20 May 2017, 02:10 | Taylor George
Richard Drew — The Associated Press file
North Korea takes another American hostage
The 62-year-old naturalized US citizen, who has been held since October 2015, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor. On January 2, 2016, as he was departing through Pyongyang's airport, he was detained.
US President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia
Trump and his motorcade then made their way to his hotel for a few hours of downtime before beginning the day's meetings. The President is scheduled to hold a meeting with Abdulaziz and other Saudi Arabian politicians to close economic deals.
U.S. crude oil inventories drop sharply as imports decline
The Opec report confirmed that USA oil and gas companies have already stepped up activities in 2017 amid a recovery in oil prices. Oil cartel OPEC are due to meet later this month, which could see an agreement to sustain oil cuts to help raise falling prices.
Chinese rappers rap South Korea over THAAD
For his part, Lee said Moon asked him to express his "gratitude" to Xi for his message of congratulations after the election. The long-disputed THAAD deployment was constantly opposed by China, which has urged a peaceful solution to the Korean crisis.