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Matt Picht

Politics Reporter

Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's not scouring the web to bring you the best news possible, Matt enjoys reading and playing video games. His typical news beats are world news, tech stories and anything involving puns.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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National Security Adviser John Bolton
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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U.S. and Israeli flags
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President Trump
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French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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Here Are The 3 American Captives North Korea Freed

U.S. troops at the Korean DMZ
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What Will The Korean Peace Talks Mean For US Troops In South Korea?

Activists protesting the arrest of an Egyptian photojournalist
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U.S. economic officials
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Central American migrants
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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President Donald Trump at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Panmunjom, on the border between North and South Korea
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French President Emmanuel Macron
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President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron
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Macron Could Really Use A Win From His State Visit To The US

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov.
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President Donald Trump
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Trump Raises US Prisoners Issue Ahead Of Meeting With Kim Jong-Un

Raúl Castro and Miguel Díaz-Canel
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Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo Starts His Diplomatic Career Early With North Korea Talks

President Donald Trump
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Trump Butts Heads With White House On Russia Strategy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Mounting Scandals Could Spell Disaster For Japan's Prime Minister

President Trump
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President Trump
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Trump's TPP Talk Gets A Tepid Response Abroad

CIA Director Mike Pompeo
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