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US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

Nov. 13, 2018 5:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang. The administration has said it is hopeful about...

Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

Nov. 12, 2018 11:50 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday became the first Western leader to acknowledge his country had heard recordings of the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. "Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share," Trudeau said from Paris, where he was attending the...

The Latest: Trump, Macron try to project unity

Nov. 10, 2018 7:07 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in France (all times local): 12:55 a.m. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are trying to project unity after Trump lashed out at one of America's strongest allies in Europe. Trump had claimed Macron insulted the United States when...

Saudi coalition in Yemen, under pressure, ends US refueling

Nov. 10, 2018 11:29 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's...

2 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

Nov. 10, 2018 5:27 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border, a South Korean...

Civilian death toll in Yemen mounting despite US assurances

Nov. 10, 2018 5:20 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Airstrikes by Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen are on a pace to kill more civilians than last year, according to a database tracking violence in the country, despite the United States' repeated claims that the coalition is taking precautions to prevent such bloodshed. The database gives an...

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

Nov. 10, 2018 12:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — China bluntly told the United States to stop sending ships and military aircraft close to islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, during talks that set the stage for a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping later this month. The U.S. pushed back Friday,...

US to stop refueling of Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

Nov. 9, 2018 10:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Pentagon and the Saudi kingdom said late Friday. The refueling change does not affect the U.S. military assistance and training to improve the Saudi airstrikes, which have reportedly caused...

China warns US to avoid islands it claims in South China Sea

Nov. 9, 2018 3:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — China bluntly told the United States to stop sending ships and military aircraft close to islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, during talks Friday that set the stage for a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping later this month. The U.S. pushed back,...

US ambassador says North Korea canceled Pompeo talks

Nov. 8, 2018 7:32 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that North Korea canceled this week's talks between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official, but a meeting between the two nations' leaders is still on for after Jan. 1. "I don't think there was some major issue"...