Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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White House takes wait-and-see position on Saudis

by Harvest Prude & Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/18/18, 01:31 pm

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told President Donald Trump on Thursday that the United States should await the results of a Saudi investigation before responding to the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The president has hesitated to condemn Saudi Arabia outright, but Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he would not attend an upcoming global economic summit in the country. Many business executives and diplomats have pulled out of the meeting over concerns about Khashoggi’s disappearance from the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct.

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Trump warns Mexico, others to stop migrants

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/18/18, 12:35 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send troops to the southern U.S. border if Mexico did not halt 4,000 Honduran migrants headed its way. The caravan of migrants set out Saturday, its numbers snowballing as many joined to flee poverty and gang violence. The group originated in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world in terms of homicide rates. Most of the travelers, lacking passports, want to apply for refugee status in the United States.

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Trump asks Turkey for evidence of journalist’s killing

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/17/18, 02:23 pm

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Turkey to hand over audio and video evidence of the alleged killing of a Saudi journalist, “If it exists.” Turkish officials claim a Saudi intelligence team killed Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and columnist for The Washington Post, on Oct. 2 after he went into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to obtain marriage documents. Officials said they have audio and video recordings of his gruesome torture, death, and dismemberment.

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