Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Khashoggi’s son returns to U.S., Saudi probe ongoing

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/26/18, 12:18 pm

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor, Sheikh Saud al-Mojeg, is set to fly to Istanbul on Sunday to meet with Turkish officials to continue the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Thursday, the prosecutor said new information from the joint Saudi-Turkish investigation suggested that Khashoggi’s killing was premeditated, the latest shift in Saudi attempts to explain the killing.

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Kavanaugh accuser, attorney referred for FBI investigation

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/26/18, 11:58 am

WASHINGTON—Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, asked for a federal investigation Thursday into whether attorney Michael Avenatti and his client, Julie Swetnick, made false accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during the confirmation process.

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U.S. to send more troops to border before caravan arrives

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/25/18, 12:39 pm

WASHINGTON—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order Thursday sending 800 or more troops to reinforce the U.S. southern border in anticipation of the arrival of a migrant caravan, officials said Thursday. President Donald Trump has called the approaching caravan, estimated at 7,000 people strong, a national emergency. The group departed today from Mapastepec, Mexico, more than 1,000 miles from the U.S. border.

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