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Money Regional Pot Workers Could Face Lifetime Ban From US News Centre News
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According to the Politico article , USA border officials allow people admitting to past illegal drug use a chance to "voluntary withdraw" from the border or face what's called "expedited removal". Len Saunders, an immigration lawyer in the state of Washington who represents people dealing with cannabis-related issues, said he did not think that an average investor in cannabis stock would be barred from the U.S.

Money Volkswagen to end production of the iconic Beetle next year
Author: 0 Volkswagen to end production of the iconic Beetle next year

The Beetle comes with lots of features like a touch-screen infotainment system, leather seats, cruise control, automatic headlamps and more. The last of the original "bugs", as they are called, were produced in Mexico in 2003. Additionally, VW will cover its bases with the recently announced T-Roc Cabriolet , which will serve as a Beetle Cabriolet replacement in some markets.

Money BMW Motorrad previews autonomous bike
Author: 0 BMW Motorrad previews autonomous bike

I often wonder why with all the tech out there today, no one has shoehorned autonomy into a classic Bug. Recently, BMW Motorrad released footage of its self-driving R1200GS bike which is moving on a test track. The company has developed its own self-driving bike, hoping to take the lessons it learns from the project to integrate driving assistance technology into its future motorcycles.

Money Oil slips as economic concerns counter tightening supplies
Author: 0 Oil slips as economic concerns counter tightening supplies

The storm is expected to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast on Friday. The group said OPEC has another 2.7 million barrels a day of spare production that it could tap, 60 per cent of it in Saudi Arabia . S&P global Platts said OPEC, in a report, indicated demand for the organization's own crude oil in September will be nearly 1 million bpd more than the level produced in August.

Money FEMA uses the Waffle House to determine a hurricane's intensity
Author: 0 FEMA uses the Waffle House to determine a hurricane's intensity

When a location is closed, the index is red , which is quite rare. With Hurricane Florence barreling towards the east coast, the Waffle House is one of the countless businesses and agencies keeping a pulse on the storm. "They have temporary warehouses where they can store food and most importantly, they know they can operate without a full menu". The Waffle House posted on their social media Wednesday that they have active the Waffle House Storm Center in Norcross ahead of ...

Money FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system next week
Author: 0 FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system next week

In the test next week everyone will receive a message that will look like a text and will be headed "Presidential Alert", said FEMA. After the alert, The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants Alaskans to weigh in on how they thought the test went, by completing a survey that will be found on the state's website .

Money TripAdvisor user who posted fake reviews sentenced to nine months in jail
Author: 0 TripAdvisor user who posted fake reviews sentenced to nine months in jail

On Wednesday, a man received a nine-month prison sentence for selling fake reviews to Italian companies on TripAdvisor . Most companies that paid PromoSalento for fake reviews were demoted within the TripAdvisor Popularity Ranking, while some were given red badges that warned potential customers they were not to be trusted.

Money U.S. businesses to lobby against Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 U.S. businesses to lobby against Trump's tariffs

On Thursday, the United States business lobbies AmCham China and AmCham Shanghai published a joint survey showing that the negative impact on USA companies in China of tit-for-tat tariffs Washington and Beijing have imposed on one another was "clear and far reaching".

Money Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund
Author: 0 Erdogan appoints himself as head of Turkey wealth fund

While the lira's plight has made it "rational to expect at least 1000 basis points" added to interest rates, opposition to higher borrowing costs among Turkish officials made a smaller increase more realistic, Rabobank currency strategist Piotr Matys said before the decision.

Money United States companies in China say tariffs are hurting
Author: 0 United States companies in China say tariffs are hurting

The White House says tariffs are a response to China's unfair trade policies, which Mr Trump blames for helping to create a huge trade deficit. "Secretary Mnuchin who is the team leader with China has apparently issued an invitation", Kudlow told Fox Business Network.

Money Iran Suffers Longest Gap In Oil Shipments To China Since 2015
Author: 0 Iran Suffers Longest Gap In Oil Shipments To China Since 2015

Oil prices could soon rise above $80 a barrel as American sanctions on Iran move closer, Venezuelan production falls and Libyan supplies face disruption, the International Energy Agency has warned. "This is a huge uncertainty on the market how countries, which buy nearly 2 million barrels per day (bpd) of Iranian oil, will act". The Wall Street Journal said OPEC's total oil production climbed last month, in a sign the oil cartel is sticking with a decision to begin pumping out more ...

Money Carney to stay at Bank of England until 2020
Author: 0 Carney to stay at Bank of England until 2020

Mr Hammond said he was "delighted" that Mr Carney would serve seven more months "to support a smooth exit from the European Union and provide vital stability for our economy". Hammond has also revealed that deputy governor Sir John Cunliffe has been re-appointed to his role. Carney said in a letter to United Kingdom treasury chief Philip Hammond .

Money NAFTA deal must end Canada's milk protein scheme
Author: 0 NAFTA deal must end Canada's milk protein scheme

He and other American politicians have long demanded Canada's system of domestic dairy protections either be abolished or heavily modified to give USA exports a bigger share. Trudeau and his ministers will hold a caucus retreat in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to plot their strategy. "We have been very clear on that, that there can not be more access given", Wiens said in a telephone interview.

Money Turkey's Central Bank Defies Erdogan With Drastic Interest Rate Hike
Author: 0 Turkey's Central Bank Defies Erdogan With Drastic Interest Rate Hike

The magnitude of the hike was all the more surprising given that just before the decision President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had slammed interest rates as a " tool of exploitation ". Ignoring calls for restraint from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan , the bank raised its main short-term rate from 17.5% following weeks of pressure from global investors.

Money Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump, walks back comment
Author: 0 Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump, walks back comment

Dimon said that he didn't think Trump would get elected: "I mean, I've said this before Trump was elected". Mr. Dimon, a brash Wall Street executive with a history of making off-the-cuff remarks, told reporters at an event at JPMorgan headquarters Wednesday that "I think I could beat Trump".

Money Despite Trump’s remark, Ford will still produce hatchback in China, not US
Author: 0 Despite Trump’s remark, Ford will still produce hatchback in China, not US

This recent move from the Trump administration is seen as something that could surely further escalate the trade war going on between Washington and Beijing. And Chinese-made insoles may cost more , too. They don't make business decisions based on tweets. Sedans and other small cars are falling out of favor with Americans.

Money Brace for an oil market price rally in November: Details here
Author: 0 Brace for an oil market price rally in November: Details here

Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 50 cents at $77.87 a barrel by 0750 GMT. With Middle East crude markets also tightening because of the US sanctions against Iran, many Asian refiners are seeking alternative supplies, with South Korean and Japanese imports of USA crude hitting a record in September.

Money RNC Reconsiders Beta Hunt Options After 9,000-ounce Gold Discovery
Author: 0 RNC Reconsiders Beta Hunt Options After 9,000-ounce Gold Discovery

It said the second-largest - a 63kg specimen with an estimated 1,600 ounces of gold - was worth C$2.6m. "To give people context ... out of about your living room, we pulled out $15 million worth of gold", he said. Airleg driller Henry Dole made the astonishing find at the Beta Hunt gold mine near Kambalda, Australia. Dole continued: "I almost fell over looking at it ...

Money In Surprise Move, Putin Proposes Signing Peace Pact With Japan This Year
Author: 0 In Surprise Move, Putin Proposes Signing Peace Pact With Japan This Year

The proposal means that resolving the bilateral issue on the northern territories would effectively be put aside and a conclusion of the peace treaty would happen first. Speaking before Putin, Abe asserted that Japan and Russian Federation "have a duty to future generations" regarding the islands dispute. President Vladimir Putin earlier offered to sign the peace treaty " without any preconditions ".

Money Rupee plunge, crude oil spike to give states Rs 22,700 crore windfall
Author: 0 Rupee plunge, crude oil spike to give states Rs 22,700 crore windfall

The Rajasthan government on Sunday announced a 4 per cent Value-Added Tax deduction in the petrol and diesel prices which, the official statement said, came into effect from midnight. In Mumbai and Thane, the Maharashtra government charges a VAT/sales tax at 39.12 per cent on petrol, and 24.78 per cent on diesel. AP is the second state to do so in recent times after Rajasthan.

Author: 0 Apple Leaks The iPhone XS, XS Max, XR

Of the other devices , the Apple Watch 4 is also expected to come with a lot of improvements over the predecessors including the display size, more real estate, click-free buttons and more. Google is also expected to announce a new version of its Pixel smartphone when it holds its own event in October. The sequel to the last year's iPhone X is likely to be the iPhone XS with a 5.8-inch OLED screen and its price could be $899.

Money Stocks Rebound as Investors Learn to Live With Trade War
Author: 0 Stocks Rebound as Investors Learn to Live With Trade War

The data point to a job market that remains resilient after almost a decade of economic growth, and even with tariffs and counter-tariffs on imports and exports looming over USA employers that rely on global trade. The U.S. president called on the iPhone maker to build products in America if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese goods. However, higher tariffs worldwide and stricter customs regulations have been threatening to dampen global trade.

Money Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen and big price
Author: 0 Apple's newest iPhone could have big screen and big price

The names for Apple's upcoming iPhones - the unveiling is today , in case you forgot - have been floating on the internet as rumors for a while, but a new leak on Apple's own website all but confirms them. Apple for years was known for being very secretive about new product launches, but in the last few years, iPhone specifications have routinely found their way into the public domain before the launch.

Money Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas
Author: 0 Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas

It's big and it's vicious. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will also affect Bermuda and portions of the US East Coast this week. Those issues don't even begin to involve the flooding, which could leave lasting impacts on affected areas.

Money Trump mocks Obama for doubting his economic plan
Author: 0 Trump mocks Obama for doubting his economic plan

Trump fired back at his own rally, saying "it wasn't Obama", and accused the former president of "trying to take credit for this incredible thing that's happening". Regardless of who claims what, here are some undeniable statistics. "I guess I have a magic wand", Trump said, pointing to 4.2 percent GDP growth in the last quarter.

Author: 0 Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

The GDP Rate (4.2%) is higher than the Unemployment Rate (3.9%) for the first time in over 100 years! Administration officials rarely contradict the president in public and nearly never from behind the podium, well aware that Trump prizes loyalty above all else in his employees.

Money Rupee gains 15 paise Vs dollar in early trade at 72.30
Author: 0 Rupee gains 15 paise Vs dollar in early trade at 72.30

The rupee opened at a new low of Rs 72.15 against the dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market from its previous close of 71.73. "First time there was some verbal intervention by government that measures shall be taken to rein in rupee weakness", said Sajal Gupta, head, forex and rates, Edelweiss Securities.