Update: Rep. Steve King urged to leave Congress

Politics 01/15/19, 11:23

The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local): --- 11:15 a.m. The No. 3 House Republican is suggesting that Rep. Steve King leave Congress over his remarks about white supremacy. Wyoming Republican Liz Cheney on Tuesday said of King, "I think he should find another line of work." Republican leaders have ...

Iowa’s Steve King off House committees after race remarks

Politics 01/15/19, 08:33

Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms. King, in his ninth term representing Iowa, will not be given committee assignments in the Congress that began this month, House Minority Leader ...

Dem pushes censure for Rep. King over white supremacy remark

Politics 01/14/19, 16:30

A senior member of the Congressional Black Congress promised Monday to introduce a formal punishment for Rep. Steve King over his latest remarks on white supremacy. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., said his censure resolution against King would announce to the world that Congress has no home for "repugnant and racist behavior." "As ...

Pope decries rise of nationalism, flaws of globalization

Europe 01/07/19, 06:02

Pope Francis has expressed concern over the rise of nationalism in the world, blaming the surge partly on globalization's shortcomings.Without citing countries or political parties, Francis on Monday also lamented national policies favoring "quick partisan consensus" over patient efforts for the common good.In his annual speech to diplomats accredited to ...

Trial set to begin in deadly white nationalist rally

U.S. 11/24/18, 12:00

A planned "Unite the Right" rally by white nationalists in Charlottesville exploded in chaos: violent brawling in the streets, racist chants, smoke bombs, and finally, a car speeding into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one and injuring dozens more. Fifteen months later, as the man accused of driving the car heads ...

Excerpts of Macron speech to world leaders at WWI memorial

Europe 11/11/18, 09:23

Excerpts from the address French President Emmanuel Macron gave before world leaders Sunday at the memorial for the centennial of the World War I armistice.___"Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism: Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism. In saying 'our interests first, whatever happens to the others,' you erase the ...

German president calls for ‘democratic patriotism’

Europe 11/09/18, 06:06

Germany's president is calling on his compatriots to embrace an enlightened, "democratic patriotism" and reject aggressive nationalism that romanticizes the country's history.President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday that acknowledging and remembering Germany's dark Nazi past should be considered a strength, not a weakness.Steinmeier's remarks came in a speech to Parliament marking ...

Update: Warsaw court nixes city’s far-right march ban

Europe 11/08/18, 16:10

The Latest on the dispute over a far-right march in Warsaw, which organizers had wanted to hold on Sunday, Poland's Independence Day (all times local):9 p.m.The district court in Warsaw has overturned a ban on a march organized by nationalist groups, arguing that freedom of assembly is protected by the ...

Update: Warsaw mayor bans far-right independence march

Europe 11/07/18, 09:34

The Latest on independence commemorations planned in Poland (all times local):2:25 p.m.The mayor of Warsaw is banning a march that radical Polish nationalists had planned for Sunday to coincide with Poland's Independence Day.Workers polish the new monument to late President Lech Kaczynski who died in a 2010 plane crash, just ...

Italian president calls WWI a warning to Europe to co-exist

Europe 11/04/18, 12:41

Italy's president has recalled World War I's roots in "aggressive nationalism" and urged young people to remember the conflict's lessons while striving for peaceful co-existence.A woman holds a photo of New Zealand World War I soldier Vincent Stephensen prior to a World War I Centenary memorial service at the New ...

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