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How American Guns Are Fueling U.K. Crime

How American Guns Are Fueling U.K. Crime

How American Guns Are Fueling U.K. Crime How American Guns Are Fueling U.K. Crime NORTHAMPTON, England — Josh Bains was 28 when he was killed after an argument over a drug debt of about $50 just a few miles from the English village where he grew up — with a gun that had traveled thousands of miles from America. His …

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Mexico Seizes Crime Boss El Marro, Under Pressure to Cut Violence

Mexico Seizes Crime Boss El Marro, Under Pressure to Cut Violence

Mexico Seizes Crime Boss El Marro, Under Pressure to Cut Violence Mexico Seizes Crime Boss El Marro, Under Pressure to Cut Violence MEXICO CITY — The Mexican federal authorities captured José Antonio Yépez, the criminal boss known as El Marro, on Sunday, landing a major blow against a cartel whose struggle for control helped spur record violence in the midst …

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True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race

True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race

True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race True Crime Podcasts at the Intersection of Race When people think of true crime podcasts, they inevitably think of “Serial.” But the genre is vast, and the podcasts listed here represent that diversity: a mother who investigates the death of her own son, a journalist recovering the lost history of a nearly …

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Russian Historian Who Found Stalin-Era Graves Is Convicted of Sex Crime

Russian Historian Who Found Stalin-Era Graves Is Convicted of Sex Crime

Russian Historian Who Found Stalin-Era Graves Is Convicted of Sex Crime Russian Historian Who Found Stalin-Era Graves Is Convicted of Sex Crime MOSCOW — A Russian amateur historian who spent decades unearthing the graves of Stalin’s victims was found guilty on Wednesday of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter, charges that rights groups, his family and friends have dismissed as blatantly …

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‘It’s obvious’: Trump refuses to say what crime he is accusing Obama of

'It's obvious': Trump refuses to say what crime he is accusing Obama of

‘It’s obvious’: Trump refuses to say what crime he is accusing Obama of ‘It’s obvious’: Trump refuses to say what crime he is accusing Obama of Donald Trump has refused to make clear what offence he believes Barack Obama has committed, a day after suggesting he was responsible for the “biggest political crime in American history, by far”. Amid a …

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Micheal Flynn: Trump press secretary accuses FBI of ‘manufacturing’ a crime against ex-national security Flynn Trump McEnany FBI Obama White House latest

Micheal Flynn: Trump press secretary accuses FBI of 'manufacturing' a crime against ex-national security Flynn Trump McEnany FBI Obama White House latest

Micheal Flynn: Trump press secretary accuses FBI of ‘manufacturing’ a crime against ex-national security Flynn Trump McEnany FBI Obama White House latest Micheal Flynn: Trump press secretary accuses FBI of ‘manufacturing’ a crime against ex-national security Flynn Trump McEnany FBI Obama White House latest The Obama-era FBI “existed to manufacture” a crime against his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, …

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What Decades of Reading Scandinavian Crime Fiction Can Teach You

What Decades of Reading Scandinavian Crime Fiction Can Teach You

What Decades of Reading Scandinavian Crime Fiction Can Teach You What Decades of Reading Scandinavian Crime Fiction Can Teach You Obsessions are by nature individual, and difficult at times to communicate to others. Even popular manias can seem obscure to those not in their grip. So when Wendy Lesser dives deeply into a world of crime fiction in her new …

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Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime

Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime

Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime Saudi Arabia has abolished flogging as a punishment, the state human rights commission said Saturday, hailing it as a “major step forward” in the reform program launched by the king and his powerful son. Court-ordered floggings in Saudi Arabia — sometimes extending …

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The True Crime Stories We Won’t Forget

The True Crime Stories We Won’t Forget

Nicholas Kulish, domestic correspondent, Investigations: The century-old KaDeWe department store stands eight stories tall but looms even larger in the German consciousness. A short walk from the old New York Times bureau where I worked in West Berlin, the luxurious shopping destination is a symbol both of Berlin’s Roaring Twenties and the country’s postwar economic miracle. So when I learned …

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Stashed in the Marsh, Left in the Road: Victims Pile Up in Four New Crime Novels

Stashed in the Marsh, Left in the Road: Victims Pile Up in Four New Crime Novels

The pity of it is that, by refusing to link the cases, the city heartlessly deprives the victims of the only comfort and dignity left to them — their kinship as women. “Having lain there, sisterly, so close, for so long, the women bristle at the absurdity.” ♦ It’s such a cheat to throw suspicion on the clearly blameless protagonist …

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