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After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

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PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump now that his summit with leader Kim Jong Un is over and it's a far cry from the “dotard” label their government slapped on him last year.
Previously, even on a good day, the best he might get was “Trump.” No honorifics. No signs of respect. Now, he's being called “the president of the United States of America.” Or “President Donald J. Trump.”
Even “supreme leader.”
The post-summit transformation of North Korea's official version of Trump, who's now being shown by the...
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Pompeo: No sanctions relief for N Korea until denuclearisation

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US top diplomat pushes back at Pyongyang's claim that it would get concessions from Trump during 'step-by-step' process.
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Trump claim of end to N. Korea nuclear threat tempered by Pompeo comments

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WASHINGTON - President Trump stretched credulity at home and abroad yesterday by declaring there is “no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea” after his summit with Kim Jong Un that reduced tensions but produced no details on how or when Pyongyang might disarm. Tempering Trump's very upbeat assessment, his top diplomat, Mike Pompeo, cautioned that the U.S. would resume “war games” with close ally South Korea if the North stops negotiating in good faith. The president had announced a halt in the drills after his meeting with Kim on Tuesday.
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Asian stocks sink after Fed's hike signal, Trump-Kim summit

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Asian stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. South Korea's market benchmark tumbled...
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Trump claim raises eyebrows: North Korea no longer a nuke threat?

Trump claim raises eyebrows: North Korea no longer a nuke threat?

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Trump tweeted there was "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," following his summit with Kim Jong Un that produced no guarantees on how or when Pyongyang would disarm.
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