Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 While still far short of the Eisenhower line (65 percent average approval for two terms), U.S. President Donald Trump’s current approval rating tops those of Europe’s Big 3 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the most recent Zogby […]

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 The former mayor of Caracas, who was removed on charges of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, said he managed to slip past government security forces and flee the socialist nightmare that is Venezuela. Antonio Ledezma told The Associated Press that government intelligence officers had been stationed outside his […]

Report: Bill Clinton still mum on 26 flights aboard ‘Lolita Express’

Report: Bill Clinton still mum on 26 flights aboard ‘Lolita Express’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 As hundreds of loyal aides, campaign workers and former White House officials gathered at his presidential library on Nov. 17 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s initial White House win, the former president remained silent on the flights he took aboard a sex offender’s private jet in […]

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 Arab leaders should forge a “coalition of moderates against Iran,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Nov. 18. The leaders also should follow late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s lead in reaching out to Israel, Liberman wrote in a Facebook post. On Nov. 19, 1977, Sadat became the first […]

Diversity showdown in Asheville: ‘Ruling cabal’ defies state over control of City Council

Diversity showdown in Asheville: ‘Ruling cabal’ defies state over control of City Council

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 The scenic mountain city of Asheville in western North Carolina is being torn by a power struggle over the political diversity of its City Council. A North Carolina state senator said the city held what he called a “sham” referendum in order to preserve the City Council’s power after […]

Soros, Pelosi, new Virginia governor headline donors’ summit at California resort

Soros, Pelosi, new Virginia governor headline donors’ summit at California resort

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 A group of some of the Democratic Party progressive wing’s top donors and politicians gathered at a posh California resort last week to plan the next moves of the so-called “resistance”. The secretive three-day conference of the Democracy Alliance at the La Costa Resort, which concluded on Nov. 17, […]

Syrian forces regain control of last major ISIS stronghold

Syrian forces regain control of last major ISIS stronghold

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) has lost control of the last significant town it held in Syria, a military news service run by Hizbullah said on Nov. 19. The Syrian army and its allies took complete control over Albu Kamal, the Hizbullah news service reported. ISIS now controls only a few […]

Mugabe breaks down in tears, steps down after 37 years ruling Zimbabwe

Mugabe breaks down in tears, steps down after 37 years ruling Zimbabwe

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 Robert Mugabe, the only head of state in Zimbabwe’s history as an independent nation, has agreed to step down and will be replaced by the vice president who he had sacked. Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party removed Mugabe as its leader at a special meeting and replaced him with Vice […]

Israel to share intel with Gulf Arab states to counter Iran threat

Israel to share intel with Gulf Arab states to counter Iran threat

by WorldTribune Staff, November 17, 2017 Israel is prepared to “exchange intelligence information” with Saudi Arabia and “other moderate Arab countries,” the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) chief of staff said. “We need to carry out a large, comprehensive strategic plan to stop the Iranian threat,” Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said in an interview with Elaph, […]

China role seen in military’s sidelining of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

China role seen in military’s sidelining of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

by WorldTribune Staff, November 17, 2017 Zimbabwe’s military seized control and placed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe under house arrest just days after the army’s commander had met with senior Chinese military leaders, a report said. Observers have speculated that Constantino Chiwenga visited China to seek Beijing’s approval for a possible move against Mugabe, CNN reported […]

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