This is AP News Minute.
The White House says President Trump will meet with North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un. But it hasn't been decided when or where. It also says sanctions on North Korea will stay in place until that meeting.
President Trump also ordered stiff new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to take effect in 2 weeks. The president says Canada and Mexico are exempt from tariffs while possible changes are negotiated to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Up to 800,000 homes and businesses were without power in the Northeast after the second big winter storm in less than a week. More than 2 feet of snow fell in some places.
And the Army Corps of Engineers opened a spillway along the Mississippi River near New Orleans. The river levels are rising and officials want to relive pressure on the city's levees.
Matt Small, the Associated Press, with AP News Minute.
1.And the Army Corps of Engineers opened a spillway along the Mississippi River near New Orleans.
The spillway cannot be blocked, otherwise it will cause a serious problem.
2.The river levels are rising and officials want to relive pressure on the city's levees.
To defend Shanghai, engineers have stretched hundreds of miles of levees along its rivers.
白宫表示，特朗普总统将会见朝鲜领导人金正恩 。但还没有决定时间地点 。白宫还表示，两国领导人会面之前，对朝鲜的制裁仍将持续 。
特朗普总统还下令对进口钢铁和铝征收高额关税，两周内生效 。特朗普总统还表示，加拿大和墨西哥免征关税，而且可能通过协商对北美自由贸易协定做出修改 。
在不到一周的时间里，东北地区发生了第二场冬季大风暴，多达80万家庭和企业无电可用 。一些地方降雪超过2英尺 。
陆军工兵部队在新奥尔良附近的密西西比河上开辟了一条泄洪道 。河水水位正在上升，官员们希望缓解河水对该市防洪堤的压力 。