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Pence Had Planned To Meet With North Korea In Secret At The Olympics

  by Ryan Pickrell North Korea reportedly backed out of a secret meeting with Vice President Mike Pence  “North Korea dangled a meeting in hopes of the Vice President softening his message,” according to Pence’s staff Pence hammered the North Koreans for their frequent provocations and human rights atrocities, angering Pyongyang North Korea reportedly offered to meet with Vice President ...

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While The Media Gushes Over North Korea At The Olympics, An American Deprived Of His Father Speaks Out

Tony Kim

  by Ryan Pickrell North Korea is still holding three Americans prisoner Tony Kim was arrested last April for allegedly attempting to overthrow the regime, but he has not been formally convicted His son Sol Kim hasn’t heard from him in months and is asking people to remember his dad as they watch the Olympics While the media focuses on ...

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Why On Earth Is Everyone So Fascinated By Kim Jong Un’s Sister?

Kim Yo Jong

  by Ryan Pickrell Have people lost their minds? Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, made a historic visit to South Korea this weekend for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Her visit is unquestionably significant and worth reporting, however, given that she is the first direct member of the Kim family to visit South ...

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Pence: U.S. will unveil tough and aggressive new sanctions on North Korea

Mike Pence Japan Itsunori Onodera

Vice President Mike Pence completed his first day in Japan where he met with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, participated in a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering commitment to the United States-Japan alliance. The Vice President’s day began with a visit to the Japanese Ministry of Defense. ...

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South Korean President Says Trump Deserves Credit For Making Talks With North Korea Possible

Donald Trump

  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump’s intense pressure campaign appears to have done the trick, the South Korean president suggested Tuesday. Trump “made a huge contribution to make inter-Korean talks happen,” President Moon Jae-in explained to reporters Tuesday night, adding, “I’d like to express my gratitude.” He reportedly said that talks “could be the effect of the sanctions and pressure led by the ...

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Trump to Kim Jong-un: ‘my button works’

Donald trump tweeting

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that his nuclear launch button is “much bigger”, “more powerful” and that it actually “works.” “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times,'” Trump tweeted. “Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear ...

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North Korea testing ICBM-capable warheads loaded with Anthrax

North Korean missile Pukguksong-2

South Korean intelligence reports experiments Experts say N. Korean missiles could hit all of U.S. Anthrax is a deadly biological agent North Korea is working on technology to load Anthrax, and perhaps other biological and chemical agents, into warheads that could be placed atop Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) that are capable of hitting the United States and its allies, according ...

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Watch: White House holds briefing blaming North Korea for WannaCry malware attack

White House Press Briefing 01-21-2017

The White House Press Office has announced that Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossart will hold a late-scheduled briefing on the WannaCry malware attack. Bossart is expected to discuss the assertion that North Korea was to blame for the ransomare attack that infected more than 230,000 computer systems in over 150 countries earlier this year. “The attack was widespread and cost ...

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Report: North Korea launches another missile

Launch of Hwasong-12 Missile by North Korea 5-14-17

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency has reported that North Korea launched another missile early Tuesday. (LEAD) N. Korea fires ballistic missile: S. Korea's military https://t.co/yGTuHnSdj6 — Yonhap News Agency (@YonhapNews) November 28, 2017 U.S. defense officials confirmed that a missile was launched Sain Ni, North Korea in South Pyongan Province at about 3:38 a.m. local time (1:38 p.m. EST) and headed ...

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Trump issues statements on North Korea, legislative negotiations in last-minute event

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

President Donald Trump will deliver a statement to the press at 3 p.m. Tuesday from the Roosevelt Room of the White House. This event suddenly replaced the daily White House press conference on the schedule and comes just after the report of another North Korean missile launch. The White House has not indicated if the president will take questions and said ...

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President Trump makes statement on North Korea, Trade [video + transcript]

Donald Trump statement on Charlottesville 8-14-17

The White House suddenly announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump would make an announcement possibly on North Korea and trade. It is unclear whether the president will take questions but he had hinted over the weekend that he would be making an announcement on whether to redeclare North Korea a state sponsor of terror. Live Stream of the President’s Statement ...

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Trump to tweet from China despite social media ban

Donald trump tweeting

President Donald Trump will “tweet whatever he wants” while in China despite Twitter, and most western social media platforms, being banned in the Asian nation. An administration official told reporters Wednesday that the president would be tweeting as usual while in China. Twitter, Facebook and many other social media outlets are banned by the so-called Chinese firewall. “The president will tweet ...

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Diplomacy with North Korea to continue ‘until first bomb drops’: Tillerson

Rex Tillerson on CNN State of the Union 10-15-17

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the U.S. will continue diplomatic efforts to achieve the administration’s goals for North Korea until military action is unavoidable. In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Tillerson dismissed host Jake Tapper’s thinking that Trump has decided that diplomacy is a waste of time. Tapper showed two tweets by the president ...

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China Orders Its Banks to Cease All Business with North Korea

Donald Trump North Korea sanctions announcement 9-21-17

China’s central bank issued an order Thursday requiring all banks in the country to cease any and all business with North Korea, a surprising and significant move against the rogue nation. The move comes on the same day as President Donald Trump’s announcement that he signed an executive order instructing the Secretary of the Treasury to cease all transactions with ...

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