Dollar bonds from Turkey's Halkbank fell as much as 0.7 cent across the curve on Wednesday, extending losses after the company's deputy chief executive was charged in New York with participating in a scheme violating sanctions on Iran. The 2019 issue slipped 0.66 cent. Mehmet Hakan Atilla
North Carolina’s solar boom is rooted in a federal law enacted four decades ago – one that has only recently had much impact. The law is now emerging as a boon for many solar developers in select states, but a nuisance to many power companies, including North Carolina’s top utility, Duke Energy Corp
Shares in Turkish state lender Halkbank plunged as much as 16 percent on Wednesday after U.S. prosecutors charged one of its senior executives with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran. Halkbank confirmed Mehmet Hakan Atilla, its deputy general manager, had been
The arrest of a senior Turkish banker by U.S. authorities will be discussed with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he visits Ankara this week, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday. In an interview with broadcaster TRT Haber, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also called for a transparent
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Shares in Turkey's Halkbank tumbled as much as 16 percent on Wednesday, after U.S. prosecutors charged one of its senior executives with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran.
Weather Channel contractors Kelley Williamson, 57, and Randall Yarnall, 55, were in a Suburban that ran a stop sign and hit a Jeep, driven by Corbin Lee Jaeger, 25, at about 3:30 p.m. local time near Spur, Texas, the Star-Telegram newspaper reported.
An aging California refinery is testing PBF Energy Inc's reputation as a turnaround whiz, with mounting production woes and costly repairs at the 88-year-old plant throwing a wrench into efforts to quickly revive profits. The refinery, acquired from Exxon Mobil Corp for $537.5 million, has reported
The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in Dallas federal court by Irving Firemen's Relief & Retirement Fund, claimed the fund suffered economic loss as a result of violations of the securities laws by Signet. The lawsuit accused the company of disseminating false or misleading statements to the public about
Supporters and critics of President Donald Trump's deportation policy packed a gymnasium in California's heartland on Tuesday, trading jeers and ridicule during a raucous town hall meeting attended by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement chief. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones,
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's leading Republican lawmakers and Democratic governor hit a fresh impasse on Tuesday over a fix for a state law that restricts bathroom access for transgender people, putting lucrative hosting duties for NCAA championships at risk. State Senate leader
Leaders of the largest police union in the United States have warned President Donald Trump that he could endanger public safety if he follows through with cuts in federal grants to immigrant "sanctuary cities," the union's director told Reuters after a White House meeting. In a move that
U.S. President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expected lawmakers would be able to reach a deal on healthcare, without offering specifics on how they would do it or what had changed since a healthcare reform bill was pulled last week for insufficient support. "I have no
A partner at New York hedge fund Paulson & Co died on Monday after jumping out of a hotel window in Midtown Manhattan, according to police. The New York City Police Department said it received a call late on Monday afternoon that the man had jumped out of a 24th-floor window of the Sofitel New York
The 25-14 Senate vote followed the House's 81-44 passage of the bill last month, with the vote totals falling short of veto-proof margins in both Republican-controlled chambers. "To expand Obamacare when the program is in a death spiral is not responsible policy," she tweeted. After legislation
President Donald Trump told a group of senators on Tuesday that he expects lawmakers will be able to reach a deal on healthcare. "I have no doubt that that's going to happen very quickly," Trump said at a bipartisan reception held for senators and their spouses at the White House.
Liberal California was set to square off against conservative elements in the state at a town hall meeting on immigration on Tuesday night featuring the director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Sheriff Scott Jones, a supporter of President Donald Trump's with strong backing in the region
Two plainclothes police detectives in Miami were wounded when a group of men fired dozens of shots into their unmarked car Monday night in an ambush, the Miami-Dade Police Department said. Police apprehended several suspects early Tuesday and charges were pending, police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded a maximum $4.1 billion firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for radiology systems, accessories and training, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
A California man who prosecutors say led a gang of burglars in a decade-long string of Hollywood-style bank robberies, rappelling through roofs in matching outfits and carrying walkie-talkies, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Alceu Johnny Andreis, who was already serving 51 months behind bars
By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the university had legitimate pedagogical concerns when its professors refused to grade Monica Pompeo's critique of a film about a lesbian romance and suggested that she rewrite it, prompting her withdrawal from the class in the spring of 2012
A Tennessee state judge was arrested on Tuesday and charged with obstructing justice as part of an investigation of whether he traded favors for sex, officials said. Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Cason "Casey" Moreland was charged with obstructing justice through bribery and
The state of Michigan will replace water lines serving at least 18,000 homes in Flint over the next three years under a settlement approved by a U.S. judge to address a 2015 crisis that exposed residents to lead in their drinking water. The state will pay $87 million to identify and replace the service
A former employee last month recounted a workplace of sexual harassment and cut-throat competition, prompting Uber to launch an internal investigation. Uber's workforce overall is comprised of 36 percent women, but that number falls to 15 percent when looking at employees with technical roles, the
Trump, who was inaugurated on Jan. 20, was extended an invitation by the Nationals but declined, a team spokesman told ESPN. Washington opens its season on Monday against the Miami Marlins. Former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush threw out ceremonial first pitches at Nationals games previously