What did DNI James Clapper know about FISA wiretaps, and when did he know it?

What did DNI James Clapper know about FISA wiretaps, and when did he know it?

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2017 Revelations this week that the Obama administration obtained a FISA court order to wiretap former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort directly contradict what former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said twice in on-air interviews. During an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in March, Clapper denied any such […]

North Korea, in first, addresses whole world, vows to test H bomb in Pacific

North Korea, in first, addresses whole world, vows to test H bomb in Pacific

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2017 In what is believed to be a first for a North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un on Sept. 22 directly issued a statement to the international community, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump will “pay dearly” for his threats to destroy North Korea. South Korea’s Unification Ministry said neither of […]

Reports: Trump leaning toward decertifying Iran nuclear deal

Reports: Trump leaning toward decertifying Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump is said to be leaning toward decertification of the Iran nuclear deal, reports said. “I have decided,” Trump told journalists when asked about an Oct. 15 deadline to re-certify the agreement. “I’ll let you know what the decision is.” NBC News, citing four sources, reported […]

Police chief finalist in Colorado eliminated because he supported enforcing immigration laws

Police chief finalist in Colorado eliminated because he supported enforcing immigration laws

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2017 A finalist for police chief of Colorado’s fourth largest city was eliminated from consideration after city officials learned of two news stories where the candidate was quoted as supporting Arizona’s immigration control law, a government watchdog group said. Steve Henry, a former chief deputy for the Pinal County Sheriff’s […]

Social media giants dominate advertising market and by default the media narrative

Social media giants dominate advertising market and by default the media narrative

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2017 The dominance in the digital advertising market of the two social media Goliaths is only getting larger as the role played by independent, privately-owned media voices fade into near oblivion. The so-called “duopoly” enjoyed by Google and Facebook will account for 63.1 percent of digital advertising investment in 2017, […]

Trump backs up UN address; Executive order targets tech, ‘sources of revenue’ to N. Korea

Trump backs up UN address; Executive order targets tech, ‘sources of revenue’ to N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 21 signed an executive order that he said would “cut off sources of revenue” that fund North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. At a press conference, Trump said the new order enhances the Treasury Department’s authority to “target any individual or entity that conducts […]

Report reveals Samantha Power as a near-daily ‘unmasker’ in final weeks of Obama era

Report reveals Samantha Power as a near-daily ‘unmasker’ in final weeks of Obama era

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2017 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power made “unmasking” requests on a daily basis in 2016 and continued making the requests in the days prior to President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a report said. Power “was ‘unmasking’ at such a rapid pace in the final months of the Obama administration […]

‘Crime of the century’: Obama gambled that large-scale illegal surveillance would justify itself

‘Crime of the century’: Obama gambled that large-scale illegal surveillance would justify itself

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2017 In casting its wide surveillance dragnet on team Trump, the Obama administration gambled that if it spied on enough “people long enough … something was bound to turn up,” an analyst said. “Desperate Obama cronies had figured out that they could bypass many of the limitations on the conventional […]

Tillerson: Trump sees same flaws in Iran nuclear deal of N. Korean agreements

Tillerson: Trump sees same flaws in Iran nuclear deal of N. Korean agreements

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump “wants to redo” the Iran nuclear deal, assessing that the same “kick the can down the road” mistakes governments made with North Korea were made in negotiating the Iran deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sept. 19. “I think we’re all well familiar […]

Hungary to hold ‘national consultation’ on ‘public enemy’ Soros

Hungary to hold ‘national consultation’ on ‘public enemy’ Soros

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 Officials in Hungary said the country would hold a “national consultation” to investigate public views on leftist billionaire George Soros. The so-called “Soros plan” includes Europe accepting a million migrants per year and the demolition of Hungary’s hugely successful anti-migrant border fence, Lajos Kosa, a top official in the […]

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