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  The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang.
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April 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
By Kylie Atwood, Zachary Cohen and Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang, and insisted the US sign a pledge to pay...
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President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
April 12, 2019 - 9:48 am
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. wants to keep economic sanctions in place to pressure North Korea to give up nuclear weapons, but isn't ruling out a third summit with Kim Jong Un or taking steps to ease food or other shortages in the...
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U.S President Donald Trump arrives at Noi Bai Airport before a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Hanoi.
Kham/Pool photo via AP
February 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Before he was elected president, Donald Trump said he could see himself having burgers and chatting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. About a year later, after Kim tested a long-range missile that could possibly hit U.S. cities, Trump warned...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, people take pictures of an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in displayed at a park near the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File
December 30, 2018 - 9:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday calling for more peace talks between the leaders in the new year following their active engagement in 2018, South Korea's presidential office said. Moon's office said Kim also...
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Dita Alangkara/AP Photo
December 29, 2018 - 11:44 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The 105-story Ryugyong Hotel has long been a blot on the Pyongyang skyline. The world's tallest unoccupied building has towered over North Korea's capital since 1987, a grand but empty pyramid entirely dark except for the lone aircraft warning light at its top...
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Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File
December 20, 2018 - 10:17 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it will never unilaterally give up its nuclear weapons unless the United States first removes what Pyongyang called a nuclear threat. The surprisingly blunt statement jars with Seoul's rosier presentation of the North Korean position and could rattle the...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File
November 12, 2018 - 7:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang. The administration has said it is hopeful about...
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(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
November 04, 2018 - 11:20 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea's state media reported Monday. Diaz-Canel, who is in Asia on...
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(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 06, 2018 - 8:28 pm
TOKYO (AP) — America's top diplomat left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. On the eve of his fourth visit to North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly,Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at U.N. headquarters.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
September 29, 2018 - 5:29 pm
By Jennifer Peltz and Foster Klug, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea needs more trust in the U.S. and their developing relationship before it will get rid of its nuclear weapons, Pyongyang's top diplomat said Saturday as an envoy from another of the international community's...
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