• Coca Cola is in serious talks to produce marijuana-infused drinks'
Coca Cola is in serious talks to produce marijuana-infused drinks'

However, he declined to specifically comment on Aurora Cannabis Inc, and stressed that " no decisions have been made at this time ". That makes such drinks a great opportunity for beverage makers to diversify their product lines and many have already begun to do so.

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  • Australian officials warn of needle danger for 6 strawberry brands
Australian officials warn of needle danger for 6 strawberry brands

ABC News reported on Saturday that wholesale prices have halved to 50 Australian cents per punnet below the cost of production in Western Australia, where strawberries crops are now peaking, with growers forced to dump tonnes of the fruit.

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  • Rampell: Trump promised U.S. farmers 'smarter' trade deals
Rampell: Trump promised U.S. farmers 'smarter' trade deals

China has threatened retaliation, which could include action against USA companies operating there. "That totally changes the equation", Trump said. On Twitter , Trade lawyer Scott Lincicome pointed out that an iPhone would be more expensive to manufacture here in the United States, citing a Marketplace report from 2014 that suggested that th...

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  • Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US
Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US

Apple Inc. said proposed U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of products imported from China will raise prices for some of its popular consumer goods such as the Apple Watch and AirPods headphones. China's trade surplus with the United States reached a record $31 billion in August, despite hefty tariffs recently imposed on Chinese goods. There...

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  • Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan podcast
Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan podcast

Overall, Morton appears to have parted ways with Tesla amicably, stating that he still believes in the company's overall mission, as well as its future prospects. The entry of additional competitors and Tesla's failure to meet its goals are "certainly enough to cause investors to second-guess the company", he said.

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  • Trump claims he fell asleep watching Obama
Trump claims he fell asleep watching Obama

Mr Obama called on people to vote in America's midterm November election, saying "our democracy depends on it". "Because there is actually only one real check on bad policies and abuses of power". He aims to criticize Trump without giving up his own post-partisan stature as a president emeritus, which he has publicly embraced in a series of events ...

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  • Trump's Labour Day surprise: an attack on union leader
Trump's Labour Day surprise: an attack on union leader

On Friday, Trump informed Congress of his intention to sign a bilateral trade deal with Mexico , but it could be hard to win approval from Congress unless Canada is also included, with support from Democrats needed to pass a purely bilateral deal.

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  • China’s Xi says African investments come with ‘no strings’
China’s Xi says African investments come with ‘no strings’

Also promised are US$20 billion in credit lines, a US$10 billion fund for development financing and US$5 billion to finance imports from Africa. He added that Africa's least developed, heavily indebted and poor countries will be exempt from debt they have incurred in the form of interest-free Chinese loans due to mature by the end of 2018.

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  • US, Mexico Reach NAFTA Deal and Put Pressure on Canada
US, Mexico Reach NAFTA Deal and Put Pressure on Canada

One of the most fundamental parts of Trump's campaign for president was his promise to change America's deeply flawed trade arrangements. US, Mexican and Canadian stocks opened higher on Monday on optimism about a trade deal. Trump realized the power this gives us and chose to use it to level the playing field for American workers-unlike other ...

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  • New York AG plans criminal investigation into Michael Cohen's taxes
New York AG plans criminal investigation into Michael Cohen's taxes

Meanwhile, Michael Cohen admitted guilt in tax evasion and campaign finance violations related to payments to Stormy Daniels . Cohen has stayed out of sight and has remained emotional since his plea, according to the people close to him.

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  • Turkey ready to respond if U.S. imposes more sanctions
Turkey ready to respond if U.S. imposes more sanctions

The Turkish government has also complained about what it calls USA support for Kurdish rebel groups fighting in northern Syria, and it has condemned the US refusal to extradite the Pennsylvania-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey has accused of masterminding the 2016 coup attempt.

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  • Turkish court rejects US pastor Brunson's appeal for release
Turkish court rejects US pastor Brunson's appeal for release

U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly pressed Ankara to release Brunson, whom he describes as a "great patriot" who is being held "hostage". "We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man, but we are cutting back on Turkey!" The Turkish lira was slightly lower on Friday after the U.S.

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  • Turkey's Gold Futures Trading Doubled During the Currency Crisis
Turkey's Gold Futures Trading Doubled During the Currency Crisis

Vice President Fuat Oktay tweeted that the new tariffs were retaliation for "the deliberate attack of the US administration on our economy", CNN said . In the wake of United States sanctions on Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached out to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to point out that it's in Germany's interest for Turkey to have...

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  • Draper identifies Utah firefighter killed battling huge blaze in California
Draper identifies Utah firefighter killed battling huge blaze in California

About 4,200 fires have charred 726,000 acres (294,000 hectares) in the state so far this year, according to figures from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. He went on to explain that "active forest management" was a solution he wanted to implement to prevent more fires in the future, but some activists say that's just ...

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  • USA to double Turkey tariffs amid decline in relations
USA to double Turkey tariffs amid decline in relations

Countries like Turkey that are experiencing economic turmoil usually get sympathy from the rest of the world, said Torsten Sløk, chief worldwide economist for Deutsche Bank. "Tariffs on another country", said Rodriguez Valladares. "Before it is too late, Washington must give up the misguided notion that our relationship can be asymmetrical and co...

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  • Iran's Khamenei undermines USA sanctions, says nothing to worry about
Iran's Khamenei undermines USA sanctions, says nothing to worry about

In recent weeks Rouhani renewed the threat, saying that if sanctions threatened Iran's crude oil exports, the rest of the Mideast's exports would be threatened as well. Despite threats voiced by Washington, a number of countries have refused to bow to Trump's demands to cut ties with Iran. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned Wednesday tha...

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  • Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal
Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal

Tesla's shares were up 6.5 percent at $363.46. Musk pledged earlier this month to post net profits in future quarters, and he said he expects to company to avoid returning to the markets for capital and to be self-funding going forward.

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  • As US prepares sanctions, Iran arrests former forex boss after currency collapse
As US prepares sanctions, Iran arrests former forex boss after currency collapse

The sanctions now being brought back were among those lifted under the 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran on curbing Iran's nuclear program. That will set up a showdown with the USA, with one official warning the USA will make sure the pressure is air-tight: "Make no mistake about it, we are very intent on using these authorities".

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

The company's fortunes were turbocharged by the launch of personal gadgets such as the iPod in 2001 and the iPhone in 2007. Since the inauguration of the iPhone back in 2007, Apple's shares have risen by 1,100%, jumping a third in the past year alone.

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  • Harley-Davidson to fight in India with smaller engine bikes
Harley-Davidson to fight in India with smaller engine bikes

Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday a global growth plan to revamp its US business with new products and cost-cutting measures, while also expanding internationally. Livewire will be supplemented by small and lighter electric motorcycles in the years leading up to 2022. While details are sketchy as of now, ...

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