Weapons administration

May 25, 2018 - 6:21 am
VIENNA (AP) — Iran will pull out of a landmark deal to stop the country from developing nuclear weapons unless it receives concrete guarantees that the economic incentives of the pact will be protected by the other parties, following the U.S. decision to unilaterally withdraw and Washington's...
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Protesters with a portrait of U.S. President Donald Trump stage a rally against the United States' policies near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit down for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 25, 2018 - 2:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. But it was milder than its typical crude and inflammatory insults unleased on other top U.S. and South Korean officials. The North...
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In this Thursday, May 24, 2018 photo, The fourth tunnel of North Korea's nuclear test site is blown up in Punggye-ri, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a group of foreign journalists looked on. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 11:52 pm
PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched. The explosions at the test site deep in the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. In a dramatic diplomatic turn, Trump on Thursday canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 24, 2018 - 5:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 5 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he's "very perplexed" that the U.S.-North Korea summit won't go ahead as planned. Yonhap news agency cited Moon as urging direct...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during his and French President Emmanuel Macron joint news conference following the talks at the Konstantin palace with the statue of the Peter The Great in the background just outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Macron's talks with Putin are set to focus on the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal, as well as conflict in Syria and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
May 24, 2018 - 4:14 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that North Korea fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. At a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Putin said the North Korean leader "did...
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May 24, 2018 - 12:57 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions, the United Nations nuclear watchdog said Thursday. The United States pulled out of the pact earlier this month,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. In a dramatic diplomatic turn, Trump on Thursday canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 24, 2018 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump on Thursday called off next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, calling the cancellation a "tremendous setback" for peace and stressing that the US military was ready to respond to any "foolish or reckless acts" by...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (Jason Lee/Pool Photo vi AP)
May 24, 2018 - 7:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday that China welcomes German companies during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel that gives Beijing an opportunity to try to recruit an ally in its trade feud with U.S. President Donald Trump. Both China and Germany are embroiled in disputes with...
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El secretario de Estado Mike Pompeo al ser interpelado por la Comisión de Relaciones Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes en el Congreso en Washington el 23 de mayo del 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 23, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization." The decision about...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation on Wednesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file)
May 23, 2018 - 10:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel was heading to China on Wednesday with a business delegation, amid tension in both Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. Merkel's trip to China follows visits to...
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