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Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

Oct. 20, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Two days after Jamal Khashoggi vanished into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, The Washington Post published a column featuring his byline and the headline "A missing voice." The space below it was blank. That influential voice on Saudi affairs has been silenced forever after three decades as...

Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

Oct. 19, 2018 9:56 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Two days after Jamal Khashoggi vanished into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, The Washington Post published a column featuring his byline and the headline "A missing voice." The space below it was blank. That influential voice on Saudi affairs has been silenced forever after three decades as...

The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

Oct. 19, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4:15 a.m. Asked whether he thought Saudi Arabia's explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi...

Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"

Oct. 19, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese and marine biologist Sylvia Earle on Friday were awarded Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prizes along a selected group of scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals. In his...

Capital Gazette editor wins Editor of the Year Award

Oct. 19, 2018 1:35 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of a Maryland newspaper where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June has won the Benjamin C. Bradlee Editor of the Year Award. The National Press Foundation announced the award Friday to Rick Hutzell, editor of Capital Gazette Communications in Annapolis,...

The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worry

Oct. 18, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 9:15 p.m. A U.N. expert says the world is witnessing "a new and very worrisome practice" of governments...

Key groups urge Turkey to seek UN probe of missing Khashoggi

Oct. 18, 2018 9:03 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leading human rights and journalists' organizations urged Turkey on Thursday to ask the United Nations to launch an investigation into the disappearance and "possible extrajudicial execution" of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Committee to Protect Journalists, Amnesty...

Ole Miss donor's name being removed after racist comment

Oct. 18, 2018 5:15 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A donor's name is being removed from the University of Mississippi journalism school nearly a month after his Facebook post drew backlash for being racist. Trustees of the state College Board voted unanimously Thursday to strip Ed Meek's name from the Meek School of Journalism and New...

'First Reformed' leads Gotham Awards nominees

Oct. 18, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Schrader's religious thriller "First Reformed" is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for star Ethan Hawke. The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 28th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Thursday. The...

The Latest: Treasury adviser appears in court on leak charge

Oct. 17, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Treasury Department employee charged with leaking confidential reports to a journalist (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A Treasury Department employee charged with leaking confidential banking reports of suspects in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has appeared...