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Former lawmaker ousted amid #MeToo registers as lobbyist

Associated Press

Former Democratic Rep. David Sawyer has registered as a lobbyist months after he lost his primary election following an investigation that found he violated the House's policies on harassment, decorum and ethics.

FILE - In this Apr. 9, 2018, file photo, Bernice King addresses the crowd at the Capital during the March for Humanity marking the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination which commenced at Ebenezer Baptist Church and concluded at the state capital in Atlanta. King blasted Steve Bannon's claim that her father would be proud of President Donald Trump. "#SteveBannon has dangerously and erroneously co-opted my father's name, work and words," King wrote just before midnight Wednesday, May 23, in the first of a series of tweets. "Bannon's assertion that my father, #MLK, would be proud of Donald Trump wholly ignores Daddy's commitment to people of all races, nationalities, etc. being treated with dignity and respect." (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)

Bernice King rips 'resurgence of nationalistic and white supremacist ideologies' in MLK Day service

- Associated Press 56 minutes ago

A commemorative service for Martin Luther King Jr. that was nearly imperiled by the federal government shutdown was held Monday morning in Atlanta at a church called King's "spiritual home." King's daughter, the Rev. Bernice King, said in her remarks that the annual service at Ebenezer Baptist Church came during a moment of crisis in America.

Former President Macron's security aide Alexandre Benalla appears before the French Senate Laws Commission prior to his hearing, in Paris, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Benalla has been taken into police custody last week in an investigation of possible misuse of diplomatic passports and then released. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Macron ex-security aide: Diplomatic passports given back

- Associated Press

French President Emmanuel Macron's former security aide, at the heart of a damaging political scandal, told a Senate commission Monday that he turned in his two diplomatic passports after being fired last summer but they were returned to him two months later.

Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World

Associated Press

The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers.

Kosovo's president will go to Hague court, if summoned

- Associated Press

Kosovo's president on Monday said he would respond positively if summoned by a European Union-funded court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 independence war with Serbia.