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North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains

Jul. 19, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who traveled to Pyongyang this month to press the North Koreans further, said Wednesday the return could begin "in the next couple of...

The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

Jul. 18, 2018 9:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on continuing reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local): 5:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says in an interview with CBS News that he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the United States won't tolerate election...

Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

Jul. 18, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who traveled to Pyongyang this month to press the North Koreans further, said Wednesday the return could begin "in the next couple of...

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

Jul. 18, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent a second day Wednesday managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements. His toughness with the longtime American foe in question, Trump...

The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

Jul. 17, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 10:30 p.m. James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections. Comey says on...

The Latest: Rubio calls Russia 'a threat for years to come'

Jul. 17, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Sen. Marco Rubio says he can "guarantee" that the Russians will interfere with the next U.S. election and he's pushing legislation to impose tough sanctions if they do. The Florida...

Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant

Jul. 17, 2018 4:40 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blasted local officials over a delayed construction project, state media reported Tuesday, his second such rebuke over the economy in recent weeks. It's unusual for state media to carry dispatches showing Kim's criticism of officials. Some...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe trip marked by inaccuracies

Jul. 16, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook things up at every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements. A week in review: TRUMP: "I didn't criticize the prime...

Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

Jul. 15, 2018 8:35 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and North Korean officials held "productive" talks Sunday to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. Pompeo, who was not part of the talks, said in a statement that working level meetings...

Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

Jul. 15, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Trump and his top aides were downplaying...