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A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

Jun. 22, 2018 2:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff have raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. President Donald...

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

Jun. 21, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff have raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. President Donald...

Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

Jun. 20, 2018 8:22 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — South Korea urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on its leader Kim Jong Un as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a visit designed to convey the countries' growing closeness. Kim and Xi held a second day of...

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun. 19, 2018 9:48 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees. State broadcaster CCTV...

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun. 19, 2018 8:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest developments in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcomes of last week's nuclear summit. State...

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...

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...

10 Things to Know for Today

Jun. 15, 2018 6:29 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP APPROVES PLAN TO IMPOSE TOUGH CHINA TARIFFS President Donald Trump approves plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as today. 2. INSIDE THE SUMMIT WITH...

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

Jun. 14, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are getting a new look at President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him last...

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Jun. 14, 2018 1:28 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The United States will not ease sanctions against North Korea until it denuclearizes, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, as he reassured key Asian allies that President Donald Trump had not backed down on Pyongyang's weapons program. Pompeo, meeting in Seoul with top South Korean...