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Trump: ‘Stay tuned’ for news on Americans detained in NKorea
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Trump: ‘Stay tuned’ for news on Americans detained in NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hinting there soon may be an update on the three Americans being held captive in North Korea. Trump tweeted Wednesday: “As everybody is aware, the past Administration has long been asking for three hostages to be released from a North Korean Labor camp, but to no avail. Stay...

North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attack
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North Korea offers to give up nukes if US vows not to attack

By KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his South Korean counterpart at their historic summit that he would be willing to give up his nuclear weapons if the U.S. commits to a formal end to the Korean War and a pledge not to attack the North,...

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘very honorable’
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In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘very honorable’

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been “very open” and “very honorable,” a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as “Little Rocket Man.”...

North Korea to “denuclearize?” Not exactly.
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North Korea to “denuclearize?” Not exactly.

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with the U.S....