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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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President Donald Trump
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Trump Walks Back His Doubts About The US Intel On Russia's Meddling

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Trump's About As Unpopular In Russia As Putin Is In The US

Helsinki
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Helsinki Is A Natural Fit For The Trump-Putin Summit

U.S. soldiers training in Poland
U.S. Department of DefenseWorld

NATO Relies On The US For A Lot More Than Funding

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May
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UK PM Theresa May Fights For Her Job After Brexit Breakup

Shipping containers in China
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China Enters The Trade War With Reluctance — And Defiance

Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
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Pruitt's Replacement Will Probably Keep His Deregulation Push Alive

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo Visits North Korea To Hammer Out Specifics Of Denuclearization

Estonian soldiers in a NATO exercise
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Don't Judge NATO Allies Solely By Their Spending Targets

White House national security adviser John Bolton
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Bolton Pushes Breakneck Pace For North Korea Disarmament — Again

A Mexican soldier
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Elections Could Give Mexico A New Approach On Violent Crime

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Putin And Trump Will Have A Face-To-Face Meeting In July

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador
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Mexico May Turn To A Populist To Fix Crime And Corruption Problems

North and South Korean families
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North, South Korea To Briefly Reunite Families Kept Apart For Decades

U.S. immigration officials
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For Many Central American Migrants, The US Border Is The Only Hope

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese President Xi Jinping
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Looming Trade War Could Hurt US-China Cooperation On North Korea

An immigration detention facility
U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionPolitics

A 'Zero-Tolerance' Policy Is Splitting Up More Families At The Border

A Chinese factory worker
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US Targets China's Manufacturing In First Shots Of Possible Trade War

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese President Xi Jinping
U.S. Department of StateWorld

China Chalks Up A Win In Singapore, But Tariffs Could Spoil The Mood

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Secretary Pompeo Pitches North Korea's Neighbors On Singapore Deal

President Donald Trump
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Trump And Kim's Singapore Agreement Looks A Lot Like Past Agreements

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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The Singapore Summit Is A PR Win For Kim Jong-Un And Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Shinzo Abe Wants Trump To Stick Up For Japan At North Korea Summit

Jordan's King Abdullah
Office of the Jordanian KingWorld

Jordan's New Prime Minister Faces Same Austerity Challenges

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
KCNAWorld

It Could Take A Decade Or More To Disarm North Korea's Nuclear Program

Kim Jong-un
KCNAWorld

Burger Diplomacy: Trump-Kim Summit May Bring Fast Food To North Korea

Kim Yong-chol
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North Korea Pins Diplomacy Hopes On Sanctioned Ex-Spy Chief

An Irish priest wearing a "vote no" button
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Ireland's Abortion Vote Steers Clear Of The Catholic Church

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Korean Central News AgencyWorld

What's Next For US Diplomacy In North Korea?

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
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US-China Trade Tensions Are Getting Even More Confusing