January 11, 2019 8:55 PM GOP senator: Rep. King’s racial remarks hurt Republicans, US
WASHINGTON - Iowa Republican congressman Steve King says he’s not a racist, but he’s facing heavy criticism from his party over his remarks about white supremacy. King on Friday said from the House floor that he is an advocate for “Western civilization,” not white supremacy or white nationalism. But he didn’t deny remarks published a day earlier in The New York Times 24
October 30, 2018 11:49 PM GOP house member denounces fellow Republican for ‘hate’ comments
King has a long history of incendiary remarks on race and immigration throughout his 16 years in Congress. Last year, King was widely criticized after he declared in a tweet that he agreed with far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders that “our civilization” cannot be restored “with somebody else’s babies.” But the lawmaker’s actions have drawn increased 44
May 30, 2018 1:33 PM Skeleton of man crushed by stone while fleeing Mount Vesuvius uncovered in Pompeii
Man may have had trouble walking due to infection of tibia Officials at the Pompeii archeological site have announced a dramatic new discovery, the skeleton of a man crushed by an enormous stone while trying to flee the explosion of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The officials on Tuesday released a photograph showing the skeleton protruding from beneath a large 39
March 31, 2018 8:14 PM Young boy blossoms despite bloom’s focus on pain
A dense layer of text shields the audience from any wisdom bloom’s lead character has gleaned, writes Carly Maga. Written by Guillermo Verdecchia. Directed by Soheil Parsa. Until April 8 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. BuddiesinBadTimes.com or 416-975-8555. “Oh, nostalgia. Oh, before. Oh, happy lie,” bemoans Gerontion, confined to a wheelchair 48
July 23, 2017 1:35 AM Comic-Con: Let the New Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Smash Your Face
Let the new Thor: Ragnarok trailer smash your face Straight from San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures have released the new Thor: Ragnarok trailer! Check it out in the player below and let us know what you think about the footage in the comments. In Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe 81
July 7, 2017 3:08 PM Crucial Trump-Putin meeting, set for a half-hour, ends after more than 2 hours
Their highly anticipated sit-down meeting, which may tackle a number of vexing foreign policy issues, will be overshadowed by Russia’s meddling of the U.S. election. HAMBURG—At long last face to face, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced confidence Friday that their historic first meeting would pave the way for a positive 40
July 7, 2017 12:38 PM Grins and handshakes as Trump and Putin meet at G20 Add to ..
With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and Putin were seen exchanging pleasantries 40
July 6, 2017 11:39 PM G20 summit opens with violent clashes between protesters and police Add to ..
The Group of 20 summit is opening under a dark cloud with violent protests in the streets and some leaders sniping at each other. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the other leaders arrived on Thursday, tens of thousands of demonstrators held a giant rally dubbed “Welcome to Hell.” By the evening, the protesters had clashed with hundreds of riot police 36
July 6, 2017 8:43 PM Donald Trump asked if Russia meddled in U.S. election: 'Nobody really knows for sure'
Hours before a crucial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump stopped short Thursday of condemning Moscow for meddling in the U.S. presidential election — and refused to say if he would raise the issue when the leaders go behind closed doors. Yet in a speech to a friendly crowd of thousands who chanted his name in downtown 40
July 1, 2017 6:14 PM From Borden to Pearson to Trudeau: How Canada Day has defined a nation
Trudeau confronts Indigenous oppression in Canada Day remarks "One-hundred and fifty years since Confederation," Justin Trudeau observed, looking out at the thousands on Parliament Hill who had made it through the security and rain. No one gets excited about a number ending in seven or three. But round numbers are reason for reflection and pride 131