Recent Headline News

Recent Headline News

GEO POLITICS

Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council

His administration is accused of jailing, torturing and arbitrarily arresting opposition figures. Read Article

My Socialist Hell: The Death of Free Speech in Venezuela

It wasn’t done overnight but, rather, carried out through a series of incremental steps that led us to this point. Read Article
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Brexit: Boris Johnson to be forced to beg EU for delay after Tory rebel Oliver Letwin sinks Brexit deal vote

In a day of high-drama in the House of Commons, MPs voted for the Tory rebel’s wrecking amendment by 322 to 306, and torpedoed Boris' plans to pass a deal. Read Article

‘Start Your Day With Maximum Gay:’ Kellogg’s Launches LGBT Cereal

" If you’re a fan of breakfast and being gay, we have grrrrreat news for you – Kellogg’s is launching an LGBT-themed cereal.” Read Article

Tulsi Gabbard Rips Hillary Clinton: ‘Queen of Warmongers’

Earlier on Friday, Clinton suggested that Gabbard was being “groomed” by Russia as a potential third-party candidate... Read Article

Pew Survey Shows Steep Decline in Attendance at Christian Churches Over Last Decade

The drop is especially noticeable among millennials. And there is a generational divide as well, as older Americans hang on to the faith of their fathers. Read Article

GLOBAL ECONOMY

Goldman Sachs says pound could hit $1.35 as risk of no-deal Brexit fades

Goldman’s strategists predict the deal could get pushed through parliament on either Monday or Tuesday. Read Article

Study: Latino-Owned Businesses Growing at Record Pace in Trump Economy Study

Alfredo Ortiz of the Job Creators Network: although Democrats claimed the Trump economy was no help to the Hispanic community, the facts revealed the opposite. Read Article

The Late Great State Of California

We are overregulated and overtaxed and people aren’t so optimistic. People want to leave. Read Article

China’s $3.6 Billion Bailout Insulates Turkey From US

Beijing’s biggest support package ever for President Erdogan arrives at a critical time... Read Article

Boeing stock at its lowest in two months after report jet maker may have misled FAA

Instant messages from two Boeing employees suggest the company may have misled the FAA, Reuters reported, citing documents it had reviewed about the safety of the 737 Max jet. Read Article

Stocks Tumble After Draghi Warns Of “Over-Stretched Valuations”

Is Mario Draghi trying to bury Lagarde before she even takes her chair at the head of the European Central Bank? Read Article

New York Fed Injects $104.15 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity

On Wednesday, the Fed also began buying large amounts of Treasury bills to help expand the size of its balance sheet as part of a longer-term solution for money-market volatility... Read Article

MIDDLE EAST

Warren says withholding aid to Israel is ‘on the table’ to curb settlements

Top Democratic presidential contender says Jerusalem’s policies are moving it away from a two-state solution Read Article

U.S. Troops Leaving Syria Will Go to Western Iraq

Despite Trump's promise to bring the troops home, they will simply be shifted several hundred miles west. Read Article

Turkish President Erdogan says he ‘cannot forget’ Trump’s letter

Turkey’s president says his country “cannot forget” the harshly worded letter from U.S. President Donald Trump. Read Article

Lebanese PM gives gov’t 72-hour ultimatum as riots bring country to standstill

Sparked by austerity plans and proposed tax on WhatsApp, anti-government protests escalate, spread to Hezbollah areas; 83 demonstrators and police injured Read Article

Turkish Proxies Appear to Be Using White Phosphorus in Syria

If Turkish proxies are intentionally using white phosphorus-loaded munitions to target civilians, that could constitute a war crime. Read Article

Gantz: ‘Netanyahu doesn’t get it – the people want change’

'Netanyahu, give back mandate form next government.' Blue and White chief vows to form 'liberal national unity government'. Read Article

Shelling heard in Syrian Kurdish town despite US-Turkish ceasefire deal

Associated Press journalists reported seeing continued fighting in this Syrian town at the centre of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces... Read Article
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