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Now China, Iran AND North Korea may join Russia in meddling in the 2018 elections as John Bolton warns there is ‘sufficient’ concern about the three countries’ actions in the midterms

National Security Adviser John Bolton said U.S. officials had ‘sufficient’ concern China, Iran, North Korea and Russia could meddle in the 2018 election  Bolton: ‘Those are the four countries that we’re most concerned about’  Earlier this month the White House put on a show of force about election meddling amid concerns...

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US intelligence agencies determine that North Korea is constructing new missiles: report

U.S. intelligence agencies indicate North Korea is building new missiles, officials told The Washington Post on Monday, weeks after President Trump declared the nation is “no longer a Nuclear Treat.” Satellite images taken in recent weeks appear to show that at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are being worked on at a...

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North Korea accuses US of pushing ‘gangster-like mindset’ on denuclearization

North Korea accused President Trump‘s administration of pushing for denuclearization with a “gangster-like mindset” on Saturday, hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his talks with officials have been “productive.” North Korean state-run news agency KCNA released a statement saying the U.S. is “fatally mistaken” if officials believe the country would follow...

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‘Nobody in the bullpen’: White House approaches North Korea talks without envoy

Critics argue that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo can’t give the topic the explicit, sustained attention it requires. By NAHAL TOOSI The Trump administration is barreling ahead in its high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with North Korea even though it lacks a full-time envoy to oversee the negotiations.Currently, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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North Korea upgrades nuclear facility despite Trump-Kim summit, satellite images show

Washington (CNN)New satellite images show North Korea has made rapid improvements to the infrastructure at its Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center — a facility used to produce weapons-grade fissile material, according to an analysis published by 38 North, a prominent North Korea monitoring group. Captured on June 21, the photos...

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‘Wow’! Trump hails Supreme Court ruling UPHOLDING his travel ban on majority-Muslim countries as justice rule 5-4 that he DOES have power to ban entry for ‘national security’

Supreme Court justice rule by 5-4 that Trump’s ban on travel from a series of majority Muslim countries was legal  Proclamation just after his inauguration sparked huge protests but justices said that Trump had power in the law to impose the measure  The president acted after a ‘worldwide review process’...

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Trump calls into Senate GOP lunch to discuss North Korea

President Trump called into the Senate GOP lunch from Air Force One on Tuesday to discuss North Korea, according to a senator who attended the gathering. Trump’s call to the closed-door GOP lunch held at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) came hours after his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim...

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Trump: Will know within ‘first minute’ if North Korea is serious about giving up nukes

President Trump said on Saturday that he is “confident” ahead of his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he’ll rely on his intuition to determine if the leader is serious about denuclearization. “This is probably rarely been done. It’s unknown territory in the truest sense,” Trump told reporters at...

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Welcome to the White House! North Korean delegation headed by former spy chief arrives at the White House to hand-deliver a letter to Trump from Kim Jong-un

President said before boarding Air Force One that he might have to meet more than once with Kim Jong-un Scheduled summit will ‘hopefully’ still happen June 12 according to Trump  He said a North Korean delegation would probably come to Washington on Friday to hand deliver a letter from Kim...