Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yet

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong Un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North’s denuclearization and breathe energy into his own efforts […]

Pompeo shrugs off NKorea’s ‘gangster’ rebuke, cites progress

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday brushed aside North Korea’s accusation of “gangster-like” demands, maintaining that his third visit to the country was producing results but vowing that sanctions would remain until Pyongyang follows through on leader Kim Jong Un’s pledge to get rid of his nuclear weapons. Pompeo downplayed North […]

Pompeo seeks clarity in denuclearization talks with NKorea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened a second day of talks with senior North Korean officials on Saturday, with both sides saying they need clarity on the parameters of an agreement to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. On his third trip to Pyongyang since April and his first since last month’s historic […]

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

By ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. 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 […]

Trump-Kim shake hands, commit to ‘complete denuclearization’

SINGAPORE (AP) — Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. Yet as Trump toasted the summit’s results, he faced mounting questions about whether he […]

If Kim Jong-Un can meet with President Trump, is there hope that Charlie Riley will meet with conservative Republicans?

If Kim Jong-Un can meet with President Trump, is there hope that Charlie Riley will meet with conservative Republicans?

Image: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un met with President of the United States Donald Trump at the Capella Hotel in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Is Charlie Riley capable of meeting with his political critics? Conroe and Magnolia, June 12 – Today, June 12, 2018, the historic meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, who […]

Seoul says Moon speaks to Trump ahead of summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): Seoul says President Donald Trump talked with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-YIHN’) about his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expressed optimism for a diplomatic breakthrough. South […]

Isolated Kim takes big gamble leaving home for Trump summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea’s leader as he leaves the all-encompassing bubble of his locked-down stronghold of Pyongyang and steps off a jet onto Singapore soil for his planned sit-down with President Donald Trump on Tuesday. There’s just […]

The summit’s back on: Trump, NKorea’s Kim to meet after all

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of hard-nosed negotiation, diplomatic gamesmanship and no shortage of theatrics, President Donald Trump announced Friday that the historic nuclear-weapons summit he had canceled with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is back on. The June 12 meeting in Singapore, the first between heads of the technically still-warring nations, is meant […]

US-N. Korea meetings in New York aimed at salvaging summit

NEW YORK (AP) — Top American and North Korean officials are holding a full day of meetings in New York on Thursday aimed at deciding whether a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can be salvaged. Ahead of the meetings, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the North’s former […]