2017 PGA Championship to remain in North Carolina despite threat to event’s ‘inclusive’ bathrooms

2017 PGA Championship to remain in North Carolina despite threat to event’s ‘inclusive’ bathrooms

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2016 Golf’s last major tournament of 2017 will remain in North Carolina and fans in attendance will be able to use the bathroom that “conforms with their gender identity or gender expression,” Golf.com reports. The PGA of America said the 2017 PGA Championship will be held as planned at Quail […]

N. Carolina governor blasts ‘sports and entertainment elite’ after NBA pulls All-Star Game

N. Carolina governor blasts ‘sports and entertainment elite’ after NBA pulls All-Star Game

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2016 Misinformation on North Carolina’s HB2 law was a major factor in the NBA pulling the 2017 All-Star Game from the state, Gov. Pat McCrory said. The NBA on July 21 announced its decision to relocate the game. It had been scheduled for Feb. 19 in Charlotte. “The sports and […]

North Carolina governor sues Justice Department over HB2

North Carolina governor sues Justice Department over HB2

Special to WorldTribune.com Gov. Pat McCrory answered a May 9 deadline from the federal government by announcing that North Carolina will sue the Justice Department over its challenge to the state’s law mandating people use the public restroom of their birth gender, not gender identity. Last week, Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s civil […]

Celebrities end boycott of iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, shifting ire to North Carolina

Celebrities end boycott of iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, shifting ire to North Carolina

Special to WorldTribune.com How can Hollywood’s elite be expected to stay true to a cause when there’s a red carpet gala involved? Two years ago, celebrities announced they would resist the allure of the Beverly Hills Hotel after its owner, the Sultan of Brunei, imposed strict Sharia Law in his country that includes the stoning […]

Marines deployment to outpost in northern Iraq quickly discovered by ISIL

Marines deployment to outpost in northern Iraq quickly discovered by ISIL

Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S. military’s second combat death in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) occurred just days after a small outpost was opened in northern Iraq. The outpost near Makhmur, called Firebase Bell, was meant to be kept secret until deemed operational but was quickly discovered and came under […]

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