White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the United States had seen "no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have expressed support for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid escalated tensions between Ankara and Washington.
Peter O'Flanagan, the head of trading at the foreign exchange consultancy Clear Treasury, said: "Restrictions from the Turkish central bank limiting banks' use of swap lines has had the desired effect on the lira".
The currency has lost almost 40 per cent against the dollar this year, impacted by Mr Erdogan's growing influence on the economy and his repeated calls for lower interest rates despite high inflation.
In recent days, Qatari supporters of Turkey have begun a public campaign in Doha to change their riyals into lira in an attempt to shore up the plunging Turkish currency.
Ankara acted amid increased tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over Turkey's detention of a Christian American pastor and other diplomatic issues, which have helped send the lira tumbling to record lows against the dollar.
Turkey responded sharply by raising tariffs on a raft of USA products. On Wednesday a Turkish court rejected an appeal for Brunson to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal.
USA national security adviser John Bolton on Monday met Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Brunson's detention.
Andrew Brunson's continued detention with charges of terrorism and espionage was cited as the basis of U.S. sanctions on two Turkish ministers on 1 August, which was followed by a doubling on 10 August of USA tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium to 50% and 20% respectively.
Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK, warned the Turkish tariff hikes risked provoking a new reaction from Trump and ultimately adding to downward pressure on the lira.
"Pastor Andrew Brunson is an innocent man held in Turkey & justice demands that he be released".
Turkey is ready to discuss its issues with the United States as long as there are no threats, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
"That Turkish support for Qatar during the stand-off with Saudi Arabia finally paid off", Tim Ash, a senior emerging-market strategist at BlueBay Asset Management LLC in London, said by email. The recovery also spilled into the bond market, with yields on 10-year local debt falling 28 basis points to 21.1 percent.
The lira continued its recovery against the dollar on Wednesday as Turkey increased tariffs on U.S. goods and introduced measures to restrict bets against the embattled currency. "They are killing offshore lira liquidity to stop foreigners shorting the lira", he said.
The finance minister will seek to reassure global investors on Thursday in a conference call for which a ministry official said some far 3,000 people had signed up.
Turkey is boosting tariffs on imports of certain USA products, including rice, cars, alcohol, coal and cosmetics - escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said that the rises were ordered "within the framework of reciprocity in retaliation for the conscious attacks on our economy by the United States administration".
The United States was the fourth largest source of imports to Turkey past year, accounting for US$12 billion, according to International Monetary Fund statistics. "We have other partnerships and alternative markets".
Beryl was a hurricane and it then weakened into a remnant area of low pressure before redeveloping into a subtropical storm. It is also forecast to cross into the Central Pacific on Saturday as a major hurricane.
In the early hours of Yesterday morning, another NASA launch was underway; this time, a historic mission to the sun . Additionally, the solar arrays used to power the probe will retract behind the TPS at each approach to the star.
I think that we may be due for a bounce, but it's not reason enough to start putting money to work from what I see. Looking at the pound last week , the currency initially sold off following bad news regarding Brexit negotiations.
He was seen in good condition performing a series of lifts and drills under supervision of the City coaching staff. A club statement said the full extent of the injury is not yet known but the Belgium global was undergoing tests.
An Iraqi official had said Saturday that Abadi would visit both neighboring Turkey and Iran to discuss economic issues. Yet, Washington began restoring sanctions, which had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, on Iran last week.
New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold, the third overall pick, held out briefly before signing his deal and reporting on July 31. Smith's holdout seemed odd, but it might turn out to be an issue the National Football League has to navigate in coming years.
Plus, the Un-carrier has launched asynchronous messaging for all T-Mobile customers in the T-Mobile App and iMessage. Unlike those offers, the Pandora Plus service, which normally costs $5 a month, is only free for a year.
And The Times report that De Bruyne himself had a worrying reaction after he picked up the injury in training. Rumours started with publication City Watch and the news was eventually confirmed by the club itself.
Heavy monsoon rains kill 44 in southern India, close airport
Idukki's Munnar, a popular tourist destination, remained totally cut off according to local reports, following heavy inundation. The Tamil Nadu government opened a 119-year-old Mullaperiyar dam on Tuesday night for the first time in decades.
Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access
Former intelligence officials usually keep their security clearance but rarely use it, sometimes providing advice to successors. Brennan are now outweighed by the risks posed by his erratic conduct and behavior".
President Trump visits Fort Drum
McCain National Defense Authorization Act with the signing ceremony taking place at Fort Drum , New York on Monday. Although Trump himself never served in the military, he had the courage to attack McCain and his service.
Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White House
He said it was "important to have a congressman that can sort of make people think less emotionally about some of these things". The committee compared it to other examples of public figures "encouraging violence" against Trump, like Griffin's photo.
Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states
According to the CDC , in 2017, 118 people from 15 states and the District of Columbia were reported to have measles. It was the greatest number of measles cases the country had seen since the disease was eliminated in 2000.
Cubs’ Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps
Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist was ejected from from Tuesday's game against the the Brewers, for using a group of words. He and Cuzzi talked calmly near home plate between the eighth and ninth innings before Zobrist was kicked out.
Twitter suspends Alex Jones from key functions of account
Jones has claimed that the Sandy Hook shooting was a "false flag" perpetrated by the government to take people's guns away. Then Twitter responded to a CNN investigation by admitting that some Jones tweets were in violation, and deleted them.