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Location Scout for Netflix Series Shot Dead

Carlos Muñoz Portal was killed while working on Narcos

(Newser) - Fact has outpaced fiction for the popular Netflix series Narcos, about the Colombian drug trade. On Monday, Carlos Muñoz Portal, a location manager for the show, was shot to death while scouting filming sites in rural Mexico, Variety reports. Muñoz's bullet-riddled body was found on a remote...

President of Guinea-Bissau Assassinated

West African leader reportedly killed by army in a hail of bullets

(Newser) - The president of the West African republic of Guinea-Bissau was shot dead today, reportedly by soldiers. The Times of London reports that João Bernardo Vieira was assassinated only hours after the head of the army died in a bomb attack. While it's unclear whether a coup is taking place,...

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