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US sounds word of caution on expansion of Korea ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. has "made clear" to South Korea that progress on disarming North Korea should not lag behind the expansion of relations between the two K...

US blacklists South African for business ties to North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have accused a Russian-born citizen of South Africa of taking part in a scheme to help North Korea evade sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear weapons program. ...

Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity...

US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical inf...

Afghan leader denies Taliban are winning the war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is denying the Taliban is winning the war in Afghanistan despite a wave of deadly militant attacks and signs the militants are expanding areas under the...

China, US sparring continues over South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — China bluntly told the United States to stop sending ships and military aircraft close to islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, during talks that set the stage for a mee...

US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday, looking to tamp down tensions on other issues ...

Trump says he's 'in no rush' after NKorea talks postponed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. is "in no rush" after talks between his top diplomat and a senior North Korean envoy were postponed, throwing stalled diplomacy over th...

Khashoggi's fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée is calling for President Donald Trump's help in pressuring Saudi Arabia to reveal the location of the slain journalist's body. Hatice Ceng...

US weighs in on political crisis in Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has weighed in on a political crisis that has engulfed the Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka since the president abruptly fired the prime minister and replace...

US sanctions Singapore companies over North Korea dealings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has imposed sanctions on the Singaporean-based director of a commodities company accused of laundering money for North Korea through the U.S. financial system. ...

Attack in Afghanistan is a reminder of formidable task

WASHINGTON (AP) — A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces as it tries to extricat...

US goals in Afghanistan seem ever more distant after attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces as it tries to extricat...

US envoy for NKorea to hold talks in Russia, France, Belgium

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's envoy for North Korea is traveling to Russia, France and Belgium for talks with counterparts there as the U.S. prepares for a second leadership summit with...

A look at US-Saudi weapons at issue in missing writer case

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey has fueled calls for the United States to reconsider arms sales to the kingdom that have been championed b...