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Pence condemns damage at Jewish cemetery as 'vile'.

He toured the cemetery, an unannounced stop on his trip to Missouri to discuss job growth

- CBS NEWS - US

Pence honors vandalized Jewish cemetery in unannounced visit.

During an unannounced visit Wednesday to the recently vandalized Jewish cemetery in University City, Missouri, Vice President Mike Pence declared there is "no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism." More than a hundred tombstones were damaged or toppled over the weekend at the Chesed ...

- The Week - US

Pence visits vandalized cemetery in Missouri, condemns anti-Semitism.

Stephen FellerFeb. 22 -- Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday condemned vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis during two speeches, including at the cemetery itself.

- UPI - US

Jobless in Missouri face losing even more benefits under GOP bill.

Missouri's unemployed could again face losing several weeks of state help under a Republican-backed plan advanced Wednesday to cut the duration of jobless benefits down to one of the shortest periods nationally. The bill, which needs a second House vote of approval to move to the Senate, is a revival of a failed 2015 ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Muslim groups, J.K. Rowling join in support to mend vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.

A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wishers and financial contributors from across many faiths. Muslim groups have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in University City, Missouri, with a goal of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Pence visits vandalized cemetery, condemns threats to JCCs.

, Vice President Mike Pence visited a vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis after giving a speech in Missouri touching on a spate of recent anti-Semitic attacks. Pence in his address Wednesday at the Fabick CAT headquarters talked about the vandalism and a series of bomb threats leveled at Jewish community centers ...

- JTA - US

Mike Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery amid outpouring of support.

, Feb. 23: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned "vile act of vandalism" at a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery, where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier this week.According to a report in the Guardian, Pence, speaking to small business owners at a business in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton, Missouri, called ...

- Sify - IN

Pence makes stop at Jewish cemetery in Missouri where gravestones were toppled.

The vice president's appearance comes a day after President Trump spoke out on the vandalism.

- Washington Post - US

Pence lauds small business during Missouri visit.

Vice President Mike Pence has told a Missouri crowd that small business is the "beating heart that creates prosperity and growth."         

- USA TODAY - US

VP Pence says he and President Trump will deliver sweeping tax cuts by summertime.

"The truth is our country's tax system these days penalizes success," Pence said in a speech in Fenton, Missouri. "It makes it far too hard for hard-working people and small businesses to achieve the American Dream."

- Times-Picayune - US

Missouri unemployed face losing benefits under GOP bill.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. " Missouri's unemployed could again face losing several weeks of state help under a Republican-backed plan advanced Wednesday to cut the duration of jobless benefits down to one of the shortest periods nationally.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Muslims raise over $91,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $91,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the graveyard on Wednesday and told clean-up volunteers, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Pence Condemns Vandalism of Jewish Cemetery During Missouri Speech

Vice President Mike Pence delivered a speech in Missouri today that briefly touched upon the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in the St. Louis area.

- Mediaite - US

Pence Condemns Anti-Semitism, Recalls Americans Liberating Nazi Camps

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday condemned a massive act of vandalism against a Jewish cemetery in Missouri.

- TPM News - US

VP Pence: We condemn this act of vandalism

Speaking in Missouri, Mike Pence condemns vandalism of Jewish cemetery and other anti-Semitic incidents across the US.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Muslims raise over $84,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $84,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. About 170 headstones were toppled or damaged at the century-old Chesed Shel Emeth Society ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Muslims raise more than $78,000 to fix head stones vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

REUTERS Tom GannamNEW YORK - Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $78,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. About 170 headstones were toppled or damaged at the century-old ...

- Business Insider - US

Muslims raise $60,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $66,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions

- The Daily Star - LB

Muslims raise $78,000-plus for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $78,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. About 170 headstones were toppled or damaged at the century-old Chesed Shel Emeth Society ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Convicted pedophile arrested in Asia on U.S. request

American sex offender wanted on unrelated charges in Missouri will be deported from Philippines for posing a risk to public safety

- CBS NEWS - US

Muslim-Americans raise USD 55,000 to repair Jewish cemetery

In a demonstration of solidarity, an online donation drive by Muslim Americans to help repair a vandalised Jewish cemetery has raised more than USD 55,000 - almost three times its target.Muslim activists Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi created a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Muslim Americans' campaign to repair Jewish cemetery gets the J.K. Rowling bump

A fundraising project launched by Muslim American activists to help repair a Jewish cemetery has reached its goal of $20,000 in just three hours. SEE ALSO: Trump's Muslim Ban could have doomed Apple The campaign, organised by Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi, calls for "solidarity with the Jewish-American community" ...

- Mashable! - US

American man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack on Kansas City

A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, United States, federal officials said.

- Stuff - NZ

Columbia, Missouri Man Charged in Terror Plot

A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack in Kansas City, federal officials said Tuesday.         

- USA TODAY - US

US anti-Semitism feared to rise if incidents aren't condemned

Washington D.C., Feb 21, 2017 / 08:01 pm .- Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States must be prosecuted and condemned by the government to curb their rise, a religious freedom expert insists. Regarding recent bomb threats made to Jewish community centers and the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Missouri, there must be ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Muslims raise $55,000 to fix vandalised Jewish cemetery

Muslim activists launch crowdfunding bid to repair Missouri's Chesed Shel Emeth graves after anti-Semitic desecration.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Army vet charged with plotting Islamic State terror attack on Kansas City

A Missouri man is accused of plotting a Presidents Day jihadist terrorist attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City. Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, was charged … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Missouri man charged with attempting to plot Isis-style attack on Kansas City on President's Day

Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr, 25, was caught by FBI agents, posing as Islamic State militants.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

More Anti-Semitism: Vandals Desecrate At Least 100 Headstones at Jewish Cemetery

The Jewish community is on alert yet again as at least 100 headstones were desecrated at an historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the region's Jewish community shaken and anxious.

- Yahoo! News - US

Jewish governor of Missouri, Muslim activists pitching in to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

, The Jewish governor of Missouri, Eric Greitens, said he will volunteer to help repair a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery where at least 170 gravestones were toppled over the weekend. Meanwhile, two Muslim activists have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $20,000 for repairs. The launchgood drive started by Linda ...

- JTA - US

Missouri man plans Kansas City terrorist attack

A Missouri man has been charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS.         

- USA TODAY - US

Missouri governor to help repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

Jewish governor of Missouri volunteers to help repair vandalized St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Missouri man accused of plotting ISIS attack in Kansas City

An Army veteran has been charged with plotting what he believed would be a terrorist attack in Kansas City, federal authorities said Tuesday.

- FOX News - US

Missouri bill would limit transgender school bathroom access

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. " Parents of transgender children are slamming a Missouri measure that would require public school students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificates.Republican...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were tipped over at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis

- ABC News - US

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

KANSAS CITY, Mo. " Federal officials say a Missouri man is charged with helping to plan what he believed would be a terrorist attack in Kansas City.Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr. was charged in federal court in Kansas City with...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

100 Jewish headstones vandalized in St. Louis area

, More than 100 headstones were damaged in vandalism at a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery. Police in University City, Missouri, on Monday were reviewing footage from surveillance cameras in the area of Chesed Shel Emet cemetery, which has served the community since 1893, a local Fox station reported. The station, Fox2News, ...

- JTA - US

Trump delivers first public condemnation of anti-Semitic threats

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States on Tuesday after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centers around the country and massive vandalism in a Jewish cemetery. Several of the centers were evacuated for a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Jewish Cemetery Target of Mass Vandalism

More than 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri were vandalized over the weekend, amid a wave of anti-Semitic threats nationally.

- Wall Street Journal - US

More than 100 Jewish gravestones vandalized in St Louis amid wave of anti-Semitic bomb threats

Police investigate incident in Missouri as Ivanka Trump issues statement condemning hate surge.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Vandals overturn Jewish headstones at Missouri cemetery

Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 21 -- Police in University City, Mo., launched an investigation into apparent anti-Semitic vandalism at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, officials said.

- UPI - US

Dozens of headstones toppled at Missouri Jewish cemetery

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.

- Billings Gazette - US

100 Jewish headstones vandalized

Tensions remain high in Jewish communities across the United States as police in Missouri are investigating vandalism over the past week at a historic Jewish cemetery.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Dozens of headstones toppled at Missouri Jewish cemetery

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. " Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the vandalism was reported...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dozens of headstones toppled at Missouri Jewish cemetery

Authorities in Missouri are investigating after dozens of headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the vandalism was reported early … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Police Investigating Serious Vandalism at Jewish Cemetery in Missouri

Authorities are investigating the vandalism that took place at a Jewish cemetery in University City, Missouri.

- Mediaite - US

Vandals destroy over 100 Jewish headstones amongst dozens of bomb threats to Jewish centers

St. Louis's Fox2 has reported that over 100 headstones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City Missouri have been vandalized, and knocked over. Police…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Vandals damage more than 100 Jewish headstones in St. Louis area

, Vandals damaged more than 100 headstones at a St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery. FOX2NOW, a local TV station, reported that police in University City, Missouri, were on Monday reviewing footage from surveillance cameras in the area of Chesed Shel Emet cemetery, which has served the community since 1893. The station quoted ...

- JTA - US

Congressman intends to sue over removal of painting

WASHINGTON " The office of a Missouri congressman says he intends to file a federal lawsuit over the removal of a constituent's painting from its display on Capitol Hill.The painting, which shows a pig in a police uniform,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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