Washington Bureau

Colin Powell Died Monday At Walter Reed National Medical Center

By Marcia Carter –   The family of Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of state, the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush’s administration and the first Black national security adviser under President Ronald Reagan’s administration, has died at age 84. Powell’s family in a statement on Facebook […]

State Department Confirms Killing Of Walid Al-Sahrawi

By Tammie Mitchell – The State Department announced this afternoon that troops from France killed Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahrawi.  In a statement the State Department said, “We commend France’s continued commitment to countering terrorism and protecting civilians in West Africa in coordination with our African partners.” Walid Al-Sahrawi, an ISIS leader in the Greater Sahara […]

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken Talked Friday With UK Foreign Minister

By Tammie Mitchell – On Friday, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss. During their conversation, Secretary Blinken congratulated Foreign Secretary Truss on her appointment and highlighted the importance of the United States-UK bilateral relationship in supporting democracy, the rules-based international order, and open societies worldwide. They also discussed […]

U.S. Capitol Police Arrest Bomb Threat Suspect

By Scott Denham – ATF the FBI Washington Field Office’s National Capital Response Squad are assisting U.S. Capitol Police with a bomb threat investigation. According to USCP Chief J. Thomas Manger, the suspect who has been identified as Floyd Ray Roseberry, 49, of Grover, North Carolina was taken into police custody around 2:30 p.m. after […]