NORTH KOREA

US – North Korea Summit Cancelled

Trump says in a letter to Kim released Thursday by the White House that based on the statement, he felt it was ``inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting.''

Letter-to-Kim-Jung-Un WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from North Korea. Trump says in a letter to Kim released Thursday by the White House that based on the statement, he felt it was “inappropriate, at this time,…

U.S. Senators Heitkamp, Smith Emphasize the Need for Pension Reform

The two senators called on retirees to make their voices heard in Washington

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Tina Smith spoke with several retired workers in Fargo to discuss pension reform. The two Senators are part of a bipartisan, joint Senate–House committee whose goal is to solve the pension crisis. They say the dilemma threatens nearly 2,000 North Dakotans and 400,000 retirees nationwide. Both Heitkamp and Smith feel that it’s…

Pres. Trump: American Detainees Released From North Korea

Trump made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday, saying ``Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting.''

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way back from North Korea with three American detainees, saying they “seem to be in good health.” Trump made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday, saying “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3…

University of Hawaii Prepares Students for a Nuclear Attack

An email from the school was sent out to students, giving details as where to go and what to do

  HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii is warning their students what to do if they are faced with a nuclear attack. An email from the school was sent out to students, giving details as where to go and what to do. The email stated, in part: In light of concerns about North Korea missile tests, state and federal agencies…

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Visits Minot Air Force Base

Sen. Hoeven says he's glad Secretary Mattis is visiting the base

MINOT, ND — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Minot Air Force Base and talked about his change of course on nuclear weapons. Mattis says he’s become convinced that the U.S. must keep all three parts of its nuclear force, rather than eliminate one of them, as he once suggested. That force consists of land-based missiles, known as intercontinental ballistic missiles,…

Senator Hoeven Speaks Out on Neo-Nazis, States How President Could Have Avoided Criticism

He easily could have avoided all of the criticism according to Republican U.S. Senator John Hoeven

WEST FARGO, ND — The president’s initial failure on Saturday to denounce white supremacist groups by name prompted criticism by members of both parties. He easily could have avoided all of the criticism according to Republican U.S. Senator John Hoeven. “He should have been very clear in condemning the neo-Nazi group, the white supremacist group,” Sen. Hoeven said. “We need…