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Russia, Turkey to retaliate with strengthened fight against terrorism

Russia and Turkey will strengthen their efforts to fight terrorism, particularly in war-torn Syria and Iraq, Moscow said Tuesday in response to the assassination of Russia’s ambassador in Turkey.

Past opinions provide perspective

Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. The bomb, Nov. 26, 1945

Landmarks: Alabama case helped solve Spokane officer’s killing

Of the many members of law enforcement buried in cemeteries in Spokane County, most have died of natural causes and some in the line of duty. And then there are …

Doug Clark: Cheering at Mississippi school added to JFK assassination horror

I wasn’t surprised by the many responses I received following my Tuesday column on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which hits the half-century mark on Friday. If there’s …

Killer should remain behind bars – pass it on

Today’s column in three easy steps. 1. Morris “Mel” Goldberg should rot in prison.

Drug-Fighting Publisher In Mexico Killed By Gunman

The shooting death of Benjamin Flores Gonzalez is reported in Mexican newspapers, including his own, La Prensa, at right. Photo by Associated Press

Political Opponent Executed In Mexico

An opposition leader in Guerrero state was shot and killed execution-style, bringing to five the number of Democratic Revolutionary Party activists slain in the southern state over the past week, …

Gunman Assassinates Supreme Court Judge

A gunman assassinated a Spanish Supreme Court judge in Madrid on Monday afternoon, firing a shot at point-blank range to his head, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. Justice Rafael Martinez …

Shiite Muslim Leader, Son, Bodyguards Killed

Gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed a Shiite Muslim leader, his son and three bodyguards Tuesday in the eastern Punjab capital of Lahore. Police said Zulfikar Hussein Naqvi, a candidate …

Algerian Newspaper Editor Gunned Down

Unidentified gunmen killed an Algerian newspaper editor Saturday, the 58th to die since Islamic militants began targeting journalists in 1993. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the slaying of the …

Elite Army Soldier Accused Of Arming Israeli Gunman TV Reports Gunman, Brother Had Stalked Rabin For Months

Israelis light candles Saturday at the scene of Rabin’s assassination. Photo by Associated Press

‘Heaven Help Us’ Israel In Shock Over Rabin’s Assassination; Convoy Of World Leaders To Attend Funeral Today

1. Israeli soldiers salute after laying a wreath at Rabin’s coffin in Jerusalem on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press 2. Peres sits beside Rabin’s empty chair at a Cabinet meeting …

Warrior Battled For Peace Success In ‘67 War Gave Rabin Credibility Among Wary Israelis

A stunned Israeli couple is among the crowd outside Ichilov Hospital as Rabin’s death is announced. Photo by Associated Press

Another Hezbollah Leader Killed

A local leader of the Hezbollah guerrillas fighting to drive Israel from southern Lebanon was killed Friday when his booby-trapped car exploded, security sources said. There was no claim of …

Top Adviser To Military Killed In Haiti

Machine gun-wielding assassins killed a top legal strategist for the military government just days before President Bill Clinton is to arrive to mark the United Nations takeover of peacekeeping duties …

Most Retailers and Public Services Close Monday

Most Spokane retail business and public service operations will be at a standstill Monday as the city mourns the death of President John F Kennedy.

Kennedy Ceremonies Announced

Thousands of Spokane and Inland Empire citizens will pay homage to the late president John F. Kennedy in numerous ceremonies scheduled today and Monday.

City Expresses ‘Profound Shock’

The assassination of President Kennedy brought deep shock and grief to people of Spokane Friday. Businessmen, secretaries, shoppers, students – people from all walks of life express sorrow and amazement.

Spokane Is Shocked by President’s Death

The President’s assassination today brought to a hushed, shocked, unbelieving halt the normal flow of life in Spokane. Schools, stores, public offices – everywhere regular activity was suspended. Strangers became …

News Hits “Like Bomb”

News of the fatal shooting of President John F. Kennedy struck Spokane like a bomb today. Word of the tragedy spread like wildfire by word of mouth through downtown offices …

Noise, Laughter Disappear From Halls of Schools Here

Students in Spokane area public and private schools were shocked into silence today at the news of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.