‘Is this the KGB?’ Lawmakers call for public release of classified memo on FISA abuse

‘Is this the KGB?’ Lawmakers call for public release of classified memo on FISA abuse

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Lawmakers are calling for the immediate public release of a classified memo they say shows senior Justice Department and FBI officials abused the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in investigating the Trump campaign. Rep. Ron DeSantis, Florida Republican and a member of the House Judiciary Committee member, tweeted: “The […]

Released emails reveal Clinton had clear awareness of security issues with her private server

Released emails reveal Clinton had clear awareness of security issues with her private server

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Newly released documents from the State Department show then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had detailed knowledge of security issues with her private server and was warned about “overseas” and other issues concerning her emails and her personal BlackBerrys, a government watchdog group reported on Jan. 19. An email from […]

The Senegalese and us: Peace Corps experience was instructive for idealistic volunteer

The Senegalese and us: Peace Corps experience was instructive for idealistic volunteer

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 The “greatest gift” one volunteer received from serving in the Peace Corps was realizing how much she “loves and treasures America more than ever.” “I take seriously my responsibility to defend our culture and our country and pass on the American heritage to the next generation,” Karin McQuillan wrote […]

Court hearing reveals ‘additional suspects’ under investigation in Las Vegas massacre

Court hearing reveals ‘additional suspects’ under investigation in Las Vegas massacre

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Las Vegas police are still investigating and could charge “additional suspects” in the Oct. 1 attack that claimed 58 lives, a Las Vegas police department lawyer said during a court hearing on Jan. 16. “Without naming names, there are potential charges against other people, because of the ongoing investigation?” […]

Poll: 70 percent blame publishers for sharp increase in politically biased media

Poll: 70 percent blame publishers for sharp increase in politically biased media

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Americans see a “great deal” of political bias in news reporting these days and put the blame for it squarely on those publishing the news, a new poll found. The survey, “American Views: Trust, Media and Democracy”, from Gallup and the Knight Foundation, found that 73 percent of respondents […]

UN Secretary General calls for ‘bold leadership’ in a world facing ‘calamity’

UN Secretary General calls for ‘bold leadership’ in a world facing ‘calamity’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a sweeping and sobering tour of the world crises and trouble spots, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a dire global situation plagued with “protracted conflicts and the spread of terrorism.” Stressing that, “We face a Gordian knot in the Middle East and […]

Tillerson: U.S. troops staying put in Syria to counter Assad, Iran

Tillerson: U.S. troops staying put in Syria to counter Assad, Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com By Christopher Sparks, January 18, 2017 The U.S.’s ultimate objectives in Syria include ensuring ISIS is fully defeated, “post-Assad leadership” and preventing Iran from bolstering its position. Therefore, the U.S. will “maintain a military presence” in the country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Jan. 17. “A total withdrawal of American […]

DOJ report: 3 of 4 convicted terrorists came to U.S. through its immigration system

DOJ report: 3 of 4 convicted terrorists came to U.S. through its immigration system

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2018 Most of those convicted of terrorist attacks in the United States since 2001 entered the country through legal immigration avenues, according to a report issued earlier this month by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Justice (DOJ). The report states that 402 of the 549 individuals […]

Reports: FBI assisted Steele in Russia-Trump probe

Reports: FBI assisted Steele in Russia-Trump probe

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2018 Ex-British spy Christopher Steele met with an old FBI contact who shared with Steele information on alleged Trump campaign ties to Russia, reports say. In an October 2016 meeting in Rome, the FBI agent provided to Steele, who authored the discredited Trump dossier, the name of former Trump campaign […]

White House chief of staff sets terms for DACA deal: Limits on chain migration, $20 billion for wall

White House chief of staff sets terms for DACA deal: Limits on chain migration, $20 billion for wall

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2018 The Trump administration will need “about $20 billion” for the border wall and assurances on limits on chain migration before a deal on DACA can be reached, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Jan. 17. Kelly, during an appearance on Fox News’s “Special Report”, was asked […]

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