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Immigration ban? We were there exactly 100 years ago today

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has dismissed as "ridiculous" a federal judge's decision to halt his controversial executive order denying certain refugees and immigrants entry into the United States.<p>Many Americans are up in arms. But in fact, keeping out desperate souls seeking entry into America …

World History

Are we experiencing a slow-motion, Turkish-style coup? Or our own Arab Spring?

Corrupting the media, spreading chaos and subverting the rule of law — it’s what authoritarian regimes do best<p>Writing recently in Tablet magazine, Lee Smith, who is an editor at the Weekly Standard, criticized what he called the “Arab-ization” of American politics. Smith writes frequently and …

US president 'doesn't care about making a speech' on UK state visit

UK officials believe Donald Trump wants pomp and circumstance but does not want to risk embarrassment of possible boycotts by MPs<p>Government officials involved in the planning of Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain believe he is not interested in addressing MPs and peers, and instead wants to …

Steve Bannon’s war with Islam: Trump may not even understand his adviser’s apocalyptic vision

Bannon has long yearned for a civilizational conflict between the West and the Muslim world. Now he may get it<p>There seems to be considerable urgency right now to enshrine Donald Trump’s Islamophobia into law. Talk of an immigration ban, a Muslim registry and even internment camps once sounded like …

Hey, Bibi: You Manage Your Border, We’ll Manage Ours

The Israel Prime Minister stepped in a hole and kept digging when he praised Trump’s wall. Stay out of our hemisphere, buddy.<p>Jerusalem, we have a …

Israel

Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA — here's what you need to know

It's one reason Trump won the White House, amid populist calls for protectionism. Many blue-collar workers in traditionally manufacturing-heavy states like Michigan blamed the trade deal for job losses, declining wages, and companies shifting manufacturing to Mexico.<p>President Trump, in particular, …

Economics