ISIL’s multi-pronged terror strikes kill 89 in 3 countries

ISIL’s multi-pronged terror strikes kill 89 in 3 countries

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), which promised to unleash mass casualty attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, is suspected of carrying out terror strikes in Turkey, Yemen and Lebanon over a two-day period that left at least 89 people dead and wounded hundreds more. Turkish officials […]

Hillary: ‘Time to move on’ from Benghazi; Critics: ‘What exactly’ would it take to end a Democrat’s career?

Hillary: ‘Time to move on’ from Benghazi; Critics: ‘What exactly’ would it take to end a Democrat’s career?

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 The distraught mother of one of the Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya continues to plead for answers, an apology, or any kind of acknowledgment of responsibility from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton’s response: “It’s time to […]

ISIL repels U.S.-backed forces threatening Iraq-Syria supply route

ISIL repels U.S.-backed forces threatening Iraq-Syria supply route

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists have turned back an offensive by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels near a key supply route linking the terror group’s territory in Syria and Iraq. The U.S.-trained New Syrian Army (NSA), backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, seized a small airbase near the Abu […]

Iraqi forces advance toward airbase near Mosul

Iraqi forces advance toward airbase near Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Iraqi forces are closing in on an airfield they hope to use as a staging ground for an offensive against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Mosul. The Iraqi forces are now some 45 kilometers (28 miles) from the airbase at Qayara, military officials told Reuters. Prime […]

Final Benghazi report: Americans under attack were rescued by Gadhafi loyalists

Final Benghazi report: Americans under attack were rescued by Gadhafi loyalists

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2016 The very people President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to defeat in Libya ended up being the only ones who came to the rescue of Americans under attack on Sept. 11, 2012 in Benghazi. Americans, who came under lethal mortar attack from terrorists, were rescued […]

Trump: Globalism ‘wipes out our middle class and our jobs’

Trump: Globalism ‘wipes out our middle class and our jobs’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2016 Globalization is an American jobs killer and last week’s Brexit vote is another indication that people across the globe are rebelling against it, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said. “This is a wave of globalism that wipes out our middle class and our jobs along with it,” Trump said […]

Wave of the future? First robot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets without breaking a sweat

Wave of the future? First robot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets without breaking a sweat

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2016 A robot lawyer, working pro bono, has gotten 160,000 parking tickets overturned, saving thousands of people in New York and London an estimated $3.9 million. The free online chatbot laywer, called DoNotPay, is touted as the “world’s first robot lawyer.” It was launched 21 months ago by self-taught British […]

Netanyahu defends ‘strategic’ Israel-Turkey agreement; Critics slam ‘national humiliation’

Netanyahu defends ‘strategic’ Israel-Turkey agreement; Critics slam ‘national humiliation’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is stressing the “strategic importance” of Israel’s agreement to normalize relations with Turkey. After meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binaldi Yildirim in Rome on June 27 to sign the reconciliation accord, Netanyahu pointed to the deal’s strategic value for Israel’s security, economy and energy […]

Long-term Boeing consultant, former ambassador, was key advocate for Iran nuclear deal

Long-term Boeing consultant, former ambassador, was key advocate for Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 A former State Department official who advocated for the Iran nuclear accord failed to disclose his ties to Boeing and the aircraft maker’s ultimate interest in the deal’s success. Thomas Pickering, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, was one of the most persistent advocates for the nuclear deal and […]

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 After initially pointing the finger at Israel, Iran now says the United States was behind the assassination of notorious Hizbullah terrorist Mustafa Badreddine. Iranian leaders claim that Badreddine, who died in an explosion in Damascus on May 10, was taken out in a precision U.S. airstrike. “Radar that Iran […]