International News

Top commander calls second Kim summit ‘positive sign’

on February 13, 2019, 8:05 AM / in International News, National News

The commander of U.S. troops on the Korean peninsula said Tuesday he sees a second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “positive sign,” though he says there’s been “little to no verifiable change” in Pyongyang’s nuclear capabilities. “The reduction in tension on the peninsula, it’s palpable,” U.S. Forces Korea commander Gen. Robert Abrams said, noting it has […]

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McDonald’s Put Onions on This Guy’s Burger So He Called the Police

McDonald’s Put Onions on This Guy’s Burger So He Called the Police

on February 12, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion

In December of 2018, a McDonald’s in Manchester, England put onions on Leslie McDonagh’s Big Mac. McDonagh, who had ordered his burger without onions, proceeded to lose his damn mind. To be fair, McDonagh says he has a severe allergy. It’s totally rational (and understandable) to be upset about what could’ve been a life-threatening mistake. Here’s what’s less rational: Challenging […]

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Pope Francis Leading His Flock to the Slaughter?

Pope Francis Leading His Flock to the Slaughter?

on February 11, 2019, 7:08 AM / in International News

by Raymond Ibrahim The “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together” is being portrayed as a “historic pledge of fraternity” and applauded as a “historical breakthrough.” The problem is that one of the two men who signed it, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has repeatedly contradicted — when speaking in Arabic and appearing on Arabic media — all the lofty […]

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GRAPHIC: Photographer’s Hand Blown Off By Police Grenade During Yellow Vest Mayhem

on February 11, 2019, 6:24 AM / in International News

By Tyler Durden  |   A man’s hand was blown off by a police grenade in Paris on Saturday during the 13th straight week of Yellow Vest protests. Capturing the graphic aftermath of the incident was Ruptly – the video agency of Russia’s RT.  The Ruptly crew who filmed the horrific aftermath of the blast injury say they rushed over after hearing an explosion, and found […]

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Somebody has been watching a few too many movies.

Somebody has been watching a few too many movies.

on February 8, 2019, 7:39 AM / in International News

A United Nations investigator said Thursday that evidence from a fact-finding trip to Turkey indicated that Saudi officials “planned and perpetrated” the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year. U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said the killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was “brutal and premeditated,” “planned and perpetrated by officials of […]

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China To Build Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

China To Build Aircraft Carriers to Compete With US

on February 8, 2019, 7:10 AM / in International News

By Jeffrey Rodack   |   NewsMax China, in an attempt to compete with U.S. naval strength in the Pacific, will add new nuclear aircraft carriers to its navy by 2035, the South China Morning Post is reporting. At least four of China’s six aircraft battle groups will be nuclear-powered, according to the newspaper. The Post attributed its information to Chinese military experts. The new carriers […]

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This 19th Century Virus Just Killed 109,000 People

This 19th Century Virus Just Killed 109,000 People

on February 8, 2019, 7:04 AM / in International News, National News

Over 109,000 people died needlessly from measles in 2017 alone | Opinion, CNN | In the U.S., Europe, and Latin America, we’re seeing more and more headlines proclaiming a child has suffered due to measles — a disease that is easily preventable by vaccination. In 2018, in Europe, 72 people have died and more than 59,000 have fallen ill with measles […]

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NELLIE OHR: UKRAINIAN LAWMAKER WAS FUSION GPS SOURCE

NELLIE OHR: UKRAINIAN LAWMAKER WAS FUSION GPS SOURCE

on February 7, 2019, 9:11 AM / in International News, National News

By Chuck Ross | Reporter  |  Daily Caller Nellie Ohr told lawmakers in October that one of Fusion GPS’s sources was a Ukrainian parliamentarian whose government has accused him of illegally meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Ohr, a former Fusion GPS contractor, testified that Serhiy Leshchenko was a source for the Democrat-funded opposition research firm. Leshchenko was the leading […]

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Google + Shutting Down

on February 6, 2019, 6:47 AM / in International News, National News

Google recently announced that Google+ is shutting down in April 2019, and access via third-party tools like Jetpack will cease in March 2019. For now, you can still post to Google+ using existing connections, but you cannot add new connections. The ability to post will be removed in early 2019. In October, we announced that we’d be sunsetting the consumer version of Google+ and […]

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European court backs Germany on British bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

European court backs Germany on British bishop’s Holocaust denial conviction

on February 5, 2019, 8:13 AM / in International News

Defense lawyers said Richard Williamson was innocent because his comment denying Nazi use of gas chambers aired on Swedish TV, where Holocaust denial is not illegal STRASBOURG, France — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Germany was within its rights to convict British bishop Richard Williamson of Holocaust denial. Williamson, 78, sparked an outcry in 2009 by […]

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Pentagon report says ISIS is regrouping

Pentagon report says ISIS is regrouping

on February 5, 2019, 8:00 AM / in International News, National News

The Islamic State is likely to regain territory as a result of President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, according to a new report released Monday by the Pentagon’s Inspector General. “ISIS may conduct opportunistic attacks on U.S. personnel as they withdraw but will leverage the event as a ‘victory’ in its media,” the report said, citing information […]

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Trump says military intervention an option in Venezuela

Trump says military intervention an option in Venezuela

on February 4, 2019, 7:56 AM / in International News

President Trump said Sunday that a U.S. military intervention in Venezuela was an option. On Monday, Spain, Britain, France, Portugal, Sweden, and other European nations recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, joining the U.S. and most South American nations in withdrawing support from embattled President Nicolas Maduro, who started a second term last month despite […]

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Trump says he’ll keep troops in Iraq to ‘watch Iran’

on February 4, 2019, 7:54 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump said Sunday that he planned to keep U.S. forces in Iraq as he withdraws troops from other war zones, because he wants to be able to monitor neighboring Iran. “I want to be able to watch Iran,” Trump said on CBS News’ Face the Nation, calling Tehran’s government “a real problem.” “We have an unbelievable and expensive military […]

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Danes Erect Fence on German Border to Stop Swine Fever

Danes Erect Fence on German Border to Stop Swine Fever

on January 31, 2019, 8:39 AM / in International News

By JAN M. OLSEN, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has begun erecting a 43.4-mile fence along the German border to keep out wild boars in an attempt to prevent the spread of African swine fever, which could jeopardize the country’s valuable pork industry. Work on the fence, which will be up to 5 feet tall, began Monday in Padborg, […]

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USMCA Deal Moving Forward, as Trump Outlines Changes Required to U.S. Law

USMCA Deal Moving Forward, as Trump Outlines Changes Required to U.S. Law

on January 31, 2019, 7:20 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Steve Byas  |   The New American The Trump administration sent to Congress on Tuesday a list of changes to U.S. law that will be dictated by the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA) trade deal, illustrating how multilateral trade deals reduce American national sovereignty. The submission of required changes to American law is also a demonstration of how, over […]

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Hoaxed will show you what’s behind the curtain & everything you need to know to defeat the enemy of the people

on January 31, 2019, 7:02 AM / in International News, National News

Coming out on the heels of one of the biggest MSM hoaxes of all time…..Covington Catholic….this documentary couldn’t be more timely if it had tried. Here’s 10 minutes of it…   Hoaxed is profound in the way it crosses barriers …. most documentaries tend to be geared towards a certain group of people. Farenheit 9/11 was geared towards liberals who […]

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Not Likely To Give up Nukes

Not Likely To Give up Nukes

on January 30, 2019, 9:28 AM / in International News, National News

U.S. intelligence chiefs, citing a new American intelligence assessment of global threats, told senators on Tuesday that North Korea is “unlikely to give up” all of its nuclear weapons. “Its leaders ultimately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival,” Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, said. That contradicted occasional assertions by Trump administration officials touting progress made in […]

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Apple disables Group FaceTime after bug allows iPhone users to listen in before call starts

Apple disables Group FaceTime after bug allows iPhone users to listen in before call starts

on January 29, 2019, 12:03 PM / in International News, National News

By Brad Mielke and Kelly Terez  |   ABC News Apple has temporarily disabled its Group FaceTime app after the discovery of a bug raised privacy concerns. Multiple tech outlets reported on Monday that iPhone users had been able to listen in on the person they were calling via FaceTime without the recipient accepting the call. On Monday night, Apple said on its System Status page that […]

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Poland’s Populist Turn

Poland’s Populist Turn

on January 29, 2019, 9:45 AM / in History, International News

By Wojciech Moskwa   and Rodney Jefferson  |  Bloomberg  If Poland had a tumultuous 20th century, the 21st started off pretty well. The country cemented the transition to capitalism, joined the European Union and enjoyed unrivaled economic growth. Then in a 2015 election, the people swept in a party that promised a shakeup in the name of ordinary Poles. They were fed up with uneven wealth […]

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Pompeo urges U.N. Security Council to back Venezuelan opposition leader

Pompeo urges U.N. Security Council to back Venezuelan opposition leader

on January 27, 2019, 2:50 PM / in International News, National News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday called on members of the United Nations Security Council to back opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s legitimate president, and reject the “illegitimate mafia state” of President Nicolás Maduro. “Pick a side,” he said in an emergency meeting called by the U.S. “No more delays, no more games.” Pompeo added: “Either you stand […]

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