Arms negotiations

FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file-pool photo, U.S. special envoy for North Korea policy Joseph Yun speaks in Tokyo. Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file-pool photo, U.S. special envoy for North Korea policy Joseph Yun speaks in Tokyo. Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the bluster, the Trump administration has been quietly engaged in back channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing Americans imprisoned in the communist country and deteriorating relations between the long-time foes, The Associated Press has learned...
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , right, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pose for a photograph during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum (ARF) in Pasay City southeast of Manila, Philippines, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Rouelle Umali/Pool Photo via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 11:56 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic crisis over North Korea (all times local): 8:00 p.m. North Korean's top diplomat says "under no circumstances" will it put its nuclear weapons or ballistic missiles on the negotiating table. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also says that his...
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , right, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pose for a photograph during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum (ARF) in Pasay City southeast of Manila, Philippines, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (Rouelle Umali/Pool Photo via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 8:14 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the diplomatic crisis over North Korea (all times local): 8:00 p.m. North Korean's top diplomat says "under no circumstances" will it put its nuclear weapons or ballistic missiles on the negotiating table. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also says that his...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 06, 2017 - 1:10 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions Saturday to punish North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 06, 2017 - 12:56 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions Saturday to punish North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 05, 2017 - 7:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions Saturday to punish North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 05, 2017 - 5:57 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions Saturday to punish North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year...
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The United Nations Security Council votes on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 05, 2017 - 3:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday including a ban on exports worth over $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley praised the new sanctions, telling...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The president is making a public endorsement of his national security adviser and pushing back against criticism from conservative media. Trump said in a statement that he and aide H.R. McMaster ``are working very well together.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 05, 2017 - 3:59 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster is stressing that it is "impossible to overstate the danger" posed by North Korea. In an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt that aired Saturday, McMaster said Trump has been "deeply briefed" on the strategy on...
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