New legislation would allow crowdfunding for Trump’s border wall

New legislation would allow crowdfunding for Trump’s border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 U.S. citizens would be able to donate toward President Donald Trump’s border wall under legislation being introduced by Rep. Diane Black. The Tennessee Republican, who is also running for governor of her state, said she would introduce H.R. 5876, legislation that would create a “border wall trust fund.” The funds […]

Report: Houthis stealing UN humanitarian relief supplies to Yemen

Report: Houthis stealing UN humanitarian relief supplies to Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 Iran-backed Houthi rebels are plundering humanitarian aid supplies the UN is sending to Yemen, a report said. The Houthis are manipulating the names of people entitled to relief aid and taking the supplies to use in the war effort or selling them on the black market, said Abdul Raqeeb […]

An intense Trump called America’s ‘negotiator in chief’ in every single meeting

An intense Trump called America’s ‘negotiator in chief’ in every single meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 President Donald Trump is a sharply-focused behind-the-scenes negotiator who is not afraid to confront world leaders to demand better treatment for the United States, a senior White House aide said. “Donald Trump is the lobbyist for every had working American,” senior aide Stephen Miller said, according to Washington Examiner […]

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto President Donald Trump will curtail Planned Parenthood’s ability to administer abortions, thus keeping a central campaign promise. The President will use executive action to enact a 1988 Reagan regulation, upheld by the Supreme Court, that dictates the precise use of federal funds for family planning services. Organizations like Planned […]

Operation ‘Crossfire Hurricane’: News of FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of Trump rocks D.C.

Operation ‘Crossfire Hurricane’: News of FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of Trump rocks D.C.

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 Shocking revelations of the FBI’s insertion of an operative to spy on the Trump campaign led to an outburst from President Barack Obama’s CIA director John Brennan and prompted President Donald Trump to demand an investigation. In the words of former adviser to Bill Clinton Mark Penn, the deep […]

Pompeo warns new U.S. hard line on Iran ‘just the beginning’

Pompeo warns new U.S. hard line on Iran ‘just the beginning’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 The U.S. is imposing the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran and the Islamic Republic will be “battling to keep its economy alive,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. The “sting of sanctions will only grow more painful if the regime does not change its course,” Pompeo said in […]

China for first time lands nuclear strike bomber on disputed island

China for first time lands nuclear strike bomber on disputed island

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 China for the first time sent a long-range, nuclear-capable bomber to an island in the South China Sea. Chinese state media on May 18 released a video showing the H-6K bomber landing and taking off from Woody Island, Beijing’s largest base in the Paracel Islands. The Pentagon said China’s […]

Turkey bans Wikipedia for documenting regime’s backing of ISIS

Turkey bans Wikipedia for documenting regime’s backing of ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 Turkey has imposed a ban on Wikipedia after it said the online encyclopedia refused to remove two English-language pages which cited Ankara’s support for the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria. Turkish Transportation Minister Ahmet Arslan said the ban will remain in place as long as Wikipedia does not remove […]

China blocks UN solution for Burma’s 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

China blocks UN solution for Burma’s 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Amid continuing destruction of villages, attacks on children and a widening displacement of refugees, members of the UN Security Council visited Burma and neighboring Bangladesh to assess the widening humanitarian carnage. The officially dubbed Mission to Myanmar, as the country is officially known, offered diplomats […]

Tourists returning to Egypt amid improved security, lower prices

Tourists returning to Egypt amid improved security, lower prices

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2018 Egypt’s vital tourism industry, which accounts for 15 percent of the national economy, is showing signs of rebounding after internal unrest and terrorism devastated the industry. Amid tightened security, Egypt has enticed new visitors with lower prices, resulting in a 30 percent increase in the number of tourists during […]