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Mike Pompeo with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
White House via CNN
August 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
By Nicole Gaouette, CNN (CNN) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said North Korea is "of course" closer to denuclearization, but he acknowledged it will take some time before that happens and said the schedule for divesting the country of its missiles and weapons would be set by Kim Jong Un. "Of...
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Bering Strait
Y2nomad | Dreamstime.com
August 03, 2018 - 11:06 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been detained in Russia's Far East after accidently sailing there from Alaska on a small boat, officials said Friday. John Martin had been traveling down the Yukon River across Alaska on a one-person boat when he ended up in the open Bering Sea, said Russian Foreign...
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In this July 6, 2018, file photo, a container ship is docked at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China's Shandong Province.
Chinatopix via AP, File
August 03, 2018 - 10:55 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging...
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In this June. 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
August 02, 2018 - 11:25 am
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump received a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following up on their Singapore summit. The correspondence came amid fresh concerns over Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearization...
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A man reads a newspaper headline in Harare, Zimbabwe,Wednesday, Aug, 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi
August 02, 2018 - 11:19 am
By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party signaled victory in the presidential election on Thursday, telling the opposition a day after deadly violence that "we should all lose graciously," while an anxious country awaited results that the electoral...
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Facebook Russia Hackers
CNN
August 02, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN (CNN) — Suspected Russian-run Facebook pages that were taken offline this week were used to organize protests across the country and convinced unwitting Americans to work with them -- in one instance, CNN has learned, even sending an activist a megaphone and a bouquet of...
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Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Cory Booker, D-N.J.
WASHINGTON POOL/SIPA; Riccardo Savi/SIPA USA
Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2018 - 7:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A political activist, with ties to Philadelphia, was arrested in South Sudan earlier this week. And now, his family, friends and public officials are calling for his release from prison. Ajak's family put out a statement saying he was arrested while trying to board a...
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Vice President Mike Pence and Navy Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz, deputy director of the POW/MIA Accounting Agency, right, watch as military members carry transfer cases from a C-17 at a ceremony marking the arrival of the remains believed to be of American service members who fell in the Korean War at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. North Korea handed over the remains last week. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 02, 2018 - 1:29 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military is beginning the painstaking process of analyzing remains from the Korean War now that they are back on American soil after having been handed over by North Korea last week. Vice President Mike Pence and the top commander of U.S. forces in Asia, Adm. Phil Davidson...
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A supporter of Tommy Robinson in the foreground poses for a photo as Stand Up to Racism demonstrators protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice, in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
John Stillwell/PA via AP
August 01, 2018 - 11:45 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. judges on Wednesday granted far-right activist Tommy Robinson conditional bail while he appeals a finding of contempt of court for live-streaming outside a criminal trial in violation of reporting restrictions. Robinson's supporters cheered after Court of Appeal Judge Ian Burnett...
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Attendees salute during a repatriation ceremony for the remains of U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Korean War and collected in North Korea, at the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP
August 01, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Kim Yong-Ho, Hyung-Jin Kim, and Robert Burns, Associated Press PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead began their journey home following a repatriation ceremony in South Korea on Wednesday. North Korea...
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