Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

World 02/20/19, 00:32

At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the color of the president of the United States. On a chair next to him, 9-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as a spitting image of a ...

South Korea picks Seoul for 2032 Olympic bid

Sports 02/11/19, 06:47

South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea as a peace gesture. South Korea's Olympic committee announced the decision after a meeting Monday in which Seoul received 34 of 49 votes, edging out the ...

Seoul: US, N.Korea officials to meet in Asia ahead of summit

World 02/10/19, 06:17

The United States and North Korea will meet again this month in an unidentified Asian country ahead of their leaders' planned second summit in Vietnam in late February, South Korean officials said Sunday. The U.S. special representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, visited Pyongyang last week to work out details of ...

Trump’s Year 3 aims for dramatic sequels to rival originals

Politics 02/09/19, 09:26

As President Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for a second time, he's out to replicate the suspenseful buildup, make-or-break stakes and far-flung rendezvous of their first encounter. The reality star American president will soon learn if the sequel, on this matter and many others, can ...

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim will be in Hanoi

Politics 02/08/19, 19:57

President Donald Trump says his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Hanoi. The president tweeted the location on Friday, saying his representatives had just left North Korea after a "productive meeting" on the Feb. 27-28 summit. My representatives have just left North Korea after a ...

US, N.Korean negotiators to meet again before 2nd summit

Politics 02/08/19, 19:52

The top U.S. envoy for North Korea returned from three days of talks in Pyongyang and will meet again with his North Korean counterpart before the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month, the U.S. State Department said. Stephen Biegun, the U.S. ...

North Korea pushing flag at center of new loyalty campaign

World 02/07/19, 20:36

North Korea is stepping up a new loyalty campaign as leader Kim Jong Un prepares for his second summit with President Donald Trump. The campaign began last month with the introduction of a song in praise of the nation's flag. A video now being aired on state-run television to promote the song ...

South hopeful, wary, but nuke talks crucial for Korean ties

World 02/07/19, 19:56

South Koreans, always deeply divided over how best to deal with their often-belligerent northern neighbor, are reacting with both hope and wariness to President Donald Trump's announcement that he will hold a second nuclear disarmament summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. But for liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in, ...

Vietnam site for 2nd Trump-Kim summit may bring wins for all

World 02/05/19, 23:17

Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, but not without bigger stakes. Washington's goal for the talks Feb. 27-28 is for North Korea to agree give up its nuclear weapons. ...

Trump to meet North Korean leader Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam

Politics 02/05/19, 22:02

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in Singapore ...

US envoy, South Korean official discuss 2nd Trump-Kim summit

World 02/04/19, 06:24

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea met with South Korea's national security adviser on Monday to discuss a planned second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Seoul's presidential office said. Stephen Biegun explained to Chung Eui-yong Washington's stance toward North Korea ahead of talks ...

Pompeo says team heading to Asia for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

Politics 01/30/19, 22:06

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is sending a team "someplace in Asia" to set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by the end of February. Pompeo on Wednesday told Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity that his team is "headed that ...

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