Burgum calls China’s Xi a ‘brutal dictator’

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (right), a 2024 presidential candidate, called Chinese President Xi Jinping a “brutal dictator” in an interview broadcast on Sunday. “Absolutely,” Burgum told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press,” when asked if Xi was a dictator. President Joe Biden recently called Xi a dictator and faced a fierce backlash from … Read more

Congressional Democrats slam Biden for sending cluster bombs to Ukraine: ‘That’s crossing a line’

A group of congressional Democrats have broken with President Joe Biden’s decision to send controversial weapons known as cluster munitions to aid Ukraine in its war against Russia. “Cluster bombs should never be used. It’s crossing a line,” Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. The White House’s decision … Read more

Nine bullets in downtown Cleveland, man seriously injured as police search for suspect

CLEVELAND, AP — An early morning shooting at a downtown Cleveland nightclub sent nine people to hospital, but no deaths were reported, authorities said. Police said preliminary information indicated someone opened fire on a group of people in the warehouse district shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday, as clubs closed. The suspect apparently fled. Cleveland Police … Read more

Dozens of witnesses testify as January 6 grand jury investigates Trump

WASHINGTON — Federal grand jurors investigating Donald Trump’s attempts to halt the transfer of presidential power following his 2020 election loss have heard testimony from dozens of witnesses in a sweeping investigation that examined the conduct of the former president spanning from before Election Day until the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, … Read more