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Forget Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Here's Why the People of North Korea Are the Real Solution

6 days ago   |   By Time

Over the last 13 years, I have met hundreds of North Korean refugees , and spoken with some who had left their homeland just days prior. In the early years, nearly every refugee left because of hunger and a fear of starving to death.
But recent trends have shown a steady shift in reasons for defection. More people are risking their lives to escape out of hunger not for food, but for freedom, as information from beyond North Korea's borders has found its way into the country and people have begun to realize how constrained and deprived they have been .
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Kellyanne Conway swipes at Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win

6 days ago   |   By Washington Examiner

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway took a dig at former President Barack Obama while praising President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying Trump is “actually going to earn” a Nobel Peace Prize.
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National Security Council Says It Created That Video President Trump Showed Kim Jong Un Before the North Korean Summit

6 days ago   |   By Time

The National Security Council has claimed credit for the film President Trump showed North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un right before their much-anticipated meeting, following a confusing series of events with a California production company.
“The video was created by the National Security Council to help the president demonstrate the benefits of complete denuclearization, and a vision of a peaceful and prosperous Korean peninsula,” NSC spokesman Garrett Marquis said in a statement.
The dramatic four-minute film, which was also shown to the media right before Trump's press conference after his...
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Kremlin: Putin was right to advocate for dialogue with North Korea

Kremlin: Putin was right to advocate for dialogue with North Korea

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un showed Russian President Vladimir Putin had been right to advocate direct dialogue as the only way of reducing tensions with North Korea. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call that the summit, held...
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National Security Council admits it made faux-movie trailer Trump showed Kim at summit

6 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

The bizarre video made in a bid to sway Kim Jong Un toward denuclearizing North Korea was composed by the National Security Council, even though the footage credited an unsuspecting production company. Trump touted the four-minute recording, cast as a trailer about the two, as a key bargaining...
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North Korea's Media Tout Trump Concessions You Won't Find In The Joint Statement

North Korea's Media Tout Trump Concessions You Won't Find In The Joint Statement

6 days ago   |   By NPR

The official reporting coming out of Pyongyang suggests the president and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached more verbal agreements than they put on paper.
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White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires

White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires

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Barack Obama Gets School Named After Him In Former Confederate Capital

Barack Obama Gets School Named After Him In Former Confederate Capital

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Pentagon Calls Off Major Annual Military Exercise With South Korea

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Kansas Proof Of Citizenship Law

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