Trump’s Attack on Media as ‘Enemy of the People’ Has Historic Echoes

President Donald Trump ramped up his criticism of the news coverage of his administration Friday, again taking to his favorite social media platform. “The FAKE NEWS media,” Trump wrote on Twitter, “is the enemy of the American People!” An initial tweet put only The New York Times, CNN and NBC News on his enemies list. […]

Family of Syrians Deported From Philadelphia Voted for Donald Trump | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Sarmad Assali’s relatives, who are all Orthodox Christians, had visas and proof of green cards, the family said By David Chang, Alicia Victoria Lozano and Gabe Gutierrez endclickprintinclude loadInlineNwsModule | $loadInlineNwsModule nwsLetterEmbedded | $nwsLetterEmbedded nwsModuleAttached | false NEWSLETTERS   Receive the latest local updates in your inbox startclickprintincludeProtests against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban continued […]

Trump Bars Refugees and Citizens of 7 Muslim Countries – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday closed the nation’s borders to refugees from around the world, ordering that families fleeing the slaughter in Syria be indefinitely blocked from entering the United States, and temporarily suspending immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries. In an executive order that he said was part of an extreme vetting plan […]

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara – The New York Times

A man, right, reported by The Associated Press to be the gunman, after the shooting of the Russian ambassador, on the floor, on Monday at a gallery in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Credit Yavuz Alatan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ISTANBUL — Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an Ankara art exhibit on Monday […]

Women in Aleppo Choose Suicide Over Rape, Rebels Report – The Daily Beast

Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters This Is the End Women in Aleppo Choose Suicide Over Rape, Rebels Report Activists and rebels in the besieged city say mass executions have begun and children are burned alive as Assad’s Iranian- and Russian-backed forces move in. Editor’s Note: This story has been updated throughout. Troops loyal to Syrian dictator […]

After the Islamic State – The New Yorker

The quest for the caliphate will endure—with or without ISIS. Last May, Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, the second most powerful leader in the Islamic State, hinted that the caliphate was crumbling. “Whoever thinks that we fight to protect some land or some authority, or that victory is measured thereby, has strayed far from the truth,” he […]