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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...

10 Things to Know for Today

Oct. 22, 2018 8:11 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MIGRANTS PUSH DEEPER INTO MEXICO The caravan swells to an estimated 5,000 after many Honduran migrants find ways to cross from Guatemala as Mexican police block the official border crossing. 2. SAUDI KINGDOM...

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...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

Oct. 22, 2018 6:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy. On Sunday night...

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale

Oct. 22, 2018 3:04 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world's most iconic wheelchairs and a script from "The...

Julia Louis-Dreyfus feted for career achievement in comedy

Oct. 22, 2018 1:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name -- Elaine Benes of "Seinfeld" and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer--Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy. On Sunday night at...

The Latest: Louis-Dreyfus references Kavanaugh at award

Oct. 21, 2018 11:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Julia Louis-Dreyfus receiving the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for an iconic career in comedy (all times local): 11 p.m. Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepted her Mark Twain award with an extended comedic bit and a few shots at new Supreme Court Justice Brett...

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame

Oct. 21, 2018 10:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and fiddler Johnny Gimble are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. The three artists were inducted Sunday at the Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, in a ceremony featuring performances from...

Anaheim Ducks retire Hall of Fame scorer Paul Kariya's No. 9

Oct. 21, 2018 8:50 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks raised Paul Kariya's No. 9 to the Honda Center rafters Sunday night, honoring the high-scoring forward who became a Hall of Famer. The Ducks celebrated Kariya's career before their game against Buffalo with an emotional event ending with the hanging of Kariya's...