• Trump warns North Korea against 'foolish or reckless acts' after canceling the Kim Jong Un summit

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un against trying anything foolish after he canceled the planned June 12 summit between the two leaders on Thursday in a marked return to the rhetoric of nuclear brinkmanship throughout 2017.
    He then went on to say that he had spoken to Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, the leaders of the US military, South Korea, and Japan, and that they all stand ready to respond to "foolish or reckless acts" from North Korea.
    Before the summit's cancellation, Trump and North Korea traded ultimatums, with North Korea saying it could either meet for talks or a nuclear...
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  • Wall Street sinks as Trump cancels North Korea summit, targets car imports

    Wall Street sinks as Trump cancels North Korea summit, targets car imports

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, heightening concerns over his latest protectionist move as trade tensions with China simmer.
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  • The White House gift shop has already discounted the commemorative coin it made for the now-canceled summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un

    The White House gift shop has already discounted the commemorative coin it made for the now-canceled summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gifts made to commemorate the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un are now being sold for a discount at the White House gift shop.
    Trump cancelled the meeting this morning.
    The gifts were made to complement a coin made by the White House that went viral earlier this week.
    People started joking about it as soon as the cancellation was announced.
    President Trump's decision to cancel his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un led to a stock market drop and dashed the hopes of anyone who thought he could made a nuclear deproliferation deal with the...
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  • See the secretive nuclear facility North Korea destroyed just hours before Trump canceled his upcoming Kim Jong Un meeting

    See the secretive nuclear facility North Korea destroyed just hours before Trump canceled his upcoming Kim Jong Un meeting

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    North Korea invited foreign journalists to witness the destruction of a nuclear testing facility just hours before President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday morning.
    North Korea demolished the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, where it has conducted six nuclear tests in recent months, in order to "bring peace and stability" to the world, a government official told a Sky News journalist at the scene.
    That olive branch, however, proved short-lived as Trump wrote a letter to Kim explaining that North Korea's "tremendous anger...
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  • South Korea's president calls midnight emergency meeting after Trump cancels North Korea summit

    South Korea's president calls midnight emergency meeting after Trump cancels North Korea summit

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's cancellation of the planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly caught South Korea's president by surprise, and he's called an emergency meeting at midnight, local time.
    It looks like Trump didn't tell anyone before he decided to pull out of the summit.
    President Donald Trump's cancellation of the planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly caught South Korea's president by surprise, and he's called an emergency meeting at midnight, local time.
    "We are attempting to make sense of what, precisely, President Trump means," South...
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  • North Korea said the US can get talks or a 'nuclear showdown' - and Trump picked the showdown

    North Korea said the US can get talks or a 'nuclear showdown' - and Trump picked the showdown

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, one day after North Korea issued the US an ultimatum: "Meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown."
    Trump seems to have picked the showdown, which will be harder on North Korea than the US.
    North Korea in mid-May flipped from pursuing peace talks without complaining about US or South Korean activity to forcefully condemning both countries and senior Trump administration officials.
    But if North Korea convinced China to go easy on it while the Trump summit was on the table, then it...
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  • US markets tumble as Trump cancels North Korean summit

    24 days ago - By eFinancial News

    US President cites 'tremendous anger and open hostility'
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  • South Korean stocks ETF tumbles after Trump cancels meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

    24 days ago - By CNBC

    An ETF tracking South Korean stocks slides after Trump called off his nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
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  • Wall Street Drops as Trump Cancels North Korea Meet, Adds to Tariff Fears

    24 days ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while a slide in oil prices and bank stocks also weighed as investors grappled with fresh U.S. protectionist plans.
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  • Trump canceled his summit with Kim Jong Un while US and international journalists were still in North Korea

    Trump canceled his summit with Kim Jong Un while US and international journalists were still in North Korea

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump canceled his much-awaited summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday while about 30 international journalists, including many US citizens, were still in the country.
    Trump pointed to the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in recent North Korean statements as cause for his cancellation.
    North Korea is known to detain US citizens for thin reasons and sentence them to hard labor, and a US journalist inside the country said things were "very awkward and uncomfortable."
    President Donald Trump canceled his much-awaited summit with North Korean leader Kim...
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  • Stocks slip as Trump says North Korean meeting is canceled

    24 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning after President Donald Trump said he is canceling a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Energy companies are falling along with oil prices as investors respond to reports the nations of OPEC may start producing more oil. Car companies including Fiat Chrysler and Toyota are falling as the Trump administration considered tariffs on imported cars and car parts, a move the governments of China, Japan and the European Union condemned.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index dropped 12 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,7217 as of 10 a.m...
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  • Read Donald Trump's letter to Kim Jong-un canceling Singapore summit

    24 days ago - By Fast Company

    Trump's decision was due to recent statements by Kim Jong-un.
    After pulling out of the Paris climate accord, the Iran nuclear deal, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Donald Trump has now pulled out of the Singapore summit he so proudly set up just a few weeks ago.
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  • Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gold was up 1% Thursday morning.
    That's after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea.
    Follow gold prices in real time here.
    Gold rallied Thursday morning after P resident Donald Trump canceled a meeting between the US and North Korea .
    Gold was up 1% to $1306.18 an ounce around 10 a.m. ET.
    On Thursday, the White House called off a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time , to have this...
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  • Trump Cancels North Korea Summit In An Open Letter to Kim Jong Un

    Trump Cancels North Korea Summit In An Open Letter to Kim Jong Un

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    The nuclear summit between the U.S. and North Korea is off, President Donald Trump announced Thursday.
    In an open letter to Kim Jong Un, Trump said the long-planned summit will not take place, due to a high-ranking North Korean minister's comments about Vice President Mike Pence.
    “I was very much looking forward to being there with you,” wrote Trump. “Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting. Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the...
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  • Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gold was up 1% Thursday morning.
    That's after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea.
    Follow gold prices in real time here.
    Gold rallied Thursday morning after P resident Donald Trump canceled a meeting between the US and North Korea .
    Gold was up 1% to $1306.18 an ounce around 10 a.m. ET.
    On Thursday, the White House called off a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time , to have this...
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  • Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    Gold spikes after Trump scraps North Korea meeting

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gold was up 1% Thursday morning.
    That's after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea.
    Follow gold prices in real time here.
    Gold rallied Thursday morning after P resident Donald Trump canceled a meeting between the US and North Korea .
    Gold was up 1% to $1306.18 an ounce around 10 a.m. ET.
    On Thursday, the White House called off a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time , to have this...
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  • Wall Street drops after Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after President Donald Trump called off his planned June 12 summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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  • Trump cancels meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    Trump cancels meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    The White House on Thursday canceled the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    Trump said he'd been looking forward to the summit, but the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in Kim's recent statements ultimately inspired the president to cancel the meeting.
    The meeting was set to occur on June 12 in Singapore.
    The White House on Thursday cancelled the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    In a letter to Kim, President Donald Trump wrote, "I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting."
    Trump said he'd...
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