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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as people applaud during his visit to the newly-remodeled Pyongyang Teacher Training College, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on Jan 17, 2018. KCNA/via REUTERS

Understanding Kim: The U.S. effort to profile the leader

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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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.

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.



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