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Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist's murder

Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist's murderSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a television interview that he takes “full responsibility” for the grisly murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but denied allegations that he ordered it. “This was a heinous crime,” Prince Mohammed, 34, told “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired Sunday. Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on Oct. 2, 2018, to collect a document that he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee.



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Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka screamed in a journalist's face in the Rose Garden as supporters cheered

Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka screamed in a journalist's face in the Rose Garden as supporters cheeredAn onlooker told the reporter that Gorka could "kick your punk a–" as some looked on in shock and others cheered in support of the former Trump aide.



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Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killingLyra McKee, 29, an award-winning journalist who was writing a book on the disappearance of young people during decades of violence in Northern Ireland, was shot dead on Thursday as she watched Irish nationalist youths attack police following a raid. Northern Ireland’s political parties, which are broadly split between Irish nationalists aspiring to unite the British region with Ireland and unionists who want it to remain British, issued a joint call for calm. “This is a time for calm heads.” McKee was watching with a crowd of bystanders as local youths attacked police with petrol bombs and set cars on fire, video footage showed.



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Trump may skip deadline for report on Saudi journalist's murder

Trump may skip deadline for report on Saudi journalist's murderRepublican and Democratic lawmakers triggered a provision of the Global Magnitsky human rights act in October, giving the administration 120 days until Feb. 8 to report on who was responsible for the death of Khashoggi and whether the United States would impose sanctions on that person or persons. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident who wrote for The Washington Post, was killed at a Saudi consulate in Turkey in early October, sparking global outrage. In Saudi Arabia, 11 suspects have been indicted in the murder, and officials have rejected accusations that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing.



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CIA has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing: Washington Post

CIA has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing: Washington PostWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, the Washington Post reported on Friday, a finding that contradicts Saudi government assertions that he was not involved. The Post said U.S. officials have expressed high confidence in the CIA assessment, which is the most definitive to date linking Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler to the killing and complicates President Donald Trump's efforts to preserve U.S. ties with one of the closest American allies in the region. …



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Turkish police search forest, coastal city for journalist's remains: sources

Turkish police search forest, coastal city for journalist's remains: sourcesInvestigators have also recovered “many samples” from their searches of the consulate and the consul’s residence, the senior officials told Reuters, and will attempt to analyse those for traces of the DNA of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia has denied allegations by Turkish officials who have said Khashoggi was killed inside the building and his body removed. Authorities widened the geographic focus of the search after tracking the routes and stops of cars that left the Saudi consulate and the consul’s residence on Oct. 2, the day Khashoggi was last seen, the senior officials said.



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Turkey obtains recordings of Saudi journalist's purported killing: paper

Turkey obtains recordings of Saudi journalist's purported killing: paperThe report in the pro-government Sabah daily, which could not immediately be verified, emerged after a delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived in Turkey for a joint investigation into his disappearance. “The moments when Khashoggi was interrogated, tortured and murdered were recorded in the Apple Watch’s memory,” the paper said, adding that the watch had synched with his iPhone, which his fiancée was carrying outside the consulate. Two senior Turkish officials previously told Reuters that Khashoggi had been wearing a black Apple watch when he entered the consulate and that it was connected to a mobile phone he left outside.



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Saudi journalist's disappearance threatens Turkey-Saudi ties

Saudi journalist's disappearance threatens Turkey-Saudi tiesThe disappearance of journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi from Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate has rattled already brittle ties between two powerful rivals vying for influence in the Muslim world, analysts say. The Washington Post contributor, who has penned articles critical of some of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s policies in the Arab and Western press, vanished a week ago. Turkish government sources at the weekend said police believed he was killed inside, claims dismissed by Riyadh as “baseless”.



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Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged death

Relief, anger over Russia journalist's staged deathNews that the supposed murder of a prominent Russian journalist and Kremlin critic was actually staged by Ukraine to thwart a real attempt on his life provoked both relief and anger on Wednesday. In a stunning development barely 24 hours after he had been reported killed, Arkady Babchenko appeared at a press conference where he admitted participating in a “special operation” to catch the alleged mastermind of a Russian plot to kill him. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said he was “relieved” that Babchenko had not been killed, after earlier denouncing the supposed murder as a “hideous crime”.



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The Latest: Even journalist's wife led to think he was dead

The Latest: Even journalist's wife led to think he was deadMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the reported slaying in Ukraine of a Russian journalist: (all times local):



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