Harvest Prude

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

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Pompeo: U.S. bans Saudi suspects

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/24/18, 12:05 pm

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States will revoke the visas of Saudi government and security officials believed to be involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national who was a Washington Post columnist and U.S. resident. President Donald Trump also said the United States will hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi’s death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The Oct. 2 incident has prompted international scrutiny and strained Saudi diplomatic relations with the Western world.

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Sandra Day O’Connor announces dementia diagnosis

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/23/18, 12:37 pm

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, announced Tuesday she has been diagnosed with dementia and potentially Alzheimer’s disease. In a public letter, O’Connor announced her retirement from public life because of her health.

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Supreme Court shields Commerce Secretary Ross

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/23/18, 12:03 pm

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked the deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a lawsuit challenging a proposed question about citizenship on the 2020 census. The move is a partial victory for the Trump administration since the court still allowed the deposition of a top Justice Department official.

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