Nuclear disarmament

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Korea's presidential office said Pompeo will meet President Moon Jae-in Thursday morning to discuss the meeting, which made history as the first between sitting leaders of the U.S. and North Korea. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's confident that U.S. talks with North Korea will resume "sometime in the next week." Pompeo says he doesn't know the...
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U.S. President Donald Trump reaches for North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after they signed documents at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 12, 2018 - 7:31 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 7 a.m. North Korea says President Donald Trump has agreed on a step-by-step denuclearization process by North Korea in return for reciprocal concessions from...
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U.S. President Donald Trump flashes a thumbs up as he leaves after a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
June 12, 2018 - 8:31 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, tried a dose of Hollywood drama as he sought to sway North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit. Using an iPad, Trump said, he showed Kim a short video made on his behalf,...
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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, center, is escorted by his security delegation as he visits Marina Bay in Singapore, Monday, June 11, 2018, ahead of Kim's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
June 11, 2018 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said it himself to Congress and the American people: "No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea." But when it comes to human rights, don't expect Trump to hold Kim Jong Un's feet to the fire...
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June 11, 2018 - 4:43 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader has sought to clarify his position on Israel after being accused of threatening its destruction. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted by the official IRNA news agency late Sunday as saying the Mideast conflict should be resolved through a popular referendum...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, in Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 09, 2018 - 8:29 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump cast his Tuesday summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "one-time shot" for the autocratic leader to ditch his nuclear weapons and enter the community of nations, saying he would know within moments if Kim is serious about the talks. Trump said Saturday...
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President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron during the G-7 summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Charlevoix, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 08, 2018 - 8:56 pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the annual Group of Seven meeting of industrialized nations (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump had positive meetings at the G-7 summit with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 24, 2018 file picture President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Tensions are mounting between French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump, meeting Friday with other leaders at the G-7 summit in Canada. Just six weeks ago Macron and Trump exhibited their friendship at a state dinner in Washington but today Macron is positioning himself to lead the anti-Trump brigade at the G7. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 08, 2018 - 10:02 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to take the lead of the European brigade against U.S. President Donald Trump at the summit of the Group of Seven wealthy countries in Canada. Macron called a meeting Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa...
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In this June 6, 2018 frame grab from Islamic Republic Iran Broadcasting, IRIB, state-run TV, three versions of domestically-built centrifuges are shown in a live TV program from Natanz, an Iranian uranium enrichment plant, in Iran. The program from made a point to show the centrifuges labeled in English in the background. Those shown Wednesday night are more-sophisticated devices Tehran is currently prohibited from running under the nuclear deal with world powers. (IRIB via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 7:43 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The star of a live television interview in Iran's new nuclear workshop wasn't the head of the country's atomic agency, but three centrifuges labeled in English in the background, advanced devices Tehran is prohibited from using by the nuclear deal with world...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. That’s according to an investigation by Senate Republicans released June 6. “The Obama Administration misled the American people and Congress because they were desperate to get a deal with Iran,” said Portman, the subcommittee’s chairman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, file)
June 06, 2018 - 2:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After striking an elusive nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration found itself in a quandary in early 2016: Iran had been promised access to its long-frozen overseas reserves, including $5.7 billion stuck in an Omani bank. To spend it, Iran wanted to convert the money...
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