Published time: 9 May, 2017 23:08 Edited time: 9 May, 2017 23:29
South Korea has just elected a liberal president who favors rebuilding tattered relations with neighboring North Korea, which could signal a policy shift and mute heightened saber-rattling on the peninsula.
On the campaign trail Moon Jae-in promised to...Business
CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is preparing to pay about $300 million to settle a probe of bribery by its employees in markets including Mexico, India and China, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.The deal, which would mark a significant concession by the U.S. government, was being finalized...US
By Piya Sinha-Roy
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LOS ANGELES Former "Dance Moms" reality television star Abby Lee Miller was sentenced on Tuesday to a year and a day in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh for bankruptcy fraud and concealing money earned abroad.Miller, 50, a dance instructor on Lifetime cable...Russia
Hundreds of thousands of people have marched worldwide with portraits of their relatives who fought Nazism in World War II, in a tradition that started in Russia a decade ago. The streets of Moscow saw over 800,000 participants, which has become an absolute record for the event.
On Victory Day, May 9, more than 800,000...Europe
LONDON A girl was airlifted to hospital after she fell into water at a theme park in central England on Tuesday, emergency services said.Paramedics and firefighters were called after the 11-year-old was reported to have fallen into the water at the Splash Canyon ride at the family-owned Drayton Manor park in Staffordshire.
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Norway’s Progress Party (FrP), the country’s third largest party and known for its anti-immigration policies, has supported a bill outlawing ritual circumcision of boys aged under 16, a common practice among Jewish and Muslim communities.
The draft law was passed at the party’s...US
BOSTON A Massachusetts judge on Tuesday overturned former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's conviction on charges of murdering an acquaintance in 2013, granting his attorneys' request since the athlete died before exhausting the appeal process.Prosecutors had argued Hernandez's prison suicide should have prevented the...Europe
LONDON London's River Thames has been the lifeblood of the British capital since the city's origins as a Roman garrison town around 2,000 years ago. The artery through which the world's trade passed at the height of the British Empire, its banks were lined with factories that drove the industrial revolution but left its waters...Technology
By Makiko Yamazaki
TOKYO Toshiba Corp (6502.T) has told Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) not to interfere in the sale of its prized chip unit, rejecting claims it has breached a joint venture contract and threatening legal action.The clash between Toshiba and Western Digital - both its business partner...Business
SINGAPORE: Emmanuel Macron´s victory in the French presidential election is "good news" for trade-reliant Asia as it eases fears of rising protectionism in Europe, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday.
Changyong Rhee, director of the fund´s Asia and Pacific Department, said Macron´s win...