Kim Jong-nam, Kansas, Academy Awards: Your Morning Briefing

Protests against President Trump were evident in speeches and blue ribbons.

Here’s the full list of winners, our TV critic’s review, and photographs from the red carpet.

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South Korea’s intelligence chief, above, told the country’s Parliament that eight North Korean secret agents, working as two four-member teams, converged in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to carry out the Feb. 13 assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader.

At least four are believed to be back in North Korea.

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Mustafa Abdi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

The Philippine authorities reaffirmed their refusal to pay ransom after the man beheaded in a video released by Abu Sayyaf militants was identified as a 70-year-old German.

Last year, the militants beheaded two Canadians and a Filipino.

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Todd Parker/Center for Disease Control

“We are fast running out of treatment options.”

That was a World Health Organization official after the group released a list of a dozen antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.”

The rate at which these new strains have emerged in recent years terrifies public health experts — and many consider them just as dangerous as viruses like Zika or Ebola.

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Billy H.C. Kwok for The New York Times

Taiwan is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the “2/28 Incident,” when a revolt was crushed in the massacre of up to 28,000 Taiwanese by troops under the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek.

Some say the eventual willingness to…

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