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Taken aback and grinning like a schoolboy caught boasting about his romantic conquests, Trump added, "I didn't expect that reaction but it's okay". Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had said the president would have "strong words" for Iran's leadership.
  • Mallya-Jaitley meeting in Parliament corridors sparks controversy

    Mallya-Jaitley meeting in Parliament corridors sparks controversy

    Economy

    Mallya, who talked to the media outside a London court where he is facing extradition proceedings, said: "I had a scheduled meeting in Geneva". In a lookout circular issued on 16 October 2015, CBI said if Mallya tries to leave the country, he should be detained at the exit point.
  • British Airways warning announcment to its passengers

    British Airways warning announcment to its passengers

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    BA's CEO, Alex Cruz, said Friday that enough data was stolen to allow criminals to use credit card information for illicit purposes, and that police are investigating. "None was given", she told the Daily Telegraph . It's the latest public relations problem for the airline, and follows a power surge past year at its control center near London's Heathrow International Airport that disrupted flights and stranded tens of thousands of passengers.
  • After Apple, Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone

    After Apple, Amazon hits $1 trillion market value milestone

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    Amazon shares, up 1.1 per cent at $2,035.68 last night, have soared by 75 per cent this year. Amazon stock has doubled in price over the past year, eclipsing the $2,000 mark on August 30. Amazon shares first hit $1,000 on October 27, 2017. In the second quarter, AWS booked $6.1 billion in sales (up 49%), and generated an operating income of $1.64 billion (up 79%).
  • Progressive upstart Ayanna Pressley defeats incumbent in Massachusetts Democratic primary

    Progressive upstart Ayanna Pressley defeats incumbent in Massachusetts Democratic primary

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    Ocasio-Cortez worked the late Sen. Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Pressley, sending her media attention in the final leg of her campaign. Pressley signaled on Tuesday that she expected to shake up her own party. There are no Republican candidates. If Democrats take the House in November, the state delegation will be in line to lead two committees: the House Rules Committee with Rep.
  • Petrol price hits a record high in Mumbai

    Petrol price hits a record high in Mumbai

    Economy

    The price differential between petrol and diesel in Mumbai has also reduced to one of the lowest of the year - at Rs 11.02 per litre, which means petrol cars seem to have as good an operational benefit as their diesel siblings. "I would like to mention two points, and both these subjects are external". But the experts believe that the current price surge is different from before.
  • Size LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron actually drives

    Size LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron actually drives

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    The slick supercar can reach max speeds of up to 261 mph-not because the engine can't go faster, but because its tires can't safely withstand higher speeds . The LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron was built with over 1 million LEGO Technic pieces, with more than 339 different types of these elements in use, and no glue holding them together.
  • NAFTA negotiations continue in Washington as Friday goal nears

    NAFTA negotiations continue in Washington as Friday goal nears

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    Trudeau's negotiators pushed back strongly against this at first but has been more quiet lately. They also agreed that 75 per cent of automobile content would come from within North America, an increase from the current 62.5 per cent. "I think they're going really well", Trump said about the Canada talks, which are "probably on track" to meet the Friday deadline. Trump backed off from an initial USA demand for a "sunset" clause that would kill the pact unless it was renegotiated every ...
  • How Successful was Demonetisation? Four Takeaways From the RBI’s Annual Report

    How Successful was Demonetisation? Four Takeaways From the RBI’s Annual Report

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    This meant just Rs 10,720 crore of the junked currency did not return to the banking system. Meanwhile, the country's banks reportedly detected a 480% jump in suspicious transactions post demonetisation . There was, however, a 2.1% increase in the volume of banknotes. As of March 31, 2108, the CiC accounted for 101.8% of its pre-demonetisation level.
  • Trump's Auto Tariff Threats Are Getting in the Way of NAFTA Negotiations

    Trump's Auto Tariff Threats Are Getting in the Way of NAFTA Negotiations

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    The U.S. and Mexico in recent weeks had largely focused on vehicle manufacturing, as the Trump administration pushes for a deal aimed at boosting factory jobs in the United States . Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters in British Columbia during a Cabinet retreat: "Canada clearly has an interest in how those rules are updated and we clearly will need to look at and agree to any final conclusion".
  • Can Trump bend the Fed to his will?

    Can Trump bend the Fed to his will?

    Economy

    Investors were also looking to Wednesday's release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's August meeting and a speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday for clues on future rate hikes. Talks between US and Chinese officials in Washington over trade will continue on Thursday, although most analysts do not expect much headway to be made, with risks growing that the conflict will descend into a growth-sapping tariff war.
  • Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey

    Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey

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    The embassy closed this week for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The attack took place at 5.30 a.m. local time when six shots were fired from a white vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey August 20, 2018. It added empty cartridges were found at the scene. US administration had imposed sanctions and vows to do more against Turkey in the case the pastor would not be released immediately.
  • Tesla's Shares Slump Following CEO Elon Musk's NYT Interview

    Tesla's Shares Slump Following CEO Elon Musk's NYT Interview

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    The slump took losses in the last eight trading sessions to almost 20pc or £10bn. California-based Tesla has become one of the most valuable automakers on expectations it will disrupt the industry. He also said that he doesn't intend to stop using the micro-blogging site either. "They can have the reins right now", stated Musk. "But from a personal standpoint, the worst is yet to come".
  • Qatar promises $15 billion investment in Turkey

    Qatar promises $15 billion investment in Turkey

    Economy

    The row with Washington has helped drive the lira to record lows, with the currency losing more than 40 per cent of its value against the dollar this year, prompting central bank liquidity moves to support it. "I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!" Analysts say Turkey is also likely to seek a more dynamic economic relationship with China and ...