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Trump’s Israel adviser: Candidate would not have ‘berated Netanyahu the way Hillary did’

Jason Greenblatt of Teaneck, newly named as Donald Trump’s Israel adviser, is also his top lawyer.  /Photo by Uriel Hellman

Special to WorldTribune.com Donald Trump would “not in a million years” have lectured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the way Hillary Clinton did during her tenure as secretary of state, Trump’s adviser on Israel said. Jason Greenblatt, who has been […]

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Family of eyewitness to shooting of Nevada rancher LaVoy Finicum evicted from home

Odalis Sharp, left, and the Sharp Family Singers.  /Photo by Klaus Kocher

Special to WorldTribune.com A woman who took her family gospel band to perform for occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year was arrested and seven of her children were removed from their Kansas home. Odalis Sharp, 46, of […]

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Sen. Ben Sasse’s open letter to the majority of Americans

Sunset over the Platte River.

TO: Those who think both leading presidential candidates are dishonest and have little chance of leading America forward: (…or, stated more simply) TO: The majority of America: FROM: Sen. Ben Ssse, R-Neb. Note: If you are one of those rare […]

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DNI contradicts Obama, NSC on ISIL domestic terror threat in U.S.

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.  /AFP/Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com The chief of U.S. intelligence said Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is capable of launching a Paris-style attack in the U.S., a contradiction of President Barack Obama and his National Security Council (NSC), who have […]

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Trump’s China policy: Will business as usual really protect U.S. interests?

GOP front-runner Donald Trump.  /Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com Donald Trump correctly asserted that President Barack Obama’s weakness has emboldened China, but the GOP front-runner has also hinted he will continue 1980s-era business-oriented approaches toward Beijing that have not worked, national security journalist Bill Gertz wrote. […]

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Marine in trouble over emailed document on Afghan sex abuser; Charges against Hillary called more serious

Marine Reserve Maj. Jason Brezler speaks with children attending school at the district center in Now Zad, Afghanistan, on Dec. 15, 2009.  /1st Marine Division Public Affairs

Special to WorldTribune.com In a case that analysts say bears a striking resemblance to Hillary Clinton’s email disaster, a Marine officer is facing dismissal for mishandling classified material on his computer. Marine Reserve Maj. Jason Brezler is fighting the charges against […]

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Clinton’s ‘off the reservation’ remark triggers anger for Native Americans, disbelief in others

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com Hillary Clinton has extended the peace pipe and apologized for offending Native Americans. The Democratic presidential front-runner, in remarks about GOP front-runner Donald Trump on April 29, said that she’s used to dealing with men who “get […]

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Sudan denies entry visas to U.S. officials

Sudan Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamal Ismail

Special to WorldTribune.com In a retaliatory move, Sudan has denied entry visas to United States officials. Sudan State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kamal Ismail told reporters on May 1 that Khartoum’s embassy in Washington denied the visa […]

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University deletes cheerleader tryout ‘do’s and don’ts’ after PC outrage

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Special to WorldTribune.com Microaggression alert. Apparently, a University of Washington infographic featuring a blonde, white cheerleader on a list of “do’s and dont’s” for cheer and dance team tryouts was too much for the grievance industry to handle. The list […]

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Poor sales in China prompts Icahn to dump Apple stock

Carl Icahn.  /Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com China’s economic downturn and government interference led billionaire investor Carl Icahn to dump his stake in Apple. “We no longer have a position with Apple,” Icahn told CNBC. Icahn came away with $2 billion after selling the […]

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