Turkey's lira weakens 5 percent, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'

Turkey's lira weakens 5 percent, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'The case of Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Christian missionary from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for two decades, has become a flashpoint of tension between Washington and Ankara and has accelerated a currency crisis that has richocheted through global financial markets. The lira has lost nearly 40 percent of its value against the dollar this year, sparking a sell-off in emerging market currencies and weighing on global stocks. The crisis has been precipitated by investor alarm about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over monetary policy.


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EPA Sitting On Warnings About Cancer-Causing Chemical: Report

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