Category: International

Trump Plans for Second North Korea Summit

Trump Plans for Second North Korea Summit

President Donald Trump says a second summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take place “quite soon.” Trump says that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is working out the main details to set up a second meeting with Kim on North Korean Soil. A letter from Kim prompted a second summit in which he requested to […]

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Credit Union Charity

Saint Cloud Federal Credit Union, along with Sartell High School has received the Simon Hellermann Philanthropy award. The award was created in 1999 to honor credit unions who are committed to assisting their local communities and well as contributing to a humanitarian cause. Saint Cloud Federal Credit Union received the honor after partnering with Sartell High School to provide financial […]

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Tension Over Syria Threats

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States along with it’s allies should reconsider any moves which could shake-up the political climate in Syria. A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov says any attack would have destructive consequences on the Syrian Settlement. This comes after President Donald Trump threatened Russian with a missile strike on Syria. There is an active military hotline […]

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Governor Dayton’s Letter to Stop Deportation of Liberian Americans

Governor Dayton’s Letter to Stop Deportation of Liberian Americans

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton sent a letter to President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision in which thousands of Liberian Americans could be deported within the year. President Trump issued a message that he was looking to terminate Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberian Americans. A program that has allowed Liberians to stay within the United States while seeking political refuge. […]

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Attack in France leaves people in critical condition

After the terrorist attacks in southern France     last week Pope Francis has come out and said that he does not condone the perpetrator’s acts. In addition, the pope also praised the actions of French Police officer Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame after he sacrificed his life for other people who were put into harm’s way. “I particularly welcome the generous […]

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International Day for Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations made a declaration on February 9th to promote “Equality and Parity in Sciences for Peace and Development,” moving forward with gender equality in science industries. In their strive towards equal gender representation in these fields, the U.N. declared February 11th to be International Women and Girls in Science Day back in 2016. The same goal is being […]

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2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are officially under way in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The qualifying rounds of alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, luge, and ski jumping began in the last twenty-four hours in Pyeongchang and the surrounding areas where some individual events are hosted. The first rounds of the figure skating competition begin on television tonight with the men’s single […]

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Mexico City earthquake recovery

Mexico City officials say they have recovered the last body known to be trapped in rubble following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. The body was recovered from the last known active site, a collapsed office building in central Mexico City. Families have kept vigil at the site for two weeks as an assortment of international rescuers continued to search the aftermath […]

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Saudi Women driving ban lifted

Saudi Women driving ban lifted

          RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that they will allow women to drive for the first time next year in June, 2018. This comes as good news and a major step forward for women rights. For decades, Saudi women endured arrests and harassment for getting caught driving. The kingdom’s ban […]

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Chemical Agents found for Syria Strikes

Chemical Agents found for Syria Strikes

Turkey’s health ministers says results from victims of a chemical attack in Syria confirm that sarin gas was used. Recep Akdag said that blood and urine samples taken from 3 victims on Tuesday were subjected to the nerve agent. The samples were gathered from autopsies that involved officials from the World health Organization and the Organization for the Prohibition of […]

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