US Politics

North Korea’s Kim Invites South Korea’s Moon to Summit in the North

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA —  North Korea’s leader has invited his South Korea counterpart to visit the North at the South Korean leader’s earliest convenience. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivered the invitation personally during a meeting Saturday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in …

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US Faith Leaders Urge Trump to Curb Efforts to Limit Refugees

WASHINGTON —  More than 500 evangelical Christian leaders and pastors in the United States called Thursday for President Donald Trump to curb his effort to limit the number of refugees he is allowing into the country. The church officials are part of World Relief, a global Christian humanitarian organization. They …

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While Praising Colombia’s Anti-Drug Efforts, Tillerson said ‘Results are What Matter’

STATE DEPARTMENT —  The United States is rallying countries in the western hemisphere to escalate the fight against a problem that’s detrimental to the region: drug trafficking. While encouraged by the progress made by Colombia in the reduction of coca growth, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cautioned Tuesday that …

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Democrats Push Back Against Trump’s Claim They Are ‘Treasonous’

WASHINGTON —  U.S. Democratic lawmakers lashed out on Tuesday at President Donald Trump for labeling them as “treasonous” and “un-American” for the cold reception they gave him during his State of the Union address last week. “By calling us treasonous? Well, that borders on divisive,” No. 2 Democrat in the …

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