U.S. intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give President Trump an edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War, but they face a huge challenge – figuring out the secretive North Korean ruler.
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Trump veterans' nominee weighing options after new allegations
U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson, nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department, met with White House officials on Wednesday night following a new round of allegations about questionable drug prescriptions and on-the-job drunkenness, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.
Indian journalists say they intimidated, ostracized if they criticize Modi and the BJP
India has constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech and by some measures the biggest and most diverse media industry in the world. But journalists here say they are increasingly facing intimidation aimed at stopping them from running stories critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his administration.
U.S. attorney general tiptoes around Russia probe at hearing
Questions about President Donald Trump and the investigation into whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia overshadowed a Senate hearing on Wednesday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been a frequent target of Trump's wrath.
World stocks edgy as rising bond yields raise fears for growth and profits
World markets remained edgy on Thursday, with shares eking out gains amid concern over the global economic outlook and with U.S. bond yields at four-year highs after breaking above the psychologically significant 3 percent line this week.
ConocoPhillips quarterly profit jumps 52 percent
U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips said on Thursday its first-quarter profit jumped 52 percent due to rising crude prices and cost cuts.
Deutsche Bank scales back investment bank as profit drops
Deutsche Bank's new chief executive Christian Sewing took firm action on its long-troubled investment bank on Thursday, cutting back bond and equities trading after a dramatic drop in quarterly profit.
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