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MADISON, Wis | Authorities seek 2 vehicles in missing Wisconsin girl’s case

MADISON, Wis — Authorities said Monday that they’re looking for two cars in connection with the disappearance of a Wisconsin girl whose parents were gunned down last week. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said during a news conference that investigators are looking for a red or orange Dodge Challenger and a black Ford Edge or … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Authorities seek 2 vehicles in missing Wisconsin girl’s case

BEIRUT | Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

BEIRUT — 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 a writer, editor, commentator and media … Continue reading BEIRUT | Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump: ‘Certainly looks’ like Saudi writer dead

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s response to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead. Trump did not say Thursday what he based his conclusion on. But he says the consequences for the Saudis “will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump: ‘Certainly looks’ like Saudi writer dead

WASHINGTON | Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage. Before Trump spoke, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

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 | Trump says looks like Khashoggi dead, threatens consequences

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday it “certainly looks” as though Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. As the U.S. toughened its response to Khashoggi’s disappearance, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pulled out of a major Saudi investment conference Thursday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says looks like Khashoggi dead, threatens consequences

MOSCOW | The Latest: Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security

MOSCOW— The Latest on Russia President Vladimir Putin‘s comments (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says any talks about the withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria would be contingent on providing security guarantees for Syria. Putin said Thursday that Russia helped negotiate the pullback of Iranian forces from the border with Israel … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security

PARIS | Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

PARIS— Senior government officials from the United States, France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over the kingdom’s involvement in the disappearance of a dissident writer. “I will not be participating in the Future Investment Initiative summit in Saudi Arabia,” … Continue reading PARIS | Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event