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North Korea shatters Trump's boastful assurances of an easy path to denuclearization

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finished talks with North Korean officials in Pyongyang, Kim Jong Un's foreign ministry accused the Trump administration of a “unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization." It was an immediate and sharp contradiction to …

North Korea

Trump Will Fire Robert Mueller, Replace Him With 'Himself'

Pappy's bugfuck crazy again! After doing his normal Sunday and Monday routine of lying on his ass and tweet-whining about his grievances, the …

Donald Trump

Dear James Mattis: Why Haven’t You Quit Yet?

Dear Secretary James Mattis,<p>What on earth are you still doing in the Trump administration? Why haven’t you quit yet?<p>“Mattis is out of the loop and …

Donald Trump

How to Break the Impasse on North Korea

Two months after President Trump’s dramatic summit meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, his predictions of a quick end to North Korea’s nuclear threat have been exposed as the boasts of a man with little grasp of the complexity and difficulty of an issue that has long defied …

North Korea

No indication North Korean nuclear activities stopped: IAEA

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it did not find any indication that North Korea had stopped its nuclear activities, adding to doubts about the …

North Korea

Trump: There'll 'most likely' be another summit with Kim

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump said another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would "most likely" happen but offered no details on timing or venue in an interview with Reuters Monday.<p>In the interview Trump pointed to an absence of missile or nuclear tests from Pyongyang as a measure of …

North Korea

Donald Trump says interview with Mueller could be 'perjury trap'

Donald Trump says he fears that an interview with the special counsel Robert Mueller would be a “perjury trap” – while pointing out that he could “run” the Russia investigation himself if he chose to.<p>In a wide-ranging White House interview with the Reuters news agency on Monday, the US president …

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Despite President Trump's claim, U.N. agency says North Korea is not reducing nukes

WASHINGTON – Two months after President Donald Trump endorsed North Korea's pledge to denuclearize, a United Nations watchdog organization says there is no sign that Kim Jong Un's government has stopped its nuclear weapons activities.<p>A report from the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency …

North Korea

US blacklists Russian shippers for NKorea violations

WASHINGTON (AFP) -<p>The US Treasury on Tuesday slapped punitive sanctions on two Russian shipping firms and six Russian-flagged vessels for violating economic sanctions on North Korea.<p>The Treasury said Primorye Maritime Logistics Co. and Gudzon Shipping Co. own a tanker, the M/V Patriot, which …

North Korea

Trump's White House is making Orwell's worst nightmares look tame

By Scott Lucas<p>Updated at 1532 GMT (2332 HKT) August 20, 2018<p>01:53<p>Trump's flag hug goes viral<p>02:09<p>Time cover shows Trump towering over toddler<p>02:39<p>Trump tries to shift immigration conversation<p>02:20<p>Trump keeps praising authoritarian leaders<p>01:14<p>Trump says Melania jacket is message to media<p>01:31<p>Trump: …

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U.S. Sanctions Russian Ships for North Korea Trade

The U.S. sanctioned owners of six Russian ships over claims they are helping transfer refined petroleum products to North Korean vessels in violation …

North Korea

Stephen King Partly Blamed Rudy Giuliani for Opioid Epidemic

“Just another rat thriving in the swamp Trump promised to drain,” King wrote<p>Stephen King said Monday that Rudy Giuliani shares some blame for the …

Donald Trump

Nuclear weapons are making a comeback — and making the world more dangerous

Signs are multiplying that nuclear weapons are making a comeback, making the world more dangerous. The Pentagon reports that China is close to …

North Korea

UN chief welcomes event reuniting families on the Korean Peninsula

The majority of those selected to take part in the week-long inter-Korean family reunion event, which began on Monday, are elderly.<p>Many have not seen …

North Korea

Jeremy Hunt says Donald Trump should be judged on actions not words over Russia

The foreign secretary admits the president has a "different" approach, but insists the White House is "prepared to be very tough".<p>Donald Trump should …

Donald Trump

North Korea appears to be gearing up for another big military parade: Report

North Korea appears to be gearing up to host a larger Foundation Day Parade than a February demonstration intended to celebrate anniversary of the …

North Korea

Melania Trump announces trip to Africa

Melania Trump plans to visit several African countries in October on her first major solo trip overseas as first lady, she announced Monday.<p>Building …

Africa

I wouldn't mind job of ambassador to Ireland, says Spicer

"I've enjoyed serving my country in so many ways and if the president ever asked me to serve it in another way, I'd gladly consider it," he told the …

Donald Trump

Trump using U.S. troop levels as leverage, analysts say

President Trump says he wants to bring U.S. troops home from Syria, the Korean Peninsula, Europe and elsewhere and unload part of America’s military …

Military Spending

US sanctions Russian companies for oil smuggling to North Korea

President Trump’s administration blacklisted a pair of Russian companies for smuggling oil to North Korea on Tuesday, stepping up efforts to …

North Korea

As Trump eyes new meeting with North Korean dictator, here’s one thing to watch

In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, President Trump indicated that a second meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was likely saying, …

North Korea

Opinion: Bad men, but good presidents

With the continuing hysteria about Donald Trump’s presidency, a few questions come to mind. The first: Can a bad man become a good president? The …

Donald Trump

‘Morning Joe’ Mocks Trump Legal Team: ‘Everybody Knows That Rudy Giuliani is Lying’

Set regulars warned that Giuliani would not be remembered well for his performance defending President Trump<p>The set of “Morning Joe” gave a negative …

Donald Trump

What Bittersweet Family Reunions Mean For A Divided Korea

A limited number of families from South and North Korea will be reunited at Mount Kumgang in North Korea this week. Family reunions are perhaps the most visible representation of the division of the Korean peninsula apart from the 38th parallel itself.<p>In most cases, the family members haven’t seen …

North Korea

Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean son on Monday, their first meeting since they were driven apart during the turmoil of the 1950-53 Korean War.<p>"How many children do you have? Do you have a son?" Lee …

North Korea

Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall

SEOUL, South Korea — When North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, visited a hydroelectric dam under construction last month, he reportedly “flew into a rage” after learning why the dam was still unfinished after 17 years of work.<p>The dam, central to Mr. Kim’s efforts to alleviate his country’s chronic …

North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to visit DPRK soon for 4th visit

Photo provided by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 10, 2018 shows Kim Jong Un (R), top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of …

North Korea

North and South Korea Try Soft Diplomacy

Now Playing<p>North and South Korea Try Soft Diplomacy<p>Pyongyang and Seoul are pushing ahead with symbolic inter-Korean exchanges—family reunions, joint sports teams and cultural events—amid concerns that denuclearization efforts have hit an impasse. Photo: AP and Getty Images<p>Up Next

North Korea

Digital Marketing Leaders Summit Singapore 2018 -- Less than 4 Weeks to Go

<b>PR Newswire is the Official News Release Distribution Partner of Digital Marketing Leaders Summit Singapore 2018.</b><p>SINGAPORE, Aug. 20, 2018 …

Digital Marketing

New Entries in the CFR Cyber Operations Tracker: Q2 2018

An update of the Council on Foreign Relations' Cyber Operations Tracker for the period between April and July 2018.<p>The Cyber Operations Tracker has …

Cybersecurity