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President Donald Trump Meets North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Historic Summit Between The Two Leaders Begins In Singapore

SINGAPORE — History is being made this hour in Singapore. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have opened an unparalleled summit. The two leaders are reaching for an ambitious deal to resolve global concerns about the isolated nation’s nuclear weapons program. It’s the first meeting in history between a sitting American president and a North Korean…

Woman Throws Water On Conservative Commentator Tomi Lahren At Minneapolis Establishment

President Donald Trump tweeted in support of Lahren

Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed but not broken after a woman threw water on her at Union Bar and Grill in Minneapolis. “I think that those that threw the water, that were applauding and laughing about it, wanted to get their 15 minutes of fame by making a video of me,” said Lahren. “I think…

Teacher Loses State Licensing Board Position After Social Media Post Against President Donald Trump

Amy Hewett-Olatunde came under fire after using an expletive to criticize the president

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former Minnesota Teacher of the Year has lost her position on a state licensing board. St. Paul teacher Amy Hewett-Olatunde came under fire after using an expletive in a social media post criticizing President Donald Trump. She says the president’s use of an expletive to describe African counties earlier this year has had a painful…

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…

President Trump: U.S. Will Withdraw From Iranian Deal

Trump on Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump says the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, which he is calling “defective at its core.” Trump on Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum withdrawing from the 2015 agreement and he is planning to reinstall sanctions on the Iranian regime. He says in an address to the nation that he will be…

Catholic Charities To Drop Its Refugee Resettlement Programs

Focus Is Shifting To Homelessness And At-Risk Children

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis is dropping its refugee resettlement programs. The move comes as the state sees a significant slowdown in refugees arriving under President Donald Trump’s administration. The influential charity will shift its focus to programs aimed at homelessness and helping at-risk children. Fewer than 950 refugees arrived in Minnesota last year, compared…

Trump Critic Announces Run for U.S. Senate Seat In Minnesota

Richard Painter served as chief White House ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A former Republican White House lawyer and prominent critic of President Donald Trump is running for former Sen. Al Franken’s seat. And he’s running as a Democrat. Richard Painter filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission late last week to run for the seat after exploring a bid for more than a month and formally announced…

Local Steel Company Invited to White House to Talk Tax Reform

The company has 50 job openings because of the new bill that passed in December 2017

FARGO, N.D. —¬†TrueNorth Steel of Fargo was invited to the White House this month to talk about tax reform. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence talked about the new tax reform bill that passed in December. TrueNorth Steel’s story begins in 1945 when Norwegian immigrant Ole Rommesmo Sr. launched it as Fargo Tank. In 2011, seven steel companies…

Heitkamp And Hoeven Have Concerns About President Trump’s Tariffs

Concerned About The Loss Of American Jobs And Trade Wars

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s Senators seem to be in agreement on President Trump’s new tarrifs. They both say they could harm the state’s economy. The president was joined at the White House by American steel and aluminum workers as he signed tariffs that international allies and congressional Republicans have warned against. The tariffs will go into effect in 15…

Director of North Dakota BCI Nominated For U.S. Marshals Service

President Donald Trump Nominated Dallas Carlson

President Trump has nominated North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation Director Dallas Carlson to the U.S. Marshals Service. The nomination was applauded by his former boss, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, who oversaw the BCI when she served as North Dakota Attorney General. “To have his skill and his ability on the federal side is absolutely wonderful,” said Heitkamp. “So I applaud…