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Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP

The US and South Korea are aligned in heightened standoff over North Korea's nuclear program. But disputes persist on whether Trump is entitled to make the decision without the consent of the Congress, especially as the U.S. "The president and Nebraska have a basic disagreement about trade", Sasse said in a statement. South Korea's surplus in goods trade with the USA reached US$23.3 billion a year ago, up from $11.6 billion in 2011, according to South Korean government data.


Lewis takes 2 shot-lead over Moriya in Portland

Lewis takes 2 shot-lead over Moriya in Portland

She hit it to the back of the green and couldn't get the ball to stop. Hataoka carded three birdies against a single bogey, sitting eight shots out of first. Lewis , 32, has endured some frustration trying to collect her 12th LPGA title. Lewis admitted if she won this week it would be "up there with a major" in terms of how special this particular result would be.


Korea conducted nuclear test

Korea conducted nuclear test

Following the country's claim of an accelerated nuclear arsenal, President Trump spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about efforts to maximize pressure on North Korea . On Sunday, Trump also tweeted that North Korea's "words and actions continue to be very hostile and unsafe to the United States" and said the regime "has become a great threat and embarrassment to China, which is trying to help but with little success".


China says Japan shouldn't slap North Korea with sanctions

China says Japan shouldn't slap North Korea with sanctions

On Tuesday, the US military shot down a test ballistic missile near Hawaii on the same day as North Korea's missile launch. The annual exercises were scheduled to go for 10 days starting on August 21 with 25,000 US troops involved. The official Korean Central News Agency reported that it said: "They have reached the state of slandering and insulting even the inviolable name of our country and its national emblem".


Lavrov: Russia will have tough response to U.S. order

Lavrov: Russia will have tough response to U.S. order

Relations between the United States and Russia continue to heat up , as President Donald Trump has ordered a Russian consulate and two annexes to close their doors by Saturday. The U.S. State Department set the deadline after Moscow ordered the United States in August to cut its diplomatic personnel in Russian Federation to 455 by September 1, which President Vladimir Putin said meant cutting 755 personnel, in retaliation for new U.S.