June 19, 2021

Countries buying most gold jewelry

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These 10 countries buy the most gold jewelry U.S. Global Investors From Business Insider For millennia, cultures across the globe have coveted gold jewelry for its brilliant yellow hue and imperviousness to rust and corrosion of any kind. That same obsession survives today, especially in countries where it’s considered auspicious to give gold jewelry as […]

Iran building weapons factories in Syria, Lebanon, Israeli media reports

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From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Israeli media are reporting that Iran is building a factory in northwest Syria to manufacture long-range rockets. The reports feature satellite images showing a site under construction in northwest Syria near the Mediterranean coastal town of Baniyas that purportedly could be used to produce and store the weapons. Israeli Prime […]

McCain: Warmbier ‘Murdered by the Kim Jong Un Regime’

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., declared the Monday death of former North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier – just days after the comatose Ohio student was flown home – a murder by the Kim Jong Un regime. “In the final year of his life, he lived the nightmare in which the North […]

The FBI is helping Qatar get to the bottom of a ‘hack’ into state media

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By David Harding, AFP From Business Insider Doha (AFP) – The FBI is helping Qatar investigate the source of an alleged “hack” of state media which sparked diplomatic tensions in the Gulf, a source with knowledge of the probe said Friday. An FBI team has been in Doha for the past week after the Qatari […]

Identifying the ‘dark money’ that floods Dominica’s elections

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By Joshua Francis From Caribbean News Now There is a growing sense and evidence that lies, darkness and trickery in public life have taken a strong hold in our society and for a long time kept most of us from seeing the “dark money” in circulation. Nonetheless, over the past years, we have heard and […]

Trump bid to restore travel ban rejected

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From BBC The US federal appeals court has rejected the Trump administration’s request to reinstate a travel ban blocked by a federal judge on Friday. The late night ruling means the travel ban will remain suspended until the full case has been heard. The court gave the White House and the states challenging it a […]

NYT: Trump Preparing Exec Order to Reduce US Role in UN

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax The Trump administration is preparing executive orders to drastically reduce the U.S. role in the United Nations and other international organizations, The New York Times reported Wednesday. According to the Times, the draft order establishes criteria that would trigger the U.S.-defunding, including organizations that give full membership to the Palestinian […]

Russian Ambassador to Turkey killed; Gunman shouted ‘Don’t Forget Aleppo’

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From Newsmax Russia’s ambassador was shot dead in the Turkish capital on Monday in an assassination apparently linked to Syria’s civil war, heightening tensions over a conflict that’s drawn in almost all the region’s main powers. Andrey Karlov was shot in the back at an art exhibit in Ankara on Monday and died from his […]

Free Beacon: Loretta Lynch ‘Pleads Fifth’ on Iran ransom probe

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By Joe Crowe Attorney General Loretta Lynch is declining to comply with a probe into the Obama administration’s secret efforts to send Iran $1.7 billion in cash earlier this year to avoid incriminating herself, according to The Washington Free Beacon. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo wrote in a letter that Lynch […]

Saudi Arabia is key for an OPEC deal to happen in November

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By Nick Cunningham, OilPrice.com Fro Business Insider Oil prices shot up more than 6 percent this week on the news that OPEC reached a deal to cut oil production, but by Friday the rally seemed to be already running out of steam as the markets grew skeptical of the group’s ability to implement the deal. Previously, […]