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April 24, 2017 2:36 PM China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

China's president has urged restraint on North Korea in a call with Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang threatened to sink a US aircraft carrier. The telephone conversation is the second between the two leaders since they met in Florida earlier this month. It highlights Chinese fears that tensions between the US and North Korea could erupt into conflict 15

April 22, 2017 6:14 AM Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister swept aside any lingering tensions Saturday over an Obama era agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North Korea to scuttle its nuclear weapons and missile program. Pence and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeatedly praised 17

April 19, 2017 2:06 AM Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance, with both seeing a common adversary in Iran and its "destabilising" activities. The United States and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of American security for Saudi oil. But ties between Riyadh and Washington 18

April 18, 2017 6:46 PM Shunning, Not Nuking, Is The Key, Mr. Trump

Are we on the brink of thermonuclear war? Depending on your news source, and depending on how the question is put to either Donald Trump (“Well, if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. That is all I am telling you.”), Mike Pence (“No more strategic patience”), Rex Tillerson (Military action is an option), Kim Jong Un (“I will burn up the world 17

April 18, 2017 4:51 AM The state of global nuclear weapons today, and why North Korean tests would be suicidal

US President Trump has reversed his stance on a number of foreign policy issues, including NATO, Russia, and China. This leaves citizens in the United States and worldwide more unsure than ever of what to expect from the coming months and years. Nuclear bombs have a strange quality: They are a type of weapon that countries spend enormous sums of money 29

April 18, 2017 2:59 AM On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

President Donald Trump, eager to stop rapid advances in North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, is signaling a break with decades of US policy as he looks to coax China into ramping up the pressure on North Korea. Trump's sweetening the pot, offering China better trade terms if the Asian powerhouse takes steps to put North Korea's provocative 12

April 17, 2017 9:13 PM Don’t test Trump, Pence warns as North Korea says missiles may be tested weekly

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said China had taken some "very helpful" steps, although it remained to be seen how effective these would be. Spicer, asked if Trump had a "red line" on North Korea, said the president did not believe these worked. Trump himself, when asked if he was considering military action, told Fox News Channel that he didn't want to "telegraph" 17

April 17, 2017 5:00 PM BREAKING NEWS: North Korea vows to conduct WEEKLY missile tests and threatens 'all-out war' if Trump is 'reckless enough to use military means'

North Korea has threatened to launch weekly missile tests after US Vice President Mike Pence warned that the 'era of patience' with Kim Jong-un is over. He also said that an 'all out war' was a possibility if the US responded by taking military action against Pyongyang. The statement of intent comes after Pence, speaking in the perilous Demilitarized 20

April 15, 2017 8:04 PM AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

BEIRUT — A stalled population transfer resumed Saturday after a deadly explosion killed at least 100, including children, government supporters and opposition fighters, at an evacuation point — adding new urgency to the widely criticized operation. The blast ripped through a bus depot in the al-Rashideen area where thousands of government loyalists evacuated 20

April 14, 2017 10:10 AM Dennis Kucinich: The 'Mother of All Bombs' is actually the mother of all warmongering

President Donald Trump has inherited wars from both Republican and Democratic presidents who have taken us down a dangerous path in the Middle East, which has helped radicalize the region and keep us at war. President George H. W. Bush’s Administration signaled indifference to Saddam Hussein when he planned an assault on Kuwait and then proceeded to annihilate 21