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'Hate crime or hoax?' Attack on gay black actor called into question

IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, February 19, 2019: We begin in the UK with reactions to the Labour Party split after seven MPs call it quits. In Nigeria, President Buhari is accused of inciting "jungle justice" after ordering the military to be "ruthless" on election day. We also look at the strange case of actor Jussie Smollett, accused of planning a racist and homophobic attack against himself. And the American sailor pictured kissing a woman in an iconic WWII-era photo passes away aged 95.