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US official: Trump likely to meet with Kim early next year

Oct. 19, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will likely have his second meeting with Kim Jong Un early next year to continue charting a way for the North Korean leader to give up his nuclear weapons in a verifiable way. A senior administration official told White House reporters Friday that a meeting is...

US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise

Oct. 19, 2018 11:50 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea. The top Pentagon spokeswoman, Dana W. White, said Washington and Seoul are suspending an air exercise known as...

Analysis: With 'America First,' where do human rights rank?

Oct. 18, 2018 8:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights? President Donald Trump's refusal to put public pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is raising a question that has dogged his foreign policy. In dealing with Russia, across...

Biden: Trump 'coddles' autocrats like Kim, Putin, Saudis

Oct. 18, 2018 7:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says President Donald Trump may not "know what he's doing" and coddles dictators. The potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate told CBS "This Morning" Thursday he's concerned Trump "seems to have a love affair with autocrats" and "coddles"...

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

Oct. 17, 2018 8:51 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — South Korea's president said he was certain peace could be achieved on the Korean Peninsula as he prepared for an audience Thursday with Pope Francis where he's expected to extend an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for Francis to visit. South Korean President Moon Jae-in...

Analysis: With 'America First,' where do human rights rank?

Oct. 17, 2018 7:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights? President Donald Trump's refusal to put public pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is raising a question that has dogged his foreign policy. In dealing with Russia, across...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 17, 2018 6:17 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 15 Chicago Tribune on how Sears could have avoided bankruptcy: The most impressive statement to make about Sears as it seeks bankruptcy court protection is also the most damning: Sears was the Amazon of its time. Impressive because Sears...

Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

Oct. 17, 2018 9:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

Oct. 17, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. "OFF THE RECORD" indicates where portions of the interview occurred that were not for publication. ___ President Donald Trump: How is the business of the news?...

Read the transcript of AP's interview with President Trump

Oct. 17, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

A transcript of an Oval Office interview Tuesday with President Donald Trump by AP White House reporters Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire. "OFF THE RECORD" indicates where portions of the interview occurred that were not for publication. ___ President Donald Trump: How is the business of the news?...