Political assassinations

Numbers mark a crime scene near the site where a police officer was fatally shot in the Bronx section of New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Police said other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 05, 2017 - 7:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a New York City police officer (all times local): 7:30 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) has directed that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff in memory of a New York City police officer fatally shot while...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 file photo Russian police investigate the lifeless body of Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader just off Red Square, with St. Basil Cathidral in the background, in Moscow, Russia. A jury on Thursday June 29, 2017 have found five men guilty in the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov, a top opponent of President Vladimir Putin, was shot in 2015 as he was walking across a bridge just outside the Kremlin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)
June 29, 2017 - 2:33 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A jury convicted five men Thursday in the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on a bridge near the Kremlin two years ago, ending a trial that his supporters said had failed to bring the true masterminds of the brazen killing to justice. The shooting death so close to Red...
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ADDS THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS PORTRAYED ON STAGE - In this May 21, 2017 photo provided by The Public Theater, Tina Benko, left, portrays Melania Trump in the role of Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, and Gregg Henry, center left, portrays President Donald Trump in the role of Julius Caesar during a dress rehearsal of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, in New York. Rounding out the cast on stage is Teagle F. Bougere as Casca, and Elizabeth Marvel, right, as Marc Anthony. (Joan Marcus/The Public Theater via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines on Sunday said it is pulling its sponsorship from a Manhattan-based theater company for portraying Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage. The Atlanta-based airline released a statement saying it notified The...
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ADDS THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS PORTRAYED ON STAGE - In this May 21, 2017 photo provided by The Public Theater, Tina Benko, left, portrays Melania Trump in the role of Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, and Gregg Henry, center left, portrays President Donald Trump in the role of Julius Caesar during a dress rehearsal of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, in New York. Rounding out the cast on stage is Teagle F. Bougere as Casca, and Elizabeth Marvel, right, as Marc Anthony. (Joan Marcus/The Public Theater via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines on Sunday said it is pulling its sponsorship from a Manhattan-based theater company for portraying Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage. The Atlanta-based airline released a statement saying it notified The...
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June 02, 2017 - 11:40 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors say a suspect in the attacks in Paris in 2015 has been charged with being a leader of the extremist cell that killed 130 people. The 30-year-old Belgian national, Yassine Atar, has been charged with "terrorist assassinations" and of being "a leader in the...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is accompanied by Pak Pong Ju, right, Hwang Pyong So, second left, as he arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un April, 2017, with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday, May 11, 2017.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
May 11, 2017 - 6:58 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday. Han Song Ryol, the vice foreign minister, called a...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is accompanied by Pak Pong Ju, right, Hwang Pyong So, second left, as he arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un April, 2017, with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday, May 11, 2017.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
May 11, 2017 - 5:50 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday. Han Song Ryol, the vice foreign minister, called a...
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May 11, 2017 - 3:49 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday. Han Song Ryol, the vice foreign minister, called a...
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In this April 13, 2017 photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, waves during the opening ceremony of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea. While the South prepares for its presidential election, some major and mysterious intrigue has been brewing over the past week in North Korea, including announcements that two American university instructors had been arrested and claims of a CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim with some sort of biochemical poison. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
May 08, 2017 - 8:29 pm
TOKYO (AP) — After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House. The assertion comes as the U.S. is considering...
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May 05, 2017 - 11:10 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A turncoat assassin sent to North Korea armed with "nano poison" to kill leader Kim Jong Un? It's only the latest in a string of odd, as-yet-unproven accusations over the years that a proud, highly sensitive North Korea has leveled at its U.S and South Korean rivals. From...
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