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  • Islamist militants leave signed note on beheaded corpse in Sinai

    September 10, 2014 | 9:40 am

    Residents in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula said on Wednesday they found a beheaded corpse bearing a note signed by an Islamist militant group linked to the Syria and Iraq-based Islamic State, accusing the victim of being an Israeli spy.

    The beheading is the eighth claimed by the group...

  • Museum Gunman charged with murder

    June 11, 2009 | 3:01 pm


    An 88-year-old white supremacist has been charged with murder in the death of a security guard Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

    James von Brunn could face the death penalty if convicted in the murder of 39-year-old Stephen T. Johns, according to media...

  • The Shooter Von Brunn: Not Just a Jewish Problem

    By Rob Eshman

    June 10, 2009 | 8:49 pm

    James W. von Brunn did not act alone.

    That’s the key idea to remember in thinking about the attack on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial June 10 that left a security guard dead and another man wounded.

    When Von Brunn, an 88 year old white supremicist, leveled a shotgun at the two...

  • Shooter Claimed Source in the Talmud

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 8:21 pm

    White Supremacist and Holocaust denier James Von Brunn, who shot and killed a security guard in an attack on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today, titled his anti-Semitic manifesto “Tob Shebbe Goyim Harog – Kill the Best Gentiles.” He claimed the quote comes from...

  • Eyewitness Account of Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 7:48 pm

    Stephen Tyrone Johns, the security guard shot at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Wednesday afternoon has died. The museum will close on Thursday in honor of Johns, an African-American who has worked at the museum for six years.

    White Supremacist James Von Brunn, 88, the...

  • Details on White Supremacist Suspect [VIDEO]

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 4:24 pm

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    More details are emerging about 88-year-old James W. Von Brunn, who allegedly opened fire Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. wounding a security guard before being shot in return fire. Brunn is a well-known figure in the...

  • Museum of Tolerance Reacts to Holocaust Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 3:56 pm

    Within minutes of the shooting at the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles Police Department contacted the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, regarding its Museum of Tolerance, as well as other L.A.  community organizations, according to Wiesenthal Associate...