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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EPA chief Pruitt faces congressional grilling on spending, ethics
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt will face tough questions from lawmakers in congressional budget hearings on Thursday over a long list of alleged ethical missteps plaguing his tenure.
ZTE tells suppliers China trade row may be factor in U.S. ban: source
China's ZTE Corp held a conference call on Wednesday with major suppliers, during which a company representative suggested the trade dispute with Beijing may have been a factor in last week's U.S. order banning American firms from selling goods to the smartphone maker, according to a person familiar with the call.
Asia stocks supported by Wall St., but China drags
Asian stocks were supported on Thursday by robust corporate earnings that helped Wall Street quell concerns about the surge in U.S. bond yields. However, sagging Chinese shares limited the upside potential of the market.
Trump lawyer Cohen will invoke 5th Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case
President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen said on Wednesday he would assert his right under the U.S. Constitution to avoid self-incrimination in a lawsuit filed by adult-film star Stormy Daniels, who says she had an affair with Trump.
A 'new Koreatown' silenced by Canada van attack
The van that killed 10 in Toronto on Monday plowed through the heart of a vibrant Korean community in Canada's largest city, barreling past a cluster of Korean restaurants, a grocery store and a popular street vendor that sells red bean waffles shaped like fish and other Korean treats.
New York Times' Weinstein investigation to be developed as film
A behind-the-scenes dramatization on how the New York Times broke the story that accused powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of a pattern of sexual misconduct will be developed as a feature film, one of its backers said on Wednesday.
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Welltower Inc , a healthcare-focused real estate investment trust, will acquire Quality Care Properties for about $1.95 billion in cash, the companies said late on Wednesday.