US and North Korea expectations over denuclearization appear to collide

Signs that the US and North Korea interpretations are worlds apart as Kim Jong-un pledges to keep his country’s arsenal for generations

US and North Korean expectations for a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un appear set on a collision course after the North Korean leader pledged to keep his country’s nuclear arsenal for generations.

Over the weekend, Trump celebrated the North Korean announcement that it would suspend nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing, closing down its nuclear test site, as a big diplomatic victory.

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Border Patrol agent found not guilty of murder in Mexican teen’s 2012 death

Almost six years after José Antonio Elena Rodríguez died in a cross-border shooting, activists condemn a US jury’s ‘inconceivable’ finding

José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was on Calle Internacional, four blocks from his home in Nogales, when 16 shots punctured the night. Ten bullets struck him, eight in the back, two in the head. He died where he fell.

The 16-year-old was not a victim of street crime. All the shots came from the United States, from the gun of a Border Patrol agent aiming through the fence which separates Arizona from Mexico.

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Toronto police officer single-handedly arrests van driver suspect – video

WARNING: this video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing.

Video taken by bystanders shows the standoff between the suspected perpetrator of Monday's attack in Toronto and a police officer. The officer warns the suspect to get down or he will be shot. The suspect, who points an object at the officer, later complies and is arrested without shots being fired.

Toronto van incident – follow the latest live updates

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George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection day after wife’s funeral

Former US president admitted to Houston hospital a day after funeral for Barbara Bush, but spokesman says he appears to be recovering

The former US president George HW Bush has been admitted to a Houston hospital after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday.

Bush, 93, was admitted to Houston Methodist hospital on Sunday, a day after a funeral was held for his wife, Barbara Bush, a spokesman Jim McGrath said.

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Banking royal commission: NAB on the stand as politicians urge ‘patience’ – live

Senior NAB executive Andrew Hagger continues his evidence about financial planners. Mathias Cormann says banks should not be judged hastily. Follow the day’s testimony live …

Hello, and welcome to another day at the financial services royal commission. It’s the National Australia Bank under the spotlight again today. We’re expecting senior NAB executive Andrew Hagger will continue his evidence, after admitting on Monday that NAB financial advisers engaged in improper or dishonest conduct.

The inquiry is currently looking at how NAB advisers incorrectly witnessed binding beneficiary nomination forms for superannuation funds. Their actions may have affected the validity of the forms for about 2,500 customers. Customer signatures were forged, customers were impersonated, and unauthorised withdrawals were made from their accounts.

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Loneliness linked to major life setbacks for millennials, study says

Lonely millennials found to be more likely to have mental health problems and be out of work

Lonely millennials are more likely to have mental health problems, be out of work and feel pessimistic about their ability to succeed in life than their peers who feel connected to others, regardless of gender or wealth, research has revealed.

Loneliness should be taken seriously as a potential marker for other problems, the team behind the study say, though it is not clear whether loneliness is behind the other problems or instead caused by them.

Related: Loneliness: a silent plague that is hurting young people most

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Loneliness linked to major life setbacks for millennials, study says

Lonely millennials found to be more likely to have mental health problems and be out of work

Lonely millennials are more likely to have mental health problems, be out of work and feel pessimistic about their ability to succeed in life than their peers who feel connected to others, regardless of gender or wealth, research has revealed.

Loneliness should be taken seriously as a potential marker for other problems, the team behind the study say, though it is not clear whether loneliness is behind the other problems or instead caused by them.

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Fatberg ‘autopsy’ reveals growing health threat to Londoners

Potentially deadly bacteria thriving in huge clots of waste in sewers, Channel 4 study shows

Fatbergs, the congealed mass of fat and discarded items that are increasingly blocking Britain’s sewers, are the consequence of the plastic crisis in Britain and contain potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria, tests show.

A study by Channel 4 in conjunction with Thames Water has analysed the contents of one supersize fatberg discovered underneath the streets of South Bank in central London.

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Students take court action over hours lost during strike

Fourteen days of teaching were lost during dispute over plans to overhaul pensions provision

More than 1,000 students have signed up to a lawsuit seeking compensation for lost teaching hours during recent strike action by university staff, which could cost universities millions of pounds.

Students from institutions including Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol and Manchester have joined the case, which could become the largest of its kind in the UK.

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People with ‘nowhere else to turn’ fuel rise in food bank use – study

Trussell Trust says it gave out a record 1.3m food parcels last year, up 13% on 2016-17

Vulnerable people left with “nowhere else to turn” after experiencing problems with universal credit helped fuel a big increase in food bank use over the past year, according to the Trussell Trust.

The UK’s biggest food bank network, whose annual figures provide a broad index of social hardship, gave out a record 1.3m food parcels to an estimated 666,000 people in 2017-18, up 13% on the previous year.

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