Foreign policy

In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents, and skepticism from allies and the media, President Donald Trump made an extraordinary stop on the North Lawn of the White House Friday to promote the nuclear deal that critics have decried as a vague and lacking in clear objectives. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 16, 2018 - 1:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. He has received lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents and...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens a question from a reporter during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 14, 2018 - 1:27 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The United States will not ease sanctions against North Korea until it denuclearizes, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, as he reassured key Asian allies that President Donald Trump had not backed down on Pyongyang's weapons program. Pompeo, meeting in Seoul with top South...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, attends a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, second from right, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from left, at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June14, 2018. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 11:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 11:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it denuclearizes. Pompeo is pushing back on a report from...
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German Justice Minister Heiko Maas delivers a speech about Europe in Berlin on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. ( Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 9:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's new foreign minister says that Europe's response to U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" strategy should be "Europe United." In his first major policy speech since taking office, Heiko Maas said the European Union should strive for a "balanced partnership" with the...
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A Chinese woman pulls a trolley bag past a Chinese magazine cover showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The outcome of the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was good news for one absent but key player: China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 13, 2018 - 5:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — The outcome of the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was good news for one absent but key player: China. China won big at the summit after Trump made surprising pledges to suspend war games with South Korea and eventually pull U.S...
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In this photo released by the Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore, U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to depart on Air Force One following a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 5:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's triumphant assertions about the success of the unprecedented Singapore summit are being met with skepticism and outright derision from critics seizing on the contradiction between his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his willingness to accept...
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U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republican nomination for another term in the coastal 1st District around Charleston by state Rep. Katie Arrington. (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 3:51 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair several years ago. In the...
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People look at the display of local newspaper reporting the meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, at a subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The series of photos on the front page of the ruling workers’ party newspaper showed something North Koreans never would have imagined just months ago, their leader Kim warmly shaking hands with Trump. (Minoru Iwasaki/Kyodo News via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 2:02 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The series of photos on the front page of the ruling workers' party newspaper showed something North Koreans never would have imagined just months ago — their leader Kim Jong Un warmly shaking hands with President Donald Trump. The priority treatment of what even...
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In this photo released by the Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore, U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to depart on Air Force One following a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 1:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's triumphant assertions about the success of the unprecedented Singapore summit are being met with skepticism and outright derision from critics seizing on the contradiction between his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and his willingness to accept...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2018, file photo released by the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, arrives at the Changi International Airport on board a Air China flight in Singapore ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. As soon as Kim steps off the airplane China provided him for the Singapore trip, Beijing will be mindful of maintaining its influence over a Pyongyang that may feel less isolated after Trump showered Kim with praises, called him a “very talented man,” and made security concessions in return for very little. (Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore via AP, File)
June 13, 2018 - 12:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — The outcome of the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was good news for one absent but key player: China. China has emerged a big winner at the summit after Trump made surprising pledges to suspend war games with South Korea and...
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