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Pence raises prospect of talks with North Korea while applying 'maximum pressure'

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North Korea is unable to pay its share of the 2018 U.N. budgets because of international sanctions on its foreign exchange bank.

Source: NBC

The prospect of talks comes after months of tension between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Source: NBC

Comments by Vice President Mike Pence suggest the Trump administration may be looking more favorably at direct U.S. diplomatic engagement with North Korea as South Korea considers a rare summit with its neighbor and long-time foe.

Source: Reuters

A prim, young woman with a high forehead and hair half swept back quietly gazes at the throngs of people pushing for a glimpse of her, a faint smile on her lips and eyelids low as four bodyguards jostle around her.

Source: Reuters

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