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US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

Jun. 19, 2018 7:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American military command in South Korea is preparing for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members who have been missing since the Korean War, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Officials say the timing of a ceremony is uncertain, but...

White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

Jun. 19, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector. Joe Hagin, the White House deputy chief of staff for operations, has served in every...

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun. 19, 2018 9:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees. State broadcaster CCTV...

In death, one young man stands tall in North Korea relations

Jun. 19, 2018 9:06 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written a year after his death. The 22-year-old U.S. college student who died in a vegetative state in a Cincinnati hospital days after his release from North Korea is being remembered prominently during a dramatic shift in U.S.-North Korean...

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Jun. 19, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean defense officials formally suspended a major joint military exercise in hopes of advancing nuclear negotiations with North Korea. It's a bold gamble that could trigger a serious security crisis if the talks falter and the allies are forced to resume the...

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun. 19, 2018 8:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest developments in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcomes of last week's nuclear summit. State...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing

Jun. 19, 2018 7:09 AM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing.

S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

Jun. 19, 2018 6:46 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the U.S. on a decision to call off major joint military drills, one week after President Donald Trump's surprise announcement that he would suspend such exercises with the longtime Asian ally. Shortly after the U.S. and South...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jun. 19, 2018 6:31 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AUDIO OF CHILDREN STOKES RAGE OVER SEPARATION A weeping child calling "Papa! Papa!" provokes outrage over the Trump administration's separation of immigrant children from their parents at a detention...

AP Explains: War games between South Korea and United States

Jun. 19, 2018 2:39 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States has formally suspended a major military exercise with South Korea that was scheduled for August. President Donald Trump had pledged to stop the "war games" after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Pentagon said Monday that planning has been...