Monday, June 27, 2022
“I have to do this,” Dylann S. Roof, who was 21 at the time, told his African-American victims in Emanuel’s fellowship hall as he fired 77 shots from a Glock semiautomatic handgun, “because y’all are raping our women and y’all are taking over our world,” according to survivors who testified at his 2016 trial. Shortly…
NINE YEARS ago Asia Bibi, a poor farm labourer from Pakistan’s tiny Christian minority, went to fetch a jug of water from a well for the Muslim women working beside her in the fields. It was a hot day. She took a sip before passing the water on, inadvertently initiating a furore that has lasted…
WASHINGTON — Diplomatic pressure from the United States and Britain, Saudi Arabia’s biggest arms suppliers, abruptly intensified on Wednesday for a cease-fire in the Yemen war, the world’s worst man-made humanitarian disaster. The calls for a halt to the three-and-a-half-year-old conflict — made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, his British counterpart, Jeremy Hunt, and…
“We have to rise above it,” he said. “We have to go on.” Dominick Candelore, the co-owner of a Coldstone Creamery ice cream shop at the corner of Murray and Forbes Avenues, the heart of Squirrel Hill, disagreed with some Jewish leaders who opposed a presidential visit. “To me, I welcome him, I welcome him…
THERE is nothing remarkable about the fact that America will go to the polls next month with mass murder hanging over it. It is a first-world country with a third-world gun-death rate. Nor is it unusual that the killing of 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27th was instantly politicised. One party…
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The names of those shot dead by a gunman yelling “All Jews must die” will be released on Sunday after the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the United States, officials said. People mourn the loss of life as they hold a vigil for the victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in…
A gunman armed with an AR-15 and handguns stormed the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, killing at least eight and injuring at 12 more. The suspected gunman, 48-year-old Robert Bowers, was arrested at the scene after firing upon officers when they first arrived, wounding at least three. The local CBS affiliate KDKA…
“Gab unequivocally disavows and condemns all acts of terrorism and violence,” the statement read. At Joint Base Andrews, Mr. Trump said that if the temple “had some kind of protection” that “it could have been a much different situation.” The Tree of Life Congregation dates back to 1864, and was originally in downtown Pittsburgh, said…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump: "If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better" Eleven people have been killed, officials say, in a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The gunman, who opened fire as the Tree of Life synagogue held a…
Julia Salazar during a rally in Brooklyn. Photo: Mary Altaffer/AP/REX/Shutterstock A state senate race that was once hailed as a test of the rising strength and power of insurgent socialists has devolved into a full-fledged New York City tabloid circus, featuring charges of lies, identify fraud, theft, and an affair with New York Mets legend…