by | August 23, 2018 | 09:22

Iran produced around 3.65 million barrels per day of crude in July, according to a Reuters survey, making it the third biggest producer within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), behind Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Brent for October traded at $72.13 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, down 8c. Price on Monday advanced 38 cents to close at $72.21.

by | August 23, 2018 | 08:52

After a summer in which both sides have amplified the prospects of a "no deal" scenario, which would see the United Kingdom leave the bloc without any agreement on either future trade or the divorce settlement, practicality and pragmatism were the order of the day from both Barnier and Raab.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:42

The Israeli government announced on Wednesday that plans for 1,004 homes have been approved by a defence ministry committee. Most of the worldwide community, along with the Palestinians, considers the settlements illegal and an impediment to peace.

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:26

In Washington, he has said that the European Union should stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the USA on a joint approach. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday condemned U.S. Commenting on the prospective Germany-bound Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline that the US has threatened to target with sanctions, Putin said that Europe needs the project to satisfy its energy needs.

by | August 22, 2018 | 23:43

Optimism surrounding the Trump-enacted tax cuts helped the S&P 500 surge in January, but it tumbled quickly after hitting an all-time high on Jan. 26, as concerns about inflation , rising Treasury yields and other factors caused stocks to fall.

by | August 22, 2018 | 21:24

Last week, Trump made a surprise announcement that he would double the metals tariffs because Erdogan is refusing to release Brunson and Turkey's currency was quickly losing value against the US dollar. "But I wouldn't consider it without that", he said. The Iranians, including Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, have dismissed the offer. Asked to respond to Iran's refusal to meet, Trump said it not matter to him whether they met or not.

by | August 22, 2018 | 18:54

The Fed has raised rates twice this year and is expected to do so again next month. Republicans are putting the strong economy at the centre of their campaign agenda ahead of the midterm elections, as they work to retain control of the House and Senate.

by | August 22, 2018 | 17:12

The U.S. Treasury said the two individuals targeted on Tuesday under the cyber-related sanctions program, Marina Igorevna Tsareva and Anton Aleksandrovich Nagibin, had both helped Divetechnoservices attempt to circumvent U.S. In a separate announcement on Tuesday, Treasury also sanctioned two Russian individuals and two entities it said were making attempts to get around existing US sanctions.

by | August 22, 2018 | 16:38

Brunson was indicted by a Turkish court on charges of having links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group and the movement of the US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen. He said: "We tell them that we see their game and we challenge them". "We have more that we are planning to do if they don't release him quickly".

by | August 22, 2018 | 15:38

He's not the only one who said this on Tuesday; Fox News' John Roberts tweeted that people close to Trump told him, "Remember, the president can not be indicted". Both Daniels and McDougal claim Trump had affairs with them, while Trump denies both allegations. In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Michael Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis suggested that his client may have information to offer special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | August 22, 2018 | 06:57

American presidents have rarely criticized the Fed in recent decades because the independence of the Fed is seen as important for economic stability. But Kohn said it does put more pressure on Powell and other Fed officials to explain their actions and their perspectives. The central bank is created to be independent from political interference.

by | August 22, 2018 | 05:22

The European powers, China and Russian Federation say they will do more to encourage their businesses to remain engaged with Iran . French oil major Total (TOTF.PA), previously one of the biggest European buyers of Iranian oil, has said it had no choice but to halt imports and abandon Iranian projects to safeguard its operations in the United States.

by | August 22, 2018 | 04:57

Hunt, who took over from Boris Johnson as Britain's foreign secretary in July, will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other U.S. officials on August 21, and address the United Nations Security Council on August 23. falling 80 percent, according to her statement. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell told the Foreign Relations Committee that concern about sanctions has cost Russian Federation $8 to $10 billion (£6.2 billion to £7.7 billion) in arms deals.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:22

The statement comes after a report that Trump complained about Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the central bank's recent interest-rate hikes during a fundraiser in Southampton, New York, on Friday. The Fed declined to comment, but former Fed officials expressed alarm at Trump's repeated criticism. Trump has attacked the Fed for raising rates in the past.

by | August 21, 2018 | 21:15

In air traffic audio - obtained by TMZ - the pilot makes it clear, they've lost a tire, and asks for permission to circle above. he also makes it known there are 16 people on the plane. Emergency vehicles swarmed Teterboro Airport in New Jersey after the plane was going to make an emergency landing. The Federal Aviation Administration says it was diverted to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport.

by | August 21, 2018 | 16:24

Two goats are roaming along the N line tracks in Brooklyn on Aug 20, 2018. The goats, with white fur and brown heads, did end up disrupting service along the N line between the Fort Hamilton Parkway stop and 8th Avenue. The goats were captured by police who tranquilized them just before 1 p.m. He definitely helped them, by transporting the pair to an animal sanctuary for medical care.

by | August 20, 2018 | 21:11

Under Nooyi's vision to move away from traditional sugary sodas , PepsiCo launched Drinkfinity this year, a new beverage based on tap water. Founded in the United Kingdom in 1903, SodaStream was a coveted device in British kitchens in the 1970s and 80s, allowing customers to create fizzy drinks by adding flavoured syrups to carbonated water, but it faded in popularity as soft drinks became cheaper.

by | August 20, 2018 | 20:23

The calculation of how many lenses end up in our wastewater plants and habitat hinged on a variety of data sources. "When the lens plastic loses some of its structural strength, it will break down physically". Contact lenses are instead frequently made with a combination of poly (methylmethacrylate), silicones and fluoropolymers to create a softer material that allows oxygen to pass through the lens to the eye.

by | August 20, 2018 | 18:14

Passengers flying from Gatwick Airport face severe disruption as an IT fault means that none of the passenger information screens are working. "Due to an ongoing issue with Vodafone - a provider of IT services for Gatwick - flight information is not being displayed correctly on the airport's digital screens and is now displayed manually in the terminals".

by | August 20, 2018 | 07:55

The Narendra Modi government has sought to "clarify" something that is already known to downplay a sub-committee report that showed the UPA decade clocked a double-digit economic growth rate. "Now, when the data has come, it proves the dictum that truth can not be suppressed forever", he said. What is also clear is that the UPA's macroeconomic management was lax: pushing up the fiscal deficit to GDP from 2.7% of GDP in 2007-08 to 6.2% in the next, election year could be justified, at a ...