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US President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement. North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday.
Sevenchildren have been hospitalised in northern France with E coli infections after eating meat that manufacturers said came from Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands. Health officials in Lille, where six of the children were sent to hospital on Wednesday, say their lives are “not at all in danger”. A seventh went to hospital on Thursday.
The children, the youngest of whom is 20 months old, had eaten defrosted hamburgers made by the French company SEB which said the meat was provided by several suppliers abroad and processed in France.
The "Steak Country" burgers were bought in French branches of German-owned supermarket Lidl. SEB said it had recalled them and Lidl said it had removed them from its shelves in France.
Health authorities said the infection was a rare strain of the E coli bacteria and was not linked to the outbreak in Germany.