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Stephen Hawking
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June 15, 2018 - 6:19 am
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking has taken his place among Britain's greatest scientists with the burial of his ashes in Westminster Abbey, between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. More than 1,000 people Friday attended a service of thanksgiving for the physicist, who died in March at...
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People look at the display of local newspaper reporting the meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, at a subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
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June 13, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By Eric Talmadge, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The news on television and the front page of the ruling Workers' Party newspaper was something North Koreans never would have imagined just months ago — their leader Kim Jong Un warmly shaking hands with President Donald Trump. One...
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A man reads a newspaper reporting the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at a newspaper distributing station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
June 13, 2018 - 8:39 am
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — When South Korea's president shuttled between North Korea and the United States to broker their first-ever summit, he faced both praise and criticism over whether he was a peace-making mediator or was helping North Korea find...
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U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
June 13, 2018 - 8:29 am
By Anne Flaherty, Adam Schreck and Foster Klug, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared on Twitter Wednesday that there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," a bold and questionable claim following his summit with leader Kim Jong Un that produced few...
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Decio de Maria, President of the Football Association of Mexico, left, and Canadian soccer player Alphonso Davies, right
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June 13, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Rob Harris and Graham Dunbar, AP Sports Writers MOSCOW (AP) — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. The soccer...
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U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the document that he and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un just signed at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
June 12, 2018 - 8:46 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got...
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Kim Jong Un shakes hands with Donald Trump
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Mark Abrams
June 12, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some of Philadelphia's Korean-American community are urging caution about the immediate results of Tuesday's summit between North Korea and the United States. Bok Won Kang, civil affairs officer of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia, says many in...
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a man stands in front of a Nigerian national soccer team jersey is on display at a shop in London
AP Photo/Frank Augstein
June 12, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Leanne Italie, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia's fresh out of Big Boy restaurants. No worries, though, your party duds will be just the ticket once the World Cup gets underway June 14. Those countries are...
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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
June 12, 2018 - 6:16 am
By Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey, Josh Lederman and Foster Klug, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim...
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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
June 11, 2018 - 8:49 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous summit Tuesday that could determine historic peace or raise the specter of a growing nuclear threat, with Trump declaring they would have a "great discussion" and Kim saying they had overcome obstacles to...
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