Kim makes first official mention of US-N.Korea talks

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un discussed future talks with the US at a party meeting, state media reported Tuesday, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with President Donald Trump.

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Trump breaks silence, claims no knowledge of $130K payment to porn star

Trump breaks silence, claims no knowledge of $130K payment to porn star

United States President Donald Trump broke a two month silence on Thursday about allegations he had sex with a porn star, insisting that he did not pay her $130,000 hush money through his lawyer.

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US senator says Trump administration ‘chaos’ harming Asia policy

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says chaos in the Trump administration is harming its ability to formulate coherent policy toward North Korea’s nuclear program and other important issues in Asia.

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Russia responds quid pro quo to diplomats’ expulsions

Russia responds quid pro quo to diplomats' expulsions

Russia announced the expulsion of more than 150 diplomats, including 60 Americans, on Thursday and said it was closing a U.S. consulate in retaliation for the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Britain, a tit-for-tat response that intensified the Kremlin’s rupture with the United States and Europe.

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Pope urges young people not to remain silent

Pope Francis shakes hands with faithful at the end of the Palm Sunday mass in St. Peter's square on March 25, 2018 at the Vatican. Palm Sunday marks the sixth and last Sunday of the Christian Holy month of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week. / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO

Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe in, a day after more than a million people in the United States took part in student-led protests demanding tighter gun control. 

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Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in military except under “limited circumstances,” following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.

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