Harvest Prude

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

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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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Saudi Arabia: Khashoggi’s murder ‘premeditated’

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/25/18, 12:35 pm

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said Thursday that new information indicated journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death was premeditated. The announcement on pro-government TV said the information came from the joint Saudi-Turkish investigation but did not offer details about the alleged death plot, The New York Times reported.

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