News Headlines - 30 April 2018

5 takeaways on Michelle Wolf's hugely controversial speech at the White House correspondents' dinner - CNNPolitics

Comedian Michelle Wolf's savage takedown of everyone from President Donald Trump to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to the media was -- and will be -- the talk of Saturday Night's White House correspondents' dinner in Washington.
Some -- mostly on the left -- saw it is a speak-truth-to-power moment à la Stephen Colbert's speech at the 2006 White House correspondents' dinner. Others -- mostly on the right -- viewed it as a vile, hate-filled address that was neither funny nor appropriate.

South Korea president says Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize | Reuters

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, a South Korean official said on Monday... “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace,” Moon told a meeting of senior secretaries, according to a presidential Blue House official who briefed media.

Bolton says US considering 'Libya model' for North Korean denuclearization - CNN

The White House is looking at Libya as one example of how it will handle potential negotiations with North Korea on dismantling its nuclear program, John Bolton, US President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said Sunday... Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi agreed to abandon his nuclear ambitions in exchange for sanctions relief in the early 2000s. Within years, Gadhafi was overthrown and killed by rebels backed by Washington.

Japanese actress who sued director for sex harassment to use redress to launch Me Too group | The Japan Times

A Japanese actress who won a settlement earlier this month from a director she said sexually harassed her plans to use the money to start a Me Too group for Japan’s entertainment industry.

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa surfs world-record 80-foot wave in Portugal - CNN

Brazil's Rodrigo Koxa has surfed the biggest wave of the lot with a world-record 80-foot monster at the infamous Nazare break in Portugal... The ride, on November 8, 2017, was deemed to have overtaken Garrett McNamara's record of a 78-foot wave at the same venue in 2011.








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