Weapons of mass destruction

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Senators on immigration in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 04, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 12:59 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have agreed to "de-conflict the Olympics and our military exercises" so that the countries "can focus on...
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South Korean army soldiers stand guard on Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone, near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Jan 4, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of acrimony and fears of war. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 04, 2018 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a possible opening for diplomacy, the Trump administration on Thursday agreed to delay joint military exercises with South Korea until after the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The decision could help reduce tensions as the Koreas consider holding their first direct talks...
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January 04, 2018 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to delay joint military exercises with South Korea until after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month, the Pentagon said Thursday. A Pentagon spokesman, Col. Rob Manning, said President Donald Trump agreed to the delay in consultation with...
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January 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The Pentagon says the U.S. has agreed to delay joint military exercises with South Korea until after the Winter Olympics. Col. Rob Manning is a Pentagon spokesman. Manning says President...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his speech during a news conference for the New Year in Ise, central Japan Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Abe said Thursday. (Yoshiaki Sakamoto/Kyodo News via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 2:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference for the new year, Abe told reporters Japan was watching to see the impact of sanctions against...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a question-and-answer session at the parliament's lower house in Tokyo. Abe says North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people. Abe told reporters Thursday, Jan, 4, 2018 that Japan would do its utmost, working with the U.S. and South Korea, to pressure Pyongyang to shift its course and end its missile tests and nuclear program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
January 04, 2018 - 2:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea should shift course and drop its nuclear program and missile tests to become a wealthier nation, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference for the new year, Abe told reporters Japan was watching to see the impact of sanctions against...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a question-and-answer session at the parliament's lower house in Tokyo. Abe says North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people. Abe told reporters Thursday, Jan, 4, 2018 that Japan would do its utmost, working with the U.S. and South Korea, to pressure Pyongyang to shift its course and end its missile tests and nuclear program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
January 04, 2018 - 1:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people. Abe told reporters Thursday that Japan would do its utmost, working with the U.S. and South Korea, to pressure Pyongyang to shift its course and end its missile tests and nuclear...
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A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea on Wednesday, another sign easing animosity between the rivals even as Kim traded combative threats of nuclear war with President Donald Trump. (Yonhap via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 3:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of acrimony and fears of war. The sudden...
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A South Korean government official checks the direct communications hotline to talk with the North Korean side at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea on Wednesday, another sign easing animosity between the rivals even as Kim traded combative threats of nuclear war with President Donald Trump. (Yonhap via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 2:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of acrimony and fears of war. Even among the...
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People watch a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's New Year's speech, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. North Korea announced Wednesday that it will reopen a cross-border communication channel with South Korea, officials in Seoul said, another sign of easing animosity between the rivals after a year that saw the North conduct nuclear bomb and missile tests and both the Koreas and Washington issue threats of war. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 03, 2018 - 2:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of acrimony and fears of war. Even among the...
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