Trump slams a weakened Germany as ‘controlled by Russia’ in blistering open to NATO summit

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump followed up on a week of bashing NATO allies on Twitter with an in-person tirade against Germany. He said Russia basically controls Germany because of German energy dependence on Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed a massive pipeline that would allow increased consumption of Russian energy. Russia’s main […]

Judge slams Tacoma for not releasing stingray records

Enlarge / Tacoma, Washington, as seen in 2017. (credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images) A judge in Washington state has excoriated the Tacoma Police Department for withholding public records pertaining to its use of cell-site simulators, also known as stingrays. Back in 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington state sued the TPD on behalf of […]

Brexit news: Leading travel boss slams government’s slow progress in aviation deal

Brexit is looming ahead of the UK, and now a top travel industry figure has chastised the British government for “lack of clarity and progress” in Brexit negations. The chief executive of ABTA, the UK travel trade association for tour operators and travel agents, Mark Tanzer, explained his concerns to a London conference. “A year ago, I set out […]

ITV Good Morning Britain: Piers Morgan slams 'GUTLESS' Sadiq Khan on soaring moped crime

Piers Morgan entered into fiery tirade against Sadiq on Good Morning Britain as he told the viewers he “wanted answers” about the growing crime rates in the capital. It all unfolded as Piers, 53, hosted the programme alongside regular co-presenter Susanna Reid. He told the camera: “I’m a Londoner, I’ve lived here for the last […]

‘Careful what you wish for!’ Trump slams Maxine Waters for urging harassment of officials

US President Donald Trump has fired another salvo on Twitter, this time aimed at California Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ recent call for Americans to harass administration officials so that they have “no peace.” “Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party,” Trump tweeted out […]

Beijing slams US for linking cancellation of naval drill to S. China Sea ‘militarization’

China on Thursday criticized the United States for decision not to invite it to a major US-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the disputed South China Sea, Reuters said. China has sovereign rights in the South China Sea and it is not realistic for the United […]

ITV Good Morning Britain guest SLAMS Labour in heated debate: 'Clutching at straws’

“Labour got most votes in Swindon but there’s only a third of the council seats up, so it’s very hard to take control.” Andrew quickly interjected: “Clutching at straws.” “No, no, I’m just looking at facts,” Kevin shot back, Andrew then repeated: “Clutching at straws, mate. “It wasn’t a good night, you’ve got to admit […]

Boeing slams the Falcon Heavy rocket as “too small”

Enlarge / Image from Boeing’s Watch US Fly website. (credit: Boeing) Recently, Boeing created a website called “Watch US Fly” to promote its aerospace industry—a grab bag of everything from Chinese tariffs to President Trump’s visit to the company’s facilities in St. Louis. Among the most intriguing sections is one that promotes the company’s Space […]

Moscow slams western media ‘disinformation campaign’ about OPCW experts being denied entry to Douma

Western media are waging an “unscrupulous disinformation campaign” by claiming Moscow and Damascus are “blocking” OPCW inspectors from accessing the site of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “It was Russia that supported the request of the Syrian government to the Director General of the Technical Secretariat of the [Organization […]