Trump heads to flood-ravaged Louisiana while Obama vacations and Hillary rests

Trump heads to flood-ravaged Louisiana while Obama vacations and Hillary rests

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Aug. 19 visited Louisiana to lend his support to citizens of a state that has been devastated by recent flooding. Meanwhile, the leaders of the same party that savaged President George W. Bush for his response to hurricane Katrina had no plans to […]

Turkey, once a staunch NATO ally, enters uncharted waters under strongman Erdogan

Turkey, once a staunch NATO ally, enters uncharted waters under strongman Erdogan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A vital American ally has gone geopolitically adrift in the wake of Turkey’s failed military coup, and the subsequent crackdown on all forms of domestic political dissent by the strongman ruler Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The bloody coup in which hundreds died, nonetheless served as a tragic […]

Report: U.S. delayed $400 million cash delivery to Iran until Americans were released

Report: U.S. delayed $400 million cash delivery to Iran until Americans were released

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 The $400 million cash payment to Iran that President Barack Obama insists was not “ransom” was reportedly delayed until American hostages were released. The U.S. did not allow Iran to pick up the cash from Switzerland until after a Swiss Air Force plane carrying the hostages left Teheran on […]

Refugee allowed to enter U.S. by Obama administration died fighting for ISIL

Refugee allowed to enter U.S. by Obama administration died fighting for ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 An Iranian who the Obama administration allowed to enter the U.S. as a certified refugee was radicalized on America’s dime and ended up dying while fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports say. Adnan Fazeli, who was supported by a taxpayer-funded group to settle in the […]

Flynn, Christie to join Trump for first intel briefing by DNI

Flynn, Christie to join Trump for first intel briefing by DNI

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2016 Donald Trump was expected to bring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn along on Aug. 17 as the GOP candidate received his first classified intelligence briefing. Career staffers from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the nation’s top intelligence office, were […]

ISIL jihadists fleeing Libyan stronghold could cross to Europe with migrants, Italy warns

ISIL jihadists fleeing Libyan stronghold could cross to Europe with migrants, Italy warns

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) fighters fleeing the battlefield in Libya may try to hide among asylum-seeking migrants crossing the Mediterranean in smugglers’ boats, Italian intelligence officials warned. A sustained assault by forces loyal to Libya’s government, backed by U.S. fighter jets and drones, has driven hundreds […]

Poll: Few Americans support Syrian refugees entering U.S.

Poll: Few Americans support Syrian refugees entering U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 Americans are overwhelmingly against accepting a wave of Syrian refugees into the country, a new poll found. Just 36 percent of U.S. voters support allowing the refugees to enter, according to a Chicago Council on Global Affairs poll released on Aug. 15. The Obama administration is close to reaching […]

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 North Carolina has filed an emergency brief with the Supreme Court to restore its voter ID law, saying it is too close to the November election for courts to nullify a system that was used in the state’s primary elections. “North Carolina should not be forced to scramble mere […]

Russia in talks with Saudis on ‘oil market stability’

Russia in talks with Saudis on ‘oil market stability’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 Russia’s oil minister said Moscow and Saudi Arabia are in talks to reach “oil market stability” and that a freeze on output levels is still on the table. “We are ready to achieve the widest possible level of coordination… and put in place joint measures to achieve oil market […]

Leaks reveal Soros organizations’ efforts to mask anti-Israel agenda

Leaks reveal Soros organizations’ efforts to mask anti-Israel agenda

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2016 The hacking of a network of organizations funded by billionaire leftist George Soros has laid bare the network’s extensive anti-Israel bias and how it went to great lengths to conceal it. Confidential reports from the Open Society Foundations, made available on the website DC Leaks, showed the Soros network […]