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The Latest: Pakistan PM faces criticism over Saudi visit

Oct. 22, 2018 12:56 PM 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): 7:45 p.m. A Pakistani rights group is objecting to Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision to intend a Saudi investment conference in the wake of the killing...

3 missing after fishing boat fire off Baja California

Oct. 22, 2018 12:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican authorities have taken over a search for three people missing in the Pacific off Baja California after a fishing boat caught fire over the weekend. The U.S. Coast Guard says 15 people were pulled from the water by the crew of San Diego-based charter fishing boat Time Machine, which...

Leaked video shows Khashoggi 'body double' after killing

Oct. 22, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Just hours after writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, a man strolled out of the diplomatic post apparently wearing the columnist's clothes as part of a macabre deception to sow confusion over his fate, according to surveillance video leaked Monday. The new...

SD Secretary of State encourages voter registration

Oct. 22, 2018 12:11 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's secretary of state is encouraging state residents to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Monday. Voters are set to decide races for governor, U.S. House and state attorney general, not to mention other statewide offices and the...

US adviser Bolton in Moscow after Trump aims to exit treaty

Oct. 22, 2018 11:18 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with top Russian officials Monday after President Donald Trump had declared an intention to pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. The Kremlin expressed disappointment with Trump's announcement on Saturday that the United States...

The Latest: EU to US: Assess effect of treaty exit on allies

Oct. 22, 2018 10:46 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The European Union is warning President Donald Trump to assess the potential impact on American citizens and the world of the U.S. withdrawing...

Israeli farmers concerned about Jordan ending land lease

Oct. 22, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

TSOFAR, Israel (AP) — Israeli farmers are voicing concern over Jordan's intention not to renew parts of its landmark peace treaty with Israel that leased out two small border areas for agricultural work. Eran Baron says Monday that farmers like him have invested lots of resources and infrastructure in...

Former teacher admits to sexually abusing middle schoolers

Oct. 22, 2018 9:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who admitted to sexually abusing seventh- and eighth-grade girls while working as a charter-school math teacher in the nation's capital has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison. News outlets report 33-year-old Robert Leach, of Maryland, told the court Friday that God has...

Malta academic in Trump probe has history of vanishing acts

Oct. 22, 2018 7:47 AM EDT

SWIEQI, Malta (AP) — It was her last day of class and Leida Ruvina was getting suspicious. The Albanian student had just finished the first module in what was purported to be a doctoral program co-administered by Slovenia's Euro-Mediterranean University, but the place didn't look like much of a university....

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Oct. 22, 2018 7:38 AM EDT

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials say a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer, while Saudi Arabia says he died in a...