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In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, 'body double' after killing

Oct. 22, 2018 8:52 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made four calls to the royal's office around the same time,...

The Latest: Siemens CEO calls off Saudi conference trip

Oct. 22, 2018 8:46 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The chief executive of German industrial conglomerate Siemens says he won't be going to this week's investment conference in Saudi Arabia. He's...

Russian paper: Indicted Prigozhin ordered beatings, killing

Oct. 22, 2018 7:07 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A security aide to Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian businessman who has been indicted by American investigators for allegedly trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, says the mogul has been involved in attacks on several people and at least one killing, an independent Russian newspaper...

Geoffrey Rush says he was 'distraught' over paper's articles

Oct. 22, 2018 6:23 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star. The actor is suing the publishers of Sydney's Daily...

The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection

Oct. 21, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Turkey's official news agency says the fiancée of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi has been given 24-hour police protection. Anadolu news...

Trump scolded for praising Republican who slammed reporter

Oct. 21, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says the U.S. needs a president who "celebrates the First Amendment," not one who "pretends that beating up a reporter is OK." Nebraska's Ben Sasse (sas) has frequently criticized President Donald Trump for what he considers Trump's uncivil rhetoric. Sasse has said he...

Bangor Daily News takes top daily newspaper award

Oct. 21, 2018 10:55 AM EDT

NEWRY, Maine (AP) — The Bangor Daily News took top honors among daily newspapers in the annual Maine Press Association awards competition. In the General Excellence category, the Bangor paper was judged the best daily in Maine, while the Maine Sunday Telegram was the weekend Newspaper of the Year for the...

Turkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on Tuesday

Oct. 21, 2018 10:48 AM EDT
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on Tuesday.

Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

Oct. 21, 2018 5:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. In a tweet Saturday, Sturgeon said she believes "passionately in free speech" but declares she "would not be part of any...

The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Oct. 20, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Germany's foreign minister is calling into question the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia, after the...