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President Donald Trump speaks as Sec of State Mike Pompeo looks on during a news conference after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 4:33 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. sanctions on the reclusive nation, a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, following his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 28, 2019 - 4:12 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. sanctions on the reclusive nation, a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global...
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People watch a TV screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump's press conference, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. sanctions on the reclusive nation, a stunning end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global threat. The signs read: " Trump talks with North Korea about denuclearization." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 28, 2019 - 3:42 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 3:40 p.m. South Korean media are reacting with alarm over the collapse of the nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Hanoi, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, following his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 28, 2019 - 3:26 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 3:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is hopeful that India and Pakistan may be on the cusp of progress after the two countries exchanged gunfire through the night...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during a news conference after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 3:09 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell through after the North demanded a full removal of U.S.-led...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. sanctions on the reclusive nation, a stunning end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global threat...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, photo, a laborer works in an aluminum factory in Suixi in eastern China's Anhui province. A survey shows Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a three-year low in February amid a tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand. (Chinatopix via AP)
February 28, 2019 - 1:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese manufacturing activity fell to a three-year low in February amid a tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand, a survey showed Thursday. The monthly purchasing managers' index by the government statistics bureau and an industry group fell 0.3 points to 49.2 on a 100...
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President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 12:58 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un inched toward normalizing relations between their still technically-warring nations Thursday as the American leader tamped down expectations that their summit talks would yield an agreement by the reclusive country to take...
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President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2019 - 12:15 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un appeared to find some common ground in their high-stakes summit Thursday, with Kim suggesting an openness to denuclearization and allowing a historic U.S. presence in his reclusive nation, even as doubts remained about...
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FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo sorted soybeans are ready for shipment and planting near White Cloud, Kan. Statistics show the nation's farmers are struggling to pay back their loans after years of low crop prices _ with nearly one out of every five loans in a government farm program now delinquent. Figures recently compiled show an overall jump in delinquencies for producers with direct loans from the Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency. Nationwide, 19.4 percent of FSA direct loans nationwide were delinquent in January. That compares to 16.5 percent for the same month a year ago. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
February 28, 2019 - 12:10 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and export markets hit by President Donald Trump's tariffs, with a key government program showing the highest default rate in at least nine years. Many agricultural loans come due around Jan. 1...
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