Category Archives: World News

Not surprising – Obama administration approved $200G grant to group with Al Qaeda ties

This doesn’t appear to be so surprising, like all are saying, considering who it is, but a report says that the Obama administration approved a $200,000 grant to a group in Sudan with ties to Al Qaeda even though it had been designated a terrorist-financing organization by the U.S. years earlier, a conservative think tank revealed this week. Continue reading →

Paris residents pissed at public, eco-friendly urinals

Now here’s a new one. Local people in Paris are upset over a new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris. One of the bright red “urinoirs” installed on the Ile Saint-Louis, not far from Notre Dame Cathedral and overlooking tourist boats passing on the Seine, has caused particular indignation. Continue reading →

Russia Says Meddling in Danish Elections Would Make ‘No Sense’

The media is having another hissy fit. Russia’s ambassador to Denmark made headlines in the Nordic country after he appeared to imply that it wouldn’t be worthwhile interfering in Danish elections. Continue reading →

ISIS claims Toronto shooting as probe reportedly finds gunman visited terror websites, lived in Middle East

Wednesday ISIS claimed responsibility for the deadly Toronto shooting and investigators are reportedly digging into the gunman’s past and Internet history — but Canadian officials continue to insist the killings aren’t related to terrorism, clouding the possible motive for the attack that killed two and wounded 13. Continue reading →

Ahead of EU Meeting, Trump Rails at Domestic Critics

Wednesday President Donald Trump slammed critics of his trade policies warning they are undermining his negotiating position while American farmers are being “ripped off.” Continue reading →

Hamas Accepts Cease-fire After Massive Israeli Gaza Strikes

Saturday, Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says it accepted the cease-fire brokered by Egyptian and United Nations officials early Saturday and that calm had been restored. Continue reading →

Trump Slams Hillary, Dems on ‘100%’ Russian Collusion

Monday President Trump tweeted  that “collusion with Russia was very real” during the 2016 campaign — but that it involved the Democrats — and he demanded a new federal investigation of Hillary Clinton and House Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Adam Schiff on their Kremlin ties. Continue reading →

Russian leader attacks US critics of summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rounded on US critics of his summit with President Donald Trump. Certain forces in the US wanted to sacrifice US-Russian ties for their “narrow party interests”, he told a meeting of Russian diplomats in Moscow. Continue reading →

John Bolton: Trump Giving Kim Jong Un a ‘Master Class’ in Negotiating

President Donald Trump is giving North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a “master class” in negotiating the denuclearization of the rogue state, national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Continue reading →

Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

Israel’s parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, which has angered the Arab minority. The “nation state” law says Jews have a unique right to national self-determination there and puts Hebrew above Arabic as the official language. Continue reading →