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North Korea, Puerto Rico, Mexico: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
President Trump widened U.S. sanctions against trade with North Korea
and presented a united front against its nuclear program with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, above left, and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea.
And don’t miss Your Morning Briefing, posted weekdays at 6 a.m. Eastern, and Your Weekend Briefing, posted at 6 a.m. Sundays.
Meanwhile, the North’s foreign minister compared Mr. Trump’s warnings at the U.N. to "the noise of a dog barking." More details
emerged about how Mr. Trump intends to handle the Iran nuclear deal, which some say is an important signal to North Korea.
But Iraq’s central government, the U.S. and various other regional power brokers — even the U.N. — want it canceled, warning
that it could unleash ethnic violence, tear Iraq apart and fracture the coalition fighting the Islamic state.
President Trump declared Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands disaster zones.
"Irma gave us a break, but Maria destroyed us." That was one resident after Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
And we learned that they even hired Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager at the center of the Russia investigation, to help pull it off.