‘All we have are Trump’s words’: UN isn’t confirming elimination of IS chief al-Baghdadi

The US President’s statement on the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sounded confident, but the United Nations is still unable to confirm the death of the Islamic State leader for lack of proof, a high-ranking UN official has said. … Read More >‘All we have are Trump’s words’: UN isn’t confirming elimination of IS chief al-Baghdadi

‘Political persecution’: Max Blumenthal arrested in DC police raid, held for 2 days on phony charges over Venezuela embassy siege

Max Blumenthal was arrested in what he called a politically motivated attempt to silence investigative journalism on a fabricated assault charge linked to his coverage of Venezuelan embassy siege by US-backed opposition activists. … Read More >‘Political persecution’: Max Blumenthal arrested in DC police raid, held for 2 days on phony charges over Venezuela embassy siege

Hillary Clinton thinks ‘God put her on earth’ to be president, former Bill Clinton adviser says

Despite a failed run at the presidency in 2016, one former adviser to Bill Clinton reckons Hillary is waiting in the wings for another try in 2020, claiming “She feels like God put her on the earth to do it.” … Read More >Hillary Clinton thinks ‘God put her on earth’ to be president, former Bill Clinton adviser says

California nightmare: Insult to injury as fires and power cuts turn Golden State into dystopia

The million-plus Californians affected by power outages and wildfire evacuations can surely rest easy knowing that their governor has just formed a new working group to focus on getting “messaging” to ”de-energization areas.” … Read More >California nightmare: Insult to injury as fires and power cuts turn Golden State into dystopia

If IS chief al-Baghdadi is dead, Trump has made a big contribution to fighting terrorism – Kremlin

While Russia still has no independent confirmation that US forces have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Donald Trump is due credit if they did, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has said. … Read More >If IS chief al-Baghdadi is dead, Trump has made a big contribution to fighting terrorism – Kremlin

Killing Baghdadi ‘no big deal,’ US removed him after his expiration date – Iranian foreign ministry

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi changes little, as the terror chief’s ideology remains alive in the region. … Read More >Killing Baghdadi ‘no big deal,’ US removed him after his expiration date – Iranian foreign ministry