Some Paris residents have a message for President Trump: ‘Non!’

PARIS – Charlotte DeLeon is enjoying a beer with friends at a small bar near the Denfert-Rochereau Metro, but this is not a particularly happy hour for her and other Paris residents. After all, Donald Trump is in town. “Of course, all the French hate him,” the 22-year-old business school student told a visitor, outlining a list of complaints that ran […]

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Facebook says it’s improving its anti-terrorist effort

Facebook says its battle against terrorism is never-ending but also that it’s at least getting better at detecting and deleting content related to ISIS, al-Qaeda and their affiliates. “The improvements we’ve made to our technical tools have allowed for continued and sustained progress in finding and removing terrorist content from Facebook,” the company said Thursday in a blog post. The social-media […]

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Trump Fan Convicted In Anti-Muslim Terror Plot Asks Judge To Consider Trump’s Rhetoric

WASHINGTON ― Attorneys for a President Donald Trump supporter who was convicted in a domestic terrorism plot aimed at slaughtering Muslim refugees asked a federal judge to factor in the “backdrop” of Trump’s campaign rhetoric when deciding their client’s sentence this week. Patrick Stein was one of three right-wing militiamen found guilty in April of a conspiracy to kill Muslim refugees living […]

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Police union accuses Theresa May of ‘stabbing the police in the back’

The Prime Minister has been accused of celebrating the police in times of crisis but then "stabbing them in the back" in the wake of the attempted Westminster terror attack. Theresa May heralded the "formidable courage" and professionalism of the emergency services who "ran towards" danger in the wake of Tuesday’s car smash at the Houses of Parliament. But chairman […]

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Jeremy Corbyn does not ‘think’ he was involved in Palestinian wreath laying

Jeremy Corbyn says he does not ‘think’ he was involved a wreath laying for Palestinian activists thought to be behind the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But he admitted he was present for the ceremony. On Saturday, Labour said Mr Corbyn had made clear he was paying his respects to victims of a 1985 Israeli airstrike […]

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Munich massacre victims’ widows ‘disturbed’ by Jeremy Corbyn grave visit

The widows of Israeli athletes murdered in a terror attack in Munich have said they were "extremely disturbed" by reports that Jeremy Corbyn visited the graves of those responsible. Ankie Spitzer and Ilana Romano, whose husbands Andre and Yossef were among 11 athletes taken hostage and killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics, warned the Labour leader that he would be […]

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Turkish Lira Crashes to Record Low on Worries Over Economy, U.S. Row

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira plunged as much as 14 percent on Friday as worries about President Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over monetary policy and worsening U.S. relations snowballed into a market panic that also hit shares of European banks. The sell-off has deepened concern about exposure to Turkey, particularly whether over-leveraged companies will be able to pay back loans in […]

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U.S. Cheers German Bid to Thwart Terror Funding as Win Over Iran

The U.S. trumpeted rule changes by Germany’s Bundesbank to thwart terror financing as a victory in its bid to isolate Iran despite resistance from European allies. Adjustments to the Bundesbank’s operating procedures gives Germany’s central bank more leeway to review transactions to prevent money laundering and weapons purchases. While the rules, which take effect on Aug. 25, don’t mention any […]

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Fury as ministers ‘abandon opposition to death penalty’ over ‘ISIS Beatles’

Campaigners accuse ministers of abandoning the UK’s opposition to the death penalty over two Islamic State jihadis. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has insisted he will not seek guarantees that terrorists Alexanda Kotey and Shafee El-Sheikh will be spared execution if tried in America. The West London pair, two of the IS “Beatles” killers, have been stripped of their UK citizenship. […]

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See US politicians endorse spoof scheme arming kids as young as three with guns

American politicians have endorsed arming children as young as THREE with guns. Republicans were filmed backing a spoof programme to teach pre-schoolers how to defend themselves with firearms as part of Sacha Baron Cohen ‘s new show. The British comedian’s new seven-episode series, ‘Who is America?’, sees him adopt four different personas as he satirises the political and cultural life […]

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