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.
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.
A poll shows that 37 percent of Republicans in the state believe global warming is “very likely” to negatively impact coastal communities in the next 50 years. That is nearly triple the percentage who felt that way in 2017.
The Interior Department said Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson’s email to staff saying that a political appointee was leaving to become Interior’s acting inspector general was “100 percent false.”