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Trump says Saudi king denies knowledge of missing journalist

Oct. 15, 2018 9:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he has spoken with Saudi Arabia's king, who "denies any knowledge" of what happened to the Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul last week. Trump said he is dispatching Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the...

CORRECTS: Trump speaks with Saudi king, says ruler denies 'any knowledge' of journalist's disappearance

Oct. 15, 2018 8:49 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — CORRECTS: Trump speaks with Saudi king, says ruler denies 'any knowledge' of journalist's disappearance. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said 'appearance' )

Slain journalist to be recognized for work in arts community

Oct. 14, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — One of the five employees of a Maryland newspaper killed during a mass shooting is set to be honored for her contributions to the local arts community. The Capital Gazette reports its former employee Wendi Winters will be among five others receiving an Annie Award this week from the...

Senators urge tough US response over missing Saudi writer

Oct. 14, 2018 2:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading Senate Republicans on Sunday threatened tough punitive action by Congress against Saudi Arabia, including a possible halt of military sales, if missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was indeed killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. As Saudi Arabia warned of possible...

Saudi stock market drops over 6.8 percent after Trump's threats over journalist's disappearance

Oct. 14, 2018 4:53 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi stock market drops over 6.8 percent after Trump's threats over journalist's disappearance.

President Trump says he will raise disappearance of Washington Post journalist with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

Oct. 12, 2018 5:02 PM EDT
CINCINNATI (AP) — President Trump says he will raise disappearance of Washington Post journalist with Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

Journalist's disappearance tests Trump's close Saudi ties

Oct. 12, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first foreign stop as president last year and envisioned huge benefits for the United States in building closer ties with the...

Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

Oct. 12, 2018 9:18 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. People queued at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the...

Turkish state media says Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over missing journalist

Oct. 12, 2018 5:47 AM EDT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media says Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over missing journalist.

Purported mother of suspect in Bulgaria slaying speaks out

Oct. 11, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The mother of the suspect arrested for the rape and killing of a Bulgarian television journalist has reportedly said her son admitted the murder to her. Bulgarian private Nova TV station on Thursday broadcast an interview with Nadezhda Krassimirova, the purported mother of Severin...