Trump says N. Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn’t.

FILE - This combination of two file photos shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, speaking in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington on Feb. 26, 2018, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending in the party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2016. Trump is claiming Sunday, April 22, 2018, that North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim, but that's not the case. The North says it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches before summits with the U.S. and South Korea. The North stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of abandoning its nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Wong Maye-E, File)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case.

Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nominee to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation. He’s still expected to have enough votes in the full Senate to replace Rex Tillerson, who was fired by Trump. But his confirmation may come down to a handful of senators.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.

Waffle House suspect still being sought

This photo provided by Metro Nashville Police Department shows Travis Reinking, who police are searching for in connection with a fatal shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville early Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As an intensive manhunt continued Monday for a half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, authorities shared reports of previous efforts to contain the gun-loving man with paranoid delusions.

Koch network success draws Democratic pushback

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is Democratic pushback. With regulations being rolled back and huge tax cuts, Democrats question how far the Koch network's influence extends. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sprawling network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with President Donald Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress.

U.S. brands suffer damage in Chinese corporate war

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, young children visit the headquarters for Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com during "Singles Day" in Beijing, China. Executives from five major brands told AP that after they refused exclusive deals with Alibaba and instead participated in big promotions with its archrival JD.com, traffic to their products on Alibaba's Tmall fell, hurting sales. Alibaba says it has never punished anyone. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba’s Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant’s massive reach.

S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a South Korean soldier stands near the loudspeakers near the border area between South Korea and North Korea in Yeoncheon, South Korea. South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of the April 27, 2018, inter-Korean talks. The South's Defense Ministry says it turned off loudspeaker broadcasts Monday, April 23, to try to ease military tensions and establish an environment for peaceful talks. South Korea had broadcast anti-North propaganda across the border since the North's fourth nuclear test in early 2016.(Lim Tae-hoon/Newsis via AP, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders’ upcoming talks, expected to focus on the North’s nuclear program.

Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge in labor with 3rd child

FILE - In this Friday, April 24, 2015 file photo, Terry Hutt poses for the media with a sign that reads 'Not Long to Go' as he waits with other royal fans, outside the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered a London hospital to give birth to the couple's third child. The former Kate Middleton traveled by car on Monday, April 23, 2018 to the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in central London. The palace says she was in "the early stages of labor." (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital Monday in labor, Britain’s royal palace said. The baby will be a third child for her and husband Prince William and fifth in line to the throne.

Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: ‘It was life or death’

James Shaw Jr., shows his hand that was injured when he disarmed a shooter inside a Waffle House on Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. A gunman stormed the Waffle House restaurant and shot several people to death before dawn, according to police, who credited Shaw, a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.

A Cold War poison resurfaces in a quiet English town

FILE - In this Saturday, May 20, 2000 file photo, two Russian soldiers make a routine check of metal containers with toxic agents at a chemical weapons storage site in the town of Gorny, 124 miles (200 kms) south of the Volga River city of Saratov, Russia. The facility in Shikhany led the efforts to develop Soviet chemical weapons, including Novichok-class nerve agents. (AP Photo, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. More than four decades later, the nerve agent they developed apparently turned up in a quiet English town, where it nearly killed a former Russian spy and his daughter.

Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants with warplanes, helicopters and artillery in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week. (SANA via AP)

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.

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