- Canceled Trump-Kim summit tests Moon's middleman role
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Just a month ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was smiling with pride as he grasped the hands of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, a young and brash leader with a nuclear arsenal, as they announced aspirations for a nuclear-free peninsula and permanent peace.
- Timeline of diplomatic developments on Korean Peninsula
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump's last-minute move to pull out of a highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un further clouded the murky prospects of the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.
- Now 25 years in, Bettman is never off as NHL commissioner
NEW YORK (AP) — There's usually another guest at the table when Gary Bettman and his wife, Shelli, go out to dinner with other couples during the NHL playoffs.
- N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, (in) any format," a remarkably restrained and diplomatic response, from a nation noted for its proud belligerence, to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt cancellation of a summit with the North's autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un.
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- Sex assault prevention bills approved by Michigan House
The Michigan House passed 27 bills on Thursday in response to the sexual abuse cases involving Larry Nassar, the imprisoned former sports doctor who once worked for Michigan State University and USA Olympics.
- Michigan House approves Nassar-inspired legislation
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than two dozen proposed laws sparked by the sexual abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar sailed through the Michigan House on Thursday, including bills that would grant childhood sex assault victims more time to sue and require athletic trainers to report suspected abuse.
- 'You'll Never Walk Alone' is a hit from Broadway to Kiev
Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool's ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one more time.
- AP Interview: John Henry on reviving Liverpool
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Preparing for the pride and angst of watching Liverpool contest the biggest game in club football, John Henry is ready to take stock of the often-fraught, eight-year journey as owner.
- Sakari Orava, the doctor that heals World Cup stars
PARIS (AP) — Sakari Orava is among the very few Finnish citizens to own a Champions League's gold medal.
- Japan's prime minister heads to Russia for talks with Putin
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe headed to Russia on Thursday for talks with President Vladimir Putin in hopes of making progress on joint economic projects on disputed islands as a step toward resolving a decades-old territorial row.
- UN exempts North Koreans meeting with Trump from sanctions
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. committee on Wednesday granted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's entire delegation an exemption from U.N. sanctions ahead of its scheduled trip to Singapore to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump.
- Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tears and anger this time came from lawmakers who spent the day fuming over a growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports that leaders have taken too much time to solve while devoting too little money for the fixes.
- Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox's entertainment properties.
- AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion
Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday.