Report: McConnell’s sister-in-law named to Bank of China board 10 days after Trump election

Report: McConnell’s sister-in-law named to Bank of China board 10 days after Trump election

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 “In a panic” following the election victory of Donald Trump, China appointed the sister-in-law of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to the Bank of China’s board of directors, the author of a new book on the monetizing of political influence said. Angela Chao was named to the Bank […]

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 Facebook spent a record $3.3 million on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter of 2018, a report said. “While that’s a lot for Facebook, it’s not far from what its peers spend,” Recode noted in an April 22 report. “Amazon spent slightly more, $3.38 million, last quarter as […]

Report: Kim Jong-Un had several meetings with Pompeo, saw ‘eye-to-eye with him’

Report: Kim Jong-Un had several meetings with Pompeo, saw ‘eye-to-eye with him’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un complimented CIA Director Mike Pompeo for his “guts” during their recent meeting, a report said. Pompeo, whose nomination for secretary of state was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 23, had a secret meeting with Kim in Pyongyang over Easter weekend. […]

Saudi journalist: Systematic oppression of Jews damaged host Arab countries

Saudi journalist: Systematic oppression of Jews damaged host Arab countries

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 The oppression and forced emigration of Jews resulted in a major loss to the “Arab economy and society,” a Saudi journalist wrote. Jews living in “the Mashriq,” the eastern part of the Arab world, were systematically oppressed, had their property confiscated and were forced to leave despite being “pillars […]

Obama-era’s ‘heavy-handed’ net neutrality is officially over

Obama-era’s ‘heavy-handed’ net neutrality is officially over

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 The repeal of Obama-era net neutrality became official on April 23. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai said the Restoring Internet Freedom Order ends the Obama administration’s “heavy-handed” rules and will mean less regulation and a more free and open Internet. “Americans will still be able to access […]

Hizbullah not tolerating dissent in Lebanon; Opposition candidate hospitalized

Hizbullah not tolerating dissent in Lebanon; Opposition candidate hospitalized

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2018 An opposition candidate and vocal critic of Hizbullah was attacked as he put up a campaign poster in his southern Lebanon hometown, a report said. A group of men assaulted the candidate, journalist Ali al-Amin, who is challenging the Hizbullah party in the May 6 legislative election. “I was […]

NY Post columnist details signs of Democrat desperation

NY Post columnist details signs of Democrat desperation

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2018 The civil lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) against the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks and Russia was more an act of desperation than anything else, a New York Post columnist wrote. “It’s not just Hillary Clinton who can’t quit Russia. The whole Democratic Party keeps going back to […]

Southern Poverty Law Center doubled revenues in 2017

Southern Poverty Law Center doubled revenues in 2017

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2018 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) reported $136 million in contributions and grants for 2017, more than doubling its intake from the previous year. The reported revenue is “the latest indication that the Trump era has been a financial boon for the left-wing nonprofit,” Peter Hasson noted in an […]

Concealed carry training surges after Parkland shooting

Concealed carry training surges after Parkland shooting

by WorldTribune Staff, April 22, 2018 The founder of the U.S. Concealed Carry Association said membership and interest in its training classes have increased substantially since the Parkland, Florida school shooting. “I think that the massive news coverage of events like that gets people to realize, at least admit to maybe their own vulnerabilities,” Tim […]

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 22, 2018 The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) civil RICO lawsuit against the Trump campaign for alleged Russia collusion is 66 pages long. None of the pages references the dossier by ex-British spy Christopher Steele, according to a report by Rowan Scarborough for The Washington Times. The dossier played a key role […]

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