A man once so far on the fringes of Washington foreign policy conversation he had a job with Breitbart News, Seb Gorka now has the president’s ear on such sensitive topics as dealing with Islamist terrorism.
An office in Brussels pours through hundreds of potentially fake news reports in a typical day, trying to identify them as such as Europeans in the Netherlands, Germany and France prepare to go to the polls this coming spring.
Click on the Twitter link within to see the quote that Ms. Maples refuted. The day after this story ran, Marla Maples said the quote was a blatant lie. https://t.co/HhS2GM5qfY — Mark Mooney (@mxmooney) February 20, 2017
In the Siberian city of Irkutsk, 76 people recently died as a result of poisoning, victims of a toxic form of rotgut sold as bath oil but known as the poor man’s vodka. It’s but one marker of social distress hitting Russian cities and towns as the 2014 oil price recession grinds on.
The lede: “Donald Trump’s comments during a rally in Florida on Saturday night that seemed to suggest a non-existent terrorist attack had taken place in Sweden have pitted the Scandinavian nation against some fervent supporters of the US president.”
Alex Jones is one of the most lunatic right-wing truthers out there. And now he apparently has telephone access to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Columnist Doug Saunders says if you look closely at Rob Ford’s success in becoming a populist mayor of Toronto seven years ago, one can see how a Canadian populist swell could occur with significant recent immigrant participation.
Clyde Stubblefield, drummer for soul and funk legend James Brown, wielded the sticks in 1970 on a largely instrumental tune called Funky Drummer, a solo from which would go on to be one of the most sampled bits of music ever. He has died at age 73.
Islamic cleric Omar Abdel Rahman, who blessed the assassins of Egypt’s President Anwar Sadat and is believed to be linked to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Centre in New York, has died in a U.S. federal prison.
In Melbourne, Fla., before about 9,000 true believers, U.S. President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the news media from earlier in the week.