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  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Threat to US Elections in 2020 Is Not Limited to Russia

    Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year’s vote as well. But it’s not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials sounding the alarm about foreign efforts to disrupt the 2020 election include multiple countries in that warning. Concerns abound not only about possible hacking of campaigns but also about the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2019

    North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles After Offering Talks With US

    North Korea launched two projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end without new U.S. proposals. The launches and demand for new proposals were apparently aimed at pressuring the United States to make concessions when the North...

  • Donald Trump Jul 30, 2019

    Seoul: North Korea Launches 2 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

    South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast in a move observers say could be aimed at boosting pressure on the United States as the rivals struggle to set up fresh nuclear talks. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2019

    2 South Koreans, 15 Russians Held in North Korea After Boat Drifts

    Two South Koreans and 15 Russians have been held in North Korea for a week after their boat drifted into North Korean waters, Seoul officials said Wednesday. The crew members were aboard a Russia-flagged fishing boat when it was detained by North Korea on July 17, the Unification Ministry said in a statement. North Korea hasn’t responded to South Korea’s...

  • Donald Trump Jul 5, 2019

    2020 Democrats See Opportunity on Foreign Policy

    Some of the leading Democrats in the 2020 presidential contest are working to strengthen their foreign policy bona fides, eager to address their own inexperience on national security matters and draw a contrast with President Donald Trump’s unpredictable approach to trouble spots overseas. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is considering a trip abroad. California Sen. Kamala Harris’ growing foreign policy team...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    Kim-Trump Border Meeting: History or Just a Photo-Op?

    It sure looked historic: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strode toward each other Sunday from opposite sides of a strip of land that marks one of the world’s most dangerous places. They shook hands and then Trump stepped over the concrete slab that marks the borderline between the Koreas, becoming the first U.S. president to...

  • Donald Trump Jun 26, 2019

    Seoul: US, N Korea in Talks to Set Up 3rd Trump-Kim Summit

    North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North’s expanding nuclear arsenal, South Korea’s president said, four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement. There have been no public meetings between...

  • Donald Trump Jun 23, 2019

    North Korean Media Says Kim Receives ‘Excellent’ Letter From Trump

    U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate” the content. The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said Trump sent a letter and “correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing.” Formal talks between the U.S. and North Korea...

  • Donald Trump Jun 1, 2019

    FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Findings of Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump is distorting the findings of the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration and a possible case against him “closed” based on remarks from a special counsel who did not make either statement. “Robert Mueller would have brought charges, if he had ANYTHING, but there were no charges to bring!” Trump tweeted Thursday. “CASE CLOSED,” he said in another tweet....

  • Donald Trump May 25, 2019

    Bolton Says N. Korea Missile Tests Violated UN Resolutions, Trump Downplays Potential Threat

    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 and a repeated pattern of failures to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons should be stopped,...

  • Donald Trump May 10, 2019

    Experts See Russia’s Fingerprints on North Korea’s New Missile

    The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and has been actively trying to sell abroad for years. Ending a pause in ballistic missile launches that began in late...

  • Donald Trump May 6, 2019

    North Korea Tests New Missile — and Trump’s Resolve

    North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile — and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future. The test early Saturday was quickly played down by Trump and his top advisers, who noted it was not the kind of long-range missile leader Kim Jong Un has refrained from launching...

  • United States Apr 17, 2019

    N. Korea Says It Tested New Weapon, Wants Pompeo Out of Talks

    North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations. The test, which didn’t appear to be of a banned mid- or long-range ballistic missile that could scuttle negotiations, allows North Korea to...

  • Donald Trump Apr 13, 2019

    Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year’s end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North’s state-run media said Saturday. Kim made the comments during a speech Friday at a session of...

  • Donald Trump Mar 22, 2019

    Trump Says He’s Bucking Treasury, Reversing North Korea Sanctions

    President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration’s decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that the president “likes” leader Kim Jong Un and doesn’t think they’re necessary. It’s unclear, however, which sanctions the president was referencing in his tweet, which took Treasury officials by surprise. “It was announced today by...

  • Donald Trump Mar 17, 2019

    Joven murió atropellada por un conductor que huyó

    El conductor huyó en una Range Rover y ahora las autoridades lo buscan tras la muerte de una joven de 23 años.

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2019

    Kim Jong Un Rethinking Nuke Talks; US Expects North Korea to Keep Moratorium on Tests

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that the U.S. expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to honor his promise to keep his missile launches and nuclear tests on hold, speaking after a top North Korean official suggested the moratorium was under review and could be lifted. Pompeo said Kim told President Donald Trump several times at last month’s...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Feb 28, 2019

    Trump: US Sanctions Were Sticking Point in Talks

    President Donald Trump said U.S. sanctions were sticking point in failed talks with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un at their summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. After an abrupt end to the summit with Kim, President Trump said: ‘Sometimes you have to walk.’

  • Donald Trump Feb 25, 2019

    Ahead of North Korea Summit, Concern About Trump’s Gamble

    U.S. intelligence officials are increasingly doubtful that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un intends to dismantle his nuclear program, the officials told NBC News. That’s President Donald Trump goal in negotiating with North Korea, though there’s no evidence Kim shares it. The White House has set low expectations for the meeting between Trump and Kim this week in Vietnam. Trump...

  • Donald Trump Feb 10, 2019

    South Korea, US Sign Cost-Sharing Deal for American Troops

    South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul’s contribution for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous failed negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance. The development comes as President Donald Trump is set to hold his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam...

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