Weapons of mass destruction

The British Embassy building, foreground, with the Russian Foreign Ministry building, background right, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 30, 2018. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday it has ordered Britain to reduce the number of its diplomats in Moscow to the level that Russia has in London, escalating a diplomatic war with the West over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 30, 2018 - 3:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The crisis between Russia and the West over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain heightened Friday as Russia ordered new cuts to the number of British envoys in the country. Russia also summoned 23 foreign ambassadors to inform them that some of their diplomats would be...
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The British Embassy building, foreground, with the Russian Foreign Ministry building, background right, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 30, 2018. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday it has ordered Britain to reduce the number of its diplomats in Moscow to the level that Russia has in London, escalating a diplomatic war with the West over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the Russian ex-spy poisoning (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Russia's Foreign Ministry has accused U.S. intelligence services of trying to recruit Russian diplomats expelled by the U.S. amid a diplomatic conflict over the poisoning of an ex-...
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A U.S. consulate employee pulls a trolley with ordered pizzas into the consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, March 30, 2018. Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat response that intensified the Kremlin's rupture with the United States and Europe. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
March 30, 2018 - 9:44 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the Russian ex-spy poisoning (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Amid a Russia-West diplomatic dispute, envoys at the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg have paused for some pizza. A van delivered more than 20 pizzas Friday to the consulate, which...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prepares to speak in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 29, 2018 - 7:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prepares to speak in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 29, 2018 - 4:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prepares to speak in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Russia's foreign minister says Moscow will expel the same number of diplomats from the nations that have expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat...
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, and North Korean delegation head Ri Son Gwon exchange documents signed an agreement after their meeting at the northern side of the Panmunjom Thursday, March 29, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27, the South announced Thursday after the nations agreed on a rare summit that could prove significant in global efforts to resolve a decades-long standoff over the North's nuclear program. (Korea Pool via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 5:16 am
PAJU, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a border village on April 27, the South announced Thursday, for a rare summit that could prove significant in global efforts to resolve the decades-long standoff over the North's nuclear program...
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In this March 26, 2018, photo provided March 28, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and his wife Ri Sol Ju, rear right, are greeted on arrival at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. North Korea's leader Kim and his Chinese counterpart Xi sought to portray strong ties between the long-time allies despite a recent chill as both countries on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, confirmed Kim's secret trip to Beijing this week. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An enigmatic North Korean leader takes a secretive train trip to China to affirm fraternal ties and declare a commitment to denuclearization. It sounds like Kim Jong Un's visit this week, but his father and predecessor Kim Jong Il made similar declarations on a trip to Beijing,...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018 file photo, police officers stand outside the house of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. British police say they believe a Russian ex-spy and his daughter first came into contact with a military-grade nerve agent at their front door. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon says in a statement Wednesday, March 28 police are now focusing their investigation in and around Sergei Skripal's home. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
March 28, 2018 - 4:11 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local): 10:50 p.m. British police say they believe a Russian ex-spy and his daughter first came into contact with a military-grade nerve agent at their front door. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon says in a...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions at Parliament in London, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
March 28, 2018 - 1:52 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain (all times local): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May about the coordinated effort by Western allies to expel Russian intelligence operatives. That's according to the White...
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