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Iran retaliates, Canada opens arms after Trump immigration ban

Iran says U.S. citizens are no longer welcome in the country. Buzz60<p>World leaders reacted harshly Saturday to President Trump's executive order suspending immigration and visas for citizens from certain countries with majority Muslim populations. Iran, one of the targeted nations, suggested it …

Justin Trudeau Promises to Welcome Refugees to Canada: 'Diversity is Our Strength'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday welcomed refugees into his country, while refugees arriving in the U.S. were left reeling in the …

'I am heartbroken': Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai condemns Trump's refugee ban

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai condemned President Donald Trump on Friday for his executive order barring refugees from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US.<p>"I am heartbroken that today President Trump is closing the door on children, mothers and fathers fleeing violence …

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America’s liberal cities are readying to battle Donald Trump on almost every front

As a candidate and now as US president, Donald Trump has seemed hellbent on alienating urban voters.<p>During the campaign, the New Yorker repeatedly and, some would argue, offensively spoke of America’s “inner cities” as “war zones” where life was “hell” for African-Americans. City voters returned …

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“Mr. President, don’t build this wall”: The Berlin mayor’s powerful message for Donald Trump

In 1987, US president Ronald Reagan famously stood at the Berlin Wall separating the German city—and, symbolically, the world during the Cold War—and spoke to the Soviet Union of peace, prosperity, and liberalization.<p>“Mr. Gorbachev,” he said, addressing Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader, “tear …

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Peru, Colombia vow to stand with Mexico against Trump

Peru and Colombia vowed to stand with Mexico as the country faces an uncertain economic future and grapples with a crisis with the United States just …

51 Nobel laureates, tens of thousands of academics sign protest of Trump immigration order

Thousands of leading academics, alarmed by an executive order signed by President Trump last week instituting “extreme vetting” of refugees with a goal of keeping terrorists from entering the country, have signed onto a petition denouncing his action.<p><i>[Trump promises priority for Christians and</i> …

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Zuckerberg criticizes Trump's executive orders on immigration

The Facebook CEO takes to his social network to speak out against the president's anti-immigration policies.<p>Donald Trump's not going to "like" this.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network on Friday to call out the president's recent executive orders, focusing on …

Canada considering global fund to counter Trump abortion directive

International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says Canada will increase its funding for global sexual and reproductive rights, possibly through a safe-abortion fund announced by the Netherlands this week that was in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's order banning U.S. funding for …

Berlin mayor Michael Müller tells Donald Trump: 'Don't build this wall!'

Berlin's mayor has turned Reagan's famous Cold War plea to Gorbachev to tear the wall down into a plea for Trump not to build one. A proposed wall …