• Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate
Saudi king orders probe in Khashoggi case, Turkey to search consulate

The Saudi Embassy in Washington offered a milder statement in a tweet on Sunday. During an interview with "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, President Donald Trump threatened " severe punishment " against Saudi Arabia if it was found to have been involved in the journalist's disappearance.

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  • Saudi Dissident Believes Kingdom Tapped His Calls With Missing Journalist
Saudi Dissident Believes Kingdom Tapped His Calls With Missing Journalist

In a joint statement on Sunday, the foreign ministers of Britain, France , and Germany said they were treating the matter with the " utmost seriousness " and called for a " credible investigation " into the journalist's disappearance, adding that anyone who bears responsibility should be held to account.

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  • Will Hurricane Michael Hit Tampa? Latest Track & Forecast
Will Hurricane Michael Hit Tampa? Latest Track & Forecast

Michael has intensified into a hurricane and the National Weather Service has issued a hurricane watch for most of the Florida Panhandle and the Big Bend. He also has declared a state of emergency for 35 counties and asked President Donald Trump for assistance ahead of the storm. "Let's all stay safe and watch this storm closely".

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  • Theresa May mocks Boris Johnson in Tory conference speech
Theresa May mocks Boris Johnson in Tory conference speech

Dancing onto the stage to the tune of Swedish pop group ABBA's hit " Dancing Queen ", May mocked herself, jokingly saying if she lost her voice it was because she had been up half of the night super gluing the stage set. But Wednesday's speech seemed to have gone down well among the party faithful. He said: "It wasn't that I expected any impact f...

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  • Tesla misses weekly Model 3 production target, warns of trade war impact
Tesla misses weekly Model 3 production target, warns of trade war impact

The SEC announced the deal on Saturday - two days after it sued Musk in federal court for misleading investors over his post on Twitter last month that he was considering taking Tesla into private ownership at $420 a share. In a follow-up company blog post issued August 13, Musk explained that his assertion of having " funding secured " was...

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  • Trump dumps on Canada, says he rejected NAFTA meeting with Trudeau
Trump dumps on Canada, says he rejected NAFTA meeting with Trudeau

He added: "We're very unhappy with the negotiations and the negotiating style of Canada". Trump then reiterated his threat to slap punitive tariffs on Canadian auto imports to the US, a tactic experts on both sides of the border have warned would devastate the industry.

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  • United States 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister
United States 'dream' of halting Iran's oil exports won't come true: minister

Brent crude prices rose to a almost four-year high above above $82 a barrel on Tuesday after OPEC and its allies said they would stick to the plan they agreed to in June. However, he did say that Seoul hasn't bought any Iranian crude "for three continuous months". Zanganeh said if Trump wanted prices to ease then he had to "stop his unwarranted i...

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  • Michael Kors set to buy Versace for $2 billion
Michael Kors set to buy Versace for $2 billion

Under the deal, private equity firm Blackstone Group will sell its current 20 percent holding, which it acquired in 2014. It is unclear whether the Versace family, which has controlled the brand for decades, would remain as minority shareholders in the business or if Donatella Versace would stay on as creative director.

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  • 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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