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 in Istanbul.
Turkey’s revelations have shaken Saudi leaders and forced the Trump administration to consider distancing itself from the kingdom.
Khashoggi, a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, disappeared after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. (AP)
Khashoggi, a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, disappeared after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. (AP)
The criticism clashes with President Trump’s desire to continue to export planes, missiles and tanks to the kingdom, which he said is vital for the American economy and national security.
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MLB Playoffs: NLCS, Game 6
Dodgers at Brewers
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LAD 1 - - - - - - - - 1 2 0
MIL - - - - - - - - - 0 0 0
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M.Machado struck out.
Muncy grounded out, third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Aguilar.
Freese homered to right on a 2-2 count.
Top 1st
Individual stats
HR: LAD: Freese (1).
RBI: LAD: Freese (1).
Dodgers
Brewers
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
D. Freese 1B 1 1 1 1 1
M. Muncy 2B 1 0 0 0 0
J. Turner 3B 1 1 0 0 0
M. Machado SS 1 0 0 0 0
C. Belling... CF 0 0 0 0 0
C. Taylor LF 0 0 0 0 0
Y. Puig RF 0 0 0 0 0
A. Barnes C 0 0 0 0 0
H. Ryu P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
H. Ryu 0 0 0 0 0
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
L. Cain CF 0 0 0 0 0
C. Yelich RF 0 0 0 0 0
R. Braun LF 0 0 0 0 0
T. Shaw 2B 0 0 0 0 0
J. Aguilar 1B 0 0 0 0 0
M. Moustak... 3B 0 0 0 0 0
E. Kratz C 0 0 0 0 0
O. Arcia SS 0 0 0 0 0
W. Miley P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
W. Miley 0 2 1 1 1
Game Details
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