Trump: Reports on N Korea's Kim Jong Un illness are 'fake' news

US president says news reports suggesting North Korean leader Kim is ‘gravely ill’ were based on old documents. United States President Donald Trump earlier this week threw more cold water on news reports suggesting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un…

Trump approved of Georgia's plan to reopen before bashing it

US president spoke to state governor about controversial plan to reopen businesses and praised it, news report says. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly told Georgia Governor Brian Kemp they approved of his aggressive plan to allow…

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Somalia announces three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, celebrated as an influential leader, dies at 83. Somalia has entered a three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, the former prime minister, died in a London hospital on Wednesday after…

Brokerages restrict clients on positions they can take in oil

(Reuters) – Several brokerages, including discount giant TD Ameritrade Corp (AMTD.O) are restricting customers from buying new positions in certain crude oil contracts after an unprecedented sell-off that sent prices below negative-$40 on Monday. The U.S. oil futures market was…

Private home prices drop 1% in Q1 amid lighter Covid-19 measures

SINGAPORE – Private home prices fell less than initially estimated in the first quarter of 2020, but Singapore’s extended “circuit breaker” period against a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases will put more downward pressure on the property market. Private residential…