The Saudi government said it fired five top officials and arrested 18 other Saudis as a result of an investigation showing that Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fistfight in the country’s consulate. President Trump responded to the Saudi announcement, saying “I think it’s a great first step.”
Turkey’s reaction is being closely watched because of the Saudi's conflicting stories and because Turkish authorities are said to possess evidence that could reveal exactly how Jamal Khashoggi was killed.
The assertions increased pressure on the Trump administration to mount an independent investigation into Khashoggi’s death.
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The Trump administration’s struggles to curtail illegal immigration have exposed a deep rift among the president and his top advisers, one that could lead to changes in the Cabinet and undermine the government’s response to a record surge of migrant families at the southern border.
The historic contest centers on race, identity politics and the deep divide on those subjects within the electorate. And for the two candidates, it’s also personal.
The remains of Francisco Franco may soon be moved from the Valley of the Fallen. (Getty Images)
The remains of Francisco Franco may soon be moved from the Valley of the Fallen. (Getty Images)
A protester displays pictures of people who went missing during Francisco Franco’s reign. (Getty Images)
A protester displays pictures of people who went missing during Francisco Franco’s reign. (Getty Images)
People opposed to moving Franco’s remains perform fascist salutes. (Getty Images)
People opposed to moving Franco’s remains perform fascist salutes. (Getty Images)
The government insists that removing the autocrat Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen, a sprawling state-funded monument, is essential to dignify Spanish democracy. But the country has never achieved consensus about its bloody civil war and decades of dictatorship.
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In the capital and across the country, polls opened hours late and some not at all.
The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now.
National security adviser John Bolton has told U.S. allies he believes the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty puts Washington in an “excessively weak position” against Russia “and more importantly China,” a diplomat said.
Suzanne Israel Tufts's departure ends a madcap week, as the administration quickly scuttled an arrangement to make her acting Interior watchdog amid media reports and scrutiny from Capitol Hill lawmakers.
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