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Trump lashes out at United States allies in Twitter rant

Trump lashes out at United States allies in Twitter rant

Unbowed, Trump tweeted anew Monday morning from Singapore, repeating his criticism of USA trade policies with Canada - he also took aim at Germany - in a multi-tweet rant that went beyond 200 words all told. "That's what matters", he wrote . "Kim must not see American weakness". French President Emmanuel Macron's office reacted Sunday by saying that "international cooperation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks".



Poundworld expected to go into administration in next few hours

The discount retailer had been in talks with private equity firm R Capital over the weekend, but administrators have been called in after the negotiations broke down. A TPG spokesman said: "This was a hard decision for every party involved". Poundworld has gone into administration today following the collapse last week of talks with a rescue buyer .


Bitcoin Tumbles Most in Two Weeks Amid South Korea Hack

Bitcoin Tumbles Most in Two Weeks Amid South Korea Hack

While the latest hacking target - a South Korean venue called Coinrail - is much smaller, the news triggered knee-jerk selling by investors, according to Stephen Innes, head of Asia Pacific trading at Oanda Corp.in Singapore. The exchange trades more than 50 different cryptocurrencies and was the 98th largest, with a 24-hour volume of about $2.65 million, according to data from Coinmarketcap .com.


Kia recalls sedans, minivans for air bag flaw

Kia recalls sedans, minivans for air bag flaw

Kia said in a government report that an air bag control computer could short circuit and prevent the air bag from deploying properly. The move came after a March announcement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), stating that the agency was investigating a number of crashes linked to this issue.



North Korean leader, Singapore’s PM discuss Korean Peninsula situation

Concrete barricades have been erected outside St Regis Singapore hotel which is within the zoned security area. During his meeting with Lee, Trump remarked, "We've got a very interesting meeting in particular tomorrow". "They pocket all of it and lose essentially nothing", said Christopher Hill, President George W. Bush's lead nuclear negotiator with the North. The end of the Korean War was marked by the signing of an armistice agreeement in July 1953.


Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of historic North Korea summit

Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of historic North Korea summit

It will certainly be an exciting day and I know that Kim Jong-un will work very hard to do something that has rarely been done before ... The understated photo op belied the intensive behind-the-scenes negotiations that continued between the USA and North Korean delegations less than 24 hours before Trump was scheduled to meet Kim at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, just off Singapore's southern coast.