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  • BEIJING, May 27- Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in April rose at their fastest pace in six months, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Sunday, as factories benefited from higher prices and strong demand. The data suggests China's industrial sector is still seeing solid growth momentum despite curbs on pollution and rocky trade...

  • SEOUL, May 27- North and South Korea are discussing a possible non-aggression pledge by the United States to the North and a start of peace treaty talks to address Pyongyang's security concerns before a North Korea-U.S. summit, a senior South Korean official said on Sunday. South Korean President Moon Jae- in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a surprise...

  • BEIJING, May 27- Profits earned by China's industrial firms rose 21.9 percent in April from a year earlier, quickening from the previous month, the statistics bureau said on Sunday. Profits in April rose to 576 billion yuan, the National Bureau of Statistics said on its website. For the first four months of the year, industrial profits increased by 15 percent from a...

  • President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was still looking at a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, adding that talks were progressing very well. "We're doing very well in terms of the summit with North Korea," Trump said at the White House. So we're looking at June 12th in Singapore.

  • POMPEO SAYS THE UNITED STATES STANDS STEADFAST IN SUPPORT OF THE VENEZUELAN PEOPLE AND THEIR EFFORTS TO RETURN TO DEMOCRACY.

  • PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS SUMMIT TALKS HAVE GONE VERY, VERY WELL.

  • U.S. PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS SUMMIT TALKS HAVE GONE VERY, VERY WELL.

  • PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS LOOKING AT JUNE 12 FOR U.S.- NORTH KOREA, THAT HASN'T CHANGED.

  • SEOUL, May 27- After a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, South Korean President Moon Jae- in said he hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump keeps his planned meeting with Kim in June, Seoul- based news agency Yonhap reported Sunday. The meeting was the latest dramatic turn in a week of diplomatic flip-flops surrounding the prospects...

  • TORONTO, May 26- Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's conductors and locomotive engineers have served a notice to go on strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on Saturday. Commuter train services would not be affected in the event of a strike by Teamster members. The union members are committed to working with...

  • FRANKFURT, May 27- Daimler faces an investigation of 40,000 diesel Vito vans and 80,000 C-Class model cars for possible illicit software that allowed the vehicles to emit excess pollution without detection, Bild am Sonntag reported, citing no sources. The report comes after German motor authority KBA this week ordered Daimler to recall around 6,300 Vito vans...

  • *Leaders discuss possible N.Korea-U.S. summit in Singapore. SEOUL/ WASHINGTON, May 26- South Korean President Moon Jae- in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a surprise meeting on Saturday in an effort to ensure that a high-stakes summit between Kim and U.S. The meeting was the latest dramatic turn in a week of diplomatic flip-flops surrounding the prospects...

  • SAO PAULO, May 26- A truckers protest over diesel prices in Brazil that is hurting supplies of fuel, food and medicines continued for the sixth day on Saturday despite President Michel Temer ordering the military to clear blocked roads the day before. Major cities have declared a state of emergency as gas stations and airports ran out of fuel, supermarket shelves...

  • WASHINGTON— A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. But a California district court ruled late Friday that the department's use of Social Security Administration data in order to calculate loan forgiveness violates the Privacy Act.

  • ROME, May 26- Italy's would-be coalition parties turned up the pressure on President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday to endorse their eurosceptic pick as economy minister, saying the only other option may be a new election. Mattarella has held up formation of a government, which would end more than 80 days of political deadlock, over concern about the far-right...

  • TORONTO, May 26- Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's conductors and locomotive engineers have served a notice to go on strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on Saturday. Commuter train services would not be affected in the event of a strike by Teamster members. The union members are committed to working with...

  • *Talks among Saudi Arabia, Russia, UAE in St. Petersburg. ST PETERSBURG/ DUBAI, May 25- Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non- OPEC oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, weeks after U.S. Trump tweeted last month that OPEC had "artificially" boosted oil prices.

  • TORONTO, May 26- Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's conductors and locomotive engineers have served a notice to go on strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on Saturday. The strike notice comes a day after the union rejected the company's latest contract offer. "After workers at CP voted to reject the last...

  • MOSCOW, May 26- Russian state gas giant Gazprom said on Saturday it had signed a protocol with the Turkish government on a planned gas pipeline and agreed with Turkish firm Botas to end an arbitration dispute over the terms of gas supplies. Turkey had delayed issuing a permit for the Russian company to start building the land-based parts of the pipeline which, if...