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TOKYO | Pompeo in Japan to discuss North Korea en route to Pyongyang

TOKYO  — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Tokyo for talks with Japanese officials ahead of his trip to North Korea. Pompeo is under pressure to make progress on convincing North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons as President Donald Trump seeks a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Pompeo will meet … Continue reading TOKYO | Pompeo in Japan to discuss North Korea en route to Pyongyang

WASHINGTON | Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

WASHINGTON — A juror in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. The jury on Tuesday found Manafort guilty on eight counts. The judge declared a mistrial on 10 counts the jury was deadlocked on. Juror Paula Duncan tells … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

WESTERVILLE, Ohio | Ohio and Kansas races deadlocked; Trump’s candidates lead

WESTERVILLE, Ohio  — Two high-stakes elections that tested President Donald Trump’s clout and cost both parties millions of dollars were too close to call early Wednesday. Trump claimed victory in one nevertheless. In battleground Ohio, the president took credit for Republican Troy Balderson’s performance, calling it “a great victory,” even though the contest could be … Continue reading WESTERVILLE, Ohio | Ohio and Kansas races deadlocked; Trump’s candidates lead