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Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacreA man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Monday. The U.S. attorney’s office in Pittsburgh filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against 46-year-old Robert Bowers in last year’s attack. The government filing said justification for a death sentence included allegations of substantial planning and premeditation, the vulnerability and number of victims, and a motivation of religious hostility.



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FBI Arrests Las Vegas Man Allegedly Planning Attack on Synagogue, LGBTQ Community

FBI Arrests Las Vegas Man Allegedly Planning Attack on Synagogue, LGBTQ CommunityConor Climo, 23, was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly owning parts of an explosive device



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What we know about the California synagogue shooting

What we know about the California synagogue shootingOfficials are still investigating a Passover shooting at a California synagogue that left one dead and three injured.



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Suit filed over gun controls inspired by synagogue shooting

Suit filed over gun controls inspired by synagogue shootingPITTSBURGH (AP) — Gun rights groups sued Tuesday to block Pittsburgh from enforcing firearms legislation passed after a mass shooting at a synagogue, accusing city officials of blatantly defying the state's prohibition on municipal gun regulation.



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I Am the Rabbi of Tree of Life Synagogue. Here Is a Simple Thing We All Can Do to Help Stop the Next Christchurch

I Am the Rabbi of Tree of Life Synagogue. Here Is a Simple Thing We All Can Do to Help Stop the Next ChristchurchA reflection on pain and the power of goodness



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The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guiltyPITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment for the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter (all times local):



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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers pleads not guilty to new charges

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers pleads not guilty to new chargesThe 46-year-old man accused of killing 11 people during an attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh in October 2018 has pleaded not guilty to new charges. On Monday, Robert Bowers pleaded not guilty to 19 additional federal charges of hate crimes, as well as the obstruction of free exercise of religious beliefs and discharging a firearm. Mr Bowers now faces 63 charges.



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Anti-Semitic Flyers Found In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Neighborhood: Police

Anti-Semitic Flyers Found In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Neighborhood: PolicePolice are investigating anti-Semitic pamphlets found in Pittsburgh, including



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Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attackThe victims of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history were doctors and dentists, accountants and academics, and retirees and senior citizens who didn’t let age get in their way. All 11 shared a dedication to the Tree of Life synagogue, where they were killed Saturday in a shooting rampage.



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Pittsburgh School Near Site of Synagogue Shooting Put on Lockdown

Pittsburgh School Near Site of Synagogue Shooting Put on LockdownColfax K-8 school was put on lockdown after an anonymous caller reported a student with a weapon



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