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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mixed reaction in Congress to Trump treaty move

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. There doesn’t seem to be a consensus in Congress about whether President Donald Trump is making the right move when he says he will withdraw the United States from an arms … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mixed reaction in Congress to Trump treaty move

WASHINGTON The Latest: German minister says US pact move ‘regrettable’

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Germany’s foreign minister says President Donald Trump’s intention to pull out of an arms control agreement with Russia is “regrettable.” Heiko Maas says in a statement that the Intermediate-Range Nuclear … Continue reading WASHINGTON The Latest: German minister says US pact move ‘regrettable’

ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

ISTANBUL  — Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia‘s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a “fistfight.” The comment was one of many critical reactions to the … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. | Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death a ‘good first step’

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — 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 in Arizona hours … Continue reading LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. | Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death a ‘good first step’

ALAMEDA, Calif. | AP Source: Raiders RB Lynch to miss month with groin injury

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss at least a month because of a groin injury. A person familiar with the injury said Friday that an MRI this week determined the severity of the injury. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not made any announcement. NFL … Continue reading ALAMEDA, Calif. | AP Source: Raiders RB Lynch to miss month with groin injury

JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid Friday, three days after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker described as an inappropriate overture toward a woman. Walker’s announcement, made at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage shortly before Walker was to participate in a debate, was … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worry

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 abducting people in foreign countries … Continue reading The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worry

WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

WASHINGTON  — The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. The announcement on Thursday that Rosenstein will sit for a transcribed interview Oct. 24 comes after weeks of negotiations over the meeting. The two Republican chairmen … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors