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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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A new government for Iraq

International | Plus, millions of dollars committed to assist Iraqi Christians with post-ISIS recovery
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/17/18, 02:12 pm

IRAQ gets a new government—and it was worth the wait. In Nineveh Plain, the Knights of Columbus signed an agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development to work together on a planned $195 million recovery program targeting Christian and other communities devastated by ISIS. Since 2014, the Catholic charity has donated $20 million to support displaced Christians in Iraq and compiled a report leading to the 2016 U.S. declaration of genocide in the region.

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Pompeo in Saudi Arabia to inquire about missing journalist

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/16/18, 12:40 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to learn more about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Pompeo met Tuesday morning with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is suspected of ordering Khashoggi’s murder at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Khashoggi, a Saudi national, a Washington Post contributor, and a frequent critic of the crown prince’s policies, moved to the United States in self-imposed exile over fears of retribution. On Oct.

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