Donald Trump scolded media big shots during an off-the-record Trump Tower sitdown on Monday, sources told The Post.

“It was like a f−−−ing firing squad,” one source said of the encounter.

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Time For Truth: (New York Post) – Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘f−−−ing firing squad’

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When you first encounter the word “populism,” you might think it’s a close cousin of democracy, with all the positive connotations that go along with it. And for some, it may well seem a purer form of a process by which politicians harness the will of the majority.

But that’s only part of the picture. Populism—ostensibly a belief in the rights, wisdom, or virtues of the common people—often requires a bogeyman, be it an existing government, the supposed cultural elite, the media, or a particular ethnic, racial, or religious group.

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Time For Truth: (Bloomberg) – Populism Takes Over the World

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Since pushing into Mosul a week ago, Iraqi commanders say their forces have been shaken by some of the most complex fighting they have ever encountered in battles against the Islamic State.

It is a bitter fight: street to street, house to house, with the presence of civilians slowing the advancing forces. Car bombs — the militants’ main weapon — speed out of garages and straight into advancing military convoys.

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Time For Truth: (The Washington Post) – Iraq has never seen this kind of fighting in its battles with ISIS

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A clash between two Ukip MEPs which ended up with one of them in hospital was “one of those things that happens between men”, Nigel Farage has said.

The acting Ukip leader said that he feared Steven Woolfe, the front-runner in the party’s leadership contest, would die after he collapsed following an “altercation” with a fellow MEP in the European Parliament.

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Time For Truth: (The Telegraph) – Steven Woolfe collapse: Ukip leadership favourite in hospital after clash with colleague, as Nigel Farage says it was 'one of those things that happens between men'

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