Virginia church to take down plaque honoring former member George Washington

Virginia church to take down plaque honoring former member George Washington

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 Christ Church of Alexandria, Virginia says its motto is “All are welcome – no exceptions”. With one exception: 20-year former member and tither George Washington. The church announced last month it will tear down a memorial plaque to the Founding Father, saying he has become too controversial and is […]

Asked to verify Trump dossier in August subpoena, FBI, DOJ have not responded

Asked to verify Trump dossier in August subpoena, FBI, DOJ have not responded

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2017 FBI and Department of Justice officials indicated they are not able to verify the charges of collusion between the Russian government and Trump campaign made in the dossier compiled by ex-British spy Christopher Steele, Washington Examiner columnist Byron York said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The FBI and […]

How President Trump’s views on Roy Moore’s accuser evolved

How President Trump’s views on Roy Moore’s accuser evolved

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2017 President Donald Trump offered a near-endorsement of embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore on Nov. 21. Trump told reporters: “I mean, if you look at what is really going on, and you look at all the things that have happened over the last 48 hours, he totally denies it. He […]

Lebanon’s Hariri returns to Beirut 3 weeks after resigning in Riyadh

Lebanon’s Hariri returns to Beirut 3 weeks after resigning in Riyadh

by WorldTribune Staff, November 22, 2017 Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon on Nov. 21, after resigning his post while in Saudi Arabia. Hariri was in Riyadh on Nov. 4 when he resigned in a televised address. He remained in the country for two weeks before making brief trips to Abu Dhabi, Paris, and […]

Thanksgiving 2017: Is the USA still ‘a light unto the nations’?

Thanksgiving 2017: Is the USA still ‘a light unto the nations’?

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 Commentary by Pat Buchanan How stands John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” this Thanksgiving? How stands the country that was to be “a light unto the nations”? To those who look to cable TV for news, the answer must at the least be ambiguous. For consider the issues that […]

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 The Obama administration, via the nuclear deal, opened the door for Iran’s march toward “erecting a new empire” in the Middle East and the Trump administration has not gone far enough to stop it, an analyst wrote. “The pace of Iran’s imperial project is now accelerating,” Ilan Berman, senior vice […]

Israel’s covert ties with ‘many Arab states’ coming out despite denials

Israel’s covert ties with ‘many Arab states’ coming out despite denials

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 Israel is engaged in covert relations with Arab and Muslim states and is respecting those nations’ requests not to name them, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said. “We have ties, some of them secret, with many Arab and Muslim states,” Steinitz told Army Radio on Nov. 19. “Usually the […]

Seoul welcomes North Korean participation in Winter Olympics despite terror designation

Seoul welcomes North Korean participation in Winter Olympics despite terror designation

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 North Korea’s athletes will be welcomed by host South Korea to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to list Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism. Seoul’s government sees the participation of North Korea in the Games as a way to bring Pyongyang to […]

‘Theatre of the absurd’? World powers trade insults over rights abuses in Iran, North Korea

‘Theatre of the absurd’? World powers trade insults over rights abuses in Iran, North Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A key UN Committee has condemned Iran’s widespread use of the death penalty and has urged the Islamic Republic to eliminate “all discrimination and rights violations against women and girls.” In a separate resolution, the Third Committee roundly chastised North Korea’s grave human rights situation […]

Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 While still far short of the Eisenhower line (65 percent average approval for two terms), U.S. President Donald Trump’s current approval rating tops those of Europe’s Big 3 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the most recent Zogby […]

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