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Tesla forms three-member panel to look at any Elon Musk deal

Mr Musk announced on Twitter on 7 August that he was considering taking Tesla private. Musk said he anticipates that most Tesla shareholders would remain ...


Manchester still UK's most liveable city, says The Economist

After Vienna and Melbourne at the head of the list, the rest of the top 10 is made up of Osaka, Calgary, Sydney , Vancouver, Toronto, Tokyo, Copenhagen and...


Firefighter killed battling California's Ranch Fire

This is the eleventh wildfire-related fatality in California in the past month. The Holy Fire, which has burned 22,714 acres in Southern California and is 5...


Rupee falling not a worry, says government

In early Asian trade, the Turkish unit was at 6.91 to the dollar and 7.89 to the euro , well off the 7.24 to the dollar and 8.12 to the euro seen yesterday b...


New Plan to Rescue Turkey's Deteriorating Economy

Amid a row with Washington over an American pastor being detained by Turkish authorities, the USA has sanctioned two Turkish officials, with Erdogan blamin...


Pound pummelled by stronger dollar, mounting Brexit fears

Against the Euro, sterling has fallen below 90 pence for the first time since November 15th previous year. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and UK ...


Turkey moves to calm market, opens probe amid lira fall

Last week, a Turkish delegation went to Washington and met American counterparts but there was no breakthrough. On Friday last week, US President Donald Trum...


Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud

However, Reuters reports that PIF has shown no interest so far in financing Musk's proposed $72 billion deal to take the USA electric auto maker private . Th...


US President Donald Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

The renegotiation of the regional free trade deal started in August 2017 at the request of U.S. President Donald Trump , who claims the original agreement harm...


Horizon Air worker accused of stealing, crashing plane had Alaska ties

The plane was trailed by F15 fighter jets, and it eventually crashed on sparsely populated Ketron Island in Puget Sound. Two military F-15s were scrambled ...


Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

The board is said to be interested in that information, obviously, since funding must be secure if Elon's buyout, which could cost $70 billion, is to happen. ...


Turkey is a 'target of economic war', Erdogan says

Erdogan is also upset at the protection U.S. coalition forces are providing the Kurds in Syria , against the invading Turkish army. It has lost 40 percent of...


House of Fraser poised to appoint administrators

House of Fraser is set to fall into administration today, the company has said. Back in June House of Fraser announced that 31 stores would be closing, imp...


How major United States stock indexes fared Thursday Consumer News

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 closed at 1,686.75 for a loss of -4.14 points or -0.24%. Microchip Technology shares fell 10.9 per cent after a disappoint...


Authorities probe how suicidal airline employee in Seattle could steal plane

The Friday night crash happened because the 29-year-old man was "doing stunts in air or lack of flying skills", the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said . Be...


Tesla tweet 'highly problematic,' says former SEC boss

Tesla's share price jumped on that news. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that regulators are asking whether Musk's tweet "was truthful". The ent...


U.S. airline worker steals plane, takes it for flight before crashing it

The plane crashed on Ketron Island , a small island in the Puget Sound that is home to about two dozen residents. Sheriff Paul A. Pastor said at the press...


Weedkiller glyphosate 'doesn't cause cancer' - Bayer

A San Francisco jury on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, sayin...


China slaps 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of United States goods

Thirty-four days ago, the USA officially began taxing $34 billion in Chinese imports - and China immediately responded with reciprocal tariffs, thus kicking off...


Pantera Capital CEO Thinks Crypto Investors Are Overreacting to Bitcoin News

The investment world is focused on what experts consider the best chance of an SEC-approved cryptocurrency ETF which he said was the SolidX bitcoin Shares ETF...


Ryanair cancelled flights list: Travel advice as pilots stage walkout

Germany will be worst hit, with 250 cancellations at ten airports after the country's Cockpit union called on pilots towalk out from 3.01am local time (2.01am ...


Crypto Market Remains Low As Major Currencies Suffer

Bitcoin Cash broke through to $600 levels, with an intraday high $620, Bitcoin Cash managing to hold on to $600 levels through the afternoon, while falling s...


As US and Turkey break up, experts warn of risky ramifications

Since then, its relationship with Turkey, the sixth largest steel importer to the United States, has deteriorated, prompting Ankara to send a delegation this we...


Trump doubles steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey as lira nosedives

Brunson's charges include spying for the PKK, listed as a terrorist group by both the USA and Turkey, and the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group ...


Medvedev: New US sanctions would be 'economic war'

The State Department said the sanctions will take effect around August-22. European countries and the United States have expelled 100 Russian diplomats sinc...