Nuclear disarmament

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, second from left, arrives for a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel in Singapore, Monday, June 11, 2018, ahead of the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)
June 11, 2018 - 12:00 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Singapore's government house for a meeting with the island city-state's leader. Trump and Prime Minister Lee...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, in Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 09, 2018 - 9:30 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump cast his Tuesday summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "one-time shot" for the autocratic leader to ditch his nuclear weapons and enter the community of nations, saying he would know within moments if Kim is serious about the talks. Trump said Saturday...
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President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron during the G-7 summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Charlevoix, Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 08, 2018 - 6:26 pm
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the annual Group of Seven meeting of industrialized nations (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are meeting for the second time on the opening day of an international summit in...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Abe is expected to make sure Trump doesn't overlook Japan's security and other concerns at next week's U.S.-North Korea summit. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday seized upon an investigation by Senate Republicans that found the Obama administration secretly tried to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system after the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. This would have sidestepped U.S. sanctions still in...
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In this June 6, 2018 frame grab from Islamic Republic Iran Broadcasting, IRIB, state-run TV, three versions of domestically-built centrifuges are shown in a live TV program from Natanz, an Iranian uranium enrichment plant, in Iran. The program from made a point to show the centrifuges labeled in English in the background. Those shown Wednesday night are more-sophisticated devices Tehran is currently prohibited from running under the nuclear deal with world powers. (IRIB via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 7:40 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The star of a live television interview in Iran's new nuclear workshop wasn't the head of the country's atomic agency, but three centrifuges labeled in English in the background, advanced devices Tehran is prohibited from using by the nuclear deal with world...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during a news conference in Cincinnati. The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran brief access to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. That’s according to an investigation by Senate Republicans released June 6. “The Obama Administration misled the American people and Congress because they were desperate to get a deal with Iran,” said Portman, the subcommittee’s chairman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, file)
June 06, 2018 - 7:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. An investigation by Senate...
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June 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain, France and Germany have joined forces to urge the United States to exempt European companies from any sanctions the U.S. will slap on Iran after pulling out of an international nuclear agreement. In a letter dated Monday to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary...
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President Donald Trump talks with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, as they walk from their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 04, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is setting his sights on a nuclear deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, leaving allies and advocates worried that he may give short shrift to human rights abuses and regional security concerns. The singular focus on nuclear weapons may mean Trump looks...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem Sunday, June 3, 2018 (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)
June 04, 2018 - 3:07 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to Europe to rally support from key allies for amending the nuclear deal with Iran and for pushing Iranian forces out of neighboring Syria. He is to meet with leaders from Germany, France and Britain, beginning with German...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, right, prepares to shake hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
June 01, 2018 - 6:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and China say they will do their utmost to keep afloat an international agreement to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons despite the U.S. abandoning the pact. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday that "we will be unswerving in upholding it." Speaking...
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