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U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un hold a signing ceremony at the conclusion of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. Picture taken June 12, 2018.

The US says it’s talking with North Korea ‘virtually every day,’ but they’re getting nowhere

The US and North Korea are apparently in regular communication, engaging one another by phone, email, or message on an almost-daily basis even as each side expresses frustration with the other.

The US has been asking North Korea to scrap its nuclear weapons — but Pyongyang keeps saying no

North Korea is reportedly refusing to turn over its nuclear weapons, despite repeated requests from US officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Heather Nauert delivers the morning news on "Fox & Friends" on June 3, 2016.

How Heather Nauert’s unlikely rise at the State Department has made her a top contender for White House press secretary

Heather Nauert, the State Deparment spokeswoman who's doubling as the fourth-highest ranking American diplomat, is reportedly a top contender to become the next White House press secretary.

A confidential UN report throws cold water on North Korea’s claim that it is committed to denuclearization

North Korean officials insist the country is committed to upholding the provisions of the Singapore agreement signed by President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, but a confidential United Nations report argues that North Korea "has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs."

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes Indo-Pacific vision to Mahathir’s Malaysia

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya on Friday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he supports President Donald Trump holding talks with Iran, but listed conditions for such discussions to move forward.

Pompeo lists conditions for talks with Iran, just hours after Trump said he had no ‘preconditions’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed his support for President Donald Trump holding talks with Iran, listing specific conditions for such discussions to occur just hours after the president said he would not require preconditions to sit down with Iranian leaders.
Is this a North Korean attempt at humor?

Kim Jong Un may have purposefully clowned the Trump administration by ditching his Secretary of State for a potato farm

If North Korea wanted to denuclearize, it could simply begin providing information and access to its nuclear sites. Pompeo's trip made no visible progress towards either of those goals, but produced a conspicuous snub from Kim, who preferred his potatoes.
Elton John.

Trump reportedly plans on gifting Kim Jong Un a CD featuring Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’ song

President Donald Trump's inspiration for the gift reportedly stemmed from a conversation he had with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their June summit in Singapore.
President Donald Trump

Trump’s burgeoning trade war with China is starting to get dangerous for the economy

President Donald Trump's trade war with China doesn't appear to be coming to a close anytime soon. The president, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and the trade adviser Peter Navarro are all talking a tough game on China, worrying economists about what the tariffs could mean for the US economy.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2018.

Mike Pompeo reportedly joked he was still trying to kill Kim Jong Un on first meeting him

When Mike Pompeo first met Kim Jong Un, he reportedly joked he was still trying to kill him