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October 28, 2018 - 10:16 am
(CNN) -- The shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh -- in which the death toll now stands at 11 -- is believed to be the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the US, the Anti-Defamation League said. "It is simply unconscionable for Jews to be targeted during...
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October 28, 2018 - 9:28 am
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he did not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself. Nine days...
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Kim Glovas
October 27, 2018 - 11:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Haverford woman was shaken after she learned that her former synagogue was the location of a deadly mass shooting Saturday. Before she moved, Rachel Spigler was a member of the Tree of Life synagogue from 2011 to 2013, and says she has nothing but fond memories of...
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Hadas Kuznits
October 27, 2018 - 5:56 pm
ISRAEL (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting has had an impact on the Jewish community here in America, but what about the Jewish community in Israel? News of the shooting reached retired police colonel David Doryon, in Israel, just as shabbat was coming to an end. "My first thought...
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Kimberly Adams
October 27, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congregation Rodeph Shalom was celebrating bat and bar mitzvahs Saturday and many congregants were reacting to the tragic events in Pittsburgh. "We can't think of another solution to kill one another over it we've put ourselves in a terrible place Cinnaminson Rabbi...
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Pope Francis delivers his message on the occasion of his weekly general audience in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
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October 12, 2018 - 7:15 am
By David Crary and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock. Wuerl, who turns 78 in November...
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Rachel Kurland
October 10, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning on retiring soon, the best place to be is apparently not very far from home. U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its list of the 2019 Best Places to Retire in the U.S., and Lancaster placed No. 1. The rankings are based on measurements of...
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Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.
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September 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A startled camel started bucking during a circus when a child apparently threw a shovel at its feet, injuring six children and an adult and causing frightened circusgoers to flee the arena. Two children and an adult were riding the camel during an intermission at the Shrine Circus...
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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
AP Photo/David Goldman, File
August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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The Philadelphia Eagles line up against the Pittsburgh Steelers int the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field in their pre-season game on Aug. 9, 2018
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Eric Walter
August 10, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NFL is investigating whether the Pittsburgh Steelers used an underinflated football in their win against the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The NFL on Friday released a statement saying the ball was "...
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