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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departs for Russia by train on Wednesday: KCNA

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 5:28pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departed for Russia on Wednesday morning by private train, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Wednesday.
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Sri Lanka attacks: IS 'may be linked', government says

BBC News - April 23, 2019 - 5:16pm
The scale of the attacks suggests that there was foreign assistance, Sri Lankan authorities say.
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IRS fails to meet congressional deadline for Trump tax returns

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 5:12pm
A deadline for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to turn President Donald Trump's tax returns over to a congressional tax oversight committee expired on Tuesday without lawmakers receiving the documents, a committee aide said.
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Record highs set by Nasdaq, S&P 500 on upbeat earnings, oil gains

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:52pm
Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq and S&P 500 indexes setting record closing highs on Wall Street, while European energy shares posted their biggest daily gain since January as crude prices surged.
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Bowing to U.S. demands, U.N. waters down resolution on sexual violence in conflict

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:43pm
A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump's administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said.
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S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs on upbeat earnings

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:39pm
The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broadbased rally on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown.
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Snap returns to user growth on new shows, Android app; shares jump

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:25pm
Snap Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street targets for quarterly revenue as its photo-messaging app Snapchat added users for the first time in three quarters, backed by the popularity of its original shows and the launch of a new Android app, sending its shares up 12 percent.
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Snap returns to user growth, beats quarterly revenue estimates

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:17pm
Snap Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street targets for quarterly revenue as its photo-messaging app Snapchat added users for the first time in three quarters, backed by the popularity of its original shows and the launch of a new Android app.
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S&P, Nasdaq notch record closing highs on strong earnings

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 4:07pm
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broad-based rally on Tuesday as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown.
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U.S. accuses pair of stealing secrets, spying on GE to aid China

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 3:44pm
A former engineer and a Chinese businessman have been charged with economic espionage and conspiring to steal trade secrets from General Electric Co to benefit China, according to an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday.
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U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 3:41pm
A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump's administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said.
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S&P 500 nears record high after upbeat earnings

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 3:07pm
The S&P 500 index moved closer to its record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown, sparking a broad-based rally.
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World stocks rally, near U.S. record highs, oil gains

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 3:05pm
Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday as the U.S. Nasdaq and S&P 500 stock indexes marched toward record highs, while European energy shares posted their biggest daily gain since January as crude prices surged.
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Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines not a 'dump site' for Canadian waste

BBC News - April 23, 2019 - 2:19pm
The Philippine president chastises Canada for failing to repatriate waste sent to his country.
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Islamic State claims Sri Lanka blasts, as government says probe making progress

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 2:16pm
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 321 people in what officials believe was retaliation for assaults on mosques in New Zealand.
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Kushner says Mueller probe damaged U.S. more than Russia did

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 2:14pm
White House advisor and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election harmed U.S. democracy more than Moscow's interference did.
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S&P 500 closes in on record high after upbeat earnings

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 2:02pm
The S&P 500 inched toward a record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns of slowing corporate profits and sparked a broad-based rally.
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Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on Thursday

Reuters News - April 23, 2019 - 2:01pm
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
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Myanmar landslide buries at least 54 jade miners

BBC News - April 23, 2019 - 1:47pm
The workers were sleeping as they were struck by what police have described as a "mud lake".
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Sri Lanka attacks: Volunteers' small acts of kindness for mourners

BBC News - April 23, 2019 - 1:27pm
Volunteers provide water, food and support to those mourning the bombing in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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