Nationalism

In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday condemned those "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasted "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots" in a letter to staff. DeVos' email to Education...
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In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 17, 2017 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has written a letter to her staff condemning the "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasting "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots." DeVos' email to Education Department...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad. It took a violent rally to get tech companies, such as these and others, to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. (AP Photo)
August 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia,...
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Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP, Pool)
August 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. A Civil War history group has denounced Gov. Roy Cooper's call to take down Confederate monuments in North Carolina and says it will...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a town hall meeting, in Yarmouth, Maine. LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday, Aug. 17, on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va, over the weekend. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
August 17, 2017 - 1:21 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were "equally as bad" and "disgusting."...
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U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford speaks to reporters at the Westin hotel in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 17, 2017 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 12:45 p.m. The White House says reports that President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser is stepping down are "100 percent false." A White House official says "nothing has changed" in terms of Gary Cohn's focus on his job...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 1995 file photo, Johnny Cash performs during his segment of the Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. In a lengthy Facebook post from John Carter Cash on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, the siblings say they were “sickened” when they were alerted to a video of a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi wearing a T-shirt with their father’s name at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that erupted into deadly violence. The post, says Johnny Cash’s heart “beat with the rhythm of love and social justice.” They requested his name “be kept far away from destructive and hateful ideology.” (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
August 17, 2017 - 11:24 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer's name or image. In a lengthy Wednesday night Facebook post from son John Carter Cash, the siblings say they were "sickened" when they were alerted to a...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a town hall meeting, in Yarmouth, Maine. LePage says taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday, Aug. 17, on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va, over the weekend. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
August 17, 2017 - 9:57 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Republican Gov. Paul LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly...
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U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford speaks to reporters at the Westin hotel in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says it's "Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart" with the removal of Confederate statues and monuments around the country. Local and state officials have...
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August 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Republican Gov. Paul LePage made the comments during an appearance Thursday morning on WGAN-AM when asked for his...
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