The Canadian dollar weakened to a two-week low against its USA counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices fell and after the FT report.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't backing down and won't apologize to Riyadh as the diplomatic crisis between Canada and Saudi Arabia continues to escalate, saying this government will never shirk from raising human-rights concerns in other countries. Annual Saudi-Canadian trade hovers around $4bn. It is the successor company to the Canadian Wheat Board, which the previous federal Conservative government had privatized.
"We have always said that the politicisation of human rights matters is unacceptable", Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for Russia's foreign ministry, told reporters on Wednesday.
"From about 10:30 this morning a big sell program came in internationally at one of the dealers, " said Dominique Barker, Portfolio Manager, CIBC Asset Management.
In response, some Twitter users hit back by pointing out Saudi Arabia's repression of its own Shia Muslim population.
It has lashed out at Canada, sometimes harshly, since Ottawa called for the release of jailed women's rights activists in the Kingdom. Riyadh added it's working to transfer existing Saudi patients out of the country.
It remains unclear how many Saudi patients will be affected by the decision. The government provides health care services through several government agencies for public employees.
Samar Badawi and Sadah were arrested last week in what global human rights groups called a crackdown on dissent in Saudi Arabia. The country's state airline announced it is suspending operations to Canada, and the Saudis government is withdrawing more than 15,000 Saudi students from Canadian schools. Saudia Airlines has also announced it will suspend flights to and from Canada starting August 13.
The dispute looks set to damage what is a modest bilateral trade relationship worth almost $4 billion a year.
For the rest of the week, Trump was uncharacteristically silent - until Friday night, when he finally shot back. Screw that! Lebron James has an huge influence, and I like the fact that the President punches back.
He last fought inside the Octagon back in 2016 at UFC 2015, when he captured the lightweight title after defeating Eddie Alvarez . What do you think of Conor McGregor's punishment? Today's proceedings will not affect McGregor's ability to travel to the US.
As she described how the man's bags were being removed from the flight, a round of applause broke out and Ersson started to cry. The student then turned to fellow passengers and told them why she was standing up against the deportation.
If Balderson loses, the race could reflect on Trump's popularity in the Midwest before the November midterm elections. Hours before the president touched down in OH he took to Twitter to attack former Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.
Unai Emery recently became Arsenal's manager . "They're more defensive, and not allowing goals , which is good". It made for an interesting encounter, with Arsenal exhibiting numerous ways of beating the press.
Thomas will take a lead of 1 minute, 51 seconds into Sunday's final stage to Paris, which is traditionally a procession. For Thomas' fans in Wales, the feat is just as monumental. "All the interest of Cardiff is nuts.
This trial , happening in Virginia, is only the first of two Manafort faces; he'll be tried later in D.C. on separate charges. Mueller's team said the witnesses refused to testify or would refuse to answer certain questions if not given the protection.
Chinese authorities - bracing for economic fallout - have taken a range of measures in recent weeks to bolster the economy. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China's Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018.
The filmmaker on Friday announced that actress Priyanka Chopra has opted out of the Salman Khan starrer for a very special reason. But while Priyanka was in the USA , she kept getting news about other actors getting added to the cast.
Under cross examination, she said at the time she believed Manafort was directing Gates' actions and "knew what was going on". They aimed to show jurors how that money flowed from more than a dozen shell companies used to stash the income in Cyprus.
But as has been the case most of the week, it's not the heat but rather the humidity that makes it rather unbearable outside. Daily high temperatures should swell to the 80s and perhaps near 90 by the weekend; nightly numbers will settle to the 70s.
Smoke was later seen rising above the area where the explosion took place, as well as fire at a nearby building. In the statement to el Nuevo, the group claiming responsibility said the military's goals were not achieved.
More than 65,000 turned up to the same venue to watch United take on Real Madrid last summer. "He's injured", Mourinho told MUTV . ESPN add that Mourinho is unwilling to keep a player who doesn't want to be at United.
Almost 300,000 people followed at least one of the newly banned accounts and thousands expressed interest in events they promoted. None had Russian IP addresses, the unique number ever computer or server has which allows its location to be discovered.
It said in a statement the supplies are "a small but important contribution to the increasingly dire medical situation" in Gaza. Freedom Flotilla was intercepted by the Israeli navy on Sunday afternoon approximately 70 from the Gaza Strip shore.
They later went for a trip to Goa with Chopra's family and relatives that also included actress Parineeti Chopra . Well, the rumours had first begun back in 2017 when Nick was seen posing with Priyanka at the Met Gala 2017.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness even said that Ozil's exit was welcome news, claiming he had been " playing s*** for years ". Before reaching those issues it should be pointed out that Ozil himself can not , of course, escape scrutiny.
A year ago she and Harry celebrated her birthday at a private getaway in Africa shortly before they announced their engagement. Since then, he's given multiple interviews to the press about his strained relationship with his daughter.
However, his administration's report on Thursday projects that relaxing mileage standards would cost 60,000 auto jobs by 2030. The states that have adopted California's emission rules together make up about one third of the U.S. auto market.
The pop star is now in the hospital, recovering from a drug overdose she suffered last week, and subsequent complications. Cape Town - Demi Lovato has reportedly agreed to enter rehab after allegedly overdosing on opioids.
That prompted concern among American companies that retaliation might expand to disrupting their operations in China. But they have rejected changing technology development plans they see as a path to prosperity and global influence.
Leaked last week and now confirmed by DJI to CNET , the Mavic 2 is real, and it's going to come in two very different formats. We'll have to wait and see, but if all of this comes to fruition there are some big product launches on the way from DJI.
The tax and bank fraud trial represents the first test of Mueller's ability to win a conviction of a former Trump aide. Manafort has pleaded not guilty. "This case is about taxes and trust", defence attorney Thomas Zehnle told jurors.
Here's the point: the president has run through a succession of lawyers in connection with the Democrats' many attacks on him. Common Cause says the tape bolstered their argument that Trump knew about the payment and that it was potentially illegal.