Coincidence? Simultaneous power outages give credence to cyber-doomsday scenarios

Coincidence? Simultaneous power outages give credence to cyber-doomsday scenarios

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 On the morning of April 21, simultaneous power outages were reported in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City. While the cause has yet to be determined, analysts say a cyber attack could be to blame. “The entire national power grid has been mapped by adversaries of the […]

Meteorologist on ‘March for Science’: Why must real scientists ‘whisper’?

Meteorologist on ‘March for Science’: Why must real scientists ‘whisper’?

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 The politicizing of science took center stage on Earth Day (April 22) during the global “March for Science”. The News & Observer reported that the rally in Raleigh, North Carolina and elsewhere “drew crowds as scientists are becoming increasingly troubled by policies and budget priorities put forward by the […]

Shrinking Europe: Turkey votes to be more like the Middle East

Shrinking Europe: Turkey votes to be more like the Middle East

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — There’s troubling news from across the Bosphorus, the narrow slip of water separating Europe from Asia-minor. In a decisive but dividing referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly gained the political blessing he sought by winning 51 percent of the nationwide vote. Erdogan’s divisive victory […]

Unlike his predecessor, President Trump listens to and has rapport with top generals

Unlike his predecessor, President Trump listens to and has rapport with top generals

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 President Donald Trump has bonded with his top military brass and places a level of confidence in their advice that was not seen in the previous administration, a report said. Trump is “often in listening mode among his generals” and “they contrast the billionaire real estate developer’s affinity for […]

Wellesley students advocate ‘hostility’ to shut down conservative speech

Wellesley students advocate ‘hostility’ to shut down conservative speech

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 In an April 12 editorial, students at Wellesley College advocated “hostility” to silence the free speech rights of conservatives. Students at the all-female college wrote that “hostility may be warranted” against people who are “given the resources to learn” yet “refuse to adapt their beliefs.” “If people continue to […]

NC parents complain about middle school curriculum advocating ‘tolerance’ for illegal immigration

NC parents complain about middle school curriculum advocating ‘tolerance’ for illegal immigration

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 Parents of middle school students in North Carolina say a recent assignment given to 7th graders projected a pro-illegal immigration stance while saying those who oppose it are “bad,” a report said. The lesson presented at Chapel-Hill Carrboro middle school was reportedly a Common Core aligned English Language Arts […]

Egypt airstrikes in Sinai kill 19 ISIS jihadists, including top leaders

Egypt airstrikes in Sinai kill 19 ISIS jihadists, including top leaders

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 Three leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Egypt were among 19 jihadists killed in airstrikes in north Sinai, Egypt’s military said on April 20. The military said the airstrikes were directed at jihadists of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014 and adopted the […]

‘Brennan of Arabia’: Emerging truth on the Russia-Trump narrative stranger than fiction

‘Brennan of Arabia’: Emerging truth on the Russia-Trump narrative stranger than fiction

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 Intent on keeping his job in a Hillary Clinton administration, former CIA Director John Brennan ‘colluded’ with foreign spies in an effort to bring down Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to a report by American Spectator. The deployment of unverified reports which have never been confirmed led the FBI to […]

Witch hunt: Hillary hell-bent to find who leaked to authors of ‘Shattered’

Witch hunt: Hillary hell-bent to find who leaked to authors of ‘Shattered’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 Forget the Russians. Hillary Clinton’s team is fixated on finding the members of her own inner circle who leaked to the authors of a new book which paints the former secretary of state’s 2016 campaign as woefully inept. “There is a witch hunt under way among Clinton’s presidential campaign […]

Amid the Korean nuclear showdown, don’t forget the trade gap that threatens the western alliance

Amid the Korean nuclear showdown, don’t forget the trade gap that threatens the western alliance

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk All the talk over what to do with North Korea overlooks one problem to which people are not paying that much attention. That’s the yawning gap in trade between the U.S. and all its leading trade partners. It’s a lot easier to grasp the significance of a North Korean […]

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