U.S. fires warning shots at fast-approaching IRGC patrol boat in Gulf

U.S. fires warning shots at fast-approaching IRGC patrol boat in Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 A U.S. coastal patrol ship in the Persian Gulf fired warning shots at an Iranian patrol boat that had come withing 150 yards of the U.S. vessel on July 25, U.S. defense officials said. The Cyclone-class USS Thunderbolt (PC-12) fired “multiple warning shots” after an Iranian patrol boat approached […]

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

By Sol W. Sanders While the U.S. debates whether it has “a Russian problem”, little Finland [6 million] is again fearful of wrestling with its old neighbor. There is a new wrinkle in the Russia-Finland encounter, however. The Finns are always feeling threatened by their giant neighbor now planning one of its largest military exercises […]

Trump hit homerun in W. Va. : ‘Ten members of my cabinet were Scouts’

Trump hit homerun in W. Va. : ‘Ten members of my cabinet were Scouts’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 As honorary head of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), President Donald Trump on July 24 did something his predecessor never had – speak at the annual BSA Jamboree. The jamboree drew about 35,000 Scouts from the ages of 12 to 18 to the latest event, held in Glen […]

Maduro rewards loyal Venezuelan soldiers with toilet paper, opposition says

Maduro rewards loyal Venezuelan soldiers with toilet paper, opposition says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 Venezuela’s army may march on its stomach, but it can’t roll without toilet paper. Photographs have emerged of Venezuelan military brass presenting soldiers with toilet paper in what appears to be socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s way of rewarding them for their loyalty, opposition leader Henrique Capriles tweeted on July […]

Tech for former DNC chairwoman arrested at Dulles Airport attempting to flee country

Tech for former DNC chairwoman arrested at Dulles Airport attempting to flee country

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 A Pakistani-born IT specialist working for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was arrested Monday at Dulles Airport while trying to leave the country. Fox News reported the arrest of Imran Awan on bank fraud charges . Awan has been in the news this week […]

Regime change: Obama’s CIA Director Brennan calls for revolt if Mueller is fired

Regime change: Obama’s CIA Director Brennan calls for revolt if Mueller is fired

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 Government officials should refuse to follow President Donald Trump’s orders if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller, Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan said. In effectively calling for the overthrow of the Commander in Chief, Brennan said firing Mueller would be “inconsistent” with the duties of the executive branch. “I […]

N. Korea warns U.S. on regime change talk as key Russian visits Pyongyang

N. Korea warns U.S. on regime change talk as key Russian visits Pyongyang

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 Any attempt by the United States to oust the Kim Jong-Un regime in North Korea will result in Pyongyang launching a nuclear strike “at the heart of the U.S.,” the North’s state news agency said on July 25. The threat came as Pyongyang hosted Russia’s deputy nuclear negotiator. “Should […]

Study uncovers over 8,000 instances of double voting in 2016 election

Study uncovers over 8,000 instances of double voting in 2016 election

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 A study by the non-partisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI) found 8,471 instances of double voting in the 2016 elections. The GAI, which was co-founded by Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer and former Breitbart Executive Chairman Steve Bannon, analyzed data from 21 states. Related: Eleven states have counties with […]

Trial opens for 17 Turkish journalists in key press freedom case

Trial opens for 17 Turkish journalists in key press freedom case

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 A court proceeding that is likely to have a major impact on the future of press freedom in Turkey got underway on July 24 as 17 journalists from Cumhuriyet newspaper went on trial on charges of “membership of a terrorist organization” or “actions that support a terrorist organization while […]

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