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Analysis: Ahead of summit, North Korea lobs barbs at Bolton

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TOKYO - North Korea has a message for U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of next month's summit: Don't listen to your new hard-line national security adviser, John Bolton. After announcing early Wednesday that it was pulling out of high-level talks with Seoul because of a new round of U.S.-South Korean military exercises, the North took aim at Bolton and said it might have to reconsider whether to proceed with the summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because it doubts how seriously Washington actually wants peaceful dialogue.
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Poll: Voters more confident in Trump on North Korea

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Voters' confidence in President Donald Trump when it comes to North Korea is increasing ahead of a possible meeting next month with Kim Jong Un, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. A combined 50 percent of voters have either “a lot” or “some” confidence in Trump to handle North Korea, the poll shows. That is a slight increase from last month , when 47 percent had some measure of confidence in Trump. There has been a steady increase in the percentage of voters who have a lot of confidence in Trump: from 24 percent in March, to 28 percent in April, to 31 percent in the new...
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Kim Jong Un just tested Trump ahead of the planned summit - and Trump may be caving already

Kim Jong Un just tested Trump ahead of the planned summit - and Trump may be caving already

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North Korea appeared to flip on the US on Tuesday with a broadside against President Donald Trump's administration.
By threatening to pull out of a summit with Trump, Kim has turned the tables, and potentially put himself in a position to demand concessions from the US.
It looks like a power move that may already have the US considering concessions to Pyongyang.
There are already signs that Kim is bluffing, and that Trump may cave to some of Kim's demands to save the summit.
North Korea appeared to turn the tables on the US on Tuesday by threatening to pull out of the upcoming peace...
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China urges North Korea to proceed Trump summit amid threats

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China is urging its ally North Korea to proceed with a historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and President Donald Trump amid threats from Pyongyang to scrap the meeting
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Analysis: Ahead of summit, Pyongyang lobs barbs at Bolton

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TOKYO - North Korea has a message for President Donald Trump ahead of next month's summit: Don't listen to your new hard-line national security adviser, John Bolton.
After announcing early Wednesday that it was pulling out of high-level talks with Seoul because of a new round of U.S.-South Korea military exercises, the North took aim at Bolton and said it might have to reconsider whether to proceed with the summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because it doubts how seriously Washington actually wants peaceful dialogue.
The moves give the clearest indication yet of...
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