AG Sessions weighs special counsel for Clinton Foundation-Uranium One deal

AG Sessions weighs special counsel for Clinton Foundation-Uranium One deal

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2017 A special counsel could be appointed to investigate the Clinton Foundation’s involvement in a deal that transferred 20 percent of U.S. uranium deposits to Russia. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into the Obama-era Uranium One deal, […]

Multiple choice: Germany, like U.S., must now recognize third gender on birth certificates

Multiple choice: Germany, like U.S., must now recognize third gender on birth certificates

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2017 Germany’s constitutional court has ruled the government must allow for a third gender on German birth certificates. The court in Karlsruhe ruled that the government has until the end of 2018 to pass a law specifying a category other than male or female. The category could be called “inter” […]

Here’s not looking at you: Survey finds most millennials prefer online communications

Here’s not looking at you: Survey finds most millennials prefer online communications

by WorldTribune Staff, October 20, 2017 For a generation whose mobile devices have become appendages, texting is the preferred method of communication over actual face-to-face conversation, a survey found. A LivePerson survey of 4,000 18- to 34-year-olds found that “The vast majority of millennials and younger adults (Generation Z) in England, Germany, Australia, Japan, France, […]

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

North Korea making millions from large construction projects in Africa

North Korea making millions from large construction projects in Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, October 24, 2017 North Korea is making a “highly significant” amount of cash from construction projects in African countries, the United Nations said. Hugh Griffiths, the coordinator of the UN Panel of Experts on North Korea which monitors the enforcement of sanctions, told CNN that construction projects by North Korea’s state-owned Mansudae […]

Africa’s Sahel region ‘sinking into chaos’ as terror spreads

Africa’s  Sahel region ‘sinking into chaos’ as terror spreads

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The recent killing of four U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Niger tragically highlighted a quiet but lethal conflict in sub-Saharan Africa’s Sahel region. Here in the confluence of the arid and largely forgotten lands of Mali, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania lay a […]

Facebook ads reveal Russia did not favor either candidate in 2016 U.S. presidential election

Facebook ads reveal Russia did not favor either candidate in 2016 U.S. presidential election

by WorldTribune Staff, November 3, 2017 Contrary to previous U.S. intelligence agencies’ assessments, the Facebook ads placed by a collective of Russian Internet trolls during and after the 2016 presidential election did not favor Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The ads placed by the St. Petersburg Internet Research Agency, a group of online trolls linked […]

Who is George Papadopoulos? Like Russia dossier writer Christopher Steele, he worked out of London

Who is George Papadopoulos? Like Russia dossier writer Christopher Steele, he worked out of London

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2017 While well-paid former spook Christopher Steele was digging for, or creating out of thin air, the nitty gritty on candidate Donald Trump, an unpaid low-level Trump adviser was reportedly doing the same on candidate Hillary Clinton. George Papadopoulos “was trying to do what the Democratic-financed dossier writer also wanted: […]

Why did the U.S. have troops in Niger? Here’s why

Why did the U.S. have troops in Niger? Here’s why

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2017 The United States would not have needed troops in Niger had then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration helped to cut off the terrorist threat in that country when they had the chance, a foreign policy analyst with direct knowledge of the situation wrote. “American troops are […]

Wall Street Journal calls for Mueller’s resignation; FBI informant ‘threatened’ by DOJ

Wall Street Journal calls for Mueller’s resignation; FBI informant ‘threatened’ by DOJ

by WorldTribune Staff, October 27, 2017 Recent revelations of the FBI’s role in the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election make it impossible for Robert Mueller to conduct an objective probe and he should resign as special counsel, the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board said on Oct. 26. “It is no slur against […]