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The top US diplomat in Turkey has called for the cases against an American pastor and others held in Turkey to be resolved "without delay" and in a "fair and transparent manner". Mr Brunson has denied charges of espionage, but faces up to 35 years in jail if found guilty. "For months, the Trump administration has been disputing with Turkey over a "...
  • 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.
  • The Winklevoss twins' bitcoin ETF was rejected

    The Winklevoss twins' bitcoin ETF was rejected

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    The proposal was rejected because it is not "designed to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts and practices [and] to protect investors and the public interest". At least five other bitcoin ETF proposals before the SEC are still pending. However, not everyone at the SEC was on board with the recent decision to deny bitcoin exchange traded funds .
  • Facebook market value plunges $119 billion

    Facebook market value plunges $119 billion

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    The stock was trading at $179.92 at 9:41 a.m.in NY. At the conference call chief financial officer David Wehner said operating profit margin will sink to the "mid-30s" for more than 2 years. It also said growth in user numbers would slow down. When UK regulators issued the largest fine they could against the company as punishment for the Cambridge Analytica data scandal , the tab amounted to £500,000 ($655,000), chump change for a company that brings in $40 billion a year.
  • Donald Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions over U.S. pastor's detention

    Donald Trump threatens Turkey with sanctions over U.S. pastor's detention

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    Trump said Brunson "is suffering greatly". "If Turkey does not take immediate actions to free this innocent man of faith and send him home to America, the U.S. The Turkish government accused him of not only being involved in the coup , but of colluding with Kurdish militants. Ties between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey and the United States have been strained by other issues.
  • Mexico Seeks a Swift Close to NAFTA Talks

    Mexico Seeks a Swift Close to NAFTA Talks

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    President Donald Trump calling for a reboot of the talks towards a new three-way continental trade pact. The Trudeau government asked Monday for a review under NAFTA of a 30-per-cent tariff on solar panel cells by the Trump administration.
  • Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies

    Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies

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    The president has repeatedly called the European Union - which includes numerous U.S.'s oldest and most committed allies - an unfair trading partner and even labeled it a "foe". The other would be a free trade agreement between the US and European Union covering industrial goods, which would amount to a narrower version of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership pursued by the Obama administration, the European official said.