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The Latest: Putin, Kim say they've fruitful talks

Apr. 25, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un say they have had fruitful talks about how to defuse a standoff over Pyongyang's...

Putin hosts Kim for talks on North Korean nuclear standoff

Apr. 25, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program. Speaking at the start of the talks at a university on the Russky Island...

Putin says Russia supports Kim Jong Un's efforts to normalize North Korea's relations with the United States

Apr. 25, 2019 12:31 AM EDT
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Putin says Russia supports Kim Jong Un's efforts to normalize North Korea's relations with the United States.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands before heading to talks

Apr. 25, 2019 12:10 AM EDT
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands before heading to talks.

The Latest: Trump says White House to fight House subpoenas

Apr. 24, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional investigations (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says his White House will be "fighting all the subpoenas" issued by House Democrats in their investigations into his administration. Trump is criticizing those...

Russian-North Korean relations since the Korean War

Apr. 24, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin gives an intriguing twist to the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea, which appeared to hit a wall after a summit between Kim and President Donald Trump collapsed in...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Apr. 24, 2019 10:54 PM EDT
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Former AG Sessions calls for moving past Mueller report

Apr. 24, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday said it is time to move past special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and "get on with the business of America." Sessions urged confidence in the system during a lecture at Amherst College, a private liberal arts school...

The Latest: Kim upbeat on eve of 1st summit with Putin

Apr. 24, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2:20 a.m. Thursday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has stepped out of his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia, smiling and upbeat ahead of a much-anticipated summit with Russian...

Kim, Putin have high hopes for their 1st one-on-one meeting

Apr. 24, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin have high hopes for their first one-on-one meeting Thursday in far-eastern Russia, which comes amid deadlocked global diplomacy over the North Korean leader's nuclear program. Kim is looking for a win after his failed...