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After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

Jun. 18, 2018 1:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long." Pompeo was speaking Monday to the Detroit Economic Club. He says there's a lot of work to do to flesh out the agreement that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss Syria, North Korea

Jun. 18, 2018 1:04 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has had a call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss Syria, North Korea and plans for future U.S.-Russian contacts. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Lavrov and Pompeo focused on the Syrian settlement and also talked Monday about...

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...

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...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids

Jun. 16, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is claiming exoneration in the Russia matter from a Justice Department report that actually offers him none. He's also branding fired FBI chief James Comey a criminal, though the report in question makes no such accusation. Fallout from the internal report by the...

Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

Jun. 16, 2018 8:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions of people from a potential nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents and...

Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

Jun. 16, 2018 12:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn't discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore — the regime's human rights abuses, its exports of missile technology and its mistreatment of U.S. prisoners — there's one more: its long record of dangerous...

Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning US remains

Jun. 15, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been more than a decade since North Korea turned over the remains of American troops missing from the Korean War. So, President Donald Trump's suggestion Friday that Pyongyang has begun delivering remains to the U.S. raised the hopes of families who have sought closure for more than...

North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

Jun. 15, 2018 4:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn't discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore — the regime's human rights abuses, its exports of missile technology and its mistreatment of U.S. prisoners — there's one more: its long record of dangerous...