Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran

Politics 05/14/19, 10:56

President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran. Trump was responding to Tuesday's report in The New York Times that the White House is reviewing military plans against Iran that could result in sending 120,000 U.S. troops to the Middle East ...

Update: Trump says report he lost over $1B ‘inaccurate’

Politics 05/08/19, 07:23

The Latest on President Donald Trump's taxes (all times local): 7:22 a.m. President Donald Trump says a New York Times report that his businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 is "highly inaccurate." The newspaper, citing information from Trump's tax transcripts, reported business losses of $46.1 million in 1985, and ...

President Trump wants to save newborn babies from execution

Opinion 04/29/19, 18:58

Commentary President Donald Trump’s words on late-term abortion at a Green Bay, Wisconsin, rally on April 26 have set aflame more attacks against him. Major news media outlets are distorting and spinning the president’s words—again. False reports declare that President Trump spread a “false narrative” about “late-term abortions” at his rally in ...

Mainstream media’s worshipping of Michael Avenatti

Opinion 04/13/19, 17:46

Remember celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti, the man who represented porn star Stormy Daniels? Well, the media’s favorite guest is back in the news after being indicted on 36 charges Thursday.  Two hundred fifty-four—that’s how many times Avenatti was featured on major TV networks in one year, according to NewsBusters.  CNN alone featured Avenatti a staggering ...

India’s Election Commission grapples with fake information

World 04/02/19, 08:44

When India's Election Commission announced last month that its code of conduct would have to be followed by social media companies as well as political parties, some analysts scoffed, saying it lacked the capacity and speed required to check the spread of fake news ahead of a multi-phase general election ...

Trump assails Left’s court-packing scheme, social media bias

Politics 03/19/19, 19:44

President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized calls by some Democrats and liberals for packing the Supreme Court with more justices and endorsed changes to make social media “fair” to  conservative voices.  Trump hosted a visit by Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House, where they held a joint press ...

Nigeria in battle against fake news ahead of elections

World 02/13/19, 05:09

In Nigeria fake news can be so outlandish, yet widely believed, that the president recently felt compelled to declare that he had not died and been replaced by a Sudanese body double. "It's (the) real me, I assure you," President Muhammadu Buhari said late last year, to dispel the story that ...

Netanyahu channeling Trump in Israel’s election campaign

World 02/07/19, 03:17

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks to be channeling his inner Donald Trump in an angry campaign against perceived domestic enemies, seeking re-election under a cloud of criminal investigations. Netanyahu's Likud party has plastered huge billboards of the two together and launched a Trump-like weekly webcast to counter what it calls ...

Trump: National emergency! No doubt, but let’s get deal done in Congress

Politics 01/07/19, 11:21

President Donald Trump, on Monday morning, continues affirming his plan of declaring an emergency, if the deal with Congress on border wall is not done. Trump quotes from Chairman of the House Armed Service Committee, saying "there's a provision in law" for a president to declare national emergency. Trump tweets: "Congressman Adam ...

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