Homicide

North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 04, 2017 - 9:03 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's foreign minister says the government has expelled North Korea's ambassador for criticizing the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said in a statement that a notice was sent to the...
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March 03, 2017 - 10:44 pm
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A journalist was murdered in the troubled southern state of Guerrero, Mexican authorities said Friday, adding to a long list of reporter killings in what is considered one of the world's most dangerous countries for media professionals. The Guerrero state prosecutor's office...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 9:04 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia accused police of threatening to harm his family unless he confessed to the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor. Ri Jong Chol spoke to reporters in Beijing...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol, center, who was arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong Un's half-brother, is transferred from Sepang district police station in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 3, 2017. Earlier Thursday, Malaysian authorities said they will release Ri from custody Friday because of a lack of evidence. (Muneyoshi Someya/Kyodo News via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 4:26 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police on Friday released the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader, and later said an arrest warrant had been issued for another whose whereabouts are unknown. Malaysia is looking for seven North Korean...
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Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to journalist outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The North Korean envoy said a heart attack likely killed Kim Jong Nam, not VX nerve agent as a Malaysia autopsy showed, regarding the investigation into the assassination of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Ri told reporters Thursday that the victim took medication for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 02, 2017 - 8:49 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia ramped up the pressure on Pyongyang on Friday, issuing a statement condemning the use of a banned toxic chemical weapon in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader. Malaysia has not directly accused North Korea of being behind the Feb. 13...
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Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to journalist outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The North Korean envoy said a heart attack likely killed Kim Jong Nam, not VX nerve agent as a Malaysia autopsy showed, regarding the investigation into the assassination of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Ri told reporters Thursday that the victim took medication for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 02, 2017 - 8:39 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia ramped up the pressure on Pyongyang on Friday, issuing a statement condemning the use of a banned toxic chemical weapon in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader. Malaysia has not directly accused North Korea of being behind the Feb. 13...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two Syrian nationals who allegedly were members of the extremist Nusra Front — one of them is accused of war crimes involving the murder of dozens of civilians. The federal prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that 35-year-old Abdalfatah H...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:00 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA UPDATE: Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — There are calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to step down and to step aside from the Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election. Sessions had two...
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A police officer carrying a machine gun patrols inside forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, March 2, 2017. Two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader were charged with murder Wednesday in a Malaysian court. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
March 02, 2017 - 12:53 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean man will be released from custody because of lack of evidence connecting him to the fatal nerve agent attack on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler, Malaysian officials said Thursday. In a major fallout from the assassination...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, sits in court as an image of shooting victim Daniel de Abreu is projected, top right, during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is charged in the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player already is serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
March 02, 2017 - 12:51 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez misinterpreted a brief encounter at a Boston nightclub involving a spilled drink as a sign of disrespect and became furious, later gunning down the two men involved, a prosecutor said in opening statements in Hernandez's double murder...
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