SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump added to speculation that North Korea may make a goodwill gesture before his planned summit with leader Kim Jong Un when he tweeted of a possible update soon on the status of three detained Americans. Here's a brief look at those U.S.

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    05/17/2018 - 10:24 pm | View Link
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    President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, hours after he welcomed home three U.S. citizens who had been detained in North Korea for more than a year. “We will both try to make it a very ...
    05/11/2018 - 1:42 am | View Link
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    05/10/2018 - 9:03 pm | View Link
  • Trump says Pompeo returning from North Korea with detainees
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year are on their way back to the U.S. with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in the latest sign of improving relations between the two ...
    05/10/2018 - 6:05 pm | View Link
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    05/10/2018 - 7:25 am | View Link
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  • Korean War POWs detained in North Korea
    Tens of thousands of South Korean soldiers were captured by the North Korean and Chinese forces during the Korean War (1950–53) but were not returned during the prisoner exchanges under the 1953 Armistice Agreement.
    05/15/2018 - 8:01 pm | View Website
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    05/14/2018 - 8:09 pm | View Website
  • 3 Americans held by North Korea have arrived back in the ...
    After long stints in labor camps and days of rumors about their release, three Americans who were held prisoner in North Korea finally came home early Thursday morning, shortly before 3 a.m. President Trump had announced on Wednesday morning that Kim Hak-song, Kim Sang-duk and Kim Dong-chul were ...
    05/9/2018 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • Who Are the 3 American Detainees Freed by North Korea ...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned from North Korea with three Korean-Americans — a businessman and two scholars — who had been held by the regime.
    05/9/2018 - 6:06 pm | View Website
  • Trump: US is seeking to free Americans in North Korea
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. is "fighting very diligently" to win freedom for three Americans detained in North Korea. He said Wednesday the U.S. is having a good dialogue" with the North Koreans ahead of a historic summit.
    04/19/2018 - 7:03 am | View Website
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