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WASHINGTON | Senate resolution would blame Saudis for journalist’s death

WASHINGTON  — A bipartisan group of senators is introducing a measure that says Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is “complicit” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The resolution is largely symbolic, but it registers the Senate’s unrest with the killing and the Trump administration’s response. It’s among several measures being considered after a closed CIA … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate resolution would blame Saudis for journalist’s death

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Macron says he pressed on Saudi writer’s death

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says he pressed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to allow international involvement in the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Macron confronted the crown prince at a Group of 20 summit … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Macron says he pressed on Saudi writer’s death

WASHINGTON | Schiff says Trump ‘dishonest’ about CIA report on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON— The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump isn’t telling the truth when he says a CIA report lacks evidence to blame Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for the killing in Turkey of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee). Trump said Thursday the CIA report had “feelings certain ways” but … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Schiff says Trump ‘dishonest’ about CIA report on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON | Trump points to ‘vicious’ world in discussing writer’s death

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump disputed that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a U.S.-based journalist critical of the kingdom’s royal family. Citing vehement denials by the crown prince and king that they were involved, Trump said Thursday that “maybe the world should … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump points to ‘vicious’ world in discussing writer’s death

WASHINGTON | Trump says CIA has not found Saudi prince culpable in murder

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday disputed that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a U.S.-based journalist critical of the kingdom’s royal family. Citing vehement denials by the crown prince and king that they were involved, Trump said “maybe the world … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says CIA has not found Saudi prince culpable in murder

CAIRO | The Latest: Turkey: Saudi’s slaying should not be covered up

CAIRO — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10 a.m. Turkey’s foreign minister says the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should not be covered up for the sake of maintaining trade ties with Saudi Arabia. Mevlut Cavusoglu also told Turkish journalists during a visit … Continue reading CAIRO | The Latest: Turkey: Saudi’s slaying should not be covered up

WASHINGTON | Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer’s death

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing. The president condemned the brutal slaying of Khashoggi inside … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer’s death

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder

WASHINGTON— The Latest on U.S. response to the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee). Trump said in a statement Tuesday that the U.S. does … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder