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The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

Apr. 26, 2018 10:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to serve as secretary of state (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Australia's foreign minister says new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told her appointing an ambassador to Australia is "one of his highest priorities." Foreign Minister...

The Latest: Kim thanks SKorean leader for historic greeting

Apr. 26, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local): 11:45 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has thanked South Korean President Moon Jae-in for greeting him at a "historic place" ahead of their meeting at the border truce village of...

ASEAN to discuss economic ties, Rohingya issue, Korea summit

Apr. 26, 2018 10:25 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders are expected to discuss economic cooperation and Myanmar's refugee crisis at a summit in Singapore. Analysts say they will be taking cues from Friday's landmark meeting between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korea's Moon Jae-In. The Association of Southeast...

Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

Apr. 26, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — After a year of tensions, the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade began Friday with a handshake. Surrounded by bodyguards and other members of his delegation, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un emerged right on cue from a large building on the northern side of the...

Kim says he, Moon are on starting line of new Korean history

Apr. 26, 2018 10:02 PM EDT

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon...

3 key agenda items at closely watched Korea summit talks

Apr. 26, 2018 9:48 PM EDT

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — Friday's summit between the leaders of the rival Koreas won't be entirely focused on North Korea's nuclear weapons, though they will certainly top the agenda after the recent rapid progress North Korea has made. The meeting is a rare opportunity for the two men to discuss other...

Kim Jong Un tells his southern rival he doesn't want repeat of past "where we were unable to fulfill our agreements"

Apr. 26, 2018 9:27 PM EDT
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un tells his southern rival he doesn't want repeat of past "where we were unable to fulfill our agreements" .

10 Things to Know for Friday

Apr. 26, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. KOREAN LEADERS MAKE HISTORY With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, dictator Kim Jong Un crosses the world's most heavily armed border to greet his rival, South Korean President Moon...

A look at verbal exchanges between Trump, Kim and Moon

Apr. 26, 2018 9:02 PM EDT

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump exchanged insults and threats of nuclear annihilation. Soft-spoken South Korean President Moon Jae-in struggled to be heard. And now Kim and Moon are meeting to discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons ahead of Kim-Trump...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses southern border to meet rival Moon for summit on nuke crisis

Apr. 26, 2018 8:31 PM EDT
GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses southern border to meet rival Moon for summit on nuke crisis.