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FILE - In this April 9, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with national security adviser John Bolton in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed at the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The two men offered opposing accounts on Bolton's less than friendly departure...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 8:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched at least two unidentified projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end without new U.S. proposals...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched at least two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end without new U.S. proposals. The...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 7:22 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 7:20 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 5:07 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September but that Washington must come to the negotiating table with acceptable new proposals. If the proposals don't satisfy North Korea, dealings between the two countries...
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Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Gharib Abadi, waits for the start of the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
September 09, 2019 - 4:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 10 p.m. Iran's U.N. ambassador is accusing the United States of violating the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty by modernizing its nuclear weapons instead of moving toward disarmament. Ambassador Majid Takht Ravanchi cited...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 23, 2016 file photo, Choe Son Hui, deputy director general of the Department of US Affairs of North Korea Foreign Ministry, briefs journalists outside the North Korean embassy in Beijing, China. North Korea says it's willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September. But First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 that the United States must come to the negotiating table with proposals that satisfy North Korea, or dealings between the two countries will come to an end. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, file)
September 09, 2019 - 1:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September, but that Washington must come to the negotiating table with acceptable new proposals. If the proposals don't satisfy North Korea, dealings between the two countries...
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Acting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Cornel Feruta, addresses the media during a news conference after a meeting of the IAEA board of governors at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
September 09, 2019 - 11:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country's slowly unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran had already announced the step, its latest violation of the 2015 agreement...
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Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Gharib Abadi, waits for the start of the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
September 09, 2019 - 10:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country's unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran had already announced the step, its latest violation of the 2015 agreement as it...
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