Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he believes a “complete picture will emerge” of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fate after investigations by both Saudi and Turkish authorities, at which point officials can “make decisions about how or if the United States should respond.”
Steven Mnuchin's absence is seen as the Trump administration's first public rebuke of the Saudis over the disappearance of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Omar Abdulaziz is an associate of Jamal Khashoggi. (François Ollivier for The Post)
Omar Abdulaziz is an associate of Jamal Khashoggi. (François Ollivier for The Post)
Recordings made by Omar Abdulaziz, a 27-year-old Saudi activist and close associate of Jamal Khashoggi, offer a chilling depiction of how the kingdom tries to lure opposition figures back with promises of money and safety.
The president also threatened to summon the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border as a caravan traveled from Honduras.
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Abdul Raziq was seen as the most powerful man in southern Afghanistan. U.S. Gen. Austin “Scott” Miller, the target of the attack claimed by the Taliban, was unharmed, officials said.
Brock Bierman was the third leader in five months at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a small foreign assistance agency.
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David Simpson and his wife, Kathy Fletcher, have dedicated their lives to helping young people escape dire situations and transition into adulthood.
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