WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump’s latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders’ meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) – Kylie Minogue delighted a huge crowd at Glastonbury with hits including “Spinning Around”, “Shocked” and “Better the Devil You Know”, 14 years after illness forced her to cancel a headline performance at the festival. Kylie Minogue performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, Britain June 30, 2019.
PANMUNJOM/SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks. The meeting, initiated a spur-of-the-moment tweet by Trump
PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures that pushed the mercury toward all-time highs on Sunday in Germany, killing at least seven people. People enjoy bathing at a beach by the Baltic Sea in Travemuende, Germany, June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
MotoGP – TT Assen Grand Prix – TT Circuit Assen, Assen, Netherlands – June 30, 2019 Monster Energy Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales celebrates winning the race on the podium REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw (Reuters) – Spaniard Maverick Vinales won the Dutch TT at Assen on Sunday for Yamaha’s first win of the year while Honda’s world
British rapper Stormzy performs the headline slot on the Pyramid stage during Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, Britain, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) – A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival was designed by Banksy, the street artist said
Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Manchester, Britain, June 29, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson said he would be willing to increase government borrowing to spend on infrastructure projects and spur economic growth if he wins the race to become Britain’s next prime minister.
A woman rides a motorcycle as she passes containers at Hai Phong port, Vietnam September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Kham HANOI (Reuters) – The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods
ZURICH (Reuters) – Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements. The BIS said the intention of the hub, which will be based in Basel, Hong Kong and Singapore,
FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows an anti-abortion protest march (L) and a pro-abortion rights protester holds a sign as he confronts an anti-abortion demonstration in Queens, New York, U.S. on October 20, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday, delivering a slick and energetic performance that ended with a message of tolerance and love. Elton John performs on stage during Montreux Jazz Festival, as part of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour”, Switzerland June 29,
Jun 29, 2019; Detroit, MI, USA; Nate Lashley walks the 4th hole during the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament at Detroit Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Nate Lashley played with poise and precision beyond his experience, galloping to a six-stroke lead over fellow American J.T. Poston
OSAKA (Reuters) – The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in order to reduce tensions with Beijing. China agreed to make unspecified new purchases of U.S. farm products and return to
FILE PHOTO: Olly Robbins, senior civil servant and Europe adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May, arrives at the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s lead Brexit negotiator Olly Robbins will leave his role in government shortly after briefing the new prime minister, The Sunday Times’ political editor
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scores of Asia specialists, including former U.S. diplomats and military officers, want President Donald Trump to rethink policies that “treat China as an enemy,” warning the approach could hurt U.S. interests and the global economy, according to a draft open letter reviewed by Reuters on Saturday. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with
The ship Anna Maersk arrives at Roberts Bank port carrying 69 containers of mostly paper and plastic waste returned by the Philippines in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada June 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Redmond TORONTO (Reuters) – A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing