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For World, Trump-Kim Summit Raises Cautious Hope For Peace

For World, Trump-Kim Summit Raises Cautious Hope For Peace

TOKYO (AP) — South Koreans cheered, Iran warned that President Donald Trump should not be trusted and China said it may be time to discuss lifting sanctions on North Korea as Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held an unprecedented summit Tuesday in Singapore. Around Asia and the world, many have welcomed the…

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President Trump Facing Criticism After Reneging on G7 Communique

President Trump Facing Criticism After Reneging on G7 Communique

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) President Trump is facing criticism from lawmakers and world leaders alike after reneging on the G7 Summit Communique shortly after Air Force One departed Quebeq on Saturday. Trump came under fire following a fury of tweets over the weekend, causing many lawmakers to question his motives. Congressman Lacy Clay stated, “To…

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At Trump-Kim Summit, Human Rights Is A Back-Burner Issue

At Trump-Kim Summit, Human Rights Is A Back-Burner Issue

By MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said it himself to Congress and the American people: “No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea.” But when it comes to human rights, don’t expect Trump to hold Kim Jong Un’s feet…

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Democratic Lawmakers Weigh-in on Korean Summit

Democratic Lawmakers Weigh-in on Korean Summit

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The North Korean Summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un is scheduled for 8 o’clock Monday evening (local time.) Opinions vary as to what the outcome of tonight’s meeting will be. On one side, C.V.I.D. – or Complete Verifiable Irreversible Denuclearization. On the other extreme – a mere photo op…

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Witness: Florida Officer Shot In Neck; 4 Children Still Held

Witness: Florida Officer Shot In Neck; 4 Children Still Held

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man suspected of battering his girlfriend wounded a police officer late Sunday and barricaded himself inside an apartment with four young children. Orlando Police Chief John Mina said during a Monday morning news conference that the woman left the apartment late Sunday and alerted officers to the assault.…

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