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by | August 26, 2018 | 01:45

The Journal reported Pecker shared with prosecutors details about payments that Cohen says Trump directed in the weeks and months before the election to buy the silence of McDougal and another woman alleging an affair, porn star Stormy Daniels .

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:12

The Russian company behind the AK-47 launched a concept electric auto at a Moscow military expo on Thursday - and it claims it can rival Elon Musk's Tesla. Do you like retro Russian cars but always wanted one built by a weapons manufacturer and powered by an electric motor? Kalashnikov showed off the vehicle, with a broad front grille and a 350 kilometer driving range (217 miles), at an arms fair in Moscow this week, the company said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.

by | August 25, 2018 | 14:26

Since Trump came to office in early 2017, United States economic growth has lept from two percent to a very solid four percent last quarter. The back-to-back legal blows have raised speculation that the Democrats would launch impeachment proceedings if they win the House of Representatives later this year.

by | August 25, 2018 | 10:22

Trump made the comments as his White House struggled to manage the fallout from Cohen's plea deal and the conviction of Trump's former campaign chairman Manafort on financial charges. Trump praised Manafort as "a fearless man!" raising speculation the former campaign operative could become the recipient of a pardon as he argues the prosecution was an overreach by the Justice Department.

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:28

The S&P 500, the market's benchmark index , has gained 323 per cent since bottoming out in March 2009 during the Great Recession, according to FactSet. "Anything that's damaging to Donald Trump's agenda is not going to be good for the stock market", said Stephen Massoca, Senior Vice President at Wedbush Securities in San Francisco.

by | August 25, 2018 | 04:08

Powell's speech at the annual symposium of central bankers in Jackson Hole was always slated as a likely pivotal moment for the Dollar, largely due to a more temperate outlook for the USA and global economies, risks stemming from the so-called "trade war" with China and a recent rout in emerging markets.

by | August 25, 2018 | 03:37

One of the trade advisors for incoming Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters on Tuesday the goal was still for a deal by the end of the week. Trump's insistence on a five-year termination clause for NAFTA, also called a " sunset clause ", as well as Washington's desire to gut Chapter 19, which provides for a binding process to resolve trade disputes between NAFTA countries.

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:56

Bull and bear markets are identified only retroactively, and it is too soon to say for certain whether a correction in the S&P 500 in February marked the end of the bull market and the start of a bear market. Late in the day, however, stock market futures fell after US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and other charges, saying he made payments to influence the 2016 election at the direction of a candidate for ...

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:29

The Savannah Sears store will close its doors in November after more than seven decades of business in the Hostess City, according to a statement released by Sears Holdings. Sears Department Store is closing this fall at Bloomington's Eastland Mall. The 24,450-square foot Sears Auto Center, is also listed as available.

by | August 24, 2018 | 00:39

A warning: this report contains flash photography. The president lauded him for declining to "make up stories" to get a deal. "I think that if the president were to grant a pardon, that would be evidence of yet another crime", Harris told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell.

by | August 23, 2018 | 22:10

The Fed has been gradually raising interest rates since the end of 2015, with five hikes coming under Trump. The president publicly questioned the interest-rate hikes in July. European shares edged down 0.1%, trading lower as the market awaited US-China trade talks set to resume under the cloud of Trump's prediction that they would make no real progress.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:16

In addition, the department also plans to develop a digital service that will try to enable business and trade associations to report non-tariff barriers from around the world. "This is ambitious but achievable", she insisted. Earlier this year, DIT appointed former Barclays head of corporate banking John Mahon as the UK's first Director General of Exports, to lead implementation of the strategy.

by | August 23, 2018 | 18:27

His attitude is reflective of his administration's belief that time is on the side of the U.S. in this worldwide game of trade chicken. Chinese authorities have said they will take "comprehensive measures", which companies worry could mean targeting operations of American businesses in China for disruption.

by | August 23, 2018 | 13:28

We've already seen a lot of leaks for a Pixel 3 XL that was unboxed and benchmarked. Some of the black market Telegram messages, with the contact info obscured. Of course, all that said, a double front-facing selfie camera setup could be useful for face unlocking - so the Pixel 3 XL may get the double on at least one side of the phone.

by | August 23, 2018 | 13:27

The stores are generally concentrated in California and OR, but there are some locations in Florida. "However, the HR department at their headquarters mentioned they are familiar with Workforce Development programs and will be putting each store in touch with us soon", Hayter said.

by | August 23, 2018 | 13:21

Turnbull said if he received the letter requesting a fresh vote, he would call a party meeting for midday on Friday (9am, Bangkok). "I can't ignore reality", Mr Cormann said as he announced he was withdrawing support for Mr Turnbull, adding that five other ministers who voted for Mr Turnbull on Tuesday had told him they were changing sides.

by | August 23, 2018 | 11:26

Camera IconAn ATM displays a temporary out-of-service message in Caracas as banks prepare for the introduction of a new currency. Three of Venezuela's main opposition parties on Saturday called a strike as of Tuesday against the economic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro , reported AFP .

by | August 23, 2018 | 10:44

High ranking officials are expected to be summoned throughout the inquiry to explain the government's connection with the Guptas - a wealthy family of Indian origin - and their alleged influence within South African politics . The Zondo Commission, helmed by Deputy Justice Ray Zondo, was formed in March and will investigate the accusations that whether the Gupta brothers had influenced Zuma to award them government contracts.

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.