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October 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official is describing the shooting in the city of Halle as an anti-Semitic attack and saying that prosecutors believe there may be a far-right motive. In a statement, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer confirmed that a "heavily armed perpetrator" tried to...
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October 09, 2019 - 9:30 am
By JENS MEYER and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press HALLE, Germany (AP) — Several shots were fired Wednesday in the eastern German city of Halle, leaving two people dead as the suspected assailants fled, police said. The exact target of the attack was not clear, since it took place near both a...
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August 24, 2019 - 11:30 am
By RYAN J. FOLEY and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Washington D.C. _ The Chairman of the committee on Homeland Security, Bennie Thompson, and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have written a letter to the owner of the Extremist website 8chan, to demand that he appear before congress in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso Texas, as well as other past...
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June 17, 2019 - 3:29 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a...
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Jeff Katz
May 01, 2019 - 2:27 pm
On Tuesday, Black Lives Matter and other anti-Trump groups held a rally at the Capitol calling for President Trump to be censured for his response to Rep. Ilhan Omar's "some people did something" 9/11 remarks. During this rally, Rep. Omar praised her native Somalia and blamed the president for...
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Jeff Katz
April 29, 2019 - 1:59 pm
A 19-year-old man who is accused of carrying out the shooting at a California synagogue that left one dead and wounded three others appears to have published an antisemitic and anti-Trump manifesto online. So it looks like the media won't be able to paint this suspect as a white nationalist Trump...
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Jeff Katz
April 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
In the wake of tragedy at a California synagogue, congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted her support to the victims, but in the same tweet used the opportunity to advocate gun control and push the Senate to vote on gun control legislation. Heartbroken to hear of the San Diego synagogue...
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April 29, 2019 - 8:50 am
By AMY TAXIN and CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as...
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October 30, 2018 - 11:33 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140wrva.com) -- Organizers are expecting hundreds to attend a vigil in Richmond Tuesday night to honor the 11 people killed in a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday. The interfaith service at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center at 5403 Monument Ave begins...
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