Nationalism

June 03, 2017 - 6:26 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese voters went to the polls a year early Saturday in a snap election called by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat after allegations his wife owned a company linked to the Panama Papers scandal sparked an official investigation. Surveys showed Labour's Muscat was likely to win...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:40 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese voters went to the polls a year early on Saturday in a snap election called by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat following an official investigation into allegations his wife owned a company related to the Panama Papers scandal. Surveys showed Labour's Muscat was likely to...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:09 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese voters are heading to the polls a year early after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called snap elections following an investigation into allegations his wife owned a company related to the Panama Papers scandal. Surveys show Labour's Muscat is likely to win a second,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera reacts to the crowd at a gathering in his honor in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. New York City's mayor Bill de Blasio says Thursday, June 1, 2017, Rivera recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city's Puerto Rican Day parade. Parade organizers had planned to honor Rivera, a member of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, which claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings in the 1970s and 1980s. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 02, 2017 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison will still march in a Manhattan parade — even though he has stepped aside from a formal role as "Procer de la Libertad," or National Freedom Hero. It's unclear whether that development will placate critics who objected to the...
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June 02, 2017 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers say a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison will still march in a Manhattan parade — even though he has stepped aside from a formal role. The parade's board of directors said in a statement that Oscar Lopez Rivera will march on June 11 — "not as an honoree...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera reacts to the crowd at a gathering in his honor in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. New York City's mayor Bill de Blasio says Thursday, June 1, 2017, Rivera recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city's Puerto Rican Day parade. Parade organizers had planned to honor Rivera, a member of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, which claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings in the 1970s and 1980s. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 01, 2017 - 10:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday. "Oscar Lopez Rivera agreeing to step aside from any formal role in the parade is a critical step...
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June 01, 2017 - 10:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor says a Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in the city's Puerto Rican Day parade. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) on Thursday released a statement calling it a critical step...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 1, 2012, file photo, cows which are considered holy by Hindus stray around as a Hindu devotee, center, offers prayers to the Sun after bathing at Sangam in Allahabad, India. The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands jobless and deprive millions of Christians, Muslims and poor Hindus of a cheap source of protein. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
May 29, 2017 - 5:13 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries. Many state governments criticized the ban as a blow to beef...
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May 22, 2017 - 12:55 pm
A leading figure in the "alt-right" movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C. Christine Fair told The Associated Press on Monday that the Old Town Sport&Health club in Alexandria,...
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Former prisoner Luis Rosa, back to camera, welcomes Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera upon arrival for a press conference on El Escambron Beach following Lopez's release from house arrest after decades in custody, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Lopez was considered a top leader of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, an ultranationalist Puerto Rican group that claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings at government buildings, department stores, banks and restaurants in New York, Chicago, Washington and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early 1980s. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) PUERTO RICO OUT - NO PUBLICAR EN PUERTO RICO
May 17, 2017 - 3:29 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera was freed from house arrest Wednesday after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr for his supporters but had outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings. Wearing black jeans and a shirt...
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