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Biden Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Shinzo Abe

The Hill reports: President Biden ordered flags at the White House and other federal buildings and military installations to be flown at half-staff through Sunday as a mark of respect for former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe after he was assassinated at a campaign event. “The longest serving Prime Minister in Japan’s history, Abe Shinzo was a proud servant of …

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Assassin Murders Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Reuters reports: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving leader, died on Friday hours after he was shot while campaigning for a parliamentary election, shocking a country in which political violence is rare and guns are tightly controlled. A man opened fire on Abe, 67, from behind with an apparently homemade gun as he spoke at a drab traffic island …

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Haiti Requests US Troops After Killing Of President

The New York Times reports: Haitian government officials took the extraordinary step of requesting that the United States send in troops to protect Haiti’s port, airport, gasoline reserves and other key infrastructure as the country has descended into turmoil in the wake of the brazen assassination of President Jovenel Moïse early Wednesday morning. Haiti has a history of unwanted American …

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Two Haitian-Americans Arrested In Killing Of President

The Associated Press reports: Two men believed to be Haitian Americans — one of them purportedly a former bodyguard at the Canadian Embassy in Port au Prince — have been arrested in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president, a senior Haitian official said Thursday. Mathias Pierre, Haiti’s minister of elections, told The Associated Press that James Solages was among …

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Haitian Police Kill Four Assassination Suspects

CNN reports: Four suspects connected to the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise [photo] were killed by police on Wednesday, and another two have been detained, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States said. Speaking to CNN en Español on Wednesday night, Ambassador Bocchit Edmond said the suspects were foreigners and Haitian National Police were in the process of determining their …

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Haitian President Assassinated At His Home [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday. First Lady Martine Moïse is hospitalized following the attack late Tuesday, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. Joseph condemned what he called a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act,” adding that Haiti’s National …

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