Nationalism

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, of Iowa speaks in Des Moines. A senior member of the Congressional Black Caucus is pushing formal punishment for King over his comments about white supremacy. Illinois Democrat Bobby Rush said Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, that he will introduce a censure resolution over the Iowa Republican’s remarks to the New York Times. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
January 15, 2019 - 12:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iowa Rep. Steve King's remarks on white supremacy (all times local): 8:15 p.m. House Republicans will block Iowa Rep. Steve King from serving on any committees in the new Congress as punishment for his remarks about white supremacy. House Minority Leader Kevin...
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Hindu devotees march in a procession to participate in spiritual-cleansing baths in the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati at the Kumbh Festival, in Allahabad, India, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. India's Hindu nationalist-led government is splurging on a religious megafest, spending unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country's majority Hindu population ahead of a general election due this year. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
January 14, 2019 - 5:42 am
PRAYAGRAJ, India (AP) — India's Hindu nationalist-led government is splashing out on a religious megafest, spending unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country's majority Hindu population ahead of a general election due this year. Both the central government in New Delhi and...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. State Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, announced this week he'd seek the Republican nomination, facing the nine-term King. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican leader said Sunday he will meet with Rep. Steve King this week to discuss King's future and role in the party and promised action following the Iowa congressman's recent comments in defense of white supremacy. "That language has no place in America. That is...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. State Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, announced this week he'd seek the Republican nomination, facing the nine-term King. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:06 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Steve King likes to note that President Donald Trump has referred to him as "the world's most conservative human being," but the congressman from deep-red western Iowa known for his caustic comments about race and immigration is bracing for what could be his...
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January 10, 2019 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday criticized a fellow GOP lawmaker for making what they said were "racist" comments. Rep. Steve King of Iowa was quoted in The New York Times saying, "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"...
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Members of Russian motorcycle club "Night Wolves" march during a parade marking the 27th anniversary of the Republic of Srpska in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. In a show of nationalist defiance, Bosnian Serbs are celebrating a controversial holiday despite strong opposition from other ethnic groups in Bosnia who view it as discriminatory. Waving Serb flags, several thousand people on Wednesday lined up in the main Serb city of Banja Luka to watch a celebratory parade of security troops, firefighters, cultural and sport groups. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
January 09, 2019 - 11:08 am
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Threatening Bosnia's fragile peace, Bosnian Serbs on Wednesday celebrated a holiday associated with a bloody civil war and criticized as divisive by the Balkan country's other ethnic groups. Waving Serb flags, several thousand people lined up in the main Serb...
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Italian Interior Minister and deputy Premier Matteo Salvini attends a meeting on violence during soccer matches, in Rome, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. The meeting was scheduled following the death of a Inter Milan fan during clashes with Napoli supporters outside San Siro Stadium ahead of a Serie A game on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
January 09, 2019 - 5:54 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is visiting Warsaw on Wednesday to meet with Poland's powerful ruling party leader as well as his Polish counterpart, as their populist-nationalist parties explore a possible alliance in spring elections for the European Parliament. The...
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January 07, 2019 - 6:44 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man was sentenced Monday to just under four years in prison for his role in the beating of a black man the day of a white nationalist rally in Virginia. Daniel Borden was sentenced to 20 years, but most of that sentence was suspended. His active sentence amounts...
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Pope Francis poses for a group photograph with members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, inside the Sistine Chapel, at the Vatican, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (Ettore Ferrari/Pool Photo via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 10:01 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis expressed concern Monday over the rise of populism and nationalism, including separatist tendencies in Europe, partly blaming those growing trends on reactions to waves of migration and on globalization's disorderly development. Francis offered wide-ranging and...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during the New Year press conference in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Taiwan's leader said Tuesday the people of the island want to maintain self-rule despite recent electoral gains by the Beijing-friendly opposition party. Taiwanese officials should not enter into any secret dialogue with China, President Tsai warned in a New Year's speech.(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
January 01, 2019 - 12:02 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese treasure their autonomy from China, the leader of the self-governing island said Tuesday, warning city and county officials to be open about and exercise caution in any dialogue with the Chinese. President Tsai Ing-wen's remarks come after major gains by a Beijing-...
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