Summits

Russian Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 3:40 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday. However, the White House said later that it is not considering...
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U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at South Korea's mission, Friday, July 20, 2018 in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 20, 2018 - 2:04 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Friday that the U.N. Security Council is united on the need for the fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, and he urged all countries — especially Russia and China — to strictly enforce U.N. sanctions to achieve that goal...
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In this July 16, 20198, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump has asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the fall. That's the latest update Thursday from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders following Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week in Finland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 20, 2018 - 11:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Putin's ambassador to the U.S. said Moscow is open to discussing such a meeting, even as...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is surrounded by photographers at the beginning of her annual summer press conference at the Bundespressekonferenz in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 20, 2018 - 6:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the meeting earlier this week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that meetings between U.S. and Russian presidents should become "normal" again. Merkel's comments...
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President Donald Trump departs after signing an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 19, 2018 - 11:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House this fall for a second get-together, even as cleanup from the first continues with no letup. A White House meeting...
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In this July 16, 20198, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump has asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the fall. That's the latest update Thursday from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders following Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week in Finland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 19, 2018 - 11:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Cleanup from the first continued with no letup Thursday, as Trump belatedly decided Putin's...
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In this July 16, 2018, photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. Trump and Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. Three days later no one is quite sure. With no details emerging from the leaders’ one-on-one discussion on Monday other than the vague outline they offered themselves, officials, lawmakers and the public in the United States in particular are wondering what, if anything, was actually agreed to. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 19, 2018 - 7:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or, they may not have. It depends on who you talk to. Three days later no one was quite sure. With no details emerging from the leaders' one-on-one discussion on...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, second from left, gives a statement as Russian President Vladimir Putin, second from right, looks on and translators take notes at the beginning of a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 19, 2018 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the American translator from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The panel's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, said...
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Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 11:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military is testing an array of new nuclear and other weapons, from a high-powered laser weapon system to a nuclear-powered cruise missile with "unlimited" range. The Defense Ministry made a string of announcements about progress on the weapons, unveiled in a speech by...
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July 19, 2018 - 10:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following the Helsinki summit. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, told reporters Thursday he's taking a "steady-as-she-...
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