Mattis makes Al Qaida strike a teachable moment: ‘Terrorists who defame Islam’ are not safe

Mattis makes Al Qaida strike a teachable moment: ‘Terrorists who defame Islam’ are not safe

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2017 An Al Qaida operative responsible for several terror attacks was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan earlier this month, the Pentagon confirmed on March 25. “The death of Qari Yasin is evidence that terrorists who defame Islam and deliberately target innocent people will not escape justice,” U.S. Defense […]

Did Obamacare win or did Ryancare go down in flames? Trump’s take

Did Obamacare win or did Ryancare go down in flames? Trump’s take

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2017 While outsourcing much of the GOP’s failed Obamacare replacement to House Speaker Paul Ryan didn’t work out well, President Donald Trump remains optimistic that a deal on health care will get done. “ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for […]

China’s vice premier hails ‘unstoppable momentum’ of globalization

China’s vice premier hails ‘unstoppable momentum’ of globalization

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2017 Globalization will continue to move forward, but nations still must respect one another’s “core interests,” the leader responsible for overseeing China’s economic policy said on March 25. “The river of globalization and free trade will always move forward with unstoppable momentum to the vast ocean of the global economy,” […]

N.C. Republicans target wind farms that would impact military sites

N.C. Republicans target wind farms that would impact military sites

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2017 A group of North Carolina Republican lawmakers is seeking a 3-year moratorium on the construction of wind farms that they say pose potential safety risks to the state’s military installations. NC Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown and other lawmakers said that unchecked wind farm development could interfere with radar […]

Intelligence directed against Trump focuses attention on Obama’s role

Intelligence directed against Trump focuses attention on Obama’s role

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 Newly disclosed intelligence reports indicate the Obama administration used the cover of legitimate surveillance on foreign targets to spy on President Donald Trump and his transition team and improperly unmasked the identity of Americans swept up in the spying. “What I’ve read seems to be some level of surveillance […]

CIA has been bugging ‘factory fresh’ iPhones since 2008, WikiLeaks says

CIA has been bugging ‘factory fresh’ iPhones since 2008, WikiLeaks says

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 The CIA has been monitoring new iPhones since at least 2008, according to documents obtained by WikiLeaks. Additionally, the CIA is capable of permanently bugging iPhones even if their operating systems have been deleted or replaced, the WikiLeaks Vault 7 leak titled “Dark Matter” claims. Included in the newly-obtained […]

Jihadist bombs kill 10 Egyptian officers and soldiers in the Sinai

Jihadist bombs kill 10 Egyptian officers and soldiers in the Sinai

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 Three Egyptian military officers and seven soldiers were killed on March 23 during an operation against terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. The security forces’ vehicles were hit by two improvised bombs during the operation, the military said, according to Reuters. Egyptian forces killed 15 jihadists and arrested seven others […]

U.S. goal: Defeat ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan by year’s end

U.S. goal: Defeat ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan by year’s end

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 The United States and the Afghan army it is training plan to drive the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate out of Afghanistan this year, U.S. military officials said. Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K), based near the Afghan-Pakistan border, has increased its recruiting and the number of terror attacks it has […]

New poll finds voters like Trump’s rough and tumble start

New poll finds voters like Trump’s rough and tumble start

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 While the major media and Democrats continue to pile on President Donald Trump and harp on what they call his “rookie mistakes,” the president’s huge base of supporters are sticking with him, a new poll found. The poll by Morning Consult “tested the response of ‘Teflon Don’ voters to […]

NCAA threatens North Carolina: Repeal HB2 or lose championships through 2022

NCAA threatens North Carolina: Repeal HB2 or lose championships through 2022

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 The NCAA has warned North Carolina that it must act quickly to repeal House Bill 2 or risk losing NCAA college sports championship events through 2022. “As the state knows, next week our various sports committees will begin making championships site selections for 2018-2022,” the NCAA said in a […]

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