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A wooden boat which drifted ashore with eight partially skeletal bodies at Oga, Japan in late November.

An empty wooden ship washed up in Japan — and it looks like another mysterious North Korean ‘ghost ship’

An overturned wooden vessel was found floating off the Japanese island of Hokkaido on Wednesday afternoon, local media reported. Town authorities say it likely came from North Korea. Dozens of 'ghost ships' from Kim Jong Un's regime have drifted on Japanese shores in the past.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC Summit in Vietnam in 2017.

Trump could be even more vulnerable in a summit with Vladimir Putin than he was with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

US officials expressed concern over how quickly President Donald Trump was willing to meet his Russian counterpart, and over a dozen officials indicated "that there is no historical precedent for Trump's meeting with Putin."

Trump posts flattering letter from Kim Jong Un that calls him ‘Your Excellency’ 4 times — but doesn’t say much else

Kim's letter mentions sticking to the joint statement released in Singapore, which does mention denuclearization, but North Korea has consistently resisted efforts to verifably disarm.

North Korea snubs US on returning Korean War dead — and it’s a slap in the face for Trump

If North Korea drags its feet on making good on an explicit promises to deliver a symbolic and kind gesture, it signals much bigger problems ahead towards the end goal of peace talks: The regime dismantling its nuclear weapons.
Kim Jong Un provides guidance on North Korea's nuclear-weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), September 3, 2017.

North Korea reportedly pushed $1 billion nuclear blackmail to Israel — and it shows Pyongyang’s real threat

President Trump insists that North Korea isn't a threat anymore. But even if North Korea doesn't detonate its nuclear weapons, Kim Jong Un could sell these weapons of mass destruction to states, or terrorists, that may use them.
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.
Kim Jong-un with Donald Trump.

Trump says the US would be at war with North Korea by now if it weren’t for him

In a tweet on Tuesday morning, US President Donald Trump claimed credit for a cessation in nuclear testing or rocket launches by North Korea and said his efforts to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons were 'going well.'
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump last month.

Trump administration officials reportedly want to invite Kim Jong Un to New York City for a second meeting

A second meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un could be on the books, administration officials have told Axios. The two leaders pledged to work toward 'complete denuclearization' in their first meeting this year, but their joint statement's language fell short of the US's goal.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump during the US-North Korea summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island on June 12, 2018 in Singapore.

US reportedly has ‘unequivocal evidence’ that North Korea is ‘trying to deceive’ Trump with secret sites and nuclear-fuel prod...

The officials said they believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be trying to conceal the secret facilities while drawing about more concessions from the US.
Doan Thi Huong, left, and Siti Aisyah.

The women charged with killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother are highly trained assassins like in a James Bond movie, prosecutor says

"This type of assassination can only be seen in James Bond movies, and the two girls were not randomly picked as a scapegoat," the Malaysian prosecutor Wan Shaharuddin Wan Ladin argued.