John Bacon USA TODAY Published 2:41 p.m. UTC May 28, 2018 U.S. and North Korean officials huddled in the Korean truce village of Panmunjom for a second day Monday, hammering out details of a proposed summit amid media reports that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may attend the historic meeting. "The discussions are just getting started, so we are still waiting to see how they come out, but ... (Moon) could join President Trump and (North Korean leader) Kim (Jong Un) in Singapore," a senior official with Moon's office told Yonhap news agency on condition of anonymity. The summit, aimed at bringing an end to Pyongyang's nuclear program, was tentatively planned for Trump to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore. Trump called it off last week after public discourse between the two nations devolved into a torrent of angry rhetoric. Trump accused Kim of showing "open hostility" toward Washington, adding U.S. … [Read more...] about U.S., North Korea hammer out summit agenda — and South Korea might join in
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Could North Korea's nuclear weapon arsenal end up in Tennessee? National Security Adviser John Bolton suggested that North Korea's nuclear weapons be dismantled and shipped to Oak Ridge, Tenn. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 17 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Michael Collins, USA TODAY Published 4:40 a.m. ChT May 15, 2018 | Updated 5:02 a.m. ChT May 15, 2018 CLOSE North Korea announced plans to invite international journalists to view a ceremony dismantling of its nuclear weapons testing site. Buzz60 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 17 COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON – A top Trump administration says North Korea’s … [Read more...] about Could North Korea’s nuclear weapon arsenal end up in Tennessee?
Three events this week will help determine the fate of the Iran nuclear deal that President Donald Trump is threatening to tear up.John Bolton, a veteran of Republican administrations who’s called for military action to stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb, takes over as Trump’s national security adviser on Monday, just as the Islamic Republic celebrates National Nuclear Technology Day. Officials in Tehran plan to mark the holiday by announcing advances in their reactor know-how before flying to Beijing for a meeting to underscore China’s deepening role in their civilian program.Trump, who’s called the accord that waives sanctions in exchange for Iran curbing its nuclear activities “the worst deal ever negotiated,” has set a May 12 deadline to improve or scrap it. Abrogation would almost certainly trigger a diplomatic crisis between the U.S. and the other signatories of the agreement -- European allies Germany, France and Britain, plus China and … [Read more...] about Bolton Ruins Iran’s Nuclear Holiday as Clock Ticks on Obama Deal
The U.S. intelligence community has concluded there is no doubt the Russians meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, leaking stolen e-mails and inflaming tensions on social media. While Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller investigate Russian interference, including whether the campaign of Donald Trump colluded with Russia, we have been looking into another vector of the attack on American democracy: a sweeping cyber assault on state voting systems that U.S. intelligence tied to the Russian government. Tonight, you'll find out what happened from the frontline soldiers of a cyberwar that was fought largely out of public view, on digital battlegrounds in states throughout the country. The first shots were fired here in Illinois, not far from downtown Springfield, in a nondescript shopping center, the kind you'll find anywhere in the United States. There, in a repurposed supermarket, is the headquarters of the Illinois State Board of Elections. Bill Whitaker: This doesn't … [Read more...] about When Russian hackers targeted the U.S. election infrastructure
Kim Jong Un is willing to talk with U.S. President Donald Trump about giving up his nuclear weapons, China said, after the North Korean leader made a surprise visit to Beijing to patch up ties with his neighbor.Kim expressed an openness to U.S. talks during meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday, in what was his first foreign trip since taking power in 2011. North Korean state media reports also confirmed Kim’s visit -- and his return to Pyongyang -- without mentioning denuclearization or the potential Trump summit.“North Korea sees an opportunity with these summits to message to the world that it’s not isolated and that it has diplomatic options,” Mintaro Oba, a former U.S. State Department official who worked on North Korean issues, said by email. “The Kim-Xi summit is the latest step in that game.”Kim’s clandestine visit -- Chinese officials refused for two days to confirm reports of his … [Read more...] about Kim Jong Un Is Willing to Hold Summit With U.S., China Says