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Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

At an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting today, the US ruled out returning to the TPP trade deal and added that it only wanted bilateral agreements in Asia . Turmoil over global trade negotiations was laid bare at a meeting of Asia-Pacific Cooperation (Apec) countries, which failed to agree on the usual joint statement after U.S.


Household debt rises in Q1 to fresh record high

Household debt rises in Q1 to fresh record high

Among the 17.1 trillion won, 8.4 trillion won loans were extended by banks, credit unions and mutual savings banks. According to preliminary data released by the Bank of Korea (BOK) on Tuesday, the balance of household credit reached 1,359.7 trillion won as of the end of March, up 1.3 percent or 17.1 trillion won from the end of December.



23-year-old man arrested in connection with Manchester bombing

A 23-year-old has been arrested in South Manchester in connection with the incident. "It is now beyond doubt that the people of Manchester and of this country have fallen victim to a callous terrorist attack , an attack that targeted some of the youngest people in our society with cold calculation", May said.



Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

But addressing the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries, Trump said the meeting marked a "new chapter" that would bring lasting benefits for citizens of the U.S. The secretary of state also said he believes the Western Wall - where Trump will visit - is part of Jerusalem, The Hill reported . While Israeli officials cheered Mr Trump's election, some are now wary of the tougher line he has taken on settlements - urging restraint, but not calling for a full halt to construction.



Mueller reviewed the Comey memos

Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. Everyone wants to hear what James Comey has to say - including the president's party. Sen. Coates and Rogers both deemed the requests to be inappropriate, and both refused to comply.