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    US Sources: Kim Jong Un’s Half Brother Apparently Assassinated

    You can’t go home again. A second woman has been arrested in connection with the killing of Kim Jong Nam, 45, the older brother of North Korea’s current leader. Nam, who’d spoken disapprovingly of his brother’s regime and spent much of his time outside North Korea, was reportedly poisoned at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport yesterday while traveling under an assumed name. U.S. and South Korean government sources say North Korea’s likely behind it, perhaps even Kim Jong Un himself — which could help him consolidate power despite straining relations with Malaysia. 

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