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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor announced Thursday he’s recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. The announcement by the kingdom’s top prosecutor, Saud al-Mojeb, appears aimed at distancing the killers and their … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Scott campaign calls Nelson lawsuit frivolous

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local): 1 p.m. A spokesman for Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s Senate campaign says the lawyer for incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson “seems to be content filing frivolous and laughable lawsuits.” The Nelson campaign sued the Florida Department of State on … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | The Latest: Scott campaign calls Nelson lawsuit frivolous

MARSEILLE, France | French rescue teams find 2nd body in collapsed buildings

MARSEILLE, France — Firefighters in the southern French city of Marseille said Tuesday they found a second body in the ruins of two buildings that collapsed a day ago. A spokesman for the Marseille Firefighters told The Associated Press that a female body was recovered, in addition to a man’s body they found earlier. Several … Continue reading MARSEILLE, France | French rescue teams find 2nd body in collapsed buildings

WASHINGTON | Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

WASHINGTON— A spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller says the office has referred to the FBI allegations that women were offered money to make up false claims about Mueller. In a statement Tuesday, spokesman Peter Carr says that once the office learned of the allegations, it immediately referred the matter to the FBI for investigation. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka’s crisis deepens as president suspends Parliament

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s president suspended Parliament even as the prime minister he fired the previous day claimed he has majority support, adding to a growing political crisis in the South Asian island nation. Chaminda Gamage, a spokesman for the parliamentary speaker, confirmed that President Maithripala Sirisena had suspended Parliament until Nov. 16. … Continue reading COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka’s crisis deepens as president suspends Parliament

SAN FRANCISCO | Google reveals 48 employees fired for sexual harassment

SAN FRANCISCO — Google says it has fired 48 employees for sexual harassment during the past two years and sent them away without a severance package. The surprise disclosure came Thursday in an email Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent to employees after The New York Times reported that the company had dismissed the executive in … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google reveals 48 employees fired for sexual harassment

WARSAW, Poland | Polish national airline cancels flights amid employee strike

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s national airline LOT is cancelling some flights as crew members strike to protest layoffs and demand better pay and working conditions. A spokesman for LOT, Konrad Majszyk, said Wednesday that over a dozen international flights from Warsaw, including to Germany and Denmark, were cancelled. Flights were also cancelled on Monday and … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish national airline cancels flights amid employee strike