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Trump-Kim summit: An 80-year-old Supreme Court table used for historic meeting

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National Gallery of Singapore.
The only Singaporean presence at the first-ever discussions between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a historic tabl0, previously used by the Supreme Court of Singapore.
The table was part of a suite of bespoke furniture designed in 1939 by local craftsmen for the Supreme Court.
The table is on loan to the US Embassy for the summit on Sentosa, and is usually on display on the Chief Justice's chamber on the third floor of the Singapore National Gallery.
The only Singaporean presence at the first-ever discussions...
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'I got so many death threats': Dennis Rodman launched into an emotional monologue on CNN during Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un

'I got so many death threats': Dennis Rodman launched into an emotional monologue on CNN during Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un

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CNN
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman launched into an emotional monologue on CNN as President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday.
Rodman claimed that several officials, including former President Barack Obama, brushed him off and did not take his trips to North Korea seriously.
"I was protecting everything," a visibly upset Rodman said. "And I believe in North Korea."
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman launched into an emotional monologue on CNN as President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday.
"I showed my...
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Here's the moment President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un for the first time - and gave North Korea everything it's ever wanted

Here's the moment President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un for the first time - and gave North Korea everything it's ever wanted

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President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have met for the first time.
The photo op took place shortly after 11K a.m. at Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore.
Despite Trump's claims that the day is more than a photo op, experts believe the symbolism of this photo is a key motivator for North Korea as it provides a new level of legitimacy.
President Donald Trump has met Kim Jong Un, the first time any North Korean leader has met a sitting US president.
The two shook hands shortly after 11 a.m. on Sentosa Island in Singapore, where they will shortly begin...
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LIVE: Trump and Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

LIVE: Trump and Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

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Business Insider
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un are set to meet at the lavish Capella Hotel in Singapore today for a historic first-time meeting between the two leaders.
The US initially wanted the talks to center on the denuclearization of North Korea, but the two countries have different definitions of what denuclearization would involve and the talks may now just be seen by the Trump administration as the first step towards some form of denuclearization.
Trump and Kim will first meet at 9 a.m. local time on Tuesday for a handshake and the first photo of a...
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Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in historic Singapore summit

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President Donald Trump is meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a landmark summit in Singapore on Tuesday.
The trip has been months in the making, after a dramatic shift on the part of North Korea that began earlier this year.
After years of diplomatic wrangling, months of preparation, and weeks of uncertainty , President Donald Trump is finally meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a landmark summit in Singapore on Tuesday.
Hours before meeting Kim, Trump railed against naysayers who criticized his decision to entertain Kim on the international...
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