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German, French leaders propose Eurozone budget

Jun. 19, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany and France agreed Tuesday to create a Eurozone budget they hope will boost investment and provide a safety mechanism for the 19 nations using the euro currency, and also to seek a European solution to migration issues. The announcement from German Chancellor Angela...

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun. 19, 2018 9:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees. State broadcaster CCTV...

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun. 19, 2018 8:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest developments in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcomes of last week's nuclear summit. State...

Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

Jun. 18, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Dana White, spokeswoman for the Defense Department, said planning...

US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

Jun. 18, 2018 4:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration urged Russia on Monday to release what it called a growing number of political and religious prisoners, warning that President Vladimir Putin's government was turning to "old Soviet practices" to deny rights to detainees. The condemnation came as President Donald...

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

Jun. 18, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migrants with other European countries instead of turning them back unilaterally at Germany's border. In her fourth term at the helm of Europe's...

The Latest: Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summit

Jun. 18, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on developments in inter-Korean relations after last week's landmark summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 11:55 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is continuing his assault on the media by suggesting that its...

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Jun. 18, 2018 10:54 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany will likely miss its goal of cutting emissions by 40 percent by 2020, the country's environment minister said Monday, an embarrassing admission for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change. Official estimates project that Europe's biggest economy will trim...

2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

Jun. 18, 2018 8:31 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Athletes from the rival Koreas will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia, officials said Monday, in another tension-easing step since last week's summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North...

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration

Jun. 18, 2018 1:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has "rockets flying over the place." That's a distorted picture. North Korea has revealed no action on...