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The 10 most important things in the world right now

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Here's what's happening on Friday.
1. US President Donald Trump says he would protect Kim Jong Un if North Korea got rid of its weapons. North Korea threatened to cancel the Trump-Kim summit over joint military exercises between the US and South Korea.
2. China is reportedly offering the US a $200 billion trade-deficit reduction package. America's largest exporter, aircraft maker Boeing, could be a big winner from China's proposal.
3. Gina Haspel became the next director of the CIA. Haspel, who was criticized for ties to torture interrogation methods, is the first women to hold the...
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Trump seeks to placate North Korea's Kim over uncertain summit

Trump seeks to placate North Korea's Kim over uncertain summit

One year ago   |   By Union Leader

President Donald Trump sought on Thursday to placate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un after Pyongyang threatened to scrap an unprecedented summit, saying Kim's security would be guaranteed in any deal and his country would not suffer the fate of Muammar Gaddafi's Libya, unless that could not be reached.
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