Weapons proliferation

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a Ministerial level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday, April 28, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 28, 2017 - 2:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 2 p.m. North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says a solution to the standoff over his country's nuclear program will be possible when the United States withdraws its "hostile policy" toward the...
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CORRECTS TITLE TO DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER - Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov delivers his remarks in the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 28, 2017 - 12:18 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Russia's deputy foreign minister says "combative rhetoric coupled with reckless muscle-flexing" on North Korea has led to a situation where the world is seriously wondering whether...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hold a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun at the United Nations, Friday, Friday, April 28, 2017. (Bryan R. Smith Pool Photo via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 10:23 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. Secretary...
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Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., second from right, boards a bus on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, heading to the White House with other Senators to get a briefing on North Korea. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 26, 2017 - 9:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly...
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