Category Archives: National News

Trump asks Americans to ‘stay true to our cause’

Trump asks Americans to ‘stay true to our cause’

Not since 1951, when President Harry Truman spoke before a large gathering on the Washington Monument grounds to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, has a commander in chief made an Independence Day speech to a sizable crowd on the Mall.MORE

Border Patrol head condemns agents’ offensive Facebook posts

Border Patrol head condemns agents’ offensive Facebook posts

The head of the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday slammed as “completely inappropriate” sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents.MORE

Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea

Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea

With grins and handshakes, President Donald Trump welcomed North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone Sunday, seeking to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear program in a bid for a legacy-defining accord. Trump then became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea.MORE

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’

Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election’

With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensively interfered with the 2016 campaign.MORE

Iran calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’

Iran calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’

Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.”MORE

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