Defense advisers: Trump plans ‘peace through strength’ and a realistic foreign policy that will shore up alliances

Defense advisers: Trump plans ‘peace through strength’ and a realistic foreign policy that will shore up alliances

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 Donald Trump will rebuild the “degraded” United States military and put “American interests first” while restoring U.S. alliances, two of the top military advisers to the GOP candidate said. “Trump’s views are that the United States should advance peace through strength,” Sen. Jeff Sessions, a member of the Senate […]

Fleeing ISIL fighters, Iran-backed militia and Turkey are all on collision course in Tal Afar, near Mosul

Fleeing ISIL fighters, Iran-backed militia and Turkey are all on collision course in Tal Afar, near Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 As the battle for Mosul looms, Middle East watchers are focused on the nearby town of Tal Afar, where Iran and Turkey are making a play for increased influence in northern Iraq. Iraqi Shi’ite militias, who are backed by Iran, on Oct. 29 began to move toward Tal Afar […]

Syria-bound Russian subs tracked through the English channel

Syria-bound Russian subs tracked through the English channel

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 The British Royal Navy and NATO tracked three Russian submarines through the English channel that were en route to the Mediterranean to join forces with an aircraft carrier group. Two nuclear-powered Akula-class subs and a disesel-powered Kilo-class sub entered the North Atlantic from ports around Murmansk last week. The […]

Early voting by black voters called critical for Clinton hopes in North Carolina

Early voting by black voters called critical for Clinton hopes in North Carolina

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 In light of recent developments involving the FBI and WikiLeaks, early voting by blacks may be the key if Hillary Clinton is to take the battleground state of North Carolina. Four years ago, black North Carolinians made up 30 percent of early voters despite being just 22 percent of […]

Turkey fires 10,000 more civil servants, shutters 15 media organizations

Turkey fires 10,000 more civil servants, shutters 15 media organizations

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 In the latest wave of purges after the July 15 coup attempt, Turkey has sacked 10,000 more civil servants and shut down 15 more media outlets. Ankara said those let go in the new round of dismissals are suspected to have links with terrorist organizations by which is meant […]

Report: Abbas fails in reconciliation bid with Hamas, tensions with Egypt rise

Report: Abbas fails in reconciliation bid with Hamas, tensions with Egypt rise

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2016 Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas failed in his attempt to reconcile with Hamas and to resolve inflamed tensions with Egypt, a report said. An Oct. 27 meeting between Abbas and top Hamas leaders in Qatar made no progress toward ending the long-running split between the PA and Hamas, […]

FBI obtains warrant from Justice Dept. to review 650,00 new emails found on laptop

FBI obtains warrant from Justice Dept. to review 650,00 new emails found on laptop

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2016    [Updated at 10 p.m. EST] Until Sunday evening, the FBI was not yet able to review any of the new material in the re-opened Hillary Clinton email investigation because the investigative bureau had not received a search warrant from the Justice Department, government officials told Yahoo News Saturday. […]

Poll reveals Trump supporters are significantly more knowledgeable on key issues

Poll reveals Trump supporters are significantly more knowledgeable on key issues

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2016 A new scientific poll shows that Donald Trump’s supporters have a broader  and more precise knowledge of the key issues in the 2016 election than do supporters of Hillary Clinton. The poll, commissioned by Just Facts, measures voters’ knowledge of issues including education, taxes, healthcare, the national debt, pollution, government […]

North Carolina Democratic House candidate coldcocks GOP foe at local festival

North Carolina Democratic House candidate coldcocks GOP foe at local festival

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2016 A Democratic candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives “coldcocked” his Republican opponent during a confrontation at a local festival in Bladenboro. A witness said Democrat Tim Benton had confronted Republican Brenden Jones at the annual Beast Fest in Bladenboro on Oct. 29, accusing Jones of being behind […]

Columnist says enough already: Democrats should drop Clinton

Columnist says enough already: Democrats should drop Clinton

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2016 Hillary Clinton will certainly stick around and attempt to “ride out” the latest bombshell to rock her campaign, but the Democratic Party should ask her to step aside, Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass wrote on Oct. 29. The bombshell is FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that the agency would re-open […]