars such as Fiona Xie delighted to be bringing the fi...


Cohen Tells Court Campaign Finance Violations Directed by Candidate

Federal Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 counts due to the jury remaining deadlocked. Manafort, who appeared jovial earlier in the d...


Trump Won’t Acknowledge the Independence of the Fed

The dollar was under further pressure today after President Trump criticised the Federal Reserve and threatened to deepen his trade dispute with China. Sen. Bob...