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Jewish leaders renew antisemitism fight after hostage case

Jan. 19, 2022 13:43 PM EST

Although the FBI initially said the man who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue was focused on an issue “not specifically related to the Jewish community,” the captor voiced beliefs that Jews controlled the world and had the power to arrange the release of a prisoner, survivors said...

Norway mass killer seeks parole 10 years after attacks

Jan. 18, 2022 13:21 PM EST

SKIEN, Norway (AP) — Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian far-right fanatic who killed 77 people in bomb-and-gun massacres in 2011, argued Tuesday for an early release from prison, telling a parole judge he had renounced violence even as he professed white supremacist views and flashed Nazi...

Grandstanding fears as Norwegian mass killer seeks parole

Jan. 17, 2022 03:23 AM EST

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik goes to court, Tuesday, after 10 years behind bars, claiming he is no longer a danger to society and attempting to get an early release from his 21-year sentence. The far right terrorist has shown no remorse...

Fund to preserve, assist Black churches gets $20M donation

Jan. 17, 2022 01:09 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new effort to preserve historic Black churches in the United States has received a $20 million donation that will go to help congregations including one that was slammed during the tornado that killed more than 20 people in Mayfield, Kentucky, last month. ...

FACT FOCUS: Federal agents didn't orchestrate Jan. 6

Jan. 11, 2022 22:56 PM EST

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection poked another hole in the pro-Trump conspiracy theory that federal agents orchestrated the attack, confirming on Tuesday that a man at the center of the claims said he’d never been an FBI informant. Ray Epps, an Arizona man...

Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

Jan. 11, 2022 20:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, who insisted on an open casket funeral to demonstrate the brutality of his...

Neo-Nazi gets 7 years for threats to reporters, activists

Jan. 11, 2022 14:49 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A Neo-Nazi who helped lead a campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison — the longest prison term handed out to the participants in the conspiracy. A jury convicted Kaleb Cole in...

Charleston's 'Hotel Bella Grace' sold for $27.3 million

Jan. 10, 2022 08:44 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A 50-room boutique hotel near the church where nine people were killed seven years ago in South Carolina has been sold for $27.3 million, according to property records. The Post & Courier reports that the 50-room Hotel Bella Grace in Charleston was sold...

'Hatred in the eyes': How racist rage animated Jan. 6 riots

Jan. 06, 2022 20:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Cori Bush is no stranger to protests. She spent years marching the streets of St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, rising to public office on the strength of her activism. But as the Missouri Democrat looked out the window of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 — only...

Rabbi wounded in synagogue shooting sentenced for fraud

Jan. 05, 2022 20:43 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A rabbi who was badly wounded in a deadly antisemitic attack at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Southern California was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in federal prison for running a multimillion-dollar donation fraud, authorities said. Yisroel Goldstein, 60, also...