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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2015, file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, listens to his Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif prior to a meeting in Tehran, Iran. On Monday Feb. 25, 2019, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has resigned. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
February 26, 2019 - 10:08 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday he hoped his sudden resignation would reinforce the position of his fellow diplomats, hinting that a dispute with the security apparatus and hard-liners led to a "deadly poison for foreign policy." Mohammed Javad Zarif's move sent shockwaves...
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President Donald Trump waves from his car after arriving on Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are to meet Wednesday in their second summit aimed at addressing perhaps the world's biggest security challenge: Kim's pursuit of a nuclear program that stands on the verge of viably threatening targets around the planet. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 26, 2019 - 10:06 am
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:05 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at the hotel in Hanoi where he will stay during his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng...
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President Donald Trump walks off Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport on arrival, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are to meet Wednesday in their second summit aimed at addressing perhaps the world's biggest security challenge: Kim's pursuit of a nuclear program that stands on the verge of viably threatening targets around the planet. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 26, 2019 - 9:41 am
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:15 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump has greeted officials in Vietnam, where he'll be meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon...
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President Donald Trump walks off Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport on arrival, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are to meet Wednesday in their second summit aimed at addressing perhaps the world's biggest security challenge: Kim's pursuit of a nuclear program that stands on the verge of viably threatening targets around the planet. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 26, 2019 - 9:20 am
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:15 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump has greeted officials in Hanoi, Vietnam, after disembarking from Air Force One. A red carpet was rolled out...
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T-shirts with U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are displayed for sale along with American and North Korean flags in a tourist area in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. The second summit between U.S President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 26, 2019 - 9:00 am
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:55 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Vietnam for a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) aimed at...
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A woman carries a paper bag containing goods purchased from American brand Abercrombie & Fitch walks past an Apple store at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. American companies in China increasingly worry U.S.-Chinese relations will deteriorate and are "hedging their bets" by delaying investment or moving operations, a business group reported Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 26, 2019 - 5:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — American companies want President Donald Trump's negotiations with Beijing to win them real improvements in their access to Chinese markets, not just a smaller overall U.S. trade deficit, a business group said Tuesday. Companies that responded to a questionnaire last week want an end...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Most Asian share benchmarks are lower as a rally spurred by the Trump administration's decision to hold off on increasing tariffs on imported Chinese goods fades. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 26, 2019 - 5:36 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Tuesday, backtracking from Monday's rally spurred by news that President Donald Trump had pushed back a deadline for raising tariffs on imports from China to allow time for more negotiations. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.9 percent in early trading to 7,121.64 after Prime...
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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2015, file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, listens to his Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif prior to a meeting in Tehran, Iran. On Monday Feb. 25, 2019, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has resigned. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
February 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday he hoped his sudden resignation would reinforce the position of his fellow diplomats, hinting at a dispute with the security apparatus and hard-liners over the conduct of the country's foreign policy. Mohammed Javad Zarif's resignation sent...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center right, receives a bouquet of flowers upon arrival by train in Dong Dang in Vietnamese border town Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, ahead of his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Minh Hoang)
February 26, 2019 - 5:04 am
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump (all times local): 5 p.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's liquor cabinet may just have taken a big hit. Customs officials in the Netherlands say they have intercepted a...
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A woman carries a paper bag containing goods purchased from American brand Abercrombie & Fitch walks past an Apple store at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. American companies in China increasingly worry U.S.-Chinese relations will deteriorate and are "hedging their bets" by delaying investment or moving operations, a business group reported Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 26, 2019 - 4:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — American companies want negotiations with Beijing to win them better access to its state-dominated economy, not just a smaller Chinese trade surplus, with Washington's punitive tariffs kept in place while talks proceed, a business group said Tuesday. Companies that responded to a...
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