Bomb attacks hit Libyan Gen. Haftar’s military force in Benghazi

Bomb attacks hit Libyan Gen. Haftar’s military force in Benghazi

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 A car bomb killed 11 troops of Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s force in Benghazi on July 6, the third attack in the Libyan city in recent weeks. The bomb was set off as the soldiers held evening prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a military source […]

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 FBI Director James Comey opened the door, and now a slew of lawyers are lining up to walk in and get “the Clinton deal” for their clients who allegedly mishandled classified information. Mark Zaid, a defense attorney for national security whistleblowers and people accused of mishandling secrets, says he […]

Letter from London: A lady warns Britain faces tougher challenges than Brexit angst

Letter from London: A lady warns Britain faces tougher challenges than Brexit angst

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk LONDON ― Here in the eye of Typhoon Brexit, the hot air, internet and print media reverberate with the shockwaves of what is seen as the End of Britain as we know it or a tempest in a teapot. The roar of the storm is such that it can […]

U.S. sanctions North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un for ‘notorious’ rights abuses

U.S. sanctions North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un for ‘notorious’ rights abuses

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 The sanctions the United States slapped on Kim Jong-Un may ruffle the North Korean leader’s feathers a bit, but will have little effect on improving human rights in the communist country, analysts say. The U.S. on July 6 announced sanctions on Kim and 10 other individuals for “notorious abuses […]

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A U.S. House subcommittee on July 7 will debate legislation aimed at halting Boeing’s sale of passenger jets to Iran, in the largest U.S.-Iranian business transaction since 1979. The hearing “will examine the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran and how it opened the door for […]

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2016 The United States has for the first time surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil reserves. A study by Rystad Energy estimates that recoverable oil in the U.S. from existing fields, discoveries and yet undiscovered areas amounts to 264 billion barrels. Saudi Arabia has 212 billion and Russia 256 […]

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders For almost 150 years, the United States avoided having a national police force. The Founders, for the most, had eschewed the whole issue when under pressure from Thomas Jefferson and his Virginia constitutions adopted that colony’s Bill of Rights as the first amendments to the federal constitution. The […]

No, FBI Director Comey: ‘Reasonable prosecutors’ certainly would bring charges against Hillary Clinton

No, FBI Director Comey: ‘Reasonable prosecutors’ certainly would bring charges against Hillary Clinton

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2016 FBI Director James Comey’s definition of a “reasonable prosecutor” differs from that of a lot of people, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy being one of them. In recommending against prosecuting Hillary Clinton, Comey on July 5 said no “reasonable prosecutor” would bring charges as there was “no intent” […]