Sunday, August 20, 2017

U.S.-NKorea

A PAC-3 interceptor is deployed in the compound of a garrison of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force in Konan, Kochi prefecture, Japan, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

BY ERIC TALMADGE and JONATHAN LEMIRE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday, ...
In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

BY CATHERINE LUCEY BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has a history of tough talk on North Korea, as evidenced by a television interview from 1999 that’s circulating online. In the conversation with the late Tim Russert on NBC’s ...
Tens of thousands of North Koreans gathered for a rally at Kim Il Sung Square carrying placards and propaganda slogans as a show of support for their rejection of the United Nations' latest round of sanctions on Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

BY JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW PENNINGTON WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides delivered contrasting messages of alarm and reassurance over North Korea’s expanding nuclear capabilities, with the commander in chief touting America’s atomic supremacy ...
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives to visit British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)

BY ROBERT BURNS LONDON (AP) — North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday in a stark expression of America’s top national ...
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