Events

Japanese utility eyes scrapping 2nd Fukushima nuclear plant

Jun 14, 2018

The utility responsible for meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in Japan says for the first time publicly it will start making plans to decommission another plant that narrowly escaped the crisis

Trump: Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Jun 12, 2018

President Donald Trump says that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "learned" from the mistake of criticizing him and that it's going to cost Canada "a lot of money."

Trump, North Korea's Kim Jong Un sign unspecified document

Jun 12, 2018

President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday by signing a document in which Trump pledged "security guarantees" to the North and Kim reiterated his commitment to "complete denuclearization."

Igarashi set to catch a wave in surfing's Olympic debut

Jun 12, 2018

Surf's Up: Kanoa Igarashi isn't about to let the pressure of representing Japan overwhelm him when surfing makes its much-anticipated debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Xi extolls free trade at Asia meet as G-7 ends in disarray

Jun 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled free trade during the closely orchestrated summit of a Beijing-led bloc Sunday, standing in stark contrast with the G-7 summit that ended in disarray.

Putin says willing to meet Trump whenever US is ready

Jun 10, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he's happy to meet with President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit

The Latest: Putin says G-7 criticism of Russia is 'chatter'

Jun 10, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has scoffed at the G-7's accusations against Russia, calling it mere "chatter."

Trump casts North Korea summit as 'one-time shot' for Kim

Jun 10, 2018

Trump casts summit with North Korea's leader as a "one-time shot" for him to ditch his nuclear weapons and enter the community of nations

World stock markets fall ahead of tense G-7 summit

Jun 8, 2018

Global stock markets are down ahead of a Group of Seven summit that promises to be tense as leaders confront U.S. President Donald Trump over tariffs he is imposing.

Asian shares fall ahead of G7 summit, central bank meetings

Jun 8, 2018

Asian shares are moderately lower, as investors awaited the Group of Seven leaders' meeting continuing into the weekend, and for European Central Bank and Federal Reserve meetings next week

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