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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has headed home after visiting China this week. Neither Pyongyang nor Beijing has provided details about the Kim visit, which comes amid preparations for a possible second summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump. As VOA's Bill Gallo reports, the North Korean leader may be hoping to use the visit to increase his leverage with Washington. VOA's Korean Service also contributed to this report.