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North Korean leader Kim arrives in Vietnam for summit with Trump

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:20pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump after traveling from the North Korean capital by train, a Reuters witness said.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 7:19pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday ahead of a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a reporter traveling with Pompeo said.

'Loser' vs 'Anemic': Barrick's Newmont bid starts on toxic note

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 6:59pm
Long-time rivals Barrick Gold Corp and Newmont Mining Corp renewed their animosity on Monday with their chief executives trading insults after Barrick launched an $18 billion hostile bid for the U.S. company, presaging an aggressive battle.

Cardinal Pell: Dramatic fall from grace for Vatican treasurer

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 6:53pm
For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure in the Catholic Church in Australia - a boy from a gold mining town whose ambition, intellect and knack for befriending influential people propelled him to become the third-most senior official in the Vatican.

How Australian abuse victim’s 'powerful' testimony sank top Vatican official

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 6:53pm
There was a gasp in the Australian courtroom as the jury foreman read out the first verdict on child sex offences against Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's treasurer, then stunned silence as the same word was repeated for each of the four other charges he faced.

Pound jumps to four-week high, Asian shares take a breather

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 6:49pm
The pound climbed to near four-week highs on Tuesday on a report U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May could seek to delay a Brexit deadline while Asian shares paused at a five-month peak on signs Washington and Beijing were making progress on a trade deal.

Trump will have initial meeting with North Korea’s Kim on Wednesday evening

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:50pm
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for an initial one-on-one meeting on Wednesday evening in Vietnam followed by dinner with advisers, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Air Force One.

British PM May says deal within grasp, Brexit delay won't solve crisis

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:43pm
Prime Minister Theresa May said a timely exit for Britain from the European Union is "within our grasp" and insisted on Monday that delaying Brexit would be no way to solve the impasse in parliament over the departure.

UK PM May considers delaying Brexit deadline: Bloomberg

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:43pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a plan to delay Brexit to ensure the UK does not leave the European Union without a deal, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation.

Trump says 'signing summit' with Xi for U.S.-China deal possible soon

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:14pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he may soon sign a deal to end a trade war with Chinese President Xi Jinping if their countries can bridge remaining differences, saying negotiators were "very, very close" to a deal.

Trump delays tariff hike on Chinese goods, citing trade talk progress

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 5:12pm
President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would delay an increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods thanks to "productive" trade talks and that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would meet to seal a deal if progress continued.