Nationalism

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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CORRECTS FIRST NAME FROM JOSE TO OSCAR - In this July 25, 1981 file photo, Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera is driven to jail after his trial where he was convicted of seditious conspiracy in Chicago. Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican nationalist who was the last of his group serving time for his role in a violent struggle for independence for the U.S. territory, will be released from prison on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to the cheers of his supporters and the dismay of the victims of violence. (Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 8:05 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera has been freed from house arrest after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr with supporters but outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of deadly bombings. Lopez was considered a top leader of...
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May 14, 2017 - 5:35 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A group that included well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted "you will not replace us" at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a Confederate general. The protesters on Saturday evening called on officials to halt the removal...
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In this Thursday, May 11, 2017 photo Sarah Philipp, a regional lawmaker for the Social Democratic Party, hands out red carnations to women at a market in Duisburg-Bissingheim, western Germany, ahead of Sunday's election in North Rhine-Westphalia state. (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
May 12, 2017 - 5:23 am
DUISBURG, Germany (AP) — Sarah Philipp is handing out red carnations to women browsing the lingerie stall at a quiet street market in Duisburg, adding a bright dash of color to the otherwise gray surroundings. The 34-year-old is hoping to defend her seat at Sunday's election for the regional...
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In this Thursday, May 11, 2017 photo Sarah Philipp, a regional lawmaker for the Social Democratic Party, hands out red carnations to women at a market in Duisburg-Bissingheim, western Germany, ahead of Sunday's election in North Rhine-Westphalia state. (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
May 12, 2017 - 4:41 am
DUISBURG, Germany (AP) — Sarah Philipp is handing out red carnations to women browsing the lingerie stall at a quiet street market in Duisburg, adding a bright dash of color to the otherwise gray surroundings. The 34-year-old is hoping to defend her seat at Sunday's election for the regional...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:41 pm
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol. A Pepe cartoon released Saturday in comic book stores shows Matt Furie's creation in an open casket. Furie didn't...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 8:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and dashing the populist dream of far-right rival Marine Le...
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