North Korea Hands Over Remains of U.S. Soldiers From Korean War

North Korea on Friday handed over the remains of some U.S. soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War, giving new momentum to a diplomatic detente that had shown signs of stalling in recent weeks. Exactly 65 years after the signing of an armistice that ended hostilities in the conflict, a U.S. military plane flew…

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Trump: U.S. ending “war games” on Korean peninsula

President Trump confirmed that the United States would be ending its joint military exercises with South Korea at a press conference after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, calling them “a very provocative situation.” Why it matters: While North Korea has agreed to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula as its major concession,…

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Singapore Summit: Pompeo Says U.S. Is Firm in Commitment to North Korean Denuclearization

SINGAPORE—Senior U.S. and North Korean officials were locked in last-minute negotiations Monday trying to iron out differences ahead of a summit meeting between the two countries’ leaders, while America’s top diplomat said Washington’s position on denuclearization was “clear and unchanged.” While teams from the two sides huddled in a conference room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel,…

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Donald Trump: U.S. Weighing Singapore, Korean ‘DMZ’ for Kim Summit

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Monday he was considering Singapore and the demilitarized zone on the Korean Peninsula as the site for his summit with Kim Jong Un, signaling a debate inside the White House over whether to hold the high-profile meeting in a neutral location or on the doorstep of the North Korean leader. Mr.…

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