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Poll: Fear of North Korean nuclear threat has fallen in U.S.

Kim Jong-un.
Kim Jong-un. Photo: STR / AFP / Getty Images

Americans who are very or extremely concerned about a North Korean nuclear threat to the U.S. has dropped from 67% last October to 50% today, according to an AP/NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.

Trump's approval rating on his handling of North Korea is at 42% now, up from 34% in October. 48% of those polled favored Trump’s potential talks with North Korea’s leader over denuclearization, while 29% oppose them. The poll was conducted after Trump announced his plans to meet with Kim Jong-un.

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