Global Stocks Decline as Trade Tensions Linger

By Riva Gold Riva Gold The Wall Street Journal Biography @GoldRiva riva.gold@wsj.com May 23, 2018 3:37 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Fed minutes, eurozone data eyed Oil and gas companies drop Stronger yen hits Japanese stocks Global stocks extended losses Wednesday as investors continued to assess potential trade tensions, the possible cancellation of a June summit with North Korea and a ...

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N. Korea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing

N. Korea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Wednesday allowed South Korean journalists to join the small group of foreign media in the country to witness the dismantling of its nuclear test site this week, Seoul officials said. North Korea had earlier refused to grant entry visas to the South Korean ...

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North Korea Is Either Negotiating or Trying to Scuttle the Nuclear Summit. Here's How They're Doing It.

Art of the what? NICHOLAS KAMM/Getty Images The Trump administration got a little ahead of itself in touting its grand success in handling North Korea and its suddenly agreeable leader Kim Jong-un. Trump basked in the chants suggesting he could be in line for the Nobel Peace Prize and took the diplomatic thaw on tour suggesting he was kind of ...

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Foreign media prepare to board train for NKorea nuke site

WONSAN, North Korea — A group of foreign journalists prepared to depart by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them. The remote site deep in the mountains of the North’s sparsely populated northeast interior is expected to have a formal closing ceremony in ...

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One person bit by rabid bat on UW campus; King County health officials issue warning

King County officials issued a public-health warning late Tuesday after a bat that tested positive for the rabies virus attacked someone on the University of Washington’s campus, and now they fear others were exposed to the life-threatening disease. Someone reported the bat found behind Husky Stadium near Union Bay’s water around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the department of Public ...

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Pessimism mounts ahead of historic Trump-Kim nuclear summit

Anticipation about the June 12 meeting in Singapore is turning to pessimism, as the complexity of the initiative, the stark divides between Washington and Pyongyang, and inconsistencies in the White House’s approach to the meeting all become clear. First, the Kim government threatened to pull out, blaming the “repugnance” of national security adviser John Bolton and his nuclear disarmament schemes. ...

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The rare, brain-damaging Nipah virus spreads panic in India as its death toll rises

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The rare, brain-damaging Nipah virus spreads panic in India as its death toll rises  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette What is Nipah Virus? Deadly Disease Spreading Via Fruit Bats, Date Palm Sap  Yahoo News What is Nipah virus?  NBCNews.com At Kerala’s Nipah outbreak epicentre, a fear of bats and WhatsApp rumours  The Indian Express Full coverage Source link

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