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Trump and Kim wrap up Singapore summit

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/12/18, 08:23 am

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday concluded a historic summit in Singapore by signing a joint declaration but offering few details about future denuclearization efforts. The summit began with a 13-second handshake between the two leaders who stood side-by-side in front of several North Korean and U.S. flags. Following several meetings at a luxury resort, the leaders signed a joint declaration promising to “build a lasting and stable peace regime” on the Korean Peninsula.

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U.S., North Korea make final summit preparations

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/11/18, 08:18 am

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday prepared for a historic summit between the two leaders in Singapore. The Tuesday meeting will be the first between a sitting American president and a North Korea leader.

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K.T. McFarland bows out of ambassador nomination

by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/02/18, 04:42 pm

WASHINGTON—K.T. McFarland, a former top adviser to President Donald Trump, asked the White House on Friday to withdraw her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Singapore. McFarland served on Trump’s transition team and then as deputy national security adviser under Michael Flynn. Her former boss resigned last February for lying to the White House about conversations he had with Russian officials. McFarland left her post in May, just as the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election started heating up.

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