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Hillary Clinton’s ferocious attack on ‘reckless’ Donald Trump - demands his impeachment

Hillary Clinton’s ferocious attack on ‘reckless’ Donald Trump - demands his impeachment Vice President Biden and his son Hunter, who previously had business dealings in Ukraine. While Pelosi's announcement adds weight to the work being done on the oversight committees, the next steps are likely to resemble the past several months of hearings and legal battles - except with the possibility of actual impeachment votes. [Full Article...]

Philip Morris, Altria abandon merger talks; Juul CEO steps down

Philip Morris, Altria abandon merger talks; Juul CEO steps down Juul is shutting down broadcast, print and digital advertising and ending lobbying efforts on behalf of the e-cigarette in Washington as safety concerns intensify. "I have long believed in a future where adult smokers overwhelmingly choose alternative products like Juul" Crosthwaite said in the company statement . [Full Article...]

Pelosi orders impeachment probe: 'No one is above the law'

Pelosi orders impeachment probe: 'No one is above the law' House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the drastic measure this morning, saying "the President must be held accountable". Sen. Nixon was accused of obstruction of justice, abuse of power, and contempt. Earlier on Tuesday, the President said he had withheld nearly US$400 million in aid pledged to Ukraine - which has been tied to the call - because he had wanted Europe to d... [Full Article...]

Modi interacts with over 40 global CEOs

Modi interacts with over 40 global CEOs But ahead of the ceremony, Nobel Peace Prize winners Mairead Maguire, Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman and Shirin Ebadi said that under Mr Modi's leadership, "India has descended into risky and deadly chaos that has consistently undermined human rights, democracy". [Full Article...]

WeWork CEO steps down as it delays plans to go public

WeWork CEO steps down as it delays plans to go public Two senior WeWork executives, Sebastian Gunningham and Artie Minson, now helm the company as co-CEOs. The news of both Neumanns stepping down from C-suite roles at The We Company comes amid the company's attempt to go public. Individuals and companies are flocking to locations run by WeWork and others, attracted by shorter leases and nicely designed spaces. Investors have also expressed concerns... [Full Article...]

600,000 stranded: Global travel firm Thomas Cook goes under

600,000 stranded: Global travel firm Thomas Cook goes under Hours after the collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook, Turkish authorities moved to reassure tourists in Turkey who booked and paid for their holidays through the iconic firm. "One is driven to reflect on whether the directors of these companies are properly incentivized to sort such matters out". "Despite huge uncertainty over recent weeks, our teams continued to put customers first... [Full Article...]

Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530

Vaping criminal probe announced by FDA as illnesses rise to 530 In the memo, Walmart cited increasily complex regulations at the federal, state and local level. following at least eight deaths. and hundreds of cases of vaping-related illnesses. That's 150 more than was reported on September 11. Though inventory varied from store to store, according to E-cigarette review site Vapegrl, Walmart carried Mistic, Blu, V2, FINj, and NJoy brands of e-cigs. [Full Article...]

Explainer - Thomas Cook collapses: What next and why?

Explainer - Thomas Cook collapses: What next and why? It's collapse has initiated the biggest peacetime repatriation in history, aimed at bringing more than 150,000 British holidaymakers back home. The group's four airlines will be grounded and its 21,000 employees in 16 countries, including 9,000 in the United Kingdom, will be left unemployed. [Full Article...]

Airbnb plans public listing in 2020

Airbnb plans public listing in 2020 The online home-sharing platform announced about its intention of going public by 2020 on Thursday via a press release, as the company looking to seeks large investment. The company's rise has provoked stern opposition in some places where activists and municipalities say it undermines the hotel industry and squeezes supplies on rental and real estate markets, driving up costs and making citie... [Full Article...]

Roku updates streaming players and operating system

Roku updates streaming players and operating system Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ROKU . One of those is the addition of two new buttons on the remote for the Ultra, which act as shortcut buttons that can be customized by the user. [Full Article...]

Wall St edges higher on stimulus efforts, trade hopes

Wall St edges higher on stimulus efforts, trade hopes Analysts had blamed the ruction in the $2.2 trillion repo market, where banks and Wall Street dealers borrow using mostly Treasuries as collateral, on huge payments for taxes and on bond supply. The Bureau of Economic Analysis's most recent reading on core personal consumption expenditures (the Fed's preferred measure, which strips out food and energy) showed inflation of 1.6% in the month of Ju... [Full Article...]

GST Council doubles tax on caffeinated beverages, slashes hotel tariffs

GST Council doubles tax on caffeinated beverages, slashes hotel tariffs Sitharaman further said companies can opt for lower tax rate after expiry of tax holidays and concessions that they are availing now. The new corporate tax rate for domestic companies, excluding surcharges, makes India more competitive than neighboring Bangladesh and puts it nearly on par with Vietnam and Thailand, countries that have wooed businesses affected by the U.S. [Full Article...]

Iran will destroy 'any aggressor,' military official warns

Iran will destroy 'any aggressor,' military official warns With a 100-mile range, that air defense system was not capable of defending the attack on the facilities approximately 200 miles away that briefly disrupted 5% of the world's oil supply. Mr. Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to coordinate a response to the blitz. Trump says he could have easily ordered military strikes against Iran , but doesn't want to have to do ... [Full Article...]

Walmart to stop selling vapes once it sells through inventory

Walmart to stop selling vapes once it sells through inventory The decision comes after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week that 530 people have fallen ill from a mysterious vaping-related lung disease, and that seven people have died. President Donald Trump and top U.S. officials moreover expressed disclose about surging teenage consume of e-cigarettes at a time when neatly being officials are investigating quite loads of o... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defence

Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defence Both the Saudis and USA officials have rejected claims from Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels that they were responsible for the attack and instead note satellite pictures indicate the attack came from the north, originating either from Iran or from a vessel in the Persian Gulf. [Full Article...]

Sensex zooms after Nirmala Sitharaman's Rs 1.45 lakh crore tax booster announcement

Sensex zooms after Nirmala Sitharaman's Rs 1.45 lakh crore tax booster announcement The effective rate, including all additional levies, will be 25.2% and applicable on companies that aren't availing any incentives or exemptions. Banks would be encouraged to include new retail customers for lending, she said. Sitharaman told reporters that the new rates would be "comparable with the lowest tax rates in South Asian region and in South East Asia". "After the exercise of the opt... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Reveals Damage to Giant Khurais Oil Field

Iran denies being involved in the attack and its foreign minister warns any retaliatory strike on it by the USA or Saudi Arabia will result in " an all-out war ". "It is my job to provide military options to the president should he decide to respond with military force", Dunford said. A return to the company's full 12 million-barrel-a-day capacity is unlikely before the end of November, Prince A... [Full Article...]

Trump holds 'constructive' White House meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

Trump holds 'constructive' White House meeting with Mark Zuckerberg Facebook didn't share anymore details about what Zuckerberg discussed with Trump . During his visit, Zuckerberg also met with other senators including Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mike Lee, R-Utah, a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, and John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Tom Cotton, R-Ark. [Full Article...]

Aramco attacks had 'zero' impact on Saudi revenue - minister

Aramco attacks had 'zero' impact on Saudi revenue - minister He spoke a day after Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said the kingdom will restore lost oil output by the end of September and has managed to restore supplies to customers to the levels they were at prior to the attacks. Dozens of bankers from Citigroup to JPMorgan Bound descended on the center of Dubai's monetary district on Thursday for the kickoff assembly at the opulent Ritz Carlto... [Full Article...]

USA to confront China on Uighurs at United Nations

USA to confront China on Uighurs at United Nations Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Vice Premier Liu He in October in Washington . A trade adviser to Donald Trump has said the us president is ready to escalate the ongoing trade war with China if a trade deal is not agreed soon, the South China Morning Post reported on Thursday. [Full Article...]


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