• Trump says he's talking to North Korea and the June 12 summit could still happen

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said Friday that he's in communication with North Korea.
    The June 12 summit he canceled on Thursday could still take place.
    This comes after North Korea walked back some of its hardline rhetoric.
    "We're talking to them now. It was a very nice statement they put out. We'll see what happens."
    President Donald Trump said Friday that he's talking to North Korea and the June 12 summit he canceled on Thursday could still take place.
    Trump's comments, given to White House pool reporters, come after he tweeted praising North Korea for what he called a "warm and productive...
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  • Trump praises North Korea's response to him canceling the summit, says peace still possible

    Trump praises North Korea's response to him canceling the summit, says peace still possible

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said he's pleased with North Korea changing its formerly aggressive tune after he canceled the summit with Kim Jong Un.
    North Korea had been threatening to withdraw from the summit itself, but Trump pulled the plug on it on Thursday, and now Pyongyang says it will meet any time.
    This marks a major departure form Wednesday, when North Korea offered Trump the ultimatum of meeting for talks or a "nuclear-to-nuclear showdown."
    President Donald Trump has recieved an answer to the letter he sent to Kim Jong Un on Thursday canceling the planned summit between the two...
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  • World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

    World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

    26 days ago - By Chron

    HONG KONG - World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors eyed the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea, developments in global trade disputes and prepared for a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,961 and France's CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to 5,568. Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.1 percent to 7,725. Wall Street was poised to open slightly lower - Dow futures shed 0.1 percent and S&P 500 futures were down 0.2 percent. Markets will be closed on Monday in the U.S. and Britain.
    ASIAN SCORECARD: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1...
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  • Stock futures steady as North Korea keeps talks on table, oil weighs

    26 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock market futures steadied on Friday, helped by a measured response by North Korea to President Donald Trump's cancelling of a planned summit, while a slump in oil prices pressured energy stocks.
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  • Global shares recover as North Korea calms nerves

    26 days ago - By Reuters

    Global shares were on the mend on Friday as Pyongyang's measured response to U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to call off a key summit with North Korea healed market sentiment. As Ciara Lee reports, some investors appear to be getting accustomed to the U.S. leader's sudden moves.
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