Trump wants to keep NKorea sanctions, won't rule out summit

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 U...

Seoul: North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea. The development came after the second U.S.-North Ko...

Seoul: North Korea launch would be catastrophe for diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean presidential adviser says a possible North Korean rocket launch would be "catastrophic" for diplomacy on the North's nuclear program. U.S.-ba...

China calls US-North Korea summit an 'important step'

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister says the U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam last week was an "important step" toward denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Chinese Foreign...

Business Highlights

___ Huawei pleads not guilty to trade secrets charges in Seattle SEATTLE (AP) — The Chinese tech giant Huawei has pleaded not guilty to U.S. charges that it stole t...

The lunch that never was: Trump's North Korea summit falters

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The table was set, with flowers in vases and menus tucked inside white napkins. Water glasses were filled. Wicker fans provided a cool breeze. But nobody came. ...

North Korea media tries slicker, quicker summit coverage

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — North Koreans have been getting a quicker, more polished look at their leader as he meets with President Donald Trump in Vietnam in their second summit. But one thing hasn't chan...

Trump, at North Korea summit, distracted by Cohen

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The moment was meant to be a grand diplomatic triumph, a headline-dominating spectacle that could lead to the disarmament of a dangerous nation while delivering a vital political...

Trump projects optimism before second North Korea summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is projecting optimism before a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as he seeks to manage expectations for the meeting. Trump...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'THERE CANNOT BE WAR AND INVESTIGATION' In a line from hi...

Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam may be win for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam’s selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, bu...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 22 The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing the Trump adminis...

Korea talks in Sweden have ended

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An official with the independent think tank that co-hosted talks between American, South Korean and North Korean diplomats in Sweden — considered a preparation for an upcomi...

Second US-North Korea summit the focus of talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington. U.S...

US reportedly looking for sites for second Trump-Kim summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With denuclearization efforts stalled, the Trump administration is reportedly looking for locations for a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea...