News Headlines - 01 May 2017

Trump says he'd be 'honored' to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un - The Washington Post

President Trump said Monday he would be “honored” to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “under the right circumstances.”

Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel - BBC News

Both Mr Abe and Ms Inada are right-wing nationalists who want to scrap Japan's pacifist constitution. That is all but impossible. So instead, last year, Mr Abe succeeded in pushing a new security law through parliament.
In effect the new law ignores the constitution, and says Japan's forces can come to the defence of its allies. Mr Abe knows there is widespread public opposition to "remilitarising" Japan. So in that context, the growing threat from North Korea is useful to him.

India bans all trade with North Korea

The Indian government announced last week it is halting all trade, except for food and medicine, as tension mounts on the Korean peninsula and the U.S. administration urges more global action to isolate Pyongyang.

France election: Macron says EU must reform or face 'Frexit' - BBC News

The front-runner in the French presidential election has told the BBC that the EU must reform or face the prospect of "Frexit".

Honolulu Airport Renamed After Late Sen. Daniel Inouye | US News

KHON-TV reports that Daniel K. Inouye International Airport now appears on the official website of Hawaii's busiest airport. A Hawaii Department of Transportation representative says the Federal Aviation Administration officially made the name change on Thursday.








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