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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...

The Latest: Trump thanks Kim for taking 'bold step'

Jun. 13, 2018 12:20 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is thanking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for "taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people," saying their summit...

Trump's comments back US report of razed N. Korea test site

Jun. 12, 2018 8:35 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments on Tuesday that North Korea was destroying a major missile engine testing site seemed to support a recent U.S. study that the country was razing a facility that had been crucial to its development of mid-range solid-fuel missiles. Trump said North...

At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

Jun. 11, 2018 11:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said it himself to Congress and the American people: "No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea." But when it comes to human rights, don't expect Trump to hold Kim Jong Un's feet to the fire at the...

Trump, NKorea's Kim back on for summit

Jun. 2, 2018 6:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of hard-nosed negotiation, diplomatic gamesmanship and no shortage of theatrics, President Donald Trump has announced that the historic nuclear-weapons summit he had canceled with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is back on. The June 12 meeting in Singapore, the first between heads...

The summit's back on: Trump, NKorea's Kim to meet after all

Jun. 1, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of hard-nosed negotiation, diplomatic gamesmanship and no shortage of theatrics, President Donald Trump announced Friday that the historic nuclear-weapons summit he had canceled with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is back on. The June 12 meeting in Singapore, the first between...

Canceled Trump-Kim summit tests Moon's middleman role

May. 25, 2018 5:01 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just a month ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was smiling with pride as he grasped the hands of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, a young and brash leader with a nuclear arsenal, as they announced aspirations for a nuclear-free peninsula and permanent peace. South Koreans...

Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

May. 17, 2018 3:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump laid out a stark choice for North Korea's Kim Jong Un ahead of their planned summit next month: Abandon nuclear weapons and be rewarded with "protections," or risk being overthrown and possible death if the arsenal remains. Trump maintained the scheduled June 12...

China, Japan and South Korea agree at their summit to work together to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons

May. 9, 2018 12:03 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — China, Japan and South Korea agree at their summit to work together to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

South Korean leader says Trump 'can take the Nobel'

Apr. 30, 2018 10:04 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shaken off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump "can take the Nobel prize" as long as the Koreas receive peace in return. Moon made the comment Monday in response to a suggestion that he...