5 things for Tuesday, April 18: North Korea, Facebook, Trump travel

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A North Korean UN official warned of nuclear campaign breaking out if strains don’t ease between his country and the US. Now, we’re allows one to campaign rhetoric of all kinds from the North Koreans, but the Trump administration’s recent moves — saying it was ending the policy of “strategic patience” and sending an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula — has caused the North to up the bet in its tough talk. Meanwhile, Trump seems to be dangling a carrot of better commerce words in front of China in an attempt to coax the Chinese to exert greater influence on North koreans. That’s elevating eyebrows because it represents a shatter from US-China policy; past administrations have kept commerce and North Korea separate in dealing here China.

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