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BEIJING | The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

BEIJING — The Latest on the detentions in China of two Canadian men (all times local): 3:55 p.m. China has confirmed it has detained two Canadian men, saying they were being detained on suspicion of “endangering national security.” Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday that entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

PARIS | French police close probe into Interpol disappearance

PARIS — French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife’s claim that she got a threatening call in Chinese after he was picked up. Grace Meng, the wife of Meng Hongwei, detailed the … Continue reading PARIS | French police close probe into Interpol disappearance

LYON, France | Interpol: Rules forbid probe of ex-president’s fate in China

LYON, France— Interpol’s secretary general said Thursday that the international police organization’s rules forbid him from probing into the fate of the Chinese government official who served as Interpol president for almost two years before he vanished during a trip to China. In his first public remarks about the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, Interpol Secretary … Continue reading LYON, France | Interpol: Rules forbid probe of ex-president’s fate in China

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s disappearance

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Lewis Bennett has insisted he never knew what happened to his wife, who disappeared at sea last year during their sailing honeymoon. That is apparently about to change. Court documents filed Friday in Miami federal court indicate Bennett, 41, has accepted a plea deal in the May 2017 disappearance of Isabella … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s disappearance

JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Lion Air plane crashes into sea, 188 on board

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on a Lion Air plane disappearance (all times local): 11 a.m. Aviation tracking website Flightradar24 says the Lion Air plane that crashed after takeoff from Jakarta was a brand-new aircraft that has only been in use for a couple of months. The site says the 737 Max 8 plane was … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Lion Air plane crashes into sea, 188 on board

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Turkey keeps pressure on as Saudi prince to address forum

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Turkey’s president kept up pressure on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as the kingdom’s powerful crown prince was to address an international investment summit in Riyadh, his first such remarks since global outcry over the killing earlier this month of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Prince … Continue reading RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Turkey keeps pressure on as Saudi prince to address forum

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: CIA director in Turkey to review Khashoggi case

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A U.S. official says CIA Director Gina Haspel is in Turkey to review the case of slain Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. The official was not authorized to discuss the trip and spoke only on condition of anonymity. … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: CIA director in Turkey to review Khashoggi case

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