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Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Oct. 23, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who disappeared three years ago in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey, a Japanese official said. The man is being protected by Turkish authorities in Antakya near Turkey's border with Syria and is being identified but he most...

Judge reverses order on media in alleged surgeon rape case

Oct. 23, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Tuesday reversed an order barring the media from reporting on search warrant documents in the case of a surgeon charged with sexual assault, a lawyer said. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Jones made the ruling after The Associated Press and an...

The Latest: Trump calls Khashoggi killing a 'total fiasco'

Oct. 23, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 2 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will be briefed Wednesday afternoon by U.S. officials looking into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabian agents. After tomorrow, Trump says,...

'Boogeyman' Trump stokes fears in election closing arguments

Oct. 23, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mob rule. A socialist takeover. Terrorists marching on the U.S. border. As President Donald Trump embraces the role of electoral boogeyman, he's making closing arguments to midterm voters that increasingly resemble a Halloween horror story. The candidate who won the White House in part by...

Sandy Hook shooter's writings ordered released to public

Oct. 23, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's personal belongings, including personal journals containing stories about hurting children and a spreadsheet ranking mass murders, must be released to the public because they are not exempt from open record laws, the Connecticut...

Trump criticizes Saudi operation to kill journalist, calls it one of 'worst cover-ups in the history of cover-ups'

Oct. 23, 2018 4:05 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump criticizes Saudi operation to kill journalist, calls it one of 'worst cover-ups in the history of cover-ups'

CBS is the week's top TV network, but faces more competition

Oct. 23, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS was television's most popular network last week, but that status is no longer the slam-dunk that it has been for the last decade and a half. It was CBS' second weekly victory of the young television season, matching NBC's two victories, the Nielsen company said Tuesday. NBC handily won...

Litvinenko widow says Saudi death should be a wake-up call

Oct. 23, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The widow of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was killed by radioactive poison in 2006, said Tuesday that the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be a wake-up call to the world about the deadly behavior of authoritarian states. Speaking at an event at the British...

In chaotic era, conference aims to amplify 1st Amendment

Oct. 23, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Not long ago in the American republic, information was less chaotic — or, at least, seemed to be. Newspapers appeared reliably on stoops every morning. Reassuring men from three networks delivered the news at dinnertime. We knew what was true, what was false, what was important....

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey

Oct. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey.