South Korea's Yonhap News Agency even went to the extent of saying that the plane carried North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un to China although it did not produce any evidence, AP said.
Donald Trump tweeted he would be speaking to Mr Xi today.
The Chinese President is reportedly planning a trip to the North Korean capital Pyongyang, an official told CNN in April, but no date has been announced as yet. Pyongyang claims Kim himself is the driver of the current situation and the spokesman said the USA should not to interpret Pyongyang's willingness to talk as a sign of weakness.
His trip was kept secret until he returned to North Korea.
Although there were no guarantees that the American prisoners would be freed during Pompeo's visit, U.S. officials said their release would be a significant goodwill gesture ahead of the Trump-Kim summit that is expected later this month or in early June. A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman warned the claims are a "dangerous attempt" to ruin a budding detente on the Korean Peninsula after the summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
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Nothing else has been mentioned in the report and information about the other iPhone models are scarce at the moment. Following up on reports last month, the Taipei Times brings similar word from Yuanta Securities analyst Jeff Pu.
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Italy's Elia Viviani sprinted to victory for a second successive day at the Giro d'Italia as the Big Start in Israel concluded. We're heading to Italy with two stage wins, the ciclamino points jersey and the best young rider's jersey with Max Schachmann.
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Ahmad Hariri, the secretary-general of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement, called on voters to protect "all of Lebanon". Lebanon has long had a power-sharing political system between the different religious denominations.
Next week, China's top economic official, Vice Premier Liu He, is scheduled to visit Washington to resume negotiations sparked by the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on up to $150 billion of Chinese imports.
Trump has already said that he was not considering reducing the United States military's presence in South Korea as part of the negotiations.
In the past North Korea has used the term "hostile policies" in reference to the US troop presence in South Korea, the USA nuclear umbrella covering South Korea and Japan and regular joint military exercises in South Korea.
News of a second meeting between the two leaders so soon after the first one surprised analysts and said it could be a sign of real discussions about denuclearisation.
According to the Xinhua report, Kim said he chose to meet Xi again to "inform him of the situation, hoping to strengthen strategic communication and cooperation with China, deepen DPRK-China friendship, and promote regional peace and stability".
Internet users in China said security was beefed up in Dalian and flight delays happened.
"President Trump and President Xi agreed on the importance of continued implementation of sanctions on North Korea until it permanently dismantles its nuclear and missile programs", the readout said.
The meeting Monday and Tuesday in Dalian is the second between Xi and Kim in recent weeks, following Kim's March visit to Beijing - his first since taking power six years ago.