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February 28, 2019

US-North Korea summit with Trump, Kim cut short in Vietnam

Vietnam News Agency/Handout/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) -- President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded their second summit in Vietnam in an apparent stalemate, with Trump announcing U.S. negotiators walked away over North Korea's insistence that it relax some sanctions before full dismantlement of the country's nuclear program. Trump and Kim met at the historic Metropole Hotel in downtown Hanoi, which is 12 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time, after a brief on..
February 28, 2019

Does Kim Jong Un understand English? Yes, it seems that he does

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to understand English as he reacted in real time to President Donald Trump's comments, prior to any official translation, during a photo opportunity at the Metropole Hotel in downtown Hanoi on Thursday morning. Kim could be seen nodding as Trump, speaking in English, mentioned “a lot of great ideas being thrown about” at the previous night’s dinner. Kim continued to acknowledge with a grin and several nod..
February 28, 2019

Trump, Kim meeting in Vietnam for 2nd summit as US pushes for concrete progress on denuclearization

Vietnam News Agency/Handout/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) -- President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un are meeting for their second summit in Vietnam, as the U.S. pushes the young leader to abandon his nuclear arsenal in exchange for economic relief and assurances of his security. Whether or not it's an agreement Kim has any interest in remains the fundamental question at the heart of Trump's summit diplomacy, one that the U.S. intelligence community and North Korea anal..
February 28, 2019

After meetings with Kim Jong Un, is President Trump hoping for Nobel Peace Prize?

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images(HANOI, Vietnam) -- Beyond denuclearization and a transformation of relations on the Korean peninsula, President Donald Trump after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un may be hoping for the Nobel Peace Prize. An hour before President Trump was set to meet with Kim for a second time, NBA veteran Dennis Rodman released a public letter to the president characterizing himself as "your Ambassador of Goodwill to North Korea." The former NBA star, who is friends wi..