International News

Trump calls London’s mayor ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’

on June 3, 2019, 7:35 AM / in International News

President Trump landed in the U.K. on Monday for the start of a weeklong journey that is largely ceremonial and continued his barrage of criticism for London Mayor Sadiq Khan who recently penned a critical column of the president he sees as a “global threat.” Prior to departing from Washington on Sunday, Trump called Khan the “twin” of New York City’s […]

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President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. for a state visit and D-Day commemorations

on June 3, 2019, 5:50 AM / in International News, National News

President Donald Trump has arrived in London for his first official state visit to the U.K. A mostly ceremonial trip that will wrap up in France with the 75th anniversary of the Allies storming the beach at Normandy, Trump’s visit promises to mix in statecraft at the margins of an official schedule full of pomp. LONDON — Arriving to a […]

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Only 18 Percent Of Germans Feel Free To Voice Views In Public

Only 18 Percent Of Germans Feel Free To Voice Views In Public

on June 1, 2019, 6:25 AM / in International News, Opinion

By JONATHAN TURLEY  For years, we have discussed the unrelenting attacks on free speech in Europe with the expansion of hate speech laws and the general criminalization of speech, including international speech crimes. Some in the United States would like to follow down that dangerous path (and universities are reinforcing the view of the need to regulate speech). The implications of […]

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Trade War Panic Attack

Trade War Panic Attack

on May 31, 2019, 11:29 AM / in International News, National News

Trump is swinging his tariff hammer again this week — and every political problem he faces is starting to look like a nail. In a surprise announcement, The Donald threatened a 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico unless the country curbs the influx of Central American migrants heading for the U.S. border. According to the president, these tariffs will […]

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Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form coalition

on May 30, 2019, 8:06 AM / in International News

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government within the required six-week timeframe, the Knesset — Israel’s national legislature — voted to dissolve itself, setting up an unprecedented second national election which will be held on Sept. 17. Netanyahu’s party won a tightly contested election in April, but he was unable to broker a deal […]

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4 Countries That Produce the Most Food

4 Countries That Produce the Most Food

on May 30, 2019, 7:42 AM / in International News

BY SEAN ROSS  |   Investopedia Food is a fundamental economic product, but only a handful of countries actually excel at food production. Most agricultural commodities require a lot of land, which only the largest countries have in abundance. In fact, the world’s four dominant food-producing countries all rank in the top five for total geographic size. The United States has long been a superpower in […]

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Two Journalists Warn That “Weak Christianity” Is Killing the West

Two Journalists Warn That “Weak Christianity” Is Killing the West

on May 30, 2019, 6:00 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke They’re from arguably the most anti-Christian part of the West, and they have a message: A lack of robust Christianity is killing the West. The warning was issued on Herland Report TV, where journalist Hanne Nabintu Herland interviewed fellow Scandinavian Iben Thranholm. “The general theme of the episode is that Western values have become almost entirely materialistic in […]

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11 Russian fighter jets made mock attack on Norwegian Arctic radar

11 Russian fighter jets made mock attack on Norwegian Arctic radar

on May 27, 2019, 6:48 AM / in International News

The dramatic simulated attack happend on February 14th, 2018, Director of Norway’s Intelligence Service, Lieutenant General Morten Haga Lunde, told the audience in his annual speech for the Oslo Military Society on Monday. Haga Lunde had earlier in the day presented Focus 2019 (in Norwegian), the intelligence service’s report on threats and security analyses. «Russia’s rhetoric against Norway has grown sharper,» the intelligence director said. «Russia’s […]

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On Citizenship For Children Of Married Gay Couples Born Overseas

on May 26, 2019, 8:35 AM / in International News, Opinion

By JAZZ SHAW  |  Hot Air This is a rather strange and depressing story that popped up in the Washington Post yesterday. It deals with an American woman named Allison Blixt who currently lives in London with her wife, Stefania Zaccari, and their two sons, Massi and Lucas, ages two and four respectively. When Lucas was born, Allison went to the American […]

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Report: U.S. spying on Israel swept up members of Congress

Report: U.S. spying on Israel swept up members of Congress

on May 26, 2019, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News

U.S. spying programs scooped up communications between members of Congress and Israeli leaders, giving the White House insight into Israel’s lobbying of U.S. lawmakers against the Iran nuclear deal, current and former U.S. officials told The Wall Street Journal. The article, published Tuesday afternoon, reports that the U.S. continued to spy on select leaders of allied nations despite President Barack Obama’s pledge […]

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2016 Déjà vu: Voters Reject Out-of-Touch Elitists for ‘Everyday’ Guy

2016 Déjà vu: Voters Reject Out-of-Touch Elitists for ‘Everyday’ Guy

on May 25, 2019, 7:33 AM / in International News, National News

To the dismay of political pundits and the mainstream media, Australians reelected incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his conservative coalition. In doing so, they rejected a year-long push by environmentalists to paint him as a “climate change denier” who is unfit to lead the Land Down Under. Morrison, who branded himself as an “everyday” guy, defied most polls and emerged victorious. By promising to counter aggressive proposals from […]

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John Brennan’s prized Russia informant abruptly said to be imperiled by Barr’s new power

on May 25, 2019, 6:46 AM / in International News, National News

by Daniel Chaitin & Jerry Dunleavy  |   Washington Examiner The need for secrecy was so great that CIA Director John Brennan hand-delivered information from a critical informant close to Russian President Vladimir Putin in an envelope to President Barack Obama in August 2016. Now, one day after President Trump gave Attorney General William Barr “full and complete authority to declassify information” related to the […]

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British PM Theresa May announces she will step down over Brexit crisis

on May 24, 2019, 7:08 AM / in International News

Theresa May has announced she will step down as U.K. prime minister after failing to win support for her plan to withdraw from the European Union. Her decision to resign comes after months of chaos in Parliament and speculation that she was about to be forced out amid growing discontent within her ruling Conservative Party. May’s departure means the race […]

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Yemen rebels reportedly target Saudi airport with bomb-laden drone

Yemen rebels reportedly target Saudi airport with bomb-laden drone

on May 22, 2019, 8:17 AM / in International News, National News

Yemeni Houthi rebels, who are allied with Iran, reportedly used a bomb-laden drone to attack a Saudi airport and military base on Tuesday. The attack on the Saudi city of Najran came as tensions escalated between Iran and the U.S. Tehran announced it had quadrupled its capacity to enrich uranium, a year after President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the […]

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At Australian Ballot Boxes, the Left’s Empathy Deficit Came Home to Roost

At Australian Ballot Boxes, the Left’s Empathy Deficit Came Home to Roost

on May 22, 2019, 7:22 AM / in International News

written by Claire Lehmann The result of Saturday’s federal election in Australia is being treated as the most staggering political shocker in my country since World War II. Scott Morrison, leading the Liberal Party, looks to have won a majority government—a result that defies three years of opinion polling, bookie’s odds and media commentary. In the aftermath, analysts on both sides are trying to explain […]

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Elton John SLAMS Leftist Critics Who Have a Problem With a Straight Man Playing Him

on May 22, 2019, 7:12 AM / in International News

Actor Taron Egerton, known by many for his role in the 2014 action/comedy The Kingsman, plays rock legend Elton John in the upcoming movie Rocketman. Many have complained that since John is gay, the role should have been played by someone from the LGBT community instead of a straight man, but John is having none of that. “That’s all bulls***, I’m sorry,” John […]

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Trump Hits Huawei With Export Controls

Trump Hits Huawei With Export Controls

on May 21, 2019, 7:17 AM / in International News, National News

By Bill Gertz  |   Washington Free Beacon President Donald Trump indirectly targeted China’s Huawei Technologies with a presidential order signed last week blocking telecommunications companies linked to foreign adversaries from selling equipment to U.S. firms. However, a more significant new policy was imposed by the Commerce Department, which added Huawei to a list of foreign companies hit with tough export […]

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Missile Strike Hits Close To US Embassy In Baghdad

on May 21, 2019, 6:40 AM / in International News

A missile from an unknown source landed less than one mile from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Sunday night amid already high tensions between the U.S and Iran. The missile landed in Baghdad’s Green Zone, where many diplomatic and governmental buildings are located. The impact resulted in only minor destruction to the area, lightly damaging a nearby building used by […]

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Being fined for avoiding spying camera; Plus Donald Trump says ‘Treason!’

on May 19, 2019, 7:58 AM / in International News, National News

COGwriter |  Church of God News We are seeing governments surveilling more and more as they feel their right to know exceeds peoples rights to privacy. Notice what has been happening in the United Kingdom: A UK pedestrian was arrested and fined £90 ($115 US) after attempting to cover his face while passing a controversial facial recognition camera van on a East […]

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Taiwan becomes first place in Asia to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes first place in Asia to approve same-sex marriage

on May 17, 2019, 8:51 AM / in International News

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday approved a bill making the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass legislation legalizing same-sex marriage. The vote came after Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in May 2017 that a law defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman was unconstitutional. The judges called for changing the law within two years. […]

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