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June 10, 2018 1:14 PM Vladimir Putin says he’s happy to meet with Donald Trump whenever U.S. is ready

QINGDAO, CHINA—Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he’s happy to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit. Putin, speaking to reporters in Qingdao, China, where he attended a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said he agreed with Trump’s expressions of concern about a renewed arms race. Putin 12

June 6, 2018 6:19 PM U.S. lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Some members of Congress worry Trump will concede too much in his eagerness for a deal Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require the Trump administration to provide a detailed report on North Korea's nuclear program to set a "baseline" for progress on talks with Pyongyang 26

June 1, 2018 12:16 PM Trump says summit with Kim Jong Un is back on

After the meeting, Trump posed for photos with Kim Yong Chol outside the Oval Office, and they talked amiably at Kim’s black SUV before he was driven away. Trump told reporters he hadn’t yet read the letter from the North Korean leader and added with a smile, “I may be in for a big surprise, folks.” But minutes earlier, he had described the note as “a very interesting 10

May 25, 2018 1:27 PM Trump says he welcomes North Korea’s ‘warm’ response to cancellation of summit

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed North Korea’s statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit. He called the North’s reaction “warm and productive” and expressed hope for “long and enduring prosperity and peace.” Trump tweeted Friday morning, a day after he withdrew from the June 12 summit 20

May 24, 2018 2:53 AM North Korea slams Pence remark, threatens to back out of summit

TOKYO—North Korea has renewed its threat to pull out of a summit next month with President Donald Trump, saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table. Pyongyang’s latest salvo follows recent comments by U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence suggesting the North may end up like Libya if it doesn’t move forward with denuclearization 19

May 23, 2018 12:39 PM North Korea nuclear site trip for foreign journalists underway

North Korea has said it will use explosives to close nuclear test tunnels later this week International journalists left on a marathon journey to a North Korean nuclear test site on Wednesday, after Pyongyang belatedly cleared a number of South Korean media to witness what it says will be the dismantling of its only nuclear test facility. The trek will involve 27

May 21, 2018 3:48 PM U.S. issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Requirements include foreign-policy overhaul and cessation of all uranium enrichment The United States issued a steep list of demands on Monday to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Tehran doesn't change course. Drawing sharp contrasts 30

May 15, 2018 11:49 PM U.S. hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions

WASHINGTON—The United States designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist on Tuesday and barred anyone around the world from doing business with him, escalating financial pressure on Iran in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Iranian central bank, was named a “specially 18

May 14, 2018 3:27 PM More evacuations in Hawaii as new volcanic fissure sends lava exploding into air

The new fissure was discovered Sunday morning as residents await a possible major eruption. Nearby resident Richard Schott, 34, watched from a police checkpoint as the eruption churned just over a ridgeline and behind some trees. “I’ve actually seen rocks fly over the tree line and I can feel it in my body,” Schott said. “It’s like a nuclear reaction 15

May 10, 2018 7:26 PM Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems 13