Korean families meet for first time in more than 60 years

NORTH KOREA – A group of mostly elderly South Koreans crossed into North Korea Monday to reunite with family members many haven’t seen nor heard from since the Korean War broke out 68 years ago. The reunions are the first since 2015, agreed to under the Panmunjom Declaration signed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an historic summit earlier this year. More than 57,000 people had been hoping to take part in […]

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North Korea says it has returned the remains of 55 American servicemembers. How can we be sure?

North Korea has turned over what they say are an initial 55 cases holding remains believed to be of US troops killed during the Korean War. After an initial assessment at an air base in South Korea, the remains will be flown to a US military laboratory in Hawaii for DNA analysis for what could be a lengthy and challenging process of identifying the remains and returning them to families. So what could that process look like? Scientists at the Defense POW/MIA […]

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North Korea hands over the possible remains of American war dead

A US Air Force plane carrying what are believed to be the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War some 65 years ago arrived in Osan Air Base in South Korea on Friday morning. Troops from various nations serving in South Korea under the United Nations Command (UNC) presented an honor guard before the plane, as white-gloved troops in different uniforms descended the ramp of the US Air Force C-17, carefully holding cases wrapped in the UN flag. […]

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Is North Korea reporting ‘fake news’ to their people?

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA — Fallout from the meeting President Trump had with the North Korean despot Kim Jong Un continues today. Among the fallout included questions about why Trump decided to suspend joint military drills with South Korea, and the fact that North Korean officials said Trump promised to lift sanctions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did his best to ease concerns. “Sanctions relief cannot take place until such time that we have demonstrated that North Korea has been completely […]

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Pence takes the stage at the Southern Baptist Convention

DALLAS — Vice President Mike Pence landed in Dallas on Wednesday at the Southern Baptist Convention. During his speech to a crowd of about 10,000, he took the time to speak about President Trump’s recent meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. “The President went to this meeting as in his words, ‘on a mission of peace,’ but with eyes wide open,” Pence said. “And I can report the meeting that took place was direct and honest provocative and […]

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President Trump lands in Singapore for highly anticipated summit.

PAYA LEBAR, SINGAPORE– It’s on! President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have both touched down in Singapore for the highly anticipated summit. The meeting between both leaders will take place Tuesday where the two will discuss the future of North Korea’s nuclear program. “We’re going in with a very positive attitude, and I think we’re going to come out fine,” said Donald Trump. Trump arrived in Singapore after meeting with foreign leaders at the G7 summit […]

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Trump and South Korean President meet at White House before North Korea summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Koreas may be new BFF’s, but President Trump is still a third wheel! Trump and South Korea’s President Moon met at the White House Tuesday to have a little chat about North Korea before the big summit in Singapore next month. Trump said during the meeting, “The big topic will be Singapore and the meeting, see what happens, whether or not it happens. If it does that’ll be great. It’ll be a great thing for North […]

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Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore

President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, the US president announced Thursday on Twitter. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th,” Trump tweeted. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try […]

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