Moroccan man stabs mother, three daughters in French resort for being ‘inappropriately dressed’

Moroccan man stabs mother, three daughters in French resort for being ‘inappropriately dressed’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2016 A mother and her three daughters were injured in a stabbing attack at a French resort by a Moroccan man who said they were “inappropriately dressed,” French authorities say. An eight-year-old girl was left fighting for her life after the attack in the Garde-Colombe in the Hautes-Alpes region of […]

Iran backs Turkey’s Erdogan as massive crackdown widens

Iran backs Turkey’s Erdogan as massive crackdown widens

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 Shi’ite-majority Iran has said it fully supports the government of Sunni-majority Turkey in the wake of the July 15 coup attempt as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s post-coup purge topped 7,500 arrests. A senior aide to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Teheran backs Turkey’s elected government […]

Saudi government behind in payments to bin Laden firm for Grand Mosque construction

Saudi government behind in payments to bin Laden firm for Grand Mosque construction

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 The Riyadh government has yet to pay the Saudi bin Laden Group for construction work on the Grand Mosque at Mecca, forcing the construction firm to ask for an extension on a 817 million riyal ($217.8 million) Islamic loan, sources said. The Saudi bin Laden Group had been banned […]

Judge rules evidence in rancher standoff should be concealed from public

Judge rules evidence in rancher standoff should be concealed from public

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 A federal judge has blocked lawyers for the 19 defendants in the Nevada rancher standoff case from publicly disclosing evidence. U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen said the media and the public do not have a “common law or First Amendment right” to access pretrial evidence obtained by the government. […]

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 […]