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The Latest: Trump says he won't rush North Korea deal

Sep. 21, 2018 9:44 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he won't rush into any deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump tells a rally Friday in Springfield, Missouri, that he received a "beautiful letter" two days ago from Kim. But he's not...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Sep. 21, 2018 1:08 AM EDT

A resident stands beside tin-roof houses swept away by ferocious winds of Typhoon Mangkhut, which set off deadly landslides and flooding in the northern Philippines before pounding Hong Kong and southern China. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, North Koreans fill the streets of Pyongyang to...

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

Sep. 20, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The spectacle and surprise on display at the three inter-Korean summits this year have been, at times, intense. The fourth one could be surreal — if it happens. Imagine North Korean leader Kim Jong Un rolling through South Korea's ultra-modern capital in an armored...

UN chief: No inter-Korean success without US-NKorea success

Sep. 20, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Thursday that negotiations between the two Koreas won't be successful unless there is simultaneous success in U.S.-North Korean negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. The U.N. chief told a news conference that the results of this...

The Latest: US identifies remains of 2 Korean War soldiers

Sep. 20, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments about the remains of American servicemen who were killed during the Korean War (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has identified the remains of two American servicemen who were killed during the Korean War and whose remains were returned by...

US: Possible October talks with North Korea on war remains

Sep. 20, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. hopes to begin face-to-face negotiations with North Korea next month on terms for resuming on-the-ground searches in North Korea for remains of American servicemen, a senior Pentagon official said Thursday. Kelly McKeague, director of the Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency, said...

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean volcano

Sep. 20, 2018 11:48 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 8 p.m. A South Korean pop singer has belted out a beloved Korean folk song in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in...

Places Moon visited are glimpses into North Korea itself

Sep. 20, 2018 10:01 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A sacred volcano at the heart of North Korea's founding mythology. The ruling party's headquarters, said to be a potential target of South Korean and U.S. military attacks. An art studio that produces giant propaganda statues. And a 150,000-seat stadium in Pyongyang where the...

Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

Sep. 20, 2018 8:50 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick follow-up to his...

AP PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North Korea

Sep. 20, 2018 6:54 AM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has wrapped up a three-day visit to North Korea for a third summit with leader Kim Jong Un that included wide-ranging agreements they trumpeted as a major step toward peace. Their main accord on the issue that most worries the world —...