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White House calls for justice in Khashoggi case, lawmakers criticize Saudi statement

October 19, 2018 - 9:05pm
The White House said on Friday it would press for justice after Saudi Arabia announced that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul and that 18 Saudis had been arrested in connection with his death.
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Trump says Saudi explanation on Khashoggi's death credible

October 19, 2018 - 9:05pm
President Donald Trump said on Friday that Saudi Arabia's explanation for how journalist Jamal Khashoggi died at its consulate in Istanbul was credible.
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USC agrees to $215 million settlement in California gynecologist case

October 19, 2018 - 8:18pm
The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.
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Saudi crown prince had no knowledge of 'specific' Khashoggi operation: source

October 19, 2018 - 8:14pm
Saudi Arabia's crown prince had no knowledge of the specific operation that resulted in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul this month, a Saudi official familiar with the investigation said on Friday.
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U.N. secretary-general 'deeply troubled' by Saudi journalist's death

October 19, 2018 - 8:12pm
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply troubled" by the confirmation by Riyadh of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, a United Nations spokesman said on Friday.
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Honduran president offers to help return Honduran migrants in Guatemala

October 19, 2018 - 8:11pm
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Twitter on Friday he had requested permission from Guatemala's government to send civil protection agents to help Hondurans in Guatemala and was seeking transport for those wishing to return home.
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Factbox: How Russians may have acted to interfere with U.S. Congressional elections

October 19, 2018 - 7:43pm
A U.S. indictment charging a Russian national with playing a prominent role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" to influence the U.S. midterm elections suggested that Russian influence operations have become more sophisticated since a campaign to impact the U.S. 2016 presidential election.
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Senator Graham says he's skeptical of Saudi explanation on Khashoggi

October 19, 2018 - 7:32pm
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been sharply critical of Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Friday he was highly skeptical of the Saudi explanation for Khashoggi's death.
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White House, noting Saudi announcement on Khashoggi, says will press for justice

October 19, 2018 - 7:32pm
The White House said on Friday in a statement it had seen the announcement of Saudi Arabia's probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and would continue to press for "justice that is timely, transparent, and in accordance with all due process."
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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, fires two senior officials

October 19, 2018 - 6:48pm
- Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died, and said it fired two senior officials over the incident that has provoked an international outcry and strained relations between Riyadh and the West.
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Saudi King Salman orders formation of committee headed by crown prince: SPA

October 19, 2018 - 6:44pm
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the restructuring of the command of the general intelligence agency under the supervision of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official Saudi press agency said on Saturday.
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Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

October 19, 2018 - 6:27pm
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after a fight with people he met there, state media reported.
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Migrant caravan streams out of Guatemala, halted by Mexican police

October 19, 2018 - 6:15pm
Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants who had crossed Guatemala tried to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as the Mexican government vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States.
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Next summit for Trump, North Korea's Kim likely after first of year: senior U.S. official

October 19, 2018 - 6:07pm
The next summit meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to happen early next year, a senior administration official said on Friday.
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Turkey, Saudi Arabia leaders emphasize cooperation in Saudi journalist probe: Anadolu

October 19, 2018 - 5:43pm
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Arabia's King Salman emphasized the importance of maintaining full cooperation between Ankara and Riyadh for investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
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'Guardrails' needed on social media to combat election meddling in U.S.: Senator Warner

October 19, 2018 - 5:41pm
The indictment on Friday of a Russian woman on charges of attempting to meddle in U.S. elections shows the need for "guardrails" on social media, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said.
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Euro, pound rally on Brexit concession; global stocks dip

October 19, 2018 - 4:49pm
Stocks dipped on Friday, dragging a global index into a fourth consecutive weekly loss, while the euro and sterling rallied against the dollar after a report said Britain is ready to drop a key Brexit demand.
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Trump says he may consider sanctions over missing Saudi journalist

October 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said he might consider sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while emphasizing the importance of the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
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S&P falls on interest rate, trade concerns; P&G lifts Dow

October 19, 2018 - 4:39pm
The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index edged lower on Friday as strong earnings from Procter & Gamble Co were offset by ongoing concerns about rising interest rates and tensions over trade policy denting economic growth.
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Migrant caravan streams out of Guatemala, hits Mexican police wall

October 19, 2018 - 4:32pm
Hundreds of members of a caravan of migrants in Guatemala tried to breach the border and enter Mexico on Friday as the Mexican government vowed to tackle the convoy that U.S. President Donald Trump says must be stopped before it reaches the United States.
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