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The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection

Oct. 21, 2018 3:45 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...

The Latest: Death toll in Taiwan derailment stands at 18

Oct. 21, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment in Taiwan (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Authorities in Taiwan have lowered the death toll in a train derailment to 18. The National Fire Agency had earlier cited the Cabinet spokesman's office as saying 22 people were killed when the Puyuma express...

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Oct. 21, 2018 2:17 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe...

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...

Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe

Oct. 20, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Police removed the remains of 63 fetuses from a Detroit funeral home and regulators shuttered the business amid a widening investigation of alleged improprieties at local funeral homes. Detroit police Chief James Craig said officers found 36 fetuses in boxes and 27 others in freezers during...

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

Oct. 20, 2018 3:45 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a "fistfight."...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of Saudi arms deal

Oct. 20, 2018 9:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage. On immigration enforcement, the president made the...

Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's death

Oct. 19, 2018 11:31 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, finally admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been...

2 arrested, Proud Boys probed after brawl outside GOP club

Oct. 19, 2018 8:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of a far-right group said Friday he was arranging the surrender of members wanted by police in connection with a New York City street brawl after a speech he gave last week. Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes told The New York Times said he expects the rest of the group's wanted...

Police: No statement from Texas officer who killed motorist

Oct. 19, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — An officer who shot and killed a black motorist in Texas last month during a traffic stop has not given a statement to detectives in the criminal investigation, police said in a statement Friday. More than a month and a half following the Sept. 1 shooting, Arlington police identified Bau Tran...