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Category: Political Oppression
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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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Maureen Faulkner's plea to Larry Krasner: Help keep Mumia Abu-Jamal in jail | Opinion 27.4.2018 Philly.com News
We ask Krasner to set aside his desire for social and legal re-construction and aggressively perform the duties of the job he swore to perform and fight for all victims of murder and violent crime.
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The Character Assassination of Ronny Jackson 26.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The White House physician withdraws from consideration to run the VA.
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Trump delays release of some JFK assassination files until 2021, bowing to national security concerns 26.4.2018 Washington Post
In a White House memo, President Trump said that the nation’s intelligence community persuaded him to keep some documents secret because their exposure could harm.
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Malaysia Seeks Killers, Again, After Second High-Profile Assassination in a Year 23.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Investigators hunting two men accused of shooting and killing a Palestinian electrical engineer in the street described them Monday as Middle Eastern or European in appearance and said they may have fled this Southeast Asian country.
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