Tag Archives: Washington

07May/17

Gloria Gaynor performs ‘I Will Survive’ at Library of Congress

The Library of Congress celebrates disco song and dance as an integral part of American culture in a unique event called ‘Bibliodiscotheque’ featuring Grammy-winner Gloria Gaynor. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading

01May/17

Duterte White House invitation raises eyebrows at U.N.

The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea and despite his alleged support of extra-judicial killings of drug suspects. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

30Apr/17

Trump celebrates his first 100 days, lashes out at media

Trump celebrates his 100 days in office with a rally in Pennsylvania and says he’s not missing out at all not being at the White House Correspondents” dinner in Washington.
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30Apr/17

Comedian rips Trump at White House Correspondents’ dinner

Comedian Hasan Minhaj digs into U.S. President Donald Trump during the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, which takes place without Trump himself. WHCA President Jeff Mason tells journalists “we are not fake news.”
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29Apr/17

Stars arrive for Trump-less White House press dinner

Journalists, politicians, and celebrities have arrived for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but there’s one person missing: the one who occupies the White House, President Donald Trump. Continue reading

29Apr/17

Climate protests to mark Trump’s 100 days in office

Demonstrators weather rain, snow, and heat in various U.S. cities to protest President Donald Trump’s stance on the environment.
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15Apr/17

Protesters take to the streets to demand Trump release tax returns

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across the U.S. and beyond to press President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, including at a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington that featured an uncanny Trump look-alike.

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14Apr/17

U.S. releases video of ‘mother of all bombs’ strike in Afghanistan

The U.S. military releases video of the ‘mother of all bombs’ strike used in Afghanistan on ISIS targets, one of the largest non-nuclear devices ever unleashed in combat.

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14Apr/17

U.S. drops ‘mother of all bombs’ in Afghanistan

The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs,” in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants. Havovi Cooper reports. Continue reading

14Apr/17

CIA chief calls WikiLeaks a ‘hostile intelligence service’

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday called WikiLeaks a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.
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