‘March For Our Lives’ Rally Organizers Vow No Letup in Gun Control Campaign

Thousands of students take part in the ‘March For Our Lives’ rally against gun violence in Washington, DC on Saturday. (PKONWEB Report) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the US to call for tighter gun control. The March For Our Lives movement arose after 17 deaths in a school […]

Why Trump Administration Wants Saudi Arabia to Be Interlocutor Between US and Pakistan

IRSHAD SALIM: The White House on Wednesday said there is an opportunity for Saudi Arabia to be a key interlocutor between the US and Pakistan—their bilateral relationship has reportedly hit rock-bottom after the US President announced in August his South Asia policy to end America’s 16-year old conflict in Afghanistan which has cost taxpayers more […]

U.S. Expresses Clear Opposition to Russian Gas Pipeline Through Baltic Sea to Germany

Russia wants to twin its Nord Stream gas network running through the Baltic Sea to Germany, but faces stiff opposition. Building the second leg of the Russian gas pipeline running through the Baltic Sea would threaten European energy security, the U.S. government said. A bipartisan group of 39 senators sent a letter last week to […]

The U.S., Turkey Alliance: Elephants in the Room

If the United States and Turkey part ways, Tehran, Moscow, and Beijing will not be the culprits but will certainly be the beneficiaries. The temptation is strong in Washington to simply jettison the foundering alliance with Turkey — as was recently done with Pakistan — and even to impose sanctions on Ankara for its actions. […]

Scientists Studied 1,825 Trump Supporters and Found Something Disturbing

A groundbreaking new study has confirmed that Donald Trump supporters are, in fact, supporters of Trump and everything he stands for. In other words, they seek power over others, have little interest in altruism and are motivated by wealth. Despite Trump dismissing journalists criticizing him as “fake news”, despite him mocking a disabled reporter, despite his apparent obsession with money, […]

Trump Knew of Kim’s Invitation Long Before it Was Received

The paper trail leading to the North Korea-US summit is longer than thought, but some Americans worry that Trump may be played by the wily Kim ROBERT E. McCOY: Media around the world have reacted with astonishment at how quickly the summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and American President Donald Trump appears to […]

One-in-Five Americans Now listen to Audiobooks, But Print Books Continue to Be More Popular

Overall, Americans read an average of 12 books per year, while the typical American has read four books in the past 12 months. Nearly twenty percent of Americans now listen to audiobooks while there has been a modest but statistically significant increase in its  share, from 14% to 18%. But print books continue to be […]

My Lai Massacre: The Day US Troops Slaughtered 504 Unarmed Vietnamese Civilians in Three Brutal Hours

On March 16, 1968, hundreds were killed by American soldiers in Son My, a collection of hamlets between the central Vietnamese coast and a ridge of misty mountains The shudder of artillery fire woke the boy at 5.30am. Three American soldiers appeared at his family’s home a couple of hours later and forced the mother […]

Video Shows Mother Teaching Kids Anti-Muslim Racism in Arizona

A disturbing Facebook video shows a mother trespassing at a mosque with her three kids while teaching them racist and inaccurate information about Islam. The video reported by HuffPost says the incident took place in Tempe in the state of Arizona. It’s a city just east of Phoenix. Mother is teaching kids anti-Muslim racism, the […]

Thousands of Students 'Walk Out' Across U.S. to Call for End of Gun Violence

Thousands of students across the United States walked out of school Wednesday on the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida–it was an unprecedented show of unity and political solidarity, as waves of students marched out of class to demand stricter gun control and an end to school […]

US Set to Hit China With Tariffs up to $60Bln Over Intellectual Property

Potential targets include clothing, electronics and investment as the Trump administration is seeking to invoke Section 301 of the U.S. Trade Act to allow president to impose import tariffs to sanction unfair trade practices. The U.S. is set to impose up to $60 billion of additional tariffs on Chinese goods as punishment for alleged intellectual […]

US Did Not ‘Deserve’ Trump Presidency, Says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not “deserve” Donald Trump’s presidency and these are “perilous times.” The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate spoke over the weekend at a conference in Mumbai, India’s commercial hub and financial capital. Clinton said the Republican president has “quite an affinity for dictators” and said […]

President Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Taps CIA Director Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina Haspel to lead the CIA, who will be the first woman to lead the agency. The resignation represents the biggest shakeup of the Trump Cabinet so far and […]

Pentagon Memo Details Plans for Trump's Military Parade – But Without Tanks

President Donald Trump’s requested military parade will likely take place on Veterans Day and stretch between the U.S. Capitol and the White House, a Pentagon memo from this week shows, report CNN and UPI.