‘We are coming’: Chilling Blackwater ad triggers fears of Trump seeking to privatize Mideast wars

Blackwater, the controversial US private security company, has flagged its intent to resume business, taking out a full-page commercial in the latest edition of Recoil magazine with a chilling message declaring “We are coming” The resurrection within the military contractors’ market of notorious Blackwater, which, after numerous scandals and several rebrandings, is now known as […]

The Trump effect? Number of US citizens seeking asylum in Canada soars by 500%

Trump seems to have accomplished what political Hollywood never has – convincing thousands of Americans to flee the country. Driven by his policies, more US citizens sought asylum in Canada last year than have in decades. Americans were the third-largest group to seek asylum in Canada in 2017, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, […]

1,000s gather in London for ‘biggest’ anti-Brexit rally seeking final say (VIDEO)

Thousands of protesters are descending on Westminster for what organizers claim is the “biggest, loudest and most important” anti-Brexit demo since the vote. They insist Brexit is taking the UK to a “future nobody voted for.” The participants, mainly young activists, of the so-called “March For the Future” gathered at Park Lane in the British […]

2019 Kia Forte First Drive – Sleek, but Seeking Sophistication

Kia’s message to media assembled in Pittsburgh to sample the 2019 Kia Forte was simple – “Play It Loud.” The Korean brand’s been on a rock n’ roll kick for a while now, trying to play the feisty little sibling to Hyundai. Kia’s the one still on campus, partying it up, while Hyundai plays the […]

Desperately Seeking Sales: Jaguar’s SUVs Are Not Keeping Volume Steady

For a builder of sexy vehicles with an enviable heritage, Jaguar always seems to be in a state of semi-crisis. From past reliability issues to a combination of aging and lackluster products under Ford’s oversight, the storied British brand was then cast off like a pair of trousers at Lover’s Lane, only to see its […]

China seeking European support to build firewall against Trump’s trade aggression – report

Beijing’s international trade representatives have held multiple meetings with their counterparts in leading European economies as China seeks support in its trade brawl with the US, according to Reuters. Read more US President Donald Trump is threatening $ 150 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. Beijing officials met ambassadors from France, Germany, the United Kingdom, […]

‘If my plane explodes, ask CIA’: Duterte denies seeking alliance with China & Russia against US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t ruling out that the US might be very annoyed by his decision to procure weapons from China and Russia, after Washington refused to supply Manila with arms, and considers Duterte a threat. The Philippines has been seeking modern weapons and small arms to step up combat against ISIS-linked Islamists, ever […]