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Flight data recorder from United States joy flight found

Flight data recorder from United States joy flight found The theft and fatal crash of the 76-seat Bombardier Q400 near Seattle has raised questions about how a Horizon Air ground crew member could take control of an aircraft, get it in the air, and fly it willy-nilly over a major United States metropolitan area for almost an hour. [Full Article...]

Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled

Turkish lira pulls back from record low, markets rattled The bank also revised reserve requirement ratios for banks, in a move also aimed at staving off any liquidity issues. The Turkish lira has lost about 40 percent this year alone, largely over worries about Erdogan's influence over the economy, his repeated calls for lower interest rates in the face of high inflation and deteriorating ties with the United States. [Full Article...]

Iran's top leader bans any negotiations with Washington

Iran's top leader bans any negotiations with Washington Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks were carried by Iran's state television Monday. He said the USA was disloyal, implying that the country makes false promises during negotiations. Mr Rouhani was previously a champion of the 2015 nuclear deal, which was aimed at ending Iran's political and economic isolation. Although the other parties to the agreement - Britain, France, Germany , China and Ru... [Full Article...]

Turkey takes action in bid to curb currency crisis

Turkey takes action in bid to curb currency crisis Since winning the June 24 elections, Erdogan has tightened his grip over the Central Bank further, eroding market confidence. Higher US rates make the dollar more attractive to hold, offering investors an extra incentive to switch out of risky emerging country assets. [Full Article...]

The pound falls amidst "no deal" Brexit projections

The pound falls amidst There was no obvious trigger for Wednesday's big moves lower, but rather a building sense of investor anxiety as the clock ticks down towards a series of EU-Britain meetings starting in September with no agreement in sight. Options markets supported the idea that there would be little relief in the coming months for sterling. While most of the blame for the pound's tumble has been put squa... [Full Article...]

Stolen Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma airport

Stolen Alaska Airlines plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff from Seattle-Tacoma airport Eckrote said it was very fortunate that the plane crashed in a relatively unpopulated island. "Hey pilot guy can this thing do a backflip you think?" said Russell to the control tower. "I've got a lot of people that care about me". Like a lot of bags. So many bags, " he said. Experts said the crash exposed alarming gaps in airport security , and is likely to prompt a major review of indust... [Full Article...]

Disgruntled by US, Erdogan implies alliance with 'other friends'

The Turkish economic situation is very critical, as political issues pushed the economy to suffer several risks, which recently was shown in the Lira's fall, mentioned Sherif El-Diwany, former head of the Middle East at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, adding, "Turkey now is an unstable market". [Full Article...]

McDonald's offering chance to win McGold Card, free food for life

McDonald's offering chance to win McGold Card, free food for life To enter the contest, consumers must use McDonald's mobile ordering system. "The Lost City of Gold, the Treasure of Montezuma, and the McGold Card offering free McDonald's for life ", a narrator announces in a movie trailer/true crime docuseries/mockumentary. [Full Article...]

Global Stocks Drop Amid Concerns About Turkey

Global Stocks Drop Amid Concerns About Turkey The S&P 500 is up 159.67 points, or 6 per cent. The broad index has climbed back to record territory as strong quarterly earnings have largely offset worries about rising trade tensions. goods, responding in equal measure to the United States' new round of tariffs. In total, 333 goods have been picked out by China, including vehicles, various types of fuels, recyclables and fiber optical cables. [Full Article...]

Unemployment rates hold steady for Lloydminster region

Unemployment rates hold steady for Lloydminster region Nationwide, employment rose by 54,000 jobs in July, with unemployment rate dropping 0.2 percentage points to 5.8 per cent. Year-over-year the unemployment rate is up from July 2017 when it sat at 6.6 per cent in a labour pool of 40,800 people. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks motive after USA airline worker steals plan, crashes it

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks motive after USA airline worker steals plan, crashes it Two F-15C aircraft were scrambled from Portland and pursued the plane but authorities say they didn't fire on it before it crashed on tiny Ketron Island , southwest of Tacoma, Washington. Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden also issued a statement. His work as a ground agent included handling baggage, tidying airplanes and operating tow vehicles to move aircraft, and he was "fully credentialed a... [Full Article...]

President Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if NAFTA talks fail

President Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if NAFTA talks fail At Trump's direction, the Commerce Department in May launched a probe into whether imports of cars, trucks and auto parts pose a national security risk, invoking the same 1962 trade law used to justify broad tariffs on steel and aluminum - including those imposed on Canada and Mexico. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk and Tesla: Tweet, rattle and roll

Elon Musk and Tesla: Tweet, rattle and roll In an email to employees that was later published on Tesla's website , Musk gave a few more details on the plan, leading with the fact that a final decision had not been made. I mean, if you are an institutional investor with hundreds of millions invested in Tesla, who, other than Musk, could you trust to speak authoritatively on behalf of the company? News of the potential buyout already has... [Full Article...]

Man who stole plane was amusing, hardworking, former colleague recalls

Man who stole plane was amusing, hardworking, former colleague recalls The aircraft was stolen about 8 p.m. Alaska Airlines said it was in a "maintenance position" and not scheduled for a passenger flight. "FAA air traffic controllers communicated with the individual who was flying the aircraft to try to help him land safely". [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks motive after U.S. airline worker stole plane and crashed it

A MECHANIC stole a plane from Seattle airport and joked with air traffic controllers before crashing into an island. The sheriff's department said they were working to conduct a background investigation on the man, whose name was not immediately released. [Full Article...]

News Corp worldwide reports $1.4bn net loss, but paid subscriptions rise

News Corp worldwide reports $1.4bn net loss, but paid subscriptions rise Total revenue in News Corp.'s Subscription Video Services business, which includes Foxtel and Fox Sports Australia, soared to $610 million from $140 million. Algorithms are, as yet, unable to write empathetic, compelling books". "Fiscal 2018 was a year of operational and transformational success at News Corp, with robust performance across our businesses, and positive and profound changes in t... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's tweet draws Tesla investor lawsuit over share price swing

Elon Musk's tweet draws Tesla investor lawsuit over share price swing Isaacs accused Musk of making false and misleading statements to inflate Tesla's stock price, and that Tesla "doubled-down" on those statements by failing to correct them. Such investors have always been an irritant for Musk, who has sometimes used Twitter to criticize them. They have cited as evidence Musk's tweet that came on August 7 and the very next day, Tesla shares went up by around 13%... [Full Article...]

Bad drivers to pay more

Bad drivers to pay more He said they would ensure ICBC's rates were more closely aligned with risk. Inexperienced and high-risk drivers would pay more for their vehicle insurance in British Columbia under proposed changes to modernize the province's Crown auto insurance corporation. [Full Article...]

Weed killer available in Britain blamed for causing cancer

Weed killer available in Britain blamed for causing cancer On Friday, a jury awarded Johnson $289 million in damages after ruling that Monsanto intentionally concealed the health risks of its popular Roundup products. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says glyphosate is safe when users follow directions on the label. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) also says glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer in humans. [Full Article...]

Turkey ready for trade with partners, including Russian Federation, in national currencies - Erdogan

Turkey ready for trade with partners, including Russian Federation, in national currencies - Erdogan Erdogan's "tight grip" on the central bank and the fact "higher interest rates do no fit with Turkey's economic growth strategy" meant that the central bank has kept interest rates on hold, Nora Neuteboom, economist at ABN Amro, told AFP. Economist Chad Bown, who specializes in trade issues, said Turkey accounted for just over four percent of USA steel imports in 2017, but a very small fraction of... [Full Article...]


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