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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ in writer case

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey and the U.S. reaction (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is suggesting that “rogue killers” may be responsible for whatever happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House en route to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ in writer case

WASHINGTON | Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ murdered journalist Khashoggi

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump suggested Monday that “rogue killers” could be responsible for a Saudi journalist’s disappearance after a personal phone call in which Trump said Saudi Arabia’s King Salman strongly denied any knowledge of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi. Trump also announced he’d dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Kingdom — … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ murdered journalist Khashoggi

WASHINGTON | Trump promises to call Saudi king about missing Khashoggi

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump declared the U.S. will uncover the truth about what happened to journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi, whose possible murder at Saudi hands after disappearing in Istanbul has captured worldwide attention. Trump promised to personally call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman soon about “the terrible situation in Turkey.” “We’re going to find … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump promises to call Saudi king about missing Khashoggi

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Stretch of I-10 closed for debris removal

PANAMA CITY, Fla.  — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times Eastern): 6:45 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol has closed an 80-mile stretch of Interstate 10 to clear debris from Hurricane Michael. In an email sent early Thursday, spokesman Eddie Elmore said the road was closed “due to extremely hazardous conditions.” The agency is … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | The Latest: Stretch of I-10 closed for debris removal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame

MEMPHIS, Tenn.— A jury on Monday found a Tennessee cemetery mostly responsible for failing to meet obligations to families whose loved ones’ bodies were mishandled, but hasn’t yet determined how much it should pay relatives. With Monday’s ruling, the jury found several funeral homes that also were sued didn’t have a responsibility to make sure … Continue reading MEMPHIS, Tenn. | Jury finds Tennessee cemetery mostly to blame

NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Survivor found in Tanzania capsized ferry

NAIROBI, Kenya  — The Latest on capsized Tanzanian ferry (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A Tanzanian official says a survivor has been found in a capsized ferry two days after the deadly disaster on Lake Victoria. Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella tells reporters that the engineer was found near the engine of the vessel. Only … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Survivor found in Tanzania capsized ferry

SAN FRANCISCO | California jury: Career criminal guilty of killing 2 teens

SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California jury on Tuesday found guilty a career criminal thought to be the “Gypsy Hill Killer” of raping and murdering two teenage girls more than 42 years ago. The San Mateo County jury deliberated for a little more than an hour before finding Rodney Halbower guilty. Authorities believe the 69-year-old … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California jury: Career criminal guilty of killing 2 teens