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World Sep 22Some see signs of hope on North Korea as Trump heads to UN
In the year since Trump's searing, debut U.N. speech fueled fears of nuclear conflict with North Korea, the two leaders have turned from threats to flattery.
World Aug 22U.S.: Russia talks on Afghanistan ‘unlikely to yield progress’
Russia says that the Taliban will be joining the Sept. 4 talks in Moscow, along with representatives of several neighboring countries.
World Jul 12Trump tweets ‘very nice note’ from North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
Trump described the letter as a "very nice note" and said, "Great progress being made!"…
World Jul 09Trump says he’s still confident Kim will denuclearize
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday that North Korea's leader would "honor" his commitment to denuclearize, despite Pyongyang's accusation that the U.S. is making "gangster-like" demands in negotiations.
World Jul 02U.S. plans for dismantling North Korea’s nuclear weapons may face resistance
The United States has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year, President Donald Trump's national security adviser said, although U.S. intelligence reported signs that Pyongyang doesn't intend…
World Jul 01Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday the U.S. has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year.
Politics Jun 13AP fact check: Trump falsely declares post-summit victory
President Donald Trump falsely declared victory after his meeting with North Korea's leader and twisted history in celebrating Tuesday's summit with Kim Jong Un. Here's a look at some of Trump's statements and how they compare with the facts…
World Jun 11Human rights is a back-burner issue at Trump-Kim summit
In the run-up to Tuesday's historic face-to-face with Kim, Trump has appeared unconcerned about the implications of feting an authoritarian leader suspected of ordering the public assassination of his half-brother with nerve agent, executing his uncle by firing squad, and…
Politics May 05Trump says time, place set for planned U.S.-North Korea summit
"We now have a date and we have a location. We'll be announcing it soon," Trump told reporters Friday from the White House South Lawn before departing for Dallas.
Politics Apr 27Trump says he has a responsibility to end Korean conflict
President Donald Trump claimed credit Friday for a historic inter-Korean summit, but now faces a burden in helping turn the Korean leaders' bold but vague vision for peace into reality after more than six decades of hostility.