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Keith Davis Jr. was supposed to die. He had been on the phone with his girlfriend when four police officers cornered him into a dimly lit garage in West Baltimore. They had mistaken him for a robbery suspect, and they mistook his phone for a gun. After yelling at him to drop the gun, they fired […]

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On Thursday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by the UK police inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he was granted political asylum in 2012. This termination of asylum by Ecuador in violation of international law comes a week after WikiLeaks warned the public it had received information from two high level Ecuadorian government […]

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State Dept Bars 16 Saudis From Entering US Over Khashoggi Murder

April 9, 2019           |                                       

The US State Department has issued a statement this week announcing that 16 Saudi nations are to be barred from future entry into the United States over their roles in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a journalist and a permanent resident of the US, was murdered in October at the Saudi Consulate in […]

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Blast At Russian Military Academy Investigated As Attempted Murder

April 3, 2019           |                                       

An explosion at a military academy in St. Petersburg that injured four students is being investigated as an attempted murder. The Investigative Committee said on April 2, hours after the explosion at the Mozhaisky Academy, that the blast was being investigated as “an attempted premeditated murder of two or more persons using a…dangerous method.” The […]

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Vietnam Woman Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Kim Killing

April 1, 2019           |                                       

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia—A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader’s brother pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court on Monday and her lawyer said she could be freed as early as next month. Doan Thi Huong had faced a murder charge, which […]

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Murders take place in Baltimore at a rate that compares with New York, thirteen times the size; Eddie Conway says deep poverty, unemployment, and brutal policing are contributing factors to the murder epidemic – on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Homicide and Baltimore’s Black Butterfly – RAI with Eddie Conway (12/12) appeared […]

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Punishment For Woman Convicted In Kazakh Olympic Skater's Killing Case Mitigated

March 13, 2019           |                                       

A Kazakh court has mitigated the sentence of a woman convicted in a high-profile murder case. Prominent figure skater Denis Ten, 25, was fatally stabbed in central Almaty in July 2018. Two men, Arman Qudaibergenov and Nuraly Qiyasov, were found guilty of the murder and sentenced to 18 years in prison in January. A third […]

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The political femicide of Marielle has become a political symbol in Brazil. Her death was recently commemorated in Rio’s carnaval where many samba schools made a homage to the murdered activist whilst demanding justice for this unforgivable crime. For those reasons, we present to you what you need to know about the case of Marielle […]

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The tale of last year’s brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi took another disturbing turn Sunday. In a documentary that aired Sunday night, Al Jazeera Arabic laid out evidence that the network says strongly indicates Khashoggi’s body was incinerated in an oven in the Istanbul, Turkey, home of the Saudi consulate general. The corpse was transported […]

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Rahm Emanuel Wants You to Forget He’s a Corrupt Failure

February 19, 2019           |                                       

My Mother Has Been Homeless for 45 Years. Why Isn’t Housing a Right? Rahm Emanuel Wants You to Forget He’s a Corrupt Failure It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use” Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Run, Saying, “We’re Going to Win” Amazon’s Defeat Galvanizes Movement to End Billion-Dollar Corporate Welfare Beyond Beltway’s Medicare-for-All Talk, Democrats […]

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What Happened To The Pointy Communist Hat?

February 14, 2019           |                                       

14 But the hat remained visual shorthand for a Russian communist even until World War II, when the hats had mostly disappeared from use.  This Nazi propaganda poster proclaims: “Bolshevism is slavery, rape, mass murder, destruction! Defend yourselves! Fight to victory! Never surrender!”   

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National Guard Recruits Sign On for “Once a Month” — Then Sent to War

February 11, 2019           |                                       

Where Is Elizabeth Warren’s Fire in the Realm of Foreign Policy? The World Is on the Brink of Widespread Water Wars When Politicians Say “Free Trade,” They Mean Upward Redistribution Trump’s Pledge to Defeat AIDS Is Belied by His Policies Trump Says 42 Million Want to Come Here. But 52 Million Want Out. Trump Touts […]

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Moscow Court Orders Arashukov's Father Detained Until March 30

January 31, 2019           |                                       

A Moscow district court has ordered the detention of the father of a ruling-party lawmaker who is being held for murder by authorities who suspect he was behind two high-profile contract killings in the North Caucasus region of Karachai-Cherkessia in 2010. With the January 31 ruling, Raul Arashukov, an adviser to the chief executive of […]

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Subscribe to the Murderville podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, iHeart Radio, and other platforms. After the new evidence comes to light, we look back at the investigation into the murder of Donna Brown. And share some information we didn’t quite know what to do with — information about some key players who we know shaped the outcome […]

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