Vice President Pence welcomes President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic

WASHINGTON D.C. – Vice President of the United States Mike Pence welcomed President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić to the White House. The leaders agreed on the importance of the bilateral relationship and expressed the desire to deepen the partnership between the United States and Serbia. The Vice President expressed U.S. support for Serbia’s efforts to…

European Ministers sign 5G declaration in Tallinn

ESTONIA – European ministers agreed in principle on making 5G a success for Europe during the informal meeting of the Ministers for Competitiveness and Telecommunications on 18 July in Tallinn, Estonia. “Everybody and everything will be using 5G networks to communicate in the future. And I am very glad that we managed to sign the…

President Trump visits Poland; Inks deal for US Patriot missile system

WARSAW – In route to the G 20 Summit, United States President Donald Trump made his first official visit to Warsaw, Poland. His arrival comes on the heels of the completion of a deal for the supply of eight US Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems to Poland. This follows up on promises made during a recent…

@DetroitPistons Practice Facility Hearing On May 25th

DETROIT – There will be a Public Hearing on the Detroit Pistons Practice Facility on Thursday May 25th during the 10:00am., Planning & Economic Standing Commitee of the whole on the 13th Floor in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. The meeting is open to the public for comnents and concerns to be voiced.

President Trump and King Salman Sign $110 Billion Arms Deal

WASHINGTON D.C. — The United States President Donald J. Trump met with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Nayef of Saudi Arabia, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia. President Trump and King Salman signed a Joint…

Edouard Philippe named new Prime Minister of France

FRANCE – Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he has chosen 46 year-old Edouard Philippe, a young centre-right mayor on his first full day in office on Monday as the new Prime Minister of France. .@Elysee .@EPhilippe_LH est nommé #PremierMinistre par le Président de la République @EmmanuelMacron pic.twitter.com/IavK2MxC4J — Gouvernement (@gouvernementFR) May 15,…

Emmanuel Macron elected President of France

PARIS – Emmanuel Macron declared victory in the French Presidential election over Marine Le Pen – winning about 65% of votes against 34%. The 39-year-old former investment banker and economy minister becomes the youngest French President in history. The President of the European Council Donald Tusk and other Leaders from across the globe extended congratulatory…

Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”

CHICAGO – In his first public event since leaving office, former President Barack Obama discussed his goal of inspiring the next generation of civic leaders at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. The 90 minute event, was a homecoming for Obama, who taught constitutional law, voting rights,…