Marco della Cava and Elizabeth Weise USA TODAY Published 5:57 AM EDT Oct 29, 2018 The Jewish congregants were there to celebrate life, but were met by death. Most never had a chance. Just before 10 a.m. Saturday, suspected gunman Robert Bowers, 46, burst into the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh and, yelling "All Jews must die," killed 11 before himself being wounded and taken into custody. The list of those killed Saturday included middle-aged brothers, an elderly husband and wife and a grandmother nearing 100. All were cherished members of a tight-knit Jewish community with deep roots in Pittsburgh history. Many of them had gathered for a naming ceremony, which marks the beginning of a baby's journey in the Jewish faith. Some arrived on this traditionally holy day, the sabbath, simply to worship, study and pray. All wouldn't have wanted to be anywhere else. On Sunday, Pittsburgh chief medical examiner Karl … [Read more...] about Who were the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims?
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Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, CBS NEWS: It's Sunday, June 17. I'm Margaret Brennan, and this is FACE THE NATION. Fresh from his Singapore summit, President Trump took a victory lap Friday on the North Lawn, with the White House press corps in hot pursuit. He declared the North Korean nuclear threat over. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I have solved that problem. Now, we're getting it memorialized and all. But that problem is largely solved. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: And now turns his attention to the problems at home, including growing national outrage about children separated from their parents who cross into the country illegally. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their parents under the administration's zero tolerance policy in the last six weeks. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) QUESTION: Do you agree with children being taken away from... (CROSSTALK) TRUMP: No, I hate it. I hate the … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on June 17, 2018
In a speech to pro-life supporters, Donald Trump veered off script by refusing to say electing Republicans in the midterms was as important as voting for him in 2016. The US president, who was speaking at the annual “Campaign for Life Gala”, initially warned the audience they must show up at the polls to preserve the gains made under his administration. “Every day between now and November we must work together to elect more lawmakers who share our values, cherish our heritage, and proudly stand for life,” Mr Trump said. He summed it up for the roomful of enthusiastic supporters: “The story is, '18 midterms, we need Republicans.” Read more Donald Trump's UK visit may be extended so he can play golf Surge in deadly miners' lung disease as Trump aims to push coal output Jimmy Carter says Trump could win the Nobel Peace Prize The president promised a “massive campaign” to assist Republicans this autumn, and … [Read more...] about Midterms 2018: Trump refuses to put party before himself in scripted speech, ‘I don’t know who the hell wrote that line’
President Donald Trump has said he remains committed to securing a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, even as deadly protests broke out amid the dedication of a new US embassy in Jerusalem. Mr Trump released a video message on the day of the dedication, which he spurred when he decided to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel last year. In the video message, Mr Trump said the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – one of his key campaign promises, and a break from decades of US policy – was “a long time coming”. Read more Follow the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem live “Israel is a sovereign nation with the right, like every other sovereign nation, to determine its own capital,” he said in the pre-recorded address. “Yet for many years we failed to acknowledge the obvious: the plain reality that Israel’s capital is Jerusalem.” The embassy dedication … [Read more...] about Trump says he is committed to Middle East peace deal as deadly Gaza protests break out over US embassy in Jerusalem
President Trump announced this week that his highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place on June 12 in Singapore. In anticipation of the meeting, Kim announced that the North will dismantle one of its nuclear test sites in a "ceremony" open to international media. Over several decades in public service, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has been involved in his fair share of high-level diplomatic talks. Gates joined us to discuss the North Korea summit, the Iran nuclear deal, relations with Russia and more. The following is a transcript of the interview with Gates that aired Sunday, May 13, 2018, on "Face the Nation." MARGARET BRENNAN: Thank you very much for making time. We have so much to talk about in terms of national security issues all around the globe but I want to start with the news of the week and North Korea. In your mind, does this prisoner release signify anything about Kim Jong Un's actual willingness to negotiate away his … [Read more...] about Transcript: Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on “Face the Nation,” May 13, 2018