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White House, Pelosi in talks on drug pricing legislation

The White House and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office are in talks about drug-pricing legislation. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Trump administration has held early-stage conversations [...]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro talks up a friendlier approach to US

WASHINGTON (AP) – The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country’s shift to a more pro-American stance. President [...]

North Korea Threatens to Scuttle Talks With the U.S. and Resume Tests

North Korea threatened on Friday to suspend negotiations with the Trump administration over the North’s nuclear arms program and said its leader, Kim Jong-un, would soon decide whether to resume nuclear and missile tests. Addressing [...]

2 Weeks of U.S.-Taliban Talks End With ‘Progress’ but No Breakthrough

“If peace is going to belong to and be maintained by Afghans, it must ultimately be owned by Afghans themselves,” he said. Officials from both sides suggested they may try to slowly break the ice in creative ways. That could mean [...]

U.S. Peace Talks With Taliban Trip Over a Big Question: What Is Terrorism?

DOHA, Qatar — Nearly 11 days after peace negotiations between the United States and the Taliban began with high hopes, it has become clear that any resolution to the 18-year war could be frustratingly slow. One of the most prominent [...]

Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse After North Korea Demands End to Sanctions

HANOI, Vietnam — President Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, abruptly ended their second summit meeting on Thursday after talks collapsed with the two leaders failing to agree on any steps toward nuclear disarmament or [...]

Live Briefing: Trump-Kim Summit Updates: ‘Sometimes You Have to Walk,’ Trump Says as Talks Collapse

• President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, failed to reach a deal on denuclearization during their second summit meeting in eight months. “Sometimes you have to walk,” Mr. Trump said after the talks broke down. • [...]

Trump Meets Kim Jong-un to Start Summit Talks

HANOI, Vietnam — President Trump met with Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, over dinner on Wednesday, opening the second historic summit meeting between the two to discuss steps North Korea should take to dismantle its nuclear [...]

Taliban and U.S. Set to Begin Highest-Level Talks Yet on Ending Afghan War

KABUL, Afghanistan — The highest-level negotiations yet between American diplomats and the Taliban are expected to begin in Qatar’s capital on Monday, with the presence of the Afghan insurgents’ deputy leader raising hope of progress [...]

Amid Afghan Peace Talks, U.N. Reports Record Civilian Deaths in 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan — Even with peace talks underway, the war in Afghanistan killed almost 4,000 civilians last year, including a record number of children, officials said Sunday, making it the single deadliest year for Afghan civilians [...]