Nuon Chea, ideologue of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, dies at 93

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    AP Top News Package, 08/04/2019
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      FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Nuon Chea, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, sits in a court room before a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Chea, the chief ideologue of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodians, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, the country™s U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal announced. He was 93. (Mark Peters/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP, File) FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Nuon Chea, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, sits in a court room before a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Chea, the chief ideologue of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodians, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, the country™s U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal announced. He was 93. (Mark Peters/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP, File) [ABSTRACT FROM PUBLISHER]