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North Korea snubs Trump, saying he hasn’t earned a new summit to ‘brag about'

November 19, 2019
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
President Trump’s transactional approach to foreign policy assumes that everything has a price. The problem for him in his nuclear gamble with North Korea is that Kim Jong Un may not be buying. In a blunt put-down Monday, North Korea rejected what a senior adviser to Kim called another “fruitless” one-on-one with Trump. It was the latest reminder that Trump’s open-door policy for bargaining with authoritarians means those leaders can slam the door in his face.
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North Korea launches ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

October 2, 2019
Martha Raddatz | ABC News
The launch, the 11th this year, comes just days before North Korea is set to resume nuclear talks with the U.S.
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Trump Steps Into North Korea and Agrees With Kim Jong-un to Resume Talks

July 1, 2019
Peter Baker, Michael Crowley | The New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump on Sunday became the first sitting American commander in chief to set foot in North Korea as he met Kim Jong-un, the country’s leader, at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone, and the two agreed to restart negotiations on a long-elusive nuclear agreement.
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Here's a recap of what happened at the G-20

July 1, 2019
Kayla Tausche | CNBC
President Trump had an eventful three days in Asia that eased geopolitical tensions, made history and could give the bull market another leg. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Washington.
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Senate aims to force White House’s hand on North Korea with mandatory sanctions

June 21, 2019
Karoun Demirjian | The Washington Post
The Senate is expected to approve tough new sanctions against North Korea with bipartisan legislation that would cut off from the U.S. banking system any person or entity doing business with the hermit kingdom, according to the measure’s authors.
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Trump Undercuts Bolton on North Korea and Iran

May 29, 2019
Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
President Trump was grousing about John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, at his Florida club not long ago. Guests heard the president complaining about the advice he was getting and wondering if Mr. Bolton was taking him down a path he did not want to go.
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Trump, Japan’s prime minister at odds over North Korea

May 28, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
President Trump is making his way back to the U.S. after a four-day visit to Japan. The trip was highlighted by meetings with Japan’s new emperor and disagreements with its prime minister over North Korea’s nuclear threat.
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North Korea gave U.S. $2 million medical bill for Otto Warmbier

April 26, 2019
Paula Reid | CBS News
North Korea hit the U.S. with a $2 million bill for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier. The American student was held in a North Korean prison and died shortly after returning home.
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Trump Says He’s Open to Third North Korea Meeting, and ‘Smaller Deals’ Are Possible

April 12, 2019
Mark Landler | The New York Times
President Trump said on Thursday that he would be open to a third summit meeting with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, suggesting he is keen to revive a high-stakes engagement that was abruptly suspended six weeks ago after the two leaders failed to strike a nuclear disarmament deal in Vietnam.
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