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ISTANBUL | US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price, a leading U.S. Senate Republican said Sunday, in a sign of growing tensions between the United States and its Gulf ally. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Saturday on CNN’s … Continue reading ISTANBUL | US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL  | The Latest: Corker says Saudi prince behind writer killing

ISTANBUL  — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay … Continue reading ISTANBUL  | The Latest: Corker says Saudi prince behind writer killing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysia’s new government said it will abolish the death penalty for all crimes and halt all pending executions, a rare move against capital punishment in Asia that human rights groups hailed Thursday as a major advance. More than 1,200 people are on death row in Malaysia, which mandates hanging as punishment for … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | No jail time in assault case spurs push to oust Alaska judge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man drove an Alaska Native woman to a dark street, said he would kill her and choked her until she blacked out. He then masturbated on her face. Originally charged with kidnapping, 34-year-old Justin Schneider pleaded guilty to a single count of felony assault in a deal with prosecutors and was … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | No jail time in assault case spurs push to oust Alaska judge

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what led to the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to give the … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby arrives for start of sentencing hearing

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine the punishment for the 81-year-old comedian convicted of sexual assault. Cosby, the first celebrity to go to trial in the #MeToo … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby arrives for start of sentencing hearing

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio St’s Meyer pushes back on reasons for suspension

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer is pushing back on the reasons for his three-game suspension with claims that don’t fully square with details laid out in the investigation that led to his punishment. Meyer tweeted a statement Friday that he says intends to clarify what he calls incorrect media reports about … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio St’s Meyer pushes back on reasons for suspension