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President Trump issues statement to families of victims in newspaper shooting

President Trump issues statement to families of victims in newspaper shooting

By Matt Durr, Mlive.com

June 29, 2018


Filed under National

June 29--WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump issued his first public comments Friday regarding the mass murder at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland Thursday. In a brief statement, Trump said the shooting "shocked" the conscious of the nation. "Journalists, like all Americans,...

Backlash builds against Trump’s policy splitting families at border, falsely blames Democrats

Backlash builds against Trump’s policy splitting families at border, falsely blames Democrats

By Eli Stokols and Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times

June 18, 2018


Filed under National

President Donald Trump faced a growing backlash Monday over his administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that since April has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents crossing the southern border, even as he continued to falsely blame Democrats for the hard-line actions.

Trump announces ‘Space Force’ plan as he signs space policy directive

Trump announces ‘Space Force’ plan as he signs space policy directive

By Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times

June 18, 2018


Filed under National

President Donald Trump signed a space policy directive Monday aimed at coordinating federal and industry efforts to manage space traffic and debris ahead of the expected launch of hundreds or even thousands of small satellites.

Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

By Victoria Kim, Noah Bierman And Matt Stiles, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 12, 2018


Filed under Global, National, News

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "start a new history" with North Korea after a summit with Kim Jong Un that produced an agreement only to keep talking  and a promise by the U.S. to stop "war games" with its longtime ally, South Korea. The Pentagon's joint military exercises with South Korea...

Trump calls for Russia’s reinstatement as a major ally, adding to tensions as he heads to G-7 summit

Trump calls for Russia’s reinstatement as a major ally, adding to tensions as he heads to G-7 summit

By Eli Stokols, L.A. Times, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 8, 2018


Filed under National

Amid an escalating confrontation with American allies, President Donald Trump said Friday that Russia should be reinstated into the Group of Seven nations as he left the White House to attend the summit of the major economic powers in Canada.

Anthony Bourdain dead: Celebrity chef, TV star dies of suicide at 61

Anthony Bourdain dead: Celebrity chef, TV star dies of suicide at 61

By Geoff Herbert, Syracuse Media Group, N.Y.

June 8, 2018


Filed under National

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning. "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller.

Allow ‘Dreamers’ to enlist in military for citizenship, House members urge

Allow ‘Dreamers’ to enlist in military for citizenship, House members urge

By Kate Irby, McClatchy Washington Bureau

May 23, 2018


Filed under National

"Dreamers" should be able to enlist in the military and become legal residents, says a strong coalition of congressional Republicans and Democrats as they make a renewed push for their initiative.

Texas school becomes latest casualty: 10 dead, 10 hurt in latest campus shooting

Texas school becomes latest casualty: 10 dead, 10 hurt in latest campus shooting

By Matt Pearce, Jenny Jarvie and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times

May 21, 2018


Filed under National

But on Friday morning, before they could cross that finish line, the deepest fears of every American teacher, parent and student once again came true. This time, the school is named Santa Fe High School.

Trump works to cut high-skilled visas in NAFTA deal

Trump works to cut high-skilled visas in NAFTA deal

By Franco Ordonez and Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau

May 21, 2018


Filed under National

The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries.

North Korea to suspend nuclear and missile tests

North Korea to suspend nuclear and missile tests

By Matt Stiles and Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times

April 21, 2018


Filed under National

North Korea said Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and missile tests and shut down its underground test site, boosting hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough with rival South Korea and the United States.

US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

By Bob Drogin and David S. Cloud

April 14, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase

U.S. and allied warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Donald Trump announced.

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