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The White House said that “now is not the time to talk” with North Korea after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson disclosed the existence of direct diplomatic channels to Pyongyang, Reuters reported. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders qualified her rebuke to Secretary Tillerson, saying that conversations about repatriating detained Americans in North Korea would continue.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

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The White House denied that the U.S. has declared war on North Korea. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the accusation from North Korea’s foreign minister that a tweet from President Trump was a declaration of war “absurd,” the BBC reported. Sanders also responded to North Korea’s threat to shoot down U.S. warplanes near its territory in international airspace, saying that such an action is “never appropriate.” In addition, National Security Advisor H.R.

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