N. Korea, sets stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

In this Friday, April 20, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea said Saturday, April 21, 2017 it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States. There was no clear indication in the North's announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its hard-won nuclear arsenal.

Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea 9 days

Ethnic-Rohingya women rest at a temporary shelter in Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Indonesian fishermen rescued dozens of Rohingya Muslims from a boat stranded off Aceh province on Friday, police said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea. (AP Photo/Zik Maulana)

BIREUEN, Indonesia (AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among the group of 76 rescued in Indonesian waters in a wooden boat says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.

Natalie Portman addresses snub of ‘Jewish Nobel,’ backlash

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Natalie Portman arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Annihilation" at the Regency Village Theatre. The foundation behind the prestigious Genesis Prize says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel, quoting a representative for the U.S. actress as saying recent events in Israel were "extremely distressing to her," according to a statement on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Actress Natalie Portman has snubbed a prestigious prize known as the “Jewish Nobel,” saying she did not want her attendance to be seen as an endorsement of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Segura keys 4-run 9th as Mariners rally past Rangers 6-2

Seattle Mariners Dee Gordon, left, and Andrew Romine (7) celebrate after scoring on a double by Jean Segura during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Friday, April 20, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jean Segura and the Seattle Mariners figured five straight games scoring two runs or less were more than enough.

Elway: last year’s draft class has to step up in 2018

John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks with reporters during a news conference about the team's priorities in the NFL Draft Thursday, April 19, 2018, in the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — While John Elway and his staff wrap up preparations for next week’s NFL draft, it’s the Denver Broncos’ 2017 draft class that’s really on the clock.

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