• Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

On Thursday, it emerged that David Pecker , head of the company that publishes the National Enquirer tabloid, was also given immunity. Allen Weisselberg , 71, provided information to federal prosecutors in the case against Michael Cohen , Mr Trump's lawyer.

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  • Amazon's 'dystopian' Twitter army of enthusiastic warehouse workers is unnerving customers
Amazon's 'dystopian' Twitter army of enthusiastic warehouse workers is unnerving customers

Each user's header features the signature Amazon logo and each account contains a link to a website for Amazon warehouse tours. Amazon assured the TechCrunch reporter Devin Coldewey that all FC ambassadors were real employees who have experience working in their fulfillment centres, but it's unclear whether social media advocacy is now their fu...

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  • Verizon: No internet speed restrictions for first responders
Verizon: No internet speed restrictions for first responders

After Verizon admitted that it slowed the fire department's data - a despised practice known as throttling - but claimed it was a simple mistake that "has nothing to do with net neutrality", Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams responded in astatementon behalf of the fire department on Wednesday that "Verizon's throttling has everything to do ...

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  • Tesla abandons Elon Musk's plan to delist company
Tesla abandons Elon Musk's plan to delist company

Musk stirred up the financial world on August 7 when he said he was considering a plan to buy up the electric auto company's publicly traded shares at a premium price of $420 a share. 'We will not achieve our mission of advancing sustainable energy unless we are also financially sustainable. "Elon communicated to the Board that after having done ...

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  • Ryanair bans carry-ons for passengers paying its lowest fares
Ryanair bans carry-ons for passengers paying its lowest fares

Previously, all non-priority customers could bring 1 (small) carry-on bag and 1 bigger (wheelie) bag free of charge. He added: "This new policy will speed up the boarding and cut flight delays". The airline has blamed the number of people turning up at the gate with a second bag to put in the hold for free. The new initiative is an attempt to ...

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  • Infiniti reveals sexy speedster that connects past to future
Infiniti reveals sexy speedster that connects past to future

The layout of Prototype 10 suggests the approach that Infiniti will take in engineering its new cars. Previously employed by BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Habib says Prototype 10 was inspired by the post-war California hot-rodding scene, where gearheads built single-seat speedsters and streamliners for dry lakes racing.

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  • Oil steadies amid US-China trade war
Oil steadies amid US-China trade war

Crude oil futures drifted downwards in European morning trading Thursday, giving back some of the previous day's gains after a larger-than-expected crude stockdraw in the U.S. The dollar fell after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said steady rate hikes are the best way to protect the USA economic recovery. Refinery utilisation rates remained un...

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  • Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry
Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry

Working alongside Trump and Trump's three adult children - Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric - in Trump Tower, Cohen took on a number of roles for the developer, including emissary for projects in foreign capitals and enforcer of Trump's will. He has denied the affair. But as a long-serving employee in the Trump family business, he is rich repository of know...

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  • Manhattan DA Considering Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization: NY Times
Manhattan DA Considering Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization: NY Times

Trump Foundation , and is one of the people to whom Trump entrusted his business before taking office. It was not immediately clear what was the extent or nature of the immunity deal he secured. The Journal reported in June Pecker and AMI's chief content officer Dylan Howard had received subpoenas from prosecutors. The issue of whether a sitt...

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  • Kalashnikov launches electric vehicle
Kalashnikov launches electric vehicle

According to the RIA-Novosti news agency's press office, a Kalashnikov spokesperson said: "This technology will let us stand in the ranks of global electric vehicle products such as Tesla and be their competitors". "Your tanks are great, but it would be better if you stayed away from cars", another critic wrote. The CV-1 name stands for 'Cu...

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  • Starmer:
Starmer: "Government simply not prepared for no deal Brexit"

But in-fighting within the government and the complexity and slow pace of discussions between the two sides has raised the prospect of the talks failing before Britain leaves at the end of March 2019. For goods going to and coming from the European Union, "an import declaration will be required, customs checks may be arrived out and any customs dut...

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  • Trump Claims There Will be a Stock Market Crash if he's Impeached
Trump Claims There Will be a Stock Market Crash if he's Impeached

They wanted me to go up and punch him in the face. The White House says the mini boom is due to Trump's success in cutting red tape and the passage of a tax cut worth an estimated two trillion dollars. And it was not clear the West Wing was assembling any kind of coordinated response. Cohen pleaded to guilty to felony campaign finance violation...

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  • Wall St end mixed as S&P marks longest bull run
Wall St end mixed as S&P marks longest bull run

The index rose as much as 0.57% to a record high of 2872.87 in afternoon NY trading, topping the previous record set on 26 January. Apple is responsible for 4.1 percent of the S&P 500's return since March 9, 2009, more than any other company.

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  • US, Mexico push for NAFTA autos deal, eye Canada's return
US, Mexico push for NAFTA autos deal, eye Canada's return

Inside U.S. Trade is also reporting that a proposal to give the incoming Mexican government more flexibility in managing Mexico's energy resources has emerged as a late irritant in NAFTA talks with the U.S., which is advocating that energy issues be addressed in the trade deal's other chapters.

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  • U.S. disregard for Turkish legal process 'unacceptable' - Erdogan spokesman
U.S. disregard for Turkish legal process 'unacceptable' - Erdogan spokesman

Trump has said he would "give Turkey no concessions" in return for the release of Brunson. Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey, July 25, 2018. This is the proper thing to do". United States officials have argued that the Turkish economic problems are fundam...

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  • Vancouver Mall Sears slated to close in November
Vancouver Mall Sears slated to close in November

Liquidation sales will begin as early as August 30, the company said in their statement. The closures are expected to be complete by November. The Sears at Clackamas Town Center in Happy Valley, Ore., and a Kmart in Gresham, Ore., are also among the stores to close.

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  • Trump says found out about payments made by Cohen after the fact
Trump says found out about payments made by Cohen after the fact

While the President was aware for weeks of the possible damage Cohen could do in his dealings with federal prosecutors, Trump did not know until Tuesday afternoon that he would be so explicitly implicated in the campaign finance charges.

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  • Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes
Trump 'Not Thrilled' with Fed Chairman Powell Over Rate Hikes

While the immediate market reaction was not dramatic, the developments present further uncertainty over Trump's leadership for investors to navigate. The trade meeting will be the first since the world's top two economies started imposing tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of goods, with the Wall Street Journal saying they are ai...

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  • New export strategy launched by UK Government
New export strategy launched by UK Government

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. It will also aim to connect them to "overseas buyers, markets and each other" with more online information and global pr...

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  • Shares climb on hopes for US-China trade talks, Turkish lira falls
Shares climb on hopes for US-China trade talks, Turkish lira falls

U.S. and Chinese officials are set to resume contentious trade talks on Wednesday under the cloud of a prediction by U.S. President Donald Trump that there would be no real progress. The US trade representative is moving forward with another set on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Huffy CEO Bill Smith wrote that the tariffs should have...

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