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 […]

North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea for Olympics

 GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month’s Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North’s nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22 athletes from their country who […]

US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes on Monday, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The United States often sends powerful military aircraft in a show of force in […]