GREATEST HITS, 9: Documents appear to implicate State Dept. in cover-up on Clinton emails

GREATEST HITS, 9: Documents appear to implicate State Dept. in cover-up on Clinton emails

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. [Note: This story was also on the 2016 Greatest Hits list.] by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2016 The U.S. State Department waited over a year before producing emails stored on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server despite 17 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. […]

GREATEST HITS, 10: Swedish police admit refugee crime wave is out of their control

GREATEST HITS, 10: Swedish police admit refugee crime wave is out of their control

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, January 30, 2017 Overwhelmed by a surge in violent crime, police in Malmo, Sweden have appealed to the public for assistance. Much of the violence originates in the city’s Rosengard district, which has been labeled the “most notorious refugee ghetto” in Sweden. Over […]

GREATEST HITS, 11: Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

GREATEST HITS, 11: Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2017 The vote for Venezuela’s new National Constituent Assembly was manipulated “without any doubt,” according to a company which has worked with the country on its voting system since 2004. “We estimate the difference between the actual participation and the one […]

Darkest Hour? Churchill, Chamberlain and today’s North Korean dilemma

Darkest Hour? Churchill, Chamberlain and today’s North Korean dilemma

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― Historical comparisons can be terribly flawed. Bearing that in mind, I could not help but think of talk about talks with North Korea while watching a new British film, “Darkest Hour,” all about Winston Churchill in the darkest early days of World War II spurning pleas to […]

GREATEST HITS, 12: Obama now heads a 501(c)(4) dedicated to keeping Trump in its crosshairs

GREATEST HITS, 12: Obama now heads a 501(c)(4) dedicated to keeping Trump in its crosshairs

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2017 “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away,” famously said the late Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Former President Barack Obama is not an old soldier and is back to leading from behind. In an effort to salvage his legacy, Obama, from […]

Argentine Judge: Prosecutor was murdered in alleged Iran cover up case

Argentine Judge: Prosecutor was murdered in alleged Iran cover up case

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty An Argentine judge says the prosecutor who was found dead just days after accusing former President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center was murdered. Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found with a fatal gunshot wound to […]

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The USA and Israel suffered a nasty diplomatic slap when the 193 member UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn the Trump Administration’s plan to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But while the mainstream media and the usual chorus of critics presented this lopsided […]

GREATEST HITS, 13: Church in revolt at pope’s ‘blessing’ of Islam’s expansion in Europe

GREATEST HITS, 13: Church in revolt at pope’s ‘blessing’ of Islam’s expansion in Europe

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2017 Several leaders in the Catholic Church are openly challenging what they say is Pope Francis’s decision to condone the rapid spread of Islam in Europe. “[T]hey are not refugees, this is an invasion, they come here with cries of ‘Allahu […]

Greatest Hits, 14: Trump is morally unfit, say Hollywood stars who passionately defended child rapist Polanski

Greatest Hits, 14: Trump is morally unfit, say Hollywood stars who passionately defended child rapist Polanski

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. Special to WorldTribune.com Joe Schaeffer Three-time Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep recently expressed “shock” that her former co-star Clint Eastwood is supporting Donald Trump, declaring that she hoped he would be “more sensitive” than that. She has also been quoted as saying that “all the women […]