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Year after Kim's killing, suspected masterminds evade trial 13.2.2018 AP Top News
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Lost in the glare of North Korea's missile launches, rhetorical battles with Washington and charm offensive at the Winter Olympics, two women stand accused of a crime that could send them to the gallows - the stunning assassination of Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother....
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'I Am a Man': The ugly Memphis sanitation workers strike that led to MLK's assassination 12.2.2018 Washington Post
'I Am a Man': The ugly Memphis sanitation workers strike that led to MLK's assassination
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Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks 6.2.2018 Washington Post: World
Syrian opposition rescue teams pulled babies from incubators in a hospital under attack, rushing them to safety in a pick-up truck. Elderly patients lay motionless on the ground and rescue workers searched for survivors in the rubble of a destroyed apartment building as stepped up airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies on the country’s last remaining rebel strongholds killed at least 28 civilians on Monday.
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Former Kenyan VP says home attacked in assassination attempt 31.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka says gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what was “an assassination attempt.”
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court seeks CBI reply on Perarivalan’s plea 25.1.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Pakistan is close to eradicating polio. A double slaying shows the grim challenges still in the way. 21.1.2018 Washington Post: World
A mother and daughter were trying to distribute the polio vaccine. They were gunned down.
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The Assassination of Gianni Versace first impression: After People v OJ, this show is another feather in Ryan Murphy’s hat 20.1.2018 Entertainment – The Indian Express
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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' is a chilly fable for the Trump era 18.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' is a chilly fable for the Trump era
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FX’s ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ reaches for beauty but can’t find meaning 18.1.2018 Washington Post
Ryan Murphy and his gang follow up “People v. O.J.” with a story that’s thematically tangled.
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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' is a painful and pointed look back 17.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and “The People v O.J. Simpson” have much in common: Both series are part of FX’s “American Crime Story” anthology, both are scripted dramas that revisit 1990s celebrity crimes, and both are the work of mastermind Ryan Murphy.

Yet the Versace story, which premieres...

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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown 17.1.2018 AP Top News
BANGKOK (AP) -- Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy....
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Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown 17.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Myanmar, long isolated both by choice and by international sanctions, has undergone a transformation. A former political prisoner, Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, leads a civilian government, sanctions have eased and foreign investments are being made.
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Venezuelan fugitive officer in shootout with special forces 15.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Venezuelan special forces exchanged gunfire Monday with a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since leading a high-profile attack in Caracas last year, officials said.
How Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination shaped America's identity 50 years ago and still affects us today 15.1.2018 Washington Post
How Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination shaped America's identity 50 years ago and still affects us today
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The forgotten dream of Martin Luther King Jr. 14.1.2018 Washington Post
The forgotten dream of Martin Luther King Jr.
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'Versace' stars: Anti-gay bias led to designer's death 12.1.2018 AP Top News
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Do the intersecting lives of a fashion designer and the serial killer who murdered him add up to a political saga?...
10 shows on our watch list for winter 2018 12.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” FX, Jan. 17

Ricky Martin. Penélope Cruz. Another ’90s-era, true crime drama involving celebrity tragedy. There’s no downside here. The FX drama, out Jan. 17, explores the 1997 murder of designer Gianni Versace by serial killer Andrew Cunanan....

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'Assassination of Gianni Versace' star Edgar Ramirez sought man, and meaning, behind the label 12.1.2018 Philly.com News
Venezuelan actor Édgar Ramírez had questions - lots of them - before he signed on to the second edition of Ryan Murphy's "American Crime Story."
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Colombia is trying to end 50 years of war, but one rebel group won’t stop its attacks 12.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Talks with the FARC earned President Santos a Nobel Peace Prize, but the ELN is proving tougher to manage.
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The lessons young people can learn from MLK, 50 years after his assassination 10.1.2018 Washington Post
The lessons young people can learn from MLK, 50 years after his assassination
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