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 […]

N. Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier ‘with a single strike’

N. Korea threatens to sink U.S. aircraft carrier ‘with a single strike’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 As the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group participated in exercises with the Japanese navy, North Korea threatened to take out the aircraft carrier “with a single strike.” “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier,” the Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North’s […]

Nonprofit helps students fight Left’s intolerance on college campuses

Nonprofit helps students fight Left’s intolerance on college campuses

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 Young people entering college today will be indoctrinated by the Left unless they learn to think for themselves, the founder of the Turning Point USA nonprofit said. The intolerant Left is “out of control, and literally censoring speech on campus,” Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk told The Daily […]

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 […]

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 The Hong Kong-based economist who was one of the very few to publicly predict Donald Trump’s election victory is betting on Marine Le Pen winning in France. Charles Gave, founder of asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal Research, told Bloomberg the markets are underpricing Le Pen’s chances and not considering backlash in […]

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