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The Latest: Head of media group speaks out on Khashoggi

Oct. 20, 2018 7:31 AM 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): 2:25 p.m. The head of a media group says the "authority that gave the orders" to kill Saudi journalist...

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

Oct. 20, 2018 6:34 AM EDT

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. The president spoke to the media at a defense roundtable...

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...

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...

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death a 'good first step'

Oct. 19, 2018 11:12 PM EDT

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response. The president spoke to the media at a defense roundtable...

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...

Man arrested in threats to The Oklahoman newspaper

Oct. 19, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats against the largest daily newspaper in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoman reports that 41-year-old Robert Cameron Brewer was arrested Wednesday on a complaint of threatening to kill by use of explosive. The threats came Monday in a...

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,...

Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

Oct. 19, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. At a campaign rally in Missoula on Thursday, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who...