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The Latest: Kim gave his sister a place at negotiating table

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:13pm

The latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea: (All times local):

Kim says he, Moon are on starting line of new Korean history

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:03pm

With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.

Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

Gerardo Carrillo and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:55pm

About 170 people in a caravan of Central Americans traveled in tourist buses Thursday for the final leg of their monthlong journey to seek asylum in the United States, despite warnings from the Trump administration that they could be prosecuted, detained and quickly deported.

3 key agenda items at closely watched Korea summit talks

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:49pm

Friday's summit between the leaders of the rival Koreas won't be entirely focused on North Korea's nuclear weapons, though they will certainly top the agenda after the recent rapid progress North Korea has made. The meeting is a rare opportunity for the two men to discuss other thorny issues at the highest level.

Thousands protest brutal killings of 3 Mexican film students

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:43pm

Thousands of people gathered in Mexico's second-largest city Thursday to protest the deaths of three film students who were killed and dissolved in acid in a case that has highlighted the disappearance of the country's youth amid a vicious drug war.

Kim Jong Un tells his southern rival he doesn't want repeat of past "where we were unable to fulfill our agreements"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:28pm

Kim Jong Un tells his southern rival he doesn't want repeat of past "where we were unable to fulfill our agreements" .

The Latest: Migrant caravan nears last stop before US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:25pm

The Latest on a caravan of Central Americans who plan to seek asylum in the United States (all times local):

North and South Korean leaders sit down for summit talks on the North's nuclear weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:21pm

North and South Korean leaders sit down for summit talks on the North's nuclear weapons.

Hunger striking ex-rebel leader hospitalized in Colombia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:09pm

Colombian authorities say a former guerrilla leader arrested this month on U.S. drug trafficking charges has been hospitalized for ill health caused by a prolonged hunger strike.

A look at verbal exchanges between Trump, Kim and Moon

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:03pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump exchanged insults and threats of nuclear annihilation. Soft-spoken South Korean President Moon Jae-in struggled to be heard. And now Kim and Moon are meeting to discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons ahead of Kim-Trump talks scheduled for May or June.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses southern border to meet rival Moon for summit on nuke crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:31pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses southern border to meet rival Moon for summit on nuke crisis.

Kim, Moon summit is only the third between divided Koreas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:25pm

The summit Friday between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is only the third time that the leaders of the divided Koreas have met in the 65 years since the end of the Korean War.

Guatemala high court annuls prison for 3 Russian migrants

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:37pm

Guatemala's highest court has overturned a prison conviction for three Russians who were accused of using forged documents and claim to be the victim of a plot orchestrated by Moscow.

Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctors

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:14pm

The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he would work with doctors to give his son "dignity and comfort," as he called for a truce in a divisive case that has pitted doctors and the British courts against Alfie's parents, Christian groups and the pope.

Venezuela and Panama resolve rocky diplomatic feud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:12pm

President Nicolas Maduro says Venezuela and Panama are restoring diplomatic and business ties cut during heightened tensions just weeks earlier.

UN to issue food vouchers to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:02pm

The World Food Program will begin distributing vouchers to droves of hungry Venezuelan migrants arriving in neighboring Colombia as part of a program similar to that offered to refugees from war-torn nations like Syria.

Brazil's indigenous protest to defend their rights, lands

Eraldo Peres and Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:15pm

As many as 2,000 of Brazil's indigenous people marched Thursday through the capital to protest what they say is an unprecedented governmental assault on their rights and lands.

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:13pm

The Security Council is heading to Asia for a firsthand look at the plight of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar and the several hundred thousand who remain in the country's northern Rakhine State.

Peru's ex-president and his wife to be released from prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:07pm

A high court in Peru ruled Thursday that former President Ollanta Humala and his wife must be freed from prison while prosecutors investigate their alleged involvement in multimillion-dollar kickback schemes.