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A Saudi man walks past the logo of Vision 2030 after a news conference, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia June 7, 2016.

Saudi Arabia’s reputation has taken another hit over the death of a journalist — and its economy may be next

After Saudi Arabia acknowledged the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, many business and tech luminaries pulled out of a major investment conference in Riyadh. And experts say that may be just the start of economic troubles for the kingdom.

Here’s what to expect in the next year from Trump’s trade war with China

A trade war between the US and China has been heating up for much of this year, and it could continue to escalate. That could have serious consequences for both countries' economies.

From selling a Saudi billionaire his 282-foot yacht to sword-dancing on his first international trip as president, Trump’s ties with Saudi Arabi...

Those ties are now being called into question over his lack of a tough response to Riyadh since journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi disappeared and was possibly killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, allegedly on the orders of the crown prince.
President Donald Trump met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Washington in March, and their ties have strengthened since.

Even if Saudi Arabia is behind Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, experts say sanctions against Riyadh could backfire

Experts say slapping sanctions on Riyadh may be an especially difficult option for the Trump administration, "given the size of the economic ties between Washington and Riyadh."
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump last month.

Lesley Stahl confronts Trump on Kim Jong Un ‘love’: ‘He presides over a cruel kingdom of repression, gulags, starvation … slav...

During an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes which aired Sunday night, interviewer Lesley Stahl pressed Trump over his relationship with Kim in the months since their June summit.

Here’s exactly how Trump’s trade war with China could affect you

A trade war between the US and China has been heating up this year, with the US levying tariffs on $250 billion of imported goods from China and China retaliating with tariffs on $110 billion of US goods.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (left) and central bank governor Durmus Yilmaz show Turkish banknotes during a news conference in October, 2008.

Turkey’s currency jumps after Washington and Ankara reportedly reach deal to release detained American pastor

The Turkish lira jumped Thursday after reports said its government could release a detained American within days, a step toward resolving tensions between Washington and Ankara that have helped roil the currency in recent months.
Kanye West met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday.

Adidas CEO explains why he doesn’t worry about Kanye West being bad for business

Adidas' global CEO, Kasper Rorsted, doesn't see the behavior of collaborators like Kanye West as a problem for the company. While he admits that there's always some liability, the high creative output is worth the risk.

Americans have less freedom now because of Trump and Russian election interference, a new report warns

The Land of the Free is the 58th freest country in the world, according to Freedom House, an independent watchdog that measures political rights and democratic institutions.

Trump’s new trade deal is just NAFTA ‘with some bells and whistles,’ analysts say

Officials reached a breakthrough on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement in 11th-hour negotiations Sunday night, calming fears that the trilateral deal could be scrapped when a self-imposed deadline hit hours later. But some say the new deal doesn't look very different from NAFTA.