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As Ivanka visits South Korea, Trump targets the North

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

President Trump announced that the U.S. was imposing a new round of sanctions taking aim at North Korea, the latest effort to tighten the economic vise in response to the Stalinist regime’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. He announced the sanctions as Ivanka visited the Olympic Games in South Korea.

S. Korea's Moon urges 'stern' response to new US tariffs

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Monday for a "stern" response to new US tariffs on the South's exports as concern grew over looming trade restrictions by Washington. US President Donald Trump last week threatened retaliatory...Show More Summary

NY Times Blames Trump’s Tough Talk on North Korea for Poor Olympic Ticket Sales

The New York Times laid some of the blame for poor attendance at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on President Trump’s “fire and fury” remarks in response to repeated missile launches by North Korea. Heightened political tension between North Korea and the United States in the buildup to the Games did not help sales. […]

China’s latest trade maneuver is worrying. Here’s the story.

There’s a new chapter in the U.S.-China trade tiff. When President Trump slapped tariffs and quotas on billions of dollars of U.S. imports of solar panels and washing machines in January, his targets were China, South Korea and other foreign producers of these goods. China just turned to page 1 of its retaliatory playbook. On […]

New charge laid against former S. Korea leader Park

South Korean prosecutors on Thursday added a fresh charge of illegal election activity to the indictment against ousted former president Park Geun-Hye, taking the number of accusations she faces to 21. Park is being held in custody as her corruption trial -- which began last May -- proceeds. Show More Summary

South Korean Leader Gives President Trump Credit for Revived Talks with North Korea (Video)

South Korean President Moon Jae-In credited President Trump with sparking the interest for new peace talks between the two Koreas. Moon Jae-In spoke to reporters on Wednesday. This comes after President Trump published a few hard-hitting threats directed at North Korean Communist dictator Kim Jong Un. Show More Summary

S. Korea to stick with Japan 'comfort women' deal

South Korea will not seek to renegotiate a deal with Japan on wartime sex slavery, it said Tuesday, despite new President Moon Jae-In saying on the campaign trail he "could not accept" the agreement. The issue of women forced into sexual...Show More Summary

Trump doesn’t know what to make of Kim Jong Un’s speech

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump could not decide how to react to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who showed openness to talks with South Korea in his New Year’s speech, when commenting on the news on Tuesday....

Trump sounds open to Korea dialogue, says Kim feels pressure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sounded open Tuesday to the possibility of an inter-Korean dialogue after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare overture toward South Korea in a New Year's address. In a morning tweet, Trump said the U.S.-led campaign of sanctions and other pressure were beginning to have a "big impact" on North Korea. Show More Summary

South Korea’s Leader, Meeting Xi Jinping, Seeks ‘New Start’ With China

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea was working to end an unofficial trade war over his country’s antimissile system.

North Korea test fires a ballistic missile, in further challenge to Trump

CHOE SANG-HUN The New York Times SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a ballistic missile Wednesday morning for the first time in more than two months, defying demands from President Donald Trump to halt its weapons programs and raising the stakes in an increasingly tense standoff with the United States and its allies. “North […]

Trump designates North Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

The White House is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. South Korea welcomed President Trump's new move to pressure North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said it will contribute to peaceful denuclearization. China said more could be done. Margaret Brennan reports.

SOUTH KOREA: Trump Promotes His New Jersey Golf Course In Speech To National Assembly [VIDEO]

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Mediaite reports: During his major address to the South Korean National Assembly, President Trump invoked his Bedminster golf club. Trump was complimenting South Korea and at one point talked about Korean golfers being some of the best on earth. Show More Summary

South Korea's Moon unveils new focus on Southeast Asia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday unveiled a new policy aimed at deepening ties with Southeast Asia, as the North Asian economic powerhouse seeks to curb its reliance on traditional trading partners like China and the United States.

As The World Watches Trump In Korea, His New Jersey Golf Course Gets A Plug

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

During a speech before South Korea's National Assembly, President Trump took the opportunity to praise his golf course in Bedminster. Ethics experts say Trump shouldn't tout his private businesses.

Bad weather forced Trump to turn back en route DMZ

New developments that President Trump attempted a trip to the Demilitarized zone between North and South Korea but was turned back due to bad weather.

Asian markets fall after Wall Street decline

Asian stocks fell following Wall Street's decline as President Donald Trump delivered a new warning Wednesday to North Korea in a speech to South Korean lawmakers. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei … Click to Continue »

Trump promotes his New Jersey golf course during speech to South Korea parliament

SEOUL — The world was watching as President Trump stepped to the microphone in the heart of South Korea’s National Assembly to deliver a high-stakes speech to rally fellow leaders against North Korea. What better time for the president to talk about... his New Jersey golf course? Not long after he began his remarks, […]

A.M. Links: Trump’s Approval Rating Drops to 36%, Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Used Private Investigators to Suppress Allegations, Saudi Arabia Accuses Iran of Committing an ‘Act of War’

4 months agoNews : Reason

President Donald Trump is visiting South Korea today. New poll: President Trump's approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. "Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page suggested sending then-candidate Donald Trump to meetings...Show More Summary

Eye Opener: New revelations about Texas gunman

The U.S. Air Force admits it made a mistake that allowed the Texas church shooter to buy his guns. Also, President Trump in South Korea says North Korea should "do the right thing" and make a deal on its nuclear weapons program. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

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