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By tweeting that the switch would give companies more flexibility and reduce costs, Trump waded into a long-running debate on how often companies should report . According to a CNN Money report, Trump said, "I'd like to see twice, but we're going to see". No. While the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 requires companies to report periodically, the SEC has the discretion to draw up or change the specific rules on how frequently this happens.
  • Man steals Passenger Flight and crashes while Driving: Reported Dead

    Man steals Passenger Flight and crashes while Driving: Reported Dead

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    An air traffic controller could be heard saying: "Right now, he's just flying around, and just he needs some help controlling his aircraft". Irwin Downes recorded a cloud of smoke billowing from Ketron Island after the crash. Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden said in a statement early Saturday morning that the airline was "working to find out everything we possibly can about what happened".
  • Trump puts pressure on Turkey by doubling down on tariffs

    Trump puts pressure on Turkey by doubling down on tariffs

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    Trump aggravated an already dire situation in Turkey in a tweet Friday saying that he had authorized the doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs "with respect to Turkey". Meanwhile, investors are anxious about the economic policies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who won a new term in office in June with sweeping new powers.
  • Monsanto fined $289m in first Roundup cancer trial outcome

    Monsanto fined $289m in first Roundup cancer trial outcome

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    The lawsuit is the first to accuse the product of causing cancer, but observers say a Monsanto defeat likely opens the door to thousands of other claims against the company, which was recently acquired by Germany's Bayer. Johnson", he said, "for bravely facing down the "most evil corporation" in the world". Environmentalists say the weedkiller is linked to cancer, although the claim is strongly denied by manufacturers and the European Union has approved the chemical for use.
  • Russia 'is ready for economic war with US' over sanctions

    Russia 'is ready for economic war with US' over sanctions

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    On Wednesday the U.S. State Department announced its intention to impose new sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal in March in the southern English city of Salisbury.
  • Donald Trump warns countries against trading with Iran after Washington reimpose sanctions

    Donald Trump warns countries against trading with Iran after Washington reimpose sanctions

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    European countries , hoping to persuade Tehran to continue to respect the nuclear deal, have promised to try to lessen the blow of sanctions and to urge their firms not to pull out. was "an unreliable and untrustworthy" negotiating partner that did not honour "any of its commitments". "You have all these different pressures and people are getting upset and for the most part, from what we can tell, they're blaming the regime and they're not really blaming the U.S.", Politico foreign ...
  • Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private, TSLA stock trading halted

    Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private, TSLA stock trading halted

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    The two pieces of news helped move shares of Tesla up almost 6% in trading Tuesday, to $362 apiece. This would enable you to still share in the growing value of the company that you have all worked so hard to build over time. After Musk, the next largest shareholders in Tesla are the mutual fund giants T. Rowe Price and Fidelity, with stakes of more than 9% and 8%, respectively, according to Thomas Reuters Eikon.
  • Conor McGregor to make UFC return against Khabib Nurmagomedov in October

    Conor McGregor to make UFC return against Khabib Nurmagomedov in October

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    Nurmagomedov (26-0) won the Lightweight belt in Brooklyn on April 7 by defeating Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision, after McGregor was stripped of it for inactivity. He is a formidable challenger for McGregor in a return from a 23-month break from MMA competition. Nate Diaz made his thoughts on the UFC's Conor McGregor announcement very clear on Friday.
  • Apple becomes first United States company worth $1 trillion

    Apple becomes first United States company worth $1 trillion

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    They got a boost from the corporate tax cut, which included a sweetener for companies with overseas cash to bring home, prompting Apple to more than double its spending on stock buybacks compared with a year ago, to $53.6 billion during the nine months through June 30.
  • China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation

    China announces $60B of U.S. goods for tariff retaliation

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    China today announced a $ 60 billion list of us goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. China became the world's second-biggest LNG importer in 2017, as it buys more gas in order to wean the country off dirty coal to reduce pollution. China has said new duties will be applied only if Washington pulls the trigger on its new tariffs.
  • Apple becomes world's first public company worth $1 trillion

    Apple becomes world's first public company worth $1 trillion

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    If you go back as far as the inception of the company in in 1980 the shares have grown by over 2000%. And with shares priced at just 15.2 times expected earnings, the market has adjusted to the new reality. Microsoft , from which Apple snatched the title of most valuable company in 2012, is at $827.53 billion today. The latest quarterly results confirmed that Apple isn't selling many more iPhones these days.
  • Parasite scare sparks recall for salads, wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens

    Parasite scare sparks recall for salads, wraps sold at Trader Joe's, Walgreens

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    Cyclospora is a one-celled organism that can wreak havoc on the human body's digestive system, causing explosive diarrhea , nausea and fatigue. The products, which were distributed by Caito Foods of Indianapolis, all have "sell by" dates ranging from July 18 to July 23, meaning consumers should check their refrigerators.
  • Services drove Apple’s best third quarter ever, but iPhone sales aren’t growing

    Services drove Apple’s best third quarter ever, but iPhone sales aren’t growing

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    The firm said its £999 iPhone X - launched previous year - remained its most popular iPhone model in the quarter and had driven the higher selling prices. Apple has responded to a plateauing global smartphone market by launching ever-more expensive phones and diversifying into services . Apple services include streaming music and video, where Apple faces competition from rivals including Spotify Technology SA and Netflix .
  • Harley-Davidson Bombshell Includes Adventure Bike

    Harley-Davidson Bombshell Includes Adventure Bike

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    The company's growth plan through 2022 includes attracting those who have never owned a motorcycle, developing smaller urban dealerships and "unlocking new markets and segments", the company said in a statement Monday. That will give the company more broad distribution in the largest and fastest-growing motorcycle markets. Harley have also indicated that they have a range of small electric motorcycles under development, some of which appear to be more bicycle like than motorcycle.