Statue of Liberty

Isis plot to blow up Statue of Liberty and 'crush non-believers' foiled

Court documents reveal plans for twin attacks in New York.<p>Instructed to make pressure-cooker bombs inspired by Boston Marathon attack.<p>Saleh faces up …

Terrorism

Here’s How Much Average Apartment Rent Increased in 2017, According to RENTCafé

See how your city stacks up against the competition.<p>After analyzing actual rent prices in more than 250 large cities across the United States, real …

Real Estate

21 Things You Never Knew About J.J. Abrams' 'Cloverfield'

Has it really been ten years since "Cloverfield" hit theaters, seemingly out of nowhere?<p>The monster movie, from producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves received, no pre-release hype or casting notices, just a buzz-inducing teaser trailer and a mysterious promotional campaign.<p>In the meantime, …

Movies

The Story Behind the Poem on the Statue of Liberty

Emma Lazarus’s Petrarchan sonnet is an awkward vehicle for defenses of American greatness—perhaps because so many of those who quote it miss its true meaning.<p>The words of Emma Lazarus’s famous 1883 sonnet, “The New Colossus,” have seemed more visible since Donald Trump’s election. They can be found …

Poetry

ISIS Wanted to Blow Up the Statue of Liberty With Pressure Cooker Bombs

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) planned to attack the Statue of Liberty in New York City with pressure cooker bombs, it has been …

Terrorism

Few Republicans Acknowledged Trump's Reported 'S**thole' Slur. These Are The Ones Who Did.

<b>Video by NBC News</b><p>Democrats were quick to denounce President Donald Trump after reports that he referred to Haiti and some African nations as …

Donald Trump

Neil Prakash: Australian Islamic State terrorist linked with failed Statue of Liberty bomb plot

One of Australia's most infamous members of the Islamic State group, Neil Prakash, has been linked to a failed terror plot to attack the Statue of …

Terrorism

AFP obtains up to 20 terror suspect arrest warrants

The Australian Federal Police has obtained up to 20 arrest warrants for Aussies who travelled to fight in Iraq and Syria.

Australian Federal Police

In Defense of Immigration from "Sh*thole Countries"

Statue of Liberty<br>(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org)) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>"Why are we having all these people from …

Liberal View

Note to Trump: Watch Reagan Transcend Politics While Talking About Immigration

When Ronald Reagan spoke about “making America great again” he spoke distinctly about America as an idea that transcends the borders of our …

Conservative View

Trump taps long historical vein against immigration

WASHINGTON: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free": The words on the Statue of Liberty have beckoned comers to …

Immigration

'Black-belt shade': James Comey fires back at Trump's 'shithole' remark with 'brilliant' subtweet

Comey has frequently thrown shade at Trump in response to controversies involving the president and his administration.<p>Former FBI director James …

Donald Trump

Goldman Sachs CEO trolls Trump with Statue of Liberty photo: ‘Despite all the sh*t, American values will shine through’

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein delivered a thinly veiled jab at President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious …

Lloyd Blankfein

Sierra Club’s Response to Donald Trump’s Racist Comments

<b>Oakland, CA</b> -- Yesterday, Donald Trump made racist remarks about countries whose populations are predominantly people of color when discussing …

Donald Trump

Register for the Sixth Annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk and Community Day

Registration is now open for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk and Community Day. Join the thousands who gather annually in lower Manhattan and …

Defeat Trump's 's---hole' politics of racism in 2018, 2020

After multiple reports that Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier …

Ku Klux Klan

Trump's immigration comments called everything from 'racist' to 'refreshing'

Re “Trump attacks protections for immigrants from 's***hole' countries in Oval Office meeting” (Jan. 11): I am not a Donald Trump supporter, but I do …

Donald Trump

Nigeria:Nigerians in Diaspora Comdemn Trump's 'Vulgar, Insensitive, Racist Language '

(Photo: White House Video)The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) has expressed outrage at what it called "the vulgar, insensitive …

Barack Obama

'A New Low.' The World Is Furious at Trump for His Remark About 'Shithole Countries'

He may be a president already known for his crude language and off-color remarks demeaning other nations, but Donald Trump’s description of Haiti, El …

Donald Trump

Ocean waves can hurl boulders 2.5X the weight of the Statue of Liberty

That rock you see above? It's 620 tons, over 2.5 times the weight of the Statue of Liberty.<p>Yet some powerful wave in the North Atlantic was mighty …

Without countries like the ones Trump trashed, there'd be no you, me or America

Trump grew up in New York, but I guess he never got around to reading the inscription on the State of Liberty.<p>At one time or another, just about any place from which anyone has emigrated to America has been referred to as what Donald Trump — the sitting president of the United States — reportedly …

Ulysses S. Grant

Trump’s words reveal his misunderstanding of nation’s history of immigration

There is far more to the latest controversy surrounding President Trump than the vulgar and implicitly racist language he used to draw a distinction between desirable and undesirable immigrants.<p>Trump’s choice of words also revealed a deeper and more substantive truth about how the president views — …

U.S. Politics

Norwegians suffer from desperate shortage of parking, will come to America in droves

The President of the United States, discussing immigration, recently said "We should have more people from Norway.” This is a wonderful gesture; he …

Sustainability

Outrage from an African 'shithole' inhabitant

We should not stay silent about Donald Trump's "shithole" remarks.<p>I heard last night that the President of the United States believes that, as an African, I come from a shithole country. Charming.<p>Donald Trump - despite his subsequent denials - apparently insisted in a White House meeting that …

Donald Trump

OPINION: Trump’s 's---hole' remarks are a sad moment for America and the White House

In 1850, my great, great grandfather, Patrick Dowd, came to America from Ireland as a very poor 17-year-old whose mother had died when he was 8. He …

Donald Trump

Trump shows his ugly side. Again.

For a brief moment Thursday, President Donald Trump gave the world a glimpse of his capacity for reasoned calm.<p>The Wall Street Journal had posted an interview in which Trump came across as insightful and philosophical. Other news outlets were reporting progress on an immigration bill the president …

Donald Trump

H3: A Hexagonal Hierarchical Geospatial Indexing System

H3 is a geospatial indexing system using a hexagonal grid that can be (approximately) subdivided into finer and finer hexagonal grids, combining the …

Oregon

Don’t throw these people out of the country

While I am a supporter of stronger enforcement of our immigration policies, particularly for undocumented immigrants, I cannot support this action to stop the temporary protected status for Salvadorans or those from other nations [“Hurting many, helping no one,” editorial, Jan. 10].<p>The key issue …

Opinion

Quick Thoughts on the Latest

What a president says, matters. His language is important. He’s not just another guy at the bar. His words have repercussions, at home and abroad.<p>His …

Conservative View

Time magazine cover reflects on Trump's first year in office by showing his hair on fire

• <b>Time Magazine's most recent cover shows a faceless President Donald Trump with his hair on fire.</b>• <b><br>The cover was inspired by the recent controversy surrounding columnist Michael Wolff's explosive book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."</b>• <b><br>The cover's artist has depicted Trump in a negative</b> …

U.S. Politics