Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after a Malaysian judge found evidence they participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill, extending their murder trial until next year.
Protests, anger a month after Brazil activist slain
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro Saturday to demand answers in the death of city councilwoman and human rights activist Marielle Franco, whose slaying one month ago is seen by her backers as a political assassination.
South Africa’s ruling ANC limps toward choosing new leader
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling African National Congress is fending off fresh crises as the bitter fight for control of the former liberation party grows before President Jacob Zuma steps down as party leader in December.
A racially divisive public relations campaign, sexual allegations against the deputy president and what appears to be a political assassination highlight the struggle for power within Nelson Mandela's storied movement.
Time to lower political rhetoric
It’s time to lower the temperature on the political rhetoric.
What did you think would happen? With all the bickering, hate and civil discourse with many Americans not accepting Trump as president, it was only a matter of time until a political assassination attempt would occur.
The shooting at the GOP baseball practice is a wake-up call of what can happen and continue if Americans doesn’t lower the political rhetoric.
It’s only been two weeks since the first political assassination of a Trump Administration official, and as Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer promised, “It is merely the beginning.” Now in the left’s crosshairs is Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has only been on the job for three weeks.
Clearly the left is going to try to pick off every Trump official they can, until they succeed in their ultimate goal of getting rid of Trump himself, by whatever nefarious means necessary.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian man on Wednesday confessed in court to killing an outspoken government critic over an unpaid loan, but the victim's family said he's a scapegoat in a political assassination.
Migrant worker Oeut Ang said he fired shots that killed Kem Ley last July because he was upset over the $3,000 he was owed. Shortly before his death, Kem Ley spoke on radio on a report about Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's allegedly embezzled wealth.
We saw the first political assassination of a Trump administration official this past week. Gratefully, it was only “political,” but it was an assassination, nonetheless, as intelligence insiders leaked content of calls between the new National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, and the Russian Ambassador. The media fanned the flames forcing the resignation of Flynn, thereby revealing the left’s modus operandi for removal of Trump appointees for the next four years.
Colombian general convicted in 1989 political assassination
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A retired Colombian general has been found guilty and sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in the 1989 assassination of a top presidential contender.
The murder of cartel-fighting politician Luis Carlos Galan marks one of the bloodiest chapters in Colombia's history, one depicted in the hit Netflix series "Narcos."
As Israel remembers Rabin, Netanyahu denies he incited
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied he incited against Yitzhak Rabin in the months leading up to his 1995 assassination, as the country marked the anniversary of the former leader's killing.
In a Facebook post, Netanyahu seized on the moment and rejected longstanding accusations that he contributed to the climate of violence before Rabin's killing.