Vehicular terrorism: Ramming attack in London marks new, go-to method of choice

Vehicular terrorism: Ramming attack in London marks new, go-to method of choice

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 Attacks involving vehicles as the weapon of choice for terrorists will likely increase as they are inexpensive to organize and easier to pull off than bombings or mass shootings, analysts say. “The success of vehicular attacks, a low-tech, inexpensive and almost unstoppable method of killing civilians and getting international […]

Letter to EU triggers Brexit: UK to ‘take control’ and ‘no turning back’

Letter to EU triggers Brexit: UK to ‘take control’ and ‘no turning back’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 Britain’s ambassador to the EU on March 29 delivered a letter signed by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to European Council President Donald Tusk that officially triggered Britain’s departure from the EU. “After nine months the UK has delivered Brexit,” Tusk wrote on Twitter. “There is no reason to pretend […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali warns: Radical Islamist ideology must not take root in U.S. as it did in Europe

Ayaan Hirsi Ali warns: Radical Islamist ideology must not take root in U.S. as it did in Europe

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 British officials have acknowledged that Islamist indoctrination by “non-violent extremists” was key in influencing terrorists who carried out attacks in the UK. Activist and author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, in an opinion piece for The Washington Times on March 28, wrote that “it is important for the United States to […]

U.S. envoy protests as Hungary crackdown threatens to shutter Soros university

U.S. envoy protests as Hungary crackdown threatens to shutter Soros university

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 A draft bill in Hungary targeting foreign-funded universities seems specifically aimed at shutting down an institution founded by leftist billionaire George Soros and the U.S. opposes the legislation, the American envoy in Budapest said. “The United States is very concerned about the legislation proposed by the Hungarian government that […]

Italy ponders paid ‘menstrual leave’

Italy ponders paid ‘menstrual leave’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2017 Italy’s parliament is considering a policy mandating that companies offer working women three days of paid “menstrual leave” per month. Italy, which has one of the world’s lowest rates of female participation in the workforce, would become the first Western country to enact such a law. South Korea has […]

‘Dangerous talk’: Democrats cautioned for calling Russian cyber intrusions an ‘act of war’

‘Dangerous talk’: Democrats cautioned for calling Russian cyber intrusions an ‘act of war’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2017 Democrats, who just over four years ago mocked GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s warning on Russia, are now pushing the narrative that Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election was an “act of war.” “I think this attack that we’ve experienced is a form of war, a form of war […]

‘Bad boys of Brexit’ join effort to split California in two: Coastal elites vs the people

‘Bad boys of Brexit’ join effort to split California in two: Coastal elites vs the people

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2017 Having spearheaded the campaign that led Britain to dump the European Union, the “Bad Boys of Brexit” are now pushing “Calexit” – a campaign to split California into two states. Former UKip leader Nigel Farage and Leave backer Arron Banks recently helped raise $1 million for Calexit, which would […]

Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 In questioning FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers, several Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee on March 20 referenced the so-called “Trump dossier” which has been widely dismissed as a subsidized work of fiction. The dossier by former British spy Christopher Steele suggested the Russians had […]

Comey sheds light on Russians’ thought process about Hillary Clinton’s chances

Comey sheds light on Russians’ thought process about Hillary Clinton’s chances

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2017 Like most U.S. pollsters and pundits, the Russians apparently felt Donald Trump had no chance of winning the presidency so set out to undermine Hillary Clinton, FBI Director James Comey said on March 20. “Late in the summer they concluded based on the polling that a lot of people […]

Moscow calls in Israeli ambassador over jet fighter strikes in Syria

Moscow calls in Israeli ambassador over jet fighter strikes in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2017 Russia said it summoned Israel’s ambassador over Israeli airstrikes that hit close to Russian forces near the Syrian city of Palmyra. Deputy foreign minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Interfax news agency that Ambassador Gary Koren was summoned on March 17 and “asked about” the strikes. Russia said earlier this month […]

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