Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

A meeting between US President Donald Trump, left, and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In could decide whether the US president’s much-vaunted summit with the North’s leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead More Donald Trump welcomes South Korea’s president to the White House Tuesday, a high stakes and potentially testy meeting that could decide whether the US leader’s much-v Donald ...

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UPDATE 1-Facebook's Zuckerberg arrives for grilling by EU lawmakers over data leak

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has arrived to meet leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy. Tuesday’s meeting comes three days before tough new European Union rules on data protection take effect. Companies will be subject to fines of ...

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US lawmakers say they will try to block possible ZTE deal with China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday they would try to stop President Donald Trump from easing penalties on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp, saying the United States should not bow to pressure from Beijing to help the troubled firm as part of a possible trade deal. FILE PHOTO – Visitors pass in front of the Chinese telecoms equipment ...

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Fate of Trump-Kim meeting uncertain, but there will always be a coin

Members of the White House Communications Agency, which provides a range of communications support to US presidents, created and issued a commemorative coin featuring Trump and Kim’s likeness with the words “PEACE TALKS” above them. The coin quickly sparked controversy amid questions about the White House’s role in creating it and criticism that it featured Kim’s likeness and referred to ...

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Congo Announces 6 New Confirmed Cases of Ebola Virus

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Congo Announces 6 New Confirmed Cases of Ebola Virus  U.S. News & World Report Two more die of Ebola in Congo, seven new cases confirmed  Reuters US pledges 8 million dollars for Ebola outbreak in Congo  Grand Forks Herald Ebola Returns: What Fukushima Can Teach Us About the Outbreak | Opinion  Newsweek New Vaccine Might Be Game-Changer in DRC’s ...

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Rare, brain-damaging virus spreads panic in India as death toll rises

People wear masks as a precautionary measure against the Nipah virus outside a hospital in Kozhikode, in Kerala, India. (Associated Press) A rare, brain-damaging virus has killed at least 10 people in southern India, where medical crews are scrambling to manage the spread of the deadly disease — and to minimize panic. Health officials said Tuesday that 10 people who were exposed to ...

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Facebook's Zuckerberg due to face new test in front of European lawmakers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to field tough questions on Tuesday from European policymakers who are investigating the social network’s recent privacy mishaps — and they could seek to make an example out of the company as the region’s new data-protection rules come into effect. The meeting in Brussels with leaders of ...

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Jimmy Carter says Trump could snag the Nobel Prize … if he secures NK peace deal

“If President Trump is successful in getting a peace treaty that’s acceptable to both sides with North Korea, I think he certainly ought to be considered for the Nobel Peace Prize,” Carter, a Nobel Prize winner himself, said on Politico’s “Off Message” podcast. “I think it would be a worthy and a momentous accomplishment that no previous president has been ...

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North Korea prepares to dismantle nuclear test site

Thomas Maresca Special to USA TODAY Published 3:28 p.m. UTC May 22, 2018 SEOUL – North Korea is expected to dismantle its Punggye-ri nuclear test site over the next few days in a move toward denuclearization ahead of an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. A small group of international journalists  arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the shutdown of ...

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