White House confirms state visit by Egypt’s Sisi next week

White House confirms state visit by Egypt’s Sisi next week

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi will make his first state visit to the White House next week. “President Donald J. Trump looks forward to welcoming President Sisi of Egypt for an official visit to Washington on April 3,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement on […]

Freedom Caucus: Delay Easter recess until deal reached on Obamacare repeal

Freedom Caucus: Delay Easter recess until deal reached on Obamacare repeal

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 The leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said he’s ready to deal with House leadership on a consensus bill to repeal and replace Obamacare and is prepared to delay Easter recess to get it done. “I don’t think we need to go home until we get this done,” […]

California hits activists with felony charges for documenting Planned Parenthood practices

California hits activists with felony charges for documenting Planned Parenthood practices

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2017 California’s attorney general on March 28 announced felony charges against two pro-life activists who filmed themselves attempting to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who made the videos for the Center for Medical Progress. Prosecutors […]

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 […]

Democrats behaving badly: Schumer loudly berates prominent Trump supporter at posh-restaurant

Democrats behaving badly: Schumer loudly berates prominent Trump supporter at posh-restaurant

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2017 The posh Upper East Side restaurant Sette Mezzo apparently is not just the place to be seen – but to cause a scene. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was at the Manhattan eatery on March 26, according to witnesses, when he confronted a well-connected supporter of President Donald Trump. […]

‘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 […]

Iraq military: ISIS bomb, not U.S. airstrike, killed 200 civilians in Mosul

Iraq military: ISIS bomb, not U.S. airstrike, killed 200 civilians in Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2017 A blast in Mosul in which 200 civilians were killed, which was attributed to a U.S. airstrike in some reports, was the result of an Islamic State (ISIS) bomb, Iraq’s military said. U.S. Central Command spokesman Col. John Thomas told The New York Times that the U.S. was investigating […]

Why FBI Director Comey must resign immediately

Why FBI Director Comey must resign immediately

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner FBI Director James Comey is seeking to sabotage Donald Trump’s presidency. His testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee had nothing to do with finding the truth about Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. It was a political hit job — an attempt by the deep state to preserve […]

Global economy, porous borders provide ‘business model’ for unchecked human trafficking

Global economy, porous borders provide ‘business model’ for unchecked human trafficking

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Modern slavery is tragically thriving in the Twenty-first Century! While ethnic, religious and military conflicts seem to be the grist of news headlines, the quiet and brutal backstory from this global violence regards the vulnerable millions who have been displaced as migrants and refugees. Ironically […]

U.S. goal: Defeat ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan by year’s end

U.S. goal: Defeat ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan by year’s end

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2017 The United States and the Afghan army it is training plan to drive the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate out of Afghanistan this year, U.S. military officials said. Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K), based near the Afghan-Pakistan border, has increased its recruiting and the number of terror attacks it has […]

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