BREAKING NEWS
In remarks to reporters before departing for a campaign rally in Montana, President Trump said it “certainly looks” like Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributing columnist, is dead. “It’s very sad,” Trump said, adding that there may be "very severe” consequences depending on the results of a Saudi investigation into the incident.
This photo shows that one of the 15 Saudis is believed to be a man who has accompanied the crown prince on trips. (EPA)
This photo shows that one of the 15 Saudis is believed to be a man who has accompanied the crown prince on trips. (EPA)
Analysis
Twelve of the 15 Saudi men Turkish officials say played a role in Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance have links to Saudi security services, according to their posts on social media, emails, previous reports in local media and other material reviewed by The Post.
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The U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia recently began issuing subpoenas as part of the investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter. The probe follows a report by a grand jury in August that found that the Roman Catholic Church covered up the abuse of more than 1,000 victims over 70 years by more than 300 priests.
Campaign 2018
Through force of personality and bold pronouncements, President Trump has deliberately placed himself at the center of the November elections, an aggressive strategy that runs the risk of further energizing Democrats.
A flooded street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall on Sept. 14. (AP)
A flooded street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall on Sept. 14. (AP)
A poll shows that 37 percent of Republicans in the state believe global warming is “very likely” to negatively impact North Carolina coastal communities in the next 50 years. That is nearly triple the percentage who felt that way in 2017.
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