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Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting UAE

Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting UAE

Pompeo's primary ammunition in the talks will be assurances that other nations, mostly Saudi Arabia , will replace Iran's oil exports on the market. State refiners, accounting for about 60 per cent of India's almost 5 million bpd of refining capacity, lifted 10 per cent more Iranian volumes in June compared to May, at about 454,000 bpd, the data from the sources showed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

The 64-year-old president, who has governed since 2003, won a mandate in the June 24 elections to govern with sweeping new powers on the platform that a powerful presidential office would ensure stability in turbulent times. Earlier, Mr Erdogan was sworn-in at the Grand National Assembly before Acting Parliament Speaker, Durmus Yilmaz. Mevlut Cavusoglu will remain as Turkey's foreign minister and Suleyman Soylu as the country's interior minister. Consulte Mais Informação

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21st Century Fox Raises Offer for Sky, Topping Comcast Bid

21st Century Fox Raises Offer for Sky, Topping Comcast Bid

WSJ reports Comcast upped their offer for Sky, which is a price likely not to be topped, which means Comcast could walk away with Sky, while Disney gets the rest of Fox. Fox wants a deal at 14 pounds a share. Murdoch owns major British newspaper titles The Times and The Sun and critics say obtaining full control also of the rolling television channel Sky News would give him too much influence in the news business. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wall Street enters third day of gains as trade fears ease

Wall Street enters third day of gains as trade fears ease

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also made solid gains, up 0.9 per cent each. JPMorgan Chase & Co, Wells Fargo & Co and Citigroup Inc are scheduled to report results on Friday, kicking off the second-quarter earnings season in earnest. Caterpillar and other industrials have been among the hardest hit by recent trade worries. A Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed earnings per share for S&P 500 companies for 2018 was revised higher amid better-than-expected ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Republican pollster: Americans were uncomfortable with pre-Trump trade practices

Republican pollster: Americans were uncomfortable with pre-Trump trade practices

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement. United States tariffs are the first stage in levies threatened by the Trump administration on a total of $450 billion worth of Chinese goods. The International Monetary Fund has warned that a full-blown trade war could undermine the broadest global upswing in years. " We encourage companies to optimize the structure of imports, increase imports of soybean, agricultural products, as well as seafood and cars from other countries ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Do not blame OPEC, oil producer group says of Trump criticism

Do not blame OPEC, oil producer group says of Trump criticism

Trump has accused OPEC in recent weeks of driving gasoline prices higher and stepped up pressure on USA ally Saudi Arabia to raise supplies to compensate for lower exports from Iran. This is already seen as part of a political campaign by the United States to pressure the kingdom to ramp up oil production quickly to make up for the loss of Iranian barrels which the Trump administration has threatened to bring down to zero. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Turkey's powerful executive presidency

Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Turkey's powerful executive presidency

Turkey-based news channel TRT World reported that "22 heads of state and 28 prime ministers and speakers of parliament [were] scheduled to attend the ceremony" and over 10,000 people were anticipated to attend. "In other words, Turkey will be an institutionalized autocracy". Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was present, in a new sign of the warm ties between Ankara and Moscow, as was Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, regarded with disdain by Washington but an ally of Erdogan. Consulte Mais Informação

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WRAPUP 1-Canada creates more jobs than expected, rate hike seen likely

WRAPUP 1-Canada creates more jobs than expected, rate hike seen likely

For the fourth consecutive month, Montreal had a lower unemployment rate than Toronto in June. Analysts in a Reuters poll predicted a gain of 24,000 positions and said the jobless rate would remain unchanged. Across Canada, 31,800 jobs were added to the economy. The public sector has increased its membership by 11 800 jobs, while the private sector lost 2,000 employees. Consulte Mais Informação

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Timehop admits attacker stole 21 million users' data

Timehop admits attacker stole 21 million users' data

Because Timehop is a free service, no payment information was affected by the data breach. Breach reporting requirements are baked into Europe's recently updated data protection framework, the GDPR , which puts the onus firmly on data controllers to disclose breaches to supervisory authorities - and to do so quickly - with the regulation setting a universal standard of within 72 hours of becoming aware of it (unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result in "a risk to the rights ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers

Erdogan to take oath as Turkey’s1st Executive President with vast powers

Under the new presidential system Erdogan will have the power to dissolve Parliament, appoint or remove vice presidents, ministers, judges and high level officials as well as issue executive decrees and lift or impose a state of emergency. Those attending will include Ankara's top allies from Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union but relatively few European figures. His inauguration at the 1,150-room presidential palace will be attended by 22 presidents and 28 prime ministers ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Iranian oil minister calls Trump's order to OPEC insulting

Iranian oil minister calls Trump's order to OPEC insulting

Trump on Wednesday accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries of driving fuel prices higher, and urged Saudi Arabia to pump more if it wanted Washington to continue protecting it against Iran. South Korea halted in July all Iranian oil shipments for the first time in six years amid US pressure. The top Iranian official emphasized that Tehran will resist USA measures and will safeguard its market share by all means. Consulte Mais Informação

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World stock markets edge higher as US-China trade tariffs take effect

World stock markets edge higher as US-China trade tariffs take effect

Hours before Washington's deadline for the tariffs to take effect, President Trump upped the ante on its largest trading partner, warning that the U.S. China could either tie up these firms in red tape or encourage an effective boycott by Chinese consumers, experts said. The products, all sold on Chinese e-commerce platforms, ranged from pet food to mixed nuts and whiskey. Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman on oxygen tank dies after her power is cut off

Woman on oxygen tank dies after her power is cut off

According to Daniels's daughter Desiree Washington, on Thursday various members of the family tried to alert the power company about Daniels's precarious situation. "As part of our policy, PSE&G had notified this customer numerous times that their account was in arrears and that they would be scheduled for a service termination unless the account was made current", Jim Namiotka, a PSE&G spokesman, told NJ.com. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK Brexit negotiator David Davis quits

UK Brexit negotiator David Davis quits

Conservative MPs have repeatedly told Business Insider that there is likely to be a challenge against her once Brexit negotiations conclude and Britain has left the European Union next March. She is set to tell MPs there have been "robust views" on Brexit among cabinet members and is also expected to announce a replacement for Davis. The pound gained as much as half a percent to $1.3363, its best level since June 14. Consulte Mais Informação

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