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Melania Trump to address cyberbullying summit in Maryland

Aug. 16, 2018 12:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland next week. The White House says the first lady will deliver remarks "addressing the positive and negative effects of social media on youth." She'll also attend a panel discussion with representatives from various social...

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

Aug. 15, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions. The Treasury Department imposed...

Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

Aug. 15, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on that divides the resources of the Caspian Sea among neighboring countries. Putin's talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov followed Sunday's summit in...

North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

Aug. 15, 2018 4:09 AM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked the anniversary of the end of World War II and its liberation from Japanese colonial rule with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month — the 70th anniversary of its national foundation day. The...

The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

Aug. 13, 2018 9:42 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on talks between officials from North and South Korea (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September. The agreement comes amid an ongoing nuclear standoff between...

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Aug. 13, 2018 6:36 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and international sanctions. The push for what...

Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

Aug. 13, 2018 1:36 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September.

Leaders of Germany, Spain pledge united front on migration

Aug. 11, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The leaders of Germany and Spain on Saturday promoted a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition in other EU nations to taking in more asylum-seekers. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, meeting at...

Judge rules against 3rd trial for US agent in fatal shooting

Aug. 10, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. State Department agent who shot and killed a man in a Hawaii fast-food restaurant cannot be tried a third time, a U.S. judge ruled Friday. Hawaii prosecutors may not proceed with a retrial against Special Agent Christopher Deedy, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu ruled....

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug. 9, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With the Koreas, there's no separating their sports from their politics. The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams in...