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Will Trump let Saudis get away with alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi? | Trudy Rubin 13.10.2018 Philly.com News
Trump has a history of tolerating assasinations by autocrats he likes; giving the Saudis a pass will encourage more murders.
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If McConnell Had Directed the Investigation of Lincoln’s Assassination 5.10.2018 American Prospect
Senator Mitch McConnell on October 2, 2018 SCENE: Press conference at Ford’s Theater TIME: Shortly after 7 a.m. on the morning of April 15, 1865. President Lincoln lies dying in a house across the street. Senators Mitch McConnell and Charles Grassley walk to the podium amid shouted questions from the assembled reporters. GRASSLEY: [pounding gavel on the podium] Quiet! Silence! [The reporters quiet down.] My distinguished colleague Senator McConnell has a prepared statement. Mitch? MCCONNELL: I thank my distinguished colleague. We’ve just received the report that we authorized from the army officers and Washington police offers into the president’s ailment, and we’ll distribute it now to you. [Aides pass out papers to the reporters.] As the report makes clear— VARIOUS REPORTERS: [shouting] Where’s the rest of it?! This is all? It’s just one page long! MCCONNELL: … As it makes clear, this was the most thorough, exhaustive report of its kind we’ve ever directed. The authorities have been busy through the ...
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Emmys 2018 winners: The complete list 18.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"Game of Thrones," "Saturday Night Live," and "Westworld" led the Primetime Emmy nominations back in July, but it was The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel that took home the most awards.
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Terrance Hayes' 'American Sonnets': History talking in his voice 3.9.2018 Philly.com News
Terrance Hayes' "American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassins" is the work of a poet of this moment, haunted as much by the present as by the past, as much by the light of the American promise as by the blackness of his own skin. These are sonnets, all right - but no poet in any other time, could have written them quite this way.
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Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Venezuela’s top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.
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'Hello. I'm Your Killer': Behind Ukraine's Faked Assassination 3.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
“Hello. I’m your killer,” Oleksiy Tsymbalyuk said when he first met Arkady Babchenko. The next time the two men saw each other, Mr. Babchenko was lying in a pool of pig’s blood inside his Kiev apartment, which had been prepared to look like the setting for an assassin’s hit.
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Trump Says White Supremacist Terror Is Fake News. These Chilling Cases Prove Otherwise. 11.7.2018 Mother Jones
Four days after a homemade bomb blew through the window of a mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota, in August 2017, Sebastian Gorka, then a national security aide to President Donald Trump, commented about the attack. Though the culprits were still unknown, Gorka suggested that the bombing may have been a “fake hate crime” ginned up by […]
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Kim Jong Nam's 'Assassination' No Prank, Prosecutors Say 28.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Two women on trial for killing the half-brother of North Korea’s ruler weren’t pranksters but trained assassins, Malaysian prosecutors said, urging a judge to reject defense arguments for dismissal.
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Zimbabwe's President Survives Apparent Assassination Attempt 23.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Zimbabwe’s president dodged an apparent assassination attempt ahead of a historic election, and a blast at a rally attended by Ethiopia’s new leader killed one person, rattling politics in two African nations in the midst of major transitions.
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Chris Matthews: After Robert Kennedy's assassination, 20,000 people sang together at Philly's 30th Street Station | Perspective 1.6.2018 Philly.com News
It was reported that others in the station were so overwhelmed by the presence of such emotion, they began to weep openly.
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Russian Journalist Staged Own Murder to Lure Assassins 30.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A Russian journalist and Kremlin critic reported killed late Tuesday appeared alive and well Wednesday to describe his part in what Ukrainian officials called an operation to catch a would-be murderer.
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In Bahrain, a smoldering insurgency reveals the resilience of Iran’s proxy war 18.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A rebellion against the gulf kingdom’s rulers shows how Tehran has adapted its support for proxy groups in different Middle Eastern countries.
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Handmaid's Tale' and 'black-ish' lead our 2018 Emmys buzzmeter 17.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
From "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Assassination of Gianni Versace," our Buzzmeter experts tell us what they think will stand out in 14 key Emmy categories.
Coroner identifies 2 men electrocuted near power plant 17.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the two men who died last week after being electrocuted near the Ray Nixon Power Plant.
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Nicaraguan students enraged at repression turn on government 15.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Nicaraguan President Manuel Ortega has long been able to count on students as some of the most reliable backers of his leftist administration.
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Killers of 3 Mexican students dissolved 12 victims in acid 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A drug cartel’s assassins who killed three film students apparently mistaken for members of a rival gang and dissolved their bodies in acid did the same thing to nine other people, authorities said.
Rights group: Egypt uses solitary confinement as ‘torture’ 7.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Egypt is holding political prisoners in “prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement” that amounts to “torture,” an international rights group said Monday.
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Cody Fern plays the most involving victim in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Cody Fern, by most measures, was the least recognizable name attached to Ryan Murphy’s "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story."

The 30-year-old Australian actor had few credits to his name and prior to scooping up the role, had gone to London to work on a feature film that he...

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An assassin in Wolf’s clothing 2.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Journalists would do well to demonstrate the behavior we insist upon from others.
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Former military dictator of Bolivia dies 29.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Former Bolivian military dictator Luis Garcia Meza, who was serving a 30-year prison sentence, died Sunday. He was 88.
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