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Don't Feed The Trolls, Send Them A Cake Instead

<i>Some people say the only way to stop online harassment is to stop going online. Well, we aren't going anywhere.</i> <i>Reclaim Your Domain</i> <i>is Refinery29's campaign to make the internet (and the world of outside it) a safer space for everyone — especially women.</i><p>Have you ever wished you could make those nasty …

Cake

The Sunday Newsletter: Home - The New Yorker

Home<p>For some people, “home” is an uncomplicated concept. For writers, that’s rarely true. They thrive on unfamiliarity—so much so that they can make even the comforting strange. This week, we bring you eight pieces from <i>The</i> <i>New Yorker’s</i> archive in which writers strive to find a sense of place. Junot …

Books

Thousands of immigrants who joined the military are struggling to get US citizenship

New screening measures for immigrants who wish to gain U.S. citizenship have delayed thousands of enlisted soldiers, the <i>New York Times</i> reported …

Immigration

Thrill-seeking in the age of social media: DiManno

Here, can you hold my brain until I get back?<p>Because I’m going to do something really, really stupid.<p>Of course, that brain might end up splattered …

Social Media

High rent may doom Catholic chapel that survived 9/11

NEW YORK—Parishioners at a New York City chapel that sheltered 9-11 first responders are praying for a miracle to save it from falling victim itself …

Pope Francis

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for April

By Vice News on Apr 6, 2017<p><i>Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday.</i><p>Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of …

Donald Trump

More Dishonest Bragging from Trump

If you haven’t read the transcript of that interview Trump did with the Associated Press last week, it was a tour de force of empty and dishonest …

Donald Trump

Police Probe Shuts Down PATH Service to World Trade Center

Some sort of police investigation forced a total suspension of PATH service to World Trade Center Thursday morning, compounding headaches for …

New York City

The most beautiful NYC buildings

1<p>The triangular peculiarity of the Flatiron Building has been one of the New York’s most captivating and talked-about edifices. When it was built in …

New York City

Tourist hit by hammock in freak accident

Woman in her 50s was rushed to a hospital with pain to her head and back

April 25

Donald Trump says he has 'highest ratings since the World Trade Center came down'

Donald Trump has boasted that he has the "highest ratings since the World Trade Center came down".<p>The President, who has been unarguably proficient at leading the news agenda from the very start of his presidential campaign, made the comments in an interview with AP.<p>He told AP: “It's the highest …

Donald Trump

Trump’s first 100 days: Why Trump wants to release his tax plan this week

<b>By Elise Viebeck</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>Here’s where things stand heading into Day 96 of the Trump administration:President Donald Trump is getting …

Donald Trump

How the son of a terrorist broke free from extremism

His father helped orchestrate the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing, and a young Zak Ebrahim was on a path towards extremism himself. Instead, he chose …

Extremism

The 100 Days: Who Can Stop an Unfit President*?

Troubling signs in Trump's Associated Press interview.<p><i>The First 100 Days, a Temporary Series—Day 95: The Incoherent Presidency</i><p>The word for the 95th day of the presidency* of Donald Trump is "unintelligible." As nearly as I can recall, the word first came to political prominence on April 29, 1974, …

Donald Trump’s Unintelligible Presidency

Why are we spending so much time trying to match what Donald J. Trump says to reality? Is it because he is the President of the United States, and could start a war with words? Or because we place some sort of value on the truth, or on the meaning of words? Whatever the source of our folly, it is, …

Donald Trump

Trump Says He Is Cutting Back on Cable TV

The president says he doesn't need the “total negativity,” and describes his draw to TV audiences as the biggest “since the World Trade Center came down.”<p>You could be forgiven for not making it through the entire transcript of Donald Trump’s recent interview with the Associated Press. The …

Dystopia

Trump and the media: Beneath the surface hostility, a deep and dangerous symbiosis

Despite the "fake news" claims, Trump knows the media helped elect him — and sees ratings as his salvation<p>Over the weekend The New York Times published a major story about FBI Director James Comey’s decision, in the final 10 days of the election campaign, to announce the investigation of some …

Journalism

Building owner blocks Islamist conference

The owner of Zurich’s World Trade Center will not allow the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland to hold a conference within its walls.<p>The …

European News

The pipeline between cable news and the Trump White House

A couple of months ago, Fox News’ Heather Nauert announced her support for Ivanka Trump’s branded merchandise. Between that kind of endorsement, and …

Donald Trump

Check Out the Five Most Bonkers Moments from Trump’s Interview With AP

The <i>Associated Press</i> released a transcript for an extensive interview they had with President <b>Donald Trump</b>, and well…it was quite a doozy.<p>The AP has …

Donald Trump

Egyptian-American has U.S. citizenship revoked due to jihadist ties

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist …

Egypt

Beaverton High 2017 prom photos from World Trade Center

Beaverton High School students celebrated prom night Saturday at the World Trade Center. The theme: "Toy Story." Students, staff and parents can add …

College & University

Tenants sue Stellar Management for overcharging them

A group of tenants is suing a major landlord in the city for overcharging them rent. About 60 residents living in a dozen buildings filed a complaint …

Lawsuits

One World Trade Center gets a new 5-year tenant

Sailthru has signed a five-year lease on the 48th floor for a huge, 27,320- square-foot prebuilt at One World Trade Center.<p>The tenant, which will …

Real Estate

World Trade Center Developer to Oversee M.T.A. Expansion Projects

A real estate executive who played a prominent role in rebuilding the World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan will join the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to oversee its large infrastructure projects, officials said on Wednesday.<p>The executive, Janno Lieber, is leaving Silverstein …

New York City

Jim Fitzgerald, longtime AP writer and editor, dies at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Fitzgerald, a longtime Associated Press writer and editor who helped shape the news service's coverage of stories from terror attacks to the evolving landscape of aging, died Monday. He was 66.<p>Fitzgerald, who worked for the AP for 45 years before retiring in December, had been …

New York City

To grow PH coffee sector, just add love

To truly elevate the Philippines’ coffee industry, all we need, according to one coffee farmer advocate, is love.The post To grow PH coffee sector, …

Coffee

Bomber blasts ISIS: Convicted World Trade Center terrorist pens essay slamming group

Ramzi Yousef, who participated in a 1993 bombing, wrote a 250-page essay about how ISIS corrupts Islam<p>A World Trade Center bomber has strong feelings about how ISIS is destroying Islam — so much so that he penned an essay about it, according to NBC News.<p>Ramzi Yousef, a convicted terrorist who …

Terrorism

Trump tweets praise for NYPD cop's daughter who joined the Finest

The daughter of an NYPD sergeant who’s following in her father’s footsteps received well wishes Friday from the White House.<p>The words of …

New York City

Cardinals relish rare visit to the Bronx

Club will play Yankees in New York for the first time since 2003, the first time since new Yankee Stadium has opened, and for only the second time …

Baseball