May 25, 2018

South Koreans expect US-North Korea summit to take place ‘eventually’ despite cancellation

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Many South Koreans were shocked when President Trump called off the June 12 summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Many also believe the historic summit could still happen. “Eventually, Kim Jong Un has no other choice but to come and meet Trump,” Kenneth Choi, an international editor for a South Korean newspaper Chosun-ilbo, told ABC News. “President Trump left a little opening door [for the meeting] at the end of his letter.” Kim ..
May 25, 2018

3 in stable condition after IED detonated at restaurant

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- Three people earlier listed in critical condition after an explosion a restaurant in Canada have been upgraded to stable condition, authorities confirmed to ABC News. At least 15 people were hurt around 10:30 p.m. local time when an improvised explosive device was detonated at Bombay Bhel Indian, according to authorities in Mississauga, a city immediately southwest of Toronto. The three severely injured individuals were taken to a trauma center in Toronto, police sa..
May 25, 2018

First photos purporting to show demolition of North Korean nuclear site unveiled

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) -- Photos released by North Korean state media purporting to show the demolition of North Korea's nuclear test site earlier Thursday. At Thursday's Pentagon briefing, Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said the U.S. is assessing the pictures of what happened. "We're looking at pictures of it right now," said McKenzie. "And we don't have a final assessment, they obviously did some visible destruction of the entrance to the tunnel. I don't have a better ans..
May 24, 2018

Pompeo blames North Korea for summit cancellation, but still hopeful it will happen

Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is blaming North Korea for President Donald Trump canceling his summit with Kim Jong Un, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying the country's recent rhetoric showed they were unprepared to meet. "We did not walk away from this," Pompeo told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday. "I regret the statements that the North Koreans have made over the past few days and the fact that we've not been able to conduc..