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North Korea ready to denuclearize if security guarantees are met, Putin says after summit

Today 01:31 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin said after his summit with Kim Jong Un Thursday that the North Korean leader is ready to proceed toward denuclearization — but needs solid security guarantees to do so.

Vladimir Putin arrives in Vladivostok for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The summit on Russky Island, across a bridge from the far-eastern port city of Vladivostok, reflected Russia’s effort to emerge as an essential player in the North Korean nuclear standoff, a role that would raise Moscow’s global clout and its leverage with Washington.

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Joe Biden would be 'most sane' Democrat running for president, Lara Trump says

Today 01:30 GMT

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is expected to announce his 2020 presidential candidacy Thursday, would instantly become the most “sane” candidate in the Democratic field, Lara Trump said Wednesday.

I don't think the American people will get behind somebody like this.". Trump, 36, a native of North Carolina who has been married to the president's son Eric Trump since 2014, said she believes her father-in-law will win reelection easily in 2020.

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Sri Lankan authorities bring in more people — including foreigners — for questioning after bombings

Thursday 23:40 GMT

Sri Lankan authorities swept up more people, including foreigners, for questioning on Thursday as they probed deeper into the Easter Sunday bombings, which killed 359 people in potentially the deadliest operation claimed by Islamic State.

WATCH: ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka attacks as new video released purportedly showing 2 more suspects. An explosion occurred in a town east of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on Thursday but there were no casualties, a police spokesman said, adding it was not a controlled explosion like other blasts in recent days and was being investigated.

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Source: CTV

Canadian watchdogs: Major shortcomings in Facebook practices

Today 01:30 GMT

Canada's federal privacy commissioner says he's taking Facebook to court to enforce privacy laws on the social-media giant, following a major leak of personal data that was later used for political purposes.

A long-awaited joint report from Therrien and B.C. privacy commissioner Michael McEvoy found major shortcomings in Facebook's practices and called for stronger laws to protect Canadians.

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Source: The Guradian

Oil prices expected to spike in summer as US toughens stance on Iran sanctions

Thursday 23:40 GMT

US and global crude oil prices are near six-month highs as the White House said Monday it would not extend exemptions to Iran’s oil sanctions that were set to end in May.

The news triggered an immediate spike in oil prices and comes as gasoline demand seasonally rises as Americans prepare for summer road trips. Beth Mosher, spokeswoman for AAA, which tracks gasoline prices, said based on the Iranian news, AAA forecasts nationwide gasoline prices to rise over $3 a gallon this summer.

4 Articles
Source: Common Domain

Man credited with calling the 2008 crisis says the next 20 years in the stock market will ‘break a lot of hearts’

Thursday 19:06 GMT

Jeremy Grantham, an investor credited with predicting the 2000 and 2008 downturns, told CNBC on Thursday that investors should get inured to lackluster returns in the stock market for the next two decades, after a century of handsome gains.

“In the last 100 years, we’re used to delivering perhaps 6%,” but the U.S. market will be delivering real returns of about 2% or 3% on average over next 20 years, the value investor and co-founder of Boston-based asset manager GMO told CNBC in a rare interview.

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Source: Common Domain

Tesla’s earnings were a ‘debacle,’ says longtime bull in scorching commentary

Today 01:30 GMT

Tesla Inc.’s first-quarter earnings and accompanying call with analysts was “one of (the) top debacles we have ever seen,” according to one longtime Tesla bull, who said Thursday he was throwing in the white towel and dropping his buy rating on the stock.

Daniel Ives of Wedbush cut his rating on Tesla TSLA, -1.89%  to neutral from outperform, the equivalent of buy, in a scorching note that reflected equal amounts of frustration and despair.

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Source: Fox News

Sri Lanka suicide bombers became distant, ‘totally crazy’ in years leading up to Easter massacre, siblings say

Today 01:29 GMT

“He told male relatives off for trimming their beards and became angry and totally crazy,” Samsul Hidaya, who identified herself as the sister of suspected bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, told the Daily Mail. “So I just stopped speaking to him because it got to the point where it was getting out of hand.”

In an interview published Thursday, Hidaya confirmed reports that her brother – who was in his late 20s -- studied abroad in the U.K. and Australia before returning to Sri Lanka.

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Source: The Guradian

Donald Trump repeats unproven claims of GCHQ spying

Thursday 20:00 GMT

Donald Trump has repeated unproven and unverified accusations that British intelligence agencies spied on his election campaign, just a day after the UK confirmed he had been invited to London on a state visit to meet the Queen.

The tweet prompted GCHQ to reiterate that the US president’s claims were “utterly ridiculous”, although the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, maintained that the “special relationship” remained intact.

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Source: The Guradian

Iran will continue to defy US oil sanctions, says Tehran

Thursday 15:25 GMT

The Iranian foreign minister, Javed Zarif, said Tehran would continue to defy US sanctions by finding buyers for its oil and warned that Washington should “be prepared for the consequences” if it tried to stop it.

We will continue to find buyers for our oil and we will continue to use the Strait of Hormuz as a safe transit passage for the sale of our oil. “It is in our interest, our vital national security interest, to keep the Persian Gulf open, to keep the Strait of Hormuz open.”

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Source: Fox News

Trump World ramps up campaign to turn tables in Russia case, target Dems who 'colluded'

Thursday 12:39 GMT

Calling for closer looks into everyone from the FBI officials who investigated the Russia case to allies of Hillary Clinton's campaign who solicited foreign help during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Buoyed by Special Counsel Mueller's findings that no member of the Trump team illegally conspired with Russia, Republicans have additionally turned to a separate known episode of apparent collaboration between a 2016 presidential campaign and a foreign national -- specifically, the decision by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the DNC to hire Fusion GPS.

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Source: BBC

Climate activists block stock exchange

Thursday 23:40 GMT

The 13 activists who blockaded the stock exchange wore LED signs reading "Climate emergency", "Tell the truth" and "You can't eat money". One protester, Adam Woodall, said they had targeted the building because "people are making millions, even billions of pounds out of trading ecological destruction".

The group has said it would hold a "closing ceremony" at Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park at 17:00 BST, but warned that the public should expect more action "very soon".

3 Articles
Source: Fox News

Former Obama adviser on Biden: He's 'the candidate that can best beat both Bernie Sanders and President Trump'

Today 01:30 GMT

Robert Wolf, former economic adviser to President Obama, said former Vice President Joe Biden, who officially announced his 2020 bid Thursday morning, has “really been resonating the last few weeks because he looks like he’s the most powerful candidate to go against President Trump.” Wolf, a Fox News contributor, made the statement on “Fox & Friends” 90 minutes after Biden officially announced his 2020 presidential bid.

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Source: Reuters

Former VP Biden's 2020 bid reshapes White House race

Today 01:30 GMT

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden entered the 2020 Democratic presidential field on Thursday as an instant front-runner, drawing momentum away from other leading candidates and putting new pressure on underperformers to find ways to stay relevant.

Biden, 76, a longtime U.S. senator who served two terms as then-President Barack Obama’s No. 2, announced his bid in a video describing the high stakes of the race to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election.

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Source: The Guradian

Muslims flee town in Sri Lanka as tensions rise after bombings

Thursday 23:40 GMT

Hundreds of Muslims have fled the Sri Lankan port city of Negombo, and Catholic churches across the country have been ordered to stay closed, in the aftermath of the deadly Easer Sunday bombings.

The bombings, which killed 359 people and injured 500, shattered the relative calm that has existed in Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka since a civil war against mostly Hindu, ethnic Tamil separatists ended 10 years ago, and have raised fears of a return to sectarian violence.

Source: DW

China tries to allay fears over Belt and Road policy

Today 01:29 GMT
Source: Fox News

Newt Gingrich: China wants to replace America as THE global superpower -- Here's what we must learn

Today 01:30 GMT
Source: Fox News

Veterans should have choice on health care provider: Dan Caldwell

Thursday 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Deutsche Bank hands over Donald Trump loan documents: reports

Thursday 21:51 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump says stocks have hit records ‘close to or over a 100 times’ since he took office — but he may be understating it

Thursday 19:06 GMT
Source: Global News

Netflix still eligible for Oscars as Academy keeps streaming rule unchanged

Thursday 12:39 GMT
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Source: Fox News

Mueller report ignites new Dem battle over impeachment

Saturday 08:59 GMT
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Source: Fox News

Why did Mueller wait to answer collusion question, Bush AG Michael Mukasey asks

Sunday 08:58 GMT
5 Articles
Source: Global News

California couple who starved, shackled their 12 children sentenced to life in prison

Saturday 19:59 GMT
4 Articles
Source: Fox News

Comic Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential vote in landslide

Tuesday 11:46 GMT
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Source: Global News

Giuliani says there’s ‘nothing wrong’ with Trump’s 2016 campaign taking info from Russia

Monday 22:44 GMT

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