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    Trump and Kim to Meet … for Real?

    It’s a “miraculous opportunity,” says South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Last summer, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un repeatedly hurled threats of nuclear war. Then came the Olympics, and North and South Koreans were suddenly marching together under a unity flag. That got the divided peninsula’s officials talking, and late Thursday, Trump accepted Kim’s invitation to discuss possible “denuclearization.” Both leaders are known for capriciousness, such as yesterday’s White House statements seeming to add meeting preconditions, so while many pray for success, few are banking on it.

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