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World Jun 04WATCH: U.S. renews call to suspend Venezuela from the Organization of American States
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration renewed its call Monday for the Organization of American States to suspend Venezuela and for other members to step up pressure on the country’s government to restore constitutional order. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
World May 31WATCH: Pompeo says he made ‘good progress’ on summit in meeting with North Korean official
NEW YORK — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reported "good progress" in meetings with a top North Korean official Thursday as they sought to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
World May 30Top North Korean official lands in U.S. for talks with Pompeo
The talks come as preparations for the highly anticipated summit in Singapore were barreling forward on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, despite lingering uncertainty about whether it will really occur, and when.
World May 28U.S. team in North Korea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit
A U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to President Donald Trump, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place.
World May 24WATCH: President Trump cancels North Korea summit
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump cancels June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim, citing 'tremendous anger and open hostility' in recent statement. This is a developing story and will be updated.
Nation May 23Pompeo says U.S. will fight Russian interference in 2018 midterms
Pompeo told Congress that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote.
Politics May 16WATCH: In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American democracy is at risk
In remarks to graduates of the Virginia Military Institute, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, fired by Trump earlier this year, lamented assaults on facts that he said would lead to a loss of freedom if not countered. And he…
World May 11WATCH: U.S. will help boost North Korea’s economy if it gives up nuclear weapons, Pompeo says
"If North Korea takes bold action to quickly denuclearize, the United States is prepared to work with North Korea to achieve prosperity on the par with our South Korean friends," Pompeo said.
Nation May 09Americans freed from North Korea head home for big welcome, featuring Trump
Freed after more than a year in prison, three Americans flew homeward from North Korea late Tuesday toward a big middle-of-the-night celebration featuring President Donald Trump — the latest sign of improving relations between longtime adversaries in the buildup to…
Politics May 05Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory
If President Trump follows through on his threat to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal on May 12, the rest of the world will be thrust into uncharted territory.