South Korea Proposes Border Talks With North Korea After Kim’s Overture

South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, moved quickly to embrace Kim Jong-un’s proposal to start inter-Korean dialogue and send a team to the Olympics.

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In the Air Force, Texas Gunman Showed Signs of Depression and Rage

One Air Force colleague recalled how Devin P. Kelley, when punished for poor performance, would cry, scream and shake with rage, vowing to kill his superiors.

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Trump Opens Asia Trip Talking Tough in Campaign-Style Rally

President Trump promoted American military might and his own domestic record as he arrived in Japan to start a 12-day, five-country tour through Asia.

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North Korea Rouses Neighbors to Reconsider Nuclear Weapons

A debate is raging in both Japan and South Korea about the nuclear option, driven by the North’s rapidly advancing capabilities and concern the United States might hesitate to defend its allies.

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ISIS Fighters Are Not Flooding Back Home to Wreak Havoc as Feared

Several factors contributed: The American-led campaign in Iraq and Syria focused on preventing militants from leaving, and many fought to the death.

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Kelly Delivers Fervent Defense of Trump Call to Soldier’s Widow

This week’s dispute over President Trump’s phone call to the widow of a soldier killed in Niger hit too close to home for the White House chief of staff.

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Rep. Frederica Wilson on Trump: ‘That Is Not What You Say to a Grieving Widow’

“That is not what you say to a grieving widow,” congresswoman says of president’s comment that soldier “knew what he was signing up for.”

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Iraqi Forces Retake All Oil Fields in Disputed Areas as Kurds Retreat

Kurdish independence aspirations appeared to stall — at least for now — as Iraqi forces seized oil facilities that supply most of the region’s revenue.

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