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PYONGYANG, North Korea  | In sign of detente, North Korea skips annual anti-US rally

PYONGYANG, North Korea  — In another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korea has decided to skip one of the most symbolic and politically charged events of its calendar: the annual “anti-U.S. imperialism” rally marking the start of the Korean War. Fist-pumping, flag-waving and … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea  | In sign of detente, North Korea skips annual anti-US rally

PYONGYANG, North Korea  | In detente sign, NKorea not holding its annual anti-US rally

PYONGYANG, North Korea  — North Korea has opted not to hold an “anti-U.S. imperialism” rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Last year’s event was held on Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square with a reported … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea  | In detente sign, NKorea not holding its annual anti-US rally

PYONGYANG, North Korea | After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Koreans are getting a new look at President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It’s a far cry from the “dotard” label their government slapped on him last year. Previously, even on … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

PYONGYANG, North Korea | After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump now that his summit with leader Kim Jong Un is over and it’s a far cry from the “dotard” label their government slapped on him last year. Previously, even on a good day, the best he might get was … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

PYONGYANG, North Korea | North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim’s summit performance

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The series of photos on the front page of the ruling workers’ party newspaper showed something North Koreans never would have imagined just months ago — their leader Kim Jong Un warmly shaking hands with President Donald Trump. The priority treatment of what even Pyongyang is calling the “historic” meeting between … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim’s summit performance

PYONGYANG, North Korea  | North Korea gets first big dose of Trump summit news

PYONGYANG, North Korea  —North Koreans got their first big dose of news Monday that their leader Kim Jong Un had arrived in Singapore for what even the state-run media was calling a historic meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. The news covered the front page of the ruling party’s newspaper and was the top — … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea  | North Korea gets first big dose of Trump summit news

PYONGYANG, North Korea | In eye of storm, North Koreans sees scant news of Kim’s trip

PYONGYANG, North Korea — With all the attention focused on Singapore and the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang must be buzzing with excitement, right? Well, maybe, if anyone here knew it was happening. Instead, North Korea’s capital was like the calm in the center of a storm. … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | In eye of storm, North Koreans sees scant news of Kim’s trip

WASHINGTON | Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called “regrettable” while still holding out hope for “peace and stability.” In a letter to Kim announcing his decision to back away from the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks