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Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

May. 26, 2018 10:03 PM EDT

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. Noblesville police Lt. Bruce Barnes confirmed Saturday that Jason Seaman was discharged from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Republican U.S....

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

May. 26, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a surprise summit at a border village to discuss Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump and ways to...

US still preparing for Trump-Kim summit should it take place

May. 26, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House team is heading to Singapore this weekend as previously planned to prepare for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, a further sign that the meeting Trump called off might get back on track. Trump on Friday welcomed the North's...

Analysis: Wide US-North Korea gulf over nuclear deal terms

May. 26, 2018 7:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if conciliatory rhetoric revives U.S.-North Korea summit plans, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un must overcome a gaping disconnect over what a deal on the North's nuclear weapons would look like. Observers of the soap opera-style Trump-Kim summit drama could be forgiven for...

Trump's dizzying shifts on issues from NK, guns, health care

May. 26, 2018 12:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — From "Little Rocket Man" to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, "Everybody plays games."...

2 N. Korean diplomats behind US summit back-and-forth

May. 25, 2018 10:27 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An aging North Korean nuclear strategist involved in now-dormant disarmament deals. His former interpreter in international negotiations who is now North Korea's highest-ranking female diplomat. Kim Kye Gwan and Choe Son Hui are among the best-known North Korean officials after...

Trump's shifts on NK, guns, health care create whiplash

May. 25, 2018 9:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — From "Little Rocket Man" to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, "Everybody plays games."...

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

May. 25, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. His sights set on a meeting that has raised hopes for a halt in North Korea's nuclear weapons...

Trump accuses Dems of 'rooting against' NKorea talks

May. 25, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday accused Democrats of "rooting against" upcoming nuclear talks with North Korea, and said his political opponents were trying to coddle gang members. With the 2018 midterm elections on the horizon, Trump has gone out of his way to poke Democrats. On Friday,...

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

May. 25, 2018 7:17 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. But it was milder than its typical crude and inflammatory insults unleashed on other top U.S. and South Korean officials. The North likely...