White House, always prone to show its colors, rejects blue to honor police

White House, always prone to show its colors, rejects blue to honor police

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 The White House has during President Barack Obama’s time in office been illuminated in different colors to honor causes. It was pink for breast cancer awareness in 2013 and in 2015 was lit in the LGBT rainbow to support same-sex marriage. The people’s house, however, won’t be illuminated in […]

As Olympics approach, Brazilian jihadist group pledges allegiance to ISIL

As Olympics approach, Brazilian jihadist group pledges allegiance to ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 Amid an already tense security situation, and with the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro set to start in 17 days, Brazilian authorities faced a new terror threat after a jihadist group in the country pledged allegiance to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). The extremist monitoring group SITE […]

North Carolina governor says HB2 tweak restores state discrimination laws

North Carolina governor says HB2 tweak restores state discrimination laws

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation on July 18 that modified the HB2 law to restore the right of employees in North Carolina to sue for discrimination in state court. “Today, we have restored the right to sue for discrimination in state courts, which I requested before this year’s legislative […]

ISIL seeks to recruit African Americans after Baton Rouge, Dallas attacks

ISIL seeks to recruit African Americans after Baton Rouge, Dallas attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) aimed its propaganda machine at “the black community” in the United States after attacks on police in Baton Rouge and Dallas. Jihadists on pro-ISIL social media channels urged African Americans to “join their version of Islam to help wage war on the […]

Erdogan regime had prepared lists of dissidents in advance of attempted coup

Erdogan regime had prepared lists of dissidents in advance of attempted coup

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 The swiftness with which Turkey moved to round up alleged coup plotters indicates President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government had a prepared list of dissidents beforehand, a European Union official said. “It looks at least as if something has been prepared. The lists are available, which indicates it was prepared […]

Be all that you can be: Pentagon issues manual on how to change one’s sex at taxpayers’ expense

Be all that you can be: Pentagon issues manual on how to change one’s sex at taxpayers’ expense

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 In its never-ending quest to appease what its critics call politically correct social engineers, the Obama administration’s Pentagon has issued a new manual to its commanders. The directive provides guidelines on extended time off for troops wishing to change their sex. The Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy […]

Merkel: Erdogan response to attempted overthrow ‘raises profound and worrisome questions’

Merkel: Erdogan response to attempted overthrow ‘raises profound and worrisome questions’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 Germany slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s response to a failed coup attempt, criticizing what it called “revolting scenes of caprice and revenge.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters on July 18 that Berlin had grave questions about Erdogan’s response, which included consideration of a return […]

Socialist hell: 120,000 desperate Venezuelans cross into Colombia for food, medicine

Socialist hell: 120,000 desperate Venezuelans cross into Colombia for food, medicine

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 Some 120,000 desperate Venezuelans poured into Colombia over the weekend to buy food and medicine that are in short supply in socialist Venezeula. Under the 21st century socialist, or “chavismo”, movement started by Hugo Chavez and continued by his hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro, 70 percent of Venezuelans live in […]

With Boeing deal in limbo, Iran goes shopping for planes at airshow in Britain

With Boeing deal in limbo, Iran goes shopping for planes at airshow in Britain

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2016 As Congress moved to block Boeing’s sale of planes to Iran, the Islamic Republic is shopping elsewhere for airliners and searching for any financiers willing to risk the restoration of sanctions. Iranian airline executives visited the Farnborough Airshow in Britain last week for talks with potential sellers including Japan’s […]

Israeli analyst contrasts Turkey’s Muslim Brotherhood strategy with ISIL’s in Nice attack

Israeli analyst contrasts Turkey’s Muslim Brotherhood strategy with ISIL’s in Nice attack

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2016 The coup attempt in Turkey “is not surprising” as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “aims to make Turkey an Islamic state again,” Israeli analyst Dr. Ephraim Herrera said. “Erdogan is connected to the Muslim Brotherhood, so naturally the partisans of the Ataturk movement, who follow Mustafa Kemal Ataturk who’d removed […]