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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un boards train to summit

Feb. 23, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DANDONG, China (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un was on a train Sunday to Vietnam for his second summit with President Donald Trump, state media confirmed. Kim was accompanied by Kim Yong Chol, who has been a key negotiator in talks with the U.S., and Kim Yo Jong, the leader's sister, the North's...

21 killed in bus accident at China's largest silver mine

Feb. 23, 2019 9:39 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A total of 21 people have been killed and 29 injured in a bus accident blamed on faulty brakes at China's largest silver mine in the country's north, the Emergency Management Ministry said Sunday. Meanwhile, five fishermen were missing after their boat collided with a cargo ship almost...

The Latest: North Korea confirms leader on train to summit

Feb. 23, 2019 5:01 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's travels to the summit with President Donald Trump in Vietnam (all times local): 5 a.m. North Korean state media has confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un is on a train to Vietnam for his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. The...

Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump

Feb. 23, 2019 8:34 AM EST
DANDONG, China (AP) — Train similar to one used in past by Kim Jong Un enters China ahead of Kim's Vietnam summit with President Donald Trump.

Saric criticizes World Cup qualifying system as Croatia out

Feb. 23, 2019 12:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dario Saric says basketball's World Cup qualifying system "doesn't make any sense" to him after Croatia was eliminated from contention Friday. The Croatians had a strong run in the 2016 Olympics, winning their group and reaching the quarterfinals. But they will be sitting home this summer...

Kim, Trump impersonators draw ire of Vietnam's authorities

Feb. 22, 2019 11:59 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities are not amused by the antics of two impersonators of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. The duo has been making rounds of Hanoi, taking pictures with curious onlookers ahead of the second summit of the two leaders next week. However, on...

US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

Feb. 22, 2019 7:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators agreed Friday to extend high-level trade talks through the weekend, and President Donald Trump said he hoped to meet next month at his Florida resort with President Xi Jinping to try to finalize an agreement. The news followed two days of negotiations in...

China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

Feb. 22, 2019 7:21 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Skipped paying a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket. Would-be air travelers were blocked from buying tickets 17.5 million times last year for "social credit" offenses including unpaid taxes and fines under a controversial system the ruling Communist Party says will...

Stocks climb, giving S&P 500 its 4th straight weekly gain

Feb. 22, 2019 5:05 PM EST

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks higher Friday, giving the benchmark S&P 500 its fourth straight weekly gain. The broad rally came as investors grew hopeful that the latest round of talks between the U.S. and China will lead to a resolution of the costly trade war that's unsettled markets...

The Latest: Trump raises prospect of dropping Huawei charges

Feb. 22, 2019 4:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the possibility of dropping criminal charges against Huawei would be discussed with U.S. attorneys and with Attorney General Bill Barr in coming weeks. The Justice Department...