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Understanding Kim: Inside the U.S. effort to profile the secretive North Korean leader
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give President Donald Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War, but they face a huge challenge - figuring out a secretive North Korean ruler few people know much about.

Trump says hands-off approach to Justice Dept. could change: Fox News interview
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday the hands-off approach he has taken to the U.S. Justice Department given the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia could change, comments that could re-ignite concerns he might move to impede the investigation.

Trump says he is weighing options for North Korea meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is considering three or four dates as well as five locations for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, adding that it remains unclear whether the meeting will occur.

Ahead of Merkel trip to U.S., Germany downbeat on trade tariffs
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany expects U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum products to kick in on May 1, a senior government official said before Chancellor Angela Merkel travels to Washington to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday.

North Korea's pledge to dismantle nuclear site sounds good, but verification will be tough
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's pledge to dismantle its Punggye-ri nuclear test site sounds like a big step forward but verifying whether that will actually happen will be difficult, underlining the complexities of any deal it may strike with the United States.

Iran won't accept any amendment to nuclear deal: senior official
ANKARA (Reuters) - A top adviser to Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday Tehran would not accept any change to its nuclear deal, as Western signatories prepare a new package in the hope of persuading U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the accord.