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North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment

May. 27, 2019 4:19 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign...

The Latest: Trump agrees with Kim on Biden's "low IQ"

May. 27, 2019 3:44 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump sided with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and continued to criticize former Vice President and 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden — this time on the world stage. Trump said in response to...

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade

May. 26, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has a good feeling about getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Speaking Monday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump said the U.S. has come a...

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott

May. 26, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and three other nations began boycotting it nearly two years...

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

May. 25, 2019 6:30 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place. Washington's position on the North's denuclearization is consistent...

Japan's charm campaign ready to roll: Golf, sumo await Trump

May. 24, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego. Offering high honors, golf and the chance to present...

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

May. 24, 2019 6:51 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman published...

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure

May. 21, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences that the recent U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel. Kim Song said at a news...

Washington University to host climate summit next year

May. 19, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington University in St. Louis will host a summit next year aimed at addressing growing concerns about climate change. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was in St. Louis Thursday to announce creation of the Midwest Collegiate Climate Summit. It will include representatives...

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit

May. 17, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China agreed Friday to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the timing is appropriate for the two sides to...