Latest Nuclear proliferation News

Reports detail Mossad raid on Iranian nuclear documents

Jul. 15, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — New details have been leaked of how the Israeli spy agency Mossad smuggled out Iranian nuclear documents earlier this year, but the material does not appear to provide evidence that Iran failed to abide by its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers. The information reported Sunday shed...

Nuclear arms race is an expected topic for Trump-Putin talks

Jul. 14, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear "button." In March, while forecasting a face-to-face meeting on this topic with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump said...

The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

Jul. 13, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at one of his private golf courses in Scotland. Aides say Trump will be spending the weekend preparing for his Monday summit with Russia's Vladimir...

The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

Jul. 13, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle. Towering over the queen, Trump and the monarch shared a few interactions Friday as they reviewed troops at the...

Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks

Jul. 13, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday urged President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations. Moon said at a forum in Singapore that Trump and Kim would "face the stern judgment of the international...

Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Jul. 12, 2018 3:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted a letter to him from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heralding "epochal progress" in U.S.-North Korea relations, despite signs that path-finding diplomacy between the adversaries is running into problems. Trump described the letter as a "very...

UN chief says 'good possibilities' for US-North Korea talks

Jul. 12, 2018 3:26 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says there will be many "hiccups" in talks between the United States and North Korea on denuclearization "but I think there are very good possibilities for this dialogue to lead to a solution — a positive solution." He told a news conference...

Trump says he's still confident Kim will denuclearize

Jul. 9, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday that North Korea's leader would "honor" his commitment to denuclearize, despite Pyongyang's accusation that the U.S. is making "gangster-like" demands in negotiations. It was Trump's first public response since North Korea gave a harsh...

Analysis: Harsh words may mean NKorea seeks deal with Trump

Jul. 9, 2018 5:42 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's vitriolic criticism of the U.S. following a first round of nuclear negotiations went out of its way to spare one person: President Donald Trump. In a statement issued just hours after the two-day talks finished on Saturday, North Korea accused the U.S. side of a "unilateral and...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off base on energy, court case, more

Jul. 9, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gloated about a court case that didn't offer him the vindication he implied in his triumphant tweet. That capped a week of distortions, half-truths and swerves in his declarations on the economy, North Korea and other issues of the time. A week in review: TRUMP:...