Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

Terrorism in France credited with rightward turn by millennials

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 Mass casualty terror attacks and high unemployment are driving French millennials toward a conservative party typically labeled ultra-right by the media. Marine Le Pen’s National Front is the political party with the most support among French citizens aged 18-34, according to a report released by polling organization Odoxa on […]

Document said to confirm U.S. collusion with Palestinians on UN vote

Document said to confirm U.S. collusion with Palestinians on UN vote

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 American officials told a Palestinian delegation in a closed door meeting that the U.S. would not veto a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, according to a newly leaked document. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice told a Palestinian delegation […]

Iran plans to build aircraft carrier as part of naval upgrade

Iran plans to build aircraft carrier as part of naval upgrade

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 Iran is looking to construct an aircraft carrier and heavy submarines as it upgrades its naval capabilities, a senior Iranian official said. “Building an aircraft carrier is also among the goals pursued by the navy and we hope to attain this objective,” Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Adm. Peiman […]

Turkey conducting 10,000 investigations of social media users following 1,600 arrests

Turkey conducting 10,000 investigations of social media users following 1,600 arrests

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 In the six months since the failed coup attempt, Turkey has arrested more than 1,600 people and is investigating at least 10,000 others who are accused of supporting terror groups or insulting Turkish officials on social media. Social media access is frequently restricted or cut off in Turkey to […]

Report: ISIL is going down, but Salafi-Jihadists continue bloody crusade for Islamist sovereignty

Report: ISIL is going down, but Salafi-Jihadists continue bloody crusade for Islamist sovereignty

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) will be defeated in Iraq and Syria in 2017, but the driving force behind its bloody ideology, the establishment of a Salafi Sunni Islam Kingdom on earth, will not go away, analysts say. ISIL “is arguably more dangerous and effective than Al […]

Poll raises questions about how tolerant liberals actually are

Poll raises questions about how tolerant liberals actually are

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2016 Turns out liberals, quick to whip up a post and an angry emoticon when it comes to pointing out the alleged intolerance and bigotry of conservatives, are a long way from the altruism they espouse. According to a new poll by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), Democratic […]

Obama: Media to blame for Trump’s landslide win among rural voters

Obama: Media to blame for Trump’s landslide win among rural voters

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2016 Rural voters went for Donald Trump by a 3 to 1 margin over Hillary Clinton because the media didn’t do a good enough job informing those voters of how much they were benefiting from President Barack Obama’s policies, the soon-to-be ex-president said. “Tom — Tom Vilsack, my agriculture secretary […]

Most North Carolinians enjoy holidays as political stormwinds swirl in Raleigh

Most North Carolinians enjoy holidays as political stormwinds swirl in Raleigh

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2016 As most North Carolinians enjoyed the end of campaign attack ads and basked in above-average temperatures on Christmas Day, a political storm continued to churn in Raleigh. Democratic Gov.-elect Roy Cooper, before even taking office, has been swept up in crosswinds along with the veto-proof Republican majority in the […]

China’s carrier fleet passes near Taiwan in warning to U.S.

China’s carrier fleet passes near Taiwan in warning to U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2016 China’s lone aircraft carrier and five other vessels were spotted passing near Taiwan on Dec. 26 in what was described as a “warning to the United States.” The Liaoning carrier’s armada passed about 90 nautical miles south of Taiwan’s most southerly point via the Bashi Channel that runs between […]

‘Ironclad information’: Israel charges Obama White House orchestrated UN vote

‘Ironclad information’: Israel charges Obama White House orchestrated UN vote

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2016 Israel has “ironclad information” that President Barack Obama pushed the UN resolution condemning Israeli settlement activity, an Israeli official said on Dec. 25. The resolution was passed by the UN Security Council on Dec. 23 due to a U.S. abstention, a decision Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described […]