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Notre Dame Cathedral Damaged In Fire

PARIS, FRANCE—The 850 year-old Notre Dame Cathedral was damaged by a fire on Monday, April 15. Officials have not determined the exact cause of fire, but it is expected to be the result of renovations the establishment was undergoing. France 24 English spoke with Stephen Clarke, author of "God Save La France" who said "Every  inch  bares the  imprint  of ...

Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns As Department Of Homeland Security Secretary

UNITED STATES—Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen officially resigned from her position submitting her letter of resignation to The White House on Sunday, April 7. Neilsen was the 6th Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. She has served in the position since December 2017. The following message was on Secretary Nielsen's webpage:   “To the brave and dedicated men and women...

Border Patrol Agents Save Migrants From Drowning

UNITED STATES—U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents saved a family of Guatemalan nationals from drowning in the Rio Grande river on March 28. The CBP reported on their website, the incident occurred near Eagle Pass, Texas. The woman and her three children, ages 2, 4, and 15 attempted to cross the Rio Grande River from Mexico when the...

Trump Delivers State Of The Union Address

UNITED STATES—President Donald Trump selected "Choosing Greatness" as the theme of the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, February 5. “The agenda I will lay out this evening is not a Republican agenda or a Democratic agenda. It is the agenda of the American people” said Trump. The guest list for Trump included three World War II heroes, Private First...

Job Increases Surpass Expectations

UNITED STATES—The first monthly Employment Situation Report of 2019 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate an all time high for job increases. A report on The White House website indicates that the jobs in the United States are on the rise. The nonfarm payroll employment for January 2019 increased by 304,000 jobs passing market expectations by 165,000 and above...

Former President George H.W. Bush Dies

UNITED STATES—George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States and internationally respected political leader passed away on Friday November 30, at the age of 94. While Mr. Bush is remembered by Americans for his role as commander in chief, his legacy extends beyond the Oval Office. Prior to holding office as President of the United States of America from...

Trump Warns Canada On Fair Trade Agreement

UNITED STATES—President Donald Trump issued a warning to Canada regarding fair trade on Sunday, September 2. After failing to reach a deal with them on Friday, Trump claimed Canada will not participate in the North American trade if it is not fair to the United States. If Canada refuses to the agreement, the only two countries involved in the...

Executive Order Ends Separation At Border

UNITED STATES—On Wednesday, June 20, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to stop the separation of families at the border. In a statement from the Oval OFfice, President Trump wrote: "We’re signing an executive order I consider to be a very important executive order. It’s about keeping families together while at the same time making sure that we have...

North Korea Summit Transpires

SINGAPORE—Only two months after the first inter-Korean summit, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, June 12. The meeting is over 68 years in the making and transpired in Singapore between the two leaders. Trump indicated during a press conference that the effort toward denuclearization is imminent, something that the...

More National Guards To Border

CALIFORNIA—California Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday, April 18  that he will deploy as many as 400 National Guard troops to the California border, joining the rest of the border states at President Donald Trump’s request, who have already committed to sending more troops to the border. In a general order issued by Governor Brown, he explained the coordination between federal...
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