Nuclear weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, meets with U.S. and South Korea soldiers before the lunch meeting at the Camp Bonifas near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
March 17, 2017 - 3:39 am
CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the world's most heavily armed border, greeting U.S. soldiers on guard near the tense buffer zone between rivals North and South Korea. Tillerson touched down by helicopter Friday at Camp Bonifas, a U.S. base about 400...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, shake hands during their meeting at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Tillerson said Thursday cooperation with allies Japan and South Korea is "critical" to addressing the threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
March 16, 2017 - 7:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on North Korea on Thursday to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, saying the isolated nation "need not fear" the United States. Tillerson made that declaration after meeting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo,...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida, right, shake hands prior to their bilateral meeting at the Foreign Ministry's Iikura Guesthouse in Tokyo, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Tillerson is in Tokyo for the first leg of the trip to Asia, which is occurring amid escalating tensions with North Korea.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 16, 2017 - 3:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Asian tour (all times local): 4:30 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, saying the isolated nation "has nothing to fear" from the United States...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida, right, shake hands prior to their bilateral meeting at the Foreign Ministry's Iikura Guesthouse in Tokyo, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Tillerson is in Tokyo for the first leg of the trip to Asia, which is occurring amid escalating tensions with North Korea.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 16, 2017 - 3:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Asian tour (all times local): 3:30 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, saying the isolated nation "has nothing to fear" from the United States...
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March 15, 2017 - 3:59 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS NEW: Several courts hear travel ban case today UNDATED (AP) — A day before President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is to take effect, the executive action will be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country today. In Maryland, a federal judge will hear...
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March 15, 2017 - 2:01 am
TRUMP UPDATE: WH fires back at publishing of Trump's tax info WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the publishing of President Donald Trump's income tax information is illegal. The White House has released a statement saying, "You know you are desperate for ratings when you are willing to violate...
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March 14, 2017 - 11:49 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for all parties to return to talks amid rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs. Li on Wednesday reiterated Chinese support for U.N. Nations resolutions aimed at nudging the North toward ending its programs and...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. general on Wednesday accused Russia of deploying a land-based cruise missile in violation of "the spirit and intent" of a nuclear arms treaty and charged that Moscow's intention is to threaten U.S. facilities in Europe and the NATO alliance. "We believe that the...
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China's Ambassador Liu Jieyi arrives for consultations of the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 08, 2017 - 12:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States has to see "some sort of positive action" from North Korea before it can take Kim Jong Un's regime seriously and discuss ways to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula. China called earlier Wednesday for North Korea to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 4, 2017 file photo, delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing. While the U.S. military remains the dominant force in Asia and the world, China has been moving from quantity to quality and is catching up quickly in equipment, organization and capability, and is increasingly able to project power far from its shores. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
March 06, 2017 - 11:52 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's announcement of a 7 percent rise in military spending for the year came shortly after President Donald Trump called for a 10 percent increase in America's defense budget, prompting renewed scrutiny of how the two countries' capabilities compare. While the U.S. military...
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