Nexstar is buying Tribune Media for $4.1 billion – Source
Chicago-based Tribune Media owns and operates 42 local stations reaching about 50 million households.
Journalist shot dead in Mexico, 11th this year – Report
The human rights group, Article 19, called on the authorities to investigate Marquez’ murder.
Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis — State TV
Shi’ite Iran supports Houthi rebels in Yemen.
U.S., China agree trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit
“China has agreed to start purchasing agricultural product from our farmers immediately.”
Trump, Obama, Macron pay tribute to late ex- US President, George Bush
The world leaders laud the late American president’s exploits while alive
Putin warmly greets Saudi crown prince at G20 summit
Earlier, Mr Mohammed was sidelined during the official “family photo” of world leaders.
Macron tells Saudi prince international experts needed in Khashoggi probe
Mr Salman also met other world leaders on the sidelines of the summit.
MTN Rwanda signs 50bn franc loan deal for network upgrade
The loan, with a seven-year term, was provided by a syndicate of eight banks
Australian children skip school to rally for climate action
Resources minister, however, said the only thing the children would learn from protesting was how to join the queue for unemployment benefits.
Vietnam sentences nine to death for heroin trafficking
Under Vietnamese law, trafficking more than 100g of heroin warrants the death penalty.
Court delays trial of South Africa’s Zuma by six months
Criminal proceedings have been postponed until May 20.
Dutch Police break up `ecstasy’ production line, arrest 13
The raids had police searching nine locations in the Netherlands.
Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress
“Cohen made a false statement to a Senate committee about plans for building a Trump Tower hotel in Moscow.”
Canada sanctions 17 Saudi Nationals over Khashoggi murder
The Canadian government believes the individuals were responsible for or complicit in the killing of Mr Khashoggi.
Trump pulls out of Putin meeting due to Ukraine crisis
“I look forward to a meaningful Summit again as soon as this situation is resolved!”
Brazil withdraws offer to host UN climate change conference
The decision was based on budget restrictions and the transition in government, a statement noted.
Putin calls on U.S. to stop sanctions, seek common ground
“It seems to me that we need to achieve a positive result for ourselves, not trying to harm the partners.”
Saudi Arabia pledges $50m to UN Palestinian aid agency – Report
The $50 million would be provided by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre.
Saudi crown prince arrives in Argentina for G20 amid Khashoggi murder furor
Khashoggi’s murder has strained Saudi Arabia’s ties with the West.
Number of syphilis cases in Japan jumps to 47-year-high
The cause of the rapid rise remains unclear.
Illegal immigrants in U.S. at lowest level since 2004 – Study
It was so, largely due to a decline in the number of people coming from Mexico.