UK starts criminal probe of Labour Party anti-Semitism

Europe 11/02/18, 09:28

British police have launched a criminal investigation into allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within the opposition Labour Party.The Metropolitan Police said Friday that it is acting on a dossier of information given to London police chief Cressida Dick. A police spokesman says it was handed to her on Sept. 4 ...

Update: Pittsburgh synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

U.S. 11/01/18, 10:11

The Latest on the aftermath of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row. A memorial to Bernice Simon is seen as part of ...

Pittsburgh synagogue suspect due in federal court Thursday

U.S. 11/01/18, 01:24

The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre is expected to make a brief appearance in court Thursday to be arraigned on an indictment that charges him with murder, hate crimes, obstructing in the practice of religion, and other crimes.Bowers had been set for a preliminary hearing on the evidence Thursday, ...

Update: McConnell terms shootings as hate crimes

U.S. 10/29/18, 12:30

The Latest on the shooting deaths of two people at a Kentucky grocery store (all times local): Noon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and Kentucky grocery store shooting fit the definition of hate crimes, and he says the death penalty should apply in such cases. The Kentucky ...

Before shooting, anti-Semitic incidents were on the rise

U.S. 10/29/18, 08:51

Swastikas scrawled into Jewish students' notebooks. Headstones toppled and desecrated by vandals at Jewish cemeteries. Jews falsely blamed for challenges facing the nation. The shooting rampage that killed 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday is being decried as the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history, allegedly ...

Gunman attacks Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 people

U.S. 10/27/18, 11:13

A gunman who's believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history. The 20-minute attack at Tree of Life Congregation in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood ...

Texas man sentenced to 1 year in prison on hate crime charge

U.S. 10/25/18, 03:52

A retired firefighter in Texas who left a black baby doll hanging in a noose outside his African-American neighbors' apartment has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to a federal hate crime.Glenn Eugene Halfin was sentenced Wednesday. The 64-year-old white man pleaded guilty earlier this year ...

Man sentenced to more than 24 years for Texas mosque fire

U.S. 10/18/18, 04:57

A man convicted of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been sentenced to more than 24 years in prison. Marq Vincent Perez was sentenced Wednesday during a court hearing in Victoria, Texas. In July, a jury convicted the 26-year-old Perez of federal arson, explosives and hate crime charges. Mark Di Carlo, ...

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