White House hypes North Korea trip to boost Pompeo’s image

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White House hypes North Korea trip to boost Pompeo’s image
The meeting between Mike Pompeo (pictured) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un marks the highest-level known talks between the U.S. and North Korean governments since 2000. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo The CIA director is facing a narrow Senate confirmation vote to be Trump’s next top diplomat, and supporters say the high-stakes trip proves he

Puerto Rico is Once Again Hit by an Islandwide Blackout

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The outage reflects the troubled nature of the power restoration in Puerto Rico, where thousands of electrical workers from throughout the United States worked for months installing poles, transformers and electrical wire. The United States Army Corps of Engineers has spent $2.1 billion on restoring power on the island, where 80 percent of the distribution

Japan Fears Being Sidelined by Trump on Trade and North Korea

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Japan Fears Being Sidelined by Trump on Trade and North Korea
Mr. Abe hoped to secure Mr. Trump’s commitment on two issues: curtailing the North’s nuclear and ballistic weapons programs, and facilitating the return of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and ’80s. On Wednesday in Tokyo, critics were skeptical that Mr. Trump would give Japan much consideration once he got into a

CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
Washington (CNN)CIA Director Mike Pompeo visited North Korea more than two weeks ago for a secret meeting with leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, sources confirmed to CNN. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2018/04/17/trump-north-korea-direct-talks-abe-spray-sot.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_9’,theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-small-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”small”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180417170210-trump-abe-pool-spray-small-11.jpg”,”height”:120}}},autoStartVideo =