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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

. The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered serious peace talks with Israel, US officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has determined that the Palestinians ran […]

If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of the US supreme court won’t recover

If Gorsuch is confirmed, the legitimacy of the US supreme court won’t recover

While Russia’s involvement in our elections is unquestionably horrible, and it will likely take many more drip, drip, drips before we know the full extent of it, our democracy is facing an equally devastating threat much closer to home. On Monday, when Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin, the Republicans will attempt to […]

Read This Letter Trump’s Grandfather Wrote Begging Not To Be Deported

Read This Letter Trump’s Grandfather Wrote Begging Not To Be Deported

Everything about Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant xenophobia reeks to the abyss below of hypocrisy. His family were immigrants from Germany; his wife is an immigrant from Slovenia; he employs immigrant workers to run his businesses. Which makes it even more appalling that Donald Trump’s administration has made it a top priority to deport as many illegal […]

France’s Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris comments

France’s Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris comments

French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after the U.S. president remarked in a speech that a friend thought “Paris is no longer Paris” after attacks by Islamist militants. Hollande said Trump should show support for U.S. allies. “There is terrorism and we must fight it together. I think that it […]

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

White House blocks news organizations from press briefing

CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs. The decision struck veteran White House journalists as unprecedented in the modern era, and escalated tensions in the already fraught relationship between […]

Indians Angry at Trump’s Ban on Muslim Refugees Should Look at What Modi is Doing

Indians Angry at Trump’s Ban on Muslim Refugees Should Look at What Modi is Doing

India is also making discrimination against Muslims a key ingredient of its refugee and immigration policy. Scenes from New York’s JFK Airport are being broadcast all over the world, as citizens of the United States of America rally together to protect immigrants’ rights. President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending the country’s refugee entry programme for […]